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Accept mandate with humility: PM Narendra Modi on Congress win in state elections

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday congratulated the Congress in tweets after the opposition party snatched Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh from the BJP and appeared headed to push out the ruling party from Madhya Pradesh as well. “We accept the people’s mandate with humility,” PM Modi said in a series of tweets as the Congress, which had been neck and neck with the BJP in Madhya Pradesh through the day, held […]

A journey of a lifetime!

It was one fine day in May 2018 when the thought was placed in my head. Gautam, you are so passionate about the city and are recognized for your voluntary contributions, why don’t you run for mayor of Toronto city. Interesting idea, after all, the mayor is the CEO of the city and I am in transition so why not explore the option? Spoke to a dozen people and each […]

US President Donald Trump cancels G-20 meeting with Russia’s Vladimir Putin over Ukraine crisis

United States President Donald Trump on Thursday cancelled a meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin at the G-20 summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Trump cited Russia’s seizure of Ukrainian vessels earlier this week as the reason for cancelling the meeting. “Based on the fact that the ships and sailors have not been returned to Ukraine from Russia, I have decided it would be best for all parties concerned to […]

Hundreds march to Manohar Parrikar's home, demand resignation in 48 hours

Hundreds of people, including some Congress leaders, Hundreds march to Manohar Parrikar’s home, demand resignation in 48 hours evening marched to the private residence of ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, demanding his resignation, and a “full-time” chief minister in his place. The people, who came together under the banner of ‘People’s March For Restoration of Governance’, marched for about 1 km, and gave an “ultimatum” of 48 hours to […]

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 […]