Bring Mamata Under Narada Scam Investigation: Left Front
"The Lok Sabha Ethics Committee should stop shielding TMC MPs and the CBI should play an active role. We demand that CBI should be allowed to work freely and the political match fixing between the BJP and the TMC should not impact the probe," he said.
Modi's Winning Chariot Will Arrive in Gujarat as Well: Amit Shah
“The government will further tighten the anti-cow slaughter law and make it more stringent. We will ensure that 'gau mata' is protected zealously. We will clamp down the practice of cows being illegally and clandestinely transported for slaughter," said Rupani.
Recover Rs 97 Cr from AAP for Showing Delhi CM in Govt Ads: L-G to Chief Secy
Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, Anil Baijal, on Wednesday directed Chief Secretary MM Kutty to recover Rs 97 Crore from the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for projecting Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in government advertisements.
Surya Namaskar In Yoga is Like Offering Namaz: UP CM Yogi Adityanath
Drawing similarities between Namaz and Surya Namaskar, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said there were many similarities in posture while performing the two.
Swaraj India to Lead Yatra in Drought-hit Tamil Nadu Districts
Avik Saha, National Convener of Swaraj India's 'Jai Kisan Andolan', announced the party would lead a Yatra in the drought-hit districts of Tamil Nadu to support the farmers.
India Lost Rs 12 Lakh Cr Due to BJP's Opposition to GST: Congress
India lost a whopping Rs 12 lakh crore due to years of delay in implementation of the GST due to the stiff opposition by the BJP when the UPA government was in power, the Opposition said on Wednesday.
MP Congress Leader to Form Organisation to Counter RSS
Former union minister and Madhya Pradesh senior Congress leader Aslam Sher Khan has announced that he would form Rashtriya Congress Swayamsevak Sangh.
Y-grade Security for Uttarakhand MLA who Claimed Threat to Life
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Rawat has ordered a Y-category security cover be given to Congress MLA Mamta Rakesh after the issue of threat to her life was raised in the state Assembly.
President Polls: Shiv Sena's Vote Kitty Could Prove Crucial for BJP
The Shiv Sena's total vote pool of 25,893 could prove to be crucial for the BJP in the upcoming Presidential polls in July later this year
MCD Polls: Delhi HC Dismisses Swaraj India Plea for Common Symbol
Yogendra Yadav-led Swaraj India's plea for a common symbol in the upcoming MCD polls was on Wednesday dismissed by the Delhi High Court.
RSS Foisting Fundamentalist Agenda Through BJP Govts: Akhilesh Yadav
In a democracy, governments keep changing but these elections were fought on issues "other than development or people's welfare", the former Uttar Pradesh chief minister alleged while recalling that schemes launched by his government were replicated by the governments of other states.
Oppn Questions Constitutional Status to Backward classes Commission
The SP general secretary in his submission was supported by BSP leader Mayawati. She sought to know from the government the reason for delay caused in appointment of the chairman for SC, ST and Minorities Commission.
Digvijaya Singh Goofs up on Twitter Again With 'Rahul's Cabinet'
Digvijaya's earlier tweet read, "Rajkumari Ratna Singh ex MP is the daughter of Raja Dinesh Singh ji who was a Cabinet Minister in Indira Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi Cabinet."
Punjab Govt Does a U-turn, Allows CM, Ministers to Use Laal Batti
Following the cabinet's decision on March 18, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and his council of ministers stopped using red-beacon lights on their cars.
Stand on Cow Slaughter in North-East Not Connected to UP: BJP
"The rival parties try to sabotage the BJP with cheap tactics such as spreading rumours against it, whereas they in fact are under pressure. We are a force to reckon with for our pro-people policies and anti-corruption stand," Lyngdoh said.
Karnataka CM Says We Believe in True Sense of 'Sabka Sath Sabka Vikas'
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday said his government was following the principle of "sabka saath, sabka vikas" in a true sense and taunted BJP for depending "only on the so called Modi wave".
UP Minister Indicates Drive Against 'Illegal Slaughterhouses' to Intensify
At a moment when Uttar Pradesh’s meat industry is in the middle of possibly its biggest crisis, the state’s animal husbandry minister has indicated that the drive against illegal slaughterhouses will intensify further.
Congress, CPI(M) Condemn Killing of Civilians in Kashmir's Budgam District
Jammu and Kashmir units of the Congress and CPI(M) on Tuesday condemned the killing of two persons in security forces' action against stone-pelting protesters in Budgam district and asked them to exercise restraint while dealing with demonstrators.
BJD Leaders Spar on Social Media, Accuse Each Other of Weakening Party
The Assembly elections in Odisha are due in two-and-a-half years and the Lok Sabha election will also take place at around the same time.
Shiv Sena Files Privilege Motion on Barring MP Gaikwad From Flying
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Tuesday said she was considering a privilege motion by the Shiv Sena on the ban by all airlines on party member Ravindra Gaikwad.
Akhilesh Yadav Elected leader of SP in Both Houses of UP Legislature
Akhilesh had yesterday nominated seniormost party MLA Ram Govind Chaudhary as the leader of the SP in the Assembly, paving the way for his becoming the LOP in the Assembly.
Bengaluru's 'Indira' Canteens: Renaming Sets off Dynasty Debate
Dynasty with a capital D is back to ruling Bengaluru's voters, with the soon to be launched subsidised canteens named 'Indira canteens'.
Air India Cancels Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad's Ticket. Again
Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad - who drew ire from all quarters after hitting an Air India staffer last Thursday - had booked a ticket with Air India, but it was reportedly cancelled by the airline on Tuesday.
Mamata Banerjee Expresses Concern over 'Recent Happenings' in UP
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday expressed concern over the recent happenings in Uttar Pradesh.
Hoping to Ride UP Wave, BJP Plans Mission 150 in Gujarat
A record win in Uttar Pradesh this time around has enthused to the BJP and it is now setting its eye on Congress veteran’s 1985 massive mandate which pulverised the opposition and reduced it to less than 11 seats in assembly of 182.
