Vijayan may come out unscathed from Left poll rout fire

Thiruvananthapuram, May 25 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, here on Saturday, broke his silence and told those asking for his resignation after the Left Democratic Front’s (LDF) Lok Sabha polls debacle in... Read more »

CEC meets Kovind, submits names of elected parliamentarians

New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora accompanied by other officials met President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday and submitted a copy of the notification which contains the names of... Read more »

Mamata offers to quit as CM, party doesn’t endorse

Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) Two days after her party suffered serious setbacks in the Lok Sabha elections, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday offered to step down from the post. Banerjee... Read more »

Rahul’s offer to resign rejected unanimously by CWC

New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi offered to resign from his post at the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting on Saturday, but his proposal was rejected unanimously by the CWC... Read more »

Jagan records highest victory margin in Andhra polls

Amaravati, May 25 (IANS) YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, who is all set to take oath as the new Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh next week, was elected to the... Read more »

Rahul offering his resignation is incorrect

New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Minutes after reports of Congress President Rahul Gandhi offering his resignation flashed across the media on Saturday, even as the Congress Working Committee meeting was in progress, party... Read more »

Protection from Arrest: SC grants relief to BJP leader, but not to ex-Kolkata CP

BY SUMIT SAXENA  New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Two different benches of the Supreme Court on Friday made parallel observations on a common issue concerning non-functioning of courts in West Bengal due to... Read more »

Bengal witnesses violence post result declaration

Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) Clashes between activists of the ruling Trinamool Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party and other incidents of violence were reported from Bankura, Cooch Behar and other districts in West... Read more »

Will Riyaz Naikoo fill void created by Zakir Musa’s killing?

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Riyaz Naikoo, 33, who carries a reward of Rs 12 lakh on his head, now replaces Zakir Musa as the most wanted militant commander in the Kashmir Valley... Read more »

YSRCP MLAs to elect Jagan as their leader on Saturday

Amaravati, May 24 (IANS) The newly-elected legislators of the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) in Andhra Pradesh will meet here on Saturday to formally elect party chief Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy as their leader.... Read more »

Court rejects Swamy plea in Sunanda Pushkar death case

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) A court here on Friday dismissed BJP parliamentarian Subramanian Swamy’s plea seeking to bring a Delhi Police vigilance report on record in the Sunanda Pushkar death case. Special... Read more »

PM meets President, tenders resignation of Council of Ministers

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi met President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday and tendered resignation of the entire Council of Ministers, a mere formality before he is sworn-in for... Read more »

Surat fire toll rises to 23, two students on ventilator

Surat, May 25 (IANS) The death toll in the Friday’s devastating blaze in Surat rose to 23 by Saturday, even as seven students battled for survival in hospitals, officials said. Two of the... Read more »

Deputy CM “Karnataka coalition government is safe and stable”

Bengaluru, May 24 (IANS) The year-old JD-S-Congress government was safe and stable to continue in office despite electoral reverses in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections to the ruling allies, said Deputy Chief Minister... Read more »

Farooq “Modi can’t remove 370, 35A despite huge victory”

Jammu, May 24 (IANS) National Conference President Farooq Abdullah on Friday said that no matter how powerful the electoral mandate of Prime Minister Narendra Modi might have been, he cannot remove Article 370... Read more »

Raj Babbar offers to quit, owns moral responsibility

Lucknow, May 24 (IANS) Owning moral responsibility for the rout of the Congress in Uttar Pradesh, state Congress President Raj Babbar has reportedly sent his resignation to Congress President Rahul Gandhi. The Congress... Read more »

Odisha Congress President resigns after poll debacle

Bhubaneswar, May 24 (IANS) Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) President Niranjan Patnaik resigned on Friday after taking responsibility for the debacle in the Lok Sabha and Assembly polls. Patnaik said that he has... Read more »

SC declines to hear ex-Kolkata top cop’s plea in Saradha scam case

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar’s plea seeking extension of the protection granted to him from arrest in the Saradha chit fund... Read more »

Musa eliminated: Clamp down in Kashmir

Srinagar, May 24 (IANS) Hours after Kashmir’s most wanted militant commander Zakir Musa, who headed the Al Qaeda affiliate Ansar Gazwatul Hind, was killed, nocturnal protests broke out in parts of Srinagar, Pulwama... Read more »

Four new Supreme Court judges sworn in

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Four new judges of the Supreme Court were on Friday administered the oath of office by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi. With the swearing in of Justices B.R. Gavai,... Read more »