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India, Politics, 24 May 2019

Pragya Thakur's remark on Godse unpalatable to any Indian: Baba Ramdev

Thakur on May 16 stoked controversy by terming Nathuram Godse, the man who assassinated Mahatma Gandhi, as a 'deshbhakt' (patriot).

24 May 2019 9:49 PM

Did not expect this result: Kharge on party's huge LS poll loss

Kharge lost from Gulbarga parliamentary constituency in Karnataka by a margin of 95452 votes against BJP's Dr Umesh G Jadhav.

24 May 2019 9:42 PM

People of Amethi wanted development: Smriti Irani on her win over Rahul

The BJP governments at the Centre and in Uttar Pradesh have been working for development of the constituency.

24 May 2019 9:35 PM

Rahul may offer to quit in CWC meet tomorrow

Gandhi apparently wants to send a signal that he was also accountable for party's performance which was not any better than 2014 results.

24 May 2019 9:29 PM

PM Modi meets President Kovind; oath taking likely on May 30

The BJP has secured 303 seats, which is 22 more than it got in the 2014 elections.

24 May 2019 9:18 PM


Jaitley may not take a ministerial position; health being primary reason

Jaitley is not keen to hold any ministerial position in the new government and may have conveyed his unwillingness.

24 May 2019 8:20 PM

CBI court turns down Subramanian Swamy's plea in Sunanda Pushkar case

Swamy had argued that the court has to look at the material and not whether the person is a politician.

24 May 2019 7:06 PM

Union Cabinet passes resolution to dissolve 16th Lok Sabha

It is speculated that the new government under Modi may be sworn-in on May 30.

24 May 2019 6:58 PM

Queen in the North? Smriti Irani uses 'Game of Thrones' reference to thank voters

Actor-turned-politician Smriti Irani defeated Congress president Rahul Gandhi in Amethi with a margin of 55,120 votes.

24 May 2019 6:49 PM

Modi cannot remove Article 370, 35-A from J&K: Farooq Abdullah

He said the prime minister should make efforts to unite the people of the country instead of dividing them.

24 May 2019 6:36 PM


BJP's change in strategy helped it secure Maharashtra

BJP move to replace 6 sitting MPs helped it set the tally of 41 members.

24 May 2019 5:52 PM

Landslide victory for BJP in Arunachal Pradesh assembly polls.

Counting of votes still underway for five assembly constituencies.

24 May 2019 5:00 PM

'BJP will follow tit for tat policy to counter TMC,' says Dilip Ghosh

The people have given Banerjee a "befitting reply" for her arrogance, Ghosh said.

24 May 2019 4:57 PM

NDA MPs to meet Saturday to formally elect Modi as leader

The BJP said the meeting will take place in Parliament's Central Hall at 5 pm.

24 May 2019 4:44 PM

Karnataka cabinet reposes faith in Kumaraswamy despite LS poll rout

This is said to be the worst-ever performance by the Congress in the state as against a record of sorts by the BJP.

24 May 2019 4:34 PM


No Cong MP left on bullet train route: Twitter users mock Oppn

A tweet by the BJP MLA from Majura in Surat made fun of Congress losing to BJP at Centre received thousands of 'likes' and retweets.

24 May 2019 4:23 PM

After LS poll rout, K'taka cabinet reposes faith in Kumaraswamy

Accusing opposition BJP of trying to destabilise the government, Parameshwara said the ruling coalition would not allow them to succeed.

24 May 2019 4:22 PM

Muslim numbers in Parliament slightly up, but still far from population share

The Muslim representation in the parliament is less than five per cent whereas the community has 14 per cent share in the population.

24 May 2019 4:17 PM

Mamata Banerjee calls meeting of TMC MPs, party leaders

The Congress bagged two seats down from four last time and has won a vote share of 5.61 per cent.

24 May 2019 3:44 PM

Can't blame EVMs, polarisation favoured BJP: AAP

Three of AAP's candidates lost their deposits getting less than 16.66 per cent votes.

24 May 2019 3:21 PM