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17 Dec 2018

Madhya Pradesh

MP CM Kamal Nath involved in anti-Sikh riots: Delhi BJP-leader

A Delhi BJP leader today sat on an indefinite hunger strike against Congress leader Kamal Nath, after he was nominated for the CM's post in Madhya Pradesh, alleging that Nath was involved in the anti-Sikh riots.

17 Dec 2018

Madhya Pradesh

People showing janeu, flaunting gotras: Adityanath's apparent dig at RaGa

Without naming Congress President Rahul Gandhi, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday said people were showing their janeu and flaunting gotras to gain prominence these days in country's politics.

17 Dec 2018

Tej Pratap Yadav

'Krishna' Tej Pratap's back to slay BJP with 'sudarshan chakra'

RJD leader Tej Pratap Yadav made a surprise appearance at the party's office in Patna, Bihar, on Sunday and said he was all pumped up to slay Bharatiya Janata Party with sudarshan chakra.

17 Dec 2018

1984 Anti Sikh Riots

#SajjanConvicted: Jaitley says Congress making another accused CM

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley welcomed the Delhi High Court judgment convicting Congress leader Sajjan Kumar for his involvement in 1984 anti-Sikh riots but also slammed the party for making another accused, Kamal Nath, the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh.

17 Dec 2018

Rajasthan

Rajasthan: Ashok Gehlot takes oath as CM, Pilot as deputy-CM

Congress leader Ashok Gehlot took the oath for Chief Minister of Rajasthan, a short while ago at Albert Hall. He will be the 14th CM of the state, succeeding BJP leader Vasundhara Raje.

17 Dec 2018

Lok Sabha

No alliance can stop BJP from realizing development agenda: Shah

BJP chief Amit Shah said yesterday that no 'gathbandhan' or 'maha gathbandhan' (alliance or grand alliance) can come in the way of BJP achieving its agenda of inclusive growth.

17 Dec 2018

Tamil Nadu

Opposition shows strength at DMK-event, Stalin endorses RaGa as PM

On Sunday, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi went to Tamil Nadu to unveil the statue of DMK patriarch Karunanidhi and the gathering turned into a show of strength of mahagathbandhan or grand alliance with Stalin endorsing Rahul Gandhi's name as PM candidate.

16 Dec 2018

West Bengal

Mamata Banerjee govt refuses permission for BJP's Bengal rath yatras

On Saturday, the West Bengal government denied permission to the BJP's proposed rath yatras in certain parts of Bengal, citing intelligence reports that they could lead to communal violence.

16 Dec 2018

Narendra Modi

PM Narendra Modi slams Congress in Sonia's stronghold Raebareli

Taking on the Congress in Sonia Gandhi's home turf, Raebareli, PM Narendra Modi accused previous governments of neglecting the constituency.

16 Dec 2018

Chhattisgarh

Bhupesh Baghel is Chhattisgarh's new Chief Minister

On Sunday, Congress announced Bhupesh Baghel will be the Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, four days after the party performed exceptionally well in the Assembly elections.

16 Dec 2018

Narendra Modi

At Gandhis' bastion Raebareli, Modi lambasts Congress on defense-deals

On his first visit to Raebareli in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi came down heavily on Congress over defense deals.

15 Dec 2018

Chhattisgarh

RaGa meets top Congress leaders to select next Chhattisgarh CM

After selecting chief ministers of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, Congress president Rahul Gandhi held hectic parleys with top party leaders today to decide on the top post for Chhattisgarh.

Week won, weekend lost, but Congress thinks Rafale-verdict isn't setback

Despite the Supreme Court saying on Friday that it doesn't find any reason to launch a probe into the Rafale deal, the Congress didn't see it as a setback.

Can't see how Rafale remains election issue after SC-verdict: Omar

National Conference leader Omar Abdullah said he did not see the Rafale deal remaining an election issue, in view of the verdict given by the Supreme court.

14 Dec 2018

Rajasthan

Rajasthan: Ashok Gehlot to be CM; Sachin Pilot, his deputy

Ashok Gehlot has been chosen as the new Chief Minister of Rajasthan, and Sachin Pilot has agreed to be his deputy, NDTV has reported.

#RafaleVerdict: 'Rahul maafi maango', demand BJP-leaders, Parliament adjourned after ruckus

Three days after the winter session of Parliament started, the Lok Sabha was adjourned on Friday owing to ruckus after the Supreme Court dismissed a petition seeking an investigation into the multi-crore Rafale deal.

14 Dec 2018

Madhya Pradesh

#MadhyaPradeshElections: After discussions, Indira's 'third' son Kamal Nath becomes CM

Two days after the nail-biting contest between Congress and BJP at assembly elections of Madhya Pradesh, the winning grand old party has picked Kamal Nath as the new Chief Minister of the central state.

13 Dec 2018

Telangana

Telangana: KCR takes oath at exact time pandits suggested

K Chandrasekhar Rao took oath as the Chief Minister of Telangana on Thursday, two days after leading his party, Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), to an astounding victory in the assembly elections.

