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13 Jun 2020Karnataka
Karnataka: Deve Gowda, three others, elected to Rajya Sabha unopposed
Four politicians — JD(S) patriarch and former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda, Congress veteran Mallikarjun Kharge, and BJP's Eranna Kadadi and Ashok Gasti — were elected to the Rajya Sabha on Friday unopposed from Karnataka.
11 Jun 2020Karnataka
BJP attempting to destabilize Rajasthan government, alleges Congress, shifts MLAs
The Congress in Rajasthan sniffed a plot to destabilize its government by the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and as a precautionary measure, moved nearly 107 MLAs and independents supporting Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's regime to a resort at the outskirts of Jaipur on Wednesday.
10 Jun 2020Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Not the time for politics: Kejriwal will follow L-G's directive
Days after Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal overturned the directive of the Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi pertaining to reservation of beds in select hospitals, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Wednesday that the decision will be respected.
10 Jun 2020Madhya Pradesh
In viral clip, Chouhan claims BJP toppled Kamal Nath's government
Months after Kamal Nath's government fell short of a majority, eventually losing Madhya Pradesh to BJP's Shivraj Singh Chouhan, a viral audio clip has hinted that the saffron party orchestrated Congress' ouster.
09 Jun 2020Jyotiraditya Scindia
Jyotiraditya Scindia and mother test positive for coronavirus, hospitalized
Former Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia, who joined BJP in March, and his mother Madhavi Raje Scindia have been admitted to Max Hospital, Saket, Delhi after they tested positive for coronavirus.
08 Jun 2020Karnataka
At Sonia's request, Deve Gowda to contest Rajya Sabha polls
JD(S) patriarch and former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda will contest the Rajya Sabha elections from Karnataka, his son HD Kumaraswamy confirmed on Monday.
08 Jun 2020Gujarat
Gujarat: After three resignations, Congress MLAs shifted to resorts
Over concerns that more MLAs will ditch the party before crucial Rajya Sabha elections of June 19, the Congress party in Gujarat shifted most of its legislators to different resorts.
05 Jun 2020Gujarat
Another Congress MLA resigns before Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat
In a new development that should concern Congress, another MLA of the party has resigned ahead of the Rajya Sabha polls, scheduled to take place on June 19.
05 Jun 2020Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Sidhu jumping ships again? AAP's Kejriwal says he is welcome
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said Navjot Singh Sidhu, who left BJP for Congress in 2017, is welcome to join the Aam Aadmi Party, amid raging speculations that the cricketer-turned-politician is looking to switch sides again.
03 Jun 2020Karnataka
Karnataka: Health Minister attends massive rally, ignoring social distancing
Completely disrespecting the social distancing guidelines, which world organizations have deemed mandatory in the fight against coronavirus, Karnataka's Health Minister B Sriramulu participated in a massive rally on Tuesday at Chitradurga district.
02 Jun 2020Chhattisgarh
Adesh Kumar Gupta replaces Manoj Tiwari as Delhi BJP chief
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday appointed Adesh Kumar Gupta as the new party chief for its Delhi unit, replacing Manoj Tiwari.
30 May 2020Madhya Pradesh
Pragya Thakur in AIIMS, reveals BJP after 'missing' posters emerge
In Bhopal, the parliamentary constituency of BJP's controversial politician Pragya Singh Thakur, several "missing posters" were spotted on Friday, taking a swipe at her absence from the area when it is struggling with the coronavirus pandemic.
29 May 2020Chhattisgarh
Ajit Jogi, first CM of Chhattisgarh, passes away at 74
Ajit Jogi, the first Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, breathed his last on Friday at the age of 74, his son Amit confirmed.
29 May 2020India
End of Lockdown 4.0 nears, Shah and Modi discuss strategy
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and number 2 in his government, Home Minister Amit Shah, met on Friday to discuss the strategy on the country-wide lockdown, whose fourth phase is due to end on Sunday, May 31. The big announcement could be made tomorrow.
28 May 2020Sambit Patra
BJP's Sambit Patra hospitalized after showing coronavirus symptoms
Sambit Patra, the national spokesperson of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), was hospitalized in Gurugram, Haryana, after he displayed symptoms of coronavirus, reports said on Thursday.
28 May 2020Himachal Pradesh
Himachal: BJP chief resigns after corruption in health department surfaces
Merely four months after he was given the envious post of president of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Himachal Pradesh, Dr. Rajeev Bindal resigned on Wednesday after a corruption scandal related to the procurement of medical supplies surfaced.
27 May 2020Navi Mumbai
Trains arrive in Kerala 'unannounced', state government unhappy with Centre
The Left-run Kerala government has slammed the Centre for sending the trains carrying migrant workers to the state without proper communication. The Railways want to be the "super spreader" in the state, Finance Minister Thomas Isaac tweeted.
26 May 2020Andhra Pradesh
Chandrababu Naidu's crowded welcome in Andhra Pradesh sparks political row
After spending two months at his Jubilee Hills residence, Hyderabad, in neighboring Telangana, former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu returned to the state on Monday, only to spark a major controversy.
25 May 2020Maharashtra
Bitter fight between Piyush Goyal, Uddhav Thackeray over Shramik trains
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Railways Minister Piyush Goyal locked horns over Shramik special trains on Sunday.
