Indian-origin Jagmeet Singh makes history in Canada's Parliament

Indian-origin Jagmeet Singh makes history in Canada's Parliament

Wednesday, 20 March 2019 | PTI | Ottawa

Indian-origin Jagmeet Singh has created political history in Canada when he made his debut in the House of Commons as the first non white-leader of a major opposition party in the country.  The arrival of the turbaned leader into the house on Monday, cheered by all members, coincided with the induction...

Congress weakening fight against BJP: Akhilesh

Wednesday, 20 March 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Continuing his tirade against the Congress, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav accused the former of weakening the fight against the BJP by spreading confusion. His response came after Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra reminded the SP and BSP chiefs that their common objective was to defeat the BJP. “Earlier there...

MNS chief cautions voters of ‘Main bhi chowkidar trap’

Wednesday, 20 March 2019 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

Rooting for “Modi Mukt Bharat”, MNS chief Raj Thackeray said here on Tuesday all the Opposition should come together to show the door to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls and exhorted the voters not to fall into the “trap” of "Main Bhi Chowkidar”  campaign which...

Alliance talks: Left Front long rope to hurt Cong

Wednesday, 20 March 2019 | Saugar Sengupta | Kolkata

Even as the seat-sharing talks between the CPI(M) and the Congress reached a dead end with the latter deciding to go it alone in the general elections a desperate Left Front on Tuesday extended its deadline by another 24 hours for the tri-colour outfit to reconsider its stance. “Till that...

‘Modi talks religion but failed to build temple’

Wednesday, 20 March 2019 | Saugar Sengupta | Kolkata

The Narendra Modi Government on Tuesday came under fire from Mamata Banerjee for failing to construct Ram Temple in Ayodhya and “yet trying to lecture others on how they should practice their religions.” The Bengal Chief Minister was addressing a select audience of the Marwari community which has a sizeable presence...

NCP ex-Dy CM's son Ranjitsinh to join BJP today

Wednesday, 20 March 2019 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

Close on the heels of senior Congress leader Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil’s son Dr Sujay Vikhe-Patil joining the BJP, it is now the turn of Ranjitsinh – son of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MP and former Deputy Chief Minister Vijaysinh Mohite-Patil – to join principal ruling party. After weeks of speculation, Ranjitsinh Mohite-Patil...

Bhanwari Devi case trial stuck as US DNA expert failed to appear before court: Defence counsel

Wednesday, 20 March 2019 | PTI | Jodhpur

The trial in the Bhanwari Devi abduction and murder case has been stuck for about two years as American DNA expert Amber B Carr has failed to appear in court, a defence counsel argued here while demanding the removal of her name from the list of prosecution witnesses. The expert who...

Munde: Fadnavis hiding corruption charges against 16 Maha Mins

Wednesday, 20 March 2019 | PTI | Mumbai

Senior NCP leader Dhananjay Munde Tuesday hit out at Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis for "covering up" corruption charges against "16 of his ministers". He was speaking at a function "Rashtra Maharashtra" organised by the BBC Marathi News Service. "We have nailed 16 ministers in the Devendra Fadnavis government on corruption charges...