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BJP will form strong alliance in Tamil Nadu for Lok Sabha election: BJP President Amit Shah

BJP will form strong alliance in Tamil Nadu for Lok Sabha election: BJP President Amit Shah

The senior BJP leader said that the BJP will stitch together a "strong alliance" in Lok Sabha before the upcoming Lok Sabha poll.

Feb 14, 2019, 18:33 PM IST
CBDT Chief Sushil Chandra appointed Election Commissioner

CBDT Chief Sushil Chandra appointed Election Commissioner

Sushil Chandra, a 1980 batch officer of the Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax cadre), is an IIT graduate, PTI reported.

Feb 14, 2019, 18:15 PM IST
For Mamata Banerjee, Congress a foe in state but friend at national level to 'fight' BJP

For Mamata Banerjee, Congress a foe in state but friend at national level to 'fight' BJP

Stressing that she is not scared of any political party, Mamata expressed confidence that her party will win 42 out of 42 Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal.

Feb 13, 2019, 21:19 PM IST
Opposition leaders playing musical chairs with eye on PM's chair: Maharashta CM Devendra Fadnavis

Opposition leaders playing musical chairs with eye on PM's chair: Maharashta CM Devendra Fadnavis

The Maharashtra CM made the remarks while addressing BJP workers at Dharampur in Valsad district and Mandvi in Surat district in Gujarat, PTI reported.

Feb 13, 2019, 20:40 PM IST
Local OBC outfit allies with Congress for Lok Sabha polls

Local OBC outfit allies with Congress for Lok Sabha polls

The announcement was made in the presence of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, the newly appointed Congress general secretary for east Uttar Pradesh.

Feb 13, 2019, 20:13 PM IST
How Prime Minister Narendra Modi responded to Mulayam Singh's 'hope you return as PM again' wish

How Prime Minister Narendra Modi responded to Mulayam Singh's 'hope you return as PM again' wish

Samajwadi Party leaders tried to downplay Mulayam Singh's statement, saying that it was all in humour.

Feb 13, 2019, 18:40 PM IST
At Arvind Kejriwal's mega opposition rally in Delhi today, Opposition leaders to take on the BJP

At Arvind Kejriwal's mega opposition rally in Delhi today, Opposition leaders to take on the BJP

The rally organised by the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP will have Mamata Banerjee, N Chandrababu Naidu, HD Deve Gowda and other opposition leaders in attendance.

Feb 13, 2019, 08:51 AM IST
Won't agree to a number less than what Upendra Kushwaha gets in Mahagathbandhan: Jitan Ram Manjhi

Won't agree to a number less than what Upendra Kushwaha gets in Mahagathbandhan: Jitan Ram Manjhi

Asked whether he would consider returning to the NDA if his demand went unheeded, Manjhi said the question does not arise.

Feb 13, 2019, 06:28 AM IST
 Prime Minister Narendra Modi has rock-solid support; who is Opposition's PM candidate: Amit Shah

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has rock-solid support; who is Opposition's PM candidate: Amit Shah

The BJP chief made the statements while addressing BJP leaders and workers from Gujarat after launching the 'Mera Parivar-Bhajapa Parivar' voter outreach campaign.

Feb 12, 2019, 17:31 PM IST
60,000 letters, meetings across districts: How YSR chief Reddy is holding mega campaign 'Jagan Anna Pilupu'

60,000 letters, meetings across districts: How YSR chief Reddy is holding mega campaign 'Jagan Anna Pilupu'

In the meeting, Reddy shared his vision for Andhra Pradesh and engaged in an open discussion with the attendees.

Feb 12, 2019, 16:38 PM IST
'Mera Parivar Bhajapa Parivar': BJP kicks off mega campaign, aims to hoist party flag at 5 crore houses

'Mera Parivar Bhajapa Parivar': BJP kicks off mega campaign, aims to hoist party flag at 5 crore houses

Amit Shah launched the campaign from Ahmedabad by hoisting the BJP flag and putting up the party sticker on his house. 

Feb 12, 2019, 09:42 AM IST
Narendra Modi to return as PM, 'not fair' to view Nitish as claimant for top post: Prashant Kishor

Narendra Modi to return as PM, 'not fair' to view Nitish as claimant for top post: Prashant Kishor

Kishor shot to fame in 2014 when he managed the poll campaign for Narendra Modi, then the prime ministerial candidate of the BJP.

Feb 11, 2019, 19:09 PM IST
Mayawati takes a swipe at PM Modi, says national interest can be ignored for sake of 'chowkidar'

Mayawati takes a swipe at PM Modi, says national interest can be ignored for sake of 'chowkidar'

The BSP chief added that now voters will have to decide as what to do with the 'chowkidar and his so-called honesty'.

Feb 11, 2019, 16:07 PM IST
With 'EVM', lotus can bloom even in London and America: Shiv Sena

With 'EVM', lotus can bloom even in London and America: Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena has yet again attacked the Centre over a wide range of issues. 

Feb 11, 2019, 10:45 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi slams Cong-JD(S) alliance, says Opposition wants Karnataka's 'majboor model' in entire country

PM Narendra Modi slams Cong-JD(S) alliance, says Opposition wants Karnataka's 'majboor model' in entire country

The Prime Minister mocked Karnataka Chief Minister and said that he had become a 'punching bag' of everyone.

Feb 10, 2019, 21:54 PM IST
No surprise if BJP wins all 80 seats in Uttar Pradesh: Keshav Prasad Maurya

No surprise if BJP wins all 80 seats in Uttar Pradesh: Keshav Prasad Maurya

In a direct on Congress President Rahul Gandhi, the senior BJP leader said that Rahul's party was once against the idea of construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya.

Feb 10, 2019, 18:00 PM IST
From seas to the skies, Congress has several scams associated with defence: PM Narendra Modi

From seas to the skies, Congress has several scams associated with defence: PM Narendra Modi

PM Narendra Modi assured that Indian forces will receive all possible support they require in keeping our nation safe.

Feb 10, 2019, 17:06 PM IST
PM Modi slams Naidu for aligning with Congress, says he ditched his father-in-law

PM Modi slams Naidu for aligning with Congress, says he ditched his father-in-law

The Prime Minister is on a visit to Andhra Pradesh to address rallies ahead of the Lok Sabha polls. Later in the day, he will visit Tamil Nadu's Tiruppur and Karnataka's Hubballi.

Feb 10, 2019, 13:16 PM IST
Grand welcome awaits Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Rahul Gandhi in Lucknow, UP Congress puts banners, hoardings across city

Grand welcome awaits Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Rahul Gandhi in Lucknow, UP Congress puts banners, hoardings across city

Hoardings of Congress leaders, including Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Vadra, have been put up along the route they are proposed to take. Banners on the route read, "Waqt Hai Badlav Ka".

Feb 10, 2019, 13:03 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi's constant interference when he wasn't even Congress chief made me quit party: SM Krishna

Rahul Gandhi's constant interference when he wasn't even Congress chief made me quit party: SM Krishna

SM Krishna alleged that when Dr Manmohan Singh was the Prime Minister, Rahul interfered in several matters even though he was just a member of Parliament. 

Feb 10, 2019, 10:17 AM IST