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  • I cannot be Punjab CM, I am Delhi’s Chief Minister: Arvind Kejriwal

    A day after reports surfaced about him being in reckoning for the Punjab CM post, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal ruled himself out of the race for the top post in the state. “Whoever may be CM, I will ensure implementation of promises. What is wrong if Sisodia said that?[Read More…]

  • ‘Acche Din’ will come only when Congress returns to power: Rahul Gandhi

    Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday attacked the government and Prime Minister Narendra Modi while setting his eyes on the 2019 general elections. Rahul Gandhi said, “acche din will come when Congress comes to power again”. The Congress VP also targets the government over its move to demonetize high denomination[Read More…]

  • Assume Arvind Kejriwal is your CM: Sisodia at Mohali rally

    In a subtle hint that Kejriwal could be the CM pick in Punjab, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia during a rally in Mohali apparently made it clear that Punjab voters should assume that Arvind Kejriwal is their CM candidate. Sisodia told people gathered at the rally, “Vote as if[Read More…]

  • EC issues show cause notice to Sakshi Maharaj

    Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday issued a showcause notice to BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj for his controversial comments on population control. The election body sought a reply from the MP by 11 Jan. The move comes after the Sakshi Maharaj on Saturday blamed Muslims for a sharp rise in population[Read More…]

  • Modi babu responsible for 120 deaths over demonetisation: Mamata

    Lashing out at PM Modi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday held him responsible for over 120 deaths following demonetisation. “Modi babu, you are totally arrogant. You are responsible for 120+ deaths (of) demonetisation victims,” she tweeted. Modi babu, you are totally arrogant. You are responsible for 120+[Read More…]

  • Akhilesh will be the next CM, party stands united: Mulayam Singh Yadav

    Hours after softening his rift with Akhilesh, Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Monday said that the party was united and Akhilesh Yadav would be the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh after the elections. “For the benefit of the entire state, our party stands united. There is no question[Read More…]

  • Poll ready? Aam Aadmi Party collects Rs 1.3 crore at fundraiser event

    A day after Arvind Kejriwal said that his party doesn’t have funds to contest Punjab and Goa polls, it seems the Aam Aadmi Party has collected some money. According to a news report on the Hindustan Times, the Aam Aadmi Party raised Rs 1.13 crore at a dinner with city[Read More…]

  • Punjab Polls: Manmohan Singh releases Congress’s manifesto; 10 key promises

    Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday released the Congress party’s manifesto for the February 4 assembly polls in Punjab. The government’s move to scrap high denomination notes that caused a countrywide cash crunch will be an election issue in all five states, including Punjab, said Singh. Following the release[Read More…]

  • Party has no money to fight Punjab, Goa elections: Arvind Kejriwal

    Weeks ahead of assembly polls, Aam Aadmi Party convenor and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday claimed that his “honest” party does not have money to fight the upcoming assembly elections in Punjab and Goa. “We don’t have a single penny to contest Punjab and Goa polls. Our bank[Read More…]

  • PMO files: Sonia Gandhi ruled country through NAC during UPA rule?

    Government will soon publicize 710 files of the National Advisory Council (NAC) that provide thorough details of how NAC, created by Congress President Sonia Gandhi, influenced the UPA administration between 2004 and 2014. The files show how Gandhi ruled the country from the backdoors while Manmohan Singh remained a ‘dummy[Read More…]

  • Don’t vote on caste basis, says RSS

    RSS leader Krishna Gopal on Sunday appealed people to vote on the basis of candidate’s abilities and added that using caste as vote bank is not good for a democratic system. “Some people have personal and political vested interests and they use caste as their vote bank which I believe[Read More…]

  • MP Amar Singh gets Z-category central security cover again

    The Union Home Ministry has provided ‘Z’ category security cover of central paramilitary commandos to Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh owing to the threat perception amid allegations that Singh is behind the dispute within the Samajwadi Party. “Recent activities”, including backbiting in SP ahead of UP polls has been cited[Read More…]

  • Budget Session of Parliament to commence from January 31

    The 2017 Budget session of Parliament will begin from January 31, a day before the Union Budget is likely to be presented. President Pranab Mukherjee has summoned the Rajya Sabha to meet on January 31, an official notification said. A similar notification is also expected from the Lok Sabha secretariat.[Read More…]

