05 Feb 2016
Dehradun: Claiming that absence of rain for months in Uttarakhand destroyed crops on a large scale, opposition BJP yesterday asked Chief Minister Harish Rawat to declare it a drought-stricken state.
04 Feb 2016
New Delhi: The BJP today targeted Congress for its hypocrisy in not initiating action against the culprits in the Tanzanian woman stripping case in Bengaluru and questioned Rahul Gandhi's silence over the incident that happened right under the nose of his party government.
28 Jan 2016
Coimbatore: Union Minister Prakash Javadekar today said there was no political motive behind awarding Padma Vibhushan to Tamil film star Rajinikanth and it was purely based on merit.
27 Jan 2016
Hyderabad: Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu yesterday accused Asaduddin Owaisi of indulging into communal politics by appealing citizens to vote for MIM in forthcoming civic polls if they don't want ban on consumption of beef like in other states.
18 Jan 2016
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today hit out at rivals for "playing politics over every crime" in Bihar and said that the rule of law prevails in the state even as his government was under attack from BJP, which raised the 'jungle raj' charge against the ruling dispensation.
16 Jan 2016
New Delhi: The Congress yesterday accused the NDA government of pursuing vendetta politics to hound Shashi Tharoor and other party leaders through a series of 'innuendos, insinuations and half-baked truths' in connection with the murder of his wife Sunanda Pushkar.
11 Jan 2016
Ghaziabad: The Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) has issued notice to Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat for violating housing construction rules. Confirming the issuance of notice, GDA vice chairman Vijay Kumar Yadav said, “Yes, the notice has been issued for violation of housing construction rules”.
12 Jan 2016
New Delhi: The BJP today accused West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of pursuing "vote bank" politics after its 'fact-finding' team was not allowed to visit the violence-hit Kaliachak and said a party delegation will meet the President in this regard.
13 Jan 2016
Mumbai: Rapping BJP over its defeat in the recent local body elections, Shiv Sena today said balloons that fly in air do not remain there for long and cautioned that the results indicate Maharashtra's 'political environment is in danger'.
31 Dec 2015
Dehradun: Senior BJP member and Leader of Opposition in the state Assembly, Ajay Bhatt was today elected unopposed as new chief of the party's state unit as it prepares for the 2017 Assembly polls.