In bypolls, Opposition snatches Kairana from BJP, limits BJP and allies at just 3

In bypolls, Opposition snatches Kairana from BJP, limits BJP and allies at just 3

 Opposition parties on Thursday appeared to be winning 11 bypolls, limiting the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies to just three out of four Lok Sabha and 10 Assembly seats across 11 states. With prestige at stake in every bypoll, the BJP lost the high-profile Kairana Lok Sabha seat in politically important Uttar Pradesh […]

‘Natak’ continues in Karnataka as Cong-JD(S) to file affidavits of 116 MLAs in SC: Report

‘Natak’ continues in Karnataka as Cong-JD(S) to file affidavits of 116 MLAs in SC: Report

To prove their majority in the Supreme Court on Friday, 18 May, the Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) combine is likely to produce affidavits of its 116 MLAs, The Quint reported Friday. During a late-night hearing on 16-17 May, the apex court had refused to stay BS Yeddyurappa’s swearing-in as the Chief Minister of Karnataka, after the Congress-JD(S) […]

No elections possible in Kashmir for a long time to come: Naeem Akthar

No elections possible in Kashmir for a long time to come: Naeem Akthar

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir government’s spokesperson Naeem Akthar “fear(s)” that during the present political situation in the State, no “democratic experiment will be possible” for a long time to come, The Telegraph reported Saturday. Akthar was euphemistically referring to elections as “democratic experiment”, the report said. “Asked if he meant elections would become impossible to […]