Liz Mathew

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Idea Exchange: Sushil Kumar Modi criticises mob lynchings and calls Yogi Adityanath ‘best performing’ UP CM

BJP leader and former Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi, who has worked extensively with Nitish Kumar, is closely watching his former colleague’s every move, and waiting to see if he breaks away from the Grand A

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Ram Nath Kovind is surprise NDA pick in Presidential election 2017

In a political masterstroke which is likely to disrupt Opposition unity and contribute in some measure to its strategy for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the BJP announced Monday that Ram Nath Kovind, governor of Bihar, “a p

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To defuse crisis, agriculture minister wants prices of pesticides and seeds brought down

Farmers in Madhya Pradesh’s Mandsaur, the epicentre of the unrest and an oilseed growing area, have been agitating over low prices and the lack of adequate arrangements by the government to purchase them.

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Presidential polls 2017: BJP reaches out to Sonia Gandhi, Sitaram Yechury, Sharad Pawar

Hours Before the Opposition met to discuss their candidates, and with the Election Commission issuing the notification for the Presidential election, the ruling BJP on Wednesday reached out to the Congress, CPI(M) and other p

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Yogi Adityanath bound by Constitution; he will manage UP as per law: BJP’s Ram Madhav

The way the BJP formed governments in Manipur and Goa has drawn a lot of criticism. The Centre was seen to be misusing powers.

Can’t cap funds to parties by corporates: Government

Finance Bill approved by Lok Sabha; amendments by Raj Sabha rejected

Air India, Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad row: Aviation minister takes tough stance in line with office of PM Narendra Modi

Union civil aviation minister P Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Monday backed the decision by airlines not to allow Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad on board their aircraft, saying “an MP is also a passenger” and cannot expect “un

PM Narendra Modi gives clarion call to BJP MPs, says ‘Neither will I sit idle, nor will I let anyone do so’

Setting the tone for the 2019 general elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday asked his partymen to work relentlessly, propagate the government’s initiatives for the poor and promote a young leadership.

Who is polluting Gurmehar Kaur’s mind, MoS Home Kiren Rijiju wants to know

A campaign criticising the ABVP, started by the daughter of an Army captain who died fighting militants in J&K, has drawn sharp reactions from several BJP leaders.

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BJP hits back: Modi pure as Ganga, Rahul worried over Agusta probe

Rising to the defence of the PM, the BJP on Wednesday rejected Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi’s allegations that Narendra Modi, as Gujarat CM, received money from Sahara and Birla groups.

BJP hits back: Modi pure as Ganga, Rahul worried over Agusta probe

BJP MPs are scared of demonetisation impact in eastern Uttar Pradesh; here’s why

BJP president Amit Shah has been told by party MPs from eastern Uttar Pradesh that its electoral prospects in the state could be affected if the cash crunch is not resolved by mid-January.

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Narendra Modi orders BJP MPs, MLAs to declare bank account statements after demonetisation order

He told the MPs that the aim of the demonetisation exercise was not to “convert black money into white, but to convert black money into pro-poor money.”

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Demonetisation: Arun Jaitley dials Nitish Kumar, Naveen Patnaik, Chandrababu Naidu for cashless economy booster shot

In a bid to defuse the Opposition protests over the demonetisation and counter reports of distress, the Centre is reaching out to Chief Ministers to include them in a sub-committee to assess the public impact of the demonetis

Case of organised loot, legalised plunder: Manmohan Singh

In first remarks on the demonetisation of notes of higher denomination, former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday tore into the government, calling the entire process a “monumental mismanagement”, an “organised l

To break demonetisation deadlock in Parl, Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley to meet Oppn leaders

Under Opposition fire ever since it demonetised notes of higher denomination, the government Wednesday reached out to rivals, seeking a discussion to end the deadlock in Parliament where protests have washed out proceedings f

Opposition wants PM Narendra Modi to explain, govt holds firm

With the Opposition stepping up the heat against the demonetisation drive, leading to disruptions in both Houses of Parliament, the Government prepared to weather the storm at least till the beginning of next week in the hope

Opposition wants PM Narendra Modi to explain, govt holds firm

Modi Cabinet reshuffle 2016: Decoding PM’s poll calculations

Of 19 new ministers, 3 are from UP, 10 are from backward groups

Rajnath Singh: Govt will bridge any trust deficit with minorities

Even though he remained non-committal on whether BJP would announce a chief ministerial candidate for UP, Singh said his party would win comfortably.

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2017 Uttar Pradesh polls: To add momentum, BJP to hold its national executive meet in Allahabad

Focusing on Uttar Pradesh to achieve its target of ‘Mission 2017’, the BJP has decided to hold its national executive meet in the “political, intellectual and religious centre” of Allahabad.

As govt boosts border trade, BJP hopes for gains in North East

The Modi government’s focus has already started showing results — there has been a 312.64 per cent increase in trade through Nathu-La, trade has doubled at the Myanmar border, and new border haats have been opened in Trip


Agusta sparks fly at PAC meet

BJP said PAC must examine CAG report on the chopper deal in the wake of recent controversies. Cong said the panel took up the issue in 2013

Kerala Assembly polls: Choice of BJP candidates upsets many supporters in Kerala

BJP insiders at the national level conceded their seat distribution has been flawed. And in Palakkad, a local leader questioned the choice of Sobha Surendran, an Ezhava.

Kerala Assembly polls: Choice of BJP candidates upsets many supporters in Kerala

Still to open account in Kerala, a familiar face gives BJP an unfamiliar edge this time

Indeed, as Kerala goes to polls on May 16, the BJP is banking heavily on this image of former Union minister O Rajagopal.

Haven’t thought of CM; if we get majority, party will decide: Pinarayi Vijayan

The politburo member, formerly CPM Kerala state secretary, discusses new political equations in Kerala and West Bengal.

The one thing common to the five new BJP state unit chiefs

Five new state unit presidents named by the BJP Friday have one thing in common — all have served the RSS for more than a decade.

Target 2024-25: Poll panel wants e-ballot for NRIs, service voters, begins trial

If the Election Commission (EC) has its way, service voters as well as NRIs could exercise their franchise through e-votes or electronic postal ballots by the year 2024-25.

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