Politics

Farooq Abdullah calls for result-oriented Indo-Pak dialogue

National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah Sunday called for a sustained and result-oriented Indo-Pak dialogue process, saying the two countries should realise they cannot win a war against each other. Addressing party functionaries at two separate meetings at Laamad and Devsar in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district, the Srinagar Lok...

Jul 26 · >

Maken says no conflict in Rajasthan Congress

AICC general secretary Ajay Maken on Sunday said there is no conflict among the party leaders in Rajasthan on the planned cabinet reshuffle and they have left the decision on the central leadership. After meeting ministers, MLAs and office bearers at the party office here, Maken said they have...

Jul 25 · >

TMC welcomes Cong tweet on snooping row

Kolkata, Jul 25: Amid the ongoing row over suspected Pegasus snooping, a tweet by the Congress underlining that TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee was “targeted” by the spyware ahead of Bengal assembly polls as the Modi government’s securities are endless, was on Sunday welcomed by the state’s ruling party. The...

Jul 25 · >

Farmers show black flags to Sidhu during Gurudwara visit

A group of farmers on Saturday showed black flags to newly appointed Punjab Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu when he arrived here to pay obeisance at a gurdwara. Protesters also raised slogans against Sidhu for his thirsty walks to the well remark made during his address in his installation...

Jul 25 · >

Sonia-Mamata meeting likely on Mission 2024

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the Congress, the two bitter political rivals in West Bengal, seem to be coming closer, and ironically it’s the Pegasus snooping scandal that is doing the trick. The two parties have their leaders’ names in the list of potential Pegasus targets — Abhishek Banerjee...

Jul 23 · >

‘CM question’ left hanging in Amarinder-Sidhu truce

In Punjab, it is said, nothing is sealed or forgiven without a Jhappi (bear hug) or a younger person touching an elder’s feet for blessings. The uneasy truce between Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and new state party chief Navjot Singh Sidhu was not certainly marked by a bear...

Jul 23 · >

Mamata gears up to helm anti-BJP front

  TMC MPs have unanimously chosen party supremo Mamata Banerjee as the chairperson of its parliamentary party although she is not a member of parliament. Announcing this at a press conference in Delhi, Rajya Sabha member Derek O’Brien said she has been the guiding force behind the TMC parliamentary...

Jul 23 · >

Court order forces BSP to rename ‘Brahmin Sammelan’

The Bahujan Samaj Party’s “Brahmin Sammelan”, which is scheduled to be held on Friday at the Taraji Resort, has been renamed as “Seminar in honor of the enlightened class”. The National General Secretary of BSP, Satish Chandra Mishra, who has been given the responsibility to organise the event, reach...

Jul 23 · >

Assam Congress demands CBI probe into organ racket

Guwahati/Dibrugarh/Nagaon, Jul 15: The Assam Congress on Thursday demanded a CBI inquiry into the recently busted human organ racket while party MP Gaurav Gogoi has written to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to initiate an inquiry to verify the ring’s links with Kolkata. Congress state unit President Ripun...

Jul 23 · >