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Congress, Left accuse Trinamool Congress of practising 'soft Hindutva'

Congress, Left accuse Trinamool Congress of practising 'soft Hindutva'

State BJP president Dilip Ghosh said the TMC had realised that it would no longer be able to win elections just by appeasing the Muslims.

Jan 11, 2018, 13:15 PM IST
With an eye on Karnataka elections, PM Narendra Modi to meet BJP leaders today

With an eye on Karnataka elections, PM Narendra Modi to meet BJP leaders today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah, party general secretaries and senior leaders on Thursday evening in the national capital.

Jan 11, 2018, 08:20 AM IST
Uttar Pradesh: Wife claims husband gave triple talaq on phone, accuses police of inaction

Uttar Pradesh: Wife claims husband gave triple talaq on phone, accuses police of inaction

The Lok Sabha on December 28 passed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017, that criminalises instant triple talaq.

Jan 10, 2018, 09:10 AM IST
Jolt for Congress, Akhilesh Yadav says alliance talks a waste of time

Jolt for Congress, Akhilesh Yadav says alliance talks a waste of time

The SP-Congress combine was trounced in the 2017 state elections, with the BJP and its allies winning 325 seats in the 403-member House. While SP got 47 seats, the Congress won seven.

Jan 10, 2018, 07:18 AM IST
BJP candidate greeted with garland of shoes by angry local in Madhya Pradesh

BJP candidate greeted with garland of shoes by angry local in Madhya Pradesh

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Dinesh Sharma was greeted with a garland of shoes by an angry local in Madhya Pradesh.

Jan 07, 2018, 23:11 PM IST
Now, lawyer of triple talaq victim Ishrat Jahan joins BJP in Kolkata

Now, lawyer of triple talaq victim Ishrat Jahan joins BJP in Kolkata

The Lok Sabha on December 28 passed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017, that criminalises instant triple talaq,

Jan 04, 2018, 17:52 PM IST
Assam minister threatens to send Tripura CM to Bangladesh

Assam minister threatens to send Tripura CM to Bangladesh

He alleged that law and order have collapsed in the state during the 25 years of Left Front government in Tripura.  

Dec 29, 2017, 22:05 PM IST
Mehbooba Mufti's brother Tassaduq takes oath as J&K Minister

Mehbooba Mufti's brother Tassaduq takes oath as J&K Minister

Tassaduq Mufti, 45, is a trained cinematographer, who earned critical acclaim for his camera work in the Vishal Bhardwaj directorial "Omkara".

Dec 28, 2017, 13:02 PM IST
4-feet-tall slain JeM terrorist Noor Mohammad once tried to join BJP, kill top leaders

4-feet-tall slain JeM terrorist Noor Mohammad once tried to join BJP, kill top leaders

Tantray, also known as the "merchant of death", wanted to join BJP in 2003

Dec 27, 2017, 12:39 PM IST
Low-profile RSS man Vijay Rupani back at the helm

Low-profile RSS man Vijay Rupani back at the helm

Born in Rangoon (now Yangon, Myanmar) Rupani, 61, joined an RSS shakha as a schoolboy, before graduating to the BJP via the Sangh's students wing--the ABVP.

Dec 26, 2017, 14:25 PM IST
Shiv Sena lashes out at govt over soldiers' deaths in 'peacetime'

Shiv Sena lashes out at govt over soldiers' deaths in 'peacetime'

The Shiv Sena on Tuesday hit out at the Narendra Modi-led government over its claims of development in Gujarat.

Dec 26, 2017, 14:20 PM IST
PM Modi, Amit Shah to attend Jai Ram Thakur's swearing-in ceremony as Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister on Wednesday

PM Modi, Amit Shah to attend Jai Ram Thakur's swearing-in ceremony as Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister on Wednesday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah will attend the oath-taking ceremony of the new Himachal Pradesh chief minister Jai Ram Thakur on Wednesday.

Dec 26, 2017, 13:25 PM IST
BJP's show of strength in Gujarat as Vijay Rupani takes oath as Chief Minister

BJP's show of strength in Gujarat as Vijay Rupani takes oath as Chief Minister

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, his deputy Sushil Kumar Modi and BJP patriarch LK Advani attended the event.

Dec 26, 2017, 12:00 PM IST
Jai Ram Thakur: 5 lesser known things about the new Himachal Pradesh CM

Jai Ram Thakur: 5 lesser known things about the new Himachal Pradesh CM

He held the post of Himachal Pradesh BJP president between 2007 and 2009.  

Dec 24, 2017, 14:20 PM IST
Case against BJP Karnataka MP Shobha Karandlaj for 'provocative' tweets

Case against BJP Karnataka MP Shobha Karandlaj for 'provocative' tweets

A case has been registered against BJP MP Shobha Karandlaje for "provocative" tweets she posted in the social media over an alleged attack on a minor girl in Karnataka`s Honnavar.

Dec 23, 2017, 22:42 PM IST
No-trust vote against Raman Singh government defeated after 19-hour debate

No-trust vote against Raman Singh government defeated after 19-hour debate

As many as 48 members voted against the motion while 38 polled in its favour. In the 90-member House, BJP has 49 members, Congress 39, BSP one and an independent.

Dec 23, 2017, 19:26 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi to begin his Gujarat visit from Somnath Temple

Rahul Gandhi to begin his Gujarat visit from Somnath Temple

Congress along with its alies won 80 seats and restricted BJP to less 100 in a state it considers its fortress.
 

Dec 22, 2017, 23:57 PM IST
BJP reaches 100 mark in Gujarat with support of Congress rebel

BJP reaches 100 mark in Gujarat with support of Congress rebel

Ratansinh Rathore, the newly-elected independent legislator from Lunawada constituency, has sent a letter to the Governor of Gujarat, OP Kohli, declaring his intent of lending support to the BJP government.

Dec 22, 2017, 23:05 PM IST
Congress brings no-trust motion against Raman Singh government in Chhattisgarh

Congress brings no-trust motion against Raman Singh government in Chhattisgarh

The main opposition Congress on Friday came out with a 168-point `charge sheet' in the Chhattisgarh Assembly as a part of its no-confidence motion.

Dec 22, 2017, 23:00 PM IST
51.75 percent voting in Uttar Pradesh`s Sikandara assembly bypoll

51.75 percent voting in Uttar Pradesh`s Sikandara assembly bypoll

The main contest is between the SP's `s Seema Sachan, the ruling BJP's Ajeet Pal - the son of sitting member Mathura Pal, whose death had necessitated the bypoll and the Congress` Prabhakar Pandey. 

Dec 21, 2017, 23:40 PM IST