Dealing a blow to the Congress's plans to sew up an alliance, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Thursday announced 22 candidates for the Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections and said it will contest all 230 seats.
The Congress on Thursday demanded Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's resignation for allegedly "misleading" the people on the Rafale deal and said the government's arguments have been "demolished" by the statement of a former chief of the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL).
The Shiv Sena Thursday welcomed the Centre's ordinance banning instant triple talaq and asked the government to take a similar route for the construction of Ram temple at Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh.
Opposition PMK Thursday opposed the Central ordinance on triple talaq, saying it will "further complicate" the problems of Muslim women.
The ruling Telangana Rashtra Samiti had no role in getting separate statehood for the region, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad claimed.
Rajasthan Congress president Sachin Pilot on Thursday said the party will come to power in the state after the assembly elections later this year, while accusing chief minister Vasundhara Raje of ignoring people's plight.
In a no-hold-barred attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi Thursday said people are now heard saying that the country's "watchman is a thief .
The RSS would never accept the Muslims even if they agreed to build not just the Ram temple in Ayodhya but many other temples, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati said.
Ajay Maken on Thursday said that he was suffering from "painful orthopaedic ailment", two days after Congress dismissed as "rumours" reports of his resignation as its Delhi unit chief.