'Overwhelming Response' to Farm Laws, Protests Only in Punjab: Union Minister Prakash Javadekar

Posted on 2020-10-03T14:38:02+05:30 - politics

Union minister Prakash Javadekar alleged that there were political interests of parties like Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), Congress and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) behind the protests in Punjab.

Congress Workers Gherao Smriti Irani in Varanasi After ‘Politics on Rape’ Remark Against Rahul Gandhi

Posted on 2020-10-03T14:47:13+05:30 - politics

Addressing a press conference, Smriti Irani said action against rapists of the 20-year-old deceased Dalit woman in Hathras will be taken after the Special Investigation Team (SIT) submits its report.

BSP Missing, BJP on Edge & Cong Leading Protests: Can Hathras Rape Case Redefine Caste Politics in UP?

Posted on 2020-10-03T14:19:14+05:30 - politics

Has the BJP’s top brass been left a bit concerned about a possible breach in its Dalit vote bank and laboriously built Hindutva consolidation in Uttar Pradesh?

UP Govt 'Morally Corrupt', Threatening Hathras Victim's Family: Cong Leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Posted on 2020-10-03T13:14:46+05:30 - politics

Congress MP and senior lawyer Vivek Tankha said he has discussed with party colleague and senior lawyer Kapil Sibal the issue of "confinement" of the Hathras victim's family, alleging that they were not allowed to meet anyone, including lawyer, doctor, media or well-wishers.

Turnout Reaches 18 Percent till 10 am as Second Phase of Panchayat Polls Begin in Rajasthan

Posted on 2020-10-03T13:42:15+05:30 - politics

There are 34.06 lakh voters in the gram panchayats which are going to poll in the second phase. The first phase voting took place on September 28 in 947 gram panchayats.

UP Congress Chief Placed Under House Arrest Ahead of Rahul Gandhi's Visit to Hathras

Posted on 2020-10-03T14:48:09+05:30 - politics

According to party spokesperson Anshu Awasthi, police personnel have been stationed outside Lallu’s house and he is not being allowed to venture outside.

'President Kovind, a Dalit, Must Intervene': Mayawati Demands CBI or SC-Monitored Probe in Hathras Rape

Posted on 2020-10-03T13:29:25+05:30 - politics

A Dalit woman was allegedly raped at a village in Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras by four men on September 14. After her condition deteriorated, she was referred to Delhi’s Safdarjung Hospital where she breathed her last on Tuesday.

No Better Way to Strengthen Democracy: Gehlot Govt's Report Card Draws Praise from Ajay Maken

Posted on 2020-10-03T09:33:41+05:30 - politics

Speaking about the Gehlot government's report card, Congress' state in-charge Ajay Maken said that the Rajasthan government should be congratulated for converting the party manifesto into a policy document.

'Maaro Jawan Maaro Kisan': Congress Leader Mallikarjun Kharge Slams PM Modi Over Farm Laws

Posted on 2020-10-03T09:26:43+05:30 - politics

Mallikarjun Kharge charged that Modi's policies - be it demonetisation, hurried implementation of GST, or passage of three bills - are nothing but it would resonate in future that - Maaro Jawan, Maaro Kisan (Kill youngsters and Kill farmers).

No Alliance, New Party Stands as Hindrance to BJP in Assam Assembly Polls 2021, Says BJP

Posted on 2020-10-03T09:13:01+05:30 - politics

State BJP president Ranjit Kumar Dass and senior party leader and Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma also attacked the opposition Congress for the tardy development in the state and for going out of its way to "disrupt and destroy" Assam.

'Suspending Pawns...' Priyanka Gandhi Demands Yogi Adityanath's Ouster Over Hathras Rape Horror

Posted on 2020-10-03T09:25:48+05:30 - politics

The Yogi Adityanath government has suspended Hathras SP Vikrant Vir and four other policemen over their handling of the Hathras rape and murder case.

Chirag Paswan's LJP to go Solo in Bihar Amid Rift With Nitish Kumar, Promises Post-Poll Alliance with BJP

Posted on 2020-10-03T09:42:11+05:30 - politics

Chirag Paswan met Union Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP President JP Nadda on Thursday to discuss the seat-sharing formula. A former announcement is likely to be made today.