TMC launches new mass outreach campaign 'Banglar Gorbo Mamata' with an eye on upcoming Kolkata municipal polls
The mass outreach programme was launched with an eye on the upcoming municipal polls and the 2021 Assembly elections
Seven years after AAP's squabbles with UPA, NDA governments, Arvind Kejriwal now sees wisdom in political coexistence
Arvind Kejriwal, who came to the forefront in 2011 with the Anna Hazare-led anti-corruption movement, started as a firebrand orator training his guns at political parties, but seven years later, has donned the image of a moderately combative people’s leader
Narendra Modi govt thrives on popularity in polls, but grim reality on roti-kapda-makaan provides stark contrast
Poll on poll indicates that the Narendra Modi government still remains the most popular government of the day, yet poised to win a Lok Sabha election if it may come.
With renewed focus on alliances, Congress breaks fresh ground with wins in two Assembly polls after Lok Sabha election loss this year
The Congress was trounced in the Lok Sabha elections but rose that defeat to be part of coalitions that wrested Maharashtra and Jharkhand from the BJP, riding to power with Sonia Gandhi in the saddle and pragmatism as the theme in a year marked by spectacular lows and modest highs.
Maharashtra govt formation: Shiv Sena’s Sanjay Raut meets Sharad Pawar in Mumbai amid power tussle with BJP
Amid a tussle between the Shiv Sena and the BJP over the sharing of power in Maharashtra, Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Thursday met NCP chief Sharad Pawar, triggering speculation about the possible formation of an alternative government in the state. Raut met Pawar at the latter's residence in south Mumbai, sources in the Sena said.
'BJP employing use and throw policy': Amid power sharing tussle in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena reiterates demand for rotational CM
The Shiv Sena on Thursday again indicated that it had not given up its claim on the post of Maharashtra chief minister, saying that equal sharing of power must mean sharing of the top post too.
Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi to campaign in Maharashtra for upcoming Assembly elections today; day's top stories and more
Here are today's top stories: Maharashtra Assembly elections 2019: Narendra Modi to hold rallies in poll-bound Jalgaon, Sakoli today; BJP to release party manifesto for upcoming Haryana Assembly elections; and more
AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam: CBI seeks permission to interrogate alleged middleman Christian Michel in Tihar Jail
Central Bureau of Investigation filed an application in a special court here seeking permission to interrogate Christian Michel, an alleged middleman in the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal, inside Tihar Jail
Mamata Banerjee writes to Narendra Modi over high expenses during LS polls, urges him to call all-party meet
In her letter to Narendra Modi, Mamata Banerjee said, 'The time has come for government funding of elections, which is the norm today in 65 countries in the world.'
TMC, CPI, NCP face prospect of losing 'national party' status over LS poll performance; EC likely to issue them show cause notice
According to the Election Symbols (Reservation and Allotment) Order, 1968, a political party can be recognised as a national party if its candidates secure at least six percent of votes polled in four or more states in Lok Sabha or Assembly elections, and, in addition, it has at least four members in the Lok Sabha.
Rahul Gandhi to visit Amethi today for first time after Lok Sabha election defeat, aims to ascertain cause of loss
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will visit Amethi on Wednesday, his first after losing the parliamentary constituency to Union minister Smriti Irani in this general election, to ascertain the cause of his defeat
EC announces polls for Vellore Lok Sabha seat on 5 August, Patkura Assembly seat in Odisha on 20 July
Polling for Vellore Lok Sabha seat was scheduled for 18 April, along with the other constituencies of Tamil Nadu, but was cancelled on 16 April following the recovery of a huge amount of cash allegedly from an associate of a DMK leader.
Opposition parties reject Centre's call for 'one nation, one election' in Rajya Sabha, demand return of ballot papers
Derek O'Brien of TMC demanded return of ballot papers for voting system. Congress, too, opposed the 'one nation, one poll' and lashed out at the Election Commission's role during the Lok Sabha election.
One month into second term, Modi govt sends strong message on corruption crackdown, sets new benchmarks in foreign relations
In the last one month, the Modi government has set new benchmarks in foreign relations by participating in four G-20 sessions, nine bilateral meetings, eight pull-aside meetings, two trilateral meetings and one meeting of BRICS leaders.
Smriti Irani to build her own house in Amethi's Gauriganj, says it will make her more accessible to local residents
A month after her victory in the Lok Sabha elections from Amethi, Smriti Irani announced that she will build her own house in the constituency, unlike Rahul Gandhi who only stayed at guest houses.
Narendra Modi deliberates on employment, agriculture with economists and experts ahead of Union Budget
It said the prime minister thanked participants for their suggestions and observations on various aspects of the economy.
Ahead of all party-meeting, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi says consensus on 'one nation, one election' will benefit country
Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that the country would be benefitted if a consensus was reached on the issue of 'one nation, one election.'
Ahead of Parliament session, Congress leaders to discuss strategy, Rahul Gandhi's unwillingness to continue as party president
A core group of Congress leaders including Ghulam Nabi Azad, P Chidambaram, Ashok Gehlot, will meet on Wednesday to discuss the strategy for the upcoming Parliament session, sources said
Congress' candidate for LS polls from Jaipur (Urban) Jyoti Khandelwal alleges 'internal conspiracy' led to her defeat
Differences in the Rajasthan Congress once again came to the fore on Tuesday with the party's Lok Sabha candidate from the Jaipur (Urban) segment claiming that an 'internal conspiracy' led to her defeat in the recently-held elections.
Virender Kumar to be pro tem Speaker in 17th Lok Sabha: Temporary Lok Sabha moderator's main role is to administer oath to new MPs
BJP MP Dr Virender Kumar was appointed as the pro tem or interim Speaker of the 17th Lok Sabha on Tuesday.