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Maharashtra considering to reduce agriculture water supply to Sharad Pawar fiefdom?

The NDA government in Maharashtra is mulling over to reduce 'excess' water supply for agriculture to Baramati, the hometown of NCP chief Sharad Pawar, as it believes that the area has been getting more water due to political influence.

Bolstering infra, creating jobs through small industries will be priority, says Nitin Gadkari

Known for his administrative prowess and innovative approach in addressing issues, Gadkari has been instrumental in pushing infrastructure development and reviving projects stuck for many years.

Narendra Modi government: Full list of portfolios and ministers

Here's a list of all the members of Team Narendra Modi and their portfolios.

Why on Instagram Modi, Rahul share a softer side of their political lives

Instagram is a different strategy for most top politicians. Here politics and campaigning take a backseat as the focus is clearly on relatability, compassion and humility. And this is clearly in contrast to the in-your-face rhetoric on Twitter or Facebook.

Govt ‘suppressing dissent’ on Rafale, depreciating rupee: Chidambaram

The opposition led by the Congress has been accusing the government of benefiting Anil Ambani's Reliance Defence Ltd. from the Rafale deal. The government and Reliance Defence have dismissed all the allegations as false.

Youth must join politics for public service, not gains: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

Addressing a congregation organized by the students' wing of Janata Dal (United), of which he is the national president, Nitish Kumar on Thursday urged young men and women to enter politics for "seva" (service) and not "meva" (pelf).

Rajasthan: BJP sweeps all four seats, Venkaiah Naidu bags Rajya Sabha berth

In a House of 200, both Naidu and Mathur bagged 42 first preference votes, while Singh and Verma got 40 votes each. Morarka managed only 34 votes.

We won’t support any Third Front; Koi jod-tod nai karenge: Rahul Gandhi

"We will not support any front," Gandhi, who was campaigning in his constituency, told reporters.

Yogendra Yadav stages protest against attacks by ‘Congmen’

“There were two vehicles, they snatched our posters and other material,” added Deepak Jain, another AAP worker.

Amit Shah arrives in Kerala to strategise for Lok Sabha polls

The BJP is trying to expand its influence in the southern state, which has been dominated by the CPI(M)-led Left Front and Congress-headed United Democratic Front for decades.

PM Modi did ‘lethal surgical strike’ by not providing jobs, implementing GST: Jignesh Mevani

Demonetisation and implementation of the GST were bigger "surgical strikes" than what was carried out by the Army in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, Mevani alleged.

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis seeks World Bank support for twin projects

Fadnavis in Washington DC: Maha CM said. “It was notable to see the World Bank appreciating Maharashtra’s land acquisition reform policy, which mandates consent and highest compensation.” Later