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Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi targets ‘Corruption free BJP’ claim, asks why no questions about Rafale deal,...

At a time when BJP would be exulting over the high ratings of the party, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and their public perception as...
Rahul-Gandhi

BJP cannot use the word ‘Pappu’ in media campaign: Election Commission

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has barred the BJP from using the word ‘Pappu’ in its media campaign ahead of the upcoming Gujarat...
Jay-Shah

Jay Shah’s Defamation Case Hearing Postponed to Dec 16 As He Seeks Exemption From...

This was the third adjournment in the high-profile case for which hearings are yet to start A metropolitan court in Ahmedabad on Monday adjourned the...
murder

Political killing in Kerala: RSS worker hacked to death in alleged ‘revenge’ attack

The victim is an accused in the killing of a CPI(M) activist In yet another instance of political killings in Kerala, a Rashtriya Swayamsevak...
After Jay Amit Shah, NSA Ajit Doval’s son Shaurya puts BJP in a spot

After Jay Amit Shah, NSA Ajit Doval’s son Shaurya puts BJP in a spot

Congress attacks BJP over report alleging ‘conflict of interest’ in Shaurya Doval running India Foundation that has four Union ministers, BJP’s Ram Madhav as...

Hardik cautions against BJP ‘golmaal’in Gujarat, Jignesh meets Rahul

Congress party scored another big catch on Friday after Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani said he’ll ask his supporters to vote against BJP in the poll-bound state The...
MukulRoyBJP

Former Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy joins BJP and Modi fan club

Former Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy has finally joined the BJP officially, it was announced on Friday. “Happy to inform that Mukul Roy is...
Youth

BJP youth leader killed by militants in south Kashmir

The incident is not new,  when it comes to attack on political party functionaries.  Two weeks back a Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP)  party worker was shot...
Dhumal

Amit Shah names BJP veteran Dhumal as party’s CM face in Himachal

Prem Kumar Dhumal is a former chief minister of Himachal Pradesh and arch rival of incumbent Virbhadra Singh BJP president Amit Shah, on Tuesday, named former...
Smriti Irani

Smriti Irani attacks Rahul on Twitter, again. Now over Jay Shah

Union Information and Broadcasting minister replies to Rahul’s Shah-zada taunt at Amit Shah’s son, says man out on bail is mocking courts Irked at his...
Amit Jay Shah

The Wire served a ‘gag order’ against story on Amit Shah’s son

Ad-interim injunction has been reportedly issued by fourth Addl Senior Civil Judge, Ahmedabad Rural, The Wire says order will not go unchallenged Online news portal...
amit shah and narendra modi

Modi says Gujarat polls a contest between Development and Dynasty

Amit Shah sets target of 150-plus seats for BJP Addressing a mega rally, the 'Gujarat Gaurav Mahasammelan' organised by BJP’s Gujarat unit at Bhat...
Amit Shah says son Jay Shah did not wrong as he done no business with Govt

Amit Shah says son Jay Shah did not wrong as he done no business...

BJP president Amit Shah sought to defend his son Jay Shah’s business growing 16000-fold after his party came to power, saying his company had...
Amit and Shah

IFJ concerned over the defamation case filed by BJP president Amit Shah’s son Jay...

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), a group of journalists from across the world that promotes press freedom, has expressed concern over the criminal defamation...

Charges against Amit Shah’s son should be investigated if there is evidence: RSS leader

News portal The Wire has alleged that Jay Amit Shah’s firm’s turnover has increased 16,000 times after the BJP came to power. Amid political...
Amit-Shah

In Rahul’s bastion of Amethi, Amit Shah reiterates ‘Italian glasses’ jibe

BJP national president Amit Shah and Union I&B minister Smriti Irani hit out at Congress vice president in his pocket borough As Congress vice president...
Jay Shah says he will sue news portal for Rs 100 crore

Jay Shah says he will sue news portal for Rs 100 crore

BJP President Amit Shah’s son Jay Amit Shah has released a statement (see below) saying that he will sue the author, editor (s) and...
Congress urges PM to initiate probe against Amit Shah son’s firm for exponential growth

Congress urges PM to initiate probe against Amit Shah son’s firm for exponential growth

16000 times increase in Jay Shah’s company turn-over within one year The Congress party has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to initiate a probe  into...
PM visits home-town Vadnagar, says ‘Coming back is special’

PM visits home-town Vadnagar, says ‘Coming back is special’

With the assembly elections in Gujarat around the corner, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday made his maiden visit to his hometown Vadnagar in...
Yashwant Sinha

Yashwant Sinha hits back at Modi, likens him and Amit Shah to Duryodhan and...

