Politics

  • Tejashwi alleges foul play, demands recounting of postal ballots

    Patna: Alleging foul play in the just-concluded Bihar elections 2020, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Thursday demanded recounting of the postal ballot votes in all those constituencies where they…

  • Congress’ weak show cost MGB in Bihar elections: Tariq Anwar

    Patna: Congress General Secretary Tariq Anwar on Thursday reacted to the performance of his party in the Bihar Assembly election, saying that the Mahagathbandhan could not gain majority due to the grand old party’s “weak show” in recently…

  • BJP MLA Surendra Singh Jeena dies

    Dehradun: BJP MLA from Salt in Almora district, Surendra Singh Jeena, who was undergoing treatment for COVID-19 at a hospital in New Delhi, died early Thursday, a party leader said. The 50-year-old…

  • Bihar Congress president absent from manifesto launch, cites MLC election

    Taking Muslims for granted led to Congress’ loss: Leaders

    New Delhi: It was a strategic failure on the part of the Congress to have remained assured of the support from the Muslim community during the Bihar Assembly elections. As made evident by…

  • I salute the people's verdict in Bihar, says Nitish

    Bihar poll result: Modi & Owaisi, two sides of the same coin!

    Hyderabad: A cliffhanger election to the Bihar State Assembly has come to an end with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Janata Dal (United) or JDU, crossing the magic number of 122…

  • Guj bypolls: BJP romps home with all 8 seats at Cong’s expense

    Ahmedabad: The victory of the ruling BJP in the eight seats in the Gujarat Assembly for which by-polls were held recently came at the expense of the Congress, which has seen a…

  • Bihar elections: Over lakh voters opted for NOTA option

    New Delhi: A little over seven lakh voters in Bihar used the ‘none of the above’ or NOTA option in the just-concluded assembly elections, according to the Election Commission of India (ECI).…

  • Karnataka by-elections: Yediyurappa can breathe easy with two wins

    Bengaluru: By wrapping up the two Assembly seats—Rajarajeshwari Nagar in Bengaluru Urban district and the rural seat of Sira—the BJP has shown that not only its grip over the electorate remains undimmed but…

  • ‘MIM’s Bihar poll show slap to those who call it BJP’s B-team’

    Aurangabad: AIMIM’s Lok Sabha MP from Aurangabad Imtiaz Jaleel has said that his party’s performance in the Bihar Assembly elections, in which it won five seats, was a “tight slap” to those…

  • NDA heads for majority in Bihar elections

    Patna: The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) appeared headed for a majority in Bihar elections as it continued its lead over Mahagathbandhan as election results poured in on Tuesday evening. According to trends…

  • LJP

    Bihar election results: LJP heading for blank

    Patna: The strategy adopted by LJP leader Chirag Paswan to contest outside NDA and target Chief Minister Nitish Kumar during the campaign does not appear to have worked in the Bihar assembly…

  • Owaisi Bihar polls

    Bihar poll results show Owaisi’s AIMIM making inroads in state

    The All India Majilis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) has arrived in Bihar. Regardless of the result, the fact that the AIMIM, led by Hyderabad Lok Sabha member of Parliament Asaduddin Owaisi, has managed to…

  • BSP starts preparing for 2022 UP Assembly polls

    Lucknow: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) President Mayawati has started screening and short-listing candidates for the 403 seats in the 2022 Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, which are still a year-and-a-half away. The move comes…

  • Rahul asks PM Modi for date when Chinese troops will be thrown out

    Rahul promises ‘Naya Bihar’ ahead of final-phase polling

    New Delhi: Ahead of the last phase of assembly elections in Bihar, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi promised on Thursday that a grand-alliance government will create “Naya Bihar” by bringing in industry, ensuring employment,…

  • Telangana CM lauds MAUD, electricity dept personnel for good work despite heavy rains

    Analysis: Dubbaka bye-election may change political equations in Telangana

    Hyderabad: While political parties in Telangana are gearing up for the upcoming Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) elections, the results of the just-completed Dubbaka bye-election will in fact have bigger implications in the…

