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Maharashtra: Amid Sena revolt, CM Uddhav Thackeray vacates official residence

23 Jun 2022

Maharashtra
Maharashtra: Amid Sena revolt, CM Uddhav Thackeray vacates official residence

As the political crisis in Maharashtra showed no sign of ebbing, Shiv Sena chief and Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday night vacated his official residence and moved to his family home in Bandra.

#NewsBytesExplainer: What numbers say about Sinha vs Murmu presidential contest

22 Jun 2022

Presidential Election
#NewsBytesExplainer: What numbers say about Sinha vs Murmu presidential contest

The battle for India's highest constitutional office, that of the president, will take place between the Opposition's joint candidate Yashwant Sinha and the BJP-led NDA's nominee Draupadi Murmu.

BJP reacts after Puducherry Congress terms Draupadi Murmu 'dummy president'
BJP reacts after Puducherry Congress terms Draupadi Murmu 'dummy president'

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday accused the Indian National Congress's (INC) Puducherry unit of insulting the country's tribal community and women.

Maharashtra: How did this Shiv Sena MLA 'escape' rebel camp?

22 Jun 2022

Shiv Sena
Maharashtra: How did this Shiv Sena MLA 'escape' rebel camp?

Shiv Sena's Osmanabad legislator Kailas Patil had a daring escape from the rebel camp early Tuesday.

Shinde revolted after spat over using Sena votes for Congress?

22 Jun 2022

Eknath Shinde
Shinde revolted after spat over using Sena votes for Congress?

Two days after Eknath Shinde rebelled against Shiv Sena after an alleged altercation with his colleagues, party insiders claimed the quarrel over using additional votes for Congress candidates in the Maharashtra Legislative Council (MLC) elections, which Shinde opposed, The Indian Express reported.

Maharashtra crisis: Shiv Sena's Sanjay Raut hints at Assembly dissolution

22 Jun 2022

Uddhav Thackeray
Maharashtra crisis: Shiv Sena's Sanjay Raut hints at Assembly dissolution

Even as the Uddhav Thackeray-led government in Maharashtra stares at an ensuing collapse with rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde and some party MLAs moving to Assam's Guwahati, Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Wednesday hinted at the dissolution of the State Legislative Assembly.

Sena rebel Shinde claims he has 40 MLAs with him

22 Jun 2022

Eknath Shinde
Sena rebel Shinde claims he has 40 MLAs with him

Shiv Sena's rebel MLA, Eknath Shinde, claimed on Wednesday that he has 40 MLAs with him, adding that they will carry Balasaheb Thackeray's Hindutva.

Who is Draupadi Murmu, NDA's pick for President

22 Jun 2022

Presidential Election
Who is Draupadi Murmu, NDA's pick for President

Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance has named Draupadi Murmu, a tribal woman leader, as its pick for the Presidential race.

Presidential polls: BJP-led NDA nominates ex-Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu

21 Jun 2022

Presidential Election
Presidential polls: BJP-led NDA nominates ex-Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu

The Bharatiya Janata Party-led (BJP) National Democratic Alliance has picked former Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu as its nominee for the upcoming presidential elections.

'National Herald' case: RaGa joins ED probe on 5th day

21 Jun 2022

Rahul Gandhi
'National Herald' case: RaGa joins ED probe on 5th day

Indian National Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to rejoin the investigation against him in an alleged money laundering case involving the National Herald newspaper.

Presidential polls: TMC's Yashwant Sinha is Opposition's pick for president

21 Jun 2022

Presidential Election
Presidential polls: TMC's Yashwant Sinha is Opposition's pick for president

Leaders of the Opposition parties, including the Congress, Samajwadi Party, and Trinamool Congress (TMC), among others, met on Tuesday afternoon and finalized the name of TMC leader Yashwant Sinha as their joint nominee for the successor of President Ram Nath Kovind.

Maharashtra: Shiv Sena sacks 'rebel' Eknath Shinde as chief whip

21 Jun 2022

Shiv Sena
Maharashtra: Shiv Sena sacks 'rebel' Eknath Shinde as chief whip

The Shiv Sena on Tuesday sacked Urban Development and PWD Minister Eknath Shinde as its Legislative Party Leader in the Maharashtra Assembly.

Rahul Gandhi appears before ED for fourth time amid protests

20 Jun 2022

Rahul Gandhi
Rahul Gandhi appears before ED for fourth time amid protests

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for the fourth time on Monday regarding the National Herald case amid Congress protest and meeting with President Kovind.