The former finance minister quotes characters from Mahabharata to counter Prime Minister’s similarly veiled-attack in which he referred to Shalya While Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

Modi-Shah-Jaitley troika meet to discuss economy, strategy to counter attacks over slowdown

The meeting at Prime Minister’s 7 Lok Kalyan Marg residence comes a day after he lashed out at his critics and said economy was...
Yogi Adityanath

BJP’s Janaraksha Yatra projects BJP-RSS as victims of CPI(M) in mutual killings in Kerala

The BJP’s Jan Raksha Yatra program in Kerala is a reflection of its earnest efforts to push its ‘Vistar’ (expansion) campaign in a state...
Rahul Gandhi

Amid talk of post-Diwali elevation as Congress chief RaGa dares NaMo during Amethi visit

In family bastion, Rahul Gandhi says: If PM Modi cannot address issues of farmers and youth, he should go, claims Congress will do it in...
Arun Shourie

After Yashwant Sinha, BJP’s Shourie hammers Modi govt, calls noteban an “idiotic jolt”

The former union minister says demonetisation was the largest money-laundering scheme ever conceived and implemented by a government Days after former finance minister Yashwant Sinha...
Rahul Gandhi

Sachin Pilot revives rumours: Rahul to be elevated as party chief post-Diwali

Many in the party feel that the prevailing dissatisfaction with Modi government due to economic slowdown presents a perfect opportunity for Rahul’s elevation Rajasthan Congress...
Yashwant Sinha

BJP’s ‘margdarshak mandal’ member Yashwant Sinha rips apart Modi, Jaitley on economy

In an editorial for The Indian Express, the former finance minister indicts Jaitley for making a “mess” of the Indian economy, says he’s working...
BJP

BJP National Executive Meeting: Unprecedented achievements under Modi govt, resolve to make “New India”...

Meeting in the backdrop of a slowing economy, growing joblessness and rising food and fuel prices, the BJP national executive in the Capital on...
Mukul and Mamata Banerjee

Mamata’s key aide Mukul Roy says he’s quitting TMC; party suspends him for 6...

Amid rumours that the former Union railway minister may be joining the BJP, Mamata’s main concern would be the information Roy may carry to...
Amit Shah court

Amit Shah finally comes to Maya Kodnani’s defence in Naroda Gram riots case

Kodnani, already convicted in the Naroda Patiya riots case, had repeatedly sought Shah’s testimony in her defence to prove that she was with him...
THREE HEROES: Members of Indian women’s cricket team Veda Krishnamurthy, Smriti Mandhana and Jhulan Goswami at the India Today Mind Rocks 2017, in New Delhi, UNI

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amit shah and rahul gandhi

Nobody listens to “failed leader” in India: Amit Shah on Rahul’s US speech

Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday came under scathing attack of BJP leaders for his speech at University of California in Berkley. Gandhi had slammed Prime...
Jethmalani hangs his lawyer’s coat, set for a ‘different mission’

Jethmalani hangs his lawyer’s coat, set for a ‘different mission’

The nonagenarian jurist, known for his high-octane and controversial jibes at politicians of all hues – including Prime Minister Narendra Modi – says he...

Shah defends demonetisation, says it expanded India’s formal economy

BJP national president tells FICCI that dip in GDP growth to 5.7 per cent was due to “technical reasons” At a time when Reserve Bank...
Maya Kodnani

Get Amit Shah to testify for you by Tuesday: Court to Gujarat riots accused...

