Decades ago, when Eknath Sambhaji Shinde was driving an auto-rickshaw, he may have never dreamt that one day he would change the course of state politics and zoom straight to the top driving seat of Maharashtra as its 20th Chief Minister.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday night announced he was stepping down from his post.
India has reported over 45 per cent single-day rise in new Covid cases after 17,073 infections were reported in a span of 24 hours, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Affairs said on Monday.
The Radisson Blu luxury hotel, located on National Highway 37 on the outskirts of Assam's main city has become the centre of attention ever since rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde camped there along with 40-odd MLAs, posing an existential threat to the Maha Vikas Aghadi government in Maharashtra.
Ahead of his possible resignation, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray started making 'final calls' after his emotional challenge to the rebels previous evening that he was ready to quit the post (CM) as well as Shiv Sena chief, here on Thursday.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi left the Enforcement Directorate's (ED) headquarters at around 8 p.m. on Tuesday after being questioned for about nine hours in connection with the National Herald issue. Sources said he has been given a dinner break.
Sometimes we don't understand who works for whom. But ultimately money can do anything.
Before every Presidential election in the country since 2012, the politician who jumps forward for the 'kingmaker' tag is West Bengal Chief Minister and All India Trinamool Congress supremo, Mamata Banerjee.
This is something to be underlined and worried. The richie rich Indians are finding some foreign countries more attractive as they are luring with their paid citizenships and other programs.
After selling the Indian Premier League (IPL) media rights for the 2023-2027 cycle for whopping Rs 48,390 crore for 410 matches, the BCCI will earn an unbelievable Rs 49 lakh (approx) from every ball bowled and Rs 2.95 crore for each over in the cash rich league from the next season.
This is the first time when so many candidates from technical background have been selected in the police force.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Sunday that the proper and honest implementation of the central and state government's schemes brought changes in the lives of the people of the state and it was this that enabled the return of the BJP in power.
Even as the BJP is preparing for a mega celebration across the country to mark the completion of 8 years of the Narendra Modi government, the party's 'Mission Expansion' is in full swing.
Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu, who is serving a one-year sentence in jail, will be on a special diet that could easily be on the menu of a spa.
Kapil Sibal is the fifth high profile exit from the Congress this year as he parted ways with the party and filed his Rajya Sabha nomination as independent candidate with Samajwadi Party backing from the state of Uttar Pradesh. Prior to Sibal, former Punjab Congress Chief Sunil Jakhar had left the party only to join the BJP.