Amit Shah’s Play To Short-Circuit New Mayawati-Akhilesh Yadav Alliance

After his mission to deny Ahmed Patel re-election to the Rajya Sabha flopped last year, Amit Shah has a new target: Mayawati’s Bahujan Samaj Party or BSP. On Friday, Uttar Pradesh will decide 10 of its 31 seats in the Upper House. Till just hours before nominations closed on the 12th, there were 10 candidates […]

VK Sasikala’s Husband Natarajan Maruthappa Dies At 74 In Chennai

M Natarajan was admitted to Gleneagles Global Health City hospital last week and was in critical condition. Jailed AIADMK chief VK Sasikala’s husband M Natarajan died at a hospital in Chennai after multiple organ failure. The 74-year-old was admitted to Gleneagles Global Health City hospital last week for chest infection and his condition was “critical”. […]

‘Arrogant’ Modi govt left no stone unturned to destroy Congress: Sonia Gandhi

UPA chairperson and former Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Satuday launched a scathing attack on the ruling BJP-led central government, accusing it of weakening and ignoring the social welfare schemes implemented during the previous dispensation. “Today, I feel disappointed and sad that MTerming the Narendra Modi-led BJP government as ‘arrogant’, the 71-year-old stated that the […]

Rahul Gandhi Says “Anger Being Spread, Only Congress Can Show The Way Forward”

The Congress is all set to unveil the party’s political roadmap and vision for the next five years at the plenary session. As the Congress began its two-day plenary session in Delhi this morning, party president Rahul Gandhi targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government, saying the nation is being divided. “Today, anger is being spread,” […]

Bhagwant Mann Quits As AAP’s Punjab Chief Over Arvind Kejriwal’s Apology To Bikram Singh Majithia

Arvind Kejriwal’s apology to Akali Dal’s Bikram Singh Majithia has provoked a sharp backlash with AAP. Upset over Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal’s apology to Akali Dal’s Bikram Singh Majithia for calling him “Punjab’s drug lord”, the party’s Bhagwant Mann has quit as AAP’s Punjab chief this morning. “I’m resigning as a president of […]

Chandrababu Naidu’s TDP Quits PM Modi’s Coalition Days After ‘Insult’

Chandrababu Naidu’s TDP exits NDA: The TDP pulled its two ministers out of PM Modi’s government last week over Andhra special category status.  N Chandrababu Naidu’s Telugu Desam Party (TDP) has exited Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s coalition after weeks of wrangling over special status to his state Andhra Pradesh. The TDP will also move a […]

Facing 2 No-Trust Votes, Government Sources Say ‘Confident’: 10 Points

Chandrababu Naidu contemplated supporting YSR Congress’s no-confidence motion before deciding to cut loose from the ruling coalition and make his own move. Here are the 10 latest developments in this big story: Amid protests in the Lok Sabha, YSR Congress’s notice was taken up by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, who, however, deferred it till […]

First No-Confidence Motion against Narendra Modi government: YSR Congress Party’s 6 MPs to make move

In a first, the six MPs of YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) have decided to move a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government at the Centre. In a first, the six MPs of YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) have decided to move a No-Confidence Motion against Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government at the […]

Dhinakaran Launches Own “Amma” Party, Mocked By AIADMK As “Mosquito”

TTV Dhinakaran unveiled the name and flag of his party, Amma Makkal Munnettra Kazhagam, in Madurai, the political capital of Tamil Nadu. TTV Dhinakaran, sidelined AIADMK leader and VK Sasikala’s nephew, has launched his political party In Tamil Nadu today. The announcement for the party, Amma Makkal Munnettra Kazhagam, was made in Madurai, the political […]

Rahul Gandhi Meets Sharad Pawar Hours After BJP’s Bypoll Defeat

Sources say the meeting marks Rahul Gandhi’s attempts to bring together anti-BJP parties and explore an alliance ahead of the 2019 general elections. Rahul Gandhi met Nationalist Congress Party leader Sharad Pawar last night, hours after the BJP lost two vital parliamentary strongholds in Uttar Pradesh to the combined force of the Samajwadi Party and […]