The government on Tuesday decided to withdraw Hajj subsidy to pilgrims. It may be recalled that the Supreme Court had in 2012 directed that subsidy on air travel should be phased out in ten years.
The Congress and BJP are clearly fuming after a poll for the Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018 was leaked to the media by some unknown persons.
In a major step, the government has identified over 9,400 enemy properties and these would go under the hammer for an estimated cost of over Rs 1 lakh crore.
All eyes are on the Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018. There are predictions already being made as to who would take the coveted states and many political parties are already conducting back-channel talks to take the seat of power at the Vidhan Soudha in case of a hung assembly.
The BJP likened Karnataka Chief Minister, Siddaramaiah to Hafiz Saeed, the chief of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba.
There was a bit of a dilemma for the security staff at a luxury hotel in London. The CCTV camera had picked up footage of guests stealing silverware from a table.
January 16 is the deadline set by BJP national president Amit Shah to file chargesheets against the ruling Congress in Karnataka. Addressing party workers at a resort in the outskirts of Bengaluru, Shah said that the chargesheet on the wrongdoings by the Congress will have to be ready by January 16 and it has to be made public all through the campaign.
It seemed quite strange that the Maoists decided to criticise Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. Terming that the state of Kerala is in a state of ‘undeclared emergency,” the Maoists said that. Vijayan is ‘enemy number one.’
In the days to come, Karnataka will witness more of Yogi Adityanath, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. The crowds that he managed to draw and the traction that his rallies have got has prompted the BJP to field Yogi more frequently ahead of the Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018.
Religious conversions would be a top subject during an Intelligence Bureau meeting to be held this month at Madhya Pradesh. The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi would be addressing that meeting.