Ahead of the assembly election results, here’s a brief look at the electoral politics of UP, Punjab, Manipur, Uttarakhand and Goa.
Not only were women’s day rallies cancelled so as to not disrupt the prime minister’s visit, anyone seen as a possible ‘protestor’ was detained by the police.
Ignored by political parties and threatened by the upper castes, the community feels compelled to let their votes go to waste.
A look at the various factors that may impact the Goa assembly elections.
Dalits have become a bargaining force in Punjab politics but they have failed as a credible political front. Jat Sikh dominance is unlikely to be impacted in the upcoming polls.
Manohar Parrikar has roped two Congressmen into the BJP whom he had accused of being corrupt in the past.
A not-so-important political figure in Punjab, Navjot Singh Sidhu has tried every trick in the book in the last few months.
The Delhi chief minister said that Aam Aadmi Party’s Punjab chief ministerial candidate will be a local MLA.
Najeeb Jung’s tenure as lieutenant governor of Delhi has been marked by repeated disputes with chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on issues of jurisdiction.
Despite the hardships being faced by the working class due to the note ban, the rhetoric of fighting corruption and targeting the wealthy means they are bearing the pain in silence.
The BJP Delhi chief discusses the party’s strategy in the upcoming municipality elections, how the party plans to hold AAP accountable for its unmet election promises and more.
Punjab congress MLAs resigned en masse and Amarinder Singh quit as Lok Sabha MP after the court ruled that Punjab had no right to unilaterally terminate water-sharing agreements over the Satluj Yamuna Link Canal with neighbouring states.
The Delhi Chief minister’s allegations that there is a “widespread fear” that the phones of judges are being tapped, drew ire from the law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad who denied the charges.
Congress and AAP aim to write off farm loans if they come to power in Punjab. But such measures will only be useful only if accompanied by policy reforms like a sustainable farming system and assured monthly income for farmers.
The onslaught launched by Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on the AAP government is unprecedented.
Assure transparent and accountable politics; will contest MCD polls next year, but not Punjab assembly elections
The report has claimed that AAP workers are being paid high rent for hosting clinics on their property and the clinics do not have proper facilities.
Hazare said, “I felt that way, but I am very saddened to see what his colleagues are doing. Some are going to jail, some are indulging in fraud.”
The NCW chief described his article as “objectionable and obnoxious”, while the opposition has demanded his dismissal from the party.
But misdirected criticism helps BJP take the edge off the charge of undermining democracy.
“Congress would be completely wiped out from Goa and would not win even a single seat. The straight fight is between BJP and AAP,” Kejriwal said while appealing people not to “waste” their vote by supporting Congress.
The Aam Aadmi Party leader said that he would continue to respect Navjot Singh Sidhu irrespective of whether he chose to join the party or not.
The minimum wages for unskilled person will increase from Rs 9,568 to Rs 14,052; for semi-skilled and skilled persons will increase from Rs 10,582 to Rs 15,471 and from Rs 11,622 to 17,033 respectively.
The recent high court order vesting all decision-making powers with the lieutenant governor will interrupt the national capital’s progress on all fronts.
Narendra Modi should have spoken up against gau rakshaks immediately after the lynching of Mohammed Akhlaq in September 2015
The Delhi high court’s reasoning in its recent ruling on the division of powers between the elected Delhi government and the appointed lieutenant governor disregards certain norms and conventions of constitutional morality.
The government will announce the new wage structure on Independence Day, based on recommendations of a committee comprising trade unions, employers and industry representatives.
No less than 11 of the Aam Aadmi’s 67 MLAs in Delhi have been arrested on a wide variety of allegations
With rising social tensions in the state and a looming assembly poll, the BJP is hard-pressed to ensure it does not lose Gujarat. Changing the chief minister is a short-term damage-control measure at best.
“We are in politics because we feel there is a serious threat to the idea of India.”
Chauhan was arrested in connection with the suicide of a junior female AAP member. With 12 MLAs now in jail, the party has alleged foul play from the Modi government.
Even when protected by an Indian Penal Code exemption that allows a dead victim’s family to reveal her identity, the media prefers to err on the side of caution
New Delhi: In one of his sharpest attack to date on Narendra Modi, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Wednesday that the prime minister may “get me killed” and questioned whether the country was safe in his hands. Speaking of the series of arrests of AAP MLAs and workers […]
In the political tussle over the suicide of an AAP woman member, the real question has got lost – how normal is sexual harassment within political parties?
Swaraj Abhiyan founder Prashant Bhushan discusses the Essar tapes and other scams, the role of whistleblowers and his fallout with Arvind Kejriwal.
AAP leaders have alleged that the cases are the BJP-ruled Centre’s way of “muzzling” their voice.
After the arrest of its Okhla legislator Amanatullah Khan, the Aam Aadmi Party has said there is a ‘dharm yudh’ between the Kauravas (BJP) and the Pandavas (AAP) going on.
Navjot Singh Sidhu has said he quit the Rajya Sabha as the BJP had asked him to stay away from Punjab.
One day after his exit from the BJP, both the politician with star value and the Aam Aadmi Party are playing their cards close to their chest.
Sidhu and his wife had been unhappy ever since Amit Shah became the BJP national president as their open outbursts against the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leadership did not go down well with Shah.