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‘This defeat is that of Amit Shah, Modi, Raman Singh‘

‘This defeat is that of Amit Shah, Modi, Raman Singh‘

‘The Congress didn‘t win elections only on soft Hindutva.‘ The Congress shattered Bharatiya Janata Party leader Dr Raman Singh‘s dream of a consecutive fourth term as Chhattisgarh chief minister. The Congress staged a comeback in the heartland state after being in the Opposition for 15 years. “The result of the Chhattisgarh assembly election will have its effects on the Hindi […]

IndiGo flight makes emergency landing in Kolkata after smoke alert

IndiGo flight makes emergency landing in Kolkata after smoke alert

A Jaipur-Kolkata IndiGo flight with 136 passengers on board made an emergency landing in Kolkata after smoke engulfed the plane mid-air, prompting the government to order a probe, an official said Tuesday. However, no passengers were injured in the incident that happened on Monday, a senior Directorate General of Civil Aviation official said. The pilot had to issue a ‘May […]

Koregaon-Bhima case: SC defers hearing on Maha govt‘s plea

Koregaon-Bhima case: SC defers hearing on Maha govt‘s plea

The Supreme Court on Tuesday deferred to next month the hearing on Maharashtra government‘s appeal challenging the Bombay high court refusal to extend the 90-day limit for filing charge sheet in the Koregaon-Bhima violence case. The top court, which had asked the state government to submit the “gist” of allegations and the probe report filed against rights activists arrested in […]

KCR: From obscure Congress foot soldier to mascot of Telangana pride

KCR: From obscure Congress foot soldier to mascot of Telangana pride

The victory might well act as a springboard for the leader, often accused of perpetuating family rule and promoting nepotism, to realise his ambition of playing a greater role in national politics. From living a life of near anonymity as a Congress foot soldier to becoming the mascot of Telangana pride who brought down the then mighty Congress to its knees and […]

Mizoram: Zoramthanga back with a bang

Mizoram: Zoramthanga back with a bang

After being in political wilderness for two assembly terms, rebel-turned-politician Zoramthanga is back with a bang as he led the Mizo National Front to a thumping victory in the state‘s elections. Zoramthanga has been chief minister of Mizoram twice. He was a former underground leader and a close aide of the legendary MNF leader Laldenga. Zoramthanga, 74, joined the underground […]

Watch LIVE! First day of Winter Session

Watch LIVE! First day of Winter Session

The Winter Session of Parliament is likely to witness a united opposition piling up pressure on the government on a plethora of issues like the exit of the Reserve Bank of India Governor, rumblings in the Central Bureau of Investigation and Rafale deal, while parties like Shiv Sena are set to make a renewed pitch for Ram temple in Ayodhya. […]

Trump concerned about being impeached: Report

Trump concerned about being impeached: Report

United States President Donald Trump sees his impeachment as a “real possibility” over finance violations during the 2016 campaign, according to a media report. IMAGE: Donald Trump, the US president, has expressed concern that he could be impeached when Democrats take over the House. Photograph: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images Impeachment talks have ratcheted up in recent days following a blockbuster filing […]