Former minister in the Narendra Modi-led Gujarat government in 2002, Kodnani claims she doesn’t know the address on which to send summons for Shah In...

Cabinet reshuffle: Modi rewards performers, emphasis firmly on governance

Of the nine new junior ministers inducted in the council of ministers, 4 are former bureaucrats. Caste equations, politics and regional representation also addressed...
Modi-Shah

Cabinet reshuffle likely on Sunday with eye on Mission 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to effect a mammoth rejig of his council of ministers on Sunday. The exercise will keep in mind the...

We acted with restraint, did nothing wrong: Khattar on Dera violence in Panchkula

The Haryana chief minister rejected vociferous calls for his resignation in the wake of his government’s absolute mishandling of the law and order situation...
Gujarat govt won’t have to pay for repair of shrines damaged in 2002 riots: rules SC

Gujarat govt won’t have to pay for repair of shrines damaged in 2002 riots:...

Over 500 religious structures – a majority of them being mosques and Islamic shrines – were damaged in the post-Godhra pogrom of 2002. The...
Amit Shah and Smriti Irani take oath as Rajya Sabha MPs

Amit Shah and Smriti Irani take oath as Rajya Sabha MPs

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president administered oath of office and secrecy by Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu. This marks the beginning of...
Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) joins NDA, warns Sharad Yadav of action if he joins RJD rally

Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) joins NDA, warns Sharad Yadav of action if he joins RJD...

Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) formally joined BJP’s NDA with a resolution to this effect adopted by the party's national council today at the chief minister's...
Rahul Gandhi visits Gorakhpur, CM Adityanath targets him and blames previous govts for deaths

BJP will stay in power for at least 50 years: Amit Shah

BJP national president is on a three-day visit to Madhya Pradesh as part of his 110-day nationwide tour that is being touted as the...
Amit Shah

Amit Shah identifies 150 seats to add to BJP tally; asks leaders to ensure...

A meeting of union ministers and BJP general secretaries was called by Amit Shah here on Thursday for better coordination between the govt and...
Ahmed Patel

Ahmed Patel’s victory in RS polls should call for introspection, not celebration in the...

In a nail-biting finish to the Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat, Ahmed Patel, political secretary to Congress president Sonia Gandhi secured 44 votes to...
Ahmed Patel

Rajya Sabha election: Congress’ Ahmad Patel’s fate remained undecided till late

It was a cliffhanger of an election to Rajya Sabha in Gujarat, the results of which, expected by evening, were still awaited till late...

Congress facing ‘existential crisis’ admits former Union minister Jairam Ramesh

An aide of Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and party’s key strategist on politics and policy, Ramesh says people want to “see a new Congress…The...
A landmark for BJP as it bags the top four constitutional posts

A landmark for BJP as it bags the top four constitutional posts

For the first time in independent India’s history, the BJP occupies all four top constitutional posts in the country with M Venkaiah Naidu elected...
Narendra modi and Amit Shah

Mission 2019 of BJP: Get stronger, demolish opposition

Already the dominant national political party, BJP is vigorously pursuing an action plan to consolidate and expand its base and reach in the country...
Vanzara, MN Dinesh discharged in Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case

Vanzara, MN Dinesh discharged in Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case

Special CBI court cites lack of evidence; number of accused discharged in case now stands at 15, including BJP national president Amit Shah DG Vanzara,...
BEATING THE FAVOURITES: India celebrate winning their Women’s Cricket World Cup semifinal match against Australia at Derby, Britain. Their win was led by 19-year-old Harmanpreet Kaur’s unbeaten knock of 171 which stood out for its brilliance, Reuters/UNI

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M Venkaiah Naidu is NDA’s Vice-Presidential nominee

Information and Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu is ruling NDA's candidate for Vice Presidential poll. The announcement was made on Monday evening after the BJP...
Tejashwi Yadav refutes corruption charges, says didn’t even have a moustache then

Tejashwi Yadav refutes corruption charges, says didn’t even have a moustache then

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav put to rest speculations over his resignation on Wednesday saying that he would not quit over charges of...
Ram Nath Kovind

