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A file photo of Nitin Gadkari. (PTI)
BJP president J P Nadda termed the party's victory in the Thursday vote as historic.
BJP National President J.P. Nadda.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses the crowd during an election rally ahead of the Bihar Assembly Elections in Bhagalpur on Friday.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses the crowd during an election rally ahead of the Bihar Assembly Elections in Bhagalpur on Friday.

Bihar elections: Rahul Gandhi to address 2 poll meetings on 28 Oct

Senior state Congress leader Prem Chandra Mishra on Monday said that Gandhi will hold the meeting at Valmiki Nagar at 12 noon and the one at Kusheshwar Asthan at 2.30 pm

Pelosi said she believes Democrats would sweep if the election were today, but it's still a week out (REUTERS)
Pelosi said she believes Democrats would sweep if the election were today, but it's still a week out (REUTERS)

House already won? Pelosi thinks so, and reaches for more

  • Pelosi is on track to be a $1 billion fundraiser for her party — an eye-popping sum during nearly two decades in leadership
  • As she becomes an even more public presence for the party, Republicans run countless campaign ads against her

Peoples Democratic party (PDP) leader and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister, Mehbooba Mufti. (AP)
RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav.
BJP National President JP Nadda. (PTI)
Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut. (PTI)
Resident doctors - of Hindu Rao Hospital and Kasturba Hospital, both under the North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC), are also protesting over their pending salaries. (HT)
Resident doctors - of Hindu Rao Hospital and Kasturba Hospital, both under the North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC), are also protesting over their pending salaries. (HT)

Pending salaries: Senior doctors of NDMC hospitals on mass casual leave

  • R R Gautam, president of the Municipal Corporation Doctors' Association (MCDA) said, 'If our demands are not met, we will go on indefinite strike from tomorrow'
  • The MCDA on Saturday had threatened that its members from NDMC hospitals would go on a mass casual leave if their pending salaries of last three months, was not released

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar. (ANI)
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray

'Our Hindutva is not about clanging utensils,' says Uddhav in Dussehra speech

  • Maharashtra Chief Minister dares BJP to topple his 11-month-old government; says that BJP should pay more attention to country
  • 'Those crying for justice for Bihar's son are indulging in character assassination of Maharashtra's son,' says Uddhav Thackeray on allegations against Aaditya in Sushant Singh Rajput death case

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav.
BJP National President JP Nadda speaks during the foundation stone laying ceremony and inauguration of various district BJP offices of Rajasthan  (PTI)
BJP National President JP Nadda speaks during the foundation stone laying ceremony and inauguration of various district BJP offices of Rajasthan (PTI)

Unfortunate that Opposition has become directionless: Nadda

Terming the agrarian reform laws as revolutionary, he said Prime Minister Modi freed the farmers of restrictions

Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee (AFP)
Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut. (PTI)
FILE PHOTO: Judge Amy Coney Barrett responds to a question from Democratic vice presidential candidate Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) during the third day of her Senate confirmation hearing to the Supreme Court on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, U.S., October 14, 2020. Michael Reynolds/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo (REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: Judge Amy Coney Barrett responds to a question from Democratic vice presidential candidate Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) during the third day of her Senate confirmation hearing to the Supreme Court on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, U.S., October 14, 2020. Michael Reynolds/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo (REUTERS)

Barrett Supreme Court confirmation to edge closer with Sunday vote

  • Republicans are planning a preliminary vote on Sunday afternoon to end debate on the nomination
  • Barrett, nominated on September 26 to succeed Ginsburg, has criticized previous rulings upholding Obamacare

Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Chirag Paswan.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi  (ANI)
Sen. Lisa Murkowski declared her support Saturday during a rare weekend Senate session (REUTERS)
Sen. Lisa Murkowski declared her support Saturday during a rare weekend Senate session (REUTERS)

Murkowski's nod gives Barrett extra boost for Supreme Court

  • Barrett's nomination already appeared to have enough votes for confirmation from Senate Republicans
  • Democrats made several unsuccessful attempts to force the Senate to set aside the judicial fight Saturday

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