BJP president Amit Shah and Congress president Sonia Gandhi at the Republic Day parade in New Delhi on Monday. PTI
BJP president Amit Shah and Congress president Sonia Gandhi at the Republic Day parade in New Delhi on Monday. PTI

What R-Day with Obama means to BJP

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Party will milk the event for Assembly poll campaigns »

Clear Modi imprint in a spectacular parade

Tableaux of Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh during the Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi on Monday RAMESH SHARMA/PTI

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Majority of States not ruled by the BJP or its allies get no representation »

TN food minister Kamaraj to handle Chendur Pandian's endowments portfolio

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The portfolio of Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments held by P Chendur Pandian, in the Tam... »

Congress delegation calls on US first couple

Congress president Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh reach Rashtrapati Bhavan to attend an 'At Home' ceremony SHANKER CHAKRAVARTY

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Congress delegation led by Sonia Gandhi formally called on Barack Obama and Michelle Obama on Mo... »

Congress not to contest Srirangam by poll



Alleging that money power was being used by ruling AIADMK to ensure its victory, Congress today... »

Course correction from Modi: Congress

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Political parties are waiting for the fine print of the results of the bilateral negotiations between India and the US during the visit of President Barack Obama.Welcoming the change... »

Telangana Deputy CM T Rajaiah sacked

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Telangana Deputy Chief Minister and Health Minister T Rajaiah was today dropped from the council of ministers, ending days of speculation that the Minister will be sacked for his failure to... »

Will quit politics if Gurumurthy proves charge: Maran


Former Union Minister Dayanidhi Maran, facing the heat by CBI in the ‘illegal’ telephone exchange case, today said he would quit politics if RSS ideologue Gurumurthy could prove his claim on opera... »

Delhi lawyers to campaign against Bedi, say she is 'authoritarian'

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Lawyers in Delhi’s district and High Court bar associations have strongly opposed the candidature of ​former IPS officer ​ Kiran Bedi as chief minister by the BJP on  grounds of her “administrative... »

Congress flags nuclear liability, new visa rules

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The Congress has flagged a number of concerns as the Centre prepares to hold bilateral negotiations with US President Barack Obama during his visit. Party president Sonia Gandhi and vice-p... »

Left parties to protest today against Obama visit

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Left parties have called for a protest day on January 24 against the visit of US President Barack Obama. While some splinter parties and trade unions such as the CPI ML (New Democracy), C... »

TN Congress slaps show cause notice on Karti Chidambaram

Karti Chidambaram (file photo)


The Tamil Nadu unit of the Congress today issued a show cause notice to its leader Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union Minister P Chidambaram, seeking explanation for some of his remarks agains... »

Row in Congress over Dwivedi’s remarks

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Amid the campaign for Delhi Assembly elections, the Congress is facing serious organisational issues with two general secretaries of the party, Janardan Dwivedi and Ajay Maken, sparring ove... »

AAP patron heaps praise on Kiran Bedi

Shanti Bhushan

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In an embarrassment for former Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and the AAP, senior Supreme Court lawyer and one of the party’s founding fathers, Shanti Bhushan, publicly praised former Team Anna m... »

Sharad Yadav defends Kejriwal’s ‘take money’ remark

JD(U) president Sharad Yadav (file photo)


Arvind Kejriwal today got support for his contentious remark, asking voters to vote for AAP after taking “bribes” from BJP and Congress, from an unexpected quarter as JD(U) president Sharad Yad... »

Kiran Bedi as CM candidate a ‘masterstroke’ by BJP: Shanti Bhushan

Delhi goes into campaign mode as key leaders file nomination papers

Srirangam bypoll: Tamizhisai meets Vijayakant, says NDA to contest

Maken slams Bedi, Kejriwal as opportunists

Kejriwal flexes political muscle in big show of strength

BJP’s answer to Didi, Amma, Behenji

PMK not to contest Srirangam bypoll

Kiran Bedi dodges Kejriwal’s debate challenge, Maken ready

Pranab Mukherjee expresses strong concern over women safety


Atrocities of rape, murders, harassment on roads, kidnapping and dowry deaths have made women fearful in their own homes, President Pranab Mukherjee said here today while asking countrymen to take... »  

Aadhaar database to be embedded with that of EPIC by 2016: CEC

HS Brahma


The Election Commission has initiated an ambitious plan to “embed” and synchronise the Aadhaar database with that of the Electoral Photo ID Card (EPIC) to minimise complaints of duplication or for... »

Jayalalithaa case: Swamy moves HC seeking to implead himself


BJP leader Subramanian Swamy today filed an application before the Karnataka High Court seeking permission to implead himself in Jayalalithaa’s appeal against her conviction in the disproportionat... »

PDP: Track two dialogue with BJP on govt formation in progress

Peoples Democratic Party patron and former Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed


Putting an end to speculations on government formation in Jammu and Kashmir, Peoples Democratic Party patron and former Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed today said “track two” dialogue with BJ... »

Cong high command under pressure to silence Dwivedi

Poll promises Congress leaders Ajay Maken and Arvinder Singh Lovely
releasing the party manifesto in New Delhi on Friday SUSHIL KUMAR VERMA

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The Congress high command is under pressure to take disciplinary action against party general secretary in charge of the organisation, Janardan Dwivedi. Dwivedi, who has been rebuked... »

Kejriwal replies to EC, says charge against Delhi BJP was made in ‘public good’

Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kerjiwal

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Replying to an Election Commission (EC) notice on a complaint by BJP Delhi chief Satish Upadhyay, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kerjiwal said it was ‘malafide’ and motivated’. He said he had... »

Malayalam actor Suresh Gopi likely to join BJP


The BJP in Kerala is likely to get a prize catch with popular Malayalam film actor Suresh Gopi joining the party soon. Apart from Gopi himself throwing sufficient hints at his political... »

Court remands Maran aide to judicial custody till February 4

Chennai, 22.01.2015, For City: Former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran speaking to the media during a press Meet in Chennai. Photo. M. Moorthy

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A Special Court handling CBI cases on Thursday remanded till February 4 to judicial custody an aide of former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran and two others over misuse of telephone lines... »

Delhi elections: BJP troika gives little room for dissent

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Modi, Shah, Jaitley take all the key decisions »

Maran's aide, 2 others remanded to judicial custody till Feb 4

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‎Former private secretary of Dayanidhi Maran and two others were remanded to judicial custody till February 4 by the Special Court of CBI. The CBI had on Wednesday arrested three people,... »

Dayanidhi Maran’s former private secretary arrested

RSS “very nationalistic” organisation: Kiran Bedi

Bedi promises better admin, policing if voted to power

Ticket distribution raises temperatures in BJP, Cong

Nupur Sharma: impressive past, promising future

Poll panel issues show cause notice to Kejriwal

CPI favours merger of Left parties

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