Presidential Election 2017 : Ram Nath Kovind files nomination in presence of PM Modi

The Opposition led by Congress announced former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar as its candidate for the Presidential polls NDA’s presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind...
Union Ministers to build consensus on Presidential nominee

Union Ministers to build consensus on Presidential nominee

Rival groups to create consensus on joint candidates Political activities for the upcoming Presidential elections showed some progress on Monday with BJP President Amit Shah...
Shivraj Singh Chauhan and Jyotiraditya Scindia

CM’s indefinite fast v/s Congress’ Satyagrah

Jyotiraditya Scindia jumps into farmer’s stir The ongoing farmers stir in Madhya Pradesh is witnessing political innovations by ruling as well as the opposition parties....

Gandhi’s grandsons criticise BJP Chief for ‘chatur baniya’ remark

Would have laughed on tastless comment Mahatma Gandhi’s grandsons, Rajmohan Gandhi and Gopalkrishna Gandhi have reacted strongly to BJP President Amit Shah’s “chatur baniya” remark...
BJP chief Amit Shah lands in Kerala for three-day visit

BJP chief Amit Shah lands in Kerala for three-day visit

He is expected to meet the bishops in Kochi on Saturday and build bridges with the Christian community. BJP chief Amit Shah landed in Kochi...
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I could not have chosen a more appropriate country than India. —Mauritian PM Pravind Jugnauth, on his first overseas visit       KPS Gill had good intentions but...
BSY is BJP’s CM face in Karnataka

BSY is BJP’s CM face in Karnataka

Announcement aimed to quell dissent in state unit BJP president Amit Shah has announced that its Karnataka chief, BS Yeddyurappa, would be the party’s chief...
India achieved more in 3 years of NDA rule than in last 70 years: Amit Shah

India achieved more in 3 years of NDA rule than in last 70 years:...

The BJP chief praised the surgical strikes by Indian Army on several terror launch pads in retaliation to the terror attack in Uri. BJP president...
K Chandrasekhar Rao

KCR slams Shah on Muslim quotas

Telangana Chief Minister highlights ‘contradiction’ in BJP policy, criticises its president for ‘wrong’ fund allocation figures   A war of words between Telangana Chief Minister K...
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Verbatim

Kashmir is ours, Kashmiris are ours and Kashmiriyat is also ours. We will find a permanent solution to Kashmir. —Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, on...
Amit Shah, Nitin Gadkari want Rajinikanth to join the BJP

Amit Shah, Nitin Gadkari want Rajinikanth to join the BJP

BJP has an appropriate place for Rajinikanth, says Nitin Gadkari BJP leaders Amit Shah and Nitin Gadkari have invited Tamil superstar Rajinikanth to join their...
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The people of Delhi have rejected negative politics and moved Modiji’s vijay rath forward. It was the Modi government’s constructive politics that gave the...
OF NEW FRIENDSHIPS: BJP national president Amit Shah meets chief minister of Manipur N Biren Singh at his residence in New Delhi, UNI

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A blinkered view gives a pretty picture where the party accesses large sections except Muslims

Why the BJP is (over)confident that it will win in UP

A blinkered view gives a pretty picture where the party accesses large sections save Muslims By Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr There is little doubt that the...
Modi, Amit Shah lookalikes on the BJP campaign trail

Modi, Amit Shah lookalikes on BJP campaign trail

Electorate highly amused by Dahiya and Bohra’s antics By Rohit Tripathi, APN correspondent in Bijnor Campaigning for the UP assembly elections has been ramped up as...
Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat on APN News Face2Face show

“There is no non-BJP ruled state where CBI is not conducting investigation: Harish Rawat

Harish Rawat, the chief minister of Uttarakhand, is fighting a lone battle as he takes on an aggressive BJP in the upcoming assembly elections....
ND Tiwari Ditches Congress for Son Rohit

ND Tiwari Ditches Congress for Son Rohit

After refusal from SP, veteran Congressman ND Tiwari switches side and joins BJP just so his son gets a ticket By Sujit BharNarayan Dutt...

