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  • President Droupadi Murmu takes oath; a look at perks enjoyed by India's Constitutional Head Jul 25, 2022 01:31 PM IST

    President Droupadi Murmu takes oath; a look at perks enjoyed by India's Constitutional Head

    India’s new President Droupadi Murmu takes oath on July 25. A look at how much money the President of India will earn and what benefits will former President Kovind get as the former First Citizen of India.

  • Prez Oath In Pics | Droupadi Murmu sworn in as India's 15th President Jul 25, 2022 10:49 AM IST

    Prez Oath In Pics | Droupadi Murmu sworn in as India's 15th President

    Droupadi Murmu is the second woman President of the country, first-ever tribal woman to hold the highest constitutional post, and the first President to be born in independent India.

  • In pics | Madam President Draupadi Murmu, the day India made history Jul 22, 2022 11:27 AM IST

    In pics | Madam President Draupadi Murmu, the day India made history

    Draupadi Murmu, elected as the country's 15th President and the first from a tribal community, will be sworn in on July 25

  • Presidential Election Result | Early celebration begins at Draupadi Murmu's native village Jul 21, 2022 03:59 PM IST

    Presidential Election Result | Early celebration begins at Draupadi Murmu's native village

    As counting of votes for the Presidential election is underway, celebrations began at NDA’s Draupadi Murmu’s native village on July 21.

  • In pics | Congress stages protests as Sonia Gandhi is questioned by ED Jul 21, 2022 02:53 PM IST

    In pics | Congress stages protests as Sonia Gandhi is questioned by ED

    The Congress has slammed the government for allegedly misusing probe agencies against opposition leaders and staged protests against ED summons to Sonia Gandhi

  • In Pics | Opposition parties continue to protest against price hike in Parliament Jul 20, 2022 02:44 PM IST

    In Pics | Opposition parties continue to protest against price hike in Parliament

    Opposition parties on July 20 continued their protest on Parliament premises against inflation and the hike in the Goods and Services Tax on certain essential commodities.

  • In pics | Opposition stages protest against inflation, 5% GST on essential goods on day two of Parliament Monsoon Session Jul 19, 2022 05:35 PM IST

    In pics | Opposition stages protest against inflation, 5% GST on essential goods on day two of Parliament Monsoon Session

    The protest was staged in the Parliament complex on the second day of the Monsoon session. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and other senior Opposition leaders took part.

  • Presidential Election 2022 | A look at all the presidents India has seen since 1950 Jul 18, 2022 06:16 PM IST

    Presidential Election 2022 | A look at all the presidents India has seen since 1950

    President Ram Nath Kovind’s five-year term comes to an end on 24 July. Voting for India’s 15th president was held on July 18. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was among the first to cast his vote in Parliament. NDA candidate Draupadi Murmu is contesting against opposition candidate Yashwant Sinha to become the next President of India.

  • Presidential Election 2022 | A look at the process of electing the first citizen of India Jul 14, 2022 06:09 PM IST

    Presidential Election 2022 | A look at the process of electing the first citizen of India

    The President of India is elected indirectly by an electoral college following the system of proportional representation. Ahead of the 15th presidential election, here’s a look at the election process.

  • Presidential Polls: Opposition's candidate Yashwant Sinha files nomination Jun 27, 2022 01:22 PM IST

    Presidential Polls: Opposition's candidate Yashwant Sinha files nomination

    Sinha handed over four sets of nomination papers to Rajya Sabha Secretary General P C Mody, who is the returning officer for the presidential election.

  • Gearing Up | NDA's presidential election candidate Droupadi Murmu files her nomination papers Jun 24, 2022 02:03 PM IST

    Gearing Up | NDA's presidential election candidate Droupadi Murmu files her nomination papers

    Murmu, former governor of Jharkhand and a prominent politician from Odisha’s tribal community, is up against ex Union minister Yashwant Sinha in the July 18 election. The term of President Ram Nath Kovind ends on July 24.

  • Book review: Leaders, Politicians, Citizens | Little known and forgotten stories from the great Indian political theatre May 13, 2022 09:54 AM IST

    Book review: Leaders, Politicians, Citizens | Little known and forgotten stories from the great Indian political theatre

    'Leaders, Politicians and Citizens' is a collection of short biographical sketches of 50 politicians and people in public life who have influenced the politics of post-Independence India.

  • With Brand Priyanka Gandhi badly bruised, what next for Congress? Mar 12, 2022 11:32 AM IST

    With Brand Priyanka Gandhi badly bruised, what next for Congress?

