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Yogi Adityanath sworn in as UP chief minister with 2 deputies

Five-time Parliamentarian, the BJP's Yogi Adityanath, this afternoon took oath as Uttar Pradesh's chief minister along with 49 ministers, in a ceremony graced by many BJP luminaries, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, senior opposition politicians and a raft of sadhus, sanyasis and sanyasinis.


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Jat quota agitation: Delhi to be sealed, Metro services to be hit from Sunday

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) will suspend its train services to and from all stations outside Delhi from 11.30 pm on Sunday. This decision has been taken in the wake of the proposed Jat agitation on March 20.


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Meet UP's new CM Yogi Adityanath: A staunch pro-Hindutva leader who has several

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday chose Yogi Adityanath as the new Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. The firebrand pro-Hindutva leader is no novice to controversy.


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Suspense over name of UP Chief Minister continues, to be sworn in on Sunday

Even though the BJP has still not announced who is going to be the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, the new UP CM will be sworn in at 5 pm on Sunday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah will attend the oath ceremony to be held at Smriti Upwan in state capital Lucknow.


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Delhi: Uber driver harasses woman, poses as executive to deter her from filing

An Uber driver impersonated as a customer care executive over phone to deter a woman passenger from filing a complaint against him for allegedly harassing and stalking her during a ride from Delhi to Gurgaon on Wednesday.


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N Biren Singh takes oath as Manipur's first BJP chief minister

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nongthombam Biren Singh on Wednesday took oath as the chief minister of Manipur at the Raj Bhawan in Imphal. At the ceremony attended by former chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh, Biren Singh and eight ministers took oath.


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Gayatri Prajapati, former UP law minister, arrested in gangrape case

Gayatri Prajapati, former law minister of Uttar Pradesh, was arrested in Lucknow on Wednesday. Prajapati was being called the state's "fugitive" minister as we was evading arrest after being named as prime accused in a gangrape case.


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MCD elections 2017 dates announced

MCD elections 2017 dates have been announced. The State Election Commission announced the date for MCD Elections 2017 at 5 pm in a press conference today.


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Dalit JNU scholar found dead, wrote about 'inequality' in last FB post

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) PhD scholar Krish Rajini, who was found dead on Monday, was reportedly suffering from depression over UGC's amended guidelines and discrimination during academic evaluation.


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Goa: Supreme Court orders floor test, Congress says it has the numbers

Miffed at the BJP moving ahead and claiming to have the required numbers to form a government in Goa despite not having the mandate of the people, the Congress Party moved the Supreme Court and the apex court today ordered that a floor test be held.


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SC to hear Congress' plea today, will Parrikar's swearing-in be put on hold?

The Supreme Court will this morning hear the Congress' petition against the BJP being invited to form government in Goa despite winning fewer seats in the assembly elections.


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Manohar Parrikar to take oath as Goa CM tomorrow

BJP leader Manohar Parrikar has resigned from the post of Defence Minister of the country and will be sworn in as chief minister of Goa on Tuesday.


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Punjab election results 2017: We accept people's mandate, tweets Arvind

Punjab Assembly election results came as a big shock for Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party which had put all its might and resources in Punjab and Goa.


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UP Election Results 2017: BJP comes to power in Uttar Pradesh with a huge

Three years after the Modi Wave earned the BJP the country's biggest margin in three decades, the Prime Minister has decisively proved he has lost none of his appeal.


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SC issues bailable warrant against Justice CS Karnan for contempt

The Supreme Court on Friday issued a bailable warrant against Calcutta High Court judge Justice CS Karnan for his failure to appear before it in a contempt case.


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Punjab Elections 2017: Exit polls predict rout for SAD-BJP, close contest

Punjab, which witnessed a triangular contest in the Assembly polls, could be in for a neck and neck fight between the Congress and the AAP while the ruling SAD-BJP may face a drubbing, according to exit polls.


