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Shatrughan Sinha: BJP has not learnt from its Delhi defeat

Actor and BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha at Baba Sahab International Airport during his visit to Nagpur. (Photo: PTI)

Breathing fire and cautioning the party, BJP’s star MP, Mr Shatrughan Sinha, speaking exclusively to this newspaper, said the party leadership had not learnt from its Delhi defeat at the hands of AAP

Massive Nitish-Lalu win in Bihar

RJD  president Lalu Prasad Yadav hugs Bihar CM Nitish Kumar after the victory of their alliance in  Bihar elections.	(Photo: AP)

RJD is biggest single party, Lalu may again call the shots

Bihar’s fate in balance as votes are counted

Leaders of major political parties in the battlefield for the recently concluded voting of Assembly elections in Bihar

The exit polls are out, yet the outcome of the Bihar polls remains an enigma. For Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, it’s a make or break situation.

Raghuram Rajan, Narayana Murthy join debate on intolerance

RBI Governor, Raghuram Rajan speaks during a seminar organised by Gateway House. (Photo: PTI)

A day after Moody’s warned Prime Minister Narendra Modi to check growing intolerance in the country, RBI governor Raghuram Rajan also stressed on the need to create an environment in which ideas can f

BJP worries about PM Modi overexposure

A silent debate is raging in the BJP on whether it was prudent to make Prime Minister Narendra Modi the main face in the bitterly-fought and crucial Bihar Assembly polls.

BJP pushes beef politics in Bihar

Security personnel deployed in Bishada Village where Mohammad Ikhlaq was lynched by a mob after rumours of beef eating in Dadri.

Move over development, it’s the beef controversy that the BJP is banking on to consolidate the Hindu votebank in the coming Bihar Assembly polls.

Bihar polls 2015: Edge for BJP if Muslim vote splits

PM Modi, BJP President Amit Shah and senior leaders during the party's meeting for the upcoming Bihar Assembly elections. -PTI

As 16% of Bihar’s population, Muslims play a decisive role for nearly 50 seats

Meat ban to polarise Bihar?

Many in BJP hope to gain votes, others fear blowback

RSS sends message to BJP, government

Flexing its muscles and seeking reports from the government, the RSS has sent a clear signal that despite perceptions in the BJP, neither the party nor the country is a “one-man show”.

Hectic efforts to end quota stir in Gujarat

 Police charge Patel community members after their agitation for reservation turned violent in Ahmedabad - PTI

Shaken saffron camp brainstorms to save ‘Gujarat model’

My word! Are we touchy... or are we touchy? Our skins are getting thinner and thinner by the day.

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