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No alliance with Nitish Kumar in future: Bihar BJP's resolution

No alliance with Nitish Kumar in future: Bihar BJP's resolution

29 Jan 2023

Congress Party

Srinagar: Congress 'Bharat Jodo Yatra' ends, Rahul Gandhi unfurls tricolor

The Congress's ambitious Bharat Jodo Yatra (BJY), led by former party chief Rahul Gandhi, came to an end on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar after nearly five months.

29 Jan 2023

Narendra Modi

Amid BBC row, Modi warns against 'attempts to create divisions'

Amid the ongoing tow over the controversial BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the latter warned against "attempts to divide" India on Saturday and asserted that such efforts would not succeed.

28 Jan 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

Bharat Jodo Yatra: Priyanka Gandhi joins Rahul Gandhi in J&K

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was joined by his sister and party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday at the Bharat Jodo Yatra (BJY) in Jammu and Kashmir's Lethpora as the foot march entered its penultimate day.

Tripura Assembly polls: BJP, Congress release first list of candidates

Tripura's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday released its first list of 48 candidates for the upcoming Assembly elections.

27 Jan 2023

Maharashtra

Amarinder Singh tipped to become new Maharashtra Governor

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh is reportedly the most likely candidate to become the new Governor of Maharashtra.

24 Jan 2023

Rahul Gandhi

Disagree with Digvijaya Singh's remarks over surgical strikes: Rahul Gandhi 

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said he disagreed with the remarks made by his party colleague Digvijaya Singh over the Indian Army's 2016 surgical strikes on terror camps in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

24 Jan 2023

Delhi

Delhi mayor elections stalled for 2nd time following AAP-BJP clash

The Delhi mayoral polls have been stalled once again—the second time in three weeks—after a fresh fight broke out between the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) councilors on Tuesday.

23 Jan 2023

Uddhav Thackeray

BMC polls: Thackeray announces alliance with Ambedkar's grandson's party VBA

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday announced an alliance between his faction of the Shiv Sena and Prakash Ambedkar's party Vanchit Bahujan Aaghadi (VBA).

23 Jan 2023

Uttar Pradesh

After Bihar minister, SP leader Swami Prasad Maurya denounces Ramcharitmanas

Echoing the statements of Bihar Education Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Chandra Shekhar against Ramcharitmanas, Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Swami Prasad Maurya added fuel to the fire, saying the epic poem uses abusive language for oppressed communities.

23 Jan 2023

Bhagat Singh Koshyari

Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshiyari to step down: Details here

Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshiyari on Monday announced that he would step down from the position soon.

18 Jan 2023

Congress Party

Punjab: Setback for Congress as Manpreet Singh Badal joins BJP

Former Punjab finance minister and senior Congress leader Manpreet Singh Badal on Wednesday resigned from the party alleging disparage.

18 Jan 2023

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

AAP MLA shows cash in Assembly, claims contractor bribed him

Ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Mohinder Goyal stirred up the Delhi Assembly on Wednesday by showing wads of cash, claiming that a contractor attempted to bribe him at a government hospital and that his life was under threat.

18 Jan 2023

Assembly Election

Tripura elections on February 16; Nagaland, Meghalaya on February 27

The Election Commission (ECI) on Wednesday announced the Assembly poll schedule for the states of Meghalaya, Nagaland, and Tripura.

18 Jan 2023

Narendra Modi

Don't make unnecessary remarks: Modi tells BJP amid 'Pathaan' controversy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi told Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders and workers on Tuesday to refrain from passing unnecessary remarks on irrelevant topics like movies, reported news agency PTI.

BJP chief JP Nadda's tenure extended till 2024 LS polls

JP Nadda's tenure as the national president of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been extended until June 2024.

16 Jan 2023

Delhi Government

Delhi: AAP marches against L-G Saxena denouncing interference in governance

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Monday led a protest march by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) decrying Delhi Lieutenant Governor (L-G) VK Saxena's "interference" in its governance.

Delhi: BJP National Executive meeting begins, PM Modi's roadshow today

A two-day meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) National Executive began at NDMC Convention Centre, Delhi, on Monday.

14 Jan 2023

Rashtriya Janata Dal

RJD poster uses Ravana analogy for PM Modi; BJP reacts 

A fresh controversy erupted between Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Bihar after a poster—which compared Prime Minister Narendra Modi to two mythological characters Ravana and Kansa—appeared outside the house of RJD leader Rabri Devi.

