States and union territories of India

Taking about the controversy over 'Chapaak' movie after Deepika Padukone's visit to JNU, he said, "Everybody has right to express his or her view and can express solidarity with one group or another. So she also has this right and it is part of our democracy". (ANI)

Chidambaram said if the BJP says the NPR 2010 was correct, it should stick to the same form. "Don't go beyond the 15 fields. And announce that the NPR will not be done. Even yesterday the Home Minister refused to announce the NRC will not be done," he said.

The Citizenship (Amendment) Act grants citizenship to Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, Parsis, Buddhists and Christians fleeing religious persecution from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh and who came to India on or before December 31, 2014.

Anything can happen in cricket and politics. Sometimes you feel you are losing the match, but the result is exactly the opposite, says Nitin Gadkari

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appealed for calm ahead of the verdict as security has been beefed in Uttar Pradesh especially in Ayodhya.

"Uddhav Thackeray ji has said that we have other options too but we don't want to do the sin of accepting that alternative. Shiv Sena has always done politics of truth, we are not hungry for power," said Raut.

President Ram Nath Kovind also greeted citizens on the festival. He urged the people to bring happiness in the lives of needy by lighting the lamp of love, care and sharing.

By-polls in five assembly constituencies were conducted in Bihar on October 21 which saw Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) winning two seats and Janata Dal (United) and AIMIM winning one seat each on Thursday.

NCP chief Sharad Pawar had campaigned extensively in the state to boost the party's prospects. It will be the first time that Maharashtra will have the BJP chief minister for the second successive term in office.

the Union Home Minister also inaugurated a bridge and also laid the foundation stone of an office for Kalol APMC.