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Sreedharan's entry a 'gimmick'; BJP will remain marginal player in Kerala: Congress's Tariq Anwar
'Metroman' Sreedharan formally joined the BJP last Thursday at a meeting organised at Changaramkulam as the "Vijay Yatra" led by Kerala BJP chief K Surendran reached there. Addressing the meeting, Sreedharan had said it is one of the greatest moments in his life and also thanked Surendran for giving him an opportunity to work for the BJP.
Badruddin Ajmal is not anti-Hindu, BJP is more communal: Assam Congress Chief
Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) president Ripun Bora al...
MVA govt in Maharashtra a 'three-wheel autorickshaw': Amit Shah
Speaking after inaugurating a private medical college at Kankavli in Maharash...
Congress does not project CM candidate before Assembly polls: Ripun Bora
Assam is expected to go for assembly polls in April this year. Congress along with five other parties formed a grand alliance for assembly polls. The grand alliance included Congress, All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF), CPI, CPI (M), CPI (ML) and Anchalik Gana Morcha.
Narendra Modi 'earned and achieved' prime ministership: Pranab Mukherjee in memoir
Pranab Mukherjee said in his memoir that Narendra Modi became Prime Minister "through popular choice" unlike Manmohan Singh "who was offered the post by Sonia Gandhi".
BJP gains new grounds in 2020 but farmers protest poses challenge
Mass protests from a large section of farmers, especially from Punjab, against sweeping reforms brought in the agriculture sector through three laws by the Modi government have presented it with one of the most serious challenges since it first came to power in 2014.
Make Tejashwi Prasad Yadav CM and focus on PM’s post: RJD to Nitish Kumar
At a time when JD(U) is pissed off with the way ally BJP took away six of its seven MLAs in Arunachal Pradesh, RJD on Tuesday suggested chief minister Nitish Kumar to join the Mahagathbandhan and hand over the CM’s chair to Tejashwi Prasad Yadav. In return, RJD said it would make Nitish the prime ministerial candidate.
Candidates to watch out for in phase two of Bihar Assembly poll
While the general time for casting the vote has been set for between 7 am to 6 pm for all constituencies, polling in eight Naxal-affected constituencies will be held only between 7 am to 4 pm, as per the order issued by Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Bihar's office.
PM slams 'dynastic corruption', says it had become part of political culture in some states
His remarks came ahead of the first phase of voting in the Bihar assembly election, where the BJP-JD(U) alliance has been targeting Tejashwi Yadav, the chief ministerial candidate of 'Mahagathbandhan', over corruption cases against his jailed father and RJD leader Lalu Prasad.
Bihar Election: BJP trains guns on RJD candidates' criminal history, tie up with CPI-ML
The RJD has declared criminal antecedents of 61 of its candidates so far, out of the 144 who are being fielded by the party. Senior BJP leaders said even prominent candidates such as the opposition chief ministerial candidate Tejashwi Yadav and his brother Tej Pratap Yadav face corruption-cum-money laundering charges and domestic violence-cum-dowry harassment charges respectively.
View: After Pranab Mukherjee, another fit candidate for Bharat Ratna would be Manmohan Singh
Perhaps the Bharat Ratna should ideally not go to politicians but instead honour eminent citizens like corporate philanthropist Azim Premji. But if a politician is to be chosen and if the Modi government wants to show itself as standing above bitter party politics, then after Pranab Mukherjee there can be no better candidate for Bharat Ratna than Manmohan Singh.
Kamal Haasan weighing options for third front formation
Speaking to reporters here, the actor-turned-politician said he was confident of seeing the formation of such a front.
Election results: Who won where and prospective Chief Ministerial candidates
Congress bagged Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and largest party in Madhya Pradesh. In Telangana, KRS sealed a landslide win, but lost in Mizoram to MNF.
PTI announces Imran Khan as its Prime Ministerial candidate
The party of the 65-year-old cricketer-turned-politician emerged as the single largest side in the National Assembly in the July 25 general elections.
Not averse to projecting Mamata as prime ministerial face: Deve Gowda
Gowda, whose party has formed a coalition government in Karnataka with the support of Congress, said the Congress will play a crucial role in forging opposition unity.