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  • Lok Sabha polls, Article 370, CAA protests and new alliances: Here's how 2019 unfolded, politically Dec 27, 2019 03:38 PM IST

    Lok Sabha polls, Article 370, CAA protests and new alliances: Here's how 2019 unfolded, politically

    2019 was a year of some major political decisions, unexpected and unusual alliances, political crises and significant Supreme Court judgements -- take a look at the events that defined 2019 in politics

  • TMC launches new online campaign 'Mamata My Pride': Party sources Aug 02, 2019 06:00 PM IST

    TMC launches new online campaign 'Mamata My Pride': Party sources

    Buffeted by reverses in the recent Lok Sabha polls, the West Bengal CM on July 29 had launched a helpline number and a website to enable people to have a direct interface with party functionaries.

  • Introspect, don't blame EVMs for poll loss: Devendra Fadnavis to opposition Aug 02, 2019 03:25 PM IST

    Introspect, don't blame EVMs for poll loss: Devendra Fadnavis to opposition

    On the issue of seat-sharing with the Shiv Sena for the year-end polls, Devendra Fadnavis said talks will conclude soon.

  • D Raja to replace Sudhakar Reddy as CPI general secretary Jul 20, 2019 04:34 PM IST

    D Raja to replace Sudhakar Reddy as CPI general secretary

    The change in leadership comes after the party's worst-ever performance in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

  • TMC delegation on way to meet Sonbhadra victims' families detained Jul 20, 2019 11:55 AM IST

    TMC delegation on way to meet Sonbhadra victims' families detained

    The party had announced on July 19 that a team of its MPs will visit on July 20 the families of the Sonbhadra clash victims in Uttar Pradesh.

  • People will decide if I'm ready for Maharashtra's CM post: Aaditya Thackeray Jul 19, 2019 05:50 PM IST

    People will decide if I'm ready for Maharashtra's CM post: Aaditya Thackeray

    The Shiv Sena had won 18 of the 23 Lok Sabha seats it contested in Maharashtra.

  • CPI, NCP, TMC face prospect of losing national party status Jul 17, 2019 08:10 AM IST

    CPI, NCP, TMC face prospect of losing national party status

    The Election Commission is likely to issue them show-cause notice in the coming days, asking them as to why their national party status should not be revoked, sources said.

  • Politics | What’s the future course for Mayawati’s BSP? Jul 12, 2019 11:24 AM IST

    Politics | What’s the future course for Mayawati’s BSP?

    With the decimation of much of the Opposition and the aggressive inroads made by the BJP, the BSP wants to dig in as an exclusive party of the Dalit. It doesn’t want to dilute its brand value and agenda by allying with other parties.

  • AAP rules out forming any alliance with JJP for Haryana Assembly polls Jul 10, 2019 02:59 PM IST

    AAP rules out forming any alliance with JJP for Haryana Assembly polls

    The AAP fought on four seats while the JJP on six seats

  • Pleas in MP HC raise doubts over EVMs, challenge Pragya Thakur's win Jul 09, 2019 02:04 PM IST

    Pleas in MP HC raise doubts over EVMs, challenge Pragya Thakur's win

    Of these, 17 petitions were filed mainly by Congress candidates who lost the election, while two were moved by state-based voters.

  • Bengal Cong chief submits resignation letter taking responsibility for Lok Sabha poll debacle Jul 09, 2019 01:19 PM IST

    Bengal Cong chief submits resignation letter taking responsibility for Lok Sabha poll debacle

    The Congress won two of the 42 Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal, down from four it had won in the 2014 election.

  • Sunny Deol's poll expenditure found to be more than Rs 70 lakh limit Jul 06, 2019 07:10 PM IST

    Sunny Deol's poll expenditure found to be more than Rs 70 lakh limit

    According to the report, the poll expenditure of Deol was found to be Rs 78,51,592, that is, Rs 8.51 lakh more than the statutory limit of Rs 70 lakh sanctioned for parliamentary elections.

