02 Jun 2020
Adesh Kumar Gupta replaces Manoj Tiwari as Delhi BJP chief
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday appointed Adesh Kumar Gupta as the new party chief for its Delhi unit, replacing Manoj Tiwari.
20 May 2020
Harsh Vardhan to take charge as WHO Executive Board Chairman
Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan will take charge as chairman of the World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board on Friday, May 22, reports said.
21 Mar 2020
After MP CM Kamal Nath's resignation, rebel MLAs join BJP
After triggering the fall of the Kamal Nath-led Congress government in Madhya Pradesh, 22 rebel MLAs in the state joined the rival Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
20 Mar 2020
Kamal v/s Kamal Nath: Before floor test, Speaker accepts resignations
In what brings nothing but bad news for Congress government in Madhya Pradesh, Speaker NP Prajapati accepted the resignations of 16 MLAs, who have been putting up in Bengaluru since March 9, late on Thursday night.
19 Mar 2020
Madhya Pradesh crisis: Horse-trading, Governor's power discussed in Supreme Court
In what serves as a setback for the Madhya Pradesh government, the Supreme Court remarked today that a Governor can call for a floor test even when the Assembly is not in session.
18 Mar 2020
Madhya Pradesh: Congress wants floor test after by-polls, BJP opposes
During a hearing in the Supreme Court on the plea filed by BJP seeking a floor test in Madhya Pradesh immediately, Congress said the trust vote should be delayed till by-polls are held, a request that the saffron party opposed.
18 Mar 2020
Wearing mask, Digvijaya reaches Bengaluru to meet rebels, custody follows
The political drama of Madhya Pradesh reached Karnataka's capital, Bengaluru, this morning when senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh staged a sit-in protest outside a luxury hotel where rebel MLAs are staying.
17 Mar 2020
Madhya Pradesh floor test: SC sends notice to Kamal Nath
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court issued a notice to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath in connection to the plea filed by the opposition BJP demanding a floor test. The matter will be heard tomorrow at 10:30 am.
17 Mar 2020
MP: BJP's plea regarding floor test reaches SC, Congress confident
Both Congress, which is governing Madhya Pradesh for the last 15 months, and BJP, which ruled the state for 15 years before December 2018, are confident they have the numbers to run the Assembly.
16 Mar 2020
MP Governor asks Kamal Nath to face floor test tomorrow
Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon on Monday asked Chief Minister Kamal Nath to face a floor test in the state Legislative Assembly on Tuesday.
16 Mar 2020
Madhya Pradesh: Suspense over floor test continues, Speaker remains non-committal
The crisis in Madhya Pradesh is poised for another twist today as Speaker NP Prajapati hasn't given a confirmation on floor test, that would determine if Chief Minister Kamal Nath's government is in majority.
15 Mar 2020
Day before Madhya Pradesh floor test, Congress MLAs reach Bhopal
The ruling Congress in Madhya Pradesh shifted its MLAs back to Bhopal from Jaipur a day ahead of a floor test in the state Legislative Assembly.
13 Mar 2020
Madhya Pradesh Governor expels 6 rebel ministers amid government crisis
Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon on Friday expelled six ministers from the state Cabinet upon the recommendation of Chief Minister Kamal Nath.
10 Mar 2020
Madhya Pradesh crisis: Is the Congress government going to fall?
In a major setback to the Congress party, its government in Madhya Pradesh looks in peril after a string of resignations from party legislators.
05 Mar 2020
Bengal man issued voter ID with dog's photo; issue corrected
The Election Commission on Wednesday corrected its error after it issued a voter ID card with the photograph of a dog.
27 Feb 2020
Delhi: AAP-leader, accused in IB officer's murder case, defends himself
In the violence that rocked New Delhi this week, a young man, working with Intelligence Bureau (IB), died, and an AAP leader was blamed for the turn of events. The latter has denied the accusations in a video and put the blame on BJP's Kapil Mishra, instead.
17 Feb 2020
Delhi Cabinet finalized; Kejriwal to not hold any portfolios
After Arvind Kejriwal took charge as the Delhi Chief Minister for the third time on Monday, the portfolio allocation for the Cabinet was finalized.
12 Feb 2020
On February 16, Kejriwal to take oath at Ramlila Maidan
Rewarded with a stunning mandate by people of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal will take the oath as the Chief Minister for a straight third time on Sunday, February 16.
11 Feb 2020
Delhi election highlights: Who won and who lost?
As the counting of votes for the Delhi Assembly elections began earlier today, it became evident that the ruling Aam Aadmi Party was set to win.
