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J&K: Gupkar signatories form alliance to restore Article 370

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.

Salman Khurshid named by accused in Delhi riots chargesheet

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.

Opposition boycotts Lok Sabha over suspended MPs, farm bills

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.

Opposition demands 'immediate release' of detained former J&K CMs, leaders

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.

JNUSU leader denied permission for gatherings in Bengal, tensions follow

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.

Contribute Rs.11, 1 brick for Ram Mandir: Adityanath in Jharkhand

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.

Manmohan Singh: 1984 anti-Sikh riots could have been avoided if…

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.

JNU justifies fee hike, claims it has Rs. 45cr debt

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.

Manmohan Singh says Congress not against Savarkar, only 'Hindutva ideology'

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.

Maharashtra Elections: BJP's manifesto promises Bharat Ratna for 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.

Rahul Gandhi and other opposition leaders to visit J&K today

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.

NCP, CPI, Trinamool get EC's notice, could lose national-party status

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.

Elections 2019: All candidates endorsed by Swara Bhasker are losing

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.

#RIPMrinalSen: Legendary Bengali filmmaker dies of heart attack

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.

BJP mocks all-party-meet, asks Opposition to reveal PM candidate's name

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.

BJP's 2017-18 earning crosses Rs. 1,000cr, becomes richest party

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.

Telangana Assembly polls: Election Commission issues notification

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.

Seat-sharing deal of Congress-led alliance in Telangana finalized: AICC

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.

Jignesh Mevani hurls abuses at PM Modi at Patna rally

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.

Tripura: CPI(M) files police-complaint as BJP lays Ram Temple's foundation-stone

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.

Chhattisgarh Assembly polls: BSP releases second list of 12 candidates

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.

#WomenInSabarimala: Board may seek more time from SC for order-implementation

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.

J&K: Campaigning ends for first-phase of urban local body polls

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.

#ElgaarParishad: Chargesheet to be delayed against activists arrested in June

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.

Legalizing gambling in sports would leave room for cheating: CPI

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.

Manipur University: Impasse continues for 29th-day over removal of VC

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.

On Adityanath's birthday, here are 5 lesser-known facts about him

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.

Chhattisgarh: 15 Naxals, two of them carrying cash reward arrested

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.

Naxals slam Akshay Kumar, Saina Nehwal for helping martyrs' families

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.

50 years fighting Naxalism: How much has the government spent?

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.

Anti-feudal to anti-capitalist: Changing face of Maoism in India

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.

Sex tape: Kerala minister quits after "objectionable" video surfaces

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.

Phones of Members of Parliament stolen

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.

Children educated to become Maoist rebels

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.

Didi to return Singur land to farmers

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.

ABVP wins DU, Left takes JNU

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.

Student union elections in Delhi University and JNU

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.

Singur Land case: SC bench delivers two separate judgments

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.