Congress, JMM, JVM-P announce seat sharing, RJD unhappy

Ranchi, March 24  The Congress, the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) and the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik (JVM-P) on Sunday announced an alliance in the state for the Lok Sabha battle but the RJD boycotted the deal after it was given only one seat to contest. JMM chief Shibu Soren and Executive President Hemant Soren, state Congress […]

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Karti Chidambaram in new Congress candidates list

New Delhi, March 24  The Congress on Sunday released its ninth list of 10 candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, including Karti Chidambaram, son of former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, from Sivaganga constituency in Tamil Nadu. Karti Chidambaram had also fought the 2014 parliamentary polls from Sivaganga, the stronghold of his father, but lost […]

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Ariana Grande wins big at Kids’ Choice Awards

Los Angeles, March 24  Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes and Adam Sandler were among the big winners at the 2019 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, where “Avengers: Infinity War” was named favourite film. The event was held on Saturday at the Galen Center here. DJ Khaled hosted the kids-voted show, which dumped buckets of slime on unsuspecting […]

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NITI Aayog to hold FinTech Conclave on Monday

New Delhi, March 24 The NITI Aayog will organise the FinTech Conclave 2019 on financial technologies in the national capital on Monday, according to an official announcement here. A NITI Aayog statement on Sunday said that the conclave, to be inaugurated by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das, will be attended by senior […]

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Congress finally stitches alliances in several states

New Delhi, March 24 After much uncertainty, the Congress has finally succeeded in putting in shape alliances in some states for the Lok Sabha battle, with a functionary saying it will be the “most alliance friendly” election for the party. After being in power in Karnataka along with the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S), the Congress has […]

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Ahmed Patel attacks Modi for flip-flop on Pakistan

New Delhi, March 24 Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel on Sunday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his flip-flop policy on Pakistan and his questioning the patriotism of opposition leaders, saying that describing ideological opponents as sympathisers of terrorism also amounts to “treason”. “If Modiji talks to Pakistan, it is in national interest, […]

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Modi, Rahul firm up narratives in election criss-cross (Dangal 2019)

New Delhi, March 24They have different styles of campaigning and have adopted different strategies to woo voters in the Lok Sabha elections. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi are the lead campaigners for their parties, but have followed a diverse trajectory in reaching out to people ahead of the crucial polls. Modi […]

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