Chavan’s decision to skip PM’s function “unfortunate“: BJP


The BJP in Maharashtra today termed as “unfortunate” Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan’s decision... »

Pakistan envoy: We stand seriously committed to improve Indo-Pak ties

Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit


A defiant Pakistan High Commissioner today justified his meetings with Kashmiri separatists here... »

Modi showed false dreams, says Sonia Gandhi

Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and President Pranab Mukherjee attending a prayer to pay homage to Rajiv Gandhi on his 70th birth anniversary in New Delhi on Wednesday. The Congress also organised a women's convention to mark the occasion. RV MOORTHY

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An aggressive Congress President Sonia Gandhi took on the Narendra Modi Government for sh... »

Mani Shankar Aiyar is again in a ‘sea’ of troubles

MANI SHANKAR AIYAR, Congress leader

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Senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar added yet another gaffe to his tranche of polit... »

K V Thomas takes over as new PAC Chairman

Congress leader K V Thomas


Senior Congress leader K V Thomas today took over as the new Chairman of Parliament’s Public Acc... »

34% voting recorded in Bihar by-poll till 2 pm


About 34 per cent voting was recorded till 2 pm in the crucial by-polls being held in 10 Assembly seats in Bihar. According to Election Commission sources, 33.80 per cent voting was reco... »

Bihar by-poll to test strength of regrouped Lalu, Nitish


By-polls to 10 Assembly seats in Bihar tomorrow will establish whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s magic is still working in the State or that of Lalu Prasad and Nitish Kumar, who have claimed... »

Opposition flays Govt for calling off talks with Pak

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Opposition parties have criticised the Government’s decision to call off secretary-level talks with Pakistan. The Congress asked the Centre why, in the first place, the Government de... »

Bhagwat’s ‘Hindu nation' comment is his personal opinion: Lobo

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat


Senior Goa BJP leader Michael Lobo has said that RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s controversial remarks that India is a Hindu nation are his personal opinion and feels the Centre does not endorse them. »

CPI and CPI(M): the twain won’t meet, again

MA BABY, CPI(M) Polit Bureau member


The CPI proposed, the CPI(M) disposed. This has been the pattern of the two-decade-old attempts for reunification of the two parties, which had parted ways in 1964. “Ti... »

Opposition reacts sharply to ‘Hindu nation’ comment

Controversial speech RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat addressing a meeting on
the occasion of Janamashtami in Mumbai on Sunday. PTI

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Political parties have reacted sharply to RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s assertion that India is a Hindu nation and Hindutva is its identity. Bhagwat had, at a meeting in Mumbai over the weeke... »

India calls off talks with Pakistan


Acting tough, India today called off Foreign Secretary—level talks with Pakistan next week and conveyed a blunt message that it was interfering in India’s internal affairs by holding talks with Ka... »

AP Assembly session begins with ruckus

V. Rishi Kumar

The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly on Monday was adjourned for the day with the first day of the budget session marred by protests by the YSR Congress Party members insisting on an adjournmen... »

Will stick with Lalu to keep BJP away: Nitish

Nitish Kumar and Lalu Yadav at a joint election rally ...


Senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar today said he had parted ways with RJD supremo Lalu Prasad 20 years ago due to differences on certain issues but this time he will stick together to keep “resurgen... »

Tamilisai Sounderrajan named chief of TN BJP

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Tamilisai Sounderrajan has been appointed as president of Tamil Nadu Bharatiya Janata Party.  She is the first woman to head the party's state unit, and will replace Pon Radhakrishnan, who is a Uni... »

PM to announce infra projects for poll-bound Maharashtra

‘Rahul not to blame for Cong defeat’

Chai pe charcha, again

Media a contributory factor for Cong’s poll debacle: Azad

Govt pats itself on back for ‘successful’ Budget session

See the leaders we have produced: RSS

AIADMK member’s gaffe in Lok Sabha

‘Paid seats’ rattle Left parties in Kerala

How important is today’s Bihar by-election?

Will the Lalu deal work? JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar at a Raj Bhawan function in Patna on Wednesday. PTI

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By-elections in the 10 Assembly seats in Bihar on Thursday are being trumpeted as a test of many political theories.Is the Modi magic sustaining in the Hindi heartland? What is the s... »

Bars row sours ties for Kerala CM, Cong chief

KPM Basheer

As the political standoff over the 418 closed bars continues, Kerala Government officials on Tuesday started a week-long inspection to see if there are any bars that meet the prescribed quality... »

Modi draws flak for ‘burying’ Planning Commission

Congress spokesperson

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On the day Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited ideas from people on the new institution to replace the Planning Commission, Opposition parties accused him of sidestepping Parliament and th... »

Don’t solely rely on Modi wave: Gadkari to BJP workers


Cautioning BJP workers against self complacency, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has asked them not to solely depend on the “Modi wave” for victory in the forthcoming Assembly elections in Maharashtr... »

Standing committees: BJP has its way; Cong to head just five

LK Advani

AM Jigeesh

The BJP has had its way in the distribution of chairpersons of Parliamentary standing committees. The party will head at least 11 department-related standing committees of the Lok Sa... »

Andhra Pradesh panel favours three options for new capital

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The five-member expert committee set up to locate probable sites for development as Andhra Pradesh capital is ready with a final report. It is believed to suggest three choices to the State. ... »

Congress, SP attack Mohan Bhagwat over Hindutva remark

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat


RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat today came under attack from political parties including Congress and Samajwadi Party for his controversial remarks that India is a Hindu nation and Hindutva is its identit... »

Modi should be given time to perform: Raj Thackeray


MNS chief Raj Thackeray today said people of the country have reposed faith in Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha elections and he should be given some time to perform.“People have elected him... »

Jaya greets new BJP TN President


Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Sunday congratulated Dr Tamilisai Sounderrajan on being appointed as the new BJP Tamil Nadu unit President. In a letter to her, she expressed hap... »

BJP chief forms new team of office-bearers

BJP chief, Amit Shah, addressing party members on 68th Indendence Day celebrations on Friday.

Jigeesh A M

The President of Bharatiya Janata Party Amit Shah has constituted his new team of office-bearers. Former Karnataka Chief Minister, B S Yeddyurappa, senior BJP leader from Telangana, Band... »

It’s all work and no funds for BJP MPs

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Rajya Sabha passes Judicial Appointments Bill

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AAP leaders in conflict again

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