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Have decided to contest for Congress president’s post: Ashok Gehlot

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday made it clear he will fight for the party’s president post and said irrespective of the outcome, it is necessary to work in a united manner and ensure the party emerges as a strong opposition. Any call on his successor to head the Rajasthan government will be taken by party interim President Sonia Gandhi and Congress’ Rajasthan in-charge, Ajay Maken, he told reporters here. “I will fix the date (to submit the nomination papers) after going (back to Rajasthan), but I have decided…

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Rahul Gandhi resumes Bharat Jodo Yatra from Aluva UC college in Kerala

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday resumed the ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’ by planting a sapling brought from Lakshadweep at the premises of the Union Christian College Aluva here. He also paid floral tribute to a mango tree planted by Mahatma Gandhi at the college on March 18, 1925. “Day 15 began at 6:20 am from UC College, Aluva with @RahulGandhi paying floral tribute at a mango tree planted by the Mahatma there on 18.03.1925. @RahulGandhi planted a sapling brought from Lakshadweep by a delegation of Athithi Yatris. This is the…

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Leaders mourn death of Raju Srivastava, say he left indelible mark on world of comedy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and several other leaders on Wednesday condoled the death of popular comedian Raju Srivastava, remembering him as an adept performer who brightened lives with laughter and positivity. Srivastava, who made a mark as a stand-up comic and later entered politics, died after more than 40 days in a Delhi hospital. He was 58. He had joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in 2014. The prime minister tweeted, “Raju Srivastava brightened our lives with laughter, humour and positivity. He leaves us too soon but he will continue to…

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PM Modi calls for concerted efforts to make India global centre of research and innovation

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called for concerted efforts to make India a global centre of research and innovation, and urged state governments to frame modern policies in the fields of science and technology. Addressing via video link the inaugural session of the Centre-State Science Conclave organised here, Modi said India is going ahead with the mantra of ‘Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan, Jai Vigyan and Jai Anusandhan’. “We have to work together on various fronts to make India a global centre of research and innovation in this ‘amrit kaal’.…

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SC to hear on Sep 27 plea of Uddhav group to restrain ECI from deciding on ‘real’ Shiv Sena claim

 A five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court on Wednesday said it will hear on September 27, an application of Uddhav Thackeray-led faction seeking to restrain the Election Commission from deciding on the claim of Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde-led group over the “original” Shiv Sena party. The bench headed by Justice DY Chandrachud said it will pass directions indicating the timeline for hearing all other issues emanating from a batch of petitions filed by both the sides related to power of speaker/deputy speaker and governor in relation to the…

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Neither claimant nor desirous for PM’s post, time for united opposition: Nitish Kumar

 Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday said he is neither a claimant for the prime minister’s post nor desirous of it, his assertion coming amid speculation that his visit to Delhi is to claim leadership of the opposition parties. It is time for the Left parties, the Congress and all regional parties to come together to form a united opposition, Kumar told reporters after meeting CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury and CPI general secretary D Raja at their respective party offices. The Janata Dal (United) leader, who severed his…

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‘Preventing citizen from voicing opinion against law violates right to free speech’

Preventing a citizen from expressing a bonfide opinion against any bill or law passed by Parliament is violative of the right to free speech and principles of democracy, Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi have contended before the Delhi High Court while opposing a plea for a hate speech FIR against them in the February 2020 riots here. The Gandhis, in two separate affidavits, submitted no case was made out for the court to issue direction for registering an FIR against them and there was no requirement to order…

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Watch: Justice UU Lalit Takes Oath As The 49th Chief Justice Of India

Justice UU Lalit will be the second CJI who was directly elevated to the Supreme Court bench from the Bar. Justice SM Sikri, who became the 13th Chief Justice of India in January 1971, was the first lawyer to be elevated directly to the top court bench in March 1964. Justice Uday Umesh Lalit was sworn in as the 49th Chief Justice of India today, a day after Justice NV Ramana retired from the highest judicial post. President Droupadi Murmu administered the oath of office of the Chief Justice of…

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CCTV Shows Sonali Phogat Forced To Drink At Club Hours Before Death

The police have arrested two people in the murder case filed after the death of Sonali Phogat. A day after security camera footage showed actor and BJP leader Sonali Phogat staggering on her way out of a nightclub in Goa, hours before she was declared dead, a new clip has emerged that shows her being forced to drink on the dance floor. The man in the video appears to be Sudhir Sangwan, one of her two associates who have been arrested as the police investigate the murder case. He was…

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Opinion: “Serial Killer” Remark Makes It Clear Kejriwal Will Bait Modi

Arvind Kejriwal has come up with a new term to describe the demolition drives of the Modi government against opposition governments. The term is ‘serial killer’. While speaking in the special session of Delhi assembly, he said, “There is a new serial killer on the loose. Others form governments, but these people bring them down. They have trampled on democracy.”  Taking potshots at the media, he had tweeted earlier in Hindi – “There is a serial killer. He committed six murders. Now, there is another murder attempt. Same pattern. But…

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