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  • BJP may go alone in Maharashtra polls, ties with Shiv Sena in trouble 6 hours 40 minutes ago

    New Delhi: There seems to be no end to the seat sharing tussle between Shiv Sena and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). BJP's Parliamentary Board met late on Sunday for a brainstorming session on the way forward in the Maharashtra polls. According to sources, the BJP is ready to...
  • Narendra Modi should practice what he preaches: Singhvi 7 hours 34 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "Indian Muslims will live for India, die for India" remark has evoked reactions from political leaders across the party lines. Reacting to Modi's remark, Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said, "A lot of what Modi says is idealist, I wish he would say the same...
  • Modi's interview to boost confidence in the country: Experts 8 hours 54 minutes ago

    Analysing the Modi's CNN world exclusive interview, experts say that the interview will boost confidence in the country....
  • Modi government very decisive, will change system, says Sukhbir Badal 9 hours 27 minutes ago

    Chandigarh: The 'decisiveness' in decision-making and 'cutting red-tapism' of the Narendra Modi government at the Centre will change the country's governance system, Punjab's powerful deputy chief minister, Sukhbir Singh Badal, feels. "He is moving in the right direction. He has shown two-three things - decisiveness and cutting off red-tapism in decision...
  • Modi's popularity sinking, BJP running away from polls: Congress 9 hours 41 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Congress on Sunday accused BJP of trying to avoid elections in Delhi, saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity graph was "declining" and the saffron party was afraid that "Modi magic" may not work anymore. "The magic of Narendra Modi has evaporated. There is now fear among BJP and this...
  • PM should practice what he preaches: Singhvi 9 hours 42 minutes ago

    Reacting on 'Muslim of India will live and die for India.' remark Abhishek Manu Singhvi of Congress said that the Prime Minister Narendra modi should practice what he preaches. ...
  • Former BJD MP joins BJP ahead of Kandhamal bypoll 9 hours 55 minutes ago

    Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the October 15 by-election to the Kandhamal Lok Sabha seat in Odisha, former MP Rudra Madhav Ray on Sunday joined BJP sparking speculation about his possible candidature from the party. Ray, who was earlier suspended from the BJD, joined BJP along with his supporters in the presence of...
  • Time to return favour: Uddhav's message to Modi 10 hours 30 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Driving a hard bargain with BJP over seat sharing in Maharashtra assembly polls, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday reminded Prime Minister Narendra Modi that after 2002 Gujarat riots his father Bal Thackeray had prevailed on LK Advani not to remove Modi as Chief Minister. Asserting that the alliance...
  • BJP, Shiv Sena trying to salvage alliance 11 hours 24 minutes ago

    New Delhi/Mumbai: BJP and the Shiv Sena on Sunday were trying to make last ditch efforts to salvage their alliance in Maharashtra for the upcoming Assembly polls after the Uddhav Thackeray's final offer of giving 119 seats to the coalition partner was rejected. Hours after Uddhav Thackeray's tough talk on seat-sharing...
  • Odisha: Voters' awareness campaign to raise votes in Kandhamal bypolls 12 hours 40 minutes ago

    Berhampur: In order to raise voters' awareness and participation in ensuing Kandhamal Lok Sabha by-election, the district administration has started systematic voters' education and electoral participation (SVEEP) programme. "We are trying our best to draw voters to the booths by educating them on their right to vote," returning officer and...
  • PPA criticises BJP for excluding NE states during Chinese president’s visit 13 hours 31 minutes ago

    Itanagar: The People's Party of Arunachal (PPA) on Sunday criticised the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre for "exclusion of people from the northeastern states during the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping". The PPA, in a statement, said that the decision of the party in power had again proved its...
  • Maharashtra polls: One legacy, two brothers, two parties 14 hours 16 minutes ago

    New Delhi: As the election season in Maharashtra hots up, two brothers are fighting it out to take forward the legacy of their seasoned politician father, one through the Congress and the other through BJP. "It is quite challenging," says Amol Deshmukh, the elder son of two-time former Maharashtra Congress state...
  • Maharashtra elections: BJP unhappy with Shiv Sena's seat sharing offer, 25-year-old alliance may break 14 hours 24 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The 25-year-old alliance of the Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata party is now on the verge of collapse as both the parties have refused to bow down over the seat sharing issue for Maharashtra Assembly elections. The Sena has proposed a new offer to the BJP on Sunday and gave...
  • Locals cry for basic amenities on the 6th anniverasry of Balta encounter 15 hours 43 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Six years have gone by but the stigma of the infamous Batla House encounter still haunts residents of the largely Muslim-dominated locality in the heart of South Delhi, who also have been grappling with a range of issues like lack of proper roads, water supply and other necessities. The...
  • Maharashtra elections: Shiv Sena keeps 151 seats for itself, offers 119 to BJP, other allies 18 16 hours 7 minutes ago

