Devendra Fadnavis faces flak after ‘22-year-old’ nephew gets COVID-19 shot, Opposition calls them 'rule-breakers'

Though Tanmay removed his social media video soon after an uproar erupted, his uncle Devendra Fadnavis is being slammed with many demanding to know how the youngster got the jab, who cleared it when even the eligible people are deprived of the vaccine.

Apr 21, 2021, 10:27 AM IST

Former Union minister Bachi Singh Rawat dies at 71

Bachi Singh Rawat was a four-time MP from the Almora-Pithoragarh constituency and had defeated former chief minister and Congress leader Harish Rawat thrice in consecutive elections.

Apr 18, 2021, 23:52 PM IST

West Bengal assembly elections: BJP Malda candidate Gopal Chandra Saha shot at, rushed to hospital

Gopal Saha was immediately rushed to Malda Medical College and Hospital where the doctor treating him said his condition is stable. According to reports, he suffered injuries in the neck. 

Apr 18, 2021, 21:51 PM IST

West Bengal assembly election: Polling to be held in 45 constituencies in fifth phase, 342 candidates in fray

Voting will be held at 15,789 polling stations in the 45 constituencies 16 seats in North 24 Parganas, eight each in Purba Bardhaman and Nadia, seven in Jalpaiguri, five in Darjeeling and one in Kalimpong district.

Apr 16, 2021, 14:15 PM IST

COVID-19 is rising in Bengal due to ‘outsiders’ brought by BJP: Mamata Banerjee

Speaking at a rally in the Dabgram-Fulbari constituency in the Jalpaiguri district, the TMC supremo ridiculed PM Modi's recent claim that BJP had already won 100 seats in the four phases of the election to the 294-seat assembly.

Apr 15, 2021, 07:34 AM IST

11 BJP members expelled for 6 yrs on disciplinary grounds in UP's Bhadohi

Eleven BJP members, including the brother of the Bhadohi MLA, have been expelled from the party for six years on disciplinary grounds, a senior leader said on Sunday.

Apr 11, 2021, 23:04 PM IST

BJP and Mamata government across Cooch Behar in Bengal this time?

CM Mamata Banerjee spoke to the Cooch Behar violence's victims' families through a videocall. Also, after the order of any leader to go to Cooch Behar for the next seventy-two hours, Mamata Banerjee has announced to go there on April 14. Home Minister Amit Shah accused Mamata Banerjee on the Cooch Behar violence.

Apr 11, 2021, 17:16 PM IST

West Bengal assembly election 2021: Voter shot dead outside polling booth in Cooch Behar, RAF deployed

A first-time voter was Shot dead by unidentified persons outside a polling booth in West Bengal's Cooch Behar district on Saturday. The Trinamool Congress alleged that the BJP was behind the killing, while the saffron party claimed that the deceased was its polling agent at the booth and pointed the accusing finger at the ruling party in the state.

Apr 10, 2021, 11:16 AM IST

West Bengal assembly election 2021: PM Narendra Modi urges people to vote in record numbers

Among the 44 constituencies, nine are in Howrah, 10 in Hooghly, 11 in South 24 Parganas, five in Alipurduar and nine in Cooch Behar. A total of 1,15,81,022 voters will participate in this phase, out of which 2,63,016 are first-time voters. 

Apr 10, 2021, 08:25 AM IST

Violence breaks out in Hoogly as fourth phase of WB polls end

For 44 seats, 373 candidates are in the fray including some of the prominent personalities like former cricketer Manoj Tiwary, Bollywood singer and BJP MP Babul Supriyo, Locket Chaterjee, Payel Sarkar, and former minister Rajib Banerjee.

Apr 10, 2021, 06:24 AM IST

BJP protests for farmers, demands 'promised rate' for wheat

The protest was held outside Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s residence claiming that the AAP government misled farmers, as per a news report. 

Apr 09, 2021, 12:54 PM IST

Suvendu Adhikari, BJP’s Nandigram candidate, gets EC notice for alleged ‘hate speech’

The Election Commission has issued a notice to Suvendu Adhikari, the BJP candidate from Nandigram in West Bengal, for alleged hate speech made by him last month. He has been asked to respond to the notice within 24 hours.

Apr 09, 2021, 12:50 PM IST

Union Home Minister Amit Shah to hold four roadshows in West Bengal today

Union Home Minister Amit Shah is scheduled to hold four roadshows in the poll bound West Bengal on Wednesday (April 7) as a part of BJP’s campaign for the upcoming state assembly elections. 

Apr 07, 2021, 08:23 AM IST

DNA: From 02 seats to 303 seats in 41 years- how BJP rises?

In this segment of DNA, we will analyse what we can learn from the success of the BJP.

Apr 06, 2021, 23:36 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi says 'false narratives' are being weaved against govt, reiterates 'nation first' mantra on BJP's 41st Foundation Day

Reiterating the ‘Nation First’ mantra, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday stated that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has always worked on the idea of "the party is bigger than the individual and the nation is bigger than the party".

Apr 06, 2021, 11:51 AM IST

Kerala assembly election 2021: Polling underway in 140 assembly seats, 957 candidates in fray

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, seven of his cabinet colleagues, Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala and senior Congress leader Oommen Chandy are among the 957 candidates in the fray in the state.

Apr 06, 2021, 07:44 AM IST

Assam assembly election 2021: Voting in 40 constituencies today, 337 candidates in fray

Assam is all set to enter the final leg of its three-phased elections for 126-seat Assembly today. This final phase will decide the fate of 337 candidates in the fray. Over 40 constituencies of 12 districts in the state are going for polling on Tuesday (April 6).

Apr 06, 2021, 07:16 AM IST

West Bengal assembly election 2021: Crucial 3rd phase of polling underway in 31 constituencies

The total number of polling stations is 10,871 that includes 8,480 main and 2,391 auxiliary booths. The number of 80 plus voters is 1,26,177 while 64,083 are PWD (Persons with Disabilities) voters. The election data also shows that 205 candidates including 13 females from different political parties are in the fray for the third phase of polls.

Apr 06, 2021, 06:37 AM IST

Consider panel meeting for CBI director's appointment before May 2: SC tells Centre

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the central government to consider convening a meeting of the selection committee comprising the Chief Justice of India, the Prime Minister and the Leader of Opposition (LoP) before May 2 for the appointment of a regular Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director.

Apr 05, 2021, 20:03 PM IST

Uddhav Thackeray no longer has moral responsibility to govern: BJP after Anil Deshmukh's resignation

BJP leader and Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad trained his guns at CM Uddhav Thackeray saying he had lost moral responsibility to govern, hours after Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh tendered his resignation on corruption charges. 

Apr 05, 2021, 19:16 PM IST