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Gujarat lawmakers vote for 2 Rajya Sabha...

Gujarat lawmakers vote for 2 Rajya Sabha seats today. BJP has an edge

By-polls for the two Rajya Sabha seats in Gujarat started on Friday with one candidate each from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress in the fray. The BJP has fielded external affairs minister S Jaishankar and OBC leader Juglaji Thakor and the Congress has nominated Chandrika Chudasama... read more »

Mamata Banerjee Attends Nusrat Jahan-Nik...

Mamata Banerjee Attends Nusrat Jahan-Nikhil Jain’s Wedding Reception

Actor-turned-politician Nusrat Jahan who got married last month, on Thursday hosted a grand reception in Kolkata. The event was a star-studded bash and had prominent personalities from the film industry, politics and business world in attendance. West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee also... read more »

Narendra Modi holds meeting with BJP’s O...

Narendra Modi holds meeting with BJP’s OBC MPs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday met 43 BJP MPs from the Other Backward Classes at his official residence, the first in a series of meetings with party MPs that he will be holding through the Parliament session. Sources present at the meeting said it had no specific agenda and was more of... read more »

Opposition parties reject Centre’s...

Opposition parties reject Centre’s call for ‘one nation, one el...

One thing the resignation of Rahul Gandhi as Congress president will not do to him is to reduce his status to even that of primus inter pares or first among equals. He will continue to tower over other party leaders. It is to him they will turn for settling factional disputes, build consensus on... read more »

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Indrani Mukerjea To Be Approver In Corruption Case Linked To Chidambarams

Indrani Mukerjea’s plea to turn approver in the INX Media corruption case involving former finance minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram was today accepted by a Delhi... read more »

Rahul Gandhi promises a national free medicine scheme

Will fight BJP, RSS with 10 times more vigour: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi said today he had quit as Congress president and had left it to his party to find a successor soon, taking responsibility for a second straight national election defeat.... read more »

Ahead of Meeting With PM Modi, Trump Says India’s Tariff Hike Unacceptable, Must be ...

A day before Donald Trump meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Japan, the US President said he looked forward to speaking with Modi about a recent... read more »

Om Birla, BJP’s surprise pick for Speaker

The BJP’s senior lawmaker Om Birla was unanimously elected the new Lok Sabha Speaker today after opposition parties supported his candidature. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who moved... read more »

N. Sitharaman is the first female finance minister after former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi

N. Sitharaman is the first female finance minister after former P...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday named Nirmala Sitharaman, previously the country`s defence minister, as the next finance minister – thus making her India’s female finance minister... read more »