Goa BJP to Felicitate Amit Shah For Electoral Victory
The BJP in Goa would felicitate its national president Amit Shah on April 9 over the party securing power in four of the five states which went to polls recently.
AIADMK Dy Gen Secretary Alleges Panneerselvam 'Manipulated' Poll Symbol
AIADMK deputy general secretary TTV Dinakaran on Monday accused the rebel party faction led by O Panneerselvam of "manipulating" its poll symbol of electricity pole as 'two leaves' in the RK Nagar constituency.
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath to Campaign For BJP in Gujarat Elections
The Gujarat state assembly elections will have one more star campaigner in newly-anointed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Aditya Nath Yogi to canvass for the ruling BJP, which is seeking a sixth re-election to power in a row since 1995.
BMCC Demands Tax From Govt Buildings Leaving State Govt Miffed
The Bengaluru Municipal Corporation's (BBMP) recent decree to collect service tax from various seats of power has not gone down well with the state government.
Shut All Slaughterhouses legal or Illegal, Demands Azam Khan
Speaking on UP government’s policy of forming anti-Romeo squad, Azam said Muslim folks found in parks should be dealt with strictly.
Sasikala Camp Releases Manifesto for RK Nagar By-polls
With over 16 days to go for the RK Nagar by-polls, the Sasikala faction has released its manifesto -- the camp has promised to construct 57,000 houses in the constituency.
J&K RSS Chief Accuses Mamata Govt of 'Engineering Terror Violence'
Jammu and Kashmir RSS chief Suchait Singh on Monday claimed the "footprints of terror elements" are increasing in West Bengal and accused the Mamata Banerjee government of "engineering terror violence" and "communal politics" in the state.
Flight Ban on Gaikwad Stays Despite Protest by Sena MPs
After being grounded by major airlines for assaulting a member of the Air India staff, Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad may be allowed to fly again as the government is mulling a change in the rules.
'Mohan Bhagwat a Good Choice For President to Make India Hindu Rashtra'
Asked if he will attend the dinner hosted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the strategy for the Presidential polls, Raut parried a direct reply, saying sumptuous food is cooked at “Matoshree” (Uddhav Thackeray’s residence in Mumbai) as well.
Thomas Chandy Set to Join Kerala Cabinet Following Resignation of AK Saseendran
Sixty-nine-year-old Thomas Chandy is all set to become a minister in Kerala, following the resignation of his party colleague AK Saseendran.
EC Gives Congress Six More Months to Hold Organisational Elections
The Election Commission has extended till December 31 the June 30 deadline set for the Congress to hold organisational polls.
Vyapam Scam: Remove Chouhan as Madhya Pradesh CM, Ajay Singh Writes to PM Modi
Leader of Opposition in Madhya Pradesh Assembly Ajay Singh on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to remove Shivraj Singh Chouhan from the post of chief minister in the wake of CAG observations in Vyapam scam.
Crackdown Only Against Illegal Slaughter Houses in UP: Nirmala Sitharaman
The Uttar Pradesh government has cracked down only against illegal slaughterhouses and the drop in export of buffalo meat last fiscal was due to global factors, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Monday.
AAP MLA Ved Prakash Joins BJP, To Resign From Assembly
AAP MLA Ved Prakash Satish resigned from the party to join the BJP on Monday, saying the Aam Aadmi Party has "failed" to deliver on the promises it had made in the run up to the 2015 assembly elections.
Parliament Live: GST to be Discussed in the House on March 29
Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Monday introduced Inter-state goods bill in Parliament.
Sign of the Times? Bengal CPI (M) Finds 30% Members Inactive, to Remove Them
The CPI (M) in West Bengal is on a drive to remove nearly 30% of inactive party card holders at a time it's suffering a big erosion in its rank and file.
Bandh in Shiv Sena MP Gaikwad's Constituency Against Flight Ban
A bandh call has been given the Siv Sena in Osmanabad district of Maharashtra on Monday to protest against Air India.
Congress, BJP Reacted Similarly Before 2015 Assembly Polls: Manish Sisodia
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Sunday said the Congress and BJP reactions now to AAP's assurance to end house tax in Delhi are similar when his party promised free water and cheap electricity before the 2015 assembly polls.
After Illegal Slaughterhouses, Aditya Nath Goes After Foodgrain, Ration Mafia
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Aditya Nath Yogi has ordered strict action against the food grain and ration mafia, while directing the officials to submit reports of closed sugar mills in the state.
True 'Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas' Only if Last Man is Benefited: Bhagwat
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday gave thumbs up to the Modi government's slogan of 'sabka saath, sabka vikas', but said its real test would be when the poorest of the poor get its benefits.
CM Yogi Asks BJP Office Bearers to Shun Contracts, Monitor Them
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Aditya Nath Yogi on Sunday asked all BJP office bearers and public representatives not to undertake any contractual work and instead monitor them for effective execution.
On Akhilesh's 'Purifying Offices' Jab, BJP Says It's 'Wishful Thinking'
Reacting to Akhilesh Yadav's remark of "purifying the state government offices in 2022 with Gangajal", Uttar Pradesh state Minister Laxmi Narayan Chaudhary on Sunday said it was a "wishful thinking".
UP Elections Results Proved Political Analysts Wrong, Says Rajnath Singh
Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday credited the BJP workers for the party's overwhelming victory in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, saying the election results had proved many political analysts wrong.
Mayawati And Mulayam Should Come Together to Defeat BJP, Says Lalu Prasad
RJD president Lalu Prasad on Sunday urged all secular forces including Mayawati and Mulayam Singh Yadav to come together to defeat the BJP.
Kerala Minister Quits Over Alleged Sleaze Talk, Denies Wrongdoing
Kerala Transport Minister A.K. Saseendran resigned on Sunday after an audio emerged in which he is heard having a lewd conversation with a woman on phone.
Air India Staffer Assault: I'm Not Hiding, Will Speak to All After Wednesday, Says Gaikwad
Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad, who allegedly assaulted a senior Air India official, on Sunday claimed that he was asked by a top party leader not to speak with the media over the issue.
