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23 May 2018


After week-long drama, HD Kumaraswamy takes oath as Karnataka CM

After eight days of political tussle, Karnataka got its second CM in a week today, with JD(S)' HD Kumaraswamy taking oath at the Vidhana Soudha.

Not-leaving-bungalow: Mayawati's government residence is now Kanshi Ram memorial

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has come up with a 'genius' plan to not vacate the government residence she has been living in for many years.

03 May 2018


3 categories for UP's OBC quota, minister calls it 'Brahmastra'

Considering the caste based challenges posed by the SP-BSP alliance, the UP government aims to distribute 82 OBC groups into 3 categories.

26 Apr 2018

Yogi Adityanath

CM Adityanath, Akhilesh, Mayawati to address rallies in poll-bound Karnataka

The Karnataka Assembly polls are the new battlefield for political stalwarts of Uttar Pradesh, including Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, SP supremo Akhilesh Yadav, and BSP chief Mayawati, who will be crisscrossing the state to turn the tide in favor of their respective parties.

No impeachment for CJI, SC-judges form team to discuss issues

The Supreme Court (SC) saw some charged minutes yesterday after the vice president's rejection of the impeachment motion against the chief justice (CJI).

23 Apr 2018

Venkaiah Naidu

Rajya Sabha Chairman Naidu rejects opposition's impeachment motion against CJI

In a significant but not entirely unexpected blow to the opposition, Vice President and Rajya Sabha (RS) Chairman Venkaiah Naidu has rejected its impeachment motion against Chief Justice (CJI) Dipak Misra.

20 Apr 2018

Yogi Adityanath

Major gaffe: UP BJP minister calls Mayawati's rule better

In a major embarrassment to the Adityanath government, his cabinet minister Swami Prasad Maurya hailed the governance of Mayawati.

17 Apr 2018


Rahul Gandhi-led Congress poses no challenge to PM Narendra Modi

Rahul Gandhi-led Congress poses no challenge to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and will find it difficult to win even 40 or 50 seats in 2019 Parliamentary polls, Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh said.

12 Apr 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Ghaziabad: Ex-BSP MLA booked for making extortion-calls, demanding Rs. 10L

Former BSP MLA from Sahibabad, Amar Pal Sharma, has been booked for allegedly making extortion calls to a builder and demanding Rs. 10L.

Report: BJP's income jumps 81% and Congress's dips 14%

An Association for Democratic Reforms report revealed that BJP's income has increased by 81% to Rs. 1,034.27cr in the last year even as the states it rules continue to grow.

11 Apr 2018

Yogi Adityanath

Who is Kuldeep Singh Sengar, BJP-MLA accused of rape?

Last week, an 18-yr-old woman alleged that she was raped by BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar and his accomplices. Harassed, she attempted suicide outside UP CM Yogi Adityanath's residence.

10 Apr 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Politics of color: Ambedkar's saffron statue re-painted blue in UP

A 5-feet tall statue of Dalit icon Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar, which was rebuilt and painted saffron in Uttar Pradesh's Badaun district, was repainted blue on Tuesday.

10 Apr 2018

Yogi Adityanath

Yogi Government seeks fresh report on exodus of Hindus

UP CM Yogi Adityanath's government has directed the DGP headquarters to furnish a fresh report on the exodus of Hindus in the state due to communal tensions before BJP came to power.

08 Apr 2018

Samajwadi Party

Akhilesh Yadav says BSP-SP will fight 2019 elections together

In an NDTV interview, Akhilesh Yadav confirmed Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) will form an alliance for 2019 general elections.

Will-it, won't-it? Opposition holds impeachment-motion against CJI despite having numbers

An impeachment motion against CJI Dipak Misra seems to have lost momentum, with many opposition parties still undecided.

31 Mar 2018

Yogi Adityanath

Probe ordered after 2 Ambedkar statues vandalized in 24 hours

Two statues of BR Ambedkar were vandalized in Uttar Pradesh in 24 hours. State CM Yogi Adityanath has asked district magistrates to ensure the security of statues.

31 Mar 2018

Yogi Adityanath

Statue Vandalism: Ambedkar statue vandalized in UP's Siddhartnagar district

Unidentified persons vandalized the statue of BR Ambedkar in Gohaniya village in UP's Siddhartnagar district, triggering protests by locals.

31 Mar 2018


Firebrand Mamata Banerjee to meet regional leaders

Riding high on the success of her meetings in Delhi, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee has a jam-packed itinerary for the coming months. She will be meeting regional leaders to whip up maximum support for an anti-BJP front for 2019 LS elections.

27 Mar 2018


After flirting briefly, Mayawati won't back Akhilesh for UP bypolls

On Monday, Mayawati sprang a surprise by announcing that BSP won't support SP in the upcoming bypolls for Kairana parliamentary and Noorpur assembly seats.

