Category: Politics

PM calls emergency meeting of Cabinet to discuss Uttarakhand crisis

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi called an emergency meeting of the Cabinet to discuss the Uttarakhand crisis following a sting operation allegedly showing Uttarakhand Chief Minister offering bribe to an MLA before a trial of strength in the Assembly on Monday. At the time of publishing this report, the Cabinet meeting was

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PM Modi’s agenda is development, fast development and all round development

Newsroom24x7 Desk Tinsukhia, Assam: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today started his whirlwind tour of Assam for the Assembly election next month by addressing a public rally at Tinsukhia where he said that he has three agendas: “development, fast development and all round development.” Modi’s election trail in Assam brings him face to face with the

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Stage set for Mehbooba to become first woman CM of J&K

Newsroom24x7 Desk Srinagar: The stage is all set for PDP President Mehbooba Mufti to take over as the first woman chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir after she was unanimously declared elected as the PDP legislature party leader and nominated as the party’s CM candidate today. 56-year-old Mehbooba was elected as the leader of PDP Legislature

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Alagiri calls on Karunanidhi

Newsroom24x7 Desk   Chennai: Alianated DMK leader M K Alagiri today met his father and party chief M Karunanidhi here amidst speculations about his return to the party fold. Alagiri called on Karunanidhi at his residence and also met his mother, Dayalu Ammal. While his brother and DMK treasurer Stalin told the media that nothing much

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Political stalemate in Jammu and Kashmir: Mehbooba calls on PM

Newsroom247 Desk New Delhi: PDP supremo Mehboba Mufti today called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi to save her party’s relations with the Kashmir unit of Bharatiya Janata Party. After meeting Modi, Mehbooba told the media that she would be announcing her next move after meeting the PDP legislators. Today’s meeting was positive, she added. Earlier last week, the PDP

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Constitution gives freedom to express dissent but not the country’s destruction: Arun Jaitley

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said “freedom of expression and nationalism do necessarily co-exist”. He also went on to emphasising that Constitution gives full freedom to express dissent but not the country’s destruction. Jaitley was briefing the media on the political resolution adopted at its National Executive meeting here on

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Uttarakhand Assembly Speaker serves notice to 9 rebel Congress MLAs

Newsroom24x7 Staff Dehradun: Uttarakhand Speaker Govind Singh Kunjwal has served notices to 9 rebel Congress MLAs asking them why they should not be disqualified from the membership of the House for violating the party whip and alligning with opposition BJP. After the rebel MLAs, elected to the House on Congress ticket, threw their weight behind

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BJP MLA hits police horse with lathi, breaks leg

Newsroom24x7 Desk Dehradun: Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Ganesh Joshi along with a few others today brutally attacked a police horse with lathi (baton), leaving the animal with multiple fractures in one leg. The BJP had organised a protest demonstration here  against the Harish Rawat led government in Uttarakhand. There was heavy deployment of police. Mounted

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RSS to lay stress on social harmony at its 3 day national meet beginning tomorrow at Nagaur in Rajasthan

Newsroom 24×7 Staff JAIPUR: RSS is likeky to pass three resolutions on Education, Health and Social Harmony at the RSS national meet (ABPS) beginning tomorrow at Nagaur in Rajasthan Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) will pass 3 major resolutions on Education, Health and Social Harmony in its 3-day national meet – Akhil Bharatiya Pratinidhi Sabha (ABPS),

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TV channels and Kanhaiya who is facing sedition charge

Lalit Shastri I pity the TV channels that relayed on prime time and newspapers that have rolled out reems and reems of newsprint  to make Kanhaiya Kumar larger than life by putting in public domain his speech that he gave on JNU campus after his release from Tihar Jail yesterday. I also pity those who

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You cannot defend Indian flag by destroying relationships between Indians: Rahul Gandhi

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Leader of the main Opposition Congress Rahul Gandhi today said in Lok Sabha that you cannot defend the Indian flag by destroying the relationships between Indians. Addressing the Lok Sabha today. Gandhi cited the examples of the splitting of czechoslovakia into the Czech Republic and Slovakia and partition of Pakistan leading to

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Ishrat Jahan case: BJP demands probe into the role of Chidambaram, Congress leadership in deleting the LeT reference

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: After RVS Mani, a former Under Secretary in the Union Home Ministry, in a sensational revelation in a TV interview today alleged that he had been tortured with a lighted cigarette by a senior IPS officer Satish Verma, the then chief of the Special Investigation Team probing the Ishrat Jahan case, the

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AIADMK stalls Lok Sabha proceedings over ED action against Chidambaram’s son

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The Lok Sabha was today adjourned briefly amid slogan shouting by the AIADMK members over the reported Enforcement Directorate’s action against a firm allegedly controlled by former Finance Minister P Chidambaram’s son Karti. Amidst slogan shouting by AIADMK members former Union Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said in Rajya Sabha that the protest

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Jayalalithaa sacks Cabinet Minister BV Ramana

Newsroom24x7 Desk Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Saturday dismissed Dairy Development Minister BV Ramana from her cabinet. Ramana has also been dropped from the post of District Secretary of the ruling AIADMK. Rural Industries Minister P Mohan will now look after the Dairy Development portfolio. While the AIADMK sources were tight-lipped about

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