Modi casts vote in Gujarat polls

Ahmedabad, Dec 14 (IANS) Modi casts vote in Gujarat polls. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday cast his vote in the second phase of the Gujarat Assembly elections, amid loud cheers from a crowd gathered outside the polling booth in Ranip here. Modi stood in a queue along with other voters at the Nishan High

Gujarat assembly elections final phase: PM Modi’s mother Heeraben casts vote

Gujarat assembly elections final phase: Voting for the second and final phase of Gujarat assembly elections began today on 93 seats of North and Central Gujarat, PM Narendra Modi’s mother Heeraben cast her vote in a polling booth in Gandhinagar and BJP president Amit shah cast his vote in Naranpura. After an acrimonious campaign, around 2.22

Kerala seeks Rs 1,843 cr from Centre for Ockhi damage

Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 13, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Wednesday his government has sought Rs 1,843 crore from the Centre to mitigate the damage caused by Cyclone Ockhi. “This was one of the worst disasters that struck the state. The Centre has been very supportive in all aspects,” Vijayan told the media soon after

“Shame on you,” Sharad Pawar tells PM Modi for making allegations against former PM Manmohan Singh

Mumbai : – Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s allegation against his predecessor Manmohan Singh – that he was hobnobbing with Pakistan — drew even more condemnation on Tuesday with NCP chief Sharad Pawar telling him, “Shame on you.” “Shame on you, Prime Minister, for making such allegations. You have made the allegations against this country’s former prime

Parliament attack anniversary: PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi pay tribute

Parliament attack anniversary: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday paid floral tributes to the bravehearts of the 2001 at the Parliament House on its 16th Anniversary. Leaders from the BJP, the Congress and other parties came together along with Prime Minister Modi to pay tribute. Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu, former prime minister Manmohan Singh, Congress president-elect

Narendra Modi became fairer after eating mushrooms from Taiwan

Gujarat OBC leader Alpesh Thakore took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s culinary choices on Tuesday and claimed that the prime minister eats imported mushrooms from Taiwan. Thakore went onto say that Modi used to be as dark as him in terms of complexion, but the mushrooms have made him fair now. He further

Modi takes sea-plane from Sabarmati to visit Ambaji Temple

Ahmedabad, Dec 12, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took off this morning in a sea-plane from the Sabarmati River here to Dharoi Dam in Mehsana district on the last day of campaigning for the Gujarat Assembly polls. Modi boarded the single-engine sea-plane from near the Sardar Bridge connecting the old city with Ahmedabad West, the first-ever

Centre calls all party meet to discuss strategy for winter session

Parliament Winter Session will be held from December 15, 2017 to January 5, 2018. Ananth Kumar, Parliamentary Affairs Minister has called an all party meeting on December 14 in Parliament Library to prepare the strategy for the Winter Session of Parliament. Meanwhile, the Opposition leaders will also be holding a separate meeting, a day ahead of

Indian, Chinese Foreign Ministers meet

New Delhi, Dec 11, Ahead of the Russia-India-China trilateral meeting, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi here on Monday.Stating that the meeting imparted fresh momentum to the bilateral relationship, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said Sushma Swaraj and Wang “had a positive and forward looking meeting”.This is the first

PM drags Gujarat poll campaign to its nadir: Shiv Sena

Mumbai, Dec 11 (IANS) PM drags Gujarat poll campaign to its nadir: Shiv Sena. The Shiv Sena on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of resorting to “histrionics” and pulling the ongoing poll campaign for the Gujarat elections to “a new low”.The critical ally of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party said that Modi “dug up

Sukhbir Singh Badal to meet Governor regarding Punjab’s current situation

SAD-BJP leaders including former Deputy CM of Punjab Sukhbir Singh Badal, Daljit Singh Cheema, Ranjit Brahmpura and Vijay Sampla reached Governor V.P Badnore’s Office to have a talk on the situation of State and the working of ruling

Rahul Gandhi declared Congress party President

Rahul Gandhi has been declared as Congress party President with the deadline to withdraw nomination for internal polls ending at 3 pm. Rahul may officially take charge on December 16 when his mother and longest-serving party president Sonia Gandhi formally hands over the baton to him, marking a generational shift in the grand old party. The Congress’ Central Election Authority chairman Mullapally

Akali Dal fighting to save democracy, SAD-BJP to meet governor: Daljit Cheema

Targeting the state government of Punjab, the former education minister Daljit Singh Cheema said on Monday that SAD-BJP will face the ruling Congress without any fear and full might. Cheema said that SAD-BJP in Punjab was fighting against the Congress party to save the democracy.  Cheema further said “state Machinery and Police is in Congress’s hands and there is

Congress can stoop to any limit to defame PM Modi: Smriti Irani
Congress can stoop to any limit to defame PM Modi: Smriti Irani

Congress can stoop limit defame PM Modi: Bharatiya Janata Party leader and Union Minister Smriti Irani on Sunday launched a scathing attack on Congress saying the party could stoop to any limit to defame Prime Minister Narendra Modi, as it could not digest the rise of the latter from humble beginnings.“This election in Gujarat is

Gujarat polls: Congress has accepted its defeat after first phase
Gujarat polls: Congress has accepted its defeat after first phase

Congress accepted defeat first phase: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said the Congress has accepted its defeat after the first phase of voting in Gujarat Assembly elections. Speaking at a public rally here, Singh said, “Congress has accepted their defeat just after the first phase of voting here.Nobody can deny the fact that Prime Minister

Crowd greets Rahul Gandhi with ‘Modi Modi’ chants

Dakor (Gujarat) [India], Dec 10 : – In his attempt to woo voters ahead of the second and last phase of Gujarat Assembly polls, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi visited the Shree Ranchhodji Temple here, on Sunday. When Rahul made the exit, the crowd greeted him with chants of ‘Modi Modi’. This, however, did not

Google can never replace guru: Naidu

Visakhapatnam, Dec 10, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has said Google can never replace ‘guru’ (teacher) while emphasising on the importance of teachers and education. He also asked students not to get influenced by the anti-social elements who try to create unrest in universities.Google has been quite popular as the search engine provides answers to people’s

Yasin Malik arrested in Srinagar

Srinagar, Dec 10, Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik was arrested here on Sunday while leading a protest march.Malik, who had gone underground for two days, emerged in uptown Maisuma locality leading a group of protesters and began walking towards the UN Military Observers Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) in

Harsimrat was always a good politician: Parkash Singh Badal
Harsimrat was always a good politician: Parkash Singh Badal

Harsimrat was always a good politician: Parkash Singh Badal. Former chief minister of Punjab Parkash Singh Badal in an interview has told about how his daughter in law Harsimrat Kaur Badal entered politics.Badal shared that Harsimrat was pitched for elections when Captain Amarinder Singh challenged Badal to contest the best candidate against his son from

Congress’ Gujarat manifesto one of ‘fiscal impossibility’: Jaitley

New Delhi, Dec 9, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday slammed the Congress party’s Gujarat poll manifesto as one of “fiscal impossibility” and its hope of winning as a “political improbability”. “Having no model of development, the Congress Party manifesto is one of fiscal impossibility,” Jaitley said. Jaitley in a Facebook post said the total