2019 general elections: Polling smooth but moderate in phase-3

The third phase is crucial as it will decide the fate of the heads of the BJP and Congress — Shah, who replaced L K Advani as party nominee from Gandhinagar in Gujarat, and Rahul Gandhi, contesting from Wayanad in Kerala besides his traditional Amethi seat in Uttar Pradesh. Continue Reading

Rafale row: SC issues contempt notice to Rahul

The Supreme Court today issued contempt notice to Congress president Rahul Gandhi for his remarks on the Rafale judgment, which the apex court had said were ‘incorrectly attributed’ to it. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: 13 States, 2 Union territories vote today

Today’s election is the third in the seven-phase schedule. Totally, 117 constituencies are going to polls today. There are more than a 1,000 contestants for these seats. Continue Reading

The Narendra Modi effect

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, say all pundits, will get “easily” re-elected. Maybe he will. But even if he does not – as easily or even not at all – he has earned a special place in the history books through the dint of his work, his personality and his breathtaking, almost-anointed, arrival on the world stage. Continue Reading

Rafale: Rahul in trouble as Supreme Court seeks explanation for remarks on Modi

The Supreme Court today accused Congress president Rahul Gandhi for misquoting its judgement on Rafale verdict and has provided a weeks’ time (next Monday) to give an explanation before the cantempt case charged against him will be heard next Tuesday. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: Modi in Theni, promises to create new India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a broadside against the Opposition today, saying the DMK, Congress and their “mahamilavati” friends cannot accept strides India has made and, therefore, were “unhappy” with him. Continue Reading

All is fair in…

Soon after the Supreme Court dismissed the Centre’s ‘preliminary objections’ Wednesday, allowing the admissibility of three documents in the Rafale deal as evidence in re-examining the review petitions filed against its 14 December judgement, Opposition leaders have started describing it as a big blow to the Union government. Continue Reading

Wayanad is not a safe seat for Cong: CPI general secretary

The Left Front would make all efforts to defeat the Congress President Rahul Gandhi in Wayanad, and there was no question of withdrawing its candidate, CPI General Secretary S Sudhakar Reddy said today. Continue Reading

2019 polls: Rahul refused to forge alliance with us, says Kejriwal

Talking to reporters at Visakhapatnam airport here, the AAP leader said he had met Rahul recently and the Congress leader had refused to ‘join hands with the AAP’. Continue Reading