Status report on BJP, Cong, PMK, MDMK and other parties

Though the political wheel of Tamilnadu always revolved around the AIADMK and the DMK (and the DMDK too, to an extent, during the last two Assembly elections), the race is incomplete without other players, who, despite having their own identities, are primarily known for forging alliances with one of the above parties. Continue Reading

‘Rahul considering contesting from Bidar or other parts of Karnataka’

BJP in Karnataka yesterday claimed that Congress President Rahul Gandhi was considering contesting from Bidar or any other part of the state as a ‘safe bet’ as he has realised he cannot win from Amethi. Continue Reading

Rahul Gandhi dares Modi for debate on Rafale deal

The Congress has raised several questions on the Rafale deal, accusing the government of compromising with national interests. Continue Reading

Rahul’s Telangana visit includes meetings with SHGs, students and youth

Congress president Rahul Gandhi would address women Self-Help Groups, students and youth, entrepreneurs and others in separate events during his visit to the city on 13 and 14 August, a senior Congress leader said. Continue Reading

Chandy alleges BJP of politicising NRC issue

Thiruvananthapuram: Senior Congress leader Oommen Chandy has alleged that the BJP was politicising the National Register of Citizens (NRC) issue in Assam, instead of addressing the anxiety expressed by the Opposition over the list. Continue Reading

Argentina rejects proposed bill to legalise abortion

Buenos Aires: Argentine senators today voted against legalising abortion in the homeland of Pope Francis, dashing the hopes of women’s rights groups after the bill was approved by the legislature’s lower house in June. Continue Reading

Chidambaram walks out of party meeting

Pudukottai: Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram abruptly walked out of a constituency-level party meeting here, after a scuffle broke out between the workers over prior notice regarding the interaction, party sources said. Continue Reading