Narendra Modi enjoys net approval of 55%, finds data firm's survey; 'matter of pride for all Indians', says JP Nadda

Narendra Modi enjoys net approval of 55%, finds data firm's survey; 'matter of pride for all Indians', says JP Nadda

Noting that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's approval rating is the highest among world leaders in a survey conducted by a US data firm, BJP president JP Nadda on Saturday said this is a testimony to his able leadership and a matter of pride for all Indians.

Arvind Kejriwal, AAP MLAs tear copies of farm laws in Delhi Assembly; Opposition decries 'cheap theatrics'

Arvind Kejriwal, AAP MLAs tear copies of farm laws in Delhi Assembly; Opposition decries 'cheap theatrics'

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and other Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs on Thursday tore copies of the Centre's new farm laws in the Delhi Assembly, as a token of solidarity with the farmers protesting against the laws for three weeks now.

Bihar Assembly polls 2020: JP Nadda to start two-day visit to state tomorrow; likely to meet Nitish Kumar

Bihar Assembly polls 2020: JP Nadda to start two-day visit to state tomorrow; likely to meet Nitish Kumar

BJP general secretary Bhupender Yadav, who is in-charge of party affairs in Bihar, will also accompany the party president.BJP general secretary Bhupender Yadav, who is in-charge of party affairs in Bihar, will also accompany the party president in his visit to the state.

Star Wars Day: Twitter unites to celebrate 4 May, honour Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew

Star Wars Day: Twitter unites to celebrate 4 May, honour Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew

Star Wars Day: Twitter unites to celebrate 4 May, honour Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew. Thanks to the catchphrase 'May the fourth be with you', 4 May is now celebrated as Star Wars Day all over the world.

Lok Sabha Elections 2019; Kerala edition: Congress' Shashi Tharoor says BJP milked Sabarimala crisis to create vote bank

Lok Sabha Elections 2019; Kerala edition: Congress' Shashi Tharoor says BJP milked Sabarimala crisis to create vote bank

As part of our coverage of the upcoming Lok Sabha 2019 elections, we asked prominent media personalities in south India to interview leaders from their respective states. In this interview, Varsha Basheer speaks to Tharoor, the Member of Parliament from Thiruvananthapuram constituency.

Lok Sabha Elections 2019; Karnataka edition: Yeddyurappa of BJP says his party will sweep polls with 300-plus seats

Lok Sabha Elections 2019; Karnataka edition: Yeddyurappa of BJP says his party will sweep polls with 300-plus seats

As part of our coverage of the upcoming Lok Sabha 2019 elections, we asked prominent media personalities in south India to interview leaders from their respective states. In this interview, Vidya Dinker speaks to BS Yeddyurappa, former chief minister and the chief of the BJP in Karnataka.

Lok Sabha Elections 2019; Andhra Pradesh edition: Nara Lokesh of TDP tells Firstpost that state has been cheated

Lok Sabha Elections 2019; Andhra Pradesh edition: Nara Lokesh of TDP tells Firstpost that state has been cheated

As part of our coverage of the upcoming Lok Sabha 2019 elections, we asked prominent media personalities in south India to interview leaders from their respective states. In this interview, Sajaya speaks to Nara Lokesh of the Telugu Desam Party.

India’s Election Commission Blocks ‘PM Narendra Modi’ Film Release

India’s Election Commission Blocks ‘PM Narendra Modi’ Film Release

India ’s Election Commission has halted the theatrical release of “PM Narendra Modi ” and two other biographical films on the grounds that they potentially distort the electoral level playing field.

‘PM Narendra Modi’ Biopic Cleared For Release on India’s Election Day

‘PM Narendra Modi’ Biopic Cleared For Release on India’s Election Day

Opposition parties, including the Indian National Congress, had petitioned the Election Commission to delay the film’s release until after the polls close on May 19, on the grounds that it was propaganda for the incumbent prime minister and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party.

Amit Shah in Odisha; Lok Sabha Election 2019 campaign LIVE updates: BJP chief tells voters to 'uproot' Naveen Patnaik's BJD govt

Amit Shah in Odisha; Lok Sabha Election 2019 campaign LIVE updates: BJP chief tells voters to 'uproot' Naveen Patnaik's BJD govt

In the rally in Maharashtra's Wardha, referring to the verdict of acquittal of the accused in the Samjhauta Express blast case, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reiterated the saffron party's statement against the Congress, accusing it of insulting the Hindu community.

