Milind Deora resigns as Mumbai Congress president

Mumbai Congress president Milind Deora on Sunday announced his resignation from the post and said he was looking forward to playing a role at the national level to help stabilize the party. He recommended setting up of a provisional collective leadership comprising three senior Congress leaders to oversee the city party unit till the Maharashtra […]

Call for identifying drug-affected districts in Meghalaya

A national survey that identified 11,420 injecting drug users in Meghalaya has strongly recommended the need to conduct state-level surveys to identify priority districts for countering drug abuse. According to the report, there are an estimated 8.5 lakh people who inject drugs (PWID) across the nation, of whom 11,420 are in Meghalaya. The survey was […]

Rahul gets bail in another defamation case; accuses Modi govt of hounding dissenters

Rahul Gandhi was granted bail on Saturday after he appeared before a court here in a defamation case filed by BJP leader and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, days after a Mumbai court held that the Congress leader would face trial for alleged slander against the RSS. Gandhi alleged that he was being […]

Attacking each other over rising crime rate not a solution, will cooperate with Centre: Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Sunday said he has not gone soft on the Centre on the issue of rising crime rate in the national capital, but “attacking or abusing” each other over it is not a solution. The chief minister made the remarks on the sidelines of an event to inaugurate works to install […]

AIADMK nominees file RS poll papers

The ruling AIADMK’s candidates A Mohammedjan and N Chandrasekaran and its ally PMK’s nominee Anbumani Ramadoss Monday filed their nominations for the July 18 biennial elections to the Rajya Sabha. All the three candidates filed their nomination papers with returning officer and secretary, Tamil Nadu Assembly Legislative Assembly Secretariat, K Srinivasan in the presence of […]

BJP MP Dushyant Singh says that electors will send Congress candidate for Jhalrapatan Manvendra back: Rajasthan Assembly Elections 2018

On Sunday, BJP MP for Jhalawar-Baran and son of Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, Dushyant Singh said that Congress candidate for Jhalrapatan Manvendra Singh is a “turncoat” and he will soon be sent back to where he belongs as he has been “parachuted” into the constituency. These days, Mr. Dushyant Singh is campaigning for her mother […]

A BJP leader says that high voter turnouts in MP, Chhattisgarh reflect people’s trust in BJP governments

Noting down the high voter turnouts in the Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh polls, a leader of Bhartiya Janta Party said that the high voter turnouts in both the states reflected people’s trust. The leader said that the people looked quite confident and showed their trust in the governments led by the party in their respective […]

If BJP wins in Telangana, Owaisi will have to flee like the Nizam: Yogi Adityanath

The Bharatiya Janata Party, while conducting rallies in the state for the upcoming Telangana Assembly polls went all out against their rivals in Telangana. During the campaigning, Bhartiya Janta Party chief Amit Shah Targeted the opposition parties and accused both the ruling TRS and the Congress of “minority appeasement”.  On the other hand, Uttar Pradesh […]