BJP names 12 candidates for Rajya Sabha seat; Venkaiah Naidu, Nirmala Sitharaman, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi tops list

A day after Congress nominated P Chidambaram, Kapil Sibal, Jairam Ramesh for Rajya Sabha polls, the BJP on Sunday released its list of 12 candidates for biennial elections from nine states to the Rajya Sabha, including Union Ministers M Venkaiah Naidu, Nirmala Sitharaman, Piyush Goyal, Chaudhary Birender Singh and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi.

BJP to go it alone in UP Assembly polls, Ram temple not to be on poll agenda: Mahesh Sharma

BJP to go it alone in UP Assembly polls, Ram temple not to be on poll agenda: Mahesh Sharma

BJP shifted its focus to the Assembly polls in UP due next year after its resounding victory in Assam.

EC cancels polls for two remaining Tamil Nadu Assembly seats - Know why

EC cancels polls for two remaining Tamil Nadu Assembly seats - Know why

In a first, the Election Commission on Saturday recommended cancelling polls to two Tamil Nadu Assembly seats - Aravakurichi and Thanjavur - following evidence of use of money to influence voters. 

'Ek Nai Subah': NDA govt celebrates 2 years in office; PM Narendra Modi vows to root out corruption

'Ek Nai Subah': NDA govt celebrates 2 years in office; PM Narendra Modi vows to root out corruption

PM Narendra Modi said a "change" has come in the last two years through good governance.

People's faith in our work renewed our vigour: PM Modi at India Gate

People's faith in our work renewed our vigour: PM Modi at India Gate

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that as people increasingly repose faith in the work done by his government, his enthusiasm to work for them also increased.

'Ek Nai Subah' programme: As it happened

A gala event is being organised at India Gate in the national capital here on Saturday evening to mark the completion of two years of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government at the Centre. The event "Ek Nayi Subah" is being held in "talkathon" format with ministers answering queries put to them. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is participating at the event to talk about the 'Beti bachao, Beti padao' campaign. The event at India Gate includes talk shows on the government's achievements, interspersed with cultural programmes.

Will step down if chair becomes impediment in father's vision for J&K: Mehbooba Mufti

Will step down if chair becomes impediment in father's vision for J&K: Mehbooba Mufti

Mufti said the Centre has sanctioned two AIIMS hospitals, one at Awantipora (Kashmir) and one in Samba (Jammu), and two smart cities.

Guess who just got Rs 48 lakh Jaguar car - Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan!

Guess who just got Rs 48 lakh Jaguar car - Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan!

A Jaguar XE has become the talk of the town here after it became the official car of Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan.

PMO monitoring social media activity of ministers, tutoring them to efficiently use Twitter, Facebook: Report

PMO monitoring social media activity of ministers, tutoring them to efficiently use Twitter, Facebook: Report

Narendra Modi government is going all out to tutor its ministers in the 'efficient' use of social media.

Listen to the government, Bajrang Dal is not BJP, says Amit Shah

Listen to the government, Bajrang Dal is not BJP, says Amit Shah

Amit Shah said the BJP is considering alliances with smaller parties and that the ruling Samajwadi Party will be its main rival in Uttar Pradesh.

Mamata Banerjee sworn-in as West Bengal Chief Minister: Know more about her

Mamata Banerjee sworn-in as West Bengal Chief Minister: Know more about her

Trinamool Congress Chief Mamata Banerjee, who has virtually single-handedly steered her party to a resounding victory in West Bengal, has shored up her stature as a regional satrap but faces numerous challenges on the development front in her second stint as chief minister.

Nothing has changed in PM Narendra Modi's LS seat in 2 years: Digvijaya Singh

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh visited PM Narendra Modi's Loksabha constituency Varanasi in "search of the developmental works".

'Modi-mukt Bharat' after 2019 LoK Sabha polls: Congress leader CP Joshi

Congress leader CP Joshi claimed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity was declining.

Moved on after Twitter-spat with Irani: Priyanka Chaturvedi

Congress spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi on Thursday said that she had "moved on" after her Twitter squabble with union minister Smriti Irani.

State BJP, Congress, Left to boycott Mamata Banerjee's swearing-in, Arun Jaitley to attend

Both the Congress and the Left Front, which fought the Assembly poll together, have decided against participating in the ceremony.

BJP-led NDA completes 2 years in offfice: What Arvind Kejriwal thinks of Narendra Modi

BJP-led NDA completes 2 years in offfice: What Arvind Kejriwal thinks of Narendra Modi

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal accused PM Narendra Modi of trying to destabilise ruling state governments.

Congress move to corner Amitabh Bachchan ''utter hypocrisy'': Subramanian Swamy

 With the Congress dubbing as illegal, unethical and immoral Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan​ hosting an event to celebrate the NDA regime`s two years in office, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Thursday said this reflected the `utter hypocrisy` of the grand old party as its top brass is presently out on bail following charges of cheating and conspiracy.

Have you seen Bajrang Dal training video shot in Ayodhya? Watch it here

Have you seen Bajrang Dal training video shot in Ayodhya? Watch it here

Right-wing outfit Bajrang Dal organised a 'self defence' camp in Ayodhya to impart training in weapons to saffron cadres.

Sarbananda Sonowal takes charge as Assam’s first BJP CM, PM Modi attends his swearing-in

Sarbananda Sonowal takes charge as Assam’s first BJP CM, PM Modi attends his swearing-in

Sonowal along with Himanta Biswa Sarma took oath in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi.

BJP workers protest against erratic water, power supply in Delhi

 Hundreds of BJP workers on Tuesday staged a protest in front of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence here demanding improvement in power and water supply in the national capital following which police used water cannons to disperse them.