BJP’s challenge in Ranchi is to beat anti-incumbency
BJP has been winning the Ranchi assembly seat since 1990 and the minister and current MLA CP Singh is a fourth term MLA from the seat. In the last elections, his challenger was from Jharkhand Mukti Morcha, a party with lesser presence in urban areas.
Why Karnataka bypolls are important to BJP in the south
In Karnataka, today's bypolls will decide the future of the BS Yediyurappa government...
Second phase of assembly poll in Jharkhand on Saturday
Polling will be held between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. in Jamshedpur(East) and Jamshedpur(West...
3 TMC MLAs who switched over to BJP in touch with party: TMC sources
According to the TMC sources, within months of joining the saffron party, three TMC MLAs of North 24 Parganas have been trying to get in touch with the party top brass and have expressed their desire to return to the parent party.
Citizenship Amendment Bill Passage: Government sure of Rajya Sabha numbers
The government is set to introduce the Citizenship Amendment Bill in the Lok Sabha on Monday and is confident of passing it in both Houses without a hitch.
Maharashtra Assembly: Nana Patole of Congress elected Speaker unopposed as BJP withdraws
Senior Congress MLA Nana Patole was on Sunday elected Speaker of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly. Pro tem speaker Dilip Walse Patil mad...
Government, opposition set for Citizenship Amendment Bill showdown
The bill has been attacked by the opposition, minority outfits and others for leaving out Muslims and also on the ground that it is at odds with the Constitution, which does not differentiate between citizens on the basis of their faith.
Nana Patole of Congress elected Speaker as BJP nominee withdraws
Nana Patole was the candidate of the ruling Shiv Sena-Nationalist Congress Party-Congress Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) which won the vote of confidence in the assembly on Saturday afternoon with 169:000. A formal announcement is likely to be made later when the Maharashtra Assembly meets later on Sunday for a two-day Special Session.
Government, BJP strongly condemn Pragya's remarks on Godse: Shah
Replying to comments made by veteran industrialist Rahul Bajaj at the Economic Times award function here, Home Minister Amit Shah said that Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has already condemned her remarks and the party has taken action against her.
Death penalty, lynching, castration of rapists demanded in RS
Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu rejected adjournment motions on the gang-rape and murder of a young woman veterinarian in Hyderabad but allowed members to make brief mentions on the same and other such incidents elsewhere in the country.
Amazon and Walmart face the ire of 70 million Indian shopkeepers
Shopkeepers are mobilising against the e-comm giants, alleging they are engaged in predatory pricing.
Politics of arrogance won't work, people have rejected BJP: Mamata on by-poll trends
After the Trinamool Congress (TMC) won the Kaliaganj Assembly by-polls and is currently leading in on rest of the two seats, Chief Minister ...
64.12 per cent votes cast in first phase of polling in Jharkhand
A total of 37,83,055 electorate, including 18,01,356 women and five third-gender voters were eligible to exercise their franchise in the first phase of polling across six districts, which began at 7 am, EC officials said. Additional DGP Murari Lal Meena said Naxalites exploded a bomb near a culvert in the forests of Gumla district, but there was no casualty.
Polling for first phase begins in Jharkhand
A total of 37,83,055 electorate, including 18,01,356 women and five third-gender voters are eligible to exercise their franchise in the first phase across six districts.
TRS, Shiv Sena, TMC protest in Lok Sabha over GST dues
Some state governments have raised concerns regarding compensation on the GST. The states had pegged the pending dues at around Rs 50,000 crore. In this regard, representatives from various states held a meeting with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman earlier this month.
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