CM welcomes Budget, Opposition finds fault

It will boost infrastructure: Palaniswami The Union Budget presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman drew a mixed response from leaders of political parties in Tamil Nadu on Friday. Chief Minister Edapaddi K. Palaniswami hailed the Budget saying it focused on improving infrastructure and would spur India’s economic growth. The budget will create a “prosperous future […]


Gupta plans legal notice, defamation suit against Kejriwal

For trying to frame him in assassination plot The Leader of the Opposition in the Delhi Assembly, Vijender Gupta, is preparing to send a legal notice, which he intends to follow up with a defamation suit, to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia for allegedly attempting to “frame him” in relation […]


‘No meetings scheduled for Mayawati in Delhi today,’ clarifies BSP

The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Monday clarified that their supremo Mayawati will not be holding any meetings with the leaders of Opposition in the national capital today. The statement from the BSP came after reports of Mayawati holding meetings with opposition parties came to fore. Speaking to ANI, Senior BSP leader Satish Chandra Mishra […]


Cong will win all 25 Lok Sabha seats in Rajasthan: Pilot

The former Union minister said jobs and farmers' problems were the core issues in the Lok Sabha polls, while alleging that BJP leaders were not taking about these issues and misleading people. Rajasthan Congress president Sachin Pilot on Saturday said the BJP had failed to tell people during the Lok Sabha election what had it […]


India’s respect increased globally under PM Modi: Sushma Swaraj

Referring to the plans and achievements of the central government, the minister said many remarkable works were done in the last five years. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said Friday that the country saw an unprecedented development under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government and its respect has increased globally. Addressing a ‘Vijay Sankalp’ dialogue here, […]


Introducing Shashi Tharoor’s Word of the Week

DEFENESTRATE, verb: literally, to throw out of the window; metaphorically, to jettison. USAGE: The Opposition is united in its determination to defenestrate the Modi government. “Defenestrate” is one of those words one learned to use in college debates at St Stephen’s in the 1970s, combining just the right doses of gravitas and jocularity so beloved […]


Modi’s ‘ghoongroo’ barb at opposition over PM candidate

Often in the line of opposition fire over his foreign trips, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday said India’s might was being acknowledged globally because of his numerous visits abroad. Taking on the opposition for the criticism that he was seen more abroad than in the country during his tenure as the prime minister, Modi said, […]