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BJP To Retain UP, But Seat Share Likely To Fall: Opinion Poll

Nov 17, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is set to retain power in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls but with a reduced seat share.

Chirag Paswan In No Hurry For An Alliance With Lalu Yadav’s RJD

Jul 17, 2021 Giridhar Jha

Chirag Paswan might have been ditched both by the BJP and the five MPs of his party at the moment, but the doors of immense possibilities in the future remain ajar for him in politics.

NDA Ally In Bihar Says PM's Photograph Should Be On Death Certificates

Former Bihar Chief MinisterJitan Ram Manjhi has raised serious objection on using PM's photograph on vaccination certificates

No Saffron In Kerala

May 02, 2021 Preetha Nair

BJP’s CM candidate E. Sreedharan loses in Palakkad

Leaders Of Congress And DMK 'Keep Insulting Women': PM Modi In Tamil Nadu

PM Modi said Congress and DMK had no agenda and alleged that the two parties, facing polls as allies, will not guarantee either safety or dignity for the people.

17 March, 2021

PC Thomas-Led Kerala Congress Quits NDA, Alleges Neglect Within Alliance

Outlook Web Bureau

The faction led by PC Thomas is expected to merge with the Kerala Congress headed by senior politician P J Joseph, which is a constituent of the Congress-led UDF.

04 March, 2021

‘Metroman’ E Sreedharan To Be NDA’s CM Candidate In Kerala

Outlook Web Bureau

This is for the first time, BJP indicated that E Sreedhran will be the NDA's chief ministerial candidate.

24 January, 2021

Nitish Wishes Speedy Recovery to Lalu, Hints Regret For Not Being Able To Call Him

Outlook Web Bureau

The soft corner Nitish Kumar had displayed for Lalu Prasad during his illness in 2018 had triggered speculations that he was feeling uneasy in the BJP-led coalition.

21 January, 2021

Watch | 'Hum Tejashvi Yadav Bol Rahe Hain': Why RJD Leader's Phone Call Goes Viral

Outlook Web Bureau

In a video being circulated widely online, Tejashwi Yadav is seen speaking to Patna District Magistrate Chandrashekhar Singh

10 January, 2021

JD(U) Quashes Rumours Of Quitting BJP-Led Allaince, Says 'Party Firmly With NDA'

Outlook Web Bureau

Lalan Singh's statement assumes significance in the backdrop of rumours of political instability in the state in view of alleged lack of compatibility between the two major NDA partners- BJP and JD(U).

31 December, 2020

Political Compass: Top 10 Events That Defined 2020

Bhavna Vij-Aurora

The year 2020 ushered in on a stormy note with the Shaheen Bagh sit-in and is now closing with another bigger protest by farmers, who have encircled the Capital.


30 December, 2020

May Seek Superstar Rajinikanth's Support In Tamil Nadu: BJP


BJP asserted that its alliance with AIADMK is strong.

26 December, 2020

Following Defection In Arunachal, RJD Hints At Fresh Alignment In Bihar If Nitish Kumar Cuts Ties With BJP


RJD national vice-president Shivanand Tiwary, however, made it clear that the ball lies in the court of the JD(U) boss.

16 December, 2020

Nitish Kumar Govt Gives Nod To Free Covid-19 Vaccination


Free corona vaccine in the state was promised by the BJP in its manifesto for the recent assembly elections which was released by Nirmala Sitharaman.

25 November, 2020

Sushil Modi Tweets A Phone Number In Poaching Charge Against Lalu Yadav

Outlook Web Bureau

Lalu Prasad Yadav was sentenced by a special CBI court in a number of fodder scam cases

18 November, 2020

Bihar Opposition Attacks Nitish Kumar Over Corruption Charges On Cabinet Minister


Mewalal Choudhary appointed education minister despite being suspended in 2017

17 November, 2020

First Cabinet Meet Of New Bihar Govt Approves 5-day Legislature Session


The state cabinet will convene the legislative council session from November 23 to November 27, officials said.


15 November, 2020

'Nobody Can Take Away My Post as Worker,' Says Sushil Modi Amid Speculation Over Bihar Dy CM's Post


Sushil Modi has been the deputy chief minister of Bihar since 2005 and is known to share a healthy rapport with Nitish Kumar.

Photo Gallery

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

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

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.

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