"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|

"Would Rather Retire": Mayawati Clarifies 'Vote BJP' Remark

November 2, 2020

Days after she vowed to defeat candidates of Samajwadi Party (SP) even if that meant voting for the BJP, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president Mayawati today said she would "rather retire from politics" than enter into an alliance with the BJP. "The alliance of the BJP with the BSP is not possible in any polls in future. | Read more|

"Did Not Fire, Was Attacked": UP Man Wanted For Deadly Shootout On Video

October 17, 2020

Dhirendra Singh, wanted for allegedly shooting dead a man during an argument at a village in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia in the presence of officials and policemen, emerged in a video late Friday, refuting the charges and blamed the administration for the violence. "I don't know who fired. I was pleading with officials to s | Read more|

"Served BJP For 40 Years For This?": Bengal Leader Dropped In Reshuffle

September 27, 2020

As per news report of NDTV, the BJP's new internal reshuffle has not gone down too well with all troops. Rahul Sinha, one of the longest serving leaders of the party in West Bengal, could not contain his resentment on Saturday at being replaced as a national general secretary by a former Trinamool Congress MP while ano | Read more|

After Akali Move, Pressure On BJP's Haryana Ally Dushyant Chautala

September 18, 2020

The resignation of Akali Dal's lone Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet over farm ordinances has brought opposition pressure on Dushyant Chautala's Jannayak Janata Party which is heading a coalition government with the BJP in Haryana. The opposition attack on JJP started with | Read more|

BJP appoints new chief whips in RS, LS

July 21, 2020

Former Union Minister Shiv Pratap Shukla and BJP MP Rakesh Singh have been appointed the party's chief whips in Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha, respectively, sources said on Tuesday. Shukla, the Rajya Sabha MP from Uttar Pradesh will replace Narayan Panchariya who recently retired from the upper house. | Read more|