‘Citizenship Amendment Bill painfully unpopular’: Bhupen Hazarika’s son slams Bill, puts Govt on notice on Bharat Ratna

Tej Hazarika said: “I believe that my father’s name and words are being invoked and celebrated publicly while plans are afoot to pass a painfully unpopular Bill regarding citizenship that is actually undermining his documented position…” Two days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to Bhupen Hazarika and took a swipe at previous governments for delaying […]

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‘AIADMK in secret talks with national parties on alliance’

Some see it as a hint of an impending poll tie-up with BJP AIADMK coordinator and Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Sunday said his party was holding “secret” talks with national, regional and friendly parties for forging an electoral alliance for the Lok Sabha polls. Once the talks were finalised, the details would be […]

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‘I used to live in a jungle alone for 5 days every year’: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has some advice for everyone, especially his “young friends”. In an interview with the popular Facebook page The Humans of Bombay, the Prime Minister has said he would go “somewhere in a jungle – a place with only clean water and no people” for five days during Diwali every year to […]

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After chopper landing row, Amit Shah to address rally in Bengal’s Malda today

BJP president Amit Shah will today kick off the party’s campaign in West Bengal for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections with a rally in Malda. The event comes days after chief minister Mamata Banerjee hosted a mega opposition gathering in Kolkata. “On my two days visit to West Bengal, I will address public meetings in […]

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Election Commission cancels Tiruvarur Assembly by-poll

Political parties had expressed reserveration over the conduct of the bypoll in view of the Gaja cyclone relief measure in the district. The Election Commission has decided not to hold the Tiruvarur by-election, slated for January 28. The by-election notification now stood rescinded, according to Satyabrata Sahoo, Tamil Nadu Chief Electoral Officer. As a consequence […]

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Superfast Train Will Now Stop At Amethi After Smriti Irani’s Request

Superfast Train Will Now Stop At Amethi After Smriti Irani’s Request Smriti Irani had contested the 2014 general election from the high-profile Amethi constituency, but had lost to Congress president Rahul Gandhi. NEW DELHI:  The railways has agreed to add a stop for a superfast train in UP’s Amethi district, following a request by Union […]

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Rahul Gandhi Invited To Kumbh Mela To Wash Off Sins For “Lying” On Rafale

Sidharth Nath Singh said “Mother Ganga will pardon Gandhi for all his sins and I extend him an invitation to visit Prayagraj to take a holy dip in the Ganga river during the Kumbh. He has been lying on the Rafale issue for the last 2 years..” VARANASI:  Uttar Pradesh Health Minister Sidharth Nath Singh […]

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Crude Bombs Thrown At Left Leader, BJP Parliamentarian Homes In Kerala

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  A crude bomb was thrown at the house of a BJP parliamentarian in Kerala hours after a similar attack on the house of a Left party legislator was reported to the police on Friday night. The family of BJP parliamentarian V Muraleedharan were sleeping at their ancestral house at Thalassery in Kannur district when […]

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