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  India   Politics  23 Feb 2017

India, Politics, 23 Feb 2017

May rule BMC on support of some independents: BJP

The latest trends suggest Sena is leading on 84 seats and BJP on 81 in the 227-member BMC, while the magic figure is 114.

23 Feb 2017 7:32 PM

DU autonomous, won't intervene in Ramjas college issue: Govt

Ramjas College had turned into a battleground yesterday as students of Left-affiliated AISA and the RSS-backed ABVP fought it out.

23 Feb 2017 7:24 PM

Pankaja Munde offers to quit after Beed results; not necessary, says Fadnavis

The BJP is set to make decisive gains in civic polls in Maharashtra even as it is locked in a neck-and-neck fight with Shiv Sena.

23 Feb 2017 6:18 PM

Modi strikes back, says Akhilesh Yadav afraid of 'donkeys of Gujarat'

His comments were on a tourism advertisement for Gujarat featuring Amitabh Bachchan which promoted wild ass.

23 Feb 2017 5:08 PM

BMC poll: Sena, BJP supporters clash in Mumbai; victory tends to Sena camp

The incident led to chaos in the area for some time as both the sides raised slogans against each other.

23 Feb 2017 3:58 PM


Performance in BMC polls below expectations, will introspect: BJP

The spokesperson said, the hard work of all the members has made BJP the primary party in all of Maharashtra.

23 Feb 2017 3:16 PM

BMC polls: Post Congress' poor performance Sanjay Nirupam tenders resignation

The average voting in the Maharashtra municipal polls held on Tuesday was 56.40 per cent, against 48.59 per cent for the same in 2012.

23 Feb 2017 3:00 PM

Offensive acronyms galore in UP campaign

In this quest for scoring a brownie point in the eyes of the electorate, the national leaders took lead in making headlines by any means.

23 Feb 2017 1:07 PM

Women voters take slender lead over men in ten civic bodies

On the other hand, 29,50,038 men voters cast their votes as against 1,04,64,763 registered voters, which is 28.19%.

23 Feb 2017 9:54 AM

Ramjas row: Delhi police register cases of rioting, assault

Complaints have also been received from both ABVP and AISA and those will be clubbed with the FIR following an inquiry.

23 Feb 2017 9:14 AM


61 per cent turnout in 4th phase of UP polls

Elaborate arrangements have been made to ensure free and fair polling. Inter-district and inter-state borders have been sealed.

23 Feb 2017 7:44 AM

KCR offers Rs 5 crore gold to Tirupati, draws Opposition ire

BJP spokesperson said the ruling party should focus on fulfilling the vows made to people.

23 Feb 2017 6:59 AM

Assembly elections: No clear UP winner so far, parties jittery

BSP chief Mayawati is trying desperately to consolidate the dalit-Muslim votebank in her favour.

23 Feb 2017 4:42 AM

Sonia Gandhi woos voters via letter

This will be the first time in nearly 20 years that she will not be campaigning in the Nehru-Gandhi family pocket borough.

23 Feb 2017 2:02 AM