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Religious parties stand with proscribed TLP in countrywide strike

By Hamza AmeerIslamabad, April 19 | Prominent religious political parties along with many religious organisations have decided to side with the freshly proscribed religious...

Religious, political parties misused Islam to damage Pakistan: Imran

By HAMZA AMEERIslamabad, April 19 | Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has lashed out at political and religious parties in the country for misusing...

Most political parties favour weekend curfew in Bihar

Patna, April 17 | A majority of political parties in Bihar are in favour of a weekend curfew of 62 hours between Friday evening...

Meghalaya parties resume stir to keep state out of CAA purview

Shillong, April 16 | An apex body of over 17 organisations, which have been agitating to implement the Inner Line Permit...

‘Parties happily married’: SC quashes FIR in rape case

New Delhi, April 15 | Noting that the parties involved resolved their differences and eventually got married, the Supreme Court quashed an FIR lodged...

Parties depute agents for 24-hour vigil of strongrooms in TN

Chennai, April 13 | With the elections over on April 6 and the long wait to continue till the declaration of results on May...

Nepal’s opposition parties begin talks to unseat PM Oli

Kathmandu, April 9 | Nepal's primary opposition party, the Nepali Congress has begun talks with the Nepal Communist Party-Maoist Centre and the Janata Samajbadi...

41 parties put up candidates for Assam polls, 5 more than...

By Sujit ChakrabortyGuwahati, April 8 | In all, 41 political parties, including seven national parties, put up candidates in the recently concluded three-phase...

TN political parties in calculation mode a day after polling

Chennai, April 7 | Political parties of Tamil Nadu, especially the Dravidian majors are in calculation mode with permutations and combinations on the poll...

Stakes high for big political parties as 3rd phase of polling...

New Delhi, April 6 | Voting for the crucial third phase of Assembly polls in Assam and West Bengal, and the single phase elections...

Parties to Iranian n-deal to convene in Vienna

Brussels, April 3 | The parties to the Iran nuclear deal will convene in Vienna next week to discuss the possibility of lifting sanctions...

UP Panchayat polls a litmus test for parties

Lucknow, April 2 | The upcoming Panchayat elections in Uttar Pradesh that are now less than a fortnight away, are proving to be a...

National parties have less role to play in TN politics

Chennai, March 31 | When Congress leader M. Bhakthavalsalam demitted the office of the Chief Minister on March 6,1967, little did the people of...

Candidates of major parties file nominations in Nagarjuna Sagar

Hyderabad, March 30 | Candidates of major political parties on Tuesday filed their nominations for April 17 by-election to Nagarjuna Sagar Assembly seat.Ruling...

Parties in Bengaluru flats banned as Covid cases surge

Bengaluru, March 29 | Concerned over surging Covid cases, the Karnataka government on Monday banned parties and celebrations in flats in the city to...

AASU asks parties to clarify stand on CAA in poll-bound Assam

Guwahati, March 16 | As the hectic campaigning for the three-phase assembly elections in Assam gains momentum, the All Assam Students Union (AASU), an...

Cong-led ‘Mahajot’ in Assam now has 10 parties

Guwahati, March 14 | Weeks before the Assam assembly polls kick off on March 27, the Congress got a shot in the arm as...

EC asks parties, candidates to adhere to security protocols

New Delhi, March 14 | Considering the recent accident leading to injuries to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the Election Commission on Sunday...

As TN parties mull doles, SC & EC views on fair...

Chennai, March 12 | Doles and freebies are expected to figure in the manifestoes of two major political parties in Tamil Nadu with the...

Telangana parties making last bid attempt to woo graduates in MLC...

Hyderabad, March 11 | With the campaigning for elections to two seats of the Telangana Legislative Council ending Friday, all the contestants were...

Rise above regions, parties to save steel plant: Chiranjeevi

Hyderabad/Visakhapatnam, March 11 | Telugu film industry superstar Chiranjeevi voiced support for Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP) and called on people to rise...

Karnataka bans late-night parties to curb Covid surge

Bengaluru, March 10 | The Karnataka government has banned all late-night parties at star hotels and restaurants in this tech city and across the...

Anupam Kher parties with children on his birthday

Mumbai, March 7 | Bollywood actor Anupam Kher began his 66th birthday in style by having a breakfast party with children around his neighbourhood,...

Parties again swing into poll mode for Bihar panchayat elections

Patna, March 6 | After completion of Bihar assembly elections a few months ago, political parties in the state have swung into poll mode...

Parties in Assam welcome poll schedule, says ready to face voters

Guwahati, Feb 26 | All major parties, both ruling and opposition, in Assam on Friday welcomed the announcement of the schedule of the election...

Kerala political parties get ready as Assembly polls set to be...

Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 23 | With the 2021 Kerala Assembly polls all set to be announced and likely to be held in April/May, the three...

Inter-faith marriages: SC allows HP, MP to be made parties in...

