Khan phones, Modi says terror has to end for peace

Prime Minister Narendra Modi told his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan on Sunday that creating trust and an environment free of terrorism were a must to foster peace and prosperity in the region. Modi made the remarks in a telephonic conversation after Khan telephoned him to congratulate the Indian leader on his victory in the parliamentary

Modi will transform Muslim lives, says tea vendor

Modi will transform Muslim: Imtiyazbhai, who runs a tea stall near Gujarat BJP’s old headquarters in Ahmedabad’s Khanpur area from where Prime Minister Narendra Modi took his babysteps in politics, on Sunday said he was sure Modi would change the lives of Muslims in the country.  Imtiyazbhai, in his 60s, remembers Modi having tea and

Heads expected to roll in Congress after election rout

Heads are expected to roll in the Congress following the party’s dismal performance in the just-concluded Lok Sabha elections where it won just 52 seats, just 8 more than what it managed in 2014. “Many General Secretaries and state unit chiefs could face the heat as the party will fix responsibility for its poor performance.”The

32% MLAs in Andhra have serious criminal cases

As many as 151 of the 174 newly-elected MLAs in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly have declared criminal cases against them, with 55 or 32 per cent reporting “serious” criminal cases in their affidavits, according to the Andhra Pradesh Election Watch (APEW) and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR).Moreover, eight MLAs have been convicted, added the report.YSR

May, Merkel, Saudi Crown Prince congratulate Modi

UK Prime Minister Theresa May, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Sadi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his victory in the Lok Sabha elections, a statement said on Sunday.According to the statement, Modi received phone calls from May, Markel, Salman, Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani and former

I’m not ready for politics: Sonu Nigam

Popular singer Sonu Nigam has often shared his honest opinion on various socio-political issues, but politics is one area that he is not ready to enter right now.He has been outspoken about many topics like playing the national anthem in public places, the #MeToo movement and azaan loudspeakers. He has also shown interest in many

Congress leaders look tense as CWC meet ends

The Congress leaders, who participated in the CWC meeting on Saturday to discuss the party’s abysmal showing in the just concluded Lok Sabha elections, wore grim look when they came out as the meeting ended.As the top decision-making body met at the party headquarters on 24 Akbar Road, many speculations flew across the media including

Arunachal Assembly will have 20 first time MLAs

As many as 20 first timers won the Assembly elections in Arunachal Pradesh this time with a majority of them belonging to the ruling BJP. Arunachal Pradesh has a 60-member Assembly. Eleven of the first timers are from the BJP, six from Janata Dal (United), two from National People’s Party (NPP) and one Independent. The

Saffron is the new color of politics

Saffron symbolizes renunciation but it is now becoming the new colour of politics, especially in the Hindi heartland.With Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath riding the crest of popularity in politics, the sight of ascetics, clad in saffron robes, walking in and out of the Chief Minister’s office is a common sight.While Sakshi Maharaj, the

Punjab CM thanks people for party victory

Two days after the Lok Sabha elections results, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday expressed his gratitude to the people of the state for reposing faith in the Congress party. Punjab CM thanks people for party victory in lok sabha elections.  “I express my gratitude to all workers for their support & hardwork which

AICC Secretary Kotli thanks voters for congress victory

DP Correspondent Ludhiana Congress victory: AICC Secretary and Himachal co-incharge Gurkirat Kotli, PPCC secretary Rajinder Singh Rauni, PPCC secretary Sukwant Singh Dugri thanked the voters of Punjab for showing faith in the ideology of Congress. He particularly thanked the voters of Ludhiana for respecting the legacy of Beant Singh and hard work of Ravneet Bittu

Ludhiana City Half Marathon to Run Against Pollution on May 26

The Ludhiana city, which is called the Manchester of the Punjab province of India, will be witnessing to the gathering of sports and environmental lovers on May 26, which will make people aware of the dangers of pollution along with the message of ‘Make Run, Make Health’. This year, Geo Sports and Keeper News Dot

In multi corner contest, Ravneet Bittu of Congress sweeps Ludhiana

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana Sitting Member Parliament (MP) and Congress candidate from Ludhiana Ravneet Singh Bittu sweep s Ludhiana seat in 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Bittu has defeated Simarjit Singh Bains of Lok Insaaf party, Maheshinder Singh Grewal of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Dr Tejpal Singh Gill of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). Bittu has

Remained first runner up in 2014, AAP has close fight with NOTA in 2019 in Ludhiana

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana Remained as first runner up in 2014 Lok Sabha Elections with 2.80 lakh votes in Ludhiana, this time Aam Aadmi Party has close fight with NOTA. This time, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate Dr. Tejpal Singh Gill has secured only 15945 votes which is just five thousand more than None of

YSR Congress polls nearly 50 per cent votes

The YSR Congress Party (YSRCP), which swept to power in Andhra Pradesh, polled nearly 50 percent votes in Andhra Pradesh, Election Commission data shows. YSRCP, which bagged 151 seats in the 175-member Assembly, polled 49.95 per cent of votes (1,56,83,592).  Its share was 10 per cent more than the votes polled by the dethroned Telugu

Resounding Modi wave as BJP secures 303

The BJP’s resounding victory in the Lok Sabha elections that saw Prime Minister Narendra Modi make headlines across national and international dailies and also paint a vast swath of the mainland saffron brought in its wake some outstanding results from a number of states.In the final tally that the Election Commission continues to update the

EVM means 'Everyone Voted Modi', cheers Twitterati
EVM means ‘Everyone Voted Modi’, cheers Twitterati

As the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) surged to power, a section of Twitteratti on Thursday created a new acronym for the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) — “Everyone Voted Modi” — and made it go viral. “EVM Everyone Voted Modi for Central and for YS Jagan in Andhra Pradesh,” tweeted one user. Another user tweeted:

Faridkot Congress candidate Mohammad Sadiq Lead
Faridkot Congress candidate Mohammad Sadiq Lead

Faridkot In the Punjab on May 19, 7th phase of Lok Sabha elections were completed, whose results are being announced today. A total of 278 candidates have been elected to 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab. Under which the trends of the first and second round have arrived, during which Congress party is leading with

Farooq won, Mehbooba likely to finish third
Farooq won, Mehbooba likely to finish third

National Conference President Farooq Abdullah appeared set to win the Lok Sabha election from Srinagar while former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti was trailing at the third spot in Anantnag constituency. As the counting of votes was completed for nearly 65 per cent of the votes in the six Lok

Congress candidate Urmila Matondkar alleges EVM change
Congress candidate Urmila Matondkar alleges EVM change

Actress Urmila Matondkar, who is the Congress candidate from Mumbai North parliamentary seat, on Thursday lodged a complaint with the Election Commission (EC) over an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) being substituted. “On the form of EVM 17C from Magathane, the signatures and the machine numbers are different. A complaint has been filed with the EC,”