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19 November, 2017 4:51 AM Prachanda’s only son dies due to heart failure

Nepal’s former prime minister and CPN (Maoist-Centre) chief Prachanda’s only son Prakash Dahal died on Sunday due to heart failure, according to hospital sources. Prakash, who was in his mid-thirties, was rushed to the Thapathali-based Norvic International Hospital early this morning, where he was pronounced dead, hospital sources said. The sources close 27

19 November, 2017 4:30 AM Senator Flake says GOP is ‘toast’ if it follows Trump, Moore

Republican U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake was caught on an open microphone saying that the GOP is “toast” if it follows Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore and President Donald Trump. Mr. Flake was talking to the mayor of the Phoenix suburb of Mesa after speaking at a town hall session for aerospace company workers Friday. He apparently didn’t know the microphone 26

18 November, 2017 4:54 PM Expelled CPI(M) leader to form party

Young Bengal, a breakaway faction of the CPI(M), is planning to launch a political party. Prasenjit Bose, founder-member and convener of the organisation, who was expelled from the CPI(M) in 2012, told presspersons about the possibility on Saturday on the sidelines of the second annual convention of Young Bengal here. The organisation, a platform for the youth 25

17 November, 2017 7:24 PM In Tripura, CPI(M) wants polls in Feb

The ruling Communist Party of India (Marxist) in Tripura has urged the Election Commission to hold the Assembly elections in early February. The party made the demand in a memorandum placed before Deputy Election Commissioner Sudeep Jain, who was leading a four-member team to the State to oversee poll preparations. The main Opposition, the Bharatiya 21

17 November, 2017 8:38 AM BJP releases first list of 70 candidates for Gujarat polls

The BJP today released its first list of candidates for the Gujarat elections, to be held in two phases on December 9 and 14. The list comprises 70 candidates for elections to the 182-member Gujarat Assembly. The party has named Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani as its candidate from Rajkot West. Deputy Chief Minister Nitinbhai Patel will contest from Mahesana 37

16 November, 2017 2:02 PM Congress, RJD stake claim to Araria seat

Even though the date for the bypoll for the Araria Lok Sabha seat has not been announced, both the alliance partners, the Congress and the Rashtriya Janata Dal in Bihar, are staking a claim to it. The seat fell vacant after the death of RJD MP Mohd. Taslimuddin in September this year. “The Congress is a national party and it has to fight the BJP…I think 30

16 November, 2017 6:48 AM PM Modi Popularity Grows, Arvind Kejriwal Takes Biggest Hit: Pew Survey

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is the Indian leader who has taken the greatest hit in public approval in the last year, reports American think tank called the Pew Research Centre. Mr Kejriwal polled at 39 per cent. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was at 88 per cent. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi scored 58 per cent. Mr Kejriwal is now less popular than Mr Gandhi's 38

15 November, 2017 7:19 PM PM Modi, Amit Shah discuss Gujarat poll candidates at committee meet

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah met other party leaders here on Wednesday to finalise the list of candidates for the Gujarat Assembly polls to be held next month, sources said. The BJP's central election committee meeting, chaired by Shah, was also attended by state Chief Minister Vijay Rupani. A preliminary list prepared 45

15 November, 2017 4:39 PM BJP top leaders, including Narendra Modi, Amit Shah meet to finalise Gujarat candidates

New Delhi: The BJP`s top leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party chief Amit Shah, met here on Wednesday evening to finalise candidates for the two-phase Gujarat assembly elections in December. Besides the Central Election Committee (CEC) members, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel and state BJP chief 32

14 November, 2017 10:39 AM AAP Candidates In Ghaziabad Threatened, Says Party

AAP spokesperson Vivek Yadav accused the Bharatiya Janata Party of attempting to 'suppress' the AAP. Ghaziabad: Three Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidates contesting the Ghaziabad municipal polls have received threats, and this includes the Mayoral candidate Pragati Tyagi, the party said on Tuesday. Three separate complaints have been lodged with the police 40