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Repromulgation of Land Bill an ‘affront to Parliament: Congress

New Delhi(PTI): The Congress Party on Saturday slammed the Centre for the repromulgation of the Land Bill, terming the move an ‘affront’ to the Parliament’ and ‘travesty of justice’ for the farmers. “The repromulgation of the Land Ordinance by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi government for a third time is a cruel breach of faith […]

Assam government plans to arm Muslims in wake of attacks by Bodo militants

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GUWAHATI (Daily Bhaskar): In a bid to thwart attacks on Bengali speaking Muslim community in Assam, the state government is mulling over the idea of arming the local population. Assam government plans to arm Muslims in wake of attacks by Bodo militants The state government has asked the villagers in Kokrajhar and Baksa area to […]

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Actor Chiranjeevi tries to jump queue at polling booth, voter forces him back

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HYDERABAD, April 30, TNN: Union minister Chiranjeevi had to suffer ignominy at a polling booth at Jubilee Hills on Wednesday as a voter questioned him on why he was jumping the queue to cast his vote. The Congress leader, who is also spearheading the Congress campaign in Seemandhra, is a voter in Jubilee Hills constituency […]

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Ramdev should be jailed: Mayawati on 'anti-Dalit' remarks

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April 26 (PTI): Condemning Ramdev’s controversial remarks targeting Rahul Gandhi on his visit to Dalit houses, BSP supremo Mayawati today threatened to launch a country-wide stir against the yoga guru and the BJP after the polls, if the saffron party did not take action against him. Ramdev should be jailed: Mayawati on ‘anti-Dalit’ remarks BJP should […]

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Eggs Thrown at Chiranjeevi After His Comments on Modi

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MACHILIPATNAM, APRIL 26, 2014 (PTI): Some BJP supporters allegedly hurled eggs at Union Minister and AP Congress election campaign committee chief K Chiranjeevi during a public meeting here today after his remarks against Narendra Modi calling him a “Hitler” and “tyrant”, police said. Eggs Thrown at Chiranjeevi After His Comments on Modi Chiranjeevi, who was addressing […]

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KCR hugged me, promised to merge TRS, says Rahul Gandhi

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Hyderabad, April 22, DC: Charging the TRS president with not keeping his promises either to merge the party with the Congress or make a Dalit the Chief Minister of Telangana, AICC vice-president and Congress’ star campaigner Rahul Gandhi called Mr K. Chandrasekhar Rao a backstabber and power monger, who is “always interested in power and politics, […]

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Kiran opts out, fields brother from Pileru

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HYDERABAD: Even before the polling, former chief minister and Jai Samaikyandra Party (JSP) president Kiran Kumar Reddy seems to have conceded defeat by refusing to contest. In a surprise development on Saturday, the last day for filing of nominations in Seemandhra, Kiran sprang a surprise by asking his brother Kishore Kumar Reddy to file nomination […]

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India passes halfway mark in election with BJP gaining strength

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(Reuters) / 18 April 2014: Voting runs until May 12 and results are due on May 16. India called a quarter of its 815 million voters to polls on Thursday, the biggest day of its staggered election, in areas ranging from Himalayan passes to a southern IT hub and western sugarcane farms. The country is now […]

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TV time: 429 minutes to Kejriwal, 365 to Modi, 72 to Rahul Gandhi

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New Delhi, April 15, Economic Times: AAP may not be much in the reckoning for post-poll tally of Lok Sabha seats as compared to the biggies like BJP and Congress, but its leader Arvind Kejriwal has dominated TV news space during prime time, according to a survey of select channels conducted by an agency. TV […]

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Third Phase brings doom for Congress, cheers for AAP

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Delhi, April 11, DNA: A heavy turnout in the critical third phase of the general elections to pick up 91 candidates has brought bad news for the ruling Congress. However, happy with the turnout, nearly same as the Delhi Assembly elections, Aam Aadmi Party expressed confidence that they are not just winning Delhi but NCR […]

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