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Saturday, March 28, 2020



Floor test has become a farce, as we witness constitutional anarchy

March 25, 2020 10:45 am

What the BJP has done in the recent past is to use this provision to topple democratically-elected governments. The means used are unique.

Shivraj Singh Chouhan wins MP floor test; House adjourned till March 27

March 25, 2020 2:30 am

None of the Congress MLAs were present in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly for the vote. CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan thanked the Independents, Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party MLAs who voted in favour of the motion. 

22 rebel MP Congress MLAs, who brought down Kamal Nath govt, join BJP

March 21, 2020 9:05 pm

The rebel MLAs met BJP President JP Nadda and BJP leader Jyotiraditya Scindia, at JP Nadda's residence in New Delhi.

Madhya Pradesh Government Crisis Highlights: SC asks Speaker to decide on resignations of 16 MLAs, adjourns hearing

March 19, 2020 9:36 am

Madhya Pradesh Government Crisis, Madhya Pradesh (MP) Floor Test Highlights: With the effective strength of the Assembly at 222, the majority mark is 112. Congress has 108 seats in the House, while BJP has 107.

Madhya Pradesh floor test: SC notice to Kamal Nath govt, Speaker; hearing tomorrow

March 17, 2020 5:51 pm

A two-judge bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud and Hemant Gupta said it would take up the matter next on Wednesday at 10.30 am.

Madhya Pradesh crisis: Congress rebels deny being held at gun point, accuse CM of ignoring them

March 17, 2020 11:16 am

The Congress rebels alleged that thousands of crores were spent on development of Chhindwara, the parliamentary constituency represented by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath for nearly four decades.

Madhya Pradesh floor test: SC issues notice on BJP plea, matter adjourned to tomorrow

March 17, 2020 1:41 pm

Madhya Pradesh Government Crisis: A bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud and Hemant Gupta said the matter would be taken up for hearing at 10.30 am Wednesday.

Explained: What happened during Madhya Pradesh Assembly session?

March 16, 2020 3:38 pm

After the Madhya Pradesh Speaker decided to adjourn the Assembly over fears of coronavirus, the BJP moved the Supreme Court seeking a floor test.

Parliament HIGHLIGHTS: Both Houses adjourned till tomorrow

March 16, 2020 7:35 pm

Parliament HIGHLIGHTS: "What hurt me was that the Speaker did not allow me to ask a secondary question, which is my right as a Member of Parliament," Rahul Gandhi said.

Bengal: Covid-19 scare to civic polls - TMC, BJP for postponement

March 16, 2020 1:08 am

The two parties are likely to ask the West Bengal State Election Commission (SEC) to postpone civic polls at an all-party meeting at its office here on Monday.


Jyotiraditya Scindia begins new innings with BJP

March 11, 2020 4:29 pm

Minutes after formally inducting him, the BJP announced that Jyotiraditya Scindia will be among the two nominees of the saffron party for the Rajya Sabha polls from Madhya Pradesh.

AAP workers celebrate as Kejriwal secures majority mandate in Delhi

February 12, 2020 10:19 am

Delhi Election Result 2020: Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party has taken an early lead, while the BJP seems to be improving its tally in the capital.

Battle for Delhi: Voting ends, all eyes now on February 11

February 09, 2020 8:35 am

Over 1.47 crore people are eligible to exercise their franchise in the polls that will decide the fate of 672 candidates.

Election campaigning reaches a crescendo in Delhi

February 05, 2020 4:34 pm

The Congress, Aam Aadmi Party and BJP have kickstarted their election campaigns in Delhi, ahead of the February 8 assembly elections.

Article 370 'scrapped': BJP supporters celebrate across the country

August 07, 2019 9:36 am

Union Home Minister Amit Shah diluted the special status to Jammu and Kashmir guaranteed under Article 370 of the Constitution without scrapping the provision. The BJP workers celebrated the development across the country by distributing sweets and bursting crackers.

Scenes from Rashtrapati Bhavan as PM Modi and Cabinet of ministers take oath

May 31, 2019 8:44 am

Narendra Modi was sworn-in as Prime Minister for a second five-year term Thursday evening. Ahead of the ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, he paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi and Atal Bihari Vajpayee, and visited the National War Museum.

