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PM Modi’s labelling of Rajiv Gandhi as ‘Bhrashtachari No. 1’ sinks political discourse

Even if someone then believed that Rajiv had tolerated corruption, would they say to his son 28 years later that “your father ended his life as India’s most corrupt man”?

July 3, 1978, Forty Years Ago: Atal on Janata crisis

Atal on Janata crisis External Affairs Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee stressed the need for strengthening the party. He said if necessary, he was willing to leave the government and do party work. He said he had conveyed his willingness to the prime minister also and expected that Charan Singh and his followers would not act […]


JDS pulls out candidate for Jayanagar seat, supports coalition partner Congress

The Karnataka assembly election was held on May 12 but the Jayanagar poll was countermanded following the death of BJP candidate B N Vijayakumar, who was holding the seat.

JD(U) MP writes to Prakash Javadekar demanding scrapping of admission quota in government-aided schools

Harivansh said it is his request to scrap the quota which lies with the MPs in order to facilitate admissions, adding that such preparations be done by the Centre so that people do not have to go door-to-door for their children’s admission.

Forty Years Ago, June 23, 1977: J-K Polls On Schedule

Union Law Minister Shanti Bhushan told the Lok Sabha that there was no proposal before the Election Commission to postpone the assembly election in Jammu and Kashmir.

Kerala govt’s fate uncertain as JD(U) rethinks alliance

The party’s decision on whether to continue in the UDF is crucial for the Kerala govt which is surviving on thin majority.


Here's how the Janata Parivar merger could push ruling Congress in Kerala into a dilemma

It is against this backdrop, the issue of realignment of Janata Dal parties emerges crucial for the Congress-led government.

Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh to oversee Janata Parivar merger

New outfit likely to be named Samajwadi Janata Dal.

Parivar to party

With Congress and Left diminished, a revived Janata could claim the opposition space.

Hard realities

Kumaraswamy controversy is a reminder that polls to upper Houses are often swung by big money.