ABVP, You Can Do Better

After high-rated drama late on Monday in which poll strategist-turned-Janata Dal-Secular leader Prashant Kishor was attacked by activists of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), it’s official. It is BJP versus Nitish Kumar’s top aide in the Patna University students’ body elections. The ABVP is a student group linked to the BJP. Prashant Kishor was …

Correcting Congress' Mistakes Was My Destiny,

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara, one of the sacred Sikh shrines, went to Pakistan because of the lack of vision and sensitivity of Congress leaders. Campaigning in Rajasthan, PM Modi said to the Kartarpur corridor being built between the two nations to enable Sikh pilgrims from India to visit the …

TDP, Congress Flags Flying Together For Country's Good

Telugu Desam Party president N Chandrababu Naidu on Monday stated that it is for the first time that his party and the Congress have formed an alliance for the benefit of the country. Congress president Rahul Gandhi and Telugu Desam Party president N Chandrababu Naidu pointed at a poll rally in Kukatpally as part of …

Delhi Government Bars Bloomberg-Funded Charity From Tobacco Control Work

A small Indian non-profit funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies will not be permitted to carry out tobacco-control work in New Delhi after it failed to disclose its funding, according to a city government official and a memo seen by Reuters. Other foreign-funded organizations will be required to seek prior approval in the future for anti-tobacco activities …

In Telangana, A 2 Percent Swing Could Be Key

Telangana, India’s youngest state, goes to polls next week following a tight contest. Data shows the result may depend on just a 2 percent vote swing. The Congress and Chandrababu Naidu’s Telugu Desam Party have grouped up to take on Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, who is seeking a second term. KCR, as Mr. Rao …

rahul gandhi bharat mata ki jai

Congress president Rahul Gandhi Tuesday aimed Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his promise of providing employment to 2 crore youths during the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Pointing an election rally, he sought to know why four people committed suicide in Rajasthan’s Alwar recently. “Narendra Modi in his election speeches in 2014 had stated he would …

U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping meet after the G20 in Buenos Aires

The United States expects sudden action by China on trade issues after a deal reached by the countries’ leaders, comprising lower tariffs on automobiles and measures against intellectual property theft and forced technology transfers, a White House official said on Monday. U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to hold off on …

strong

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres the motivation for his “strong commitment” to climate action is rooted in the ancient Hindu scriptures, the Vedas. PM Modi and Mr. Guterres met last week on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where the two held meeting about climate …

If the US Stops Our Oil, Then No Oil Will Be Exported From The Gul

The United States will not be able to cease Iran exporting its oil and any move to prevent Iranian crude shipments passing through the Gulf would lead to all oil exports through the waterway being blocked, Iran’s president said on Tuesday. The United States has imposed sanctions on Iran and U.S. officials say they focus …

hanuman

A BJP parliamentarian today stated that Lord Hanuman was “a Dalit and a slave of manuwadi people (feudalists)”, amid a controversy over a statement by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s remarks on the Hindu god during a rally in Rajasthan. “Lord Hanuman was a Dalit and a slave of manuwadi people. He was a …

Misrepresented

Soon after union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said that Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan demanding action against his minister for his “googly remark”, the man at the receiving end of criticism said his comment was “distorted” and “misrepresented”. Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi also cleared that the remark was “strictly with reference to bilateral …

Farmer Gets Rs. 1,064 For 750 kg Of Onion, Sends Money To PM In Protest

An onion-grower from Maharashtra who had to sell his produce for few over Rs. 1 per kg has sent his earnings to the Prime Minister to mark his protest. Sanjay Sathe, the resident of Niphad tehsil in Nashik district, was among the handful of ‘progressive farmers’ chosen by the Union agriculture ministry for an interaction …