Politics

Cong wants to be fulcrum of any opposition alliance

The Congress must be the “fulcrum” of any Opposition alliance to take on the BJP in the 2024 general elections as no coalition can be “meaningful” or “relevant” without it, senior leader Jairam Ramesh said on Saturday. The Congress general secretary also said that in his view, the Congress...

Jan 29 · >

TMC, CPI criticise renaming of Mughal Gardens

Centre seems to be unbothered by Opposition’s attack over renaming of Delhi’s iconic Mughal Gardens as sign board of ‘Amrit Udyan’ have been brought in and placed outside Rashtrapati Bhavan, as part of a move that the BJP-led central government says “shreds yet another symbol of colonialism”. While Opposition...

Jan 29 · >

Priyanka, Mehbooba join Rahul as yatra enters last lap

The Congress’ Bharat Jodo Yatra Saturday entered its last lap as the Rahul Gandhi-led march was joined by his sister Priyanaka Gandhi Vadra and PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti, who termed the initiative “a breath of fresh air”. Reacting to the allegation, the Jammu and Kashmir administration had said pressure...

Jan 29 · >

Centre suppressing voice of masses, Opposition: Cong

In-charge of the Rajasthan unit of Congress on Saturday alleged that the ruling BJP government at the Centre was misusing constitutional institutions to suppress the voice of the masses and opposition. Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa was addressing a meeting of Congress leaders of the Jaipur division regarding the party’s ‘Hath...

Jan 29 · >

Cong alleges bid to make judiciary part of PMO

Attacking the government, the Congress on Friday alleged that an “undeclared emergency” prevailed in the country and an attempt was being made to “make the judiciary part of the PMO”. Congress general secretary Jairam Ramesh said the Bharat Jodo Yatra is aimed at highlighting such “dangers” facing the country....

Jan 28 · >

AAP may lose control of MCD despite winning polls

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which is at loggerheads with the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) over the mayoral election, may end up losing the executive control of the civic body despite having secured a majority in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls. AAP’s mayoral candidate Shelly Oberoi has...

Jan 28 · >

J&K police denies security lapse in Rahul’s yatra

The Jammu and Kashmir administration dismissed allegations levelled by the Congress that there was a security lapse in Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo Yatra, which entered the Kashmir Valley on Friday. Earlier in the day, Gandhi cancelled the walk and claimed that police arrangements “completely collapsed”. “The government is acutely...

Jan 28 · >

CM Shinde says Modi will break all records in 2024

Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde on Friday said that in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will break all records and the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) will retain power with a thumping majority. He was talking to reporters after attending the live screening of ‘Pariksha Pe...

Jan 28 · >

Kejriwal asks people of Punjab to be patient for all ‘guarantees’

AAP National Convener Arvind Kejriwal on Friday asked the people of Punjab to “have some patience”, asserting that all “guarantees” announced by the party ahead of the assembly elections would be fulfilled. Kejriwal and Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann launched 400 more ‘Aam Aadmi’ clinics in the state, calling...

Jan 28 · >

JD(U) crisis deepens as Nitish asks Kushwaha to ‘go to BJP’

The ongoing crisis in the Janata Dal (United) gained momentum this week after chief minister Nitish Kumar asked senior party leader Upendra Kushwaha to leave the party and join BJP. Speaking on the sidelines of a function in Patna, Nitish Kumar said, “Only those who keep speaking… go to...

Jan 27 · >