They Offered Struggling Kejriwal Home, AAP Pays Back With MCD Tickets
Two persons had offered Arvind Kejriwal accommodation while he struggled to make a foray into the political arena, and the AAP has paid back by giving them tickets for the MCD elections and an Assembly by-poll.
Will Break Limbs of Those Who Disrespect, Kill Cows, Says BJP MLA
A BJP MLA has threatened to break the limbs of those who kill and disrespect cows, remarks that could spark a controversy.
Himanta Biswa Sarma: BJP's Machiavelli for the North East
The man behind the entire engineering is today the BJP's weapon for the North East, the man who has promised to win at least 19 of the 24 seats for the BJP in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
'India's EVMs Best in World; Secure, Robust, Tamper Proof'
Uniquely, the Indian voting machine is not networked or linked to the Internet and is considered one of the finest innovations in modern India. Hacking is much easier if machines are networked and when data is being sent across distances using the Internet.
In Western UP, Yogi's Hindu Yuva Vahini Cadre Base Swells Overnight
Almost 15 years ago, in April 2002, right after the devastating Godhra riots in Gujarat, the current Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath created a right-wing Hindu force with a handful of youth, which he named Hindu Yuva Vahini.
Explained: How Aditya Nath Yogi Finished First in Race For UP CM
The election results were done and dissected, the rivals pulverised to the margins. The BJP then set observers to oversee the election of the leader of its legislature party in Lucknow.
Drop Cheerleaders, Play Tunes in Praise of Lord Rama in IPL: Digvijaya
Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh on Saturday suggested IPL organisers to do away with cheerleaders and play tunes in praise of Lord Rama during T20 matches instead.
PM Invites Uddhav on Dinner, to Discuss Prez Poll Strategy
Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray has been invited to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's dinner party being hosted next week for the NDA allies to firm up the strategy for the upcoming presidential polls.
AAP Writes to Election Commission Over 'EVM Tampering' in Punjab
"In the interest of justice, transparency and fair play, the AAP has appealed to the EC that the results of all polling booths, where voter verification paper audit trail (VVPAT) had been deployed, be cross-verified/cross-checked with the paper trail so that the cloud looming over the use of EVMs is settled and the faith of the common man in the electoral process is restored," Gupta said.
Police Officials of Particular Caste Being Targeted: Akhilesh Yadav
"Only policemen of one particular caste are being suspended and transferred and everybody knows about it," said Akhilesh, whose party had all along been accused by political opponents of working in the interest of a particular caste.
Cobbling Alliance to Defeat BJP Won't Work, Credibility Will: TMC MP
Amid calls for opposition unity to halt BJP's juggernaut, a senior TMC leader on Saturday said cobbling "some package" just to defeat the saffron party was not going to work, but the credibility, which he stated, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has.
AI Staffer Assault Case: Haven't Been Called by Uddhav Thackery as of Now, Says Gaikwad
Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad on Saturday said he was not called by party chief Uddhav Thackery to issue a clarification for assaulting an Air India officer.
Punjab CM Amarinder Urges Colleagues to Give up Red Beacon Vehicles
Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday urged all his colleagues in the Punjab Congress to set an example for others by giving up red beacons on their vehicles, in line with their commitment to people of the state as part of the party's election manifesto.
UP Minority Affairs Minister Mohsin Raza Asks 'Rich Muslims' to Give up Haj Subsidy
Uttar Pradesh Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mohsin Raza on Saturday made a fervent appeal to the "rich Muslims" by asking them give up Haj subsidy so that the poor and the needy could go on the pilgrimage.
Development for all, Appeasement of None, Says CM Adityanath in Gorakhpur
In his first address after he was sworn in as the Uttar Pradesh chief minister, Yogi Adityanath on Saturday addressed a gathering in his hometown Gorakhpur, assuring that he will follow PM Modi's "Sabka Sath, Sabka Vikas" mantra and nobody will be discriminated against under his rule.
Demolish Jinnah House and Build Cultural Centre in Mumbai: BJP MLA
Lodha said after the Parliament passed the Enemy Property Act, Jinnah House was the property of the Indian government. "Demolishing the property is the only option," he said.
Arvind Kejriwal Promises to Abolish House Tax if AAP Wins Delhi Civic Polls
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said house tax will be abolished and pending dues will be waived if Aam Aadmi Party emerges victorious in the municipal elections.
Opposition Demands MP CM Shivraj's Resignation Over Vyapam Scam
Leader of Opposition in Madhya Pradesh Assembly Ajay Singh on Saturday demanded that chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan should resign on "moral" ground over the Vyapam scam.
Amit Shah Asks BJP Workers to Ensure Party's Victory in Delhi Civic Polls
Pointing to an India map near the dais, BJP chief Amit Shah on Saturday said while the country is being painted in "saffron", Delhi continues to remain a "white spot" and asked the party workers to ensure BJP's victory in the civic polls.
Fire Brigade Will Spray 'Ganga Jal' on CM Residence in 2022: Akhilesh Yadav
Soon after the BJP government took office, seers and priests undertook sacred purifying rituals at the sprawling bungalow which now will be the home of Chief Minister Aditya Nath Yogi.
Amid Controversy, Rajinikanth Calls Off Sri Lanka Trip
Following stiff opposition from Tamil outfits, megastar Rajinikanth on Saturday announced he has cancelled his visit to Sri Lanka next month to inaugurate a housing scheme. He had also sought an appointment with the Sri Lankan President to discuss the fishermen's issue.
Arvind Kejriwal Put on Trial in Arun Jaitley Defamation Case
Earlier in October 2016, the Delhi High Court had dismissed his plea to stay trial court proceedings in the case, saying "it is devoid of merit".
Waiting For BJP to do Something Concrete: Akhilesh Yadav
The SP leader accused the new government of targeting officials of a certain caste.
