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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 …

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 …

I'm A Warrior, Not A Begga

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, who dissolved the assembly in his state to allow polls months before the 2019 national election, says he is firm on forming a federal front without the Congress or the BJP. “India required to change and the beginning will be from Hyderabad,” he told NDTV’s Prannoy Roy on Sunday. …

BJP minister hits out at Yogi Adityanath

Taking High objection to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s “Lord Hanuman is Dalit” remark, state minister Om Prakash Rajbhar said it was not right to divide Gods into castes. Pointing a public meeting in Shamli district on Sunday, the backward classes welfare minister criticized his own government for starting a controversy with such statements. …

PM Modi, KCR, Owaisi Are One

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday stated that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao and AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi were “one” and urged the people of Telangana to not be “fooled by them”. He also said that the Telangana Rashtra Samithi was the BJP’s “B team” and its chief  K Chandrasekhar Rao …

J&J faulty hip implants

The Supreme Court Monday granted one week’s time to the government’s expert panel to submit its answer on faulty hip implants marketed and sold by pharma major Johnson & Johnson. The direction from the major court came on a PIL filed by Delhi-based Arun Kumar Goenka, seeking probe into these faulty implants and also demanding …

More Cash Seized In Polls After Notes Ban Than Before

Demonetisation was thought to be a way of decreasing the misuse of money during elections but the ground reality is different, says OP Rawat, who retired last week as Chief Election Commissioner. More cash was seized after the notes ban related to previous elections, Mr. Rawat told news agency ANI. “After demonetization, it was thought …

Temples, Cows Election Stunt For Congress, Integral To BJP

Home Minister Rajnath Singh today stated that Congress leaders start offering prayers at temples when elections are near whereas for the BJP it is an integral part of its culture. Pointing at a press conference in Alwar district’s Bansur, he said temples and cows were not an elections stunt for the BJP. “Congress leaders commence …

Donald Trump to terminate NAFTA for a new trade deal will notify Congress soon

US President Donald Trump said on Saturday he will give official notice to the US Congress in the near future to terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement, giving six months for lawmakers to approve a new trade deal signed on Friday. “I will be officially terminating NAFTA shortly,” Trump told reporters aboard Air Force …

Rajasthan poll

Addressing Prime Minister Narendra Modi for apparently believing that he knows everything, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said that with that notion, he “blew a main economy of the world to smithereens” with demonetization. In an interaction with members of the business community and professionals in Udaipur, Rahul also stated that Modi “reached into …

‘Captain’ comment

A DAY after Punjab Local Bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu’s “Captain” said, Congress leaders criticized him and supported CM Amarinder Singh. The Chief Minister’s aide and his Cabinet colleague Tripat Rajinder Singh Bajwa Saturday stated that if Sidhu does not consider Amarinder as the “captain of Punjab, then it is his moral duty to resign.” …

‘Googly remark disrespectful to Sikhs, exposes you

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Saturday came down strict on her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi for his “googly” remark, saying it “exposed” him and that Pakistan has no respect for Sikh sentiments In as webs of tweets, Swaraj said,” Mr. Foreign Minister of Pakistan – Your ‘googly’ remarks in a dramatic manner has exposed …