Category Archives: Political

UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath cuts security for Akhilesh Yadav, Mayawati

UTTAR Pradesh government took away or downgraded security cover of several opposition leaders, including former Chief Ministers Mulayam Singh Yadav, Akhilesh Yadav and Mayawati. So far, as many as 151 VIPs were enjoying graded security and while the cover has been totally withdrawn from 105 of them, it has been downgraded in the case of 46 VIPs. The others who ...

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Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina accorded ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapathi Bhawan

BANGLADESH Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was today accorded ceremonial welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhawan. Prime Minster Narendra Modi received Sheikh Hasina at the Rashtrapati Bhawan after which she was accorded the guard of honour. Sheikh Hasina is visiting India after a gap of 7 years. She had last visited India in January 2010. On Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi set aside the ...

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After 3.8 Crore bill row, Ram Jethmalani says he won’t charge Arvind Kejriwal

NOTED criminal lawyer Ram Jethmalani who is defending Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in the defamation case filed by Finance Minister and BJP leader Arun Jaitley has reportedly said that if Kejriwal cannot afford to pay his fee, he will not charge the politician to defend him in court. His comments come after a controversy over a bill for over 3 ...

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How will the BJP’s win in UP remake Indian politics ?

INDIAN politics has witnessed a decisive shift with Saturday’s UP poll results. Not only did the BJP wave contain its opposition – BSP, SP and Congress – to historic lows, it set a personal record in Uttarakhand as well. BJP’s record performances in UP and Uttarakhand aren’t just going to benefit the party in these states alone. By winning these ...

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Shashi Tharoor’s Delhi home burgled, Gandhi glasses gifted by PM Modi also stolen

MEMBER of Parliament (MP) and Congress leader Shashi Tharoor filed a complaint at Tughlak Road police station in Delhi regarding a burglary at his home. According to police incident occurred in the early hours on November 29 at his Delhi residence at Lodhi Estate in the well-guarded Lutyen Zone but Tharoor approached police station on December 6. Tharoor’s claimed, the ...

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Jayalalithaa Death: December a fateful month for Tamil Nadu?

DECEMBER seems to be jinxed for Tamil Nadu as it witnessed yet another major loss with AIADMK supremo and Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa joining a list of iconic leaders whose end came in the last month of the year. While AIADMK founder and charismatic actor-turned politician MGR died on December 24, 1987, his protege Jayalalithaa breathed her last yesterday (December ...

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Khalistan terrorist Harminder Singh Mintoo arrested

THE special investigation team (SIT) police on Monday arrested Harminder Singh alias Mintoo from a railway station at New Delhi. The self-styled chief of Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) had escaped with six others aides from Nabha jail in Punjab. On Sunday evening, the Uttar Pradesh police arrested mastermind Parminder Singh who ‘masterminded’ the jailbreak from Shamli district. Five other escaped ...

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Communist revolutionary Fidel Castro dies aged 90

FIDEL Castro, who led the country of Cuba for nearly half a century, died Friday at the age of 90. With a shaking voice, his younger brother, Raul Castro, announced on state television that his brother died at 10:29 p.m. on Friday night. Castro’s death comes just months after the Communist revolutionary predicted he would die soon. He made his ...

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Bhiwandi Court grants bail to Rahul Gandhi in RSS defamation case

CONGRESS Vice President Rahul Gandhi was granted bail by a court in Mumbai’s Bhiwandi on Wednesday in a defamation case filed by a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) functionary Rajesh Kunte for holding the organisation’s members responsible for Mahatma Gandhi’s assassination in a speech in 2014. On March 6, 2014, Rahul Gandhi made a speech in Bhiwandi holding the organisation responsible ...

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“Scrapping currency cannot deliver corruption-free India”

INDIA’s decision to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes was “bold and decisive” but the “risky” move is far from delivering a corruption-free country, the Chinese media said on Monday. However, the op-ed in the Global Times hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his “startling and sudden move” which has created a mayhem-like situation in India causing great ...

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