Farooq Abdullah declines offer to be Opposition's presidential candidate

18 Jun 2022

Farooq Abdullah
Farooq Abdullah declines offer to be Opposition's presidential candidate

Member Parliament and National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah on Saturday declined the opportunity to be the Opposition's presidential candidate, saying he would rather contribute to Jammu and Kashmir politically.

Presidential polls: Opposition hunts for candidate as Pawar declines offer

16 Jun 2022

Sharad Pawar
Presidential polls: Opposition hunts for candidate as Pawar declines offer

In a meeting of the opposition parties convened by West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee to decide on a joint candidate for the president's election, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) supremo Sharad Pawar on Wednesday declined the proposal to run for the top post.

Delhi: Sachin Pilot detained; police forcibly enter Congress headquarters

15 Jun 2022

Sachin Pilot
Delhi: Sachin Pilot detained; police forcibly enter Congress headquarters

High drama was witnessed at the Congress headquarters as party leader Sachin Pilot was detained by the Delhi Police even as the Congress alleged that Delhi Police personnel forcibly entered its Akbar Road campus and beat-up party workers and leaders on Wednesday.

Rahul visits Sonia in hospital, to appear before ED today

15 Jun 2022

Rahul Gandhi
Rahul visits Sonia in hospital, to appear before ED today

Indian National Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was questioned for 11 hours by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for the second consecutive day on Tuesday in the money laundering case related to the National Herald newspaper.

Delhi: Chidambaram suffers rib fracture during Congress protest against ED

14 Jun 2022

P Chidambaram
Delhi: Chidambaram suffers rib fracture during Congress protest against ED

Congress leader and former Union minister P Chidambaram suffered a fracture in his left rib on Monday.

Rahul Gandhi reaches ED office amid Congress's protest rally

13 Jun 2022

Rahul Gandhi
Rahul Gandhi reaches ED office amid Congress's protest rally

Indian National Congress MP Rahul Gandhi reached the Enforcement Directorate (ED) office in Delhi on Monday to depose in a money laundering case related to the National Herald newspaper.

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi hospitalized due to COVID-19-related issues

12 Jun 2022

Sonia Gandhi
Congress chief Sonia Gandhi hospitalized due to COVID-19-related issues

Indian National Congress chief Sonia Gandhi was admitted to Delhi's Sir Ganga Ram Hospital on Sunday due to COVID-19 issues.

BJP's global outreach program: JP Nadda to meet 13 envoys
BJP's global outreach program: JP Nadda to meet 13 envoys

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is looking forward to engaging with ambassadors from over 150 countries as part of its global outreach drive.

Rajya Sabha polls: BJP clinches Karnataka, Haryana; Congress bags Rajasthan
Rajya Sabha polls: BJP clinches Karnataka, Haryana; Congress bags Rajasthan

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) clinched victories in Karnataka, Maharashtra, and Haryana in the Rajya Sabha polls on Friday.

Rajya Sabha polls: Tight contest underway in 4 states

10 Jun 2022

Rajya Sabha MPs
Rajya Sabha polls: Tight contest underway in 4 states

Elections are being held for 16 vacant Rajya Sabha seats in four states, including Maharashtra, Karnataka, Rajasthan, and Haryana.

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma inducts two ministers in cabinet

09 Jun 2022

Himanta Biswa Sarma
Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma inducts two ministers in cabinet

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday extended his cabinet for the first time since the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led coalition came to power in the state once again last year.

Bail denied: Malik, Deshmukh can't vote in Rajya Sabha polls

09 Jun 2022

Maharashtra
Bail denied: Malik, Deshmukh can't vote in Rajya Sabha polls

A day before the crucial June 10 Rajya Sabha elections, a special Mumbai court on Thursday rejected the bail pleas of former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh and state minister Nawab Malik seeking a day's relief to cast their votes.

Delhi Minister Satyendar Jain's ED custody extended till June 13

09 Jun 2022

Satyendar Jain
Delhi Minister Satyendar Jain's ED custody extended till June 13

A Delhi court on Thursday extended the Enforcement Directorate (ED) custody of Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain in a money laundering case till June 13.

Ex-BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma gets police security amid threats

07 Jun 2022

Nupur Sharma
Ex-BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma gets police security amid threats

Following death threats that former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nupur Sharma received for her controversial remarks against Prophet Muhammad during a TV news debate, the Delhi Police provided her with security on Tuesday.

