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  • Maharashtra: Dilemmas of Congress-NCP, Shiv Sena-BJP alliance, must stick together for power 20 hours 21 minutes ago

    For the first time in the history of assembly election, both the Congress-NCP combine and the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance are exerting maximum pressure to get more seats to contest. Even though both the combines know that the alliance has to continue, still the parties are engaging in unnecessary public fight...
  • BJP MP Yogi Adityanath defensive, says not allowed to campaign in all bypoll seats Yesterday

    Reeling from the loss of bypolls in Uttar Pradesh, Bharatiya Janata Party's star camapaigner Yogi Adityanath has pegged the blame on the fact that he was not allowed to campaign in all 10 bypoll seats. "I haven't seen the results but they are dependent on a lot of factors. I...
  • Bypoll results: People have voted against communal forces, says UP CM Yesterday

    The Samajwadi Party took a huge lead in the bypolls in Uttar Pradesh, making its way ahead in nine out of 11 seats. The BJP could gain in only two seats. ...
  • BJP distances itself from Sakshi Maharaj's 'Madrassas teach terrorism' remark 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party has distanced itself from its Unnao MP Sakshi Maharaj's remarks on Madrassas. BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that the party does not endorse what Maharaj has said. Sakshi Maharaj has sparked a controversy by saying children in Madrassas were being trained to become...
  • BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj faces flak for saying children in Madrassas were trained to become terrorists 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party MP from Unnao Sakshi Maharaj has sparked a controversy by saying children in Madrassas were being trained to become terrorists. Sakshi Maharaj is facing flak from political parties for his remark. "Whosoever maharaja this is, if he has evidence, he should put it in the public...
  • Pakistan flood sinks boat carrying wedding party 3 days ago

    Islamabad: Severe flooding sank a boat carrying a wedding party in Pakistan's Punjab province on Sunday, killing the bridegroom and 17 others, officials said. Senior police officer Mian Tanvir from the nearby city of Multan said the army-run boat carrying over 30 people capsized when it hit debris from a dike...
  • Jammu and Kashmir people need help, says PDP President Mehbooba Mufti 3 days ago

    President of the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party Mehbooba Mufti Sayeed said that she did not want to criticize anyone when it came to rescue operations in Kashmir. "The only point is that its unimaginable what has happened, we need everyone to help us," said Sayeed. ...
  • Crime Branch begins probe into AAP's bribe allegations against BJP 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Crime Branch of Delhi Police has taken up investigation into the alleged sting operation done by Aam Aadmi Party which purportedly showed BJP state unit vice-president Sher Singh Dagar offering bribe to AAP MLA for switching side. Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) Ravindra Yadav confirmed that the...
  • Muzaffarnagar court returns chargesheet filed against BJP chief Amit Shah in a hate speech case 6 days ago

    Lucknow: In an embarrassment for the Uttar Pradesh government, the Lucknow SJM court has returned the chargesheet filed against Bharatiya Janata party chief Amit Shah on technical grounds in an alleged hate speech case. Shah was chargesheeted on Wednesday for making an alleged hate speech in Muzaffarnagar during campaigning for...
  • FIR against Yogi Adityanath for defying ban on poll meeting 6 days ago

    Lucknow: Hours after BJP leader Yogi Adityanath defied a ban on his election meeting here, police lodged an FIR against the controversial MP and other party leaders who participated in the rally. SSP Praveen Kumar on Thursday said that cases were lodged late on Wednesday night against Adityanath and others...
  • Journalists protest ban on channels in Telangana 1 week ago

    Hyderabad: For a second consecutive day, journalists from two Telugu news channels on Wednesday staged a protest in front of Raj Bhavan demanding the lifting of a ban on their channels in Telangana. Police arrested about 70 employees of the two channels for staging a sit-in, seeking intervention of Governor ESL...
  • 'Love' and 'jihad' are 'paak lafz', shouldn't be misused: Azam Khan September 9, 2014

    Rampur (UP): Attacking the Bharatiya Janata Party over the issue of 'love jihad', senior Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan has said that both 'love' and 'jihad' are "paak lafz" (pure words) and should not be misused to vitiate the atmosphere. Talking to reporters on Monday, the senior Samajwadi Party leader said,...
  • Delhi: AAP accuses BJP of buying its MLA for Rs 4 crore, releases 'video proof' September 8, 2014

    New Delhi: As uncertainty over government formation in Delhi continues, Aam Admi Party on Monday claimed that Delhi BJP Vice President Sher Singh Dagar was attempting to poach one of its MLAs by promising him Rs 4 crore. The party has released what it is claiming to be a video proof...
  • TMC captures Haldibari civic board September 7, 2014

