Maha Saga: NCP leader Kakde’s nomination stated invalid

Maha Saga: NCP leader Kakde's nomination stated invalid

Pune: Senior NCP leader and spokesman Ankush Kakde’s nomination as the party candidate for a city Assembly seat for October 15 elections was officially declared invalid during scrutiny on Monday. Kakde’s nomination was rejected as he had missed on tagging a mandatory election affidavit to his nomination forms. A close confidant of NCP chief Sharad […]

Kashmiri Shia and senior PDP leader Ifftekhar Ansari dies

Kashmiri Shia and senior PDP leader Ifftekhar Ansari dies

Srinagar, Sep 30 Senior Shia leader and senior vice president of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Molvi Ifftekhar Hussain Ansari died here Tuesday. He was 72. Family sources said he was ailing for quite some time. He was a firebrand politician and a learned Shia scholar. His death is being widely mourned in Jammu […]

Maha Saga: After BJP & Sena breakup MP Anant Geete to quit Modi Cabinet

After BJP & Sena breakup MP Anant Geete to quit Modi Cabinet

Mumbai: After Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party parted ways in Maharashtra, Sena MP Anant Geete to resign from the Narendra Modi’s Cabinet after the Prime Minister returns from his maiden US trip. Geete was the only Shiv Sena MP in the BJP-led NDA Cabinet. He was the Union Minister of Heavy Industries. Sena chief […]

I got Rajya Sabha seat for Athawale: Uddhav

I got Rajya Sabha seat for Athawale: Uddhav

Mumbai, Sep 29 Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray Monday made an embarrassing revelation here that he had personally intervened to secure a Rajya Sabha seat for Dalit leader Ramdas Athawale. The revelation came in the wake of Republican Party of India (Athawale) decision to ally with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) which snapped alliance with […]

Panneerselvam may be sworn in Monday

Panneerselvam may be sworn in Monday

Chennai, Sep 29 AIADMK legislature party leader O. Panneerselvam is expected to be sworn in the new chief minister of Tamil Nadu Monday, said Raj Bhavan sources here. “We are ready for the swearing-in ceremony. However, the time has not been decided,” a Raj Bhavan officical told IANS. Panneerselvam, 63, was elected the leader of […]

Big day for Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa as court to deliver verdict in corruption case today

Big day for Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa as court to deliver verdict in corruption case today

Chennai: It is judgement day for Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa as a Bangalore court on Saturday will deliver its verdict in the disproportionate assets case against the AIADMK chief. Jayalalithaa would be forced to step down as the CM if the court convicts her in the 18-year-old corruption case and sentences her to […]

Police lathicharge AIADMK workers protesting ahead of court’s verdict against Jaya

Police lathicharge AIADMK workers protesting ahead of court's verdict against Jaya

Bangalore: Police cane-charged AIADMK activists who were trying to proceed towards the special court in Bangalore which is set to pronounce verdict in the disproportionate wealth case against Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Saturday. As the AIADMK sympathisers attempted to break the security cordon at Hosar Road Junction near the Tamil Nadu-Karnataka border, police pushed them […]

Maha Saga: Maharashtra needs ‘dynamic governance’, says NCP’s Ajit Pawar

Maha Saga: Maharashtra needs 'dynamic governance', says NCP's Ajit Pawar

Pune: In an oblique reference to the alleged slow pace of Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan’s administration, NCP leader Ajit Pawar who kicked off his poll campaign on Friday, said the state needs “dynamic governance”. Alluding to Prithviraj Chavan’s much publicised retort to the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) that he would not like to fast […]