Azam Khan
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Azam Khan on collision course with SP bosses

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The differences between senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan and the party leadership... »

Devendra Fadnavis takes over as Maharashtra CM

Shiv Sena head Uddhav Thackeray greets Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah at the swearing-in ceremony in Mumbai on Friday. PAUL NORONHA

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Amidst thunderous applause from thousands of supporters, Devendra Fadnavis was sworn in a... »

Cong faces lonely battle in J&K, Jharkhand

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Even while struggling to recover from the electoral defeats in Maharashtra and Haryana, t... »

When Sardar Patel stole the thunder from Indira Gandhi

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Political pronouncements were rich in symbolism on Friday. The BJP, led by Prime Minister... »

New CM promises legal framework for govt services

Devendra Fadnavis

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Emulating the Union Government, the Maharashtra Government on Friday announced that a Cit... »

Fadnavis to take oath as Maharashtra CM today

Devendra Fadnavis


Devendra Fadnavis will today take oath as the 27th Chief Minister of Maharashtra and the first from BJP in the state, at a grand function which Shiv Sena has decided to boycott because of “constan... »

Congress slams Jaitley for remarks on CAG

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The Opposition Congress on Thursday condemned Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s speech that the Comptroller and Auditor General should not sensationalise audit reports. Addressing the... »

I-T Dept should not lose sight of domestic black money: Jaitley


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A day after the Government shared the names of over 600 foreign bank account holders with the Supreme Court in the black money case, the Finance Minister asked the Income Tax Department to not los... »

CPI(M) Polit Bureau told to rework draft policy

Making a point CPI(M) general secretary Prakash Karat at a press conference in New Delhi on Wednesday. PTI

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Ahead of the party’s 21st congress scheduled for April 2015 in Visakhapatnam, the CPI(M) has started a serious debate on its future course. Party general secretary Prakash Karat an... »

Delhi Lt Governor to hold talks with political parties on govt formation

Delhi Lt Governor, Najeeb Jung.


Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung has decided to invite political parties to explore the possibility of government formation in Delhi, a day after Supreme Court’s rap over delay in taking a decision o... »

‘BJP will hold pole position in the medium term’

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AAP spokesperson Yogendra Yadav said on Tuesday the BJP is likely to dominate the political spectrum in the medium term. This will mostly come at the expense of the Congress, he said. “T... »

For Fadnavis, Maharashtra CM post is reward for loyalty

Jubilant Maharashtra’s CM-elect Devendra Fadnavis with his supporters at the Vidhan Bhavan in Mumbai on Tuesday. PAUL NORONHA

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On Tuesday, Devendra Fadnavis, a four-term BJP legislator and RSS worker, was elected as the leader of the BJP Maharashtra Legislative Assembly. On Friday, he will become the State’s first BJP Chi... »

Want to protect nobody: Jaitley

Arun Jaitley

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The Government has made it clear that it has ‘no difficulty’ in placing the entire list of black money account holders obtained from various countries. “The Government has absolutely no... »

Devendra Fadnavis to be new Chief Minister of Maharashtra

BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis flashes the victory sign following the party's performance in the recent Assembly elections. -- Shashi Ashiwal


Devendra Fadnavis was today elected the leader of the BJP Legislature Party in Maharashtra, paving the way for his appointment as the first party Chief Minister of the state. The name of... »

Black Money Trail: Why only three names, asks Opposition

Arvind Kejriwal

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Opposition parties, on Monday, criticised the Centre’s decision to partially disclose the names of tax offenders who have stashed money in foreign banks. While the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party te... »

Seeing few options, a ‘softened’ Shiv Sena yields ground to BJP

BJP drive to expand party strength

LS Secretariat: Speaker, LK Advani, Sushma Swaraj, have given asset details

Maharashtra: BJP MLAs to meet on Oct 28 to elect CM

Manohar Lal Khattar sworn in as Haryana CM

A non-Gandhi may some day lead the Congress, says Chidambaram

​BJP, Congress yet to submit poll expenditure details: ADR

Congress may go for complete overhaul of Maharashtra unit

Sena still dithering on BJP ties

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By Friday evening, a new BJP government in Maharashtra headed by Devendra Fadnavis would have been sworn in without anyone from the Shiv Sena being included in the Cabinet. This, however, d... »

It’s a no-show Friday for Mumbai’s chai-wallahs

Boats carrying the lotus symbol on the Arabian Sea ahead of the swearing-in ceremony of Devendra Fadnavis as Maharashtra Chief Minister on Friday. VIVEK BENDRE


When Prime Minister Narendra Modi comes to Mumbai to preside over the oath taking ceremony of the first ever BJP government in Maharashtra on Friday, he will leave a whole lot of local chai-wallah... »

Black money: Opposition parties step up attack on Govt

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Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) reiterated that information on black money accounts would be made public after following the legal process, the Congress accused the former of m... »

Khattar and Fadnavis: a tale of two new Chief Ministers

Devendra Fadnavis

Poornima Joshi

The appointment of Manohar Lal Khattar and Devendra Fadnavis as Chief Ministers of Haryana and Maharashtra, respectively, was the result of a natural process of selection rather than any in... »


So what is in store for Tamil Nadu?

Loyal minister O Panneerselvam with J Jayalalithaa (file photo).

N Ramakrishnan

Over the weekend, the Tamil Nadu Government announced an increase in milk prices, of ₹10 a litre, across all varieties of milk sold by Government agency Aavin. The hike ranges from 30 per cent to... »

Devendra Fadnavis: An orator and a sound thinker

Rahul Wadke

In January 2012, the Central Pollution Control Board had drawn up plans to incinerate in Maharashtra, toxic waste from Union Carbide's Bhopal plant. They were considering either to dispose of the... »

AAP, Congress accuse BJP of ‘running away’ from Assembly election in Delhi

Stage set Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay at a press conference in the
Capital on Tuesday. PTI

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The AAP and the Congress on Tuesday attacked the BJP, accusing it of “running away” from fresh elections in Delhi after the Supreme Court rapped the Centre and Delhi Lt Governor over the delay in... »

Devendra Fadnavis is the next Chief Minister of Maharashtra

Devendra Fadnavis

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The BJP on Tuesday elected 44-year-old Devendra Fadnavis as the leader of the Maharashtra Legislature Party. His elevation has cleared the path for his anointment as the Chief Minister of Maharash... »

BJP to elect Maharashtra legislature party leader today


Moving ahead with the process of forming a Government, newly-elected BJP legislators in Maharashtra will meet here today to elect their leader amid Shiv Sena’s expression of desire for a coalition... »

Both BJP, Cong received donations from Timblo, says ADR report

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Timblo Pvt Ltd, whose Managing Director Radha Timblo has been mentioned by the Union Government in its affidavit on people having black money accounts abroad, had donated nine times to the BJP and... »

Trilokpuri violence is part of a pre-poll pattern, says Delhi Congress

BJP set to elect Maharashtra CM today, form government on Friday

President for proper discussion on legislative issues in Parliament

Over 400 Lok Sabha members yet to declare assets details

Modi lauds media's role in spreading awareness on Clean India campaign

Assets of 3 Union Ministers surge in 5 months

Rajnath to visit Israel next month

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