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Lok Sabha elections 2019| Will support pact with AAP even if I have to let go New...

Senior leaders of the Congress and AAP, who have been mediating the talks to form the alliance, said the New Delhi constituency is one of the seats over which both parties have laid a claim.

24 Mar 2019 5:55 pm
Lok Sabha elections 2019: AAP rolls out poll wagon, promises full statehood for...

AAP convener and chief minister Arvind Kejriwal announced 85% reservation in jobs and colleges to Delhi residents, cheaper loans to build houses, and stopping the ongoing sealing drive against commercial establishment within 24 hours of becoming a full state.

24 Mar 2019 5:47 pm
Lok Sabha elections 2019 Live Updates| BJP To Hold Vijay Sankalp Sabha Events

Lok Sabha elections 2019 Live Updates| BJP chief Amit Shah will launch the party campaign in Agra while chief minister Yogi Adityanath will be in Saharanpur for the campaign on Sunday.

24 Mar 2019 1:29 pm
Opinion | What Gandhinagar ticket holds for Amit Shah

The Sarkhej seat Shah represented in the Gujarat legislature was, until delimitation, the largest assembly segment of the Gandhinagar parliamentary seat, and has been a BJP fief since the 1989 victory of Shankarsinh Vaghela who later joined the Congress.

24 Mar 2019 1:19 pm
Shiv Sena worker surrenders Mumbai flat won in lottery citing bad 'vaastu'

Vinod Shirke, the shakha chief of Shivsena in Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had in December last year won two flats valued at Rs 4.99 crores and Rs 5.08 crores each, the costliest flats in history to be ever sold in a MHADA lottery.

24 Mar 2019 1:11 pm
Army jawan killed in LoC firing by Pakistan

The soldier was critically injured around 4 am in the firing and was immediately evacuated to the military hospital, the officials said.

24 Mar 2019 12:22 pm
'He said I'll kill you': Mob did not spare even kids, says Gurugram family

When the mob of men, some of whom were inebriated , barged into Mohammad Sajid’s house in Gurugram on Thursday evening with rods and sticks, the adults screamed for the children to hide.

24 Mar 2019 12:00 pm
Sushma Swaraj seeks report into kidnapping of 2 Hindu girls in Pakistan's Sindh...

In a tweet, Swaraj, while tagging a media report about the incident, said she has asked the Indian High Commissioner in Pakistan to send a report on the matter.

24 Mar 2019 11:27 am
Opinion | The Goan connection I had with Parrikar

“Here”, he said, as he held out his hand. “This is good coffee. Not the dreadful Nescafe they drink in North India!” It was an act of kindness that was typical of the man

24 Mar 2019 11:27 am
Akhilesh Yadav to contest from father Mulayam's seat Azamgarh

In a list of two candidates that the party put out on its Twitter handle on Sunday, it also named Azam Khan as its candidate from Rampur.

24 Mar 2019 10:55 am
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu urges youth to strive to build New India

Interacting with students of Delhi University, who called on him at his residence here on Saturday, Naidu urged youth to develop a constructive attitude and focus on achieving perfection in whatever they do.

24 Mar 2019 10:39 am
'Amethi rejected him': Smriti Irani on calls for Rahul Gandhi for south contest

Smriti Irani, who had contested from Amethi in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, from where Rahul Gandhi is the sitting MP, had lost by more than 1 lakh votes.

24 Mar 2019 10:32 am
Lok Sabha polls 2019| 'This election is not about citizenship bill... it's about...

BJP is committed to bring in the bill through a process of consultation and consensus. The vision document will speak about CAB. We are not shying away from raising CAB. But this poll is not about CAB. It is about making Narendra Modi the Prime Minister again, said Himanta Biswa Sarma.

24 Mar 2019 10:28 am
Mother allegedly applies glue on son's lips to stop him from crying

The child was admitted to a hospital and is reported to be out of danger now.

