UTTARAKHAND ROW: REBELS’ STING CLAIMS CM ‘HORSE-TRADING’, RAWAT REJECTS CHARGE

UTTARAKHAND ROW: REBELS’ STING CLAIMS CM ‘HORSE-TRADING’, RAWAT REJECTS CHARGE

Congress’ rebel legislators in Uttarakhand on Saturday released a sting video of Chief Minister Harish Rawat which, they alleged, showed him indulging in horse-trading to save his government, prompting BJP to meet President Pranab Mukherjee to seek his intervention for his dismissal. The sting showed the chief minister, allegedly offering money to legislators to vote […]

BJP, RSS TRYING TO COMMUNALISE DOCTOR’S MURDER: KEJRIWAL

BJP, RSS TRYING TO COMMUNALISE DOCTOR’S MURDER: KEJRIWAL

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its ideological mentor Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) of stoking communal passions over the murder of doctor Pankaj Narang. Calling it “shameful and disgusting”, the Delhi chief minister said that people want peace, not hatred. “Utterly shameful n disgusting dat BJP/RSS tryng […]

JAITLEY OPENS COFFERS FOR RURAL INDIA, UNVEILS ANOTHER TAX AMNESTY

JAITLEY OPENS COFFERS FOR RURAL INDIA, UNVEILS ANOTHER TAX AMNESTY

New Delhi, Focusing on rural economy and infrastructure with minor rebate for small taxpayers but amnesty for defaulters, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday unveiled a Rs.19.78 lakh crore ($300 billion) budget for 2016-17, earmarking more money for health, literacy and roads. The focus on rural economy and the promise to double the income of […]

Donald Trump wins South Carolina

Donald Trump wins South Carolina

New York, Republican front-runner Donald Trump late on Saturday won the South Carolina Republican primary. The victory is seen as a tremendous show of strength in the heart of the Deep South that validates his status as the GOP’s national front-runner, CNN reported. Trump’s win, following his victory in New Hampshire earlier this month and […]

BJP, MODI SHOULD EXPLAIN ANTI-NATIONAL’S DEFINITION: BIHAR CM

BJP, MODI SHOULD EXPLAIN ANTI-NATIONAL’S DEFINITION: BIHAR CM

Patna, Amid a political furore over JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar’s arrest, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday asked the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi to explain their definition of ‘desh-drohi’ (anti-national). “One week has passed (since Kanhaiya’s arrest) but government agencies concerned have failed to come out with evidence against Kanhaiya. Is it […]

DON’T DUB JNU A TERRORIST HUB, KEJRIWAL TELLS MODI

DON’T DUB JNU A TERRORIST HUB, KEJRIWAL TELLS MODI

New Delhi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi not to use ‘nationalism’ to create a ‘fear psychosis’, and said it was wrong to dub JNU as “a terrorist centre”. In a letter to Modi, Kejriwal urged the prime minister to act against “lumpen and anarchist elements” like Delhi BJP […]

PROVE DAWOOD-MODI MEETING OR SACK AZAM: BJP TO AKHILESH

PROVE DAWOOD-MODI MEETING OR SACK AZAM: BJP TO AKHILESH

Lucknow, The BJP on Tuesday demanded that Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav sack his minister Azam Khan for his “baseless allegations” that Prime Minister Narendra Modi met underworld don Dawood Ibrahim in Pakistan. Azam Khan, the state parliamentary affairs minister, has alleged that during his brief stopover in Pakistan in December last year, Modi […]

KOIRALA WAS MAN OF SIMPLE LIVING, HIGH THINKING: SUSHMA

KOIRALA WAS MAN OF SIMPLE LIVING, HIGH THINKING: SUSHMA

Kathmandu, Nepal’s former prime minister Sushil Koirala, who died on Tuesday, epitomised the adage “simple living, high thinking”, visiting Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said. Koirala, president of the Nepali Congress, died in the early hours of Tuesday at his Maharajgunj residence in Kathmandu. Sushma Swaraj signed a condolence message on behalf of the […]

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