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J&K to get statehood 'at right time,' says PM Modi

24 Jun 2021

J&K to get statehood 'at right time,' says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday chaired an all-party meeting to discuss the prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir.

PM Modi meets J&K leaders. What happened so far?

24 Jun 2021

PM Modi meets J&K leaders. What happened so far?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met with top political leaders from Jammu and Kashmir to hold discussions.

Congress should work to address vaccine hesitancy: Sonia Gandhi

24 Jun 2021

Congress should work to address vaccine hesitancy: Sonia Gandhi

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday said that the party must play an active role in ensuring full COVID-19 vaccination coverage and address vaccine hesitancy wherever evident.

Karan Chautala washes Devi Lal's statue in name of 'purification'

24 Jun 2021

Karan Chautala washes Devi Lal's statue in name of 'purification'

Two days after Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala unveiled an 18-feet tall statue of Devi Lal at the Chaudhary Devi Lal University in Sirsa, his cousin brother Karan Chautala on Wednesday washed it with holy Ganga water for "purification."

PM Modi set to chair all-party meet on J&K today

24 Jun 2021

PM Modi set to chair all-party meet on J&K today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a crucial meeting with political leaders from Jammu and Kashmir at his Delhi residence at 3 pm today.

BJP's Maneka Gandhi faces protests for allegedly abusing a veterinarian

23 Jun 2021

BJP's Maneka Gandhi faces protests for allegedly abusing a veterinarian

Bharatiya Janata Party MP Maneka Gandhi, a self-described animal rights activist, is facing the heat for allegedly abusing a veterinarian.

Sharad Pawar, Yashwant Sinha's Opposition meet: Here's what we know

22 Jun 2021

Sharad Pawar, Yashwant Sinha's Opposition meet: Here's what we know

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar and BJP-turned-TMC leader Yashwant Sinha hosted leaders from the Opposition at the former's residence in Delhi on Tuesday afternoon.

J&K: Gupkar alliance says will participate in PM Modi's meeting

22 Jun 2021

J&K: Gupkar alliance says will participate in PM Modi's meeting

The People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) today said its leader will take part in the all-party meeting called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 24.

India to have 257cr COVID-19 vaccine doses by December: Nadda

21 Jun 2021

India to have 257cr COVID-19 vaccine doses by December: Nadda

India will have 257 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses by December to take up double-dose vaccination of people in full swing, the BJP National President JP Nadda said on Monday.

Pace of COVID-19 vaccination to increase in July-August: Amit Shah

21 Jun 2021

Pace of COVID-19 vaccination to increase in July-August: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday said the central government has decided to increase the pace of vaccination against COVID-19 in July and August.

Sharad Pawar calls meeting of Opposition parties tomorrow

21 Jun 2021

Sharad Pawar calls meeting of Opposition parties tomorrow

Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar has called a meeting of Opposition parties in Delhi tomorrow, likely to discuss a possible teaming to challenge Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), in the next Indian general elections.

Maharashtra: Congress-Shiv Sena rift? Sena MLA suggests alliance with BJP

21 Jun 2021

Maharashtra: Congress-Shiv Sena rift? Sena MLA suggests alliance with BJP

Maharashtra's Shiv Sena party has hit out at ally Indian National Congress after the latter announced it will contest in local body elections solo.

J&K statehood: What will happen at Modi's June 24 meet?

20 Jun 2021

J&K statehood: What will happen at Modi's June 24 meet?

The central government had on Saturday invited top political leaders from Jammu and Kashmir, including former Chief Ministers Farooq Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti, for an all-party meeting on Thursday (June 24).

PM's close aide AK Sharma appointed UP BJP Vice President

19 Jun 2021

PM's close aide AK Sharma appointed UP BJP Vice President

AK Sharma, a former bureaucrat who is known to be a part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's inner circle, has been appointed the Vice President of the BJP's Uttar Pradesh unit.

