December 01, 2021 03:06 (IST)
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Mamata Banerjee meets Shiv Sena's Aaditya Thackeray, Sanjay Raut in Mumbai | 7-day institutional quarantine for international travellers from 'at-risk' nations in Maharashtra | India summons Pakistan official over model's photoshoot at Kartarpur Sahib | Mumbai to be hit by heavy rains tomorrow, cyclonic storm in Odisha, Andhra Pradesh: IMD | No Mamata-Uddhav meeting in Mumbai owing to Maharashtra CM's health condition

BJP sweeps Tripura civic polls with 217 seats, TMC bites dust with one seat

Agartala/IBNS: The ruling BJP Sunday swept the Tripura civic polls, winning 217 out of 222 seats, dealing a heavy blow to its opponents who had launched a scathing attack against Chief Minsiter Biplab Deb in a bid to prove its allegations of "misrule" and "poor governance" ahead of the 2023 assembly elections.

Tripura civic polls counting: BJP leads comfortably, wins 19 wards

Tripura/IBNS: As votes are being counted for elections to several civic bodies including Agartala Municipal Corporation, in Tripura on Sunday, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has a comfortable lead winning majority seats in the north eastern state.

All-party meeting underway ahead of Parliament winter session

New Delhi/IBNS: Ahead of the start of the winter session of the Parliament, an all party meeting is underway on Sunday, helmed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, reports said.

Tripura civic polls counting on, BJP takes early leads, high stakes for TMC

New Delhi/IBNS: Counting of votes for elections to several civic bodies including Agartala Municipal Corporation in Tripura are being held on Sunday.

Day after meeting Mamata, Subramanian Swamy finds Modi govt failure

New Delhi/IBNS: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Subramanian Swamy on Thursday slammed the Modi government for its supposed failure in all aspects, a day after he called on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee here.

Rebel Congress MLA Aditi Singh joins BJP ahead of UP polls

Lucknow/IBNS/UNI: In a jolt to the grand old party, rebel Congress MLA Aditi Singh quit the Congress and joined the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), months ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections.

Tripura civic polls: Supreme Court asks Centre to deploy more forces in polling booths

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court has asked the central government to deploy additional forces to secure polling booths in Tripura where civic polls are being held on Thursday, media reports said.

BJP MP Gautam Gambhir receives IS threats, police tighten security

New Delhi/UNI: Cricketer-turned-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) BJP MP Gautam Gambhir has filed a complaint with police, saying he and his family have received terror threats from ISIS Kashmir.

Mamata Banerjee to meet PM Modi, Subramanian Swamy in Delhi today

New Delhi/IBNS: A day after inducting a few leaders to her party Trinamool Congress (TMC), West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and very interestingly Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Subramanian Swamy on the second day of her Delhi visit on Wednesday.

Will name CM candidates for state polls ahead of Congress, BJP: Arvind Kejriwal in Punjab

New Delhi/IBNS: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said that his party will announce its chief ministerial candidates for the upcoming state elections before the Congress or the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Nitish Kumar's former close aide Pavan Varma joins Mamata's TMC

New Delhi/IBNS: Former Janata Dal (United) leader Pavan Varma, who was also a close aide of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, joined the Trinamool Congress (TMC) here on Tuesday.

Only in BJP an ordinary worker can become party president: JP Nadda

Gorakhpur/UNI: Bharatiya Janata Party  President J P Nadda said every party worker should be proud that this is the party where an ordinary worker becomes the president of the party.

Law and order crisis: Tripura police cancel roadshows and rallies in Agartala

Agartala/UNI: With the deteriorating law and order situation in Agartala, Tripura police have cancelled all sorts of political gatherings including the scheduled roadshows of ruling BJP and opposition Trinamool Congress until further order except public meeting in the designated places, said IGP (Law and Order) Arindam Nath.

Want to write love letters to country as long as I do comedy: Vir Das facing backlash over 'Two Indias' video

New Delhi/IBNS: Not cowing down facing the social media backlash and anger from the ruling party over his recent controversial video showcasing two sides of India, popular stand-up comedian Vir Das has asserted that he will continue with his job as long as he is in this profession.

Sidhu calls Pak PM 'Bada Bhai', BJP, Congress colleagues slam him

Chandigarh/IBNS: Punjab Congress Chief Navjot Singh Sidhu has triggered yet another controversy by calling Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan his "bada bhai" (elder brother) during his visit to Kartarpur Corridor.