Nupur Sharma suspension: What is Rule 10(a) of BJP Constitution?

07 Jun 2022

Nupur Sharma
Nupur Sharma suspension: What is Rule 10(a) of BJP Constitution?

Amid a backlash from the Arab nations against the comments made by former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nupur Sharma against Prophet Muhammad, the party on Sunday suspended her with "immediate effect" till further inquiry for expressing views contrary to its position.

Punjab: AAP government arrests ex-Congress minister in corruption case

07 Jun 2022

Punjab
Punjab: AAP government arrests ex-Congress minister in corruption case

The Punjab government's Vigilance Bureau (VB) has arrested senior Congress leader and former minister, Sadhu Singh Dharamsot, in a corruption case on Tuesday morning.

Opposition targets BJP, demands tough action against Nupur Sharma

06 Jun 2022

Maharashtra
Opposition targets BJP, demands tough action against Nupur Sharma

The opposition on Sunday attacked the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) for its inaction for a week after its national spokesperson, Nupur Sharma, made objectionable remarks about Prophet Mohammad.

India heading toward civil war: Lalu hits out at BJP

06 Jun 2022

Lalu Prasad Yadav
India heading toward civil war: Lalu hits out at BJP

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief and former Chief Minister of Bihar Lalu Prasad Yadav slammed the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the Centre and said that it was working in such a way that the country was heading toward a civil war.

Who is Nupur Sharma, whose remarks led to 'diplomatic war'?

06 Jun 2022

Nupur Sharma
Who is Nupur Sharma, whose remarks led to 'diplomatic war'?

Nupur Sharma, the BJP leader who was suspended from the party for making controversial religious remarks on Sunday, was the party's official spokesperson.

Arvind Kejriwal slams Modi government, says it failed Kashmiri Pandits

05 Jun 2022

Arvind Kejriwal
Arvind Kejriwal slams Modi government, says it failed Kashmiri Pandits

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday held a protest in the national capital against the Centre following an increase in targeted killings in Jammu and Kashmir.

Uttarakhand: CEC treks 18 kilometers to assess polling challenges
Uttarakhand: CEC treks 18 kilometers to assess polling challenges

Rajeev Kumar, the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC), trekked for 18 kilometers to remote polling booths in Uttarakhand on Friday to evaluate the issues experienced by polling parties in mountainous regions.

41 candidates win unopposed in Rajya Sabha elections

04 Jun 2022

Rajya Sabha MPs
41 candidates win unopposed in Rajya Sabha elections

Forty-one candidates across party lines from 11 states have been elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha on Friday, the last date for withdrawal of candidature for the elections to the Upper House of the Parliament next week.

Ghulam Nabi Azad refuses to be 'no. 2' in Congress

03 Jun 2022

Ghulam Nabi Azad
Ghulam Nabi Azad refuses to be 'no. 2' in Congress

Veteran Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad has refused President Sonia Gandhi's offer to be in the number two position in the party.

Bypolls: CM Dhami wins Champawat; counting underway in Kerala, Odisha

03 Jun 2022

Elections Results
Bypolls: CM Dhami wins Champawat; counting underway in Kerala, Odisha

Uttarakhand Chief Minister (CM) Pushkar Singh Dhami has won the Champawat bypoll by approximately 55,000 votes to ensure he continues as the CM of the state.

After Sonia Gandhi, now Priyanka Gandhi Vadra tests COVID-19 positive

03 Jun 2022

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra
After Sonia Gandhi, now Priyanka Gandhi Vadra tests COVID-19 positive

Indian National Congress (INC) General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has tested COVID-19 positive with mild symptoms.

National Herald case: ED summons Rahul Gandhi on June 13

03 Jun 2022

Rahul Gandhi
National Herald case: ED summons Rahul Gandhi on June 13

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued fresh summons to Indian National Congress (INC) MP Rahul Gandhi to appear before it on June 13 in a money laundering case pertaining to the National Herald newspaper.

Jail all of us together: Arvind Kejriwal's dig at Centre

02 Jun 2022

Arvind Kejriwal
Jail all of us together: Arvind Kejriwal's dig at Centre

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday claimed that he has received information from trustworthy sources that his deputy Manish Sisodia would be arrested soon on the basis of a "false case."

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