Upendra Kushwaha rejects BJP’s 20-20 seat sharing formula in Bihar, says I Don’t Play Cricket

PATNA: In a blow to BJP forward of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, RLSP leader Upendra Kushwaha raised doubts over the seat-sharing formula prepared by the BJP for the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) constituents in Bihar, rejecting Amit Shah’s proposed 20-20 seat sharing system for Bihar. I have never played 20-20 cricket in my life and am neither […]

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Pakistan is Sponsoring Terror in Jammu And Kashmir: Home Minister Rajnath Singh

NEW DELHI: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said accused Pakistan of sponsoring terror in Jammu and Kashmir. Terrorism in Kashmir is Pakistan-sponsored,” Singh said when addressing the media in New Delhi. Citing the reasons of the brutal killings of three policemen in Jammu and Kashmir and Islamabad releasing postage stamps “glorifying” Kashmiri militant Burhan Wani, the Union government called […]

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Two killed in Islampur: BJP leader held for ‘inciting violence’ against policemen

North Dinajpur BJP president Shankar Chakraborty was arrested on Sunday, hours after he addressed a public meeting in the violence-hit Daribhit area, where he called on people to “retaliate” against the police and “tie them to trees”. Two men had died of bullet injuries on the grounds of Daribhit high school after a clash between […]

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Arogya mitras – the backbone of Ayushman Bharat scheme

An army of 6000 people across 31 states and union territories will act as facilitators in impaneled hospitals to ensure smooth functioning of the world’s largest public health insurance cover for the poor and vulnerable which Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched on Sunday. The National Skill Development Corporation is simultaneously utilizing Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra […]

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PM Modi violated oath of secrecy in Rafale deal: Congress

New Delhi: Intensifying its attack over the raging Rafale controversy, the Congress on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of violating the oath of secrecy by revealing details of the new deal to an industrialist who subsequently became an offset partner instead of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited. Hours after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley again came out in […]

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Islampur Clashes: BJP Calls For 12-hour Statewide Bandh on Sept 26 in West Bengal

KOLKATA: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) called for a statewide bandh on September 26, over the death of two students during a clash in Islampur district, West Bengal. The bandh will be observed for 12 hours from dawn to dusk. On the controversial appointment of teachers at a local government school that led to the clashes, Rajesh Sarkar, a […]

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Maldives Election: Opposition leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih defeats Abdulla Yameen

NEW DELHI: Opposition leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih won the Maldives Presidential election which was released early Monday morning showed Solih had secured 58.3 per cent of the popular vote. Local media outlets and civil action groups have handed the victory to Solih in the two-horse race. Voting on Sunday saw long lines outside several polling stations. […]

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Rahul Gandhi indulging in low level politics: Smriti Irani

SURAT: A day after Congress president Rahul Gandhi launched a no-holds barred attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani on Friday said he was indulging in low level politics. On Thursday, Gandhi had said at a public meeting in Rajasthan’s Dungarpur district that people are now heard saying the country’s “watchman”, an […]

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India once again loses serious opportunity,we had no role in killing of BSF jawan: Pakistan

NEW DELHI: The Pakistan government on Friday expressed “deep disappointment with India’s decision to cancel Foreign Minister talks and accused Pakistan and its prime minister, Imran Khan of ‘evil design’. Islamabad has said that the reasons cited by New Delhi are “entirely unconvincing Pakistan also justified its stand saying, Pakistan had no role in the recent killing of Border Security […]

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Congress accuses Goa CM Manohar Parrikar of threatening people from hospital

In a new allegation, Congress on Friday accused ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar of calling people and threatening them from his hospital room. “He may be in the hospital yes. I hope you (Parrikar) are very well but I am getting messages that while sitting in the hospital, you are calling people, threatening them,” […]

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