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Opposition parties ganged up against Modi: BJP  

BJP on Tuesday said while Prime Minister Narendra Modi is working to curb black money and corruption with his demonetisation exercise, rival parties have “ganged up” against him. Terming demonetisation as a ‘surgical strike’ on black money, BJP National Secretary Shrikant Sharma claimed that the general public is in the[Read More…]

Demonetisation is huge scam: Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday alleged demonetistaion of ₹500 and ₹1,000 is huge scam and  it should be roll back immediately. “Before the PM announced the move on Tuesday, the BJP and its friends had been alerted and they had already stashed their cash,” he said. He further[Read More…]

Implement OROP in a meaningful way: RaGa to NaMo

Taking a stand for the Indian Armed Forces, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to implement the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme in a meaningful way. The Congress scion pointed out that the government’s decision on the scheme[Read More…]

BJP may issue show cause notice to Varun Gandhi

Even though BJP MP Varun Gandhi dismissed allegations of being ‘honey trapped’ by US-based whistleblower Edmonds Allen, according to sources BJP is contemplating issuing a show cause notice to Varun Gandhi. The notice will demand explanations from Gandhi about the media reports on his honey trap and engagement the with arms dealer[Read More…]

A brief history of the defecting Bahuguna family

Congress leader Rita Bahuguna Joshi resigned from the Congress for the second time and her membership of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly on Thursday to join the BJP in the presence of party president Amit Shah. Interestingly, the Bahuguna clan already has a history of defection. Here’s a lowdown: Hemvati Nandan[Read More…]

Jaishankar’s remarks expose government’s ‘lie’ on strikes: Congress

Congress on Wednesday pointed out Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar’s statement that the Army had carried out “target specific, limited-calibre, counter-terrorist operations” across LoC in the past too, to “expose” the BJP and Modi government’s “lie” on the recent surgical strikes. Randeep Surjewala, party’s chief spokesperson said that Jaishanker would not[Read More…]

#UP2017: The entry of Ram in the battle arena

The much debated issue of Ram temple is back in the political arena of Uttar Pradesh. Minister Mahesh Sharma has planned a visit to Ayodhya to inspect the proposed site for setting up a Ramayana museum, and has drawn flak from a lot of political opponents. BSP supremo Mayawati criticised the[Read More…]

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Parrikar lying about surgical strikes: Congress slams Defence Minister

Congress on Wednesday responded sharply to Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar’s assertion that the party’s claims of carrying out surgical strikes were false. Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said by claiming that no surgical strikes have been carried out before, Parrkiar has insulted the armed forces. Surjewala accused Parrikar of misleading the public and undermining[Read More…]

Prasar Bharati CEO Jawahar Sircar resigns

CEO of Prasar Bharati Jawahar Sircar has submitted his resignation four months ahead of the end of his tenure. It is learnt that Sircar wishes to be relieved of his responsibilities by November 4. Sircar was appointed by the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government. Sircar had repeatedly accused the government of[Read More…]

No Cauvery water for irrigation: Karnataka Legislative Council says

The Karnataka Legislative Council on Friday unanimously passed a one-line resolution empowering the Chief Minister to limit the use of Cauvery water for drinking water supply, thus setting the stage for a constitutional confrontation with the Supreme Court. Limiting Cauvery water left in Karnataka dams only for drinking water translates[Read More…]

From chaiwala to PM: A look at Narendra Modi’s journey

In a nation that still has the Nehru-Gandhi hangover, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has left his own mark. While his dissenters are also more proactive than ever before, India has gotten a dynamic and vocal Prime Minister after a long time. From his frequent foreign tours and tailor-made suits carrying[Read More…]

BJP ruled states report highest number of crimes against SC, STs

According to National Crime Record Bureau’s annual data BJP-ruled states of Gujarat, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan have reported the highest rates of crimes against Scheduled Castes in 2015. Gujarat reported the highest crime rate against Dalits (163.3%, 6,655 cases), followed by Chhattisgarh (91.9%, 3,008 cases), Rajasthan (58.5%, 7,144 cases). Uttar Pradesh which is[Read More…]

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