Haryana polls: Hooda confident of third term, asks BJP to declare CM candidate

Confident of coming to power in the poll-bound state, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said on Tuesday exuded confidence that the Congress will form the government in the state for the third time in a row.

PM Narendra Modi to administer cleanliness pledge on October 2

"I will remain committed towards cleanliness and devote time for this... I will neither litter nor let others litter."

Security beefed up in Garo Hills for Rajnath Singh's visit

Security in Meghalaya's Garo Hills region has been beefed up ahead the visit of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Minister of state for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju tomorrow, an official said on Tuesday. 

PM Narendra Modi pays tributes at Gandhi's statue in Washington

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi at the statue of the Father of the Nation here in the US capital.

Chautala, Cong come under BJP chief's sharp attack

BJP President Amit Shah on Tuesday hit out at Om Prakash Chautala, a former chief minister of poll-bound Haryana saying his "arrogance" remains the same despite his sentencing in the teachers' recruitment scam.

Assembly Elections: BJP names 40 star campaigners; Advani, Joshi omitted

The Bharatiya Janata Party has drawn up a list of 40 star campaigners for upcoming Assembly Elections in Haryana and Maharashtra.

BJP Saoner candidate Musale's nomination rejected

The nomination of BJP candidate from Saoner constituency in Nagpur district, Sonba Musale, has been rejected, official sources said on Tuesday.

Rebel leaders looking to reclaim lost territory in Vidarbha

Denied tickets for Assembly polls, Cultural Affairs Minister Sanjay Deotale in the erstwhile Congress-led Maharashtra government, sitting Nagpur-South MLA Dinanath Padole of the Congress and Shiv Sena district chief Shekhar Sawarbandhe are leading the pack of rebels in Vidarbha region.

RSS rapped BJP for breaking alliance: Shiv Sena

The RSS has criticised the state BJP for snapping the 25-year-old partnership with it last week, the Shiv Sena said in its party mouthpiece on Tuesday.

Narendra Modi 'very good event manager', but got 'carried away' in US: Congress

Congress on Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has proved himself a "very good event manager" but got "carried away" on his visit to the USA even as it charged that he was "diluting" the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi.

 In 2nd knock, BJP's target is to form govts in states: Rajnath Singh
In 2nd knock, BJP's target is to form govts in states: Rajnath Singh

Terming the recent Lok Sabha polls as the first innings, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said in the second knock the BJP's target is to form governments in all states.

Bhupinder Singh Hooda warns Centre of 'drastic steps' for better rice prices

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Monday warned of "drastic steps" if the Centre did not take immediate steps to ensure better prices of rice to the farmers.

Clintons meet PM Narendra Modi, praise clean Ganga effort

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on his maiden five-day visit to the US, met former US president Bill Clinton and his wife and former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton here on Monday.

West Bengal BJP writes to Rajnath Singh demanding security for Saradha chief

State BJP president Rahul Sinha has written a letter to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh demanding better security arrangements for Saradha group chief Sudipto Sen and suspended TMC MP Kunal Ghosh apprehending security threat to them.

BJP supports Shiv Sena candidate in Vasai Assembly seat

The BJP may have snapped ties with Shiv Sena, but it has decided to support the latter's sitting MLA from Vasai Vivek Pandit on the ground of fighting "criminalisation of politics".

Dangle supports Sena, defies Athawale's decision to back BJP

Arjun Dangle, a spokesperson of Ramdas Athawale-led Republican Party Of India, on Monday declared support to Shiv Sena for the next month's Maharashtra assembly elections.

Nothing wrong with Arun Jaitley: Harsh Vardhan

Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Monday said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is recovering fast from his ailments and will be fit soon.

Haryana polls: Press lotus symbol so hard that current is felt in Italy, says Amit Shah
Haryana polls: Press lotus symbol so hard that current is felt in Italy, says Amit Shah

Launching BJP's campaign for Haryana Assembly polls, party president Amit Shah on Monday alleged that corruption had flourished during the successive governments in state and sought a decisive mandate for all-round development of the state.

Maharashtra's growth took a hit under Cong-NCP rule: Gadkari

Union Minister and BJP leader Nitin Gadkari has said Maharashtra's development took a backseat during the previous Congress-NCP government under whose watch thousands of farmers committed suicide.

MPCC chief targets BJP, NCP over Prez rule

Terming as "unfortunate" the imposition of President's rule in Maharashtra on the eve of Assembly elections, state Congress chief Manikrao Thakre on Monday said there was no urgency for such a move and alleged it was outcome of a "covert deal" between the NCP and BJP.