14 Jan 2023

Congress Party

Congress MP Santokh Singh passes away during Bharat Jodo Yatra

Congress MP from Jalandhar, Punjab Chaudhary Santokh Singh passed away on Saturday during the party's Bharat Jodo Yatra (BJY) in Punjab, according to India Today.

13 Jan 2023

Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh: Sukhvinder Sukhu government reinstates Old Pension Scheme

The Congress government in Himachal Pradesh decided to restore the Old Pension Scheme (OPS) on Friday during Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu's first state cabinet meeting.

13 Jan 2023

Loktantrik Janata Dal

Engineering gold medalist, 11-time MP Sharad Yadav mastered socialist politics

Former Union Minister and ex-Janata Dal (United) chief, Sharad Yadav (75), passed away on Thursday evening at Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram.

12 Jan 2023

Rashtriya Janata Dal

Former Union Minister Sharad Yadav dies aged 75

Former Union Minister and ex-Janata Dal (United) chief, Sharad Yadav, passed away this evening at Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram. He was 75.

12 Jan 2023

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

AAP receives recovery notice of Rs. 164cr over political ads

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has received a notice from the Directorate of Information & Publicity (DIP) of the Delhi government for recovering Rs. 163.62 crore it spent on advertisements, reportedly violating the Supreme Court's 2015 guidelines issued for ruling parties.

10 Jan 2023

Omar Abdullah

Kashmiris not beggers: Omar Abdullah slams Centre over election delay 

National Conference leader and former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said assembly election is the right of Kashmiri people and that they will not beg for it before the Central government.

10 Jan 2023

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu vs Tamizhgam: Governor Ravi's Pongal invite triggers controversy

Tamil Nadu Governor RN Ravi sparked anger on Monday by using the word Tamizhgam for Tamil Nadu in his Pongal invitation cards.

09 Jan 2023

Tamil Nadu

TN Governor Ravi walks out of Assembly amid DMK tiff

Tamil Nadu Governor RN Ravi walked out of the State Assembly on Monday after Chief Minister MK Stalin moved a resolution to record only the former's original speech prepared by the state government.

08 Jan 2023

Bihar

Bihar: CM Nitish Kumar stirs row over 'insensitive' population remarks 

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday stirred a row and invited a sharp reaction from the Opposition with his remarks that the state's population in the state would not get under control as women are not educated and men are careless.

08 Jan 2023

Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh: 7 ministers take oath in first cabinet expansion 

Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu officially expanded his cabinet on Sunday.

07 Jan 2023

Punjab

Punjab: 'Controversial' AAP minister Fauja Singh Sarari resigns from cabinet

Punjab Horticulture Minister Fauja Singh Sarari on Saturday resigned from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)-led cabinet, The Tribune reported.

06 Jan 2023

Delhi

Delhi mayor polls: AAP, BJP councilors clash; no election today

Clashes erupted between the newly-elected councilors of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday at a meeting to elect the mayor of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD).

05 Jan 2023

Delhi

MCD mayor poll: BJP councilor Satya Sharma appointed presiding officer

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) councilor Satya Sharma has been officially nominated as the presiding officer by Lt Governor V K Saxena on Thursday for the house's first meeting on June 6 to elect the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) mayor.

04 Jan 2023

Uttar Pradesh

SC stays HC order on reservation for UP civic polls

The Supreme Court (SC) stayed the Allahabad High Court's order on Wednesday to provide reservations to the Other Backward Class (OBC) in urban local body elections.

04 Jan 2023

Sonia Gandhi

Delhi: Sonia Gandhi admitted to hospital over viral respiratory infection

Ex-Congress President Sonia Gandhi was admitted to Delhi's Sir Ganga Ram Hospital on Wednesday, news agency PTI reported.

03 Jan 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

Jammu & Kashmir Assembly elections likely in April or September-October

Jammu and Kashmir might see its first Assembly elections—since it was declared a union territory in 2019—in April or September-October this year.

01 Jan 2023

Rahul Gandhi

Congress writes to Shah again over Rahul's Yatra security breaches

The Congress once again wrote to Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday over Rahul Gandhi's security arrangements at the Bharat Jodo Yatra (BJY), just days after the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) claimed that he "violated" multiple guidelines.

01 Jan 2023

Nitish Kumar

'What has new father of nation done?' Nitish questions Modi

Janta Dal (United) (JDU) leader and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday and questioned what the "new father" of the "new India" had done so far for the country.

