Rajnath Singh said the Home Ministry had taken notice of Kiran Bedi's remarks -- in which she blamed 'corrupt politics' of Tamil Nadu for the water crisis in Chennai.
PM Narendra Modi has invited the heads of all the political parties that have at least one member either in the Lok Sabha or in the Rajya Sabha to discuss the issue of simultaneous elections.
The proposal came a day after the Centre dropped the contentious provision of compulsory teaching of Hindi in non-Hindi speaking states.
The Tamil Nadu government said it would continue with the two-language formula, seeking to cool frayed tempers.
Justice A.K. Chawla issued notice to Former Union Telecom Minister A. Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi, and others to file a response on the plea.
'Whichever party comes to power at the Centre, it cannot neglect the states. It is time to support and embrace all kinds of races,' M K Stalin said.
The DMK-led front, which also comprises Congress and the IUML, is set for a clean sweep and is poised to win 37 of 38 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu with the lone seat appearing to go to the AIADMK.
DMK leader M.K. Stalin’s words that there would be change of government both at Delhi and Chennai fell through as the BJP coasted to a massive win in the Lok Sabha elections while the AIADMK managed to retain its majority in the state Assembly.
Rahul Gandhi is facing a tough battle in Amethi as BJP rival Smriti Irani. However, he is leading from Kerala's Wayanad.
As the results begin pouring in, the regional parties may be on top of the game.
DMK President MK Stalin Monday said he would wait for May 23 to know the people’s mandate, while Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami dismissed the predictions suggesting his AIADMK party would perform poorly.
The exit polls may be projecting a discouraging outcome for the ruling AIADMK in the Lok Sabha elections, but the state government might not feel threatened about its stability as its ‘godfather’ in Delhi is projected to win comfortably.
'It doesn't seem to me that there is a chance' for the third front', said DMK President M K Stalin.
Election Commission officials in Delhi put the voting percentage at 64.66. Final figures are likely to change as queues of voters were seen at several centres even after the scheduled time for voting ended.
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Officials of the Income-Tax Department and a static surveillance team of the Election Commission on Tuesday evening carried out a search at the residence of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) candidate and Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi in Thoothukudi in southern Tamil Nadu.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a rally in Tamil Nadu said: Today India is rapidly making a mark in the world. The Congress, DMK and their mahamilavati friends cannot accept this. That is why they are unhappy with me
A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Deepak Gupta sought the response of the poll panel and directed it to apprise whether the number of Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) samples can be increased for the satisfaction of the electorate.
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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