Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa offers prayers at Tirupati temple

New Delhi: Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Saturday offered prayers at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala near here. Yediyurappa, who took over the reigns of Karnataka on July 26, flew in here on his maiden visit to the ancient hill temple last evening, a temple official said. After an […]

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Bharatiya Janata Party to add 7 crore new members,totalling 18 crore: JP Nadda

New Delhi: The ruling BJP’s membership is set to increase by seven crore, taking the total number of members to 18 crore, the working president of the party, JP Nadda, said here on Thursday. Sharing the details of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) “successful” membership drive, he said the process of collecting the data of […]

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West Bengal BJP chief flays Mamata Banerjee for attacking central agencies

New Delhi: West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh Wednesday slammed Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her comments against the central agencies and wondered if she has not committed any wrong then why is she afraid of the probe bodies. Ghosh accussed Banerjee of speaking the language of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on the Kashmir […]

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi visits relief campsin flood hit wayanad

New Delhi: In Kerala for the second time this month, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday visited people at relief camps in Wayanad, his Lok Sabha constituency, which had seen widespread devastation in the recent rains and landslips. Gandhi, who arrived here on a four-day visit, also distributed relief materials to the people in the […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Praise: Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) to seek explanation from Shashi Tharoor

New Delhi: The Congress in Kerala on Tuesday decided to seek an explanation from Shashi Tharoor, MP, who is facing flak over his remark that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should be praised for doing the right things. Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) chief Mullappally Ramachandran told reporters in Kannur that several party leaders and workers […]

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West Bengal Government to table bill against mob assault, lynching

New Delhi: The Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal is planning to introduce a bill in the Assembly to check incidents of mob assault and lynching, sources said. The West Bengal (Prevention of Lynching) Bill, 2019 is likely to be tabled in the House on August 30, they said. “The bill aims to protect the […]

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami launches first electric bus in Chennai for public

New Delhi: As part of measures to check air pollution, the Tamil Nadu government on Monday unveiled a battery-powered electric air conditioned bus that would be operated on specific routes by the Metropolitan Transport Corporation. Built by Hinduja Group flagship firm Ashok Leyland, the roll out of the bus comes against the backdrop of the […]

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami to undertake 2-week long foreign tour

New Delhi: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami will embark on an official foreign tour starting August 28, in a bid to attract investments and new technologies in various fields, including health. He will visit the UK, US and Dubai to meet various personalities including investors, an official release here said on Monday. During his […]

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Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to visit Rae Bareli rail coach factory

New Delhi: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will visit Rae Bareli on Tuesday to express solidarity with the workers of a rail coach factory who are agitating against corporatisation of the unit. In the one-day visit to her mother and Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi’s constituency, Priyanka Gandhi will visit the Modern Coach Factory in […]

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Bahujan Samaj Party president Mayawati questions Oppn’s attempted visit to Kashmir

New Delhi: Bahujan Samaj Party president Mayawati on Monday lashed out at the Opposition parties’ attempted visit to Srinagar after the scrapping of Jammu and Kashmir’s special status. In a series of tweets, Mayawati said: “It is well known that Baba Saheb Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar was in favour of equality, unity and integrity of the […]

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