Unfurl the Victory Flag in Delhi Too, Amit Shah to BJP Workers
Accusing the Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi of corruption, the BJP on Saturday said it has failed to fulfil any of its poll promises even after being in power for over two years.
BJP Slams Telangana Govt on Assurance to Get Assemanand's Bail Revoked
BJP on Saturday said the Telangana government's statement that it would take steps to get the bail granted to the 2007 Mecca Masjid bomb blast accused Swami Aseemanand cancelled was an "insult to judiciary and legal system".
Samajwadi Party Holds National Executive Meeting on Poll Defeat
It was also decided that the party would undertake a membership drive afresh from April 15.
MCD Polls: Arvind Kejriwal Promises to Abolish Residential House Tax, BJP Criticises
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday promised to abolish residential house tax if the Aam Aadmi Party wins the civic polls.
Tejaswi Yadav Dares Yogi Adityanath to Ban Liquor in UP
Bihar's Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav on Saturday dared new Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to ban liquor and set up an "anti-Daru squad" on the lines of the much hyped anti-Romeo squad.
Manipur CM Allocates Portfolios, Keeps Key Home Department
Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Friday allocated portfolios to his council of ministers, keeping key home department with himself.
Ajay Maken Hits Out at AAP, BJP During MCD Poll Campaign
Interacting with Delhiites on a Facebook live session, the Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken hit out at AAP and BJP and explained his party's vision for a financially self-reliant municipal corporation in the city.
BJP, RSS Seek to Upend Possible SP-BSP Grand Alliance in 2019
Pre-empting a Bihar-like grand alliance in UP in the next general elections, BJP in consultation with the RSS has started to chalk out a strategy to upend a larger socio-political coalition of all opposition parties.
Booked by Delhi Police, Barred By Airlines, Sena MP Forced to Take Train
After being barred by airlines for assaulting an Air India staff member, Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad on Friday took a train to Mumbai where he has been summoned by his party chief Uddhav Thackeray.
Government Staff in Bareilly Barred From Wearing Jeans, T-shirts at Work
Government employees in the district have been asked not to wear jeans and t-shirts at work, while the hospital staff here will have their day's salary cut if they do not adhere to the dress code.
Kejriwal Meets MCD Candidates, Discusses Campaign Activities
Delhi Chief Minister and AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Friday met party candidates contesting the MCD polls and took a stock of their campaign activities.
Drawing World Parallels, VHP Calls Babri Demolition a 'Legitimate Act'
Vishwa Hindu Parishad, the religious arm of the Sangh parivar, believes that Babri Masjid was a monument 'of slavery' and 'getting rid' of it was a 'legitimate act' which has historical precedents from around the world.
Apologise or Face Defamation Case: Sena MP Gaikwad Warns AI Officials
Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad said on Friday that he would file a defamation case against the Air India CMD and its staffer R Sukumar, who he allegedly thrashed, if they do not apologise for bringing "ignominy" to him.
BJP Clears Air, Says Vasundhara Raje Will Serve Her CM Term in Rajasthan
Rajasthan BJP state president Ashok Parnami on Friday denied reports of a possible change in Rajasthan BJP's leadership after party’s thumping win in the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections.
HC Reserves Order on Petition Probing UP CM's Role in 2007 Riots
The Allahabad high court on Friday reserved its order on a petition demanding a CBI probe against Yogi Adityanath in connection with a 2007 communal riots case.
Air India Staffer Assault: Sena Workers Burn Victim Sukumar's Effigy; Support Gaikwad
Shiv Sena workers in party MP Ravindra Gaikwad's Osmanabad constituency, on Friday burnt an effigy of the Air India staffer, who was assaulted by the leader, triggering a slew of protests.
A Day After MP Gaikwad Episode, Now Congress MP Misbehaves With Police
In another incident of VVIP racism, senior Congress leader Hanumantha Rao had a heated exchange of words with police officers on duty inside Telangana Assembly, a day after Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad assaulted one of the senior Air India staffers on Thursday and bragged about it while talking to media.
UP CM Adityanath Meets Gang Rape Survivor Forced to Drink Acid on Train
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Adityanath Yogi on Friday visited a gang-rape and acid-attack survivor at a hospital here who was allegedly forced to drink acid by two men on board a train near here yesterday.
BJP MLAs Stage Protest Against Telangana Govt's Proposed 12% Quota For Muslims
It was a stormy day in Telangana Assembly as BJP MLAs staged protests against TRS government's proposed 12 percent Muslim reservation bill.
Coloured photo on EVMs: High Court says no to direction for MCD polls
Voting will be held in 272 wards of the municipal corporations in Delhi on April 23.
Let There Be a Murder Case, Ranted Sena MP While Assaulting AI Staffer
It wasn't just a slap with a sandal as Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad bragged, but apparently a full-fledged assault on the Air India staffer of Flight AI 852.
SM Krishna Could have Waited for Karnataka Poll Results: Congress
The Congress on Thursday said internal efforts are on in the party to reorganise and strengthen it and former Union Minister S M Krishna could have waited for the results to come out in Karnataka elections later this year as in Punjab.
Navjot Singh Sidhu Can Continue TV Innings, Amarinder Too in Favour
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday said his cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu should be allowed to do the television show, if that is his main source of income.
Shiv Sena Seeks Explanation From its MP For Assaulting Air India Staffer
"We have also sought a version of the incident from the AirIndia (AI) staffer. The Sena has a workers union in Air India," he said. Earlier, Sena spokesperson Manisha Kayande said, "Shiv Sena does not subscribe to such reaction by any of our party members.
Deal Between BJP and Reddy to Fund Karnataka Election, Alleges Kumaraswamy
Asked to elaborate, Kumaraswamy told News18 that he had some information gathered through "proper channels" that certain important people in the Central Government have told Reddy ‘they were ready to safeguard his interests’, "take care" of all his cases.
Deepa Jayakumar files nomination for R K Nagar assembly bypoll
Deepa filed her papers before polling officer Pravin Nair after paying respects at the memorial of Jayalalithaa.
