The ability of the right wing bandwagon to polarize the whole of Karnataka on communal lines is in doubt.
The first part draft NRC, published Sunday midnight, has names of about 1.90 crore persons out of a total of 3.29 crore applicants, with Sailesh, the Registrar-General of India saying that only those names have been included in it whose document verifications were completed and citizenship established.
The 2G verdict will be a strong weapon for the DMK in its attempt to recapture power in the state whenever elections are held, as it is now free of the corruption charges.
A top source in Dinakaran camp said they never wanted to release the video of Jayalalithaa which was shot by Sasikala during the treatments in Apollo Hospital.
The decline in number of seats won in Gujarat by the BJP, despite the aggressive campaign of a popular PM Modi, a Gujarati and a son of the soil president in Amit Shah, is another cause of concern for it.
As per data from the Sebi, and AMFI, Gujarat, at 54.4 lakh, has the country’s second largest population of registered investors (after Maharashtra), and is third (after Maharashtra and Delhi) in terms of investments in equity schemes of mutual funds.
Till men become a part of the conversation about women, Nirbhayas can never really be without fear.
On Monday, Singh shocked the BJP with an unusually combative response to the PM’s accusation of the Congress conspiring with Pakistan. He strongly criticised Modi for the "falsehood and canards being spread to score political points" and sought nothing less than an apology from him.
Among men, road injury was the third individual cause of health loss in 2016 as against the tenth leading cause in 1990. Non-communicable diseases and injuries are contributing to overall disease burden. There is rapid urbanisation and more traffic on the roads is a reality that cannot be wished away.
Unlike in the past, the campaign in the Gujarat 2017 elections has several unusual features. Here are the most significant.
The original demand of the Patidar stir was to get reservation under the OBC category. However, Hardik Patel's deal with Congress is about providing constitutional reservation to non-reserved communities that will be 'at par with OBC'
Any attack on the Karni Sena is interpreted as an attack on Rajputs – following its lead, dozens of organisations, including those from other communities, have supported the call to ban the movie.
Sources said that the Gujarat assembly polls, scheduled for next month and the Lok Sabha polls in 2019 are in being kept in mind.
The Home Ministry, run by the Nepali Congress Party, has been generously releasing 'discretionary funds' for individuals with political access, ostensibly for medical treatment. The cumulative figure released has crossed Over Rs 500 million.
This year's high voter turnout broke the 2003 record of 74.5 per cent, a positive signal for the BJP which the party has been seeking by making anti-incumbency as poll issue, apart from corruption and mafia raj.
Delhi needs 11,000 new buses, as per an affidavit DTC has submitted to the court. Moreover, DTC has an existing fleet of 3,951 buses of which 21% are 'over-aged' and need to be withdrawn by next year
After reports that 70 children died at Baba Raghav Das Medical College in Gorakhpur in the first five days of this month, rekindling the August horror, the government is planning steps to strengthen medical and health services at the periphery
As YSR's son Jagan started his 'padyatra' on November 6 from his native Idupalapaya in Kadapa district, circumstances are different
While the refusal of the separatists to engage with Sharma was expected, the lukewarm response of mainstream political forces in the state has reduced expectations from Sharma's visit.
What is the political significance of Modi's meeting with Karunanidhi? Basically, it seems to be an effort to build a neutral image for the national party in Tamil Nadu.
Reservation in outsourcing also suggests there would be very few or no vacancies for class III and class IV jobs in the future
The Congress's meek response to Rupani's allegations suggests that the grand old party is not able to find a way to counter the BJP's polarisation tricks
US plan to end the Afghanistan war is, without dispute, the most ambitious diplomatic initiative by the country the region has seen in years.
Just a couple of days prior to Oli raising the question of propriety over the size of the cabinet, three parties quietly agreed to let the parliament sanction Rs 10 billion to the outgoing MPs.
The audience consisting mostly of young boys and girls, heard Rahul Gandhi in rapt attention and responded to his rhetorical questions in a chorus. And, Gandhi interacted with them and proclaimed that "There is an undercurrent against Modi, Amit Shah and the BJP here in Gujarat."
It is Rahul Gandhi’s first visit to his constituency Amethi since the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls and local party leaders were heartened by the change in him.
The BJP's latest attempts will definitely provide fresh momentum to the cadre. The young cadre in Kannur, Kasargode and Wayanad districts who descended in large numbers in Kannur have been enthusiastic.
Sources close to Roy maintained that the Trinamool Congress founder is “more keen to join the BJP presently”, while adding, “ultimately, the decision will lie with the BJP”.
Since 2016, it has become apparent to political observers in the state that IPFT will be a factor in the future. Particularly after ethnic clashes between the tribals and the Bengalis saw at least 30 people injured and 15 vehicles, torched in Agartala onAugust 23.
Though the BJP leadership knows that Sena is the best bet and most suitable partner when it comes to ruling Maharashtra, the party has plan B in place, in case the Sena pulls out of the alliance. The BJP has 122 seats in the 288-seat state assembly.
The vast majority of the people of Jammu and Kashmir fear that the attack on the state’s special constitutional status is an attempt to “change the demography” of the only Muslim majority state in India.
Amit Shah made it clear that West Bengal was prime on his mind and the party will go all out in grabbing power in the state where communal clashes and political violence are on the rise
Nuclear weapons are, thus, both instruments of self-defence and tools for blackmail: they guarantee regime survival against all currently conceivable crisis. Kim, once he has nuclear weapons, is a creature all actors have an interest in ensuring remains stable.
The judgement has raised more questions than it answered. But such an ending was foretold, considering the shabby investigation from the start and the politics and conspiracy theories that hobbled it.
The Centre on Tuesday told the Delhi High Court what “may appear to be marital rape” to a wife “may not appear so to others” and marital rape should not be criminalised as it “may destabilise the institution of marriage apart from being an easy tool for harassing the husbands”.
While some supporters insist that there cannot be a bloodline successor to the 'seat' of the Dera, but, unconfirmed reports have started emanating from the headquarters in Sirsa that his son, Jasmeet Insaan, will be appointed as successor.