• BJP, Congress concerned over ‘attacks on Bangladesh’s minority groups’

    West Bengal units of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress party have voiced concern over a series of “attacks on Hindus and other minority communities” in Bangladesh and asked the Bangladesh government to put a stop to it.

  • India may grant citizenship to Hindus from Bangladesh soon

    The home ministry of India is ready with draft amendments to citizenship law that will exempt minority citizens of Bangladesh and Pakistan who had gone to that country out of fear of religious prosecution from being tagged as "illegal migrants".

  • How to read the State Assembly elections results in India?

    The recent elections to four Indian states and one union territory are being interpreted by many as the march of the BJP and the decline of the Congress party.

  • BJP leader Roopa Ganguly heckled, convoy attacked by 'Trinamool supporters'

    BJP leader Roopa Ganguly is heckled and her convoy attacked allegedly by Trinamool Congress supporters in South 24 Parganas district of India.

  • The receding of the Congress tide

    The pattern of voting and the places where the BJP has won show that the party has uprooted a well-entrenched Congress. What it means in real terms is not the success of the BJP's ideology but people's exasperation over corruption in the Congress.

  • Mamata, Jayalalithaa retain power, BJP wins Assam, Left bags Kerala

    West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress crushes the opposition and Tamil Nadu's AIADMK proved exit polls wrong by retaining power in assembly elections, the biggest popularity test after the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.

  • West Bengal Assembly elections

    Mamata, Jayalalithaa set to retain power, BJP takes Assam

    For the first time in India, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) appears all set to form government in the northern state of Assam.

  • BJP releases PM Modi's degrees, AAP calls those ‘fake’

    After days of Arvind Kejriwal relentlessly accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of lying about his education, the ruling BJP releases his college degrees and fielded its top leaders, Amit Shah and Arun Jaitley, in its fightback, reports NDTV.

  • The Kohinoor story

    It is clear that the British have no intention of returning the diamond or, for that matter, tons of material which is stored in the basement of museums in London. Though there was no response from England, France complied with the UNESCO resolution and gave up the relics which they had in their possession during their rule.

  • Kashmir's first woman chief minister

    Mehbooba Mufti has been sworn in as the first woman chief minister of Indian-administered Kashmir, where she will lead a coalition with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP.

  • Amit Shah re-elected as BJP president

    Amit Shah has been re-elected president of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the next three years.

  • India Kashmir leader dies

    India's Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed dies after a brief illness, aged 79.

  • BJP thrashed in Bihar

    The Grand Alliance called Mahagatbandhan of three parties led by Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad Yadav humiliated the BJP-led NDA in the Bihar...

  • We're committed to play Pakistan in Dec: BCCI president

    Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has not completely ruled out the series against Pakistan in December even as uncertainty continues on the issue.

  • Modi’s BJP defeated in Bihar polls

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party has been defeated in a stunning outcome to the electoral battle in the country's third-most populous state Bihar where a coalition of regional parties led by Nitish Kumar swept back to power.

  • Delhi ‘beef raid’ causes outrage

    The canteen of a Delhi guesthouse belonging to the southern Indian state of Kerala was visited by police after a right-wing Hindu group complained it had beef on its menu.

  • Shiv Sena attack derails India-Pakistan cricket talks

    A meeting between India and Pakistan's cricket board chiefs in Mumbai has been cancelled after a protest by far-right Hindu nationalists.

  • BJP warns leaders over beef remarks

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is "angry" with party leaders who made incendiary statements in the aftermath of the Dadri killing over beef rumours.

  • ‘Muslims should stop eating beef’

    A senior leader of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has said that Muslims living in the country should give up consuming beef.

  • India’s most polarizing animal

    This is not the first time the cow has become mixed up with politics. Conflicts over cow slaughter sparked religious riots in India.

  • WHEN THE TAIL WAGS THE DOG - MODI'S RSS CHALLENGE

    The news of a mob in Dadri, a UP village in India of beating to death an individual suspected of cow slaughter would have been normally viewed just as another communal incident.

  • The hardliners behind Modi

    An ascendant Hindu nationalist group wants minority Muslims and Christians to accept that India is a nation of Hindus, and is pushing some of them to convert.

  • Reservations sans development

    Leaders of different communities had so much confidence in the fairness of the country, when it won freedom, that none of them wanted reservations.

  • Has Modi lost the plot?

    Has India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi lost the plot?

  • Hema Malini

    Hema Malini blames child’s father for accident

    In tweets today, actor-turned-politician Hema Malini blames the child's father for not following traffic rules.

  • Honour to Vajpayee great pride for India: Modi

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says it is a matter of great pride for India to receive BJP leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s award for his contribution in Bangladesh’s Liberation War.

  • MJ Akbar is an eminent Indian journalist and author.

    Opinion: Why Bangladesh isn’t Pakistan

    Bangladesh’s liberation from Pakistan was an ideological recast. Its differences with India aren't based on ideological premise that Hindus and Muslims are engaged in some form of permanent war.

  • BJP ally threatens agitation against beef meat ban

    After protests by farmers and beef traders, the Devendra Fadnavis-led BJP government in Maharashtra of India now faces protests against the beef ban by an ally, RPI(A).

  • BJP, RSS leaders discuss LBA with Bangladesh

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) brass met at the residence of party chief Amit Shah to discuss matters related to Assam, including the contentious Land Boundary Agreement with Bangladesh.

  • NGOs and agrarian crises

    That the BJP is tilting towards the Hindu ideology is unfortunate, to say the least. But that does not mean those who are fighting against parochialism to underline the secular spirit of our constitution should be getting the wrong end of the stick.

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