Actor Mithun Chakraborty, who joined the BJP on Sunday, said he does not fancy the title of a "leader", cannot reveal whether he will become Chief Minister, but can promise that if the party comes to power in West Bengal, "everything will be turned on its head in six months".
The BJP that managed to bring down the Narayanasamy-led Congress government in Puducherry with the help of three nominated MLAs from its party is seeing itself not so wanted by the All India NR Congress in the Union Territory, on who many say it attempted to thrust an alliance. NR Congress sources say its leader N Rangasamy wants to fight election alone.
A Congress ticket aspirant was injured after he was attacked by supporters of another hopeful outside the venue of the Congress screening committee meeting in Assam on Sunday, sources said.
Leaders of the Congress and its ally DMK here held first round of seat-sharing talks on Sunday for the April 6 elections to the Puducherry assembly but there was no outcome and they decided to continue the parleys soon.
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday directed all state departments to move aggressively for the realisation of the 7-point ''Agenda 2022'' unveiled by him recently.
Terming the 1975 Emergency an outdated issue, which needs to be permanently "buried", Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut targeted the centre saying that the prevailing situation in the country is such that one can say the Emergency period was better.
The newly-formed Assam Jatiya Parishad on Sunday announced the second list of 50 candidates for the three-phased assembly polls, with its president Lurinjyoti Gogoi contesting from one more constituency, Naharkatia.
Gujarat Congress working president Hardik Patel on Sunday slammed the functioning of the state unit after the party's humiliating defeat in the local body elections, claiming that no work was given to him in the polls and his opinion was also not sought for ticket distribution.
Two days after the body of Mansukh Hiren, a car parts dealer linked to an SUV filled with explosives found near industrialist Mukesh Ambani's Mumbai home last week, was found in a creek, the Maharashtra Anti-terrorism Squad (ATS) today registered a case of murder against unidentified people, an official said.
China and India should stop "undercutting" each other, shed mutual "suspicion" and create "enabling conditions" by expanding bilateral cooperation to resolve the border issue, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Sunday.
Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Sunday announced that his party will contest at least 20-25 seats for the Goa Legislative Assembly election next year.
A day after the farmers' protest against the new farm laws entered its 100th day, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra today told the farmers not to lose hope and assured that her party will continue to support their fight even if "it takes 100 weeks or 100 months."
The design for a sculpture of an early 20th century Sikh fighter pilot, cricketer and golfer from Oxford University has been approved for a new memorial to be erected in the England port city of Southampton in memory of all Indians who fought in the World Wars.
For her 68th birthday on Monday, Vasundhara Raje has made her resolution abundantly clear: To leave little doubt that the two-time Chief Minister, missing from the political front in Rajasthan for the last few years, is back in active politics.
Freshly minted BJP member and 'metro man' E Sreedharan has explained why he joined politics just before the election to the Kerala legislative assembly. He greeted Home Minister Amit Shah in Kerala today at an election campaign.