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  • Union minister confirms 'Metro Man' E Sreedharan as BJP's Kerala CM face, backtracks later Mar 04, 2021 10:06 PM IST

    Union minister confirms 'Metro Man' E Sreedharan as BJP's Kerala CM face, backtracks later

    Muraleedharan had confirmed earlier in the day that Sreedharan, 88, would be the party's CM candidate in Kerala.

  • ‘Metro Man’ E Sreedharan, 88, is BJP’s CM candidate in Kerala Mar 04, 2021 02:40 PM IST

    ‘Metro Man’ E Sreedharan, 88, is BJP’s CM candidate in Kerala

    The BJP has so far been a minor player in the state but making gains recently and prepping to challenge the ruling Left-led coalition.

  • What VK Sasikala's move to 'step aside' from public life means for poll-bound Tamil Nadu Mar 04, 2021 01:23 PM IST

    What VK Sasikala's move to 'step aside' from public life means for poll-bound Tamil Nadu

    Political equations seem to have changed overnight with the AIADMK-BJP alliance on a stronger wicket than the rival Congress-DMK combine, which is struggling to sew up a seat arrangement for the elections

  • West Bengal Election 2021 | BJP CEC to finalise first list of 60 candidates today Mar 04, 2021 10:59 AM IST

    West Bengal Election 2021 | BJP CEC to finalise first list of 60 candidates today

    West Bengal is arguably the biggest election prize the BJP has been eyeing in recent times. The State is witnessing a high-stakes battle between the ruling Trinamool Congress and the BJP. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is facing her toughest challenge amid a series of defections from the TMC to the saffron party. The 8-phase election will begin on March 27

  • West Bengal Election 2021 | Suvendu Adhikari against Mamata Banerjee in Nandigram? Final decision today Mar 04, 2021 09:26 AM IST

    West Bengal Election 2021 | Suvendu Adhikari against Mamata Banerjee in Nandigram? Final decision today

    Elections in West Bengal, believed to be a tough contest between the TMC and the BJP, will be held in eight phases between March 27 and April 29. Votes will be counted on May 2.

  • In talks with 'like-minded' parties for alliance, says Kamal Haasan ahead of Tamil Nadu elections Mar 04, 2021 08:06 AM IST

    In talks with 'like-minded' parties for alliance, says Kamal Haasan ahead of Tamil Nadu elections

    "Many parties are holding discussions and some like the AISMK shook hands. We will decide on alliance first before a confab on seat-sharing," Kamal Haasan said.

  • Farmers' Protest Highlights | Rahul Gandhi accuses Centre of carrying out I-T raids against those who are pro-farmers Mar 04, 2021 07:39 AM IST

    Farmers' Protest Highlights | Rahul Gandhi accuses Centre of carrying out I-T raids against those who are pro-farmers

    Farmers' Protest LIVE Updates: The 'Delhi Chalo' farmers' protest at border points of New Delhi has entered the 99th day today

  • Tamil Nadu Assembly poll: Congress seeks fair deal from DMK based on mutual respect Mar 03, 2021 08:07 PM IST

    Tamil Nadu Assembly poll: Congress seeks fair deal from DMK based on mutual respect

    Dinesh Rao, former President of Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee, said he is reaching Chennai on Wednesday and further meetings on seat-sharing are slated on Thursday and Friday.

  • AAP's victory in Delhi municipal bypolls shows people have faith in party-run govt in city: Arvind Kejriwal Mar 03, 2021 03:45 PM IST

    AAP's victory in Delhi municipal bypolls shows people have faith in party-run govt in city: Arvind Kejriwal

    Of the five civic wards where bypolls were held on February 28, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) won four and the Congress one.

  • After Subramanian Swamy objects to PhD thesis, IIM-A pushes back to government’s request for a copy: Report Mar 03, 2021 12:46 PM IST

    After Subramanian Swamy objects to PhD thesis, IIM-A pushes back to government’s request for a copy: Report

    Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy alleged that the thesis said the BJP is "a pro-Hindu upper caste party".

  • Expressing views different from government's opinion not seditious: Supreme Court Mar 03, 2021 12:10 PM IST

    Expressing views different from government's opinion not seditious: Supreme Court

    Expressing dissent or views that are different from the opinion of the government cannot be seditious, the Supreme Court said.

  • AAP wins four wards, Congress one in Delhi municipal corporation by-elections Mar 03, 2021 11:30 AM IST

    AAP wins four wards, Congress one in Delhi municipal corporation by-elections

    The five seats fell vacant after four AAP councillors won the Delhi assembly elections in 2020 and one died two years ago. Muncipal elections are due in Delhi next year.

  • After 2014, Opposition fighting battle for India, not for power: Rahul Gandhi Mar 03, 2021 08:04 AM IST

    After 2014, Opposition fighting battle for India, not for power: Rahul Gandhi

    In a conversation with India's former chief economic advisor Kaushik Basu, now a professor in the Cornell University in the US, Gandhi said the Congress party has to open itself to the people and submit itself to them, bringing together the resistance against the Modi government.

