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20 August, 2017 9:11 PM Shah's 75 disclaimer tickles 87-year-old

Bhopal, Aug. 20: BJP president Amit Shah has said that there is no age bar on contesting polls, reopening an intense debate in the party on whether 75 should be the cut-off age for exit from electoral politics. " 75 paar wale bhi lad sakte hain chunav, koi niyam ya parampara nahin hai (those above 75 also can contest polls. There is no rule or convention 24

20 August, 2017 6:59 PM War won’t give China any clear gain, only cause casualties, assesses govt

NEW DELHI: Escalation of the Doklam stand off into a shooting war is unlikely to deliver significant gains for China, and a wider conflict carries the risk of heavy casualties tilting the odds in favour of diplomacy prevailing despite a barrage of angry words from Beijing. The assessment in top government circles is that a flare up at Doklam and other 21

20 August, 2017 5:29 AM Nitish Kumar dares Sharad Yadav to 'break' JD(U)

Nitish Kumar on Saturday dared Sharad Yadav to 'break' the JD(U) saying that the rebel party leader was "free" to take his decision. Bihar Chief Minister and JD(U) president Nitish Kumar on Saturday said party leader Sharad Yadav was "free" to take his decision and asserted that the "straying of a handful of people" would have no impact on the party 8

20 August, 2017 4:25 AM Gorakhpur tragedy: Rahul Gandhi visits families of children who died

GORAKHPUR: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi visited four families which lost their children after a disruption in oxygen supply at Gorakhpur's Baba Raghav Das Medical College on August 10 and 11. Assuring them support , Rahul said it was clear that the children died because of a lack of oxygen supply. Rahul Gnadhi refused to take an ambulance or physician 22

20 August, 2017 2:15 AM Sharad Yadav free to decide own course: Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister and JD(U) president Nitish Kumar today said party leader Sharad Yadav was "free" to take his decision and asserted that the "straying of a handful of people" would have no impact on the party as battle lines between the two factions appeared drawn. Bihar Chief Minister and JD(U) president Nitish Kumar today said party leader Sharad 34

20 August, 2017 1:21 AM In Gorakhpur, Rahul Gandhi and Yogi Adityanath take potshots at each other

After meeting with families of infants who recently died at the Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical College, reportedly due to oxygen shortage, All India Congress Committee (AICC) Vice-President Rahul Gandhi mocked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his 'new India' vision on Saturday. "Modiji talks of a new India. We don't want a new India but an India where 35

20 August, 2017 1:10 AM JD(U) return to help NDA in other states

BJP president Amit Shah's surgical strike to lure Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar into the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) fold will go down in history as the shrewdest political operation undertaken with a clinical precision and twin objectives. It not only got the politically significant state of Bihar in his kitty, but also eliminated the most potent 17

20 August, 2017 12:28 AM Try To Break The Party, Nitish Kumar's Challenge To Sharad Yadav

PATNA: For days, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has responded to non-stop jibes from his former ally Lalu Yadav and his sulking partner Sharad Yadav with a studied silence. On Saturday, the Janata Dal United president gave it back to them, and hard. Mr Kumar dared Sharad Yadav and his motley group of loyalists - who claim they are the "real" JD (U) - to go ahead 22

19 August, 2017 7:54 PM After Corruption Charges Against BS Yeddyurappa, BJP Fights Back

Bengaluru: After the anti-corruption bureau of Karnataka filed two FIRs naming former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa in a land de-notification issue earlier this week, his party the BJP has hit back. The anti-graft agency has alleged that as chief minister, Mr Yeddyurappa was party to the de-notification of land in north Bengaluru that was meant to be part of a Bangalore 19

19 August, 2017 6:16 PM Stone hurled at Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari's bypoll meet

New Delhi: Unidentified men on Saturday hurled a stone and a wooden wedge at Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari during his election meeting in Bawana for next week's bypoll. Police said a piece of wood and a stone were hurled at Tiwari while he was on the stage set up for his meeting at Jhanda Chowk of JJ Colony in Bawana. "We are trying to identify the accused 27