LOK SABHA ELECTION RESULTS
BJP set to get new president, Nadda likely to succeed Shah
Senior BJP leader Radha Mohan Singh, who is in charge of the party's organisational poll process, said that nominations for the national president's election will be filed on January 20, and a contest will take place the next day if required.
Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha chairs were requested not to refer RTI Bill to panels
Government has now made public the file notings which show its m...
JP Nadda elected BJP president unopposed, takes over from Amit Shah
JP Nadda was elected unopposed as the BJP national president after he eme...
Nadda, a low-profile leader who rose from the ranks
Former environment, health and law minister from Himachal Pradesh, which has just four of the Lok Sabha's 543 seats, Nadda has tried to carve out his own space in national politics with his low profile and astute organisational skills, believe his party leaders.
Ranjit Kumar Dass re-elected as Assam BJP chief
Dass has been instrumental in taking BJP organisations in different corners of the state. BJP in Assam has membership strength of 42 lakh.
Hope MLAs dropped from Assembly poll candidate list stay in AAP family: Kejriwal
Responding to a question that other parties might try to poach the sitting legislators, the AAP national convenor said that he hopes they will stay with the party.
Behmai massacre: Case diary disappears, judge postpones verdict pronouncement
Special judge (UP dacoity-affected area) Sudhir Kumar pulled up the court official for the absence of the case diary at the time of delivering the verdict and asked him to place it before the court on January 24. The Behmai village, that drew national attention after the killings, is 170 km from state capital Lucknow and over 400 km from national capital New Delhi.
DMK, Congress cool tempers after fissures break over local poll seat-sharing
After meeting DMK chief MK Stalin on Saturday morning, Puducherry chief minister and a Congress leader V Narayanasamy told reporters that ties are stronger than ever, and will continue to hold till the next Assembly elections slated for 2021.
China says Taiwan policy intact despite election results
Taiwan's independence-leaning President Tsai Ing-wen won re-election by a landslide on Saturday, while her Democratic Progressive Party maintained its majority in the legislature. The result has been seen as a strong rebuke of China's policies toward Taiwan, a former Japanese colony which split from the mainland amid civil war in 1949.
Face recognition app to be used in Telangana Municipal polls on pilot basis
In a first-of-its-kind in India, the Telangana State Election Commission will be using facial recognition app in a bid to counter impersonation by voters on a pilot basis in 10 selected polling stations.
Two AAP MLAs quit after being denied ticket for Feb 8 polls, one of them joins Congress
Adarsh Shastri quit the AAP after it denied him ticket to seek re-election from Dwarka constituency.
Kejriwal's 'subdued' response to CAA-NPR-NRC, Jamia-JNU violence 'smacks of opportunism': Kapil Sibal
"He (Kejriwal) did not show up in Jamia (Millia Islamia), he did not show up in JNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University). His statements were not frequent enough, strong enough and open enough," Sibal told PTI in an interview. He said Kejriwal's somewhat "subdued" response to what has been happening around has not sent the right kind of signals.
US Polls not a big issue, policy and taxes are: Rajesh Gopinathan, CEO, Tata Consultancy Services
Obviously, people react to what it is but anticipating something that is going to happen in an election and being sensitive to that is not the typical US culture, says Gopinath.
JP Nadda likely to take over as BJP chief next week
In the run-up to the 2019 general elections, Nadda was in-charge of BJP's election campaign in the politically most crucial state Uttar Pradesh, where the party faced a tough challenge following the grand alliance between the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP).
AAP drops 15 MLAs, fields many former Congress leaders
In the 2015 Assembly elections, AAP had won 67 of 70 seats. This time, the party is battling an obvious anti-incumbency and a resurgent BJP.
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