Tue, Jan 17, 2017 | updated 12:53 AM IST

Patna (Bihar) [India], Jan. 16 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said he is extremely shocked over the Patna boat accident and assured a thorough investigation into the matter.
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Amritsar (Punjab) [India], Jan. 16 (ANI): Punjab Cabinet Minister Bikram Singh Majithia on Monday said that cricketer-turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu should not be taken seriously as he has his own agenda about furthering his political career.

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New Delhi [India], Jan 16 (ANI): Cricketer-turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday called his move to join the Congress as 'ghar wapsi' and trained guns at the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) while stating that the government, which was by the people, has now become a government for a family.

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New Delhi [India], Jan. 16 (ANI): The stage is set for the Uttar Pradesh elections, which will be held in seven phases between February and March this year.

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Mumbai [India], Jan. 16 (ANI): The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Monday said that the in-house tussle in the Samajwadi Party (SP) would not divert all minority and Yadav votes to the Bahujan Samaj Party(BSP).

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New Delhi [India], Jan. 15 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday took potshots at the Congress after cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu joined the grand old party and 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'.

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New Delhi [India], Jan. 15 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday hit back at the Congress over the recent controversy over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's photos replacing Mahatma Gandhi on the calendar of the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) and said that Father of the Nation, khadi or charkha is not a soul proprietary of any political party.

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New Delhi [India], Jan. 15 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party's Central Election Committee meeting is scheduled to take place today, in order to select the candidates for the upcoming Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh assembly polls.

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New Delhi [India], Jan. 13 (ANI): The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Friday reserved its order on the issue surrounding the ownership of the Samajwadi Party symbol- the cycle.

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New Delhi [India], Jan. 13 (ANI): With the Election Commission all set to begin its first hearing on the dispute in the Samajwadi Party with regard to the symbol 'cycle', party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav and his son and Uttar Pradesh Chief MinisterAkhilesh Yadav on Friday arrived at the office of the poll body here to put forth their stands.

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BJP mocks 'political drama' in Samajwadi Party

Updated: Jan 13, 2017 10:34 IST

Lucknow (UP) [India], Jan. 13 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday asked the Samajwadi Party to resolve the ongoing 'political drama' and focus on law and order, corruption and lack of administration in the politically crucial Uttar Pradesh.

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Jalalabad (Punjab) [India], Jan. 12 (ANI): Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Thursday filed his nomination papers from Jalalabad for the upcoming assembly polls.

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Jallikattu: DMK announces state-wide agitation

Updated: Jan 12, 2017 14:47 IST

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Jan. 12 (ANI): Hours after the Supreme Court turned down the Tamil Nadu Government's plea seeking its intervention to pass a judgment on Jallikattu before Saturday, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Thursday announced a state-wide agitation over the ban on the bull-taming sport.

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Muktsar (Punjab) [India], Jan. 12 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday filed his nomination papers from Lambi for the upcoming assembly elections.

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New Delhi [India], Jan. 12 (ANI): Congress leader P.C. Chacko on Thursday said that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley cannot implement the Goods and Services Tax (GST) without consensus.

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New Delhi [India], Jan. 12 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday released the first list of candidates for the upcoming assembly polls in Punjab and Goa.

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Lucknow [India], Jan. 11 (ANI): Reiterating his desire for the Samajwadi Party to be united, party supremo Mulayam Yadav on Wednesday appealed to the feuding factions within the party for unity, while accusing the 'other side', in a veiled hint at the Akhilesh camp, of trying to creating a split.

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New Delhi [India], Jan. 11 (ANI): Continue to tear into Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his demonetisation drive, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said for the first time in the history, the Prime Minister of India is being ridiculed all over the world for taking an "incompetent and ill-planned" decision.

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New Delhi [India], Jan. 11 (ANI): In a veiled support to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for its 'Anusuchit Swabhimaan Sammelan', the Janata Dal United (JD-U) on Wednesday said it is the nature of politics to speak for vulnerable and for the communities who have been marginalised.

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Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Jan. 11 (ANI): With reports hovering of Navjot Singh Sidhu expecting to join Congress soon, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said the Cricketer-turned-politician has completely lost his direction in politics, as signified by his 'party-hopping' decisions.

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Remain as UP CM face: Mulayam Singh to Akhilesh

Updated: Jan 10, 2017 13:51 IST

Lucknow (UP) [India], Jan. 10 (ANI): Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh on Tuesday assured his son and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav that he will be the chief ministerial face of the party in the upcoming state assembly election.

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New Delhi [India], Jan. 10 (ANI): After a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader moved the Election Commission (EC) against Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati accusing her of seeking votes in the name of caste and demanded that her party be debarred from contesting elections, party leader Sudhindra Bhadauria on Tuesday said the BSP is an institution where everybody comes under one umbrella.

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New Delhi [India], Jan. 10 (ANI): The Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday issued a notice for 'violation of Model Code of Conduct' against Unnao Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Sakshi Maharaj for blaming a particular community for the population explosion in the country.

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New Delhi [India], Jan. 9 (ANI): The sanitation workers staged a protest against the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government and the Centre in East Delhi on Monday demanding payment of pending salaries of the last three months.

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Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Jan. 9 (ANI): Days after the Madras High Court expressed doubt over the circumstances leading to the death of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa, the Apollo Hospital in their argument stated that it will file a response petition in a sealed cover to the court.

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Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Jan. 9 (ANI): The Tamil Nadu government on Monday sought a compensation of Rs 2,480 crore from Karnataka for not releasing water to the state despite getting a Supreme Court directive to do so.

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New Delhi [India], Jan. 9 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday said that India will help out its sailors stuck in merchant ships at Ajman in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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Bhopal/New Delhi [India], Jan. 9 (ANI): With the death of three labourers working in the General Engineering Reserve Force (GREF) camp near LoC in Akhnoor sector of Jammu, Defence Experts on Monday said the world must take serious steps to finish terrorism as there is no doubt that Pakistani military establishment is directly responsible for training, funding and helping the militants to infiltrate in India.

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Lucknow (UP) [India], Jan. 8 (ANI): Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Sunday cautioned the people of Uttar Pradesh ahead of the assembly polls, saying votes in favour of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav or Samajwadi Party patron will only help the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

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New Delhi [India], Jan. 8 (ANI): A day after Samajwadi Party leader Ramgopal Yadav submitted affidavits to the Election Commission to prove majority support for Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav-led faction, Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh on Sunday claimed that the signatures of support are forged and hence their authenticity is doubtful.

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New Delhi [India], Jan. 8 (ANI): Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal, along with the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) officials, on Sunday took to street for cleanliness check drive in Saket.

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