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16 Oct 2017Mumbai
Raj: MNS corporators were paid Rs. 5cr to join Sena
Attacking Shiv Sena, MNS' Raj Thackeray made a sensational claim that six MNS corporators who had defected to the Sena last week were paid Rs. 5cr each.
16 Oct 2017Pranab Mukherjee
Pranab: Meeting Ramdev at airport in 2011 was a mistake
The release of the third volume of former president Pranab Mukherjee's autobiography "The Coalition Years: 1996 to 2012" has raked up issues about UPA days.
16 Oct 2017India
Taj was built by traitors, we'll change history: BJP MLA
The controversy over the UP government's attitude towards the Taj Mahal refuses to die down. Now BJP MLA Sangeet Som has said it was built by 'traitors'.
16 Oct 2017India
Rahul taunts Modi on Trump's U-turn on Pakistan
Congress VP Rahul Gandhi took to Twitter to slam PM Narendra Modi as US President Donald Trump did an about turn with respect to Pakistan.
15 Oct 2017India
India not weak anymore; China understood India's strength: Rajnath Singh
Home Minister Rajnath Singh asserted India's borders are "completely safe" and that China has understood India's power.
15 Oct 2017Punjab
Gurdaspur bypolls: Congress candidate wins by over 1.9 lakh votes
The Congress has won massively in Punjab's Gurdaspur, traditionally a BJP stronghold, where votes of bypolls were being counted today.
15 Oct 2017Himachal Pradesh
Before polls, Himachal minister Anil Sharma ditches Congress for BJP
In a blow to Congress, ahead of the Himachal polls, Anil Sharma, cabinet minister in the Congress-led Virbhadra Singh government, is all set to join BJP.
15 Oct 2017India
Rahul Gandhi soon to be Congress President: Bane or boon?
Congress president Sonia Gandhi has confirmed that Rahul Gandhi will soon take over as party chief signifying that Congress' organizational polls, most probably on Oct 25, might finally witness the generational shift.
14 Oct 2017Mumbai
Congress' MPCC chief Mahadev Shelar commits suicide
Congress spokesperson and Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee chief Advocate Mahadev Shelar reportedly committed suicide today; he was found hanging at his Mulund residence in Mumbai.
14 Oct 2017Amit Shah
Despite 80cr turnover, Jay lost 1.5cr: Amit Shah defends son
BJP President Amit Shah has come to son Jay's defence after The Wire had alleged that the firm, Temple Enterprises Pvt. Ltd., owned by Jay Shah had increased its revenue 16,000 times after PM Narendra Modi came to power.
14 Oct 2017Bihar
Modi in Bihar: Praises Nitish's commitment to Bihar's development
For the first time since JD(U) joined hands with NDA, PM Modi and Bihar CM Nitish Kumar are sharing the stage at Patna University's centenary celebrations.
14 Oct 2017Gujarat
Elections 2017: BJP plays the 'Modi-vs-Rahul' card, Congress attacks governance
The Election Commission (EC) has sounded the bugle for polls in Himachal (November 9) and Gujarat (before December 18).
12 Oct 2017Himachal Pradesh
Election Commission: Himachal will go to polls on November 9
AK Jyoti, Chief Election Commission, announced that the 68-member Himachal Pradesh Assembly will go to polls on November 9 and the counting of votes will be held on December 18.
12 Oct 2017Gujarat
Another Rahul Gandhi gaffe: Congress VP walks into women's toilet!
In recent times, Rahul Gandhi has stayed clear of humorous gaffes and embarrassing blunders. His claim to fame has actually been in an opposite direction - witty one-liners on the Narendra Modi government have catapulted him into the limelight.
12 Oct 2017DNA
With 2019 elections in mind, BJP to discuss farmers' unrest
With an eye on 2019 polls, the BJP plans to organize a mega brainstorming session in Delhi on October 12 to discuss increasing farmer distress and the high number of farmer protests in MP, Maharashtra, Punjab and Tamil Nadu.
12 Oct 2017Shashi Tharoor
The woman who awakened Congress' sleeping social media cell
Till a few months ago, the Congress was struggling to maintain a positive image. Amid a string of electoral defeats, it was far from easy.
11 Oct 2017India
Solar scam: LDF government orders probe against ex-CM Oommen Chandy
Based on the recommendations of Justice (retd.) Sivarajan-headed judicial commission, the CPM-led LDF government in Kerala has ordered a vigilance probe against former CM and Congress leader Oommen Chandy in the solar scam case.
10 Oct 2017India
UP Minister: Taj Mahal rightly kept off UP tourism booklet
After the UP government was criticized for keeping one of the seven wonders of the modern world, Taj Mahal, out of its tourism booklet, UP minister of religious affairs and culture Laxmi Narayan Chaudhary raked up another controversy when he said that the monument was "rightly kept out and should instead be replaced with the Guru Gorakhnath peeth."
10 Oct 2017Rahul Gandhi
Rahul in Gujarat: Never seen women wear shorts in RSS!
Rahul Gandhi began his second day of Navsarjan Yatra in Vadodara by paying his respects to Babasaheb Ambedkar at a Sankalp Bhoomi prayer meeting.
09 Oct 2017Karnataka
Forensics: Yeddyurappa's voice confirmed in "pay-off" clip
In fresh trouble for BJP in Karnataka, the Anti Corruption Bureau has registered an FIR against BJP's chief ministerial candidate BS Yeddyurappa and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar. The Forensics Science lab (FSL) confirmed their voices in a leaked DVD where they are discussing payments made by local leaders to the party's high command.