    The Congress’ electoral performance has turned the spotlight on Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and her political future given that her image and credibility have hit a new low

  • UP Assembly Election 2022 | Parties campaign extensively ahead of last phase of polls Mar 04, 2022 10:12 PM IST

    UP Assembly Election 2022 | Parties campaign extensively ahead of last phase of polls

    Leaders of the BJP, Congress, BSP, SP and TMC geared up to campaign ahead of the last phase of UP elections 2022.

  • Pocket Change founder Anushka Shah on democracy, humour and Indian politics Feb 27, 2022 08:06 PM IST

    Pocket Change founder Anushka Shah on democracy, humour and Indian politics

    Founder of production house Civic Studios Anushka Shah talks about their YouTube Hindi comedy channel 'Pocket Change', the state of Indian politics and the power of humour for a healthy democracy.

  • Assembly Election 2021 | How EVMs are used to cast vote May 01, 2021 03:31 PM IST

    Assembly Election 2021 | How EVMs are used to cast vote

    As voting for assembly elections in West Bengal, Kerala, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and Assam concludes, the states eagerly await for the result on May 2. Here’s all you need to know about EVMs and how they help in casting and counting votes.

  • Take a look at these netas who have party-hopped in the past five years Mar 12, 2021 08:56 PM IST

    Take a look at these netas who have party-hopped in the past five years

    An ADR report finds that in the past five years more than 400 netas, most of them from Congress, switched to another party to contest elections, here are the details of those party-hopper netas: Parties they left, parties they joined.

  • A peek into the stellar career of India's 'Metro Man' E Sreedharan Feb 18, 2021 08:31 PM IST

    A peek into the stellar career of India's 'Metro Man' E Sreedharan

    India's 'Metro Man’ E Sreedharan is going to join the BJP ahead of the upcoming Assembly elections. Sreedharan, who advised the Kerala government on Metro projects in the state, said he will now end the practice, "I will focus on BJP centric activities," he told the paper. The engineer is also involved in other metro projects in the country such as in Jaipur and Lucknow, take a look at his career thus far

  • The investor’s guide to Indian politics in 2021 Jan 01, 2021 10:20 AM IST

    The investor’s guide to Indian politics in 2021

    A win in Assam and West Bengal has high symbolic value as it would establish BJP’s acceptance as a party beyond the north and west of India

  • Bihar Elections 2020: With an electoral sledgehammer, Hindutva outclasses the once-powerful caste system Nov 11, 2020 07:05 PM IST

    Bihar Elections 2020: With an electoral sledgehammer, Hindutva outclasses the once-powerful caste system

    The Hindu reform movement and the RSS have traditionally propagated against the stratified society. The BJP seems to be living up to that dream.

  • Bihar Election 2020 | Phase-1 voting begins with social distancing, masks and thermal screening in place Oct 28, 2020 03:01 PM IST

    Bihar Election 2020 | Phase-1 voting begins with social distancing, masks and thermal screening in place

    The first phase of Bihar's three-phase elections has begun. Check out how voting is being conducted with strict COVID-related guidelines issued by Election Commission in place.

  • In pics | Parliament Monsoon Session: All you need to know about the question hour and zero hour Sep 14, 2020 02:52 PM IST

    In pics | Parliament Monsoon Session: All you need to know about the question hour and zero hour

    As the monsoon session begins with no zero hour and a curtailed question hour, here is a look at the difference between the two.

  • In pics | Parliament Monsoon Session begins on September 14 amid coronavirus pandemic Sep 14, 2020 02:30 PM IST

    In pics | Parliament Monsoon Session begins on September 14 amid coronavirus pandemic

    The 18-day session will run until October 1 and will be held under strict safety protocols like staggered seating arrangement of MPs in chambers of both houses, introduction of mobile app for registering their attendance and seats separated with poly-carbon sheets in the house have been put in place at the parliament building complex.

  • In pics | MGNREGA architect Raghuvansh Prasad Singh dies at 74, tributes pour in Sep 13, 2020 03:30 PM IST

    In pics | MGNREGA architect Raghuvansh Prasad Singh dies at 74, tributes pour in

    The 74-year-old Raghuvansh Prasad Singh was being treated at AIIMS Delhi reportedly for post-COVID complications. He had tested positive for the virus in June.

  • India's political culture, attitude has changed under Modi: Nadda Nov 23, 2019 08:56 PM IST

    India's political culture, attitude has changed under Modi: Nadda

    Addressing 'youth parliament' in Karnavati University in Gandhinagar, Nadda said the earlier 'chalta hai' attitude of the country had changed.

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