Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi

India can rise again, I have a clear roadmap: Modi


Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said India has a chance to rise again as a global economic powe... »
Maharashtra Assembly polls

Uddhav’s final offer: 151 for Sena, 119 for BJP

Shiv Sena party president Uddhav Thackeray at the party workers meeting in Mumbai on September 21, 2014. Photo: Vivek Bendre


Shiv Sena today made it clear that it won’t make any more concession for BJP, offering to cede i... »

PM Modi: al Qaeda is delusional; Indian Muslims will live and die for country

Prime Minister Modi. (file photo).

Our Bureau/Agencies

Ahead of his visit to the US later this month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that... »

Notification issued for Maharashtra Assembly election


The process for the October 15 election to the 288-member Maharashtra Assembly began today with... »

Maharashtra polls: No new proposal from Shiv Sena on seat-sharing, says BJP


The BJP today said it has not received any new proposal on seat-sharing from Shiv Sena for the O... »

No saree, no G-20 reception

Union Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Press Trust of India

Union Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who lost her luggage while travelling from India, missed the evening reception organised in the honour of G-20 ministers here. “Sorry to miss t... »

No headway in Congress-NCP alliance talks

Our Bureau

The Congress’ seat-sharing talks with the NCP have not reached anywhere, but the party high command is likely to draw up a final list of candidates for the upcoming elections in Maharashtra here o... »

BJP asks Shiv Sena to cede 59 seats that it has never won

Rahul Wadke

The Maharashtra unit of the BJP at its core meeting had asked Shiv Sena to give away 59 seats from its quota, which it has never won in the previous Assembly elections. Since today mornin... »

Seat-sharing formula: BJP gives ultimatum to Shiv Sena

Past perfect Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray with BJP leader Nitin
Gadkari (file photo).

Our Bureau/Agencies

Setting itself on a confrontation path with its oldest ally, the BJP on Thursday gave the Shiv Sena an ultimatum to agree on a seat-sharing formula for the coming Assembly elections or face... »

BJP continues to bet on ‘love jihad’ leader Yogi Adityanath

Vote magnet BJP MP Yogi Adityanath (file photo).

Poornima Joshi

Yogi Adityanath and his ‘love jihad’ pitch may have rebounded in the recent Uttar Pradesh by-elections for 11 seats but the BJP still has abiding faith in its star campaigner’s voter attrac... »

CBI summons CPM leader and another Trinamool MP in Saradha scam

Our Bureau

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has summoned for questioning Trinamool Congress MP Suvendu Adhikari and CPI-M leader Rabin Deb in relation of the multi-crore Saradha scam. Deb,... »

Overconfidence, weak local leaders pull down BJP

Seeming confident: BJP President Amit Shah addressing a gathering in
Gorta village of Karnataka on Wednesday. - GOPICHAND

Poornima Joshi

BJP President Amit Shah’s assertion on Wednesday that there is a “wave of change” in the upcoming Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana barely conceals the party’s inherent weakness... »

Xi-Modi 'spin' world attention to the banks of Sabarmati

Chinese President Xi Jinping visits Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad as Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomes him with traditional cotton garland on Wednesday.

Our Bureau

The world community watched in excitement as the top leaders of the two most populated nations in the world sat together on the floor of Hriday Kunj at Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad giving... »  

By-polls not a sign of things to come, says BJP

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP national president Amit Shah, at an
event in Gandhinagar on Tuesday. The real poll battles will be fought in
Maharashtra and Haryana. - Vivek Bendre

Poornima Joshi

A stunned BJP on Tuesday watched the reversal of its fortunes barely four months after it had scaled new heights in the Lok Sabha elections. From its enviable perch of 26 Assembly seats... »

Gujarati dishes, cultural programmes on the menu

Our Bureau

A red carpet welcome and Gujarati culture and cuisines await Chinese President Xi Jinping who will arrive here on Wednesday on a six-hour visit to the State as part of his India visit. ... »

Gujarat by-poll: Congress wrests 3 assembly seats from BJP

TRS clinches Medak LS seat

Gujarat by-poll: BJP wins 4 Assembly seats, Congress 2

Bengal by-poll: BJP wins Basirhat Dakshin seat

RSS leader’s murder puts CPI(M) in a spot, again

NCP will fight in alliance with Cong

Modi’s bonding with Japan will spur Chinese interest in India

NDA allies PMK, MDMK ask Centre to withdraw circular on Hindi

Shivaji ‘hijacked’

Press Trust of India

The BJP virtually hijacked the Shiv Sena’s slogan “Jai Bhavani Jai Shivaji” at the workers’ rally addressed here by party president Amit Shah, indicative of a political one-upmanship in the backdr... »

BJP-Sena alliance on verge of collapse

BJP president

Our Bureau/Agencies

The 25-year-old alliance between the BJP and the Shiv Sena was on the verge of collapse on Friday with both parties adopting a tough stance on the issue of seat-sharing for the October 15 S... »

Nothing new in the discussions: Cong

Our Bureau

The Narendra Modi Government’s lavish welcome to Chinese President Xi Jinping and the signing of about a dozen pacts in various sectors are being watched carefully by the Opposition Congress. »

AP Govt discloses land availability in districts

Our Bureau

Andhra Pradesh has 32,872 acres of Government land available within a radius of 10 km from district head-quarters. This was disclosed by Deputy Chief Minister KE Krishna Murthy in a press conferen... »

Red sanders: AP Govt suspends two officials

Our Bureau

Andhra Pradesh Government has suspended two officials for their involvement in red sanders smuggling. The suspended officials were G Uday Kumar, currently serving as Deputy Superintenden... »

Need policies that make poor self-reliant: Modi

Our Bureau

On his birthday, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed the need to have policies that make the poor and downtrodden self-reliant and help them live with dignity. Addressing a funct... »

‘Results, a leg up for Cong State units’

Sachin Pilot, Rajasthan, PCC president

Our Bureau

With the by-poll results in Rajasthan and Gujarat giving the Congress a new lease of life, the stature of the State units has improved a bit. Both the States had failed to send even a singl... »

Modi: Design policies that make poor self-reliant

Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the launch of 11 welfare schemes of the Gujarat Government at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar on Wednesday.

Our Bureau

On his birthday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed the need to form policies that make the poor and downtrodden self-reliant and allow them the opportunity to live with dignity. This, accordi... »

By-poll jolt for BJP in Rajasthan, UP

Our Bureau

Four months after its stupendous success in the Lok Sabha elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) suffered a setback in the by-polls conducted in 33 Assembly and three Lok Sabha seats... »

RPI seeks more seats from BJP-Sena alliance

Our Bureau

The Republican Party of India (Athavale) has demanded more than nine seats from the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance for the Assembly elections, which would be held on October 15 in Maharashtra.Pr... »

Modi to receive Xi, showcase India’s economic potential

Congress wrests 3 Assembly seats from BJP in Rajasthan

AP by-poll: Ruling TDP wins Nandigama seat

By-polls: BJP losing ground in UP, neck and neck with Congress in Gujarat

100 days: Chandrababu’s hits and misses

Maharashtra polls: Shiv Sena rejects BJP’s demand for 135 seats; parleys continue

Maharashtra elections: parties bet on social media campaign

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