While the police seized 170 weapons from Kulkarni’s shop, political pressure on the ruling BJP had mounted after the NCP and Congress accused it of trying to spread violence before the Lok Sabha polls.
BJP leader Rajiv Pratap Rudy Saturday attacked Mamata Banerjee for her ‘United Opposition Rally’ saying: "this 'Mahagathbandhan' is political opportunism and that the party is not threatened by the opposition meeting.
Malik alleged that Mumbai BJP president Ashish Shelar and Shaina NC had mediated for dance bar owners. Malik’s accusation evoked a sharp response from the BJP, with Shelar labelling Malik as a “big liar”.
In the light of the recent controversy that surfaced after government's decision of felling trees for construction activity in south Delhi, a group of protesters gathered in the capital's Netaji Nagar to draw public attention towards conservation of trees.
Even though most exit polls predicted a hung assembly, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to form the government in Karnataka with a simple majority, handing out a severe drubbing to the ruling Congress and relegating the Janata Dal (Secular) to the third spot.
Tripura elections: The election official said that 76 per cent voter turnout was recorded till 6 pm but the percentage is likely to increase as several people are still in the queue to cast their vote.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday paid a visit to the world famous symbol of love, the Taj Mahal, in Agra city. He also participated in a cleanliness drive near the Mughal-era monument.
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’.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.