Sonia Gandhi to be chief of Congress Parliamentary Party

Sonia’s name was proposed by former prime minister Manmohan Singh at the first meeting of the newly-elected Congress Lok Sabha MPs at the Central Hall of Parliament this morning. Continue Reading

Congress decides not to send spokespersons for TV debates

The Congress has decided not to send spokespersons for television debates for a month. The move comes after the party’s debacle in the recently concluded Lok Sabha polls. Continue Reading

World leaders to attend Modi swearing-in ceremony Thursday

This will be the fourth time that a Prime Minister is administered oath of office in the Rashtrapati Bhavan’s forecourt. The ceremony, traditionally, takes place at Darbar Hall. Continue Reading

Congress MP Vasanthakumar gives up MLA post, submits resignation

While there was speculation yesterday about Vasanthakumar giving up his MLA post, this morning, he met Speaker S Dhanapal and tendered his resignation. Continue Reading

AIADMK mocks AMMK for poll debacle

The AIADMK on Monday mocked rival TTV Dhinakaran-led Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam for its poll drubbing and asserted that it cannot pose a challenge to the ruling party. Continue Reading

JDS leader Gowda holds talks with Karnataka Congress chief

Following the debacle in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections, JD(S) supremo H D Deve Gowda met with Karnataka Congress chief Dinesh Gundu Rao yesterday and held discussions. Continue Reading

Model Code of Conduct comes to an end, it is work as usual in TN

Following this, government officials who were involved in election duty have returned to their offices from today. Continue Reading

Who will head BJP now with Amit Shah certain to find Cabinet berth?

The buzz is that among the names being considered is former Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s. Sources say that it would be a tactical move for it would be seen as empowering women. Continue Reading

AIADMK gets ready to be part of Modi’s Union Cabinet

“Two MPs of the AIADMK are likely be given ministerial berths. EPS and OPS have been asked to name them. In all likelihood, senior leader V Vaithilingam and Panneerselvam’s son O P Raveendranath Kumar will become Union Ministers,” sources say. Continue Reading

Modi performs rituals at Kasi Viswanathar temple at Varanasi

A battery of photographers thronged the temple to record Modi’s visit to Kasi Viswanathar temple. A giant TV screen was fixed outside the temple for people to view the rituals being performed inside. Continue Reading