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File photo of Bihar CM Nitish Kumar | Facebook/NitishKumarJDU

Violation of ‘alliance dharma’, says JD(U) as 6 of 7 MLAs join BJP in Arunachal Pradesh

The MLAs' defection to the BJP has shrunk the JD(U) seat count in the 60-member Arunachal assembly to just one.
Representational image of cows | Pixabay

Congress plans to corner Yogi govt on cows, to launch ‘Gai Bachao’ yatra tomorrow

The foot march comes after Priyanka Gandhi’s letter to CM Yogi Adityanath, highlighting the poor condition of cowsheds in the state & also the death of several cows.
PM Narendra Modi at the virtual interaction with farmers Friday | ANI

Eye on 2021 polls, Modi hits out at Bengal & Kerala for ‘depriving, misleading farmers’

In an address Friday, PM Modi also appealed to farmers protesting the new laws to come to the negotiating table and talk on facts.
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and North East Democratic Alliance convenor and Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma during the swearing-in ceremony of the new Bodoland Territorial Council in Kokrajhar on 15 December 2020. | Photo: ANI

Ambition, ‘betrayal’ sink BJP’s alliance with BPF in Bodoland, its new coalition wins BTC test

BJP-BPF alliance failed to come to agreeable terms in the Bodoland Territorial Region. But the parties could still come together along with BJP’s new partner UPPL for 2021 polls.
File photo of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee | Photo: Ashok Nath Dey | ThePrint

Mamata-Modi govt ‘schemes war’ heats up in Bengal ahead of polls, TMC says take ideas from us

Bengal hasn’t implemented PM-Kisan and Ayushman Bharat schemes as the state introduced their own schemes. BJP says Mamata is depriving people for her petty political interests.
Shazia Aslam (left) and Somiya Sadaf fought the J&K DDC polls from Bandipora and Kupwara districts respectively | By special arrangement

Lahore graduate, 45-yr-old mother of 3 — 2 PoK candidates waiting for counting in DDC poll seats

Somiya Sadaf and Shazia Aslam, both from Muzaffarabad, had fought the first DDC polls in J&K. Both of them said they have voted multiple times and their names figure in the voter list.
(From left) AAP leaders Manish Sisodia and Sanjay Singh at the press conference in Lucknow Tuesday | Photo: Prashant Srivastava | ThePrint

3 false starts in UP no deterrent — AAP preps for 2022, takes on Yogi with ‘Kejriwal model’

AAP has been on an overdrive, challenging the Yogi Adityanath govt on its development claims, as it looks to carve a space for itself ahead of the elections. 
BJP leaders Ajjaz Raja (left) and Aijaz Hussain Rather, who have won in the maiden DDC polls in Jammu & Kashmir | Photo by special arrangement

Engineer, political science postgraduate, law student — BJP’s three new faces in Kashmir

The BJP managed to score three victories in the maiden DDC elections in the Kashmir region. Its other 72 wins came from Jammu.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi speaking to media outside Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on 24 December 2020 | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

‘Whoever comes in Modi’s way, even Mohan Bhagwat, will be called terrorist’ — Rahul Gandhi

Speaking to reporters after his meeting with President Kovind, Rahul Gandhi says India is a democracy only in imagination and not in reality since Modi is weakening the country.
Delhi Police take Priyanka Gandhi and other Congress leaders into custody for protesting against farm laws | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Delhi Police detain Priyanka Gandhi, other Congress leaders for protesting farm laws

The Congress had planned a march from their party office to Rashtrapati Bhawan, where leaders were to meet President Kovind and hand over a memorandum signed by 2 crore farmers.

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