Take any recent election manifesto and notice how the promises made to women voters are the most eye-catching. The reason for this is two big transformations in Indian elections over the last decade: Women voters outperforming males in turnout and more women taking independent voting decisions
Rahul Gandhi was convicted and was given a two-year sentence in the 2019 defamation case over his remarks on Modi surname, following which he was disqualified as MP of Lok Sabha.
The BCG Cities of Choice report’s findings have some important takeaways for a rapidly urbanising India which is planning to accommodate almost half its population in the next decade or so in towns and cities
CEC said the Commission has cleared the vacancies till February 2023, while the Wayanad parliamentary constituency was notified in March.
Reacting to the remarks, Sibal tweeted, "PM: Opposition afraid all corrupt now on one platform. But Modiji: Shiv Sena, Akali Dal, JDU, PDP, BSP, were all your allies at one time and you formed government with them!" "Now they are corrupt! Then they were not?" the former Union minister said.
The Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress government in Maharashtra collapsed in June 2022 with the rebellion of Sena leader Eknath Shinde, who then formed the new government with BJP's Fadnavis as deputy chief minister.
Indonesia carefully balances its handshakes, cultivating China, staying on the right side of the US, and carefully cultivating both India and Australia
TDP has struggled to recover from its decimation in 2019 at the hands of Jagan Reddy. Jagan has bet big on welfare hoping that handouts will satisfy the poorer sections who voted for him. But a middle-class backlash appears to be building up, which Chandrababu Naidu hopes to leverage
"Some parties have launched 'bhrashtachari bachao abhiyan' (save corrupt campaign)," he said in a blistering attack on opposition parties protesting against the alleged misuse of probe agencies such as the ED.
"The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will display posters in states across the country on March 30. All state units of the party have been asked to paste posters in their respective states. The posters have been printed in 11 languages," Rai, the Delhi AAP chief and environment minister, told PTI.
Rahul Gandhi was on Monday served a notice to vacate the government bungalow allotted to him by April 22 following his disqualification as a member of the Lok Sabha after his conviction in a defamation case last week, official sources said.
Modi took the swipe at opposition parties, who are up in arms against the government over a host of issues, at the BJP Parliamentary Party meeting in which he asked MPs to dedicate the period between the party's foundation day on April 6 and B R Ambedkar's birth anniversary on April 14 to the cause of social justice.
The former chief minister thanked his supporters for his elevation. Many jubilant leaders of the main opposition party said his elevation would enable him steer the AIADMK towards better days.
BJP leader and Union Minister Smriti Irani alleged that Gandhi was trying to "rip" apart the image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. But the Congress leader will not succeed as the people of the country are with the prime minister, she asserted at a press conference.
Humza Yousaf also happens to be the first ethnic minority candidate to win a constituency seat in the Scottish Parliament.
Netanyahu revived his political career through an alliance with far-right groups. His acceding to their drastic demands like the overhaul of the country’s judiciary has ended up exposing the deep fault lines behind Israel’s chronic political instability
Rahul Gandhi was on March 23 sentenced to two years in jail by a Surat court in a 2019 criminal defamation case over his "why all thieves have Modi surname" remark. A day later, he was disqualified from the Lok Sabha from the date of his conviction in the case.
Reddy, who is an accused in an illegal mining case, had recently formed "Kalyana Rajya Pragati Paksha" (KRPP), snapping his two-decade-old association with the BJP.
Rahul Gandhi was disqualified from the Lok Sabha on March 24, a day after he was convicted by a magisterial court in Gujarat in a defamation case.
The coming together of opposition parties to support Rahul Gandhi may not be enough for them to stay united for the 2024 general elections, according to an analyst.
Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge on March 27 hit out at the Centre over the Adani issue and Rahul Gandhi's disqualification as Lok Sabha MP and said that the opposition leaders are wearing the black attire to show that democracy is being trampled in the country.
A proposed Netanyahu government law will allow a simple majority in Parliament to override supreme court rulings and enable politicians to appoint justices to the bench. Ordinary Israelis have erupted in fury at the move. The dismissal of Defence minister Yoav Gallant, who asked Netanyahu to halt the contentious legislation, fuelled the protests.
Addressing a press conference after his disqualification from the Lok Sabha, Rahul Gandhi said that he will 'not apologise' because he is 'not Savarkar'. The remark prompted top BJP leaders to take a dig at Gandhi and criticise his comments on the Hindutva ideologue Watch!
Taking to Twitter, Rahul Gandhi said, "LIC's capital, to Adani! SBI's capital, to Adani! EPFO's capital too, to Adani! Why is public's retirement money being invested in Adani's companies even after 'Modani' exposed?".
Those parts of Kerala which once benefited from the boom in rubber prices are now in economic decline. Global factors like the supply glut in rubber have contributed to the situation and it is unlikely the central government will reciprocate fearing similar demands from farmers elsewhere