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15 Oct 2020
J&K: Gupkar signatories form alliance to restore Article 370
Days after the People's Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti was released from her year-long detention, Jammu and Kashmir politicians floated an alliance to restore J&K's constitutional status as on before August 5, 2019.
24 Sep 2020
Salman Khurshid named by accused in Delhi riots chargesheet
Congress leader and former Union Minister Salman Khurshid has been named in the latest chargesheet filed by the Delhi Police in connection with the February riots in the city.
22 Sep 2020
Opposition boycotts Lok Sabha over suspended MPs, farm bills
The Opposition has boycotted the Parliament in protest of the farm bills. They on Tuesday staged a walkout of the Lok Sabha after a similar move in the Rajya Sabha.
09 Mar 2020
Opposition demands 'immediate release' of detained former J&K CMs, leaders
The Opposition on Monday sent a joint resolution to the Bharatiya Janata Party-led Centre demanding the immediate release of all political leaders detained in Jammu and Kashmir.
15 Feb 2020
JNUSU leader denied permission for gatherings in Bengal, tensions follow
Mamata Banerjee, the Chief Minister of West Bengal, has no dearth of critics and President of JNU Students' Union, Aishe Ghosh has joined the list.
14 Dec 2019
Contribute Rs.11, 1 brick for Ram Mandir: Adityanath in Jharkhand
A month after the Supreme Court allowed for the construction of a Ram temple at the disputed Ayodhya site, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath has asked every family in Jharkhand to contribute towards the temple.
05 Dec 2019
Manmohan Singh: 1984 anti-Sikh riots could have been avoided if…
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said that the ghastly 1984 anti-Sikh riots could have been avoided if the advice of his predecessor Inder Kumar Gujral had been heeded.
22 Nov 2019
JNU justifies fee hike, claims it has Rs. 45cr debt
As students of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) continue protests over a proposed fee hike, the varsity has defended the hike claiming it has a deficit of Rs. 45 crore.
18 Oct 2019
Manmohan Singh says Congress not against Savarkar, only 'Hindutva ideology'
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday criticized the Maharashtra BJP for proposing a Bharat Ratna for Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, famously known as Veer Savarkar.
15 Oct 2019
Maharashtra Elections: BJP's manifesto promises Bharat Ratna for Savarkar
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Maharashtra on Tuesday released its manifesto for the upcoming assembly elections in the state.
24 Aug 2019
Rahul Gandhi and other opposition leaders to visit J&K today
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will visit Jammu & Kashmir on Saturday along with 11 other leaders from various opposition parties.
19 Jul 2019
NCP, CPI, Trinamool get EC's notice, could lose national-party status
The Election Commission on Thursday sent show-cause notices to Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Trinamool, and Communist Party of India (CPI) asking them to explain why their national party status shouldn't be revoked.
23 May 2019
Elections 2019: All candidates endorsed by Swara Bhasker are losing
Bollywood actor Swara Bhasker is known for never shying away from voicing her political opinions on Twitter.
30 Dec 2018
#RIPMrinalSen: Legendary Bengali filmmaker dies of heart attack
Bengali cinema is often believed to have been taken to new heights by 3 directors who gained recognition at a global stage for being pioneer filmmakers. The first two are Satyajit Ray and Ritwik Ghatak.
10 Dec 2018
BJP mocks all-party-meet, asks Opposition to reveal PM candidate's name
BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya has mocked the scheduled meeting of Opposition parties in New Delhi today and said they should first declare a prime ministerial candidate before thinking of ousting the Narendra Modi government.
02 Dec 2018
BJP's 2017-18 earning crosses Rs. 1,000cr, becomes richest party
As per annual returns submitted to the Election Commission, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) earned more than Rs. 1,000 crore in 2017-18, and could become the maximum gainer of political funding.
12 Nov 2018
Telangana Assembly polls: Election Commission issues notification
The Election Commission today issued notification for the December 7 election to the Telangana Legislative Assembly.
08 Nov 2018
Seat-sharing deal of Congress-led alliance in Telangana finalized: AICC
Seat-sharing deal among partners of the Congress-led grand alliance for the December 7 Telangana Assembly elections has been finalized and will be announced after its approval by Congress President Rahul Gandhi, the AICC said today.
26 Oct 2018
Jignesh Mevani hurls abuses at PM Modi at Patna rally
While speaking at a rally in Patna, independent MLA and Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani was caught abusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi repeatedly on camera.
