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PK's Congress entry almost confirmed; final decision by Sonia Gandhi

23 Apr 2022

Prashant Kishor
PK's Congress entry almost confirmed; final decision by Sonia Gandhi

Congress President Sonia Gandhi will soon reportedly take the final call on poll strategist Prashant Kishor's entry into the grand old party.

Is Prashant Kishor looking to get top post in Congress?

22 Apr 2022

Prashant Kishor
Is Prashant Kishor looking to get top post in Congress?

Congress President Sonia Gandhi is likely to organize one final meeting with well-known poll strategist Prashant Kishor and persuade him to join the party with an "attractive offer," India Today reported.

Assam Police arrests Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani: Details here

21 Apr 2022

Jignesh Mevani
Assam Police arrests Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani: Details here

Gujarat MLA and Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani was arrested by the Assam Police from the Palanpur Circuit House in Gujarat on Wednesday night.

Delhi BJP leader shot dead outside Mayur Vihar home
Delhi BJP leader shot dead outside Mayur Vihar home

A local Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader in Delhi—identified as Jitu Choudhary (42)—was shot dead by unknown miscreants outside his house in Mayur Vihar late on Wednesday.

Will Kumar Vishwas be arrested for 'hate speech' against Kejriwal?

20 Apr 2022

Kumar Vishwas
Will Kumar Vishwas be arrested for 'hate speech' against Kejriwal?

Noted poet and former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas appears to be in hot water for his fiery statements regarding Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal earlier this year.

Telangana: 6 TRS leaders arrested in mother-son suicide case
Telangana: 6 TRS leaders arrested in mother-son suicide case

The police arrested six leaders of Telangana's ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) on Tuesday for allegedly abetting the suicide of a mother and her son, who is a real estate businessperson in Kamareddy.

2024 in sight, Sonia Gandhi meets Prashant Kishor again

20 Apr 2022

Prashant Kishor
2024 in sight, Sonia Gandhi meets Prashant Kishor again

Poll strategist Prashant Kishor met Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday evening — their second meeting since Saturday.

Congress 'Chintan Shivir' to examine Prashant Kishor's plan next month
Congress 'Chintan Shivir' to examine Prashant Kishor's plan next month

A month after facing an electoral fiasco in five states, the Congress party is planning to hold a three-day brainstorming session—called "Chintan Shivir"—from May 13 to 15.

Loudspeaker row: How Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Assam, and Kerala reacted

19 Apr 2022

Raj Thackeray
Loudspeaker row: How Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Assam, and Kerala reacted

Various states have reacted to rising communal clashes across India and the row over the using loudspeakers at religious places sparked by MNS chief Raj Thackeray.

Karnataka: Cabinet reshuffle on cards after BJP chief Nadda's visit?

18 Apr 2022

Karnataka
Karnataka: Cabinet reshuffle on cards after BJP chief Nadda's visit?

Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai on Monday hinted a cabinet reshuffle or expansion is likely to happen in the state.

Not 5L, 40L Indians died of COVID-19, claims Rahul Gandhi

17 Apr 2022

Rahul Gandhi
Not 5L, 40L Indians died of COVID-19, claims Rahul Gandhi

Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Sunday alleged 40 lakh people died of COVID-19 in India and not five lakh as the Centre claims.

Congress asks Prashant Kishor to join party: Details here

16 Apr 2022

Congress Party
Congress asks Prashant Kishor to join party: Details here

The Congress on Saturday asked poll strategist Prashant Kishor to join the party rather than work as a consultant.

West Bengal: TMC sweeps bypolls; Mamata Banerjee thanks voters

16 Apr 2022

West Bengal
West Bengal: TMC sweeps bypolls; Mamata Banerjee thanks voters

Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal CM, Mamata Banerjee, thanked voters on Saturday as her party secured an easy win in the by-elections to the Asansol Lok Sabha and Ballygunge Assembly seats.

By-election results: TMC sweeps West Bengal; RJD triumphs in Bihar

16 Apr 2022

Elections Results
By-election results: TMC sweeps West Bengal; RJD triumphs in Bihar

The counting of votes for the recently concluded by-elections for one Lok Sabha seat and four Assembly seats took place on Saturday.

SP chief Akhilesh's uncle Shivpal Yadav to join BJP soon?

