Congress Demands FIR Against Modi, BJP Leaders for Haridwar Rally
The Congress on Monday asked the Election Commission to register an FIR against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other BJP leaders for alleged model code violation by holding a rally at Haridwar without permission from the poll body.
Digvijaya Singh Booked For Hurting Religious Feelings
AICC general secretary Digvijaya Singh was booked by police on Monday over his alleged post about the madrassas (seminaries) and the RSS-run Saraswati Sishu Mandirs.
Kargil Martyr's Daughter in Eye of Political Storm; Facebook Post triggers Twitter War
A Facebook campaign against Gurmehar Kaur, daughter of Kargil martyr Captain Mandeep Singh, against RSS-affiliated ABVP beccme the latest flashpoint between the government and Opposition on Monday.
BJP Moves EC Against SP ad Showing Running Metro Train
The BJP on Monday moved the Election Commission against an advertisement of the Samajwadi Party, which depicts a running metro train, claiming that the Centre has given financial assistance for the metro rail project.
UP Elections 2017: Nearly 57.36 Percent Turnout in Fifth Phase
An estimated 57.36 per cent of 1.81 crore electorate on Monday cast their votes amid tight security during the fifth phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh with Amethi and Faizabad assembly seats remaining the centre of attention.
Samajwadi Party Will be Put on Ventilator After UP Polls: Mayawati
'SP ke babuaa ko SP ki bhaabhi bhi nahi bacha paayegi (Even the SP's sister-in-law (Dimple), will not be able to save its much-venerated young man Akhilesh),' she said at a poll meeting Kushinagar.
After Severe Eye Injuries, Army to Use Modified Pellet Guns in Kashmir
With pellet guns leaving hundreds of protesters in Jammu and Kashmir with severe eye injuries, a modified version of the weapon will now be used to ward off any protest ahead or during any anti-militancy operations.
BSSC Question Paper Leak: NDA Demands CBI Probe, Protests in Bihar House
Bihar Assembly on Monday witnessed vociferous protest by NDA members demanding CBI probe into the paper leak scam in clerical grade examination of Bihar State Service Commission (BSSC).
Amit Shah Hits Out at Mayawati for Fielding Mukhtar, Afzal Ansari
BJP president Amit Shah on Monday hit out at BSP chief Mayawati on her promise to end 'goonda raj' in Uttar Pradesh by pointing out at her party's posters with photos of Mukhtar Ansari and his brother Afzal.
SP, BSP Support Hung Assembly to Have Bargaining Power in UP, Says PM Modi
Sensing defeat, the SP and the BSP have launched a new game plan for a fractured mandate in Uttar Pradesh so that they can have bargaining power, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday.
Palaniswami to Meet PM Modi Today, May Raise Cauvery Issue
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami is in the national capital to meet the Prime Minister on Monday where he is expected to raise issues like Cauvery water sharing and exemption of the state from NEET.
Actress Kidnap and Assault Case Rocks Kerala Assembly, Opposition Boycotts
The abduction and assault of a noted actress rocked the Kerala Assembly proceedings on Monday with the opposition alleging that the state government has "weakened the probe" into the infamous incident.
Ramjas Row: BJP MP Compares Martyr's Daughter to Dawood
The political slugfest roiling Delhi University’s North Campus got even more heated after a BJP Member of Parliament compared Gurmehar Kaur to underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and junior Home Minister Hansraj Ahir saying that the “police will do their job”.
Akhilesh Yadav to PM Modi: Hurry up on Bullet Train Promise
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his bullet train promise, asking him to hurry up as he will "not get another chance" at the Centre.
'Would Have been Better If BJP had Given Tickets to Muslims in UP'
It would have been better if the BJP gave tickets to Muslims for the ongoing Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Monday said.
TDP to Elect AP CM Chandrababu Naidu's Son Nara Lokesh as MLC
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu's son and Telugu Desam Party's General Secretary, Nara Lokesh, is all set to make his way into the State Cabinet via the Legislative Council.
Ramjas College Ruckus: ABVP Initiates 'Tiranga March', Congress attacks Modi
Congress on Monday trained a gun on Prime Minister Narendra Modi even as the Delhi Univeristy Students Union started a 'Tiranga March' in the university's North Campus.
In Ayodhya, There is a Guide in Every Corner
There is a new bunch you come across these days as you enter Ayodhya. They peer inside car windows and offer services to pilgrims and travellers who are unfamiliar with of this ancient town's temple run.
Why should BJP give tickets to Muslims, asks Vinay Katiyar
Katiyar was reacting to Uma Bharti's statement admitting that it was mistake on the part of the BJP if they were not giving a single ticket to Muslims in the ongoing UP Assembly polls.
Security in Mau Beefed Up After Police Claim Threat to PM Modi's Life
The security in the Mau district, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to address a rally on Monday, has been ramped up after Mau ASP RK Singh on Sunday claimed that there was a threat to PM Modi's life.
Not Giving Tickets to Muslims in UP Polls a Mistake: Uma Bharti
"Rajnath Singh ji is right when he said we could have given them (Muslims) tickets. But sometimes the winnability (sic) factor prevails both in case of Muslims and women," Uma Bharti said.
Samajwadi Party Has Lost Steam in UP After Phase 3: Afzal Ansari
As Uttar Pradesh goes to the polls in the fifth phase in eastern parts of the state on Monday, CNN-News18’s Sumit Pande traveled to Varanasi to speak to a important personality who will have an impact in this election.
UP Phase-5 Polling Begins Amid Tight Security, all Eyes on Amethi
Prominent contestants in this phase include controversial minister Gayatri Prasad Prajapati (SP), who will be facing Amita Singh (Congress) and Garima Singh (BJP) in Amethi, the Lok Sabha constituency of Rahul Gandhi.
UP Election 2017 Live: 57.36% Voter Turnout in Fifth Phase, Voting Ends Peacefully
Uttar Pradesh voted in 51 seats spread over 11 districts in phase five of the state Assembly Elections on Monday.
