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SC stays registering FIR against Shahnawaz Hussain in rape case

22 Aug 2022

Bihar
SC stays registering FIR against Shahnawaz Hussain in rape case

The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the Delhi High Court order directing the police to register an FIR against BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain on allegations of rape.

BJP offered to shut cases if I rolled over: Sisodia

22 Aug 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
BJP offered to shut cases if I rolled over: Sisodia

Booked along with several excise officials over alleged corruption in excise policy, Delhi's Deputy CM Manish Sisodia claimed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had contacted him to join the party saying all cases against him would be closed.

Stones pelted on Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's convoy, 13 arrested

22 Aug 2022

Bihar
Stones pelted on Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's convoy, 13 arrested

The police arrested 13 people in connection with the stone-pelting at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's convoy in Patna on Sunday, India Today reported quoting Patna's senior superintendent of police (SSP).

If opposition backs, Nitish could be 'strong' PM candidate: Tejashwi

21 Aug 2022

Bihar
If opposition backs, Nitish could be 'strong' PM candidate: Tejashwi

Bihar Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav in an interview with news agency PTI said that if Opposition considers, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar could be a strong candidate for prime minister's post in 2024 general elections.

Anand Sharma quits key Congress post in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh

21 Aug 2022

Himachal Pradesh
Anand Sharma quits key Congress post in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh

In yet another jolt to the Indian National Congress (INC), senior leader Anand Sharma on Sunday announced his resignation from a key Himachal Pradesh unit post.

CBI lookout notice: Tell me where to come, asks Sisodia

21 Aug 2022

Delhi
CBI lookout notice: Tell me where to come, asks Sisodia

Amid high-voltage political drama in Delhi, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Sunday issued a lookout notice against Manish Sisodia, the Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi.

Karnataka CM post on sale for Rs. 2,500 crore: Congress

20 Aug 2022

Karnataka
Karnataka CM post on sale for Rs. 2,500 crore: Congress

The post of the Chief Minister is a very expensive affair and is reportedly on sale, according to Congress's BK Hariprasad, the Opposition leader in Karnataka, who claims a senior BJP leader has suggested a price of Rs. 2,500 crore for it.

2024 polls will be Modi vs Kejriwal contest: Manish Sisodia

20 Aug 2022

Narendra Modi
2024 polls will be Modi vs Kejriwal contest: Manish Sisodia

Manish Sisodia, Delhi's deputy CM, said on Saturday that the 2024 general election would be a contest between Narendra Modi and Arvind Kejriwal, with the BJP's sole goal being to prevent Kejriwal from working.

Goa becomes first state with piped water in all homes

19 Aug 2022

Narendra Modi
Goa becomes first state with piped water in all homes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the Goa administration on Friday for being the first state to be 'Har Ghar Jal-certified,' which means that every household in Goa has access to piped water.

'Insecure' Kejriwal informed CBI: BJP's claim after raid on Sisodia

19 Aug 2022

Delhi
'Insecure' Kejriwal informed CBI: BJP's claim after raid on Sisodia

Hours after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raided Manish Sisodia on Friday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alleged that Arvind Kejriwal must have tattled on the former.

Delhi liquor policy: CBI raids Deputy CM Manish Sisodia's home

19 Aug 2022

Delhi
Delhi liquor policy: CBI raids Deputy CM Manish Sisodia's home

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) searched 21 places across the country on Friday, including the house of Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia.

J&K: Non-locals get voting rights, Opposition parties protest decision

18 Aug 2022

Jammu And Kashmir
J&K: Non-locals get voting rights, Opposition parties protest decision

The election authority has made a significant yet contentious decision in Jammu and Kashmir by granting non-locals voting rights.

Revamp in top BJP body: Gadkari, Chouhan out; Yediyurappa in

17 Aug 2022

Narendra Modi
Revamp in top BJP body: Gadkari, Chouhan out; Yediyurappa in

Union minister Nitin Gadkari and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan have been dropped from the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Parliamentary Board.

Another Congress rebellion? 'Disgruntled' Azad quits key post within hours

17 Aug 2022

Jammu And Kashmir
Another Congress rebellion? 'Disgruntled' Azad quits key post within hours

In yet another 'rebellion' within the Indian National Congress (INC), senior leader Ghulam Nabi Azad quit a key party post, hours after his appointment on Tuesday.

