Mamata insulting Constitution by not accepting me as PM, says Modi

Addressing a rally here, Modi said “Didi (Banerjee) is publicly saying that she is not ready to accept the country’s PM as the head of the nation, but she feels proud in acknowleding Pakistan PM as that country’s Prime Minister.” Continue Reading

Ready to back Rahul as PM, says Kejriwal

“If Delhi is granted statehood, we would support Congress president Rahul Gandhi to become Prime Minister,” said Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejiriwal today. Hitting out at the Centre, he alleged, police force and other important government agencies in the union territory are being governed by the Centre. “To avoid it, I want Delhi to gain statehood status and it has been the primary demand of Aam Admi Party,” Kejriwal said. Continue Reading

Arun Jaitley hits out at Gandhi family

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today accused the Gandhi family of misusing India’s Naval assets, day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi levelled similar accusations against late prime minister Rajiv Gandhi. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: Campaign plumbs new low

With just two phases of polling left in the seven-phase Lok Sabha elections, campaigning has reached fever pitch. And, surprisingly, it has touched a new low with both major political parties indulging in personal abuses and trying to appeal to voters along religious lines, which is against the Model Code of Conduct. Continue Reading

TRS leader says next govt will be United Front supported by Cong

A United Front-type government of regional parties supported by the Congress is the “only likelihood” after the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, a key Telugu Rashtra Samithi (TRS) leader said Tuesday. Continue Reading

Will DMK join Telangana CM’s third front post-LS polls?

The biggest surprise of all is that Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekar Rao has thrown his hat in the ring all of a sudden. He has kickstarted an initiative to bring regional parties into one fold. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: Minor violence mars polling in 5th phase

Voting began on a brisk note this morning for the fifth phase of the national elections but it was marred by violence in West Bengal and Jammu and Kashmir. Continue Reading

MHA serves notice to Rahul Gandhi over his citizenship

The Home Ministry has served a notice to Congress president Rahul Gandhi, asking him to clarify within a fortnight his ‘factual position’ on a complaint questioning his citizenship status. In a letter, the Home Ministry said it has received a representation from BJP MP Subramanian Swamy in which it has been brought out that a company named Backops Limited was registered in the United Kingdom in 2003 with Rahul as one of its directors. Continue Reading

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