UP Polls: Joint Roadshow of Rahul, Akhilesh in Varanasi Postponed
The joint roadshow of Rahul Gandhi and Akhilesh Yadav in Varanasi, scheduled for Monday, has been postponed.
Muslims Voting Today Haven't Forgotten Akhilesh's Silence, Maya's Saffron Alliance
For the first time since the second phase of Uttar Pradesh elections, Muslims have emerged as the most sought-after vote block.
Was Jaitley leading 'Alliance of Subversion' in 1975, Asks Chidambaram
Amidst a row in Delhi University, Congress leader P Chidambaram on Sunday asked Finance Minister Arun Jaitley whether he was heading an "alliance of subversion", as suggested by him a day earlier, when he was heading the varsity's students union in 1975.
Is BJP Akhilesh Yadav's Biggest Headache in Eastern UP? He Says No
It was an important press conference, held on the eve of fifth phase polling in Uttar Pradesh. As Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav entered the media hall of the Samajwadi Party headquarters, what was expected was a scathing attack on rivals in the seemingly triangular battle for UP.
Odisha Panchayat Poll Results: BJD on Top; BJP Makes Gains
Even though the ruling BJD retained the top position in the recently concluded panchayat polls in Odisha, the BJP has taken a giant stride forward, while the faction-ridden Congress party got decimated.
Farooq Abdullah Should Leave Politics, Lead Militants in Kashmir Instead: BJP
Accusing National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah of instigating Kashmiri youth against the country, the J&K unit of BJP on Sunday asked him to leave politics and lead the Valley's “militants” instead.
Why Modi Waiting For UP Polls to Waive Farmers' Loans? Asks Akhilesh
Taking on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his poll promises, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday asked why he was waiting for the results of the Uttar Pradesh election to waive farmers' loans.
UP Assembly Polls 2017: 1.84 Crore to Vote in 51 Constituencies Tomorrow
Over 1.84 crore voters will on Monday exercise their franchise to decide the fate of 617 candidates in 51 constituencies during the fifth phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections.
Akhilesh Govt Sacks Vijay Mishra After he Joins BSP on Ticket Denial
UP Minister Vijay Mishra, who had joined BSP after being denied ticket for the Assembly polls, has been sacked from the Akhilesh Yadav government.
Mulayam Has Punctured the Cycle, Shivpal Broke its Chain: Rajnath Singh
SP patron Mulayam Singh Yadav has punctured the 'cycle', while Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's feuding uncle Shivpal has broken its chain, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday.
For Congress, UP Poll Result Would be its RÃ©sumÃ© for Future Pre-poll Partners
After a protracted campaign, political parties in Uttar Pradesh are preparing for the final dash in the last lap. The election shifts to the far east Poorvanchal region — a narrow belt extending from Sonauli, bordering Nepal in the north to Naxal-affected Sonbhadra down south.
BJP Means 'Business Jalao Party': Akhilesh Das on Note Ban
Stung by 'SCAM' and 'KASAB' barbs, former Union minister and Congress leader Akhilesh Das on Sunday dubbed BJP as 'Business Jalao Party' for resorting to demonetisation last November.
NCP to Join Hands With Congress in Corporations, Zilla Parishads: Sharad Pawar
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday said his party will join hands with the Congress in all the municipal corporations and Zilla Parishads in Maharashtra, where elections were held recently.
Dimple Yadav returns BJP's 'Kasab' Fire With Computer, Smartphone, Bachche
In the latest addition to the growing list of acronyms in the ongoing Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, SP MP from Kannauj Dimple Yadav on Sunday redefined 'Kasab' - the abbreviation coined by BJP chief Amit Shah.
Upendra Kushwa Calls Nitish Kumar a Curse for Bihar
Union Minister of State for Human Resources Development Upendra Kushwaha on Sunday criticised Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said he was a curse for the state.
Portrait of Accused in Govt Office Will Set Wrong Precedent: MK Stalin
DMK Working President MK Stalin on Sunday said displaying the portrait of a person who has been declared an accused by Supreme Court in government offices will only set a "wrong precedent".
'Congress Govt in Manipur Doesn't Have Answers to PM Modi's Charges'
Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday said the Ibobi Singh-led Congress government in Manipur has "no answer" to the charges levelled against it by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Don't Think BJP Responsible For Breaking Alliance With Sena, Says Amruta Fadnavis
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’s wife Amruta in conversation with CNN-News18’s Smita Nair after BJP won 8 out of 10 municipal corporations in BMC elections.
In the Battle of Ranis in Amethi, One Belongs to BJP, Other to Congress
“For 40 years, Amethi has only been losing its maryada but in 2017, the original garima of the constituency will return,” echoed the voice of an elderly BJP leader in Amethi, Uttar Pradesh.
Demonetisation 'Disaster of 2016' After Affecting 125 Cr People: Chidambaram
Terming demonetisation as a "disaster of 2016", senior Congress leader and Former Union Minister P Chidambaram on Sunday said its adverse impact on the country's economy would be felt in the coming years.
Won't Ever Join Politics, Says Nitish Kumar's Son Nishant
Unlike sons and daughters of other politicians in the country, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's only son, Nishant Kumar, says he has no interest in politics and he will never take the plunge.
Don't Believe the Dreams Spun by Narendra Modi and Amit Shah: Mayawati
The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief also said that the two will however not succeed in their efforts to come to power in UP as the state's people were wise enough to reject their divisive politics.
Mayawati Slams PM Modi, Says Hindus do Not Prefer Cremation Grounds in Villages
Addressing a rally in Gorakhpur, BSP chief Mayawati called for reservation to economically backward communities. She also slammed PM Modi says Hindus do not prefer cremation grounds in villages.
Congress Will Ditch Samajwadi Party, Says Ravi Shankar Prasad
Congress would ditch the SP as the party has the history of belittling its own senior leaders like former Prime minister Narasimha Rao among others, said the Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday.