'Amit Shah' - 75 News Results

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi targets ‘Corruption free BJP’ claim, asks why no questions about Rafale deal,...

At a time when BJP would be exulting over the high ratings of the party, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and their public perception as...
Rahul-Gandhi

BJP cannot use the word ‘Pappu’ in media campaign: Election Commission

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has barred the BJP from using the word ‘Pappu’ in its media campaign ahead of the upcoming Gujarat...
Jay-Shah

Jay Shah’s Defamation Case Hearing Postponed to Dec 16 As He Seeks Exemption From...

This was the third adjournment in the high-profile case for which hearings are yet to start A metropolitan court in Ahmedabad on Monday adjourned the...
murder

Political killing in Kerala: RSS worker hacked to death in alleged ‘revenge’ attack

The victim is an accused in the killing of a CPI(M) activist In yet another instance of political killings in Kerala, a Rashtriya Swayamsevak...
After Jay Amit Shah, NSA Ajit Doval’s son Shaurya puts BJP in a spot

After Jay Amit Shah, NSA Ajit Doval’s son Shaurya puts BJP in a spot

Congress attacks BJP over report alleging ‘conflict of interest’ in Shaurya Doval running India Foundation that has four Union ministers, BJP’s Ram Madhav as...

Hardik cautions against BJP ‘golmaal’in Gujarat, Jignesh meets Rahul

Congress party scored another big catch on Friday after Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani said he’ll ask his supporters to vote against BJP in the poll-bound state The...
MukulRoyBJP

Former Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy joins BJP and Modi fan club

Former Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy has finally joined the BJP officially, it was announced on Friday. “Happy to inform that Mukul Roy is...
Youth

BJP youth leader killed by militants in south Kashmir

The incident is not new,  when it comes to attack on political party functionaries.  Two weeks back a Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP)  party worker was shot...
Dhumal

Amit Shah names BJP veteran Dhumal as party’s CM face in Himachal

Prem Kumar Dhumal is a former chief minister of Himachal Pradesh and arch rival of incumbent Virbhadra Singh BJP president Amit Shah, on Tuesday, named former...
Smriti Irani

Smriti Irani attacks Rahul on Twitter, again. Now over Jay Shah

Union Information and Broadcasting minister replies to Rahul’s Shah-zada taunt at Amit Shah’s son, says man out on bail is mocking courts Irked at his...
Amit Jay Shah

The Wire served a ‘gag order’ against story on Amit Shah’s son

Ad-interim injunction has been reportedly issued by fourth Addl Senior Civil Judge, Ahmedabad Rural, The Wire says order will not go unchallenged Online news portal...
amit shah and narendra modi

Modi says Gujarat polls a contest between Development and Dynasty

Amit Shah sets target of 150-plus seats for BJP Addressing a mega rally, the 'Gujarat Gaurav Mahasammelan' organised by BJP’s Gujarat unit at Bhat...
Amit Shah says son Jay Shah did not wrong as he done no business with Govt

Amit Shah says son Jay Shah did not wrong as he done no business...

BJP president Amit Shah sought to defend his son Jay Shah’s business growing 16000-fold after his party came to power, saying his company had...
Amit and Shah

IFJ concerned over the defamation case filed by BJP president Amit Shah’s son Jay...

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), a group of journalists from across the world that promotes press freedom, has expressed concern over the criminal defamation...

Charges against Amit Shah’s son should be investigated if there is evidence: RSS leader

News portal The Wire has alleged that Jay Amit Shah’s firm’s turnover has increased 16,000 times after the BJP came to power. Amid political...
Amit-Shah

In Rahul’s bastion of Amethi, Amit Shah reiterates ‘Italian glasses’ jibe

BJP national president Amit Shah and Union I&B minister Smriti Irani hit out at Congress vice president in his pocket borough As Congress vice president...
Jay Shah says he will sue news portal for Rs 100 crore

Jay Shah says he will sue news portal for Rs 100 crore

BJP President Amit Shah’s son Jay Amit Shah has released a statement (see below) saying that he will sue the author, editor (s) and...
Congress urges PM to initiate probe against Amit Shah son’s firm for exponential growth

