Category: Politics

Indian National Congress: Rahul leaves but a Gandhi still leads

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Sonia Gandhi, 20-months after she demitted office paving the way for her son Rahul Gandhi to head the Indian National Congress, was on Saturday, 10 August 2019, named interim Congress president. The announcement came on Saturday night after the Congress Working Committee, which met for the second time in quick succession

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Congress deplores abrogation of special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370

Newsroom24x7 Network Congress Working Committee has taken a position that suits Pakistan as it has chosen to “deplore” the abrogation of special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the Constitution and its bifurcation into two Union Territories as “unilateral, brazen and totally undemocratic”.  This amounts to questioning the Parliamentary system and casting

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Congress – JD(S) coalition government falls in Karnataka

Newsroom24x7 Network Bengaluru: Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy has lost the motion of confidence and the Congress – JD(S) coalition government falls in Karnataka as it got only 99 votes against the opposition’s 105. BJP’s Yeddyurappa, is now expected to stake his claim to form the next government. Earlier replying to the confidence debate, Kumarswamy said

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Governor cannot dictate Assembly proceedings: Karnataka CM tells Supreme Court

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy on Friday, 19 July 2019, questioned the deadlines repeatedly set by State Governor Vajubhai Vala to complete the trust vote in the Assembly and moved the Supreme Court underscoring that the Governor cannot instruct the House regarding the manner in which the confidence motion has

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Rahul Gandhi resigns as Congress President

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi today, 3 July 2019, released a letter on Twitter announcing his resignation from the top party post. Former MP Chief Minister and AICC Treasurer Motilal Vora is likely to be the interim Congress President. Gandhi’s resignation was on the anvil after Congress party’s total rout in the

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Ajay Singh questions BJP’s credentials on criminal grounds

Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal: Former Leader of the Opposition in Madhya Pradesh Assembly Ajay Singh on Wednesday, 19 June 2019, lashed out at the BJP stating “it shouts from rooftops about culture and values but the fact remains that it is a party of criminals”. While making this observation, Ajay Singh has kept in focus a

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Kamal Nath takes oath as member of Madhya Pradesh Assembly

Kamal Nath took oath as Mamber of Madhya Pradesh Assembly on 10 June 2019

Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath Monday, 10 June 2019, was administered the oath as Member of Madhya Pradesh Assembly by Narmada Prasad Prajapati, the Assembly Speaker. Nath has won the by-election to the Chhindwara Assembly constituency. This election was held simultaneously with the just concluded Lok Sabha election. In a brief

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Congress poser after post-poll violence in Tripura: Should democracy only exist in Central India?

Lalit Shastri After post-poll violence and arson that left in its wake three persons dead and at least a hundred others injured in Tripura, the Congress party has come into the open and is questioning the state of democracy in the North-East. The Congress is saying that those who did not vote for the BJP

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Election 2019 and India’s soul: The Guardian doesn’t know what it’s talking

Lalit Shastri On the eve of polling for the Bhopal parliamentary seat in Madhya Pradesh, central India, where senior Congress leader and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijay Singh was pitted against Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur of Bharatiya Janata Party, a few prominent citizens were busy discussing their options for voting. All of them known

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BJP wants Kamal Nath to prove majority in the Assembly

Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal: On the conclusion of the seventh and final round of polling for the general election to the Lok Sabha and prediction by exit poll agencies on Sunday that Narendra Modi led NDA is returning to power at the Centre, politics has touched its peak in Madhya Pradesh with the leader of Opposition

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Election 2019: Exit polls predict Modi’s return to power

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: With the end of the 7th and last phase of polling for the General Election to the Lok Sabha on Sunday evening the exit poll projections have started rolling in and the projection across the board is that the NDA led by Narendra Modi is returning to power. The Republic-CVoter survey

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Patriot Indian citizens will never forgive Sadhvi Pragya

Lalit Shastri I was horrified, shattered and dismayed when Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, the Bharatiya Janata Party candidate in the poll fray against senior Congress leader and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijay Singh for the Bhopal parliamentary seat, went into the assertive mode and told mediapersons that Nathuram Godse, who had assassinated Mahatma Gandhi

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Election 2019: Mamata’s TMC comes under attack; Diggy battles to hold ground

Newsroom24x7 network New Delhi: In the sixth phase of polling, West Bengal, where maximum complaints of poll-related violence, intimidation of voters and attempts of booth rigging were received, registered the maximum 80.35% polling. Confronted with poll rigging charges against the ruling All India Trinamool Congress (TMC), West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday went

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BJP distances itself from Pragya Singh Thakur’s statement against Hemant Karkare

Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal: Bharatiya Janata Party has distanced itself from Bhopal Lok Sabha seat candidate and Malegaon blast accused Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur’s statement that former Anti-Terrorism Squad chief Hemant Karkare died during the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack as she had “cursed” him for torturing her. In a statement today, the BJP said that they

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