Punjab cabinet expansion likely before budget session: CM
The maiden session of the newly-constituted state Assembly is scheduled to commence on Friday.
Is Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad a Habitual Offender?
The parliamentarian is now in the news for attacking an Air India staffer with a slipper and then openly boasting about it.
400 TMC Members Join BJP in Tripura
Four hundred Trinamool Congress members, including 16 of the total 65 state committee members of the TMC, have joined the BJP in Tripura on Thursday.
BJP Does Not Discriminate on Basis of Caste, Religion: Rajnath Singh
The BJP does not discriminate on the basis of caste, creed or religion, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Thursday, strongly refuting allegations that certain communities were facing discrimination in Uttar Pradesh.
Opposition MPs Demand Naming Chandigarh Airport After Bhagat Singh
Rajya Sabha on Thursday witnessed brief uproar over the naming of Chandigarh airport, as the Opposition alleged that the BJP government in Haryana does not want to name it after Shahid-e-Azam Bhagat Singh.
OPS Faction Candidate Files Nomination From R K Nagar
Senior AIADMK leader from the Panneerselvam camp, E Madhusudhanan, on Thursday filed his nomination from the R K Nagar constituency for the April 12 bypoll.
Ram Temple Issue: BJP Urges Nitish, Lalu to Reach out to Muslims
Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Thursday urged Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD president Lalu Prasad to use their goodwill to prepare Muslims for talks on the Ayodhya dispute.
AIADMK Symbol Confusion: OPS Gets Electric Pole, Sasikala Gets Hat
The OPS faction of the AIADMK will get an ‘electric pole’ as its symbol while the Sasikala faction has been allotted an ‘hat’ by the Election Commission, which froze the mother party’s iconic two-leaves symbol on Wednesday night.
Why Kabristan-Shamshan Talk Resonates with Masses
Politicians accusing each other of discrimination on the basis of religion, caste or ethnic identities during election season would hardly attract anyone’s attention.
AIADMK Live: OPS Gets Electric Pole Symbol, EC Gives 'Hat' Symbol to Sasikala
Sasikala faction of the AIADMK on Thursday was given three options for names and symbol by the Election Commission.
In an Uncanny Reprisal of History, Two Leaves symbol Has Been Frozen Again
In its press release announcing the Interim Order, the Election Commission said: "Neither of the aforesaid two groups shall also be permitted to use the symbol ‘Two Leaves’, reserved for ‘All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam’;
Don't Use Sirens on Cars: Adtiyanath to UP Ministers
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday urged his ministerial colleagues to not use hooters and sirens on their four-wheelers, as it creates "noise pollution" and disturbs the public.
Start Building Jails for Your Leaders: Roopa Ganguly to Mamata
"Slowly everything will come out and the space in jail too will not be sufficient. Jails (will be meant for) their big ministers and leaders. So five star jails too need to be constructed," Ganguly said sarcastically outside Parliament.
Yogi Adityanath is My Ram, I am His Hanuman: Sunil Singh
"I cannot even describe in words. The only man I could see who could actually improve the condition of UP and set everything right for the state was Yogi Aditya Nath Maharaj Ji"
Sharad Yadav Supports Maywati's Demand to Probe EVMs
JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav on Wednesday supported BSP supremo Mayawati's demand to probe EVMs used in the recent UP assembly polls, saying it would not be good for democracy if this issue is not addressed.
Muslim Women Supported BJP in UP Over Triple Talaq Issue: Kailash Vijayvargiya
"People of Uttar Pradesh have voted for the party rising above the caste factor. Even Muslims have supported BJP's development agenda of 'sabka sath, sabka vikas' under the leadership of (Prime Minister Narendra) Modi and the party president Amit Shah," Vijayvargiya said.
PDP-BJP Causing 'Systematic Erosion' of J&K Special Status: Farooq Abdullah
Stepping up his electoral campaign for by-polls to Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency, Abdullah cautioned against attempts to divide people, generate mistrust and hate between various segments of society and subjecting the people of Kashmir to humiliation and harassment on a daily basis.
Cow Slaughter Ban: UP CM Adityanath Uses Personal Website to Seek Opinion
The website, www.yogiadityanath.in, of 'Parampujya Mahant Adityanathji Maharaj, mukhyamantri (UP)', has elicited views on if stern laws should be enacted banning cow slaughter.
MP Textbook Describes Gond Tribe as 'Cow Killers' and 'Beef Eaters'
The Minister informed the House that the textbook was published by a private publisher and the books were bought for the Jabalpur based Mahakaushal College library. Pavaiya told mediapersons that these books are being withdrawn and show cause notices have been issued to college principal and the college officer who purchased the books.
UP CM Adityanath Keeps Home, PWD for Maurya, Dinesh Gets Education
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday assigned portfolios for the 44 ministers who were sworn into his cabinet on Sunday.
Can't be a Transporter Like Sukhbir, Appear on TV to Run Family: Navjot Sidhu
“My voters have no problem with my TV shows. Because of their love and blessings, I and my wife won six elections….I fail to understand why somebody has pain in stomach due to my TV shows,” Sidhu said while speaking to reporters. The local bodies minister added that he shoots four days in a month for the TV show and that too during night time.
Former Congress Stalwart SM Krishna is Now a BJP Member
Former Congress member and Karnataka Chief Minister SM Krishna on Wednesday formally joined the BJP, after resigning from his parent party in January.
If Sidhu Does Kapil Sharma Show, His Portfolio May Be Changed: Amarinder
The uneasy truce between Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh and cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu seems to be cracking.
Muslim Bodies Creating Hindrances in Resolving Ayodhya Issue: Subramanian Swamy
The Supreme Court had yesterday suggested an out-of-court settlement of the lingering Ram Janambhumi-Babri Masjid landdispute at Ayodhya, observing that issues of "religion and sentiments" can be best resolved through talks.
Government Running Away From Debating on Key Issues in RS: Congress
The Congress on Wednesday accused the government of "running away" from discussion on important matters in the Rajya Sabha and urged the Chair to arrange discussion on Aadhaar identity card, which the government wants to use for various purposes.
