Category: Politics


Narendra Modi pushes for dialogue, breaking language barriers and New India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had perhaps his biggest setback in the recent national election in Kerala, where the Bharatiya Janata Party drew a blank despite a overwhelming response across the country. State BJP leaders have often accused regional media houses of unjustly attacking the right-wing party and language barriers of its Hindi-speaking national leaders, creating a […]

Fit India Movement

PM Modi to launch Fit India Movement on National Sports Day today; all you need to know

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch a nation-wide Fit India Movement on National Sports Day today. The inaugural event will be held at Indira Gandhi Stadium Complex in New Delhi, where the PM will manage a fitness pledge to the people of the country. Only those having a Press Information Bureau card can attend the […]


Will Speak After ‘Reporting’ To Court Upon Return, Says Yechury After SC Grants Permission to Visit J&K

CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury, who was allowed to visit Jammu and Kashmir by the Supreme Court on Wednesday, said he would utter a word only after he “reports” to the court upon his return. The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed Yechury to visit Jammu and Kashmir to meet his party colleague and former MLA […]


Ex-Chhattisgarh CM Ajit Jogi Risks Losing Assembly Seat as Govt Panel Concludes He is Not a Tribal

A high-powered committee set up under the direction of the high court to investigate the caste status of Ajit Jogi has concluded that the former Chief Minister is not a tribal. The committee has also recommended the caste certificates of the former CM be revoked. Jogi broke away from the Congress ahead of the last […]


Mayawati slams Congress for Kashmir visit, says it only gave Centre chance to do politics

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) President Mayawati has criticized the Congress over the Kashmir visit of opposition leaders, including Rahul Gandhi, to take stock of the situation after the withdrawal of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir on August 5. The BSP chief on Monday said the Kashmir visit only gave a chance for the […]

Ayodhya Dispute

No politics will be tolerated on Ayodhya issue, says Mahant Nritya Gopal Das

The Ayodhya case is being heard by the Supreme Court these days with unseen speed. A bench of five judges is hearing the case every day to provide a quick resolution of this long-pending issue. However, the politics over this issue is not showing any signs of ending. Sri Ram Janma Bhumi Nyas Chairman Mahant […]

Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley: Former India finance minister dies

Former Indian finance minister Arun Jaitley died after a long illness. He was admitted to Delhi’s AIIMS hospital on 9 August with breathing issues. Mr Jaitley, 66, was a close friend of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and a senior member of the governing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). As finance minister during the BJP’s first term, […]

Modi in France

“Corruption, Dynasty, Looting Reined In Like Never Before”: PM In France

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing the Indian community in France, said today that the huge mandate he won for a second term was not just for a government but for a “new India” where corruption, nepotism, loot of public money and terrorism were being nailed like never before. “India is racing ahead not because […]

P Chidambaram

Former Indian finance minister Chidambaram arrested in corruption case

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Police arrested former Indian finance minister P. Chidambaram late on Wednesday in relation to alleged corruption and money laundering, a day after the Delhi High Court rejected his application to seek exemption from arrest. Chidambaram was arrested by federal police on a warrant issued by a competent court, a spokesman for […]

Article 370

Article 370 is India’s internal issue: Bangladesh

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said this in a press release published on its official website fifteen days into the scrapping of the article that provided special status to the state of Jammu and Kashmir. “Bangladesh maintains that the abolition of Article 370 by the Indian Government is an internal issue of India,” says […]