Politics

AAP Claims Its Office Raided, Gujarat Police Rubbish It

A political drama played out in Gujarat on Sunday late evening after the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) claimed that its party office in Ahmedabad was raided by the local police. However, hours after the claim, the Gujarat Police said that no such raid had been conducted. AAP national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal

Don’t Buy Cars Or Allow Feet-Touching: Tejashwi To Bihar RJD Mantris

  “Do not buy new cars, do not allow older party leaders or well-wishers to touch your feet, and focus on good behaviour,” said Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav on Saturday, while issuing a set of instructions for ministers of his party, days after Cabinet expansion in Bihar. Tejashwi, who is the son of Rashtriya

CM Yogi Wishes People On Guru Purnima, Cautions Against Covid

LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday wished the people of the state on the auspicious occasion of Guru Purnima, and appealed to them to celebrate the festival while observing all Covid-related protocols. In his message to the citizens, CM Yogi, who is also the chief priest of the famous Gorakhpur temple, said

End ‘Systematic Interference’ Of FB, Twitter In India’s Electoral Politics: Sonia Gandhi To Govt

  NEW DELHI: Days after drubbing in assembly elections in five states, Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday alleged that global social media companies are being manipulated to set political narratives and urged the government to put an end to the ‘systematic interference’ of Facebook and other social media giants on electoral politics in

Big Jolt To Cong In J&K; Azad’s Nephew Joins BJP

Srinagar: In a big setback to the Congress party in Jammu and Kashmir, Mubashar Azad, nephew of senior Congress leader and former Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad of the erstwhile state, joined Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) on Sunday along with dozens of supporters. Mubashar Azad, a youth leader from Doda, is also the nephew of

In Communal Kairana, Iqra Hasan Bats For Brother Nahid, Who Is Lodged In jail

KAIRANA (UTTAR PRADESH): On Monday, Samajwadi Party (SP) nominated Nahid Hasan as their candidate from Kairana for the upcoming Uttar Pradesh assembly polls. The sitting MLA from this constituency, Nahid was arrested by the UP Police under Gangster Act on January 16. SP’s decision to give him a ticket to contest the poll has drawn

UP Polls: In Mathura, Peda Makers, Patrons Want Dash Of ‘Saffron’, Milk Crime-Free Trade

MATHURA/VRINDAVAN: Ambling into the winding lanes of Chowk Bazar in Mathura — the land of Krishna Janmbhoomi — the team of The New Indian reaches the factory where aroma of boiling milk, saffron, cardamom greets with hundreds of halwais squatted before the flames. In a few hours, as milk turns into khoya, which further becomes

In Rae Bareli, Cong Needs Proper Planning, If It Wants To Take On BJP, SP

RAE BARELI: As Congress MLA from Rae Bareli Aditi Singh resigned from her membership today, political analysts watching the state elections sounded their concern on the way Congress appears to be handling the party so close to the elections. At this rate, the grand old party would not be able to win a single seat

Congress Second UP List Out; 41 Candidates Include 16 Women Leaders

NEW DELHI: Days after Congress released its first list of candidates for Uttar Pradesh, the grand old party on Thursday released its second list of 41 candidates, including 16 women candidates and social activists. The Congress has till date released the list for 191 assembly constituencies in the politically vital state. As per the new

AAP’s Ferozepur Candidate Ashu Bangar Quits; Accuses Raghav Chadha Of Running Party Like Company

CHANDIGARH: Ahead of the Punjab Assembly poll, Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) candidate from Ferozepur (Rural) constituency Ashu Bangar resigned from the party, accusing the AAP leadership of issuing threats of cancellation of ticket to candidates in case they refused to toe their “dictatorial directions”. Blaming AAP’s Punjab affairs incharge Raghav Chadha for his decision, Bangar