24 Mar 2019 10:08 am
Grief and anger grip Kashmir after militants kill 12-year-old

On Saturday, the boy’s parents and sisters were huddled together at the home of a relative, adjacent to their own in the town’s Mimoh neighbourhood. Relatives, neighbours and the boy’s many school friends streamed in through the day to offer condolences.

24 Mar 2019 9:39 am
IPL 2019, KKR vs SRH: Kolkata Knight Riders' Predicted XI against Sunrisers Hyd...

IPL 2019: Kolkata Knight Riders will take on Sunrisers Hyderabad in Kolkata on Sunday. Here’s the Kolkata Knight Riders’ predicted XI for their match against Sunrisers Hyderabad.

24 Mar 2019 9:15 am
IPL 2019, KKR vs SRH: Sunrisers Hyderabad's Predicted XI against Kolkata Knight...

Sunrisers Hyderabad, with their potent bowling attack, are one of the favourites this year and with the inclusion of David Warner in their ranks, can be a team other sides need to wary about.

24 Mar 2019 9:11 am
Goa Congress moves Election Commission over Deputy CMs appointment

The Congress has alleged that Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant violated the model code of conduct by announcing the appointment of the deputy chief ministers in the state.

24 Mar 2019 8:53 am
Sapna Choudhary, the Haryanvi folk singer, dancer joins Congress

Haryanvi folk singer and dancer Sapna Choudhary has joined Congress party. Sapna, who rose to fame with her “aakhya ka yo kaajal” song, had also participated in Big Boss 11 in 2017

24 Mar 2019 8:47 am
Squatters take over government flats in Delhi's Sarojini Nagar as demolition yet...

Abandoned central government flats in Sarojini Nagar are now occupied — not by government employees or anyone authorised by the government, but by squatters.

24 Mar 2019 8:40 am
A bath in half-a-bucket: Early dry days set in for Bengaluru

In some parts of the city, the groundwater level has sunk to more than 1,100 feet when it was found at 650-700 feet a few years ago, and even suppliers of water tankers are finding it difficult to source water.

24 Mar 2019 8:36 am
Grieving families of 2 killed in Delhi restaurant struggle to cope with loss

Two men died on Saturday after inhaling the toxic fumes from the kitchen waste plant at the Pirates of Grill restaurant in west Delhi’s Rajouri Garden.

24 Mar 2019 8:29 am
'In frame of mind to resign': Maharashtra Cong chief Ashok Chavan allegedly heard...

If state Congress chief and MP Ashok Chavan resigns amidst elections, the party organisation in the state will be in trouble. Saturday’s controversy pertains to the selection of a candidate for Chandrapur constituency in Vidarbha.

24 Mar 2019 8:25 am
Congress names 38 more candidates for Lok Sabha polls; Mallikarjun Kharge renominated...

The party also fielded its former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Digvijaya Singh from Bhopal Lok Sabha seat and former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat from Nainital constituency.

24 Mar 2019 8:20 am
Lok Sabha elections 2019: Many record-holding MPs to be out of race

On Thursday, the BJP announced its first list of candidates and allotted the Gandhinagar seat to party chief Amit Shah. The nine other members of the (at least) five-term club are set to get tickets, unless there is a rethink at the last moment. The candidature of the three members of the BJD is expected to be announced shortly.

24 Mar 2019 8:13 am
Lok Sabha elections 2019: Amit Shah, Yogi Adityanath to kick off BJP's campaign...

BJP chief Amit Shah will launch the party campaign in Agra while chief minister Yogi Adityanath will be in Saharanpur for the campaign on Sunday.

24 Mar 2019 8:05 am
Lok Sabha elections 2019: As electoral race gathers pace, political parties take...

As the Lok Sabha electoral race gathers pace, demand for chartered planes and helicopters to fly around candidates and their political paraphernalia is rising rapidly

24 Mar 2019 7:58 am
Probe ordered over ritual to 'purify' place where Manohar Parrikar's body was k...

The rituals, reportedly held at the behest of some staff of the institute, included four priests chanting mantras. It came to light after visuals and images began circulating on social media, sparking outrage over the ‘insult to memory of Parrikar.’