  • People of Amethi elected me as their 'Didi', not as an MP: Smriti Irani Jul 06, 2019 06:06 PM IST

    People of Amethi elected me as their 'Didi', not as an MP: Smriti Irani

    The BJP leader laid the foundation of Rajkiye Kanya Mahavidyalaya and a fire station building.

  • Congress' Nana Patole challenges Nitin Gadkari's election to Lok Sabha in high court Jul 06, 2019 09:30 AM IST

    Congress' Nana Patole challenges Nitin Gadkari's election to Lok Sabha in high court

    Speaking to reporters, Nana Patole alleged that laid-down procedures were not followed by the election authorities.

  • Politics | Will Rahul Gandhi’s resignation resuscitate the Congress? Jul 03, 2019 06:30 PM IST

    Politics | Will Rahul Gandhi’s resignation resuscitate the Congress?

    No one in the Congress seems to want the top job. It talks volumes about the current state of the party, about the quality of leaders in the party and of how bad are the prospects of the party.

  • Politics | Congress cannot afford to remain in limbo Jul 02, 2019 03:36 PM IST

    Politics | Congress cannot afford to remain in limbo

    The Congress has to shake off its demoralising loss at the general elections and come up with a strategy to win the upcoming state polls.

  • Mann ki Baat 2.0: PM Modi credits people for bringing him back to power  Jun 30, 2019 04:40 PM IST

    Mann ki Baat 2.0: PM Modi credits people for bringing him back to power 

    The BJP-led NDA returned to power with a massive mandate and Modi was sworn in as the prime minister on May 30.

  • More resignations in Congress, 35 UPCC members quit taking responsibility for poll debacle Jun 29, 2019 06:14 PM IST

    More resignations in Congress, 35 UPCC members quit taking responsibility for poll debacle

    More resignations are likely in the party state unit, a senior party leader said.

  • India-Japan ties to become stronger in 'New India': PM Modi tells diaspora Jun 27, 2019 05:23 PM IST

    India-Japan ties to become stronger in 'New India': PM Modi tells diaspora

    PM Modi noted that 61 crore voters, 10 lakh polling stations, over 40 lakh EVMs and more than 8,000 candidates took part in the world's largest democratic process.

  • How the BJP bounced back in central India Jun 24, 2019 04:43 PM IST

    How the BJP bounced back in central India

    The party capitalized on discontent with the Madhya Pradesh govt, support for Modi-led Union govt to win back votes it had lost in 2018 assembly polls

  • BJP to expand base in states where it is not in power: Shivraj Singh Chouhan Jun 22, 2019 05:44 PM IST

    BJP to expand base in states where it is not in power: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

    Both the senior leaders earlier addressed a membership workshop at the state party headquarters here.

  • Special Podcast | Budget 2019 – Here’s how the UPA and NDA managed finances Jun 20, 2019 07:00 PM IST

    Special Podcast | Budget 2019 – Here’s how the UPA and NDA managed finances

    In this particular podcast, we will be talking about the difference in the Budgets as presented by the NDA government versus the ones by the UPA government.

  • Told Rahul Gandhi I was hurt by utterances of Congress, JD(S) leaders: Deve Gowda Jun 20, 2019 05:36 PM IST

    Told Rahul Gandhi I was hurt by utterances of Congress, JD(S) leaders: Deve Gowda

    The two parties managed to bag only one Lok Sabha seat each in the polls, while the BJP won 25 of the 28 seats in the state.

  • Rajneeti | With Modi wave even stronger, can BJP win polls sans RSS support? Jun 19, 2019 06:20 PM IST

    Rajneeti | With Modi wave even stronger, can BJP win polls sans RSS support?

    Senior journalist and political analyst Sharat Pradhan shares his views with Moneycontrol's Jerome Anthony on whether or not the BJP needs support from the RSS.

  • Why couldn't Congress' data analytics team gauge the Modi 2.0 wave? Jun 17, 2019 07:08 PM IST

    Why couldn't Congress' data analytics team gauge the Modi 2.0 wave?

    Project Shakti, Congress' data analytics team, had many fundamental flaws including manufactured data and wrong feedback to decision-makers

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