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Deepawali, the Indian festival of light, symbolises the victory of good over evil and is a major event in life of millions of people. The political class, which is pitched in a tight battle to elect five regional assemblies, is finding it an extremely tense moment.

Bags of missing cash and a tale of two Ravis’ Oct 27 2018

Both Ravis are now out of business, their so-called claim of invincibility now reduced to dust. Worse, both are now being hounded by investigating agencies ranging from the CBI to ED.

Short winter session of Parliament likely in December Oct 22 2018

The government is likely to convene a brief 10-day winter session of Parliament in the second week of December.

Three major takeaways from RSS chief's Dussehra address Oct 18 2018

The Vijayadashmi Day (Dussehra) address of RSS sarsanghchalak (head) is a most watched event for followers and those who track the Hindu organization that wields tremendous influence on the current dispensation in New Delhi.

Is the ‘Clown Prince’ out-clowning himself Oct 16 2018

Today I feel it is much more thanhallucinations. Is it a personality issue where he lies a dozen times and then in self delusion believes it to be true or is it a case of a ‘Clown Prince’out-clowning himself?- Arun Jaitley

Electoral battle looms as big test for parties Oct 15 2018

Politicians across parties are beginning to gear up for the battle for elections to five state assembly elections scheduled later this year. Along with elections to five state Assemblies, by-elections to three Karnataka Lok Sabha are scheduled on November 3.

Opposition grand alliance Oct 13 2018

Terming the proposed grand alliance of opposition parties against BJP a "non-starter," BJP general secretary V Ram Madhav Saturday said the party is gearing up for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls with a target of winning 315 seats.

Poll season kicks off from Oct 16; results on Dec 11 Oct 06 2018

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) OP Rawat said Telangana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram and Chhattisgarh Assembly elections will be completed before December 15. As per the schedule, counting of votes will be conducted on December 11.

Advantage BJP as Mayawati dumps Congress Oct 03 2018

By aligning with Chhattisgarh Janata Dal (CJD) of Ajit Jogi, the BSP leader is testing the political waters in State for the first time. It may give her dividends as her alliance with Janata Dal (S) in Karnataka demonstrated