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  India   Politics  18 Feb 2017

India, Politics, 18 Feb 2017

Samajwadi Party is a protector of rapists: Smriti Irani

She was referring to an FIR filed today against tainted senior SP minister Gayatri Prajapati in connection with cases of alleged gangrape.

18 Feb 2017 8:41 PM

PMC polls: Empty chairs at Fadnavis' Pune rally prompt BJP to cancel event

However, the CM tweeted that the rally was cancelled due to miscommunication of time of the public meeting.

18 Feb 2017 6:39 PM

BJP out to form govt by befooling people: Akhilesh Yadav

The UP CM also claimed that the Opposition is disturbed after the SP and Congress forged an alliance for the Assembly elections.

18 Feb 2017 5:56 PM

Gorakhpur: Amit Shah charges Akhilesh with corruption in Lucknow Metro project

The third phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections will vote on February 19 and the results will be declared on March 11.

18 Feb 2017 2:30 PM

TN assembly adjourned after violence; police, ambulance brought in

Opposition leader MK Stalin questioned the haste in which the ballot was being done, emphasising upon the importance of democratic means.

18 Feb 2017 1:03 PM


Uproar in Tripura assembly as governor refuses to read entire speech

The governor read out around five pages of the speech before leaving the house in half-an-hour.

18 Feb 2017 12:35 PM

Gangrape case, a political conspiracy by BJP: Prajapati

The woman from Chitrakoot, alleged she was raped by Prajapati and others for two years on the pretext of a position within the SP.

18 Feb 2017 9:44 AM

TN floor test: With 122 MLAs on his side, Palanisamy wins vote of confidence

Opposition leader MK Stalin questioned the haste in which the ballot was being done, emphasising upon the importance of democratic means.

18 Feb 2017 9:25 AM

Best to ignore "part time politician" Priyanka Gandhi: BJP

Priyanka joined Rahul Gandhi on Friday in attacking Prime Minister Modi over demonetisation, saying it has only caused pain to the poor.

18 Feb 2017 8:05 AM

Army Chief not a parliamentarian to make such statements: Cong

Meanwhile, the Centre has reiterated its appeal to the Congress to not drag the Indian Army into politics.

18 Feb 2017 7:54 AM


UP House to release book on Mulayam Singh Yadav

The book will be released by Uttar Pradesh Assembly Speaker Mata Prasad Pandey and is titled Mulayam Singh Yadav 1967-2007.

18 Feb 2017 7:09 AM

Mayawati, Akhilesh couldn’t develop UP: Amit Shah

Shah also took a jibe at the Samajwadi Party for painting a “false picture” regarding its clean image.

18 Feb 2017 5:38 AM

Edappadi K Palanisami faces his first test today

In the 234-member House, Palanisami needs the support of 118 MLAs.

18 Feb 2017 2:33 AM

Sunday’s polling in UP a key challenge for Akhilesh Yadav

Retaining the 55 seats the SP won in 2012 will be a challenge for Akhilesh Yadav as the family has not been able to put up a united front.

18 Feb 2017 2:24 AM

UP needs no ‘adopted’ son, says Priyanka Gandhi

Voting in Rae Bareli and Amethi is scheduled for February 19, in the third phase.

18 Feb 2017 2:13 AM


Lucknow Central’s ‘voter No 141’ likely to miss polls again

Vajpayee has been indisposed for some years now, after suffering age-related problems and has not been seen in public.

18 Feb 2017 1:27 AM

Mayawati mocks at ‘jungle raj’ after SP’s jumbo dig

BSP chief Mayawati hit back at the SP during a rally in Fatehpur.

18 Feb 2017 12:43 AM