Bilkis said that her agony has been “deeper” because the convicts were her neighbours in Randhikpur village in the tribal belt of Dahod
The former R&AW chief, with years of experience working in Kashmir, feels the situation there has never been as bad as it is now
Many in the BJP expressed “surprise” that the CBI pushed its case against the veteran BJP leaders at a time when the party is ruling the Centre and Uttar Pradesh.
Facing a resurgent BJP, Gujarat Congress chief tells Indian Express the party is up to the poll challenge
Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha discusses situation in Kashmir with The Indian Express
“When Narendra Modi was Chief Minister, the BJP had won 128 seats (in 2002 elections). Now, when he is Prime Minister, how many seats can the BJP win?” Shah asked.
Identity politics, the leader said, will dominate the next Lok Sabha election.
Following the elections, and the shifting of Manohar Parrikar to Goa, the buzz has been all about the reshuffle and the selection of UP’s chief minister.
The party cup of joy was brimming over, leader after leader hailing them for the stunning victory in Uttar Pradesh.
How PM and Amit Shah honed a strategy, weaving castes and communities, confusing rivals and relying on ideological weapons
At the end of two roadshows, it is clear that Varanasi’s residents have a number of diverse expectations of Modi.
The election rallies of the BSP leader are like no other in Uttar Pradesh. They are attended by those at the very bottom of the caste and economic pyramid.
"Although votes in my village will be divided in this election, most villagers will vote for Modi once more in 2019, because he is good for India."
"This is an election of the youth. People with progressive views are supporting me; this election is all about people's disillusionment with the Modi government. People are feeling hopeless that the BJP government."
Next door to district HQ, Karsada villagers allege caste discrimination in distribution of benefits.
Kalikho Pul had allegedly committed suicide in Itanagar on August 9.
Uttar Pradesh elections 2017: Amit Shah believes the BJP is set for a clear majority — even if not many in his party agree.
Amit Shah also said he thinks the BJP is up against the BSP as well in certain areas of the state.
Union home minister discusses UP polls, his posts and what he said in Pakistan
In the process, this former chief minister of UP also ensures that his voters know how he has handled the Home Ministry in New Delhi with an iron hand.
The BJP’s stand has been that Sasikala should take charge only after the Supreme Court delivers its verdict in the case against late Jayalalithaa and Sasikala.
After Jayalalithaa’s death on December 5, sources said, her former aide V K Sasikala’s hurry to push for transfer of power provoked Panneerselvam to take this step.
There was endless debate on whether loans of farmers would be waived — as the UPA had done it in 2008 — or the idea of Universal Basic Income introduced to guarantee basic income to all citizens.
Congress' attitude to play a national party vis-a-vis what it sees as a regional player, touched a raw nerve in the SP leadership.
Mallikarjun Kharge pointed to Alok Verma’s inexperience, cited departure from criteria and pressed the case of another shortlisted officer, Rupak Kumar Dutta, as “the most suitable candidate”
A month before voting begins, UP is in flux, the political picture is even more complex than what the state has a reputation for.
Plans strategy against BSP’s 97 Muslim candidates, hopes to gain out of SP’s M-Y formula — with a wary eye on Akhilesh
TMC’s Sudip Bandyopadhyay held for alleged favours by chit fund company.
Akhilesh has emerged from his father’s shadow, and left Rahul Gandhi behind in many of the political arts; war may end in his success in long run
Lodha was arrested by the ED from Mumbai in connection with the recovery of a large amount of new currency notes.
Names for three other key appointments — Chief of the Army Staff, Director of the Research & Analysis Wing, Director of the Intelligence Bureau — are also under consideration of the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO).
In February 2010, India had signed a contract with AgustaWestland International Ltd for supply of 12 AW 101 VVIP helicopters at an aggregated price of Rs 3726.96 crore.
Pleased at the suffering of the dishonest, poor voters support the Modi government’s demonetisation move. But this enthusiasm is emotional, not political.
Saurabh Patel, dropped in August, joined Suryaja in 2010 with his son when he was Minister; the firm has 4.01% stake in GNRL which has stake in 8 blocks .
It has been our consistent official position that J&K is an inalienable part of India, and that the issue with Pakistan is the return of Pakistan-occupied territory.
“In one stroke, the nuisance of fake currency notes, being pumped in by Pakistan over the last two decades, has been struck," says a senior source in govt.