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

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

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The world community watched in excitement as the top leaders of the two most populated n... »  

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... »

‘Results, a leg up for Cong State units’

Sachin Pilot, Rajasthan, PCC president

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With the by-poll results in Rajasthan and Gujarat giving the Congress a new lease of life... »

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 ha... »

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.

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On his birthday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed the need to form policies that make the... »

Need policies that make poor self-reliant: Modi

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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... »

Gujarati dishes, cultural programmes on the menu

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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

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When Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel appealed to the people last week to “gift all nine Vidhan Sabha and one Lok Sabha seats”, that went to by-elections on September 13, as a birthday g... »

TRS clinches Medak LS seat

K V Kurmanath

The ruling Telangana Rasthra Samithi (TRS) party has retained the Medak Lok Sabha seat with a huge majority of 3,64,227 votes. TRS candidate Kotta Prabhakara Reddy defeat his rival Sunita Lakshma... »

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


Ruling BJP today won four seats, while the Congress bagged two out of the nine Assembly seats in Gujarat, where by-polls were held on September 13.On three other seats, where counting is un... »

Bengal by-poll: BJP wins Basirhat Dakshin seat

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The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) opened its account here in the West Bengal Legislative Assembly with its candidate Shamik Bhattacharjee winning the Basirhat Dakshin seat. According to so... »

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

KPM Basheer

 The Communist Party of India (Marxist), which suffered a huge popularity setback in Kerala following the May 2012 murder of TP Chandrasekharan, has now landed itself in another crisis after... »

NCP will fight in alliance with Cong

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The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) will be fighting 144 seats in the forthcoming Assembly elections in Maharashtra. The party’s alliance with Congress continues and it is not considering fightin... »

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

Walking the talk: Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the BRICS Summit in July (file photo) PTI

KR Srivats

By warming up to Japan to meet India’s infrastructure needs, Prime Minister Narendra Modi may have put several Western politicians — who shunned him post 2002 Gujarat riots — on notice. H... »

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


PMK and MDMK, constituents of BJP-led NDA, today protested against a Home Ministry circular to varsities that Hindi be taught along with English as a primary language, calling it another attempt t... »

Aamir would consider Rajya Sabha nomination

Gujarat bypolls: 7.01% voter turnout in first 2 hours

Polling begins for Rajasthan bypolls

Bypolls: Voting begins for 3 Lok Sabha, 33 Assembly seats

Maharashtrians want change but are confused who to vote for

Only three Ministers to vacate bungalows

Rai attacks Manmohan; says Cong leaders brought pressure

‘A month’s time for framing opium policy’

By-poll jolt for BJP in Rajasthan, UP

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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

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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

Police personnel patrol on their horses past a boarding with images of (L-R) India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, China's President Xi Jinping and Anandiben Patel, Chief Minister of Gujarat, ahead of Xi's arrival in Ahmedabad September 16, 2014.

Virendra Pandit

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 with... »

Congress wrests 3 Assembly seats from BJP in Rajasthan


In a jolt to the Vasundhara Raje Government, the Opposition Congress today wrested three Assembly seats of Weir, Nasirabad and Surajgarh from the ruling BJP which could retain only the Kota seat.<... »

AP by-poll: Ruling TDP wins Nandigama seat


Giving the ruling party a boost, Telugu Desam Party’s Tangirala Sowmya today won the Nandigama Assembly by-poll in Andhra Pradesh by 74,827 votes.Riding on the sympathy wave, Sowmya, a soft... »

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


BJP appeared to cede ground in Uttar Pradesh where SP was leading on six of the 11 Assembly seats where by-polls were held, while it was neck and neck with Congress in Gujarat and behind them in R... »

100 days: Chandrababu’s hits and misses

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and colleagues at the Cabinet meeting in Hyderabad on Monday.


The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu’s first 100 days in office can be described as ‘High on promise and short on delivery’. Riding to power on promises of loan waiver, f... »

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

Amid negotiations Uddhav Thackeray

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The 25-year-old alliance between the Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena could be facing turbulent weather with the latter taking an adamant position on seat sharing equation. Shiv Sena President... »

Maharashtra elections: parties bet on social media campaign

Rahul Wadke

Vinayak Goverdhane is a 33-year-old agriculturist and party worker of the Nationalist Congress Party from Nasik in northern Maharashtra. In his free time he draws cartoons, lampooning the oppos... »

​AAP to launch youth wing on Sept 27

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In a bid to give some structural shape to its fledgling organisation, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has decided to set up a youth wing, which will be formally launched on September 27, coinciding with... »

UP bypolls: Over 43% voter turnout till 3 p.m.

Over 33% polling in UP by-election till 1 p.m.

AP bypolls: Over 30% polling till noon in Medak, Nandigama

Haryana, Maharashtra go to polls on Oct 15

Former CAG’s charges against Manmohan Singh spark controversy

Venkaiah Naidu reviews status of repairs of Ministers’ bungalows

Main accused in RSS activist's murder surrenders in court

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