New Delhi, Feb 17 | The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed an NGO to make Himachal Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh as parties in a...

‘Iran ready to re-embrace nuke commitments if other parties do’

Tehran, Feb 11 | Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said that the Islamic Republic will re-embrace its nuclear commitments if the other parties do...

Regional parties may play big role in Assam polls

By Sujit ChakrabortyGuwahati, Feb 4 | In the run-up to the Assam Assembly elections, the state's regional parties are consolidating themselves to ensure multi-cornered...

SAD, Shiv Sena among key parties in LS to take on...

By Rajnish SinghNew Delhi, Feb 2 | Farmers' ire reverberated in the Lok Sabha during the third sitting of the Budget Session on Tuesday,...

Unicef reminds parties to conflict in Syria of obligations to protect...

Damascus, Feb 1 | The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) has reminded all parties to the conflict in the war-torn Syria of their obligations to...

Suhana Khan parties with BFFs Ananya Panday, Shanaya Kapoor, Navya Naveli...

Mumbai, Jan 28 | Suhana Khan, daughter of superstar Shah Rukh Khan, on Thursday shared a string of pictures from a night out...

What’s stopping Billie Eilish from going to wild parties

Los Angeles, Jan 27 | Singer Billie Eilish says she hasnt had the opportunity to go to wild parties because of her fame. The...

Libyan parties agree to hold constitutional referendum

Tripoli, Jan 21 | The Constitutional Committee comprising Libya's eastern-based House of Representatives and the Tripoli-based High Council of State have agreed to hold...

Plea seeks internal democracy in parties, Delhi HC directs EC to...

New Delhi, Jan 12 | The Delhi High Court on Tuesday directed the Election Commission to decide on the representation made in a petition...

Akali Dal to meet like-minded parties to bolster federalism

Chandigarh, Jan 7 | The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Thursday said it has decided to create a joint strategy along with like-minded parties...

Maha parties demand free Covid vax for poor

Mumbai, Jan 5 | A year before polls to major civic bodies in the state, major political parties in Maharashtra have demanded free Covid-19...

58 illegal New Year parties busted in London

London, Jan 4 | Around 217 people were issued with fixed penalty fines after police officers busted 58 unlicensed music events and parties in...

Apple removes app that promoted private parties during Covid

New Delhi, Dec 30 | Apple has taken down an iPhone app called Vybe Together that promoted private parties during the Covid-19 pandemic.However, the...

Public New Year eve revelry, parties banned in Bengaluru

Bengaluru, Dec 28 | The Karnataka government on Monday banned New Year eve revelry and parties on December 31 night and early January 1...

UN welcomes prisoner swap between Libyan parties

Tripoli, Dec 26 | The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Saturday welcomed the exchange of prisoners between rival parties in the war-torn...

Office parties, chai stalls: Survey shows what people miss about workplace

By Siddhi JainNew Delhi, Dec 25 (IANSlife) With work-from-home taking over most of our lives in 2020, do people miss going to their workplaces?A...

Defeat of Kamal, Rajini in 2021 polls will dissuade Tamil movie...

Chennai, Dec 23 | Naam Tamilar Katchi leader Seeman on Wednesday demanded that actor-turned-politicians Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth pronounce their stand on Sri Lankan...

Rajbhar quietly stitching alliances with smaller parties (IANS Special)

Lucknow, Dec 22 | Away from the media spotlight that is currently focused on the ongoing farmers' agitation on the Delhi borders, Suheldev Bharatiya...

Political parties must help people not promote any ideology: Kumaraswamy

Bengaluru, Dec 17 | Sending a strong signal to his voters that his party is aligning with the politically diametrically opposite BJP camp,...

USFK regrets no-mask dance parties amid Covid-19 resurgence

Seoul, Dec 10 | The US Forces Korea (USFK) has expressed regret over no-mask dance parties held in the American military bases in South...

CT Ravi slams Congress, Left parties over farmers’ issues

Bengaluru, Dec 9 | Launching a blistering attack on the opposition Congress, Communist parties and farmers' unions in Karnataka, BJP national general secretary in-charge...

Punjab farmer stir not politically influenced, but parties eye vote bank

By Vishal GulatiChandigarh, Dec 8 | The farmer agitation in Punjab is not politically influenced rather it has forced the political parties to board...

Supporting Bharat Bandh shows hypocrisy of political parties, say top ministers

New Delhi, Dec 8 | Despite the continuation of talks with the central government, the call for a Bharat Bandh appears to be a...

Cong, Left parties participate in Bharat Bandh in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Dec 8 | Hundreds of Left and Congress activists in Odisha on Tuesday participated in the 'Bharat Bandh' called by the farmers against...

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Hyundai Motor to phase out Kona EVs in domestic market

Seoul, April 21 | Hyundai Motor has stopped the production of the Kona Electric for the domestic market in a move to phase...