Wednesday , 22 May 2019

National News

BJP questions Rahul Gandhi’s citizenship

IANS New Delhi The BJP on Saturday sought to corner Congress president Rahul Gandhi over alleged discrepencies in his election affidavit involving his citizenship and educational qualification. Addressing a press conference at the party headquarters, BJP spokesperson G V L Narsimha Rao said, “Today the whole nation is stunned that Rahul Gandhi and his lawyer Rahul Kaushik were unable to ... Read More »

Congress for ‘vote bhakti’, BJP for ‘desh bhakti’: Modi

IANS Patna The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stood for ‘desh bhakti’, while the Congress stood for ‘vote bhakti’ because of which the previous United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government refused to retaliate after Pakistani terrorists attacked Mumbai in November 2008, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing an election rally in the state on Saturday. Speaking in an aggressive manner, Modi ... Read More »

Nodal poll officer, in charge of EVMs, goes missing in WBengal

Krishnagar: A nodal officer of the Election Commission in charge of electronic voting machines (EVMs) and voter-verified paper audit trails (VVPATs) posted at Krishnagar under Ranaghat parliamentary constituency of West Bengal is missing for over 24 hours, police said Friday. Read More »

Saudi govt raises India’s Haj quota to 2 lakh

New Delhi: The Saudi Arabian government has issued a formal order, notifying increase in Indias Haj quota to 2 lakh from 1.75 lakh, about two months after Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman gave the assurance to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, official sources said here on Friday. Read More »

Millions vote in second round of LS polls

New Delhi: Millions voted across 95 Lok Sabha seats in 12 states and the Union territory of Puducherry on Thursday in the second phase of the staggered battle for a new Parliament, marred by stray violence in West Bengal and Jammu and Kashmir and EVM glitches in seven states. Read More »