With a Zumba dancer, mining activists and single parents as candidates, AAP is defying prejudices in the upcoming Goa elections.
BJP functionaries have blamed ‘vested interests’ for the allegations of sexual harassment against the former governor, saying he was targeted for his ‘anti-conversion work’.
BJP president Amit Shah said the party would ensure the Ram Temple is constructed under constitutional provisions.
Shiv Sena is fighting for survival, while the BJP to wants to take control of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, Asia’s richest civic body.
For several of these BJP leaders, the companies they are now on the boards of are unrelated to their past experience.
Unless leaders from both parties come out in full support of the alliance, they may not be able to convert popular support into votes.
As many as 80 of his staff members wrote a letter to the president and prime minister demanding Shanmuganathan’s removal for compromising the dignity of Raj Bhavan.
Both the SP-Congress alliance and the BJP are strongly placed but the BSP is a contender too
The charge was refuted and dubbed as a ploy to defame the civic bodies that are controlled by the BJP.
The political reality of women in India pretty much mirrors the actual reality.
Navsarjan Trust said its activities were a “threat to the BJP” and hence its FCRA licence was cancelled.
While the BJP and the BSP will gain from its troubles, the Samjawadi Party’s prospects of returning to power will suffer if it fails to repeat its 2012 performance in these areas.
When asked to comment on the impact of Gandhi’s campaigning in the UP elections, Katiyar chose to respond with a comment on her appearance instead.
His remark came after the Allahabad high court directed the UP government to ensure that no fresh caste certificates are issued to those belonging to 17 Other Backward Classes (OBC) groups.
Manohar Parrikar has roped two Congressmen into the BJP whom he had accused of being corrupt in the past.
Comments by Nitin Gadkari and Amit Shah have fired up speculation on the BJP’s choice for the chief ministerial candidate for Goa.
In conversation with prominent AAP leader, and likely chief ministerial candidate, Harvinder Singh Phoolka.
As the major political parties gear up for the assembly polls, their source of funding remain a mystery.
A majority of the 31-candidate list are those who had defected from other parties – particularly the Congress – which has led to protests outside the party office in Imphal.
In a major setback to the opposition, the Supreme Court’s decision comes in response to a PIL that was concerned that the budget might skew election results
Growing animosity against the Centre in Tamil Nadu has taken the form of anger against the prime minister, which many allege has not received its due share of media coverage.
Congress would contest 105 seats while the Samajwadi Party would fight in 298 seats in the state.
The protests at Marina beach over Jallikattu is more of an expression of Tamil solidarity rather than being about any particular grievance.
A fortnightly column from The Wire‘s Public Editor.
Thanks in part to demonetisation, a Dalit consolidation of sorts seems to be occurring in western UP, which could spell trouble for the BJP.
Party cadres in Mathura are unhappy with the BJP’s choice of Shrikant Sharma as its candidate from that seat and as its likely chief ministerial pick.
The manifesto will include a comprehensive mobility plan for the state such as electric buses and metro rail.
In the BJP’s lust for power, old friends are being conveniently forgotten and new alliances are being forged.
Western UP residents say they will choose who to vote for depending on the communities the candidates belong to and who they are seen as supporting.
A former transport secretary L.K. Joshi-led committee had termed the cancellation of 26 allotments as unjustified and had recommended the urban development ministry to withdraw the cancellation.
The minister of state for finance said that a complaint has been lodged.
A daily round-up of the human impact of demonetisation.
The move by the CIC can likely revive the BJP-AAP spat over the prime minister’s educational qualifications.
Union minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar discusses the BJP’s poll prospects in UP, the Samjawadi Party feud, demonetisation and more.
TMC General Secretary Subrata Bakshi urged the police to look into the role of local MLA and BJP state President Dilip Ghosh in the deaths of two party activists in Kharagpur.
The Modi government’s claim that the public supports demonetisation ignores the localised agitations and dissenting voices from across the country.
A round-up of what’s happening in India’s Northeast.
The commission notice issued last night said prima facie he has violated the model code of conduct with his recent inflammatory statements.
The commission has sought a report from the Meerut administration over Maharaj’s comments that Muslims are responsible for the population-related problems in India.
Institutional feebleness and political imperfections have given the prime minister the upper hand.