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BJP Seeks 10 Days To Reply To Notice Against Member Over “Chowkidar ” Clip

New Delhi:  The BJP has sought 10 more days to respond to a show cause notice issued to a member of its national election committee for sharing an “audio-visual advertisement” titled “main bhi chowkidar hoon” on social media, without complying with directions, the Election Commission said today. The election body …

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Sabarimala Will Help Make “Big Gains” In Kerala: BJP’s Election Candidate

New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram:  The controversy over the entry of women into the Sabarimala temple will help the BJP make inroads into Kerala, says the party’s candidate K Rajasekharan while stressing that the disconnect between the people and the governments of the Congress and Left is an ever widening one. Mr Rajasekharan …

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1984 Anti-Sikh Riots: SIT Gets 2 More Months To Complete Probe

New Delhi:  The Supreme Court on Friday granted two more months to the Special Investigation Team to complete its probe into 186 cases of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. A bench comprising Justices SA Bobde and S Abdul Nazeer extended the time after the SIT informed it that more than 50 …

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Case Against SP Leader For Alleged Sexist Remarks Against Jaya Prada

Sambhal, Uttar Pradesh:  A case was filed against Firoz Khan, the Samajwadi Party leader, for allegedly making sexist remarks against actor-turned-politician Jaya Prada, who recently switched over to the BJP. The Uttar Pradesh police said that an investigation into the case has been started on Thursday. In a video that …

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India, Kuwait Agree On Exemption Of Entry Visas

Kuwait City:  India and Kuwait signed an agreement on mutual exemption of entry visa for diplomatic, official and “special” passports, implemented from February 19, sources at Kuwait’s foreign ministry said. Kuwait-based daily Al-Anba quoted the sources as saying on Wednesday that the agreement was signed between the governments on October …

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“Was Attacked By 50 BJP Workers”, Says Tripura Congress’s Subal Bhowmik

Tripura:  The Congress in Tripura has accused the ruling BJP of attacking its Lok Sabha candidate from West Tripura constituency, Subal Bhowmik, when he was on his way to Agartala from Sipahijala. BJP has denied the allegations. Mr Bhowmik, who recently quit the BJP to join Congress, claimed that a …

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Will Bring Citizen’s List In Bengal, “Throw Out Infiltrators”: Amit Shah

Alipurduar:  BJP president Amit Shah said on Friday his party will replicate the National Register of Citizens (NRC) exercise in West Bengal on coming to power at the Centre to “throw out” infiltrators. He, however, made it clear that Hindu refugees will not be touched. “We will also bring in …

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Hardik Patel Can’t Contest Polls, Court Rejects Plea To Stay Conviction

New Delhi:  In what comes as a huge setback for the Congress, Patidar leader Hardik Patel will not be able to contest the national elections as the Gujarat High Court today rejected his plea to put a stay on his conviction in a 2015 rioting case. In July last year, …

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Uddhav Thackeray, Parkash Badal To Join Amit Shah’s Ahmedabad Road Show

Gandhinagar:  Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and former Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal will be present during BJP president Amit Shah’s road-show in Ahmedabad along with other senior party leaders on Saturday. Gujarat BJP president Jitu Vaghani made the announcement in Gandhinagar today. After the road-show in the morning, …

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Government Has Taken Measures To Set Up “Chowkidar” In Space: PM Modi

Jeypore:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said his government had taken measures to set up a ”chowkidar” in space and asked people to vote for a government that can take concrete decisions and not just raise slogans. Launching his campaign in eastern India with a rally in Jeypore area …

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