Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren, who was in the national capital on Sunday, could not hide his discomfiture over the ongoing investigations against him by central agencies
Several Opposition parties are set to rally around the cause in the national capital during an event to commemorate the 35th death anniversary of former Prime Minister Chaudhary Charan Singh on Sunday.
With the underwater sortie, Rajnath Singh will have witnessed all three dimensions of the Navy’s operational capabilities — on surface, aerial and underwater.
Party leaders said that of the four names cleared by the leadership on Tuesday, three were backed by Santhosh.
While some sources in the party indicated that the discussions revolved around candidates for the Rajya Sabha elections, slated for June 10, others said the talks were on the NDA candidate for the President's election, coming up in July.
At an event organised to celebrate 75 years of RSS-affiliated magazines Organiser and Panchjanya, Khattar said since considerable investment is coming to his state from Japan, he thought it prudent to learn Japanese as people feel respected when spoken to in their language.
It came to light that the Supreme Court judge had played a role in a 1989 Hindi movie, ‘Kanoon Apna Apna’, starring Dilip Kumar, Nutan, Sanjay Dutt and Kadar Khan among others.
The Congress's decision to not invite its state ministers, PCC working chiefs and national spokespersons to the Udaipur Chintan Shivir had led to much heartburn.
He specially came down on Twitter, saying he always wondered who made it. “If you start reading all the comments, you will become a heart patient within 10 days, have a brain haemorrhage in 15 and pass away by the end of the month," he said.
The CJI said that although he has visited Kashmir several times, he is always moved by the hospitality and kindness of the people there.
Apart from his political discussions on expansion of his Cabinet, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai had some important programmes during his trip to Delhi.
Home Minister Amit Shah, who has known Prime Minister Narendra Modi for decades, on Wednesday revealed many facets of his personality during an event to launch a book on the PM's political journey.
During the farewell of SC judge Vineet Saran on Tuesday, Venugopal said he wishes every retiring judge gets at least five more years in office but he would not wish that for Justice Saran.
During his three-day visit to the state, Union minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar visited the district where he announced that he has come there as “PM Narendra Modi's representative” and as their “colleague, partner and friend in New Delhi”.
“Please do not use Bihar as a shoulder to train your guns on profit,” he appealed to the filmmakers. Instead of “misreporting on crime records” of the state, they should highlight Nalanda and Bodh Gaya as symbols of Bihar, he said.
Arguments by counsel in the Supreme Court had Chief Justice of India N V Ramana losing his cool on Wednesday and advising them not to “shout”.
This week, the Amrit Sarovar will be opened to boating, shops and selfie points, becoming a “model rural picnic spot”.
First, as is known, is that he is the first Army Chief from the Corps of Engineers. Second, in a rare instance, the Chiefs of Navy and Air Force, too, were present at the ceremony along with their wives.
In an unusual move, the National Commission for Minorities — headed by Iqbal Singh Lalpura — has written two letters to the Ministry of Minority Affairs, its parent ministry, urging it to raise the issue with the Ministry of External Affairs.
Basavaraj Bommai, who recently got a go-ahead signal for governance initiatives as well as Cabinet expansion to prepare the party for elections next year, appears to be getting more support from the central leadership.
The Congress on Wednesday removed Haryana Congress chief Kumari Selja and appointed Udai Bhan, a four-time MLA who is considered a Hooda loyalist. So Hooda remains the Congress Legislature Party leader and a person loyal to him is the PCC chief, giving him complete control of the party in the state.
The disciplinary action committee of Congress is meeting tomorrow to take a call on violations of party line by these two leaders.
After a few months of uncertainty and confusion over the leadership in the state, recent developments indicate that the central leadership is quite satisfied with the way Chouhan's government functions.
Former Lok Sabha MP and Kerala Assembly Speaker M B Rajesh has been calling up friends to warn against a fake WhatsApp account that has been using his name and picture and demanding money.
With the situation improving over the months, sources said, Home Minister Amit Shah has begun spending more time in the ministry, holding all meetings at North Block.