Sunday , 24 March 2019

National News

Ekla chalo re: Congress to contest all 80 LS seats in UP

PTI LUCKNOW Left out of the SP-BSP pre-poll tie-up in Uttar Pradesh, the Congress on Sunday announced that it would go it alone on all the 80 Lok Sabha seats in the state in the upcoming general election. After a brainstorming session with senior party leaders, Congress general secretary in-charge of Uttar Pradesh Ghulam Nabi Azad, however, said his party would ... Read More »

Rajkumar Hirani accused of sexual assault

PTI MUMBAI Rajkumar Hirani has been accused of sexual assault by a woman who worked with him on his 2018 film ‘Sanju’ and the filmmaker has denied the allegations, terming them “false” and “malicious” and aimed at destroying his reputation. In an article on HuffPost India, the woman, who calls herself “an assistant”, alleged that Hirani sexually abused her more ... Read More »

Verma removal row: Sikri turns  down govt offer

PTI NEW DELHI Justice A K Sikri on Sunday withdrew his consent to a government offer to nominate him for president/member in the London-based Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal.       The government is understood to have recommended Supreme Court Justice Sikri’s name for CSAT late last year. Taking note of the development, Congress president Rahul Gandhi said in a tweet that “when ... Read More »

SP, BSP to contest 38 seats each in UP

LUCKNOW/NEW DELHI: Once arch-rivals, Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) announced Saturday their tie-up in Uttar Pradesh for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, sharing 38 seats each and keeping the Congress out of the alliance. Please like & share: Read More »

Mahagathbandhan a failed experiment in India: Modi

NEW DELHI: Launching his campaign to return to power, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday asked the country to choose as its next “pradhan sevak” either an honest and a hardworking man or those who are on vacation when needed at home and are corrupt. Please like & share: Read More »

President gives nod to 10% quota Bill

NEW DELHI: President Ram Nath Kovind has given his assent to the constitutional provision to provide 10 per cent reservation in government jobs and education to economically backward section in the general category. Please like & share: Read More »

BJP’s performance, not opposition lies, to control election narrative: Jaitley

NEW DELHI: Accusing the opposition parties of creating a false narrative based on lies, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said it was the BJP which will decide the agenda and control the narrative of the upcoming Lok Sabha polls through Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership and his government’s performance over the last five years. Please like & share: Read More »

No corruption, no major terror attack under Modi-rule: Sitharaman

NEW DELHI: Rallying the BJP workers ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday asked them to create awareness about the government’s achievements, especially that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has provided “corruption-free” five years and that no major terror attack has taken place during this period. Please like & share: Read More »