Congress urges PM to initiate probe against Amit Shah son’s firm for exponential growth

16000 times increase in Jay Shah’s company turn-over within one year The Congress party has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to initiate a probe  into...
PM visits home-town Vadnagar, says ‘Coming back is special’

PM visits home-town Vadnagar, says ‘Coming back is special’

With the assembly elections in Gujarat around the corner, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday made his maiden visit to his hometown Vadnagar in...
Yashwant Sinha

Yashwant Sinha hits back at Modi, likens him and Amit Shah to Duryodhan and...

The former finance minister quotes characters from Mahabharata to counter Prime Minister’s similarly veiled-attack in which he referred to Shalya While Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

Modi-Shah-Jaitley troika meet to discuss economy, strategy to counter attacks over slowdown

The meeting at Prime Minister’s 7 Lok Kalyan Marg residence comes a day after he lashed out at his critics and said economy was...
Yogi Adityanath

BJP’s Janaraksha Yatra projects BJP-RSS as victims of CPI(M) in mutual killings in Kerala

The BJP’s Jan Raksha Yatra program in Kerala is a reflection of its earnest efforts to push its ‘Vistar’ (expansion) campaign in a state...
Rahul Gandhi

Amid talk of post-Diwali elevation as Congress chief RaGa dares NaMo during Amethi visit

In family bastion, Rahul Gandhi says: If PM Modi cannot address issues of farmers and youth, he should go, claims Congress will do it in...
Arun Shourie

After Yashwant Sinha, BJP’s Shourie hammers Modi govt, calls noteban an “idiotic jolt”

The former union minister says demonetisation was the largest money-laundering scheme ever conceived and implemented by a government Days after former finance minister Yashwant Sinha...
Rahul Gandhi

Sachin Pilot revives rumours: Rahul to be elevated as party chief post-Diwali

Many in the party feel that the prevailing dissatisfaction with Modi government due to economic slowdown presents a perfect opportunity for Rahul’s elevation Rajasthan Congress...
Yashwant Sinha

BJP’s ‘margdarshak mandal’ member Yashwant Sinha rips apart Modi, Jaitley on economy

In an editorial for The Indian Express, the former finance minister indicts Jaitley for making a “mess” of the Indian economy, says he’s working...
BJP

BJP National Executive Meeting: Unprecedented achievements under Modi govt, resolve to make “New India”...

Meeting in the backdrop of a slowing economy, growing joblessness and rising food and fuel prices, the BJP national executive in the Capital on...
Mukul and Mamata Banerjee

Mamata’s key aide Mukul Roy says he’s quitting TMC; party suspends him for 6...

Amid rumours that the former Union railway minister may be joining the BJP, Mamata’s main concern would be the information Roy may carry to...
Amit Shah court

Amit Shah finally comes to Maya Kodnani’s defence in Naroda Gram riots case

Kodnani, already convicted in the Naroda Patiya riots case, had repeatedly sought Shah’s testimony in her defence to prove that she was with him...
THREE HEROES: Members of Indian women’s cricket team Veda Krishnamurthy, Smriti Mandhana and Jhulan Goswami at the India Today Mind Rocks 2017, in New Delhi, UNI

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amit shah and rahul gandhi

Nobody listens to “failed leader” in India: Amit Shah on Rahul’s US speech

Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday came under scathing attack of BJP leaders for his speech at University of California in Berkley. Gandhi had slammed Prime...
Jethmalani hangs his lawyer’s coat, set for a ‘different mission’

Jethmalani hangs his lawyer’s coat, set for a ‘different mission’

The nonagenarian jurist, known for his high-octane and controversial jibes at politicians of all hues – including Prime Minister Narendra Modi – says he...

Shah defends demonetisation, says it expanded India’s formal economy

BJP national president tells FICCI that dip in GDP growth to 5.7 per cent was due to “technical reasons” At a time when Reserve Bank...
Maya Kodnani

Get Amit Shah to testify for you by Tuesday: Court to Gujarat riots accused...

