Contracts awarding work to pvt parties should not be cancelled without assigning reasons: SC

Contracts awarding work to pvt parties should not be cancelled without assigning reasons: SC

NEW DELHI: Contracts awarding work to private parties should not be cancelled without assigning reasons, the Supreme Court said on Wednesday, as it reserved its judgement on an appeal against a Calcutta High Court order. A bench comprising Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud and justices JB Pardiwala and Manoj Misra said private parties, who make […]

TN Congress moves Madras HC against PM’s election speeches

TN Congress moves Madras HC against PM’s election speeches

NEW DELHI: The Tamil Nadu Congress Committee on Wednesday filed a writ petition in the Madras High Court seeking a direction to the Election Commission of India (ECI) to issue notice and call for an explanation from the Prime Minister for his election campaign speeches. A summer vacation bench of the Madras High Court comprising […]

Youth are PDP’s greatest strength: Mehbooba Mufti

Youth are PDP’s greatest strength: Mehbooba Mufti

Enlists support for youth president Waheed Parra SRINAGAR: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday said the party’s biggest strength is J&K’s youth, who have, during the ongoing poll campaign, come out enthusiastically in support of the support of the PDP’s “pro-people” agenda. Addressing a series of election rallies during her roadshow in […]

Excise policy: SC questions ED over delay in probe, asks for case files before Kejriwal’s arrest

Excise policy: SC questions ED over delay in probe, asks for case files before Kejriwal’s arrest

Judicial custody extended till May 20 NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday questioned the Enforcement Directorate (ED) over the “delay” in its probe into the excise policy-linked money laundering case involving Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, and asked the agency to produce case files before the arrest of the AAP leader. A bench of […]

Vote to save Constitution, protect democracy: Kharge

NEW DELHI: Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge on Tuesday urged the people to exercise their franchise to “save the Constitution and protect democracy”, as the voting for the third phase of Lok Sabha elections gets underway. In a post on X, the Congress chief wrote, “Vote to save Constitution, vote to protect democracy. 11 Crore people […]

People have to decide if ‘vote jihad’ will work or Ram Rajya: PM Modi

KHARGONE (MP): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the country has reached a turning point in history and the people have to decide whether it will be run by “vote jihad” or Ram Rajya. Addressing a rally in Madhya Pradesh’s Khargone district, Modi hit out at the opposition Congress, saying its intent is very […]

Indo-Pak Confrontation To Have Serious Consequences For J&K: Farooq

Indo-Pak Confrontation To Have Serious Consequences For J&K: Farooq

Srinagar: National Conference president Farooq Abdullah has said dialogue is the only way to resolve issues between India and Pakistan as any confrontation will have serious consequences for the people of Jammu and Kashmir. Reacting to a recent statement of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on taking back Pakistan-occupied Jammu and Kashmir (PoJK), Abdullah said on […]

‘Terror funding’: Delhi LG seeks NIA probe against AAP

‘Terror funding’: Delhi LG seeks NIA probe against AAP

NEW DELHI: Delhi Lieutenant Governor V K Saxena has sought an NIA probe into a complaint against the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for allegedly receiving political funding from the banned terrorist organisation ‘Sikhs for Justice’. Reacting to the development, Delhi minister & AAP leader Saurabh Bharadwaj said that the “LG is an agent […]

Rahul promises to remove 50% cap on quota, give Rs 8,500 per month to poor women

Rahul promises to remove 50% cap on quota, give Rs 8,500 per month to poor women

BHOPAL: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday promised to remove the 50 per cent cap on reservation if the opposition-backed INDIA bloc comes to power in Madhya Pradesh. Taking a jibe at the BJP’s “abki baar, 400 paar” war cry, he claimed the saffron party would not be able to win even 150 seats in […]

BJP’s horse-trading tarnishes Himachal’s culture, alleges CM Sukhu

SHIMLA: During an election gathering at Patta Barauri in Kasauli assembly constituency of Himachal Pradesh on Sunday, Chief Minister Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu asserted that the BJP has tarnished Himachal Pradesh’s culture by engaging in horse-trading. He emphasized the responsibility of the state’s voters to unequivocally reject this kind of political manoeuvring. “If we don’t take […]