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MCD mayoral elections: BJP fields Rekha Gupta against AAP's Oberoi

MCD mayoral elections: BJP fields Rekha Gupta against AAP's Oberoi

24 Dec 2022

Congress Party

Congress's Bharat Jodo Yatra enters Delhi amid COVID-19 protocol row

Under Rahul Gandhi's leadership, Congress's Bharat Jodo Yatra entered Delhi on Saturday.

23 Dec 2022

Bihar

Go to Pakistan: BJP leader's video message for ex-Bihar minister

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and former Bihar minister Abdul Bari Siddiqui has been facing a lot of backlash from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) due to his recent comments on "advising his children to settle abroad" because of the country's situation (desh ka mahaul).

20 Dec 2022

Parliament

#NewsBytesExplainer: What's Rule 267 that Opposition invoked in Rajya Sabha?

Both houses of the Parliament have been witnessing a stormy winter session over the recent India-China clash at the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

20 Dec 2022

Ajay Rai

'Not unparliamentary': Congress's Ajay Rai defends 'latka-jhatka' jibe at Irani

Congress leader Ajay Rai on Tuesday defended his "latka-jhatka" comment against Union minister and Amethi MP Smriti Irani, claiming the words are not "unparliamentary" but "colloquial language."

20 Dec 2022

Mallikarjun Kharge

Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge's 'dog remark' triggers backlash from BJP

Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge's remarks that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had not lost "even a dog" for the country sparked a heated debate in Parliament.

19 Dec 2022

China

Shouldn't disrespect jawans: S Jaishankar to Rahul Gandhi in Parliament

Speaking in Lok Sabha during the winter session of the Parliament on Monday, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar hit back at Congress MP Rahul Gandhi, saying criticism isn't an issue, but jawans shouldn't be disrespected.

Same-sex marriages shouldn't be allowed: BJP MP Sushil Kumar Modi

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Rajya Sabha MP Sushil Kumar Modi on Monday strongly objected to same-sex marriages in the Parliament, saying "two judges can't decide" on the significant subject.

Tamil Nadu: BJP functionary beaten up for exposing cannabis sale

A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) functionary was brutally thrashed by miscreants in Tamil Nadu's Chengalpattu after he reportedly exposed the rampant sale of ganja (cannabis) in the city.

19 Dec 2022

Karnataka

Karnataka: BJP government unveils Savarkar's portrait in Assembly; Opposition protests

The BJP-led Karnataka government on Monday triggered controversy as it installed a portrait of Hindutva idealogue Vinayak Damodar Savarkar inside the State Assembly.

19 Dec 2022

Congress Party

Meghalaya: Setback for Congress, senior leader Ampareen Lyngdoh quits

In a major setback to the Congress in Meghalaya ahead of the 2023 Assembly elections, senior party leader and MLA Dr. Ampareen Lyngdoh has quit the grand old party.

19 Dec 2022

Arunachal Pradesh

LAC clash: Parliament likely to witness uproar this week too

The Opposition is set to bring up the issue of the border clash between Indian and Chinese forces in Arunachal Pradesh again in the Parliament this week.

18 Dec 2022

Narendra Modi

Showed 'red card' to obstacles in development of northeast: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave a major boost to the Non-Democratic Alliance (NDA) government in Meghalaya on Sunday by praising it for implementing development projects.

18 Dec 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

After MCD success, AAP prepares for UP municipal elections

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) began rigorous preparations for the Uttar Pradesh municipal, having decided to compete from every ward in the state's upcoming civic polls.

17 Dec 2022

Bhagwant Mann

Gangster Goldy Brar's US detention top secret: Punjab CM Mann

The status of gangster Goldy Brar—the mastermind of singer Sidhu Moose Wala's murder—remains a "top secret" as a foreign country is involved, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann told NDTV in an interview.

BJP's nationwide protest against Pakistan minister Bilawal Bhutto's 'Gujarat' remarks

Pakistan Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari's remarks about Prime Minister Narendra Modi at United Nations Security Council (UNSC) triggered outrage in India.

