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  India   Politics  25 Mar 2019

India, Politics, 25 Mar 2019

Karti Chidambaram files nomination from Sivaganga seat

Cong will contest on 9 out of 39 parliamentary seats in TN along with the sole seat in Puducherry, while its ally DMK will contest 20 seats.

25 Mar 2019 8:53 PM

BJP has requested Parrikar's sons to join party: Vinay Tendulkar

Parrikar, a senior BJP leader, died on March 17 evening after a prolonged battle against cancer at the age of 63.

25 Mar 2019 8:48 PM

Cong's bid to 'cheat' poor again: Jaitley slams Rahul's minimum income promise

The government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been giving away Rs 5.34 lakh crore to the poor families, Jaitley said.

25 Mar 2019 8:44 PM

Sukh Ram returns to Congress, calls it homecoming

Sukh Ram’s son Anil Sharma is a cabinet minister in Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur-led BJP government in Himachal Pradesh.

25 Mar 2019 8:29 PM

Paralympian Deepa Malik, INLD MLA Kehar Singh join BJP

Both Malik and Rawat joined the BJP in the presence of the party's Haryana unit chief Subhash Barala and general secretary Anil Jain.

25 Mar 2019 8:25 PM


DMK suspends actor Radha Ravi over derogatory remarks against Nayanthara

The actor earned a lot of backlash after the clip of his speech at the event went viral.

25 Mar 2019 7:39 PM

NCP releases manifesto, advocates talks with Pakistan

'We will open talks with Pakistan during which we will insist on discussing terrorism,' read the manifesto.

25 Mar 2019 7:17 PM

Kamal Haasan's MNM forges alliance with TMC for Andaman and Nicobar

MNM party floated by actor turned politician Kamal Haasan has forged an alliance with the TMC in Andaman and Nicobar islands.

25 Mar 2019 6:33 PM

Congress-JD(S) standoff over Tumkur seat: Deve Gowda, sitting MP file nominations

Muddahanumegowda filed his nomination for Tumkur despite a request made by K'taka Deputy CM G Parmeshwara to 'obey the coalition dharma'.

25 Mar 2019 5:51 PM

Apart from Amethi, Rahul Gandhi to contest second seat from South: report

The second seat could be from Kerala, Karnataka or Tamil Nadu.

25 Mar 2019 5:44 PM


BJP MP Hema Malini files nomination from Mathura

Before filing her nomination, she offered prayers at the Banke Bihari Temple accompanied by UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

25 Mar 2019 5:33 PM

‘10 litres of brandy free’: Tiruppur independent candidate makes election promise

Dovood promised to import pure liquor from Puducherry and distribute it among the families.

25 Mar 2019 4:58 PM

Gen VK Singh files his nomination paper from Ghaziabad Lok Sabha seat

BJP leader and Union Minister General (retd) VK Singh on Monday filed his nomination paper for the ensuing Lok Sabha polls.

25 Mar 2019 4:49 PM

SP MP Dharmendra Yadav disowns brother-in-law for joining BJP

Dharmendra Yadav's bother-in-law Anujesh Pratap Singh Yadav joined the BJP on Sunday in Agra.

25 Mar 2019 4:49 PM

RLD chief files nomination from Muzaffarnagar

RLD chief Choudhary Ajit Singh filed his nomination as the SP-BSP-RLD alliance candidate from Muzaffarnagar.

25 Mar 2019 4:38 PM


2019 Lok Sabha polls: BJP releases eighth list of candidates

Earlier in the day, Swain joined the BJP in the presence of Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan at state party headquarters in Bhubaneswar.

25 Mar 2019 3:31 PM

YS Jaganmohan Reddy is like 'ganja' in 'Tulsi' garden: N Chandrababu Naidu

TDP chief said Kadapa district which gave birth to great personalities like Annamayya, Veera Swamy and Yogi Vemana was like a Tulsi garden.

25 Mar 2019 3:13 PM

2019 LS polls: CWC meets to give final shape to manifesto

The party manifesto is being framed by a committee headed by P Chidambaram.

25 Mar 2019 3:09 PM

Former Dawood aide dies in Mumbai hospital of heart ailment

Lambu Shakeel was suffering from a heart ailment, a hospital official said.

25 Mar 2019 3:03 PM

JD(S) gives Bangalore North LS seat to Congress

K C Venugopal thanked JD(S) patriarch and former PM Deve Gowda for the move calling it a 'kind gesture'.

25 Mar 2019 2:57 PM