EC Asks Politicians to Observe Self-imposed Restraint While Campaigning
Against the backdrop of some politicians allegedly making statements invoking religious sentiments, the Election Commission on Saturday dubbed it as an unhealthy trend and asked them to desist from such remarks.
EC Directs UP Govt to Cover 'Samajwadi' on Ambulances
The Uttar Pradesh government has covered the word "Samajwadi" written on 1,488 ambulances under its 'Samajwadi Swasthya Seva' initiative as per the directive of the Election Commission.
Congress Rules Out Supporting Shiv Sena to Capture Power at BMC
The Congress on Saturday said the party would not support the Shiv Sena to capture power at the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) or for installing its Mayor.
Won't Share Even a Drop With Neighbours, Says Sukhbir Singh Badal
Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Saturday said "not a single drop of water" will be shared with any of the neighbouring states.
BJP's BMC Polls Win Means People Support Demonetisation: Manoj Tiwari
BJP's victories in civic body polls in Maharashtra and other states is a reflection of the "positive" response of people towards demonetisation, party's Delhi unit chief Manoj Tiwari said on Saturday.
Mayor Will be From Shiv Sena, Just Wait Till March 9: Sanjay Raut
With no party securing clear mandate in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation elections, Shiv Sena, the single largest party, on Saturday expressed confidence that it would still bag the Mayor's post.
Kejriwal Moves HC for Bank Account and Tax Details of Jaitley, His Family
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday moved the Delhi High Court seeking details of bank accounts and details of tax returns of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and his family over a defamation suit filed against him.
Mallahs of Triveni Sangam Hope to Ride Modi Wave to Greener Shores
“Hum yahan kheti-baadi karte hain (We do farming here),” says Gareeb Das from Mallah (boatmen) community while standing in front of the confluence of rivers in Allahabad’s Triveni Sangam.
No Post-poll Understanding With Congress, Says Devendra Fadnavis
The BJP will not have a post-poll understanding with the Congress in the BMC and not abandon the transparency agenda, its plank in the civic polls, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday said.
Arvind Kejriwal Calls Delhi Police 'Agent' of BJP Over Ramjas Violence
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday slammed Delhi Police for showing alleged laxity in handling the clashes at Delhi University's Ramjas College and alleged that the police force has turned into an "agent" of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
52 Seats, 32 Muslim Faces: In Mandir Politics Hub, Minorities Hold the Key
As the first capital of the princely state of Awadh in the early 18th century, the seeds of the famous 'Ganga-Jamuni tehzeeb’ were sown in Faizabad, which was then a small city barely 20 km from the temple town of Ayodhya.
Shiv Sena Candidate Who Lost in 'Lottery' Says Court Can Do Justice
Shiv Sena's Surendra Bagalkar, who lost the BMC polls from ward 220 to BJP's Atul Shah in a draw of lots, on Saturday said the court has the authority to open five "tender votes" which may help change the poll outcome.
Rajnath Singh Accuses Akhilesh Yadav of Shattering His Father's Dreams
Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday accused Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav of shattering the dreams of his father Mulayam Singh Yadav by forging a poll alliance with the Congress.
UP BJP Chief Keshav Maurya Booked for Violating Poll Code
A FIR was on Saturday lodged against BJP's Uttar Pradesh unit chief Keshav Prasad Maurya for allegedly violating the model code of conduct, which is in place in the state in view of the Assembly polls.
Donkey, Kasab, Kabootar Play a Cameo in Phase 5 of UP Polls
The high-decibel campaign for the fifth phase of the crucial Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, which had touched a new low by a free flow of scornful words like "donkey, Kasab and kabootar", came to a close on Saturday evening.
DMK Objects to Jayalalithaa Portraits in Government Offices
The DMK on Saturday called for the removal of portraits of the late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa from government offices, saying she was convicted in an assets case.
BJP Leader Kalraj Mishra Calls SP 'Party of Terrorists'
Union Minister for Micro and Small Industries Kalraj Mishra on Saturday termed the Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh as a "party of terrorists".
BJP Failed to Take the Plus Points of Note Ban to Masses, Admits Naidu
Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday admitted that ruling BJP failed to take the positives of demonetisation to the masses fully.
UP Elections 2017: Mumbai BJP Leaders to Pitch in For Campaign
After BJP put up a sterling performance in the Maharashtra civic elections including the BMC, a group of party leaders from the city unit are now headed for campaign in Uttar Pradesh, where the last leg of assembly elections are due in March.
Cracks in Congress over Supporting Shiv Sena for Mumbai Mayor
Serious differences emerged on Saturday in the Congress party over the issue of extending support to the Shiv Sena for the post of Mayor after a hung house was thrown up in the recent elections to the country's richest civic body, Brihan Mumbai Municipal Corporation.
Is There as Much Air in BJP's 'Balloon' as is Made Out, Asks Sena
Maintaining its belligerent stance on BJP's success in the Maharashtra civic elections, Shiv Sena on Saturday sought to make light of that party's performance in the elections, doubting if there was as much substance to it as is made out to be.
Uttarakhand Govt Paid Virat Kohli Rs 47 cr From Flood Relief Fund, Says RTI
The Uttarakhand government allegedly paid cricketer Virat Kohli Rs 47.19 crore from the District Disaster Relief Management Authority of Rudraprayag.
BSP Can Enter Into Understanding With BJP to Stop SP: Akhilesh
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday said the BSP can enter into an understanding with the BJP anytime as they are concentrating on ensuring that the SP does not move ahead.
Akhilesh Sought my Father's Help but Betrayed us: Mukhtar Ansari's Son
With UP elections entering its fifth phase, Mukhtar Ansari's son Abbas Bin Mukhtar Ansari told CNN-News18 that despite seeking their help UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav betrayed them.
Cong Non-committal on Backing Sena; Goes in Wait and Watch Mode
With elections to BMC throwing up a fractured verdict, thinking is strong in Maharashtra Congress that it should consider the option of enabling the Shiv Sena to foist its candidate as mayor of the civic body.