25 May 2020Narendra Modi
BJP MLA launches Narendra Modi's 'aarti', sparks controversy in Uttarakhand
An aarti of Narendra Modi, launched by a BJP MLA Ganesh Joshi of Uttarakhand, has sparked a major political slugfest with the Congress filing a complaint for equating the PM to God.
22 May 2020West Bengal
PM Modi visits cyclone-ravaged Bengal, announces Rs. 1,000 crore aid
Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in West Bengal, to take stock of the situation in the state. Bengal is dealing with catastrophic damage, that the landfall of Cyclone Amphan caused on Wednesday.
19 May 2020Yogi Adityanath
Letter-war between Priyanka Gandhi, UP government over buses for migrants
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and the Uttar Pradesh government are locked in a nasty war of words over the transportation of migrant workers from Delhi.
14 May 2020Maharashtra
Maharashtra CM Thackeray, 8 others elected unopposed to Legislative Council
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and eight others were elected unopposed to the state Legislative Council on Thursday.
11 May 2020West Bengal
On easing curbs, Modi tells CMs it was "people's will"
On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a video-conference with Chief Ministers of all states, his fifth such interaction since the coronavirus pandemic attacked India. He said some curbs were relaxed keeping people's interest in mind.
09 May 2020Gujarat
Gujarat: Four arrested for spreading rumors about Amit Shah's health
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday issued a clarification on rumors circulating about his health.
09 May 2020West Bengal
Bengal denying trains to migrants, it's injustice: Shah to Banerjee
Trains meant to ferry migrant workers to their home states sparked a battle between political adversaries Amit Shah and Trinamool's Mamata Banerjee with the former writing a letter today underlining that Banerjee's government was doing "injustice".
08 May 2020Narendra Modi
Coronavirus not deadly, fight shouldn't be restricted to PMO: Rahul
On Friday, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi addressed the press giving plenty of suggestions to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Centre on how to battle the coronavirus pandemic.
04 May 2020West Bengal
TMC's Mahua Moitra v/s NRI doctors: Thin-skinned politician insults doctors
Mahua Moitra, one of the strongest voices All India Trinamool Congress has, is receiving criticism for insulting the NRI doctors. They had raised an issue about less coronavirus testing in West Bengal and ambiguous reports about deaths.
04 May 2020Sonia Gandhi
Congress will pay for migrant workers' travel, announces Sonia Gandhi
Attacking the government over its decision to charge money from migrant workers for their journey home, interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday announced that the grand old party will bear the cost.
22 Apr 2020West Bengal
Bengal assures cooperation to Centre's COVID-19 teams sent for assessment
Earlier, the coronavirus pandemic fueled tensions between Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government and the Centre, ruled by BJP. But, the Bengal government assured on Tuesday that the visiting teams would be given full cooperation in the state.
21 Apr 2020West Bengal
Centre's COVID-19 team stopped from leaving hotel in Bengal
Already on two ends of the political spectrum, the BJP-led Centre and Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool locked horns again today when a team was sent to the state to assess COVID-19 spread.
17 Apr 2020Karnataka
What lockdown? Kumaraswamy's son ties knot in a lavish ceremony
Social distancing rules apply to everyone but if you are a VIP, you can easily skirt them. This is what HD Kumaraswamy, the former Chief Minister of Karnataka, did this morning when he hosted a lavish wedding ceremony for his son Nikhil.
16 Apr 2020Narendra Modi
If we fight with each other, virus will win: Rahul
Addressing the media on the coronavirus pandemic on Thursday, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi had several messages for Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Perhaps the most prominent one was where he said that he disagrees with the BJP leader on various issues, but now is not the time for that.
15 Apr 2020West Bengal
Bengal Governor says central forces must enforce lockdown, sparks controversy
At a time when political adversaries have kept aside their differences to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, a battle is taking shape in West Bengal, one involving Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and the Trinamool government.
15 Apr 2020Gujarat
Gujarat CM self-isolates after meeting MLA who tested coronavirus positive
On Wednesday, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani decided to self-isolate himself after meeting a Congress MLA who tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Tuesday.
11 Apr 2020Karnataka
Karnataka: Defying lockdown, BJP MLA hosts grand birthday party
The rules of lockdown must be followed strictly and no one should step out unless it's absolutely necessary — this is the only message the government has been conveying for the last couple of weeks.
10 Apr 2020Delhi Police
Congress leader hid Nizamuddin visit; family tests positive for coronavirus
Delhi Police have booked a Congress leader, a former civic councilor, for hiding his visit to Nizamuddin Markaz, which became India's biggest coronavirus hotspot, last month.
07 Apr 2020Jammu And Kashmir
J&K: Mehbooba Mufti returns home but remains in detention
Former Chief Minister of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti, was on Tuesday shifted to her residence in Gupkar Road, but her detention will continue.
06 Apr 2020Twitter
Alka Lamba questions Yogeshwar Dutt's parentage in ugly Twitter spat
Congress leader Alka Lamba and wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt got into an ugly Twitter spat on Monday.
06 Apr 2020Narendra Modi
30% cut in salaries of MPs, including PM, for one-year
In the wake of coronavirus pandemic and its economic repercussions, the Union Cabinet has approved an ordinance to reduce the salaries of all Members of Parliament, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, by 30% for a year, Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar said on Monday. Pensions will be reduced too.