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02 Oct 2023

Trinamool Congress

TMC to hold mega 2-day protest in Delhi from today

Trinamool Congress (TMC) MPs and West Bengal ministers are set to hold a mega two-day protest in New Delhi starting Monday.

30 Sep 2023

Rashtriya Janata Dal

Bihar: RJD leader passes sexist comments on Women's Reservation Bill

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Abdul Bari Siddiqui caused a new uproar on Saturday by claiming that women with bob-cut hairstyles and lipsticks would come forward to enjoy the benefits of the Women's Reservation Bill.

30 Sep 2023

P Chidambaram

Golden harvest for BJP: Chidambaram calls electoral bonds 'legalized bribery'

Veteran Congress leader P Chidambaram described electoral bonds as "legalized bribery" on Saturday and alleged that it will be a "golden harvest" for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after the fresh tranche opens.

Rajasthan: BJP adopts '7-zone strategy' for upcoming assembly polls

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has begun strategic planning to prepare for the highly-anticipated Rajasthan Assembly elections. According to reports, the poll-bound state has been divided into seven zones, and responsibilities have been handed to leaders from various states.

28 Sep 2023


No patch-up with BJP, will form own poll alliance: AIADMK

All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) deputy general secretary and former Tamil Nadu minister KP Munusamy said on Wednesday that the party will form its own alliance for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections and 2026 state assembly polls.

27 Sep 2023


Is this British raj: Nitish Kumar fumes over English signboard

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expressed his displeasure over the English signboard of a new digital library in Bihar's Banka district on Wednesday.

27 Sep 2023

Mallikarjun Kharge

'Sack incompetent CM': Kharge slams Modi over Manipur violence

Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge on Wednesday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the ongoing violence in Manipur, stating that the state has turned into a "battlefield."

26 Sep 2023

Tamil Nadu

Who is Annamalai, IPS officer-turned-politician at center of BJP-AIADMK fallout

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s Tamil Nadu chief K Annamalai is at the center of the party's recent fallout with the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK).

Who will cancel my 2024 election ticket? Brij Bhushan asks

Six-time Lok Sabha MP and outgoing Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh is embroiled in a legal battle after being accused of sexually abusing several women wrestlers.

25 Sep 2023

Tamil Nadu

AIADMK breaks up with BJP, passes resolution to exit NDA

Tamil Nadu's All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) has severed ties with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its National Democratic Alliance (NDA).

Rajasthan: Shekhawat meets Raje, signals 'patch-up' before Modi's Jaipur rally  

Union minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat reportedly visited former Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje at her residence on Sunday, hours ahead of PM Narendra Modi's Jaipur visit.

25 Sep 2023

Narendra Modi

Modi's marathon poll campaign begins today in MP, Rajasthan 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to kick off the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s marathon poll campaign in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan on Monday, with assembly election dates expected in October, News18 reported.

24 Sep 2023

Rahul Gandhi

Bidhuri 'distraction,' BJP in for 2024 poll surprise: Rahul Gandhi

Senior Congress leader and former party chief Rahul Gandhi on Sunday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of employing "diversion tactics" using its MPs for electoral gains, Hindustan Times reported.

24 Sep 2023

Janata Dal (Secular)

Karnataka: Setback for JD(S), Muslim leaders resign over BJP alliance

The Janata Dal-Secular (JDS) has faced a setback after two Muslim leaders left the party after it decided to ally with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) before the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

24 Sep 2023

Ram Nath Kovind

Kovind-led panel to seek political parties' suggestions on 'One Election'

A high-level committee, led by former President Ram Nath Kovind, met for the first time to discuss the feasibility of the "One Nation, One Election" idea on Saturday, PTI reported.

22 Sep 2023

Lok Sabha

'Muslim ugrawadi,' 'bharwa': BJP MP abuses BSP MP in LS

A massive row has erupted after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Ramesh Bidhuri attacked and used highly objectionable language against Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Danish Ali during a discussion on the Chandrayaan-3 mission in the Lok Sabha.

20 Sep 2023

Lok Sabha

Women's Reservation Bill passed in Lok Sabha

The Women's Reservation Bill, called the "Nari Shakti Vandan Adhiniyam," was passed in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday, with 454 votes in favor and two against it. The number of women members in the Lok Sabha will now increase from 82 to 181.

20 Sep 2023

Sonia Gandhi

Sonia Gandhi 'tried to kill MPs in 2012': BJP MP

The debate on the Women's Reservation Bill witnessed a faceoff between Congress leader Sonia Gandhi and the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) MP Nishikant Dubey in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

20 Sep 2023

Sonia Gandhi

Sonia Gandhi supports Women's Reservation Bill, demands caste census

Congress leader Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday said that the Congress party would support the reservation for women in Parliament and the state assemblies.