Manipur Polls 2017: Will Develop the State in 15 Months, Says Modi
Prime minister Narendra Modi is set to address a election rally in Manipur's Imphal West district on Saturday.
In a U-turn, Sheila Says Rahul has 'Sensitivity of a Mature Leader'
Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dixit taking an U-turn on her earlier remark on party Vice President Rahul Gandhi has clarified that he has "the sensitivity of a mature leader".
Maharashtra Civic Poll Results Not a Referendum on Demonetisation: Chidambaram
The results of civic polls in Maharashtra should not be considered a referendum on the demonetisation, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram said on Firday.
People Rejected BJP Leaders in Odisha Panchayat Polls, Claims BJD
The ruling BJD on Friday claimed that the Odisha state BJP president and two of its union ministers have been rejected by the people of their respective districts in the three-tier panchayat elections.
AAP Announces 109 Candidates for Delhi Civic Polls
The AAP on Friday announced the names of 109 candidates in its first list for Delhi civic body polls to be conducted in April.
Lalu Plays Down Rabri's Suggestion of Son Tejaswi as Bihar CM
RJD President Lalu Prasad on Friday sought to play down the political controversy triggered by his wife Rabri Devi's assertion that people of Bihar wanted to see their son Tejaswi Yadav as the chief minister.
PM Modi's Voice 'Feebler Than That of a Mouse', Says Rahul Gandhi
Stung by repeated barbs by BJP leaders at former prime minister Manmohan Singh, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday said the voice of Prime Minister Narendra Modi was "feebler even than that of a mouse".
Digvijay Tweets, PM Modi 'Indeed Working Like a Donkey'
Joining in the slanging match over the "donkey" barb targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress leader Digvijay Singh today said he "indeed worked like a donkey".
Deepa Launches Political Forum on Jayalalithaa's 69th Birth Anniversary
J Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa launched a new political forum while rival factions in ruling AIADMK provided welfare assistance across Tamil Nadu on her 69th birth anniversary on Friday in an escalating fight for her legacy.
New Generation of Militants in J&K Fighting for 'Freedom': Farooq Abdullah
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah on Friday kicked up a controversy by saying that the new generation of militants in Kashmir were fighting for "freedom".
After Each Phase, It's a New Battle of Perception in UP
Almost a month-long polling schedule, voting in seven phases, diverse socio-political and demographic realities ,and more than 14 crore voters.
Cong Won't Help Sena & BJP in Gaining Control of BMC: Sanjay Nirupam
"We will not dilute our ideological stand. People defeated us and gave us a mandate to sit in the opposition. We respect that. But voters have not given the saffron parties, who fought a bitter battle, the keys to power. Congress will not help these two parties, but would like to see their fight continue and differences aggravate," Congress city unit chief Sanjay Nirupam told PTI.
Independent Corporators Snehal More, Tulsiram Shinde Join Shiv Sena
Two Independent corporators on Friday joined the Shiv Sena at party president Uddhav Thackeray's residence 'Matoshree', thereby taking its total tally to 86.
Quoting Shiela, Amit Shah Asks Why Congress Forcing 'Immature Rahul' on UP
BJP president Amit Shah on Friday pilloried Congress leader Rahul Gandhi quoting former Delhi chief minister Shiela Dikshit's statement that he "is still not mature and needs some time".
Without a CM Face in Manipur, BJP Banks on PM Modi
The BJP is contesting the Manipur election, which will virtually witness a fight between the Congress and the saffron party, without a chief ministerial candidate and allies, but says its face is Narendra Modi.
Congress Goes For Damage Control After Sheila's Comments on Rahul
Trouble is brewing within the Congress following former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit saying that Rahul Gandhi was not mature yet and needed more time.
After Tirupati, KCR Offers 'Gold Moustache' to Kuravi Temple
Days after offering gold ornaments worth a staggering Rs 5 crore to Lord Venkateswara in Tirupati, Telangana State Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Friday offered 'bangaru meesalu' (gold moustache) worth 60,000 to Kuravi Veerabhadra Swamy temple in Mahabubabad district.
TN Govt, AIADMK, OPS Celebrate Jayalalithaa's Birth Anniversary
In districts affected by storm, it has been planned to plant 50,000 saplings in private and government lands and 2.2 lakh saplings in reserve forests.
UP Polls Phase Five: 168 Crorepatis, 117 With Criminal Cases in Fray
Among crorepati candidates party-wise, 43 out of 51 are from BSP, 38 of 51 from BJP, 32 of 42 from SP, 7 of 14 from INC, 9 of 30 from RLD and 14 of 220 Independent candidates have declared assets worth more than Rs 1 crore, the report released today by Delhi-based ADR said.
No Option But to Come Together: Nitin Gadkari on BJP-Sena in Mumbai
A day after the BMC polls threw up a fractured verdict, senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari on Friday said there is "no option" for his party and Shiv Sena than joining hands for control of the Mumbai civic body.
We Fulfilled Your #DigitalIndia Dream: Akhilesh Tweets Barb at PM Modi
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday took to twitter to take a fresh dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Muslim Community a Major Factor in 10-odd Manipur Seats
As in many other states, Manipur too has its Muslim vote bank to sway fortunes of the political parties in an election, constituting nearly nine per cent of the electorate.
Insurgents Impose Curfew During PM Modi's Visit to Manipur
The insurgent groups in Manipur have called for a shutdown in the state on Saturday when Prime Minister Narendra Modi campaigns here for the upcoming assembly election, a statement said.
The Battle Over Pay-offs: War for Karnataka Heats Up way Ahead of Polls
Fourteen months to go for elections, and these are the questions plaguing Karnataka politics, with both the major national parties accusing the other of facilitating 'pay-offs' to their respective high commands.
BMC Polls: 5-year-old Decides Fate of 2 Candidates Locked in a Tie
Chits were drawn, and five years old Yashika Salunkhe picked up one of the chits. The winner was BJP spokesperson Atul Shah.
