OPS meets Nirmala Sitharaman in New Delhi

Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, who is stationed in New Delhi, today met Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. It is to be noted that Panneerselvam also holds Finance portfolio in the State Cabinet. Continue Reading

Govt considers RTI as nuisance: Sonia

UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi today slammed the Centre for passing the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019 and said that the BJP-led government sees the RTI Act as a nuisance. She added that by amending the RTI Act, the Centre wants to destroy the status and independence of the Central Information Commission which was put on par with the Central Election Commission and Central Vigilance Commission. Continue Reading

Cong welcomes BJP govt’s stand for denying Trump’s statement

The Congress today welcomed the government’s reiteration of India’s ‘no third party involvement’ stand on the Kashmir issue but asked why Prime Minister Narendra Modi is ‘mum’ over US President Donald Trump’s claim that the Indian leader asked him to mediate on the matter. Continue Reading

BJP Uttar Pradesh ally threatens to quit

Issuing a threat to the BJP, one of its allies in Uttar Pradesh- the Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party- said today it will part ways with the saffron party if the recommendations of the Social Justice Committee are not implemented by 24 February. Continue Reading

Stalin files papers for DMK party chief post, Duraimurugan for treasurer

Earlier, Stalin sought the blessings of party general secretary M K Anbhazhagan and placed the papers on the memorial of his father M Karunanidhi as a mark of respect before leaving for Anna Arivalayam. Continue Reading