09 May 2020
Forget free tickets, migrants allegedly charged more for special trains
Even after the Centre clarified that migrant workers will not be charged for special trains facilitating inter-state transport, workers in Uttar Pradesh had a different story to tell.
24 Apr 2020
SC gives three weeks of interim protection to Arnab Goswami
The Supreme Court on Friday heard a plea of journalist Arnab Goswami seeking quashing of multiple FIRs filed against him for allegedly making defamatory statements against interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi.
23 Apr 2020
Arnab Goswami attacked, two arrested: Know what happened here
Journalist Arnab Goswami, editor-in-chief and founder of Republic TV channel, alleged that he was attacked in Mumbai past midnight yesterday when he was returning home from his workplace with his wife, Samia.
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).
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.
10 Mar 2020
MP government crisis: Jyotiraditya Scindia quits Congress; meets PM Modi
Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia, long viewed as a rival to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, on Tuesday held a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah.
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.
02 Mar 2020
Maharashtra: Shiv Sena says no discussion on reservation for Muslims
Days after a minister of the Maharashtra Maha Vikas Aghadi government said that Muslims will be given a 5% reservation in educational institutes, Shiv Sena, one of the constituents of the coalition, said this topic wasn't being discussed.
28 Feb 2020
Maharashtra to give 5% reservation to Muslims in education: Minister
The Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government plans to give 5% reservation to Muslims in education, a minister of the coalition said on Friday.
25 Feb 2020
Northeast Delhi burns: 7 killed, nearly 100 injured in clashes
For nearly 12 hours, Northeast Delhi witnessed high-scale violence on Monday, at a time when US President Donald Trump is in India with his family members and top officials of his administration.
15 Feb 2020
Bhima-Koregaon case transferred to NIA: Sharad Pawar slams Uddhav Thackeray
That the National Investigative Agency (NIA) has taken over the Bhima-Koregaon case upset Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar, who attacked Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray over the same.
13 Feb 2020
Congress to find interim President Sonia Gandhi's successor soon
The Congress party is likely to hold its plenary session towards the end of the budget session where its new chief will reportedly be elected.
12 Feb 2020
After blaming Sheila Dixit for decline, Congress' PC Chacko resigns
At a time when Congress must get its act together as it failed to win even a single seat in its former citadel, Delhi, the party's leader PC Chacko blamed veteran Sheila Dixit, who passed away last year, for the decline.
26 Jan 2020
Watch: 2 MP Congress leaders fight at Republic Day event
In an embarrassment for the ruling Indian National Congress party in Madhya Pradesh, two party leaders were seen hitting each other at a Republic Day event.
25 Jan 2020
Bhima Koregaon case: NIA takes over investigation, Maha government fumes
On Friday, Centre tasked National Investigative Agency (NIA) with the Bhima Koregaon case of 2018, sparking another battle with the Maharashtra government, that was formed after Shiv Sena, Congress, and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) joined hands last year.
18 Jan 2020
#DelhiElections2020: Congress party announces first list of 54 candidates
The Congress party has released its first list of candidates for the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections.
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.
16 Jan 2020
Sanjay Raut withdraws controversial statement on Indira Gandhi's underworld connection
After his remarks on former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and underworld don Karim Lala sparked controversy, Shiv Sena spokesperson Sanjay Raut on Thursday withdrew his statement.
10 Jan 2020
Maharashtra 'open to reinvestigating' Loya case; BJP alleges political motive
Days after taking charge as Maharashtra's Home Minister, Anil Deshmukh on Thursday addressed the likelihood of the government reopening the murky case of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court judge Brijgopal Harkishan Loya's death.
05 Jan 2020
Maharashtra portfolio allocated: Check full list of Ministers here
After causing much fuss, the Uddhav Thackeray-led government in Maharashtra announced the portfolio allocation for Cabinet Ministers and Ministers of State on Sunday.
03 Jan 2020
Government won't move an inch on CAA, announces Amit Shah
At a time when protests against the newly-implemented Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) have swept the nation, Union Home Minister Amit Shah announced that the government will not withdraw the law.
