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US Gives Russia A 60-Day Ultimatum To Comply With Nuclear Treaty

The United States delivered Russia a 60-day ultimatum on Tuesday to come clean about what Washington stated is a violation of a arms control treaty that keeps missiles out of Europe. NATO allies led by Germany pressed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at a meeting in Brussels to give diplomacy one last chance before …

Karnataka

A day after an audio clip came fresh charges of attempts by BJP to topple the HD Kumaraswamy ministry, the state Congress Tuesday said it would lodge a police complaint about the matter while asserting all MLAs of the party and its ruling partner JDS was with the government. “On behalf of the KPCC, we …

Assam Votes In Crucial Panchayat Election Amid Citizenship Bill Row

Voting has started amid heavy security for phase one of the two-phase panchayat elections in Assam today. The panchayat polls, being scheduled at a time when there are widespread protests in the state over the citizenship bill, are being seen as a test for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party or BJP which came to power …

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 …

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 …

Paytm ‘extortion

The Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has a reputation as a violent place, with one of the highest levels of crime in the country. In May, a dozen local politicians got WhatsApp messages that threatened harm to their families unless they paid $14,000. Yet even by local standards, an extortion plot that’s regions in recent …

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 …

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 …

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 …