Leaders of six parties - Janata Dal (United), Rashtriya Janata Dal, Indian National Lok Dal, Samajwadi Party, Janata Dal (Secular) and Samajwadi Janata Party - had announced in April 2015 that they would reunite into a new party
This is the conundrum faced by colleges who are forced to tell applicants that their high marks might not be high enough.
In the last 15 years of its existence, the Vahini has often crossed paths with the BJP and Sangh in eastern UP.
Three years down the line, PM Modi has not only retained his popularity but has managed to consolidate the BJP’s hold on the masses, breaking new ground
The BJP, which won 127 seats in 2002 -- the highest ever so far -- is confident of hitting a target of 130
For the BJP, winning the Assam election was not easy, especially when the Congress had already performed a hat-trick by winning three elections in a row since 2001.
Two months of the Adityanath government have not sent out any strong message on any of the issues which were part of the BJP's campaign—an improved law-and-order situation and better administration headed that list of promises.
CJ Karki is believed to have told President Bhandari that she was not feeling well and therefore would not be able to administer the oath scheduled in the President's office.
The health ministry pursued that agenda in the form of Mission Indradhanush and notched an impressive 7 per cent increase in vaccination coverage against the earlier annual rate of increase of just 10 per cent.
More than tangible achievements in terms of improved governance, jobs creation or solutions to the intensifying agrarian crisis, what stands out now is the "feel good factor" created by BJP and its leaders
As the Modi government celebrates three years of its rule at the Centre this week, a lot has happened on the political front in the state since May 2016
PM Modi will also travel to the Dalada Maligawa, the Temple of the Tooth Relic, in Kandy.
Justin Bieber, a star with his own faults yet protected by his strong army of fans.
The truth is more complex: there’s no easy refuge from death row, even in The Hague’s impressive chambers, even if India wins.
The JD (U) national president knows Lalu Prasad will continue to be politically useful and important with his mass vote base for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.