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The Deccan Herald

After faring poorly in Punjab Assembly election, Aam Aadmi Party’s newly-elected legislators will be meeting Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at his residence on Wednesday. Sources told India Today that all 20 AAP MLAs from Punjab would be in Delhi. A decision on choosing the Leader of Opposition in Punjab Assembly is likely to be taken in this meeting itself. HERE...

Winning 325 seats in Uttar Pradesh may have propelled the BJP into securing one of the largest electoral victories in the history of the state but it has also posed numerous challenges before the party, including the expectation that now the party will build Ram Temple in Ayodhya. A senior local leader of the BJP told India Today that the landslide victory appears to be...

I don’t see any reason in not aligning with Goa Forward on a Common Minimum Programme for the betterment and development of Goa, said Parrikar. Goa Forward had called Parrikar a fixer and said that the BJP was a party of Narakasurs. After being sworn in as the Goa Chief Minister for a fourth term on Tuesday, Manohar Parrikar said that the BJP alone, not the Congress,...

Despite coming out as the single largest party in Manipur, the odds are stacked heavily against the incumbent Congress in the state. With 28 seats, it is three short of the magic figure to get a simple majority. The BJP, which has been the biggest gainer (the party could not open its account in 2012 assembly polls) in these election has won 21. But what gives them a clear...

Outrage over the Shiv Sena’s moral policing in Kochi led to a dramatic face-off between the ruling and Opposition MLAs in the Legislative Assembly and spilled over to the streets in a public agitation with kisses and calls to reclaim public spaces, on Thursday. Congress MLA Hibi Eden’s notice seeking permission for an adjournment motion in connection with the incident...

On a day when exit polls gave an edge to the BJP in the UP election, SP leader Akhilesh Yadav gave strong hints that he was open to a post-election tie-up with the BSP to form a mahagathbandhan to check the saffron surge. Most exit polls on Thursday projected the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as the single largest party but stated that it would fall short of the majority...

Prosecutors are still asking for Apple’s co-operation to unlock iPhones (Apple) Apple has been asked to unlock more iPhones, this time involved in cases from Boston and Brooklyn. These demands have been made shortly after, FBI dropped the case against them after they managed to unlock an iPhone 5c without Apple’s help.  While Apple has helped the authorities access...

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk resigned on Sunday, barely two months after he survived a parliamentary no-confidence vote in his government, and after just over two years in the post. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk stepped down on Sunday following months-long political crisis that had paralysed the government and frozen the release of vital Western...

Former state BJP president and close aide of Nitin Gadkari, Sudhir Mungantiwar held a closed door meeting with city businessman Padmesh Gupta at the latter’s residence on Wednesday morning. The meeting has baffled many in the political circles as the two inviduals are poles apart in terms of profession. However, sources said that the secret meeting was organized...

A court has sought an action taken report from Delhi Police’s economic offence wing on a complaint filed by an exporter alleging that he was cheated of Rs 11 crore by some officials of a private bank and four others. An additional chief metropolitan magistrate sought the report from the EOW cell after complainant Narendra Kumar Rajgarhia alleged that despite various...