An astounding 83% of Haryana's new legislators - 75 of the 90 - are crorepatis. That includes 40 of the 47 BJP members and 14 of the 15 members from Congress, says a report by NGO Association for Democratic Reforms.
Former Bihar chief minister and Janata Dal-United leader Nitish Kumar today staged a day-long "dharna" (sit-in) in Patna to put pressure on the central government to accord special category status to Bihar.
When Prime Minister Narendra Modi travels to Australia next month to attend the G20 summit, Indians living there hope to recreate the much-talked about Madison Square Garden's experience that was delivered by NRIs in America for the leader.
Five men have been sentenced to life in prison for gang-raping a call centre worker in Delhi in 2010. The case brutally underscored the urgent need for better conditions for women working the late shift at the many BPOs in and around the capital.
On Sunday evening, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray reportedly made a phone call to BJP chief Amit Shah. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was present and also participated, sources at Matoshree - the Thackeray residence in Mumbai - claimed.
The politicking over a post-poll tie-up to form the next government of Maharashtra got hectic on Sunday evening, when Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray made a call to BJP chief Amit Shah, Sena sources said.
Opposition (INLD) which was eyeing to wrest power from the Congress after about 10 years with its Chief Om Prakash Chautala going to the extreme end of declaring his intention to take oath in the Tihar Jail, ended up with its lowest vote share in the four elections contested by it since 2000.