Maharashtra: 'Break legs, will ensure bail,' says Shinde faction MLA

16 Aug 2022

Mumbai
Maharashtra: 'Break legs, will ensure bail,' says Shinde faction MLA

Uddhav Thackeray's Shiv Sena faction has filed a police complaint against Prakash Surve, one of the Sena MLAs from Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde's faction, for his aggressive remarks at a recent event.

Karnataka minister Madhuswamy calls CM Bommai's government a 'caretaker' regime

16 Aug 2022

Karnataka
Karnataka minister Madhuswamy calls CM Bommai's government a 'caretaker' regime

A huge controversy has erupted in Karnataka over an alleged audio clip of cabinet minister JC Madhuswamy, wherein he implied the Basavaraj Bommai government is just a caretaker regime with only seven-eight months until elections.

'Mahagathbandhan 2.0' cabinet: RJD gets 16 posts, JD(U) takes 11

16 Aug 2022

Bihar
'Mahagathbandhan 2.0' cabinet: RJD gets 16 posts, JD(U) takes 11

A week after churning up a political storm in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expanded his cabinet to induct 31 new ministers on Tuesday.

Bihar: 31 ministers to take oath today in cabinet expansion

16 Aug 2022

Rashtriya Janata Dal
Bihar: 31 ministers to take oath today in cabinet expansion

Bihar Chief Minister (CM) Nitish Kumar will reportedly expand his current two-member cabinet on Tuesday, with alliance partner Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) receiving most seats.

Bihar: Nitish Kumar announces 20L jobs in government, other sectors

15 Aug 2022

Bihar
Bihar: Nitish Kumar announces 20L jobs in government, other sectors

A week after forming a new government in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced 20 lakh jobs for the state's youth.

Maharashtra portfolios: Shinde keeps Urban Development, Fadnavis gets Home, Finance

14 Aug 2022

Maharashtra
Maharashtra portfolios: Shinde keeps Urban Development, Fadnavis gets Home, Finance

Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde on Sunday announced portfolios to the recently inducted ministers of his cabinet, ANI reported.

Maharashtra: Shiv Sangram chief Vinayak Mete dies in car crash

14 Aug 2022

Maharashtra
Maharashtra: Shiv Sangram chief Vinayak Mete dies in car crash

Maharashtra's Shiv Sangram chief Vinayak Mete was reportedly killed in a car accident on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway near Khopoli on Sunday.

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi tests COVID-19 positive again

13 Aug 2022

Sonia Gandhi
Congress chief Sonia Gandhi tests COVID-19 positive again

Congress President Sonia Gandhi has isolated herself after testing positive for COVID-19 again.

Why did Jharkhand BJP leader courier pen to Tejashwi Yadav?

12 Aug 2022

Jharkhand
Why did Jharkhand BJP leader courier pen to Tejashwi Yadav?

Newly sworn Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Tejashwi Yadav may soon get a pen in his post.

Kumar laughs off BJP's V-P claim; Yadav calls party 'vindictive'

11 Aug 2022

Bihar
Kumar laughs off BJP's V-P claim; Yadav calls party 'vindictive'

A day after coming together to form the 'Mahagathbandhan 2.0' government, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

BJP's Varun Gandhi calls 'no flag, no ration' incident 'shameful'

10 Aug 2022

Varun Gandhi
BJP's Varun Gandhi calls 'no flag, no ration' incident 'shameful'

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi on Wednesday alleged that ration card holders were being compelled to buy the national flag in exchange for provisions.

Prophet row: SC transfers FIRs against Nupur Sharma to Delhi

10 Aug 2022

Delhi Police
Prophet row: SC transfers FIRs against Nupur Sharma to Delhi

In a relief for suspended Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nupur Sharma, the Supreme Court on Wednesday clubbed and transferred all FIRs registered against her in different states to Delhi.

Karnataka: Amit Shah's visit sparks speculation about new CM

10 Aug 2022

Karnataka
Karnataka: Amit Shah's visit sparks speculation about new CM

Following the visit of Union Home Minister Amit Shah to Karnataka last week, speculations of yet another change in the state's chief ministership have emerged.

