National Democratic Alliance (NDA): News

INDIA bloc faces huge setback in Bengal, Kerala: Here's why 

The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPIM) has decided to "maintain distance" from both the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal, NDTV reported.

08 Sep 2023

Assembly Bypolls

Assembly bypoll results: INDIA vs NDA as counting underway

The results of the assembly bypolls held earlier this week are likely to be declared on Friday as the counting of votes for seven seats in six states is underway.

04 Sep 2023

MK Stalin

INDIA's win will prevent country from becoming Manipur, Haryana: Stalin

In the first episode of his Speaking for India podcast series, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin has reportedly attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Centre for attempting to disrupt the sovereignty of state governments led by opposition parties.

Logo, action plan: Key agendas of INDIA alliance's Mumbai meeting

A total of 63 representatives from 28 different political parties are reportedly set to attend the two-day meeting of the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA) at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Mumbai on Thursday and Friday.

INDIA alliance to unveil Tricolor-themed logo on Friday 

The opposition bloc, the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA), is expected to unveil its logo on Friday, the second day of its two-day meeting in Mumbai, ANI reported.

10 Aug 2023

Narendra Modi

PM Modi addresses Lok Sabha on no-confidence motion

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the Lok Sabha on the no-confidence motion filed against his government by the opposition on Thursday.

09 Aug 2023

Amit Shah

Modi most popular PM, no-confidence motion misleading: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the most popular prime minister of India after independence.

Delhi services bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha today

The Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2023, will be tabled in the Rajya Sabha on Monday after it was passed in the Lok Sabha on Thursday.

06 Aug 2023


Manipur: BJP's Kuki ally withdraws support from Biren Singh government

In a blow to the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in Manipur, its partner Kuki People's Alliance (KPA), on Sunday reportedly withdrew support to Chief Minister N Biren Singh's government in the violence-hit state.

03 Aug 2023

Lok Sabha

Delhi bill set for smooth sailing in Parliament: Here's why

The central government on Thursday tabled the controversial Delhi services bill in the Lok Sabha amid outrage from the opposition.

02 Aug 2023

N Chandrababu Naidu

Delhi bill: Chandrababu Naidu's TDP to back Centre in Parliament

The Telugu Desam Party (TDP), led by N Chandrababu Naidu, has decided to support the central government in passing the Delhi services bill in Parliament, reported NDTV.

01 Aug 2023

Narendra Modi

No-confidence motion to be debated from August 8 to 10

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla will take up the no-confidence motion against the Centre for discussion between August 8 and 10, while Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reply to the motion on August 10.

27 Jul 2023

YS Jagan Mohan Reddy

Centre's Delhi bill may clear Rajya Sabha, courtesy YSR Congress 

The central government's controversial Delhi bill is set to clear both Houses of Parliament with the backing of the Yuvajana Sramika Rythu (YSR) Congress Party, led by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy.

27 Jul 2023


Monsoon Session: Debate on no-confidence motion likely next week

The debate on the opposition's no-confidence motion against the government is likely to be conducted next week, the Hindustan Times reported.

26 Jul 2023

Narendra Modi

How opposition planned no-confidence motion against government

The government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the opposition bloc, the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA), are likely to cross swords in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday as the latter is set to move a no-confidence motion.

21 Jul 2023

Lok Sabha Elections

NDA MPs divided into 10 groups, Modi to attend meetings

Prime Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supremo Narendra Modi is reportedly planning to hold meetings with 10 groups of National Democratic Alliance (NDA) MPs during the monsoon session of Parliament.

20 Jul 2023


Parliament's monsoon session begins today, clash over Manipur issue likely

The monsoon session of Parliament is set to start from Thursday as the Centre and opposition prepare to lock horns over the situation in Manipur, which has been witnessing intense ethnic violence for more than two months.

19 Jul 2023

Uddhav Thackeray

'Jeetega Bharat': Opposition finalizes tagline after alliance name

After announcing the alliance name "INDIA," the opposition parties have finalized "Jeetega Bharat" (India will win) as their coalition's tagline.

18 Jul 2023

Congress Party

It's INDIA v/s NDA: 26-party joint opposition alliance named INDIA

The joint opposition front led by the Congress finalized a name for the alliance on the second day of its second meeting in Bengaluru on Tuesday.

Opposition's 26 vs NDA's 38: Parties gear up for 2024

In a show of strength against the 26 opposition parties meeting in Bengaluru to unite ahead of next year's Lok Sabha elections, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said 38 National Democratic Alliance (NDA) partners will meet in New Delhi on Tuesday.

18 Jul 2023

Narendra Modi

'Hardcore corruption conference': PM Modi slams opposition meeting, dynasty politics

In a scathing attack on the opposition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said their mantra was only aimed at benefiting themselves and their families.

