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Enforcement Directorate conducts nationwide raids in connection with money laundering cases against Islamist outfits PFI: Angry Islamists shout 'Nara-e-Takbeer' 'Allahu Akbar' against officials

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday raided at least 26 premises in nine states linked to the Popular Front of India (PFI). The ED raided the premises of PFI chairman O M Abdul Salam and Kerala state president Nasarudheen Elamarom as part of a money laundering probe...

PMK’s violent protest puts Tamil Nadu in mayhem

PMK’s violent protest puts Tamil Nadu in Mayhem..

Mamata's Man Friday Suvendu Adhikari finally quits TMC

Setting aside all speculation Mamata’s ‘man Friday’ Suvendu Adhikary today officially informed the TMC leadership that it was not possible for him to work together with the present leadership. It means he is finally leaving TMC. He, however, did not spell out his future plans. Organiser had already reported on November 28 that his exit from TMC is final...

BJP leader George Kurian calls for anti-conversion laws in Kerala; cites incidents of Christian girls joining ISIS

“21 people from Kerala had travelled to Iraq and Syria to join ISIS and about half of them were Christian converts”, he said. He also added that these figures were put out in public by the Christian church. ..

#December1 Balidan Diwas of KT Jayakrishnan Master evokes dark memories of 'unequalled brutality and barbarism' of CPM

On December 1, 1999, KT Jayakrishnan Master, former state vice president of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), was brutally hacked to death by a group of CPM goons at the classroom, in front of innocent children, where he was teaching his students. In the history of political murders committed by CPM, it is the most hideous crime ever took place in Kerala...

First FIR under the newly promulgated anti-love jihad law registered in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh

Owais Ahmed, the first man to be booked under the new anti-love-jihad law in Uttar Pradesh, since then the accused has escaped. ..

Hindu Munnani Warns of Jihadi attacks in Tamil Nadu

Hindu Munnani warned the nation that Islamic fundamentalists groups with support from foreign soil are targetting Tamil Nadu for their next terror attacks. “Central, state intelligence agencies and Coastal Guards should vary of their diabolical design. They should be alert to thwart their conspiracy” Hindu Munnani said in their press release...

Elections should be held simultaneously and only on Sunday

  Ashwini Upadhyay    “One Nation, One Election' isn’t just an issue of deliberation but also a need of the country. Elections are held at different places every few months and it hampers the developmental work and all of you know about it. Therefore, it’s a must to have a deep study and deliberation on ‘One Nation, One Election’,” said PM Modi In 48 countries, elections are always held on Sunday to enable maximum voters to participate. ..

Uttar Pradesh tops in offering jobs to migrant workers, provides 10 crore person-days under GKRA amid coronavirus pandemic

Yogi Government provides 10 crore person-days under GKRA amid coronavirus pandemic..

Prime Minister Narendra Modi pitches for ‘One Nation, One Election’

While speaking at the concluding session of 80th All India Presiding Officers Conference he said that the elections happening in any part of the nation within a span of every few months hamper the pace of development activities. He also pointed out that maintaining separate voters list for different elections were a waste of time. Before the 2019 Lok Sabha elections too, there were attempts made to reach out to a consensus on simultaneous polls...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi names Pakistan in his Constitution Day address, says “India will never forget the wounds inflicted during 2008 Mumbai terror attacks”

'Know Your Constitution', it could help strengthen our constitutional safeguards, says Prime Minister..

12th anniversary of Mumbai terror attacks: Nation pays tributes to 26/11 martyrs

Union Home Minister Amit Shah tweeted on Thursday, "I pay tribute to all those who lost their lives in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. I also pay tribute to the brave security personnel who faced the terrorists in these attacks." ..

None including the Judiciary is supreme, only the Constitution is; asserts the Vice President

Vice President of India and Chairman of Rajya Sabha Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu yesterday asserted that none of the three organs of the ‘State’ can claim to be supreme as only the Constitution is supreme and the legislature, the executive and the judiciary are bound to work within the respective domains as defined in the Constitution...

