SC says 'need to deal carefully with' issue of penalising political parties and candidates for not disclosing criminal antecedents
The Supreme Court Friday said the issue of penalising political parties or candidates for not disclosing criminal antecedents has to be dealt with carefully as allegations of sedition and anti-national are often made with "political overtones".
Ceremonial appearances won’t bring unity; Opposition parties must focus on pan-India issues, find strong leader to challenge BJP
The resurgence of a strong and united Opposition needs a rallying point — a focussed pan-India issue and a strong leader, who can be identified as a figure who can pose a challenge to Narendra Modi
Akshay Kumar on Friday said he is replacing his Canadian passport with an Indian one following a controversy over his citizenship.
Maharashtra Congress slams BJP over delay in govt formation, accuses saffron party of trying to lure Opposition MLAs
Maharashtra Congress president Balasaheb Thorat accused the BJP of trying to lure away newly-elected MLAs from Opposition parties and blamed the saffron party for the delay in government formation in the state.
Government agencies may be behind WhatsApp 'snooping' of journalists, activists, claims NCP's Dhananjay Munde in letter to Maharashtra guv
Condemning the "snooping" of Indian journalists and human right activists through WhatsApp, NCP leader Dhananjay Munde on Thursday wrote to Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari, seeking steps to stop such spying activities
Days after Piyush Goyal's 'Left-leaning' remark, Narendra Modi meets Abhijit Banerjee, says economist's 'passion for human empowerment is visible'
Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee on Tuesday and said that the economist's 'passion' towards human empowerment was 'clearly visible'. Modi's meeting with Banerjee comes days after Union minister and BJP leader Piyush Goyal dubbed him 'Left-leaning'.
Rahul Gandhi dubs Piyush Goyal a 'bigot' for calling Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee 'totally Left-leaning', says 'can't explain it to them'
Rahul Gandhi dubbed Piyush Goyal a 'bigot' in a tweet on Sunday. Sharing an interview of Nobel winner Abhijit Banerjee, where the economist is reacting to Minister of Railways and Commerce and Industry Goyal's recent comments on Banerjee being 'totally Left-leaning', Rahul said, 'Please be certain that millions of Indians are proud of your work.'
Maharashtra polls: Patchy delivery of farm loan waiver irks voters in Vidarbha and Marathwada, but impact on election remains in doubt
People in Vidarbha and Marathwada seem to have a positive view of the Narendra Modi govt at Centre, but offer mixed opinions on the BJP-led state government
Youplus Political Page: A look at how Indians view the Lok Sabha election, the candidates and parties
At Youplus, we understand and score the meaning, sentiment and facial emotion to derive at the True Feel Score (TFS) of that person/attribute.
Model Code of Conduct takes effect after EC announces Maharashtra, Haryana Assembly poll dates: Rules for parties, candidates during campaign
The Model of Code of Conduct covers a wide range of possible violations that a political candidate may commit. Under the code of conduct, candidates are barred from making communally provocative speeches, appealing to a particular community for electoral gains, and targeting rivals over their personal lives.
Thaw in Mamata Banerjee's relations with Centre likely linked to 2021 Bengal polls, fate of ex-Kolkata Police chief
Mamata Banerjee seems to have taken a leaf out of the book of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, who was the first of Modi's fierce opponents in power in any state to embark on a course correction of his relationship with the Centre
Narendra Modi launches pension scheme for small farmers from Jharkhand; move reflects NDA's emphasis on rural development
In its manifesto called 'Sankalp Patra', the BJP had promised investment to the tune of Rs 25 lakh crore in the next five years for rural development.
Rahul Gandhi must take leaf out of Arvind Kejriwal's book to stay relevant; constant anti-Modi tirades counterproductive for Congress
The vertical split in his party notwithstanding, Rahul Gandhi continues to demonise Modi all the time.
Election Commission calls CPI, TMC, NCP for personal hearing in September over 'national party' status
The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the Communist Party of India (CPI) face the prospect of losing their national party status following the EC notice.
'Opposition is using killing power': Pragya Singh Thakur's statement is embarrassment for BJP; time party took stern action against her
Pragya Singh Thakur's irresponsible remarks, including her latest comment about Opposition using killing power to harm BJP leaders, are clearly out of sync with the party's and the government's collective image projected to the voters and the world at large
Allahabad HC to examine maintainability of petition challenging Narendra Modi's election to Varanasi LS seat next month
The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday decided to examine next month if a petition challenging the election of Prime Minister Narendra Modi from the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat is worth hearing at all
Congress in Assam: Infighting, lobbying, exodus hurl erstwhile political powerhouse down path of self-destruction
It is often alleged that due to the appeasement practice, undeserving candidates got tickets to fight the elections resulting in humiliating defeats for the Congress.
Sonia Gandhi's move to take up Congress chief's post in the interim indicates measure of honesty in decision-making
The ensuing implosion in the party since Rahul Gandhi's resignation tells us that the Grand Old Party remains incapable of surviving as a political entity without a Gandhi at helm
Vellore Lok Sabha By-Election Result 2019: DMK's DM Kathir Anand wins by 8,141 votes; AC Shanmugam of AIADMK comes second with 477,199 votes
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) clinched the Lok Sabha By-Elections in Vellore with party nominee DM Kathir Anand by a margin of 8141 votes.
Vellore Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 Updates: DMK’s Kathir Anand wins by a slim margin of 8,141 votes in neck-and-neck competition
Vellore Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates: DMK's Kathir Anand closed the gap between himself and AIADMK's AC Shanmugam around noon and since then it was a neck-and-neck. With the trends juggling between Tamil Nadu's two main parties, DMK finally managed to bag the seat with a slim margin of 8,141 votes.