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Eminent Sikh American Gurinder Khalsa announces entry into politics

HIGHLIGHTS After receiving the prestigious Rosa Parks Trailblazer Award, eminent Indian American Sikh Gurinder Sikh Khalsa has decided to enter electoral politics ‘I want to be a part of giving back through public service’ Khalsa was chosen to receive the prestigious Rosa Parks Trailblazer award because of his courage and integrity displayed in May of

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Punjab Panchayat Polls: Shades of democracy at the grassroots

Panchayat elections in Punjab, after seeing overwhelming participation of people, brought forth varied shades of electoral politics reflecting strength of democracy Communal confluence HARKIRAT SINGH Batala (Gurdaspur) It was a case of perfect communal harmony when people of a little known village in Gurdaspur elected a Muslim sarpanch for the first time. Voters of Veela Bajju village, rose

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PM Modi rakes up surgical strike, says ‘Cong disrespected soldiers’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, lashed out at the Congress for disrespecting the sacrifices of the country’s soldiers and questioning them during the surgical strikes against Pakistan.  Addressing an election rally in Kalabugari district of poll-bound Karnataka, the Prime Minister said “Congress has no respect for the sacrifices of our soldiers. When our soldiers

Rahul Gandhi’s jacket worth ₹65,000 continues to warm up politics

Rahul Gandhi’s jacket worth ₹65,000 continues to warm up politics. Rahul Gandhi was recently in Meghalaya where he attended the ‘Celebration of Peace’ event. No, that is not the problem. But it lies in the fact, that he reportedly wore a jacket worth around Rs 65,000/- On Tuesday, BJP’s Meghalaya unit raised up the issue of Gandhi’s

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SC questions maintainability of Swamy’s plea in Sunanda case

The Supreme Court today asked BJP leader Subramanian Swamy to satisfy it on the aspect of maintainability of his plea seeking an SIT probe into the death of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor’s wife Sunanda Pushkar in 2014. Pushkar was found dead under mysterious circumstances in a suite of a five-star hotel in Delhi on the

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It’s a victory of PM Modi’s development politics: Gadkari

It’s a victory of PM Modi’s development politics: Gadkari . The BJP’s performance in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh polls is a victory of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s development politics over “dirty caste politics” of Rahul Gandhi-led Congress, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said today.”All sections of society have voted above caste politics.This is a win of

Not joining politics right now: Rajinikanth

Chennai, Nov 23: Not joining politics right now: Rajinikanth. Will he or won’t he? Superstar Rajinikanth, often asked if he was going to take the plunge into politics, has said he won’t — not yet, that is.There was no “pressing need” for him to join politics at this moment, the actor told reporters at the

Gujarat poll a fight between Congress’ caste, dynastic politics and PM’s development agenda:Shah

Bhavnagar, Nov 21, BJP president Amit Shah today said the upcoming Gujarat Assembly poll was a fight between Congress’ caste and dynastic politics, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s development agenda even as he took a jibe at Rahul Gandhi. Shah said Gandhi’s visits to Gujarat have increased as the Congress vice president thinks the state

BJP releases first list of 70 candidates for Gujarat polls

New Delhi, Nov 17, The BJP today released its first list of candidates for the Gujarat elections, to be held in two phases on December 9 and 14. The list comprises 70 candidates for elections to the 182-member Gujarat Assembly.The party has named Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani as its candidate from Rajkot West. Deputy Chief

Rahul Gandhi anti-farmer, anti-Gujarat: BJP leader

New Delhi, Nov 14, BJP’s Kisan Morcha President and Lok Sabha member Virendra Singh on Tuesday said Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi was anti-farmer and anti-Gujarat. “Rahul Gandhi talks about farmers, but none of his forefathers ever cultivated land. He talks about setting up potato factory while his father (former Prime Minister) Rajiv Gandhi spoke

With Khaira under fire, Punjab Govt plans to prepone Vidhan Sabha session

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana : – As the opposition Party- Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is on backfoot over the summons issued to Leader of Opposition (LOP) Sukhpal Khaira by Fazilka Court in drugs case, the government has preponed the Assembly session in November. Every year the Assembly session convened in December but this time the three

Twitter suspends blue check mark verification

Twitter suspends blue check mark verification

Twitter suspends blue check: Twitter has suspended its account verification exercise a process that gives public figures on the micro-blogging platform a blue check mark next to their names. The announcement came after people criticized Twitter for verifying the account belonging to the organizer of the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that left one

Jails will fall short if people are arrested for speaking truth: Kamal Haasan

Chennai (Tamil Nadu), November 5, Under attack from all quarters for his ‘Hindu-terror’ remark, actor Kamal Haasan on Sunday said jails would fall short, if people are arrested for speaking the truth. “Terrorism is different from extremism. I don’t preach my ideology to others. I am a rationalist. If you keep putting people who speak

Corruption is Congress’ only identity: PM Modi

Palampur (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 5, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday mocked at the Congress in an election rally in Himachal Pradesh’s Palampur saying “corruption is the only identity of the party”. Taking a jibe at Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and his wife Pratibha Singh for undergoing probe in connection with a Disproportionate Assets case

Inclusion of this tainted leader has left BJP divided in Himachal Pradesh

Arjun Sharma   Factionalism has been triggered in the Himachal Pradesh unit of BJP following admission of Sukh Ram, who is considered as the ‘icon of corruption in India’, in the party on the eve of the assembly elections. His son, Anil Sharma, who was till now a minister in the Congress cabinet of Virbhadra

Rahul Gandhi to begin 3-day Gujarat tour from tomorrow

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will kick-start a three-day campaign in Gujarat’s Saurashtra region tomorrow after offering prayers at a Krishna temple in Dwarka, a senior party leader said. Gandhi will visit the Lord Krishna temple after he lands at the Mithapur airstrip in the Devbhumi Dwarka district on Monday morning, senior Congress leader Shaktisinh

No such thing as ‘VIP’ in democracy: Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday said that there is no such thing as ‘VIP’ in a democracy, adding that the State Government’s mantra is to develop each and every sector.“Electricity was limited to just five districts in Uttar Pradesh and this is the fact that everybody knows. We said that there is

Politics of vendetta by Navjot Singh Sidhu

Politics of vendetta by Navjot Singh Sidhu

On One side Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said that his government will not do the politics of vendetta. But on other hand Navjot Singh Sidhu who holds local bodies ministry in his cabinet acting on the directions of 2 MLAs of Ludhiana and continuously target Fastway office.Earlier, On the name of green belt,

Pakistani President calls National Assembly session for interim PM election

After the Pakistani Supreme Court disqualified Nawaz Sharif as the country’s Prime Minister, Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain has called a session of the National Assembly on August 1 for the election of an interim prime minister.The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) is set to nominate Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as the interim prime minister following Nawaz Sharif’s

Opposition protests suspension of 6 Congress MPs from LS

The opposition parties, led by the Congress, today staged a protest against the suspension of six Congress MPs from the Lok Sabha in front of the statue of Mahatma Gandhi inside the Parliament complex.The leaders of the Congress, Left, Trinamool Congress, RJD and JD(U) shouted slogans against the Narendra Modi government over the five-day suspension