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16 Oct 2019West Bengal
Will Sourav Ganguly join BJP? Former Indian captain addresses rumors
Sourav Ganguly, the former captain of the Indian cricket team, has many records to his name. And earlier this week, he started his new innings when he was elected as the chief of BCCI, the top cricket administrative body in the country.
15 Oct 2019Maharashtra
Maharashtra Elections: BJP's manifesto promises Bharat Ratna for Savarkar
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Maharashtra on Tuesday released its manifesto for the upcoming assembly elections in the state.
15 Oct 2019Jammu And Kashmir
Shah says Omar and Mehbooba have been detained under PSA
The continued detention of politicians of Jammu and Kashmir, more than two months after Article 370 was rescinded, has raised concerns.
14 Oct 2019Maharashtra
Where was 'nikamma'?: Congress' Sanjay Nirupam slams Milind Deora
As Maharashtra braces itself for crucial assembly polls, Congress is dealing with infighting, which is getting uglier with each passing day.
14 Oct 2019Haryana
Haryana CM calls Sonia Gandhi "mari hui chuhiya", Congress fumes
Manohar Lal Khattar, the Chief Minister of Haryana, is (in)famous for his controversial remarks. He says things which spark a huge row, and Khattar has done it again by targeting interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi.
13 Oct 2019India
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad withdraws 'no economic slowdown' comment
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday withdrew his controversial statements from the day before wherein he cited the box office performance of three films as proof that India's economy is stable.
10 Oct 2019Jammu And Kashmir
Why sign bond, Mufti's daughter questions manner of releasing politicians
Iltija Mufti, the daughter of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, on Thursday slammed the Centre, once again, for imposing conditions before releasing the politicians of Kashmir.
10 Oct 2019India
For calling Modis "thieves", Rahul pleads not guilty in court
Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi returned to India from his trip to Cambodia on Thursday, and his first stop was a court in Surat where he appeared in connection to a defamation case.
10 Oct 2019Madhya Pradesh
After Salman Khurshid, Jyotiraditya Scindia says Congress must introspect
Congress, which was wiped out in general elections of April-May, needs dire introspection, feels its leader Jyotiraditya Scindia.
09 Oct 2019Supreme Court Of India
Shehla Rashid quits electoral politics, cites Kashmiris' suppression as reason
The lockdown in Kashmir is unfortunate and the announcement of Block Development Council elections a sham, feels activist-turned-politician Shehla Rashid.
09 Oct 2019Sonia Gandhi
Congress' problem is that Rahul Gandhi walked away: Salman Khurshid
Evidently, Congress is fighting for survival. The party faced its straight second defeat in the Lok Sabha elections in May, proving it is extremely far from reality.
09 Oct 2019Farooq Abdullah
J&K: Congress will not participate in local BDC elections
On Wednesday, Congress announced that it will not participate in the Block Development Council (BDC) elections of Jammu and Kashmir.
08 Oct 2019Madhya Pradesh
BJP's TikTok-star scolds for not chanting "Bharat Mata ki jai"
As Haryana gears up for assembly polls on October 21, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate has quite conveniently taken the limelight.
07 Oct 2019Mumbai
Mehbooba Mufti's daughter says Kashmir less important than Aarey trees
Earlier today, the Supreme Court put a stay on the felling of trees in Mumbai's Aarey Colony until further orders, days after protests escalated over the weekend.
06 Oct 2019Jammu And Kashmir
J&K authorities allow PDP delegation to meet Mehbooba Mufti
Jammu and Kashmir administration on Sunday allowed a 10-member delegation of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) to meet party chief and former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, who has been under detention for the past two months.
06 Oct 2019AIADMK
AIADMK-leader says "book" wind for techie's death due to banner
A 23-year-old techie died in Chennai in September after a banner of AIADMK fell on her. Her death even sparked the anger of Madras High Court which pulled up the ruling party for not keeping a check on deadly banners.
06 Oct 2019Jammu
Charged with PSA, Farooq Abdullah meets National Conference delegation
National Conference patriarch Farooq Abdullah and his son Omar today met a 15-member delegation of their party, led by leader Devender Singh Rana.
06 Oct 2019Bihar
Bihar floods: Nitish Kumar's JD(U) slams "ally" Giriraj Singh
The devastation in Bihar, courtesy heavy rainfall, impacted the political corridors with Union Minister Giriraj Singh constantly slamming ally JD(U), led by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
06 Oct 2019Jammu And Kashmir
Two months later, National Conference leaders allowed to meet Abdullahs
A delegation of the National Conference (NC) will meet the senior-most leaders of the party, Farooq and Omar Abdullah, on Sunday.
05 Oct 2019Mizoram
Amit Shah visits Mizoram to talk Citizenship (Amendment) Bill
Union Home Minister and BJP president Amit Shah on Saturday visited Aizawl, Mizoram, to gain support for the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Northeast.