Rahul Gandhi turns 51, won't celebrate considering pandemic

19 Jun 2021

Rahul Gandhi turns 51, won't celebrate considering pandemic

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday turned 51 with party leaders and workers wishing him on his birthday, which he has decided not to celebrate in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

J&K: Centre to hold all-party meeting to discuss delimitation exercise

19 Jun 2021

J&K: Centre to hold all-party meeting to discuss delimitation exercise

The Centre will hold an all-party meeting on Jammu & Kashmir next week to discuss the delimitation process—redrawing and re-adjustment of constituencies—and has reached out to mainstream parties. This could eventually pave the way for Assembly elections.

Mamata Banerjee challenges Suvendu Adhikari's Nandigram win, hearing next week

18 Jun 2021

Mamata Banerjee challenges Suvendu Adhikari's Nandigram win, hearing next week

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has filed a petition in the Calcutta High Court, challenging her election defeat in Nandigram to the rival BJP's Suvendu Adhikari.

Twitter row: Congress says PM wants to suppress people's voice

18 Jun 2021

Twitter row: Congress says PM wants to suppress people's voice

The Congress on Thursday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to suppress the voice of 140 crore Indians and does not want them to say anything against him and his government.

Assam Congress MLA Rupjyoti Kurmi quits; set to join BJP

18 Jun 2021

Assam Congress MLA Rupjyoti Kurmi quits; set to join BJP

Assam MLA Rupjyoti Kurmi of the Indian National Congress party quit the party and the Assembly on Friday.

Day after coup, Chirag Paswan removed as LJP chief

15 Jun 2021

Day after coup, Chirag Paswan removed as LJP chief

Chirag Paswan was on Tuesday removed as the chief of the Lok Janshakti Party, a party founded by his father Ram Vilas Paswan.

Angst in CPI(M)-Congress relation over 50-year-old murder incident

15 Jun 2021

Angst in CPI(M)-Congress relation over 50-year-old murder incident

Consternation between electoral allies, the CPI(M) and the Congress, in West Bengal is brewing over the sharing of a social media post by Rajya Sabha MP Bikash Bhattacharya on the Sainbari incident in which some persons of a family were killed because of their political leanings over 50 years ago.

AAP to contest 2022 Gujarat polls on all seats: Kejriwal

14 Jun 2021

AAP to contest 2022 Gujarat polls on all seats: Kejriwal

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will contest on all seats in the 2022 Gujarat Legislative Assembly elections, AAP supremo and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Monday.

5 LJP MPs rally against Chirag Paswan, support uncle Pashupati

14 Jun 2021

5 LJP MPs rally against Chirag Paswan, support uncle Pashupati

Five of the six MPs from the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) have joined hands against their leader Chirag Paswan - leaving him isolated and marking a big development in Bihar's politics.

Digvijay's statement regarding 'relook' at Article 370 revocation creates stir

12 Jun 2021

Digvijay's statement regarding 'relook' at Article 370 revocation creates stir

Congress leader Digvijay Singh's purported comments in a clubhouse conversation that the revocation of Article 370 and stripping Jammu and Kashmir of statehood was an extremely sad decision and his party will have a relook at the issue have triggered a row, with BJP accusing him of speaking against India.

15 BJP leaders resign over sedition case against Lakshadweep filmmaker

12 Jun 2021

15 BJP leaders resign over sedition case against Lakshadweep filmmaker

Over a dozen leaders and workers of the BJP in Lakshadweep have submitted their resignations - protesting against a case of sedition against filmmaker Aisha Sultana.

Digvijay Singh said Congress could consider restoring Kashmir's special status

12 Jun 2021

Digvijay Singh said Congress could consider restoring Kashmir's special status

Congress leader Digvijay Singh said the party could reconsider the current regime's decision to abrogate Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir if it comes to power at the Centre, reports said citing an alleged audio chat on the Clubhouse app.

Shiromani Akali Dal, BSP form alliance for 2022 Punjab elections

12 Jun 2021

Shiromani Akali Dal, BSP form alliance for 2022 Punjab elections

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has announced a political alliance with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) ahead of the Punjab Legislative Assembly elections next year.

