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03 Oct 2017Kerala
Amit Shah flags off the Janaraksha Yatra protesting "red-jihadi" terror
BJP chief Amit Shah has flagged off the Janaraksha Yatra to be led by the party's state president Kummanam Rajashekhharan at Payyannur.
03 Oct 2017Narendra Modi
PM Modi sets in motion BJP's Himachal poll campaign
PM Modi commences BJP's Himachal poll campaign with a rally on the banks of Gobind Sagar Lake, the man-made reservoir created by the Bhakra-Nagal dam, in Bilaspur.
03 Oct 2017Narendra Modi
Himachal Pradesh: Bhakra Dam oustees to attend PM Modi's rally
PM Narendra Modi is visiting Himachal Pradesh to kickstart BJP's campaign in the poll-bound state with a rally at Bilaspur's Luhnu ground.
03 Oct 2017India
Dhinakaran calls EPS administration "killer government," gets booked for sedition
Sidelined AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran and 16 party workers associated with him were booked for sedition for distributing pamphlets that accused the centre and state governments of medical aspirant Anitha's death.
02 Oct 2017Tamil Nadu
Sasikala applies for 15-day parole to visit ailing husband
On 2nd October, Jailed AIADMK leader Sasikala applied for a 15-day parole from Bengaluru's Parapana Agrahara prison to meet her critically ill husband, said her nephew and sidelined party leader TTV Dhinakaran.
01 Oct 2017Maharashtra
Rane forms new party to "support" the BJP in Maharashtra
In the latest development in the Narayan Rane saga, the ex-Congress leader has floated a new political party called the Maharashtra Swabhimaan Paksh which "will support the BJP in Maharashtra".
30 Sep 2017Mumbai
Raj Thackeray: Unless Mumbai local fixed, no bullet train
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray threatened the government's ambitious Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train by saying that "until the present infrastructure of local railways is made better, not a single brick will be allowed to be placed for bullet train in Mumbai."
30 Sep 2017Bihar
President Ram Nath Kovind appoints new Governors for five states
President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed new Governors for Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Tamil Nadu, Assam, and Meghalaya.
30 Sep 2017Nagpur
Vijaya Dashami Live: RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat's address
While addressing party workers on Vijay Dashami at the RSS headquarters, Nagpur, supremo Mohan Bhagwat asserted that cow protection is not a matter of religion.
30 Sep 2017Gujarat
Himachal to go to polls in November, Gujarat in December
The Election Commission may declare the dates of elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh in mid-October.
29 Sep 2017India
Rahul likens Modi to Duterte: 'Both thrive on hatred'
Congress VP Rahul Gandhi has hit out at PM Narendra Modi by comparing him to Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, saying that they both "thrive on hatred and disrespect institutions."
29 Sep 2017India
Jaitley vs Sinha: Jaitley calls Sinha "job applicant at 80"!
The war of words between BJP and former FM and senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha reached new heights as FM Arun Jaitley hit back calling him a "job applicant at 80."
29 Sep 2017Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
CBI: 'UPA government could've continued freezing Quattrocchi's account but didn't'
Recently, the CBI revealed to the Parliamentary Accounts Committee (PAC) that the UPA government could have frozen the UK bank accounts of Bofors accused Ottavio Quattrocchi even after inquiry was stalled in 2006 by declaring him a proclaimed offender, but they refused to do so.
28 Sep 2017Tamil Nadu
Medical report: 'When admitted, Jayalalithaa was drowsy but could talk'
The first medical report filed on 22 September'16 in Chennai's Apollo Hospital reportedly says AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa was drowsy and had difficulty breathing but could speak, when she was brought in.
28 Sep 2017India
BJP government dismisses Yashwant Sinha's critique of the economy
Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha, in an IE op-ed, blamed PM Modi and FM Arun Jaitley for making a "mess" of the economy.
28 Sep 2017Jharkhand
EC disqualifies Jharkhand ex-CM Madhu Koda from contesting polls
The Election Commission (EC) disqualified former Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda for three years for filing wrong poll expenditure documents when he contested the 2009 LS polls from Jharkhand's Singhbhum constituency.
27 Sep 2017Digvijaya Singh
MP: Jyotiraditya makes the cut as Congress' chief ministerial candidate
Marking a generational shift in Madhya Pradesh's Congress politics, Jyotiraditya Scindia, 46, has emerged as the chief ministerial candidate.
27 Sep 2017India
Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha derides government's economic policies
Former Finance Minister and senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha lashed out at PM Modi and FM Arun Jaitley for making a "mess" of the economy.
27 Sep 2017Mamata Banerjee
Rajnath Singh appeals, so GJM concedes to call off shutdown
Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung, from an undisclosed location, announced GJM's decision to withdraw the indefinite strike for a separate Gorkhaland that began on June 15, lasting for about 104 days.
26 Sep 2017Rohingya Muslims
Varun Gandhi contradicts BJP's stand on asylum for Rohingya refugees
BJP's Varun Gandhi, Sultanpur MP, in a Navbharat Times editorial wrote that Rohingya refugees should not be deported but should be given humane treatment.
