Category: Politics

Entry operators converting illegal cash into legitimate money: IT department slaps notices to AAP, Congress

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Feb. 11: Close on the heels of charges and allegations relating to donations received by Aam Aadmi Party, the Income Tax Department has initiated investigation into cheques issued by companies said to be acting as entry operators to convert illegal cash into legitimate money. Recently in Kolkata, investigation by the Income

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Aam Aadmi Party sweeps Delhi Assembly election

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Feb. 10: Aam Aadmi Party led by Arvind Kajriwal today decsimated two main political parties the Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party and swept the Delhi election by winning 67 of the total 70 seats. The BJP won only 3 seats while all others parties drew a blank. NCT OF Delhi Result

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AAP heading for a landslide victory in Delhi

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Feb. 10: The voters, cutting across community, class and caste barriers, have rejected the BJP lock stock and barrel in Delhi. The Aam Aadmi Party juggernaut took early lead as counting progressed for the Delhi Assembly elections and was heading for a landslide victory. On AAP’s resounding success, party chief Arvind Kejriwal

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Nitish meets Bihar Governor, claims majority

Newsroom24x7 Desk Patna, Feb 9: The political imbroglio in Bihar has reached the flash point as state chief minister Jeetan Ram Manjhi is refusing to step down even after being expelled by the ruling Janata Dal (U) on the one side and on the other his predecessor Nitish Kumar, who has been elected leader of

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I am still very much Chief Minister of Bihar: Jeetan Ram Manjhi

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Feb. 8: The political crisis today reached the boiling point with Bihar Chief minister Jeetan Ram Manjhi blocking his predecessor Nitish Kumar’s latest move to unseat him and once more assume office as chief minister, by asserting: “I am still very much the chief minister.” Talking to media-persons here after meeting

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Nitish elected JD(U) Legislature Party leader

Newsroom24x7 Desk Patna, Feb. 7: After Bihar Chief Minister Jitu Ram Manjhi failed to get the Cabinet recommendation for dissolution of Bihar Assembly, the JD(U) legislators today elected former chief minister Nitish Kumar as the Jd(U) Legislature Party leader. Nitish Kumar had resigned as chief minister after his party was defeated in the Lok Sabha

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Delhi Assembly election: Exit polls are trumpeting encore vote for Aam Aadmy Party

Lalit Shastri The battle of ballot is over in Delhi and the fate of the two main political parties–the BJP and the Aam Aadmi Party that went through endless jabbing during the course of campaigning to capture power in Delhi has now been sealed. If one looks at the exit polls, AAP and its leader

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Battle for Delhi: Huge tug of war between BJP and AAP

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Feb. 6: When the curtain came down on campaigning for the February 7 Delhi Assembly election, which has become a virtual tug of war between the Bharatiya Janata party and Aam Aadmi Party, most survey’s were tilting the balance in favour of AAP chief ministerial candidate Arvind Kejriwal. A senior TV journalist covering

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“Mental agony and tension” forces Natarajan to hit out at Congress leadership?

  Lalit Shastri Former Union Minister of State for Environment and forest and Congress spokesperson Jayanthi Natarajan’s outburst unleashed through her letter of November 5, 2014 to Congress President Sonia Gandhi, which has been flashed widely in the public domain by the media today, goes on to expose in large measure how she was working as

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Two isms of politics eating into the vitals of economic growth in India

Lalit Shastri One is seeing with a deep sense of concern that the two isms-neopatrimonialism and clientelism-are being followed so deceitfully by those who swear by and use democracy to usurp power and do everything to remain riveted to the seats of power in India. Neopatrimonialism is cancerous because the corruption it breeds at all

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