Farooq Abdullah Calls for Probe into Exodus of Kashmiri Pandits

Posted on Sun, 2 Aug 2020 06:27:33 +0530 - politics

Abdullah, a member of Lok Sabha and president of the National Conference, chose to blame then former Governor Jagmohan for the exodus and said that he "took them away" on the false promise of ensuring their return within three months.

After Stalin's 'Glossy Coat on Oppressive Manusmriti' Remark, Union Minister's Clarification on NEP

Posted on Sun, 2 Aug 2020 06:23:48 +0530 - politics

Nishank's clarification, through a tweet in Tamil,comes in the backdrop of opposition to NEP in Tamil Nadu on the grounds that the policy allegedly imposed Hindi and Sanskrit.

Abrogation of J&K's Special Status Neither Ushered in Development Nor Ended Terrorism, Says Farooq Abdullah

Posted on Sun, 2 Aug 2020 06:11:01 +0530 - politics

He also alleged that the BJP has not learnt any lessons from the hijacking of an Indian Airlines plane in 1999 and subsequent release of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad founder Maulana Masood Azhar.

National Education Policy Misses Fundamental Goal of Human Development, Expansion of Knowledge: Cong

Posted on Sun, 2 Aug 2020 06:03:59 +0530 - politics

The Congress leaders said the timing of NEP in the middle of a pandemic when all educational institutions are closed is, in itself, questionable. More so when almost the entire academia has complained of no consultation.

Lockdown in Bengal on Day of Bhumi Pujan in Ayodhya Reflects TMC's Anti-Hindu Mindset: BJP

Posted on Sun, 2 Aug 2020 06:03:38 +0530 - politics

The TMC leadership, however, termed the assertion as "baseless" and urged the saffron party to "refrain from communal politics in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic".

'Like Other Challenges, You'll Win Over This One Too': Rajnath Singh, Others Wish Shah Speedy Recovery

Posted on Sun, 2 Aug 2020 06:30:29 +0530 - politics

JP Nadda, Harsimrat Kaur, Vijay Rupani and Jitendra Singh were among the first few leaders from the NDA who tweeted praying for Shah's recovery.

Democracy Damaged, High Time Mehbooba Mufti is Released, Says Rahul Gandhi

Posted on Sun, 2 Aug 2020 04:06:02 +0530 - politics

Demanded the release of former J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said India's democracy is damaged when the government illegally detains political leaders.

Sonia Gandhi Discharged from Ganga Ram Hospital in 'Stable Condition'

Posted on Sun, 2 Aug 2020 03:22:13 +0530 - politics

The Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SGRH) had earlier said that she was admitted for "routine tests and investigations".

Kamal Nath to Host 'Hanuman Chalisa' Recital on Eve of Ayodhya Temple Ceremony

Posted on Sun, 2 Aug 2020 02:53:16 +0530 - politics

All COVID-19 protocols will be strictly followed during the event, Congress spokesman Bhupendra Gupta said on Sunday.

Delhi CM Kejriwal Demands CBI Probe Into Punjab Hooch Tragedy as Death Toll Rises to 86

Posted on Sun, 2 Aug 2020 12:37:05 +0530 - politics

Kejriwal, whose Aam Aadmi Party is in the Opposition in the state, claimed that none of the cases pertaining to illicit liquor in the last few months have been solved by the local police.

Pride and Polls: Why Bihar Politicians are Up in Arms Over Sushant Singh Rajput’s Death

Posted on Sun, 2 Aug 2020 12:27:16 +0530 - politics

The probe into the actor's death has completely galvanised the culturally and politically divided state, as ‘Justice for Sushant’ has found a life of its own.

As Bihar Battles Twin Disasters of Floods & Virus, Several Political Parties Want Polls Postponed

Posted on Sun, 2 Aug 2020 11:41:45 +0530 - politics

The Election Commission had requested suggestions from the state's political parties about whether or not to hold elections amid the on-ground situation.