KCR starts BRS activities in Delhi with 2-day Vedic yajna

Telangana's Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao marked the official launch of his national party, Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) with Raja Shyamala Yagam, a two-day Vedic ritual to seek blessings for attaining power, in Delhi on Tuesday at 9 am.

14 Dec 2022

Raghuram Rajan

Rajasthan: Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan joins Bharat Jodo Yatra

Former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan joined the Congress Party's Bharat Jodo Yatra (BJY) led by Rahul Gandhi, which is now traveling across Rajasthan.

13 Dec 2022

Trinamool Congress

Mohua Moitra rips into Centre over economy, ED raids, elections

Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Mahua Moitra ripped into the Centre over a range of issues—including its claims of economic development—on Tuesday.

13 Dec 2022

China

Rajiv Gandhi Foundation received funds from China, alleges Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday the Congress for demanding a discussion in Parliament on the recent India-China border clash in Arunachal Pradesh.

13 Dec 2022

Congress Party

MP Congress leader Raja Pateria arrested over 'kill Modi' remark

The Madhya Pradesh Police arrested Congress leader and former state cabinet minister, Raja Pateria, from Damoh district early on Tuesday after an FIR was registered over his alleged remarks calling for the death of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

13 Dec 2022

Rajnath Singh

LAC clash: Indian Army foiled China's landgrab attempt, says Rajnath

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday addressed the Parliament over the clash between Indian and Chinese troops near the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Arunachal Pradesh on Friday.

LAC clash: Opposition corners Centre, to raise issue in Parliament

After questioning the Centre's "silence"—prompted by the clash between Indian and Chinese soldiers at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Arunachal Pradesh last week—the Opposition is set to raise the issue in Parliament on Tuesday, which could see a heated sitting.

12 Dec 2022

Madhya Pradesh

MP Congress leader Raja Pateria's 'kill Modi' remark triggers row

Senior Madhya Pradesh Congress leader Raja Pateria has sparked a major row after allegedly making controversial statements against PM Narendra Modi.

12 Dec 2022

Gujarat

Gujarat: Bhupendra Patel to take oath as CM today

Bhupendra Patel will take oath as the chief minister of Gujarat on Monday, heralding the BJP's seventh term in the state.

Delhi BJP President Adesh Gupta resigns after MCD polls defeat

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Adesh Gupta officially resigned from his post as the party's Delhi president on Sunday.

11 Dec 2022

Himachal Pradesh

Meet Sukhvinder Sukhu: From milk store attendant to Himachal CM

Former Himachal Congress chief Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh after the party returned to power following the Assembly elections.

11 Dec 2022

Himachal Elections

Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu takes oath as 15th Himachal Pradesh CM

Former chief of Congress in Himachal Pradesh Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu was sworn in as the 15th chief minister of the Himalayan state in Shimla on Sunday.

10 Dec 2022

Congress Party

Delhi Congress vice president's 'ghar wapsi' after joining AAP

The vice-president of Delhi Congress, Ali Mehdi on Saturday returned to the party hours after joining the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

10 Dec 2022

Himachal Elections

Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu new Himachal CM, Mukesh Agnihotri his deputy

Congress leader and four-time MLA Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu will be the new chief minister of Himachal Pradesh.

09 Dec 2022

Uniform Civil Code

Rajya Sabha: Uniform Civil Code Bill faces resistance from Opposition

As Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kirodi Lal Meena tabled The Uniform Civil Code in India Bill 2020 on Friday in the Rajya Sabha as a Private Member Bill, chaos broke out in the Upper House with protests from the opposition parties.

09 Dec 2022

Himachal Elections

Himachal Congress stakes claim to form government as MLAs meet

Congress leaders met the governor of Himachal Pradesh, Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar in Shimla on Friday and handed over the list of its newly-elected MLAs to prove their strength to form the government in the state.

09 Dec 2022

Gujarat

With historic mandate, BJP regains support of 'Patidars' in Gujarat

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) managed to win back the support of the Patidar community, powering its historic win over 156 of the total 182 Gujarat Assembly seats in the 2022 polls on Thursday.

