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All parties should jointly call for India-Pak talks: Hurriyat leader

SRINAGAR: Former Hurriyat Conference chairman Prof Abdul Gani Bhat on Friday suggested that all political parties in Jammu and Kashmir including BJP and Congress should jointly draft a resolution demanding resumption of dialogue between India and Pakistan, with a friendly country of both nuclear powers facilitating and intervening if needed. This is the first time any Hurriyat leader has recognised ... Read More »

Varun Gandhi’s fund for farmers now a movement in Uttar Pradesh

An initiative started by BJP MP Varun Gandhi in 2014 to provide financial support to families of debt-trapped farmers in Uttar Pradesh, many of whom committed suicide over the failure to repay loans, has virtually grown into a movement that has spread to 20 districts. The scheme, started by Gandhi with his own money, grew as local businessmen and professionals ... Read More »

Government has its way and Opposition has its say

Being an ex-Finance Minister is a luxury, quipped Finance Minister Arun Jaitley while replying to the nearly seven-hour debate on the Constitutional Amendment Bill for the roll-out of the Goods & Services Tax (GST) on Wednesday, as his predecessor, P. Chidambaram, cast a spell on the House as a key speaker. In his debut performance in the Rajya Sabha, Mr. ... Read More »

BJP owes explanation after Sidhu’s claims

SAD-BJP silence indicates they have much to hide: Amarinder Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh on Monday said the BJP owed an explanation to the people of Punjab in view of Navjot Singh Sidhu’s claims that he was asked by the party to “stay away” from the State. “Sidhu’s revelations today have vindicated our stand that the Akalis and the BJP ... Read More »

Pakistan has no right to speak on India’s internal matters, says BJP leader Hina Bhat

Hina Bhatt’s comments come after the statement by Pakistan Foreign Secretary in which he expressed Pakistan’s “serious concerns” over the killing of Hizbul commander Burhan Wani With Pakistan raising its pitch over ongoing protest-violence in the Kashmir Valley, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Hina Bhat said Pakistan has no right to talk about India and Kashmir. Responding to Foreign Secretary ... Read More »

Modi Government Does Not Believe In Empty Populist Measures: Amit Shah

New Delhi:  Asserting that the Modi government has ended the confusion over whether to accord priority to economic reform or public welfare, promote industry or agriculture by striking a right balance, BJP chief Amit Shah today asked the party’s social media volunteers to spread awareness about the good work done by it. Calling the volunteers “cyber warriors”, who are not ... Read More »

Ex-Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Summoned Over Robert Vadra Land Case

Former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has been summoned for questioning by a retired judge investigating controversial land deals involving several companies including that of Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra. Mr Hooda has been asked to record his statement on Monday by Justice SN Dhingra on the allotment of land for commercial use in Gurgaon near Delhi. ... Read More »