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05 Oct 2017


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.

03 Oct 2017


Allahabad: Violent protests erupt after BSP leader shot dead

BSP leader Rajesh Yadav was shot dead outside a hostel near the University of Allahabad on October 2.

20 Sep 2017


Yogi Adityanath furnishes report card: Previous government's "Jungle raj" over

After completing six months in office, UP CM Yogi Adityanath furnished a report card detailing his state's achievements.

19 Sep 2017


Mayawati launches nephew: Is this a new political dynasty?

Even as the clamor against political dynasties picks up steam, Mayawati at her recent Meerut rally introduced her nephew Akash, a management postgraduate from London, as an "upcoming" party functionary.

16 Sep 2017


Another 'godman' in police net: Baba Pratibhanand arrested for murder

The extent of the 'fake' godmen web has been revealed further with the arrest of Baba Pratibhanand. The 'guru' is allegedly behind the 2013 murder of BSP's Deepak Bhardwaj, the richest candidate in the 2009 UP elections.

01 Sep 2017


Criminals entering politics: Has it become normal?

As per the report from the Association of Democratic Reforms, 51 MPs and MLAs have been accused of crimes against women, which include alleged rape and abduction.

18 Aug 2017


Report: BJP secured 74% of corporate funding to political parties

The BJP party received a whopping 73.8% of the Rs. 956.8 crore funds corporate houses donated to five national parties over four years, according to a report by the Delhi-based non-profit Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR).

20 Jul 2017


Mayawati's resignation accepted by Rajya Sabha

The Rajya Sabha has accepted the resignation of BSP supremo Mayawati, who quit two days ago alleging she wasn't allowed to talk about atrocities on Dalits.

19 Jul 2017


Parliament Day 3: Session marred by cow vigilantism, farmers' suicides

Day Three of the Parliament's Monsoon Session was rocked by issues including the spate in mob lynching in the name of 'gau raksha', farmers' suicides and Indian hostages in Mosul, among others.

18 Jul 2017


BSP's Mayawati resigns from Rajya Sabha: What does this mean?

On July 18, BSP chief Mayawati resigned from the Rajya Sabha after complaining of not being allowed to speak on atrocities allegedly committed on Dalits in UP.

18 Jul 2017


Bal Gangadhar Tilak's great grandson booked for rape, unnatural sex

Congress leader Rohit Tilak, great grandson of Bal Gangadhar Tilak, has been booked for allegedly raping a woman and forcing her into "unnatural sex".

28 Jun 2017

Pranab Mukherjee

Presidential polls: Opposition candidate Meira Kumar files nomination

The opposition's presidential candidate, former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar, filed her nomination for the July 17 polls in the presence of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, former PM Manmohan Singh and other senior leaders.

27 Jun 2017

Yogi Adityanath

100 days of Yogi Adityanath: What's different about UP governance?

BJP's choice of Yogi Adityanath as UP CM was hailed by many, while criticized by several others. Known as a hard taskmaster and a man with great attention to detail, 100 days of Yogi's governance has seen several hits and misses.

22 Jun 2017

Pranab Mukherjee

Opposition's Presidential candidate: Former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar

The opposition has finally announced its candidate for the presidential election. It has chosen former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar, a Dalit candidate.

30 May 2017

Yogi Adityanath

BJP minister Swati seen inaugurating a beer bar, stirs controversy

In fresh controversy for the BJP, images of MoS (Women and Family Welfare) Swati Singh have gone viral, where she is purportedly seen inaugurating a bar.

27 May 2017


Rahul Gandhi sets off for Saharanpur despite no permission

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi left for violence-hit Saharanpur despite being denied permission by authorities.

27 May 2017


Only two participants in EC's hackathon, AAP out of fray

Only two parties, CPM and Sharad Pawar's NCP, have signed up for the June 3 hackathon, where they will try to demonstrate that EVMs can be tampered with.

26 May 2017


Saharanpur riots- Rahul Gandhi denied permission to visit Saharanpur

Police have denied permission to Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi to visit Saharanpur, which is tense after recent communal clashes that killed at least two and injured several.

26 May 2017


Saharanpur violence: 400 anti-riot personnel sent by Center

The rapid caste violence spreading in Saharanpur from 5th May onwards has killed at least 2 people and left 29 injured.

26 May 2017


BSP funding Bhim Sena, group responsible for Saharanpur clashes: Report

A report by UP Police claims the Mayawati-led BSP is giving tacit support to Bhim Sena, the group believed to be responsible for the Saharanpur clashes.

