Three Lawmakers From Haryana Get Ministerial Berths
Friday, May 31, 2019, 9:31 AM
Rao Inderjit Singh and Krishan Pal Gurjar were among the three MPs from Haryana who found their place in council of ministers in new-Modi-government. The BJP had swept all the 10 LS-seats in Haryana in the recently held general-elections. While Rao Inderjit Singh was sworn-in as the minister of state(independent-charge), Mr Gurjar and BJP's Dalit face in Haryana Kataria will be ministers of state.
Andhra Pradesh creates history with voting on till midnight
Friday, April 12, 2019, 4:18 PM
Making history of sorts, polling in some booths in Andhra Pradesh continued till midnight on Thursday as total voter-turnout reached nearly 80%, capping-hours of tension and clashes that left two-dead and scores of others injured. The polling concluded around midnight in some polling-stations in Guntur, Krishna, Nellore and Kurnool districts as authorities allowed all voters standing in queues at 6-pm to cast their votes.