Dhami Meets HM Shah; Sparks Talks Of Cabinet Expansion

DEHRADUN: Speculations were rife as Uttarakhand Chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami met with Union home minister Amit Shah on Saturday. Sources in the Uttarakhand unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the government told The New Indian that Cabinet expansion is likely to happen soon. The meeting between Dhami and Shah is said to

‘Black Protest’ Shows Cong Oppose Ram Temple In Ayodhya: Amit Shah

NEW DELHI: Union home minister Amit Shah today termed Congress’ “aggressive protest in black dress” as a subtle message that the party opposes the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya. “By holding an aggressive protest today in black clothes, Congress has given out a subtle message that they oppose the shilanyas in Ayodhya and the

Dream To Make India A Vishwa Guru At 2047: HM Shah

NEW DELHI: Dream of what India should look like in 25 years and work towards that dream, Union home minister Amit Shah said as he exhorted fellow Indians to make the country Vishwa Guru in 2047. “If we all start dreaming what India should look like in the field of education, art, security…and work towards

Bengal BJP Leader Briefs HM Shah On Chatterjee, CAA

NEW DELHI: The Leader of Opposition in the Bengal assembly Suvendu Adhikari on Tuesday met Union home minister Amit Shah. The meeting came against the backdrop of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) tightening its noose around prominent Trinamool Congress leader Partha Chatterjee in the multi-crore SSC Recruitment Scam. Sources told The New Indian that Adhikari briefed

Noted Female Citizens Write To Shah For Action Against Adhir

NEW DELHI: Fifty-one retired female bureaucrats, intellectuals and academicians wrote an open letter to Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday, demanding action against Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury for his ‘Rashtrapatni’ remark. “It is our appeal to the Home Minister (Amit Shah) to initiate appropriate action against him as per

BJP Mega Meet In Patna, Message To Nitish?

PATNA: The underlying tone of the first-of-its-kind National Executive meeting of seven morchas of the Bharatiya Janata Party in the capital city of Bihar, Patna, is hard to miss.  The meeting seems to have a clear message to the party’s alliance partner in the state, Janata Dal (United) strongman and Bihar Chief minister Nitish Kumar

Congress Seeks Apology From BJP Over Crimes Against Women In NE

NEW DELHI: Congress on Saturday demanded that top BJP leaders apologise to the nation over alleged involvement of party functionaries in crimes against women in Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh. Addressing a press conference here, Congress spokesperson Ajoy Kumar said, “You (BJP) asked for an apology from Sonia Gandhi but I ask you to apologise to

BJP Demands CBI Inquiry Into Illegal Mining in Raj, Death of Seer Vijay Das

NEW DELHI: The Bharatiya Janata Party Wednesday demanded a CBI inquiry into illegal mining in Rajasthan and the death of Seer Vijay Das who had self-immolated on July 20 in protest against illegal mining in the state. Seer Vijay Das had set himself on fire on July 20 and passed away in a Delhi hospital

Agenda 2024: BJP’s Brainstorming Session in Patna, Chitrakoot

NEW DELHI: At the end of this month, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is holding two crucial meetings in Patna and Chitrakoot to chalk out its strategy for the 2024 Lok Sabha polls. On July 30-31, the top leadership of the party including BJP president JP Nadda, general secretary (organisation) BL Santhosh, Union home minister

Numbers Game: Heavy Cross-Voting Favoured Draupadi Murmu

NEW DELHI: Heavy cross-voting in favour of Draupadi Murmu became the distinctive feature of this Presidential election as the Opposition’s candidate Yashwant Sinha drew a blank in three states Andhra Pradesh, Nagaland and Sikkim. What sets the tongues wagging is an indication that Bengal satrap Mamata Banerjee’s fortress might have been breached. The result of