Former minister in the Narendra Modi-led Gujarat government in 2002, Kodnani claims she doesn’t know the address on which to send summons for Shah In...

Cabinet reshuffle: Modi rewards performers, emphasis firmly on governance

Of the nine new junior ministers inducted in the council of ministers, 4 are former bureaucrats. Caste equations, politics and regional representation also addressed...
Modi-Shah

Cabinet reshuffle likely on Sunday with eye on Mission 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to effect a mammoth rejig of his council of ministers on Sunday. The exercise will keep in mind the...

We acted with restraint, did nothing wrong: Khattar on Dera violence in Panchkula

The Haryana chief minister rejected vociferous calls for his resignation in the wake of his government’s absolute mishandling of the law and order situation...
Gujarat govt won’t have to pay for repair of shrines damaged in 2002 riots: rules SC

Gujarat govt won’t have to pay for repair of shrines damaged in 2002 riots:...

Over 500 religious structures – a majority of them being mosques and Islamic shrines – were damaged in the post-Godhra pogrom of 2002. The...
Amit Shah and Smriti Irani take oath as Rajya Sabha MPs

Amit Shah and Smriti Irani take oath as Rajya Sabha MPs

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president administered oath of office and secrecy by Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu. This marks the beginning of...
Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) joins NDA, warns Sharad Yadav of action if he joins RJD rally

Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) joins NDA, warns Sharad Yadav of action if he joins RJD...

Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) formally joined BJP’s NDA with a resolution to this effect adopted by the party's national council today at the chief minister's...
Rahul Gandhi visits Gorakhpur, CM Adityanath targets him and blames previous govts for deaths

BJP will stay in power for at least 50 years: Amit Shah

BJP national president is on a three-day visit to Madhya Pradesh as part of his 110-day nationwide tour that is being touted as the...
Amit Shah

Amit Shah identifies 150 seats to add to BJP tally; asks leaders to ensure...

A meeting of union ministers and BJP general secretaries was called by Amit Shah here on Thursday for better coordination between the govt and...
Ahmed Patel

Ahmed Patel’s victory in RS polls should call for introspection, not celebration in the...

In a nail-biting finish to the Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat, Ahmed Patel, political secretary to Congress president Sonia Gandhi secured 44 votes to...
Ahmed Patel

Rajya Sabha election: Congress’ Ahmad Patel’s fate remained undecided till late

It was a cliffhanger of an election to Rajya Sabha in Gujarat, the results of which, expected by evening, were still awaited till late...

Congress facing ‘existential crisis’ admits former Union minister Jairam Ramesh

An aide of Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and party’s key strategist on politics and policy, Ramesh says people want to “see a new Congress…The...
A landmark for BJP as it bags the top four constitutional posts

A landmark for BJP as it bags the top four constitutional posts

For the first time in independent India’s history, the BJP occupies all four top constitutional posts in the country with M Venkaiah Naidu elected...
Narendra modi and Amit Shah

Mission 2019 of BJP: Get stronger, demolish opposition

Already the dominant national political party, BJP is vigorously pursuing an action plan to consolidate and expand its base and reach in the country...
Vanzara, MN Dinesh discharged in Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case

Vanzara, MN Dinesh discharged in Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case

Special CBI court cites lack of evidence; number of accused discharged in case now stands at 15, including BJP national president Amit Shah DG Vanzara,...
BEATING THE FAVOURITES: India celebrate winning their Women’s Cricket World Cup semifinal match against Australia at Derby, Britain. Their win was led by 19-year-old Harmanpreet Kaur’s unbeaten knock of 171 which stood out for its brilliance, Reuters/UNI

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M Venkaiah Naidu is NDA’s Vice-Presidential nominee

Information and Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu is ruling NDA's candidate for Vice Presidential poll. The announcement was made on Monday evening after the BJP...
Tejashwi Yadav refutes corruption charges, says didn’t even have a moustache then

Tejashwi Yadav refutes corruption charges, says didn’t even have a moustache then

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav put to rest speculations over his resignation on Wednesday saying that he would not quit over charges of...
Ram Nath Kovind

