After Ram temple in Ayodhya, Kashi, Mathura appear to be waking up: Yogi

After the construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya, the temple town of Kashi appears to be waking up, as are Mathura, Vrindavan, Vindhyavasini Dham and Naimish Dham, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Sunday. There has been no communal riot in the state, he told the BJP‘s one-day state executive meeting in Lucknow and … Read more

Shah reviving CAA to hide failure of not fulfiling poll promise: CPI(M)

Union Home Minister Amit Shah was reviving the issue of the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) to hide the BJP‘s failure to give credence to its pre-poll promise of implementing it, the CPI(M) claimed on Friday. CPI(M) central committee member Sujan Chakraborty claimed that Shah’s reiteration that CAA will be implemented in West Bengal was … Read more

Patidars may get big roles as BJP likely to rejig caste math

Who would succeed Vijay Rupani as Gujarat chief minister? Political pundits are struggling to answer that question, assigning a range of probabilities to several potential successors, after Rupani’s surprise exit Saturday 15 months ahead of the scheduled balloting to elect the next Gujarat assembly. Potential successors include Union ministers Parshottam Rupala and Mansukh Mandavia, administrator … Read more

Ready to report to Mizoram Police if summoned : Sarma

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, who has been charged with criminal conspiracy and attempt to murder by Mizoram Police after the clash at the inter-state border, Sunday said he is ready to report to Mizoram Police if summoned and faced arrest but will not allow state government officials whose name appeared in the FIR … Read more

Centre trying peaceful solution to Assam-Mizoram dispute; no plans for CBI probe in border clashes

The Centre has no plans to order an inquiry by a neutral agency like the CBI into the recent fatal clashes along the Assam-Mizoram border but is trying to defuse the situation as early as possible in a peaceful manner. Two senior government functionaries said the Central government does not want to take any decision … Read more

Leading figures in cooperative sector meet home minister Amit Shah

Some leading figures of the country’s cooperative sector on Saturday met Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who said the government under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is determined to make cooperatives and all cooperative institutions more empowered. The meeting came three days after the prime minister reallocated the portfolios of his ministers in … Read more

Twitter officials face questions by House panel for blocking Amit Shah’s account

Twitter representatives appearing before a parliamentary panel on Thursday were questioned on why they blocked the account of Union Home Minister Amit Shah in November. Members of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology asked Twitter executives under what authority they placed a temporary ban on Shah’s handle. Twitter officials explained that it was because … Read more