Putting the party’s electoral machinery in motion, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday formed named Haryana leader and Rajya Sabha MP Kumari Selja as chairperson of screening committee for the assembly elections in Rajasthan slated later this year. Selja will be assisted by Lalitesh Tripathi and Shakir Sanadi. Lalitesh, a former MLA, is grandson of
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There is something amiss between Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has turned down the fourth consecutive request for appointment to Left leader Pinarayi Vijayan since November 2016. In the latest incident, PM Modi’s office denied appointment to Vijayan on Thursday. Vijayan is in New Delhi
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Within five days of demonetisation, scrapped currency bills worth Rs 3,118.51 crore were deposited in eleven Gujarat district cooperative banks linked to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Congress said today, citing an RTI reply. “It is now officially clear that this entire exercise was the biggest scam in independent India, indulged to convert its
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A two-year-old Honduran girl being separated from her mother, crying as her mother is being searched has become the iconic image of US President Donald Trump’s tough take on immigration. The girl, along with her mother, had rafted across Rio Grande and were stopped in Texas by US Patrol Border agents last week. Agents searched
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Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik who is known for his controversial remarks has indirectly compared slain journalist Gauri Lankesh to a dog on Sunday. Incidentally his organisation is under serious scrutiny , since the suspected shooter of Lankesh, Parashuram Waghmare, was an active member of the Hindutva outfit, according to police. Indirectly referring to the
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Singapore today for an unprecedented summit with Donald Trump, an attempt to address the last festering legacy of the Cold War, with the US president calling it a “one time shot” at peace. Pyongyang’s nuclear arsenal — which has seen it subjected to several sets of UN Security Council sanctions
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