IPA Webdesk

1933 stories by IPA Webdesk

Pilot says myth about BJP infallibility in North busted

A victory under his belt in Himachal Pradesh, Congress’s Sachin Pilot, the party in-charge of the state, said that the “myth” of the BJP’s invulnerability in north India is over. Gujarat, he said, was “different”. Asked about the possibility that the Congress victory in Himachal is the fallout of...

Dec 9 · >

Akhilesh petitions EC for repoll in Rampur

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav told NDTV in an interview that his party has petitioned the Election Commission of India for a re-poll in Rampur assembly seat, where the party suffered a big loss at the hands of the BJP in the bypoll – the BJP in fact won...

Dec 9 · >

Sisodia alleges BJP bid to poach AAP councilors

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday alleged that the BJP was trying to poach newly-elected AAP councillors and asserted that none of them will fall prey to their “game”. He said the newly elected councillors have been instructed to record “such phone calls” in case they receive...

Dec 8 · >

AAP begins celebrations as DMC leads increase consistently

Balloons and celebratory posters are ready at the AAP office in Delhi while vote-counting for the the civic body is on and the fight looks much closer than an AAP landslide predicted by exit polls. At 9.15 am, BJP had crossed the halfway mark after early leads for all...

Dec 7 · >

Modi stresses team work at all-party meet on G20

Prime Minister Narendra Modi told an all-party meeting that India’s G-20 presidency is a unique opportunity to showcase the country’s strengths to the entire world. Asserting that the country’s presidency of the G-20, a grouping of world’s 20 major economies, belongs to the entire nation, PM Modi said there...

Dec 6 · >

Gujarat Imam slams Muslim women in elections as un-Islamic

Those who select Muslim women to run for office are against Islam and are weakening the religion, the chief cleric of the Jama Masjid in Ahmedabad said on Sunday, in a stunningly misogynistic comment, a day before the second phase of voting for the Gujarat elections. “If you talk...

Dec 5 · >

Religious freedom is not right to convert, Gujarat in SC

The Gujarat government has told the Supreme Court that freedom of religion does not include the right to convert others, and requested the top court to vacate a High Court stay on the provision of a state law that mandates prior permission of the district magistrate for conversion through...

Dec 5 · >

Badruddin Ajmal apologises for remarks about Hindus

A day after making controversial remarks on Hindus, All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) chief Badruddin Ajmal on Saturday expressed ‘apology’ saying that he had no intention of hurting anyone’s sentiments. “I had no intentions of hurting the sentiments of any community. I deeply regret my statement. Being a...

Dec 4 · >

FBI contacts Punjab cops after Sidhu killer’s arrest

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation has formally informed Punjab Police about Goldy Brar, who allegedly coordinated singer Sidhu Moose Wala’s murder, having been caught in California, sources today said. The FBI communication, seen as the first step towards bringing Brar to India, has come through the Ministry of External...

Dec 4 · >