The party is likely to announce its first list of candidates in the next few days, the sources said.
Amit Shah celebrates 'Uttarayan' festival by flying kites with family members and party workers every year on January 14. But the minister will stay away from the celebrations on Friday in the wake of the death of a close relative
India on Thursday saw the biggest single-day jump of 495 Omicron cases, taking the total number of infections of the new variant of coronavirus to 2,630, according to Union health ministry data.
Nagaland: The Centre has reconsidered its latest extension of the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) by six months in the state, amidst the row over the killing of 14 civilians by the security forces in the state.
The additional assistance is over and above the funds released by the Centre to the states in the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF), already placed at the disposal of the states.
An intensified political rivalry between the ruling TRS and BJP that virtually manifested in the "paddy wars" between the state government and the Centre.
Home Minister Amit Shah said, '...But until the masses become aware and follow coronavirus guidelines issued by the state government, we will not be able to control its spread'.
The grand old party and the CPI (M) have several times in the past accused the TMC of being a "trojan horse of the BJP".
The Congress on Tuesday slammed the Modi government over its refusal to renew the FCRA registration of the Missionaries of Charity, accusing it of targeting Christians to advance its majoritarian agenda.
Change of guard that saw BJP’s seasoned oarsman in south of India, B S Yediyurappa, finally relenting and making way for Basavaraj Bommai as the Chief Minister and scenes of ambulances with dead bodies of covid-19 victims waiting in front of crematoriums during the second wave of the pandemic.
BJP’s assertion comes at a time when there have been speculations that Mamata Banerjee’s TMC has entered into ‘tacit understanding’ to divide the opposition.
Union Home minister visits multiple districts in UP as part of BJP's campaign for the assembly election in Uttar Pradesh due early next year.
Union Minister Gajendra Shekhawat made the announcement that Captain Amarinder Singh will contest upcoming Punjab assembly polls alongside Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa’s party.
Himachal Pradesh: PM Narendra Modi is also expected to address a rally at the Paddal ground in Mandi—the home district of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur.
Former Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh recently floated his own party Punjab Lok Congress after quitting Congress. The BJP has announced that it will the upcoming Punjab assembly elections jointly with Singh’s party.
The Nagaland government has said that a committee will be formed to look into the withdrawal of the controversial Armed Force Special (Special Powers) Act.
Giving an example of good governance, he said there has not been a single corruption charge against the Modi government in the last seven years as it is a clean and transparent administration.
BJP MLA Umesh Sharma Kau, who had been assigned the task of dissuading Uttarakhand minister Harak Singh Rawat amid reports about his likely resignation on Saturday, said the cabinet minister's grievance has been addressed and no one is going anywhere.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.