31 Dec 2022

Assembly Election

From Rajasthan to J&K, 10 high-octane electoral battles in 2023 

Nine states and possibly the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir are set to host Assembly elections in 2023.

31 Dec 2022

Rahul Gandhi

Bharat Jodo Yatra not possible in bullet-proof car: Rahul Gandhi

While there have been a lot of barbs exchanged between the Centre and Congress regarding security breaches during the Bharat Jodo Yatra (BJY), senior leader and MP Rahul Gandhi said moving around in a bullet-proof vehicle during the Yatra is impossible for him.

29 Dec 2022

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi violated 113 protocols since 2020: CRPF to MHA

Just a day after the Congress claimed security breaches during Rahul Gandhi's Bharat Jodo Yatra (BJY), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) informed the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) that the Congress leader had violated "laid down guidelines" on numerous occasions.

28 Dec 2022

Congress Party

Congress writes to Shah over Bharat Jodo Yatra security breach 

The Congress wrote to Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday, claiming multiple security breaches of the Bharat Jodo Yatra (BJY), and called for proper safety for party leader Rahul Gandhi.

MCD mayoral elections: BJP fields Rekha Gupta against AAP's Oberoi

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday named Rekha Gupta as its candidate for mayor of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD).

26 Dec 2022

Telangana High Court

BRS MLAs poaching: Telangana High Court transfers case to CBI

The Telangana High Court on Monday transferred the Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) MLA poaching case to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), in a setback for the ruling party.

25 Dec 2022

Satyendar Jain

Satyendar Jain CCTV row: No visitors allowed for 15 days

Jailed Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Satyendar Jain won't be allowed to meet visitors for the next 15 days and facilities like a chair and table in his cell will also be removed, NDTV reported.

24 Dec 2022

Rahul Gandhi

'Hindu-Muslim hatred spread 24x7': Rahul Gandhi's jibe at BJP-led Centre

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led central government for allegedly fostering "Hindu-Muslim hatred" and misusing religious differences to "divert attention from real issues."

24 Dec 2022

Congress Party

Congress's Bharat Jodo Yatra enters Delhi amid COVID-19 protocol row

Under Rahul Gandhi's leadership, Congress's Bharat Jodo Yatra entered Delhi on Saturday.

23 Dec 2022

Bihar

Go to Pakistan: BJP leader's video message for ex-Bihar minister

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and former Bihar minister Abdul Bari Siddiqui has been facing a lot of backlash from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) due to his recent comments on "advising his children to settle abroad" because of the country's situation (desh ka mahaul).

20 Dec 2022

Parliament

#NewsBytesExplainer: What's Rule 267 that Opposition invoked in Rajya Sabha?

Both houses of the Parliament have been witnessing a stormy winter session over the recent India-China clash at the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

20 Dec 2022

Ajay Rai

'Not unparliamentary': Congress's Ajay Rai defends 'latka-jhatka' jibe at Irani

Congress leader Ajay Rai on Tuesday defended his "latka-jhatka" comment against Union minister and Amethi MP Smriti Irani, claiming the words are not "unparliamentary" but "colloquial language."

20 Dec 2022

Mallikarjun Kharge

Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge's 'dog remark' triggers backlash from BJP

Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge's remarks that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had not lost "even a dog" for the country sparked a heated debate in Parliament.

19 Dec 2022

China

Shouldn't disrespect jawans: S Jaishankar to Rahul Gandhi in Parliament

Speaking in Lok Sabha during the winter session of the Parliament on Monday, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar hit back at Congress MP Rahul Gandhi, saying criticism isn't an issue, but jawans shouldn't be disrespected.

Same-sex marriages shouldn't be allowed: BJP MP Sushil Kumar Modi

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Rajya Sabha MP Sushil Kumar Modi on Monday strongly objected to same-sex marriages in the Parliament, saying "two judges can't decide" on the significant subject.

Tamil Nadu: BJP functionary beaten up for exposing cannabis sale

A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) functionary was brutally thrashed by miscreants in Tamil Nadu's Chengalpattu after he reportedly exposed the rampant sale of ganja (cannabis) in the city.

19 Dec 2022

Karnataka

Karnataka: BJP government unveils Savarkar's portrait in Assembly; Opposition protests

The BJP-led Karnataka government on Monday triggered controversy as it installed a portrait of Hindutva idealogue Vinayak Damodar Savarkar inside the State Assembly.

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