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Aug 30, 2019
Jyotiraditya Scindia 'exploring options' if denied post of MPCC chief, say reports; Kamal Nath denies rumours of riftAmid rumours of an apparent rift in Madhya Pradesh Congress, state chief minister Kamal Nath on Friday met Sonia Gandhi and discussed names of possible successors to him as party's state unit chief
Aug 19, 2019
Haryana political battle heats up ahead of Assembly polls: BJP boasts of Modi's '56-inch chest', Congress slams 'non-performing' Khattar govtThe surprise element in Haryana came from former chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, whose salvos put his own party in a spot of bother, rather than the BJP.
Aug 07, 2019
Sushma Swaraj and Ayodhya-Ram Janmabhoomi movement: Feisty BJP leader who wore Hindutva identity, politics on her sleeveUnlike majority of BJP leaders, Swaraj's defence of BJP in the Liberhan report included keeping Muslims on board too. She told the Parliament that the report, a long-running inquiry commissioned by the Government of India to investigate the destruction of the disputed structure Babri Masjid in Ayodhya in 1992 led by retired High Court Judge MS Liberhan, had the potential of starting communal riots, 'as it asked Hindus and Muslims to dump their community leaders'.
Aug 06, 2019
Congress blunder in Lok Sabha over Article 370 debate: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury says Kashmir 'is not' India's internal matterAt a time when Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Centre's attempts to scrap Article 370 is an omnipresent news item, Leader of the Congress party in Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury has done one better. Scoring a self goal during a debate in the Lok Sabha, in the presence of UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Chowdhury embarrassed the party, and majority of the parties opposing the article, by appearing to suggest that decisions taken by Centre on Jammu and Kashmir were not an internal matter.
Jul 26, 2019
Yediyurappa swearing-in Karnataka CM Updates: BJP leader takes oath as chief minister for the fourth timeKarnataka Politics LIVE Updates: Chief minister-designate BS Yediyurappa has arrived at Raj Bhavan and set to take oath as the chief minister for the fourth time.
Jul 23, 2019
Kumaraswamy loses trust vote in Karnataka Assembly after prolonged political wrangling; Yeddyurappa likely to be new CMThe Congress-JD(S) government had earlier defied the two deadlines set by Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala to HD Kumaraswamy
Jul 22, 2019
Satya Pal Malik urges militants to target corrupt netas: From 'one-way fax machine' to Srinagar civic polls, a look at J&K governor's gaffesJammu and Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik is no stranger to controversies, and has in the past been the subject of several unsavoury headlines.
Jun 26, 2019
'Open your eyes... country is being torn apart': First-time TMC MP Mahua Moitra sets stage for Parliamentary debate in fiery, maiden Lok Sabha speechIn her maiden speech in Parliament, Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra warned that prevalent signs suggest that India is moving towards fascism. During the discussion on the Motion of Thanks to the President’s Address in Lok Sabha, the Krishnanagar MP said, 'Only if you would open your eyes, you would see that there are signs everywhere, that this country is being torn apart.'
May 30, 2019
Making of Narendra Modi: How India's PM-elect went from being a spartan wanderlust to fashioning the future of Hindutva politicsPrime Minister-elect Narendra Modi has often been criticised for his partiality to travel, but his itinerancy long predates his arrival to power.
May 23, 2019
In Delhi East, Gautam Gambhir rides Narendra Modi wave, leads Arvinder Singh Lovely; Atishi trails in third positionGambhir was sitting pretty with 98,870 votes at 11.30 am, Lovely had 48,881. The much-discussed Atishi of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is a poor third with 34,435 votes at 11.30 am