    Mumbai: After weeks of negotiations and discussion, the Shiv Sena on Sunday made a new seat-sharing offer to its 25-year-old ally Bharatiya Janata Party for the Maharashtra Assembly elections. Sena said that they were willing to give BJP 119 seats and other allies 18 seats, leaving them with 151 out...
  • BJP MP hits out at Maneka Gandhi for backing Varun, says others will also pitch in for their children 17 hours 51 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party MP Shyama Charan Gupta on Saturday hit out at Union Minister Maneka Gandhi for her remarks that Varun Gandhi should be brought back in Uttar Pradesh politics. The Allahabad MP said, "It is a statement made in haste. She should not have said this. Like her...
  • Watch: Narendra Modi's last interview in US before 1999 Lok Sabha elections 19 hours 28 minutes ago

    In his last interview in the United States as the then BJP general secretary, Narendra Modi talked about the BJP's agenda for the 1999 Lok Sabha elections. CNN-IBN has accessed the interview given to TV Asia almost 15 years ago where he also talked about the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government,...
  • Maharashtra elections: BJP rejects Shiv Sena's seat-sharing formula, alliance on the brink Yesterday

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance is on the brink with the saffron party rejecting the Sena's seat-sharing formula for the Maharashtra Assembly elections, saying that it leaves less number of seats in its kitty. "I met Uddhav Thackeray. I have told him that we received the Sena's proposal....
  • Retiredd IAS officer Ramindra Jakhu joins BJP Yesterday

    New Delhi: Retired IAS officer and former Additional Chief Secretary of Haryana, Ramindra Jakhu, on Saturday joined BJP in the presence of party president Amit Shah. Among those present on the occasion were Union Minister Piyush Goyal, party general secretary JP Nadda and its in- charge for Haryana election matters, Kailash...
  • BJP seeks explanation from L-G on missing CWG files Yesterday

    New Delhi: Delhi BJP on Saturday demanded an explanation from L-G Najeeb Jung over the disappearance of files related to misappropriation of Rs 700 crore SC/ST fund in Commonwealth Games two years ago. "It is quite surprising that the file, which was called for by the Central Home Ministry and the...
  • India @ 9 with Shreya Dhoundial Yesterday

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Shreya Dhoundial. ...
  • Sushma Swaraj's sister, former Congress men among BJP candidates for Haryana assembly polls Yesterday

    New Delhi: BJP on Saturday night announced the 47 remaining candidates for Haryana assembly elections who include Union Minister Sushma Swaraj's younger sister Vandana Sharma and two former Congress MPs and a former minister in BS Hooda government in the state. The BJP's Central Election Committee met in the presence of...
  • Chandigarh: Printing press issued notice for violating poll code Yesterday

    Chandigarh: A printing press has been slapped with a notice for alleged violation of poll code after it published advertisement posters fora BJP candidate but did not mention its name and publisher on the pamphlets. Returning Officer of Gurgaon Assembly constituency issued notice to the printing press for violation of Model...
  • Maharashtra polls: BJP-Shiv Sena, Congress-NCP battle bitter seat-sharing tussle Yesterday

    Mumbai: There is alliance trouble in Maharashtra ahead of state elections - the 25-year-old Shiv Sena-BJP relationship is threatening to break up on account of seat sharing issues. In the opposition Congress and NCP is also battling the same fight. The deadlock between the Shiv Sena and BJP continues as...
  • Modi's statement on Indian Muslims is not political but nationalistic: BJP Yesterday

    New Delhi: BJP on Saturday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement on Indian Muslims is not "political but nationalistic" and hit out at those deriving negative meaning from it, saying they have realised that secularism can no longer be used to win votes. "Prime Minister Narendra Modi has not given this...
  • Unity and integrity of India is non-negotiable: Modi government's terse reply to Bilawal Bhutto on Kashmir Yesterday

    New Delhi: India on Saturday gave a terse reply to Bilawal Bhutto, son of Benazir Bhutto, the former slain prime minister of Pakistan, after he claimed that he will "take back Kashmir" from India. "The integrity and unity of India is non-negotiable. We are in the process of looking forward, but...
  • BJP leadership meets to select candidates for Haryana polls Yesterday

    New Delhi: BJP's Central Election Committee on Saturday met in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss and decide on its candidates for the remaining 47 seats in Haryana for the October 15 Assembly elections. BJP had declared candidates for 43 of the total 90 seats in the...
  • Bilawal Bhutto's comments on Kashmir 'irresponsible': BJP Yesterday

    The Bharatiya Janata Party reacted strongly to Pakistani leader Bilawal Bhutto's comments on Kashmir calling them irresponsible. The PPP leader had earlier in the day said that he would take back Kashmir from India. ...
  • Haryana: Is Robert Vadra no longer an issue in Assembly elections? Yesterday

    New Delhi: The son-in-law of Congress President Sonia Gandhi was the 'biggest' political issue in Haryana, just six months ago. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) of Arvind Kejriwal went to town attacking Vadra for his alleged land deals in Haryana. Many AAP leaders repeatedly made it clear that Vadra will...
  • Aircel-Maxis deal: BJP promises a fair probe Yesterday

    A day after the CBI said it is investigating former Finance Minister P Chidambaram role's in the Aircel-Maxis deal, the BJP has promised a fair probe. ...