Indian Politics

BJP ousts Congress in Himachal Pradesh

SHIMLA: The BJP was set on Monday to wrest power in Himachal Pradesh from the Congress, winning 19 seats and leading in 25 in hard fought Assembly elections, although its two top leaders were worsted in the contest.

Sonia tells party workers to introspect, be ready for sacrifices

NEW DELHI: Sonia Gandhi, who on Saturday retired as Congress chief - a position she had held since 1998, said the party must "look within" to fight the forces that attack the fundamentals of the Constitution and also be ready to make any sacrifice.

Punjab CM rejects charges of 'Parivarvaad' behind Rahul Gandhi elevation

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has rejected charges of `parivarvad’ behind Rahul Gandhi’s elevation as AICC president, saying the massive response he has been evoking in recent months on various fora, including the ongoing election campaign in Gujarat, indicates his huge popular support base.

Rahul Gandhi to file nomination for top Congress post on Monday

NEW DELHI: A host of party heavyweights will be present when Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi files his nomination for the party chief's post at its headquarters here on Monday, with over 90 sets of nomination papers likely to be filed to support his candidature.

Anna Hazare blames Narender Modi for not replying to any of 32 letters he wrote to him

KHAJURAHO: Social activist Anna Hazare on Sunday said he had written 32 letters to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, including 10 on the Lokpal and issues related to farmers and agricultural land, but received not a single reply.

BJP did what Pakistan, ISI couldn't in 60 years: Arvind Kejriwal

NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday accused the BJP of dividing India on Hindu-Muslim lines and said it had done in three years what Pakistan and its ISI could not do in 60 years.

'Modi Ka Gaon' movie on Indian Prime Minister cleared for release

MUMBAI:  Eight months after it was denied a censor certificate on various grounds, the producers of the Hindi feature film "Modi Ka Gaon", loosely inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's development agenda, has finally cleared all hurdles for release.

After Congress, Shatrughan invokes 'chaiwala' jibe

NEW DELHI: Barely days after a Youth Congress magazine published a meme calling Narendra Modi a "chaiwala" (tea vendor), BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha on Thursday yet again invoked the jibe against the Prime Minister.

Tipu Sultan a 'mass rapist', keep me out of celebrations, Union Minister tells Karnataka

BENGALURU: Union Minister Anantkumar Hegde has asked the Karnataka government to keep him out of the state's Tipu Jayanti celebrations, calling the erstwhile Mysore ruler Tipu Sultan a "brutal killer, wretched fanatic and mass rapist".

Congress slams Modi for wearing 'Italian glasses' at Kedarnath

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Friday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of being "arrogant" over his remarks on redevelopment of the Kedarnath shrine after the flash floods of 2013, saying he has disrespected the people of Uttarakhand and also slammed him for wearing "Italian glasses" at the holy place.

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