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Monday, August 19th, 2019

 

‘Anti Dalit-Backward Face’ of RSS-BJP Exposed: Congress Attacks Govt Over Bhagwat’s Reservation Remarks

Congress’ attack came a day after Mohan Bhagwat said there should be a conversation in a harmonious atmosphere between those in favour of reservation and those against it. New Delhi: The Congress on Monday cited RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’sremarks on reservation to allege that the “anti Dalit-backward face” of the RSS-BJP has been exposed. The attack by the opposition party came a day after Mohan Bhagwat said there should be a conversation in a harmonious atmosphere between those in favour of reservation and those against it. “Attack on the rightsRead More


Removing J&K’s Special Status Right Move But Economy Needs to be Corrected, Says Subramanian Swamy

The Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy, told reporters Sunday the ‘wrong policies’ adopted during former finance minister Arun Jaitley’s tenure were responsible for the economy slowing down. Pune: BJP lawmaker Subramanian Swamy has said the withdrawal of Jammu and Kashmir’s special status was correct but the state of economy “needs to be corrected” as this issue is also important for national security and nation-building. The Rajya Sabha MP told reporters Sunday the “wrong policies” adopted during former finance minister Arun Jaitley’s tenure were responsible for the economy slowing down. HeRead More


Bit of Satire, Lots of Cartoons: Mamata’s War of Resurrection in Bengal Has a Tricky Makeover

The move is being construed as Kishor’s master plan to bring down the political temperature persisting in the state by communicating messages through social media cartoons. Kolkata: In Mamata Banerjee’s war against a strong anti-incumbency wave that brought her tally from 34 to 22 seats in the Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal, a social media makeover is the latest weapon. The Trinamool Congress has relaunched Banerjee’s social media campaigns on Facebook and Twitter, which is full of gleaming and smart cartoons, under the name, “Amar Gorbo Mamata” (Mamata, My Pride).Read More


Everyone Afraid of ‘Jungle Raj’: Mayawati Slams Yogi Govt Over Journalist’s Death in UP

Not 'Permanent Break Up' But Will Fight Bypolls Alone: Mayawati

 Mayawati said that it’s unfortunate how the feeling of fear permeates the minds of people under a government that is led by ‘goons and mafias’. Lucknow: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati Monday launched a scathing attack on chief minister Yogi Adityanath and blamed him for the prevailing law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh, saying the ‘Jungle Raj’ in the state has left everyone cowering for their safety. Her remarks come in light of the murder of a journalist and his brother, who were shot dead in broad daylightRead More


Yediyurappa’s ‘One-Man’ Karnataka Cabinet to be Expanded Tomorrow

Yediyurappa, who took oath as chief minister on July 26 and proved his government’s majority on the floor of the Assembly on July 29, is yet to induct any minister into his cabinet. Bengaluru: The expansion of the Karnataka cabinet will take place on Tuesday and 13-14 ministers are likely to be inducted, Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa said on Monday. “The cabinet expansion will take place between 10:30 and 11:30 am tomorrow. I have already written a letter to the Governor in this regard. I have asked Chief SecretaryRead More