Shiv Sena Will Retain Mayor's Post, says Uddhav Thackeray
As the results of the civic polls trickled in, Sena was at the top after winning 84 seats in the 227-member BMC, while its estranged ally BJP was close behind at 82.
DMK's MK Stalin Requests President to Annul Tamil Nadu Trust Vote
M K Stalin requested President to annul the Vote of Confidence and direct the Governor to order for a fresh floor test through secret ballot.
Building SYL Canal Can 'Trigger Militancy' in Punjab: Amarinder Singh
Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh on Thursday warned of "resurgence of militancy in Punjab", if the SYL canal is built without factoring in the realities of old "Naxalite and Khalistani belt" of the state's southern part.
Scientific Solution is BJP-Shiv Sena Reunion, Says Fadnavis's Minister
With Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) elections throwing no clear winner as BJP has won 82 seats and Shiv Sena 84, a senior BJP leader on Thursday said both the parties should join hands in Mumbai.
Shiv Sena, BJP Leave Door Open for BMC Tie-up. But Who Will Blink First?
Elections to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) have thrown up a hung house with both the Shiv Sena and the BJP emerging on top but dodging questions on whether the allies will reunite in the cash-rich civic body.
Samajwadi Party Expels Rebel Amanmani Tripathi From Party
The Samajwadi Party on Thursday expelled party rebel Amanmani Tripathi, facing a CBI probe in death case of his wife, for contesting as an Independent against its official candidate.
Will Akhilesh Yadav Witness the Commercial Run of His Dream Project?
Now the buzz is of the new ‘metro’ superstition, in political lanes it is believed that if government of a particular state starts a metro rail project, then that party loses elections. The phenomenon is strongly believed by the examples of five Metro Rail projects in Kolkata, Delhi, Bengaluru, Mumbai and Jaipur where Governments have laid foundation of the Metro Rail Projects and lost the next elections badly.
Arun Jaitley Takes Down Congress in an FB post, Calls it a 'Fading Dynasty'
Delighted by BJP's impressive show in civic polls in Odisha and Maharashtra, Finance Minister Arun Jatiley took to Facebook to write a scathing critique of the Congress, saying it has become "a crowd around a fading dynasty".
TN CM Edappadi Palaniswami Reallocates Portfolios to Jayakumar
This is the first change effected by the Chief Minister after he was sworn-in on February 16.
Over 61 Percent Voting in Phase 4 of Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections
The fourth phase of polling for 53 assembly constituencies of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday passed off amid stray incidents of violence, with an estimated over 61 per cent voter turnout.
There Cannot be a Bigger 'Kasab' Than Amit Shah, Mayawati Retorts
Mayawati on Thursday hit back strongly for Amit Shah's 'KASAB' acronym for Congress, SP and BSP, describing the BJP chief as a "terrorist" and saying there "cannot be a bigger Kasab" than him.
Devendra Fadnavis: Vidarbha Lightweight to Maharashtra's Satrap
Vilasrao Deshmukh was a Marathwada leader, Ashok Chavan is a Nanded chieftan, Sushil Kumar Shinde is a Sholapur satrap and Pawars rule western Maharashtra. But this civic poll makes Devendra Fadnavis a pan-Maharashtra leader: that’s how a state BJP leader summed up his party’s performance in the civic body elections.
Why BJP, Shiv Sena Are Celebrating and Congress, MNS Bit the Dust
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation election has thrown up a result on Thursday few could have predicted. Here are reasons why Mumbai voted the way it did:
BJP, Shiv Sena Take Treasury and Oppn Space, Little Left for the Others
In Maharashtra urban body polls, BJP and Shiv Sena have appropriated between themselves both treasury and opposition space leaving very little for the others.
Sanjay Nirupam: The Man Under Fire After Congress Drubbing in Mumbai
The man facing severe heat in Mumbai, both from within and outside Congress, at the moment is Sanjay Nirupam. Many have believed the Congress's Mumbai chief to have caused not just one, but several splits in the party, which has resulted in the party’s abysmal performance in the BMC polls.
How Handle, Ghanti, Dikkat are Helping This Politician in UP
Handle, Ghanti and Dikkat are the three prime targets of police after any crime is reported in Sultanpur district.
Muslim Ward that Saamana Targeted in 1992 Votes for Sena
However, over the years, many multi story hutments have come up in this locality, making it even more crowded than it was. Many of the 70,000 residents of Behrampada live in abysmal urban conditions and are vulnerable to accidents.
Modi Replies to Akhilesh's Jibe, Says Doesn't Mind Working Like a 'Donkey'
Bachchan is the brand ambassador of Gujarat Tourism and his wife Jaya Bachchan is a Samajwadi Party MP.
Feeling Lonely in the Absence of Jayalalithaa, Says Sasikala
On the eve of the late J Jayalalithaa's 69th birthday, AIADMK chief V K Sasikala on Thursday said she was feeling "lonely" in the absence of her predecessor and long-time friend.
BJP Plays a Virat Innings, Grabs Congress-NCP Space
In electoral politics where winner takes all, the bigger story at times is lost in the jubilation and euphoria of the victory parades. The real shift in the polity at time is reflected in the decimation of the losing side.
Dinakaran Hints at Rapprochement With O Panneerselvam
AIADMK Deputy General Secretary T T V Dinakaran on Thursday hinted at a rapprochement with expelled leader O Panneerselvam, saying the party would "accept with motherly affection" anybody who had gone out of the "parent organisation" and wanted to return.
We will Introspect on BMC Poll Performance: State BJP Chief
Meanwhile, BJP leader Vinod Tawde said his party has emerged as the overall leader in elections to 10 municipal corporations and 25 Zilla Parishad held recently.
Shiv Sena Still Short of Halfway Mark in Mumbai: Two Likely Scenarios
The Shiv Sena is ahead in Mumbai with more than 90 seats. But with trends from only around 15 places to come in it may land short of the halfway mark of 114. Here are the likely scenarios emerging.
Sanjay Nirupam Offers to Quit After Congress Drubbed in Most Places
In electoral politics where winner takes all, the bigger story at times is lost in the jubilation and euphoria of the victory parades.
