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28 Jun 2023

Amit Malviya

FIR against BJP's Amit Malviya over animated Rahul Gandhi video

The Karnataka Congress on Wednesday filed an FIR against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) IT cell chief Amit Malviya for allegedly mocking Congress leader Rahul Gandhi via a reshared tweet.

27 Jun 2023

Narendra Modi

One home can't have separate laws: PM Modi's UCC pitch

Addressing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi batted for the Uniform Civil Code (UCC), saying that one home can't have two sets of laws.

26 Jun 2023

K. Chandrashekar Rao

Telangana: KCR's BRS faces jolt, 12 top leaders join Congress

In a major setback to Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao's party, Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS), at least 12 top leaders, including former legislators and ministers, joined the Congress Party on Monday ahead of assembly elections in the state.

26 Jun 2023

Arvind Kejriwal

'Handover Delhi': Kejriwal demands Delhi L-G's resignation over rising crimes

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday targeted Lieutenant Governor (L-G) VK Saxena over the alleged deteriorating law and order situation in the national capital.

25 Jun 2023

Arvind Kejriwal

AAP vs Congress: Kejriwal wants to break opposition, claims Maken

The standoff between the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is far from over, as the Congress slammed Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal over the opposition unity issue.

24 Jun 2023

Uddhav Thackeray

Probe PM CARES Fund: Uddhav Thackeray hits out at ED

Shiv Sena (UBT) supremo Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday reportedly lashed out at the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for taking action against his close aides in the alleged jumbo COVID-19 facility scam.

23 Jun 2023

Lalu Prasad Yadav

'Trim beard, get married': Lalu Yadav's advice to Rahul Gandhi

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav on Friday advised Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to trim his beard and get married, reported PTI.

23 Jun 2023

Nitish Kumar

Decided to fight 2024 together, next meeting in Shimla: Nitish

After a meeting of around 16 opposition parties in Patna on Friday, Bihar Chief Minister and Janata Dal (United) leader Nitish Kumar called the meeting positive and said that the parties have decided to fight the 2024 Lok Sabha polls together.

23 Jun 2023

West Bengal

WB panchayat polls: Centre to deploy additional CAPF, SAPF battalions

The Home Ministry has decided to deploy an additional 315 coys of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF), India Reserve (IR), and State Armed Police Forces (SAPF) battalions for the upcoming Panchayat general elections in West Bengal following reports of violence across the state.

23 Jun 2023

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi, BJP reached pact on Delhi ordinance: AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday slammed the Congress for allegedly supporting the Centre's controversial Delhi ordinance.

23 Jun 2023

Rahul Gandhi

BJP-RSS believe in 'Bharat todo': Rahul Gandhi 

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi took a jibe at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its ideological parent, the Rashtriya Swayamasevak Sangh (RSS), saying they believe in "Bharat todo" (dividing India), whereas his party believes in "Bharat jodo" (uniting India).

23 Jun 2023

Lok Sabha Elections

2024 Lok Sabha polls: Opposition to meet today in Patna

Top leaders of 20 opposition parties from across the nation are set to meet in Bihar's Patna on Friday to discuss and form a joint opposition front to defeat the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in next year's Lok Sabha elections.

22 Jun 2023


What to expect from mega opposition meet in Patna tomorrow

The top leaders of 20 opposition parties from across the country will meet in Bihar's Patna on Friday to forge a joint opposition front to defeat the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

21 Jun 2023


Rice row: Siddaramaiah in Delhi to meet President Murmu, Shah

Amid the row over the Karnataka government's Anna Bhagya rice scheme, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah reached Delhi on Wednesday to meet President Droupadi Murmu and Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

21 Jun 2023

Narendra Modi

International Yoga Day: BJP, Congress trade jabs; Tharoor lauds PM

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's historic event at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters on International Yoga Day, the Congress mocked him, crediting India's first PM Jawaharlal Nehru for popularizing yoga.

21 Jun 2023


Opposition attacks BJP over 'Adipurush' writer's 'Hanuman not god' remark 

While multiple controversies continue to dog the film Adipurush, the opposition has lashed out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over writer Manoj Muntashir's latest remark about Lord Hanuman.

20 Jun 2023

Sanjay Raut

Shiv Sena (UBT) seeks UN recognition for 'World Traitors Day'

Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray) MP Sanjay Raut on Tuesday petitioned the United Nations to declare June 20 as "World Traitors Day" to mark the treachery on the original Shiv Sena by Eknath Shinde—now the Maharashtra Chief Minister—and 40 other MLAs.

20 Jun 2023

Arvind Kejriwal

'4 murders in 24 hours': Kejriwal's letter to Delhi L-G

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has written a letter to Lieutenant Governor (L-G) VK Saxena expressing concerns over "an alarming spurt in serious crimes" in the national capital.

17 Jun 2023

Narendra Modi

'Why is PM Modi silent' over Manipur, asks all-party delegation 

A delegation of 10 opposition parties on Tuesday questioned the alleged silence of PM Narendra Modi over the escalating violence in Manipur.

