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It’s widely believed that there would have been no Jallianwala Bagh massacre had it not been for one man who decided to teach Indians a lesson for being “wicked”. Ninety-one years after his death, Col Reginald Edward Harry Dyer — also called the butcher of Amritsar — remains an enigma, painted in either black or …

After launching its campaign theme yesterday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday issued its manifesto for 2019 Lok Sabha elections which will start later this week, on April 11. Titled ‘Sankalp Bharat Sashakt Bharat’ the BJP manifesto is what the party promises to implement if voted back to power. Listing 75 milestones that India will achieve till 2022 …

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The Supreme Court will hear on May 2 a batch of applications asking to put on hold the appointments being made under 10 percent quota for the economically weaker section (EWS) of society in the unreserved category. The petitions disputed that 10 percent quota for EWS was in breach of the 50 percent ceiling declared by …

Home minister Rajnath Singh on Monday released the BJP’s manifesto for Lok Sabha elections in the presence of senior party leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party chief Amit Shah. The ‘Sankalp Patra’ (document of resolution) comes three days before the seven-phased Lok Sabha elections begin on April 11. Amit Shah said the ‘Sankalp Patra’ makes …

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday released the BJP’s manifesto in the presence of senior party leaders, including president Amit Shah who said the ‘Sankalp Patra’ makes 75 pledges and promises to fulfil all expectations of the people. The ‘Sankalp Patra’ (document of resolution) comes three days before the seven-phased Lok Sabha elections begin on April 11. …

Former Chhattisgarh CM Ajit Jogi who has decided to back BSP in the Lok Sabha elections does not have a completely negative view of PM Narendra Modi. “I am not one among those who think that Modi is a total disaster,” Jogi, who formed Janta Congress Chhattisgarh (JCC) three years ago after he and his son Amit were expelled from …

YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy has blamed both the Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of failing Andhra Pradesh and said he would support at the Centre whoever fulfils the demand for a special category status for the state. He spoke to Aurangzeb Naqshbandi about the national and assembly elections in Andhra …

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram Sunday alleged that the government was planning Income Tax raids at his residence in a bid to cripple the Lok Sabha election campaign. He said the people of the country were watching and would give a befitting reply in this election. “I have been told that the I-T Department has …

It was a call to the Interactive Voice Response system of Emirates Airlines in Dubai about a flight booking, but it provided the National Investigation Agency with crucial evidence to nail a Pakistani national, Dubai-based Mohammad Kamran, as the head of the Lashkar-e-Taiba’s funding activities in India. This is perhaps the first time an inquiry …

The general who oversaw the Indian Army’s 2016 surgical strikes in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir has warned that “growing Indian impatience” and a strong response to terrorist incidents could escalate the conflict to a war-like situation, adding the country should not rule out dialogue with the neighbor. In a report on India’s National Security Strategy authored for …

Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq will appear before the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in New Delhi on Monday after a summon was sent to him a third time on Friday in connection with a 2017 terror funding case. The separatist leader’s decision to travel to Delhi comes after he was assured that security would be …

Alleging that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is harassing him, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Friday voiced the apprehension that he may be arrested. “They may also arrest me tomorrow or day after. Let them do. I will go to jail but I will not be cowed,” the Telugu Desdam Party (TDP) chief …