Rebels and smaller parties dampened poll prospects in Rajasthan?

Smaller parties like the Rashtriya Loktantrik Party floated by Independent MLA Hanuman Beniwal won three seats. Bhartiya Tribal Party formed by Gujarat MLA Chhotubhai Vasava in 2017 won two seats. 

12 Dec 2018

Government panel wants green rules for infra projects diluted

Environment Ministry officials said the attempt was to simplify and bring transparency in the whole process while cutting down unnecessary delays for appraising projects.

30 Sep 2018

Section 377: Congress hails, other netas cautious

Other political parties like CPI (M), CPI and AAP limited themselves to single sentence responses.

06 Sep 2018

Unprecedented rains, not dams caused Kerala floods: Central Water Commission

The sources said that the report is based on analysis of dam-related data generated during the period of heavy rainfall.

06 Sep 2018

NDA candidate Harivansh Singh elected Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman

A journalist-politician Harivansh is the first person to become deputy chairman during his first term in the house.

09 Aug 2018

United Opposition will attend HD Kumaraswamy's swearing-in

Several regional party leaders including Mamata and KC Rao have been holding meetings with other regional parties to stitch a united opposition.

20 May 2018

Poor awareness of antibiotic misuse in India a major concern

Threat of anti-microbial resistance ranks along with climate change and terrorism, says study

13 May 2018

Centre bans production of party poppers

Union Environment Ministry has banned the production of party poppers containing low intensity chemical explosives and plastic streamers.

30 Apr 2018

Electoral alliances not formula-driven: Newly elected CPM General Secretary Sitaram Yechury

Yechury feels that all secular democratic parties need to first strengthen themselves in states and thereafter in Parliament to take on the BJP.

24 Apr 2018

CPI-M 22nd Party Congress: It’s comparatively a 2-3 years younger central committee this time

The Central Committee has 19 new faces and both Karat and Yechury have nearly equal number of representatives backing them.

23 Apr 2018

Left loses appeal among women, youth; membership falls to lowest since 2014: Party report

Almost every State has witnessed the decline, including West Bengal where the party ruled for decades. The only exceptions are Kerala and Tripura, where there was a slight increase.  

22 Apr 2018

Party Congress will take final call on secret ballot, says CPM leader Prakash Karat

Prakash Karat said that the party Congress will take a call on it as party constitution only allows secret ballot in case of Central Committee and lower commitee elections. 

20 Apr 2018

Hectic lobbying by Prakash Karat, Sitaram Yechury camps ahead of crucial vote to decide CPI (M) political line

Hectic lobbying and last-minute efforts are being made by both Karat and Yechury camp ahead of the crucial voting today on the draft political report.

20 Apr 2018

Farmers, workers to highlight NDA government’s failure to address demands

The move is meant to expose alleged betrayal of promises made to the people in the Bharatiya Janata Party’s election manifesto.

14 Apr 2018

On Cauvery deadline eve, Centre to buy time by seeking Supreme Court clarification?

The court’s deadline for constitution of a scheme for water sharing between Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala and Puducherry is March 29.

29 Mar 2018