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Cong raises points about SC clean chit to Modi

The Congress Saturday asked if a chief minister or a state government will ever be held accountable even if the state is thrown into a circle of pre-meditated violence and riots, a day after the Supreme Court upheld an SIT clearance to then Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in...

Jun 26 · >

Gujarat ex top cop, activist held within a day of SC verdict

A day after the Supreme Court upheld the all clear given by a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the 2002 riots cases, the Gujarat police on Saturday arrested former Director General of Police R B Sreekumar and took in custody social activist Teesta Setalvad...

Jun 26 · >

Ram Gopal Varma in trouble over tweet on Droupadi Murmu

Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, whose tweets often land him in trouble, has courted a fresh controversy. A case has been filed against him for a controversial tweet with a ‘Mahabharata‘ reference on Droupadi Murmu, the presidential candidate of the BJP. “If DRAUPADI is the PRESIDENT who are the PANDAVAS?...

Jun 26 · >

Thackeray says Eknath & co will land up in BJP

Striking a defiant note, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday night dared rebel leader Eknath Shinde and the BJP to try and take away the Shiv Sena cadre and those who vote for the party, and also accused the BJP of trying to finish off the Sena. In...

Jun 25 · >

Yashwant Sinha dials PM, Rajnath Singh for support

The opposition candidate for the presidential election, Yashwant Sinha, reached out to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday, seeking their support for the July 18 polls. Sinha also dialled Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren and reminded him of the commitment that the Jharkhand Mukti...

Jun 25 · >

All eyes on Uddhav Thackeray’s next move

The political crisis in Maharashtra grew deeper Friday with the Shiv Sena alleging that a Union Minister has “threatened” Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar. Rebel leader Eknath Shinde, meanwhile, has claimed the support of 50 MLAs. “He is the son of Maharashtra. They are threatening him. Modi ji,...

Jun 24 · >

Assam CM says he is unaware of Maharashtra MLAs’ stay

Amid the deepening crisis in the Maharashtra government, with a rebel group of over 40 Shiv Sena MLAs camping in a five-star hotel on the outskirts of Guwahati, while back home the Maha Vikas Aghadi government gasps for air, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has plainly denied the...

Jun 24 · >

PM security breach in Punjab traced to planning failure

The committee probing the security breach of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in the last stages of collecting evidence. So far the probe is heading towards “planning failure” on PM Modi’s visit to Punjab in January this year. “The committee is collecting evidence from all stakeholders concerned and compiling...

Jun 24 · >

Delhi Lt Governor suspends key aide in Kejriwal’s office

Delhi Lieutenant Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena on Wednesday ordered the suspension of the deputy secretary in Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s office and two sub-divisional magistrates (SDMs) over corruption charges. Prakash Chandra Thakur posted as deputy secretary in the chief minister’s office, Vasant Vihar SDM Harshit Jain, and Vivek...

Jun 23 · >

Assam CM’s wife slaps Rs 100 cr suit against Sisodia

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia faces a Rs 100 crore civil defamation case by Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma’s wife, Riniki Bhuyan Sharma. Earlier this month,  Sisodia had alleged that Chief Minister Himanta Sarma awarded a contract for Covid Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits to a company...

Jun 22 · >