PDP patron Mufti Mohammed Sayeed today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi. Image: PIB India
PDP patron Mufti Mohammed Sayeed today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi. Image: PIB India

J&K govt: Mufti meets Modi ahead of swearing-in ceremony


PDP patron Mufti Mohammed Sayeed today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of the swearing-in... »  

AAP holds executive meet; discusses strategy, expansion plans

The meeting, which was attended by AAP leaders from various states, also saw discussion on whether the party should contest polls in other states.


AAP on Thursday held its first national executive meeting following its landslide victory in the... »

E-voting is the way forward, says Chief Election Commissioner


Chief Election Commissioner HS Brahma today said voting by internet could be a possibility in th... »

Why is Modi so eager to push the Land Bill?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is believed to be the guiding spirit behind the Centre’s ins... »

Sonia, Rahul running party in ‘cohesive’ manner: Congress


Congress today dismissed any projection of a rift between Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi and desc... »

Modi: My govt’s only religion is ‘India first’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Photo: R.V. Moorthy


Breaking his silence in Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today denounced communalism and asserted that his government stood for unity wherein all religions prosper within the framework of... »

Industry is not a bad word: Jaitley

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At a time when farmers’ organisations have stepped up their offensive against the proposed amendments to the Land Acquisition Act, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley put up a spirited defence of... »

Money laundering case

ED attaches Rs 232-cr worth properties of Jagan's firms, India Cements

Jagan Mohan Reddy

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The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached properties worth Rs 232 crore of YSR Congress Party chief Y S Jaganmohan Reddy's firms and India Cements Ltd. The properties were attached... »

Smriti Irani irked as BJP MP says mid-day meals are ‘poisonous’

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In an embarrassment for Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani, the mid-day meal scheme under her Ministry was termed a “poisonous meal” in the Lok Sabha. Hurling the charge was no Oppos... »

Team Modi out to defend Land Bill

Task in hand Union Ministers Nitin Gadkari and Arun Jaitley (file photo).- PTI

Poornima Joshi

Gadkari strikes conciliatory note with offer to hear out ideas; Jaitley likely to follow suit »

Congress asks PM to control Hindutva elements

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The Congress has asked the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, to control the Hindutva fringe elements if he really believes in the unity of the country.  Participating in a discussion on... »

Congress begins sit-in protest against land bill

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The one-day sit-in of the Congress against the Land Bill of the Narendra Modi Government started here on Wednesday. Senior leaders of the Congress will be present to challenge the O... »

Sena gets increasingly critical of BJP

Rahul Wadke

Neither party is happy in marriage of convenience in Maharashtra »

No respite for govt in Rajya Sabha


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Defers withdrawal of three Bills as elders from Opposition protest land ordinance »

BJP, PDP seal deal to form govt in Jammu & Kashmir

All is well BJP president Amit Shah with PDP president Mehbooba Mufti at a meeting in New Delhi on Tuesday. The leaders finalised a pact to form a government in Jammu and Kashmir PTI

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Parties mum on Article 370; to form joint committee for revocation of AFSPA »

Govt not to remove ‘secular’, ‘socialist’ words from Constitution

Govt talks tough as Opposition stalls Land Bill in Lok Sabha

Kodiyeri Balakrishnan to head Kerala CPI(M)

Land Bill: consolidated dissent spells trouble for govt

Rahul Gandhi on a sabbatical

AAP sets its sights on UP

Concerns of all political parties will be discussed: PM

CPI(M) meet leaves Achuthanandan out on a limb

A Bengal Resistance in Parliament

KALYAN BANERJEE, Trinamool Congress MP

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Trinamool makes its presence felt even as Venkaiah apologises for remarks »

Shiv Sena says ‘completely dissatisfied’ with rail budget


The Railway budget today came in for criticism from within the ruling alliance with NDA constituent Shiv Sena claiming it lacked clarity on how the money will come for the various projects. <... »

Shiv Sena: Will oppose Land Acquisition Bill at any cost

Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray


Stepping up its resistance against the land acquisition law, the Shiv Sena today said it will fiercely oppose the bill and not commit the sin of “damaging” the interest of farmers at the cost of b... »

‘Your threat is from within, Mr PM’

Congress leader GHULAM NABI AZAD

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Congress shares gyan with BJP government »

I will not contest any more elections: Deve Gowda


Former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda on Wednesday said in Lok Sabha that he will not contest any election in future.“...I am not going to contest any more elections,” the 82-year old leader... »

Sonia congratulates Advani on 50th wedding anniversary

Senior BJP leader L.K. Advani and wife Kamala Advani in traditional Kodava attire in Kodagu. (File photo)


Sonia Gandhi today congratulated L K Advani on his 50th wedding anniversary, saying it was also a “special day” for her as it was on this day 47 years ago that she got married to Rajiv Gandhi.<... »

92% donations to BJP came from business houses: ADR

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Ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the largest chunk (92 per cent) of donations above Rs 20,000 to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) were from corporate and business houses. »

Rahul’s war against Cong seniors?

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A section of the party believes Rahul will remove veterans from key posts if he becomes party president. »

BJP goes all out to convince parties

Poornima Joshi

Faces stiff resistance from friends and foes alike »

Maldives defends arrest of Nasheed


The Maldives government today defended the arrest of Mohamed Nasheed on terrorism charges and accused the former president of performing “stunts” to grab global attention after India and the US vo... »

Hazare’s protest enters second day, vows not to give up fight

Modi reaches out to Opposition to ‘ease doing business’ in Parliament

Achuthanandan dropped from party’s State committee

Rahul ‘bunks’ Budget session for sabbatical

Congress disrupts MP Assembly on MPPEB scam

We expect the Opposition to allow Parliament to function: Modi

Oil leak: tip of the iceberg

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