13 Dec 2018

Madhya Pradesh

'Star-campaigner' Adityanath downplays Hindi-heartland losses, speaks on Congress 'lies'

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, who campaigned for the BJP relentlessly in the assembly elections, downplayed the win of Congress and said their lies would start getting unraveling soon.

13 Dec 2018

Rajasthan

Kamal Nath's CM post done-deal, ambiguity over Rajasthan's top-post persists

After scooping three major states from Bharatiya Janata Party in the recently concluded Assembly Elections, the Congress high command has another Herculean task at hand: choosing Chief Ministers for Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.

12 Dec 2018

India

To Modi, with love (and some anger)

If you are a towering figure like Narendra Damodardas Modi, everything everywhere is about you. In any case, you are narcissist enough to attribute all successes to yourself, hence every failure is naturally yours.

12 Dec 2018

Chhattisgarh

#AssemblyElections: Star campaigner Yogi Adityanath gets BJP heartbreak in heartland

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was the trump card which Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) hoped would help it win Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, and Rajasthan, but the results brought only sad news for the saffron party.

12 Dec 2018

Rajasthan

Things to know about Sachin Pilot, Congress' star in Rajasthan

On Tuesday, Congress won 99 seats in Rajasthan ousting Vasundhara Raje government from the state as the BJP won only 73 seats. The desert state cast its vote for 199 assembly seats on December 7.

12 Dec 2018

Shashi Tharoor

#RoadTo2019: Congress jolts BJP in Hindi heartland, opponents' jibes follow

The Congress handed over defeat to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in three crucial states, making the race to 2019 Lok Sabha elections even more interesting.

12 Dec 2018

Jyotiraditya Scindia

Outgoing-CM Chouhan uses Vajpayee's famous poem to express emotions

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan tendered his resignation to Governor Anandiben Patel on Wednesday saying 'he was free' now.

12 Dec 2018

Madhya Pradesh

#MadhyaPradeshResults: Mayawati comes to Congress' rescue, declares support

BSP Chief Mayawati on Wednesday announced she will supporting Congress in Madhya Pradesh and if required, in Rajasthan too.

12 Dec 2018

Bahujan Samaj Party

24-hours of counting later, Congress emerges largest party in MP

The final results of assembly polls of Madhya Pradesh were revealed a short while ago and Congress has emerged as the single largest party, unseating BJP in the 'heart of India' where it was ruling since the last 15 years.

11 Dec 2018

Chhattisgarh

#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: After winning important states, Rahul Gandhi thanks Congress workers

Rahul Gandhi, who led Congress to an astounding win in three states Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh (still undecided) and Rajasthan, addressed the media a short while ago and congratulated the winners of the elections.

11 Dec 2018

Chhattisgarh

#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Who will be Chhattisgarh's new CM after Raman Singh?

The people of Chhattisgarh have shown Raman Singh the exit door handing a major upset to Bharatiya Janata Party, which was governing the state since the last fifteen years.

11 Dec 2018

Narendra Modi

BJP MP confesses party lost plot. It's hard to disagree

The Bharatiya Janata Party losing its clutch over two (as of now) states in the Hindi heartland shows something went terribly wrong for the saffron party.

11 Dec 2018

India

#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Shashi Tharoor trolls Arun Jaitley with 'great day' tweet

The results of assembly elections of five states, dubbed as the big semifinal before India votes in 2019, has brought immense joy to Congress.

11 Dec 2018

Chhattisgarh

#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Congress-leaders celebrate probable wins, gloom takes over BJP

Celebrations have taken over Congress offices in Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, as the trends of election results have shown the party is performing well in these crucial states.

11 Dec 2018

Chhattisgarh

#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Congress leads in 3 states, big blow to BJP

The Hindi heartland has not brought good news for BJP as it might lose power in three important states, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, and Rajasthan.

11 Dec 2018

Telangana

Winning Congress MLAs will be shifted to Park Hyatt hotel

In Telangana, winning MLAs of the Congress will be moved to Hyderabad's Park Hyatt hotel, a member of the grand old party has confirmed, TNM reports.

11 Dec 2018

India

#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: AIMIM leader Akbaruddin Owaisi wins from Chandrayangutta

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader Akbaruddin Owaisi has reportedly won from the Chandrayangutta constituency - one of the 15 constituencies in Hyderabad.

11 Dec 2018

Mizoram

#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: MNF establish early lead; CM Thanhawla loses both seats

In Mizoram, early trends indicate that the Mizo National Front (MNF) is surging ahead of the Congress.

11 Dec 2018

Samajwadi Party

#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Shivraj Singh Chouhan leads in Budhni

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is leading from his constituency Budhni, early trends suggest.

11 Dec 2018

Telangana

#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: TRS establish strong lead; Congress falling behind

Vote counting has begun in the southern state of Telangana, and early trends indicate that the K Chandrashekhar Rao-led Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) is cruising towards a comfortable victory.

11 Dec 2018

Rajasthan

#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Sachin Pilot scheduled to arrive in Delhi

In Rajasthan, Congress will return to power after sitting in opposition for five years, early trends suggest.

11 Dec 2018

Chhattisgarh

#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Congress leads massively in Chhattisgarh

As per early trends, Congress and BJP are fighting a close battle for Chhattisgarh. The state voted for 90 assembly seats in two phases.