17 Jul 2023

Lok Sabha Elections

UPA's name may be changed at Bengaluru opposition meet: Report

The alliance of opposition parties formed to dethrone the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from the Centre in the upcoming 2024 Lok Sabha elections will reportedly no longer go by the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) name.

17 Jul 2023

Lok Janshakti Party

Uncle vs nephew: LJP factions reluctant on BJP's merger attempt

In a bid to prevent the division of votes in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) called on both factions of Bihar's erstwhile Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) to merge.

16 Jul 2023

Lok Sabha Elections

2024 polls: Om Prakash Rajbhar, ex-SP ally, joins BJP-led NDA

Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party (SBSP) Chief and former ally of Akhilesh Yadav's Samajwadi Party (SP), Om Prakash Rajbhar, officially returned to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in Uttar Pradesh ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

09 Jul 2023

Chirag Paswan

Will decide soon: Chirag Paswan on return to NDA 

Chirag Paswan, the national president of Lok Janshakti Party (Ram Vilas), has dropped hints of his return to the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

13 Jun 2023

Nitish Kumar

Bihar: HAM chief Santosh Suman resigns, says 'party in danger' 

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's efforts to unite the opposition ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections suffered a setback after Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) chief Santosh Kumar Suman resigned from his cabinet on Tuesday.

27 May 2023

Congress Party

Congress's 9 questions for Modi on BJP government's 9th anniversary

On the ninth anniversary of the Narendra Modi government at the Centre on Friday, the Congress released a booklet titled Nau saal, Nau sawaal (nine years, nine questions), saying the prime minister should "apologize for betraying" the people's mandate.

16 May 2023

Narendra Modi

PM Modi to inaugurate new Parliament in May end: Report

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will likely inaugurate the new Parliament building in New Delhi by the end of May, reported NDTV, citing sources.

30 Apr 2023

Nitish Kumar

2024 polls: Joint opposition to fight BJP on 500 seats

Following Janata Dal (United) leader and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's proposed "one-on-one" strategy for the 2024 Lok Sabha polls, a joint opposition front is on the cards to defeat the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

23 Feb 2023


I eat beef, party has no problem: Meghalaya BJP chief

Meghalaya Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Ernest Mawrie said there is no restriction on eating beef in the state, and he eats it too, adding that the party has no problem with it.

13 Sep 2022

Mukul Rohatgi

Mukul Rohatgi set to return as Attorney General for India

Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi is likely to assume the post of Attorney General for India (A-G)—the country's top legal officer—for the second time on October 1.

03 Sep 2022


Manipur 'coup': JD(U)'s 5 of 6 MLAs switch to BJP

After reports of Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal (United) planning to pull out from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led ruling coalition in Manipur, five out of six of its MLAs rolled over to the BJP on Friday.

31 Aug 2022


Nitish Kumar's JDU to withdraw support from BJP-led Manipur government

Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal (United) will reportedly withdraw its support from the Manipur government where it was in an alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

09 Aug 2022


Bihar: CM Nitish Kumar resigns, JD(U) ends alliance with BJP

Amid a brewing political crisis in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday submitted his resignation to Governor Phagu Chauhan.

07 Aug 2022


Nitish a man of vendetta: RCP Singh after quitting JD(U)

A day after quitting the Janata Dal (United), former union minister RCP Singh slammed the Bihar Chief Minister and called him "a man full of vendetta."

07 Aug 2022


Meet 'son of soil' Jagdeep Dhankhar, India's 14th Vice President

Former West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar was elected as the 14th vice president of India on Saturday.

06 Aug 2022

Narendra Modi

Jagdeep Dhankhar is India's 14th vice president

Former West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar has been elected as the 14th vice president of India.

06 Aug 2022

Venkaiah Naidu

It's Dhankhar vs Alva in vice presidential election today

India will elect its new vice president (VP) on Saturday, more than a week after Droupadi Murmu became the country's first tribal woman president.

22 Jul 2022

Mamata Banerjee

Mamata's 'disgruntled' TMC decides to abstain from vice presidential polls

In an unexpected move, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) said on Thursday that it will not vote in the vice-presidential election since it was "not consulted" about Margaret Alva's candidacy.

17 Jul 2022


Ex-Rajasthan Governor Margaret Alva is Opposition's pick for vice president

The Opposition on Sunday put all speculations to rest and named Margaret Alva, senior Congress leader and former Rajasthan Governor, as the candidate for the post of vice president.

17 Jul 2022

Venkaiah Naidu

#NewsBytesExplainer: The significance and powers of vice president of India

The Bharatiya Janata Party-led (BJP) National Democratic Alliance (NDA) has nominated West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar as its candidate for the August 6 vice presidential election.

