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Hyderabad: A Bharatiya Janata Party legislature, on Friday, said that Hyderabad will be renamed as Bhagyanagar if the party comes into power. Raja Singh, who represents the Goshamahal assembly constituency said that the party will also change the names of Secunderabad and Karimnagar. ALSO READ: DTC to offer free travel for women on Bhai Dooj Singh …

Washington:  NASA has announced that it would launch two missions to explore a little-understood area 96 km above Earth’s surface. The Global-scale Observations of the Limb and Disk (GOLD) mission will be launched aboard a commercial communications satellite in January 2018, and the designed spacecraft Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) will be launched later this year, the …

Chennai: The Madras High Court on Monday adjourned the AIADMK legislators’ disqualification case to November 2 while reiterating that no floor test or by-election should take place in Tamil Nadu until then. The petition was filed by 18 AIADMK legislators belonging to sidelined leader T.T.V. Dinakaran and V.K. Sasikala who were disqualified under the anti-defection law …

Guwahati: In a queer but valid demand, a Bharatiya Janata Party legislator has asked for a separate room in the state assembly to breast-feed her one-month old baby huttle between the Assembly during the session. Assam legislator Angoorlata Deka, who is a famous Assamese actor and theatre artiste, has written to assembly Speaker Hitendra Nath …

New Delhi: Amid reports of a rift in its Bihar unit, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday met several party MLAs in the state and sought to know from them the political situation and also the future course of action. Of the 27 Congress MLAs in Bihar, about 6-7 MLAs met Gandhi on Wednesday. …

Gandhinagar: The Congress on Tuesday said party legislators who cross-voted in the Rajya Sabha elections in Gujarat will be suspended with immediate effect. “Whoever has cross-voted will be suspended with immediate effect,” party General Secretary Ashok Gehlot told reporters here. Gehlot, in charge of the Congress affairs in Gujarat, said this after legislators cross-voted in the …

New Delhi: The Income Tax Department on Wednesday recovered Rs 5 crore in cash from the residence of Karnataka Power Minister DK Shivakumar during its raids here, an official said. The Tax officials carried out raids at over 39 places, including the residential premises of Shivakumar and his brother in Delhi and Bengaluru since morning. Confirming …

The Congress legislators were flown to Bengaluru from Ahmedabad and lodged in the posh resort at Bidadi, about 30 km from here, ostensibly to prevent the BJP from poaching them ahead of the August 8 Rajya Sabha by-poll in which its