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16 January, 2019 3:55 AM Nitish Kumar Reveal On Party No 2 Prashant Kishor Involves Amit Shah

Bihar JDU: It was Amit Shah who dialed Nitish Kumar twice to recommend that he appoint Prashant Kishor as his deputy, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar said. Election strategist Prashant Kishor's political debut as the number two of Bihar's ruling Janata Dal United was BJP president Amit Shah's idea, Nitish Kumar shared at an event on Tuesday. It was Amit Shah who dialed 904

15 January, 2019 6:18 PM Pakistan may lose major non-NATO ally status, Bill introduced in US Congress

The bill was introduced by Republican Congressman Andy Briggs in the House of Representatives. WASHINGTON: An influential US lawmaker has introduced a legislation in Congress to terminate the designation of Pakistan as a major non-NATO ally. Introduced by Republican Congressman Andy Briggs, the resolution 73, introduced in the House of Representatives 267

15 January, 2019 3:36 PM Will give top priority to trade, tourism if voted to power: J&K Congress

Jammu and Kashmir Congress president G A Mir on Tuesday said revival of trade, commerce and tourism would be his party's top priority if it is voted to power in the next state assembly elections. "The youth of the country and the state in particular want employment and that cannot be generated until and unless we utilise all our energies for the revival 182

15 January, 2019 12:46 PM Will soon announce seat sharing arrangement of Grand Alliance in Bihar: Tejashwi Yadav

Besides the RJD, the other Grand Alliance members include the Congress, Rashtriya Lok Samata Party, Hindustani Awam Morcha and the Vikasshil Insaan Party.   Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Tuesday said that the opposition Grand Alliance in Bihar was united and strong and will soon announce its decision on seat sharing for the upcoming 194

15 January, 2019 6:12 AM Election Fact Check: Did BSP release list of candidates for Lok Sabha polls? Here's the truth

The notice was sent out in the name of BSP chief Mayawati and had the signature of party state president RS Kushwaha. LUCKNOW: Soon after the Samajwadi Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) announced its alliance for the Lok Sabha elections, a list of BSP candidates was shared on social media. The list went soon went viral forcing the BSP to issue 241

15 January, 2019 4:48 AM Pentagon extends mission to Mexico border through September

Washington: The US military will extend a mission to support security along the US border with Mexico through Sept. 30, the Pentagon said on Monday. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan approved the extension in response to a request from the Homeland Security Department, the Pentagon said in a statement. There are about 2,350 troops assigned to the border 242

14 January, 2019 11:27 AM Lok Sabha polls: NCP forms 22-member manifesto committee under Walse-Patil

NCP's manifesto committee will be headed by Dilip Walse-Patil.  Mumbai: The Nationalist Congress Party Monday announced the formation of a 22-member manifesto committee for the forthcoming Lok Sabha polls. The committee will be headed by Dilip Walse-Patil and will have Supriya Sule, Nawab Malik, Dhananjay Munde, Jitendra Awhad, Bhaskar Jadhav and Anna Dange 157

13 January, 2019 6:38 PM "Totally Ready": Shivpal Yadav's Offer For Congress In Uttar Pradesh

Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president Mayawati's announcement of an alliance, snubbing the Congress and Shivpal Yadav's party, might result in another interesting equation in Uttar Pradesh. Although the Congress said today that it will contest in all 80 Lok Sabha seats in the state, it dropped a hint saying 228

12 January, 2019 6:57 PM Congress to support Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal for new government if he quits BJP over Citizenship Bill

Guwahati: Congress leader Debabrata Saikia on Saturday asked Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal to quit the BJP and form a new government with his party's support, while the AGP said it may restore its alliance with the saffron party if the Citizenship Amendment Bill is scrapped. Saikia, the leader of Opposition in Assam Assembly, talking to a local 163

12 January, 2019 1:24 PM Nationalist Congress Party expels 18 corporators who voted for BJP's Mayoral candidate

Sharad Pawar-led Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Saturday expelled 18 corporators of Ahmednagar Municipal Corporation after they defied party diktat and voted for BJP's mayoral candidate in December's civic polls.  MUMBAI: Sharad Pawar-led Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Saturday expelled 18 corporators of Ahmednagar Municipal Corporation after they defied 207