09 Oct 2017Narendra Modi
Jay Amit Shah to sue The Wire over misappropriation allegations
The Wire has alleged that as per the Registrar of Companies (RoC) filings, the company, Temple Enterprises Pvt. Ltd., owned by Jay Shah, BJP president Amit Shah's son, has increased its revenue 16,000 times after Narendra Modi was elected country's prime minister.
09 Oct 2017Delhi
Delhi Metro fare: 'Pay Rs. 3,000cr annually', Centre tells AAP
The Centre has asked the Delhi government for an annual aid of Rs. 3,000cr to the DMRC if it wants the Delhi Metro fare hike to be reconsidered.
08 Oct 2017Kerala
Communists have disappeared from the world: Amit Shah slams Vijayan
BJP chief Amit Shah slammed Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan over "politics of violence", blaming him for the political killings in the state.
08 Oct 2017Narendra Modi
Modi in Gujarat: First visit to hometown Vadnagar since 2014
On Day 2 of his Gujarat visit, PM Narendra Modi is visiting his hometown Vadnagar in Mehsana district- his first trip to the town since he became PM.
07 Oct 2017Yogi Adityanath
Bhagwat: Despite country's invasions, Hindus unconverted due to "determined spiritualism"
RSS supremo Mohan Bhagwat, who is in Vrindavan to inaugurate the "Mansi Dhyan Kendra" a meditation centre at Kaushal Kishore Maharaj's Nikunj Van ashram, said that Hindus could escape conversion to Islam, despite repeated invasions, "because of their spiritual strength."
07 Oct 2017Delhi
Delhi Metro fare hike: Kejriwal opposes, Centre insists it's necessary
As the Delhi government opposes the fare hike of Delhi Metro, Centre has made it clear that it can't be put on hold as the increase is required for its survival.
07 Oct 2017Narendra Modi
PM Modi in Gujarat: Diwali has come early for Indians
PM Modi, on a two-day visit to poll-bound Gujarat, while addressing the crowd at Dwarka referred to the GST Council meeting and claimed that "Diwali has come early for our citizens due to the decisions taken in the GST Council."
07 Oct 2017India
Is the Bhagwat-Modi relationship facing stormy days ahead?
RSS supremo Mohan Bhagwat, in his September 30 Vijayadashami address, had targeted PM Modi's economic policies in an understated manner.
06 Oct 2017Tamil Nadu
Sasikala granted five-day parole, to visit sick husband in Chennai
Sasikala, who has obtained a five-day parole to visit her sick 74-year-old husband in a Chennai hospital, will leave her Bengaluru prison today.
06 Oct 2017India
Not ready to back down yet, Sinha attacks government again
Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha continued his attacks on the government while sharing the dais with AAP's Arvind Kejriwal and Congress leader Manish Tewari at the release of the latter's book "Tidings of Troubled Times."
05 Oct 2017Narendra Modi
At MNS rally, Raj Thackeray attacks Modi on all fronts
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) President Raj Thackeray took out a procession to the Western Railways headquarters at Churchgate, Mumbai to protest the stampede that occurred on the foot-over bridge of Elphinstone station claiming 23 lives.
Congress: Anyone can fight Rahul for Congress' president post
As Congress faces criticism over dynastic politics and for not allowing other people to stake claim to Congress' president post, its chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said that leaders wishing to challenge Rahul Gandhi for the post are welcome to file nominations.
Simultaneous Centre-state polls from 2018? EC says it's possible!
EC on Wednesday while launching the Electoral Registration Officer (ERO) network, a web-based application to conduct efficient elections, has asserted that it is "logistically equipped" to hold simultaneous polls for LS and State Assemblies by September 2018.
05 Oct 2017Mulayam Singh Yadav
Akhilesh elected as National President of SP for 5 years
At Samajwadi Party's convention, Akhilesh Yadav was unanimously re-elected as the party's national president.
Don't get gloomy over one quarter of slow growth: PM
Narendra Modi, speaking at Institute of Company Secretaries of India's golden jubilee celebration, launched a tirade against "people who sleep well only after they spread a feeling of pessimism all around."
04 Oct 2017Subramanian Swamy
CBI: Karti tampered with evidence during visits abroad
The CBI has alleged in the SC that Karti Chidambaram, former FM P Chidambaram's son, has tampered with evidence related to an alleged corruption case by closing foreign bank accounts when he went abroad this year.
04 Oct 2017AIADMK
TN: Madras HC questions Speaker about non-action against OPS
The Madras HC, while hearing the petition of DMK and 18 disqualified AIADMK MLAs from TTV Dhinakaran's camp regarding the latter's disqualification from the Legislative Assembly, questioned Speaker P Dhanapal as to why no action was taken against Deputy CM O Panneerselvam (OPS) when he voted against the E Palaniswamy (EPS) government in the February confidence vote.
04 Oct 2017Chhattisgarh
77-year-old BJP MP Bansilal Mahto says Chhattisgarh girls are 'tan-a-tan'
Reaffirming the long association of politics and misogyny, a BJP leader has come under scanner for his sexist comments.
04 Oct 2017World Bank
After Yashwant Sinha, Arun Shourie lambastes the government's economic policies
Former minister of Disinvestment, Communication and Information Technology in AB Vajpayee's government and senior BJP leader Arun Shourie has joined the band of leaders from within the party criticizing the government's policies.