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01 Sep 2023


Parliament special session: What's on the agenda

The government's announcement of a special session of Parliament from September 18 to 22 on Thursday has left everyone guessing the session's agenda amid speculations of early Lok Sabha elections.

01 Sep 2023

Central Government

'One Nation One Election' committee formed, Kovind to head panel

A panel was reportedly formed by the central government on Friday to explore the possibility of a "One Nation One Election."

31 Aug 2023


'Special session' of Parliament from September 18-22: Pralhad Joshi

In a major development, the central government has called for a "special" session of Parliament from September 18 to 22.

Logo, action plan: Key agendas of INDIA alliance's Mumbai meeting

A total of 63 representatives from 28 different political parties are reportedly set to attend the two-day meeting of the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA) at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Mumbai on Thursday and Friday.

INDIA alliance to unveil Tricolor-themed logo on Friday 

The opposition bloc, the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA), is expected to unveil its logo on Friday, the second day of its two-day meeting in Mumbai, ANI reported.

30 Aug 2023


PM Modi lied, entire Ladakh knows: RaGa on China map

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday demanded a statement from Prime Minister Narendra Modi in response to the new Chinese map, which wrongly showed some parts of India as Chinese territories.

29 Aug 2023

Bihar Government

Inadvertent error: Centre's U-turn before SC on Bihar's caste survey

Hours after claiming sole right over conducting a census, the Centre revised its position on the Bihar government's caste-based survey, citing an "inadvertent error" in an affidavit filed previously before the Supreme Court.

28 Aug 2023

Gaurav Gogoi

Rajasthan Congress brainstorms in Jaipur over assembly elections, party candidates

The Congress has reportedly intensified the screening of candidates for the upcoming assembly polls in Rajasthan.

27 Aug 2023


Manipur to grant greater autonomy to existing hill councils: Report

In an attempt to resolve the ongoing ethnic violence in the state, the Manipur government has reportedly proposed to the central government that it is willing to allow greater autonomy to existing hill councils.

27 Aug 2023

Rahul Gandhi

Gehlot reveals RaGa is Congress's PM candidate for 2024 polls

In a significant development, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot claimed on Saturday that Rahul Gandhi would be the Congress's prime ministerial candidate for the highly-awaited 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

26 Aug 2023


Delhi: Atishi shoots off letter to L-G on services

The ongoing power tussle between the Delhi government and Lieutenant-Governor (L-G) VK Saxena has escalated further as Delhi Services Minister Atishi reportedly sent a letter to the former.

25 Aug 2023

Sharad Pawar

Sharad Pawar's latest remark on NCP-rebel Ajit sparks fresh controversy

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President and veteran leader Sharad Pawar has sparked a fresh controversy after reaffirming that his nephew, Ajit Pawar, remains the party leader despite a recent rebellion.

22 Aug 2023

Mallikarjun Kharge

Congress President Kharge promises caste census, free electricity for MP

The Congress Party on Tuesday announced a series of sops for Madhya Pradesh ahead of the state assembly elections.

22 Aug 2023


Don't eat onions: Maharashtra minister's solution for rising prices

While the Centre's decision to impose a 40% export duty on onions is facing opposition amid rising prices, Maharashtra's Public Works Department (PWD) Minister Dada Bhuse's statement has raked up controversy.

21 Aug 2023

Nitish Kumar

Bihar: Row over renaming Atal Bihari Vajpayee Park in Patna

A political row has erupted in Bihar over the renaming of the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Park in Patna's Kankarbagh area.

21 Aug 2023

Narendra Modi

Why Modi not Chouhan is BJP's campaign face in MP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has reportedly decided to make Prime Minister Narendra Modi the face of election campaigning in Madhya Pradesh.

20 Aug 2023

Sharad Pawar

Frequent rallies, new leaders: Sharad Pawar's new strategy for NCP

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President Sharad Pawar has reportedly devised a new plan to tackle the power struggle with his nephew Ajit Pawar, who joined hands with the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government in Maharashtra.

20 Aug 2023

MK Stalin

DMK won't stop until NEET is abolished: CM MK Stalin

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Sunday vowed that his party would not rest until the state is exempted from the National Entrance-cum-Eligibility Test (NEET).

20 Aug 2023

Mallikarjun Kharge

Congress reconstitutes CWC; Shashi Tharoor, Sachin Pilot among panel members

Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge on Sunday reportedly reconstituted the party's top decision-making body, the Congress Working Committee (CWC).

20 Aug 2023

Rahul Gandhi

RaGa attacks Modi, claims China took away land in Ladakh

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi once again on Sunday, alleging the latter's claims that China did not take away even an inch of land in Ladakh were not true, said reports.

