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  India   Politics  13 Mar 2017

India, Politics, 13 Mar 2017

Manipur: BJP’s Biren Singh to be new CM, Ibobi Singh agrees to resign tomorrow

Earlier, Ibobi Singh had claimed that he had garnered majority support and refused to resign.

13 Mar 2017 6:53 PM

BJP ‘stealing’ elections in Goa, Manipur; has no right to form govt: Chidambaram

Another Congress leader, Digvijay Singh, said it was the victory of money power over people's power.

13 Mar 2017 3:55 PM

Arun Jaitley to be Defence minister again after Parrikar's resigns

The President has accepted Manohar Parrikar's resignation, following which Jaitley has been given the Defence portfolio.

13 Mar 2017 3:22 PM

UP Polls: 5 of 8 kin of former CMs, PM win mandate

In all there were seven candidates, who had direct link with outgoing chief minister Akhilesh Yadav or other former chief ministers.

13 Mar 2017 2:51 PM

‘Resign immediately’: Manipur Guv to CM Ibobi Singh

Earlier, the BJP had claimed that it enjoyed the support of 32 MLAs in the 60-member assembly.

13 Mar 2017 1:54 PM


Goa: Cong MLAs blame leadership for failure to form govt

The Congress won 17 seats in Goa, only four short of the magic figure to form the government.

13 Mar 2017 1:29 PM

Manohar Parrikar resigns, to be sworn in as CM of Goa tomorrow

'The decision on the number of ministers and other issues are being currently worked out,' the Defence Minister said.

13 Mar 2017 12:20 PM

BJP has 'abducted' Independent MLA from Manipur airport: Cong

The BJP was the second largest party in Manipur with 21 seats, after the Congress (28 seats), in the 60-member assembly.

13 Mar 2017 11:40 AM

Modi has 'pan-India appeal', says Chidambaram

Chidambaram said based on a single election, there is no need to conclude that only BJP or Modi will sustain and Congress will not.

13 Mar 2017 10:53 AM

Crorepati count rises in UP assembly; 1/4th MLAs face serious charges

Eight MLAs have declared cases related to murder and 34 MLAs have declared cases related to attempt to murder.

13 Mar 2017 9:22 AM


I am being harassed: Jayalalithaa's niece

Apparently referring to Sasikala's camp, she said she was being harassed since she announced she would contest in RK Nagar constituency.

13 Mar 2017 8:11 AM

Goa Guv names Parrikar as CM, asks to prove majority in 15 days

The BJP had finished second in the state with 13 seats, with the Congress leading with 17 seats in the 40-member Assembly.

13 Mar 2017 7:50 AM

Task force to weed out drug menace: Amarinder Singh

Amarinder lays out new govt’s roadmap for Punjab; industries, health, education top priorities.

13 Mar 2017 2:21 AM

BJP stakes claim, with 32 MLAs, in Manipur

Madhav in Imphal, Himanta Sarma played key role.

13 Mar 2017 12:55 AM

BJP readies Odisha gameplan for 2019

Upbeat after the rural polls, the BJP feels that the voters have rejected BJD’s complain of Central negligence towards the state.

13 Mar 2017 12:41 AM


Uttarakhand BJP in a fix as Big 4 eye CM’s chair

BJP won a record 56 out of a total of 70 seats in Uttarakhand Saturday, reducing ruling Congress to a meagre 11 seats.

13 Mar 2017 12:36 AM