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13 ‘anti-Modi’ parties join hands at Kumaraswamy’s

13 ‘anti-Modi’ parties join hands at Kumaraswamy’s swearing-in, but can they dislodge BJP govt in 2019 Lok Sabha polls?

May 24, 2018, 01:17 PM IST

The oath-taking ceremony turned out to be a springboard for Opposition unity, which aims at dislodging the Narendra Modi-led BJP government at the Centre in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Karnataka Assembly elections: Lingayats to bank on

Karnataka elections: Lingayats to bank on Congress’ ‘masterstroke’ or BJP’s ‘sympathy card’?

May 03, 2018, 08:25 PM IST

Stakes are high for the Rahul Gandhi-led Congress as Karnataka is one of the few states where the party is in power. Also, Siddaramaiah is the first chief minister in the state to complete a five-year tenure.

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Kathua rape victim's agony turning feeble amid communal bickering and political blame game

India | Apr 18, 2018, 04:10 PM IST

The brutality and inhumanity has once again brought the nation back to square one. It seems that there is no end to this shame.

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Union Budget 2018: Government may put employment creation on top priority; here’s what job seekers expect from FM Arun Jaitley

Budget | Feb 01, 2018, 11:59 AM IST

The issue of job crisis has the potential to harm the electoral prospects of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the crucial upcoming elections.

The collision between two cars left 1 dead and six critically injured at the Yamuna Expressway near

Yamuna expressway claims another life, 6 critically injured wait for medical help for almost two hours

India | Jan 27, 2018, 11:18 PM IST

The accident occurred at around 8:30 pm but the ambulances did not arrive till 10 pm.

Union Budget 2018

Union Budget 2018: From tax rebate to safeguarding women’s interests, here’s what the nation expects from Arun Jaitley

Budget | Jan 22, 2018, 07:43 PM IST

While what comes out of Arun Jaitley’s briefcase remains suspense till February 1, here is what the common man expects from the upcoming budget.

Union Budget 2018

Why is Union Budget 2018 crucial for Modi government

Budget | Jan 31, 2018, 05:01 PM IST

The Narendra Modi government will present its last full budget on February 1 – the first after the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

Riding ‘Modi wave’, BJP retains power in traditional

Riding ‘Modi wave’, BJP retains power in traditional bastion, with hands full of challenges

Gujarat Assembly Elections | Dec 20, 2017, 12:10 AM IST

Unlike its rule of more than two decades, the saffron party will be facing some serious challenges, something that it has already foreseen.

Gujarat election results: ‘Modi wave’ a visible factor

Gujarat election results: ‘Modi wave’ a visible factor in BJP’s victory in PM’s bastion

Gujarat Assembly Elections | Dec 18, 2017, 12:35 PM IST

While BJP moves ahead to take its rule in Gujarat past 22 years, let’s take a look at some of the factors which seem to have helped the BJP manage to hold faith of Gujarat’s people:

Gujarat Elections: Will Hardik-Alpesh-Jignesh phenomenon

Gujarat polls: Will the new 'caste equations' prove to be a game changer in 'BJP vs Congress'?

Gujarat Assembly Elections | Dec 16, 2017, 09:55 PM IST

If the exit polls are to be believed, the saffron party will easily manage to retain power in its turf, with an overwhelming majority.

25 years of Babri Masjid demolition: A grim reminder that

25 years of Babri Masjid demolition: A grim reminder that changed the fabric of Indian politics

India | Dec 06, 2017, 12:52 PM IST

A day ahead of the 25th anniversary of the unfortunate event, the Supreme Court commenced the final hearings in the long-standing BabriMasjid-Ram Janmabhoomi title dispute.

9 years of 26/11 Mumbai attacks: How Hafiz Saeed and other

Nine years of 26/11 Mumbai attacks: How Hafiz Saeed and other perpetrators executed the dastardly act

India | Nov 25, 2017, 09:38 PM IST

On this day in 2008, 10 Pakistani terrorists had sneaked into the economic capital via sea route and opened indiscriminate fire at people across the city, killing 166, including 18 security personnel.

PM Modi

'Feel Good' factor among public is behind PM Modi's unfazed popularity across India: Think tank Pew Research

India | Nov 16, 2017, 01:40 PM IST

More than eight out of ten people believe that economic conditions are ‘good’, an assessment which is 19 percentage points higher than what was immediately before the 2014 general elections.

PM Modi’s popularity remains intact in North, up in West

PM Modi's overwhelming public support remains unchanged in North India, rises in West and South India: Pew Survey

India | Nov 16, 2017, 11:46 AM IST

PM Modi’s favourable rating is 31 percentage points higher as compared to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, which is 30 points more than that of Rahul Gandhi.

World Bank to release Ease of Doing Business report today

Boost to Modi govt as India jumps 30 places to 100th spot in World Bank's Ease of Doing Business

Business | Oct 31, 2017, 08:24 PM IST

India made a double-digit jump in the World Bank's 2018 edition of Ease of Doing Business report, reacing the 100th spot from the previous 130th in 2016.

Rajesh and Nupur Talwar with their daughter Aarushi.

If Talwars didn't, then who killed Aarushi and Hemraj? The Noida double-murder case continues to be a cliffhanger

India | Oct 16, 2017, 03:46 PM IST

While the Noida-based dentist couple will walk of the jail on Friday, the sensational double-murder continues to remain a mystery as even the CBI court had held the Talwars guilty on the basis of evidence on record.

Rajesh and Nupur Talwar

Aarushi Talwar murder mystery: Who killed Aarushi and Hemraj? Here is what happened on that fateful night

India | Oct 12, 2017, 09:05 PM IST

The dentist couple was held guilty on circumstantial evidences, as there was no concrete evidence found against them.

China's People's Liberation Army

Doklam standoff ends: China’s PLA welcomes resolution, but asks India to ‘learn lessons’

World | Aug 29, 2017, 10:37 AM IST

Putting an end to the over two-month-long military standoff at Doklam, India and China on Monday agreed for “expeditious disengagement” of border personnel at the face-off site

Lalu Prasad Yadav

Dent to Lalu Yadav’s ‘show of strength’ as Sonia, Rahul and Mayawati pull out of anti-BJP rally

Politics | Aug 23, 2017, 09:50 PM IST

The rally suffered successive setbacks on Tuesday as Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi expressed their inability to attend the rally

Supreme Court to announce verdict on triple talaq on Tuesday

Triple talaq row: Supreme Court to announce landmark verdict today

India | Aug 22, 2017, 01:44 AM IST

The apex court will decide the fate of the Islamic personal law practice of ‘triple talaq’ and whether it is violative of the fundamental and human rights of gender equality and dignity of Muslim women