Now that it has been decided who owns the 'cycle' symbol of the Samajwadi Party in favour of uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav, he is moving on to the next order of business ahead of the elections in the state next month, which is finalizing the alliance that he believes will help him counter rivals Mayawati and the BJP.
With the recovery of four more bodies, the death toll in boat tragedy in river Ganga in Patna climbed to 24 today while Chief Minister Nitish Kumar ordered a high-level inquiry and directed strict action against those responsible for any lapses.
Ending all suspense, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu finally joined Congress on Sunday. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said that this would not make much of a difference in poll-bound Punjab as the nation backs the ruling dispensation at the Centre which believes in 'sabka saath, sabka vikas'.
A little after a BSF jawan, deployed in Jammu and Kashmir, alleged that troops are served poor quality food, the BSF released a statement accusing the soldier of being an "alcoholic and a habitual offender".
The Election Commission today announced the dates and phases of elections for 5 states - Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Manipur, and Goa. Assembly elections for Uttar Pradesh will be held in 7 phases starting Feb 11.
Addressing a massive Parivartan Rally in Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow, on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the Congress, the Bahujan Samaj Party and the Samajwadi Party are too preoccupied with their own problems to take care of the state.
Kanpur: At least two people were killed and 43 injured when 15 coaches of the Sealdah-Ajmer express train derailed near Rura railway station in Kanpur dehat district on Wednesday morning.
The mishap occurred at about 5:20am near Rura railway station, 50km from Kanpur, the ministry of railways said in a tweet.
In a move that has surprised everyone, Najeeb Jung on Thursday resigned as the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi. He submitted his resignation to the central government.
Kolkata businessman Parsamal Lodha was arrested on Thursday by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for allegedly converting more than Rs 25 crore old currency into new. Early reports said that he was arrested in connection with Shekhar Reddy and Rohit Tandon cases.
The AIADMK in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday said a total of 77 persons have died of grief and shock over its supremo J Jayalalithaa's illness and subsequent death, and announced a sum of Rs 3 lakh each to their families as relief.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalilathaa is no more. The charismatic ADMK leader passed away at Chennai's Apollo hospital around 11.30 PM on Monday after suffering a heart attack on Sunday evening.
After spending more than 30 hours at Nabanna, the state secretariat, in protest against the stationing of Army trucks on national highways and at toll plazas in West Bengal, chief minister Mamata Banerjee finally...
Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Friday refuted reports that he was keen on his niece marrying RJD chief Lalu Prasad's elder son, Tej Pratap Yadav, who is the Bihar health minister.
Angry West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has remained inside her Kolkata office for over 24 hours now saying she will only go home when the Army pulls out from toll booths across the state, asking, "Is this a military coup?"
Today being the pay day, banks are expecting to face a huge rush as people will queue up at branches across the country to withdraw salaries amid the ongoing cash crunch post demonetisation.
Residents of Delhi and National Capital Region (NCR) woke up to a dense fog on Wednesday morning that reduced visibility on the streets significantly.
The Delhi High Court has upheld that irrespective of his marital status, a son does not automatically have the right to live in his parents' house. Justice Pratibha Rani passed an order saying that the son whether married or unmarried has no legal right to live in the 'self-acquired' house of the parents.
Sahara chief Subrata Roy got a major relief from the Supreme Court on Monday when the court extended his interim bail and ordered him to pay Rs 600 crore to the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) by February 6, 2017.
Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh on Monday met party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav in the national capital. Amar Singh said he is pained by the unacceptable activities and abuses that he is being subjected to by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's supporters.
All hell broke lose in Nabha prison jail in Punjab's Patiala district on early Sunday when five armed men in police uniform broke in and took along dreaded Khalistan ultra and Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) chief Harminder Mintoo.
Warning Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav, on Wednesday, cautioned party cadres that polls could not be won with "dabangai" (strong arm tactics). Mulayam dwelt on the internal feud in the SP and suggested he wanted to see the status quo restored.
For the first time in the country, Indian Air Force fighter jets touched down on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway on Monday in Uttar Pradesh as part of the grand opening of India's longest expressway.
Bengaluru: After his daughter's recent Rs. 500 cr high-profile wedding grabbed media headlines, mining baron Janardhan Reddy has come under the Income Tax department's scanner and on Monday the department raided his Obalapuram Mining company office in Karnataka's Bellary.
Update: The death toll in the train derailment accident near Kanpur has reached 107 till the tie of submitting this report.
Criticising the central government for adding to woes of farmers, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday said the "ill-planned" demonetisation could have an adverse impact on the economy.
Mumbai: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has conducted raids at 10 premises of controversial preacher Zakir Naik's Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) in Mumbai on Saturday.
A medium intensity earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter Scale struck Delhi and neighbouring Haryana in the early hours of Thursday. The National Centre for Seismology, a unit of Ministry of Earth Sciences...
The Chattisgarh government on Monday told the Supreme Court that human rights activist and Delhi University professor Nandini Sundar and four others accused in a murder case will neither be arrested nor interrogated pursuant to the filing of an FIR against them.
Slamming the Congress and other parties which are opposing demonetisation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the corrupt were upset while the poor were "enjoying a sound sleep" after his decision and urged people to bear some inconvenience to root out corruption.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee sharpened her attack on Modi government on Saturday over demonetisation of Rs 500/1000 notes saying she is ready to even work with CPM, despite ideological difference with them, to save the country.