Minorities must be treated as 'weaker sections': Commission

New Delhi, Aug. 2 -- The National Commission for Minorities (NCM) has told the Supreme Court that minorities have to be treated as the "weaker sections" in India, where Hindus are "predominant", as th... Read More

Will protect honour of Brahmins, says BSP

Agra, Aug. 2 -- Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) national general secretary Satish Chandra Mishra said here on Sunday that the party would protect the honour of the Brahmin community when it came to power ag... Read More

Shah: Previous UP govts neglected religious centres

VARANASI, Aug. 2 -- Union home minister Amit Shah on Sunday said those who governed Uttar Pradesh earlier had not done development of Hindu religious centres due to their vote-bank politics and assert... Read More

BJP MP hoists tribal flag at Raj fort, held for 'disturbing peace'

Jaipur, Aug. 2 -- Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Kirodi Meena was detained on Sunday on charges of disturbing peace after he allegedly hoodwinked heavy security to unfurl a white tribal flag at the t... Read More

BJP reinforces embrace of 'outside' political talent

New Delhi, Aug. 2 -- When 61-year-old Basavaraj Bommai became the chief minister (CM) of Karnataka on Wednesday, it underlined a recent trend within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). It is no longer n... Read More

BJP has kept its promises,will win 2022 UP polls: Shah

Lucknow, Aug. 2 -- Union home minister Amit Shah on Sunday said the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) government had fulfilled the promises made to the people during the 2017 assembly election campaign and ... Read More

MP booked for 'misbehaving' with temple committee

Rudrapur, Aug. 2 -- A first information report (FIR) was lodged against a BJP MP from Uttar Pradesh and his two companions on Sunday over alleged misbehaviour with Jageshwar temple management committe... Read More

Not joining any other party: Babul clarifies amid talks over FB post

Kolkata, Aug. 2 -- A day after Babul Supriyo's Facebook post announcing resignation from BJP, Lok Sabha and politics stirred a row, the former Union minister clarified that he indeed is not joining an... Read More

4 cops suspended in e champaran

BETTIAH, Aug. 2 -- East Champaran superintendent of police (SP) suspended four policemen and served show-cause notices to five, including a subdivisional police officer (SDPO), police said on Sunday. ... Read More

New appointments: Ex-Cong chief attacks party leadership

Chandigarh, Aug. 2 -- A day after the Congress high command appointed new office-bearers to different posts in Chandigarh, the internal party fissures burst out in the open. Making serious allegation... Read More