Chief justice of India S A Bobde’s instruction to his court staff to increase the brightness of the video conferencing screen had his brother judges and lawyers grinning for a while Friday.
After inspecting the progress of the Dwarka Expressway, an emotional Gadkari suddenly mentioned that he fondly remembered Swaraj and Jaitley who had graced the occasion of start of the work of this very project
Signs of thaw in the relationship between Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb and BJP national secretary Sunil Deodhar emerged on Wednesday, at least on social media.
Piyush Goyal was miffed at officials and participants for not switching on their videos during a video conference on Monday.
Attempts to connect with the Tamil language and culture is a significant part of its campaign strategy in Tamil Nadu, where it is fighting the assembly elections in alliance with ruling AIADMK.
At one point, before announcing the polling dates, Sunil Arora paused to thank the media for its support to the Commission while he was CEC.
Quoting the Indian government’s lawyers Helen Malcolm QC and Nicholas Hearn, the judgment said: “India is governed by its written constitution which has at its core the fundamental principle of the independence of the judiciary by virtue of the separation of powers between judiciary, the executive and the legislature."
IN 2016, it was Ghulam Nabi Azad who led the Congress seat-sharing talks with the DMK in Tamil Nadu in the run-up to the Assembly elections. Since then, things have changed much in the Congress.
On Tuesday, the BJP hit back on Twitter with its version of “fact checking the fact checker”, contesting claims made by the Trinamool Congress, and accusing O Brien of “sinking Pishi” and spreading misinformation.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, who began his speech with usual “Vanakkam” and a war cry “Vetrivel Veeravel (victorious & courageous Vel Murugan)”, went on to emphasise Tamil people’s contribution in enriching Indian culture.
On Sunday, the BJP even released a jingle that is, interestingly, set to the tune of “Bella Ciao”, a 19th century protest song from Communist Italy.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's 'Doomsday Man' term for Congress leader Rahul Gandhi during her reply to the Budget discussion in Lok Sabha has become a hit in BJP circles.
Those close to him say CPI leader Kanhaiya Kumar met JD(U) functionary Ashok Choudhary on Sunday to discuss some issues related to Bihar.
Union minister Smriti Irani recalled how she would call Swaraj every February 14, and wish her Valentine’s Day and both would then break into laughter.
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu is known for wordplay. On Thursday, it was the turn of “principle”.
Ministers usually use social media quite formally or diplomatically, especially when talking to ministers of other countries.
Patole signalled that he was working to ensure some defections from other parties to the Congress. “Just wait and watch, there will be surprises,” he said.
Modi praised Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad, saying he avoids using harsh words.
Om Birla has in the past earned praises from the opposition benches for giving them opportunities to speak and for his efforts to take everyone along.
With the feud between Janata Dal (United) and LJP is getting intensified, it has become the latest headache for the BJP leadership.
When Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu hosted leaders for the all-party meeting on Sunday, the hot ginger milk that was served turned out to be quite popular.
The President mentioned Malayalam poet Vallathol for the lyrics he wrote during Independence struggle: “Whenever you hear the name of Bharat, your heart should swell with pride.”
Tenders had been floated and the plan is due to be completed soon, he said during a hearing.
After coming across a video of a CISF man saving the life of a passenger who had suffered heart attack at a Delhi Metro station, Home Minister Amit Shah may not have publicly lauded the personnel, but has expressed his desire to meet him.
He reminded the workers about the victories the party has had under his leadership.