Lalu Yadav lures BJP MLA from jail, Sushil Modi gives befitting reply

An Audio of RJD president Lalu Prasad went viral before voting for the Speaker's election in Bihar Assembly. In the leaked audio, Lalu Yadav is talking to BJP MLA Lalan Paswan who is an MLA from Pirappati. Lalu Yadav asks him to get absent from voting for the Speaker's..

Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel passes away: President, Prime Minister express condolences

Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel, died at a Gurgaon hospital on Wednesday morning. He was 71. The veteran politician had been at a private hospital since his health worsened after a Covid infection. In a tweet at around 4 am, his son, Faisal Patel, said that the Rajya Sabha MP from Gujarat had passed away at 3.30 am today...

PDP Youth wing president arrested for Terror links, BJP congratulates NIA

  Ganesh Puthur    Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party Youth wing president Waheed-ud-Rehman Para was arrested by the National Investigation Agency for his links with banned terror outfits. He was being grilled by the NIA in connection with the suspended DSP Devinder Singh terror case. PDP Youth Wing president Waheed-ur-Rehman Para was arrested by NIA after two days questioning at Delhi Headquarter, in connection with suspended J&K Police DSP Davinder Singh ..

Kanpur SIT finds 11 cases of Love Jihad: UP to bring strict law to punish Romeo–Jihadists

Following Madhya Pradesh and Haryana, Uttar Pradesh is all set to bring law against love Jihad...

Evangelical Andhra government’s sinister ploy to delink Vanvasis from Hindutva; lists tribals as distinct religion in new survey

JP MLC PVN Madhav, who brought out this issue has questioned the logic of including religion column to this survey. He also said that “It is against the Constitution to include religion. Tribals belong to Hindu religion and there is no religion called tribal religion. It is an attempt to divide Hindus by showing SCs and STs as people of separate religions,”..

AIMIM legislator from Bihar refuses to say ‘Hindustan’, replaces it by ‘Bharat’ in his oath

A controversy erupted on Monday after Islamist political outfit All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM)’s legislator from Bihar insisted that the draft for the oath in Urdu should have "Bharat", instead of "Hindustan"...

"Whether I win or lose, my fight is for the Prime Minister and the good work he has done for the country, especially for the Muslim women": TP Sulfath

Sulfath, while speaking to Organiser, said that she was attracted by the policies and programmes initiated and executed by Prime minister Narendra Modi and how it has affected changes among the women, especially Muslim women. She also said that the Muslim women of the country feel secured and protected under the rule of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. She also expressed a burning desire to have a selfie with the Prime Minister and cited this as her biggest ambition. Excerpts from her interview with ..

Hindu Mahasabha State Secretary hacked to death in Tamil Nadu

Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha state secretary Shri Nagaraj was hacked to death in full public gaze at Krishnagiri on November 22 morning. He was also the editor of a now-defunct monthly magazine Villangam (encumbrance). ..

Home Ministry clears study to analyse 'radicalisation' across India, suggest amends to UAPA

The study will focus on Jammu and Kashmir, Maharashtra, Kerala, and Assam, the states that have reported some incidents of serious radicalisation ..

Amit Shah challenges DMK, Congress for debate over development in Tamil Nadu

AIADMK has made it in clear terms that the tie-up would continue for the forthcoming Assembly polls due in April—May next year...

‘5-year jail term for social media criticism’: Left Government in Kerala brings in Draconian law to curb free speech

CPM-led Left government in Kerala promulgated a new law against abusive or defamatory social media posts with imprisonment of up to five years, fine of Rs. 10,000 fine or both..

Delhi police uncover Jihadi plot to target RSS leaders in Delhi after anti-CAA riots: FIR filed

According to the FIR, the group has been training 16-17 year-old juveniles for the attack to avert maximum punishment. Even though the three conspirators have been named in the FIR as prime accused, so far, no arrest has been made in connection with the case. ..

Sulfith and Ayesha contest for BJP in Malappuram, say they are inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision for new India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision for new India and well being of people is what which inspired to join BJP, say Sulfith and Ayesha...

KR Malkani: When the journalist who ‘predicted’ Emergency became its first victim

KR Malkani was the first person to be arrested in Delhi after the declaration of Emergency..

Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh inaugurates NCC’s month-long Constitution Day Youth Club Campaign; exhorts youths to spread awareness of Constitutional Rights and Duties

he preamble of our constitution begins with “We” and it thus, depends upon all of us how we take our country and our system forward. He said we need to make people aware of their rights as enshrined in the constitution but at the same time make them aware of their duties also as both rights and duties are linked to each other...

Madhya Pradesh Government to introduce bill against Love Jihad; five years jail for culprits

“There will be provision to declare marriages taking place forcefully, out of fraud or by tempting someone, for religious conversion, null and void. Those assisting in committing this crime will also be considered a party to the crime,” Mishra said. ..

14 tribes of Nagaland urge Naga political groups not to resort to violence and bloodshed

The Press and Media Cell of 14 Tribes stated that the meeting held on 16th November, 2020 resolved to urge all the stakeholders to respect the sentiments of the people and that, no political groups should resort to threats, intimidation or aggressive tone which vitiates the existing peaceful atmosphere. ..

When Jawaharlal Nehru Govt ordered birthday of 'Chacha Nehru' to be celebrated as Children’s Day!

Nehru's birthday was first celebrated as Children's Day in 1955, when he was alive! ..

Balakrishnan steps aside as CPM secretary after his son's arrest in connection with Bengaluru Drug Case

      Senior CPM leader and former Home Minister of Kerala Kodiyeri Balakrishnan stepped down as the state secretary of the party days after the arrest of his son Bineesh in a money laundering case, in connection with the Bengaluru drug scandal. He was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in Bengaluru a few days ago. According to a statement issued by the party secretariat, Balakrishnan, who is also a politburo member. Balakrishnan has been replaced by Left ..

"Vivekananda statue should teach us intense love for our country": Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveils Swami Vivekananda's statue at JNU

"May this statue teach us immense dedication for the nation, teach intense love for our country which is the highest message of Swamiji's life. May this statue inspire the nation for the vision of oneness, which has been the inspiration of Swamiji's thinking," he added..

BJP Karyakarta killed in Bengal despite the Message by Prime Minister against Political Violence

Just as Prime Minister Narendra Modi ji was reminding the nation that violence and killing cannot be the means of politics, another BJP worker succumbed to a violent death in Bengal. ..

Bihar Assembly Elections Result: A fatal blow for the Congress and its Darbaris

      Nitish Kumar is all set to take oath as chief minister of Bihar for the seventh time, who has already served three full terms as the state's chief minister. Nitish's Survival Fifteen years in power is a long time and leaves leaders toxic in the voters' eyes. If the voters can vote out leaders like Sheila Dixit, Raman Singh, and Shivraj Singh Chowhan, Nitish's term was also hit by a deadly pandemic and a severe flood. His popularity was plummeting, mainly ..

Cracking the Pink Fort: Vote against Family Rule & Maladministration

  Uday Inala     Telangana and India are speaking in unequivocal terms, loud and clear, that there is space only for constructive and inclusive politics and no space for divisive and appeasement tactics Dubbaka Bye-Election result is a watershed moment in Telangana politics. It is a rural constituency in the Siddipet district bordering three assembly divisions - Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao represents Rajewal, his son and IT Minister K. T. Rama Rao is ..

Delhi Government bans Chhath Puja at public places, temples, river banks: BJP questions the order

"The AAP government banned Chhath Puja as it could not prepare for it. Chhath Puja will be performed," Mishra said in a Hindi tweet...

Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami granted interim bail by Supreme Court

"We are well past the FIR stage. The FIR was lodged in 2018, May 5; after this matter was investigated. The power to re-investigation has been wrongly used," Salve was quoted by Live Law as saying. ..

Moditva thrives, Congress singing "EVM bewafa ho gaya"

New Delhi: The big picture message from the just-concluded series of by-polls across states and the crucial Bihar elections suggest in electoral management that there is no major competitor to the BJP and that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity remains intact...

Bihar Election Result 2020: How the Mahagathbandhan crumbled in the state

When elections were declared in Bihar, nobody thought Bihar would give such a nail-biting finish to the process. Indeed, there was a widespread anti-incumbency against incumbent Chief Minister Nitish Kumar which reflects in JDU's performance as well. Still, perhaps the Jungle Raj rhetoric, widespread campaigning by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and growing acceptance of his party amongst the masses of Bihar saved the day for the NDA. This is one of the strangest elections that I have witnessed ever, ..

