AAP in deep trouble as 16 party leaders resign en masse in Punjab

AAP in deep trouble as 16 party leaders resign en masse in Punjab

Chandigarh: On-going problem in AAP’s Punjab unit exacerbated further as 16 party leaders has revolted against co-convener Dr Balbir Singh and resigned en masse. The development which took place on Sunday is considered as a major setback for the AAP as it is trying to strengthen its base in Punjab. The joint resignation was sent to party convener Arvind Kejriwal and party’s Punjab affairs in-charge Manish Sisodia. A copy of the letter was also forwarded…

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Ex Andhra CM Kiran Reddy rejoins Congress after 4 years

Ex Andhra CM Kiran Reddy rejoins Congress after 4 years

New Delhi: Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy who had quit the Congress four years ago on Friday returned to the fold of the grand old party. Talking to reporters, Congress’ media in-charge Randeep Surjewala said that Reddy had met Congress president Rahul Gandhi at his residence in the morning. Surjewala said Reddy joined the party in the presence of AICC Andhra Pradesh in-charge Oomen Chandy, APCC chief chief N Raghuveera Reddy at…

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Amit Shah meets Nitish Kumar to discuss seat arrangement for 2019 polls

Amit Shah meets Nitish Kumar to discuss seat arrangement for 2019 polls

Patna: BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday arrived in Patna to meet Bihar Chief Minister and Janata Dal(United) chief Nitish Kumar. This was the BJP president’s first visit to Bihar after the JD(U) formed a coalition government with the saffron party in 2017 after breaking away with the RJD and the Congress which were part of the grand alliance government. After reaching here in the morning, BJP chief Amit Shah and JD(U) president Nitish Kumar…

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Delhi CM writes letter to L-G requesting him to implement SC order

Delhi CM writes letter to L-G requesting him to implement SC order

New Delhi: With tussle between Delhi Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal continuing even after the Supreme Court judgment, the AAP government appears to be in no mood to lower its guard on the issue of services department handover. On Monday, Chief Minister Kejriwal shot off a letter to the L-G wondering how he can be “selective” in accepting the apex court judgment on power-tussle between the AAP government and the Centre. In…

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Congress leader Sibal calls BJP ‘lynch-pujari’

Congress leader Sibal calls BJP ‘lynch-pujari’

New Delhi: A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi called the Congress a party of ‘bail-gadi’ as many of its party leaders are out on bail, former Union Minister Kapil Sibal on Sunday attacked the BJP government saying it become “lynch-pujari.” “Eight accused convicted for lynching are garlanded by Jayant Sinha when granted bail. You got it wrong Modiji. They say your government has become: Lynch-Pujari,” Sibal tweeted. The senior Congress leader was referring to…

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JD(U) for now stays with NDA, but Grand Alliance allurement remains

JD(U) for now stays with NDA, but Grand Alliance allurement remains

New Delhi: Knowing well that by living in the NDA fold, it can’t arm twist the BJP and its other allies in giving it 17-18 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar in the 2019 parliamentary polls, the JD(U) has begun to undertake political posturing. JD(U) leader K C Tyagi on Sunday let the air on his party’s possible re-entry into the opposition-led grand alliance thickened by saying that it was ready to join it provided “the…

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Former PM warns Congress not to take JD(S) for granted

Former PM warns Congress not to take JD(S) for granted

New Delhi: Barely six weeks into the government formation in Karnataka, strains have started showing between JD(S) and the Congress, the ruling coalition partners with former Prime Minister and JD(S) supremo H D Deve Gowda on Thursday issuing a terse warning to the Congress that it should not take the regional party for granted. The former PM also hinted that they may not possibly fight the 2019 parliamentary elections together “Six non-NDA parties may have…

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Amit Shah says BJP will win 22 Lok Sabha seats in Bengal in 2019 polls

Amit Shah says BJP will win 22 Lok Sabha seats in Bengal in 2019 polls

Kolkata: Currently visiting parts of West Bengal, BJP chief Amit Shah on Thursday said that his party will win 22 of the 42 Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal in the 2019 parliamentary polls. He also slammed state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for unleashing violence on her political rivals, stating that the people who are used to listening Rabindra Sangeet are now hearing the noise of bombs. Addressing a rally in Purulia, the BJP chief…

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PM Modi attacks opposition, says they want to create unrest for their political gains

PM Modi attacks opposition, says they want to create unrest for their political gains

Sant Kabir Nagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday attacked opposition parties, stating that some parties are trying to create differences among people for their “own political gains” but they are cut off from ground realities. “Some parties don’t want peace and development. They think if there will be unrest, they will benefit politically but these people are cut off from roots and don’t know the nature of the nation of Sant Kabir, Mahatma Gandhi…

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PM Modi describes 1975 emergency as a dark period

PM Modi describes 1975 emergency as a dark period

New Delhi: PM Modi on Tuesday described emergency imposed by former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in the 1970s, as a “dark period” that India would never forget. Remembering the emergency declared between 1975-77, PM Modi took to twitter and wrote “India remembers the emergency as a dark period during which every institution was subverted and an atmosphere of fear was created. Not only people but also ideas and artistic freedom were held hostage to power…

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