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22 March, 2018 11:09 AM Jailed mafia don Mukhtar Ansari gets EC nod to vote in Rajya Sabha polls

BSP MP Mukhtar Ansari is a prime accused in the murder of BJP MLA Krishnanand Rai and has pleaded not guilty. Lucknow: The Election Commission (EC) has granted permission to jailed Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) lawmaker and gangster Mukhtar Ansari to cast his vote in the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections. According to ANI, the poll panel gave its nod while 14

20 March, 2018 10:48 PM Mamata-led Trinamool asks party MLAs to vote for Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi

KOLKATA: Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress on Tuesday asked 10 MLAs to vote for party supported Congress candidate Abhishek Manu Singhvi in the upcoming Rajya Sabha polls. These 10 MLAs are legislators of the Congress, but have actually switched to the ruling TMC. Confirming the development, a senior Trinamool leader said, “The Congress MLAs who had switched 21

20 March, 2018 5:05 AM Rahul Gandhi to kickstart his 3rd visit to poll-bound Karnataka today

NEW DELHI: Congress president Rahul Gandhi will on Tuesday kick off the third leg of his tour to poll-bound Karnataka. In his two-day visit, the grand old party chief will be touring the south coastal and Malnad regions. Rahul, who visited the northern parts of the state in the earlier two rounds, will tour Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts today 22

19 March, 2018 6:36 PM After Tripura Win, BJP's Ally Raises Separate State Demand Again

The demand for "Twipraland" was raised in Delhi on Monday during a rally organised by the National Federation for New States Guwahati: After scripting an electoral history in the Tripura assembly election, the Indigenous Peoples' Front of Tripura or IPFT has again pitched for its core demand of a separate tribal state "Twipraland". The IPFT is a tribal 110

18 March, 2018 5:33 PM Manmohan Singh's Silence Did What BJP's Uproar Could Not: Navjot Sidhu

Navjot Sidhu, in his speech peppered with poetry and witty remarks, also said that Mr Singh was both Sardar (a Sikh) and asardar (effective)". New Delhi: Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu was full of praise for a reticent Manmohan Singh today and said the former prime minister's silence did what the ruling BJP's uproar could not. Addressing the 84th plenary 37

18 March, 2018 3:37 PM Mamata, KCR to hold talks in Kolkata

CMs expected to discuss the possibility of a future alliance. The Chief Ministers of Telangana and West Bengal are scheduled to meet on Monday in the State Secretariat in Kolkata, Trinamool Congress [TMC] sources said. “K.C.Rao and Mamata Banerjee are expected to meet on Monday after 4 p.m.,” said a senior TMC leader. Both leaders, who have already had a few rounds 172

18 March, 2018 2:31 PM KC(M) to keep off RS poll

Has not taken a final decision on coalition partner: Mani Kerala Congress (M) which has not been able to finalise on the issues regarding the entry into any of the political coalitions after its exit from the UDF, has decided not to cast its votes in the forthcoming election for the lone Rajya Sabha seat from the State. Briefing media person after a meeting 37

18 March, 2018 12:27 PM No land dispute, father beheaded only over naming Narendra Modi chowk, claims Darbhanga man

The murder was due to me naming the chowk after Modi ji, there is absolutely no other reason, said the victim's son. The son of the 70-year-old man who was recently beheaded in Darbhanga in Bihar has reiterated that the murder took place because of him naming a chowk after Prime Minister Narendra Modi, dismissing reports of a property dispute being the reason 44

18 March, 2018 12:05 PM After Gorakhpur DM, top cop moved out from Yogi bastion

Lucknow: After the district magistrate of Gorakhpur was transferred, the Uttar Pradesh government removed Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Satyarth Aniruddh Pankaj in a late night move. Pankaj was among 43 IPS officers transferred close on the heels of the surprise defeat of the BJP in Gorakhpur, the bastion of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, in a parliamentary 47

17 March, 2018 6:49 PM Vatal to form Karnataka Praja Samyukta Ranga

Kannada Chaluvali Vatal Paksha leader Vatal Nagaraj has announced that Kannada organisations, along with Dalit and farmers’ organisations with a regional perspective, would form Karnataka Praja Samyukta Ranga and field candidates in the Assembly elections. He said he would hold discussions shortly with farmers’ and Dalit organisations who have concern 27