20 Aug 2023

Digvijaya Singh

BJP may plan 'Nuh-like riots' in MP before elections: Digvijaya

Veteran Congress leader and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh on Saturday reportedly claimed that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was planning Nuh-like riots in the state ahead of the assembly elections.

Money laundering case: ED issues summons to Hemant Soren

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has reportedly issued a summons to Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) leader and Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Saturday in an alleged money laundering scam case.

18 Aug 2023


1995 double murder: SC reverses RJD leader Prabhunath Singh's acquittal

The Supreme Court on Friday found Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and former MP Prabhunath Singh guilty in a 1995 double murder case and overturned his previous acquittal.

18 Aug 2023


Chhattisgarh: BJP pits nephew Vijay Baghel against uncle CM Baghel

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has unveiled its first list of candidates for the upcoming Chhattisgarh Assembly elections, setting the stage for a potential "nephew versus uncle" showdown in the crucial Patan constituency.

18 Aug 2023

Lok Sabha Elections

Cylinder prices, Kisan scheme: Centre plans changes for 2024 polls

The central government, led by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), is reportedly contemplating three major strategic changes ahead of the highly anticipated 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

MP polls: BJP fields Dhruv Singh years after murder controversy

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) officially announced its first list of candidates on Thursday for the highly anticipated Madhya Pradesh Assembly election, which includes Dhruv Narayan Singh.

17 Aug 2023

Digvijaya Singh

I'm a better Hindu than all BJP leaders: Digvijaya Singh

Senior Congress leader and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh on Wednesday claimed that the Bajrang Dal would not face a ban under his party's rule, acknowledging that the organization may have some good people within it.

16 Aug 2023

Narendra Modi

Come and see: PMs museum vice chairman amid renaming row

A controversy is raging after the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML) in Delhi was renamed the Prime Ministers Museum and Library (PMML) on Monday.

Year-end poll preps: Modi to chair BJP CEC meeting today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s national president JP Nadda will attend a meeting of the party's Central Election Committee (CEC) on Wednesday.

15 Aug 2023

Arvind Kejriwal

Can't become Vishwaguru if Manipur, Nuh…: Kejriwal

In his Independence Day speech on Tuesday, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal questioned how India will become "Vishwaguru" (world leader) if conflicts such as those in Manipur and Haryana's Nuh continue.

15 Aug 2023

Narendra Modi

Eyeing 2024 Lok Sabha polls, PM Modi makes big promises

Prime Minister Narendra Modi made several promises to the people of the country on the 77th Independence Day on Tuesday.

Lok Sabha panel to probe Adhir Chowdhury's 'misconduct' on Friday

The Lok Sabha's Privileges Committee is set to investigate the complaint of "misconduct" against suspended Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Friday, PTI reported.

14 Aug 2023

Ajit Pawar

Sharad Pawar-Ajit Pawar meeting ahead of INDIA talks triggers row 

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar's meeting with his uncle and Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday has sparked a fresh political row in the state.

13 Aug 2023


Karnataka: Ruling Congress, BJP fight over contractors' pending dues

The Congress's Karnataka government, led by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, has come under fire from the opposition for allegedly holding up payments to civil contractors in the state.

13 Aug 2023

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

MP: Priyanka Gandhi booked for accusing BJP government of corruption

The Madhya Pradesh Police has booked senior Congress leaders, including its General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, for posts on X (formerly Twitter), accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in the state of corruption, PTI reported.

'Retrogressive': Congress's Adhir Chowdhury may approach SC over Parliament suspension

Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury has termed his Lok Sabha suspension as a "retrogressive step" by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the Centre.

12 Aug 2023

Ajit Pawar

Haven't interfered in CM's authority: Pawar rubbishes 'cold war' speculations

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar has reportedly played down all rumors of a "cold war" between him and Chief Minister Eknath Shinde.

12 Aug 2023


BJP ally calls for 'surgical strike' to resolve Manipur issue

National People's Party (NPP) leader M Rameshwar Singh has said that defense operations such as a "surgical strike" should be carried out to end the issue of "illegal immigrants and militants" in Manipur permanently, PTI reported.

12 Aug 2023

Narendra Modi

Why PM Modi's statement on Katchatheevu Island is raising eyebrows 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi—during the no-confidence motion debate in the Parliament on Thursday—blamed former PM Indira Gandhi for "gifting" the disputed Katchatheevu Island to Sri Lanka.

11 Aug 2023

Mallikarjun Kharge

Protect democracy: Kharge defends suspended MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury 

Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge on Friday stated that grand old party leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury was suspended from the Lok Sabha on "flimsy" grounds.