NDA retains power in Bihar, secures absolute majority by winning 125 seats: PM Modi thanks voters for decisive mandate in favour of development

BJP has bagged 74 seats, while JD(U) won 43 seats. Hindustani Awami Morcha (HAM) and Vikas Sheel Insaan Party (VIP) secured four seats each..

Tamil Nadu university includes Arundhati Roy’s pro-Maoist literature in syllabus: ABVP urges Manonmaniam Sundararanar University to withdraw the book

Arundhati Roy is known for her extreme leftwing political views and anti-Hindu narratives. She claimed to have spent several days with the red terrorists in their strongholds. Her book has been included in MSU‘s Post Graduation (MA English), non-fiction category. Despite protests from various corners, the book was included in the syllabus three years ago..

Understanding Bihar and Biharis

Abhishek Ranjan & Santosh Dubey's Show or Substance Bihar since 1990 is a detailed study of Bihar right from Lalu Yadav arrived at the helm of affairs three decades ago to the present times. The book is a must-read for anyone who will like to understand the State and what made it like the way we see it today..

Bihar Election 2020 Results LIVE Updates: NDA ahead on 123 seats; Grand Alliance leading on 103

Voting for the 243-member Bihar Assembly was held in three phases on October 28 and November 3 and 7...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates and lays foundation stone of various development projects in Varanasi, urges the people to go Local for Diwali

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of various development projects in Varanasi today through video conference. The Prime Minister today launched 16 schemes worth Rs 220 crore and informed that the work has already begun on 14 schemes worth Rs 400 crore in Varanasi..

Arnab Goswami denied interim bail by Bombay High Court: Governor conveys to State Home Minister his concern over Arnab's security

Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari conveys to State Home Minister his concern over Arnab's security and health..

#GilgitBaltistan The Colonial Camouflage

The people of GBhave been going through the stages of colonisation for the last seven decades. Despite the repeated naming and shaming on the international forums, Pakistan has passed the election order and intends to extend the farce to the occupied territories. This move is essentially meant to please their colonial masters in Beijing, as legally and politically Pakistan never had a claim over this occupied territory. In reality Pakistan has colonised the people of Gilgit-Baltistan, through the ..

#BoycottTanishq trends on twitter after the jewellery brand targets Hindus, advises people to refrain from bursting firecrackers on Diwali

"... Definitely no firecrackers, I don't think anyone should light any firecrackers."..

Ayodhya Ram Mandir: Beyond the Verdict

The Ayodhya verdict is landmark since it encompasses several aspects and answers several questions that have been a part of the Indian society even beyond the temple issue ..

Thousands rally in Guwahati demanding Arnab Goswami’s release

The participants including cultural activists, academics, film personalities, Satradhikars, journalists, etc chanted slogans condemning the Uddhav Thackeray led Shiv Sena-NCP- Indian National Congress government of Maharashtra for atrociously arresting Goswami. They also displayed placards, posters and large banners in his favour, who hailed from a Colonel family in Assam...

The Organiser Years: L K Advani recalls his stint as a journalist

My work in Organiser necessitated a change in my sartorial appearance. Ever since I started working as an RSS pracharak in Rajasthan, I had stopped wearing trousers and shirt and, instead, switched over to the Indian-style dhoti and kurta..

Delhi Riots 2020: Kejriwal Govt, Union MHA give nod to prosecute Umar Khalid under UAPA

Umar Khalid was arrested in September under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act in a case related to a larger conspiracy in the northeast Delhi riots in February 2020. Delhi Police have filed a 17,500-page long chargesheet against 15 people for “propagating violence” during the Delhi riots in February this year coinciding with the visit of US President Donald Trump...

Shivraj Singh Chouhan bans sale and use of Chinese firecrackers in Madhya Pradesh ahead of Diwali

“If anyone is found to be involved in selling and use of ban crackers, punitive action will be taken under the relevant section of the Explosives Act” Shivraj Singh Chouhan said at a meeting with home department officers and director general of police (DGP)..

