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IMC claims it waited for months to seal seat sharing with Cong

Senior Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Abhishek Banerjee on Monday attributed the differences in opposition bloc INDIA in West Bengal to the Congress party’s failure to finalise seat-sharing arrangements. Banerjee highlighted that despite repeated reminders over the last seven months, the Congress remained inactive in sealing the seat-sharing agreement. The...

Jan 30 · >

Nitish Kumar resigns to return as NDA chief minister

In his fifth flip-flop in a decade, Nitish Kumar has resigned as Bihar Chief Minister after days of political speculation. Kumar met Bihar Governor Rajendra Arlekar this morning and handed over his resignation. The Governor has asked Mr Kumar to continue as caretaker Chief Minister till a new government...

Jan 28 · >

Nitish likely to be sworn in CM Sunday with BJP support

Nitish Kumar will be sworn in as Chief Minister of Bihar for a seventh time on Sunday with support from the Bharatiya Janata Party, his on-again-off-again ally, sources told NDTV Friday, as the churn in the state’s political landscape spins to a conclusion. For its backing, the BJP will...

Jan 27 · >

Inside story of Nitish Kumar’s stunning U-turn-again

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, after parting ways with the  BJP in 2022, took on the initiative of coralling all opposition forces to jointly take on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the ruling party in the national election. He hosted the first meeting of opposition parties in Patna, and...

Jan 27 · >

China warns Iran as Red Sea ship attacks rise

Chinese officials have asked their Iranian counterparts to help rein in attacks on ships in the Red Sea by the Iran-backed Houthis, or risk harming business relations with Beijing, four Iranian sources and a diplomat familiar with the matter said. The discussions about the attacks and trade between China...

Jan 26 · >

Gyanvapi petitioners’ lawyer makes survey report public

The survey of the Gyanvapi mosque has revealed the existence of a temple, complete with 34 inscriptions in various languages, which was remodelled into a mosque, the lawyer of the women  petitioners told the media today after receiving a hard copy of the survey report. The Varanasi district judge...

Jan 26 · >

Kharge writes to Shah over Rahul’s clash with Assam police

  A day after Rahul Gandhi-led Congress workers clashed with Assam police personnel on the Guwahati city limits, party president Mallikarjun Kharge wrote to Union Home Minister Amit Shah, seeking his intervention to ensure the security of Rahul and other participants of his Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra. This comes...

Jan 24 · >

Ayodhya all set for grand Ram Temple consecration

From night vision devices to CCTV cameras with artificial intelligence (AI), Uttar Pradesh’s Ayodhya has been secured tightly for the Ram temple consecration ceremony. The temple has been decorated with tonnes of flowers and colourful lights. Invitees to the pran pratishtha ceremony started arriving yesterday. Once a quiet town,...

Jan 22 · >

Indian American politician alleges attack on US temples

Ritesh Tandon, the Democratic candidate who is running for election to the US House to represent California’s 17th Congressional District, has claimed that several temples were vandalised over the past two weeks. He called out Senator Aisha Wahab alleging inaction after the temples were attacked in California. “It might...

Jan 22 · >

Devotees splurge on jets, gold-plated idols for temple opening

The private jet parking lots at airports near the city of Ayodhya are full and the shops have run out of gold-plated idols, as wealthy devotees prepare for the invite-only opening ceremony of one of Hinduism’s holiest temples. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Asia’s richest man Mukesh Ambani are...

Jan 21 · >
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