Two opposition chief ministers Mamata Banerjee and Arvind Kejriwal have tweeted support for senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha, who has said he will "not budge" from a police ground where he was detained yesterday, till the demands of farmers of the region are not met. Mr Sinha has accused the Maharashtra government of his party, the BJP, of apathy towards farmers of the Vidarbha region.
NEW DELHI: A day after Sri Lankan cricketers took to the field here wearing anti-pollution masks, Delhi's air turned fouler today with a sharp rise in the level of particulates since morning.
Narendra Modi and the BJP face a changing chemistry in Gujarat, but make no mistake, the CM-turned-PM campaigns with great style and elan and many people I spoke to after attending his rally in Saurashtra in Southern Gujarat on the weekend said they go away from each Modi event with their faith restored in Modi's leadership. He is an impressive campaigner in Gujarati, more humane and a shade lighter than he comes through in Hindi.
The BJP may have publicly listed about 35 star campaigners for Gujarat, but apart from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, there's really only one other the party considers pure gold.
The economy grew 6.3 per cent in the three months ending in September from a year earlier, faster than the 5.7 per cent in the previous quarter, government data showed on Thursday.
HYDERABAD: Ivanka Trump, the daughter and informal advisor of US President Donald Trump, today applauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi for bringing a promise of "transformational change" to Indians through his journey from humble beginnings to the country's top office.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali's upcoming film Padmavati that ran into trouble with Rajput Karni Sena and other fringe groups may be delayed beyond December 1 when it was expected to be released. The Central Board of Film Certification, popularly called the censor board, has told the film's producers that its application had been found to be "incomplete".
India and China today held their first meeting on the border consultation and coordination mechanism here after the Doklam standoff and reviewed the situation in all the sectors of their border and exchanged views on enhancing CBMs and military contacts.
CHENNAI: TTV Dinakaran, the party's sidelined number 2 slammed the Tamil Nadu government over raids at former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's Poes Garden residence in Chennai late on Friday evening calling the move as "betrayal" and "political vendetta".