17 Jun 2023

West Bengal

Bengal government, SEC panel move SC against HC order

Days after the Calcutta High Court ordered deploying central paramilitary forces for the upcoming panchayat elections in West Bengal, the State Election Commission (SEC) and the Mamata Banerjee state government have moved the Supreme Court against it, reported India Today.

17 Jun 2023

Akhilesh Yadav

Akhilesh Yadav's BJP-defeating 'PDA formula': 'Keep big hearts,' win minorities 

Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) can be defeated in all 80 parliamentary seats of Uttar Pradesh in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections provided big parties support his party with a "big heart."

17 Jun 2023

Tamil Nadu

TN: BJP condemns leader's arrest over alleged fake news tweet

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state secretary in Tamil Nadu, SG Suryah, was arrested on Friday for allegedly spreading fake news about a sanitation worker's death in Madurai, reported NDTV.

16 Jun 2023

Narendra Modi

Modi faces backlash after Nehru's name dropped from historic museum

Congress leader Manish Tewari on Friday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government at the Centre, saying, "Legacies don't get erased by renaming buildings."

16 Jun 2023

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

'Won't contest in MP, Rajasthan if...': AAP's offer to Congress

Amid a lack of support from the Congress in the Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) fight against the Centre's ordinance, AAP spokesperson Saurabh Bhardwaj came out with an "offer" for the grand old party on Thursday.

15 Jun 2023

Congress Party

MP polls: Baijnath Singh heads to Congress in 400-car convoy

A reported 400-car convoy from Shivpuri to Bhopal marked the return of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Baijnath Singh Yadav to the Congress on Wednesday.

'Gandhis trying to control Karnataka': BJP on Surjewala meeting officers

A fresh political controversy has erupted in Karnataka after Congress General Secretary Randeep Surjewala reportedly attended an official meeting of the civic body officers in Bengaluru.

13 Jun 2023

Nitish Kumar

Bihar: HAM chief Santosh Suman resigns, says 'party in danger' 

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's efforts to unite the opposition ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections suffered a setback after Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) chief Santosh Kumar Suman resigned from his cabinet on Tuesday.

AIADMK passes resolution against BJP's Annamalai over 'jibe' at Jayalalithaa

All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) General Secretary Edappadi K Palaniswami on Tuesday said that a condemnation resolution has been passed against K Annamalai, Tamil Nadu's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief, reported ANI.

13 Jun 2023

Madhya Pradesh

Was it deliberate: Congress attacks BJP over MP building fire

A massive fire that broke out at the Satpura Bhawan in Madhya Pradesh's Bhopal on Monday was doused after a night-long operation by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Indian Air Force (IAF), and Indian Army.

11 Jun 2023


Karnataka defeat in mind, BJP revisits strategy in poll-bound states

Following an embarrassing electoral defeat in Karnataka, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) reportedly changed its strategy for the other poll-bound states in order to win the key assembly elections before the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, Hindustan Times reported.

BJP's Brij Bhushan announces bid for 2024 Lok Sabha polls

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh has reportedly announced that he will be contesting the 2024 Lok Sabha elections again from Kaiserganj, Uttar Pradesh.

11 Jun 2023

Sachin Pilot

'Want clean politics,' says Sachin Pilot; no new party announced

Rajasthan Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Sunday left political observers in a fix about his next move as the state prepares for elections.

11 Jun 2023

Bhagwant Mann

Modi will become 'Narendra Putin' after winning 2024 elections: Mann

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann on Sunday said that if the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wins the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, then PM Narendra Modi would become "Narendra Putin."

11 Jun 2023

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi: Back in Ramlila Maidan, Kejriwal attacks Centre's 'dictatorial' ordinance

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday returned to the Ramlila Maidan—the birthplace of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)—to protest against the central government's controversial ordinance on the issue of services.

10 Jun 2023

Ashok Gehlot

BJP will communalize elections but 'won't win': Rajasthan CM Gehlot 

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot claimed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would "try to communalize elections" in Rajasthan as it allegedly did in Karnataka.

Pawar appoints Praful Patel, Supriya Sule as NCP's working presidents

Senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Sharad Pawar officially appointed Praful Patel and Supriya Sule as working presidents of the party on Saturday.

09 Jun 2023

Sharad Pawar

Sanjay Raut, Sharad Pawar receive death threats; Sule demands action

Shiv Sena (UBT) chief spokesperson Sanjay Raut and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar reportedly received death threats from unknown persons on Friday.

09 Jun 2023

Asaduddin Owaisi

Owaisi's sharp jibe at Fadnavis over 'Aurangzeb ki aulaad' remark

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Friday took a dig at Maharashtra Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis's "sons of Aurangzeb" remark following the violence in Kolhapur, Maharashtra.

09 Jun 2023

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Priyanka to leave UP Congress leadership for national role: Reports

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is likely to step down as the general secretary of the Congress's Uttar Pradesh unit to take up a greater national role as the 2024 Lok Sabha elections are approaching, per reports.

08 Jun 2023

Lok Sabha Elections

How opposition plans to fight BJP in Lok Sabha polls

Opposition parties that are on the same page are reportedly preparing to hold their first meeting in Bihar's Patna in June and are working on some critical issues through back-channel communications to jointly battle the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the 2024 Lok Sabha polls.