"Show Courage, Share Full Chat": Prashant Kishor Vs BJP On Clubhouse Clip

April 10, 2021

Prashant Kishor, Mamata Banerjee's election strategist for the Bengal polls, appears to say that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is "as popular as" the Chief Minister in the state in excerpts of a Clubhouse chat posted on Twitter by the BJP's Amit Malviya this morning. The bombshell audio clips dropped as Bengal voted in | Read more|

"Don't Agree With 'Love Jihad' Term": Ally As BJP In Haryana Plans Law

March 4, 2021

As the BJP-led government in Haryana prepares to table legislation to check "love jihad", key ally and Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala is not entirely on board and he has made it clear. In an interview to NDTV, he says he does not agree with the term "love jihad", used by the rightwing to describe what they cal | Read more|

PM Attending Strategy Session Ahead Of Coming Round Of State Elections

February 21, 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is participating in a daylong election strategy session in Delhi today. Elections in five states are due over the coming months. Among these the biggest prize the BJP is looking out for is Bengal, which Amit Shah has been targetting since the BJP came to power at the Centre in 2014. | Read more|

PM Modi To Raise Poll Pitch In Bengal Today, Launch Key Projects In Assam

February 7, 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today visit the poll-bound states of West Bengal and Assam, the second time in a little over two weeks. He was in Kolkata on January 23 to mark Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's birth anniversary, Parakram Diwas, and on the same day visited Sibsagar district to hand out land ownership title | Read more|

"Don't Need National Party As Ally If..." AIADMK's Terse Message To BJP

December 28, 2020

In a tough message to the BJP, the ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu has said that it does not need a "national party as ally if it is going to dictate", making it clear that it won't play second fiddle. Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami will be the AIADMK's face as it seeks reelection when the southern state votes in a | Read more|

Trinamool Supporters Surround Rebel MP's Car Outside BJP Office

December 26, 2020

Trinamool Congress workers showed black flags, shouted slogans and surrounded the vehicle of rebel party MP Sunil Mondal in Kolkata this morning, just as he was arriving at the BJP office in Hastings for a felicitation programme. Mr Mondal had joined the BJP in the presence of Amit Shah on December 19, along with sever | Read more|

Nitish Kumar Loses 6 Arunachal MLAs To BJP In Fresh Embarrassment

December 25, 2020

Nitish Kumar, still smarting from the Bihar election that demoted him as junior partner to BJP, has been served fresh humiliation by his long-time ally in a state where his party had recently registered its presence. Six of seven legislators of Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal United (JDU) in Arunachal Pradesh have defected t | Read more|

Watch: Mamata Banerjee Breaks Into Dance, Then A Dig At BJP

December 24, 2020

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee opened a music festival and even broke into a dance, in an interlude from the heavy-duty campaign for the state election in four months. Taking a time-out in her intense sparring with the BJP, Mamata Banerjee honoured several folk artistes in the event, including musicians, si | Read more|

Big Lead For Farooq Abdullah-Led Gupkar Alliance In J&K Local Polls

December 22, 2020

The Farooq Abdullah-led People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration took a big lead over the BJP on Tuesday as votes were counted in the first District Development Council (DDC) election in Jammu and Kashmir. This is the first election in Jammu and Kashmir since its special status was scrapped last year and it was downgra | Read more|

"Hyderabad Has Shown How To Stop BJP": KCR's Daughter On Local Polls

December 5, 2020

Telangana's ruling party - the Telangana Rashtra Samiti - may have emerged as the largest party in the Hyderabad municipal election, but the BJP's gains mean it will likely need support from Asaduddin Owaisi's AIMIM when the time comes to elect a new mayor. However, senior TRS leader K Kavitha told NDTV in an exclusive | Read more|