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BJP’s Rajesh Patnekar elected Goa Assembly Speaker

BJP MLA Rajesh Patnekar was on Tuesday elected as Speaker of the Goa Assembly, defeating former Chief Minister Pratapsingh Rane of the Congress by 22-16 votes. Speaking to legislators after the win, Patnekar said he would try his best to be impartial in his decisions and expressed disappointment that late Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who

Portfolios announced: Shah gets Home, Rajnath Defence

President Ram Nath Kovind as advised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday directed the allocation of portfolios among the following members of the Union Council of Ministers. Narendra Modi Prime Minister and also in-charge of Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Department of Atomic Energy, Department of Space. All important policy issues and

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:

Mayawati gets personal in her attack on Modi

Mayawati gets personal in her attack on Modi

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) President Mayawati mounted a scathing personal attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said that he could not be expected to respect others sisters and wives when he had left his own wife for political gains. This is the first time that any political leader has criticized the Prime Minister’s personal

Congress has degraded election campaign: Gadkari

Congress has degraded election campaign: Gadkari

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday accused the Congress party of bringing down the level of the election campaign by diverting from the issue of development. Talking to the media here, Union Minister and senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari said: “The election should have been fought on the work done by the BJP-led NDA

Modi, Priyanka Gandhi to address rallies in UP

Modi, Priyanka Gandhi to address rallies in UP

As the general elections are inching to a close, political activity in Uttar Pradesh is touching crescendo. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address rallies in Azamgarh and Jaunpur on Thursday, which will be attended by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and several state ministers. In these two rallies, the Prime Minister will cover four Lok Sabha

Atishi for 72-hour ban on Gambhir for code breaches

Atishi for 72-hour ban on Gambhir for code breaches

Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) East Delhi candidate Atishi on Sunday wrote to the Returning Officer of the constituency to bar her rival, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s Gautam Gambhir, from campaigning for 72 hours and also register an FIR against him for repeated violation of the model code of conduct. In her letter, Atishi said the

'BJP insulting 130cr voters by questioning opposition's PM choice'

‘BJP insulting 130cr voters by questioning opposition’s PM choice’

BSP chief Mayawati on Thursday slammed the BJP for repeatedly raising questions on the opposition’s choice of Prime Ministerial candidate and said the saffron party is insulting 130 crore people of the country. “Why is BJP & co. repeatedly insulting masses by claiming that the opposition lack leadership for the post of Prime Minister?”‘Who after

Big Boss Vs Chota Bheem; Congress, BJP at war

Big Boss Vs Chota Bheem; Congress, BJP at war. The Twitter war between the Congress and the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) escalated on Monday after Union Minister Smriti Irani tore into Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi for cornering Prime Minister Narendra Modi over NaMo app. Taking to her Twitter handle, Irani mocked at the Congress president

Wives become proxies as 50 percent seats in MC reserved

The MC polls that are scheduled for December 17 and the election results to all 60 wards in Patiala, 80 wards in Jalandhar and 85 wards in Amritsar will be declared on the same day.  SAD-BJP alliance partners on Sunday hold day-long parleys to decide the issue of seat sharing between the two and by late evening they mutually agree

Mehbooba Mufti re-elected

Mehbooba Mufti re-elected as PDP president

Mehbooba Mufti re-elected: First woman chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday was re-elected as the president of the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the sixth term in a row, sources said. Mufti has been the party chief since January 2016, after succeeding her father and founder of the party, Mufti Mohammed