End of poll road for Advani as Shah gets Gandhinagar ticket – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The BJP on Thursday replaced L K Advani with party chief Amit Shah as its candidate for Gandhinagar Lok Sabha seat, formally bringing curtains down on the career of the 91-year-old stalwart who played a crucial role in the transformation of the saffron outfit from a marginal player to a major political influence. […]

BJP poll panel meets to finalise names for Lok Sabha polls, but stops short of releasing list – Hindustan Times

The Bharatiya Janata Party’s central election committee met for the third time in last five days to pick its candidates for the April-May Lok Sabha elections, but stopped short of announcing their names. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP Chief Amit Shah, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj […]

Germany backs move to ban Masood Azhar – Times of India

NEW DELHI: After France froze assets of Jaish-e-Muhammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar, Germany has come forward in support of listing Azhar as an international terrorist. Talking to ANI, German embassy spokesperson Hans Christian Winkler confirmed, “There is a discussion going on in the European Union on the listing of Masood Azhar as a terrorist, Germany […]

Goa speaker Pramod Sawant succeeds Parrikar as CM – Times of India

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In Uttar Pradesh, A Divided Opposition May Be A Boon To BJP – NDTV News

New Delhi:  The capacity of the fractured opposition alliance to take on the BJP in Uttar Pradesh – the most-watched state – has been a key question in the coming national election. Most of the state’s 80 seats would witness a three-cornered contest, featuring the BJP, Congress and the Mayawati-Akhilesh Yadav combine. While all three […]