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06 Aug 2018Supreme Court Of India
For exposing 'culprits' who vandalized bungalow, Akhilesh Yadav announces reward
Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said he would give Rs. 11 lakh as a reward to anyone who gives information on 'miscreants' who damaged his former bungalow in Lucknow.
05 Aug 2018Lok Sabha
Amit Shah dares Congress to clear stand on OBC bill
BJP President Amit Shah on Sunday dared the Congress to clear its stand in the Rajya Sabha on the amended OBC bill, saying it will expose whether the party was really for the backward communities or not.
05 Aug 2018Bihar
Too much focus on one negative-incident: Nitish Kumar on shelter-homes
An under-pressure Bihar CM Nitish Kumar decided to address the Muzaffarpur shelter homes case today, but ended up making some disappointing comments.
05 Aug 2018Bihar
NDA allies in Bihar will cease to be politically-relevant: Congress
Parties like Nitish Kumar's JD(U) and Ram Vilas Paswan's LJP will cease to be politically relevant in Bihar if they stay in alliance with BJP, Congress leader in-charge of the state Shaktisinh Gohil said.
04 Aug 2018India
India informed Bangladesh about NRC, assured there won't be deportations
The NRC draft sparked a political battle, but it wasn't known earlier that Delhi informed Dhaka about it before its release, IE reports.
04 Aug 2018Rajasthan
Rajasthan: Amit Shah flags off Raje's 58-day 'Rajasthan Gaurav Yatra'
BJP president Amit Shah today flagged off Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje's pre-poll tour "Rajasthan Gaurav Yatra" from the Charbhujanath temple in Rajsamand district.
03 Aug 2018Assam
Assam NRC: Name of lone woman ex-CM missing from draft
In a shocking development, the name of Assam's only woman Chief Minister was excluded from the NRC draft, which released earlier this week.
03 Aug 2018Assam
Will expose Didi's 'U-turn' on NRC: Poonam Mahajan
The BJP-TMC war over Assam's NRC went up another notch as the former's youth wing chief Poonam Mahajan slammed WB CM Mamata Banerjee's "U-turn" in the issue.
03 Aug 2018Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
17 opposition parties demand paper ballot in 2019
More than a year after the Election Commission (EC) declared all elections will be held through EVMs, 17 opposition parties are demanding a return to the ballot paper system.
02 Aug 2018Uttar Pradesh
Ahead of Amit Shah's visit, Mughalsarai station being painted saffron
Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah is visiting Mughalsarai in Uttar Pradesh on August 5, and ahead of his visit, the station is being painted saffron.
02 Aug 2018West Bengal
Assam: NRC protests tense after police detain TMC-team at airport
Protests over NRC in Assam turned tense as police refused to let a TMC delegation from West Bengal (WB) leave the Silchar airport.
02 Aug 2018India
Not PM post, Banerjee just wants BJP defeated in 2019
Trinamool Congress Chief Mamata Banerjee has said she is not eyeing the Prime Minister's post and that her only motive was to see Bharatiya Janata Party's defeat in 2019 General elections.
02 Aug 2018Tamil Nadu
Karunanidhi health: Stalin says 21 DMK cadres died of shock
DMK working president and M Karunanidhi's son MK Stalin said he was saddened by the death of 21 DMK cadres. They, apparently, couldn't bear the shock of Kalaignar's illness.
31 Jul 2018West Bengal
A chest-thumping Amit Shah says no-one dared to implement NRC
BJP President Amit Shah spoke on the Assam NRC issue in the Rajya Sabha today and said only this government had the courage to implement it.
31 Jul 2018Tamil Nadu
For Karunanidhi's recovery, don't follow superstitions, DMK-cadres told
Dravida Kazhagam (DMK) leader K. Veeramani, on Monday, asked the cadres to not follow superstitions and stated the patriarch M Karunanidhi will get better with medicines only.
31 Jul 2018West Bengal
BJP will prepare Bengal-NRC if voted to power: Dilip Joshi
West Bengal BJP Chief Dilip Joshi, on Monday, said the party will come up with National Register of Citizens in Bengal, just like Assam, if voted to power.
30 Jul 2018West Bengal
Assam NRC: Banerjee says Indians being made refugees by government
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today slammed the government and accused it of playing divide and rule policy, after the Assam's National Register of Citizens left 40 lakh names.
30 Jul 2018Narendra Modi
Will Amar Singh join BJP? Modi's speech mentions former-SP strongman
Rajya Sabha MP and former Samajwadi leader Amar Singh's presence at an event in Lucknow where PM Narendra Modi and Yogi Adityanath were present has triggered speculations about him joining the Bharatiya Janata Party.
30 Jul 2018Tamil Nadu
Karunanidhi is stable, DMK cadres shout 'Yamraj Go Away'
Thousands of DMK cadres refused to leave Chennai's Kauvery Hospital and chanted 'Yamraj Go Away' after the former chief minister M Karunanidhi's health suffered a slight setback.
29 Jul 2018Odisha
Biju Janata Dal govt in Odisha is 'lollipop' govt: BJP
BJP today termed the Biju Janata Dal government in Odisha as "lollipop government" which, instead of providing jobs to the youths, was giving them "lollipop" under Biju Yuva Bahini programme.
