Akhilesh Yadav set to lose ‘black cat’ commando cover

After electoral defeat, Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav is all set to get another jolt. The Centre has decided to withdraw his Z+ category ‘black cat’ commando security cover. Continue Reading

2019 polls: Oppn leaders to meet in Delhi, move EC over VVPATs

Opposition parties will also be meeting the Election Commission and demand tallying of VVPAT slips with EVM figures in an entire Assembly constituency in case a discrepancy is found in any polling booth. Continue Reading

Why this urgency?

The ruling NDA, for its part, has invited its partners for dinner in New Delhi tonight. With less than 48 hours left for the Lok Sabha election results to come out, a sense of urgency is apparently prevailing among parties and leaders, especially after the declaration of exit poll results. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: Naidu meets Rahul and discusses new front

TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu today met Congress president Rahul Gandhi and discussed firming up an anti-BJP front to keep the ruling party out of power after poll results are declared 23 May. Continue Reading

BJP govt will instal grand statue of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, says PM

While lashing out at Mamata Banerjee, the Prime Minister said he was going for a rally in Dum Dum later in the day but was not sure if the West Bengal Chief Minister will allow his helicopter to land. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: Oppn parties plan big for post-poll scenario 

With less than a week left for Lok Sabha election results to be declared, there is hectic action, especially in the Opposition camp. Leaders of regional parties are reportedly holding parleys behind doors to seize the opportunity in case of a fractured mandate.  Continue Reading

Stalin, Naidu, Rao, Mamata, Kejri, Gowda hog limelight ahead of results

With a section of psephologists and political experts predicting a fractured mandate in the Lok Sabha elections 2019, results of which will be known 23 May, all eyes are on the heads of regional parties due to two post-poll scenarios. Continue Reading

Sonia writes to meet allies 23 May, also invites parties not aligned with UPA

In a move aimed to strengthen Opposition unity, United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi has written to all allies including non-UPA ones — namely the BJD, YSR Congress, TRS and TDP — inviting them for a meeting 23 May to discuss the road map for the future political course of action. Continue Reading