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29 Jan 2024

Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand to pass UCC bill in February: CM Dhami

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Monday said a five-member expert committee—formed to prepare a draft for a Uniform Civil Code (UCC)—will submit the document on Friday.

28 Jan 2024

Nitish Kumar

Nitish Kumar takes oath as Bihar CM for 9th time

Nitish Kumar took oath as the Bihar chief minister for a record ninth time at Raj Bhavan in Patna on Sunday.

28 Jan 2024

Nitish Kumar

Congress president's 'Aaya Ram-Gaya Ram' jibe after Nitish Kumar's exit

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar resigned on Sunday and rejoined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA), ending the Mahagathbandhan rule in the state.

28 Jan 2024

Rahul Gandhi

Will soon identify Rahul Gandhi's 'body double': Himanta Sarma 

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said he would soon reveal the details of the "body double" allegedly used by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi during the Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra in the state.

28 Jan 2024

Nitish Kumar

Nitish Kumar resigns as Bihar chief minister 

Nitish Kumar has resigned as Bihar's chief minister, bringing an end to his 18-month ruling coalition with Lalu Prasad Yadav's Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and the Congress.

28 Jan 2024

Nitish Kumar

Bihar: Nitish to resign today, BJP-JD(U) alliance on cards

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is expected to step down on Sunday and return to an alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

27 Jan 2024

Mallikarjun Kharge

Congress reaches out to Nitish Kumar amid Bihar crisis

Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge made several attempts to contact Chief Minister Nitish Kumar but was unsuccessful, according to senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh.

27 Jan 2024

Kerala

'Hatt, hatt': Kerala governor confronts SFI activists holding black flags

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan on Saturday staged a roadside sit-in protest in Kollam after Student Federation of India (SFI) members waved black flags at his convoy.

27 Jan 2024

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

BJP tried to poach 7 AAP MLAs, offered money: Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of trying to overthrow his government by bribing Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs.

27 Jan 2024

Nitish Kumar

Bihar: Nitish may stake claim to form government by Sunday

Amid political unrest in Bihar, the Janata Dal-United (JDU) is set to hold a legislative meeting on Sunday.

26 Jan 2024

Odisha

Odisha: Alleging a nexus, Congress organizes 'wedding' between BJP, BJD

The Odisha Congress staged a mock wedding between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Naveen Patnaik-led Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in Bhubaneswar.

26 Jan 2024

Mallikarjun Kharge

Foundational pillars of Constitution under attack from govt itself: Kharge

Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge, on Republic Day, said that the pillars of the Indian Constitution were under attack from the government in a "well-planned conspiracy."

25 Jan 2024

Narendra Modi

'Sab Modi ko chunte hai': BJP launches LS poll campaign

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has formally kicked off its campaign for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections with a new song, "Sapne Nahi Haqeeqat Bunte Hai, Tabhi Toh Sab Modi Ko Chunte Hai."

25 Jan 2024

Nitish Kumar

Nitish may skip Rahul's Bharat Jodo Yatra in Bihar: Report

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar won't be joining Rahul Gandhi for Congress's Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra when it enters his state on Monday (January 29), NDTV said.

25 Jan 2024

Trinamool Congress

O'Brien blames Adhir Ranjan for TMC-Congress impasse in Bengal

Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Derek O'Brien has blamed West Bengal Congress chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury for the unsuccessful alliance between the two parties in West Bengal.

25 Jan 2024

Jagadish Shettar

Jagadish Shettar returns to BJP a year after joining Congress

Former Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar, who left the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of the Karnataka Assembly Election in 2023, has rejoined the party.

25 Jan 2024

Narendra Modi

PM in UP today; likely to launch 2024 poll campaign

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to launch the campaign for the 2024 general elections with a grand rally in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr on Thursday.

24 Jan 2024

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

No AAP-Congress alliance in Punjab for Lok Sabha elections: Mann

Punjab Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party leader Bhagwant Mann on Wednesday ruled out an alliance between his party and the Congress in the state for the general elections.

24 Jan 2024

Rahul Gandhi

'File as many...': Rahul hits out against FIRs in Assam

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday dared the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-ruled government in Assam to file "as many cases as they can," saying he will not be intimidated.

24 Jan 2024

Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee likely to go solo in Lok Sabha polls

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) will likely contest the 2024 Lok Sabha elections alone in West Bengal, party officials said.