Over 260 veterans, retired judges, former bureaucrats & police officials slam 'anti-national Gupkar Gang’, urge agencies to charge them with sedition

Army veterans, former senior police officers denounce Gupkar alliance, call for prosecution of its leaders..

India has shown remarkable resilience in COVID19 pandemic: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

The Prime Minister said, India’s quest to become AatmaNirbhar is not just a vision but a well-planned economic strategy. He said, it is a strategy that aims to use the capabilities of our businesses and skills of our workers to make India into a global manufacturing powerhouse...

Journalists’ Forum Assam (JFA) strongly denounces Arnab Goswami’s arrest

The forum also appealed to the media fraternity of India to raise strong voices against the physical ..

“Reminds us of Emergency! Congress and its allies have shamed democracy once again”: Home Minister Amit Shah condemns arrest of Arnab, says “attack on free press will be opposed”

"Blatant misuse of state power against Republic TV and Arnab Goswami is an attack on individual freedom and the 4th pillar of democracy."..

Mumbai Police arrest Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami: ‘This reminds us of the emergency days when the press was treated like this’ says Union I&B minister

‘This reminds us of the emergency days when the press was treated like this’ says Union I&B minister..

West Bengal Govt - Railways correspondence series over local trains: West Bengal's corrupt bureaucracy stands exposed

West Bengal's corrupt bureaucracy stands exposed..

West Bengal: BJP worker's body found hanging from tree in Nadia district

BJP national secretary Arvind Menon accused the Trinamool Congress of killing the BJP worker..

Yogi Adityanath vows to bring law against Love Jihad in Uttar Pradesh

“I warn those who conceal identity and play with the respect of our sisters. If you don’t mend your ways, your ‘Ram Naam Satya’ journey will begin.”..

Prime Minister Narendra Modi calls on International Community to unite against rising threat of terrorism

The Prime Minister said that unity of the world community is necessary for the peace and prosperity of the world. He said, India lost thousands of innocent lives in the fight against terrorism...

Prime Minister inaugurates to & fro Sea-plane Service between Kevadia and Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad

Shri Narendra Modi also inaugurated Water Aerodrome in Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad and the SeaPlane Service from Sabarmati Riverfront to Kevadia. These are part of a series of Water Aerodromes being planned to bring the last mile connectivity...

Aligarh Muslim University student Farhan Zuberi booked for threatening to behead people for insulting Islam

"If anyone speaks against Prophet Muhammad, I will behead that person," he said.. He added, "If someone does something against the reason why we are on this planet, we will not tolerate. French President says 'the cartoon on the building is freedom of expression'"...

Abrogation of 370/35A followed by new land laws realise dream of Pt. Premnath Dogra

"The abrogation of Article 370/35A followed by the declaration of new land laws by MHA in Jammu and Kashmir realise the cherished dream of Pt. Premnath Dogra, the tallest nationalist leader of Jammu & Kashmir. He led his struggle for 'Ek Nishan, Ek Vidhan, Ek Pradhan' relentlessly for whole of his life. This is the real tribute to the memory of the doyen of Praja Parishad movement; and everybody needs to understand it in an appropriate context", said Ashwani Kumar Chrungoo, senior BJP and Kashmiri ..

“Kerala is the only state where all Muslims are getting the benefits of reservation” Kerala chief minister Vijayan tells Muslim League

Unlike most of the other states, all Muslims, irrespective of their social and economic status, are categorised as OBC in Kerala..

Jammu and Kashmir: Three BJP workers killed in Islamic terrorist attack; Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemns the killings

"I condemn the killing of 3 of our young Karyakartas. They were bright youngsters doing excellent work in J&K," Prime Minister tweeted..

“Keshubhai mentored and groomed many younger Karyakartas including me” Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tribute to Keshubhai Patel

Keshubhai mentored and groomed many younger Karyakartas including me. Everyone loved his affable nature. His demise is an irreparable loss. We are all grieving today. My thoughts are with his family and well-wishers. Spoke to his son Bharat and expressed condolences. Om Shanti...

Bengaluru Drug Case: Kerala CPM secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan’s son Bineesh Kodiyeri arrested

Bineesh was summoned earlier on Thursday by the ED for questioning in the case. He was summoned for interrogations multiple times, over his connection with Mohammed Anoop, an accused in Bengaluru drug case. ..

