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Lok Sabha elections: On campaign trail with BJP president Amit Shah

The Lok Sabha candidate from Gandhinagar has been travelling rigorously across the country —from Shivamogga in Karnataka to Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh to Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh, from Puri in Orissa to Ahmedabad in Gujarat.

Ending decades-long rivalry, Mayawati, Mulayam Singh Yadav share dias in Mainpuri

The history of the bad blood between Mulayam and Mayawati is linked inextricably to the infamous “guest house” incident that took place in Lucknow on June 2, 1995.

‘Where are my clipped wings,’ Jet Airways’ employees protest after airline grounded

The airline will need at least Rs 5,000-6,000 crore for revival and get back to normalcy. The company said it will now await the bid finalisation process by SBI and the consortium of Indian lenders.

Voting ends for second phase of Lok Sabha elections

Polling was held in 38 seats in Tamil Nadu, 14 seats in Karnataka, 10 in Maharashtra, eight in Uttar Pradesh, five each in Assam, Bihar and Odisha, three each in Chhattisgarh and West Bengal, two in Jammu and Kashmir and one seat each in Manipur and Puducherry.

Marathwada agrarian crisis will not drown out BJP’s campaign on nationalism

Marathwada dams including Majalgaon, Manjara, Sina Kolegaon and Siddheshwar hve dried up and even the bore wells that cost upward of Rs 20,000, dug to depths of 400-500 feet, run dry too.

Here’s how people celebrated Poila Baisakh in Kolkata

The day is celebrated as Bihu by the people in Assam, as Vishu in Kerala, and as Puthandu by the people in Tamil Nadu.

Election officials sail boats, trek hills to carry voting machines

The Lok Sabha elections will see PM Narendra Modi’s bid to retain power at the Centre. Congress president Rahul Gandhi will try and revive fortunes of his party which was reduced to 44 seats in the 2014 General Elections.

Sketch Book: E P Unny in Tamil Nadu

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Ahead of voting on April 18, 2019, E P Unny travels through Tamil Nadu and documents its politics through sketches.

Jallianwala Bagh massacre 100th anniversary: PM Modi, President Kovind, Rahul Gandhi pay respects to victims

Jallianwala Bagh massacre 100th anniversary: Political leaders across the country pay homage to the victims of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre today.

PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi on campaign trail across nation

From road-shows to rallies to corner meetings, political leaders are criss-crossing the country, campaigning for the 17th Lok Sabha elections. While the BJP-led NDA is seeking a second term, Opposition parties have united in their bid to oust the Narendra Modi government.

A battle for survival: Sunderban residents hit by water crisis

Surrounded by salty waters on all sides, people living in the inhabited islands of the world's largest mangrove forest, getting access to clean drinking water is extremely exhausting.

Palghar: Parents migrate to earn bread, undernourishment kills children

While both the Congress and the BJP are lining up behind jobs guarantee, no income support deprives basic needs to the tribals in Palghar.