Note ban hurt the poor, benefited rich: Rahul

Note ban hurt the poor, benefited rich: Rahul

Mahasamund: Congress president Rahul Gandhi Tuesday launched a counter attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over demonetisation, saying the note ban hurt the poor and benefited the rich wearing “suit-boot”. Addressing a rally here ahead of the second phase of polling in the state on November 20, Gandhi also charged the Modi government with ensuring […]

Says ‘Modi admits to theft in Rafale deal before SC’

New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi Tuesday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has admitted to “theft” in the Rafale deal before the Supreme Court and to changes in the contract without asking the Indian Air Force. On Monday, the Centre submitted a 14-page document titled “Details of the steps in the decision making process […]

JK may come under President’s rule

JK may come under President’s rule

Jammu and Kashmir is unlikely to have a popular government anytime soon as the Government of India (GoI) may recommend a spell of President’s rule at the expiry of Governor’s rule on December 19, official sources said.
Under the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir, there is no provision for extension of Governor’s rule.

On the Politics of the Name Changing Spree

On the Politics of the Name Changing Spree

Suhail Ahmad Wani Srinagar, is one of the several places, that has been called the “Venice of the East” or the “Kashmiri Venice”. The city has had a chequered history. The name of this city of great antiquity is found in Kalhana’s Rajtarangni. According to this author, ancient Kashmir has had a number of capitals. […]

BJP gets control of all civic bodies in Kathua

BJP gets control of all civic bodies in Kathua

Kathua: Bharatiya Janata Party members were elected to the top positions in all the six municipal bodies in J&K’s Kathua district on Saturday, officials said. Former Congress leader Naresh Sharma, who recently joined the BJP along with three party councillors, was elected president of the Kathua Municipal Council, while Rekha Kumari was elected vice-president, the […]

Rename your Muslim leaders first: Rajbhar to BJP

LUCKNOW: A disgruntled Om Prakash Rajbhar, a minister in the Uttar Pradesh government and the chief of BJP ally SBSP, has mocked the saffron party over its renaming spree and suggested it to change the names of its three prominent Muslim leaders. “The BJP says that the cities were named by Mughals. In the the […]

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