Terming it as their 'first promise', Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi said they want women in politics to become a full-fledged partner in power.
With just about six months to go for assembly polls, the rebel Samajwadi Party MLA Nitin Agrawal, backed by the BJP, was Monday elected as deputy speaker of the UP assembly.
While two senior ministers in the Bommai cabinet have made the battle for Bengaluru quite public, a few others are quietly lobbying for the post.
BJP's Sambit Patra Monday claimed that Congress leader Tariq Hameed Karra alleged Sardar Patel of wanting to keep J&K out of India while lauding the Nehru-Gandhi family.
Bypolls are scheduled for the assembly seats of Raigaon, Jobat, Prithvipur and the Khandwa Lok Sabha seat. Voting is on 30 October.
Congress leaders hit out at Bommai’s BJP govt, while senior police official says cops were celebrating ‘Ayudha Pooja’ and have been asked to be more careful about clothes.
Seething over Lakhimpur Kheri, Sikh farmer leaders say they will force community members to boycott BJP. But ruling party is unfazed, says will win community over before polls.
Actor Vijay’s fan club contested & made inroads in Tamil Nadu's rural local body elections this month, but mainstream parties & analysts believe it is too soon to take it seriously.
Rajib Brahma & Prabhat Basumatary, members of Council Legislative Assembly of Bodoland Territorial Region, and tea tribe leaders Gautam Dhanowar & Pradip Majhi joined BJP Sunday.
Allies RJD & Congress are facing-off in Kusheshwar Asthan & Tarapur bypolls. Tej Pratap has asked his supporters to back Congress in the first and his own party in the second.