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  India   Politics  22 Jan 2017

India, Politics, 22 Jan 2017

UP polls: BJP fields Rajnath Singh's son Pankaj from Noida

The BJP released its first list of 149 candidates on Monday which also included the Muzaffarnagar riots accused Sangeet Som and Suresh Rana.

22 Jan 2017 8:42 PM

60 seats to BJP in BMC polls more than enough: Sanjay Raut

BJP wanted 114 seats out of total 227, while Sena was ready to concede only 60 seats to its partner.

22 Jan 2017 8:38 PM

UP polls: Congress seals alliance with SP, will contest from 105 seats

UP PCC chief Raj Babbar hoped the SP-Congress alliance will reap a bumper electoral harvest in the state.

22 Jan 2017 6:37 PM

Punjab polls: Jaitley releases BJP's manifesto, says alliance with SAD to continue

The finance minister said the manifesto focuses on physical infrastructure, poverty elimination, education and health care.

22 Jan 2017 3:51 PM

Be wary of 'patthar wali sarkar', Akhilesh tells voters on BSP

Akhilesh said while SP was anxious for the state's development, BSP was preoccupied with erecting statues of 'elephants'.

22 Jan 2017 3:22 PM


TN CM heads back to Chennai after protests hold Alanganallur jallikattu

The ordinance promulgated by Tamil Nadu government allowing Jallikattu has received mixed reactions.

22 Jan 2017 2:58 PM

Akhilesh releases SP poll manifesto, Mulayam, Shivpal conspicuously absent

Mulayam gave the event a miss despite SP leader Azam Khan rushing to the SP patriarch's bungalow to bring him to the event.

22 Jan 2017 2:31 PM

SP feud: Drama continues as Mulayam skips election manifesto event

The party released its election manifesto for the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls on Sunday.

22 Jan 2017 2:02 PM

Congress finalises deal with Akhilesh's SP, to contest in 105 seats in UP

After initial talks failed to solve the deadlock, Congress President Sonia Gandhi had stepped in late on Saturday.

22 Jan 2017 11:24 AM

Pranab's photos on Cong posters, Rashtrapati Bhavan writes to EC

Mukherjee's pictures were displayed on Congress hoardings and these were under the EC scanner.

22 Jan 2017 10:39 AM


Doubts over BJP plans for Odisha polls

Panchayat polls in Odisha will be held in five phases in February.

22 Jan 2017 7:06 AM

Trouble brews for BJP across Uttar Pradesh

Adityanath’s Hindu Yuva Vahini is now planning to field candidates in about 20 seats in and around Gorakhpur.

22 Jan 2017 7:00 AM

Assam: Engineer made to apologise by touching BJP MLA’s feet

The incident, captured by a local TV channel, took place in front of other BJP supporters at the block development office.

22 Jan 2017 4:07 AM

LK Advani, Varun Gandhi out of BJP’s campaign list

Meanwhile, the BJP’s second list of candidates for UP elections has been deferred yet again.

22 Jan 2017 3:54 AM

UP polls: SP ready to cycle alone, Congress works on Plan B

Top Congress and SP leaders are expected to hold further parleys late Saturday night.

22 Jan 2017 2:15 AM


EC censure to Arvind Kejriwal over bribe remarks in Goa

Reacting to the order, Mr Kejriwal said the EC was wrong and that he would challenge it in court.

22 Jan 2017 12:53 AM