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Exit polls show BJP ahead, Akhilesh Yadav says open to tie-up with Mayawati's

As most exit polls on Thursday evening showed the BJP ahead in Uttar Pradesh but short of the 202 seats it needs to form government, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav appeared to do a clever u-turn, saying his Samajwadi Party is open to tie-up with arch-rival Mayawati if no party gets a majority.


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Delhi L-G rejects Kejriwal govt plan to give Rs 1 cr to OROP suicide victim's

Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, Anil Baijal, has rejected Arvind Kejriwal government’s proposal to award Rs 1 crore compensation to family of ex-serviceman Ram Kishan Grewal, who had allegedly committed suicide in 2016 over non-implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP).


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Lucknow encounter: Saifullah's father refuses to accept dead son's body

The father of Saifullah, the slain terror accused who was said to be inspired by ISIS, has refused to accept his son's body saying he will have nothing to do with his son's body if he was 'anti-national'.


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Ajmer dargah blast case: Swami Aseemanand an 6 others acquitted, 3 convicted

A National Investigation Agency (NIA) Special Court in Jaipur on Wednesday convicted three persons and acquitted seven, including Swami Aseemanand, in the 2007 Ajmer dargah blast case. Of a total of 13 accused, three are absconding.


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Uttar Pradesh on alert after ISIS-inspired suspect killed in Lucknow encounter

Lucknow: A lone gunman suspected to have been inspired by Islamic State terror outfit was shot dead in Lucknow after a 13-hour-long overnight gun-battle in Lucknow, the Uttar Pradesh anti-terrorism squad said on Wednesday.


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As Varanasi votes, PM Modi is back in Gujarat after wrapping up UP Campaign

Ahmedabad: While on Wednesday morning brisk voting was reported from Varanasi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh, PM Modi was back in his home state Gujarat, praying at the famous Somnath temple.


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Nine injured in blast in Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train

Indore: At least nine persons were injured in a blast that took place in Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train at Jabari station near Shujalpur town of Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday morning.


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UP election 2017: Akhilesh government is anti-farmer, says PM Modi in Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday sharply criticised Akhilesh Yadav-led government in Uttar Pradesh calling it anti-farmer saying it failed to implement the central government's schemes meant for state farmers.


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26/11 attack was carried out by Pak-based group: EX-Pakistan NSA

Former Pakistan National Security Adviser Mahmud Ali Durrani has admitted that 2008 Mumbai terror attacks were carried out by a terror group based in Pakistan. Durrani, however, added that the Pakistani government had no role in the 26/11 Mumbai attack.


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'Will turn Delhi into London': Kejriwal's plan receives amusing reactions on

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has an ambitious plan, at least that's what he claims - to turn Delhi into London. While campaigning for the upcoming Municipal elections, the Chief Minister promised to make the capital look like London in a year if his party wins the civic body polls.


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Akhilesh-Rahul's joint press conference in Varanasi cancelled

Akhilesh Yadav and Rahul Gandhi’s joint press conference on Monday in Varanasi was cancelled due to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister’s busy schedule of addressing public meetings in seven districts today.


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Why is Gayatri Prajapati still a minister, UP Governor asks Akhilesh Yadav

A day after a non-bailable warrant was issued against UP Transport Minister Gayatri Prasad Prajapati in a rape case and his passport impounded, Governor Ram Naik wrote to Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, asking him on what basis was Prajapati continuing as a minister in his cabinet.


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Battleground Kerala: CPM worker hacked in Palakkad, bomb thrown at RSS office

Southern state of Kerala has literally turned into battleground for RSS and CPM. A young CPM worker was attacked in Kerala's Palakkad by unknown men hours before four unknown men threw a crude bomb at the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh or RSS office in Kozhikode.


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UP polls 2017: BJP wants burqa-clad women voters be checked, Shiv Sena says BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) estranged ally Shiv Sena has slammed the ruling party for approaching the Election Commission (EC) seeking screening of burqa-clad women voters in UP election.


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