Assembly Elections

Latest news and updates from assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Mizoram

The BJP has claimed that the Congress government in Madhya Pradesh is in minority

For all his angst against Adani, Rahul Gandhi chose Kamal Nath who rallied behind Adani for power plant in Chhindwara

Kamal Nath is believed to be close to Gautam Adani, whom Rahul Gandhi has frequently accused of being a 'crony capitalist'

As Congress factions create chaos, Rahul Gandhi quotes Tolstoy and Congress tweets ‘game’ links

The Assembly Elections in three states, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh saw Congress successfully push BJP out of power

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Russia backs India on territorial integrity and non-interference of third parties during NSA Ajit Doval’s Moscow visit

Russia backs India’s position on issues like territorial integrity and rejection of any third party intervention

Veer Savarkar’s bust installed at Delhi University, liberals lose their mind, say bust of Nathuram Godse might be next

A pillar with busts of Veer Savarkar, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and Bhagat Singh has been put up at the North Campus of Delhi University.

1000-year-old Sialkot Temple in Pakistan opens for the first time in 72 years

A Hindu temple was opened for the first time since partition in Pakistan’s Sialkot region

Human rights, vigilance cells: Defence Minister approves major decisions on reorganisation of Army headquarters

The Indian Armed forces are the second-largest military force in the world in terms of size.

One BSF jawan killed and another injured in clashes with cattle smugglers along Bangladesh border

A Bangladeshi cattle smuggler Minto Sardar was caught with 10 cattle heads in his possession along the West Bengal-Bangladesh border

CJI’s bench rises for the day, Chidambaram’s plea to be heard by SC on Friday

Chidambaram's plea against Delhi HC's order rejecting his anticipatory bail application could not be listed today.

Granting illegal FIPB clearance to receive kickbacks paid through shell companies: Read about P Chidambaram’s modus operandi

As per sources, Chidambaram’s modus operandi revolved around granting illegal FIPB clearances to receive kickbacks, often paid through various shell companies floated by his son Karti Chidambaram.

Read details of the case against P Chidambaram: Illegal FIPB clearance to six companies and laundering of kickback money

ED and CBI has said that INX Media is not the only case Chidambaram is facing, there are multiple illegal FIPB approvals and money laundering cases

After filing a new FIR in money laundering case, CBI conducts raids at NDTV’s former CEO Vikram Chandra house

Vikram Chandra along with NDTV founders, Prannoy Roy and Radhika Roy have been charged in a case related to money laundering

Not a satire: Parody country Pakistan has a ‘Ministry of Human Rights’, the ministry is now whining against Priyanka Chopra

Pakistan's 'Human Rights minister' writes to UNICEF, asks to 'denotify' Priyanka Chopra as a UN goodwill ambassador.

NDTV sings an old tune: Calls charges in new FIR ‘fabricated’, claims it’s not about NDTV but ‘larger battle’ of freedom of press

CBI has filed a new FIR on Wednesday against NDTV and its founders, Prannoy Roy and Radhika Roy and former CEO Vikram Chandra.

HC grants 4 weeks to Robert Vadra to file response to ED’s reply in plea to quash money laundering case

The ED has accused Priyanka Vadra’s husband Robert Vadra of money laundering in a case related to London based property worth £1.9 million

Read full details of new FIR filed by CBI: Prannoy Roy, Radhika Roy and Vikram Chandra accused of criminal conspiracy, cheating and corruption

A new FIR has been filed by the CBI against Prannoy Roy, his wife, Radhika Roy, and former CEO of NDTV, Vikram Chandra in a case related to money laundering.

Blow to Chidambaram: SC refuses to list the matter today, HC order rejecting his anticipatory bail plea to stay in force

Sibal had requested that the matter be listed before the Supreme Court today. However, the SC declined to pass any order.

Kashmir bilateral issue, says UK PM Boris Johnson to PM Modi, regrets anti-India protests in London on August 15

British PM made it clear that Kashmir remains a bilateral matter between India and Pakistan. Calls for dialogue between the two nations.

All that Pakistan is left with is a war of misinformation: Here are the myths and propaganda about Kashmir

Pakistan has gone to the two of the most dangerous forces for support- A fanatic faith and cruel communism, latter being more fanatic than the former.

Poetic Justice: P Chidambaram falsely hounded Amit Shah and Narendra Modi, now he is on the run for his own transgressions

When P. Chidambaram was the Union Home Minister, Amit Shah was unceremoniously arrested and slapped with charges of murder, extortion, and kidnapping among others over the Sohrabuddin encounter case.

Hate speech against non-Muslims: Zakir Naik issues an apology in Malaysia, claims he is not racist

Zakir Naik has issued an apology saying that he is not a racist and his words have been taken out of context.

Rahul Gandhi finally speaks up, says ED, CBI and ‘spineless media’ being used to malign scam accused P Chidambaram

The Delhi HC judge had yesterday stated that P Chidambaram appeared as kingpin of the INX Media Scam

P Chidambaram case: SC didn’t take up the petition due to defects in it, CBI and ED file caveats at the apex court

After High Court refused anticipatory bail plea, Chidambaram's lawyers have approached SC while he remains missing

TMC Panchayat member Mohammad Alam and associates Zaidul, Jainal, Afidul gang rape poor woman for asking refund of cut-money

The victim, who is a resident of Saptibari panchayat area in Maynaguri belongs to a poor family. She alleged that they had paid Rs.7,000 bribe for allocation of a house under the government scheme.

Uttar Pradesh: 150 first-year medical students forced to tonsure their heads in the name of ragging

A group of 150 first-year MBBS students studying at Saifai Medical College in Etawah, Uttar Pradesh were forced to tonsure their heads and salute their seniors in the name of ragging.

19 hours and counting: P Chidambaram abandoned his driver after leaving SC, phone switched off, untraceable since then

Earlier today, a lookout circular was issued against Chidambaram after he was refused interim relief from the Supreme Court.

Odisha govt to remove all structures within 75 metres of Puri Jagannath Mandir

The Odisha government has decided to clear all structures within 75 metres of the Jagannath Mandir at Puri for safety, security and convenience of the pilgrims.

No relief for Chidambaram: Lookout circular issued against him, SC refuses interim relief

His anticipatory bail pleas against arrests by CBI and ED were rejected by the Delhi High Court yesterday.

After facing pressure from the Church, Madras HC judge withdraws his observation on sexual abuse in Christian institutions

With pressure began to mount, Justice Vaidyanathan had to agree to delete the relevant paragraph from his verdict in a case.

Eggs thrown at Pakistani Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad in London

Pakistan's Railway Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad was in London for an award ceremony when a man threw eggs on him. The incident has reportedly occurred on August 18.

Congress stands by ‘kingpin’ P Chidambaram, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra says he is being ‘shamefully hunted down’

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra had earlier also extended support to Robert Vadra, her husband, who is also accused in various land scams and was called in for questioning by the ED on money laundering charges.

Donald Trump offers to mediate again, says Kashmir issue is ‘explosive and complicated, a lot to do with religion’

Last month, US President Trump had stirred up a storm when he claimed that PM Modi had requested him to mediate on the Kashmir issue. However, India had clarified that no such request was made.

After Delhi HC denied his anticipatory bail, Congress leader P Chidambaram goes into hiding, gives CBI the slip

P Chidambaram is accused of financial irregularities and misuse of power in the INX Media scam