Vivek Ramaswamy withdraws from presidential race, backs Trump

 Political newcomer and Republican entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy announced on Monday his decision to exit the 2024 presidential race, marking an end to his bid to disrupt the political landscape.

Congress unveils crowdfunding initiative in line with Mahatma Gandhi’s ‘Tilak Swaraj Fund’

NEW DELHI: In a move to recreate Mahatma Gandhi’s ‘Tilak Swaraj Fund’, the Congress party introduced the ‘Donate for Desh’ online crowdfunding campaign for a more equitably resourced and opportunity-rich India. On the 138th anniversary of the Grand Old Party, through the inaugural campaign, ‘Donate for Behtar Bharat,’ the party has invited supporters to contribute […]

Year ender 2023: India’s major political highlights of the year

NEW DELHI: This year witnessed a tumultuous political landscape in India, marked by parliamentary expulsions and impactful Supreme Court verdicts. These events, shaping the nation’s narrative, reflect the intricate dynamics of our society. From legislative upheavals to judicial milestones, these top 10 political occurrences encapsulate the evolving facets of Indian politics in the past year. […]

Mizoram election 2023 results: ZPM celebrates victory, CM Zoramthanga loses constituency

NEW DELHI: The electoral battle for the 40 Assembly seats in Mizoram on November 7 was fiercely contested, featuring prominent contenders such as the Mizo National Front (MNF), Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM), Congress, and BJP all striving for dominance. Since achieving full statehood in 1987, the political arena in Mizoram has been predominantly occupied by […]

Chhattisgarh election result 2023 LIVE: With BJP in the forefront, Arun Sao leaves CM decision to central leadership

NEW DELHI: Chhattisgarh voted on November 7 and 17, witnessing a combined turnout of 76.31 per cent across the two phases. In December 2018, the state marked a historic moment by electing its first non-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in 15 years. The Congress secured a commanding victory with 68 seats in the 90-member assembly. […]

Sexist remarks have no place in politics

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s sexist remarks on women and population control have sparked outrage and condemnation from various quarters. His apology is not enough to undo the damage and disrespect caused by his vulgar and misogynistic language. He should be held accountable for his words and actions, and set an example of dignity and decorum in public life. Sexist remarks have no place in our political discourse or in any sphere of public life.

Trudeau discusses ‘rule of law’ with UAE amid India-Canada discord

NEW DELHI: While on Sunday Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reached out to leaders in West Asia to discuss the attacks on Israel, he also brought up the issue of strained relations with India during the conversations. On Sunday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who […]

I’m heartbroken……with Ramesh Bidhuri’s invectives: BSP’s Danish Ali

NEW DELHI: Disturbed BSP MP Danish Ali, from Uttar Pradesh’s Amroha, who was scorned at with a mouthful of disparaging expletives on his religious identity by the BJP MP Ramesh Bidhuri in the Lok Sabha on Thursday, has described the incident as heart-breaking for him. “During the course of his speech, he directed the most foul and […]

Bh****, Kat**, atankwadi: remorseless BJP MP abuses BSP MP Danish; Harshvardhan and Ravi Shankar seen laughing

New Delhi: ‘Bharwa, Katwa, Ugrvadi, Mullah and Atankwadi’ are the derogatory slurs BJP MP Ramesh Bidhuri used against BSP MP Danish Ali in Lok Sabha on the last day of Parliament. The BJP MP from South Delhi could be seen attacking the Muslim MP from Uttar Pradesh while saying “Yeh ugrawaaadi (militant), yeh aatankwaadi hai […]

BJP vice-president Jay Panda gets death threat

NEW DELHI: Jay Panda, the national vice-president of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), received a death threat at his office from an unknown caller on Wednesday. The caller threatened to kill him in a manner similar to the assassination of a cabinet minister in Odisha. A complaint was filed with the Delhi police on the same […]