The Richest Candidate Wins in Richest Civic Body of India
Parag Shah of the Bhartiya Janta Party declared assets worth Rs 690 crore. That makes him the richest contesting candidate in the elections to the richest civic body in India. He has won the contest in ward No. 132 to become a corporator in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation.
Shiv Sena Leads in Mumbai, But May Need Help to Cross Halfway Mark
Shiv Sena has not only improved its tally in the BMC polls, with more than ninety seats under its belt SS can now touch the half way mark with support from MNS and others. BJP is thus far leading in 54 seats.
Uddhav Thackeray: He Manages to Grow the Stripes
Bal Thackeray had the mien of a tiger, the Shiv Sena’s symbol. Nobody ever thought his son Uddhav will even amount to be a tiger cub. His soft features and softer voice added to his nondescript personality.
BJP Ahead in all Places Except Mumbai, Thane; Congress Wiped Out
The Shiv Sena is maintaining its hold on Mumbai, leading on 85 seats followed by BJP on 52 seats as trends of counting of votes in Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, where the saffron allies are locked in a battle, poured in.
Both BJP and Shiv Sena Stake Claim on BMC
Both the Shiv Sena and BJP have staked claim that they will emerge victorious in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation polls.
BMC Elections Results: Shiv Sena Maintains Hold on Mumbai, BJP Has Edge in Nashik
The Shiv Sena is maintaining its hold on Mumbai, leading on 85 seats followed by BJP on 52 seats as trends of counting of votes in Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, where the saffron allies are locked in a battle, poured in.
TN Trust Vote: MK Stalin Leaves For Delhi to Meet President
To a query by reporters at the Airport here, Stalin claimed that his party's state-wide hunger strike yesterday was "so successful that the AIADMK is claiming that we are trying to topple their government."
BMC Elections 2017: Past Results at a Glance
The Shiv Sena is maintaining its hold on Mumbai, leading on 85 seats followed by BJP on 52 seats as trends of counting of votes in Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, where the saffron allies are locked in a battle, poured in.
BMC Elections Result: Celebrations at Sena Bhavan, Says Alliance With BJP Not Needed
Desai told reporters at the Sena Bhavan here. "People of Mumbai, with their wisdom, are ready to bring the Sena to power on its own. There will be no alliance needed (with the BJP)," he said.
Who Will Win Uttar Pradesh: The Most 'Definitive' Guide
When the campaigning for these Assembly elections began, everyone said Punjab will be far more interesting than UP.
Supporters of BSP, Samajwadi Party Clash in Mahoba; SP Candidate's Son Shot
The son of a Samajwadi Party (SP) candidate was shot and seriously injured after a clash between SP and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supporters broke out in Uttar Pradesh's Mahoba district on Thursday morning, police said.
Swaraj India Releases First List for Delhi Municipal Polls
Swaraj India, the newly-formed political party led by former AAP leader Yogendra Yadav, on Wednesday released its first list of candidates for the upcoming municipal elections in Delhi.
BMC Election Result 2017: Next CM Will Be from Sena, Says Uddhav
Counting of 10 municipal corporations and 25 zilla parishad polls in Maharashtra now. About 56% voters had exercised franchise and all eyes will be on the outcome of results. The stakes are high for Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray, who led their respective parties with no-holds-barred campaign.
Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) Elections 2017 Live Results: BJP Leading With 74 Seats
Voter turnout for Pune Municipal Corporation (BMC) was 54%.
Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) Elections 2017 Live Results: BJP Leading With 30 Seats
Voter turnout for Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation was 67%.
Solapur Municipal Corporation (SMC) Elections 2017 Live Results: BJP Leading with 39 Seats
Voter turnout for Solapur Municipal Corporation was 60%.
Ulhasnagar Municipal Corporation (UMC) Elections 2017 Live Results: BJP leading With 34 Seats
Voter turnout for Ulhasnagar Municipal Corporation (BMC) was 45%.
Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) Elections 2017 Live Results: BJP Leading With 33 Seats
Voter turnout for Nashik Municipal Corporation (BMC) was 60%.
Akola Municipal Corporation (AMC) Elections 2017 Live Results: BJP Leading With 31 Seats
Voter turnout for Akola Municipal Corporation was 56%.
Amravati Municipal Corporation (AMC) Elections 2017 Live Results: BJP Leading With 24 Seats
Voter turnout for Amravati Municipal Corporation was 55%.
Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) Elections 2017 Live Results: Shiv Sena Leading With 42 Seats
Voter turnout for Thane Municipal Corporation was 58%.
Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) Elections 2017 Live Results: BJP Sweeps with 70 Seats
Voter turnout for Nagpur Municipal Corporation was 53%.
UP Elections 2017: 61 Percent Voter Turnout Recorded in 4th Phase
Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Elections 2017 Live Results: Shiv Sena Sweeps with 84 Seats
Voter turnout for the cash-rich Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) was 55%.
INLD For Construction of SYL Canal, Punjab and Haryana on Guard
The Punjab government has locked itself into a position that is against the construction of the canal saying it does not have enough water to share with Haryana.
Mulayam Cancels Thursday's Campaign for Prajapati in Amethi
Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav late on Wednesday cancelled plans to campaign for party candidate Gayatri Prajapati in Amethi on Thursday. Prajapati is an accused in a rape case.
Maharashtra Civic Poll Counting Today, All Eyes on BMC Results
Counting for polls to 10 municipal corporations, including the cash-rich Brihanmumbai Municipal Corportation (BMC), and 25 zilla parishads, across Maharashtra will begin at 10am on Thursday morning.
BJP Moves EC Over Lalu Prasad's Remarks on PM Modi
Peeved over Lalu Prasad's 'outrageous' remarks on PM Modi and Amit Shah, BJP moved the Election Commission seeking strict action against the RJD supremo.
Manohar Parrikar: Terrorism is a Gift From Previous Congress Govts
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday said that terrorism in country is a gift from the previous Congress-led governments who mishandled the situation for 20 to 25 years.
