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Modi, Shah, Deol among BJP's 40 star campaigners in Delhi Modi, Shah, Deol among BJP's 40 star campaigners in Delhi


New Delhi, The BJP released its list of star campaigners for the upcoming Delhi polls, on Wednesday, featuring bollywood star Sunny Deol and party's bigest crowd puller Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Apart from Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP president J.P. Nadda, Defence Minister Rajnarth Singh, Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari and ABVP's general secretary (Organisation) B.L. Santosh are among 40 star campaigners of the party.

Fresh raids on disgraced DSP's residence in Kashmir Fresh raids on disgraced DSP's residence in Kashmir


Srinagar, The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday carried out fresh raids at the residence of disgraced Deputy Superintendent of Police Davinder Singh, who was caught while transporting two militants Naveed Baby, Rafi Ahmed and a lawyer Irfan Ahmed in his vehicle to Jammu on January 11.

According to police sources, the two militants and the lawyer had planned to travel to Pakistan after reaching Jammu.

Sidhu, Priyanka among 40 Cong star campaigners in Delhi Sidhu, Priyanka among 40 Cong star campaigners in Delhi


New Delhi, The Congress has finalized list of 40 star campaigners for Delhi assembly elections, which includes the names of Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi.

Apart from Sonia and Rahul Gandhi, the Congress has also listed Priyanka Gandhi as a star campaigner. However, the surprise inclusion is Navjot Singh Sidhu, the former Punjab minister, who resigned after differences with chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh.

RSS volunteers to take forward pro-CAA campaign RSS volunteers to take forward pro-CAA campaign



Lucknow, Even as the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) is intensifying its campaign to clear misunderstandings over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has now stepped in to assist in the campaign by enlisting over 30,000 volunteers to distribute pamphlets containing details about the law.

My aim is to defeat corruption, take Delhi forward: Kejriwal My aim is to defeat corruption, take Delhi forward: Kejriwal


New Delhi, Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said the aim of his party is to defeat corruption and take Delhi forward, while that of other parties is to defeat him.

In a tweet in Hindi, he said the fight is between other parties and the work done by AAP.

Will pass Assembly resolution against CAA: Mamata Will pass Assembly resolution against CAA: Mamata


Kolkata, The West Bengal government is planning to pass a resolution in the state Assembly against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in the next three-four days, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Monday.

Banerjee also appealed to other states, particularly those in the North-East, to pass such resolutions.

Punjab, NHAI to start work on Delhi-Amritsar-Katra section Punjab, NHAI to start work on Delhi-Amritsar-Katra section



New Delhi, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) Chairman Sukhbir Singh Sandhu on Monday agreed to expeditiously start work on the Delhi-Amritsar-Katra expressway project.

Acquisition of land for the Rs 30,000 crore, of which Rs 10,000 crore will be spent by the NHAI on the 300 km stretch in Punjab, will commence soon, an official spokesperson said after a meeting between them here.

Ahead of approaching SC over CAA, Punjab CM meets Sonia Ahead of approaching SC over CAA, Punjab CM meets Sonia

New Delhi, Ahead of approaching the Supreme Court in the wake of the Punjab Assembly passing a resolution against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday called on Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi here.

Singh arrived at the residence of Sonia Gandhi along with Punjab in-charge Asha Kumari and state unit chief Sunil Jakhar.

BJP yet to decide on Delhi seat-sharing with SAD BJP yet to decide on Delhi seat-sharing with SAD


New Delhi, Having earmarked two seats for ally Janata Dal-United and one for the Lok Janshakti Party for the February 8 Delhi Assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party is still working on the seat(s) to be allotted to long-standing ally Shiromani Akali Dal, BJP sources said.

On seat-sharing with the SAD, a senior BJP leader remarked: "It's a work in progress."

Shaheen Bagh protestors look to Jan 22 SC hearing Shaheen Bagh protestors look to Jan 22 SC hearing


New Delhi, The Shaheen Bagh protest entered 37th day here on Monday as protestors are not willing to quit without a concrete result on the new Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

Except appeals by some low-rung police officers, no serious effort has been made to persuade the activists to leave the spot. The number of protestors is swelling as people talk of the January 22 apex court hearing and are gearing up to withstand the odds till then.

Rahul Gandhi to address anti-CAA rally in Jaipur on Jan 28 Rahul Gandhi to address anti-CAA rally in Jaipur on Jan 28


New Delhi, Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi will address an anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) rally in Jaipur on January 28. It will be his third rally against the CAA after Delhi and Guwahati.

Congress General Secretary and Rajasthan in-charge Avinash Pandey here on Monday discussed with Gandhi the broad outline of the rally. He will also highlight the plight of farmers and the unemployed.

End of Shah era? Nadda is the new BJP Boss End of Shah era? Nadda is the new BJP Boss



New Delhi, The BJP has got a brand new President in the form of J.P. Nadda. As reported earlier, by 2.30 PM, the announcement came, bringing an end to Amit Shah era. Party Working President Jagat Prakash Nadda won unopposed, sparking celebrations outside the BJP headquarters here on Monday. The choice of the announcement date on 'ekadashi', was done keeping the auspiciousness in mind.

Tourist arrivals on the rise: Minister Tourist arrivals on the rise: Minister



New Delhi, Tourist arrivals increased in 2019 despite ruckus over abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu & Kashmir, the Supreme Court's decision on Ram temple and the recently passed Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

According to the Tourism Ministry data, the sector has seen an upward trend at the time when nine nations have issued travel advisory to their citizens.

Three decades on, exodus still haunts Kashmiri Pandits Three decades on, exodus still haunts Kashmiri Pandits


New Delhi, Exactly 30 years ago on January 19, 1990, the Kashmiri Pandits were forced to flee their homeland, the Kashmir Valley, as a result of being targeted by Islamic jihadis.


Meanwhile, different political parties came to power but couldn't create a conducive atmosphere for their return to the valley. Displaced Kashmiri Hindus are still longing to return to their homeland.

NIA to question arrested DSP Davinder Singh in Srinagar Kejriwal's 10 'guarantees' before Delhi polls Those opposing CAA, NPR should come together: Chidambaram Cong workers protest over RJD alliance in Delhi Even if God asks me, I won't forgive: Nirbhaya's mom From leg spinner to media baron, Ashwini tried innings in many fields Russia backs India on Kashmir again ED files chargesheet in Bhushan Power and Steel case President rejects Nirbhaya convict's mercy plea AAP protests outside Punjab assembly over power hike Shah to meet NE parties on CAA Davinder's links with Afzal Guru will be probed: J&K top cop Dhingra Comm. report: Ammo in BJP's hand ahead of polls Now Rampur women join CAA protests BJP accuses AAP of fielding controversial leaders JNU violence: ABVP activist Komal Sharma approaches NCW BJP's Rs 2,410 crore income is 2/3rd of 6 national parties Anti-Sikh riots: Police, admin connived to hush-up criminal cases Market closes at record levels, ignoring high inflation Congress-ruled states may pass resolution against CAA NIA takes over probe into arrested J&K policeman Food prices sky-rocket in Dec; vegetables, pulses dearer Unnao rape case: Now doctor dies mysteriously PM trying to distract nation: Rahul Gandhi Some political parties misleading people on CAA: Modi Prashant Kishor thanks Congress for stand on CAA, NRC Nation pays tributes to Swami Vivekananda on birth anniv Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury takes a jibe at new Army chief Told PM to withdraw CAA, asked him to reconsider: Mamata How much will 'Aradhana' jeep fetch at auction, asks Mahindra