Prime Minister Narendra Modi (File Photo: Twitter@BJPLive)

PM Modi’s poll pitch of locking up corrupt gets going – 3 min read

New Delhi: “In the last five years, I have brought them to jail doors, give me another five, they will be inside,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said in April at an election rally in Gujarat’s Junagarh. Well within the first 100 days of Modi government’s second term, the probe agencies are working overtime to […]

Rahul Gandhi (File Photo/IANS)

Modi government using CBI, ED to target Chidambaram: Rahul – 2 min read

New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused the Modi government of using the CBI and ED and “sections of a spineless media” to character assassinate the Rajya Sabha member. His remarks came as the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) visited Chidambaram’s residence four times following the Delhi High […]

S. Jaishankar (Photo: IANS)

Shah, Jaishankar among 19 first-time ministers in Modi government

New Delhi: The Modi government sworn in on Thursday has 20 first-time union ministers including BJP chief Amit Shah, fomer Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar and two former chief ministers Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank Aand Arjun Munda. Shah has joined the ministry after leading the BJP to a string of election victories. Jaishankar, one of the longest serving […]

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra during road show in Kanpur (Photo: EP)

Priyanka slams Modi government over OROP

Kanpur: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Friday accused the Narendra Modi government of politicising the Armed Forces by calling the one rank one pension (OROP) a favour to them. The Congress General Secretary was holding a roadshow while campaigning for his party’s Kanpur candidate Sriprakash Jaiswal here. She kicked off her roadshow from Ghantaghar area […]

Priyanka Chaturvedi (File Photo)

Modi government created rural distress: Congress

New Delhi:  The Congress on Friday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of quietly squeezing funds meant for the MGNREGA scheme, and said pro-rich and anti-poor policies of his government created “rampant and unimaginable rural distress” in the past five years. Congress Spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi said even as Modi and his ministers mocked the minimum income […]