India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 28, 2015
A day-long bandh greeted Home Minister Rajnath Singh when he visited Jammu on Wednesday to address a rally as part of 'Jan Kalyan Parv' to mark the first anniversary of BJP government at the Centre. The bandh, called by various organisations to prote...
India News | Written by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday May 27, 2015
Ahead of the assembly elections in Assam, the Narendra Modi government has decided to issue an executive order to help religious minorities from Pakistan and Bangladesh who live in India, to get residential permits, sources told NDTV.
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey, Rohit Bhan, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Wednesday May 20, 2015
Prashant Kishor - a 37-year-old who flew in a few years ago from Africa to become a key member of the Narendra Modi campaign strategy team - is in Bihar, where elections will be held in a few months from now.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Tuesday May 19, 2015
A political tussle has broken out in Bihar over the compensation that is being paid to the families of the 70 people who lost their lives in the two massive earthquakes that struck the region in the past month.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday May 17, 2015
Lok Sabha member Rajesh Ranjan, alias Pappu Yadav, who was expelled by the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) for six years for anti-party activities, on Sunday launched a new political outfit, called Jan Kranti Adhikar Morcha.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With inputs from agencies) | Tuesday April 28, 2015
Mamata Banerjee's ruling Trinamool Congress is on its way to sweep civic polls in West Bengal, seen as a semi-final before assembly elections less than a year away. The party is now leading in 114 of the 144-member Kolkata Municipal Corporation Board...
Kolkata News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie and Alok Pandey | Saturday April 18, 2015
Elections to the Kolkata Municipal Corporation - billed by many as the semi-final ahead of the assembly elections in West Bengal next year - ended today amid reports of sporadic violence, which the Opposition claimed were carried out by Trinamool Con...
Kolkata News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Saturday April 18, 2015
Over 37 lakh people are voting today to elect councilors to 144 seats in the Kolkata Municipal Corporation. 90 other municipalities across West Bengal go to polls next week. Together, they are being billed by many as the semi-final ahead of the assem...
India News | Written by Alok Pandey, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Tuesday April 14, 2015
BJP chief Amit Shah and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will kick off the party's campaign for the Bihar Assembly elections at a mega rally in Patna today. It has been timed to coincide with the 125th birth anniversary of Dalit icon BR Ambedkar.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey | Tuesday April 14, 2015
BJP party president Amit Shah and Home Minister Rajnath Singh will kickstart the BJP's campaign for the Bihar assembly elections, scheduled for later this year, by addressing a rally of party workers in Patna later today.
India News | Edited by Prasad Sanyal (with inputs from Agencies) | Monday March 2, 2015
Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Monday said he stands by his statement on violence-free polls in the state.
India News | NDTV.com | Monday March 2, 2015
A letter written by the Delhi state secretary of the party, Dilip Pandey, is seen as an attempt to counter Mr Prashant Bhushan and Mr Yogendra Yadav.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday February 20, 2015
The BJP has in a whip asked its 87 legislators to vote in support of Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi when he seeks a trust vote in the Assembly on Friday, setting the state for a head on battle with Nitish Kumar, who hopes to take over as Chief...
Delhi News | Reported by Akhilesh Sharma; Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday February 18, 2015
Till about a week ago, meetings of the BJP's top leaders in Delhi were focused on how to win the election and form the government in the capital. Today, a conclave will handle a less headier proposition - which of its three lawmakers should be named ...
India News | Edited By: Sanchari Bhattacharya | Tuesday February 17, 2015
After the BJP's debacle in the Delhi elections, its ideological mentor the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh or RSS has reportedly stepped in to oversee its strategy in Bihar, where assembly elections are due later this year.
India News | Reported by Sidharth Pandey, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday February 15, 2015
The verdict in Delhi assembly elections is a wake-up call for the Congress, but the "solution does not lie in one person", former Union minister Jairam Ramesh has said regarding the call for bringing in Priyanka Gandhi to the party.
Delhi News | Saturday February 14, 2015
The Aam Aadmi Party which stormed to power in Delhi with last week's stupendous win in the assembly elections now has a beverage by its name. 'AAP' cola proved to be a major hit among the thousands who had gathered today at the Ramlila grounds in the...
India News | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from PTI) | Friday February 13, 2015
In a veiled attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the BJP's rout in the Delhi Assembly polls, ally Shiv Sena today said a "hero of politics" should not be under the misconception of having the unstinted support of the people.
India News | Reported by Akhilesh Sharma; Edited by Mala Das | Thursday February 12, 2015
The BJP's debacle in the Delhi elections will be discussed at a meeting on Sunday morning of top party leaders with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, the BJP's ideological mentor.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Sidharth Pandey; edited by Mala Das | Thursday February 12, 2015
Over a 15-minute chai pe charcha at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Race Course Road residence this morning, Arvind Kejriwal invited him for his oath ceremony on Saturday as Delhi chief minister. The PM has prior appointments and regretted that he wil...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Mala Das | Thursday February 12, 2015
Arvind Kejriwal of the Aam Aadmi Party met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his Race Course Road residence this morning and invited the latter for his oath ceremony as Delhi chief minister on Saturday. The PM has prior appointments and is unlikely to ...
Elections News | Written by Rahul Joglekar | Wednesday February 11, 2015
It was a strange sight that greeted people at Trafalgar Square: A bunch of people belting out "Paanch Saal Kejriwal", breaking into flash dance and congratulating each other. It was around 8 in the evening and bitingly cold.
India News | Edited by NDTV.com | Wednesday February 11, 2015
Aam Aadmi Party's Kumar Vishwas spoke to NDTV on his party's landslide victory in the Delhi Assembly elections.
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday February 11, 2015
As the BJP post-mortems its disastrous result in Delhi, ally Uddhav Thackeray has offered detailed if unsolicited analysis of just exactly what went wrong. "Neither (Prime Minister) Modi's appearances nor Amit Shah's strategizing worked," says Mr Tha...