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Adesh Kumar Gupta replaces Manoj Tiwari as Delhi BJP chief

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.

Harsh Vardhan to take charge as WHO Executive Board Chairman

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.

After MP CM Kamal Nath's resignation, rebel MLAs join BJP

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).

Kamal v/s Kamal Nath: Before floor test, Speaker accepts resignations

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.

Madhya Pradesh crisis: Horse-trading, Governor's power discussed in Supreme Court

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.

Madhya Pradesh: Congress wants floor test after by-polls, BJP opposes

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.

Wearing mask, Digvijaya reaches Bengaluru to meet rebels, custody follows

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.

Madhya Pradesh floor test: SC sends notice to Kamal Nath

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.

MP: BJP's plea regarding floor test reaches SC, Congress confident

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.

MP Governor asks Kamal Nath to face floor test tomorrow

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.

Madhya Pradesh: Suspense over floor test continues, Speaker remains non-committal

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.

Day before Madhya Pradesh floor test, Congress MLAs reach Bhopal

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.

Madhya Pradesh Governor expels 6 rebel ministers amid government crisis

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.

Madhya Pradesh crisis: Is the Congress government going to fall?

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.

Bengal man issued voter ID with dog's photo; issue corrected

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.

Delhi: AAP-leader, accused in IB officer's murder case, defends himself

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.

Delhi Cabinet finalized; Kejriwal to not hold any portfolios

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.

On February 16, Kejriwal to take oath at Ramlila Maidan

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.

Delhi election highlights: Who won and who lost?

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.

After exit polls, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal meets AAP leaders

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.

Prashant Kishor slams Amit Shah over Shaheen Bagh remark

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.

'Absent' Sidhu features in Congress' star campaigners list for Delhi

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.

Andhra Pradesh could get three capitals; state tense, opposition outraged

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.

Delhi: After ticket distribution, BJP workers protest outside party office

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.

Kapil Sibal says no state can deny implementation of CAA

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.

Delhi elections: After AAP, BJP announces list of poll candidates

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.

Key opposition meet on CAA today; Mamata, Mayawati to skip

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).

It's unconstitutional: Kerala Governor dismisses Assembly's resolution against CAA

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.

Maharashtra Cabinet expansion: Several Congress leaders upset after being ignored

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.

Naxals blow bridge in Gumla as polling continues in Jharkhand

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.

Maharashtra: Bitter allies Shiv Sena, BJP met Governor separately

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.

Maharashtra government formation in limbo as Sena, BJP's showdown continues

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.

Haryana election results 2019: Dushyant Chautala's JJP may support BJP

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).

Meet Dushyant Singh Chautala, the kingmaker of Haryana

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.

Karnataka minister defends deputy CM, who watched porn in 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.

Karnataka: Rebel MLAs to approach Supreme Court against disqualification

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".

Karnataka crisis: Kumaraswamy loses trust vote, no longer CM

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.

#KarnatakaTrustVote: Will Kumaraswamy be able to retain his CM chair?

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.

MP: Tribal group 'JAYS' to contest the Assembly elections

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.

"If all goes well". Mayawati drops hints about PM contest

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".