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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 …

Hurt by Congress silence, Muslims say the choice between Kuan, Khai

In the state where the lynching of Pehlu Khan in Alwar in April last year by a mob that accused him of “cow smuggling” burned nation-wide outrage, and the police investigation subsequently cleared six men Khan had named as his assailants in his dying declaration, and where the equal crime stalks more victims, you hear …

Indian farmer bold in embracing risk, says President Kovind

Seeing the role of farmers in the emergence of India as an exporter of key agricultural and allied products, President Ram Nath Kovind Saturday termed them “bold in embracing risk and converting risk into opportunity”. At the same duration, the President also gave a call to all stakeholders and “large-hearted farmers” to come up with …

Across The Aisle

Mr. Narendra Modi has come to a long path since 2013-14. Candidate Modi was all about Vikas (development). The bulk of the 31 percent of the electorate that voted for the BJP in May 2014 was swayed by the slogan SabkaSaath, SabkaVikas (Together with All, Development for All). There was another catchy slogan: Achhe Din …

Narendra Modi at G-20 Sum

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is in Argentina to attend the G-20 Summit, to visit Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese premier Xi Jinping for a trilateral meeting aimed at addressing several areas of cooperation among the three nations. This was the second trilateral meeting among India, Russia, and China, which took place after a …

voting

Polling for the sixth phase of the nine-phased panchayat election commenced at over 3,100 polling stations in Jammu and Kashmir Saturday, officials said. Voting started at 8 am at 3,174 polling stations — 410 in the Kashmir division and 2,764 in the Jammu division — they added. The officials stated that 771 polling stations — …

The US refuses to be partner

After partnering Vibrant Gujarat for two consecutive editions, United States has denied being a partner country for the upcoming edition of the summit that is scheduled to be held from January 18-20, 2019. Ten countries comprising Japan and Canada have already confirmed to be partner countries for the summit. A senior state government official from …