Prime Minister Narendra Modi says he is optimistic that India will achieve target of five trillion dollar economy by 2024 despite COVID-19

Prime Minister Modi said he is optimistic of achieving the target of five trillion dollar economy by 2024 despite COVID-19...

J&K new land laws: Any citizen can buy land in Jammu and Kashmir

With the new law, the Union Territory (UT) of Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Adaptation of Central Laws) Third Order, 2020, coming to force, now any Indian citizen can buy land in the UT of J&K. ..

Another BJP Worker Killed on Dussehra: Trail of Violence Continues Unabated in West Bengal

Bachchu Bera, a middle-aged BJP worker from Dantan, West Midnapore district in West Bengal was missing since 25 October, Sunday, afternoon. The following evening, on 26 October, his body was found hanging from a tree near his house...

Reasons that compelled Parliament to pass Jammu and Kashmir, Reorganisation Act 2019

Reasons that compelled Parliament to pass Jammu and Kashmir, Reorganisation Act 2019..

NDA leaving nothing to chance

Although Nitish-led NDA has a clear edge in the upcoming Bihar polls, RJD-led coalition is putting up a good fight..

Chattisgarh: 32 left-wing terrorists surrender in Dantewada

Under this campaign, the police have earmarked about 50 hypersensitive Maoist-affected villages, where pamphlets have been put up with an appeal to surrender..

Bihar: Why the BJP-JD(U) alliance scores high

Bihar: Why the BJP-JD(U) alliance scores high..

Tamil Nadu: Habitual Hindu baiter Thol Thirumavalavan MP says Sanatana Dharma treats women as ‘sex workers’

Thirumavalavan uttered anti-national statements multiple times in the past. Despite complaints against him, police did nothing...

'If they abuse Prophet, put them behind bars': Zakir Naik incites Islamic countries to target non-Muslim Indians, furthers agenda of Kerala-based Islamist outfits

Zakir Naik incites Islamic countries to target non-Muslim Indians, furthers agenda of Kerala-based Islamist outfits..

PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti refuses to unfurl the national flag, BJP demands arrest for her seditious remarks

The Jammu and Kashmir BJP on Friday demanded the arrest of PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti for her seditious remarks wherein she said she would only hold the national tricolour only when the Jammu-Kashmir state flag 'comes back'. In an act of defiance, Mufti kept the flag of the erstwhile J&K state on a table in front of her along with that of her party during the press meet...

Red-Jihadi fringe groups demand separate state, unveil new state flag: Nationalists in Tamil Nadu call for stringent action

“DMK, which is indirectly controlling these fringe parties that included several Dravidian parties, atheists, Naxals, Jigadi elements are grouping together to spread venomous and misleading propaganda"..

Rahul Gandhi assures all help to Siddique Kappan who was arrested for attempting to instigate communal riot in Hathras; Congress offers Rs 5 Lakh to Maoist who was arrested under UAPA

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi MP, has promised to look into the issue of the arrest of Siddique Kappan, who was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh police for attempting to instigate communal riots in Hathras, Uttar Pradesh. Rahul is in Kerala on a three-day visit to his constituency Wayanad..

Congress plays petty politics of appeasement again in Rajasthan; Madrasa Board given legal recognition while Gaushala grant trimmed

Congress plays petty politics of appeasement again in Rajasthan; Madrasa Board given legal recognition while Gaushala grant trimmed..

Setting up DDCs in J&K will empower grassroots democracy, disempower political dynasties

In a path-breaking move, the Narendra Modi government decided to set up directly elected District Development Councils (DDCs) in Jammu and Kashmir, which has been under Central rule ever since it nullified Article 370 and 35A. The move is seen as a bid to empower democracy at the grassroots and disempower well-entrenched political dynasties in the Union Territory...

Kerala Gold Smuggling Scam: Accused reveals ‘Telegram Group’ for gold smuggling racket named ‘CPM Committee’

According to his statement, the group was created by Sandeep, another main accused in the case. Later, Sarith and Swapna Suresh were added to the group..

The Fourth Pillar Crisis

The crisis in media, both news and entertainment, is real and eminent. Instead of accusing each other both the industries should introspect and make the necessary course correction; else be ready for the regulation..

