Election 2019 : Central Forces ‘Intimidating’ Voters, Alleges TMC as BJP Urges EC to Extend Their Stay in Bengal

New Delhi: The Trinamool Congress on Sunday alleged that the central forces were “brutally torturing” and “intimidating” voters in West Bengal and acting as per orders of BJP leaders. In a statement, Trinamool Congress lawmaker Derek O’ Brien said Bengal wants peaceful polling, which BJP doesn’t. “Today, in Bengal, central forces are brutally torturing and […]

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Pragya Thakur calls Nathuram Godse ‘patriot’, apologises later & retracts statement

New Delhi : BJP’s Bhopal Lok Sabha seat candidate and Malegaon blast accused Pragya Singh Thakur Thursday kicked up a row as she called Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin Nathuram Godse a “patriot”, but apologised for it hours later and withdrew the statement. The BJP distanced itself from her statement saying it did not agree with her, […]

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Congress on BJP : Modi govt compromised national security by reducing Rafale jets

New Delhi : The Congress on Tuesday accused the Modi government of compromising and overruling national security by reducing the purchase of the Rafale fighter aircraft to save money. Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala hit out at the BJP after Union minister Nitin Gadkari reportedly admitted that the Rafale deal was curtailed due to do […]

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Rajnath Singh’s Allegation : BJP will win more seats than in 2014

New Delhi : Expressing confidence that the BJP will win more seats that it did in 2014, senior party leader Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said a two-thirds majority for the NDA cannot be ruled out. The Union Home minister said the opposition should reveal who is their prime ministerial candidate and also took on the […]

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Congress Said : Women security biggest casualty under BJP

New Delhi : The Congress on Tuesday said women security has been the “biggest casualty” under the BJP as it accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Yogi Adityanath led government in Uttar Pradesh of being insensitive towards women. Congress spokesperson Jaiveer Shergill said both the prime minister and the Uttar Pradesh chief minister have […]

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Modi on Sumitra Mahajan : Only ‘Tai’ can admonish me

New Delhi : Praising Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan for her “dedication” towards work, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday said that she was the only BJP leader who could admonish him. Addressing an election rally here, Modi said, “As the Lok Sabha speaker, ‘Tai’ (as Mahajan is popularly known in the constituency) has carried out […]

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PM Modi Says: BJP Knows Art of Running Coalitions, Has Vajpayee’s Legacy to Bank On

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) knows the art of running coalitions, just a day before seven states went to polls on Sunday in the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha elections. Taking to Twitter, Modi said he had worked with BJP allies in different states and the […]

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Election 2019 : Atishi charges BJP with distributing obscene pamphlets against her, saffron party denies it

New Delhi : East Delhi AAP candidate Atishi Thursday broke down while reading a pamphlet containing “obscene and derogatory” remarks against her that she claimed has been distributed in the constituency by her BJP rival Gautam Gambhir, a charge vehemently denied by the cricket star turned politician who said he will quit the race if […]

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Election 2019 : Gambhir’s celebrity status will go against him: Atishi

New Delhi : Claiming that her BJP rival Gautam Gambhir is proving to be a novice whose celebrity status will go against him, AAP’s East Delhi candidate Atishi says people might want to see stars but want their representatives to be available to them in their everyday lives. The Oxford graduate, who believes the BJP […]

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Election 2019 : Rahul ‘ensuring booth capturing’ in Amethi, alleges Smriti Irani

New Delhi : Union minister and the BJP’s Amethi candidate Smriti Irani on Monday alleged that Congress president Rahul Gandhi was “ensuring booth capturing” in the constituency. Irani and Gandhi are contesting against each other in the seat. “Alert @ECISVEEP Congress President @Rahul Gandhi ensuring booth capturing,” Irani said on Twitter. She also tagged a […]

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