Congress MP Chhaya Verma and Shiv Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi were among the MPs who said that the Centre must replicate the reservation model for women in municipal councils
Rajya Sabha polls: Sharad Pawar, Ramdas Atahawale and five other candidates from Maharashtra likely to be elected unopposed
With no party fielding extra candidate for the Rajya Sabha election from Maharashtra, it became clear on Friday evening that three nominees of the BJP, two of the NCP and one each of the Shiv Sena and Congress would get elected unopposed
'Aditya Thackeray will be Shiv Sena's Rahul Gandhi'; Aaj Tak journalist Anjana Kashyap apologises for off-camera remark; Congress, Sena say 'focus on journalism'
Aaj Tak journalist Anjana Om Kashyap issued a clarification on her comment comparing Yuva Sena chief Aditya Thackeray to former Congress president Rahul Gandhi which got aired seemingly by mistake during a live broadcast.
#SareeTwitter takes over Internet; Priyanka Gandhi tweets a throwback sari photo from her wedding day
As #SareeTwitter gains momentum, women from all over India are sharing pictures of themselves draped in colourful saris.
Divya Spandana quits Twitter: With Congress' prominent faces going out of action, road ahead seems bumpy for party
While speculations are rife about the possible reasons for Spandana's departure from social media, some reports say that she has taken the decision as a part of her break from politics.
Priyanka Chaturvedi had joined the Sena on 19 April over the Congress reinstating some workers who had allegedly misbehaved with her.
Devendra Fadnavis defends Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur's candidature from Bhopal, but doesn't support her comment on Hemant Karkare
Amid the controversy created by Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur's statements on Hemant Karkare, Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis defended the party's decision to field Pragya from the crucial Bhopal constituency for the ongoing Lok Sabha election.
Priyanka Chaturvedi's letter exposes rot in Congress culture, hollowness of Rahul Gandhi's claims of female empowerment
In her resignation letter, the former Congress spokesperson brought two damning charges that reveals Congress culture and exposes party chief Rahul Gandhi’s tall claims on women’s empowerment as a mere sham.
Sadhvi Pragya's remarks on Hemant Karkare, Priyanka Chaturvedi joining Shiv Sena likely to come up in Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi's rallies today
Key political incidents on Friday, including the SP, BSP Mainpuri rally, Priyanka Chaturvedi's resignation from Congress and Sadhvi Pragya Thakur's remarks on Hemant Karkare could become essential rallying points in Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi's campaign speeches on Saturday.
Priyanka Chaturvedi's resignation reflection on my leadership, says Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala
Chaturvedi had lashed out at the party in public on Thursday and accused it of giving preference to "lumpen goons" over those who had given their "sweat and blood" to the Congress.
Lok Sabha poll campaign: Priyanka Chaturvedi joins Shiv Sena, Mulayam Singh addresses election rally with Mayawati
Yuva Sena chief Aaditya Thackeray and Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray are seen welcoming Priyanka Chaturvedi into the party at Matoshree in Mumbai on Friday.
Firstpost Editor's Picks: LoC trade suspended, Priyanka Chaturvedi joins Shiv Sena, Vikas Krishan interview; today's must-read stories
India has decided to do away with the trans-LoC trade on the premise of the security threats it poses. The truth of it is that both India and Pakistan remained reluctant players in the entire exercise of trade, refusing traders what was due to them in terms of banking, interaction and communication facilities.
Priyanka Chaturvedi quits Congress and joins Shiv Sena: All you need to know about the entrepreneur, women's rights activist
The leap to politics, she reveals in a 2012 interview, was "unplanned". On her joining the Congress as a youth member in 2010, Chaturvedi said she had found the party in "sync with her own thought process"
Priyanka Chaturvedi quits Congress because of 'lumpen goons', joins Shiv Sena: Can any party claim not to include such elements?
Priyanka Chaturvedi, the now-former Congress spokesperson quit the party because it preferred "lumpen" and "goons", and she had been compelled to part ways because party workers who misbehaved with her had their suspension over the incident revoked
Priyanka Chaturvedi 'quit Congress over 3 lumpen goons, joined Shiv Sena made up of 100% lumpen goons': Twitterati troll 'political opportunism'
Congress national spokesperson and convenor of party's media cell Priyanka Chaturvedi, who was miffed at the reinstatement of some party workers who had misbehaved with her, resigned from the party and joined the Shiv Sena Friday. Chaturvedi's decision to join Sena was not received so well by netizens, especially because the ideological jump was a rather drastic one.
Priyanka Chaturvedi quits Congress, tells Rahul Gandhi 'can't stay on at the cost of my dignity' in resignation letter
Priyanka Chaturvedi, former Congress national spokesperson, has resigned from the party on Friday over inaction regarding an incident when party workers allegedly "misbehaved" with her.
Priyanka Chaturvedi slams Congress for reinstating leaders who misbehaved with her, says 'lumpen goons' get preference
Chaturvedi re-tweeted a journalist who had shared a Congress notice that talked about how Chaturvedi had complained about a few party leaders misbehaving with her and they were reined-in by the party post it. However, after hearing their explanation and discussions with Congress general secretary in-charge of Uttar Pradesh West, Jyotiraditya Scindia they were again welcomed in the fold.
Congress mocks Smriti Irani for 'falsifying' educational records day after Union minister admits she is not a graduate
Dubbing Smriti Irani a "serial liar", the Congress alleged that she had forged her educational qualifications and submitted contradictory affidavits to the Election Commission (EC) for which she should be disqualified. Congress spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi also accused Irani of misusing her influence and power as a Union minister.
Priyanka Gandhi will make a mark if she contests Lok Sabha polls, believe re-energised Congress workers
The energy Priyanka has brought to the Congress camp is evident and the novelty of her presence also seems to be charming the electorate wherever she has gone so far on her campaign
MJ Akbar resigns as Minister of State for External Affairs; journalist Priya Ramani says 'as women we feel vindicated'
In a brief statement, MJ Akbar said he has decided to seek justice in a court of law in his personal capacity.