The Centre is gearing up to hold the Jammu and Kashmir assembly polls along with the general elections slated for April-May, officials familiar with the development said.

UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi Saturday wished the opposition rally all the success and said the upcoming Lok Sabha polls will be an election to restore the nation’s faith in democracy and fight the “arrogant and divisive” Narendra Modi government.

Can government agencies including the Enforcement Directorate (ED) confiscate former liquor baron Vijay Mallya’s properties, is the question doing rounds ever since the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court declared him a fugitive economic offender.

On a day when many opposition parties came together on a common platform in Kolkata, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hit out at their proposed 'mahagathbandhan' or grand alliance, saying it is a combination of those who are angry at his stringent action against corruption as they have been stopped from looting public money

Lalu Yadav's daughter and Rashtriya Janta Dal (RJD) leader Misa Bharti stirred controversy after her statement at a public rally on Wednesday in Patna. Ms Bharti said that she "felt like chopping off" RJD loyalist-turned-rebel, Ram Kripal Yadav's hands after he joined the BJP in 2014. Ram Kripal Yadav is a union minister now in the Narendra Modi-led government.

Kashmir valley received heavy snowfall on Saturday, with the weather office forecasting that the valley will continue to receive heavy snowfall for the next three days.

The Patiala House Court in New Delhi on Saturday reserved its order on the bail plea of former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav in the India Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) scam case.

Dismissing a news report of price escalation in the Rafale deal, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Friday said it was based on "fudged arithmetic".

Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora on Friday lamented that Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) were being treated like a "football" by parties suffering electoral losses, and said the voting equipment was foolproof as far as fears of manipulation were concerned.

One person died and nine were trapped under snow after an avalanche in Ladakh’s Khardung La pass on Friday morning. Rescue operations are underway and sources say some vehicles are also trapped.

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