Politics

  • Don’t play politics with our soldiers: Amit Shah to Congress
    2:12 PM

    Bhubaneswar, Jan 6 (IANS) BJP chief Amit Shah Tuesday hit out at the Congress for questioning the government over the Coast Guard operation leading to the interception and subsequent sinking of a Pakistani terror boat and the death of suspected terrorists on board. He said the party should not play

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  • Bengal governor takes charge of Meghalaya, says won’t talk politics
    2:12 PM

    Shillong, Jan 6 (IANS) West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi, who Tuesday took additional charge of Meghalaya, said he does not talk politics in Bengal and will not do so in the northeastern state as well. The 80-year-old Tripathi was appointed after Krishan Kant Paul was transferred to Uttarakhand. He

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  • Akhilesh Yadav to release Bollywood film’s trailer
    1:21 PM

    Lucknow, Jan 2 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will launch the trailer of Bollywood romantic comedy “Thoda Lutf, Thoda Ishq” Jan 8, 2015. The movie’s cast including Hiten Tejwani and Raajpal Yadav, along with the film’s director Sachin Gupta will be present at the launch, which will take

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  • Six SP candidates file nomination for RS polls
    2:15 PM

    Lucknow, Nov 3 (IANS) Six Samajwadi Party (SP) candidates Monday filed their nomination papers in Uttar Pradesh for the Rajya Sabha polls later this month. Tanzeem Fatima, wife of state Urban Development Minister Mohammad Azam Khan, was amont those who filed their nomination papers in the presence of Chief Minister

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  • Vasan rebels, floats new party
    1:39 PM

    Chennai, Nov 3 (IANS) The Congress in Tamil Nadu split Monday with senior leader G.K. Vasan announcing his decision to float a new party. “The people are looking for an alternative. We want to give an alternative in Tamil Nadu,” Vasan told reporters. He said the new party’s name and

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  • BJP wants fresh polls in Delhi
    1:19 PM

    New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The BJP has decided it will not form a government in Delhi and fresh polls should be held, party sources said Monday. BJP sources said Delhi BJP President Satish Upadhyay met Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung Monday morning. Upadhyay, according to sources, conveyed BJP’s point of

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  • Delhi LG invites all parties to discuss government formation
    1:03 PM

    New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Delhi Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung Monday invited all parties to discuss the possibility of government formation in Delhi, informed sources said. “We have been called at 5.45 p.m.,” Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Manish Sisodia told IANS. Congress legislator Haroon Yusuf also confirmed receiving Jung’s

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  • Khadi Sales up by 125 percent after my appeal: Narendra Modi
    6:15 PM

    New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday said the sale of khadi products had gone up by almost 125 percent since he urged the people to opt for the hand-woven cotton fabric. “I was told that khadi sales increased by almost 125 percent,” Modi said on the

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  • Modi vows to bring back black money (Roundup)
    3:51 PM

    New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi pledged in his radio address Sunday to bring back “every bit” of unaccounted wealth stashed abroad and said his Clean India drive had become a mass movement. Speaking on a variety of subjects in the 20-minute programme, the prime minister said

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