BIJU JANATA DAL
Naveen Patnaik makes new organisational appointments within Biju Janata Dal
The influential Jajpur MLA, Pranab Prakash Das has been appointed General Secretary (Organisation) a position that the regional party, in power since the last 19 years, did not have until now.
ET View: Sensible decision in Karnataka, now to let the December 5 bypolls decide the ex-MLAs’ future
The 14 MLAs who quit from Congress and ...
Congress announces first list of five candidates for Jharkhand polls
Jharkhand will vote in five phases, with the first on November 30 and th...
SC Decision on Wednesday to seal the fate of 17 disqualified MLAs
The Supreme Court is set to pass the judgement on disqualification of 17 Karnataka MLAs by the previous Assembly Speaker. The bench comprising Justices NV Ramana, Sanjiv Khanna and Krishna Murari will now be listing the disqualification case for judgement while the plea seeking postponement of the by-election is expected to become infructuous.
Maharashtra's Game of Thrones: What’s at stake, who wins & how?
A single-minded desire to keep BJP out will have consequences for both Congress and Shiv Sena.
Karnataka's group of 17 disqualified MLAs to meet in evening
The MLAs attempted to move the apex court praying for postponement of the December 5 byelection to 15 Assembly seats. Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for the disqualified lawmakers, prayed before the three-judge bench headed by Justice NV Ramana to direct the Election Commission to postpone the bypolls till the court decides the case.
SC refuses to hear plea on Yediyurappa leaked audio clip
A leaked audio tape allegedly shows Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa "poaching" MLAs to overthrow the JD(S)-Congress coalition regime. But the SC refused to hear Congress' plea, saying it wasn't necessary to allow another round of arguments.
Shiv Sena asks governor to invite it to form government
Sena leaders met the governor ahead of Congress-NCP delegation’s audience with him on Tuesday to urge him to expedite process of ministry formation as Maharashtra had several issues which needed the attention of an elected government. A day after the Pawar-Sonia meeting in Delhi, NCP also asked Sena to start the process of disengaging from BJP.
Bijepur victory sets new record for Naveen Patnaik's BJD
Naveen Patnaik, for the first time in his long twenty years in government, had contested from two seats during the simultaneous state and general elections earlier this year.
Nitish Kumar's JD(U) for 'proportionate representation' in Modi Cabinet
"If NDA leaders Modi and Shah take an initiative for the JD(U)'s proportionate representation in the government, we will welcome it," Tyagi said, noting that his party is the biggest NDA constituent in Bihar.
Engine shut down, AI flight makes emergency landing at Raipur
The aircraft landed safely and all the people on board are unharmed, the director of Biju Patnaik International Airport confirmed.
BJP's itch with allies is old
The saffron party, which formed National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in 1998 when it fell short of majority in the Lok Sabha elections, has seen several parties coming in and going out over the past two decades.
Good man with 'Lalten': Lalu's biopic to release in February, Yash Kumar to play lead role
The biopic is titled 'Lalten', the symbol of Lalu's political party.
No alliance with Congress, BJP for Karnataka bypolls, both not trustworthy: H D Deve Gowda
In an interview, the former prime minister said JD(S) would contest the bypolls to fill 15 vacancies in Karnataka Assembly alone and "certainly maintain equidistance" from the Congress and the BJP.
Two states, many lessons: What the verdict means
The less-than-impressive saffron show just when it had seemed “unreachable” by a big distance is a tribute to the tenacity of the “local” — short-hand for personalities and factors that influence choices at the grassroots.
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