Politics

Srinagar:  As the first positive political statement in the recent times about the displaced ‘ Kashmiri Pundits’ Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti  has expressed her government’s commitment  towards re-accommodating them in the state. “We are committed to bring back the Kashmiri Pandits who had to leave the state due to terror activities. Our government has …

Lucknow: After roping in the poll strategist Prashant Kishor, Congress Party has made a major organizational change by appointing senior leader Ghulam Nabi Azad as the in-charge of Uttar Pradesh. Azad, the leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha, has replaced Madhusudhan Mistry. Sources close to the party say that this is just a beginning and …

Allahabad: The opening session of national executive of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) deliberated upon the Assembly elections in Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh. “The party is concerned with the current situation of law and order in Uttar Pradesh. There is no peace and workers of the ruling party are busy in land …

Lucknow: Soon after becoming the Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha), the larger than life persona Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Amar Singh on Sunday defended the party in the Jawaharbagh violence of June 2 last in Mathura. “Force was not sent in Jawaharbagh watching large numbers of women and children. There would have been a greater …

Lucknow: The Rajya Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday witnessed cross-voting by a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Vijay Bahadur who voted in favour of a Samajwadi Party (SP) candidate. “I had cast my vote on the basis of development done by the Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and I am ready to make any sacrifice,” …

Lucknow:  Varun Gandhi is  emerging as  Shatgrughan Sinha of Uttar Pradesh. Toeing  Bihari  Babu line,  his supporters are projecting him  as UP BJP”S chief ministerial candidate  before the elections in the state. Posters in this connection have come up in some parts of the state including Allahabad  where the national executive of the party  is  holding …

Lucknow: Political leaders are keeping personal relations apart during voting for  the Rajya Sabha  election on Saturday. Samajwadi party leaders , Amar Singh and Azam Khan, who are sworn-enemies, have done likewise. The latter voted in the former’s favour as desired by the party. The Pretty Amar factor  Amar Singh has filed for the nominations …

Allahabad: A controversial poster has been floated by Congress leaders, with a title ‘Phenku Diwas’ targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi over its Switzerland visit ahead of BJP’s executive meet. About the poster: The poster shows PM Modi flying in the sky and a statement calling him a liar is also printed on it. Pictures of …