Madras HC Disposes of Plea Against Dinakaran's Candidature
Observing that it cannot interfere in policy matters of government, the Madras High Court on Wednesday disposed of a petition challenging AIADMK Deputy General Secretary T T V Dinakaran's candidature for the April 12 RK Nagar Assembly bypoll on the ground he had been penalised in FERA cases.
'She is my Better Half,' Sidhu's Reply on Taking Wife to Official Meets
Navjot Singh Sidhu has stirred up another controversy within a week of swearing in as Punjab minister by taking his wife along on official meetings.
19 Opposition MLAs Suspended From Maharashtra Assembly
Nineteen Opposition MLAs from the Congress and the NCP were on Wednesday suspended from the Maharashtra Assembly for nine months for creating ruckus during the Budget presentation in the House last week.
As Poll Bandwagon Shifts From UP to Karnataka, BJP Licks Its Chops
Tuesday was the last date to file nominations for the two by-polls – in Nanjangud and Gundlupet constituencies – in the Mysore region.
Babri Masjid Case: Supreme Court Adjourns Hearing Till Tomorrow
The Supreme Court on Wednesday postponed the Babri Masjid demolition case till Thursday. The SC is set to decide whether senior BJP leaders LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Uma Bharti along with other BJP leaders may face trial in the decades-old Babri masjid demolition case.
Former Karnataka Chief Minister SM Krishna to Join BJP Today
Former Karnataka Chief Minister SM Krishna is all set to join BJP today in Delhi, around seven weeks after he resigned from Congress.
AIADMK Live: EC Hears Whether Sasikala or OPS Gets 'Two Leaves'
The Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday will decide which faction of the AIADMK is the lawful claimant to the party's poll symbol – Two Leaves - a ruling that could potentially have far-reaching impact on both O. Panneerselvam and Sasikala Natarajan in Tamil Nadu politics.
AIADMK Party Symbol: OPS or Sasikala, EC to Decide Who Will Get 'Two Leaves'
The Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday will decide which faction of the AIADMK is the lawful claimant to the party’s poll symbol – Two Leaves - a ruling that could potentially have far-reaching impact on both O. Panneerselvam and Sasikala Natarajan in Tamil Nadu politics.
MCD Polls: Arvind Kejriwal to Hold Series of Meetings in Delhi
A senior party leader said Kejriwal will begin campaigning from March 31 for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections, which are slated for April 22.
All Parties Should Reach a Consensus to Resolve it: Advani on Ayodhya Dispute
"The Supreme Court's observation is a welcome step and I hope in light of the apex court's advise, all concerned parties will reach consensus and will find a solution to resolve the Ram Temple issue," Advani, who was the flag bearer of the Ram Janmabhoomi Andolan in the 1990s, told reporters.
Slaughterhouse Ban: Yogi-led Govt May Cause Rs 56000 cr Dent to State
After capturing 325 seats in Uttar Pradesh assembly election 2017, the Bhartiya Janta Party’s (BJP) main focus would be to fulfil promises featuring in its manifesto.
Rajinikanth's Meeting With BJP Candidate Amaran Sparks Off Interest
Gangai Amaran, brother of ace music director Ilay Raja, has composed hit numbers for many Tamil films, and political observers here are more inclined to believe Rajini meeting him was more due to non-political. Amaran joined the BJP in 2014, and has been fielded in a constituency left vacant following the death of former chief minister J Jayalalithaa.
Boss is Always Right, Says Navjot Singh Sidhu. But Won't Give up TV Job
Speaking to the media outside his office on Tuesday, Sidhu said, “On what Captain Amarinder Singh has said, all I have to say is that the boss is always right.
Bihar Ministers, MLAs Favour Doing Away With Beacon Lights
"Its a good initiative (Punjab doing away with beacon lights on vehicles of ministers and legislators)...This would help bridge the gap between public and government," Congress state President and minister Ashok Choudhary told reporters.
TN Minister, Stalin Spar Over Taking Budget to Jaya Memorial
Stalin said placing the Budget on the memorial of Jayalalithaa was against norms and taking it outside the Secretariat before it was tabled in the Assembly went against House tradition.
TDP Means Temporary Development Party, Says YSR Congress in Assembly
After a brief exchange of words between the two sides,YSRC's Rajendranath continued with his part on the Budget discussion, but his mike was cut off abruptly when he called the TDP a Temporary Development Party.
Criminal Meets Vasundhara Raje, Gets a Photo Clicked With Her, Alleges MLA
National People's Party chief Kirodi Lal Meena during Zero Hour said: "A hardcore criminal with 28 cases registered against him had entered the official residence of Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje to congratulate her on roll back of power tariff hike and was even seen in a photograph with her."
Consensus-based Solution Will Ensure Lasting Peace: Congress on Ayodhya Issue
"For the last 25 years, this issue has been used for attaining political power and at times for creating social strife for attaining electoral victories. "The truth, however, is that dialogue and mutual trust have always been the cornerstone of Indias civilisational values and our Ganga-Jamuni culture," the Congress leader also said.
Babri Case is About Title, Out of Court Settlement Not Possible: Asaduddin Owaisi
Virtually ruling out an out-of-court settlement of the Ayodhya dispute as suggested by the Supreme Court on Tuesday, MP Asaduddin Owaisi said the case was about title.
Supreme Courts's Advice on Ram Temple is 'Superb': Mahesh Sharma
The minister added that the party leadership and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath would definitely discuss the issue.
Fight For Amma's Legacy: EC Crucial Decision on Wednesday
The buzz is that EC may freeze the two-leaves symbol and will make an announcement on its decision come Wednesday.
'Unhappy' PM Modi Ticks off BJP MPs, Asks Them to Ensure Presence in Parliament
A day after Rajya Sabha chairman expressed unhappiness over absent MPs and Ministers in the house, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also lashed out at BJP MPs for missing in action during important discussions and debates.
UP CM Yogi Adityanath Meets PM Modi in Delhi
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi.
