I-T dept running amok to meet India’s revenue shortfall: Rahul

‘The FM (Nirmala Sitharaman) said in her budget speech that an elephant should take just 2 pounds of rice & not trample the entire paddy field,’ Rahul said in a tweet. ‘Meanwhile, the IT dept elephant is running amok in a bid to meet India’s revenue shortfall,’ he said. Continue Reading

Karnataka: Yeddyurappa stakes claim to form govt, to be sworn in today

This morning, Yeddyurappa met Governor Vajubhai Vala, and staked claim to form the government. With the Governor having given his consent, report say that Yeddyurappa is to be sworn in Chief Minister this evening at 6. Continue Reading

Karnataka crisis: Congress starts back channel talks with rebels

A day after Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy made a surprise announcement in the Assembly that he would seek a trust vote, efforts were intensified to reach out to the dissident legislators. Continue Reading

With Vaiko nomination accepted, DMK candidate withdraws papers

With the returning officer accepting MDMK general secretary Vaiko’s nomination papers for the Rajya Sabha elections, DMK nominee N R Elango has withdrawn his papers. Continue Reading

One son-set in north, two son-rises in south

While Udhayanidhi Stalin, son of DMK president M K Stalin, was made the youth wing secretary of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, Nikhil, son of Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, was named leader of the JD(S) youth wing. Continue Reading

Rajasthan CM Gehlot to take over as Congress president?

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot is likely to be appointed as the next Congress president
as Rahul Gandhi is adamant on his stand that he does not want to continue as the party chief, sources told a television channel. Continue Reading

Om Birla elected new LS Speaker; Cong, DMK extend support

Modi led the new Speaker to the presiding officer’s chair. Leaders from the BJP, Congress, DMK (T R Baalu) and TMC went up the podium to greet the 56-year-old new Speaker of the Lower House. 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

2019 general elections: It is a victory for the people of India, declares Modi

With the BJP poised to secure absolute majority on its own, he said, “We, along with our NDA allies, today dedicate this victory to the people of the country.” Continue Reading