Pollachi case won’t have political impact:BJP

Chennai, March 14  Leaders of BJP’s Tamil Nadu unit believe the Pollachi sexual abuse-cum-blackmail case will not have an impact in the Coimbatore belt even as the Opposition is trying to take political advantage of the sordid episode. Agreeing that people are upset at the sexual abuse of girls in their region, the Bharatiya Janata […]

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Defend democracy, secularism to fight BJP: CPI-M

New Delhi, March 14 The CPI-M on Thursday found fault with “many opposition parties” for not putting forth “an effective alternative platform which defends democracy and secularism without any compromise” in their fight against the BJP. An editorial in the CPI-M journal “People’s Democracy” said the April-May battle for the Lok Sabha “is going to […]

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Rahul blasts Modi over China, BJP hits back

New Delhi, March 14  Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday called Prime Minister Narendra Modi “weak” and “scared” of Chinese President Xi Jinping, provoking an angry reaction from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Gandhi hit out at Modi a day after China blocked the naming of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist […]

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NCP releases first list of 12 LS candidates

Mumbai, March 14 The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Thursday released its first list candidates for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, including sitting MP Supriya Sule from Baramati and accommodating ally Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana (SSS) on one seat. The 12 candidates are from Maharashtra and from the sole seat of the Lakshadweep Islands. However, the […]

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Only few AGP leaders decided to go with BJP: Mahanta

Guwahati, March 14  Senior AGP leader and former Assam Chief Minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta on Thursday alleged that only a handful of AGP leaders decided to again ally with the BJP and that there was a conspiracy to sideline him. “The AGP has instituted a nine-member committee to decide on the issue of alliance with […]

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Nusrat, Mimi the social media rage after LS nominations

Kolkata, March 14 They might have won many a heart through their acting skills and well-choreographed dance moves for years, but Bengali actress-duo Mimi Chakraborty and Nusrat Jahan have created a virtual storm in social media after their nomination as candidates of West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress for the coming Lok Sabha polls. Memes, jokes […]

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Seat-sharing talks with LF on: Cong (Dangal 2019)

Kolkata, March 14 The seat adjustment talks between the Left front and the Congress in West Bengal are continuing in search of a mutually favourable agreement, a senior Congress leader said here on Thursday. According to sources, the Left Front is willing to allow 11 Lok Sabha seats to the Congress, including the four seats […]

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Shah Rukh to uncover secret in Dubai

Dubai, March 14  Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan is living his Indiana Jones moments while trying to uncover a secret in Dubai. SRK features in a series of videos, which are part of Dubai Tourism’s #BeMyGuest campaign. #BeMyGuest features a series of films across social media and online platforms, highlighting Dubai’s iconic locations and sites. […]

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Kareena and I are each other’s support: Karisma

New Delhi, March 14  Bollywood actress Karisma Kapoor says her sister and actress Kareena Kapoor Khan and she are each other’s biggest support system and confidante. Asked if Kareena comes to her for tips on acing motherhood, Karisma told IANS here: “Kareena and I are very close and we discuss everything, including our kids. We […]

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