09 Feb 2020
After exit polls, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal meets AAP leaders
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal called a meeting of senior leaders of the Aam Aadmi Party after the exit polls for the Assembly elections were announced.
27 Jan 2020
Prashant Kishor slams Amit Shah over Shaheen Bagh remark
After Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday urged people to press the EVM button "with anger" and lashed out at the Shaheen Bagh protests in Delhi, poll strategist-turned-politician Prashant Kishor took a swipe at Shah.
22 Jan 2020
'Absent' Sidhu features in Congress' star campaigners list for Delhi
After a rather publicized fallout with Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu sort of vanished from the news.
20 Jan 2020
Andhra Pradesh could get three capitals; state tense, opposition outraged
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy wants his state to have not one, not two, but three capitals and hopes this task is completed during the three-day special Assembly session that started today.
19 Jan 2020
Delhi: After ticket distribution, BJP workers protest outside party office
Workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday staged a protest outside the party's office in New Delhi over the distribution of tickets for the upcoming Assembly elections.
19 Jan 2020
Kapil Sibal says no state can deny implementation of CAA
Addressing the controversy over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), Congress leader and senior lawyer Kapil Sibal on Saturday said that states cannot deny the implementation of a law passed by the Parliament.
17 Jan 2020
Delhi elections: After AAP, BJP announces list of poll candidates
Days after the Aam Aadmi Party released its list of candidates for the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday announced its poll candidates.
13 Jan 2020
Key opposition meet on CAA today; Mamata, Mayawati to skip
Congress has convened a key meeting this afternoon to fine-tune a strategy against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC), and the National Population Register (NPR).
02 Jan 2020
It's unconstitutional: Kerala Governor dismisses Assembly's resolution against CAA
Kerala's Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan got the state Assembly to back his stand on the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). This week, the legislators passed a resolution blocking the Act's implementation in the state.
31 Dec 2019
Maharashtra Cabinet expansion: Several Congress leaders upset after being ignored
Yesterday, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray expanded his Cabinet, more than a month after he took oath.
30 Nov 2019
Naxals blow bridge in Gumla as polling continues in Jharkhand
As the first phase of polling commenced in Jharkhand on Saturday, Naxals blew up a bridge in the Gumla district's Bishnupur.
28 Oct 2019
Maharashtra: Bitter allies Shiv Sena, BJP met Governor separately
In Maharashtra, the road to form the next government has been rocky, to say the least, as BJP and Shiv Sena are at loggerheads over power-sharing.
27 Oct 2019
Maharashtra government formation in limbo as Sena, BJP's showdown continues
When Assembly results were declared for Maharashtra and Haryana on Thursday, it seemed BJP would easily form a government in the former state.
24 Oct 2019
Haryana election results 2019: Dushyant Chautala's JJP may support BJP
With the counting of votes reaching conclusion and Haryana set to witness a hung Assembly, fresh reports suggest that the man of the moment Dushyant Chautala's Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) may extend its support to incumbent Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
24 Oct 2019
Meet Dushyant Singh Chautala, the kingmaker of Haryana
In Haryana, a young Turk, Dushyant Singh Chautala is holding the cards for the Assembly.
06 Sep 2019
Karnataka minister defends deputy CM, who watched porn in Assembly
Weeks after he was sworn-in as Karnataka's Chief Minister for the fourth time, BS Yediyurappa, got a new Cabinet and three deputy CMs.
28 Jul 2019
Karnataka: Rebel MLAs to approach Supreme Court against disqualification
Following his disqualification from the Karnataka Assembly, rebel JD(S) MLA AH Vishwanath said he and other disqualified lawmakers will approach the Supreme Court on Monday to challenge their disqualification which was "against the law".
23 Jul 2019
Karnataka crisis: Kumaraswamy loses trust vote, no longer CM
After a long day and longer debates, trust vote began in Karnataka Assembly, and JD(S) leader HD Kumaraswamy failed to prove majority in the House. This means he will no longer be the CM, paving way for BJP to form the government.
18 Jul 2019
#KarnatakaTrustVote: Will Kumaraswamy be able to retain his CM chair?
Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy moved a trust motion in the Assembly on Thursday, days after the survival of his government was threatened by a flurry of resignations.
06 Sep 2018
MP: Tribal group 'JAYS' to contest the Assembly elections
A tribal group in Madhya Pradesh has said it will contest the year-end Assembly elections to form a tribal government in the state.
07 May 2019
"If all goes well". Mayawati drops hints about PM contest
Giving a more than obvious statement that she is a contender for Prime Minister post, Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Sunday said she will contest elections from Ambedkar Nagar "if all goes well".