Congress, BJP lock horns in Karnataka’s triangular poll contest

Bengaluru: The ruling Congress and the opposition BJP have locked horns to outsmart each other in the Karnataka assembly election on Saturday, with the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) making the contest triangular. “If the Congress is desperate to retain power defying anti-incumbency, the BJP is impatient to return to power in south India after losing badly […]

BJP dividing India into religious lines: Chidambaram

Thiruvananthapuram: Former finance minister P. Chidambaram accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government of trying to divide India into religious lines. “Women, Dalits, children, tribals, and minorities are under threat. BJP is trying to divide India into religious lines; BJP and Prime Minister Modi are trying to communalise secular India,” Chidambaram said while addressing the concluding […]

Yashwant Sinha Quits BJP

Patna: In a setback to BJP ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha election, veteran party leader and former union minister Yashwant Sinha left the party by asserting that democratic institutions were under threat in the Narendra Modi government. Sinha, who has been attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government since long made an announcement to […]

RS Elections 2018: BJP at 69, Congress at 50

New Delhi: The BJP has made a significant gain of 11 additional seats while the Congress made an overall loss of four in the biennial elections to 58 Rajya Sabha seats, consolidating the saffron party’s position in the House and leaving its main rival far behind. Its 28 candidates emerged victorious in the polls held […]

BJP May Go For Early Elections: Mayawati

Chandigarh: Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati  said the Bharatiya Janata Party may call for early Lok Sabha elections after its defeat in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar bypolls. Mayawati,  former Uttar Pradesh chief minister, whose gamble of backing the Samajwadi Party for bypolls in Gorakhpur and Phulpur in the state paid rich dividends, said the idea […]