Politics

Tuesday, December 18, 2018Won't let Modi sleep till he waives farm loans: Rahul

New Delhi, Dec 18: Buoyed by the election victory in three Hindi heartland states, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said his party and other opposition parties will force Prime Minister Narendra Modi to waive the loans of farmers by not letting him sleep till then.

Accusing Modi of helping his corporate friends through demonentisation, he reiterated his demand for a joint parliament

 

Tuesday, December 18, 2018People’s Democratic Party continue losing Wickets in Kashmir toll 6

Baramulla, Dec 18 : Yet another joult to People’s Democratic Party, as after senior leaders now party workers showing disrespect to party and targeting PDP as failure on ground level.

In northern region of Kashmir PDP losing back to back party members as well as leaders, after recent resignation from senior PDP leader Raja Aijaz Ali now Zonal President of Baramulla Dilshad Malik confirmed his

 

Tuesday, December 18, 2018Revenue official held with graft money in Jammu

Jammu: A revenue official was arrested with graft money he demanded and accepted from the complainant in Domana area here on city outskirts.

Official sources said that Anti Corruption Bureau this afternoon raided the village Akalpur in Domana and nabbed the revenue official (Patwari) for allegedly taking bribe for documentation in a land case from the complaint.

They added that the Patwari

 

Tuesday, December 18, 2018Rafale Case: J&K BJP demands resignation of Rahul Gandhi

Jammu: The state unit of BJP demanded resignation of All India Congress Committee (AICC) President Rahul Gandhi.

“Mr Gandhi must resign from his post as what he told on Rafale Case was nothing but a bunch of lies and it has infact done PhD in telling lies,” BJP National Vice-President and Prabhari for Jammu and Kashmir state, Avinash Rai Khanna here told reporters.

He said that the Supreme

 

Sunday, December 16, 2018PM Modi lashes out at Cong for showing disregard to SC verdict on Rafale

New Delhi/Rae Bareli, Dec 16: Breaking his silence since the major row triggered by Congress on the Supreme Court verdict on Rafale, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday flayed the principal opposition party for seeking to raise questions on the credibility of the highest court of the land.
"Our government is accountable to thousands of families of soldiers in the country...not to one family o

 

Sunday, December 16, 2018Bhupesh Baghel to be new Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh

Raipur, Dec 16: Bhupesh Baghel has been chosen as the new Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh and the leader of Congress Legislative Party (CLP).
The Congress has come back to power in Chhattisgarh after 15 years.
Bhupesh was chosen at the CLP meeting held on Sunday in the presence of party’s central observer Mallikarjun Kharge and state in-charge PL Punia. The envelope sent by the party high comman

 

Sunday, December 16, 2018BJP, Congress skip Delhi Assembly silver jubilee celebration

New Delhi, Dec 16: The silver jubilee celebration of the Delhi Assembly on Saturday remained an all-AAP MLA event, with both Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress boycotting the event.

In his address at the function to mark the 25th anniversary of the Delhi Assembly's first sitting on December 14, 1993, Speaker Ram Niwas Goel hit out at the opposition parties in Delhi.

Slamming the BJP

 

Sunday, December 16, 2018Separatist Shutdown Paralyses Life In Kashmir Valley

Srinagar, Dec 16: A shutdown called by separatists on Sunday to protest the civilian killings a day before in Pulwama district, has paralysed life across the Kashmir Valley.

The shutdown has been called by the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) separatist conglomerate.

On Saturday, seven civilians were killed and over 35 others injured in clashes with the security forces which broke out in P

 

Sunday, December 16, 2018India expresses reservations at climate summit

Katowice (Poland), Dec 16: India has expressed its reservation over the lack of equity in the rules relating to global stock-take in the rulebook that implements the 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement.


"India wishes to express its strong reservation regarding the treatment of equity in the global stock-take decision," India's lead negotiator Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Saturday at the plena

 

Sunday, December 16, 2018PM, Def Minister pay homage to martyrs of 1971 war of Independence of Bangladesh

New Delhi, Dec 16: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid homage to the martyrs and lauded the role of the "brave soldiers" who displayed indomitable spirit and fought the war in 1971.


"Today on Vijay Diwas, we remember the indomitable spirit of the brave soldiers who fought in 1971," Prime Minister tweeted.

