Hardnews Bureau

Post date: Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 15:08

Four years after coming to power, the BJP-led government is struggling to fulfil its promise of creating 1 crore jobs. With the next elections a year away, the crisis has the potential to change the politics of the country in a far deeper way than understood

Three hours away from national capital Delhi, where the dust never seems to settle down, is the majestic Tijara Fort. Overlooking the hot plains of the Mewat region that straddles the states of Rajasthan and Haryana, Tijara is more about its glorious past than about its dismal present and uncertain future.



Post date: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 17:24

Pulling out of the alliance in Jammu and Kashmir, the BJP on Tuesday blamed PDP supremo and outgoing Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti for the deteriorating law and order situation and “rise in radicalism” in the state but said once ‘normalcy’ returns, the political process can be again taken forward.

“Continuance of the BJP in the state government (in Jammu and Kashmir) has become untenable, the responsibility for this kind of scenario lies with the other side,” BJP general secretary Ram Madhav told reporters here.



Post date: Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 18:29

While lambasting both India and Pakistan for rights abuses in Kahsmir and LoC, the UN called for the formation of a commission of inquiry to conduct a comprehensive independent international investigation into the matter.



Post date: Friday, June 1, 2018 - 17:14

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong on Friday, reviewed the progress in bilateral relations and discused the future roadmap.In a statement released to the media after his meeting with Lee, Modi said, “Prime Minister Lee and I together reviewed progress in our bilateral relations, and discussed the future roadmap.”



Post date: Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 18:47

The fact that the result follows the drub meted out to the BJP in Gorakhpur and Phulpur earlier this year means that the grand alliance stitched against the BJP by the Opposition has found takers



Post date: Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 14:02

A day after issuing a Government Order (GO) permanently closing down and sealing the Sterlite Copper Smelter Plant at Tuticorin, the Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday cancelled the allotment of 342.22 acres of land to Vedanta Limited, which owns the plant.

In a letter to M/s Vedanta Limited, the State Industries Promotion Corporation of Tamil Nadu Limited (SIPCOT) said that there have been a series of agitations and protest against the establishment of Copper Smelter Plant Phase-II, expressing concerns about the pollution caused by the existing plant of the Vedanta Limited.



Post date: Friday, May 25, 2018 - 15:39

If the Opposition gets to repeat Gorakphpur and Phulpur in Kairana, it will give a further push to its unity and efforts to stitch up a formidable alliance against the BJP in the 2019 general elections.



Post date: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 13:37

Known for his expertise in psephology, the BJP leader noted that the sympathy factor would help the BJP immensely in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Mounting a counter offensive on the Congress-JD(S) combine, BJP leader GVL Narasimha Rao, who was recently elected to the Rajya Sabha from Uttar Pradesh, said on Wednesday that the Karnataka Assembly election verdict was not against Bharatiya Janata Party.



Post date: Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 14:48

Last year, Australia completed a five-year government-appointed inquiry into child sex abuse in churches and other institutions, amid allegations worldwide that churches had protected paedophile priests by moving them from parish to parish

An Australian archbishop was found guilty on Tuesday of concealing child sex abuse by a priest, which Australian media said made him the most senior Catholic in the world to be convicted on such a charge.



Post date: Friday, May 18, 2018 - 17:25

The decision of the Karnataka Governor to invite the BJP to form the government has now prompted Congress in Manipur and NPF in Nagaland to contest the way the crown went to the BJP in these states



Post date: Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 21:41

After a night-long legal battle in the Supreme Court where the Congress had challenged the Governor’s invitation to the BJP and sought a stay, the apex court said that the government formation will be subject to the outcome of the petition before it



Post date: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 16:56

In case the BJP fails to cross the halfway mark, there is a chance that the JD(S) and Congress could come together to form the next state government.