- In Rajasthan, fear of K'taka, Goa repeats(18:56)
Jaipur, July 23 (IANS) Ever since the defeat of the Congress in the Lok Sabha polls early this year -- barely six months after the party's impressive victory in the Assembly polls -- the differences within the state party's top leadership have refused to die down. On the one hand is Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot, who is also the state party chief, and on the other is Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot. "Their differences spell danger for the Congress government in Rajasthan," said leader of opposition and BJP MLA Gulabchand Kataria.
- Bumpy road ahead for Congress in MP(11:18)
Bhopal, July 23 (IANS) The developments in Karnataka and Goa cast their shadow over the government in Madhya Pradesh but the ruling coalition led by the Congress and comprising BSP, SP and Independents has managed well so far.
- Karnataka crisis: Shivakumar, Venugopal, Kharge firefighting(10:50)
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) As Congress faces a serious threat to its coalition government in Karnataka, its leaders D K Shivakumar, Mallikarjun Kharge and K.C. Venugopal are engaged in a firefighting operation to salvage the situation.
- Congress facing existential crisis in Telangana(09:52)
By Mohammed Shafeeq
Hyderabad, July 23 (IANS) The Telangana Assembly has nearly become 'Congress-mukt' with the defection of 12 of its legislators to ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), even as one more Congress MLA has announced plans to switch loyalty to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
- Sinking Goa Congress, hopes to bounce back(09:32)
Panaji, July 23 (IANS) Reduced to the status of a political shopping mall for the Goa BJP to pick up MLAs from, the Congress which has been reduced to five MLAs in the 40-member state Legislative Assembly, continues to be a divided House.
- Congress witnessing deep crisis(08:56)
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Reeling under the impact of disastrous result in the Lok Sabha elections, the Congress is going through a deep crisis, with uncertainty over the leadership at the top and exodus of legislators and senior leaders in some states.
- Illegal mining in UP: How it got bigger(11:00)
Lucknow, July 22 (IANS) The earth always yielded gold but the politicians in Uttar Pradesh realised this about two decades ago when two Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) ministers reportedly began giving away mining lease to available parties and started minting money without any effort or investment.
- As terror network shifts from east to west UP, Yogi's ATS swoops down on new modules(10:30)
Lucknow, July 22 (IANS) Once a breeding ground for homegrown terror, resulting in the creation of dreaded militant outfit Indian Mujahideen (IM), eastern Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh town is now focusing on Kaushal Vikas -- the Centre's skill development scheme for the unemployed youths. Although IM that bombed several cities across the country a decade back, has been eliminated, the terror networks seem to be shifting from east to western borders of the state.
- This technocrat is UP's 'face of corruption'(09:32)
Lucknow, July 22 (IANS) He has been the face of corruption in Uttar Pradesh for almost three decades but his proximity to politicians across the political spectrum has insulated him against any kind of drastic action.
- Organised crime, disorganised gangs(09:04)
Lucknow, July 22 (IANS) Organised crime had been a flourishing industry in Uttar Pradesh since the eighties when Gorakhpur -- the home of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath -- was known as the crime capital of the state.
- Why Yogi is the 'encounter man' in UP(08:32)
Lucknow, July 22 (IANS) When Yogi Adityanath announced a month after becoming the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh that "Agar apradh karenge to thok diye jayenge" (if you commit a crime, you will be knocked off), few took him seriously.
- No resumption in dialogue but India, Pakistan talk Kartarpur corridor(11:52)
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Even though India has refused to resume full-fledged dialogue with Pakistan because of continued terrorism emanating from there, the two countries have been holding talks on opening a corridor for pilgrimage to Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara in Pakistan.
- Political tug-of war over Kartarpur Sahib corridor(09:58)
By Vishal Gulati
Chandigarh, July 21 (IANS) A political tug-of war over taking credit for the crucial 4.2-km-long Kartarpur Sahib corridor, which on completion will allow 5,000 Indian pilgrims daily to pay obeisance at the revered Sikh shrine in Pakistan from India, is on.
- Significance of Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara(09:30)
By Vishal Gulati
Amritsar, July 21 (IANS) Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara in Pakistans Punjab Province is much in news these days as a corridor is being constructed to enable Indian pilgrims to visit it throughout the year.