Politics

SC orders health check-up of Justice C S Karnan, cancels his past orders

It also directed West Bengal DGP to depute police personnel to assist the medical board in carrying out the medical examination on Karnan, who has been defying contempt charges over allegations he had

SC revives criminal charges against BJP trio in Babri case

Restoring the charge against Advani, Joshi, Bharti and others, the SC bench ordered a joint trial against the leaders and ‘karsevaks’ in Lucknow.

‘Make in UP’ on lines of PM’s Make in India campaign

Taking a cue from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Make in India’ campaign, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath has asked his officials to start schemes for the success of 'Make in UP'

Lodging FIR against 13, CBI closes in on Trinamool

TMC leaders named in the FIR include Mukul Roy, Sultan Ahmed, Madan Mitra, Iqbal Ahmed, Firhad Hakim, Sougata Ray, Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar, Prasoon Banerjee, Subhendu Adhikari, Sovan Chatterjee, Subrata

Pressure on Dinakaran to quit after Delhi Police FIR on bribery charges

THE DOOR appears to be closing on the political ambitions of T T V Dinakaran, AIADMK deputy general secretary and nephew of jailed party leader V K Sasikala, after Delhi Police registered an FIR again

Now, Valley video shows man tied to jeep

Two days after anonymous users uploaded a video of Kashmiri youths heckling and assaulting CRPF personnel, another video did the rounds of social media on Friday, this time showing a youth tied to the

Mayawati names brother as No. 2, ready for anti-BJP front

Weeks after the BSP’s dismal poll performance in Uttar Pradesh, its president Mayawati on Friday appointed her younger brother Anand Kumar as the party’s new national vice-president, officially de

EVM issue: Supreme Court seeks Centre, Election Commission’s views

The Supreme Court on Thursday sought response from the central government and the Election Commission of India on the Bahujan Samaj Party’s plea against the use of EVMs without paper trial.

Kulbhushan Jadhav death penalty: Pakistan hatched conspiracy to pre-empt India going public with arrest of Pak army officer

Mohammad Habeeb Zahir, the retired Lt Colonel of the Pakistan Army who disappeared from Lumbini near Nepal’s border with India and now suspected to be in Indian custody, was in the team that nabbed

Pakistan death sentence to former Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav is murder: India

Over a year after former Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav, 46, was arrested, a military court in Pakistan has sentenced him to death for “espionage and subversive activities”, triggering a sh

Yogi Adityanath’s first cabinet meet to discuss farm loan waiver

Almost a fortnight after taking oath, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath will hold his first cabinet meeting on Tuesday and major promises made in the BJP’s Lok Kalyan Sankalp Patra (elect

In Yogi Adityanath’s UP ministers’ portfolio list, Rajesh Agarwal gets finance, KP Maurya PWD, Dinesh Sharma eduction

The Chief Minister has retained major departments including Home for himself.

Babri Masjid-Ram Mandir dispute: Supreme Court offers Ayodhya roadmap – out of court

The court should come in the picture only if you cannot settle it, says chief justice JS Khehar.

Yogi Adityanath sworn in as UP CM; PM Narendra Modi stresses development

Priest-turned-politician and five-time BJP MP Yogi Adityanath was on Sunday sworn in as the 21st chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, along with two deputy chief ministers, Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh

Decision on UP CM likely today, swearing-in on Sunday

Even as hectic preparations are on for the swearing in ceremony of the new chief minister of Uttar Pradesh scheduled to be held at 5pm on Sunday at Smriti Upvan near Aashiana residential colony on the

BJP triumphs in Goa as Manohar Parrikar wins floor test; Congress left embarrassed

The BJP-led post-poll alliance won the floor test in Goa Thursday with 21 MLAs standing up in the House, along with Manohar Parrikar, to tilt the vote of confidence in its favour.

Who will be new Uttarakhand chief minister? Former RSS man Trivendra Rawat set for swearing-in

The BJP is learnt to have picked Trivendra Singh Rawat, a former RSS pracharak, as the new Chief Minister of Uttarakhand. Sources said that while Rawat was informed last night, he will be formally ele

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 youn

UP elections 2017: Rahul Gandhi says Congress needs ‘structural changes’, fuming veterans want ‘cardiac surgery’

As Rahul Gandhi, in first remarks on the rout of the Congress in the UP Assembly elections, took no blame and called for structural and organisational changes, more and more party veterans said it was

After Arvind Kejriwal, Ajay Maken slam EVMs, C-DAC says new machines likely in 2019 general elections

The Electronic Voting Machines of the future could get smarter. The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) has made a proposal to the ministry about this.

Goa elections 2017: Manohar Parrikar gets CM’s chair; floor test hangs in balance

Turning down the Congress’ plea to stay the swearing in of BJP’s chief minister candidate Manohar Parrikar, the Supreme Court on Tuesday asked Goa governor Mridula Sinha to conduct a floor test in

Manipur elections 2017: BJP’s N Biren Singh gets Najma Heptullah invite

With Manipur governor Najma Heptulla stating on Tuesday that she has invited the BJP-led coalition to form the next government in the state, Chief Minister-designate N Biren Singh is slated to take oa

Use women cops to check voters in burqa: BJP to Election Commission

The Uttar Pradesh BJP has asked the Election Commission (EC) to deploy women police officials at booths in the forthcoming sixth and seventh phases of the Assembly elections.

RSS leader declares Rs 1 crore bounty on Kerala CM, warns of revenge as in Gujarat

Holding Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan responsible for murders of “more than 300 RSS pracharaks and activists” in the state, an RSS leader from Ujjain has announced a bounty of R1 crore.

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.

Tamil Nadu crisis: Edappadi Palaniswamy to prove majority in Assembly floor test on Saturday

Palaniswami claims support of 124 MLAs n One MLA crosses over to Panneerselvam camp

UP polls 2017: Priyanka Gandhi hits campaign trail, takes potshots at Narendra Modi

Uttar Pradesh elections took an interesting turn on Friday with Congress star campaigner Priyanka Gandhi finally hitting the campaign trail by addressing a rally at Rae Bareli, a parliamentary seat he

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