BJP VP Mukul Roy returns to TMC after meeting Mamata

11 Jun 2021

BJP VP Mukul Roy returns to TMC after meeting Mamata

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National Vice President Mukul Roy on Friday jumped ship, joining the rival Trinamool Congress (TMC) along with his son Subhranshu Roy.

Yogi Adityanath meets PM Modi amid friction in UP BJP

11 Jun 2021

Yogi Adityanath meets PM Modi amid friction in UP BJP

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the latter's residence in Delhi.

Yogi's meeting with Amit Shah amid pre-election anxiety in UP

10 Jun 2021

Yogi's meeting with Amit Shah amid pre-election anxiety in UP

Ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections early next year, state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday met Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Delhi.

Rajasthan: Congress internal crisis resurfaces; Pilot unhappy with high command

09 Jun 2021

Rajasthan: Congress internal crisis resurfaces; Pilot unhappy with high command

The internal political crisis within the ruling Congress party in Rajasthan has once again come to the fore.

Priyanka Gandhi slams Yogi government over Agra hospital's 'mock drill'

09 Jun 2021

Priyanka Gandhi slams Yogi government over Agra hospital's 'mock drill'

Slamming the Yogi Adityanath dispensation over the reported "mock drill" at a private hospital in Agra in which oxygen supply was allegedly cut off for five minutes, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra asked if the Uttar Pradesh government will bring out the truth and punish those guilty.

Third-generation Congress leader Jitin Prasada joins BJP, hails Modi

09 Jun 2021

Third-generation Congress leader Jitin Prasada joins BJP, hails Modi

Jitin Prasada, top Congress leader and a former Union Minister, today joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) - a big setback for the grand old party ahead of the Uttar Pradesh elections due next year.

Fuel price hike: Congress announces nationwide protest on June 11

09 Jun 2021

Fuel price hike: Congress announces nationwide protest on June 11

As prices of petrol and diesel continue to witness a hike across India, the Indian National Congress announced it will hold a nationwide protest on June 11 to condemn the rising fuel prices.

'I was wrong': Chidambaram withdraws statement on Centre's vaccine policy

08 Jun 2021

'I was wrong': Chidambaram withdraws statement on Centre's vaccine policy

Congress leader and former Union Minister P Chidambaram today withdrew his comments criticizing Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the central government's shift in vaccination policy.

BJP to train 1L volunteers to perform essential medical services

07 Jun 2021

BJP to train 1L volunteers to perform essential medical services

The BJP on Sunday concluded a review of its performance in the recently-held assembly polls and the relief work done by its workers in the wake of the second COVID-19 wave and said it will train one lakh health volunteers to operate medical devices and perform essential medical services.

Bengal: BJP's Suvendu Adhikari, brother booked for stealing relief material

06 Jun 2021

Bengal: BJP's Suvendu Adhikari, brother booked for stealing relief material

The West Bengal Police has registered an FIR against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Suvendu Adhikari and his brother Soumendu for allegedly stealing relief materials worth several lakhs, reportedly distributed in cyclone-hit areas.

Mayawati slams Punjab government for profiteering during emergency

05 Jun 2021

Mayawati slams Punjab government for profiteering during emergency

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Saturday hit out at the Congress-led Punjab government for allegedly selling COVID-19 vaccine doses procured under the state quota to private hospitals at a higher rate, saying profiteering during an emergency is indecent and inhuman.

'TMC posters' seeking social boycott of BJP men create flutter

05 Jun 2021

'TMC posters' seeking social boycott of BJP men create flutter

Posters in the name of the ruling Trinamool Congress calling for social boycott of some people said to be BJP workers in West Bengal's Paschim Medinipur district created a flutter in the state on Friday.

'Stop eating if inflation is a national calamity': BJP MLA

04 Jun 2021

'Stop eating if inflation is a national calamity': BJP MLA

People who call inflation a national calamity should quit eating and using fuel, says Bharatiya Janata Party legislator and former Chhattisgarh Minister Brijmohan Agrawal.