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Top Republican resigns after healthcare bill failure
Washington, March 27 (IANS) A top Texas Republican has resigned from the conservative House Freedom Caucus over its opposition to President Donald Trump's health care plan to replace Obamacare, the media reported.
Congress, BJP reacted similarly before 2015 assembly polls: Sisodia

 Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Sunday that the Congress and BJP reactions now to AAP's assurance to end house tax in Delhi are similar when his party promised free water and cheap electricity before the 2015 assembly polls.

Kerala minister quits over sleaze talk, denies wrongdoing

Kerala Transport Minister A.K. Saseendran resigned on Sunday after an audio emerged in which he is heard having a lewd conversation with a woman on phone.

Cutting salt in diet may reduce night-time toilet trips

There is good news for people who need to wake up one or more times during the night to go to the toilet. Researchers have found that simply cutting back on salt intake can reduce such night-time trips.

Congress trying to muzzle the voice of opposition, by denying appropriate discussion in the Vidhan Sabha : Khaira

Its saddening to note, that a party which raised a hue and cry and virtually hijacked the platform of Vidhan Sabha barely six months ago, has now taken a complete U-turn to deny opposition elected representatives an opportunity to debate burning issues of Punjab in the ongoing session.

Control Congress Goons and Law & Order, else we will hit streets: Sampla

 Union Minister and Punjab Bharatiya Janata Party president Vijay Sampla today accused the ruling Capt. Amarinder Singh government of unleashing political vendetta against the SAD-BJP, adding that the gang war in Kapurthala Jail followed by jailbreak attempt in Gurdaspur was an inkling of what was to come in the days to come. 

Joginder Singh Mann seeks intervention of CM for stopping ‘temples of learning’ to turn into ‘shops of looting’

 Former Punjab Minister and President of District Congress Committee Kapurthala S. Joginder Singh Mann has sought the kind intervention of Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh for reigning the private schools who were looting the common people.

Sonia, Rahul oppose Swamy's list of witnesses in National Herald case
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Congress President Sonia Gandhi and her son and party Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday opposed BJP leader Subramanian Swamy's plea seeking examination of Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi and others in the National Herald case.
Congress MP's petition on making sanitary pads tax-free draws support
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) A petition launched by Congress MP Sushmita Dev asking for taxes on sanitary pads to be removed has received support from several Members of Parliament.
No BJP hand in Narada sting probe: Ahluwalia
Kolkata, March 25 (IANS) Rubbishing West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's allegations, senior BJP leader S.S. Ahluwalia on Saturday claimed his party has no hand in the ongoing Narada sting investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation.
Akali leaders’ spiteful attacks against Capt Amarinder Govt show their panic, says Govt. spokesperson

 The Punjab government has lashed out at the Akali leadership for their spiteful attacks against the Captain Amarinder Singh government, saying it reeked of their outright panic at the fear of exposure of their financial and other misdeeds of the last 10 years.

CM exhorts party colleagues to set example by giving up red beacons

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has urged all his colleagues in the Punjab Congress to set an example for others by voluntarily giving up their red beacon lights, in line with their commitment to the people of the state as part of the party’s election manifesto.

BJP is the party to reckon with: Naidu

Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said all political parties except the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) were disintegrating and their leaders were abandoning them to join the BJP.

Data suggest Congress not doing as badly as it seems

The Congress partys humiliating defeat in the recent assembly elections, particularly in Uttar Pradesh and the assembly constituency of its Vice-president Rahul Gandhi, are symbolic of its present condition.

US lawmakers cancel vote on Trump healthcare plan

The Republican leadership of the US House of Representatives cancelled Friday's scheduled vote on President Donald Trump's bill to replace the healthcare reform carried out by predecessor Barack Obama.

Congress' problems begin and end at the top

Few people will believe that the former External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's exit from the Congress and entrance to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will be a great loss for the former and a considerable gain for the latter

Nokia confirms US availability of its Android phones

Finnish tech firm Nokia, which made a comeback with three Android-based phones -- Nokia 6, Nokia 5, Nokia 3 at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) -- has confirmed that the handsets will be available in the US this year.

Don't react "peevishly" to constructive advice: Badal

 Former Punjab Chief Minister Mr Parkash Singh Badal said here today that there was no reason for  Chief MinisterCaptain Amarinder Singh to react so " peevishly" to the SAD-BJP asking him not to link the Congress   poll promise of loan waiver with a central fiscal package for Punjab.

Disclose time bound complete loan waiver SAD tells Amarinder

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today asked chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh to disclose the time bound process for complete waiver of all farm loans as claimed by him rather than beating around the bush and explaining that he had met Prime Minister Narendra Modi twice on this issue. 

Goa Budget: Beer, petrol to become costlier

Beer and petrol will soon cost more in Goa, even as Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar in his Budget presented on Friday, promised to make the state garbage-free by 2020, while creating 4,000 jobs annually in the IT sector and linking Aadhar card to all social welfare schemes.