15 Apr 2022

Uttar Pradesh
SP chief Akhilesh's uncle Shivpal Yadav to join BJP soon?

The political scene in Uttar Pradesh took a new turn on Friday.

Karnataka: Congress demands minister Eshwarappa's resignation, arrest over contractor's suicide

14 Apr 2022

KS Eshwarappa
Karnataka: Congress demands minister Eshwarappa's resignation, arrest over contractor's suicide

Karnataka Congress leaders on Thursday protested against the state's Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Minister KS Eshwarappa, demanding his resignation and arrest over his alleged role in civil contractor Santosh Patil's suicide.

Will Digvijaya Singh be arrested over Khargone violence remarks?

13 Apr 2022

Digvijaya Singh
Will Digvijaya Singh be arrested over Khargone violence remarks?

Congress leader and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh appeared to be in serious trouble after making remarks on social media concerning the Khargone violence.

'British will come to seek jobs,' says Punjab CM; slammed

10 Apr 2022

Bhagwant Mann
'British will come to seek jobs,' says Punjab CM; slammed

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann's statements on Saturday about stopping the "brain drain" and a "plan to attract foreigners to apply for jobs" in the state drew sharp criticism.

Congress must worry about itself: Mayawati on Rahul Gandhi's comments

10 Apr 2022

Mayawati
Congress must worry about itself: Mayawati on Rahul Gandhi's comments

Mayawati, former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo, slammed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday, a day after he alleged she "didn't respond" to his election alliance offer for the recent UP Assembly elections.

Karauli violence: BJP MP alleges Hindu exodus; approaches Rajasthan CM

09 Apr 2022

Rajasthan
Karauli violence: BJP MP alleges Hindu exodus; approaches Rajasthan CM

The Bharatiya Janata Party's Rajya Sabha MP Kirodi Lal Meena on Saturday alleged that the violence on Hindu New Year (April 2) had resulted in an "exodus of Hindus from Karauli" in Rajasthan.

Al-Qaeda won't understand uniform's importance: Assam CM on hijab video

07 Apr 2022

Hijab row
Al-Qaeda won't understand uniform's importance: Assam CM on hijab video

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday said that al-Qaeda will never understand the significance of wearing uniforms in educational institutions, but Indian Muslims will.

India firm on its neutral stance: PM on Russia-Ukraine war

06 Apr 2022

Narendra Modi
India firm on its neutral stance: PM on Russia-Ukraine war

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that India's strong independent position in the midst of the Russia-Ukraine conflict has allowed it to prioritize its national interests without succumbing to global pressure.

Congress' revival essential for democracy, society: Sonia Gandhi

05 Apr 2022

Sonia Gandhi
Congress' revival essential for democracy, society: Sonia Gandhi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said the revival of Congress is not just important for them but also for democracy and society.

Remove mosques' loudspeakers: MNS chief Raj Thackeray tells Maharashtra govt

03 Apr 2022

Raj Thackeray
Remove mosques' loudspeakers: MNS chief Raj Thackeray tells Maharashtra govt

Raj Thackeray, chief of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS), has asked the state government to remove loudspeakers from mosques and warned of putting loudspeakers in front of the mosques and playing Hanuman Chalisa.

Transfer Chandigarh to Punjab: CM Mann moves resolution in Assembly

01 Apr 2022

Chandigarh
Transfer Chandigarh to Punjab: CM Mann moves resolution in Assembly

Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has moved an official resolution in the state Assembly on Friday calling for the immediate transfer of Chandigarh to Punjab to respect the people's sentiments and maintain harmony.

Kejriwal says 'India important, not me' after BJP vandalizes house

31 Mar 2022

Arvind Kejriwal
Kejriwal says 'India important, not me' after BJP vandalizes house

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal criticized the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday, a day after BJP workers vandalized his residence for his comments regarding The Kashmir Files movie.

Kejriwal's residence vandalized, AAP says BJP wants to 'murder' him

30 Mar 2022

Arvind Kejriwal
Kejriwal's residence vandalized, AAP says BJP wants to 'murder' him

Surrounded by controversy over his remark on the Bollywood film 'The Kashmir Files', Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence was vandalized on Wednesday.

