Tuesday, 18 December, 2018

Politics

BJP national president Amit Shah | PTI

Amit Shah to visit Telangana to review BJP’s assembly poll performance

The BJP won only one assembly seat in the Telangana state elections of the total 119.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal talks to media persons | Ravi Chowdhary/PTI

Kejriwal to mobilise public opinion over next 1 year for full statehood for Delhi

CM Arvind Kejriwal says it's an insult to Delhi's citizens that capital doesn’t have full statehood & hopes it will get it in next 5 years.
File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressesing an election rally in Ambikapur | PTI

National security & defence are either punching bag or funding source for Congress: Modi

PM Modi also accused Congress of wanting to make money from defence deals even if it meant hurting morale of military.
P Chidambaram

Chidambaram questions Jaitley’s claim that Modi govt bought Rafale jets at lower price

Chidambaram said Jaitley has been maintaining the price of the aircraft was cheaper by 9% or 20%.
File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi | Kamal Kishore/PTI

Narendra Modi to visit Gandhi bastion Rae Bareli for the first time

Modi's visit is being seen as a strategy of the BJP to pin the Congress leadership in their respective constituencies in the 2019 general election. 
Kapil Sibal

SC didn’t go into technical aspects of Rafale, only JPC can probe irregularities: Congress

The Congress claimed the Modi government had misled the Supreme Court by presenting wrong information about the CAG report on the Rafale deal.
Biplab Kumar Deb

Rahul Gandhi conspired to demean India over Rafale deal, says Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb

Along with CM Deb, senior BJP leader Ratan Lal Nath said there was a "foreign conspiracy" to delay the purchase of Rafale aircraft.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi addresses a public meeting in Sagar | PTI

Farm loans will be waived in MP, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan assures Rahul Gandhi

The Congress, which will form governments in the three states, had promised to waive farmer loans during it election campaign.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi | AICC

After MP, Rajasthan, Rahul Gandhi turns attention to picking Chhattisgarh CM

Congress president Rahul Gandhi held a third round of talks Saturday to select CM for Chhattisgarh where the party won power in the state after 15 years.
File image of PM Narendra Modi and Nitish Kumar

This rebel Bihar MP is taking on everybody — Modi, Nitish & Kushwaha

Arun Kumar, the Jehanabad MP from Bihar, calls Upendra Kushwaha opportunistic, says he is disappointed in PM Modi.
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.