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  • J&K: BJP MLAs authorise central leadership to take a final call on government formation 16 hours 2 minutes ago

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday hinted at the BJP playing a crucial role in the government formation in Jammu and Kashmir to the extent that the party is even likely to be a part of the next government in the State. However, he said BJP president Amit Shah has...
  • Watch: PM Modi wields broom to take forward his 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan' 22 hours 20 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 Yesterday

    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. ...
  • Watch: Bharat Ratna Vajpayee's best speeches & poetry Yesterday

    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. ...
  • Bharat Ratna for Atal Bihari Vajpayee: A tribute to his legacy Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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. ...
  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee: A swayam-sewak, prime minster and now Bharat Ratna awardee Yesterday

    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 2 days ago

    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...
  • BJP the biggest gainer in J&K polls, wins more than twice the number of seats in 2008 2 days ago

    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,...
  • Wednesday's Parliamentary Board meet will decide future course of action in J&K: BJP 2 days ago

    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? 2 days ago

    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. ...
  • Battle For The State: Has the divide deepened in J&K? 2 days ago

    Jammu and Kashmir's four-cornered contest resulted in a badly fractured mandate with no party reaching within striking distance of the halfway mark of 44 in the 87-member Assembly. Even though Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) emerged as the single largest party with 28 seats, the Mufti Mohammad Sayeed-led party will not...
  • Battle For The States: BJP wins Jharkhand, comes second in J&K 2 days ago

    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. ...
  • J&K polls: PDP exploring options of government formation, says Mehbooba Mufti 2 days ago

    Having won 28 seats in Jammu & Kashmir, PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti thanked the state's electorate. "We will not try to cobble up a government by manipulation. It will take time to build a formation who can fulfil the aspirations of people of J&K. The votes have been cast against...
  • J&K polls: I'm very satisfied with results, says Omar Abdullah 2 days ago

    NC leader and outgoing chief minister Omar Abdullah who lost his Sonowar seat but won Beerwah seat in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections, said that he is very satisfied with the outcome of the elections. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Omar also said, "With 17 MLAs, I'm a very important player in...
  • Jharkhand polls: BJP Parliamentary board will decide on CM, says Ravi Shankar Prasad 2 days ago

    As BJP set to form government in Jharkhand, ends a credible second in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Minister Ravi Shankar said, "We have a system and the BJP Parliament board will decide on the chief minister of Jharkhand." ...
  • BJP will give stable government, good governance to Jharkhand, says Prakash Javadekar 2 days ago

    As BJP set to form government in Jharkhand, ends a credible second in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said, "There was the political instability in Jharkhand from last 14 years which hurt the common poor, now we will give them stable government, good governance." ...
  • Watch: Political reactions over trends in J&K, Jharkhand elections 3 days ago

    As PDP takes lead in Jammu and Kashmir, BJP follows in a close second and halfway mark eludes the saffron party in Jharkhand, political leaders talk give their take on the verdict. ...
  • Watch: Modi supporter dancing outside the BJP office in Ranchi 3 days ago

    As BJP all the to form the government in Jharkhand, supporters celebrate the victory outside the party office in Ranchi. ...
  • BJP is not polarising votes in Jammu and Kashmir, says Hina Bhatt 3 days ago

    Jammu and Kashmir BJP candidate Hina Bhatt said that the saffron party is not polarising votes in the state. ...
  • Jharkhand polls: It's for the party to decide who'll be the CM, says Arjun Munda 3 days ago

    As BJP is leading in Jharkhand, the saffron party leader Arjun Munda said, "It's for the party to decide who will be the next chief minister. I'll do whatever the party wants me to." ...
  • J&K a complex state, forming a government will be a challenge: PDP 3 days ago

    As the PDP and BJP in a close contest in Jammu and Kashmir, PDP spokesperson Naeem Akhtar said, "Jammu & Kashmir is a complex state. Forming a government with all interested parties without compromising on our ideology will be a challenge. It will be a hard decision to make. Choosing...
  • Full majority of BJP in Jharakhand will help to deliver the good governance: Anurag Thakur 3 days ago

    As BJP is all set to sweep Jharkhand and form a majority government in the state. Party MP Anurag Thakur said that the people of Jharkhand are waiting to have the government who can deliver the good governance at the grass root level. "Single and Full majority of BJP will...
  • Battle for the States: Is Congress being rejected by regional parties too? 3 days ago

    As the early trends suggest, it is advantage PDP, and BJP is a close second in Jammu and Kashmir. The saffron party, meanwhile, is all set to sweep Jharkhand and form a majority government in the state....
  • Battle for the states: Watch the early action at BJP headquarters in New Delhi 3 days ago

    When the counting of votes for Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, and Jharkhand is underway, CNN-IBN's Marya Shakil gets you all the early action from the BJP headquarters in New Delhi. ...
  • BJP to create history in Jammu and Kashmir today, says Jitendra Singh 3 days ago

    Bharatiya Janata Party leader Jitendra Singh on Tuesday said, "BJP has made history in J&K and will make history today. This will be a turning point not only for BJP but for J&K politics." ...