Lok Sabha election results 2019: Meet the key winners

May 24, 2019 12:35 pm

The results of the 17th Lok Sabha elections, which were held in seven phases between April 11 and May 19, were declared on Thursday. Here’s a list of all the key winners.

BJP workers celebrate as Narendra Modi leads party to massive win

May 24, 2019 11:28 am

BJP Lok Sabha Elections Results 2019 Celebrations LIVE Updates: As the trends came in, pointing to another tenure of Narendra Modi as prime minister, celebrations broke out in the BJP's party offices across the country with people dancing to the sounds of drums.

Big fight: Rahul Gandhi, Nitin Gadkari, Kanhaiya Kumar among key candidates

May 24, 2019 11:09 am

Spread across seven phases, the bitterly contested Lok Sabha election spanned from April 11 to May 19. As the results start pouring in, let's take a look at some of the prominent candidates.

Exit polls predict another term for Modi, Congress far away from majority mark

May 22, 2019 10:09 am

The BJP-led NDA government is projected to get a clear majority in the Lok Sabha elections, according to various exit poll results telecast after the mammoth seven-phase polls came to an end on Sunday.


Explained: What has been the BJP’s stand over the years on Ram temple

December 22, 2018 10:30 am

From the Vajpayee years to Narendra Modi’s BJP, a look at how the party handled the sensitive issue of building a Ram temple at the disputed site in Ayodhya.

‘The notion that your neighbour is your kin, regardless of faith, is a real thing in South India’

December 16, 2018 4:21 pm

Historian Rajmohan Gandhi talks about the need to chronicle Southern history and why he feels that the region is ‘losing voice’ in Delhi. In a discussion with journalists from Indian Express, he calls the recent lynchings ‘tragic, shameful’.

BJP's star campaigner Yogi Adityanath’s emotive appeals turn a damp squib | DECISION 2018

December 13, 2018 3:06 pm

Yogi Adityanath, the man in a saffron robe, has emerged as one of the star campaigners for the BJP in the last few elections. But his speeches in this election making a strong Hindutva pitch failed to get any results.

As TRS sweeps Telangana, here’s what worked in KCR’s favour | DECISION 2018

December 11, 2018 6:36 pm

K Chandrashekhar Rao will continue as Chief Minister of Telangana for a second term. The victory is, for the most part, not a surprise. But here’s what worked in his favour. And what about the Congress-TDP alliance? Liz Mathew breaks it down.

Campaign heat: The allegations, the promises and more. Who said what on the campaign trail

December 10, 2018 8:21 pm

In the five states where elections were held, here's what national leaders of the BJP and Congress promised to the people.

DECISION 2018: What's at stake in the 5 states this election

December 10, 2018 7:36 pm

As the results of assembly elections in five states unfold, here's a look at the mammoth exercise undertaken by the Election Commission of India.

Is VHP’s Ayodhya mobilisation bringing back fears of the 1992 Babri demolition?

December 06, 2018 1:52 pm

Is the Ayodhya mobilisation now as powerful and potent as it was in 1992? Are there law and order concerns for the Centre and Uttar Pradesh government, both now ruled by the BJP? And most importantly, is it fair to compare 2018 to 1992?

The Agrarian Unrest Part 1: This could be the Narendra Modi government’s biggest problem

November 29, 2018 11:22 am

Thousands of farmers from across the country have taken to the streets. ‘Dilli chalo’ is their slogan. What do they want? And is agrarian distress this government’s biggest problem? Harish Damodaran explains.

Speech analysis: How Amit Shah is toning down his attack on illegal migrants

November 22, 2018 2:07 pm

As they say, timing is key. And an analysis of BJP President Amit Shah shows that before a key event across the border, he has dialed down his ferocious speeches against illegal migrants from Bangladesh.

Chhattisgarh elections: Congress and BJP manifestos focus on farmers, cows and women

November 20, 2018 11:37 am

Both Congress and the BJP are fighting a tough battle in Chhattisgarh this year. As the second phase on voting state in underway, we look at what both parties are promising, to woo the voters.