The sudden storm on Monday evening marred elaborate preparations made by BJP to celebrate completion of eight years in government. There were elaborate arrangements for a high tea in the central courtyard of BJP headquarters.
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.
Manik Saha's visit comes at a time when uncertainty persists over whether the central leadership of the BJP will appoint a new state president, a post which he currently holds.
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.
Mukul Wasnik in a lighter vein said he will have to resign four times since he had been a general secretary for 23 years now. Of course, he will be given a new role.
The state government had organised a cultural event for the MPs at the same hotel.
The CJI said that although he has visited Kashmir several times, he is always moved by the hospitality and kindness of the people there.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi admitted that many leaders wanted to be at the Shivir but the party had to limit participation for a variety of reasons.
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.
When Consumer Affairs Minister Piyush Goyal stood to speak, he brought several books along with him. One of the books was Kautilya's Arthashastra. To remind the central and state officials about their responsibility, Goyal read out a paragraph from the book.
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”.
As part of the programme, each ministry is to conduct yoga sessions for its staff on the assigned day. With two ministries under his belt — Environment and Labour — Bhupender Yadav will join his staff on two separate days to do yoga before beginning routine office work.
“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”.
The lecture was last held in 2019; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will deliver the next one on Thursday.
This week, the Amrit Sarovar will be opened to boating, shops and selfie points, becoming a “model rural picnic spot”.