Congressmen Clash With Police in Bhopal, Senior Leaders Arrested
Police used force to disperse Congress leaders and workers who tried to gherao the Madhya Pradesh Assembly. Some senior leaders have been arrested by police. Agitators also pelted stones at police, leading to some injuries.
CM Akhilesh Yadav Refuses to Take 'Donkey' Fight Further
Akhilesh's statement came a day after Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani responded sharply to his controversial comment made apparently to target Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he had insulted Gujarat.
Sonia Writes Letter in Support of Cong-SP Alliance, Hits Out At Modi
Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday wrote an open letter appealing to people to vote for the Congress-Samajwadi Party alliance in Uttar Pradesh while hitting out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
No Post-poll Alliance With BSP or Any Party in UP: Amit Shah
BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday ruled out any post-poll alliance with the BSP or any other party in the event of a hung assembly in Uttar Pradesh, confident that the party will get a "full majority".
KCR Seeks Blessings With Public Funds, former comrades Protest 'Bad' Governance
On a day chief minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) was in Andhra to seek Lord Venkateshwara's blessings there was trouble brewing back home, with his erstwhile comrades-in-arms in the Telangana struggle protesting against his governance record.
UP Fourth Phase Polling: Total 53 Seats to go for Polls Tomorrow
Fifty-three constituencies will see polling on Thursday in the fourth phase of staggered assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.
Fight for Muslim Women's Dignity Will Continue: Manipur's 1st Woman Candidate Najima Bibi
Despite fatwa issued against her for contesting election, Manipur's first Muslim woman candidate Najima Bibi said she wants to continue her fight against domestic violence and work for uplift of Muslim women.
Divided Congress Presents United Face Ahead of Protest Rally in Bhopal
Meanwhile, Old city areas came to a standstill on Tuesday night after thousands of Congress workers reached airport to greet party leaders Kamal Nath, Digvijay Singh, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Suresh Pachauri and Vivek Tankha who landed in Bhopal.
Shurhozelie Liezietsu Sworn in as Nagaland Chief Minister
Shurhozelie Liezietsu was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Nagaland by Governor P B Acharya on Wednesday.
DMK Calls Strike Today; HC Adjourns Petition Challenging TN CM's Trust vote
DMK leaders to go on hunger strike on Wednesday in protest against forcibly eviction of MLAs from the Tamil Nadu Assembly during vote of confidence on February 18.
Don't Pay Heed to 'Paid' Election Surveys, Mayawati Tells Voters
Addressing a rally in Faizabad, BSP chief Mayawati has urged people to be cautious about various UP election surveys projecting defeat of her party.
Anti-National Elements Preferred Over Martyrs by Jammu and Kashmir Govt: BJP
BJP, which is a coalition partner in Mehbooba Mufti led government in Jammu and Kashmir, on Tuesday accused the state government of rewarding "stone-pelters and terrorists".
BMC Elections 2017: BJP's Newspaper Advertisement Sparks Controversy
Yuva Sena officer-bearer Dharmendra Mishra has lodged a complaint this afternoon with the SEC objecting to the advertisement.
KCR to Fulfil Personal Vow on Taxpayers' Money
Telangana's Chief Minister Sri K Chandrashekhar Rao will have a darshan of Lord Venkateswara Swamy at 8 am on Wednesday, where he will offer gold ornaments worth Rs 5 crore to the deity on behalf of Telangana government.
EC Revises Uttarakhand Poll Percentage Figures, Puts it at 65.64%
The Election Commission on Tuesday corrected its poll percentage figures for Uttarakhand saying that 65.64 per cent of the total electorate in the state cast their votes as against 68 per cent announced earlier.
Booked in POCSO Case, Bihar Congress Vice-president Brajesh Pandey Resigns
Bihar Congress Vice-President Brajesh Kumar alias Brajesh Pandey has been booked in a case of sexual exploitation of a minor girl, following which he tendered resignation from his post.
55% Polling in Mumbai Civic Poll, Up by 10% From 2012
About 56 per cent voters on Tuesday exercised their franchise in the polling for 10 municipal corporations across Maharashtra, including the all-important Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in Mumbai.
Andhra's New Budget Will be More Result-oriented: CM Naidu
The Budget session of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly is likely to get underway from March 6, 2017, with the presentation likely to take place on March 13.
Samajwadi Party Expels Women's Wing Chief For 'Anti-party' Activities
The Samajwadi Party on Tuesday expelled its Mahila Sabha national president Ranjana Bajpai from the party for her involvement in 'anti-party activities'.
Post-voting, BJP, Shiv Sena Claim Tide in Their Favour in Mumbai
Minutes after voting ended in Mumbai on Tuesday, the Shiv Sena and BJP rushed to claim a tide in their favour going by the turnout for the polls to the country's richest civic body.
'Thulla' Remark Row: Delhi HC Extends Stay on Kejriwal's Appearance
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday extended the stay on a trial court order summoning Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in a criminal defamation complaint filed against him by a constable.
In UP's Bundelkhand, Young Voters Remember Broken Promises
As the fourth of UP’s seven Assembly election phases looms over the state’s Bundelkhand region, on 23 February, first time voters such as her, in the small town of Atarra in Bundelkhand’s Banda district, of look on it with bemusement and barely there expectations of change.
Odisha Pancahyat Elections: 77% Voter Turnout in Final Phase
An average of 77 percent of the electorate today cast their votes amidst tight security in the last and final phase of the three-tier Panchayat election in Odisha.
'Power' Tussle: Centre Cites NGO Data to Counter Akhilesh Yadav
As per the data provided in August 2016, UP had more than 2 times the number of power cuts and 7 times the hours of power cuts as compared to (rest of) India, the Centre said.
Narendra Modi Will Lose Aura After BJP Defeat in UP: Lalu Prasad Yadav
RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Tuesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lose his aura with the BJP's defeat in the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections.