24 Mar 2018

Samajwadi Party

Rajya Sabha polls: SP cancels victory celebration after BSP loss

In a show of solidarity to the BSP, Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav has cancelled victory celebrations for its own candidate after BSP's lone candidate lost in the Rajya Sabha polls.

23 Mar 2018

Samajwadi Party

Rajya Sabha polls: BSP MLA hints he voted for BJP

Uttar Pradesh BSP MLA Anil Singh on Friday indicated that he had cross-voted in favor of the BJP in the Rajya Sabha polls, saying "I am with Maharaj-ji," referring to UP CM Yogi Adityanath.

14 Mar 2018


Will successive gathbandhans lead to BJP's downfall in 2019?

Recently, BJP faced a unique challenge: After a quarter century, arch-rivals SP and BSP combined forces to contain the saffron tide in UP's Gorakhpur and Phulpur LS bypolls.

14 Mar 2018


UP bypolls: BJP-SP in tough fight in Gorakhpur and Phulpur

The by-election results for two LS seats in UP, Gorakhpur and Phulpur, will be declared today.

13 Mar 2018

Samajwadi Party

With assets of Rs.1,000cr, Jaya Bachchan could become richest MP

Jaya Bachchan, Samajwadi Party MP from Uttar Pradesh, recently filed her nomination for the upcoming Rajya Sabha polls in the state.

07 Mar 2018

Samajwadi Party

Jaya Bachchan trounces others to become Samajwadi's RS candidate

In a surprising development, SP has announced veteran actress Jaya Bachchan as its candidate for upcoming RS polls. Earlier, the party was expected to choose someone more experienced like Naresh Aggarwal. However, MP Amar Singh claimed, "Jaya Bachchan was consistently loyal to the Samajwadi Party, its system and hierarchy."

04 Mar 2018


To fight BJP, BSP-SP alliance on the cards

Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has announced that it will support once bitter rival Samajwadi Party (SP) in the ensuing Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha bypolls.

26 Feb 2018


BJP doesn't have enough "big names" for RS polls

Amusingly, though BJP is all set to gain in the upcoming Rajya Sabha (RS) polls, it doesn't have enough heavy-weights for those nominations.

25 Feb 2018


Mayawati's BSP scouts for new leaders to make a comeback

Ahead of the 2017 assembly elections in UP, several senior leaders had departed from the Mayawati-led BSP.

24 Feb 2018

Ravi Shankar Prasad

Elections for 58 Rajya Sabha seats on March 23

Apart from the state and 2019 Lok Sabha elections, upcoming Rajya Sabha polls will have an impact on India's governance.

22 Feb 2018


Expelled BSP leader Naseemuddin Siddiqui joins Congress

Former Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Naseemuddin Siddiqui who was once the close aide of party chief Mayawati, on Thursday formally joined the Congress party, along with some other former Uttar Pradesh ministers.

14 Feb 2018


Allahabad student murder: Main accused arrested after five days

The main accused in the brutal killing of a law student in Allahabad has been arrested five days after the murder.

08 Feb 2018

Yogi Adityanath

Yogi Adityanath government to present UP's biggest ever budget

Following Budget 2018, which featured ambitious schemes and a pro-farmer tilt, UP's BJP government is also planning something historic.

23 Jan 2018

Sitaram Yechury

Prakash Karat v/s Sitaram Yechury: CPI(M) against tie-up with Congress

It seems the CPI(M) is headed for a major face-off between the factions of party chief Sitaram Yechury and his predecessor Prakash Karat. They will battle it out at the party's conclave in Hyderabad.

14 Jan 2018


Shell out Rs. 50,000 to meet Mayawati on her birthday

Do you by any chance harbor dreams of meeting Mayawati? Luckily, BSP has made arrangements. Shell out Rs. 50,000 and wish her personally on her 62nd birthday.

11 Jan 2018


Triple talaq Bill: Centre now considers the ordinance route

The instant triple talaq issue has placed government in a bind. They have had to consider legal perspective and religious sentiment to reach an appropriate policy response.

08 Dec 2017


'Would you rather salute Afzal Guru?' Naidu on 'Vande-Mataram' protests

Vice president Venkaiah Naidu has lashed out at those opposing the 'Vande Mataram' slogan, asking, "If not your mother, whom would you salute, Afzal Guru?"

01 Dec 2017

Yogi Adityanath

UP civic-polls: BJP heads towards major win, Congress loses Amethi

Counting is on for the UP civic elections, being seen as a crucial test for CM Yogi Adityanath.

02 Nov 2017

Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Elections: 158 crorepati candidates, 61 with criminal cases

Of the 338 candidates in the fray for the Himachal polls 2017, 158 are crorepatis and 61 have criminal cases against them.

25 Oct 2017


BJP plans 'Anti-Black Money Day' on demonetization anniversary

A day after opposition parties announced they would mark November 8, the first anniversary of demonetization, as 'Black Day', Finance Minister Arun Jaitley talked about BJP's planned 'Anti-Black Money Day'.