May 07, 2021 10:37 AM IST
The redevelopment project of the Central Vista -- the power corridor of the country -- envisages a new triangular Parliament building, a common Central Secretariat and the revamping of the three-km-long Rajpath from the Rashtrapati Bhavan to India Gate and new residences for the prime minister and the vice president.
- May 07, 2021 09:22 AM IST
Governor Banwarilal Purohit administered the oath of office and secrecy to 68-year old Stalin, for whom this would be the first stint as CM, in a simple ceremony at the Raj Bhavan here.
- May 07, 2021 08:55 AM IST
The TMC increased its tally of seats won, by two to 213 and its vote-share galloped to 48 percent. This victory was achieved against the BJP, which is believed to have the best election machinery in India
- May 06, 2021 07:49 PM IST
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief MK Stalin, who has been elected the new Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, on May 6, released a list of 34 ministers who will be appointed to the state cabinet.
- May 06, 2021 12:11 PM IST
It was the collective outrage of the Indian diaspora that pushed the US administration to come forth and assist with aid on oxygen supplies, raw materials for COVID-19 vaccines, critical life-saving drugs and the like
- May 06, 2021 11:52 AM IST
The loss of votes in its respective stronghold districts has created an existential crisis for both the Congress and the Left parties in West Bengal
- May 06, 2021 11:16 AM IST
The team, led by an additional secretary of the ministry, has left for the state. On Wednesday, the ministry had sent a terse reminder to the West Bengal government to submit a detailed report on the post-poll violence and to take necessary measures to stop such incidents "without any loss of time".
- May 06, 2021 09:07 AM IST
Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) chief and former Union minister Chaudhary Ajit Singh passed away due to COVID-19 at the age of 82.
- May 05, 2021 04:30 PM IST
Himanta Biswa Sarma's handling of the first wave of Covid-19 as state health minister earned him praise, while Sarbananda Sonowal is known for taking a strong stance against corruption in the state. Whom will the BJP central leadership choose to lead Assam for the next five years?
- May 05, 2021 02:47 PM IST
Although no party outside the two leading alliances managed to win a single seat, these outfits seemingly played a spoilsport for both, the DMK and the AIADMK, in several constituencies
- May 05, 2021 11:13 AM IST
Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar administered her the oath of office and secrecy at a low-key ceremony at Raj Bhawan held amid the raging COVID pandemic.
- May 05, 2021 08:41 AM IST
Mamata Banerjee's Oath Ceremony Highlights: Banerjee, who lost from Nandigram despite the astounding TMC victory, can be sworn in as the chief minister but will have to get elected to the assembly within six months of assuming office.
- May 04, 2021 09:27 PM IST
Check out the widest and narrowest win margins in the Kerala assembly elections.
- May 04, 2021 09:01 PM IST
It is doubtful whether the Congress-led UDF, in the current form, can make a good opposition. It will need to repair the internal damage and emerge stronger to play a constructive opposition.
- May 04, 2021 02:16 PM IST
During his first term, Pinarayi Vijayan converted every crisis into an opportunity. Now, he has the unique chance to open a new path to governance and economic reforms
- May 04, 2021 10:56 AM IST
The admiration for how India handled the COVID-19 first wave will dissipate now and India will be judged for its lack of national capacity to deal with the second wave
- May 04, 2021 10:40 AM IST
Hitting out at the Election Commission, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee claimed that the BJP would not have crossed the 50-seat mark if the poll panel had not helped it.
- May 04, 2021 10:39 AM IST
A documentary about brokering peace in the Middle-East weaves in humanizing instances like a lunch meeting between world leaders and Yasser Arafat's entourage watching 'The Golden Girls' on TV.
- May 03, 2021 10:47 PM IST
The BJP Bengal unit has alleged that six of its workers were killed in the post-poll violence, and the party office in Hooghly was set on fire by the TMC workers.
- May 03, 2021 08:58 PM IST
“Dependency on centre for vaccine and oxygen has staggered Punjab’s Covid battle,” said Punjab Health Minister, Balbir Singh Sidhu in an interview with MoneyControl. Com.
- May 03, 2021 07:17 PM IST
Tweaks in Muslim appeasement by Trinamool and decision by BJP to go for the north Indian slogan of Jai Shriram rather than one coined on Durga, which would have resonated better with Bengalis, played a key role in the West Bengal election outcome.
- May 03, 2021 06:07 PM IST
The Trinamool Congress has retained 75 percent of its seats from 2016 elections, while the BJP has made notable gains at the expense of the TMC.
- May 03, 2021 05:17 PM IST
Time to press for Sections 92, 100 and 102 of the Indian Patents Act. Vaccines are the only forceful arsenal to win this war. These need to be produced in hundreds of millions in rapid time
- May 03, 2021 04:47 PM IST
10 years on, Mamata Banerjee, who knocked out the well-entrenched Left from its bastion in 2011, delivers the Right a blow of epic proportions.
- May 03, 2021 03:00 PM IST
BJP, , which once boasted it would get 200 seats in a 294 seat assembly (elections were held for 292 seats), was struggling to cross the halfway mark.