PM Narendra Modi: Delhi HC dismisses plea seeking stay on release of Vivek Oberoi's film

PM Narendra Modi: Delhi HC dismisses plea seeking stay on release of Vivek Oberoi's film

PM Narendra Modi: Delhi HC dismisses plea seeking stay on release of Vivek Oberoi's film. Starring Vivek Oberoi in the lead, the PIL sought to stay the film's release, questioning the timing of its release and said if it was released as per schedule, it was likely to earn a lot more electoral mileage for Modi.

Neither a Gujarati nor from Hindi heartland, Lal Krishna Advani finds no place in Narendra Modi-Amit Shah's BJP

Neither a Gujarati nor from Hindi heartland, Lal Krishna Advani finds no place in Narendra Modi-Amit Shah's BJP

While it is indisputable that this is a Modi election for the BJP, which has practically nothing other than their leader and his record as prime minister, the BJP’s ability to mobilise urban youth owes mainly to the RSS.

Toll in Nepal rainstorm rises to 35, over 400 injured; poor weather, fallen trees obstruct rescue operations

Toll in Nepal rainstorm rises to 35, over 400 injured; poor weather, fallen trees obstruct rescue operations

Security forces are on alert and two Mi-17 helicopters have been kept on standby for deployment in case of an emergency. "We have kept two Mi-17 helicopters on standby for deployment in case of an emergency.

KCR says will launch national party ‘if needed’, expresses confidence that regional parties will form central government after LS election

KCR says will launch national party ‘if needed’, expresses confidence that regional parties will form central government after LS election

Reiterating that he would, if necessary, launch a national party for the development of the country, Rao said there are changes required in health, legal, administrative matters as well as in the Constitution.

Narendra Modi in Wardha; Lok Sabha Election 2019 campaign LIVE updates: Parties looted India for 70 years, says PM

Narendra Modi in Wardha; Lok Sabha Election 2019 campaign LIVE updates: Parties looted India for 70 years, says PM

On Sunday during a Main Bhi Chowkidar event in Delhi, Modi, in an apparent dig at Congress' minimum income promise ahead of the Lok Sabha election and the Gandhi family, said its four generations had made the same promises but nothing happened, and first-time voters should see the "track record" of those pitching for eliminating poverty.

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Rahul Gandhi, Karti Chidambaram, Digvijaya Singh, Shashi Tharoor among key Congress candidates

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Rahul Gandhi, Karti Chidambaram, Digvijaya Singh, Shashi Tharoor among key Congress candidates

Some high-profile names that have been released so far include that of Congress president Rahul Gandhi, party matriarch Sonia Gandhi, Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor, Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Mallikarjuna Kharge, Mumbai Congress stalwart Milind Deora, Gujarat strongman Bharatsinh Solanki, Odisha veteran KP Singh Deo, among others.

FIR filed against BJP's Buxar MP Ashwini Kumar Choubey, 149 others for violating Model Code of Conduct

FIR filed against BJP's Buxar MP Ashwini Kumar Choubey, 149 others for violating Model Code of Conduct

Buxar: Following a verbal altercation between Union minister Ashwini Choubey and a government official over alleged violation of Model Code of Conduct, an FIR has been lodged against 150 people including Choubey.

In Mohammad Akhlaq's village, Yogi Adityanath says BJP doesn't indulge in ‘appeasement politics’

In Mohammad Akhlaq's village, Yogi Adityanath says BJP doesn't indulge in ‘appeasement politics’

Noida: Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday addressed a rally in Gautam Buddh Nagar's Bisahada village, home to Mohammad Akhlaq who was allegedly lynched by a mob, and said the Narendra Modi government was working for all sections of the society.

Rahul rejects AAP-Congress alliance in Delhi: How will parties face each other in 2020 Assembly election after Lok Sabha poll tie-up, ask party leaders

Rahul rejects AAP-Congress alliance in Delhi: How will parties face each other in 2020 Assembly election after Lok Sabha poll tie-up, ask party leaders

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal claimed on Monday that Congress president Rahul Gandhi refused to forge an alliance with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Delhi for the Lok Sabha election.

Mamata Banerjee, Arvind Kejriwal bat for Chandrababu Naidu in Andhra Pradesh, urge voters to shun Modi-Shah duo

Mamata Banerjee, Arvind Kejriwal bat for Chandrababu Naidu in Andhra Pradesh, urge voters to shun Modi-Shah duo

At an election rally in Visakhapatnam, which she described as the launch of her Lok Sabha poll campaign, Mamata urged the BJP's sister organisations not to support Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party chief Amit Shah during the national polls.

