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Unsure of merger, Samajwadi Party may wait for Bihar outcome

Mulayam Singh Yadav on the first day of the second part of Budget session at Parliament House in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

Even though six Janata Parivar outfits have announced their merger into an unnamed political entity, large sections of the Samajwadi Party (SP) are trying to persuade party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav t

Achchhe din governemnt has failed: Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, speaking in the Lok Sabha on Monday, was interrupted by the Treasury benches asking him to speak in Hindi, while a few BJP MPs sought to taunt him for his “sabbat

Rahul Gandhi hits out at ‘suit-boot sarkar’ amid BJP taunts

Congress president Sonia Gandhi, right, talks to her son and party vice president Rahul Gandhi at a farmers rally. (Photo: AP)

In the third Lok Sabha speech of his 11-year parliamentary career, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi mounted his sharpest ever attack on the Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre, accusing it

‘Rabri’s Rajya Sabha seat certain in 2016’

Rabri Devi

With Janata Parivar set to take a re-birth soon, former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi will be back in action, as her dream to enter Parliament might just turn into a reality.

TMC, NCP talks near final stages

Sources said the Trinamul Congress and NCP chieftains had almost finalised their plans to take part in the Patna rally, with parleys now underway to stitch together an alliance to counter the emergenc

Janata Parivar is taking shape, with SP stamp

Six splinter groups of the old Janata Parivar are all set to unveil a unified outfit, Samajwadi Janata Party, before Parliament reconvenes later this month.

Poll-bound Bihar, Bengal are given special package

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar addresses a press conference at Old Secretariat in Patna. (Photo: AP)

Will BJP benefit politically as polls near in both states?

Bullet train dream to stay afloat for long time

The Rail Budget has clearly indicated that the bullet train dream would remain afloat for much longer time, with Union minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu subtly orienting government’s priority to semi-h

Suresh Prabhu vows rail ‘rebirth’ in 4 years, hikes freight by 10 per cent

  Suresh Prabhu (right) and MoS Manoj Sinha arrive at Parliament House with Railway Budget papers—(Photo: Pritam Bandyopadhyay)

Staying off the beaten track of hiking passenger fares and annoucing a long list of new trains, railway minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, in his maiden Rail Budget, has sought to put the Railways on t

Railways will get financial muscle today

Railway minister Suresh Prabhu, in his maiden Rail Budget on Thursday, will unveil major the roadmap for transformation of railways by adding strong financial muscle.

Everybody loves a “smart city”.

We are now in the final stages of this general election. On Thursday, May 7, voters will elect a new Parliament. So far the campaign has been curiously lacklustre and timid.