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Time for goodbye: Alka Lamba quits AAP after bitter feud

06 Sep 2019

Time for goodbye: Alka Lamba quits AAP after bitter feud

After a long-standing feud with the top brass of Aam Aadmi Party, Alka Lamba announced on Friday that she is quitting the Arvind Kejriwal-led party.

Beyond Chidambaram, these 7 politicians are also on CBI's radar

22 Aug 2019

Beyond Chidambaram, these 7 politicians are also on CBI's radar

P Chidambaram's arrest by CBI on Wednesday is being viewed differently by various sections. While Congress sees it as a breach of privacy and government's revenge, BJP feels he is being brought to justice for "ill deeds".

#Article370Scrapped: How is J&K internal matter, asks Congress; commits blunder

06 Aug 2019

#Article370Scrapped: How is J&K internal matter, asks Congress; commits blunder

In what qualifies as one of the biggest gaffes of Congress in recent days, their Lok Sabha leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Tuesday asked how was Jammu and Kashmir India's "internal matter" when the issue was being monitored by the UN.

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.

Lalu Prasad Yadav gets bail in fodder scam case

12 Jul 2019

Lalu Prasad Yadav gets bail in fodder scam case

On Friday, the Jharkhand High Court granted bail to RJD patriarch Lalu Prasad Yadav in connection to a fodder scam case related to Deoghar treasury.

Lok Sabha debates from afternoon to midnight, sets record

12 Jul 2019

Lok Sabha debates from afternoon to midnight, sets record

Lok Sabha MPs made a new record on Thursday when they discussed railways privatization till midnight.

Android or iPhone: Wondering which phone Amit Shah uses?

23 Jun 2019

Android or iPhone: Wondering which phone Amit Shah uses?

Political connotations aside, the current Modi 2.0 government is quite tech savvy and know their social media game well.

RaGa meets nurse who was present when he was born

09 Jun 2019

RaGa meets nurse who was present when he was born

Congress President and Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi on Sunday met with a 72-year-old retired nurse, Rajamma Vavathil, who was present during his birth and held him as a newborn 49 years ago at a Delhi hospital.

After saying yes, Mamata refuses to attend Modi's swearing-in ceremony

29 May 2019

After saying yes, Mamata refuses to attend Modi's swearing-in ceremony

On Tuesday, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee showed she is capable of letting bygones be bygones when she agreed to attend Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony.

India chooses Modi 2.0: 6 lessons 2019 elections taught us

24 May 2019

India chooses Modi 2.0: 6 lessons 2019 elections taught us

India created history on Thursday after giving an astounding mandate to BJP, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Arun Jaitley might not return as Finance Minister: Report

24 May 2019

Arun Jaitley might not return as Finance Minister: Report

After a resounding victory in 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will soon take up the task of forming his cabinet.

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.

#Verdict2019: NDA gets bigger mandate than 2014, UPA shrinks

23 May 2019

#Verdict2019: NDA gets bigger mandate than 2014, UPA shrinks

In 2014, BJP scripted history and five years later it did the same. NDA led by BJP is leading in 342 seats while UPA managed to perform well in just 95 seats.

#Verdict2019: BJP asks 20,000 workers to come to Delhi

23 May 2019

#Verdict2019: BJP asks 20,000 workers to come to Delhi

The counting of votes for Lok Sabha seats began at 8 AM on Thursday. While it is still early to conclude who will win the much-awaited elections, Bharatiya Janata Party is confident of painting the country saffron.

#Elections2019: Election Commission declares seizures worth a whopping Rs. 3,439cr

18 May 2019

#Elections2019: Election Commission declares seizures worth a whopping Rs. 3,439cr

The Election Commission (EC) declared it has seized a whopping Rs. 3,439cr across India this polling season.

#Elections2019: Sonia Gandhi invites parties for 23 May 'Opposition Meet'

16 May 2019

#Elections2019: Sonia Gandhi invites parties for 23 May 'Opposition Meet'

UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi would reportedly host an "opposition meeting" on 23 May, the day of the Lok Sabha election results.

2019 elections: Polling agent arrested for influencing voters in Faridabad

13 May 2019

2019 elections: Polling agent arrested for influencing voters in Faridabad

In an incident which casts doubts on the fairness of elections, a man was arrested for trying to influence voters in Faridabad.

#LokSabhaPolls: Voting for fifth phase begins, big names in fray

06 May 2019

#LokSabhaPolls: Voting for fifth phase begins, big names in fray

The fifth phase of 2019 general elections began on Monday. 51 parliamentary constituencies spread across seven states will vote in the leanest phase of polls.

You can report election-related fake news on Twitter. Hogwash much?

26 Apr 2019

You can report election-related fake news on Twitter. Hogwash much?

Twitter is bolstering its reporting tools as part of an effort to keep people from spreading fake news on the platform.

This McDonald's ad shows what happens when you don't vote

20 Apr 2019

This McDonald's ad shows what happens when you don't vote

McDonald's has established itself as a common household name in India and it is using its reach well.

Youngsters compile 'The Pink List,' names LGBTQ-friendly Lok Sabha candidates

19 Apr 2019

Youngsters compile 'The Pink List,' names LGBTQ-friendly Lok Sabha candidates

Days after the Supreme Court dismissed a petition seeking civil rights for the LGBTQ+ community, a group of three friends have kick-started an initiative to ensure queer issues get political precedence.

IAS officer sends out postcards to first-time voters

17 Apr 2019

IAS officer sends out postcards to first-time voters

The six-week polling for the Lok Sabha Elections of 2019 kick-started on April 11 and will end on May 19.

Azam Khan makes "underwear" comment against Jaya Prada, sparks row

15 Apr 2019

Azam Khan makes "underwear" comment against Jaya Prada, sparks row

The usage of foul language during electioneering hit a new low yesterday when veteran Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan made an "underwear" jibe, which the BJP said was made against actor Jaya Prada, fighting the Lok Sabha polls from Rampur against him.

1,000 youth IPFT workers join Congress in Tripura

14 Apr 2019

1,000 youth IPFT workers join Congress in Tripura

Over 1,000 Indigenous Peoples Front of Tripura (IPFT) youth workers joined the opposition Congress in the state yesterday, its leaders said.

No votes, no work: Maneka Gandhi threatens Muslim voters

12 Apr 2019

No votes, no work: Maneka Gandhi threatens Muslim voters

Senior BJP leader and Union Minister Maneka Gandhi was caught on camera threatening Muslim voters in Sultanpur, Uttar Pradesh, from where she will contest polls this time.

From smashing EVM to clashes, Andhra is witnessing high-octane polls

11 Apr 2019

From smashing EVM to clashes, Andhra is witnessing high-octane polls

Andhra Pradesh is witnessing a high-octane electoral battle. Assembly elections and Lok Sabha polls are being held simultaneously in the coastal state on Thursday.

Ensure contents of NaMo-TV are pre-certified, EC directs Delhi CEO

10 Apr 2019

Ensure contents of NaMo-TV are pre-certified, EC directs Delhi CEO

The Election Commission (EC) is learned to have directed the Chief Electoral Officer of Delhi yesterday to ensure that the contents of NaMo TV are pre-certified by the local media certification and monitoring committee.

Amul's latest comic featuring Rahul Gandhi sets Internet on fire

04 Apr 2019

Amul's latest comic featuring Rahul Gandhi sets Internet on fire

After Congress Party President, Rahul Gandhi, announced about fighting the Lok Sabha 2019 elections from Wayanad, Kerala, as well, leading Indian dairy company, Amul, could not stop itself from releasing a hilarious cartoon.