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Thursday, August 29th, 2019

 

‘It’s a Closed Chapter’: Congress’ Kerala Unit Says No Action Against Tharoor for ‘Praising’ Modi

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) has termed the controversy over Shashi Tharoor’s ‘praise’ of Prime Minister Narendra Modi “a closed chapter” after the MP said his remarks were misconstrued. KPCC president Mullappally Ramachandran said no action would be taken against Tharoor and other leaders had been asked not to discuss the issue further. Tharoor sparked a row after he spoke out in favour of his party colleague Jairam Ramesh, who had publicly declared that it is wrong to “demonise Modi”. The Thiruvananthapuram MP said: “As you know, I have…


Telangana BJP Ropes in Academics, Steps Up Pressure for Officially Celebrating Hyderabad Liberation Day

The erstwhile Hyderabad state of Nizam merged with the Indian Union on September 17, 1948 and the BJP has been demanding that the day be celebrated as Liberation Day. Hyderabad: Stepping up its campaign for state celebration of Hyderabad “Liberation Day” (September 17), the BJP in Telangana held a round table event here with academicians and others. The erstwhile Hyderabad state of Nizam merged with the Indian Union on September 17, 1948 and the BJP has been demanding that the day be celebrated as Liberation Day. State BJP president K…


Clipped Wings, Unhappy Loyalists and Disqualified MLAs: Why There’s No End in Sight for Yediyurappa’s Worries

Yediyurappa’s aides say the chief minister’s hands are tied and he is not in a position to dole out big favours and ministerial berths to anyone. Bengaluru: It has been almost one-and-a-half months since BS Yediyurappa returned as the chief minister of Karnataka. After a 27-day-long “one-man show”, Yediyurappa formed a Cabinet with 17 ministers, keeping the remaining 16 berths vacant. And the vigilant party high command in New Delhi wasted no time in imposing three deputy chief ministers on the 76-year-old party veteran, complicating the already complex power structure in…


BJP Govt Restored Peace in Kairana, Says Muzaffarnagar Riots Accused Suresh Rana

Suresh Rana said that it was the same place from where people were forced to migrate and traders were ‘openly killed’. He added that it is the Yogi government which has restored peace and order. Shamli: Arriving in his home district after being promoted as a cabinet minister in the Uttar Pradesh government, Muzaffarnagar riots accused Suresh Rana on Wednesday again brought up allegations that many Hindu families were forced to migrate from Kairana a few years ago. He suggested that the situation had changed in the region after Yogi…


PM Modi to launch Fit India Movement on National Sports Day today; all you need to know

Fit India Movement is aimed at encouraging people to give priority to sports and fitness; state governments, corporates and celebrities to take part in the event to make it a grand success Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch a nation-wide Fit India Movement on National Sports Day today. The inaugural event will be held at Indira Gandhi Stadium Complex in New Delhi, where the PM will administer a fitness pledge to the people of the country. Only those having a Press Information Bureau card can attend the event. Fit India…