Congress leader Adhir Chowdhury alleges 'secular,' 'socialist' removed from Preamble

Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury claimed on Tuesday that the new copies of the Constitution given to MPs on the opening day of the new Parliament building did not have the words "secular" and "socialist" in the Preamble, ANI reported.

20 Sep 2023

Sonia Gandhi

Women's Reservation Bill debate: Sonia Gandhi to lead Congress's charge

The Women's Reservation Bill—proposing a 33% quota for women in the Lok Sabha and legislative assemblies—will be debated in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday, with Congress Parliamentary Party chairperson Sonia Gandhi leading the debate from her party.

18 Sep 2023

Narendra Modi

Women's Reservation Bill cleared in key Union Cabinet meeting: Report

The Union Cabinet cleared the Women's Reservation Bill at a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday evening, reported ANI.

18 Sep 2023

Narendra Modi

PM Modi chairs Union Cabinet meeting amid Parliament's special session

Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a key Union Cabinet meeting on Monday to discuss the agenda for the ongoing special Parliament session.

18 Sep 2023


Tamil Nadu: AIADMK denies having alliance with BJP

Tamil Nadu's opposition party, the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), clarified on Monday it was not in alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the southern state, NDTV reported.

INDIA bloc faces huge setback in Bengal, Kerala: Here's why 

The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPIM) has decided to "maintain distance" from both the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal, NDTV reported.

18 Sep 2023

Narendra Modi

Parliament's special session: Leaving old Parliament emotional moment, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday addressed the Lok Sabha as the Parliament's special session commenced.

18 Sep 2023

Narendra Modi

Parliament's special session will see 'historic decisions' taken: PM Modi

Ahead of the start of the five-day special session of the Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asserted the session might be "small in duration" but "historic decisions" will be taken during it.

18 Sep 2023


Parliament's special session from today: New bills on table

The five-day special session of the Parliament will commence on Monday, with both houses discussing the 75-year parliamentary journey starting from the constituent assembly, which functioned as India's Parliament after independence.

17 Sep 2023

Pawan Khera

Congress's Pawan Khera links Sanatan Dharma controversy to RSS chief

Congress leader Pawan Khera on Sunday attributed the ongoing controversy surrounding Sanatan Dharma to recent statements made by Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat, the Hindustan Times reported.

17 Sep 2023

Sonia Gandhi

Telangana: Sonia Gandhi to unveil Congress's 6 poll promises today

Senior Congress leader and former party chief Sonia Gandhi will announce the party's six guarantees for Telangana during a public meeting called "Vijaya Bheri" in Thukkuguda on Sunday, The Hindu reported.

17 Sep 2023

Nitish Kumar

Nitish Kumar backs journalists after opposition boycotts some news anchors

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar reportedly extended his support for journalists' right to express themselves after the opposition's Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA) announced it was boycotting 14 television news anchors on Thursday.

16 Sep 2023

Amit Shah

Amit Shah terms RJD-JDU coalition 'oil-water alliance,' slams INDIA bloc 

Union Home Minister Amit Shah claimed on Saturday that the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), led by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), would win all 40 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar in the 2024 elections.

Key agendas of Congress working committee's 3-day Hyderabad meet

The Congress Working Committee (CWC) will be meeting in Hyderabad on Saturday to finalize the strategy for the upcoming assembly polls in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, Mizoram, and Chhattisgarh.

INDIA bloc releases list of news anchors they would boycott

The Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA) bloc's sub-group on media released a list of TV news anchors whose debates the opposition leaders will boycott.

14 Sep 2023

Narendra Modi

'INDI alliance' wants to finish Sanatan Dharma: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi turned up the heat on the opposition's Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA) over the Sanatan row in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh's Sagar on Thursday.

14 Sep 2023


FIR against Aaj Tak, Sudhir Chaudhary: BJP, Congress trade barbs

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress have crossed swords after the Karnataka Police filed a First Information Report (FIR) against prominent Hindi news channel Aaj Tak and its consulting editor Sudhir Chaudhary for allegedly spreading fake news to incite communal discord.

14 Sep 2023

Lok Sabha

Parliament's special session: Government unveils 'tentative list' of 4 bills

The Centre has unveiled a "tentative list" of the agenda for the Parliament's special session scheduled from September 18 to 22.

Centre calls all-party meet day before Parliament's special session

The Centre has scheduled an all-party meeting on Sunday, a day before the special session of Parliament commences.

INDIA's first coordination committee meeting in Delhi, seat-sharing on agenda

The coordination committee of the opposition's Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA) is set to hold its first meeting in Delhi on Wednesday.

12 Sep 2023

General VK Singh

Union minister VK Singh predicts PoK's voluntary merger with India

Union Minister of State (MoS) and former Chief of the Army Staff VK Singh has reportedly claimed Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) would merge with India "on its own."