Category: Politics

Racist remark against Sonia Gandhi: Court orders FIR against Giriraj Singh

Newsroom24x7 Desk Muzaffarpur (Bihar): Union Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party MP Giriraj Singh who is in the eye of the storm over his racisit and deplorable “white skin” remark involving Congress Peresident Sonia Gandhi has been cornered with the Muzaffarpur Court ordering the Mithanpur police to register an FIR (first information report) against him. Vidyanand

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Jabalpur High Court sets aside ruling BJP MLA Rajendra Meshram’s election from Devsar

Newsroom24x7 Desk Jabalpur: The Jabalpur High Court today set aside the election of Rajendra Meshram, the ruling Bharatiya Janata party MLA from Devsar in Singrauli district Meshram had won the Devsar (SC) seat in the 2013 Assembly election by a margin of 33214 votes compared to his immediate rival Banshmani Prasad Verma, who had contested

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Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan removed from important AAP panel

New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today today touched a huge low as Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan, two front-ranking leaders of the party, were removed without being given a chance to be heard at a controversial party meeting. Yadav told media-persons later that Kejriwal’s goons and bouncers pulled his supporters away from the crucial

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Kashmir at the crossroads of History

Anand K Sahay The BJP’s hankering for power in Jammu and Kashmir – the country’s only Muslim-majority state – has been brazen. Its opportunist posturing to secure that end is striking. Its footwork has been crude. The party’s own rank and file are confused about what the party may be up to, and fear it

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Congress rallies support for Manmohan Singh

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi today led a solidarity march in support of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the capital. A special designated court on Wednesday took cognisance under Sections 120 (B), 409 of IPC and under provisions of the prevention of Corruption Act and issued summons to the former Prime

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Broom war rocks Aam Aadmi Party

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Chaos brewing within the Arvind Kejriwal centric Aam Aadmi Party today spilled into the open as two founder members of the Party Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan were removed from the highest decision making body of the party – the Political Affairs Committee (PAC). The removal of both the senior party members –

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All eyes now would be focused on PDP-BJP Government in Jammu and Kashmir

Lalit Shastri The political deadlock in Jammu and Kashmir, where no party could win majority in the Assembly election held two months ago, has come to an end with the forging of the Peoples Democratic Party-Bharatiya Janata Party alliance and the swearing-in of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed as state chief minister today. Along with Sayeed, twelve each

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PEB scam: Office of Governor comes under a cloud

Lalit Shastri Ram Naresh Yadav was Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh from 1977 to 1979.  He was formerly with Janata Party and later joined the Congress and was appointed Governor of Madhya Pradesh in August 2011. As Yadav refused to hold the high moral ground and chose not to submit his papers when his name was dragged in the

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Jammu and Kashmir will have a PDP-BJP alliance Government

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Jammu and kashmir will have a popular People’s Democratic party-Bharatiya Janata Party alliance government. This was announced jointly by BJP President Amit Shah and PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti here today after a series of deliberations between the two parties. The new Jammu and Kashmir Government is expected to be sworn-in on

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Jeetan Ram Manjhi concedes trust vote, resigns as CM-Video on horse trading in Bihar goes viral on social media

Newsroom24x& Desk Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Jeetan Ram Manjhi resigned without going through the trust vote. His resignation has also been accepted. The Bihar Assembly has been adjourned sine die. Manjhi addresses the press: Today morning the seating arrangement was changed in the Assembly order sheet, The names of my MLAs was not there. The

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Bihar politics dips to the extreme

Newsroom24x7 Desk Patna: Bihar politics plunged to its nadir today with Bihar Chief Minister Jeetan Ram Manjhi, a day before trial of strength in the Bihar Assembly, tried to attract JD(U) MLAs to his side by throwing the offer of a ministerial berth in his Cabinet as a bait. If this is not horse-trading what

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PEB scam: Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav faces heat

Newsroom24x7 Desk Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav is facing the heat and pressure is mounting on him to resign after his son Shailesh Yadav’s name got linked with the massive State Professional Examination Board scam. The former OSD to the Governor and his relative Dhanraj Singh Yadav has been arrested in this case.

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Kejriwal sworn-in as Delhi Chief Minister

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: For the second time in slightly more than a year, AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal was sworn-in as Delhi chief minister before a packed audience at the huge Ramlila Maidan here today. Thousands of citizens and party supporters attended the ceremony. Lieutenant Governor Dr Najeeb Jung administered the oath of office to

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Kejriwal pushes for full statehood to Delhi

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi told Delhi chief minister designate Arvind Kejriwal that the proposal for full statehood to Delhi would be considered. Kejriwal pushed the case of full sattehood for Delhi when he called on him, along with party MLA Mansih Sisodia in New Delhi today. Modi was extended the invitation

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