Nepal thunderstorm: 27 killed, hundreds injured after rare spring storm hits southern regions

Nepal thunderstorm: 27 killed, hundreds injured after rare spring storm hits southern regions

Over 100 army personnel have been deployed in the affected areas and rescue operations are underway, reports said. Over 100 army personnel have been deployed in the affected areas, rescue operations underway.

Abusing Narendra Modi on Balakot air strikes is almost like helping Pakistan, says PM at Main Bhi Chowkidar event

Abusing Narendra Modi on Balakot air strikes is almost like helping Pakistan, says PM at Main Bhi Chowkidar event

New Delhi: In an apparent dig at Congress' minimum income promise ahead of the Lok Sabha election and the Gandhi family, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday said its four generations had made the same promises but nothing happened, and first-time voters should see the "track record" of those pitching for eliminating poverty.

Ex-DRDO chief VK Saraswat slams Shivshankar Menon for 'erroneous' remarks on A-SAT tests during UPA regime

Ex-DRDO chief VK Saraswat slams Shivshankar Menon for 'erroneous' remarks on A-SAT tests during UPA regime

Hyderabad: Former National Security Advisor (NSA) Shivshankar Menon’s comments that permission was never sought during the UPA regime to test an anti-satellite (A-SAT) missile are "erroneous" and "a flight of imagination", said former Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief Dr VK Saraswat on Sunday.

Daily Bulletin: Congress-AAP alliance decision for Lok Sabha elections today; BJP, CPM slam Rahul Gandhi over Wayanad bid; day's top stories

Daily Bulletin: Congress-AAP alliance decision for Lok Sabha elections today; BJP, CPM slam Rahul Gandhi over Wayanad bid; day's top stories

Congress president Rahul Gandhi's decision to contest from Wayanad Lok Sabha constituency in Kerala besides his traditional stronghold of Amethi in Uttar Pradesh evoked sharp reactions from both the Left and Right of the political spectrum.

CPM, CPI vow to defeat Rahul Gandhi from Wayanad; Congress chief unable to answer questions in Amethi, says BJP

CPM, CPI vow to defeat Rahul Gandhi from Wayanad; Congress chief unable to answer questions in Amethi, says BJP

New Delhi : The Congress' announcement that party chief Rahul Gandhi will contest from Wayanad Lok Sabha constituency in Kerala besides his traditional stronghold of Amethi in Uttar Pradesh evoked sharp reactions on Sunday from the Left and Right of the political spectrum.

Mamata Banerjee in Andhra Pradesh urges BJP's sister organisations to not support Narendra Modi, Amit Shah

Mamata Banerjee in Andhra Pradesh urges BJP's sister organisations to not support Narendra Modi, Amit Shah

Addressing an election rally in Visakhapatnam organised by Chandrababu Naidu's TDP, Banerjee said the BJP won't get a single seat in West Bengal and the party won't cross the 125-mark in the 543-member Lok Sabha.

Yogi Adityanath attacks Priyanka Gandhi for not visiting disputed Ayodhya site; vows to defeat Congress in UP

Yogi Adityanath attacks Priyanka Gandhi for not visiting disputed Ayodhya site; vows to defeat Congress in UP

Noida : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Sunday hit out at Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra after she avoided visiting the makeshift Ram Lalla shrine during her Ayodhya trip recently, terming it an "insult" for Hindus and asking the party to clarify its stand.

Chose Congress over TMC, AAP, SP to get Patna Sahib seat, hope to break 'previous records of victory': Shatrughan Sinha

Chose Congress over TMC, AAP, SP to get Patna Sahib seat, hope to break 'previous records of victory': Shatrughan Sinha

New Delhi : Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha, who has announced that he is quitting the BJP, on Sunday said he decided to go with the Congress as it was a national party in the "true sense" and family friend Lalu Prasad also advised him to do so.

Narendra Modi led most corrupt govt since Independence, ruined country in the last 5 years: Arvind Kejriwal

Narendra Modi led most corrupt govt since Independence, ruined country in the last 5 years: Arvind Kejriwal

Visakhapatnam: AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the "most corrupt" government since Independence, and along with BJP chief Amit Shah "ruined" the country in the last five years.

'Pakistan in big trouble': Narendra Modi mocks Islamabad for denying presence of terror camps, Balakot air strike

'Pakistan in big trouble': Narendra Modi mocks Islamabad for denying presence of terror camps, Balakot air strike

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said if Pakistan accepts India's airstrike in Balakot, it will put Islamabad in a dilemma as this admission will be confirmation of the presence of terrorist camps across the border.