26 Sep 2017Gujarat
Rahul Gandhi invokes Sardar Patel's contribution to woo Patels
Congress VP Rahul Gandhi began his Gujarat campaign with a three-day road trip through Saurashtra.
26 Sep 2017India
Former PM Manmohan Singh turns 85 today!
Manmohan Singh, who had the longest serving contiguous term as PM after Jawaharlal Nehru, has often been described as the hero of India's 1991 liberalization, the "accidental PM" in 2004, and the "mute PM" in 2011.
26 Sep 2017Delhi
DDCA case: Arun Jaitley accuses Arvind Kejriwal of delaying tactics
FM Arun Jaitley accused Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal of delaying the Delhi HC's court proceedings by asking for the minutes of the meetings of Delhi and District Association (DDCA) between 1999 and 2014.
26 Sep 2017Narendra Modi
Modi launches 'Saubhagya', a Rs. 16,000cr scheme to electrify India
Yesterday, PM Modi announced the launch of Rs. 16,000crore 'Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana' or 'Saubhagya' which aims to give free electricity to almost 4 crore poor families.
25 Sep 2017Subramanian Swamy
ED attaches Karti Chidambaram's assets worth Rs. 1.16 crore
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached bank assets worth Rs. 1.16 crore belonging to Karti Chidambaram over the alleged money laundering in the Aircel-Maxis case.
25 Sep 2017Narendra Modi
PM Modi unveils "Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana"
In a major announcement, PM Modi unveiled the Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana that aims to provide electricity to all rural and urban households.
25 Sep 2017Gujarat
Rahul to kick-off Congress' Gujarat campaign by riding bullock cart
Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi will travel on a bullock cart to commence his three-day election campaign in Gujarat's Saurashtra region.
25 Sep 2017Narendra Modi
BJP's National Executive meet: Amit Shah targets Rahul Gandhi
During BJP's National Executive meet, BJP President Amit Shah has attacked Congress VP Rahul Gandhi for defending dynastic politics.
24 Sep 2017Narendra Modi
PM Modi to address the BJP on Monday
The BJP's two-day national executive meeting which began today in New Delhi might be the perfect platform for PM Modi to lay out his government's economic and political agenda, in the midst of growing economic concerns.
24 Sep 2017Calcutta High Court
Idol immersion: WB won't challenge HC order, but finds loophole
The WB government won't move the SC against the Calcutta HC's order allowing Durga idol immersion on Muharram.
23 Sep 2017Tamil Nadu
We all lied about Jayalalithaa's health: TN forest Minister
Tamil Nadu Minister for Forests C. Sreenivasan apologized for "lying" to the people about the late CM J. Jayalalithaa's health when she was in the hospital.
23 Sep 2017India
Judiciary should leave governance to those elected by people: LawMin
Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said the judiciary should leave governance to "those elected by the people".
23 Sep 2017Narendra Modi
Varanasi Day 2: Modi lays foundation for toilet, addresses farmers
On his second day in Varanasi, PM Narendra Modi laid the foundation for toilets as part of the Swachhata Mission at Shahanshahpur before addressing farmers at a Pashudhan Arogya Mela.
23 Sep 2017Narendra Modi
Rajinikanth extends support to Modi's 'Swachhata Hi Seva' mission
Superstar Rajinikanth has extended his support to PM Modi's 'Swachhata Hi Seva' campaign by posting a tweet.
22 Sep 2017Delhi
Kamal Haasan finally confirms political plans!
After widespread speculations about Kamal Haasan joining politics, the superstar has finally given a clear indication: if polls are held in Tamil Nadu within 100 days, he said, "I'll be there".
22 Sep 2017India
Another Rahul Gandhi gaffe: 'Gandhi, Nehru, Azad were NRIs'
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is once again in the news for a fresh gaffe. During his US visit, he urged NRIs to work for India just like 'NRIs' Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru and Chandra Shekhar Azad did.
22 Sep 2017Mulayam Singh Yadav
Mulayam-Akhilesh rift deepens: Ram Gopal sacked as Lohia Trust secretary
The feud within the SP seems to have deepened as Mulayam Yadav has sacked cousin and Akhilesh-loyalist Prof Ram Gopal as Lohia Trust secretary and replaced him with trusted brother Shivpal Yadav.
22 Sep 2017Narendra Modi
What will Modi do on his two-day visit to Varanasi?
In his first visit to Varanasi since BJP's landslide victory in the UP Assembly elections, PM Modi has a string of inaugurations and visits lined up. Varanasi is his LS constituency; he calls it his "second home."
21 Sep 2017Narendra Modi
Sonia Gandhi urges Modi to pass Women's Reservation Bill
Congress president Sonia Gandhi has urged PM Narendra Modi to use his party's majority in the Lok Sabha to get the Women's Reservation Bill passed.
21 Sep 2017Maharashtra
Maharashtra Congress leader Narayan Rane quits Congress
On 21st Sep, Maharashtra Congress leader Narayan Rane announced to quit Congress and its legislative council; the rumors were rife that he would do so soon.