AIADMK will not even become Opposition in Assembly, says Stalin

DMK president cites a recent survey that stated 70% people voted against the government. Accusing the ruling AIADMK of using government exchequer’s resources for self-promoting advertisements, DMK president M.K. Stalin said even if the government bent over backwards it would not be able to secure even the status of the Opposition in the State Assembly. … Read more AIADMK will not even become Opposition in Assembly, says Stalin

Only ruling party has the prerogative to induct people into Union Cabinet, Vasan says

Tamil Maanila Congress leader G.K. Vasan denied rumours of his being inducted into the Cabinet and said his party was not involved in such decisions Tamil Maanila Congress (TMC) leader G.K. Vasan on Friday denied reports that he was being inducted into the Union Cabinet, saying that such issues were the prerogative of the ruling … Read more Only ruling party has the prerogative to induct people into Union Cabinet, Vasan says

Karnataka set for second phase of gram panchayat polls

In the 2015 elections, candidates supported by the then ruling Congress won a majority of seats. With a high turnout of 82% in the first phase held on December 22, the State Election Commission (SEC) has made elaborate arrangements to conduct polls in a fair and free manner in the second phase of polling to … Read more Karnataka set for second phase of gram panchayat polls

BJP is the only party attracting youth, K.P. Ramalingam says

Former DMK MP K.P. Ramalingam, who joined the BJP in Chennai on Saturday, said the BJP was the only party where the youth were joining voluntarily, without being given any positions. Mr. Ramalingam, who represented the AIADMK in the Assembly twice when the party founder M.G. Ramachandran was alive, before joining the DMK, said he … Read more BJP is the only party attracting youth, K.P. Ramalingam says

‘There will be no change in alliance’

P. Thangamani, Electricity Minister and the ruling party’s face in Namakkal district, is regarded as a key figure in the AIADMK regime, ever since Edappadi K. Palaniswami became the Chief Minister in February, 2017. He has been made the lead member of the party’s media panel. In an interview, he asserts that there is no … Read more ‘There will be no change in alliance’

Tamil Nadu constitutes panels to screen political advertisements

The Public (Election) Department has constituted a State-level and several district-level committees for pre-viewing, scrutinising and certifying advertisements of a political nature over television, cable networks, radio channels, websites and the social media. The committees would “function at all times and [are] not restricted only during the election period”. “All registered political parties having their … Read more Tamil Nadu constitutes panels to screen political advertisements

Bihar Assembly polls | NDA overcomes stiff challenge to retain power in Bihar

The ruling coalition won 125 seats in the 243-member State Assembly against 110 clinched by the Opposition Grand Alliance. Surmounting anti-incumbency of 15 years, a mutinous former ally, and a spirited challenge from a resurgent Opposition that rose from its ashes like proverbial phoenix after the 2019 Lok Sabha poll debacle, Nitish Kumar- led NDA … Read more Bihar Assembly polls | NDA overcomes stiff challenge to retain power in Bihar

Bihar Assembly Elections | Tejashwi Yadav says Nitish Kumar is tired, faces criticism from JD(U)-BJP

“He says I am tired, let him first answer where was he when coronavirus hit Bihar,” the Bihar CM hit back recently. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is tired and no longer able to manage Bihar, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav said on Sunday, drawing sharp retorts from leaders of the ruling NDA. Mr. Yadav, 31, apparently … Read more Bihar Assembly Elections | Tejashwi Yadav says Nitish Kumar is tired, faces criticism from JD(U)-BJP

MVA allies to contest BMC polls together: Sanjay Raut

The Shiv Sena-ruled BMC is the country’s richest civic body with an annual budget of over ₹33,400 crore Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Sunday said the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) partners, including the Sena, NCP and Congress, will contest the 2022 Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation polls together. The ruling MVA in Maharashtra is here to … Read more MVA allies to contest BMC polls together: Sanjay Raut

‘Served for 40 Yrs & Got Ousted?’ Not Part of Team Nadda, Ex-BJP Nat’l Secy Rahul Sinha Hints at Rebellion

Former BJP National Secretary Rahul Sinha in a screengrab from his video he posted on Twitter. (Credits: Twitter) In a video message, Rahul Sinha claimed that he will articulate his ‘stand’ and ‘next step’ in view of Saturday’s announcement in the coming 10 to 12 days. News18.com Last Updated: September 26, 2020, 11:01 … Read more ‘Served for 40 Yrs & Got Ousted?’ Not Part of Team Nadda, Ex-BJP Nat’l Secy Rahul Sinha Hints at Rebellion