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  • Congress to showcase its political clout on Nehru's 125th anniversary celebration today 1 week ago

    New Delhi: After the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) grand celebrations for Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, it's the Congress' turn to show its political might. Utilising the 125th birth anniversary celebrations of Jawaharlal Nehru, the Congress is organising a big international conference on the former prime minister's legacy in the national capital...
  • Maharashtra: Shiv Sena decides to send Anil Desai to the Union Cabinet November 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena leader Anil Desai, a member of the Rajya Sabha, is likely to be the party's nominee for a berth in the Union Cabinet that will be expanded on Sunday, party leaders indicated on Saturday. "We are waiting for a final decision on the Maharashtra imbroglio. Both the...
  • Anti-national elements damaging image of Indian women: ABVP November 8, 2014

    Vijayawada: BJP's student wing Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) all India president P Murali Manohar said on Saturday that some anti-national elements are trying to damage image of Indian women and culture in the name of freedom and rights. Manohar alleged that anti-national elements and particularly the left oriented organisations, who...
  • Amritsar will be one of the best cities by 2017: Sukhbir Singh Badal November 8, 2014

    Amritsar: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Saturday said the state government will make Amritsar as one of the best cities in the world by year 2017. Stating that he was personally monitoring the ongoing development projects in the city, he said city residents will get relief from traffic...
  • Laxmikant Parsekar elected unanimously by MLAs, sworn in as Goa CM November 8, 2014

    Panaji: Laxmikant Parsekar has been sworn in as the new Goa Chief Minister at Raj Bhawan at 4 PM on Saturday. Parsekar earlier held the portfolio of the state Health Minister. An elated Parsekar who has strong RSS links, said, "I am very happy to be elected as the CM". Parsekar...
  • Will focus on development of the state, says new Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis October 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Bharatiya Janata Party's Maharashtra unit head Devendra Fadnavis was on Friday sworn in as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra along with nine other ministers. Addressing media personnel after his swearing-in ceremony, Fadnavis said that his whole focus is on development of the state and right to service is one...
  • BJP might have got majority if Shiv Sena pact ended early: Rajnath Singh October 31, 2014

    Bhopal: In the wake of BJP preparing to form a minority government in Maharashtra, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said that if their alliance with the Shiv Sena would have ended atleast a fortnight before the actual demise of the combine, then his party might have won clear...
  • Uddhav to attend Devendra Fadnavis's swearing-in ceremony after Amit Shah calls him October 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Ahead of the swearing-in ceremoney of Maharashtra Chief Minister-elect Devendra Fadnavis, the Bharatiya Janata Party has reached out to the Shiv Sena, which had said it will boycott the event. BJP President Amit Shah and Fadnavis called Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and invited him to the ceremony. Sena chief Udhhav...
  • Birbhum: TMC leaders used their clout to influence the locals, says Rahul Sinha October 30, 2014

    Due to increased attacks on BJP workers in Birbhum district, allegedly by TMC workers, a three-member fact-finding team of the BJP visited Birbhum to assess the situation. BJP leader Rahul Sinha said that the TMC leaders had used their clout to influence the locals. ...
  • Birbhum: BJP workers led by Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi arrested for breaking barricades, released on bail October 30, 2014

    Birbhum: The members of the Bharatiya Janata Party's fact-finding team on the attacks on party leaders in Birbhum were on Thursday arrested and then released on bail. The team led by Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi was taken into custody just 4 km ahead of Birbhum as it tried to break barricades. In...
  • Maharashtra: Sena warns BJP against NCP support, says the move will raise questions on its credibility October 30, 2014

    Mumbai: A day before the Bharatiya Janata Party government is set to take oath in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena's mouthpiece 'Saamana' has come out with an editorial, warning it against taking the Nationalist Congress Party's support. In the editorial, Sena says that it is a matter of pride that Maharashtra is...
  • BJP faces Hamletian dilemma in Delhi October 28, 2014

    New Delhi: It seems Hamlet is the flavour of the season across political circles of India. The Bharatiya Janata Party, which has emerged as the single largest party in Maharashtra, is facing the same dilemma on whether to go with the Shiv Sena or not. The BJP is the single...
  • Black money: Would be wrong if Modi government does cherry picking, says Khurshid October 27, 2014

    The Congress has attacked the Narendra Modi government saying that it is selectively revealing names of people having black money accounts. The Congress has questioned as to why the Centre named only three businessmen having black money accounts and not others. ...
  • It's the beginning of the end for those who have stashed illegal money abroad: BJP October 27, 2014

    The Narendra Modi government on Monday revealed names of three black money account holders in the Supreme Court. However, the list includes no politicians. But the BJP says that more names will be revealed as per the due procedure. ...
  • Politics over PM Modi's visit to J&K on Diwali, Congress calls it a stunt October 24, 2014

    New Delhi: A political fight has broken out over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Jammu and Kashmir on Diwali. The Opposition has rejected the Rs 745 crore announced by the PM as not being enough. The Congress has called the visit a political stunt. The Congress says that the...
  • No clarity on Maharashtra government yet, Shiv Sena says will attend PM's NDA dinner October 24, 2014

