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BJP can form government in Maharashtra as well: Ramdas Athawale

Like Madhya Pradesh, BJP can form government in Maharashtra as well: Ramdas Athawale

Politics | Mar 10, 2020, 05:27 PM IST

Republican Party of India (RPI) chief Ramdas Athawale said that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) can form a government in Maharashtra. RPI supports BJP which sits in Opposition in Maharashtra. Athwale claimed that many Shiv Sena MLAs in Maharashtra were not happy with Maha Vikas Aaghadi in Maharashtra and this can result in "political earthquake" in Maharashtra.

It's Official: Jyotiraditya Scindia joins BJP in presence of JP Nadda

It's Official: Jyotiraditya Scindia joins BJP in presence of party president JP Nadda

Politics | Mar 11, 2020, 03:26 PM IST

After three days of somewhat predictable uncertainty. Former Congress stalwart Jyotiraditya Scindia has joined Bharatiya Janata Party. In one stroke, Scindia scion has shaken Kamal Nath-led government in Madhya Pradesh and also asserted his political ambitions.

MP political crisis: 19 Congress MLAs loyal to Scindia

MP political crisis: 19 Congress MLAs loyal to Jyotiraditya Scindia quit party

Politics | Mar 10, 2020, 01:45 PM IST

The 15-month-old Kamal Nath government in Madhya Pradesh was pushed to the brink on Tuesday with 19 MLAs loyal to Jyotiraditya Scindia camping in Bengaluru sending their resignations to Raj Bhavan.

Shivraj Singh Chouhan likely get green flag for government

Shivraj Singh Chouhan likely get green flag for government formation

Politics | Mar 10, 2020, 01:02 PM IST

Amid political tussle in Madhya Pradesh, BJP Parliamentary Board and BJP Central Election Committee to hold separate meetings in Bhopal on Tuesday evening to discuss the current political situation in the state.

Jyotiraditya Scindia quits Congress, says 'unable to serve

Jyotiraditya Scindia quits Congress, says 'unable to serve country within this party'

Politics | Mar 10, 2020, 01:43 PM IST

Jyotiraditya Scindia, once considered as Congress Party's future president, has left the party. Scindia on Tuesday tendered his resignation to Congress Party's working president Sonia Gandhi. India TV on Monday reported that he is likely to join the Modi cabinet.

Madhya Pradesh Crisis: BJP not to offer Jyotiraditya

Madhya Pradesh Crisis: BJP not to offer Jyotiraditya Scindia CM post if the Kamal Nath govt falls

Politics | Mar 10, 2020, 11:14 AM IST

Amid high political drama in Madhya Pradesh which has pushed the Kamal Nath-led Congress government into a crisis, sources in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) say that the 'rebel' Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia may join the saffron party.

Madhya Pradesh Crisis LIVE: Congress will prove majority, says Kamal Nath

Madhya Pradesh Crisis: March 10 | As it happened

Politics | Mar 10, 2020, 11:44 PM IST

After an entire day filled with uncertainty, it emerged that Jyotiraditya Scindia will not join BJP on Tuesday (March 10). However, Scindia looks set to join BJP after 18 years of association with Congress. Congress MLAs loyal to Jyotiraditya Scindia have tendered their resignation to Madhya Pradesh Assembly speaker.

A file photo of MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan (PTI)

Madhya Pradesh crisis: Shivraj meets Amit Shah, JP Nadda

Politics | Mar 09, 2020, 10:59 PM IST

Former state chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday held a meeting with Union Home Minister Amit Shah in New Delhi.

Jyotiraditya Scindia may get cabinet birth in Modi govt, get BJP's backing for RS berth

Jyotiraditya Scindia may be inducted into Modi govt, get BJP's backing for Rajya Sabha berth

Politics | Mar 10, 2020, 11:58 AM IST

Gwalior royalty Jyotiraditya Scindia could get a cabinet birth in the Union govt if the political scenario in Madhya Pradesh changes. BJP is hoping that Scindia along with his 18 MLAs could withdraw support from Kamal Nath's government in the state giving BJP the edge to topple the Congress government by bringing in a no-confidence motion in the assembly.