RSS National Meet in Coimbatore Slams Bengal, Kerala Govts
The Akhil Bhartiya Pratinidhi Sabha or ABPS has apart from discussing the current social political situation in the country has also passed a resolution coming down heavily on the Trinamool Congress Government in West Bengal and CPM-led Left Front Government in Kerala.
Ministers On Official Visits Can Use Red Beacons: Uma Bharti
The former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Uma Bharti, who was seen with the incumbent CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan after a long time said, even if a flight gets delayed waiting for a minister is justified.
Punjab CM to Seek Legal Opinion on Navjot Sidhu's Act in Kapil Sharma Show
Punjab Chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh will hold talks with the Advocate-General, Punjab, on his Cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu appearing on a TV show.
People in MP's Bundelkhand Don't Want Separate State Now: Uma Bharti
Union Minister Uma Bharti on Monday claimed that people living in Madhya Pradesh's Bundelkhand have given up their demand for a separate state as the region has witnessed development since the BJP came to power in the state.
Congress Will Unite Secular Forces to Fight BJP: Oommen Chandy
Former Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Oommen Chandy on Monday said his party would take steps to unite all secular forces to fight BJP at the national level.
In a First, Himachal CM Makes his WhatsApp Number Public
To help connect better with the public, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Monday made his WhatsApp number public.
Ex-MP CM Babulal Gaur Corners Own Govt Over Merger Agreement
Giving a tough time to his own government in Madhya Pradesh (MP), former state CM Babulal Gaur on Monday extended support to a Congress legislator who had accused multi-crore corruption in the land deals, pertaining to Merger Agreement.
Shiv Sena Joins Chorus Questioning EVMs' Reliability
BJP ally Shiv Sena on Monday joined the chorus by some opposition parties questioning the reliability of Electronic Voting Machines, with its member in Lok Sabha asking the Centre to ensure that all voters get paper slips as a proof of their voting preference.
After Order to Ministers, New UP CM Adityanath Asks Officials to Declare Assests
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday directed officials to declare their assets within 15 days, following up on a similar order to ministers after assuming office on Sunday, a move aimed at uprooting corruption.
Yogi Adityanath Most Suitable Person for UP Chief Minister's Job: Uma Bharti
Union Minister for Water Resources Uma Bharti on Monday said the newly-appointed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was the most suitable candidate for the job.
Post Debacle in UP, Congress to Review Reasons for Loss
After its poll debacle in Uttar Pradesh, the Congress on Monday said the party's central leadership will soon review its performance and introspect on the reasons that led to its loss.
In Yogi Adityanath, Everyone in Saffron Coalition Found a Point of Convergence
After storming back to power in 1980, Indira Gandhi appointed several obscure party leaders as state chief ministers to cut down influential satraps.
192 MLAs in 5 New Assemblies Have Criminal Cases: Report
Of the 690 newly elected MLAs to the five state Assemblies as many as 192 have criminal cases against them, while 540 of the total are 'crorepatis', says a report.
File Chargesheet in Corruption Cases Within 3 Days: Amarinder Singh
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday directed district administration and police officers to crack down on corruption and file chargesheet against the corrupt within three days.
When The Saints Went Marching to Yogi's Official Abode
The five-time MP from Gorakhpur, who was sworn in as the 21st Chief Minister of the most populous state on Sunday in a grand ceremony, has decided not to enter the bungalow without proper prayers and purification ritual.
Will CM Yogi Adityanath Act on Ayodhya Ram Mandir? Here are Options
Over the past few years, and especially during the run-up to the Uttar Pradesh elections, Yogi Adityanath has been sloganeering for a Ram Mandir at Ayodhya.
Parrikar Retains Home, Finance; Others Get a Ministry Each
Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday retained the key portfolios of Home and Finance, and allotted one ministry each to nine other cabinet ministers.
First Day, First Show of Yogi Adityanath Govt Brings in Ban on 2 Slaughterhouses
Yogi Adityanath went about implementing the BJP manifesto by banning two slaughterhouses on the very first day of his work.
Adityanath will Push RSS Agenda Not Development in UP, Says Mayawati
BSP chief Mayawati on Monday attacked Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, alleging that he will "divide the state on communal lines" and push RSS agenda in the state.
RSS Never Interferes With CM Selection, MLAs Chose Yogi: Venkaiah Naidu
RSS did not interfere in the selection of Yogi Adityanath as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, M Venkaiah Naidu, who was BJP's central observer for election of the state legislature party leader, said on Monday
BJP's Nongthombam Biren Singh Wins Floor Test in Manipur Assembly
Manipur's new Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh, heading the state's first Bharatiya Janata Party-led government, on Monday won the floor test in the assembly by voice vote.
PM Modi is Man From Nostradamus' Prediction, Says BJP MP
BJP's Lok Sabha member Kirit Somaiya on Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the man from French soothsayer Nostradamus' prophecy, who will take India to new heights.
BJP Will Win Assembly Bypolls in Madhya Pradesh: State Home Minister
Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Bhupendra Singh has said the BJP is confident of winning the upcoming Assembly bypolls in the state and demonetisation will not have any impact on it.
Yumnam Khemchand of BJP Elected as Speaker of Manipur Assembly
Yumnam Khemchand Singh of BJP was on Monday elected as the new Speaker of Manipur Legislative Assembly.
Opposition Congress Presses For Early Debate on Role of Guvs in Goa, Manipur
Opposition Congress on Monday pressed for expeditiously taking up of its substantive motion on the conduct of the Governors of Goa and Manipur in not calling the single largest party to form government after the assembly elections.
Non-fulfilment of Promise by Govt Led to Farmers' Suicide: Congress
The non-fulfilment of promise by the BJP-led government to waive off farm loans has led to 117 farmers committing suicide in Maharasthra alone, opposition Congress alleged in Rajya Sabha on Monday.
Scrap Decision to Penalise Non-maintenance of Minimum Balance: CPM
A demand was made in the Rajya Sabha today to scrap the decision of the State Bank of India, the nation's largest lender, to levy penalty for non- maintenance of hiked minimum average monthly balance in saving accounts of Rs 5,000.
