Political parties holding virtual rallies ahead of upcoming Bihar assembly polls

On August 7, Bihar chief minister and Janata Dal (United) president Nitish Kumar will address his first political virtual rally in the state. Patna, July 6 (IANS) Amid the coronavirus pandemic, all... Read more »

Madras HC should rule fast on OBC quota in medical seats

The state government has challenged the high court’s June 22 order declining any interim order on the OBC quota row. It had adjourned the matter till July 9, citing that a petition... Read more »

Opposition attacks Yogi over Kanpur killing

This incident is proof of the fact that there is no government in the state. It is jungle raj where even the police is not safe,” Lucknow, July 3 (IANS) Opposition parties... Read more »

Dimple wishes Akhilesh on birthday

She asked party workers to use the occasion to help the poor and the needy. “This is what the party president also wants,” she stated. Lucknow, July 1 (IANS) Samajwadi Party president... Read more »

SP workers lathi-charged in Lucknow

Over a dozen of SP workers, including members of the youth wing, had gathered outside the UP assembly on Friday with placards to protest over the hike in fuel prices. Lucknow, June... Read more »

Congress drafts senior leaders in states to strengthen party

The Congress has also decided to tap another community — the Bilivas in Karnataka who are involved in toddy tapping, are similar to the Backward Classes and are in traditional occupations in... Read more »

Senior Samajwadi Party leader tests positive for Covid-19

Chaudhary (67) is the second SP leader to test coronavirus positive. Former MP Dharmendra Yadav had tested corona positive earlier this month and he has fully recovered now. Lucknow, June 23 (IANS)... Read more »

After CAA-NRC, Mamata unites opposition for battle 2.0 with Modi

By Anindya Banerjee In what is all set to be the latest Centre versus States flashpoint and Mamata Banerjee emerging as the face of the opposition, outshining the Congress party, provisions of... Read more »

Karnataka mulls caste, income certificates to Brahmins

“Though Brahmins are in a ‘minority’ in terms of their population across the state, they need caste and income certificates to benefit from the welfare schemes as in the case of the... Read more »

Reverse migration of labourers leads to shortage of maids and domestic helps

“We don’t have a job from last three months and now the situation is even getting worse as we have to struggle for daily livelihood. We are just waiting for the situation... Read more »

Akhilesh “BJP making world record in telling lies”

In another tweet, the SP leader demanded tough action by the central government regarding what he called Chinese Army’s intrusion into the Indian territory in Ladakh for the last one month. Lucknow,... Read more »

Shivpal writes to Akhilesh, talks of new political formation

In his letter, Shivpal thanked Akhilesh for reposing faith in him and said this “clear and positive intervention” would lead to a new political formation in the coming days. Lucknow, June 8... Read more »

Will fight Bihar polls under Nitish’s leadership: LJP

Giving an example, he said that when the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act was diluted, the LJP had raised objections and taken up the issue with the Union... Read more »

Banerjee “I appeal to Centre to give Rs 10,000 to migrant labourers and unorganised sector”

“A portion of PM-CARES Fund could be used for this,” Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday appealed to the central government to provide one-time assistance of Rs 10,000 each... Read more »

Akhilesh, Shivpal come closer, try to sink differences

After withdrawing the petition seeking disqualification of Shivpal from the Assembly, Akhilesh is now ready for a ‘seat adjustment’ with his uncle’s Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party Lohia in the 2022 Assembly elections in... Read more »

Two SP workers held for ‘missing’ posters of Rajnath Singh

SHO Para, Triloki Nath, said that Khan and Yadav have been booked under the charges of defamation and statements of mischief. “The duo is in police custody,” Singh said on Sunday morning.... Read more »

UP panchayat polls to be held on time

The minister told reporters that, at least, six months are needed for the completion of delimitation works in four districts, reconstitution of 1,000 village panchayats in 48 districts and roll revision and... Read more »

UP speaker allows SP to withdraw plea against Shivpal

The first signs of a thaw between Akhilesh Yadav and Shivpal Yadav were seen at the Holi Milan function in Sefai in March when they shared the dais and Akhilesh even touched... Read more »

Vijayvargiya “Article 30 harms constitutional equality”

Vijayvargiya tweeted: “Article 30 has harmed the constitutional equality of citizens. This Article allows the minorities to propagate their religion and education based on religion, which is not allowed to other religions.... Read more »

Akhilesh to give Rs 1 lakh each to ‘suitcase’ mother, ‘cycle’ daughter

Lucknow: Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav has decided to give Rs one lakh to the woman whose child was seen sleeping on a suitcase while she pulled it along. The photograph that... Read more »