    New Delhi: There is still no clarity over the contours of the new government in Maharashtra though formal talks are set to begin between the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Shiv Sena. The Shiv Sena has confirmed that it will attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi's dinner for NDA allies on...
  • 21 interesting facts about Haryana CM-designate Manohar Lal Khattar October 22, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party's Karnal MLA Manohar Lal Khattar will atke oath as the Haryana Chief Minister on October 26. Here are 21 interesting facts about his life: 1) Manohar Lal Khattar was born in 1954 in Nindana village in Rohtak in Haryana. 2) His father Harbans Lal Khattar used to stay...
  • Decision on CM will be taken keeping Haryana's betterment in mind: Capt Abhimanyu Singh October 21, 2014

    Karnal MLA Manohar Lal Khattar, an RSS man, and a non-Jat, is emerging the frontrunner. The final decision will be taken by the legislative party which meets on Tuesday. ...
  • BJP to decide Haryana CM today, Manohar Lal Khattar remains frontrunner as party looks at a non-Jat October 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party is a clear winner in the Haryana elections and will form the government, the question still remains as to who will be the next Chief Minister. Karnal MLA Manohar Lal Khattar, an RSS man, and a non-Jat, is emerging the frontrunner. The...
  • Haryana Assembly elections: BJP scripts history with absolute majority, all eyes now on CM October 19, 2014

    New Delhi: In a historic shift in power in Haryana, the Bharatiya Janata Party won Assembly elections with absolute majority for the first time. The BJP, which only had four MLAs in Haryana till the morning of October 19, easily crossed the halfway mark of 45 in the 90-member Assembly...
  • Assembly elections results: As the day progressed October 19, 2014

    New Delhi: 6:25 pm: If BJP is fine joining hands with NCP, they should go ahead with it, says Uddhav Thackeray. 6:20 pm: I have not yet proposed any alliance offers to anyone. But we are ready consider if anyone approaches us: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray. 6:00 pm: Prime Minister...
  • Gopinath Munde's daughter Pankaja says father's supporters and youth want her as Maharashtra CM October 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Just two days before the counting of votes, young leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party and daughter of late Gopinath Munde, Pankaja Munde, has given enough hints that she is also in the race for the post of Maharashtra Chief Minister, if her party comes to power. Speaking to...
  • Haryana Assembly elections: Events through the day October 15, 2014

    Faridabad/Rohtak: 6.54 pm: Haryana records highest voter turnout ever, at 73 per cent. 6.30 pm: Haryana crosses 2009 figures to reach 73 per cent voter turnout; Kaithal and Sirsa record highest figure at 80.4 per cent. 6.00 pm: 72.1 per cent total voter turnout till 6.00 pm. Sirsa registers the maximum turnout...
  • Maharashtra Assembly elections: Events through the day October 15, 2014

    Mumbai: 9.30 pm: Approximate 64 pc turn out recorded in Maharashtra assembly elections. Mumbai (City) : 54.1 per cent; Mumbai (Suburbs): 52 per cent; Mumbai (combined): 53.05 per cent. 6.52 pm: Election Commission says Maharashtra voter turnout at 54.5 per cent till 5 pm, likely to exceed 62 per cent. 6:00 pm:...
  • Pakistan being isolated internationally because of its deeds: BJP October 14, 2014

    In a snub for Pakistan by the UN after repeated ceasefire violations at the international border, its attempts to seek a UN intervention on Kashmir have failed to draw any response from the world body. The UN has said that India and Pakistan need to resolve all differences through...
  • Haryana elections: BJP fights to combat Congress's 'partiality' in Ambala Cantt October 14, 2014

    Ambala Cantt: Ambala Cantt, as people say, has been bearing the brunt of election a BJP MLA while the state has had a Congress government in Haryana. While people say Congress candidate Nirmal Singh has done enough for the constituency considering the support he got from the Bhupinder Singh Hooda...
  • Haryana Assembly elections: The battle for clean parties and candidates October 14, 2014

    Faridabad: Congress was decimated in the 16th Lok Sabha election because of massive corruption charges against its government at the Centre and now the Bharatiya Janata Party is using the same in the Haryana Assembly elections. Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his rallies in Haryana was often seen taking on the...
  • Triangular fight in Haryana, Congress banks on development, BJP on change, INLD on sympathy October 14, 2014

    Chandigarh: The small and relatively prosperous state of Haryana will vote on Wednesday to elect the new government. For the time, since the state of Haryana was created in 1967, it has been witnessing a hotly contested triangular fight with some minor parties thrown in. The BJP, which had been...
  • Haryana elections: BJP denies ticket to local leader, favours 'outsider' in Adampur October 13, 2014

    Adampur: The Bharatiya Janata Party played the caste card in Adampur constituency of Haryana by giving the ticket to a leader belonging to backward class and ignoring the local leader. Even though BJP candidate Karan Singh Ranauliya did not belong to the constituency, he was favoured over Pawan Khariya. While...
  • OP Chautala's misdeeds out in the open, won't get sympathy votes: BJP's Sunita Setia October 13, 2014

    Sirsa: Addressing rallies, public meetings and door-to-door campaigns, the Bharatiya Janata Party Sirsa candidate Sunita Setia is strictly following the party line and appealing to people in the name of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Sunita Setia is not only banking on Modi but is hopeful that Indian National Lok Dal...