If the BJP stays away from controversial issues like the idea of a Hindu state, treats minorities equally, then there is no reason why the NCP should not consider aligning with them, National Secretary of the Nationalist Congress Party and Rajya Sabha member Majeed Memon tells Kavita Chowdhury
With his extravagant birthday celebrations drawing flak and questions being raised on the source of funds, Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Sunday asserted that state money was not spent on the celebrations and dubbed those making it an issue as ignorant.
In a surprising turn of events, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Sunday pulled up his son's government in Uttar Pradesh, saying that the Akhilesh Yadav government only spoke of 'foundation laying' and not inauguration of schemes.
Pakistan has got the message that the Modi regime in New Delhi has brought in a new language of dialogue with Islamabad, sources well informed about the preparation for the Kathmandu meeting tell Sheela Bhatt/Rediff.com
With Prime Minister Narendra Modi skirting any statement on Article 370, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday said Bharatiya Janata Party is shying away from committing on this contentious issue and is instead keeping its feet in two boats in Jammu and Kashmir which normally ends up sinking.
Taking on her critics, Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on Sunday dismissed charges that education was being saffronised even as she turned down demands that Sanskrit be made compulsory in the curriculum.
Will the Aam Aadmi Party repeat its magic or are Delhi voters going to reprimand it for party chief Arvind Kejriwal's maverick 49-day chief ministership in the upcoming state assembly elections? Search for the answer led me to party ideologue Yogendra Yadav, who appears to have some justification and back-of-the-envelope calculations to suggest that his party stands a chance, despite rival Bharatiya Janata Party's surge in other recent state polls.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will only travel to Kathmandu when he will leave on Tuesday to attend the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation summit in Nepal, despite his wish to visit other parts of the country including Janakpur, the revered Hindu religious site.
Blaming Pakistan for sponsoring terrorism in India, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said the neighbouring country is providing shelter to Dawood Ibrahim and the mob boss is currently staying along the Pak-Afghan border.
The Delhi High Court has reduced from 14 to 12 years the jail term awarded to the lone convict in the sensational Dhaula Kuan gangrape case in which a Delhi University student was assaulted in a moving car in 2005.
At least 14 people have been injured in what is suspected to be a gas explosion at a 5-star hotel in central London, prompting authorities to evacuate over 500 guests from the posh hotel and launch an investigation.