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Rabindra Nath Mahato elected as Jharkhand Assembly Speaker
Chief Minister Hemant Soren proposed Mahato's name for the post which was seconded by JMM MLA Champai Soren during the second of the three-day session of the Assembly.
CM vs PM: An election like none before
A by-product of the India Against Corruption campaign of 2011-12, AAP came into existence in November ...
View: Congress should prioritise Indian democracy over itself in the Delhi elections
There is little doubt that the Aam Aadmi Party of Arvind...
My 'innocuous dissent' was seen as act of 'treason': Shah Faesal on quitting politics
A day after announcing that he was quitting politics, the 37-year-old defended his decision saying "we evolve with time" and abrogation of the special status on August 5 last year brought forth a new political reality in Kashmir.
Shah Faesal quits as chief of J&K People’s Movement; ‘may rejoin IAS’
Businessman and party’s VP Peerzada Feroze was nominated as interim president. Faesal’s resignation comes at a time when New Delhi, with the appointment of a new lieutenant governor in Manoj Sinha, has hinted at resuming J&K’s political process.
Citizenship Amendment Act 2019: What it holds for India
According to the Bill, Hindus, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists and Parsi communities who have come from Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh till December 31, 2014 and facing religious persecution there will not be treated as illegal immigrants but given Indian citizenship. It also relaxes the provisions for "Citizenship by naturalisation".
Shah Faesal, who resigned from IAS, steps down as president of Jammu and Kashmir People's Movement
Dr Shah Faesal had informed state executive members that he is not in a position to continue with political activities and wants to be freed from the responsibilities of the organisation," the JKPM said. The JKPM statement said it has been unanimously decided to appoint vice president Feroze Peerzada as interim president till formal elections can be held for the post of president.
Rajasthan political row: SC to hear tomorrow pleas on merger of six BSP MLAs with Congress
The apex court was hearing a plea filed by a BJP MLA who has challenged the Rajasthan High Court order which had refused to stay the functioning as Congress legislators of six BSP MLAs who after election to the assembly merged with the ruling party in the state.
Karnataka Byelection 2019: Why it matters to parties, leaders
The Congress is expecting a miracle in that BJP regime is reduced to a minority. In such a scenario, the party hopes to do an encore of Maharashtra. Of course, by tying up again with JD(S).
BJP math sees CM Khattar winning by big majority
Lal had won with a margin of nearly 64,000 votes in 2014, with former Congress leader and two-time MLA from Karnal Jai Prakash Gupta finishing second while contesting as an independent.
View: Building temples unlikely to pay poll dividends
The Ram temple is coming up today not because the BJP won a great popular victory but because the Supreme Court came out with an odd verdict that slammed BJP vigilantes for destroying the Babri Masjid and categorically named the Muslims as victims, yet created a new trust to build a Ram temple.
Government plans to enact new law to protect land rights of J&K natives
The fears of Jammu and Kashmir domicile people about the settlement of outsiders in the UT arose after the government abrogated Article 370 on August 5, 2019, which ended the exclusive rights of the locals over lands or immovable property and jobs.
Maharashtra assembly polls: Aditya Thackeray offers prayers at Siddhivinayak Temple ahead of voting
Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray's son Aditya Thackeray reached Siddhivinayak Temple to offer prayers to Lord Ganesha. Aditya Thackeray ...
Karunanidhi was a relentless crusader of federalism, harbinger of social change: Pranab Mukherjee
Mukherjee, whose message was played out a web-event organised by DMK supporters, said the Covid-19 pandemic has presented a new set of challenges to India and "it is the spirit of cooperative federalism where States are given requisite freedom to act in a decentralized fashion that will determine our success and failure in these uncertain times."
Election Guide 2019: If female voter gets married?
If a woman is a voter for the first time after marriage then she will have to fill in Form-6 for enrollment as a new voter. In case the woma...