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Uddhav Thackeray Cites “Broken Promises” To Counter BJP’s Savarkar Jibe

Mumbai:  Repeated disruptions by the BJP in the Maharashtra assembly over Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s comments on Hindutva ideologue Vinayak Damodar Savarkar drew a stinging response from the ruling Shiv Sena on Monday, with Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray targeting the BJP over promises left “unfulfilled” under the previous Devendra Fadnavis government. The winter session of the Maharashtra assembly in Nagpur ... Read More »

Congress’s Breakfast Meet As Karnataka Ruling Coalition Wobbles: 10 Facts

NEW DELHI:  Karnataka’s coalition government remains in full crisis mode with frantic attempts to persuade rebel lawmakers who quit on Friday to return. Congress lawmakers were invited to breakfast this morning by their party leader G Parameshwara, the Deputy Chief Minister, who made it clear that attendance was compulsory. Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy cut short his US holiday and got down ... Read More »

Supreme Court to hear petitions challenging demonetization today

The Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear several petitions challenging the government’s decision to scrap Rs.500 and Rs.1000 currency notes. Four Public Interest Litigations (PILs) have been filed against the controversial scheme, which has caused massive upheavals across the nation. The PILs were filed in the apex court questioning the government’s rationale and modus operandi behind the implementation of the ... Read More »

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 »

Foreign Secy contradicts Defence Minister on surgical strikes claim

Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar on Tuesday is understood to have differed with the claims of Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on the surgical strikes carried out by the Indian Army’s special forces across the LoC on September 29 to demolish terror camps. Briefing the parliamentary panel on external affairs, the foreign secretary was quoted by MPs as saying that, “the army ... 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 »