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  India   Politics  21 Jan 2017

India, Politics, 21 Jan 2017

'Star campaigners' list for UP polls: BJP ignores Advani, picks Yogi Adityanath

However, Maneka Gandhi is in the list and so is controversial party MP Yogi Adityanath.

21 Jan 2017 8:08 PM

Punjab polls: Amritsar unfortunate to have had 'absentee MP' Navjot Sidhu, says Jaitley

Jaitley was addressing the media at Amritsar during his three-day campaign tour in the poll-bound Punjab.

21 Jan 2017 8:00 PM

UP polls: SP, Congress tussle over seat sharing, alliance seems to fall apart

Akhilesh Yadav-led SP offered 99 seats to the Congress, but the latter is demanding at least 115 seats to contest the UP elections.

21 Jan 2017 7:17 PM

Punjab polls: I do not need security, deploy it for the state, says Kejriwal to EC

Kejriwal also mentioned in the letter that AAP candidates had said that they did not require security in the wake of the Assembly polls.

21 Jan 2017 4:54 PM

No response from BJP on poll ticket, our options open: ND Tiwari's son

BJP leaders had given him ‘some kind of assurance that if you are willing to join (BJP), we will give you ticket,’ he said.

21 Jan 2017 4:45 PM


Alliance with SP will not help Congress in UP: Mayawati

She claimed that several Cong leaders have come to BSP after talks for an alliance between the two parties for the upcoming polls.

21 Jan 2017 3:17 PM

Assam: Engineer made to apologise by touching BJP MLA's feet

The MLA had gone on a sudden inspection of the office and the JE finding Das' car blocking the road, got it removed from there.

21 Jan 2017 2:04 PM

Goa polls: Ticket allocations upset BJP, Congress heavyweights

While St Andre legislator Vishnu Wagh was refused ticket due to his health, MLA Ramesh Tawadkar was shocked to find his name in the list.

21 Jan 2017 12:50 PM

All efforts to fulfil cultural aspirations of Tamilians: Modi on Jallikattu row

Modi said the central government is committed to the progress of Tamil Nadu and will always work to ensure the state scales makes progress.

21 Jan 2017 12:25 PM

Mulayam Yadav loyalist Ambika Chaudhary joins BSP

Sitting MLA Chaudhary cited infighting for his decision to part ways with the ruling party.

21 Jan 2017 12:19 PM


Don't want to fall in trap of vote bank politics of Owaisi: BJP

On the Jallikattu row, Owaisi said, it comes as a lesson to the Hindutva forces and India cannot have Uniform Civil Court.

21 Jan 2017 8:42 AM

PM hails Indian youth for resisting radicalisation

Modi told the delegation that it was "our collective responsibility" to take this heritage forward.

21 Jan 2017 8:14 AM

Arrested Trinamool MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay hospitalised

Sudip Bandyopadhyay's wife Nayna Bandyopadhyay had pleaded the court to allow her husband to stay in jail hospital due to his poor health.

21 Jan 2017 7:52 AM

RLD, JD-U may back Mayawati after polls to stall BJP

BSP has since then not shown any interest in forming any pre-poll alliance.

21 Jan 2017 1:45 AM

Mulayam Singh Yadav behind snub to Congress?

UP CM was reportedly cautioned that pact would benefit Congress more.

21 Jan 2017 1:40 AM