BJP announces new state presidents for Sikkim, MP & Kerala
Bharatiya Janata Party announced new state presidents for Sikkim, Madhya Pradesh a...
50 people responsible for "Delhi nirman" to share stage with Kejriwal in his oath-taking event
The AAP won 62 seats in the 70-member Delhi As...
No CM, political leaders from other states will be invited for Kejriwal's oath ceremony: Gopal Rai
Arvind Kejriwal will take oath as chief mi...
S&P reaffirms India's rating at 'BBB-', says growth likely to recover
Rating agency S&P Global on Thursday said India will maintain its sound net external position.
BJP puts up posters accepting defeat in Delhi polls
A poster in the Delhi BJP office has a photo of Union Home Minister Amit Shah and reads 'Victory doesn't makes us arrogant, defeat doesn't demoralise us'.
Delhi election results: BJP confident, but cautious; AAP prepares for celebrations
Tight security arrangements have also been put in place at various centres across the national capital. The curiosity among people to know the outcome of the elections to the 70-member Delhi Assembly has heightened post-exit polls, that has forecast a big win for the ruling Aam Aadmi Party. BJP leaders have, however, maintained that the exit poll results will "fail".
SC order on criminal cases against candidates will strengthen electoral democracy: BJP
The Supreme Court on Thursday directed all political parties to upload on their website details of pending criminal cases against candidates contesting polls, noting that there has been an alarming increase in criminalisation of politics.
What if BJP chooses Sambit Patra or Anurag Thakur for Delhi CM post: Kejriwal
"People want to know who will be the Bharatiya Janata Party's chief ministerial candidate. What if it chooses Sambit Patra or Anurag Thakur for the post?" asks CM Kejriwal.
Parties must explain if they pick tainted candidates: SC
Political parties must henceforth give reasons on their websites, social media, a national and a local language newspaper why a candidate with a criminal case was preferred over a non-tainted candidate to contest an election, the Supreme Court has ordered.
SC order on tainted candidates: Congress says order already torn to shreds by PM
With the Supreme Court directing parties to upload online details of pending criminal cases against candidates contesting polls, the Congress on Thursday attacked the BJP over appointing a minister in Karnataka who is accused in mining cases.
Children shot bullets after being misguided: BJP MP on Shaheen Bagh, Jamia firing incidents
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Arjun Singh commented on Shaheen Bagh and Jamia firing incidents and said that children shot bullets after b...
CAA was brought out of humanitarian considerations, opposition politicized it: BJP
"I must say that the CAA was a decision taken out of humanitarian considerations (maanavata ke aadhar par). It is deplorable that the opposition has politicized the issue to the hilt," said Bhupendra Yadav whose party is facing the heat of country-wide protests against the contentious legislation.
Congress registers lowest vote percentage in Delhi; 63 candidates lose deposits
The party, which ruled Delhi for 15 years on the trot under former chief minister Sheila Dikshit, failed to open its account for the second consecutive time in the Delhi Assembly elections. Only three candidates – Arvinder Singh Lovely from Gandhi Nagar, Devender Yadav from Badli and Abhishek Dutt from Kasturba Nagar – could save their deposits.
Expelled AIADMK MP Sasikala Pushpa joins BJP ahead of Tamil Nadu Assembly polls next year
Rajya Sabha MP from Tamil Nadu Sasikala Pushpa, who was expelled from the AIADMK in 2016, joined the ruling BJP on Sunday. She was involved in an altercation with a DMK MP in 2016 and was accused of slapping him. Subsequently, the then AIADMK supremo and former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa had expelled her from the party.
BJP leaders back D-Street demand for LTCG, DDT tweaks in Budget
India charges 15% STCG tax if shares are sold within a year and at 10% if sold after a year.
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