Rahul “Nyay scheme has scared BJP, PM Modi”

New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi said, here on Wednesday, the ‘Nyay’ income guarantee scheme would be a surgical strike on poverty and its announcement has ensured the BJP’s defeat... Read more »

Two MGP MLAs split, merged into BJP: Goa Deputy Speaker

Panaji, March 27 (IANS) In a late but politically significant development, two out of the three Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party legislators early on Wednesday, split from the regional party and merged their two-member legislative... Read more »

KTR “Keeping ears to the ground makes KCR number one”

By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, March 23 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar has his ears to the ground, Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Working President K. T. Rama Rao said, reacting to IANS-CVOTER Tracker... Read more »

Ten reasons why you should not vote for Modi

By Dr A V Koshy Wake Up India: Essays for Our Times – continued A democracy needs at least two big parties and to rotate them. Time to rotate and give the baton... Read more »

Rahul “Congress alone can protect Northeast people”

Imphal, March 20 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said it is his party alone which can protect the culture, language and history of the people of the Northeast, and claimed to... Read more »

Extend reservation to converts: AIADMK manifesto

Chennai, March 19 (IANS) In a move to woo the minorities, Tamil Nadu’s ruling AIADMK on Tuesday said it will urge the Centre to pass laws to extend job quotas to those who... Read more »

Congress will scrap Citizenship Bill forever

Itanagar, March 19 (IANS) Launching his party’s Lok Sabha campaign for the northeast, here on Tuesday, Congress President Rahul Gandhi said the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill would be scrapped if his party came to... Read more »

Need to effectively defend Centre’s teachers’ reservation ordinance against PIL in Supreme Court

March 13, In a letter to Prakash Javadekar, Union human resource development minister, PS Krishnan, former secretary, ministry of welfare, Government of India, has insisted on the need to effectively defend the... Read more »

Civil servant offers arguments for govt’s counter-affidavit, defending their ordinance on 13 point roster

March 13, Following countrywide protests and a Bharat Bandh called for by Bahujan communities on March 5, the much-criticised 13-point roster system for Indian universities was overturned and the original 200-point roster... Read more »

Seat-sharing with AGP done, says BJP as Mahanta sulks

Guwahati, March 13 (IANS) On a day when Asom Gana Parishad leader Prafulla Kumar Mahanta expressed his unhappiness over his party’s decision to ally with the BJP again, Assam finance minister and BJP... Read more »

Minority and Indigenous Women Human Rights Activists More Prone to Harassment

March 12, A United Nations Human Rights Council report released on Sunday, March 10, noted that women human rights activists from minority and indigenous background in the country are more prone to... Read more »

Is Congress Wooing SP-BSP in Maharashtra With an Eye on Alliance in Uttar Pradesh?

Source:news18.comThe senior leaders of the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party are meeting in South Mumbai to discuss elaborately about allotting seats to the BSP-SP combine in Maharashtra. The senior leaders of... Read more »

Meghalaya CM softens stand on CAB, says ready for reconsidering the Bill

Guwahati, March 6 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister and leader of the National People’s Party (NPP) Conrad Sangma on Wednesday said the party is ready to reconsider the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 if all... Read more »

Gaps in governance: Need for timely intervention in court cases pertaining to SCs, STs, SEdBCs

By PS Krishnan Almost all Law Officers appointed by successive Governments, while being eminent and distinguished lawyers with deep knowledge of Constitutional laws and legal issues, have no substantive and in-depth knowledge of... Read more »

Rahul backs Dalit-tribal shutdown over forest rights, reservation

New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi extended support to Dalit and tribal groups observing a nationwide shutdown on Tuesday demanding the Modi government to promulgate an ordinances to provide forest... Read more »

Tribals, Dalits brace for huge showdown in Bihar

Patna, March 5 (IANS) Hundreds of Dalits, Other Backward Classes (OBCs) and tribal outfits halted rail and road traffic across Bihar on Tuesday as they joined a nation-wide call for shutdown demanding the... Read more »

If SEBC, OBC are one, what was the need to create separate category for Maratha: HC

Source: .daijiworld.comThe Bombay High Court on Friday asked the state government to explain as to why a separate Socially Educationally Backward Class (SEBC) was created for the Marathas, if SEBC and Other... Read more »

‘No change in Article 370 and 35A following cabinet decisions on J&K’

New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) There has been no change in Article 370 and 35A following the Union Cabinet’s decisions on Jammu and Kashmir, and any reports to the effect were “mischievous”, official... Read more »

DU strike total on day two

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Academic work at Delhi University (DU) remained completely suspended for the second consecutive day on Thursday, with university teachers continuing their strike demanding the absorption of ad hoc... Read more »

Cong striving to make Rahul Gandhi’s Jharkhand rally a success

Ranchi, Feb 28 (IANS) The Congress is going all out to make party President Rahul Gandhi’s “Parivartan-Ulgulaan” rally here, Jharkhand, on March 2 a success. It will be Gandhi’s first visit to Jharkhand... Read more »