Congress giving tough fight to BJP in early trends

Congress giving tough fight to BJP in early trends

New Delhi : As the counting of votes for the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assembly elections began, the early trends show the Congress party giving tough fight to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in both the states. At the time of reporting, the BJP was leading on 48 seats while Congress on 40 in Gujarat.In Himachal Pradesh, the trends seemed to follow the same […]

Rahul Gandhi attacks PM,accuses BJP of spreading hatred

Rahul Gandhi attacks PM,accuses BJP of spreading hatred

New Delhi; Soon after taking charge as the Congress president, Rahul Gandhi today launched a frontal attack on the BJP, accusing it of spreading hatred and alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was taking India back to medieval times.Gandhi said the BJP is “fighting for itself”, while the Congress is “fighting for everyone” in the country. […]

Deadline for linking of Aadhaar with various services extended

Deadline for linking of Aadhaar with various services extended

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today extended till March 31 next year the deadline for mandatory linking of Aadhaar with various services and welfare schemes.A five-judge Constitution Bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, in an interim order, also modified its earlier order with regard to linking of Aadhaar with mobile services and said the deadline […]

PM commissions submarine Kalvari

PM commissions submarine Kalvari

  Mumbai; Prime Minister Narendra Modi today commissioned the first of the six Scorpene-class submarine Kalvari into the Indian Navy and said its induction was a big step in the country’s defence preparedness.Modi boarded the submarine and unveiled its plaque, after meeting veterans of the first Kalvari who were present at the ceremony. “Kalvari is an […]

Hope no Kejriwal will emerge from my movement again: Anna

Hope no Kejriwal will emerge from my movement again: Anna

 Social activist Anna Hazare has said he hoped that no Arvind Kejriwal emerged from his movement again.Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo Kejriwal had taken part in Hazare’s anti-corruption movement in 2011. Subsequently, he had parted ways with the social activist and launched his own political outfit. “I hope no Kejriwal comes […]

Rahul slams PM Modi for attacking Manmohan Singh

Rahul slams PM Modi for attacking Manmohan Singh

Ahmedabad; Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s comments against his predecessor Manmohan Singh over a dinner meeting with Pakistani diplomats were unacceptable, Congress president-elect Rahul Gandhi said here today. The prime minister had insinuated that Manmohan Singh was colluding with Pakistan in the Gujarat polls. The former premier responded by saying Modi was setting a “dangerous precedent” and […]

A survey and several denials

A survey and several denials

New Delhi : The Gujarat Assembly polls have led to a different kind of politics in the state, and elsewhere, wherein the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress are leaving no stone unturned in proving to each other that they hold the supremacy in the state, and outside. To this end, one Rohan Gupta, apparently […]

68 pc voting in phase-1 of Gujarat polls: EC

68 pc voting in phase-1 of Gujarat polls: EC

New Delhi;Sixtyeight per cent polling was recorded in the first phase of Gujarat polls, Senior Deputy Election Commissioner Unmesh Sinha said today. Eightynine seats out of the total of 182 Assembly constituencies went to polls in the first phase with prominent candidates like Chief Minister Vijay Rupani (Rajkot West), Congress’ Shaktisinh Gohil (Mandvi) and Paresh […]

Gujarat election 2017: Arun Jaitley tears into ‘myths’ of Congress’s poll plank in latest social media post

Gujarat election 2017: Arun Jaitley tears into ‘myths’ of Congress’s poll plank in latest social media post

NEW DELHI: Even as Gujarat voted in the first phase of the 2107 Assembly elections, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley tore into the Conrgess’s campaign in the state. In a lengthy social media post, Jaitley critiqued what he called the ‘myths’ underlying the poll strategy of the grand old party. “The two important limbs of […]

PM Narendra Modi wishes Sonia Gandhi on her birthday, prays for her long life, good health

PM Narendra Modi wishes Sonia Gandhi on her birthday, prays for her long life, good health

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday took to Twitter to wish Congress President Sonia Gandhi on her 71st birthday. NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday took to Twitter to wish Congress President Sonia Gandhi on her 71st birthday. Greeting Sonia the Prime Minister prayed for her long life and good health. “Birthday greetings […]

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