05 Oct 2019Haryana
Ex-Haryana Congress chief Ashok Tanwar resigns ahead of state polls
A month after he was removed as Haryana Congress chief, Ashok Tanwar announced his resignation from the party on Saturday.
04 Oct 2019Mumbai
Congress will just win 3-4 seats in Mumbai: Sanjay Nirupam
Congress has to rise from the ashes if it wants to stay relevant in Indian politics. And by the looks of it, the grand old party isn't serious about this.
03 Oct 2019Maharashtra
Maharashtra elections: BJP ally fields Chhota Rajan's rape-accused brother
In what qualifies as a weird news, the brother of jailed underworld don Chhota Rajan will be fighting the upcoming Maharashtra elections.
03 Oct 2019Shiv Sena
Know the net worth of Shiv Sena scion Aaditya Thackeray
Young gun Aaditya Thackeray has formally stepped into the poll arena by filing his nomination from Worli assembly constituency of Maharashtra.
03 Oct 2019Narendra Modi
Pragya Thakur, who called Godse 'patriot', misses Gandhi Jayanti events
By fielding Pragya Thakur from Bhopal in summer elections, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) drew ire from several quarters. Fortunately, the gamble paid off as she bettered Congress stalwart Digvijaya Singh by a huge margin and won.
02 Oct 2019Jammu And Kashmir
Two months later, Jammu politicians released. Kashmir's remain under detention
Nearly two months after they were detained, politicians of Jammu were released by the state administration. However, their counterparts in Kashmir weren't as lucky as their detention didn't end.
01 Oct 2019West Bengal
Will give Hindu refugees citizenship: Amit Shah in Bengal
During his first visit to West Bengal since Modi 2.0, BJP chief and Union Home Minister Amit Shah pushed for the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the state while addressing a rally in Kolkata on Tuesday.
01 Oct 2019Supreme Court Of India
Setback for Fadnavis, SC quashes clean chit given to him
Setting aside the clean chits given to him by a trial court and Bombay High Court, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said that Maharashtra's Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will face trial in connection to a fake affidavit case.
01 Oct 2019Narendra Modi
PM Modi didn't endorse Trump in Houston: Foreign Minister Jaishankar
Last month, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended a mega event in Houston, US, with the American President Donald Trump by his side, he used the slogan "Ab ki baar Trump sarkar", which many saw as an endorsement for the Republican candidate.
30 Sep 2019Haryana
Haryana polls: Wrestlers Babita Phogat, Yogeshwar Dutt get BJP ticket
On Monday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) announced its first list of candidates for the Haryana Assembly elections to be held on October 21.
30 Sep 2019Bihar
People from Bihar avail free treatment in Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is "proud" of what his government achieved in the national capital, as far as healthcare and education are concerned.
30 Sep 2019Yogi Adityanath
Chinmayanand case: Congress leaders detained, permission for protest march denied
Yogi Adityanath's government in Uttar Pradesh, which is already being accused of going soft on rape-accused Chinmayanand, hit a new low on Monday after Congress leaders were detained.
30 Sep 2019Rashtriya Janata Dal
Denied food, tortured by Misa: Lalu's daughter-in-law makes shocking claims
At a time when rains have ravaged Bihar and taken several lives, the state's capital Patna remained in news for an entirely different reason.
30 Sep 2019Haryana
Modi and Shah finalize candidates for Haryana, Maharashtra elections
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah met on Sunday to finalize the candidates for upcoming assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra.
27 Sep 2019Narendra Modi
He urinated on me: BJP minister's wife alleges domestic violence
A minister of Yogi Adityanath's government has been accused of domestic violence by his wife, who claimed she apprised the Chief Minister and Prime Minister Narendra Modi about it too.
27 Sep 2019Maharashtra
Sharad Pawar-ED showdown: NCP chief won't visit agency's office today
Sharad Pawar, the chief of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), made a couple of flip flops on Friday.
26 Sep 2019Arvind Kejriwal
Why are BJP leaders protesting outside Arvind Kejriwal's house?
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's house turned into a fortress on Thursday after police deployed forces to deal with agitating members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
25 Sep 2019Arvind Kejriwal
Tiwari to leave if NRC brought to Delhi: Kejriwal
Political heat in New Delhi turned up on Wednesday after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Bharatiya Janata Party's Manoj Tiwari indulged in a war of words over National Register of Citizens (NRC).
25 Sep 2019Supreme Court Of India
Rape-accused Chinmayanand isn't a BJP member anymore, claims spokesperson
Weeks after the scandal related to Chinmayanand broke, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has distanced itself from him.
24 Sep 2019Bihar
Giriraj Singh's political innings might end in 2024
Bharatiya Janata Party's firebrand leader Giriraj Singh has hinted that he might pull the shutters on his political career by 2024.