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Category archives: Politics

Look who I found campaigning for the Congress’: Rahul Gandhi poses with Narendra Modi lookalike in Chhattisgarh

With two days to go before the crucial first phase of Chhattisgarh assembly Congress President Rahul Gandhi stepped up his attack on the ruling BJP government on the last date of campaigning. Even as the Congress chief was busy campaigning, he took a light-hearted swipe at the prime minister by posing with Narendra Modi’s lookalike. Sharing the picture on Instagram, Gandhi wrote, “Look who I found campaigning for the Congress […]

Chandrababu Naidu seems best suited to forge anti-BJP front, but he won't be last to attempt Opposition unity

Andhra Pradesh chief minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president N Chandrababu Naidu’s anti-Modi crusade reached a new level of propulsion on Thursday, as he joined Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar and National Conference president Farooq Abudallah in a bid to unite all the parties opposed to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The two senior leaders authorised Naidu to speak to other parties that have a common agenda […]

Should BJP Worry About Fallout As Ayodhya Case Hearing Is Adjourned To January

The Ayodhya Case is in focus once again. The Supreme Court has adjourned further hearing on the disputed land of the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid area to January. The Chief Justice of India rejected the hearing saying that the “court has its own priorities.” The bench comprising of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Justice KM Joseph was hearing a batch of petitions challenging the 2010 Allahabad High […]

 
 
 

Bose, Not Gandhi, Ended British Rule In India: Ambedkar

Why even 70 years after Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose disappeared, the people of India are so keen on finding out the truth about him? A part of the answer has to do with what Netaji did for us. Declassified records, testimonies of those who had a ringside view of events coupled with sheer commonsense make it quite evident that Netaji dealt a body blow to the British Raj. As such, […]

ClamorWorld Exclusive: In conversation with Nath Gautam -2018 Mayor Candidate for City of Toronto

Sunil Mantri(SM): Tell us a bit of your background and what brought you to Canada ? Nath Gautam(NG): My dad was an Indian Diplomat and so he met mum in Prague and we 3 kids are born in different countries and have lived and traveled around the world. Finally he retired and we moved to New Delhi where I completed my higher education from Hindu and MBA at FMS. I […]

Sabarimala: The Indian god who bars women from his temple

The Sabarimala temple in the south Indian state of Kerala this week opened its doors to women of all ages for the first time after a historic Supreme Court ruling. However no women devotees have yet entered as violent protesters have blocked their way. Two women – journalist Kavitha Jagdal and social activist Rehana Fathima – managed to reach the main temple premises on Thursday. More than 100 policemen protected […]

Rahul Gandhi slams Narendra Modi at Rajasthan rally, says demonetisation and GST 'destroyed economy'

Taking his attack against Prime Minister Narendra Modi to poll-bound Rajasthan, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said demonetisation and the Goods and Services Tax, which he referred to as Gabbar Singh Tax, had destroyed India’s economy. Addressing a rally in Dholpur’s Mania area, Rahul said the prime minister had declared during elections that he wanted to be a ‘chowkidar’ but never clarified who he wanted to guard. The Congress […]

Imran Khan 'disappointed at arrogant response by India', takes shot at 'small men' in 'big offices' who lack vision

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday said that Pakistan’s offer of “friendship” to India should not be considered as its weakness and the Indian leadership should shun “arrogance” to hold peace talks. Khan had written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking to re-start bilateral talks on key issues including terrorism and Kashmir. India initially agreed to a meeting between Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Pakistani counterpart Shah […]

PM Modi betrayed India, dishonoured blood of our soldiers, says Rahul Gandhi after Hollande's stunning Rafale claims

Former French President Francois Hollande’s stunning claims on Rafale deal sparked a major political storm in India on Friday. In an interview to a French investigative news site Mediapart, Hollande claimed that it was the Indian government that had proposed the name of Anil Ambani’s company for the Rafalde deal and that it had no choice in this matter. The statement gave the Congress ultimate fodder in the election year […]

Lynching in name of cow unacceptable: Mohan Bhagwat

On the last day of the three-day lecture series, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said lynching in the name of the cow is unacceptable. Bhagwat, while answering queries from several in the audience, spoke of several issues, ranging from section 377 to Article 370, from casteism to Hindutva. “Violence is completely unacceptable and strict action should be taken. Gau raksha should be done in a Constitutional way, but gau rakshaks should […]