Nitish Kumar, Tejashwi Yadav take oath as CM, deputy CM

10 Aug 2022

Bihar
Nitish Kumar, Tejashwi Yadav take oath as CM, deputy CM

A day after high-voltage political drama in Bihar, Nitish Kumar and Tejashwi Yadav took oath as the new chief minister and deputy chief minister of Bihar, respectively, on Wednesday.

Bihar: Possible names in Nitish Kumar-led 'Mahagathbandhan 2.0' cabinet

10 Aug 2022

Bihar
Bihar: Possible names in Nitish Kumar-led 'Mahagathbandhan 2.0' cabinet

As Janata Dal (United) leader Nitish Kumar prepares to take oath as the Bihar chief minister for the eighth time, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav is all set to become his deputy.

Noida: Shrikant Tyagi received 'vidhayak' sticker from ex-BJP MLA SP Maurya?

10 Aug 2022

Yogi Adityanath
Noida: Shrikant Tyagi received 'vidhayak' sticker from ex-BJP MLA SP Maurya?

Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA, Swami Prasad Maurya, has denied giving the "vidhayak" sticker to Noida "politician" Shrikant Tyagi, who was arrested on Tuesday for assaulting a woman.

Nitish Kumar's oath as Bihar CM today after switching allies

10 Aug 2022

Rashtriya Janata Dal
Nitish Kumar's oath as Bihar CM today after switching allies

Janata Dal (United) leader Nitish Kumar is set to take oath as Bihar's chief minister for the eighth time on Wednesday.

'Ready for Mahagathbandhan 2.0': Nitish Kumar and Tejashwi Yadav

09 Aug 2022

Bihar
'Ready for Mahagathbandhan 2.0': Nitish Kumar and Tejashwi Yadav

An hour after resigning as Bihar's chief minister, Nitish Kumar on Tuesday returned to Patna's Raj Bhavan with Tejashwi Yadav to stake claim to form a new government—led by Mahagathbandhan 2.0.

Bihar: CM Nitish Kumar resigns, JD(U) ends alliance with BJP

09 Aug 2022

Bihar
Bihar: CM Nitish Kumar resigns, JD(U) ends alliance with BJP

Amid a brewing political crisis in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday submitted his resignation to Governor Phagu Chauhan.

Sanjay Raut sent to judicial custody till August 22

08 Aug 2022

Maharashtra
Sanjay Raut sent to judicial custody till August 22

A special court in Mumbai sent Shiv Sena Member of Parliament (MP) Sanjay Raut to 14-day judicial custody on Monday.

Maharashtra: Cabinet expansion due this week, Fadnavis may get home

08 Aug 2022

Maharashtra
Maharashtra: Cabinet expansion due this week, Fadnavis may get home

Sources have indicated that the cabinet expansion in Maharashtra is expected to take place this week following a series of meetings to resolve lingering issues that were delaying the move during a dispute over the state's Home Ministry.

Bihar: CM Nitish Kumar rings Gandhi as BJP-JD(U) rift widens

08 Aug 2022

Bihar
Bihar: CM Nitish Kumar rings Gandhi as BJP-JD(U) rift widens

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has called for a meeting of Members of Parliament (MPs) and Members of Legislative Assemblies (MLAs) of Janata Dal (United) on Tuesday.

Nitish a man of vendetta: RCP Singh after quitting JD(U)

07 Aug 2022

Bihar
Nitish a man of vendetta: RCP Singh after quitting JD(U)

A day after quitting the Janata Dal (United), former union minister RCP Singh slammed the Bihar Chief Minister and called him "a man full of vendetta."

Meet 'son of soil' Jagdeep Dhankhar, India's 14th Vice President

07 Aug 2022

Narendra Modi
Meet 'son of soil' Jagdeep Dhankhar, India's 14th Vice President

Former West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar was elected as the 14th vice president of India on Saturday.

PM to chair NITI Aayog meet today; KCR to boycott

07 Aug 2022

Telangana
PM to chair NITI Aayog meet today; KCR to boycott

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will preside over the NITI Aayog's (National Institution for Transforming India) seventh Governing Council meeting on Sunday at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

Jagdeep Dhankhar is India's 14th vice president

06 Aug 2022

Narendra Modi
Jagdeep Dhankhar is India's 14th vice president

Former West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar has been elected as the 14th vice president of India.

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