  • Farmers' Protest Highlights: SP members walkout from UP Legislative Council over farm reform laws Mar 03, 2021 07:32 AM IST

    Farmers' Protest Highlights: SP members walkout from UP Legislative Council over farm reform laws

    Farmers' Protest Highlights: The 'Delhi Chalo' farmers' protest at border points of New Delhi has entered the 98th day today

  • Amid criticism, Nitish Kumar vows to continue liquor ban in Bihar Mar 02, 2021 03:03 PM IST

    Amid criticism, Nitish Kumar vows to continue liquor ban in Bihar

    The Tejashwi Yadav-led opposition launched a scathing attack on the Kumar-led NDA government after a police sub-inspector was killed and the village chowkidar sustained gunshot injuries in a shootout with liquor mafia in Majorganj area of Sitamarhi district last week.

  • Anand Sharma's remarks on Congress alliance in West Bengal serving polarising agenda of BJP: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury Mar 02, 2021 02:45 PM IST

    Anand Sharma's remarks on Congress alliance in West Bengal serving polarising agenda of BJP: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

    Anand Sharma had on Monday slammed Congress' association with the ISF led by Muslim cleric Abbas Siddiqui in West Bengal, contending that it was against the "Gandhian and Nehruvian secularism" and the party cannot be selective in fighting "communalists".

  • Unemployment high in India due to govt's "ill considered demonetisation decision": Manmohan Singh Mar 02, 2021 02:25 PM IST

    Unemployment high in India due to govt's "ill considered demonetisation decision": Manmohan Singh

    Inaugurating a development summit virtually organised by the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Development Studies, an economic think tank aligned to the Congress ideology in poll-bound Kerala, Singh said temporary measures by the Government of India and the Reserve Bank to paper over the credit problem cannot blind us to the looming credit crisis ahead that could affect the small and medium sector.

  • Gujarat local bodies polls: BJP surges ahead of Congress Mar 02, 2021 01:48 PM IST

    Gujarat local bodies polls: BJP surges ahead of Congress

    Counting of votes is underway since 9 am in 81 municipalities, 31 district panchayats, and 231 taluka panchayats where elections were held on Sunday.

  • Congress leader Adhir Ranjan tells Anand Sharma know your facts, targets Azad for praising PM Modi Mar 02, 2021 12:19 PM IST

    Congress leader Adhir Ranjan tells Anand Sharma know your facts, targets Azad for praising PM Modi

    Sharma questioned the alliance on March 1 saying that it needed to be endorsed by the Congress Working Committee, the highest decision-making body of the party.

  • BJP chief J P Nadda arrives in Rajasthan, to address party's state executive meet Mar 02, 2021 11:49 AM IST

    BJP chief J P Nadda arrives in Rajasthan, to address party's state executive meet

    Party national general secretary and in-charge for Rajasthan Arun Singh, state BJP president Satish Poonia and other leaders received Nadda at the airport.

  • In Pics | From Nirmala Sitharaman to Arvind Kejriwal: List of prominent people who received COVID-19 vaccine Mar 02, 2021 10:39 AM IST

    In Pics | From Nirmala Sitharaman to Arvind Kejriwal: List of prominent people who received COVID-19 vaccine

    India's COVID-19 vaccination drive was expanded on March 1 to include senior citizens, and those aged 45-59 who have co-mobordities.

  • Lok Sabha TV, Rajya Sabha TV channels merged into Sansad TV Mar 02, 2021 10:19 AM IST

    Lok Sabha TV, Rajya Sabha TV channels merged into Sansad TV

    With this new merger, a few top-level executive changes have also been made, particularly concerning the post of Chief Executive Officer. Ravi Capoor, IAS, has been appointed CEO of Sansad TV for a period of one year.

  • Farmers' Protest Highlights: One side of Ghazipur border opens for traffic Mar 02, 2021 07:33 AM IST

    Farmers' Protest Highlights: One side of Ghazipur border opens for traffic

    Farmers' Protest Highlights: The 'Delhi Chalo' farmers' protest at border points of New Delhi has entered the 97th day today

  • Why Gehlot, Pilot put up united front ahead of Rajasthan bypolls Mar 01, 2021 01:59 PM IST

    Why Gehlot, Pilot put up united front ahead of Rajasthan bypolls

    The two Congress leaders addressed back-to-back rallies in Bikaner and Chittorgarh districts and posed together for cameras, along with other Congress leaders from the state, on February 27 after a gap of almost one year.

  • Plea in SC challenges EC's decision to hold polls in 8 phases in West Bengal Mar 01, 2021 01:54 PM IST

    Plea in SC challenges EC's decision to hold polls in 8 phases in West Bengal

    The plea, filed by lawyer M L Sharma, seeks the apex court’s direction to the poll panel to stop it from conducting eight-phase elections in the state as it violates Article 14 (right to life) and Article 21 (right to life) of the Constitution.

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