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BJP will be in power for 50 years: Amit Shah

August 19, 2017   Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah has said his party has not come to power for mere five or 10 years, but at least 50 years and called upon workers to strengthen the party and take it to every part of the country. Shah also said that though the BJP appears […]

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Modi’s I-Day speech reeked of hypocrisy: CPI-M

New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Independence Day speech was “remarkable for its disconnect with reality and reeked of hypocrisy in certain matters”, the CPI-M has said. The most hypocritical was Modi’s exhortation that the Kashmir problem will not be solved by “gaali” (abuse) and “goli” (bullet) but by embracing Kashmiris, said […]

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Akhilesh detained on way to attend protest rally

August 17, 2017(Agencies) Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav was on Thursday detained by the police here when he was on his way to Auraiya to attend a protest rally. Yadav, who was later released and allowed to go to Lucknow, attacked the Yogi Adityanath government in the state alleging that it was misusing state machinery. The former chief minister […]

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Kerala collector who barred Mohan Bhagwat from hoisting tricolour transferred

August 17, 2017(Agencies) The Palakkad collector, whose orders were defied by Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat by hoisting the national flag at an aided school, has been transferred with Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan today maintaining that it was a routine exercise. The collector’s orders were apparently based on the guidelines which, among other […]

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Delhi HC on high alert after bomb threat

  Aug 17 2017. (PTI) New Delhi: The Delhi high court was on Thursday put on high alert after the police received an anonymous call about a bomb threat on its premises, which later turned out to be a hoax. Soon after the call was received around 11am, Delhi Police Commandos of the Quick Reaction Team […]

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UP madrassas may face action for defying I-Day order

August 17, 2017 (Agencies) Madrassas in Bareilly area which defied the Uttar Pradesh government order on unfurling the national flag and singing the national anthem on Independence Day may face action, including under the stringent National Security Act, a senior official said. “If we get a complaint that any madrassa did not comply with the […]

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If cannot stop namaz on road, have no right to stop Janmashtami: Yogi

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has said that if he cannot stop the offering of namaz on roads during Eid, he has no right to stop celebration of Janmashtami at police stations, reports said. Speaking at an event the UP Chief Minister said everyone has the freedom to celebrate festivals in the country. “Those […]

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Modi govt’s J&K policy has created space for Pak to misbehave: Rahul

August 16, 2017 Rahul Gandhi today flayed the Jammu and Kashmir policy of the Narendra Modi government, alleging that it has created a space in the troubled state for Pakistan to “misbehave”. His attack on the government at a Congress rally in Bengaluru comes a day after Modi, in his Independence Day address, reached out […]

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Will Sharad Yadav be disqualified as RS MP?

August 16, 2017 Former JD-U national president Sharad Yadav may be disqualified as a member of the Rajya Sabha. Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu can take a decision on this provided a complaint is lodged against Yadav. Legal teams representing the JDU and the BJP are working towards this as you read this. Under […]

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CHINESE SIDE REQUESTS FLAG MEETING AFTER LADAKH SKIRMISH

Wednesday, 16 August 2017 | IANS | New Delhi A day after Indian and Chinese troops clashed along the northern bank of Pangong Lake in Ladakh, a flag meeting was requested by the Chinese side, sources said on Wednesday. A scuffle took place on Tuesday when troops of China’s PLA tried to cross the Line of Actual Control […]

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