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Congress appears to be projecting SC as a ‘liar‘: PM

Congress appears to be projecting SC as a ‘liar‘: PM

IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a rally in Rae Bareli. Photograph: Press Information Bureau In his first public outburst against the Congress after the Rafale deal verdict, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday alleged the party was trying to project the Supreme Court as a “liar” and was letting down the defence forces. Addressing a rally at Rae Bareli, […]

Ayodhya will be a big BJP issue in 2019

Ayodhya will be a big BJP issue in 2019

Elections are about exploiting emotions and not things like roti, kapda and makan, a very senior BJP politician tells T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan. IMAGE: A scene from Ayodhya. Photograph published only for representational purposes. Photograph: Asif Ansari Back in 2009, it was often asked why, if prices had been rising for almost two years, inflation was not an election issue. […]

Did Doval exchange a princess for Christian Michel?

Did Doval exchange a princess for Christian Michel?

‘As she was dragged off the yacht, the princess cried, “I won‘t go back to the UAE, just kill me now!”‘‘She hasn‘t been heard of since then.‘‘Perhaps she is dead.‘‘If so, Modi‘s government has blood on its hands,‘ notes Sunanda K Datta-Ray. IMAGE: Christian Michel, the alleged middleman in India‘s helicopter deal with the Anglo-Italian firm Agusta Westland, was extradited […]

On Nirbhaya‘s 6th anniversary, 3-yr-old girl gangraped in Delhi

On Nirbhaya‘s 6th anniversary, 3-yr-old girl gangraped in Delhi

A three-year-old girl was raped allegedly by a neighbour at her house in southwest Delhi‘s Dwarka on Sunday afternoon, police said. On being informed about the incident police reached the spot and rushed the unconscious girl to Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital, they said.   The minor girl was allegedly raped by one Ranjeet, who works as a guard and resides […]

Bhupesh Baghel is the new Chhattisgarh chief minister

Bhupesh Baghel is the new Chhattisgarh chief minister

Baghel will take the oath at 5 pm on Monday, December 17. Senior Congress leader Bhupesh Baghel was on Sunday appointed the new chief minister of Chhattisgarh, ending the suspense after days of intense deliberations with top party leadership headed by president Rahul Gandhi. Congress central observer Mallikarjun Kharge made the announcement after the Congress Legislature Party meeting in Raipur. […]

Baghel: The man who helped Congress rise like a Phoenix in Chhattisgarh

Baghel: The man who helped Congress rise like a Phoenix in Chhattisgarh

Baghel led from the front to take on the BJP, led by Raman Singh, after being entrusted the task to revive the Congress‘ fortunes in Chhattisgarh following the third consecutive defeat in the 2013 assembly polls. Photograph: Arun Sharma/PTI Photo Chhattisgarh Congress president Bhupesh Baghel, who has been named as the new chief minister, is credited with helping the party rise […]

‘Accidental Hindus are now showing gotra, janeyu‘: Yogi‘s taunt at Rahul

‘Accidental Hindus are now showing gotra, janeyu‘: Yogi‘s taunt at Rahul

Taking a veiled dig at Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has said people have started showing their gotra and sacred thread to become prominent in the country‘s politics. Addressing a gathering in Faizabad on Saturday he said, the people who had described themselves as accidentally Hindus were now realising that they were Hindus in the […]