Her entry into politics delayed by demonetisation and surgical strikes, Priyanka Gandhi is in active politics to transform Congress’s fortunes in coming elections. Can she do it?
After buying anti-missile system, S-400s from Russia, Indian government’s hope for a waiver from US President Donald Trump may just not materialize
In a fast-changing global scenario, Narendra Modi wants to use Vladimir Putin's birthday party as a way to re-commit India to its age-old ally, Russia
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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
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.
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.
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.
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.