03 Jan 2020
In Maharashtra Cabinet, NCP expected to get lion's share
Sharad Pawar's Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) could emerge as the biggest winner in Maharashtra, as it is all poised to get key Cabinet berths like Home, Finance, Irrigation, and Housing, reports NDTV.
30 Dec 2019
Maharashtra: Ajit Pawar becomes Deputy CM, Aaditya Thackeray joins Cabinet
On Monday, Nationalist Congress Party's Ajit Pawar took oath as Maharashtra's Deputy Chief Minister, for the second time in less than two months.
28 Dec 2019
'Notebandi 2.0': RaGa fires fresh salvo at Modi over NRC/NPR
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday slammed the government over the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the National Population Register (NPR).
24 Dec 2019
Modi-led BJP loses 5th state in one year: Details here
The Narendra Modi government at the Centre may have returned to power with a thumping victory, but there is no denying that the "Modi wave" has waned, at least as far as the regional politics is concerned.
10 Dec 2019
Despite massive protests, Citizenship (Amendment) Bill passed in Lok Sabha
After much commotion, the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on Monday.
05 Dec 2019
Unnao: Rape victim set on fire by accused on bail
A 23-year-old woman was set ablaze on Thursday morning by five men outside her village in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district.
05 Dec 2019
What Nirmala Sitharaman said after 'Don't eat much onions' remark
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said in the Parliament that she doesn't eat a lot of onions or garlic and neither does her family.
03 Dec 2019
Modi proposed BJP-NCP alliance in Maharashtra, claims Sharad Pawar
With the Maharashtra political drama settled, Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had proposed "working together."
29 Nov 2019
Devendra Fadnavis to vacate CM residence soon, starts house-hunting
Two days after tendering his resignation as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis has started the process of vacating the official residence.
28 Nov 2019
PM Modi avoids hotels, stays at airports during transit: Shah
On Wednesday, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, while addressing the Lok Sabha, said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi does not stay at luxury hotels while halting in night for technical reasons or aircraft refuelling, during his foreign visits. He opts to rest and take a bath at airport terminals, instead.
28 Nov 2019
BJP's Pragya sacked from Defence panel after 'deshbhakt' Godse remark
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Pragya Singh Thakur has been removed from the Parliamentary Consultative Committee of the Ministry of Defence, a day after she referred to Mahatma Gandhi's assassin, Nathuram Godse, as a "deshbhakt (patriot)" during Lok Sabha proceedings.
28 Nov 2019
Maharashtra: Deputy CM to be from NCP, Speaker from Congress
The new Maharashtra government will have one Deputy Chief Minister, from the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), while the Speaker's post will go to the Congress party, NCP leader Praful Patel announced, following a six-hour-long meeting of the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance, on Wednesday.
27 Nov 2019
Lok Sabha passes SPG Bill; Shah's remarks prompt Congress walkout
On Wednesday, the Lok Sabha passed the Special Protection Group (Amendment) Bill.
27 Nov 2019
Ahead of SC hearing, Chidambaram visited by Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi
Ahead of his hearing in the Supreme Court in the INX Media corruption case, Congress leader P Chidambaram was visited by party leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra at the Tihar Jail in Delhi on Wednesday morning.
26 Nov 2019
Ajit Pawar resigns as Maharashtra Deputy CM
Amid the furor over the Maharashtra government formation, Nationalist Congress Party's rebel leader Ajit Pawar has resigned as the Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra.
23 Nov 2019
Maharashtra coup: 48 NCP MLAs return to Sharad Pawar
After Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar called a meeting of all party MLAs earlier on Saturday, 48 out of the party's 54 legislators in the Maharashtra Assembly attended the meeting.
23 Nov 2019
Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar removed as NCP CLP leader
In the latest development in the Maharashtra coup, Nationalist Congress Party's Ajit Pawar was removed as the party's legislative party leader.
23 Nov 2019
NCP doesn't support Ajit Pawar backing BJP: Sharad Pawar
In a dramatic turn of events, BJP's Devendra Fadnavis and NCP's Ajit Pawar were sworn in as Maharashtra Chief Minister and Deputy CM respectively on Saturday.