Friday, 18 January, 2019

Politics

File photo of Narendra Modi and Amit Shah | PTI

BJP fully committed to fulfilling youngsters aspirations, says Narendra Modi

PM tweeted this after BJYM chief Poonam Mahajan launched a campaign of 17 different programmes aimed at connecting with young voters.
Arun Jaitley and Nirmala Sithraman address a press conference on Supreme Court's verdict on Rafale case

In US for treatment, Arun Jaitley attacks critics of Modi govt in a Facebook post

The BJP leader accused the opposition of subverting democracy by weakening an elected govt.
Arun Jaitley

When a Facebook post almost got Arun Jaitley tried for sedition

Arun Jaitley had criticised the SC order quashing the NJAC in 2015, but a judicial magistrate ordered that he be tried for sedition and encouraging mutiny.
BJP president Amit Shah at a public rally | PTI

BJP received 13 times more political donations than other 6 national parties combined

Of Rs 469.89 crore in donations above Rs 20,000 in 2017-18, BJP got Rs 437.04 crore and the remaining six managed a mere Rs 32.83 crore.
Arvind Kejriwal

Another Punjab AAP MLA resigns, blames Kejriwal’s ‘dictatorial style of functioning’

Master Baldev Singh, MLA from Jaito who is considered close to rebel leader Sukhpal Khaira, resigned from primary membership of the AAP Wednesday.

Fiercely critical of Kanhaiya’s arrest 3 years ago, opposition now just mute spectator

Rahul Gandhi’s silence on sedition chargesheet betrays his disquiet about being cornered by the ruling BJP on the issue of nationalism.
Latest news on Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy

Congress, JD(S) step up efforts to save coalition, CM speaks to all MLAs

Congress leaders in a huddle as threat of BJP poaching looms large over the Karnataka government, following defection of 2 Independents. 
B.S. Yeddyurappa

What BJP gains or loses in Karnataka horse-trading race

BJP, which had emerged as single-largest party in Karnataka, believes it was robbed of its rightful mandate by Congress and JD(S).
Sheila Dikshit at Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee Office at Congress office on Wednesday | Praveen Jain/ThePrint

In images, Sheila Dikshit comes back as Delhi Congress chief

The celebrations at the party headquarters was marred by the presence of Jagdish Tytler, an accused in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
Alok Verma

Selection committee to pick new CBI chief will meet on 24 January

The selection panel comprises PM Narendra Modi, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and leader of opposition in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint.in

Rahul Gandhi’s pitch that Modi is the worst doesn’t mean Congress is the best

Which constituency is Rahul Gandhi addressing? How exactly does he define his base? Or, does he even know what his base is?