He wrote: "Their unwavering courage and patriotism ensured our country is s

 

Friday, December 14, 2018Rahul hints Rajasthan CM issue settled

New Delhi, Dec 14: In a sign that the leadership question in Rajasthan has been settled, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday posted his photograph with Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot, both contenders for the Chief Minister's post, as party sources hinted that Gehlot could be the party's choice for the top post.

The photograph of the smiling leaders had a caption "United Colours of Rajasth

 

Thursday, December 13, 2018Dozen SAD leaders announce to join in Congress in Punjab

Phagwara, Dec 13 : The congress party got more political strength in Phagwara when three dozen leaders of Village Harbanspur and Jagjitpur belonging to SAD on Thursday announced to join in the Congress.

Former Minister Joginder Singh Maan and Congress leader Satbir Singh Walia welcomed these leaders who expressed their confidence in the Shamsher Singh Congress party.

 

Thursday, December 13, 2018Election results setback for Modi, Shah: CPI-M

New Delhi, Dec 13: The results of Assembly elections in the Hindi heartland are a setback for the BJP, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah, the CPI-M has said, warning that the BJP may be tempted now to whip up more communal frenzy.

An editorial in the CPI-M journal "People's Democracy" also warned the Congress to immediately address the problems of agrarian distress and e

 

Thursday, December 13, 2018Lok Sabha adjourned for day after pandemonium

New Delhi, Dec 13 : The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day on Thursday after members from Opposition parties including the Congress, TDP and BJP's ally Shiv Sena continued with their sloganeering and no business could be transacted amid din.

Papers were laid and the Zero Hour started but ruckus continued and repeated pleas by Speaker Sumitra Mahajan went in vain.

Members of the Principal o

 

Thursday, December 13, 2018K Chandrashekar Rao takes oath as Telangana Chief Minister for 2nd time

Hyderabad: K Chandrashekar Rao was sworn in as the chief minister of Telangana on Thursday.

Rao, commonly known as KCR, was administered oath by Governor E S L Narasimhan at 1:25 pm on Thursday at Raj Bhavan in Hyderabad.

KCR was sworn in as the chief minister of the state for the second time after his party, Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), won 88 of 119 Assembly seats in the December 7 el

 

Wednesday, December 12, 2018RFID implanted mules at Vaishno Devi track: CEO

Jammu, Dec 12: The Shri Mata Vaishno Devi yatra will soon go green.
Abiding by the directions of the Supreme Court and the National Green Tribunal, Radio Frequency Identification implanted mules will soon be pressed into service on the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi, Simrandeep Singh, Chief Executive Officer said on Wednesday.
Pilgrims are pouring into the hallowed shrine in record numbers.
In a repor

 

Wednesday, December 12, 2018NS Jamwal To Replace Ram Awtar As New IG BSF (Jammu Frontier)

Jammu, Dec 12: Mr N S Jamwal will replace Ram Awtar as new IG BSF (Jammu Frontier) by December end, sources said.

Mr Jamwal is a highly decorated 1984 batch direct entry officer, who is a recipient President Police Medal for Distinguished Service (PPMDS) and Police Medal for Meritorious Service (PMMS).

He was the research fellow with Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses and served var

 

Wednesday, December 12, 2018Racing towards the finish line in MP: BJP 79, Cong 78, SP one

Bhopal, Dec 11: In an unprecedented political neck and neck race in Madhya Pradesh where counting of Assembly votes is still underway on Tuesday, the Congress emerged victorious in 78 constituencies thus far, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) 79 and Samajwadi Party one even as three seats went to independents.


The Congress is leading in 36 areas, BJP in 30, Bahujan Samaj Party in two and an i

 

Wednesday, December 12, 2018Cong does not have mandate in MP, says BJP's state unit chief Rakesh Singh

New Delhi/Bhopal, Dec 12: The mandate could be clear but a possible post-poll alliance
and manoeuvring could still shatter Congress dreams of capturing power in Madhya Pradesh.

"Pradesh mein Congress ka janadesh nahi hae (Congress did not get a mandate in Madhya Pradesh)," tweeted BJP's Madhya Pradesh unit chief Rakesh Singh signalling clearly that all is not over yet.
He also claimed that