23 Jan 2024

Bharat Ratna

Bihar ex-CM Karpoori Thakur to be awarded Bharat Ratna posthumously

Rising from humble origins in Bihar, Karpoori Thakur, a champion of social justice and backward classes, will be posthumously awarded the Bharat Ratna.

23 Jan 2024

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi's yatra route diverted in Guwahati to 'avoid chaos'

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was denied permission for his Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra to pass through main roads in Guwahati, Assam, as it returns from Meghalaya, Times of India reported.

22 Jan 2024

Narendra Modi

Ram Mandir consecration day: What are opposition leaders doing

The much-awaited Pran Pratishtha (consecration) ceremony of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya took place in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

21 Jan 2024

Rahul Gandhi

Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra: Rahul Gandhi 'attacked' in Assam

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was escorted to safety inside the Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra bus on Sunday after he was allegedly attacked in Assam.

21 Jan 2024

Narendra Modi

Tamil Nadu government has banned Ram Mandir telecast, puja: Sitharaman

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday claimed that the Tamil Nadu government has banned live telecasts of the Ram Mandir Pran Pratishtha event and special prayers dedicated to Lord Ram.

21 Jan 2024

Ram Mandir

Hey Ram: Opposition on half-day off decision of Delhi hospitals

Several central government-run hospitals in Delhi will remain closed on Monday until 2:30pm due to the Ram Mandir Pran Pratistha ceremony in Ayodhya.

20 Jan 2024

Asaduddin Owaisi

Babri Masjid snatched from Muslims systematically:  Asaduddin Owaisi

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Saturday questioned the narrative surrounding the Ram Mandir's Pran Pratishtha (consecration) in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh.

20 Jan 2024

Rahul Gandhi

Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra: Assam Congress accuses BJP of vandalization

The Congress has accused Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers of vandalizing banners and posters in Assam's North Lakhimpur town to welcome the Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra led by Rahul Gandhi.

19 Jan 2024

Congress Party

'Undemocratic': Congress opposes idea of 'One Nation, One Election'

Congress has strongly opposed the concept of simultaneous elections in India, labeling it as "undemocratic."

18 Jan 2024

Congress Party

Chandigarh mayor election postponed; AAP, Congress term it BJP's ploy

The Chandigarh Municipal Corporation mayoral election scheduled to be held on Thursday was postponed after nominated presiding authority, Anil Masih, fell sick.

18 Jan 2024

Rahul Gandhi

India's most corrupt government is in Assam: Rahul Gandhi

The Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra, led by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, resumed for its fifth day from Shivsagar, Assam, on Thursday.

17 Jan 2024

P Chidambaram

Eye on 2024 polls, Congress invites ideas for 'people's manifesto' 

The Congress has invited people from across the country to offer suggestions on what to include in its manifesto.

16 Jan 2024

Kerala

Vijayan, ministers to protest Centre's 'neglect' of Kerala in Delhi 

The Kerala Cabinet, under the leadership of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, will stage a protest on February 8 at Delhi's Jantar Mantar to protest the "neglect" of the central government towards the state.

16 Jan 2024

Narendra Modi

Rahul Gandhi's 'political Modi function' jibe at Ram Mandir event

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Ram Mandir inauguration ceremony in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh.

15 Jan 2024

India

Mayawati announces BSP to contest Lok Sabha elections solo

Mayawati, the leader of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), has declared that her party will contest solo in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, without forming any pre-poll alliances.

15 Jan 2024

Rahul Gandhi

Want to bring peace back to Manipur, says Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, on Monday, said that his party wants to bring peace back to strife-torn Manipur.

14 Jan 2024

Milind Deora

Ex-Congress leader Milind Deora joins Shiv Sena

Former Union minister Milind Deora on Sunday joined Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde-led Shiv Sena hours after announcing his resignation from the Congress.

14 Jan 2024

Milind Deora

Milind Deora family's 5-decade association with Congress: Explained

Congress leader Milind Deora on Sunday announced his resignation from the primary membership of the party.

14 Jan 2024

Congress Party

Rahul Gandhi to begin Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra from Manipur

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will begin his second large-scale outreach program, Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra, from Thoubal district in Manipur on Sunday amid a few restrictions placed by the state government.

14 Jan 2024

Milind Deora

Ending my family's 55-year relationship: Milind Deora resigns from Congress

In a blow to the Congress ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, Congress leader Milind Deora announced his resignation from the primary membership of the grand old party on Sunday.