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It will be a big win for us: Shivpal

March 11, 2017

LUCKNOW: Samajwadi Party leader Shivpal Yadav on Saturday said the SP-Congress alliance will win with a huge margin. "It will be a big win for us. People have supported us," Yadav told reporters. Asked about Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's statement that he was open to alliances to keep the BJP out of Uttar Pradesh, Shivpal Yadav sa...

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Our alliance coming to power in UP: Rahul

March 10, 2017

NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday dismissed exit poll projections of a good showing by the BJP in Uttar Pradesh and said the Congress-Samajwadi combine will come to power. "Congress-Samajwadi Party alliance is coming to power in Uttar Pradesh. I had seen the exit polls in Bihar (too)," Gandhi told the media. Most exit polls had pr...

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Andhra CM's son files nomination for election

March 06, 2017

AMARAVATI: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu's son N. Lokesh on Monday filed his nomination papers for the legislative council elections. Assembly members will elect seven members to the council in the biennial elections on March 17. Besides ruling Telugu Desam Party's General Secretary Lokesh, Karnam Balram, P. Sunitha, D. Manik...

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Rahul, Akhilesh born fortunate: Modi

March 06, 2017

VARANASI: Targeting political rivals Akhilesh Yadav and Rahul Gandhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday termed the two “galua”, which he said in the local dialect meant those born with a silver spoon. “The (Uttar Pradesh) Chief Minister (Akhilesh Yadav) and his new-found friend (Rahul Gandhi) are galua. They have got everyth...

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FIR against Jagan for misbehaving with Andhra official

March 01, 2017

Vijayawada: An FIR was registered against YSR Congress Party President Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy on Wednesday for misbehaving with a government official and preventing him from discharging his duties, Andhra Pradesh Police said. The police in Nandigama near here booked the case on a complaint by the development committee of a government-run area hosp...

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Congress rejects reports of alliance with Shiv Sena in BMC

February 25, 2017

New Delhi: Clearing the air over the possible alliance between the Shiv Sena and the Congress in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary and former union minister Gurudas Kamat on Saturday refuted the coalition between both the parties. "I take strong objection to any discussion even of h...

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Sheila Dixit clarifies on 'immature' Rahul remark

February 25, 2017

NEW DELHI: Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dixit taking an U-turn on her earlier remark on party Vice President Rahul Gandhi has clarified that he has "the sensitivity of a mature leader". Party veteran Dixit in a newspaper interview on Thursday said Gandhi was "still not mature, his age does not allow him to be mature". Her comments were quic...

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Keep immature Rahul home, why send him to UP: Amit Shah

February 25, 2017

GORAKHPUR: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national President Amit Shah on Friday targeted Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi after former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit’s remarks that he needed more time to “mature”, saying “immature Rahul should be kept at home” instead of being sent to Uttar Pradesh. Dikshit, i...

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Sonia, Rahul greet people on Maha Shivratri

February 24, 2017

NEW DELHI: Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday greeted people on the occasion of Maha Shivratri. Sonia Gandhi expressed hope in a statement that Lord Shiva would bless every Indian on the occasion. "Heartfelt greetings to all on the occasion of Maha Shivratri," tweeted Rahul Gandhi. ...

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Modi slams Akhilesh for his ‘donkey’ jibe

February 23, 2017

LUCKNOW: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday returned fire to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on his “Gujarat donkeys” jibe, saying there was no need to be afraid of the animal that lived thousands of kilometres away. Speaking at an election rally in Bahraich, Modi said Akhilesh Yadav should worry about his state where...

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