Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Sunday took a swipe at those doing “disservice” to the…
BENGALURU: In a strident attack on the Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday termed…
The Election Commission, in a press briefing, said Phase 1 of Lok Sabha elections today were largely peaceful barring a few stray incidents. The Deputy Election Commissioner also spoke about the various complaints registered in Phase 1.
“570 poll complaints have been received and 547 decided,” he said. He also said that 15 EVMs have been damaged and legal action is being taken.
On the NaMo TV row, he said they got a report from Chief Electoral Officer Delhi and a report from I and B said it is not a channel. EC is examining the legal issues, he said.
NEW DELHI: Professor Najma Akhtar was Thursday appointed as the vice-chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia, making her the first woman to hold the charge.
A widely acclaimed educationist, Professor Akhtar is also the first lady vice chancellor of any central university in Delhi, the varsity said.
She has four decades of academic scholarship in educational leadership.
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS): Over 900 artistes and people from the field of literature on Wednesday appealed to fellow voters to vote without pressure and prejudice, and elect a “mazboot sarkar” (strong government), not a “majboor sarkar” (helpess government), in the wake of challenges like terrorism.
BJP National spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain today hit out at Congress president Rahul Gandhi for choosing to contest from Wayanad in Kerala.
In a sarcastic tone he said, “The entire country wants to know as to why Rahul Gandhi is scared of Amethi. There is a big research going on in the nation over Rahul’s seat selection. The Congress president talks about his concern for South but if that was the reason then why didn’t this concern come to his mind before. Why at the time of elections?”
NEW DELHI: Six months after the Supreme Court collegium deferred recommendations for appointment of 16 advocates as judges of Allahabad high court based on objections raised by the Centre, it has now recommended 10 of them after diluting certain appointment criteria finalised by the five top judges of the apex court in 2017.
Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Tuesday defended in the Supreme Court the construction of life-size statues of herself in Uttar Pradesh, saying they represent the “will of the people”.
The former Uttar Pradesh chief minister, in an affidavit filed in the apex court, said the memorials and statues of herself and other leaders are “intended to promote values and ideals of various sants, gurus, social reformers and leaders among the public and not intended to promote the symbol of BSP or to glorify” her.
Two weeks after he launched ‘Main Bhi Chowkidar’ (I too am watchman) campaign, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday afternoon, will interact with people who have pledged their support to the campaign, from 500 places across the country.Modi will also address BJP workers and the general public after which he will interact with people at different locations through video conferencing. On March 24, the BJP started registrations for the programme.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced India had joined the US, Russia and China in an elite group of nations that have the capability to target satellites.
In a televised address to the nation, Modi said India has shot down a low Earth orbit satellite, noting the capability was crucial for national security.