28 Jul 2018Karnataka
Became the Karnataka CM because of Lord Ayyappa's blessings: Kumarasamy
Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy today said he was an ardent devotee of Lord Ayyappa and he got the Chief Ministership of Karnataka because of the god's blessings.
28 Jul 2018Tamil Nadu
Karunanidhi admitted to ICU following blood-pressure drop, is stable now
During wee hours of Saturday, DMK chief Karunanidhi was shifted from his Gopalpuram residence to Chennai's Kauvery hospital for treatment.
27 Jul 2018Karnataka
If I were Home-Minister, would've ordered intellectuals' shooting: BJP Minister
Basanagouda Patil Yatnal, a BJP MLA from Karnataka, has sparked a row by saying he would have ordered the shooting of intellectuals, had he been the Home Minister of India.
27 Jul 2018Narendra Modi
'Can become CM in one-minute,' says the controversial Hema Malini
UP BJP MP Hema Malini can become the chief minister if she wanted to "in a minute," she told reporters Wednesday in Rajasthan's Banswara, "but I don't like to be tied up."
27 Jul 2018Tamil Nadu
Top Tamil Nadu politicians visit ill DMK chief Karunanidhi
Top Tamil Nadu politicians including Deputy CM O Panneerselvam and Kamal Haasan visited M Karunanidhi yesterday, who hasn't been keeping well.
26 Jul 2018Bihar
Bihar: Tej Pratap's fall from bicycle in rally goes viral
When Tej Pratap Yadav started a cycle rally today, he must have expected to make a dent (even a small one) in Bihar's politics.
26 Jul 2018Rajasthan
According to BJP leader, Humayun asked Babur to respect cows
While the concept of time-travel is baffling to the greatest minds of the world, did you know that the Mughals found their way around it? And, Humayun used it to communicate it with his dead father Babur?
25 Jul 2018India
Narendra Modi led-NDA saved Rs. 59cr/aircraft in Rafale Deal: Report
As the political controversy around Rafale Deal is widening, a report claims that NDA government got a better price than the previous UPA rule.
25 Jul 2018Gujarat
2015 riots: Hardik Patel sentenced to 2 years in prison
Hardik Patel was sentenced to two years in prison by a Gujarat court in connection to the 2015 riots during the Patel quota movement.
25 Jul 2018DNA
'Jayalalithaa was never pregnant': TN government denies claims by 'daughter'
The Tamil Nadu government told Madras High Court on Tuesday that the deceased Chief Minister of the state, Jayalalithaa, was never pregnant in her life.
24 Jul 2018West Bengal
Mamata to visit Delhi to invite opposition-leaders for federal-front rally
In a bid to take on the BJP in 2019 Lok Sabha election, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee will visit Delhi for three days from July 31 to personally invite opposition leaders to the "federal front" rally she plans to hold in January in Kolkata.
23 Jul 2018Uddhav Thackeray
After Shah speaks about 'going solo', Uddhav Thackeray hits back
In what is another proof of 'frenemy' relationship between Shiv Sena and BJP, Uddhav Thackeray on Monday said his party was friends with the public, and not with a specific party.
23 Jul 2018India
Alwar-lynching: After RaGa's attack, BJP calls him "Merchant of Hate"
Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi lashed out at PM Narendra Modi today, blaming him for a "brutal 'New India' where humanity is replaced with hatred and people are crushed and left to die."
23 Jul 2018Lok Sabha
After no-confidence motion, Congress mulls privilege motion against Sitharaman, Modi
Congress is likely to move a privilege motion in the Lok Sabha against Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman over the Rafale deal.
23 Jul 2018Jharkhand
Now, BJP minister Jayant Sinha regrets garlanding lynching convicts
At the center of the storm for garlanding lynching convicts in Jharkhand, Union Minister Jayant Sinha said in an interview that he regretted his action as it was interpreted that he supported violence.
22 Jul 2018Narendra Modi
To Modi, with love: RaGa's iconic hug on Congress's poster
The surprise (and headline-inducing) hug of Congress President Rahul Gandhi to Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the speech in Lok Sabha on Friday has found a place on a poster of the grand old party in Mumbai.
22 Jul 2018Emmanuel Macron
RaGa's statement in LS on Rafale pricing 'childish': UP Minister
Uttar Pradesh Minister Srikant Sharma today termed Congress President Rahul Gandhi's statement on the pricing of fighter jet Rafale in the Lok Sabha during the no-trust motion against the NDA government as "childish".
22 Jul 2018India
At first CWC-meet, RaGa reminds of "role, responsibility" of Congress
Rahul Gandhi, appointed the Congress chief in December, is chairing his first Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting today, two days after the party's joint no-confidence motion was staggeringly defeated in parliament.
21 Jul 2018Supreme Court Of India
#SabMileHueHain: Steps Opposition took to make Modi's "Road-to-2019" easier
As Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave his speech in the Lok Sabha on Friday, most TV sets flashed how it was the beginning of 2019's campaign.
21 Jul 2018West Bengal
Didi believes TMC will win all Lok-Sabha seats in WB
Claiming that the TMC would win all the 42 Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal in the next general elections, WB Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, at a Kolkata rally, said the party would oust the BJP to save the country.