  • Rahul asks PM Modi for date when Chinese troops will be thrown out

    Rahul targets BJP-JD(U) combine on migrants issue

    New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday targeted the ruling BJP-JD(U) combine in Bihar, alleging it had ill-treated migrant workers who were forced to return to their home state during the COVID-19…

  • BJP's CEC meet to discuss candidate list for Bihar polls

    MP: BJP issues show cause notices to three leaders

    Bhopal: The BJP in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday issued show cause notices to three leaders for not working for the party’s official candidates in the assembly bypolls held on Tuesday. The notices were…

  • Secularism as principle and practice in India is in ‘danger’: Tharoor

    New Delhi: Secularism as principle and practice in India is in “danger”, but “forces of hatred” cannot alter the country’s secular character, senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor told PTI in an interview on…

  • Jyotiraditya Scindia

    MP bypolls: Scindia mistakenly seeks votes for Congress

    Bhopal: In a slip of the tongue, BJP Rajya Sabha member Jyotiraditya Scindia asked people to vote for his former party Congress during a campaign for the November 3 by-elections in Madhya Pradesh.…

  • BSP

    Are BJP and BSP again coming together?

    New Delhi/Lucknow: In what could be termed as perhaps the biggest development in one of the most politically charged states of India—Uttar Pradesh—the ruling BJP has given a berth to Mayawati’s BSP…

  • Defence Ministry committed to help Army achieve advantages: Rajnath Singh

    Rajnath slams Rahul for “misleading” claim on China

    Patna: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday slammed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for the “misleading” claim that China had intruded “1200 kilometres” into Indias territory and lavished praise on armed forces for the…

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    No change of BJP guard in Bengal : Vijayvargiya

    Kolkata: BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya Saturday said the party will fight the coming assembly polls in West Bengal with Dilip Ghosh as its president and refuted media reports of his removal.…

  • PM Modi to inaugurate National Conference on Vigilance and Anti Corruption tomorrow

    Modi to address four rallies in Bihar Sunday

    Chapra/Motihari/Samastipur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address four back to back rallies in Bihar Sunday to garner support for the NDA candidates in the poll-bound state. Modi will start his Sunday election tour…

  • Kashmir Times

    Shooting the Messenger has become the new normal in Kashmir

    By Hadif Nisar Srinigar: Earlier this week on Wednesday (October 28), the National Investigation Agency (NIA) carried out raids at several places in Kashmir, including the office of the newspaper Greater Kashmir…

  • Nitish woos women voters, cites Bihar's liquor ban

    Opinion: Modi & BJP looking for escape route in Bihar 2020?

    By Palwai Raghavendra Reddy Hyderabad: The 2020 Bihar assembly elections is throwing up some interesting facets of politics, especially from the ruling coalition in the state. The BJP-led NDA (National Democratic Alliance)…

  • Mayawati

    Mayawati siding with BJP, alleges SP

    Lucknow: The Samajwadi Party on Thursday attacked BSP chief Mayawati, accusing her of siding with the BJP and fielding a candidate for the Rajya Sabha polls without seeking support from opposition parties in…

  • Bihar Congress president absent from manifesto launch, cites MLC election

    Maha: Cong to stage protests against farm laws

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra unit of the Congress has said it will stage protests across the state against the newly enacted farm laws of the Centre on Saturday. Minister and state Congress chief Balasaheb…

  • Nitish Kumar

    Nitish supports population-proportionate reservation

    Valmiki Nagar: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Thursday backed population-based reservation for castes, but said it can only be implemented after census data is available. Addressing a poll rally here, he also attacked…

  • Rajnikanth

    Rajinikanth says doctors advised him against entering politics

    Chennai: Breaking his silence, actor Rajinikanth on Thursday said he has been advised against entering politics by doctors as he had undergone a kidney transplant and due to the coronavirus pandemic. The actor…

  • assembly elections

    Bihar assembly elections: Major issues affecting the electorate

    Patna: As Bihar braces itself for a three-phase Legislative Assembly election from October 28 to November 7, the fate of political leaders depends on how the electorate perceives they can solve ground-level…

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