Maharashtra’s next government will be led by the Shiv Sena and the common minimum programme (CMP) being worked out along with the Congress and the NCP ahead of its formation will be in the “state’s interest”, said party spokesman Sanjay Raut on Friday. The Uddhav Thackeray-led saffron party will leadContinue Reading

In a tragic incident, four engineering students who were allegedly sitting on the tracks and consuming alcohol were run over by a train in Coimbatore on Wednesday late night. The incident happened on the Rowthar Palam rail over-bridge near Sulur in Coimbatore when the Chennai–Alappuzha express was passing by. AlcoholContinue Reading

The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the disqualification of 17 Congress-JD(S) MLAs in Karnataka on orders of the Speaker but allowed them to contest the December 5 bypolls. The court struck down the portion of the Speaker’s order by which the legislators were disqualified till the end of the 15thContinue Reading

The Governor of Maharashtra Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Tuesday submitted a report to President recommending President’s rule in the state. “Governor of Maharashtra Bhagat Singh Koshyari having been satisfied that as Govt of Maharashtra cannot be carried on in accordance with the Constitution, has today submitted a report as contemplatedContinue Reading

Rajinikanth, who is planning on starting a political party of his own, said that there is a need for effective governance in Tamil Nadu while interacting with media yesterday.This comment seems to have angered the ruling party, AIADMK. Incidentally, the chief minister of Tamil Nadu, K Palaniswami gave a strongContinue Reading