'BJP misusing probe agencies': Mamata Banerjee in letter to Opposition

29 Mar 2022

Mamata Banerjee
'BJP misusing probe agencies': Mamata Banerjee in letter to Opposition

West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee has written a letter to all opposition leaders and chief ministers of non-BJP ruled states, accusing the BJP-led Centre of misusing central agencies.

Video: Chaos inside West Bengal Assembly as TMC-BJP MLAs clash

28 Mar 2022

West Bengal Assembly
Video: Chaos inside West Bengal Assembly as TMC-BJP MLAs clash

The West Bengal Assembly descended into chaos on Monday with Trinamool Congress (TMC) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs exchanging blows after the saffron party legislators demanded a statement from Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over the Birbhum violence and "worsening" law and order situation.

Pramod Sawant sworn in as Goa CM for second term

28 Mar 2022

Goa
Pramod Sawant sworn in as Goa CM for second term

Pramod Sawant was sworn in as Goa's Chief Minister (CM) for a second consecutive term on Monday.

Yogi's first big decision: Free ration for 15 crore people

26 Mar 2022

Yogi Adityanath
Yogi's first big decision: Free ration for 15 crore people

After taking oath as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh for the second term, Yogi Adityanth on Saturday took his first big decision of extending UP's free ration scheme for three months for 15 crore people.

Punjab MLAs to get pension for only one term: CM

25 Mar 2022

Bhagwant Mann
Punjab MLAs to get pension for only one term: CM

Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann announced on Friday all MLAs and ex-MLAs in the state will receive pensions for only one term, regardless of how many times they are elected.

Yogi Adityanath sworn in as UP CM for second time

25 Mar 2022

Yogi Adityanath
Yogi Adityanath sworn in as UP CM for second time

Yogi Adityanath was sworn in as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh for a second consecutive term on Friday at Lucknow's Ekana Cricket Stadium.

Yogi Adityanath swearing-in ceremony: Modi, 'The Kashmir Files' team invited

25 Mar 2022

Yogi Adityanath
Yogi Adityanath swearing-in ceremony: Modi, 'The Kashmir Files' team invited

After staking claim to form the government in Uttar Pradesh for the second term, Yogi Adityanath will be swearing-in as Chief Minister at a mega event in Lucknow on Friday.

Birbhum violence: Mamata orders TMC leader's arrest, criticizes police

24 Mar 2022

Mamata Banerjee
Birbhum violence: Mamata orders TMC leader's arrest, criticizes police

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee visited Bogtui village in the Birbhum district on Thursday, where eight people died following Monday's violence.

After Birbhum violence, 2 TMC leaders attacked in separate incidents

24 Mar 2022

Trinamool Congress
After Birbhum violence, 2 TMC leaders attacked in separate incidents

Two Trinamool Congress leaders were reportedly attacked in West Bengal in two separate incidents, a few days after a TMC panchayat leader was murdered in Birbhum district, resulting in an arson attack killing eight people.

Aircel-Maxis case: P Chidambaram, son Karti get regular bail

23 Mar 2022

P Chidambaram
Aircel-Maxis case: P Chidambaram, son Karti get regular bail

In a major relief to former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram, a Delhi court on Wednesday granted regular bail to the duo in the Aircel-Maxis case.

Pushkar Singh Dhami sworn-in as Uttarakhand CM for second term

23 Mar 2022

Pushkar Singh Dhami
Pushkar Singh Dhami sworn-in as Uttarakhand CM for second term

Pushkar Singh Dhami on Wednesday was sworn in as the 12th Chief Minister of Uttarakhand at the Parade Ground in Dehradun.

Meet Phangnon Konyak, Nagaland's first woman Rajya Sabha MP

22 Mar 2022

Nagaland
Meet Phangnon Konyak, Nagaland's first woman Rajya Sabha MP

Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) S Phangnon Konyak is all set to become the first woman Rajya Sabha MP from Nagaland as no other candidate filed nomination for the lone seat from the state on Monday when the deadline ended.

Goa CM Pramod Sawant gets second term; sets 'self-reliance' goal

21 Mar 2022

Pramod Sawant
Goa CM Pramod Sawant gets second term; sets 'self-reliance' goal

Caretaker Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant will get a second term as he was elected the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) legislative party leader.

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