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4 January, 2019 11:49 AM "It Can Erase Pak": Why BJP's Himanta Sarma Says Congress Against Rafale

Another BJP leader alleged that Rahul Gandhi was seeking information in the Rafale issue that the neighbouring country wants As a debate on the controversial Rafale fight jet deal raged in the Lok Sabha where Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman spoke on various aspects of the agreement for over two hours and accused the Congress-led government of scrapping 199

4 January, 2019 4:20 AM Ajay Maken resigns as Congress's Delhi unit chief

Congress president Rahul Gandhi, Delhi Congress party affairs in-charge P C Chacko and Maken held a meeting on Thursday evening. Gandhi has accepted his resignation, they said. Senior Congress leader Ajay Maken Friday resigned as the party's Delhi unit chief citing health reasons, a few months before the Lok Sabha elections, sources said. Congress president 149

3 January, 2019 3:26 PM Lord Hanuman Belonged To Vaishya Community, Says BJP Leader

Vineet Agarwal Sharda claimed the Vaishya community and Lord Ram come from the same lineage and Lord Hanuman is the adopted son of Lord Ram. Uttar Pradesh BJP leader Vineet Agarwal Sharda has said Lord Hanuman belonged to the Vaishya community, weeks after Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath termed the Hindu deity a Dalit. Talking to PTI Thursday, Mr Sharda 143

3 January, 2019 1:49 PM Lok Sabha Polls 2019: Narendra Modi to address rally in Assam

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to begin the campaign for the 2019 Lok Sabha election in Assam from Silchar in Barak Valley on January 4, a Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson said. The rally is part of the first phase of the election campaign by Modi, the spokesperson said. This would be his second visit to Assam in a span of just 10 days. The prime 106

2 January, 2019 3:19 PM Congress Vande Mataram Decision To Please Particular Community: Amit Shah

'Vande Mataram' was not sung at the Madhya Pradesh secretariat on Tuesday, the first working day of the month, a tradition followed by the previous BJP government. Taking a swipe at the Congress government in Madhya Pradesh, BJP chief Amit Shah today said 'Vande Mataram' was not sung at the state secretariat just to please a "particular community" and asked 121

2 January, 2019 1:00 PM Rajasthan's Only Muslim Minister Prays At Shiva Temple

Shale Mohammad performed puja for about half-an-hour following Hindu rituals. Shale Mohammad, the only Muslim face in Ashok Gehlot's cabinet, offered prayers at a Shiva temple in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer days after taking charge of the minority affairs department. Mr Mohammad, son of Muslim religious leader Gazi Fakir, reached his constituency Pokhran in Jaisalmer 116

2 January, 2019 12:26 PM Opposition boycotts Tamil Nadu Governor's address, stages walkout from State Assembly

Chennai: Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president MK Stalin on Wednesday walked out of the Tamil Nadu Assembly on the opening day of the first session of the year. The DMK and its allies - the Congress and a lone IUML member - boycotted the customary address of Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit. As the governor began his address saying 'Vanakkam' 112

2 January, 2019 6:19 AM BJP, Congress face off over 'Vande Mataram', Shivraj Singh Chouhan to sing national song at MP Secretariat with 109 BJP MLAs on January 7

Taking to Twitter Chauhan mentioned that Vande Mataram will be sung before the beginning of the Assembly session in the courtyard of Vallabh Bhavan at 10 am. Bhopal: After 'Vande Mataram' was not sung at Madhya Pradesh secretariat, former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday said that all 109 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs will recite 188

2 January, 2019 12:58 AM By-Election For Rajasthan's Ramgarh Seat To Be Held On January 28

The election in Ramgarh constituency was postponed after Bahujan Samaj Party candidate Laxman Singh died of heart attack on November 29. The by-election in Ramgarh Assembly seat in Alwar district of Rajasthan will be held on January 28, Chief Electoral Officer Anand Kumar said on Tuesday. According to Mr Kumar, the nomination process will start soon after 100

1 January, 2019 12:59 PM "Triple Talaq Issue Is Not About Religion. But Gender Justice," Says PM: Highlights

PM Modi On New Year's Day: Taking a jibe at the opposition, PM Modi said that 2019 elections will be "grand alliance versus the people". Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to news agency ANI today on BJP's loss in assembly elections in five states, resignation of Urjit Patel from the Reserve Bank of India, demonetisation, among other important political 254