Tag: India

May 28

Coronation over, arrogant king crushing voice of people: Rahul Gandhi on police detaining wrestlers

The Congress hit out at the Centre on Sunday over the detention of protesting wrestlers by police, with former party chief Rahul Gandhi saying now that the “coronation” is over, the “arrogant king is crushing the voice of people” on the streets. Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said the “arrogance” of the BJP-led government […]
May 23

India will not have a monopoly or duopoly in telecom sector: Ashwini Vaishnaw

India will not see a monopoly or duopoly in the telecom sector with state-owned BSNL emerging as a ‘very stable’ player, Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw has said.Speaking at the Express Adda on Saturday, he allayed concerns of a duopoly emerging in the market with weakening financials and dropping market share of Vodafone Idea Ltd. “No, […]
May 15

‘Be ready to make sacrifices’: Mamata Banerjee hands Congress a reality check on Opposition unity

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday made a strong case for according priority to regional parties as they rally around Congress to put up a united fight against the Bharatiya Janata Party in the Lok Sabha elections in 2024. Mamata claimed that the BJP chokes in states where a regional party is strong and […]
May 13

IPL 2023: Lucknow Super Giants back in top 4 after 7-wicket victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad

Sunrisers Hyderabad lost yet another match on home ground on Saturday. A match, which was well in their control, was lost to visitors Lucknow Super Giants as Aiden Markram & co remained unsuccessful in defending a competitive total of 182 on the board. LSG’s Nicholas Pooran, who was bought at the IPL auction for staggering […]
May 12

Allahabad HC orders scientific investigation of shivling-like structure inside Gyanvapi mosque

The Allahabad High Court on Friday ordered authorities to determine the age of the shivling-like structure inside the Gyanvapi mosque in Varanasi using modern technology. It set aside an October 14 order of the Varanasi District Court that rejected a plea for scientific investigation, including carbon dating, of the structure. The high court ordered authorities […]
May 11

Karnataka Elections 2023: Is Congress’ focus on local issues paying off?

The southern state of Karnataka saw political parties adopting different strategies during the high-decibel poll campaigns to win the state Assembly polls held on Wednesday. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) emphasised on its development plank and the work it had done in the state over the past nearly four years, besides banking on Prime Minister […]
May 10

Our talks centred around forming united opposition: Nitish after meeting J’khand CM Hemant Soren

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday met his Jharkhand counterpart Hemant Soren here and said their talks centred around forming a “united opposition” to defeat the BJP in the 2024 Lok Sabha polls.Kumar along with deputy Tejashwi Yadav held a discussion with Soren for around one hour at the latter’s residence here.”Our talks centred […]