Manohar Lal Khattar: the low-profile organisational man

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The Chief Minister-designate of Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar, an RSS pracharak (worker) for abou... »

BJP keeps options open on govt formation in Maharashtra


Keeping all its options open for government formation in Maharashtra, BJP today indicated that i... »

Forming Maharashtra govt: BJP in no hurry

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The logjam over the formation of government in Maharashtra continued on Tuesday, as both... »

Rajnath to visit Mumbai after Diwali


Home Minister Rajnath Singh will travel to Mumbai after Diwali to meet the newly elected BJP MLA... »

Congress dismisses NCP’s claim on govt formation in Maharashtra

Ajay Maken, Congress leader


Congress today described as “preposterous” the claims by the NCP that they approached them to jo... »

Manohar Lal Khattar elected Haryana’s first BJP CM

Manohar Lal Khattar

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Manohar Lal Khattar, an RSS pracharak turned BJP leader, will take oath as Haryana Chief Minister on October 26. The 47 MLAs of the State BJP met in Chandigarh on Tuesday and unanimously elected K... »

Manohar Lal Khattar elected as new Haryana CM

A file image of Manohar Lal Khattar. Photo: Akhilesh Kumar


Manohar Lal Khattar has been elected as the new Chief Minister of Haryana and leader of the BJP Legislature Party in the State. The BJP’s newly elected MLAs called a meeting here today t... »

Sena alleges NCP's support offer to BJP is to shield corrupt


Hitting out at NCP’s decision to extend outside support to the BJP in Maharashtra, the Shiv Sena today charged that the offer made by the Sharad Pawar-led outfit is to ensure that its “scam-tainte... »

Congress to begin the rebuilding process, revive internal democracy

Mullappally Ramachandran

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After a gap of about 22 years, the Congress is getting ready to hold organisational elections at all levels. To initiate the process, Chairman of the Central Election Authority, Mullappall... »

BJP’s vote share doubles in Maharashtra assembly polls


The BJP may have fallen short of the majority mark in Maharashtra but its vote share nearly doubled in the just-held Assembly polls compared to that in 2009.The party, which contested th... »

No clear mandate, still people blowing victory trumpets: Sena


A day after BJP emerged as the single largest party in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena today took a swipe at Narendra Modi, saying the “wave” seen during the campaign lost its force even before reaching th... »

BJP scores biggest ever victory in Maharashtra

Rahul Wadke

The BJP has secured its biggest victory in Maharashtra Assembly elections with 119 seats in its kitty and leading in three seats as just a handful of results remained to be declared on Sunday e... »

Four in the race for Haryana top slot

Manohar Lal Khattar

AM Jigeesh

Manohar Lal Khattar: 60-year-old Khattar, who won the Karnal seat with a margin of 63,736 votes, has been an RSS pracharak for the last four decades. He is active in the BJ... »

In Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis is the top contender for CM’s post

Devendra Fadnavis, president of the BJP in Maharashtra

Rahul Wadke

The BJP is all set to form the next Government in Maharashtra. But the party high command is yet to nominate its man for the Chief Minister’s post. Within party circles, names of leaders such... »

Congress battered in Mumbai-Konkan belt


Congress, which came a poor third in the Maharashtra Assembly polls with 42 seats, has been virtually wiped out in Mumbai, Thane and Konkan belt.In Mumbai, the party bagged only five seats... »

India Inc hails BJP’s showing in Maharashtra, Haryana

Vidarbha votes for BJP, setback for Congress in cotton belt

Shah: Election victories two more steps in making India Congress-free

NCP offers outside support to BJP

Haryana polls: Rai segment Congress candidate wins by a margin of 3 votes

Kirit Somaiya: BJP will form government in Maharashtra

Javadekar: BJP’s Parliamentary Board to decide on Maharashtra strategy

PM warns Defence chiefs of ‘invisible enemies’

Manohar Lal Khattar — From RSS pracharak to Haryana CM


Manohar Lal Khattar is a low-profile RSS leader who is known for his quiet work on the field and in the BJP that has earned him the reputation of a tough task master with a no-nonsense approach.»

Maharashtra polls: Mumbai sees a surge in NOTA voters


The Maharashtra Assembly elections witnessed a surge in number of people going for None Of the Above (NOTA) option in Mumbai, as against the total number of NOTA votes cast in the 2014 Lok Sabha p... »

Maharashtra stalemate continues as parties keep people guessing

BJP leaders Devendra Fadnavis and Vinod Tawde at the Party Meeting in
Mumbai on Monday, after win the Assembly Elections. - SHASHI ASHIWAL

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In spite of BJP’s major victory in the Maharashtra Assembly elections, the process of Government formation has still not gathered momentum. The party’s estranged ally Shiv Sena has still no... »

11 key officials transferred in yet another reshuffle

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In quick succession, the Government has once again transferred key officials, including KP Krishnan, Additional Secretary in the Department of Economic Affairs. Krishnan, who has been tr... »

Jayalalithaa thanks Rajni, Maneka for their support


AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa has thanked Union Minister Maneka Gandhi for her “heartwarming missive” in the wake of her sentencing in a graft case and actor Rajnikanth for his “gracious sentim... »

A successful referendum on Modi’s credibility: Amit Shah

Gung-ho: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is welcomed by BJP President Amit Shah on his arrival for a Parliamentary board meeting on Assembly polls results in New Delhi on Sunday. - PTI

Poornima Joshi

In the BJP’s bid to tame errant allies and use Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal to sustain its victory momentum, the Nationalist Congress Party’s support offers it more leverage over the S... »

By uniting non-Jat votes, BJP ends Cong-INLD bipolar politics in Haryana

AM Jigeesh

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday ended the era of bipolar electoral contests between the Congress and the Indian National Lok Dal in Haryana by a deceptively simple strategy of consolidatin... »

Congress further isolated after results

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When the results of the Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly elections were being announced, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi was meeting the victims of cyclone Hudhud in Visakhapatnam. »

Diwali dhamaka for BJP in Haryana, Maharashtra

Victorious Devendra Fadnavis, President of the BJP’s Maharashtra unit, flashes the victory sign in Mumbai, on Sunday. PAUL NORONHA

Poornima Joshi

Diwali arrived early for the BJP when the party registered what Prime Minister Narendra Modi described as a “historic” performance in the Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly elections... »

Neither rejoiced on Jayalalithaa being jailed nor regretted her securing bail: Karunanidhi


In his first significant remarks on the issue of his archrival AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa being convicted in a graft case, DMK President M Karunanidhi today claimed that he neither rejoiced over... »

Vijayakant hails BJP victory in Maharashtra, Haryana

BJP on course to form govts in Maharashtra, Haryana

Chavan: Congress will play role of constructive opposition

Former Maharashtra CM Rane accepts defeat, takes solace in son’s victory

Sena: No bitterness, party would consider BJP proposal on govt formation

Winter session of Parliament likely from Nov 24

No more Govt bungalows for memorials

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