K Babu
K Babu

Kerala Excise Minister, next target of bar scam

Vinson Kurian

Bar owners group head Biju Ramesh submits fresh evidence against K Babu »

Gujarat passes anti-terror Bill

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Legislation had been rejected twice by Presidents in previous NDA and UPA regimes »

Land Bill on the agenda of BJP national executive

Amit Shah

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The contentious Land Acquisition Bill will be the focus of deliberations at the first mee... »

BJP extends deadline of membership drive


BJP has extended its deadline for its ambitious online membership drive by a month to April 30 e... »

AIADMK govt defends support to land Bill, says it is for public good

Chief Minister O Panneerselvam

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Tamil Nadu supported the amendments to the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in... »

Kerala Excise Minister rejects bribe charge

Kerala Excise Minister K Babu


Kerala Excise Minister K Babu today refuted bribery allegations levelled against him by Kerala Bar Hotel Owners’ Association Working President Biju Ramesh and said it was part of a conspiracy t... »

Call to cap expenditure by political parties prior to poll announcement

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Group also moots a new tax to fund elections »

Congress to hold mega rally

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Rahul likely to join protest against Land Bill on April 19 »

Yadav may face axe as AAP’s chief spokesperson


After the sacking of Prashant Bhushan as AAP’s national disciplinary committee chief, Yogendra Yadav is likely to be next to face the axe as the party’s chief spokesperson. Sources in AAP... »

When whole of Delhi was with us, some friends backstabbed: Kejriwal


When the whole of Delhi was with the Aam Aadmi Party, some “friends backstabbed”, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said at yesterday’s National Council meeting which removed dissident leaders Prasha... »

AAP removes Ramdas as Lokpal, Bhushan from disciplinary panel


The Aam Aadmi Party today removed party’s internal Lokpal Admiral L Ramdas and Prashant Bhushan as the chief of National Disciplinary Committee, a day after the latter and senior leader Yogendra Y... »

Bhushan, Yadav ousted from AAP council, Kejriwal gains full control

Aam Aadmi Party leaders, Yogendra Yadav (right) and Prashant Bhushan, at a press conference in New Delhi on Friday. The two leaders were removed from the party's National Executive on Saturday.

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Arvind Kejriwal gained full control of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) after the two dissenting founding members -- Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav -- along with Anand Kumar and Ajit Jha were remove... »

Tamil Nadu Budget: do the numbers justify the freebies?

R Srinivasan

Year after year, TN has estimated its earnings higher, and its expenses lower, than actual »

PC George poses latest challenge to UDF govt in Kerala

Sounding the bugle: Kerala government Chief Whip PC George after meeting Chief Minister Oommen Chandy in Thiruvananthapuram on Friday. - C RATHEESH KUMAR

Vinson Kurian

The ruling Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) government in Kerala may have just managed to buy peace with maverick Chief Whip PC George. After being disowned overnight by hi... »

Atal Bihari Vajpayee receives Bharat Ratna

President Pranab Mukherjee, during Conferment of Bharat Ratna on Atal Bihari Vajpayee at his residence, on March 27, 2015. Photo: Rashtrapati Bhavan.


Veteran Parliamentarian and former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, founder member of BJP who is held in high esteem across the political spectrum, was today conferred with Bharat Ratna, the c... »

Sonia slams Modi govt on land bill

Bihar seeks ₹10,000 cr from Centre

PM lied on Land Bill: farmers’ outfit

Shettar flays Karnataka govt over loans

Non-NDA parties to step up protests

Congress repentant; Left lauds apex court’s ‘defence of civil liberties’

Linking Aadhaar with voter ID cards to be completed by August: CEC

No place for third party in Indo-Pak relations

‘Fake calls offering crores were made with Kejriwal’s consent’

A file image of former AAP MLA Rajesh Garg


Former AAP MLA Rajesh Garg, whom the party had recently suspended, today alleged that calls with the “consent” of Arvind Kejriwal were made to him and several other leaders offering them crores to... »  

Mani flexing his muscles in Kerala politics with ‘national’ post?

KM Mani

Vinson Kurian

Being head of GST panel gives the State Finance Minister fresh ammunition »

Gadkari slams Sonia over Land Bill

Maritime Day Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari pinning a flag on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's lapel on the occasion of National Maritime Day, in New Delhi on Monday. PTI

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Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday pressed ahead with his attack on the Opposition over the Land Acquisition Bill with a seven-page, strongly worded letter to Congress president Sonia Gand... »

Aam Aadmi party is doing alright: Kejriwal


Aam Admi Party (AAP) is “doing alright”, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said today after the weekend saw bitter infighting and a crackdown on dissidents who had challenged his leadership.»

Athawale invites Prashant Bhushan, Yogendra Yadav to join RPI

File Photo of Republican Party of India president, Ramdas Athawale.


Terming the ouster of Aam Aadmi Party’s founding members Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav from AAP’s national executive as “unjust”, RPI(A) chief Ramdas Athawale today invited the duo to join h... »

Yadav, Bhushan threaten to move court against removal from AAP


Terming as “unconstitutional and illegal” AAP’s National Council meeting where they were ousted from a key panel, dissidents Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan today did not rule out taking legal... »

Yadav, Bhushan allege authoritarianism in AAP

Pitched battle: AAP leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav addressing a press confrence in New Delhi on Friday. - KAMAL NARANG

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Offer to quit party panel if five key demands are met; Kejriwal remains mum on issue »

Rajya Sabha to be prorogued for land ordinance

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The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs has decided to recommend prorogation of the Rajya Sabha (termination of the session) to the President. This will help in re-promulgation of the l... »

AAP’s split wide open as rival camps trade charges

Friends turned foes Prashant Bushan, Arvind Kejriwal, Yogendra Yadav (file photo)

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A day before its crucial National Council meeting, infighting escalated in the Aam Aadmi Party with the two dissenting founding leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav attacking national... »

Sec 66A of IT Act

A Raja rejects Bhardwaj’s charge

Former IT minister A Raja


DMK leader and former IT minister A Raja today slammed former Union law minister H R Bhardwaj for blaming him for the controversial IT act amendment, struck down by Supreme Court, and rejected his... »

Prashant Bhushan: We were pressured to resign from AAP

Govt to find solution to Jat quota issue within legal framewrk

BJP will not repeat a Kiran Bedi in Bihar

Why this IIM-A graduate is plunging full time into politics

As the dissent against Land Bill mounts, BJP fights perception war

IT Minister: We don’t support UPA ministry’s stand on Sec 66A

Kerala House transacts urgent financial business

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