22 Jun 2022

Biju Janata Dal

#NewsBytesExplainer: What numbers say about Sinha vs Murmu presidential contest

The battle for India's highest constitutional office, that of the president, will take place between the Opposition's joint candidate Yashwant Sinha and the BJP-led NDA's nominee Draupadi Murmu.

22 Jun 2022

Yashwant Sinha

BJP reacts after Puducherry Congress terms Draupadi Murmu 'dummy president'

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday accused the Indian National Congress's (INC) Puducherry unit of insulting the country's tribal community and women.

22 Jun 2022


Who is Draupadi Murmu, NDA's pick for President

Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance has named Draupadi Murmu, a tribal woman leader, as its pick for the Presidential race.

21 Jun 2022

Yashwant Sinha

Presidential polls: BJP-led NDA nominates ex-Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu

The Bharatiya Janata Party-led (BJP) National Democratic Alliance has picked former Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu as its nominee for the upcoming presidential elections.

15 Jun 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

Suspense over next President: Left parties suggest Gopalkrishna Gandhi's name

With the Presidential polls due on July 18, the Opposition is seeking to put up a united fight against the probable National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate.

09 Jun 2022

Ram Nath Kovind

India's Presidential Election will take place on July 18

The Election Commission of India (ECI) announced on Thursday that the election to elect the next President of India will take place on July 18.

02 Aug 2021


BJP ally Nitish Kumar demands probe into Pegasus scandal

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday backed the Opposition's demand for a probe into the alleged Pegasus snooping scandal.

14 Apr 2021


Goa: After GFP leaves NDA, CM says 'they were removed'

A day after the Goa Forward Party (GFP) exited the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA), state Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said the party had already been removed.

23 Jan 2021

West Bengal

NDA committed to preserving Assam's culture: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed a massive rally in Sivasagar in Assam, wherein he gave over one lakh land allotment certificates.

15 Nov 2020


Nitish Kumar to take oath as Bihar CM tomorrow

Nitish Kumar will become the Chief Minister of Bihar for a fourth straight term, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) announced today after a meeting of its legislators.

15 Nov 2020


Nitish Kumar named Bihar CM at key NDA meeting

Janata Dal (United) leader Nitish Kumar is set to return for a fourth term as the Chief Minister of Bihar.

13 Nov 2020


Bihar: Decision about CM left to NDA, says Nitish Kumar

JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar, who suffered a major blow in the recently-conducted Bihar Assembly elections, declared he hasn't claimed the CM post and the decision will be taken by National Democratic Alliance (NDA).

11 Nov 2020


NDA keeps Bihar, RJD becomes single-largest party, Congress crashes again

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) will form a government in Bihar and Nitish Kumar will get another term at the Chief Minister's office. The results of the closely-fought elections, declared in the early hours of Wednesday, showed BJP handed over Bihar to Kumar, while his own party JD(U) fared poorly.

07 Nov 2020


Bihar exit polls predict victory for Tejashwi Yadav-led Grand Alliance

The voting for the third and final phase of Bihar Assembly Election 2020 has ended. The exit polls for the election have predicted a win for the Opposition-led Grand Alliance over the ruling National Democratic Alliance.

BJP's vaccine promise in Bihar doesn't violate election code: EC

The Bharatiya Janata Party's promise of free COVID-19 vaccines in Bihar ahead of the state polls does not violate the election code, the Election Commission has held.

13 Sep 2020


Bihar: Modi praises Nitish Kumar's governance; says it must continue

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday praised Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for "good governance" in the state.

15 Dec 2019


After supporting CAA, BJP's ally to move SC against law

As the uproar over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act continues to intensify, a key ally of the Bharatiya Janata Party in Assam has decided to move the Supreme Court against the contentious law.

20 Nov 2019

Shiv Sena

Sanjay Raut slams change in Shiv Sena's Rajya Sabha seating

Shiv Sena MP and spokesperson Sanjay Raut has claimed that the party's seating arrangement in the Rajya Sabha has been changed to "suppress their voice."

17 Nov 2019


After Maharashtra fiasco, Shiv Sena seating changed in Rajya Sabha

After the falling out of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Shiv Sena alliance in Maharashtra, the Sena's seating arrangement in the Rajya Sabha has been revised.

05 Oct 2019


Amit Shah visits Mizoram to talk Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

Union Home Minister and BJP president Amit Shah on Saturday visited Aizawl, Mizoram, to gain support for the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Northeast.

25 May 2019

Narendra Modi

Modi unanimously elected NDA leader; swearing-in likely on May 30

PM Narendra Modi on Saturday was unanimously elected the leader of BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) at a meeting in Parliament's Central Hall.

13 Dec 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Modi not someone who indulges in vote-bank politics: Ramdev

Yoga guru Ramdev said yesterday that no one raise doubts about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership and policies, the statement coming a day after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) suffered losses in the Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan Assembly elections.