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In Digvijaya Singh’s “Yes” To Bhopal, Reservation And Possibility Of Rift

Bhopal:  Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh has agreed to contest from Bhopal after Chief Minister Kamal Nath’s challenge about taking on the state’s “toughest seat”. But he has made it clear that Bhopal is not the seat he would have picked had he been given a choice. The two-time Chief …

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AAP To Fight Lok Sabha Polls From Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Odisha, Andaman

New Delhi:  The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Sunday announced that it will contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls in Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, Andaman and Nicobar and Bihar. In Uttar Pradesh, the party has fielded Yogesh Dahiya from Saharanpur, Satish Chandra Sharma from Aligarh and Shweta Sharma from Gautam Budh Nagar …

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In Andhra’s Araku Constituency Congress Pits Daughter Against Father

Araku, Andhra Pradesh:  Congress on Sunday fielded Shruti Devi from Araku Lok Sabha constituency pitting her against her father Vairicharla Kishore Chandra Deo who left Congress to joined Telugu Desam Party (TDP) weeks ago. Vairicharla Kishore Chandra Deo joined TDP in the presence of N Chandrababu Naidu on February 24.  …

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PM Now Remembering Chowkidars After Forgetting Chaiwalas: Kapil Sibal

New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi has forgotten about his bonhomie with “chaiwalas”, is now remembering “chowkidars”, and will focus on somebody else the “next time” for political gains, senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal said, taking a swipe at the PM’s ”main bhi chowkidar” campaign. The former Union minister also …

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“Masood Azhar’s Kin”: Yogi Adityanath’s Dig at UP Congress Candidate

Lucknow:  Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath — who launched the BJP’s election campaign in Uttar Pradesh with a rally in Saharanpur — generated controversy today by linking the Congress candidate to Pakistani terrorist Masood Azhar. Congress’s Imran Masood, an influential leader from the area, is up against the BJP’s sitting lawmaker …

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Haryana Village Turns To “Peace Committee” After Man Dies In Clashes

Chandigarh:  Two days after a man was killed and 15 others injured in a clash between two communities at Badsui village in Haryana’s Kaithal district, the authorities today formed a “peace committee” to defuse the tension. Police said the situation has now been brought under control. According to reports, the …

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50 Lakh Jobs, 100% Profit For Farmers, Promises Kamal Haasan In Manifesto

Actor-politician Kamal Haasan today came up with his big list of promises that highlighted jobs, equal number of jobs and equal pay for women and an astounding 100 per cent profit for farmers. Releasing the manifesto for his Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) in Chennai today, Kamal Haasan said he would …

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Not Contesting Lok Sabha Polls, “All Candidates My Faces”: Kamal Haasan

New Delhi:  Actor-politician Kamal Haasan today came up with his big list of promises that highlighted jobs, equal number of jobs and equal pay for women and an astounding 100 per cent profit for farmers. Releasing the manifesto for his Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) in Chennai today, Kamal Haasan said …

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Is Congress Paying Price Of Its Dynastic Character: Asks Arun Jaitley

New Delhi:  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday took a dig at the Congress leadership saying that the dynastic parties succeed on the strength of some generations but sink with the others and wondered whether the grand old party was paying the cost of its dynastic character. Nowadays, the minister …

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Ahead Of Polls, Election Body Orders 26 Lakh Bottles Of Indelible Ink

New Delhi:  Ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, the Election Commission has ordered 26 lakh indelible ink bottles worth Rs 33 crore. The seven-phase election will begin on April 11 and conclude on May 19. In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the poll panel had bought 21.5 lakh phials, 4.5 …

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