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JP Nadda appointed BJP president: Trusted Modi-Shah lieutenant and ace strategist takes over party reins at critical juncture
Nadda had faced the tough task of beating the arithmetic of the SP-BSP-RLD mahagathbandhan, and he ensured success for the BJP.
Congress faces existential threat as party struggles to hold on to Karnataka, present united front in poll-bound Maharashtra
Rahul Gandhi might be the most incompetent Congress president in its history but still, his presence as a member of the First Family at the helm is crucial for the grand old party to survive.
Non-Gandhi can be Congress chief, but family must remain active in party, says Mani Shankar Aiyar
Aiyar said Rahul has given about a month to the party to find a replacement and there have been confabulations within the Congress over the issue
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.
In jolt to TDP, 4 Rajya Sabha members from party join BJP; MPs send letter to Venkaiah Naidu seeking recognition as separate group
Former Union minister YS Chowdary, CM Ramesh and TG Venkatesh are among the four TDP leaders, while the identity of the fourth MP is not presently known.
Opposition leaders skipping Narendra Modi's all-party meet shows their reluctance to accept Lok Sabha poll results
One of the reasons Opposition leaders are skipping Narendra Modi's all-party meeting on 'one nation, one poll' is that the PM will ultimately do what he wants to, given the kind of mandate he has.
Who's in charge of Congress? For the first time, questions on whether Gandhis will continue to lead party arise
The solution to save the Congress lies in de-commercialising the party and making it a true political entity. The mammothness of such a task is possibly beyond the skills of Rahul and Priyanka.
Being Muslim in New India is an inherently existential struggle, subsumed as community is under an emergent Hindu nation
With Narendra Modi's phenomenal victory in the 2019 elections, theories, everyday conversations, stories and celebrations speak of a significant notion: the 'Hinduisation' of society.
Election win gave Narendra Modi political capital to enforce quick reforms; portfolio choices show presidential style of working
The new BJP president, along with Narendra Modi and the home, defence, finance and foreign ministers, will control not only the future of the government and the party but also the country in large measure.
Rahul Gandhi to pay two-day visit to Wayanad from 7 June to thank voters of his constituency
Rahul Gandhi had on 24 May expressed gratitude to the people of Wayanad for choosing him as their representative in the Lok Sabha.
Congress to steer clear of TV debates for a month, requests news channel to not invite party representatives
Amid political uncertainty within the party following the severe drubbing in the Lok Sabha elections, Congress has barred its spokespersons from representing the party on news channel debates for a month.
Rajasthan Congress in disarray; all guns trained on Ashok Gehlot for focussing on son's campaign, neglecting other seats
Rajasthan Congress, which faced an embarrassing defeat in the state in the Lok Sabha elections only months after winning the mandate in the Assembly polls, appears to be lacking leadership, with all guns trained on Ashok Gehlot.
Congress leaders alleging scams repeatedly have 'chemical locha' in their minds, says Gujarat MLA Alpesh Thakor
Gujarat MLA and OBC leader Alpesh Thakor said had left the Congress before the Lok Sabha elections, claiming that leaders of his party Kshatriya Thakor Sena were facing insults.
Sensex, Nifty hit record highs as rally continues on Narendra Modi's return; Tata Steel, Yes Bank among major gainers
Domestic equity benchmarks BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty on Monday closed at another record highs as investors continued to cheer the decisive mandate for the Narendra Modi's BJP in the national election
Siddaramaiah tells BJP to call off attempts to destabilise Karnataka govt after Congress leader says Kumaraswamy-led govt will fall after 10 June
Former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah put to rest speculation of the Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) combine in Karnataka being under threat after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won 25 of 28 Lok Sabha seats in the state
Three Uttar Pradesh ministers win Lok Sabha polls, pave way for Yogi Adityanath to initiate first reshuffle of state cabinet
Adityanath had indicated during an interview that a cabinet reshuffling was very much on the cards and he was likely to take a decision soon
Arvind Kejriwal asks AAP workers to 'humbly accept' people's verdict, concentrate on next year's Delhi polls
Kejriwal asserted that all the work done by the AAP in Delhi has been due to the support of party workers and they should take pride in it.
Number of Muslim MPs in Lok Sabha increases from 23 in 2014 to 27 in 2019; most leaders from Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal
The number of Muslim MPs in the Lok Sabha has increased to a decade high of 27, up from 23 last time, with a dozen of them winning from Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal
Narendra Modi, Council of Ministers to be sworn into office on 30 May at Rashtrapati Bhavan
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Union Council of Ministers will be administered oaths of office and secrecy on 30 May by President Ram Nath Kovind.
EC yet to receive final tally of matched VVPAT slips, EVM votes; official says no discrepancy reported from 542 seats
The Election Commission has yet to receive a final tally of mandatory matching of paper trail machine slips with EVM results of five randomly picked polling booths in each Assembly segment across all constituencies.