05 May, 22:56 (IST)

External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar attended 'Intellectuals Meet' (Mission For Nation) along with Union Minister and BJP Lok Sabha candidate from Sambalpur, Dharmendra Pradhan in Odisha on Sunday, May 5.EAM S Jaishankar Attends Intellectuals Meet in Odisha

05 May, 21:57 (IST)

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami participated in a public meeting organized in favor of BJP candidate Harsh Malhotra from East Delhi in West Vinod Nagar, in Delhi’s Padpadganj on Sunday, May 5, 2024.Pushkar Singh Dhami Participates in Public Rally in Delhi


05 May, 19:52 (IST)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that he would not allow anyone to play with the Constitution, especially regarding reservations based on religion. "The Constitution does not allow reservation on the basis of religion but the INDIA bloc, as part of its appeasement policy, is planning to give the share of reservation of SC/ST, OBC to Muslims."

05 May, 18:58 (IST)

Congress spokesperson Supriya Shrinate highlighted key issues on Sunday and stressed the need for issue-based politics. Speaking in Gujarat’s Ahmedabad, Shrinate highlighted the Congress manifesto and said, "Our manifesto reflects the needs of our women, youth, farmers, and soldiers. It's a revolutionary manifesto. Where are the jobs for our youth? Simply suggesting selling pakodas is not enough, especially considering the rising oil and gas prices." She also said that Congress' manifesto promises youth real jobs and apprenticeship opportunities.

05 May, 17:23 (IST)

BJP national president JP Nadda released the party's manifesto for the Odisha Assembly Elections 2024 today, May 5. The Assembly elections, or Vidhan Sabha polls in Odisha, will be held in four phases from May 13 to June 1, along with the Lok Sabha elections.

05 May, 15:40 (IST)

Congress leader and candidate from Solapur Lok Sabha seat Praniti Shinde attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday, May 5. She said that the saffron party has identified that people's support is not with them anymore. "We can witness anti-incumbency and aggression in people towards them. People have blessed me based on my work. In a democracy, the elections should be conducted only on the basis of work. I will keep fighting to protect the constitution of India," she said.Watch Video:

05 May, 14:10 (IST)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will likely address two election rallies in West Bengal over the weekend. According to sources, the first rally will be on May 11 in Howrah district in support of the twin party candidates from the district, Rathin Chakraborty from Howrah and Arun Uday Pal Chaudhury from Uluberia. The second rally will be at Singur in Hooghly district on May 12 in support of the three candidates from the district.

05 May, 12:52 (IST)

The Tamil Nadu School Education Department announced today, May 5, that the Class 12 Board examination results will be announced on Monday, May 6. In an official statement, the department said that it had made all necessary arrangements to declare the results.

05 May, 11:49 (IST)

J&K Bank has announced its highest-ever annual profit of Rs 1,767 crore for the fiscal year 2023-24, marking a significant 48 per cent increase from the previous year. The bank also saw a notable 10 per cent rise in total income, reaching Rs 6,029.17 crore.J&K Bank Achieves 48% Surge in Net Profit

05 May, 10:26 (IST)

The Congress party has lodged a formal complaint against BJP national president JP Nadda, along with BJP social media in-charge Amit Malviya and BJP state president BY Vijayendra, alleging intimidation of SC/ST voters in Karnataka. The complaint stems from a video posted by BJP Karnataka on social media, which Congress contends aims to dissuade SC/ST voters from supporting a specific candidate, potentially inciting enmity and violating the model code of conduct. The animated video reportedly depicts Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah in a manner that portrays the party as biased towards a particular religion and suppressive towards SC/ST and OBC communities.Congress Accuses BJP of Spreading Hatred 

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Mumbai, May 5: In Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch area on Saturday, May 4, militants opened fire on an Indian Air Force (IAF) convoy, resulting in one fatality and four injuries, according to officials. The incident happened in Surankote's Sanai village. One of the injured soldiers passed away after being admitted to the Command Hospital in Udhampur. According to authorities, a cordon and search operation were initiated by the local Rashtriya Rifles unit at the incident site. According to the IAF, the Army and police were working together to take out the terrorists responsible for the attack.

HD Revanna, the Karnataka JD(S) MLA, has been arrested by the Special Investigation Team (SIT). The team is investigating claims that a woman has been abducted by him and is also looking into charges of rape against his son Prajwal Revanna related to the obscene films case. The Karnataka Police have located the mother whose son reported HD Revanna and his assistant Satish kidnapped her. Prajwal Revanna, the son of the MLA, is charged with sexual assault.

Days after resigning from his position as Delhi Congress Chief, Arvinder Singh Lovely has joined the BJP. Prior to this, he had declared he would not join BJP. However, his action had already aroused rumours that he might defect to the BJP. Lovely refuted claims that he left the Congress due to dissatisfaction with ticket allocation. Lovely had also brought up the imprisonment of several Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) ministers in relation to corruption charges in a letter to Congress chairman Mallikarjun Kharge.

Just a few days before the Lok Sabha election polling for the third phase, the Congress lost its third candidate today. Due to financial difficulties, the party's nominee, Sucharita Mohanty, withdrew. The politician who was once a journalist claimed that Ajoy Kumar, the leader of the Odisha Congress, had asked her to fight with her own money.  "It is clear that only a fund crunch is holding us back from a winning campaign in Puri. I regret that without party funding, it won't be possible to carry out the campaign in Puri. I, therefore, return the INC ticket for the Puri Parliamentary Constituency herewith", Puri wrote in a letter to Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge.

Rio Grande do Sul, in southern Brazil, has been severely affected by heavy rains. At least 39 people have died as a result of the storm so far, and 68 more are still missing, according to local officials on Friday. The storms in Rio Grande do Sul, which borders Uruguay and Argentina, damaged almost half of the state's 497 cities, displacing at least 24,000 people, according to the civil defence administration of the state.