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The decision to form a BJP-People’s Democratic Party coalition after the Assembly elections in 2014 ended in a bitter parting, with the BJP pulling out from the government on June 19, 2018. The attempt at formation of another coalition is fraught with problems in terms of its numerical strength in the State Assembly.

Rahul Gandhi UK visit triggers protests from PIO’s Aug 23 2018

Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s two day UK visit on August 24-25 has triggered a serious slugfest between organisers and those opposing it on the grounds that the events were designed to trigger anti-India sentiments in London.

Political governor breaks pattern in troubled J&K Aug 23 2018

The rejig of gubernatorial offices comes close on the heels of the appointment of S. Gurumurthy as part-time director on the board of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). An RSS ideologue, S.Gurumurthy is well networked within the BJP and the RSS.

In UP, BJP likely to ride on Vajpayee's name in run-up to 2019 LS polls Aug 21 2018

Will the BJP, in the run-up to the 2019 general elections, ride on the name of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who died after a prolonged illness aged 93?

Vajpayee: The second reformer India needed, and got Aug 17 2018

Atal Bihari Vajpayee was a member of parliament for almost half a century. Right from the start, he left an indelible impression on Indian politics through his fine oratory skills.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee was a democrat to the core Aug 17 2018

Atal Bihari Vajpayee's passing away marks a sense of loss for all the people of India irrespective of religion, caste, region and language.

A colossus passes away Aug 16 2018

With the passing away of Atal Bihari Vajpayee at 93, the last of the titans from the Nehruvian era is now history.

India has made remarkable strides: PM Modi Aug 15 2018

The speech on India’s 72nd Independence Day was a reaffirmation of the track record of the government as it readies for general elections next year.

Modi outflanks rivals to wrest initiative for 2019 polls Aug 13 2018

The battle lines for the general elections of 2019 have been clearly drawn with Prime Minister Narendra Modi underlining his strategy in recent interviews to the Times of India and ANI.