21 Oct 2018
Tripura: CPI(M) files police-complaint as BJP lays Ram Temple's foundation-stone
The opposition CPI(M) in Tripura has lodged a complaint against the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Sanatan Sena for laying the foundation stone for a Ram temple on a plot of land in a tribal area of South Tripura district.
20 Oct 2018
Chhattisgarh Assembly polls: BSP releases second list of 12 candidates
The BSP released its second list of 12 candidates for the Chhattisgarh Assembly polls.
16 Oct 2018
#WomenInSabarimala: Board may seek more time from SC for order-implementation
With just one day left before the gates of Sabarimala Temple in Kerala would open for devotees, the board which manages the hill shrine may seek more time from the Supreme Court to implement the order that allowed women of all ages to enter the place of worship.
07 Oct 2018
J&K: Campaigning ends for first-phase of urban local body polls
Campaigning for the first-phase of the urban local body (ULB) polls in Jammu and Kashmir ended today, 24 hours before the start of voting in 422 wards.
02 Sep 2018
#ElgaarParishad: Chargesheet to be delayed against activists arrested in June
The Pune police, on Saturday, sought 90-days time to file chargesheet against the five activists, arrested on June 6, in connection to the Bhima Koregaon violence.
06 Jul 2018
Legalizing gambling in sports would leave room for cheating: CPI
Veteran Communist leader Suravaram Sudhakar Reddy today said legalizing gambling and betting in sports would create "lots of problems", leave room for cheating and provide no level playing field.
27 Jun 2018
Manipur University: Impasse continues for 29th-day over removal of VC
Academic activities of the Manipur University remained suspended for the 29th day today following students' agitation demanding the removal of the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Aditya Prasad Pandey.
05 Jun 2018
On Adityanath's birthday, here are 5 lesser-known facts about him
Yogi Adityanath is a rare Indian politician who drove his wagon to electoral success quicker than most.
22 Mar 2018
Chhattisgarh: 15 Naxals, two of them carrying cash reward arrested
Fifteen Naxals, two of them carrying cash rewards, were arrested from two places in Chhattisgarh's Maoist hotbed Sukma district, police said on Thursday.
29 May 2017
Naxals slam Akshay Kumar, Saina Nehwal for helping martyrs' families
Akshay Kumar and Saina Nehwal, celebrated actor and sportsperson, have been slammed by Naxalites for extending monetary assistance to the families of CRPF jawans killed in the Sukma attack.
25 May 2017
50 years fighting Naxalism: How much has the government spent?
It has been 50 years since the Naxalite movement took shape in Naxalbari in West Bengal. Starting off as an armed peasant's uprising, the movement has morphed into a full-fledged guerrilla army and has been termed India's largest internal threat.
03 May 2017
Anti-feudal to anti-capitalist: Changing face of Maoism in India
The Naxalist/Maoist violence has been termed India's biggest internal threat. Starting in the 60s as an agrarian uprising against feudalism, the violence has acquired a new dimension, targeting symbols of capitalism including corporate houses and mining companies.
27 Mar 2017
Sex tape: Kerala minister quits after "objectionable" video surfaces
Kerala Transport Minister AK Saseendran resigned after a news channel, Mangalam TV, aired clips of him having "lewd" conversations with a woman.
10 Dec 2016
Phones of Members of Parliament stolen
In two different incidents, the iPhones of Sitaram Yechury, Communist Party of India (Marxist) MP and Rama Devi, BJP MP were stolen from the Parliament.
18 Oct 2016
Children educated to become Maoist rebels
According to recent disclosures by surrendered Maoist rebels and seizure of Maoist documents, there exist Maoist schools that groom students to become aspiring rebels.
14 Sep 2016
Didi to return Singur land to farmers
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is set to return land from the controversial Singur land deal, back to the farmers who were affected.
11 Sep 2016
ABVP wins DU, Left takes JNU
The Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad has retained its stronghold of Delhi University, winning 3 out of the 4 central panel posts of DUSU.
10 Sep 2016
Student union elections in Delhi University and JNU
Thousands of students across Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and Delhi University (DU) voted to elect representatives for the student union on 9th Sep.
06 Sep 2016
Singur Land case: SC bench delivers two separate judgments
A two-judge bench of the Supreme Court comprising Justices Arun Mishra and Gopal Gowda delivered different judgments on the Singur land acquisition case's two major disputes.