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  India   Politics  06 Feb 2017

India, Politics, 06 Feb 2017

Manipur polls: Rights activist Irom Sharmila to contest against CM Ibobi

She broke her 16-year-old hunger strike and declared that she wants to become the CM so that she could press for repeal of AFSPA.

06 Feb 2017 3:25 PM

Mulayam takes u-turn, will campaign in UP from tomorrow

He also said his son Akhilesh Yadav will be the next Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh if his party wins the state assembly elections.

06 Feb 2017 12:53 PM

Parties focus on Braj area in Mathura battle

Supporters of Sharma dismiss speculation that there is resentment among party workers over BJP giving ticket to him.

06 Feb 2017 7:06 AM

Congress set for organisation rejig after Assembly poll results

Priyanka Gandhi played a key role in sewing up the alliance in Uttar Pradesh with the Samajwadi Party.

06 Feb 2017 6:57 AM

DMK: It’s against will of Jayalalithaa, people of Tamil Nadu

Stalin said Sasikala was never the choice of late Jayalalithaa when she had to quit as chief minister in 2001 and again in 2011.

06 Feb 2017 6:38 AM


UP polls: Congress, others keep Mayawati option open

The elections to the 403-member UP Assembly are seen by many to be a “semi-final” ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

06 Feb 2017 5:36 AM

20 per cent of candidates in UP phase one polls are tainted

The BJP has the highest number of candidates (29 of 73 analysed, or 40 per cent) with criminal cases against them, says the report.

06 Feb 2017 5:18 AM

The rise and the rise of VK Sasikala

Chinnamma to face first test of her popularity in the bypolls for Jaya’s seat.

06 Feb 2017 4:52 AM

Modi mocks Akhilesh Yadav, sees ‘winds of change’

War of acronyms in surcharged UP as Rahul vows Samajwadi-Cong alliance ‘here to stay’

06 Feb 2017 4:33 AM

Nagaland stir may intensify today

In order to pacify angry protesters, the administration on Sunday transferred the police commissioner of Dimapur.

06 Feb 2017 12:25 AM


Sasikala Natarajan to take over as Tamil Nadu CM

Once sworn in, Sasikala will be the third woman CM of the state after Janaki Ramachandran and J. Jayalalithaa.

06 Feb 2017 12:12 AM