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  • Media conspiring to finish off Aam Aadmi Party, claims Kejriwal 2 hours 20 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Taking on a tough stand against the media, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday claimed that there is a "conspiracy to finish off the Aam Aadmi Party" among a "very large" section of the media. He even went ahead demanding a "public trial" of the media. Kejriwal...
  • Rahul Gandhi likely to protest with home buyers against Real Estate Bill at Jantar Mantar today 3 hours 3 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Keeping up his combative stance on new Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill proposed by the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance government, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is likely to protest with home buyers at Jantar Mantar in the national capital on Monday. Earlier, he met organisations...
  • After fighting for farmers, Rahul Gandhi battles for middle class Yesterday

    Rahul Gandhi on Saturday wooed the middle class by meeting organisations representing home-buyers to discuss concerns about a new real estate bill proposed by the NDA government. Congress has called the bill as anti-consumers. ...
  • Real estate bill: BJP hits back at Rahul Gandhi Yesterday

    New Delhi: BJP on Saturday hit back at Rahul Gandhi for attacking the government over the real estate bill, saying politics is a serious matter and and cannot be done through "rent a cause" or "tokenism". Accusing Rahul of raising an issue and then "vanishing", BJP asked...
  • Caught on camera: BJP MLA attacks police constable at a function in Hyderabad; FIR registered Yesterday

    Hyderabad: Another case of politicians abusing their position and power has come to light when BJP MLA from Hyderabad T Raja Singh was caught on camera attacking a police constable. T Raja Singh attacked and threatened him with dire consequences at a function on Friday night. The incident too place after...
  • Former NDA minister Arun Shourie flays Modi regime, calls economic policies directionless Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday tried to play down the scathing criticism directed by former National Democratic Alliance minister Arun Shourie against the Narendra Modi government. Shourie had soundly criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley calling their economic policies directionless. He accused them...
  • Congress demands Nitin Gadkari's resignation, probe into CAG findings 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress on Friday demanded that Union Minister Nitin Gadkari step down till a judicial probe goes into alleged financial wrongdoings highlighted by CAG in connection with Purti, saying the company was founded by him and his family had "close links" with it. Party spokesman Abhishek...
  • Sakshi Maharaj kicks up another row, calls Rahul Gandhi 'mad' 2 days ago

    Etah: Controversy prone BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj on Friday kicked up another row when he called Rahul Gandhi "mad" while trying to ridicule the Congress Vice President's attempts to reach out to distressed farmers in the recent days. Maharaj also compared Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Lord Krishna, saying like Krishna...
  • BJP launches mass-contact drive in Kashmir Valley 2 days ago

    Srinagar: In its attempt to make inroads in Kashmir Valley, BJP in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday launched a week-long mass-contact programme from Anantnag district, for the first time since joining the PDP-led government. To connect with the people and grass-root level workers, 'Maha Sampark' programme was launched on Friday...
  • Kashmiri Pandits, Muslims, Sikhs all part of J&K's demography: Central government 2 days ago

    Slamming Pakistan for criticising the idea to resettle Kashmiri Pandits and other religious minorities in colonies in Jammu and Kashmir, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said that Pakistan should not interfere in India's internal matters. In a forceful assertion, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the Kashmiri Pandits along with Muslims...
  • BJP government in Rajasthan is 'anti-dalits': Sachin Pilot 3 days ago

    Jaipur: Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Thursday accused the BJP government in Rajasthan of being "anti-dalits" and claimed that there was a spurt in crimes against the community under the present rule. "Crimes against dalits have increased in the state during the last one-and-a-half years. There is no rule of law...
  • BJP world's largest party with over 10 crore members: Amit Shah 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah on Thursday said the BJP was now the world's largest political party with 10 crore new members. "I take both pride and pleasure in informing that BJP has become the world's largest political party. We had kept a target of crossing the 10-crore...
  • Amit Shah ticks off Haryana minister on farmer suicide remarks 3 days ago

    New Delhi: BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday disapproved of the controversial remarks of Haryana Agriculture Minister OP Dhankar who had said farmers who commit suicide were "cowards" and asked party leaders to refrain from making such comments. "I don't agree with the remarks at all. I...
  • NDA only offering lip service, not doing enough for farmers: Kamal Nath 3 days ago

    Senior Congress MP Kamal Nath hit out at the National Democratic Alliance government for not doing enough for the farmers. "The NDA government has nothing substantial to offer to farmers. The government only offers lip service and knows nothing else." ...
  • Bandh affects life partially in West Bengal 3 days ago

