Post Tagged with: "New Delhi"

BJP accuses Akhilesh Yadav of allowing loot in UP

BJP accuses Akhilesh Yadav of allowing loot in UP

New Delhi: Rejecting allegations of vendetta politics, the BJP on Sunday said? instead of questioning the timing of the CBI raids in connection with the alleged illegal mining, the Samajwadi Party chief and former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav should answer why so much ?loot? had happened under his […]

AAP will be ‘strengthened‘ with Khaira‘s exit, should resign as MLA now: Sisodia

AAP will be ‘strengthened‘ with Khaira‘s exit, should resign as MLA now: Sisodia

New Delhi: Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia accused former AAP MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira, who resigned from the party Sunday, of “trying to weaken” the party and asserted it will “be strengthened” with his exit. Khaira, an MLA in Punjab who had already rebelled against the party, resigned from […]

Rahul achieved everything due to family, not competence: BJP

Rahul achieved everything due to family, not competence: BJP

New Delhi: Hitting back at Rahul Gandhi for his “incompetent” barb at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the BJP said Sunday it was ridiculous for an “incompetent” person like him to give a certificate of competence to others. The party claimed that the Congress president had achieved everything in life due […]

I&B ministry to finalise new DTH policy soon

I&B ministry to finalise new DTH policy soon

New Delhi: The Union Information and Broadcasting Ministry is likely to finalise the DTH policy soon and a Cabinet note on it has been circulated for comments from various ministries. Sources stated that license holders have been given an interim extension till June 2019 till the finalisation of the policy. […]

Rajnath Singh to head BJP‘s manifesto panel of 20

Rajnath Singh to head BJP‘s manifesto panel of 20

New Delhi: Formally setting the BJP into election mode, party president Amit Shah on Sunday gave key electoral responsibilities to Union ministers Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley, Nitin Gadkari, Sushma Swaraj and Ravi Shankar Prasad. The party has already launched a social media campaign #Modi OnceMore and Prime Minister Narendra Modi […]

BJP allies deserting sinking ship, says Shashi Tharoor

BJP allies deserting sinking ship, says Shashi Tharoor

New Delhi: Claiming that there was growing frustration among NDA members with the ?one-man show? at the Centre, senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has said it was a ?telling sign? that some friends of the BJP were beginning to ?desert the sinking ship?. Mr Tharoor also said the BJP must […]

Nirmala Sitharaman, Rahul Gandhi spar over govt orders for HAL

Nirmala Sitharaman, Rahul Gandhi spar over govt orders for HAL

New Delhi: In an escalation of the political battle between the BJP and the Congress on the Rafale jet deal, defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday hit back at Congress president Rahul Gandhi after he accused her of lying in Parliament about procurement orders worth Rs 1 lakh crore for […]

Have not done anything wrong, PNB scam was ‘civil transactions‘: Nirav tells court

Have not done anything wrong, PNB scam was ‘civil transactions‘: Nirav tells court

New Delhi: Fugitive businessman Nirav Modi on Saturday said that the transactions he made with Punjab National Bank were ?civil transactions?. He also added that he hasn?t done anything wrong; the situation is blown out of proportion and can't come back to the country due to security reasons. He gave […]

Let every Indian ask PM, his ministers questions I asked on Rafale: Rahul

Let every Indian ask PM, his ministers questions I asked on Rafale: Rahul

New Delhi: Stepping up his attack on the Modi government over the Rafale deal issue, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday urged all Indians to ask Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his ministers the questions he posed in Parliament on the fighter jet agreement with France. “RM (Raksha Marti) spoke […]

Ajay Maken quits as DPCC chief, search on for his successor

Ajay Maken quits as DPCC chief, search on for his successor

New Delhi: In a major jolt to Congress ahead of the 2019 crucial Lok Sabha elections, former Union minister Ajay Maken resigned as the party?s Delhi chief citing health reasons on Friday. He had offered to step down from the city unit earlier as well, saying he was not able […]