09 Dec 2022

SP

UP bypoll: BJP breaches Azam's Rampur fortress; Akhilesh demands re-election

Though the Samajwadi Party (SP) in Uttar Pradesh retained the Mainpuri Lok Sabha seat traditionally held by the party's founder, Mulayam Singh Yadav, it lost a crucial Assembly seat—Rampur, which was a bastion of SP and veteran leader Azam Khan.

09 Dec 2022

West Bengal

TMC's 'stooge' charge against ECI over Saket Gokhale's 2nd arrest

Just a day after Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Saket Gokhale was arrested again in a reported "fake tweet" allegation against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, party leader Derek O'Brien attacked the Election Commission of India (ECI) for being biased.

09 Dec 2022

Himachal Elections

Himachal Congress MLAs meet to decide CM in Shimla today

Congress put up an impressive show in the 2022 Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections by winning 40 seats of the total 68 and relegating its principal rival Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to 25 seats on Thursday.

08 Dec 2022

Bhupendra Patel

Meet Bhupendra 'Patidar' Patel, set to return as Gujarat CM

Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel is set to take over the office for the second consecutive term after Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) landslide victory in the state Assembly elections.

08 Dec 2022

Dimple Yadav

Dimple Yadav wins Mainpuri LS bypoll, keeps Mulayam's legacy alive

Dimple Yadav, wife of Samajwadi Party chief and Uttar Pradesh ex-CM Akhilesh Yadav, won the Mainpuri Loka Sabha bypoll on Thursday.

08 Dec 2022

Himachal Pradesh

2022 Assembly elections: Himachal outgoing CM Jairam Thakur concedes defeat

As Congress defeated the incumbent Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the 2022 Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections, outgoing Chief Minister Jairam Thakur said on Thursday that he would tender his resignation to the governor in a short while.

2022 Assembly elections: BJP sweeps Gujarat, seals 7th consecutive term

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has successfully overcome anti-incumbency to storm into power in Gujarat Assembly for seventh consecutive term.

08 Dec 2022

Himachal Pradesh

2022 Assembly elections: Congress ousts BJP to claim Himachal Pradesh

The Congress, riding on anti-incumbency and groupism of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), emerged as the single largest party in Himachal Pradesh on Thursday.

08 Dec 2022

Gujarat

BJP wins Gujarat's Morbi where bridge collapse killed over 140

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kantilal Amrutiya won the Morbi seat in Gujarat just a month after the horrific collapse of the suspension bridge that killed over 140 people.

08 Dec 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

AAP's Gujarat CM face Isudan Gadhvi loses from Khambalia seat

The chief ministerial candidate for Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Gujarat Isudan Gadhvi has faced an embarrassing defeat in the high-stake Gujarat Assembly elections.

08 Dec 2022

Bhupender Yadav

Gujarat: CM Bhupendra Patel's oath on Monday; PM to attend

Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel is expected to take oath of office for the second consecutive time on December 12 following Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP's) massive victory in the Assembly elections.

08 Dec 2022

Himachal Pradesh

2022 Assembly elections: Rebels, groupism hurting BJP, Cong in Himachal

The performance of 412 candidates, including several renowned politicians, will be out on Thursday for the high-stake assembly election in Himachal Pradesh.

08 Dec 2022

Elections

2022 Assembly elections: BJP steamrolls in Gujarat, uncertainty in Himachal

The counting of votes for the state Assembly elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh began on Thursday.

07 Dec 2022

Arvind Kejriwal

2022 MCD elections: Kejriwal seeks Centre's support, PM Modi's blessings

Delhi Chief Minister and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday appealed to all political parties to help in making Delhi a clean and corruption-free city.

07 Dec 2022

Telangana

Telangana: BJP's Bandi Sanjay Kumar accuses KTR of drug abuse

The president of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Telangana, Bandi Sanjay Kumar, claimed on Tuesday that state IT minister and Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) working president KT Rama Rao uses drugs.

07 Dec 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

2022 MCD elections: AAP ends BJP's 15-year rule with win

The ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) overcame early jitters to comfortably clinch the 250-seat Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections on Wednesday.

2022 MCD elections: No anti-defection law makes AAP, BJP worried

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) are engaged in a close fight in high-stakes Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls.

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