PM Modi Talking 'Senseless Things' After Sensing BJP's 'Imminent' Defeat: Congress
Narendra Modi is talking "senseless things" sensing his party's "imminent" defeat in all five states where Assembly elections are held, a senior Congress leader said on Tuesday in a sharp jibe at the Prime Minister over his "graveyard" remark which he made at a Uttar Pradesh rally.
Mulayam Scripted SP Family Feud Drama to Benefit Son: Amar Singh
Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh, without any disclaimer, made it known that the entire political turmoil in the party was a "programmed drama".
Amit Shah Promises to 'Liberate' UP From 'Fear' of Atiq, Mukhtar
Unfazed by allegations that BJP was playing communal card, party chief Amit Shah on Tuesday promised to put an end to illegal slaughter houses if voted to power and "liberate" UP from "fear of" people like Atiq Ahmed and Mukhtar Ansari.
Fuming Gujarat BJP Tells Akhilesh 'Donkeys More Loyal Unlike you'
Akhilesh Yadav's 'donkey' remark targeting the Prime Minister triggered a sharp reaction from the Gujarat BJP, which accused the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister of "insulting" the people of the western state.
BJP Will Win UP Assembly Elections: Venkaiah Naidu
"We have full confidence that BJP will win with majority in Uttar Pradesh and form the government. Both SP and BSP are fighting for the role of opposition. People will decide who will be the opposition party between SP and BSP," he told reporters here.
Mayawati Alleges PM Modi, BJP Giving UP Polls 'Casteist and Communal Tinge'
After dubbing Prime Minister Narendra Modi as "Mr Negative Dalit Man", BSP chief Mayawati on Tuesday charged him and BJP with trying to give "casteist and communal tinge" to the poll campaign in Uttar Pradesh.
Allahabad West Pins Hope on Richa Singh For Change
The records show that Allahabad West has been a bastion of mafia and lawlessness. The prevailing sentiment among people in the constituency is that an educated candidate can bring change. Craving a fresh start to usher in women empowerment, education and safety, people here have pinned hopes on 29-year-old Richa Singh, SP candidate from Allahabad West.
DMK Writes to Assembly Secretary Seeking No-Confidence Motion
"We have given a letter to the Assembly Secretary for bringing a No-Confidence Motion against Speaker Dhanapal," Stalin told reporters at the Secretariat here.
Ready for Tripartite Talks With UNC: Manipur Chief Minister
Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh said on Tuesday that he was ready for tripartite talks with the United Naga Council (UNC) to end the crippling three-month-long economic blockade.
People will back us because of our work: Devendra Fadnavis
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who spearheaded BJP's campaign for the civic polls, on Tuesday exuded confidence that people will support the party on basis of the work it has done.
BMC Polls 2017: Rekha, Gulzar, Zoya Akhtar Come Out to Vote
Film personalities, including veteran actress Rekha, noted lyricist Gulzar, well-known actor Paresh Rawal and his wife Swaroop Sampath, Ranveer Singh, Sonam Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor, John Abraham, Vivek Oberoi and director Zoya Akhtar stepped out to vote.
Bundelkhand to Raebareli: Can Congress Save Alliance in Phase 4 Triangular Fight?
As elections in Uttar Pradesh heads to Bundelkhand and districts of Raebareli, Pratapgarh and Allahabad, it's a different story for the Congress’s alliance with Samajwadi party. Unlike the previous phases, it will now be on the Congress now to save grace for the ambitious alliance.
Rahul Gandhi, Akhilesh Yadav Conduct Joint Roadshow in Allahabad
BMC Election 2017 Live: Raj Thackeray May Play Spoilsport in Many Wards
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) election begins on Tuesday for 227 municipal wards in which 2275 candidates in the fray.
Let Shiv Sena Disclose How Many Seats it Will Win in Mumbai: BJP
The BJP legislator counted gains of his party contesting the polls without an alliance with the Sena, which has been ruling the BMC for the last over two decades.
DMK President Karunanidhi Undergoing Speech Therapy: MK Stalin
Ailing DMK president M Karunanidhi was recuperating and undergoing speech therapy, his son and party working president M K Stalin said on Monday.
Owaisi Wonders if 'Gujarat Celebrated Ramzan or Diwali' in 2002
Hitting out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Ramzan-Diwali remarks, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi today wondered whether "Gujarat was celebrating Ramzan or Diwali" during the 2002 communal riots in the state.
AIADMK Dy General Secretary Dinakaran Meets Sasikala in Jail
AIADMK Deputy General Secretary T T V Dinakaran on Monday met his aunt and party chief V K Sasikala at the central prison, where she is serving her term in the disproportionate assets case.
DMK to Move No-confidence Motion Against Assembly Speaker Dhanapal
DMK on Monday said it would soon move a no-confidence motion against Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal as it accused him of "deliberately harping on his community to malign" the party.
In Bundelkhand, PM Modi Promises to Transform it Like Gujarat's Kutch
Hitting campaign trail in water scarce Bundelkhand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday blamed SP, BSP and Congress for backwardness of the region and promised to transform it like Kutch in Gujarat.
Akhilesh's Name, a Personal Touch: How Dimple Bhabhi Manages Crowds
The moment Dimple Yadav reminds people of complaining to "Akhilesh Bhayya", they all fall in line.
Mukhtar Ansari Opposes EC's Plea in HC Against His Parole
Uttar Pradesh legislator Mukhtar Ansari on Monday opposed in the Delhi high Court the Election Commission's plea seeking cancellation of his parole granted by a trial court for canvassing in the ongoing UP Assembly polls.
UP CM Akhilesh Yadav Campaigns for Tainted SP Leader Gayatri Prajapati
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday addressed an election rally here, campaigning for party colleague and rape accused Gayatri Prajapati who is contesting from Amethi.
No Party Wishes to Promote Swadeshi Industries, Says Baba Ramdev
Yog Guru Baba Ramdev on Monday alleged that no political party wished to promote swadeshi industries and MNCs have usurped India’s Rs 50 lakh crore market.