Mayawati hits back at PM for calling SP-BSP alliance casteist

BSP supremo Mayawati today termed as ‘laughable’ and ‘immature’ Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remark describing the SP-BSP alliance as ‘casteist.’ Continue Reading

Harbhajan Singh backs Gambhir on Atishi row

Cricketer Harbhajan Singh tweeted in support of his former colleague Gautam Gambhir, whom the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has accused of distributing pamphlets allegedly containing ‘obscene and derogatory’ remarks against their party candidate Atishi in the East Delhi Lok Sabha constituency. Continue Reading

Over 40 candidates in AIADMK, DMK alliances aspire to become Union Ministers

A rough estimate by ‘News Today’ shows 42 contestants (20 in AIADMK alliance and 22 in DMK front) might aspire a berth in the Union government. Continue Reading

Matching of VVPAT slips with EVMs: SC dismisses review plea

The Supreme Court Tuesday dismissed the plea filed by 21 Opposition leaders seeking a review of its 8 April order directing the Election Commission to increase random matching of VVPAT slips with EVMs to five polling booths per assembly segment. Continue Reading

Biopic on Modi to release 24 May

The makers of Vivek Oberoi-starrer biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced that the film will be released countrywide 24 May, a day after the results of the Lok Sabha elections are declared. Continue Reading

LS polls: Congress likely to be single largest party, says Singhvi

Asserting that the Congress is likely to emerge as the single largest party after the Lok Sabha elections, senior party leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi says a non-BJP formation will get a ‘comfortable majority’ and form the government at the Centre. Continue Reading

2019 LS polls: Priyanka takes U-turn on ‘weak candidates’ remark

Seen widely as an admission of defeat even before Lok Sabha 2019 election is over, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra today took a complete U-turn from her ‘weak candidates to cut BJP votes’ comment from a day earlier. Continue Reading

Parrikar’s son among 2 shortlisted for by-poll

Utpal Parrikar, the elder son of late Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, is one of the two persons shortlisted by the BJP to contest the upcoming by-poll in the Panaji Assembly seat, a party leader said today. Continue Reading

General elections 2019: Priyanka Gandhi not to contest against Modi

The Congress today fielded Ajay Rai from Varanasi to take on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, ending speculation on party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra fighting polls from the temple town in Uttar Pradesh. Continue Reading