Category: Politics

BJP retains Gujarat, captures power in Himachal

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party has defeated the main rival Congress in two States Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh with convincing majority. The BJP has retained power in Gujarat by winning 99 of the 182 seats and restricting the Congress to 77 seats. The Nationalist Congress Party could manage to open it’s account in

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Modi Government has cast a dark shadow on India’s Parliamentary democracy: Sonia Gandhi

Newsroom24x7 Network In order to avoid the questions and answer ahead of Gujarat elections, the government has taken the extra ordinary step of not holding a winter session when it should be held. – Sonia Gandhi, Congress President New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi today lashed out at the Modi-government by stating that in its

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Congress wrests Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat from BJP

Newsroom24x7 Network Gurdaspur: Congress candidate Sunil Jakhar today won the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bypoll by defeating his nearest rival of the BJP Swaran Salaria with a huge margin of 1,93,219 votes. The Gurdaspur seat had fallen vacant earlier this year with the demise of the BJP MP Vinod Khanna. Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has

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Cabinet reshuffle any time now; Rudy first to tender resignation

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Amid talks of a Cabinet rejig, expected any day now, Union Minister for Skill Development Rajiv Pratap Rudy resigned Thursday evening. While Rudy had submitted his resignation, political circles were abuzz with talks Uma Bharti and Faggan Singh Kulaste also expressing their desire to resign. It was reported late on Thursday

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Ahmed Patel’s victory a shot in the arm for Congress; BJP comes under attack

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: On senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel’s victory in the Rajya election the Congress party today said that the BJP has learnt the lesson that it can break a few weak Congress MLAs, but cannot break the Congress party. //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Expressing happiness over Patel’s victory in the

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Nitish Kumar quits as Bihar Chief Minister

Newsroom24x7 Staff Patna/New Delhi: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today resigned after the RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav ruled out the resignation of his son, the deputy chief Minister Tejashwi Prasad Yadav over the land-for-hotel case that has engulfed the entire Lalu family. //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Nitish resigned after the ruling JD(U)

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Left leaning Intellectuals polarising politics

A solid take on Politics Raghvendra Das Mamata and those who want to defeat Narendra Modi should learn a lesson from recently concluded assembly in UP. The landslide victory of BJP can be attributed to the silent polarisation on communal and caste lines. The much touted MY ( (Muslim-Yadav)) combination of Samajwadi Party crumbled like

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Fitch: Indian Loan Waivers are a Risk to Fiscal Consolidation

Newsroom24x7 Network Mumbai/Hong Kong/Singapore: The farm loan-waiver schemes being discussed and rolled out across an increasing number of Indian states could have a significant impact on state government finances, and might undermine efforts to bring down general government debt, says Fitch Ratings. The impact on India’s debt dynamics and capital spending will depend on the

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Saffronisation of Congress begins

Newsroon24x7 Staff New Delhi: After the massive defeat in the just concluded assembly election in Uttar Pradesh, where saffron -clad firebrand BJP leader Yogi Adityanath has become the Chief Minister, the Congress party, without wasting any time, has obviously chosen to adopt the saffron colour as a strategy and the first step in that direction

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Rahul accuses BJP of stealing mandate in Goa and Manipur

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today accused Bharatiya Janata Party of stealing the mandate in two of the three States where the Congress party has won in the just concluded Assembly election. “Out of five states, BJP won two, we won three (Punjab, Manipur and Goa). In two of the states

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Congress leaders join protest against Shivraj Government, court arrest in Bhopal

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: Former Union Ministers Kamal Nath, Suresh Pachouri, Jyotiraditya Scindia and Kantilal Bhuria, former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Digvijaya Singh, Acting Leader of the Opposition Bala Bachchan, Congress state President Arun Yadav, Legislator Ajay Singh, hundreds of party office-bearers and workers courted arrest here today. The Congress leaders said that they are united

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