The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has downgraded the security cover of several important Opposition leaders.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami today met farmers from the state who have been protesting at Jantar Mantar for the last 39 days. The chief minister assured the farmers that their demands will be met and advised them to call off their protest.
Voting began in Delhi in a triangular contest for 272 seats in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections on Sunday. The Congress, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) were involved in a high-pitched campaign, attacking and counter-attacking one another and promising freebies to voters.
A surprise inspection by officials from electricity department at former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav’s house on Thursday revealed that Samajwadi Party leader has an unpaid bill amounting to Rs 4 lakh.
The Uttar Pradesh anti-terrorism squad (ATS) and Delhi Police special cell arrested three ISIS (Islamic State) suspects on charges of terror conspiracy.
Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK has decided that its jailed chief VK Sasikala and her nephew TTV Dinakaran will be "kept away from the government and the party" to enable a merger with the rival faction led by former Chief Minister O Panneerselvam or OPS.
Senior BJP leaders LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Uma Bharti and others will be tried for conspiring to bring down 16th century Babri mosque in Ayodhya 25 years ago, the Supreme Court said on Wednesday.
The Congress on Monday released first of its MCD poll manifestos, promising to set up an urban poverty alleviation department, cut down house tax, provide unemployment allowance and regularise sanitation workers.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed an FIR against 12 Trinamool Congress leaders in the Narada sting case and slapped sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act (POCA).
A division bench of the Jamshedpur court on Monday acquitted RJD leader Mohammad Shahabuddin of the charges of murdering Anand Rao, Janardan Choubey and Pradeep Mishra on February 2, 1989, near Tata Steel Power house in Jugasalai police station area.
AIADMK (Amma) Deputy General Secretary TTV Dinakaran, booked by Delhi Police for allegedly trying to bribe an Election Commission official, vowed on Monday to fight the case legally and alleged that efforts were being made to “destroy our organisation politically”.
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath has warned cadres of World Hindu Federation and Hindu Yuva Vahini against vigilantism.
Mumbai, Chennai and Hyderabad international airports have been put on high alert following threats of a hijack attempt. A full anti-hijack drill has been started and the National Security Guards have been kept on stand-by.
Soon after defeating ruling Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) candidate Nazir Khan by a margin of over 10,776 votes, veteran Kashmiri politician Farooq Abdullah appealed President Pranab Mukherjee to dismiss the state government as it has “failed to deliver and hold peaceful election.”
A 23-year-old Kashmiri youth was killed in Srinagar after security forces opened fire at protesters on Saturday.
Implementing the Allahbad High Court ruling of 2015, the Uttar Pradesh government has scrapped reservation under SC, ST and OBC category in medical and dental colleges for students who are not residents of the state or have migrated here to study.
Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party was dealt another big blow, and this time in its stronghold, Delhi. The AAP was relegated to the third spot as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress bagged the first two positions respectively in Rajouri garden bypoll.
A leader of the BJP's youth wing in Bengal, Yogesh Varshney, has threatened Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, announcing an "11 lakh rupee reward" for her head.
RJD chief Lalu Yadav, who cannot hold public office because of corruption charges, on Sunday said that his sons who are both Bihar ministers and accused of graft, are right to "do business because I don't want them to die in poverty."
Eight persons were killed in firing and many, including securitymen, were injured in violent clashes Sunday during the bypoll to the prestigious Srinagar Lok Sabha seat which saw a voter turnout of only 7.14 per cent.
The Election Commission on Sunday cancelled the RK Nagar bypoll scheduled for April 12, after Income Tax raids uncovered evidence of massive corruption and bribery.
The Supreme Court today expressed concern over the recent incidents of cow vigilantism and issued notices to the Centre and seven states, of which six are ruled by the BJP, asking should cow vigilantes be banned.
On Tuesday, 1982 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) Geetha Johri became the first woman Director General of Police (DGP) of Gujarat, replacing PP Pandey, who resigned.
Notorious for her anti-Muslim comments, Hindutva leader Sadhvi Prachi on Sunday said that with Yogi Adityanath becoming the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, the state has been "prevented" from turning into "another Pakistan".
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated Asia's longest bi-directional road tunnel, the Chenani-Nashri Tunnel, on the Jammu-Srinagar Highway today.
At least 400 CRPF personnel attached to the CRPF camp at Pallipuram in Kerala were hospitalised due to suspected food poisoning Saturday night.
“We will hang those who kill cows,” Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh said on Saturday, a day after BJP-ruled Gujarat passed a more stringent law, making cow slaughter punishable with a life term.
An FIR has been filed against four college students who were tailing Union minister Smriti Irani's car on Saturday evening in a drunken state.
A delegation of meat sellers and butchers on Thursday met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at his residence in Lucknow for around half-an-hour, nearly a week after the state government decided to shut illegal slaughterhouses and meat shops operating without fulfilling requisite rules.
The Delhi High Court on Thursday refused to stay trial court proceedings in connection with a criminal defamation complaint filed against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia.