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Run for Unity: Sardar Patel gets centrestage

Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves during the 'Run for Unity' at Rajpath. Photo: PTI

In a move replete with political symbolism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually lessened the significance of Indira Gandhi’s death anniversary by marking October 31 as the birth anniversary of anot

PM Narendra Modi reaches out to journalists

BJP president Amit Shah (from left), PM Modi and Union home minister Rajnath Singh during the programme — G.N. Jha

Nearly five months after he took over, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached out to the media on the occasion of Diwali Mangal Milan.

BJP hints it won’t take NCP support

Uddhav Thackeray-Amit Shah talks likely on Thursday

Day after rout: Congress faces factionalism, blame game

After the rout, resentment against the party leadership as well as factionalism has surfaced in the Congress.

PM Narendra Modi routs Congress in 2 states

PM Modi is welcomed by BJP president Amit Shah and party general secretary J.P. Nadda on his arrival at BJP headquarters— PTI

On Saffron Sunday, the Narendra Modi-led BJP wiped out the Congress from two of its traditional bastions — Maharashtra and Haryana and was set to form a government for the first time in the northern s

PM Modi, Sonia Gandhi pull no punches on poll eve

PM Modi, Sonia Gandhi pull no punches on poll eve

With three days to go for the Haryana polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing a series of rallies in the state on Saturday, played his development card and attacked dynasty politics yet again.

Has Pakistan Army forced deal on Nawaz Sharif?

Pakistani army soldiers stand alert inside the parliament building during an emergency session in Islamabad, Pakistan. -AP

Keeping a close watch on the developments in Pakistan, Indian intelligence agencies, particularly the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), are not ruling out the possibility of a “secret deal” being stru

After 100 days, PM’s popularity still undimmed

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing a business meeting in Tokyo on Tuesday. PTI

Presides over most powerful PMO India has seen; set to join league of Nehru, Indira, Vajpayee

Rajnath Singh and PMO hit back as rumours fly

Union home minister Rajnath Singh speaks to the media in New Delhi on Wednesday. 	— PTI

The saffron camp, and specially the government, on Wednesday launched a counter-attack over a covert move to tarnish the image of home minister Rajnath Singh and his son Pankaj.

Lal Krishna Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi out of BJP board

BJP veterans LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi who were dropped from BJP's Parliamentary Board on Tuesday. -PTI

Veteran leaders, Vajpayee are mentors

For those younger Pakistanis born in the 1990s and later, the country’s growing dysfunctionality and its slipping further behind in the global comity of nations across a wide front, has seemed to be t

Now that the protests are fizzling out, it’s worth asking what exactly they managed to accomplish. I see two major effects.