The Yogi And The Future of Uttar Pradesh
The BJP victory in UP has shaken up the Media and other political parties not only for the scale of the victory but also its aftermath.
Forward Bloc Gets a New State Secretary After 65 Years
The All India Forward Bloc (AIFB) has elected a new state secretary, after a gap of 65 years.
UP Cong Worker Puts up Poster With Rs 5L Reward 'to Find Prashant Kishor'
A poster appeared outside the Congress party office in Lucknow announcing a reward of Rs 5 lakh to the person who can find poll strategist Prashant Kishor and bring him before party workers.
BJP, RSS Are Not Undefeatable: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday said the BJP and the RSS are not undefeatable and that people of India will win the fight against communalism.
AIADMK's 'Two Leaves' Symbol Belongs to us, Says T T V Dinakaran
AIADMK Deputy General Secretary T T V Dinakaran on Sunday claimed that the 'two leaves' symbol belongs to his faction and that he would file the nomination for the R K Nagar constituency on March 23.
BJP Won UP Through Communal Hatred and Money Power: Kerala CM Vijayan
Alleging the BJP won the Uttar Pradesh polls by "spreading communal hatred and using money power", the Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Sunday asked the "democratic forces" to join hands to defeat communalism.
Swaraj India Holds First Road Show Ahead of MCD Polls
Swaraj India's national President Yogendra Yadav on Sunday launched the party's first road show as part of the party's campaign for the upcoming MCD polls.
Parkash Singh Badal 'Politely' Declines Punjab CM's Offer for Govt House
Out of power after helming Punjab as Chief Minister for 10 years since 2007, Parkash Singh Badal is in a house-hunting mode nowadays. On Sunday, he "politely" declined the new Congress government's offer of free government accommodation in the state capital Chandigarh.
AIADMK MLA Threatens to go to OPS Camp if no Action on Quarry
An AIADMK MLA of the Sasikala faction on Sunday threatened to switch sides to the rebel O Panneerselvam camp if no action was taken against a quarry, where two workers had died.
UP CM Adityanath Promises 'Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas' in 1st Press Meet
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath laid out the blueprint for the development of the state in his first press conference, and assured that the government will work for “all sections of the society without any partiality”.
BJP Wants to Fight 2019 Polls by Polarising Voters, Says Mayawati
In the backdrop of BJP MP Yogi Adityanath taking oath as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, BSP supremo Mayawati on Sunday alleged that the saffron party wanted to contest the 2019 Lok Sabha polls not on its development plank, but by "polarising voters".
Yogi Adityanath Takes Oath as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister
Priest-turned politician and controversial mascot of hardline Hindutva, Yogi Adityanath was on Sunday sworn in as the 21st chief minister of Uttar Pradesh and the fourth from the saffron party, ending its 15-year hiatus.
Mohsin Raza, Sole Muslim Member, Joins UP CM Adityanath's Ministry
The Bharatiya Janata Party, which did not field any Muslim for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, has inducted Mohsin Raza in its cabinet.
Bachelor Chief Ministers' Club Has a New Entrant in Yogi Adityanath
The club of bachelor chief ministers in the country has just expanded.
Dinesh Sharma's Slow and Steady Rise in BJP
For Dinesh Sharma, the affable mayor of Lucknow, it was a slow and steady rise to the post of the deputy chief minister of Uttar Pradesh.
PM Narendra Modi Meets Mulayam, Akhilesh Yadav at Oath Taking
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a brief chat with Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav and outgoing Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday.
'BJP's Victory in UP a Lesson for Those Who Cheated Muslims for 70 years'
All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Sunday said that BJP's victory in Uttar Pradesh is a big lesson for those who 'cheated' Muslims for past 70 years.
Adityanath Yogi as UP CM: Lack of Options or a Masterstroke in Politics?
First, a mandate beyond expectation for the party surprised many BJP leaders. Now, the choice of Gorakhpur MP Mahant Yogi Adityanath as chief minister has left many within the party confused.
The Parallels Between Yogi Adityanath and Archbishop Makarios are Striking
Quick Sunday Trivia question: Who is the only other religious monk in the world – apart from Yogi Adityanath - to assume political office? Answer: Archbishop Makarios III of Cyprus in 1960. And the events in distant Cyprus from 50 years ago serve as a cautionary tale for Uttar Pradesh.
Yogi Adityanath: The Political Machinations
One of the most famous statements to describe Yogi Adityanath, man chosen by Narendra Modi to lead UP, goes as follows. "Ek haath mei Maala, doosre Mei Bhaala, aise hain Yogi Lala (In one hand a garland, in another a javelin, that is our Yogi)."
'In Amit Shah's World, You Either Win Big or Lose Big'
Former state minister and Bareilly strongman Dharampal Singh had already started getting congratulatory messages from his supporters. After Kalyan Singh, he would have been the first Lodha-Rajput president of the BJP in Uttar Pradesh.
BJP Mulling Theme Song for MCD Poll Campaign
After roping in celebrities, Delhi BJP is now planning to have its own election theme song to add zing to its campaign in the high-stakes MCD polls
Yogi Adityanath Lays out Blueprint for UP in His First Press Meet
Priest-turned-politician Yogi Adityanath will sworn in today as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister at 2:15 pm. The 44-year-old five-term MP from Gorakhpur was unanimously elected by the BJP legislature party leader at a meeting of the newly elected MLAs.
Yogi Adityanath as UP CM Part of PM Modi's 'New India' Vision: Owaisi
Yogi Adityanath's elevation as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh is part of Narendra Modi's vision of a "new India", AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi said on Sunday, taking a jibe at the decision.
Keshav Maurya and Dinesh Sharma: Perfect Foil to Each Other
Uttar Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party chief Keshav Prasad Maurya and two-time Lucknow Mayor Dinesh Sharma -- chosen as new Deputy Chief Ministers on Saturday -- are a perfect foil to each other.