  • Suspense over! Navjot Singh Sidhu to formally join Congress on Jan 9

    Ending speculations over his next party, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu will formally join the Congress on January 9, weeks before assembly polls in Punjab. Sidhu had resigned from the Bharatiya Janata Party on September 14 last year. Sidhu’s wife, Navjot Kaur Sidhu, an MLA from Amritsar East constituency, joined the[Read More…]

  • EC seeks Centre’s reply on opposition’s demand to postpone budget

    After opposition’s continuous demand to postpone the Budget session till the poll gets over, the Election Commission has sought a response from the government. Reportedly, the commission has written a letter to cabinet secretary Pradeep Kumar Sinha seeking response to the appeal by January 10. The Commission wants to know[Read More…]

  • Hindutva is spreading its wings in the Valley

    The Muslim Rashtriya Manch (MRM), an RSS associate, is organising a conference of Kashmiri students in Delhi on Saturday to make them a part “in nation building and bring them on the right path”. They want to inculcate the values of nationalism among Kashmiri youth in order to build a[Read More…]

  • Surgical strikes, demonetisation changed the way world looks at India: Amit Shah

    BJP president Amit Shah on Friday said that cross-border surgical strikes and demonetisation have changed the perception of the country about the party and that of other countries about India. “After the cowardly attacks in Uri, the country was expectantly looking at the BJP government at the Centre in the[Read More…]

  • Sasikala Natarajan, new unsolicited AIADMK chief unwelcome by the party

    AIADMK’s new party chief Sasikala Natarajan discouraged to contest from the seat which Amma represented. Workers of the party including women protested against P Vetrivel appeal to Ms Natarajan to fight from the seat Jayalalithaa represented. However, lawmaker Mr Vetrivel called the protests and blamed it on the opposition DMK.[Read More…]

  • Opposition to Election Commission: No Budget before polls

    Opposition parties led by the Congress approached the Election Commission on Thursday asking it to reschedule the budget date- just three days before the commencement of Assembly polls in five states. The Congress, Trinamool, Samajwadi party,  BSP, Janata Dal (United) and RJD argued that the NDA government might announce “populist[Read More…]

  • Bengal govt cancels Balochistan-Kashmir event; Tarek Fatah expresses displeasure

    Political commentator Tarek Fatah expresses displeasure over  West Bengal government decision to cancel an event at the Kolkata club in which he was scheduled to speak on the topic of Balochistan and its ‘freedom’ from Pakistan. Fatah went on social networking site Twitter to express his displeasure over the event. Tarek[Read More…]

  • Narendra Modi and Nitish Kumar’s live streamed admiration at Prakash Parv

    PM Narendra Modi and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar shared the same dais on Thursday at the function to celebrate Prakash Parv, the 350th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh. Surprisingly, the Prime Minister spent the first three minutes his speech praising the CM for the implementation of prohibition policies[Read More…]

  • President shouldn’t allow Union Budget till polls get over: Uddhav Thackeray

    Amidst speculation that the BJP and Shiv Sena may fight distinctly for BMC elections, Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday said President Pranab Mukherjee should prevent Modi government from presenting Union budget before elections to five states as he flagged off the Sena’s campaign for the Mumbai polls. Thackeray said he would[Read More…]

  • UP polls: BSP nominates 97 Muslim candidates, its highest ever

    Amidst ongoing clash between father-son duo of Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh, the rival team is all set to take on upcoming polls with BSP chief Mayawati announcing on Tuesday that her party will field 97 Muslim candidates, the highest ever in its history together with 113 candidates from upper[Read More…]

  • Mulayam and Akhilesh meet for over two hours, no truce yet

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister on Tuesday visited his father and Samajwadi Party Chief’s residence Mulayam Singh Yadav to settle down the issues ahead of UP Assembly polls.  Although, there is no official word from the party but the father and son were together for over two hours. Akhilesh reached Mulayam’s residence here[Read More…]

  • Unrest in Bengal after TMC MP’s arrest

    Trinamool Congress MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay was arrested on Tuesday by the CBI as a suspect in the Rose Valley chit fund scam case. This is the second arrest of a TMC leader in a week.  Another senior Trinamool MP Tapas Pal, accused in the same case, was sent to custody[Read More…]

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