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23 December, 2018 10:20 AM BJP wins Jasdan Assembly bypoll in Gujarat

The constituency has 2.32 lakh registered voters. Ahmedabad: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday swept the Jasdan Assembly bypoll in Gujarat by more than 19,500 votes. The counting of votes for Jasdan Assembly seat had begun at 8 am. The byelection, which was held on December 20, has become a battle of prestige for the ruling party ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha 125

23 December, 2018 4:28 AM Jasdan Assembly by-election results trends and updates: Prestige battle between BJP, Congress in Gujarat bypoll

Ahmedabad: The counting of votes for Jasdan Assembly bypolls in Gujarat has begun at 8 am on Sunday. Early trends have started to give an edge to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which is in a close fight with Congress. As per the trends at 9 am, BJP's Bavaliya is ahead with 4755 votes while Congress candidate Nakiya is trailing with 3704 votes 115

22 December, 2018 11:11 AM Row over Rajiv Gandhi's Bharat Ratna: AAP MLA Alka Lamba takes U-turn, says 'not resigning'

AAP's Chandni Chowk MLA has claimed that she is not resigning.  NEW DELHI: Hours after claiming that she will tender her resignation as "demanded" by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over not supporting a resolution in the assembly on revoking late PM Rajiv Gandhi's 'Bharat Ratna', AAP MLA Alka Lamba on Saturday took a U-turn and denied reports that she was resigning 116

22 December, 2018 10:07 AM No resignation sought: Manish Sisodia refutes Alka Lamba's claim, dismisses it as rumours

He further clarified AAP does not support that Bharat Ratna should be taken back from former PM Rajiv Gandhi. NEW DELHI: No resignation has been sought from Aam Aadmi Party legislator Alka Lamba, said Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday. His comments came a day after Lamba said that she will tender her resignation as "demanded" by Delhi 86

22 December, 2018 10:00 AM Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiyyam to contest in 2019 Lok Sabha elections

Haasan had launched his political party in February 2018. CHENNAI: Putting an end to all speculations, mega actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan has confirmed that he will contest the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha polls. “I will definitely contest in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections,” said Haasan at an event held by his party Makkal Needhi Maiyyam (MNM) 106

22 December, 2018 1:26 AM Will tender resignation: AAP MLA Alka Lamba over resolution to revoke Rajiv Gandhi's Bharat Ratna

The Delhi Assembly adopted a resolution on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in which it was demanded that the Bharat Ratna awarded to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi be withdrawn, but the AAP swiftly distanced itself from the reference to the Congress leader. New Delhi: AAP MLA Alka Lamba said Friday night she will tender her resignation as "demanded" by Delhi 119

20 December, 2018 5:50 PM Mohammad Ali takes charge as new Telangana Home Minister

New Delhi: A week after TRS president K Chandrashekar Rao took oath as the Chief Minister of Telangana for the second consecutive term, Mohammad Ali on Thursday took charge as the new Home Minister of the southern state. KCR was sworn-in as the state's Chief Minister on December 13. Rao, who spearheaded the movement for the creation of a separate state 79

20 December, 2018 1:45 PM BJP MLC Bukkal Nawab claims Lord Hanuman was a Muslim, sparks row

Lucknow: State Bharatiya Janata Party`s (BJP) Member of Legislative Council (MLC) Bukkal Nawab on Thursday sparked controversy by claiming that Lord Hanuman was a Muslim, adding that Muslim names are 'almost similar' to those of Lord Hanuman. Speaking to news agency ANI, he said, "I believe that Lord Hanuman was a Muslim. That is why the names of the people 127

19 December, 2018 11:25 PM President's rule imposed after Governor's rule expires in Jammu and Kashmir

The BJP decided to pull out of the coalition government owing to the former's soft posturing towards separatists and stone-pelters. Srinagar: As six months of Governor's rule expired on Wednesday, President's rule has been imposed in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Mehbooba's government came under fire after BJP pulled out the three-year-old ruling coalition 103

19 December, 2018 4:15 PM KCR to soon take initiative on forming third front sans Congress, BJP: K T Rama Rao

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao would soon take up work on forming a third alternative without the Congress and BJP, his son and TRS working president K T Rama Rao said Wednesday. KCR, as the Chief Minister is popularly known, has advocated a third alternative to bring about a "qualitative change in the country and its politics" and also to see to it that the benefits 83