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Age limit and education crucial in politics: Rajinikanth

Chennai/IBNS: Taking a plunge in the politics of Tamil Nadu, southern superstar Rajinikanth on Thursday said "age limit" and "education" are crucial in politics setting a roadmap for the 2021 assembly elections in the state, media reports said.

Anything can happen in cricket and politics, says Nitin Gadkari

Nagpur/UNI: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday said that anything could happen in cricket and politics.

Ten Goa legislators who 'joined' BJP arrive Delhi, likely to meet Shah

New Delhi, Jul 11 (UNI) Ten Goa Congress MLAs who quit party and joined BJP on Wednesday arrived here and would be meeting BJP president Amit Shah and working president J P Nadda among others. 

Bring Muslim criminals to book: now members of the minority community tell Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata, June 20 (IBNS): With the divide between Hindus and Muslims in Bengal growing over the perceived "appeasement politics" of the ruling Mamata Banerjee government, a group of prominent Muslims in Kolkata have written to the chief minister to act against any Muslim violating law and not go soft on them to further give credence to the perception that Muslims can get away with crimes under her while Hindus suffer.

Mayawati's birthday cake celebration video draws Smriti Irani's jibe

New Delhi, Jan 16 (IBNS): A video has emerged where Bahujan Samaj Party members could be seen fighting to grab a piece of cake on party supremo Mayawati's birthday, earning a jibe from Union Minister Smriti Irani.

DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi passes away in Chennai

Chennai, Aug 7 (IBNS): M Karunanidhi, a five-time chief minister of Tamil Nadu and patriarch of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) political party, died on Tuesday in a Chennai hospital. He was 94.

Leave the politics outside the Parliament and do your best for framing policies: Vice President Naidu

New Delhi, Aug 4 (IBNS): Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that the Members of Parliament should leave their politics outside the Parliament and they have to contribute their best for framing the programmes and policies for the benefit of the poor.

Bhaichung Bhutia resigns from TMC, ends political career

Kolkata, Feb 26 (IBNS): Indian football icon and former national captain Bhaichung Bhutia has resigned from his post in the Trinamool Congress (TMC) party.

Country has to ensure social democracy along with political democracy: Vice President Naidu

New Delhi, Feb 17 (IBNS): Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that the country has to ensure ‘social democracy’ along with ‘political democracy’ to bring the fruits of democratic functioning to those who have been left out of our country’s development story.

PM Modi to address rallies in Tripura today

New Delhi, Feb 8 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be addressing two rallies in Tripura on Thursday, ahead of the assembly polls.

The Mask of Politics

With the United States exerting more pressure, there seems to be urgency among terrorist formations/individual leaders operating out of Pakistani soil to gain 'political legitimacy' to counter any further existential threat. On September 30, 2014, Maulana Fazlur Rehman Khalil, founder of the Harkat-ul-Mujahideen (HuM) which operates in Indian Jammu & Kashmir, reportedly decided to form his own political party. Khalil was declared a "Specially Designated Global Terrorist" by the US on September 30, 2014. Khalil confirmed this decision in an August 25, 2017, report:

Rahul Gandhi to visit flood affected areas in Rajasthan and Gujarat today

New Delhi, Aug 4 (IBNS): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will be visiting flood affected areas in Gujarat and Rajasthan on Friday.

By-poll results: BJP likely to win in Delhi, Congress in Karnataka

New Delhi, Apr 13 (IBNS): While the counting of votes in the recent by-polls in 11 assembly constituencies across eight states began on Thursday morning, the BJP has taken a healthy lead in Delhi's Rajouri Garden constituency, reports said.

Delhi: Kejriwal lauds deputy Manish Sisodia for strengthening education

New Delhi, Apr 6 (IBNS): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday lauded his deputy and state Education Minister Manish Sisodia for the latter's effort in strengthening education across the national capital.

Nitin Gadkari to address three rallies in UP today

New Delhi, Feb 25 (IBNS): Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari will travel to Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, where he will address three rallies.