DMK submits memorandum to PM on 16 Tamil Nadu issues

New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) The Dravida Munnetra Kazhgam (DMK) on Wednesday handed over Prime Minister Narendra Modi a memorandum on 16 issues calling it “crucial” for Tamil Nadu, and demanded immediate... Read more »

DMK submits memorandum to PM on 16 Tamil Nadu issues

New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) The Dravida Munnetra Kazhgam (DMK) on Wednesday handed over Prime Minister Narendra Modi a memorandum on 16 issues calling it “crucial” for Tamil Nadu, and demanded immediate... Read more »

Infiltrators will be extradited by 2024 using NRC

Ranchi, Dec 2 (IANS) Union Home Minister and BJP President Amit Shah on Monday said that all “ghuspetia” (infiltrators) in the country would be extradited by 2024 by implementing the National Register... Read more »

‘Creamy layer’ concept not applicable to SC/ST

New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Centre on Monday sought a review of the Supreme Court verdict in 2018 on the exclusion of the “creamy layer” within the Scheduled Castes (SC) and... Read more »

Akhilesh focuses on OBCs for 2022 UP assembly polls

Lucknow, Nov 29 (IANS) For the 2022 Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, the Samajwadi Party (SP) has its eyes firmly fixed on the Other Backward Classes (OBC) vote bank. The party mainly... Read more »

Maoists have been wiped out from Jharkhand

Chatra (Jharkhand), Nov 28 (IANS) Union Home Minister and BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday said that the Maoists have been wiped out from Jharkhand during BJP’s rule. He was addressing a... Read more »

Congress leaders’ expulsion takes casteist turn

Lucknow, Nov 27 (IANS) The controversy over the expulsion of 10 senior Congress leaders from the party in Uttar Pradesh has now taken a casteist turn with a section of leaders claiming... Read more »

Cong begins to reach out to UP Brahmins

Lucknow, Nov 26 (IANS) Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) focuses on the Other Backward Class (OBC) and Dalits for the 2022 Assembly elections, the Congress has started reaching out to... Read more »

Khattar expands cabinet, gives 3 berths to Jats

C00handigarh, Nov 14 (IANS) After 18 days of dilly-dallying, the BJP-led Khattar government in Haryana on Thursday expanded the state Cabinet for the first time by inducting 10 ministers, including one from... Read more »

BJP announces 52 names for Jharkhand polls, drops 10 MLAs

New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday announced a list of 52 candidates for the upcoming Assembly elections in Jhharkhand. The 81-member Jharkhand Assembly will go to... Read more »

Maharashtra tops in justice delivery

New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Maharashtra topped the list of India’s first-ever ranking of states on justice delivery among the 18 large and mid-sized states. Maharashtra is followed by Kerala and Tamil... Read more »

Centre earned Rs 192 cr as NEET-2019 entrance fee

Bhopal, Nov 6 (IANS) The Central government earned more than Rs 192 crore from the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) fees in 2019, according to information received under the RTI. The... Read more »

Netizens demand removing Twitter’s blue tick in India

New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Netizens took to Twitter on Wednesday asking the microblogging site to remove the blue tick in India. Since morning, thousands of Twitter users have posted comments with... Read more »

Defence Ministry’s quota proposal for arms unit apprentices rejected

By Ayaskant Das  New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) A proposal mooted by the Defence Ministry to provide 10 per cent reservation to trade apprentices belonging to Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) in ordnance... Read more »

Akhilesh seeks judicial probe into UPPCL-DHFL scam

Lucknow, Nov 5 (IANS) Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday demanded a judicial probe in the UPPCL-DHFL scam in Uttar Pradesh in which the provident fund of employees has been invested... Read more »

Yadav politics at the crossroads in Bihar

BY RAHUL VATSA  The Yadavs, who make over 14 per cent of the population of Bihar, are the largest and one of the most politically influential castes in the state. Their influence... Read more »

This is not Ram Rajya, but Nathuram Rajya

Jhansi, Oct 10 (IANS) Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav said on Thursday that with fake encounters claiming lives almost every day in Uttar Pradesh, the state was facing ‘Nathuram'(Godse) Rajya and not... Read more »

Yogi’s encounter policy boosts UP’s trigger-happy cops

By Amita Verma Lucknow, Oct 9 (IANS) When a Chief Minister announces, “Agar apradh karenge to thok diye jayenge’, the state police, without doubt, becomes trigger-happy. The killing of ‘hardened’ criminals in... Read more »

Dissent emerges over new UP Congress committee

Lucknow, Oct 8 (IANS) Within hours of the announcement of the new Congress team in Uttar Pradesh, rumblings of dissent have started surfacing in the party ranks. Party leaders are upset over... Read more »

Priyanka to camp in Lucknow for UP brainstorming session

New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) After overhauling the Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee, party leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will be visiting Lucknow where she has called a meeting of all the newly-appointed office... Read more »