Replace EVMs with ballot papers: Mamata

Trinamool Congress supremo and Chielf Minister Mamata Banerjee has demanded return of ballot papers in place of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and said electoral reforms are required in the country to save democracy and stop the use of black money during polls. Banerjee also demanded state funding of elections. Continue Reading

Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia tenders resignation

Senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia on Sunday resigned as National General Secretary of Congress. It is to be noted that several Congress leaders have resigned from their posts in the wake of Rahul Gandhi’s resignation as president of the party after Congress’ disastrous performance in the recently held Lok Sabha election. Continue Reading

BJP’s nationwide drive targets 14 lakh new members in Delhi

The booth-level workers of the Delhi BJP will try to enlist 14 lakh new members in the party in over a month long nationwide membership drive scheduled to begin from 6 July. Continue Reading

Gowda slams those trying to write his political epitaph

JD(S) supremo H D Deve Gowda Friday said his dignity has been affected due to his and party’s rout in the Lok Sabha polls and hit out at those trying to write his political epitaph, asserting he would “rise from the dust.” Continue Reading

Rahul in Wayanad to thank voters, attacks Modi and BJP

 The Congress organised a massive road show in Wayanad and party president Rahul Gandhi took part in the road show to thank the voters for his massive majority in the Wayanad Lok Sabha constituency. He is visiting his constituency after he won with a majority of over 4.31 lakh votes.  Continue Reading

Should he resign?

Rahul offered to step down while the Congress Working Committee rejected it. They say that many do not realise during times of success that it is the very same family that fetched victories for the Congress. But Rahul is determined that his family should distance itself from the party leadership. Continue Reading

DMK MLAs take oath, Stalin says ‘wait & see’

The 13 DMK MLAs who won in the recent by-elections took oath as legislators at the Assembly-Secretariat here today in the presence of party president M K Stalin. Continue Reading

Modi is charismatic, Rahul shouldn’t resign, says Rajini

“Irrespective of State or Central politics, victory is determined by the leader of a party. Modi is a charismatic leader and the (NDA’s) victory is the victory of Narendra Modi. After Nehru, Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi and Vajpayee, it is Modi.” Continue Reading

Karnataka govt will not survive beyond 10 June, says Congress leader

Compounding the ruling Congress-JDS’ woes, Congress leader K N Rajanna yesterday hit out at Karnataka deputy chief minister G Parameshwara and claimed the government will not survive beyond 10 June. Continue Reading