Tuesday, 18 December, 2018

Politics

Sajjan Kumar

Sajjan Kumar, the powerful Jat leader who remained untouched by 1984 riots for 25 years

Sajjan Kumar was a key player in Delhi politics before public outcry forced Congress to deny him a Lok Sabha ticket in 2009.
PM Narendra Modi and Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih before a meeting at Hyderabad House, in New Delhi, Monday | Kamal Kishore/PTI

In boost to bilateral ties, PM Modi holds talks with Maldivian president Solih

Maldivian president Solih, who came to power a month ago, arrived in New Delhi on a three-day state visit.
MP CM Kamal Nath meets his supporters at his residence, in Bhopal | PTI

Congress leader Kamal Nath sworn in as the 18th CM of MP

Congress secured support of SP, BSP and four independents to cross majority mark of 116 seats in 230-member assembly of Madhya Pradesh.
File photo of Bhupesh Baghel

Bhupesh Baghel, new Chhattisgarh CM who put Congress back together after Naxal massacre

Chhattisgarh Congress chief Bhupesh Baghel is being hailed as the architect of the party's sweep in the state this year.
Kamal Nath

Kamal Nath to take oath as Madhya Pradesh CM tomorrow

Several UPA leaders, including Congress president Rahul Gandhi, will be present at the swearing-in ceremony.
Voters

5 reasons why Haryana municipal polls today were unlike any other

The vital civic body elections are being held in the state’s five big cities with a number of electoral innovations.
Bhupesh Baghel

Bhupesh Baghel, who helped rebuild Congress after Maoist attack, named Chhattisgarh CM

Baghel helped the party rise after a deadly Naxal attack wiped out the top party leadership of the state five years ago.
File image of Arvind Kejriwal

Bitter rivals AAP & Congress said to be in talks for alliance in 2019 Lok Sabha polls for Delhi

Backchannel talks are currently on between the two parties without any official word on the alliance, said AAP sources.
Indian Cows

Now, HP Congress MLA wants cow declared ‘Mother of the Nation’, Assembly passes resolution

Congress goes one up on BJP over gau mata in Himachal. A cow cess on liquor already in place. First cow ‘sanctuary’ inaugurated.
File photo of Sikh Sangat members demanding that Sajjan Kumar face the law in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, outside UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi's house | @Harsimrat Kaur Badal/Twitter

HC to rule in appeal against Sajjan Kumar acquittal in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case Monday

A trial court had acquitted Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in 2013.
madhya pradesh

MP push for 70% industry jobs to locals: Valid regionalism or is Congress the new Shiv Sena?

Kamal Nath, on his first day as Madhya Pradesh chief minister, announced incentives for industries that hire 70 per cent local workers. When questioned about th...

Modi’s BJP is not just Congress + cow, but it is Congress + cow + Indira Gandhi

Young Indians bought new hope & optimism of Brand Modi in 2014. Now they're confused & angry as BJP government turns out to be Indira-era Congress, plus a cow.