The IT cell of the Gujarat Congress is planning to put out the chaiwala tales on social media to counter the BJP.
Balkrishna addressed the gathering to impress upon them the investments being made by Patanjali in the region.
Amit Shah is likely to accompany the party’s state unit chief, Jitu Vaghani, when the latter goes to file the nomination papers in Bhavnagar on Tuesday.
"Miss you Dadi... I know you always watch over us," Varun’s remarks appeared at odds with his party, the BJP, that considers India to be its mother.
THE BJP’s foreign affairs department head Vijay Chauthaiwale is not taking an article that appeared in The New York Times titled as ‘In India, Fashion Has Become A Nationalist Cause’ casually.
Earlier this month, Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari volunteered to answer queries before the Rajya Sabha Select Committee on the Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill.
Party insiders suggest although Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will be disappointed with the result of Chitrakoot Assembly bypolls, he is likely to have the upper hand in the blame-game over the defeat.
When Union ministers virtually competed with each other on Twitter to credit the Narendra Modi government for the GST council’s decision last Friday, there were some ministers who seemed oblivious to the rush among their colleagues.
The buzz in the party is that the 83-year-old is considering taking off to Kerala for ayurveda treatment. He could be in Kerala for a fortnight.
Sonia, an asthma patient, was in Goa in mid-November last year also to avoid the Delhi smog.
he 90th birthday celebration of BJP leader L K Advani at his residence saw visitors use a wide range of expressions to wish him a long, healthy life.
The event now takes place on Saturday morning and Sunday evening. The number of people is double on Sundays, say Rashtrapati Bhavan officials.
While the BJP seems to believe that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s goodwill gesture to call on the DMK patriarch could send a positive message and open a window, the Congress appeared unruffled.
BJP leaders are speculating if the party will give a ticket to Anandiben’s daughter. The party’s local unit has decided to leave it to their state and central leadership.
In one of her last wishes, Prakash Javadekar's school teacher-mother had desired that her son should not stop work after her demise.
Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma took a swipe at Rahul with a counter-tweet: “Sir @OfficeOfRG, who knows him better than me. Still remember you busy feeding biscuits 2 him while We wanted to discuss urgent Assam’s issues.”
Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Smriti Irani, calling herself a rebel with and without causes, broke the convention by delivering the annual Sardar Patel Memorial Lecture in Hindi and English
In conclusion, instead of saying “Wahe Guru Ji Ka Khalsa”, to which the crowd had to respond, he said: “Wahe Guru Ji Ki Fateh”.
They were travelling together at a time the two countries were facing the question of the Rohingya refugees crisis.
Hooda, sources said, waited for over three hours at the AICC headquarters on Tuesday to have an audience with central election authority officials, Madhusudan Mistry and Mullappally Ramachandran, to get some of his loyalists included in the PCC.
Adityanath is likely to travel to Kutch, Surat and Vapi later this week to participate in the ongoing Gujarat Gaurav Yatra of the BJP state unit in the run-up to the Assembly elections.
The party’s central election authority had planned to complete the process by October 31 but it is yet to draw up the poll schedule. The head of the election authority, Mullappally Ramachandran, met Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday and discussed the issue.
Anandiben, who had to make way for party chief Amit Shah’s choice Vijay Rupani, is being given a prominent place with an eye on the Patidars, a section of which has been disgruntled with the BJP.
With Adityanath still absent, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat — the last speaker — was asked to deliver his speech. Just as he was winding up, Adityanath walked in, prompting Bhagwat to say, “I was asked to speak until Adityanath arrived... now that he is here, I will finish.”
Close on the heels of Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar’s visit to the Himalayan state, US acting ambassador MaryKay Loss Carlson is also visiting Thimphu.
Javadekar’s silence over questions on BHU Vice-Chancellor G C Tripathi, in order to guard a secret was out by evening, when varsity sources revealed that Tripathi has proceeded on indefinite leave.
Shrinking clout? At least two Samajwadi Party senior leaders, who were seen in the Mulayam Singh Yadav camp, have given hints that they are more inclined to go with Akhilesh, rather than his father. Mulayam stayed away from the state convention of the party but Samajwadi leaders Azam Khan and Beni Prasad Verma, who have […]
Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan was a satisfied man on Friday, after the Sashastra Seema Bal organised a seminar in which much of the inaugural session was conducted in Hindi.
After his interaction with students at the University of California and an outing in Los Angeles, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will move to Washington DC and New York for the last leg of his US visit next week.
The protection was sought by their counsel Niteen Pradhan to allow them to approach the Punjab and Haryana High Court to seek pre-arrest bail in the matter.
At one point, while arguing that dynasties are a fact of life in India, Rahul Gandhi referred to Akhilesh Yadav, M K Stalin, Anurag Thakur, Abhishek Bachchan, the Ambani family and, surprisingly, IT major Infosys.
Given the fact that the GST Council has so far worked on the convention of consensus, the two Congress-ruled state representatives’ stance has left many wondering whether the Opposition party parachuted them to Delhi with partisan motives.
The BJP’s IT cell head, Amit Malviya, who came into the limelight after defending Narendra Modi over the Twitter handles he follows, was busy with something else throughout last week.
A day after coming down heavily on PM Narendra Modi for following some people on Twitter who post abusive messages, senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Friday gave embarrassing moments to the party by retweeting a poster that had offensive language against the PM.
The names of the chief guest and other guests on the invitation cards to mark 10 years of the CSR arm of Delhi International Airport Limited has got many curious.
While no official order has been issued yet, the grapevine has it that he may be called back to take up an assignment — like on the previous occasion, when he had to return from the airport to take over as Home Secretary.