Election 2019 : SP, BSP announce tie-up , to contest 38 seats each in UP

New Delhi: Once-arch rivals Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) announced Saturday their tie-up in Uttar Pradesh for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, sharing 38 seats each and keeping the Congress out of the alliance. The parties, however, said they would not field candidates in Amethi and Rae Bareli, represented by Congress president […]

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Akhilesh Yadav and Mayawati to hold joint press on Saturday

New Delhi :Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav and BSP chief Mayawati will address a joint press meet here Saturday, amid talks of seat-sharing for Lok Sabha polls from which the Congress seems to be almost out. The joint press conference at a posh hotel here was announced Friday by SP national secretary Rajendra Chaudhary and […]

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Chandrababu Naidu’s barb at KCR about PM Modi Meet says did You Brief him on Ferderal Front

NEW DELHI: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday took a sharp jibe at Telangana Rashtra Samithi chief K Chandrashekar Rao  over his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Referring to the meeting of the Chief Minister of Telangana with regional leaders for his proposed front, Mr. Naidu accused KCR of speaking in […]

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Forget bullet trains says Veteran BJP leader Laxmi Kanta Chawla

PUNJAB: Former Punjab minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran Laxmi Kanta Chawla outburst against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Railways Minister Piyush Goyal from a train delayed by several hours  and the inadequate facilities available for passengers. Chawla, a former Punjab minister who held the health portfolio and then the social welfare portfolio, was travelling […]

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Five Lok Sabha MPs resign after being elected as Lawmakers

NEW DELHI: Three MPs who were elected on the Bharatiya Janata Party’s ticket and two Congress parliamentarians have resigned from the lower house  after being elected legislators in their state Assemblies according to government notification. Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has accepted the resignation of the five parliamentarians. Two Congress leaders — Tamradhwaj Sahu and Raghu Sharma […]

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Trump declares end to US policeman in surprise Iraq visit

NEW DELHI: US President Donald Trump used a lightning visit to Iraq on Wednesday, his first with US troops in a conflict zone since being elected. The president spoke to a group of about 100 mostly special forces personnel and separately with military leaders before leaving a few hours later, an AFP correspondent said. A planned meeting […]

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2019 Lok Sabha elections: BJP appoints in-charges for 17 states

NEW DELHI: Putting in place his team for steering the BJP’s campaign in the Lok Sabha polls, BJP appoints in-charges for 17 states and Chandigarh for 2019 Lok Sabha elections to oversee preparations for the next parliamentary elections due in April-May next year. Highlighting the party’s importance to Uttar Pradesh, which sends 80 lawmakers to the […]

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Triple Talaq is expected to be passed by the Lok Sabha today

NEW DELHI: A reexamined bill to make moment Triple Talaq a culpable offense is expected to be passed by the Lok Sabha today. The legislature considered a law on it after the Supreme Court said in August last year that the traditional method of Muslim men immediately separating from their spouses by expressing “Talaq” thrice was “illegal” and […]

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BJP leader thrashes disabled for saying he’ll support Akhilesh Yadav

LUCKNOW: A BJP leader in Uttar Pradesh Sambhal was caught assaulting a differently-abled man allegedly for criticizing the party’s rule in the state and abusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi while chanting slogans that he will support Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav and not the BJP. In the widely-circulated video, Mohammad Miya, a BJP leader in Sambhal, is seen […]

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Vanakam Puducherry’ is Modi’s Answer to Struggling Middle Class says Rahul Gandhi

NEW DELHI: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for ignoring a BJP worker’s question on the struggle of the middle class with the taxation policy during a recent video interaction with party workers from Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. Gandhi pointed to a December 19 interaction that saw Nirmal Kumar […]

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