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India, Politics, 06 May 2019

Screening of short film featuring Pragya Thakur stopped by EC in MP

Thakur is pitted against senior Congress leader and former chief minister Digvijaya Singh from Bhopal.

06 May 2019 9:28 PM

AIADMK expels two members for supporting DMK candidate

The statement was jointly issued by AIADMK co-ordinator O Panneerselvam and Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami.

06 May 2019 9:18 PM

Mayawati hints of becoming PM if gets an opportunity

BSP pesident said she might have to contest election from here, if all goes well.

06 May 2019 9:12 PM

2019 LS polls: Phase 5 records 62.56 polling pc; max voted in WB

Incidents of violence, clashes in West Bengal and two grenade attacks in Jammu and Kashmir were reported while polling.

06 May 2019 8:57 PM

Stunned by the news to assassinate Modi: BJP

'We expect all those who believe in democracy and all right-thinking people to strongly condemn this act,' BJP said.

06 May 2019 7:47 PM


MS Dhoni makes a flying visit to Ranchi to vote

Dhoni reached the polling station less than 24 hours after leading Chennai Super Kings in an IPL game against Kings XI Punjab in Mohali.

06 May 2019 7:44 PM

Chhagan Bhujbal to campaign for Digvijaya Singh in Bhopal

Bhujbal's party and the Congress are allies in a bastion of the saffron party where voting will take place on May 12.

06 May 2019 7:27 PM

PM Modi challenges Cong to fight in the name of 'bofors-accused' Rajiv Gandhi

The alleged Bofors scam led to the collapse of the Rajiv Gandhi-led government in the 1980s.

06 May 2019 7:27 PM

BJP complains to EC against Akhilesh over children in campaign

Rathore said it amounted to violation of the model code of conduct, describing it as "inhuman" and "cruel".

06 May 2019 7:22 PM

'There will be political ups and downs after LS poll results,' says B S Yeddyurappa

He ruled out any possibility of his party's alliance with the JD(S), if such a situation were to arise.

06 May 2019 6:56 PM


Varun Gandhi's 'Pakistani' attack on SP-BSP

'They are Pakistanis. Are they or are they not? Who ordered to fire bullets on Ram devotees?' Gandhi asked.

06 May 2019 5:08 PM

PM Modi made Panchayat Raj a success, others only talked about it: Yogi

Uttar Pradesh CM said, 'Every gram panchayat gets Rs 1 crore if it has a population of 10,000 that never happened before 2014'.

06 May 2019 4:45 PM

AAP convened meeting of Imams, asked them to canvas for it: Vijay Goel

'The AAP is facilitating the entry of such people, like Jignesh Mevani and Kanhaiya Kumar, into politics,' he said.

06 May 2019 4:40 PM

Upset that a PM from land of Mahatma can go this level: Pitroda on Modi's barb

Pitroda is credited with being the architect of the telecom revolution in India under Rajiv Gandhi.

06 May 2019 4:25 PM

PM Modi dares Mamata to arrest him for chanting 'Jai Shri Ram'

'I thought of saying Jai Shri Ram here today so that she can throw me inside jail too,' Modi said.

06 May 2019 4:01 PM


Modi did not get 'sanskar': Mallikarjun Kharge replies to PM on Rajiv Gandhi taunt

The BJP has countered the charge saying every word Modi said about the former PM was true.

06 May 2019 3:57 PM

Cong to review drought, political situation in Maha on May 10

Chavan said the issue of anti- party activities will also be discussed in detail and necessary action would follow.

06 May 2019 3:57 PM

BJP blames TMC of rigging, demands re-election in West Bengal

BJP alleged that BJP candidate from Barrackpore Arjun Singh was thrashed allegedly by Trinamool Congress 'goons'.

06 May 2019 3:28 PM

MP man votes after performing last rites of dad, sets social media buzzing

The gesture found appreciation among social media users who shared the post with others.

06 May 2019 3:25 PM

Don't want to share dias with 'expiry' PM: Mamta

Mamta Banerjee, at a rally replied to PM Modi's complaint on not talking to him.

06 May 2019 3:06 PM