Category archives: Politics

'UPA tried to BAN development': Modi says he'll 'roll over' Congress environmental concerns at ferry service launch in poll-bound Gujarat

UPA tried to BAN development Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated the first phase of the roll-on roll-off (ro-ro) ferry service connecting Saurashtra with south Gujarat. The landmark project has become embroiled in a political row over the delay in announcement of poll dates for the state. While launching the project, Modi blamed the previous UPA government for delaying the venture by creating hurdles in the name of environment. […]

Mersal GST issue: Tamil film fraternity, political parties decry efforts to muzzle criticism

Political parties and the film fraternity in Tamil Nadu lashed out at the BJP on Saturday for trying to muzzle criticism and creative expression in the country, and rallied behind makers of film Mersal who have been asked by BJP leaders to remove scenes that “convey wrong impression” of GST. As the issue is gathering steam, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, P Chidambaram and DMK working president M K Stalin, and […]

‘The Wire’ barred from writing on Jay Shah to protect his ‘right to live with dignity’

  An Ahmedabad court last week passed an order barring The Wire from publishing any further report on BJP president Amit Shah’s son Jay Shah’s business turnover “so that the right to live with dignity of the plaintiff (Jay) may be protected”. Additional Senior Civil Judge B K Dasondi of Ahmedabad rural court observed that the “injunction should be granted to applicant/plaintiff (Jay)” even though notice was not served upon […]

Is Social Media Firing Back on BJP

Is Social Media Firing Back on BJP? Use of social media by Politicians Providing enough silage for political jokes, satire songs and mocking memes, several old poll ads and speeches have started haunting the saffron party i.e BJP. As it is said “Life is an echo” what you send, it always gets back to you with time! Who knows this better than (BJP) Bhartiya Janata Party. As it is highly […]

USA and North Korea News Updates

USA and North Korea News Updates Nuclear War May Break Out Any Moment’: North Korea Attacks ‘Hostile’ US North Korea on Monday told the United Nations that it will never negotiate the dismantling of its nuclear weapons unless the United States reverses its “hostile” policy.   Deputy UN Ambassador Kim In Ryong told the General Assembly’s committee on disarmament that the situation on the Korean peninsula “has reached the touch-and-go […]

Gujarat election a fight between development and dynasty: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday took a dig at the Congress, calling the Gujarat elections a fight between ‘development and dynasty,’ adding that development politics will triumph over family rule. “This election is between development and dynasty. Development will win, and dynasty will lose,” PM Modi said in an address to BJP workers at his ‘Gujarat Gaurav Mahasammelan’ in the state capital, Gandhinagar. In an all-out attack, the PM […]

Hillary Clinton attacks Donald Trump's 'dangerous' handling of Iran and North Korea

Hillary Clinton says President Donald Trump’s threat to pull out of the Iran nuclear accord is “dangerous,” and she suggests her former campaign opponent is undermining the validity of the United States’ promises to other nations. Trump had accused Iran of violating the landmark 2015 accord, blaming the Iranians for a litany of sinister behaviour and hitting their main military wing with anti-terror penalties. Trump, breaking his campaign pledge to […]

Gujrat Election News Latest- Gujarat Elections-A Game Of Votes: BJP Vs Congress

Gujrat Election News Latest- Gujarat Elections-A Game Of Votes: BJP Vs Congress As Gujarat gears up for the assembly elections, one of the biggest concerns seem to be which party has an upper hand? The ground realities have changed considerably from 2014 General Elections when BJP had a clean sweep in Gujarat. 2015 and 2016 had seen the rise of several caste-based issues and leaders representing the interest of select […]

Trump calls Iran nuclear deal 'one of worst' in US history, but won't pull out of it for now

President Donald Trump on Friday angrily accused Iran of violating the landmark 2015 international nuclear accord, blaming the Iranians for a litany of sinister behavior and hitting their main military wing with anti-terror penalties. But Trump, breaking his campaign pledge to rip up the agreement, did not pull the US out or re-impose nuclear sanctions. He still might, he was quick to add. For now, he’s tossing the issue to […]

'Don't write off Congress... the 132-year-old party will bounce back': Pranab Mukherjee talks on the DEMISE and RISE of Congress

Shri Pranab Mukherjee spoke in the first interview since leaving office Mukherjee spoke openly on everything from GST, Hindi, and Manmohan Singh So many questions remain unanswered. Did the UPA lose out because of miscalculation on seats, or poor handling of the coalition, including Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee who snapped ties with the Congress at a crucial juncture in 2012? Was the BJP in 2014 getting better poll […]