Yogi Adityanath was a surprise pick to head the government in Uttar Pradesh where the BJP won with huge mandate. Nearly three months after taking over as the Chief Minister of UP, Yogi as he is popularly referred to as has been in the news almost everyday.
More leads are emerging to suggest that the Saharanpur violence was entirely stage managed. It was a well-oiled network of a political party that offered Rs 50 lakh to some people to ensure that violence erupted. Moreover investigations have also been found a major political party in Uttar Pradesh wanted to ensure that the violence continued so that the blame of Dalits being targeted fell upon the government in the state.
B S Yeddyurappa will the chief minister if the BJP wins the Karnataka assembly elections in 2018. The name of the former chief minister of Karnataka was proposed by Amit Shah, the national president of the BJP.
The opposition has decided to launch a massive agitation if the National Democratic Alliance does not chose a consensus candidate for the next President of India. After a series of meetings on Friday, the opposition leaders said that the NDA must put up a consensus candidate. The elections will be held in July.
It has been three years since Narendra Modi took over as the Prime Minister of India. As he completes three years in office, his popularity rating is at 81 per cent. The government released a detailed progress report of its performance.
The record of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) during its three years in power has been impressive, judging by macroeconomic parameters, especially inflation.
The sale of cattle for slaughter has been banned by the central government. As per the new regulation, sale of cattle is allowed among farm land owners across India.
On Thursday the first central regulation for cow protection in the name of animal welfare was notified. The notification is significant in the wake of rising cases of violence against cow-traders. Cow slaughter is banned in states except in most parts of north-east India and Kerala.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has completed three years in office. Most of his ministers are extremely active on Twitter and have been offering Twitter seva. Many have complimented the ministers for resolving their problems after they have posted complaints on the social media platform.
The National Investigation Agency filed a chargesheet in the Mysuru blast case and blamed an outfit called the Base Movement for the incident. There are several accounts for the Base Movement, but the most definitive one is that it is another name for the al-Ummah, a dreaded terror group down south.
A major row has been kicked up after it was found that several policemen and politicians had attended the wedding of Dawood Ibrahim’s relative on Monday at Nashik in Maharashtra. The Congress made a claim in which it was stated that senior BJP leader and Water Resources Minister Girish Mahajan had attended the marriage.