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  • VHP continues 'ghar wapasi' event, converts 59 people in Kerala 25 minutes ago

    Kottayam: Continuing with its 'ghar wapasi' drive, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Thursday conducted the event in Kerala's Kottayam district where 59 people were 're- converted' to Hinduism. While one family reportedly was Muslim, all others who pariticipated in the event were Christians. The event took place in two temples....
  • Watch: PM Modi wields broom to take forward his 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan' 57 minutes ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi wielded a broom and took forward 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan' in Varanasi. This is his second visit to his Lok Sabha constituency after becoming the prime minister and he has nominated nine people to forward his cleanliness drive. ...
  • Madan Mohan Malviya contributed to the development of India, say Benares Hindu university students 3 hours 27 minutes ago

    Benares Hindu university founder and Hindu Mahasabha leader Madan Mohan Malviya was also awarded the Bharat Ratna. His family says successive congress governments ignored the late freedom fighter. ...
  • BJP keeps up the suspense on government formation in J&K, Arun Jaitley meets elected MLAs 3 hours 31 minutes ago

    Jammu: Keeping up the suspense on government formation in Jammu and Kashmir, the Bharatiya Janata Party is talking in two voices on the issue. While sources said that National Conference leader Omar Abdullah met BJP leaders in New Delhi on Thursday morning, a section of BJP members refuted reports about...
  • Government committed to a transparent, accountable administration, says Modi on 'Good Governance Day' 5 hours 45 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government will celebrate the 90th birthday of Bharatiya Janata Party veteran and former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as Good Governance Day on Thursday. PM Modi reiterated his commitment towards providing transparent, effective and accountable governance and also asked his ministers to follow it. Modi will...
  • Shiv Sena demands Bharat Ratna for Bal Thackeray 15 hours 55 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena today demanded Bharat Ratna for its founder Bal Thackeray, a day when the country's highest civilian honour was bestowed on former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and late freedom fighter and educationist Madan Mohan Malviya. The party, a BJP ally, said while it was heartening to see that...
  • J&K elections: 56 first-timers in 87-member Assembly 16 hours 48 minutes ago

    Srinagar: The 12th Legislative Assembly of Jammu and Kashmir will have nearly 65 per cent new faces as only 31 of the 87 newly-elected MLAs have previously been member the House. As many as 56 winners have been elected to the Lower House of the state legislature for first time, while...
  • Arjun Munda pushes for his camp followers for deputy CM's post in Jharkhand 16 hours 48 minutes ago

    Ranchi: After having lost the Jharkhand Assembly election and having got enough hints that a non-tribal is most likely to become the chief minister of the state for the first time, Arjun Munda of the BJP is learnt to be now bargaining for the deputy chief minister's post for his...
  • Election Commission holds review meeting on Delhi Assembly poll preparedness 17 hours 54 minutes ago

    New Delhi The Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday held a meeting to review poll preparedness of all agencies, including the police department, for smooth conduct of Assembly polls in Delhi. The meeting, held at the EC headquarters here, was chaired by Deputy Election Commissioner Vinod Zutshi with the CEO and other...
  • RSS must unite society, says Mohan Bhagwat 18 hours 10 minutes ago

    New Delhi: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Wednesday said that it was the responsibility of the organization to unite the society even as VHP insisted that 'ghar wapsi' programmes will continue. "The Sangh has to unite the entire society. It has to make an example...
  • Watch: Bharat Ratna Vajpayee's best speeches & poetry 18 hours 38 minutes ago

    Finally, it has come true. Bharat Ratna by the Narendra Modi led NDA government at the Centre has conferred Bharat Ratna on iconic leader and statesman Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Here we bring to you some of his best speeches and poetry. ...
  • Girls must not wear short tops to avoid rape, says Rajkot BJP mayor 19 hours 20 minutes ago

    Rajkot: Rajkot city mayor Raksha Boriya on Wednesday suggested that girls should not wear short tops to avoid rape and sexual assaults and to "conserve Indian values", drawing sharp criticism from several quarters. "In the context of sexual assaults and other crimes on our young girls, I will say that...
  • Bharat Ratna for Atal Bihari Vajpayee: A tribute to his legacy 19 hours 33 minutes ago

    President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday approved the government's request to award Bharat Ratna to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and educationist Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya. The announcement was made just a day before Vajpayee's 90th birthday. CNN-IBN assesses views from across the country over Vajpayee's legacy. ...
  • The onus of government formation lies with PDP, BJP: Omar Abdullah 22 hours 21 minutes ago

    A day after he was routed in the polls Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has put in his papers to the governor. The PDP has emerged as the single largest party in J&K winning 28 seats. The BJP came in second, winning 25 seats. ...
  • Political parties got 90 per cent donations from corporates in 2013-14: ADR 22 hours 55 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Corporates and business houses provided 90 per cent donations to national political parties in 2013-14 while BJP was the only party not to furnish details of financial assistance to the Election Commission, advocacy group Association for Democratic Reforms said on Wednesday. In a report, the ADR said total...
  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee: A swayam-sewak, prime minster and now Bharat Ratna awardee 23 hours 1 minutes ago

    Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee will be awarded India's highest civilian award Bharat Ratna. On the eve of his 90th birthday, Vajpayee has been awarded the Bharat Ratna. ...
  • AB Vajpayee one of best prime ministers India has seen: Jaitley Yesterday

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley welcomed the decision to award Bharat Ratna to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and educationist Madan Mohan Malaviya. Jaitley said, "Vajpayee is one of the best prime ministers India has seen in the post Independence era." ...
  • Watch: Excerpts from AB Vajpayee's political satire on Indira Gandhi Yesterday

    On the eve of his 90th birthday, former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee has been awarded the Bharat Ratna. Here is an excerpt from one of his political satires 'Numbar do hai kaun'. He takes a dig at former prime minister Indira Gandhi. ...
  • Watch: Excerpts from AB Vajpayee's inspiring poem 'Aao phir se deep jalayen' Yesterday

    On the eve of his 90th birthday, former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee has been awarded the Bharat Ratna. Here is an excerpt from one of his inspiring poems 'Aao phir se deep jalayen'. ...
  • Watch: AB Vajpayee's speech in Lok Sabha during confidence vote in 1996 Yesterday

    On the eve of his 90th birthday, former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee has been awarded the Bharat Ratna. One of his most remembered speeches was in 1996 in Lok Sabha during the confidence vote of his 13-day-old BJP government when it was on the verge of collapse. ...
  • BJP set to from government in Jharkhand, speculations rife over possible CM nominees Yesterday

    The Bharatiya Janata Party has won a majority in Jharkhand and is all set to form the first non-coalition government in the state. The state has had nine governments in the last 14 years, since its inception and there will now be a one party government in Jharkhand for the...
  • Oratorial skills, statesmanship make Atal Bihari Vajpayee a living icon Yesterday

    New Delhi: Finally, it has come true. The Narendra Modi led NDA government at the Centre has conferred Bharat Ratna on iconic leader and statesman Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Ending months of speculation, a day before his birthday, December 25, a communique from the Rashtrapati Bhawan announced, "PresidentMukherjee has been pleased...
  • Bharat Ratna for Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Madan Mohan Malaviya: Reactions from across the country Yesterday

    New Delhi: Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and freedom fighter and founder of the Banaras Hindu University Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya will be awarded India's highest civilian award Bharat Ratna. President Pranab Mukherjee approved the government's request on the eve of Vajpayee's 90th birthday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had in...
  • Modi government to confer Bharat Ratna on Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Madan Mohan Malaviya Yesterday

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday approved the government's request to award Bharat Ratna to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and educationist Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya. The announcement was made just a day before Vajpayee's 90th birthday. "President Mukherjee has been pleased to award Bharat Ratna to Pandit Madan...
  • BJP the biggest gainer in J&K polls, wins more than twice the number of seats in 2008 Yesterday

    Jammu and Kashmir has delivered a fractured mandate in the Assembly elections as the Peoples Democratic Party secured 28 seats and the Bharatiya Janata Party was a close second with 25 seats. Both the parties are exploring their option to be able to form the government in the state. Meanwhile,...
  • Jharkhand: BJP pushes for a non-tribal CM, Raghuvar Das front runner for the top post Yesterday

    Ranchi: It is almost decided that state Vice President of the Bharatiya Janata Party Raghuvar Das will become the next Chief Minister of Jharkhand. The loss of BJP heavyweights Arjun Munda, JB Tubid and Sudesh Mahato of All Jharkhand Students Union means that no tribal leader in the BJP-AJSU alliance...
  • Congress to go for revamp after disappointing assembly election results Yesterday

    New Delhi: The assembly election results in Jharkhand on Tuesday came as a blow to the Congress though the tally was not as disappointing in Jammu and Kashmir. Congress leaders said they will go for organisational revamp in the coming weeks to resurrect the party's electoral fortunes. In Jharkhand, the Congress...
  • Announcement of Bharat Ratna for Atal Bihari Vajpayee likely today Yesterday

    New Delhi: A day before former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's birthday, announcement for a Bharat Ratna for him is likely to be made on Wednesday, said sources in the government. Sources said that the announcement could be made post the Cabinet meeting that will take place in the morning. Sources...
  • Wednesday's Parliamentary Board meet will decide future course of action in J&K: BJP Yesterday

    Senior BJP Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the party will decide on future course of action in Jammu & Kashmir on Wednesday's parliamentary board meeting. ...
  • Battle For The States: BJP now a pan India party? Yesterday

    The results for Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand Assembly elections declared on Tuesday are along the expected lines. While there is a hung assembly in Jammu and Kashmir, the Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies crossed the halfway mark of 41 in the 81-member Jharkhand Assembly. ...