Presidential Election 2017 : Ram Nath Kovind files nomination in presence of PM Modi

The Opposition led by Congress announced former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar as its candidate for the Presidential polls NDA’s presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind...
Union Ministers to build consensus on Presidential nominee

Union Ministers to build consensus on Presidential nominee

Rival groups to create consensus on joint candidates Political activities for the upcoming Presidential elections showed some progress on Monday with BJP President Amit Shah...
Shivraj Singh Chauhan and Jyotiraditya Scindia

CM’s indefinite fast v/s Congress’ Satyagrah

Jyotiraditya Scindia jumps into farmer’s stir The ongoing farmers stir in Madhya Pradesh is witnessing political innovations by ruling as well as the opposition parties....

Gandhi’s grandsons criticise BJP Chief for ‘chatur baniya’ remark

Would have laughed on tastless comment Mahatma Gandhi’s grandsons, Rajmohan Gandhi and Gopalkrishna Gandhi have reacted strongly to BJP President Amit Shah’s “chatur baniya” remark...
BJP chief Amit Shah lands in Kerala for three-day visit

BJP chief Amit Shah lands in Kerala for three-day visit

He is expected to meet the bishops in Kochi on Saturday and build bridges with the Christian community. BJP chief Amit Shah landed in Kochi...
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I could not have chosen a more appropriate country than India. —Mauritian PM Pravind Jugnauth, on his first overseas visit       KPS Gill had good intentions but...
BSY is BJP’s CM face in Karnataka

BSY is BJP’s CM face in Karnataka

Announcement aimed to quell dissent in state unit BJP president Amit Shah has announced that its Karnataka chief, BS Yeddyurappa, would be the party’s chief...
India achieved more in 3 years of NDA rule than in last 70 years: Amit Shah

India achieved more in 3 years of NDA rule than in last 70 years:...

The BJP chief praised the surgical strikes by Indian Army on several terror launch pads in retaliation to the terror attack in Uri. BJP president...
K Chandrasekhar Rao

KCR slams Shah on Muslim quotas

Telangana Chief Minister highlights ‘contradiction’ in BJP policy, criticises its president for ‘wrong’ fund allocation figures   A war of words between Telangana Chief Minister K...
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Kashmir is ours, Kashmiris are ours and Kashmiriyat is also ours. We will find a permanent solution to Kashmir. —Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, on...
Amit Shah, Nitin Gadkari want Rajinikanth to join the BJP

Amit Shah, Nitin Gadkari want Rajinikanth to join the BJP

BJP has an appropriate place for Rajinikanth, says Nitin Gadkari BJP leaders Amit Shah and Nitin Gadkari have invited Tamil superstar Rajinikanth to join their...
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The people of Delhi have rejected negative politics and moved Modiji’s vijay rath forward. It was the Modi government’s constructive politics that gave the...
OF NEW FRIENDSHIPS: BJP national president Amit Shah meets chief minister of Manipur N Biren Singh at his residence in New Delhi, UNI

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A blinkered view gives a pretty picture where the party accesses large sections except Muslims

Why the BJP is (over)confident that it will win in UP

A blinkered view gives a pretty picture where the party accesses large sections save Muslims By Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr There is little doubt that the...
Modi, Amit Shah lookalikes on the BJP campaign trail

Modi, Amit Shah lookalikes on BJP campaign trail

Electorate highly amused by Dahiya and Bohra’s antics By Rohit Tripathi, APN correspondent in Bijnor Campaigning for the UP assembly elections has been ramped up as...
Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat on APN News Face2Face show

“There is no non-BJP ruled state where CBI is not conducting investigation: Harish Rawat

Harish Rawat, the chief minister of Uttarakhand, is fighting a lone battle as he takes on an aggressive BJP in the upcoming assembly elections....
ND Tiwari Ditches Congress for Son Rohit

ND Tiwari Ditches Congress for Son Rohit

After refusal from SP, veteran Congressman ND Tiwari switches side and joins BJP just so his son gets a ticket By Sujit BharNarayan Dutt...

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