A day after three Trinamool Congress lagislators and over 60 councillors joined the BJP, four more TMC leaders joined the saffron party Wednesday in the presence of BJP West Bengal in-charge Kailash Vijayvargiya and senior party leader Mukul Roy.
TMC MLA Manirul Islam
In a repeat of 2014, the Congress failed to win a single Lok Sabha seat in Rajasthan despite winning the assembly elections nearly five months ago.
With Rahul Gandhi remaining firm on his decision to step down as Congress president in the wake of a humiliating drubbing in the Lok Sabha
BJP president Amit Shah, Union ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad and Smriti Irani and DMK leader Kanimozhi have ceased to be the members of the Upper House of Parliament after being elected to the Lok Sabha, the Rajya Sabha secretariat said on Wednesday.
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Suspense prevails over Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s future at the helm of the 133-year-old party as colleagues and allies sought to persuade him on Tuesday to continue to steer the organisation, struggling to come to terms with its crushing defeat in the 17th generalRead More
Surendra Singh, a former village head of Amethi, was killed due to local political rivalry, Uttar Pradesh police said on Monday. Singh had campaigned for BJP’s Smriti Irani during the Lok Sabha elections.
The police said that three people have been arrested in connection with theRead More
Three more state Congress chiefs resigned on Monday taking ‘moral responsibility’ for party’s poor performance in Lok Sabha elections , days after the PM Modi-led NDA swept to power bagging 352 of 542 seats .
These resignations take to six the number of party unitRead More
Clashes broke out on Tuesday evening as the mega rally of BJP president Amit Shah passed through the north Kolkata neighborhood dotted with educational institutions.
A section of the crowd broke through the gates of the 147-year-old Vidyasagar College and broke chairs and glass panesRead More
Sixth Phase of Election completed and an overall tentative turnout of 63.5% was reported from the 59 constituencies in six States and the Union Territory of Delhi on Sunday. Incidents of violence were reported from West Bengal and Jharkhand. The turnout in 2014 stood at 63.67%.
The Election Commission (EC) ordered on Wednesday 05/05/2018 to re-polling in 168 polling booths of West Tripura parliamentary constituency – the highest for any Lok Sabha constituency in the ongoing elections. The re-polling is scheduled for the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections –Read More
Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel said the BJP should have come out with a ‘maafinama’ (letter of apology) instead of a manifesto.(HT PHOTO)
Congress also hit out at the BJP leaders for not taking any questions after releasing the manifesto and compared that withRead More
A survey conducted by C-Voter and ABP news has predicted that the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party would lose all three upcoming Assembly elections of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, and Rajasthan to the Congress, but the Narendra Modi factor may swing things in the party's favour in the 2019 LokRead More
New Delhi: When she was 16 years old, Meena (name changed) was determined to work hard to realise her mother's dream. She studied day and night because her family, especially her mother, wanted her to become a doctor — potentially the first doctor in the familyRead More
Punjab Chief Minister AmarinderRead More
Ahmedabad: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday organised a workshop in Gandhinagar to prepare a roadmap to win all 26 Lok Sabha seats in Gujarat in the general elections slated for 2019.
Powerpoint presentations were made at the workshop and teams have beenRead More
BJP MP from Patan constituency of Gujarat, Liladhar Vaghela, has put his party in a spot over his “wish” to contest upcoming Lok Sabha elections from Banaskantha while asking current party MP from the seat and Union minister Haribhai Chaudhary to vacate the same for him.
After a meeting of the extended Congress Working Committee (CWC). the party sent out a message to its current and potential allies that Rahul Gandhi is their leader and that he will be their prime ministerial face in 2019 Lok Sabha elections. The meeting also emphasised that tie-ups wereRead More
Lok Sabha will today debate a no-confidence motion against the BJP-led NDA government. Congress president Rahul Gandhi is expected to lead the Opposition charge, while Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reply to the debate. In its first test of unity, the Opposition is likely toRead More
Memories of a near-washout Budget Session precede the convening of the Monsoon Session, which will be the last Monsoon Session of the 16th Lok Sabha. While members of both the Opposition and Treasury benches have vowed commitment to let the House function in accordance with theRead More
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah was in West Bengal for a two-day visit — on Thursday and Friday — during which he delivered the Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay Memorial Lecture organised by the Syama Prasad Mookerjee Research Foundation. Apart from that engagement,Read More