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BJP, Congress Did Little To End Poverty, Unemployment: Mayawati

Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh:  BSP supremo Mayawati today said the BJP and Congress governments did little to address issues of poverty and unemployment. “Poverty and unemployment increased ever since the BJP came to power at the Centre. The Congress, too, has not kept its promises,” Mayawati said while addressing an election …

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Salman Khurshid Uses Amitabh Bachchan Dialogue To Attack Yogi Adityanath

Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh:  Congress leader Salman Khurshid has borrowed a popular movie dialogue to call himself Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s “baap” (father) and challenged him to a debate on the 2008 Batla House encounter, preferably at a cowshed. Mr Khurshid, the Congress candidate from Farrukhabad, said he is …

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Pragya Thakur Facing Charges, BJP Fields “Dummy Candidate” From Bhopal

Bhopal:  A day after police registered a complaint against Pragya Singh Thakur – the BJP’s pick for Bhopal – over her remarks on the Babri Masjid demolition in 1992, outgoing parliamentarian Alok Sanjar today filed his nomination from the seat as a “dummy candidate”, news agency PTI reported. The provision …

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India Warned Sri Lanka Of Threat 2 Hours Before Suicide Attacks: Report

Colombo:  Sri Lankan intelligence officials were tipped off by Indian intelligence officers about an imminent attack by terrorists hours before a series of suicide bombings killed more than 300 people on Easter Sunday, three sources with direct knowledge of the matter said. Three churches and four hotels were hit by …

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In 2018, A Village Stunned BJP. 2019 May Be A Different Story

New Delhi:  At the entrance of Anhori village in Madhya Pradesh’s Vidisha district, a small crowd gathers. Bhagwan Singh Pal, an agricultural labourer, tells us that the village has not voted for the Congress ‘since Independence’. Or at least as far back as he can recall. In the assembly elections …

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“Will You Continue Boxing,” Congress’ Vijender Singh Was Asked. His Reply

New Delhi:  Boxer Vijender Singh, who is the Congress candidate in the South Delhi constituency, has promised that his association with the sport would not end with him entering politics. He has also made his first poll promise as he said world’s biggest boxers would be invited to the constituency …

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Poll Panel Asks For Report On Allegations Of PM Roadshow After Voting

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mini roadshow in Gujarat’s Ahmedabad — where he had gone to vote today — is being examined, the Election Commission has said. Ahead of casting his vote, the Prime Minister rode an open jeep, walked down the road and even gave a short address. Following protests …

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Opposition Renews Call For 50% EVM Checks, To Move Supreme Court Again

New Delhi:  Many opposition leaders, including Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar and Telugu Desam Party president Chandrababu Naidu, today renewed their demand that the Election Commission cross-check votes recorded by over 50% of the total electronic voting machines (EVMs) to prevent electoral malpractices. They also vowed to file a …

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Sri Lanka PM To NDTV: “India Gave Us Intelligence, But There Were Lapses”

India had shared intelligence inputs with Sri Lanka but there was a lapse in how the country handled it, Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe told NDTV in an exclusive interview in Colombo on Tuesday, three days after a terrorist attack killed more than 300 people and over 500 injured. “India …

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“India Gave Us Intelligence, But There Was A Lapse”: Sri Lanka PM To NDTV

India had shared intelligence inputs with Sri Lanka but there was a lapse in how the country handled it, Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe told NDTV in an exclusive interview in Colombo on Tuesday, three days after a terrorist attack killed more than 300 people and injured over 500. “India …

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