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Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019

 

Priyanka Gandhi Slams Centre Over ‘Historic Slowdown’ of Country’s Economy

AICC general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said the slowdown was for everyone to see and asked till when will the government run by ‘managing headlines’. New Delhi: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday attacked the government over the state of the economy and said it should now admit that there is a “historic slowdown” and move towards resolving it. She said the slowdown was for everyone to see and asked till when will the government run by “managing headlines”. “Telling a lie a hundred times does not turn it…


Political Mainstream Faced With Existential Question After Article 370 Repeal, Says Srinagar Mayor

Srinagar Mayor Junaid Mattu also dismissed the claims of the Centre that the situation in the Valley was ‘normal’, saying the ‘absence of dead bodies’ could not be the ‘new definition of normalcy’. Srinagar Mayor Junaid Mattu, who was granted the status of a minister three weeks after the Narendra Modi government decided to scrap the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, sees the developments in the Valley since August 5 as “deeply disturbing and anguishing”. Mattu, who is also the spokesperson of the Jammu and Kashmir People’s Conference (JKPC),…


Stage Set for a Triangular Contest in Pala Bypoll as BJP Announces its Candidate

NDA declared, N Hari, the Kottayam district president of BJP, as its candidate. In the last 2016 elections, N Hari had secured 17.76 per cent votes to the shock of both LDF and the United Democratic Front. Thiruvananthapuram: The Pala Assembly constituency is all set to witness a repeat of the 2016 election as the CPM-led Left Democratic Front (LDF) and the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) have decide to repeat the same candidates for the upcoming bypoll on September 23. NDA declared, N Hari, the Kottayam district president of BJP,…


On Prashant Kishor’s Suggestion, Mamata Tells Leaders to Desist From Politicising Pujas

Party insiders claimed that the suggestion came from political expert Prashant Kishor as he felt that the party’s work should be highlighted to the masses instead of an emphasis on the leaders. Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday asked party leaders who are affiliated to Durga Pujas committees not to put up banners and posters of political parties including hers in any of the pandals across the state. Party insiders claimed that the suggestion came from political expert Prashant Kishor as he felt that the party’s work should…


With Priyanka Gandhi on ‘Mission UP’ Ahead of Polls, Complete Revamp of Congress Likely to be Announced

Priyanka Gandhi has been immersed in district-wise meetings at grass-root levels ever since the party registered its worst performance in the recent general election and an announcement on a new team of the UP Congress is expected shortly. Lucknow: In a bid to regain its lost preponderance in the state, the Uttar Pradesh Congress is likely to undergo a complete overhaul ahead of the assembly elections of 2022, with meetings between party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi and workers approaching its final stages. Priyanka has been immersed in district-wise meetings at…