Elections will be held on March 23 for various seats of the Rajya Sabha, including six from Maharashtra, falling vacant on April 2.
Voting for the bye-elections to Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha seats commenced today amid tight security.
BJP Tripura in-charge Sunil Deodhar alleged that the CPI(M) is a party of murderers and they might have hidden skeletons in the septic tanks.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has said that he would go on a hunger strike if the issue of the ongoing sealing drive against commercial establishments was not resolved by the end of this month.
Ten candidates are in the fray from Gorakhpur, while 22 candidates are contesting from Phulpur.
On March 6, Amarinder Singh had ordered a massive crackdown on illegal mining on the Sutlej river bed .
Former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated by a female suicide bomber of LTTE.
The by-polls on Gorakhpur and Phulpur seats of Uttar Pradesh are being held after they were vacated by Yogi Adityanath to take over as the chief minister of the state and Keshav Prasad Maurya as the deputy CM, respectively.
State Finance Minister Yanamala Ramakrishnudu also told reporters that TDP has decided to 'expose' the Centre on what it has done or not done to the state -- as promised in the AP Reorganisation Act, 2014 -- by putting out relevant facts and figures before the people.
Harichandan had resigned from the post on February 28 owning moral responsibility for his party’s miserable show in the Bijepur by-election. Congress, which had won the seat the last time, had lost its deposit in the by-poll.
The statue of Ambedkar installed in Rajapatti village under Captanganj police station area was found vandalised this morning by the villagers who informed the police, SP, rural Narendra Pratap Singh said.
Ajit Nawale of the All India Kisan Sabha, which has organised the march, told PTI that senior Sena leader and PWD Minister Eknath Shinde met protesting long march leaders when it entered neighbouring Thane earlier today.
Gandhi is on a five-day trip to the Southeast Asian countries. He began the Malaysia leg of his visit today and interacted with an "enthusiastic gathering" of Indian diaspora in Kuala Lumpur.
DMK Working President and Leader of the Opposition in the Assembly M K Stalin wrote to Chief Minister K Palaniswami urging that a special session should be held before the budget session scheduled to start next week, especially in light of "step-motherly attitude by the Centre" shown towards the state on the inter-state dispute involving poll-bound Karnataka.
Asked about strained relations of the BJP with allies -- the Telugu Desam Party, Shiv Sena and Akali Dal -- and if he could emerge as a consensus candidate if his party fails to get the required numbers in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, he said the BJP would retain power under Narendra Modi's leadership.
The Patna Sahib MP's remarks came in the backdrop of two Union ministers belonging to the TDP in Andhra Pradesh resigning from their posts yesterday, over the issue of grant of special status to the state.
Trump's involvement in the White House's deliberations over the world's most vexing security situation "has placed a president who considers himself a master dealmaker into the most fraught faceoff of his 71 years".
The US president will not hold a meeting without seeing concrete action taken by North Korea.
The West Bengal chief minister also met senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Praful Patel today to discuss national politics.
The accusations were made by Karti when he was produced before special judge Sunil Rana who directed the CBI sleuths to "do the needful, as per rules".
During his four-day visit, France's president Emmanuel Macron will reportedly hold talks ranging from ways to build closer diplomatic ties to defence and nuclear energy sales with Indian leaders.
Sonia Gandhi added that the Comptroller and Auditor General's (CAG) loss figures in the 2G spectrum allocation case were also "highly exaggerated".
Accompained by party leaders Dimple Yadav, wife of SP chief Akhilesh Yadav, Rajendra Chowdhury and Kironmay Nanda, besides businessman Subrata Roy Sahara, Jaya Bachchan, who turns 70 next month, filed her nomination at the Central Hall of the state Assembly.
Gandhi is on a three-day trip to Singapore and Malaysia during which he will meet Malaysian PM Najib Razak, besides interacting with the Indian community, and business leaders.
In his address after the swearing-in ceremony of the first BJP government in Tripura, Modi said the northeastern region has many opportunities and potentials which have to be explored for its development.