CM Yogi Adityanath tried to allay concerns apparent among some of the sitting MLAs regarding getting party tickets saying the BJP was a 'very big family' and people’s role in it may change with time.
A former minister in the Congress government, Ajanta Neog jumped ship before the Assembly elections
Party says panel will file report at the earliest but several leaders not enthused; say AK Antony report that analysed 2014 poll rout not discussed by CWC in seven years
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma also urged Ulfa (Independent) chief Paresh Barua to give up arms and come forward for talks with the government.
Himanta Biswa Sarma took oath as the 15th Chief Minister of Assam along with 13 members of his cabinet on Monday after he was elected unanimously by the BJP Legislature Party, which met in Guwahati on Sunday.
Former chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal proposed his name which was seconded by Dass and Nandita Garlosa.
Himanta Biswa Sarma dreamt of heading the state of Assam, probably from the time he stepped into politics, on Monday his dream will come true.
Former Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal had proposed Sarma’s name for the top post at the BJP legislature party meeting
BJP leaders Sarbananda Sonowal and Himanta Biswa Sarma are the top contenders for the Assam Chief Minister's office
The BJP leadership first held separate meetings with Sarma and Sonowal and then with both of them together.
Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal and health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma have been summoned to Delhi by the BJP leadership for a meeting with the party president J P Nadda.
Following summons of the BJP top brass, incumbent Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal and state home minister Himanta Biswa Sarma arrived in Delhi on Saturday
The saffron party has to choose between incumbent Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal and the state health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma for the top post to lead the new Assam cabinet
BJP has no reason to remove the incumbent chief minister, Sarbananda Sonowal but Himanta Biswa Sarma is an influential leader in the region who powered BJP's rule in Assam.
Akhil Gogoi, the peasant leader, social and RTI activist, had been spearheading the anti-CAA movement when he was booked on sedition charges
While hearing a plea filed by the EC, the Supreme Court said media should be able to report all the proceedings of high courts to ensure accountability.
While Rahul has repeatedly tried to justify the Congress’ poor poll performance by accusing the BJP of capturing key institutions, Mamata, Stalin and Vijayan have proved that electorate support trumps all other factors
Verdict a crushing blow to both AGP, the regional party and Congress as its chief quits taking 'moral responsibility' for rout
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.