'Does Rahul Gandhi want to contest polls in Pakistan?': BJP slams Congress leader Shashi Tharoor for denigrating India and praising Pakistan

BJP slams Congress leader Shashi Tharoor for denigrating India and praising Pakistan..

Government says Coronavirus in India has shown no major mutation and its vaccine will not be affected

Prime Minister's Office in a statement said, two Pan India studies on the Genome of SARSCoV-2 (Covid-19 virus) in India conducted by Indian Council of Medical Research and Department of Bio-Technology suggest that the virus is genetically stable and there is no major mutation in the virus. The PMO said, Coronavirus vaccine will not be affected as no major mutation was in the virus. ..

Beyond Article 370: Liberating Jammu & Kashmir from a prejudiced global audience

Abrogation of Article 370 has to lead to Kashmiri parties abandoning their agenda of soft-separatism which used to please their hardliner vote bank..

"You have the maturity, Please be realistic": Former Mizoram Governor Swaraj Kaushal to Naga leader Muivah

Former Mizoram Governor Swaraj Kaushal, who was the first peace interlocutor in Naga talks in 1998, on Saturday urged Naga rebel leader Thuingaleng Muivah to be 'realistic' and said the latter should not press for demands such as Flag and a separate Naga Constitution..

Islamist media misreports suicide of a young girl as 'raped & murder’: Delhi Police busts fake news spread by Jamaat-e-Islami mouthpiece

Delhi Police busts fake news spread by Jamaat-e-Islami mouthpiece..

Land Jihad in Jammu: Vishva Hindu Parishad welcomes Jammu & Kashmir High Court’s landmark judgment ordering CBI probe in Roshni Scam

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Friday ordered a CBI probe in the Roshni land scam case, stated to be the biggest ever in the history of Jammu and Kashmir, and allegedly involving a loss of Rs 25,000-Crores for the State exchequer. ..

Khilafat Movement Part-VII: Petition and Persuasion

With an ally like Gandhi, the time for persuasion was over; it was now time for coercion and carnage for the Khilafatists!..

“If ‘Ajmal's army’ touches our women, punishment for them will be death sentence”: Assam will start 'strict fight' against 'Love Jihad' says Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam will start 'strict fight' against 'Love Jihad' says Himanta Biswa Sarma..

Temple reopening: Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari and CM Udhhav lock horns over reopening places of worship

Have you suddenly turned ‘secular’? Maharashtra Guv Koshyari asks CM Uddhav Thackeray..

Kerala Gold Smuggling Scam: Noose tightens for CM Vijayan as prime accused Swapna says CM met her several times

It is reported by credible sources that Sivasankar also has admitted these meetings while undergoing the interrogation by ED..

VHP questions secular silence over mob lynching of Hindus, urges a section of Muslim society to abandon Jihadi mindset and adopt the path of peaceful coexistence

VHP Central Joint General Secretary Dr Surendra Jain today said that it is a matter of grave concern for the entire country that whenever a Hindu boy falls in love with a Muslim girl, that boy is tagged as a criminal and gets marked for the death penalty..

The curious case of the state of West Bengal

How does the Mamata government keep the people of West Bengal deprived of the direct and indirect benefit of various national public policies and schemes?..

Bloodshed in Bengal : A Left-Congress Legacy

Bloodshed in Bengal : A Left-Congress Legacy ..

The Killing Fields of Bengal

Continuing with the legacy of Communist parties, Mamata Banerjee and her TMC champion the cause of ‘Democracy’ elsewhere and at home deny even right to exist to the opposition parties. Under the TMC rule, West Bengal continues to remain a hotbed of political terror, and political murders still continue to be a useful tool to capture power, both political and financial. Politicisation of the entire State machinery for the political objectives of the ruling party is another Communist trait Mamata carries. ..

‘Rajmata’s life was all about Jan Seva’: Prime Minister releases Rs 100 commemorative coin in honour of Vijaya Raje Scindia

Shri Narendra Modi said, the life and work of Rajmata Scindia was always connected to the aspirations of the poor and her life was all about Jan Seva. He said, she was one of the personalities who gave direction to India in the last century and witnessed every important phase of Indian politics. ..