Modi govt firing ‘political bullets’ from CVC’s shoulders: Congress – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Friday accused the government of undermining the CBI as an institution and said it was firing “political bullets” from the shoulders of the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC), which it dubbed as a “collaborator in violating the Constitution”. Congress spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi alleged that the CVC adopted double standards and condemned […]

Lok Sabha passes Citizenship Bill; opposition calls it ‘divisive’, ‘flawed’ – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed a contentious bill seeking to provide Indian citizenship to non-Muslims from Bangaldesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan, amid protests in north eastern states and opposition parties terming the proposed law “divisive” and “flawed”. Immediately after home minister Rajnath Singh introduced the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019, senior Congress leader Mallikarjun […]

Sabarimala protests: Kerala shutdown takes violent turn, CPI(M) offices attacked, buses damaged – The Indian Express

Sabarimala protests: Kerala shutdown takes violent turn, CPI(M) offices attacked, buses damaged – The Indian Express

Related News Many media personnel, including women, were attacked and about 31 policemen were injured. (Express photo) A dawn-to-dusk Kerala shutdown called by Sangh Parivar-backed Sabarimala Action Council after two women in their forties entered Sabarimala temple witnessed major violence on Thursday, with 745 people being arrested and 79 state buses damaged in stone-pelting. Both […]

Punjab AAP leader HS Phoolka quits party, says Arvind Kejriwal didn’t want him to go – Hindustan Times

Punjab Aam Aadmi Party leader and anti-Sikh riots lawyer, Harvinder Singh Phoolka has resigned from the party, he said on Twitter on Thursday, adding that he had handed over his resignation to AAP chief and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. “I have resigned from AAP & handed over resignation to Kejriwal ji today. Though he asked me […]

India rejects Donald Trump’s jibe at PM Modi on Afghanistan – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Developmental assistance can play a major role in transforming Afghanistan, official sources said on Thursday, rejecting US President Donald Trump’s jibe + at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over funding of a “library” in the war-ravaged country. The sources said India has been implementing a range of mega infrastructure projects as well as carrying […]