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BJP richest national party with Rs 893.88 crore, Mayawati's BSP second; DMK wealthiest regional party: ADR

The two main political parties of Tamil Nadu, the DMK and the AIADMK have the highest income amongst all regional parties.

Oct 28, 2017, 20:33 PM IST

Congress will win 23 to 25 seats in Goa, says Luizinho​ Faleiro

Congress on Monday claimed that it would win 23 to 25 seats out of the 37 seats it contested in the recently-held Goa assembly elections.

Feb 06, 2017, 17:29 PM IST

Indo-US Logistics Support pact: Congress, Left slam Modi govt

Attacking the Modi government over its decision to sign the Logistics Support Agreement with the US, Congress Wednesday said it is "disastrous" and will hit the independence of India's foreign policy while Left parties termed it as "dangerous and anti-national".

Apr 13, 2016, 18:04 PM IST

BJP talks tough on black money issue, takes Congress to task

Claiming that BJP government was the first to take effective steps to tackle black money, party president Amit Shah on Tuesday said it would not allow even a single penny to go out of India and has laid a strong foundation in last one year for development of the country.

May 26, 2015, 15:26 PM IST

Plans afoot to reshape Planning Commission: PM Narendra Modi

Plans are afoot for reshaping of the Planning Commission to make it in sync with the changing times, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said ahead of his meeting with all Chief Ministers on Sunday on the issue.

Dec 05, 2014, 13:18 PM IST

BJP will comment on govt formation in Delhi after LG takes decision: Shahnawa

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shahnawaz Hussain on Friday said his party will react to the ongoing speculation about government formation in Delhi only after Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung takes a final call on the issue.

Aug 29, 2014, 12:59 PM IST

Paswan meets Sonia over alliance formation in Bihar

LJP sources said Paswan told Gandhi that his party will not talk to RJD chief Lalu Prasad on the issue of seat-sharing, reflecting the unease between the two parties.

Jan 29, 2014, 16:07 PM IST

Sonia Gandhi cautions against forces weakening secular ethos

Sonia Gandhi expressed hope that the Communal Violence Bill would soon be tabled in Parliament, saying it is aimed at protecting social amity and the nation`s secular legacy.

Jan 29, 2014, 13:12 PM IST

Congress may be reduced to double digits in LS polls: Advani

Congress was defeated in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Delhi in the recent Assembly polls.

Dec 17, 2013, 14:21 PM IST

Congress, BJP spar on issue of winning polls

In a fresh jibe, BJP on Thursday said that defeat was staring at Congress ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, a contention which the ruling party dismissed saying it will form the next coalition government even if it loses seats.

Dec 05, 2013, 21:23 PM IST