The political edge which the national opposition appeared to have gained as a result of its successes in three recent Assembly elections and in several by-elections before that has undoubtedly dissipated.
The Indian media and entertainment sector revenues reached $23.9 billion in 2018, and are expected to cross $33.6 billion by 2021, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.6 per cent, said a study released here on Tuesday.
Congress in Telangana is likely to finalise its candidates for the coming Lok Sabha polls by March 13.
Nearly a month after declaring that his target is only the Assembly election, Tamil film ‘superstar’ Rajinikanth has said he will not contest the by-poll to the Assembly constituencies in the state, which would be held simultaneously with the Lok Sabha election on April 18.
The BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) will fall marginally short of a majority in the Lok Sabha but will comfortably form the government with post poll tie-ups.
As the general elections are round the corner, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on an inauguration and foundation stone laying spree to win over voters for his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
The Election Commission is likely to announce Lok Sabha poll dates today. The EC will be calling a press conference at 5 pm today at Vigyan Bhavan.
Since there is a dreary sameness about the speeches of both Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi, the commencement of the elections will provide most people with the opportunity to not only vote for their favourite candidates, but also a respite from the political boasts and accusations.
Ahead of his appearance on Friday before the ED for questioning in a money laundering case, Robert Vadra, Congress President Rahul Gandhi's brother-in-law, extended International Women's Day greetings, saying that he was surrounded by 'four strong women'.
With a net worth of USD 50 billion (over Rs 3.5 lakh crore), Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani moved six positions up to rank 13th on Forbes World's Billionaire list while Amazon founder Jeff Bezos again topped the list as the world’s wealthiest person with a net worth of USD 131 billion.
Considering that previous governments had backed away from a military response to terrorist provocations from Pakistan -- notably in November, 2008, when a Lashkar-e-Taiba suicide squad attacked Mumbai -- the raid by Indian jets on a Jaish-e-Muhammed terror camp in Pakistan has shown that India has dropped its policy of strategic restraint.
Although most news outlets had reported that he was handed to Indian authorities over an hour ago, they are now reporting that there is some confusion over whether or not he has crossed onto Indian soil or not.
IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman has been returned to India at the Wagah-Attari border, two days after being captured by Pakistan during an intense aerial dogfight.
Indian Air Force pilot Abhinandan Varthaman, taken captive by Pakistan yesterday, will be released tomorrow as a 'gesture of peace', Imran Khan has declared. The Pakistan Prime Minister was speaking at the country's parliament.
Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu's son Harshvardhan Naidu participated in the celebrations over the Indian Air Force (IAF) strikes on terrorist camps in Pakistan on Tuesday.