24 Mar 2019 7:41 am
Lok Sabha elections 2019: ' Our goal is to keep BJP away from power, strengthen...

Oommen Chandy has an uphill battle to make the Andhra Pradesh Congress unit battle ready as it faces both, Lok Sabha and assembly polls on April 11.

24 Mar 2019 7:24 am
Family of held 'JeM' operative claims he was arrested in February

Alleged Jaish-e-Mohammed operative Sajjad Khan’s family says he was arrested on February 16 along with other six other Kashmiri shawl vendors and said he was innocent, claiming he was earning a livelihood by selling shawls.

24 Mar 2019 7:06 am
Indian forces spot Pak UAV in Rajasthan, force it to retreat

Senior defence sources said that the UAV attempted an intrusion near Satrana and Jagdev border outpost of Sriganganagar sector on Friday evening.

23 Mar 2019 6:24 pm
Lok Sabha elections 2019: BJP gets new face for Kairana, seat it lost to opposition...

The BJP Saturday declared names of three more Lok Sabha candidates for Uttar Pradesh, including from Kairana where the party lost face in a crucial bypoll last year.

23 Mar 2019 6:23 pm
Lal Krishna Advani BJP's tallest leader, forced to retire: Shiv Sena

“Lal Krishna Advani is known as the ‘Bhishmacharya’ of Indian politics, but his name does not feature in the list of BJP’s candidates for Lok Sabha polls, which is not surprising,” the edit in “Saamana” said.

23 Mar 2019 5:49 pm
Arvind Kejriwal's rally cancelled by Delhi Police, he blames BJP

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday accused the BJP of having his public rally cancelled, while questioning how many rallies of the saffron party were cancelled in the last five years.

23 Mar 2019 5:46 pm
UK: Jail for member of Delhi-based group of IT scamsters

An Indian-origin man in north England has been sentenced to 28 months in jail for his role in a computer scam worth hundreds of thousands of pounds perpetuated by IT operatives based in the Delhi region, Britain’s cyber-crime officials said.

23 Mar 2019 5:41 pm
In Congress's list for Odisha polls, man who walked 1500km to meet PM Modi

BJP national spokesperson Sambit Patra, wife of jailed Maoist leader and the man who walked more than 1,500 km last year in his unsuccessful attempt to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi are among the candidates in Odisha for the Lok Sabha polls and state assembly election.

23 Mar 2019 5:13 pm
At Bengal rally, Rahul Gandhi draws a parallel between Mamata Banerjee and PM M...

The Congress president said both PM Modi and CM Banerjee have unitary style of functioning and alleged that the two leaders only make false promises in their speeches.

23 Mar 2019 5:05 pm
BJP seems to be schizophrenic: Akhilesh Yadav on PM Narendra Modi's blog

Accusing the BJP of practising double standards, Yadav wrote on Twitter, “I wonder which principles are being spoken of. The BJP seems to be schizophrenic.”

23 Mar 2019 4:29 pm
IPL 2019: I'm scared of Virat Kohli's anger, says Rishabh Pant

Virat Kohli was left fuming when Pant conceded a single while attempting a MS Dhoni-like stumping during the fourth ODI against Australia.

23 Mar 2019 3:42 pm
'Congress has insulted martyrdom of soldiers, put question mark on national security':...

Amit Shah also asked Rahul Gandhi to apologise to the country, to the families of those killed in the Pulwama terror attack and armed forces for Pitroda’s remarks, saying for the Congress to merely distance itself from his comments will not do.

23 Mar 2019 3:40 pm
CBSE asks students, parents to ignore videos on English question paper leak

Two complaints have been filed by the board with the Delhi Police after it came across various videos falsely claiming access to question papers for the examinations.

23 Mar 2019 3:26 pm
'Not scared of Modi': Rahul Gandhi targets PM at Bihar rally, spares Nitish Kum...

Congress president Rahul Gandhi targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi at an election rally in Bihar’s Purnea.

23 Mar 2019 3:04 pm