Swami Chinmayanand (File Photo/IANS)

Chinmayanand arrested, neither ties nor tricks helped

Shahjahanpur: Neither his close ties with the Uttar Pradesh ruling establishment nor his attempts to play the victim could save Swami Chinmayanand alias Krishna Pal Singh, former Union minister and heavyweight BJP leader, who was arrested on Friday morning from his Mumukshu Ashram here by the Special Investigating Team (SIT). Chinmayanand’s arrest comes on the […]

Congress Working Committee member Jitin Prasad (File Photo/IANS)

2-child norm essential for the country: Jitin Prasad

New Delhi: Anticipating the BJP’s move on population control,the Congress has also jumped into the debate, as the Congress Working Committee member Jitin Prasad has said that for all-around development of the country population control is needed. “The population of the country is soaring, resources are shrinking, and with population explosion, there is bound to […]

Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav (File Photo/IANS)

Jolt to Akhilesh as 3 more SP MLCs set to join BJP

Lucknow: Three more Samajwadi Party (SP) members of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council are likely to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) soon. These three MLCs — Ramesh Misra, Ravi Shankar Singh Pappu and C. P. Chand — met Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Gorakhpur on Wednesday and discussed the matter. All three were elected […]

Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh (Photo: IANS)

BJP attacks Digvijaya Singh for saffron clad rapist remark

Bhopal: Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh was embroiled in a fresh controversy after he said here that some people wearing saffron robes are involved in rape cases. The BJP has taken strong exception to Singh’s statement. Singh was speaking at a convention of sadhus in Bhopal on Tuesday where he said, “In saffron robes, people […]

BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand (File Photo/Facebook)

Will they believe me, if I end my life: Chinmayanand accuser

Shahjahanpur: The law student, who has accused BJP leader Chinmayanand of rape and blackmail, has now questioned the delay on part of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) in arresting the accused. She asked if the Uttar Pradesh government was waiting for her to end her life to initiate action against the former central minister. “It […]

Addressing a press conference, senior Congress leader Anand Sharma (File Photo)

Congress cautions BJP on Hindi: Don’t stir up controversy

New Delhi: The Congress on Saturday hit back at Union Home Minister Amit Shah over his remarks on Hindi saying one should not stir up any controversy on a sensitive issue which has been settled with maturity by India’s Constitution makers. Addressing a press conference, senior Congress leader Anand Sharma said, “Let me make it […]