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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UK Doctor sacked for ‘refusing to address a 6 ft tall bearded man as madam’

The Doctor, a devout Christian, claims that he was sacked after a dispute arose with his manager over “my refusal to make an abstract ideological pledge to call any six-feet tall bearded man 'madam' on his whim.”

Karnataka Political Crisis: CM Kumaraswamy seeks time for trust vote to prove majority in assembly

Chief Minister Kumaraswamy has expressed confidence in the majority of his government and said that the situation has forced him to take this action.

Pakistan not to open airspace until India withdraws fighter jets from forward airbases

The closure of airspace has cost about Rs 700 crore loss to Pakistan until June end, which is reeling under an unprecedented economic crisis.

Uttar Pradesh: Illegal cow slaughter and arms unit busted, main accused Mehboob Alam Sheikh along with 13 others arrested

The police recovered Rs 52,000, six calves, meat and knives besides partially manufactured firearms, including carbine, pistols, etc, from the spot.

Karnataka speaker is going through ‘dozens of constitutional books’ to decide on MLAs’ resignations

Karnataka Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar is going through “dozens of constitutional books” in trying to make a decision on the resignation of rebel Congress and JDS MLAs.

Karnataka Political crisis: SC orders Speaker to not decide on resignation and disqualification of MLAs till July 16

In a relief to the rebel Congress-JDS MLAs, the Supreme Court said speaker should not decide on disqualification or resignation of MLAs till that date as constitutional issues needed to be addressed first. 

Delhi Durga Mandir desecration: Paramilitary and police to be deployed for 8 months at Hauz Qazi

Presently, 200 security forces have been deployed and they would be available 24/7 at Hauz Qazi

Congress mouthpiece shamelessly whitewashes the crimes of the Muslim mob in Hauz Qazi: Here is the truth

Congress mouthpiece National Herald published an article by one Humra Quraishi which could only be called the most dishonest piece of reporting one has seen on the Hauz Qazi Durga Temple desecration incident

Kolkata: Banners with Amartya Sen’s recent comments on ‘Jai Shri Ram’ come up across the city

The banners are painted in Mamata Banerjee's favourite colours as well, Blue and White.

SC refuses to stay Bombay HC order on Maratha reservation, says there won’t be ‘retrospective effect’ of quota

The Act was passed by the State Legislative Assembly on 29th November 2018 granting 16% reservation to Marathas

MLA Pranav Singh ‘Champion’ expelled from BJP after gun trotting video goes viral

In a viral video, the MLA was seen brandishing guns and dancing shirtless to the tunes of a popular Bollywood song.

Video and stats highlight from Australia v England semi-final

After 9969 days, England reached the Cricket World Cup final.

Jason Roy fined 30% match fees for showing dissent to the umpire

England opener, Jason Roy has been fined for showing dissent to the umpire after a controversial decision against Australia in the World Cup semi-final.

Ruckus in Rajasthan assembly after RSS shakha was attacked in Boondi: Saddam, Shahid and Shafi Mohammad arrested for attack

BJP demands action from the Rajasthan government over the issue of attack on an RSS shakha in Boondi.

West Bengal: 7-year-old student attacked by teacher for chanting ‘Jai Shree Ram’, asked not to chant in school or outside

In a shocking incident from Howrah, West Bengal, a 7-year-old student has been brutally thrashed by his school teacher for chanting 'Jai Shree Ram'

Masjid Imam in Unnao warns of ‘unprecedented action’ after Friday prayers if Hindu boys are not arrested for a fight over cricket match

The fight escalated after an altercation over cricket turned violent and madarsa kids were allegedly beaten up.

Maybe it’s time to say goodbye: Here is how MS Dhoni has slowed down in the past few years

MS Dhoni has a career strike rate of 87.56, but in the last 3 years, he batted with a strike rate of 81.36, a difference of 6.

Tech-giant Apple Inc’s top-end iPhones assembled in India to hit stores next month

India-made iPhone XR and XS devices are expected to hit the market by August.

BSF jawan loses hand as Bangladeshi cattle smugglers armed with weapons attack him with bombs

On Wednesday, the border guarding force had thwarted an attack by about 200 Bangladeshi cattle smugglers and seized 107 buffaloes along the border.

Case registered against Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha’s daughter and actress Sonakshi Sinha under section 420 of IPC

A case of cheating under section 420 of the IPC (Indian Penal Code) is registered against actor Sonakshi Sinha by Katghar Police. Daughter of actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha is accused of taking Rs 24 lakh for a show performance in 2018 and not turning up. UP Police: Case registered against actress Sonakshi Sinha at Katghar Police Station under sections 420 (cheating) & 406 of IPC. In 2018, she had taken ₹24 lakh for a stage performance but didn't turn up. Police went to her residence in Mumbai, y'day but she wasn't present then. pic.twitter.com/MB9347mgtn — ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) July 12, 2019 As per...

Main gate of a Buddhist Monastery set ablaze by miscreants in Leh

The Ladakh Buddhist Association has demanded strict action against the culprits.

Opposition MPs in Rajya Sabha write to PM condemning searches at Indira Jaising’s residence, call it an act of coercion and intimidation

The searches were conducted by the CBI in connection with the alleged FCRA violations by Jaising's NGO Lawyers Collective.

Chennai: 15-year-old girl forced into prostitution by Sabeena, Mubeena Begum and Nisha, manages to escape

Sabeena and Mubeena Begum lured the teenager with the promise of getting her a lucrative job

Question raised on Entertainment Journalists Guild’s credibility as its logo found to be from a free image library

Entertainment Journalists Guild's logo made using an image from internet, it has no digital footprint

BJP MLA from Bareilly Rajesh Mishra’s daughter alleges threat to life for marrying a Dalit, MLA denies the allegations

An interesting turn in the case of BJP MLA from Bareilly Rajesh Mishra's daughter Sakshi, who has demanded security for herself and her husband

Christian priest with self-proclaimed supernatural powers to heal others admitted to hospital for viral fever

According to the director of the centre, the hospitalised father possesses supernatural powers. who can heal others

Goa is almost Congress Mukt, but there is a problem

Perhaps the worst part of this jamboree is the fact that some of the Congress MLAs imported into Goa BJP have extremely tainted pasts.

India Today preaches hate yet again, claims ‘Unity March’ in Delhi’s Hauz Qazi was ‘marred’ by Jai Shri Ram slogans

On 30th June, a Durga Mandir in the Lal Kuan area of Hauz Qazi, Old Delhi, was desecrated by a Muslim mob after a fight erupted over a parking lot.

Delhi MP sends list of illegally built Mosques, Muslim shrines, Madrasas and cemeteries on govt property to Lieutenant Governor

BJP MP Pravesh Verma has submitted a list of 54 government lands where illegally mosques, madrasas, cemeteries have been built

Another minor Hindu girl abducted and forcibly converted to Islam in Pakistan’s Hyderabad, accused identified as Syed Irshad Shah

Recently, a report released by the MEP threw light on the plight of religious minorities in Pakistan