Bihar election results: 1st to 3rd phase, BJP made up for lost ground, RJD slipped

The results were even more surprising for the Mahagathbandhan as it was in the third phase, with its high number of Muslims, that it hoped to make gains. AS IT does a postmortem of the results that left it just short of a win, the Mahagathbandhan will be particularly disappointed with the results from the […]

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Coronavirus: Sonia Gandhi urges PM Modi to extend free food grain scheme for 3 months, increase ambit

Sonia Gandhi said that it was tragic that lakhs of vulnerable people across the country face chronic food insecurity due to lockdown despite India’s ‘large buffer stock of food grains precisely for exigencies like the current pandemic’. Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi on Monday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to extend the […]

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Amit Shah asks states to prevent hoarding and black marketing of goods

The directives were issued after a detailed review of essential commodities and implementation of the lockdown by Shah Union Home Minister Amit Shah has directed the authorities to take appropriate steps in coordination with state governments to prevent hoarding and black marketing of commodities during the 21-day lockdown in the country to contain the spread of coronavirus, […]

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Delhi govt gives nod to prosecute Kanhaiya Kumar in sedition case

The Delhi government has given a go-ahead to the city police to prosecute former JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar and nine others in connection with a four-year-old sedition case, as the ruling AAP denied the persistent BJP charge of blocking the proceedings in the matter. AAP MLA and spokesperson Raghav Chadha said the Law Department of […]

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Arvind Kejriwal blames ‘outsiders’, ‘politics of hate’ for violence; visits riot-hit localities

Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday blamed “outsiders”, and “political and anti-social elements” for the riots that rocked Delhi over the past three days and urged the Union home minister to bring in the army if needed and impose curfew in all violence-hit areas in north-east Delhi. Speaking in the Assembly, Kejriwal urged people to […]

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‘GLOBAL INCOME OF NRIS IN INDIA WILL NOT BE TAXED,’ SAYS NIRMALA SITHARAMAN

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that the Centre has no intention of levying an on the global income of NRIs and only that income which is generated in India will be taxable. After the Budget on Saturday, there was confusion about the tax liability of Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) on their global income. The Finance Bill, […]

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Pompeo And Trump: Censure Of The Press As A Form Of Retaliation

The U.S. Department of State has blocked NPR’s diplomatic correspondent, Michelle Kelemen, from covering Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s trip to Europe and Central Asia, including Ukraine. This follows Pompeo’s reportedly cursing and yelling at NPR correspondent Mary Louise Kelly after she questioned him about Ukraine and his treatment towards former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine […]

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BJP INTERNAL SURVEY SAYS SHAHEEN BAGH MAY HELP BOOST TALLY IN DELHI POLLS

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s fortunes in the Delhi assembly elections are on an upswing, according to an internal poll that gives them at least 30-35 of the 70 seats in the Capital, according to people familiar with the matter. One of the main reasons for the change, according to two key leaders HT spoke […]

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