A master strategist that he is, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad is poised to turn the handicap of desertions into an advantage for his son and political heir Tejaswi Prasad Yadav.
His men have lost their lives and questions are being raised about their professional acumen against taking on Maoists, but CRPF director general Dilip Trivedi is more resolute than annoyed and ready to fight it out.
Trinamool chief Mamata Banerjee’s ambitious plans of spreading her party’s wings far and wide across the country have been somewhat deflated after social activist Anna Hazare backed out her thinly attended rally at Delhi’s Ramlila Ground on Wednesday.
"This is my ATM," says Jyotish Talukdar, pointing to a largish pond in a grassy village on the edge of a hill in Assam's Sonapur, just outside the capital city of Guwahati.
Devyani Khobragade may find herself in more trouble with both her daughters holding US and Indian passports, something the Indian law doesn't allow.
Former Union minister and rebel DMK leader MK Alagiri flew in to Delhi on Thursday for a brief visit during which he met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and is said to have got in touch with some BJP leaders, leaving his parent party leaders perplexed.
HT has found that the transparency Act is slowly becoming ineffective due to pending appeals, non-action on erring information officers and attacks on RTI activists.
RLD leader Amar Singh was discharged by a Delhi court in the 2008 cash-for-vote sting operation case in November 2013. He is not on bail, as reported by Hindustan Times, but was absolved of the charges.
The cracks between the Shiv Sena and BJP in Maharashtra widened on Thursday when Uddhav Thackeray, despite attempts by Narendra Modi and Rajnath Singh to mollify him, brought up the trust deficit issue.
Former Infosys chief and head of the UID project Nandan Nilekani is ready to take on five-time MP Ananth Kumar. He fiercely defends Aadhar, sees AAP as a good signal and says he will win. Excerpts.
The BJP came under fresh attack from its ally Shiv Sena, which slammed it for creating a "trust deficit" by hobnobbing with Raj Thackeray-led MNS in the run-up to the polls.
The Delhi high court will pronounce its verdict Thursday on confirming the death sentence and appeals of four convicted in December 16 gang-rape case.
Putting up a brave face after a hard-hitting attack by its ally Shiv Sena, BJP today downplayed it as "friendly advice" and talked of "long- standing committment" between the two parties as Sena slammed it for creating a "trust deficit" by hobnobbing with Raj Thackeray.
The Delhi High Court upheld death penalty awarded by a trial court to four men convicted for Dec 16, 2012 brutal gangrape of a paramedic, saying their crime fell in the-rarest-of-the-rare category
Sahara chief Subrata Roy will be spending a quiet Holi in Tihar jail as the Supreme Court on Thursday rejected his bail plea, after his company failed yet again to submit a fresh proposal to refund around `20,000 crore to its investors.