    Kolkata: With five Congress councillors and one CPI(M) councillor joining the Trinamool Congress, the ruling party captured the board of Haldibari Municipality in Cooch Behar district on Sunday, a senior TMC leader said. Earlier, the Congress had six councillors followed by TMC's three, and CPI(M) and Forward Bloc had one...
  • Delhi: Kejriwal vows to stop BJP from forming government, wants President to step in September 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Accusing BJP of trying to form government in Delhi through "horse trading", Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said Aam Aadmi Party will seek the President's intervention to ensure that the saffron party does not get an invitation "under any circumstances" from the Lt Governor. "How will BJP form government?...
  • Teachers' Day: Unfazed by criticism, PM Modi set to address students across the country today September 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be addressing students across the country on Friday afternoon on the occasion of Teachers' Day. The Human Resources Development Ministry notice directing a mandatory audience for the PM's speech has sparked off that row even as the BJP hit back at critics. The idea...
  • Watch: BJP hits back at those criticising PM's Teachers' Day speech directive September 4, 2014

    With a day to go for Teachers' Day, schools across the country are preparing to telecast the PM's speech live for students. "If the Teachers' Day is getting so much importance, what is wrong with it? A former PM's birthday is celebrated as Children's Day, isn't that politics? PM is...
  • 'If I wasn't a rapper, I'd have been an IAS officer': Everything you wanted to know about Badshah, who calls himself a 'prime-time' version of Honey Singh September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Some call him a "rap-god", many call him the next Yo Yo Honey Singh. But if you've been anywhere near the northern states of India (or any pub in India, for that matter) you could not have missed the popular Punjabi song 'Proper patola'. The song sung by...
  • Pakistan: Protestors soften stand, agree to resume talks with government September 3, 2014

    Lahore: A de-escalation of the political crisis in Pakistan is likely as the agitating protesters are softening their stand. Tehreek-e-Insaf led by Imran Khan has agreed to resume talks with the government to uphold democracy. The announcement to resume talks was made by party Vice Chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi. The...
  • Modi's Gujarat model inspires the Centre, states and Pakistan September 3, 2014

    Ahmedabad: As he completes 100 days in office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi slowly seems to be bringing to the centre the much talked about Gujarat model of development. More states are looking to imitate its growth trajectory including neighbouring countries and even Pakistan. The 7000-odd residents of North Gujarat's Punsari...
  • Political parties should deposit funds in banks: EC August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Friday virtually made it mandatory for political parties to deposit their funds in banks and not to exceed ceiling limits in financial assistance for candidates to ensure transparency and accountability. The Election Commission order in this regard under Article 324 of the Constitution (superintendence, direction...
  • J&K: Uproar in Assembly over role of PDP leader in land grabbing case August 29, 2014

    Srinagar: Pandemonium over the alleged involvement of Sartaj Madni, a senior leader of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in land grabbing forced the speaker to adjourn the Jammu and Kashmir assembly on Friday. Speaker Mubarak Gul adjourned the session amid allegations and counter-allegations between the ruling National Conference (NC) and...
  • 100 days of Modi government: GDP growth likely to be highest in last 10 quarters August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The NDA government is set to complete a 100 days in office and going by the expected GDP growth from its first quarter in power, there may be a huge boost to the economy. The GDP figures for the 100 days of the Modi government will come out on...
  • Rajinikanth keeps everyone guessing as BJP tries to woo him into Tamil Nadu politics August 29, 2014

    Chennai: It was only a few months ago that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's photo-op with Tamil superstar Rajinikanth ahead of the Lok Sabha elections went viral on social media. Now, it appears that the Bharatiya Janata Party is trying to woo the actor full-time into state politics. Rajinikanth has kept...
  • 100 days of Narendra Modi government: CMs allege high-handedness, say federal principals ignored August 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who came to power on the promise of strengthening federalism, is not popular with many Chief Ministers today. In fact, they have been accusing the Modi government of high-handedness and ignoring federal principals. "The government of the day is behaving like the Viceroys of...
  • Karnataka CM says Modi wave over, credits Rahul, Sonia for Congress's victory in bypolls August 28, 2014

    Bangalore: The Congress won two out of three seats in the Karnataka bypolls last week. Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has said that the Congress's victory in the state can be credited to Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi's leadership. "The results were expected. I had said that we'll...
  • Will quit politics if allegations against me, my family are found to be true, says Rajnath Singh August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday rejected reports about his son Pankaj Singh being denied bypoll ticket due to corruption allegations against him. He said that all reports about him and his family were baseless rumours. Rajnath Singh went on to say that he will quit politics if any...
  • Ministers with criminal background: Time to see if PM acts on SC advice, says Congress August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: In a moral test for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Supreme Court has completely put the onus on him on whether he would want to appoint ministers with criminal backgrounds. The court ruling has put the spotlight on Modi, with the Congress now awaiting the Prime Minister's next...
  • Rajnath Singh upset with rivals in BJP spreading 'false stories' about his son: sources August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Home Minister and former BJP President Rajnath Singh has expressed concerns to the RSS leadership over false stories being spread about his son Pankaj Singh by his rivals in the party, say sources. Sources say Rajnath is upset at media reports that Prime Minister Narendra Modi didn't want a...