Politics

RSS seeks restoration of Old Pension Scheme

Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS), the RSS-affiliated central trade union, has urged the Central government to restore the old pension scheme. The demand was made during Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s meeting with RSS leaders that took place between November 21 and November 29. The meeting was the part of...

Dec 3 · >

BJP got 80% of total electoral bond funds in 5 years

National political parties in India have received Rs 3,807.83 crore as contributions in excess of Rs 20,000 from individual donors and entities between the financial years 2017-18 and 2021-22, and have witnessed a jump of 65 per cent during this period, official Election Commission data analysed by News18 shows....

Dec 2 · >

BJP alleges Delhi’s loot under Kejriwal’s protection

BJP leaders, including Union ministers, mounted a joint attack against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday, saying he has looted Delhi by giving protection to the corrupt and is now looking to loot the municipal corporation. Campaigning for various party candidates in different wards ahead of the Municipal Corporation...

Dec 2 · >

Delhi Police moves HC against Tharoor’s discharge

The Delhi Police on Thursday approached the Delhi High Court challenging a trial court’s 2021 order discharging Congress leader Shashi Tharoor in connection with his wife Sunanda Pushkar’s death case. Justice D K Sharma asked the counsel for the Delhi Police to supply the copy of its petition to...

Dec 1 · >

Kejriwal says being a Hindu, Hindutva is a given for him

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said he did not exclusively ask for votes in the name of Hindutva and had appealed to the people of Gujarat to vote for the Aam Aadmi Party and not the Congress or the BJP. In an exclusive interview to News18, Kejriwal spoke about...

Dec 1 · >

‘Overstaying’ in power makes BJD tired, visionless: Pradhan

Senior BJP leader and Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday intensified the campaign against ruling BJD for the December 5 Padampur bypoll, alleging that the Naveen Patnaik-led party was “tired due to overstaying” in power in Odisha for 22 years and hence lacks vision for the development of the...

Dec 1 · >

Gehlot, Pilot unity show for first time since flare-up

In a show of unity, Rajasthan Congress leaders Sachin Pilot and Ashok Gehlot were seen together on Tuesday for the first time since the Rajasthan Chief Minister’s “gaddar” remark which had reignited a war of words between the two leaders a few days back. They were seen together along...

Nov 30 · >

Delhi court grants bail to 8 accused PFI members

A court here has pulled up Delhi Police for not being able to justify how eight people, arrested in a case against the Popular Front Of India, carried out unlawful activities since they were in custody when the offences were claimed to have been committed. Granting bail to the...

Nov 30 · >

Cong says time to end BJP’s misrule in Gandhi’s land

Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge and party leader Rahul Gandhi Tuesday slammed the BJP for its 27 years of “misrule” in Gujarat and said it is time to rebuild Mahatma Gandhi’s land. Calling upon the people to reject the BJP in the upcoming assembly polls, Kharge attacked the ruling party...

Nov 30 · >

Giriraj Singh repeats love jihad meant to finish sanatan dharma

Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Tuesday alleged that “terrorism in the form of love jihad” was a ploy “to finish sanatan dharma” and urged people to unite against it. The rural development minister was speaking at a programme held in Mohammadabad here to commemorate the death anniversary of former...

Nov 30 · >