Liz Mathew

Articles By Liz Mathew

Answer scripts lost, CBSE repeats 2 tests for teacher jobs

The Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET), first conducted on December 9 last year, had to be redone on December 22 at a centre in Varanasi, as the CBSE lost answer scripts of some candidates.

After Shiv Sena, BJP set to accept less for pact with AIADMK today

AIADMK to get 25 seats out of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry’s 40 seats; BJP to contest 8, leave 7 seats for NDA allies such as PMK, DMDK, and smaller parties.

We have to teach Pak a lesson… We have full faith in our Prime Minister: BJP MP from Karnataka

"Farmers will get money in their accounts. We will tell farmers it’s just the beginning and there will be a series of programmes. The state government cannot match it because their assistance should be above Rs 6,000," says Shobha Karandlaje, BJP general secretary, MP from Uduppi Chikmagalur, Karnataka.

PM Narendra Modi on Pulwama attack: ‘We have given security forces full freedom to respond’

Pulwama attack: Underlining that the nation’s “blood is boiling”, PM Narendra Modi said the “terror outfits and their masters” have made “a big mistake” and “will have to pay a very heavy price” for their actions.

Pulwama attack: BJP cautious, party leaders asked to meet families of victims, avoid calls for war

Party sources said the leadership was upset with Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik’s statement that there was intelligence failure from the Indian side.

Pulwama attack: Will take whatever steps needed to make Pakistan accountable, says Ram Madhav

At least 37 CRPF personnel were killed and 10 injured, five of them seriously in the single worst terror attack in the Valley when a suicide bomber rammed his Scorpio SUV laden with explosives into a CRPF bus in south Kashmir.

Pulwama attack: Sacrifices won’t go in vain, says PM, as Rajnath names Pakistan, vows strong reply

The Prime Minister, who spoke to Rajnath Singh and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, will chair a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security at 9.15 am Friday

Tathagata Satpathy interview: ‘Naveen Patnaik will try to maintain equidistance… But will ensure stable government at Centre’

We supported the Union government on issues that were pro-India. We opposed wrong policies like the Land Acquisition Bill, violence by cow vigilante groups, the JNU issue and many more, says Tathagata Satpathy.

Say sorry, BJP tells Rahul Gandhi who points to dissent note

While Congress president Rahul Gandhi rejected the CAG report, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad demanded an apology from him because the “SC order and CAG report on the Rafale jet deal have exposed his lies”.

What action did govt take against Jay Panda: BJD MP Bhartruhari Mahtab

“What steps Union government has taken? Is it still at investigation stage? How long will it take to complete the investigation? Why is BJP accusing the Odisha government when BJP-led government is supposed to take action at the Union level?,” he asked during Zero Hour.

Congress stages walkout after govt rejects JPC demand

Rejecting the demand for a JPC probe, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said the Opposition party should not try to “repeat a lie to make it a truth”.

After Twitter CEO, Parliamentary panel may call other platforms too

The committee also resolved to summon officials from other social media platforms like Facebook, WhatsApp and other tech platforms on the issue of “Safeguarding Citizens Rights on Social/Online News Media Platforms”.

‘If Congress tries to follow Sangh stand, how can it strengthen secularism?’ asks Pinarayi Vijayan

CPM Pinarayi Vijayan criticises the Congress-led Madhya Pradesh government for its move to invoke the stringent National Security Act against those arrested on charges of cow slaughter, calling it “against the secular character” of India.

PM Modi tears into Congress, warns against mahamilavat ki sarkar

Speaking Thursday in what could be his last speech in the 16th Lok Sabha, Modi accused the Congress of bullying the judiciary, compromising with the national interest and humiliating the Army.

Lok Sabha: BJP MPs seek Mamata, Kejriwal govts’ dismissal

Targeting the TMC, BJP's Nishikant Dubey alleged that the West Bengal government under the TMC is protecting illegal migrants from Bangladesh, which has changed the demography in several places, including some districts of Jharkhand, from where he is an MP.

After Supreme Court order: Both Bengal, Centre see victory

While the TMC called the court's direction to CBI against any coercive step, including arrest of police chief Rajeev Kumar, during the course of investigation as a “moral victory” for the party, the BJP said the order has brought West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee's “political histrionics” to a halt.

Kailash Vijayvargiya: ‘Why didn’t Mamata protest when partymen were held? Now she’s creating havoc… what could be the reason?’

People will realise that democracy is in danger. These parties want to oppose Modiji in any way, said Kailash Vijayvargiya.

After tri-state loss, BJP gets new talking points for Lok Sabha election campaign

BJP leaders present in Parliament House suggested that announcements related to farmers and middle-class would add to their talking points of the 10 per cent quota and the government’s readiness to release the land around the disputed Ayodhya site.

SAD skips NDA meet, says may ‘separate’ if demands not heard

The BJP is keen to retain its alliances with smaller parties in regions where it has not been able to emerge as a formidable force on its own.

Citizenship Bill: Northeast Allies angry, Ram Madhav talks of ‘middle ground’

Acknowledging the opposition and resentment, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav, the party’s in charge of the region, said that both the party and the government were trying to find a way to break the stalemate.