Wednesday, Oct 05, 2022


We are not traitors… you betrayed Bal Thackeray, Hindutva, your voters: Eknath Shinde

October 6, 2022 4:10:05 am

While Uddhav’s main thrust was on targeting the BJP, Shinde, in his 90-minute address, spoke largely about his rival.

Traitors conspired against me at my vulnerable state; leaving BJP does not mean leaving Hindutva: Uddhav Thackeray

October 6, 2022 4:00:19 am

The former Chief Minister, while addressing his party cadre at the annual rally, launched a scathing attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), once again questioning its version of Hindutva, and stated that the idea of democracy was under threat under the dispensation at the Centre.

Out the door of Raj Bhavan, Satya Pal Malik declares support for Jayant, Akhilesh

October 6, 2022 2:08:36 am

Malik was in his parental village to attend a programme organised in his honour, where he also had lunch with local residents and special invitees.

Hiccups in mind, smaller allies want Nitish, Tejashwi to set up coordination panel

October 6, 2022 2:09:16 am

Leaders of the Congress, CPI, CPI (ML), and HAM(S) have reiterated their demand for setting up a coordination committee for “smooth functioning of the government”.

Hashtag Politics | From PM Modi to Sonia Gandhi, here’s how political leaders celebrated Dussehra

October 5, 2022 9:52:18 pm

PM Narendra Modi addressed a rally in Bilaspur in Himachal Pradesh, while Congress president Sonia Gandhi offered prayers at a temple in Karnataka.

Nitish Kumar in eye of Bihar political storm over local body polls deferment post HC order

October 5, 2022 8:41:23 pm

The Patna HC recently ruled that the Bihar govt “failed” to observe the “triple test” criteria laid down by the Supreme Court in 2021 for reserving seats for OBCs and Extremely Backward Classes in urban and municipal local body polls.

HashtagPolitics | Congress, BJP call KCR greedy for renaming his party; Owaisi welcomes move

October 5, 2022 7:41:40 pm

Congress and BJP called Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao greedy while AIMIM, JD (S), VCK wished him after Rao renamed his party to enter national politics and take ruling BJP in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

Why BJP only a spectator in the grand Sena shows

October 5, 2022 6:58:14 pm

Party leaders say Dussehra rallies an internal event of the Sena, BJP wants to show distance between itself and the squabbling Uddhav, Shinde factions

TRS is now BRS, party set to approach EC, says decision unanimous

October 5, 2022 7:25:14 pm

As Cong, BJP attack KCR, he has at least two other parties with him at Wednesday's meeting: JD(S) of Karnataka and VCK from Tamil Nadu

With ‘trust vote’ in Punjab that no one called for, AAP proves multiple points in Assembly

October 5, 2022 6:29:34 pm

BJP cuts its losses, stays out, Akali Dal chooses silence; Cong belligence earns it accusations from AAP of being party to 'Op Lotus', not doing anything to retain own MLAs

Amit Shah rules out talks with Pakistan, blames three dynastic families for 42K terror deaths in J&K

October 6, 2022 12:44:46 am

J&K polls would be held soon after completion of electoral roll revision, Union Home Minister tells a rally in Baramulla, his first in Kashmir since abrogation of Article 370

Jairam Thakur: ‘Accidental CM’, pivot of BJP’s ‘Mission Repeat’ in Himachal

October 5, 2022 3:04:59 pm

The upcoming Assembly polls will be a litmus test for Jairam Thakur in a state that has not seen any incumbent party returning to power since 1990s

Minority outreach to population control, women power: 5 takeaways from RSS chief’s Dussehra speech

October 5, 2022 1:25:44 pm

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat also welcomed members of the minority community coming forward to condemn incidents in Udaipur and Amaravati

After Dussehra, another battle looms between the Senas: for Andheri East bypoll

October 5, 2022 12:53:55 pm

Test of their respective vote bases, as well as MVA's alliance, the bypoll result may have an impact on the BMC elections to follow

Boianapalli Vinod Kumar: TRS will first focus where there are BJP, Congress but no third alternative… getting a good response in Karnataka, Maharashtra

October 5, 2022 2:31:10 pm

Interview with TRS Politburo member Boianapalli Vinod Kumar: “In 2004, UPA was possible with Congress because it had 140 seats. Now it has below 50... A political alternative without Congress has to emerge and is very much possible”

Who wants the Bengaluru civic polls? It seems no party

October 5, 2022 1:28:54 pm

Despite HC rap, the cycle of litigation continues as parties seek to avoid the much-delayed contest before next year’s Assembly polls

Stray cattle enter battleground Gujarat; Opp sees chance at a ride

October 5, 2022 1:12:01 pm

Days after cattle shelter owners let animals loose over lack of funds from govt, AAP says will hike allotment; Cong manifesto also holds promises

How PM Modi’s sweet analogy triggered a bitter freebie debate

October 5, 2022 11:51:39 am

Is it a device just to get votes, or a welfare measure: the two sides of a conversation leading up to EC order today

Today in Politics: What to look out for | Dussehra as D-Day for KCR, Shiv Senas

October 5, 2022 1:12:29 pm

All eyes also on Kejriwal’s Ramlila appearance with ‘Lord Ram’ Prabhas, RSS annual Nagpur event

‘Not your mandate’: Cong, DMK, Shiv Sena oppose EC move

October 5, 2022 7:04:27 am

"This is simply not the business of the EC. It goes against the very essence and spirit of competitive politics and will be yet another nail in the coffin of democracy in India," Jairam Ramesh said.

A rising son on one side, a 50-ft sword on the other, the Senas braced for a Dussehra showdown

October 5, 2022 3:58:51 pm

Both parties promise a full house at rallies tomorrow; set to exchange words over rivalry, BMC polls

KCR goes national today, to unveil 2024 election plans; ‘peace’ rally in Delhi next

October 5, 2022 11:04:59 am

At TRS general body meet in Hyderabad on Dussehra, Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao will launch his national party and unveil its plans and policies

As Tharoor campaigns in home state Kerala, it’s young leaders for him vs veterans for Kharge

October 5, 2022 6:46:59 am

Gandhi family's hand on Kharge, his Dalit credentials, the K C Venugopal factor all at play; Tharoor reiterates won't back down

Durga Puja: One prayer space that BJP may cede, says won’t hold it from next year

October 4, 2022 9:57:35 pm

State party chief says cost too high, BJP leaders admit gains too low; TMC says expected of 'outsider' BJP to 'not get Bengali psyche'

Nitish asked me to work for him again, I refused, claims Prashant Kishor

October 5, 2022 5:46:11 am

Refers to recent surprise meeting with JD(U) leader, says is committed to finishing his yatra, confident of 'jan bal'