Politics

Chandrababu Naidu’s barb at KCR about PM Modi Meet says did You Brief him on Ferderal Front

December 27, 2018

NEW DELHI: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday took a sharp jibe at Telangana Rashtra Samithi chief K Chandrashekar Rao  over his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Referring to the meeting of the Chief Minister of Telangana with regional leaders for his proposed front, Mr. Naidu accused KCR of speaking in […]

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Forget bullet trains says Veteran BJP leader Laxmi Kanta Chawla

December 27, 2018

PUNJAB: Former Punjab minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran Laxmi Kanta Chawla outburst against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Railways Minister Piyush Goyal from a train delayed by several hours  and the inadequate facilities available for passengers. Chawla, a former Punjab minister who held the health portfolio and then the social welfare portfolio, was travelling […]

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Five Lok Sabha MPs resign after being elected as Lawmakers

December 27, 2018

NEW DELHI: Three MPs who were elected on the Bharatiya Janata Party’s ticket and two Congress parliamentarians have resigned from the lower house  after being elected legislators in their state Assemblies according to government notification. Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has accepted the resignation of the five parliamentarians. Two Congress leaders — Tamradhwaj Sahu and Raghu Sharma […]

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Trump declares end to US policeman in surprise Iraq visit

December 27, 2018

NEW DELHI: US President Donald Trump used a lightning visit to Iraq on Wednesday, his first with US troops in a conflict zone since being elected. The president spoke to a group of about 100 mostly special forces personnel and separately with military leaders before leaving a few hours later, an AFP correspondent said. A planned meeting […]

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2019 Lok Sabha elections: BJP appoints in-charges for 17 states

December 27, 2018

NEW DELHI: Putting in place his team for steering the BJP’s campaign in the Lok Sabha polls, BJP appoints in-charges for 17 states and Chandigarh for 2019 Lok Sabha elections to oversee preparations for the next parliamentary elections due in April-May next year. Highlighting the party’s importance to Uttar Pradesh, which sends 80 lawmakers to the […]

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Triple Talaq is expected to be passed by the Lok Sabha today

December 27, 2018

NEW DELHI: A reexamined bill to make moment Triple Talaq a culpable offense is expected to be passed by the Lok Sabha today. The legislature considered a law on it after the Supreme Court said in August last year that the traditional method of Muslim men immediately separating from their spouses by expressing “Talaq” thrice was “illegal” and […]

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BJP leader thrashes disabled for saying he'll support Akhilesh Yadav

December 26, 2018

LUCKNOW: A BJP leader in Uttar Pradesh Sambhal was caught assaulting a differently-abled man allegedly for criticizing the party’s rule in the state and abusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi while chanting slogans that he will support Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav and not the BJP. In the widely-circulated video, Mohammad Miya, a BJP leader in Sambhal, is seen […]

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Vanakam Puducherry’ is Modi’s Answer to Struggling Middle Class says Rahul Gandhi

December 26, 2018

NEW DELHI: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for ignoring a BJP worker’s question on the struggle of the middle class with the taxation policy during a recent video interaction with party workers from Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. Gandhi pointed to a December 19 interaction that saw Nirmal Kumar […]

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Who will remember me says Deve Gowda after being left out of Assam Bridge Launch

December 26, 2018

BENGALURU: Former Prime Minister and JDS chief HD Deve Gowda said that he was disappointment at not being invited for the inauguration of the country’s longest rail road bridge Bogibeel in Assam though he had laid the foundation stone of it. In 1997, the then Prime Minister Mr Gowda laid down the foundation stone for the project. […]

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Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel expands Cabinet inducts nine Ministers

December 25, 2018

RAIPUR: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Tuesday conducted the first expansion of his Cabinet. Two other Congress legislators TS Singh Deo and Tamradhwaj Sahu had taken oath as ministers on December 17.With this, the strength of the Baghel-led Cabinet has gone up to 12. Those sworn in on Tuesday included four-time MLA Mohammad Akbar, the […]

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