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  India   Politics  22 Feb 2017

India, Politics, 22 Feb 2017

After Modi's SCAM jibe at Oppn, Amit Shah asks UP voters to rout 'KASAB' from state

Questioning the legacy of Congress, Shah asked about the Gandhi family's contribution to UP in alst 60 years.

22 Feb 2017 6:41 PM

‘It pains me’: Sonia pens open letter to voters, accuses Modi of ‘ignoring’ UP

It is the first time since 1998 that Gandhi did not campaign in her constituency.

22 Feb 2017 5:33 PM

UP polls: 'No post-poll alliance with anyone,' clarifies Amit Shah as rumours abound

The comments come against the backdrop of surveys projecting a hung assembly in UP.

22 Feb 2017 4:05 PM

With Congress by our side, bicycle will charge ahead with full speed: Akhilesh

Taking a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he noted that people could not understand 'Mann Ki Baat' of the BJP.

22 Feb 2017 3:42 PM

Scholar, eight-term MLA Liezietsu now Nagaland CM

Liezitsu will succeed TR Zeliang, who resigned as Nagaland CM after widespread protests over reservation to women in local body elections.

22 Feb 2017 1:59 PM


DMK on statewide hunger strike against TN Assembly ruckus

Stalin was arrested after his protest, and an FIR was lodged against him and other party MLAs for unlawful assembly.

22 Feb 2017 10:10 AM

PMO, Jaitley very unhappy with Railway Ministry performance, demand focus

In this year’s Rail Budget, the railways had received an impressive Rs 1,31,000 crore from the Finance Ministry.

22 Feb 2017 9:30 AM

UP polls: Flouting SC verdict, Mayawati seeks Muslim votes

Referring to Modi's "graveyard-cremation ground" and "Diwali-Eid" comments, Mayawati said it was aimed at adding communal colour to polls.

22 Feb 2017 8:54 AM

Samajwadi Party turmoil a programmed drama: Amar Singh

He also said that SP patron Mulayam Singh and his son and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh "are one and will remain one".

22 Feb 2017 8:29 AM

55 pc polling in Mumbai civic poll, up by 10 pc from 2012

In Mumbai, voting picked up as the day progressed with several politicians and celebrities stepping out to exercise their franchise.

22 Feb 2017 8:17 AM


UP polls: BJP, SP-Congress hold parallel road shows

A stage, reportedly, collapsed at Gol park where Rahul and Akhilesh were supposed to address a rally, halting their cavalcade for a while.

22 Feb 2017 7:54 AM

M Venkaiah Naidu forecasts BJP sweep in UP

The senior minister criticised chief minister Akhilesh Yadav for his “donkeys of Gujarat” comment”.

22 Feb 2017 2:46 AM

Manipur CM Okram Ibobi Singh keen on talks to end blockade

The scenario may change now. “Yes, we are ready (for tripartite talks with the UNC),” Mr Singh said.

22 Feb 2017 2:44 AM

UP polls 2017: Mona Didi all set to continue dad’s legacy

Mr Tiwari has won Assembly elections nine times since 1980 from here, which speaks volumes for his popularity in the area.

22 Feb 2017 2:40 AM

UP polls 2017: Symbol changes, but he still rules Kunda

Raja Bhaiyya is known more for the fantasy woven around him, including his famous pond of crocodiles.

22 Feb 2017 2:35 AM


UP polls: BJP relies on its best in SP-Congress stronghold

A total of 630 candidates, including 50 women, are in the fray for this phase of the election.

22 Feb 2017 2:22 AM

Akhilesh-Rahul’s show runs into Amit Shah’s Allahabad bugle

Allahabad has 12 Assembly constituencies, the largest number for any district in the state.

22 Feb 2017 2:15 AM