    Kolkata: Normal life was partially affected in West Bengal on Thursday following a state-wide 12-hour general strike called by Left Parties and trade unions, with the Bharatiya Janata Party also calling a 10-hour bandh to protest against alleged violence by ruling Trinamool Congress in the recent civic polls. Train services on...
  • No 'love' lost between Venkaiah Naidu and KC Tyagi in Rajya Sabha 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu and Rajya MP KC Tyagi on Wednesday shared some lighter moments in Rajya Sabha amid a reference to parting of ways by Bharatiya Janata Party and Janata Dal United in 2013. The two parties have separated breaking their 17-year-old relationship then as Bihar...
  • Jyotiraditya Scindia accuses Modi government of abandoning the Indian farmer 4 days ago

    Senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia defended Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's farmer diatribe, accusing the Narendra Modi government of abandoning the Indian farmer. ...
  • Are all parties guilty of politicising crop loss and farmer issues? 4 days ago

    On a day when our politicians continued personal attacks in the name of farmers 4 farmers died in UP, one suicide in Shamli, 3 died of cardiac arrest in Muzaffarnagar. "Are the farmers of India being used, is their plight being exploited for political gain?" asked senior BJP leader Sudhanshu...
  • BJP graph steadily declining: Sharad Pawar 4 days ago

    Mumbai: NCP President Sharad Pawar on Wednesday said BJP's graph has drastically dipped in the last ten months since the time it strode to power promising "achhe din" and hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for targeting political opponents back home, on foreign soil. Addressing the extended working committee of...
  • Only meant to say farmers are fighters not cowards, clarifies Haryana minister 4 days ago

    Chandigarh: Under fire for making an insensitive comment on farmers suicide, Haryana Agriculture Minister OP Dhankar was forced to clarify his remarks. Claiming that he was quoted out of context, he has said that he never meant what he said. "All that I meant was that people of Haryana are...
  • Congress, BJP MPs in a war of words over adjournment notices 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress and ruling Bharatiya Janata Party members were engaged in a verbal duel in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday after the Government objected to the practice of daily notices for adjournment motion given by the opposition members. "Every day we cannot have an adjournment...
  • Haryana Agriculture Minister OP Dhankar says farmers committing suicide are cowards 5 days ago

    Chandigarh: Unseasonal rains and hailstorms in many states have ruined crops standing on several thousand acres of land leading to great distress and financial trouble for lakhs of farmers. Many farmers and agricultural labourers have committed suicide while others are burdened with huge loans that they are unable to pay...
  • Rahul Gandhi visits Punjab to meet grief-stricken farmers 5 days ago

    In an attempt to reach out to the grief stricken farmers, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is visiting Khanna and Gobindgarh in Punjab. "I am going to Punjab because I have been told that situation of farmers is very bad there. I am going there to know the reality," he...
  • TMC scores landslide win in West Bengal civic polls; Left, Congress, BJP routed 5 days ago

    Kolkata: In a major boost to the party ahead of next year's Assembly polls, the Trinamool Congress scored a landslide victory in the Kolkata Municipal Corporation bagging 114 of the 144 wards, and also won 69 of the 91 civic bodies in districts across West Bengal. The victory in the municipal...
  • Rahul Gandhi takes a train to Punjab to meet grief-stricken farmers 5 days ago

    New Delhi: In an attempt to reach out to the grief stricken farmers, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is visiting Khanna and Gobindgarh in Punjab. "I am going to Punjab because I have been told that situation of farmers is very bad there. I am going there to know the...
  • TMC heading towards a massive win in Kolkata Municipal polls 6 days ago

    Kolkata: The ruling Trinamool Congress is surging ahead by a massive lead in the civic polls of the state by leading in 80 seats of the 144-member Kolkata Municipal Corporation board and 67 of the 91 municipalities of the state. Left Front was leading in 13 seats and the Congress and...
  • Government will push land Bill for passage in this session: Minister 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Government will push for the passage of land bill in this session notwithstanding the opposition to it by many parties, a Union Minister said on Monday but remained non-committal on its passage. He dismissed as mere "propaganda" the reports that Government may delay pushing the bill for passage in...
  • Delhi High Court refuses to pass order on prosecution of Nirbhaya documentary maker 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday refused to pass an order for prosecution of BBC and the British director of the controversial documentary on December 16 gangrape case, saying that a PIL is already pending before another bench in which the same issue has been raised. A bench of...
  • Government to have non-adversarial tax regime, boost investment: Finance Minister 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Seeking investments to boost the economy, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday promised a non- adversarial tax regime as well as competitive labour laws to achieve double-digit growth rate. He also said the government has no intention to tax people retrospectively and will make...
  • Sitaram Yechury rules out alliance with Congress 1 week ago

    Kolkata: Ruling out an alliance with Congress, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Sunday sought co-operation of all "secular" opposition parties to fight the Narendra Modi government's economic policies and the "Hindutva agenda". "We are very clear that there can be no alliance with the Congress party because of fundamental...