Navigating the BJP wave: What to watch for in the 2024 elections

NEW DELHI: As the dust settles on the state Assembly elections, the political landscape in India is abuzz with speculations and analyses. The BJP’s resounding victory against the Congress in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, and Telangana offers valuable insights into the nation’s pulse, setting the stage for the much-anticipated 2024 General Elections. Here are some […]

Assembly elections 2023: How BJP and Congress fared in their wins

NEW DELHI:  In the recently concluded assembly elections across four states on Sunday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) triumphed by unseating the opposition in three Hindi Heartland states.  The saffron party not only defeated anti-incumbency in Madhya Pradesh but also effectively wrested control of state legislatures from its arch-rival Congress in both Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh. […]

I sought closure of illegal proliferation of meat shops, not Muslims: BJP’s new MLA Balmukund Acharya

Acharya, who won the Hawa Mahal seat by a narrow margin, wasted no time in issuing directives to close down all non-vegetarian food stalls in the Hawa Mahal area.

INDIA meeting on Dec 17, reveals Lalu Prasad Yadav

NEW DELHI: As some of the more prolific leaders of the INDIA bloc elected to skip the December 6 meeting, former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav revealed that the meeting has been rescheduled to December 17. While talking to the media, Lalu said, “The meeting will happen on December 17 and we will see […]

BJP’s victory in 3 states setback for Congress not for India Alliance: Omar Abdullah

Omar Abdullah has said that the Congress needs to introspect and analyze the reasons behind its recent electoral setbacks in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.

Mizoram elections 2023: ZPM uproots MNF, BJP grows, while Congress becomes biggest loser

AIZAWL: The Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM) — a new regional force stormed to power in Mizoram on Monday by winning 27 out of the 40 Assembly seats, breaking the dual hegemony of the Mizo National Front (MNF) and the Indian National Congress (INC). The incumbent MNF got only 10 seats while the Congress faced its […]

Internal strife within Congress could postpone Revanth Reddy’s Telangana CM oath

NEW DELHI: The swearing-in ceremony for the recently elected Congress government in Telangana faced a postponement on Monday due to a lack of agreement among the party’s 64 MLAs regarding the selection of the Chief Minister. Initially, preparations were set at Raj Bhavan for the swearing-in of A Revanth Reddy, the Congress state unit chief, […]

North-South divide in India’s politics

The recent assembly elections in India have revealed a clear divide in the political preferences of the northern and southern regions of the country. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the ruling party at the centre, has maintained its dominance in the Hindi heartland, winning or retaining power in most of the states in the north. […]

TMC, Congress to focus on Moitra’s expulsion in cash for query scandal

KOLKATA: With the parliament’s winter session beginning from Monday, the Trinamool Congress has disclosed that they will discuss Krishnanagar MP Mahua Moitra’s future in the parliament after the ethics committee recommended her expulsion, following referral to the CBI probe. Party sources state, “Reports of Parliamentary committees should not be made public so brazenly until tabled […]

Rajasthan elections 2023: CM hopeful Diya Kumari recorded highest margin of 71,368 votes

NEW DELHI: A sensational victory in the capital city of Rajasthan was the call of the hour for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Jaipur’s Vidhyadhar Nagar constituency with royalty Princess Diya Kumari emerging victorious with a massive margin of 71,368 votes.    On the other hand, Congress’ Sitaram Agarwal lost a humiliating defeat after […]