25 May 2017


Saharanpur violence: Section 144 imposed, internet disabled

Police have imposed Section 144 in Saharanpur in light of the growing caste based violence in the district.

24 May 2017


Dalit man killed in UP, 24 arrested

In a fresh incident of caste-violence, a Dalit man was killed and 7 others were seriously injured while they were on their way home after meeting BSP chief Mayawati in riot-hit Shabbirpur.

23 May 2017

Delhi Police

BSP leader and his family murdered over property

Munawar Hassan, a leader of the Bahujan Samaj Party, his wife and 4 children were murdered by his business partner who wanted to seize the politician's properties.

21 May 2017


AAP decries EC's conditions in EVM hackathon

AAP has decried the conditions imposed by the Election Commission for the EVM hackathon. The party said they "request the EC to give an unconditional-access to EVMs to the political parties' nominated hackers to tamper with the EVMs."

20 May 2017


EVM challenge to begin from 3 June

The Election Commission of India (ECI) announced that the EVM hack-challenge will begin from 3 June.

12 May 2017


Expelled from BSP Siddiqui hits back, calls Mayawati a gangster

Expelled national general secretary of the BSP, Naseemuddin Siddiqui accused Mayawati of operating criminal gangs to quell voices of dissent within and outside the party.

10 May 2017


Mayawati expels Naseemuddin Siddiqui from BSP

BSP supremo Mayawati has expelled senior party leader Naseemuddin Siddiqui and his son from the BSP for alleged anti-party activities.

10 May 2017


Mumbai Police to go bulletproof 9 years after 26/11

9 years ago when Anti-Terrorism Squad Chief Hemant Karkare went to take on the terrorists involved in 26/11, his bulletproof vest was no match for the terrorists' AK-47s.

25 Apr 2017


Prepare for a movement if exit polls ring true: Kejriwal

Addressing a meeting of poll observers before the MCD votes get counted, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that he would launch a movement if the exit poll results came true.

EVM tampering: Cabinet clears proposal for new VVPAT machines

Amid several allegations of EVM tampering, the Union Cabinet has cleared the Election Commission's proposal to buy Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines.

EC issues reminder to govt for VVPATs

The Election Commission has issued a fresh reminder to the Centre to sanction funds for the procurement of voter-verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) systems in time for the 2019 General Elections.

13 Apr 2017

Delhi Police

Delhi: Legal action against publisher for defining women's body shape

The "Health and Physical Education" textbook for Class 12 authored by Dr. VK Sharma recently received flak for defining "36-24-36" as a female body's "best shape."

02 Apr 2017

Madhya Pradesh

Faulty EVMs: Madhya Pradesh Government removes top officials in Bhind

A video that went viral on social media purportedly showing a faulty Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) that registers votes only for the BJP, resulted in the Madhya Pradesh government taking swift action against top officials of Bhind, from where the video surfaced and an Assembly by-election is scheduled.

30 Mar 2017

Lalu Prasad Yadav

JD(U): Project Nitish as secular PM face for 2019

The JD(U) has asked all "secular forces" in the country to unite under the leadership of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, for the 2019 general elections.

25 Mar 2017


UP CM Adityanath shifts Deputy CM from office

UP Chief Minister Adityanath, has asked Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya to vacate his office on the fifth floor of the Lal Bahadur Shastri Bhawan (Annexe) building.

23 Mar 2017


UP CM Yogi Adityanath distributes portfolios, keeps Home for himself

Yogi Adityanath retained the crucial home ministry, among others, in an attempt to keep a check on UP's dismal law and order. However, finance has gone to veteran Rajesh Agarwal.

21 Mar 2017

Lalu Prasad Yadav

After BJP's UP victory, who will face Modi in 2019?

After the BJP's UP win, Rahul Gandhi reportedly met NCP chief Sharad Pawar to discuss who will take on PM Narendra Modi in 2019.

20 Mar 2017


Yogi Adityanath, UP CM, asks for asset details of ministers

Yogi Adityanath, in his first decision as UP CM, has asked all ministers to declare income and assets within 15 days.

19 Mar 2017


Yogi Adityanath sworn in as 21st Chief Minister of UP

Yogi Adityanath was sworn-in as Uttar Pradesh's CM today. The ceremony was attended by Modi, Amit Shah, Advani, amongst others.

18 Mar 2017


Yogi Adityanath appointed as UP CM

The BJP has appointed their MP Yogi Adityanath from Gorakhpur, as the new Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. He has represented Gorakhpur in the Lok Sabha since 1998.

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