Shashi Tharoor Calls The BJP ‘Congress-yukt’ After RPN Singh’s Exit

Shashi Tharoor Calls The BJP ‘Congress-yukt’ After RPN Singh’s Exit

Taking a quirky jibe at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) a day after party leader RPN Singh quit to join the saffron party, senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said that the BJP is now mostly composed of Congress leaders. Tharoor referred to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s earlier slogan “Congress-mukt Bharat” (Congress-free India) to take a […]

BJP Uses Hindutva For Political Convenience: Maharashtra CM

BJP Uses Hindutva For Political Convenience: Maharashtra CM

Taking a fresh jibe at its old ally, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray said that his party has “wasted 25 years because of its political alliance” with the former. The chief minister of Maharashtra claimed that the ruling party in the Centre has been using Hindutva for its political convenience. […]

China’s PLA Abducted Youth From Arunachal Pradesh, Claim Top Officials

China’s PLA Abducted Youth From Arunachal Pradesh, Claim Top Officials

Top officials of Arunachal Pradesh have alleged that the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) of China has abducted a 17-year-old youth from the state’s Upper Siang district. The youth identified as Miram Taron, a native of Zido village, was allegedly abducted by the PLA while he was hunting in the border area between India and China, […]

UP Polls 2022: Samajwadi Party Patriarch’s Daughter-in-law Aparna Yadav Joins BJP

UP Polls 2022: Samajwadi Party Patriarch’s Daughter-in-law Aparna Yadav Joins BJP

In a rather unlikely turn of events, Samajwadi Party (SP) patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav’s daughter-in-law Aparna Yadav joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday, weeks ahead of the upcoming assembly election in Uttar Pradesh. The crucial switch comes at a time when several leaders of the saffron party have been switching to join the […]

COVID-19 Vaccination Not Mandatory For Any Purpose: Centre To SC

COVID-19 Vaccination Not Mandatory For Any Purpose: Centre To SC

Responding to a petition seeking ease of access to inoculation of persons with disabilities (PwDs), the Centre has informed the Supreme Court that no guidelines have been issued to mandate COVID-19 vaccination, or make carrying a vaccination certificate mandatory for any purpose. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare stated in its affidavit on January […]

Reports Suggest Only 26.14 Percent COVID Funds Disbursed To States, Centre Refutes Claim

Reports Suggest Only 26.14 Percent COVID Funds Disbursed To States, Centre Refutes Claim

A day after the Centre lashed out at states for not utilising the allocated COVID-19 funds, media reports suggested that the central government has not disbursed enough funds to combat the pandemic. A media report mentioned that the Centre has distributed only 26.14 percent of the India COVID-19 Emergency Response and Health Systems Preparedness Package […]

Meghalaya Governor Lashes Out At PM Modi During Discussion On Farmers’ Protest

Meghalaya Governor Lashes Out At PM Modi During Discussion On Farmers’ Protest

In a fresh jibe at the Narendra Modi-led BJP government, Meghalaya Governor Satya Pal Malik alleged that the prime minister was “arrogant” during their discussion over the farmers’ protest that led to a heated argument between the two. Speaking at Dadri in Haryana the governor shared, “When I went to meet the prime minister to […]