Kerala CPI(M)-led LDF sweeping victory in the local body polls

Thursday, December 17th, 2020

Kasaragod : The ruling CPI(M)-led LDF in Kerala is set for a sweeping victory in the local body polls, while the Bharatiya Janata Party appears to have made some satisfactory gains in Kerala. The Left Democratic Front is leading in more than 500 of the 941 grama panchayats, five of the six city corporations and […]

Bihar : NDA leading in 129 seats

Tuesday, November 10th, 2020
Narendra modi

Patna : A Bihar election campaign that hinged on campaigning by Prime Minister Narendra Modi seems to have paid off for the BJP, which is set to emerge as the single-largest party. This demotes its ally, Nitish Kumar of the JDU, who is seeking a fourth term as Chief Minister, to second position in the […]

Shiv Sena not to attend NDA meeting

Saturday, November 16th, 2019

Mumbai : The Shiv Sena will not be attending the meeting of the NDA called ahead of the winter session of Parliament. “No, we are not going,” Shiv Sena spokesperson Sanjay Raut said. Earlier, this week, the Shiv Sena withdrew minister Arvind Sawant from the BJP-led NDA government.    

‘Atmosphere of fear driving away investments’

Monday, March 5th, 2018

Udupi: Shobha Karandlaje, MP and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, said on Friday that the atmosphere of fear prevailing in the State was driving away investment. Addressing presspersons here, Ms. Karandlaje said that the investors were scared because of the poor handling of the law and order situation in the State. The number of […]

Big benefits for farmers, rural India and healthcare on 2018 Budget

Thursday, February 1st, 2018
Arun Jaitley

New Delhi : In Budget 2018-19, the government has pegged fiscal deficit at 3.3 per cent of GDP for the fiscal year starting April 1, 2018. This is higher than the 3 per cent as projected earlier in the fiscal consolidation roadmap. A Reuters poll showed most economists expected a 3.2 per cent deficit in […]

I’m like a football being kicked around by two teams: Mallya

Friday, February 3rd, 2017
Vijay Mallya

New Delhi: With the government planning to frame a law to prevent loan defaulters from fleeing the country, beleaguered liquor baron Vijay Mallya has likened himself to a “football” being kicked around by “two fiercely competitive teams” NDA and UPA. Hitting out at the ongoing investigations by CBI and efforts to extradite him from the […]

Congress, BJP clash over cow vigilantism in Lok Sabha

Friday, August 5th, 2016

New Delhi: The Congress and the Trinamool Congress on Thursday lashed out at the ruling BJP in the Lok Sabha over the attack on women, Dalits and Muslims allegedly in the name of cow protection. Responding to the attack, ruling party MP Hukum Singh said it has become a fashion to oppose and criticise anything […]

‘Centre trying to hand over Mangalore port to private firm’

Monday, May 30th, 2016

Mangaluru : Minister for Forest, Environment and Ecology B. Ramanath Rai said on Saturday that the Union government was attempting to hand over the operations of the New Mangalore Port to a private company. Addressing the media, the Minister said that the Union government was making efforts to hand over the port to Adani Ports. […]

I am more qualified for PM post than those ‘roaming around’: Nitish Kumar

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

New Delhi: Throwing his hat in the ring for prime ministership, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday said that he was more qualified than many other aspirants. Explaining why he is a better choice for the top job, Nitish said, “I am more qualified than those roaming around for the post of prime minister.” […]

Reports on LJP joining NDA purely speculative: Tewari

Monday, February 24th, 2014

New Delhi: Congress today termed as “purely speculative” reports that LJP could ally with BJP for the Lok Sabha polls, noting that Ram Vilas Paswan was the first one to quit the NDA on the issue of Gujarat riots. “If at all there is anything that is playing out in the public space, my instant […]