Kamal Nath govt in crisis: BJP to move no confidence motion in MP assembly

Madhya Pradesh crisis: CM Kamal Nath demands resignations from all 17 MLAs who went 'untraceable'

Politics | Mar 09, 2020, 11:54 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath has demanded resignations from all 17 MLAs who went 'untraceable', as per sources."All Madhya Pradesh ministers present in cabinet meeting have submitted their resignations to CM Kamal Nath", a senior minister teld news agency PTI.

AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan defended suspended councillor

AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan continues to defend Tahir Hussain, cites call recordings

Politics | Mar 08, 2020, 05:35 PM IST

“Call recordings show Tahir Hussain called police to rescue him from the violence-hit area on Feb 24 and he was rescued,” AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan said on Sunday

Union Law and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in 'Aap Ki

Be it Hindu or Muslim, the govt will deal strictly with rioters: Prasad in ‘Aap Ki Adalat'

Politics | Mar 08, 2020, 02:01 AM IST

Union Law and Justice Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday issued a stern warning to all those indulging in disrupting the country’s communal harmony, while talking to India TV’s Editor-in-Chief Rajat Sharma in ‘Aap Ki Adalat’

Union Law and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad during his

Centre revising guidelines to prevent rumours on social media: Ravi Shankar Prasad in Aap Ki Adalat

Politics | Mar 08, 2020, 12:06 AM IST

Union Law and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said that the Centre is "revising guidelines for all social media platforms" in order to put curbs on rumours being spread by people. The minister was speaking to Rajat Sharma in 'Aap Ki Adalat'

Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad during conversation with

NPR, CAA won’t deprive any Indian of their citizenship: Ravi Shankar Prasad on Aap Ki Adalat

Politics | Mar 07, 2020, 05:49 PM IST

Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has assured all Indian Muslims that the NPR exercise and the CAA “won’t deprive” any India Hindu or Muslim of their citizenship, during an interview with India TV's Editor-in-Chief Rajat Sharma on Aap Ki Adalat

A file photo of AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan (PTI)

Tahir Hussan is paying the price for being Muslim: AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan

Politics | Mar 07, 2020, 04:59 PM IST

AAP legislator Amanatullah Khan said on Saturday that suspended party councillor Tahir Hussain was “paying the price” for being Muslim, as he remarked upon Hussain's alleged involvement in Delhi riots

A file photo of Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi (PTI)

Suspend me, but please discuss Delhi riots..: Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi hits out at govt over order

Politics | Mar 05, 2020, 05:10 PM IST

The Centre on Thursday recommended suspending the Lok Sabha membership of Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi for full term after the Assam MP was among seven members pulled up speaker Om Birla

A screenshot of Kapil Mishra's crowdfunding appeal

Delhi violence: Kapil Mishra crowdfunds Rs 72 lakh for ‘Hindu’ riot victims

Politics | Mar 02, 2020, 09:19 PM IST

The crowdfunding campaign being led by Kapil Mishra, first shared through his Twitter account on March 1, has so far been able to collect more than Rs 72 lakh for 'Hindu' riot victims

A file photo of BJP leader Kapil Mishra, accused of

Delhi violence: Supreme Court agrees to hear cases against BJP leaders on March 4, but...

Politics | Mar 02, 2020, 07:01 PM IST

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear cases against several leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), who have been accused victims of inciting violence in the National Capital last week

BJP's Leader of Opposition in Delhi assembly Ramvir Singh

Delhi violence: BJP demands searching of houses in riot-hit areas, recouping of damages from accused

Politics | Mar 02, 2020, 05:45 PM IST

Significantly, it has been reported that many of those involved in carrying out the violence were “outsiders.”

Congress MPs holding placards demanding the resignation of

Delhi violence: Scuffle breaks out between Congress, BJP MPs as opposition firm on HM's resignation

Politics | Mar 02, 2020, 05:07 PM IST

Several scuffles broke out between parliamentarians from Congress and BJP in the Lok Sabha on Monday as opposition protested the sectarian clashes in the National Capital, which have left at least 46 persons dead