This election is about who will be Prime Minister of India: Rajeev Chandrasekhar

rajeev-chandrashekharBengaluru, Apr 16: The election heat is at its peak and on May 23 the fate of several political parties will be decided.

While the BJP is fighting the election on the development and corruption free government plank, the Congress has spoken about NYAY and also the Rafale Deal. NYAY is not a game changer says BJP Rajya Sabha Member, Rajeev Chandrasekhar.

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Beginning of the end: How an iron fist policy put Yasin Malik on the mat

yasin-malikNew Delhi, Apr 13: It comes as both a surprise and shock, when former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti condemned the arrest of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief, Yasin Malik. Incidentally he is the same man who has been accused of abducting her sister.

Malik was arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in connection with a terror funding case. Malik has without a doubt been one of the most dreaded persons in the Valley and his crimes range from killing of Indian Air Force (IAF) officials, the genocide of Kashmiri pandits, just to name a few.

With caste playing a key factor, keen contest on in Karnataka

karnataka-votingBengaluru, Apr 13: Speak elections in Karnataka and the conversation is incomplete until the caste factor is discussed. Caste plays a major factor in the Karnataka elections and the support of the Lingayats, Vokkaligas, OBCs, SC and STs becomes extremely crucial.

423 crorepatis, 10 with rape charges will contest 2nd phase of Lok Sabha elections 2019

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New Delhi, Apr 14: There are 251 candidates with pending criminal cases who will be fighting the 2nd phase of the Lok Sabha elections 2019.

A report prepared by the Association for Democratic Reforms states that 251(16%) out of 1590 candidates have declared criminal cases against themselves.

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NIA makes major headway in CRPF camp attack case

img_0110-1New Delhi, Apr 15: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested one person in connection with a case relating to the attack on the CRPF camp at Lethpora in Jammu and Kashmir.

It may be recalled that the NIA had recently arrested Nisar Ahmad Tantray and Syed Hilal Andrabi in connection with the same case. NIA officials said that the arrested person, Irshad Ahmad Reshi is an active over ground worker of the Jaish-e-Mohammad. He was a close associate of Noor Mohammad Tantray, the NIA also said.

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Nothing wrong in media reporting AgustaWestland chargesheet: ED

agustaNew Delhi, Apr 13: The Enforcement Directorate has told a Delhi court that there was nothing wrong in the media publishing the supplementary chargesheet it had filed in connection with the AgustaWestland case.

The chargesheet is a public document and there was no harm in the media publishing it, the ED said in response to an application filed by the counsel of James Christian Michel, an alleged middleman in the case. Michel’s counsel had alleged that the chargesheet had been deliberately leaked to the media.

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As battle shifts down South, a lot at stake for all parties

electionsNew Delhi, Apr 15: Phase two of the Lok Sabha elections 2019 promises to be an interesting one. One would get to witness several interesting battles that include the ones to be fought in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Karnataka.

Polling will be held on 97 seats and all eyes would be on the seats in Uttar Pradesh, where the BSP and SP together are taking on the BJP.

Rahul’s comments on Rafale not part of our observations: SC

rahulgandhi22New Delhi, Apr 15: The Supreme Court has issued notices to Congress president, Rahul Gandhi for his statements on the Rafale deal.

The court is hearing a contempt plea against Rahul. The court has asked him to explain his comments.

Polling percentage in 1st phase of LS polls better than 2014

New Delhi, Apr 13: The voter turn out in the first phase of the Lok Sabha elections 2019 was recorded at 69.43 per cent, the Election Commission said.

A total of 91 Lok Sabha constituencies spread across 18 states and two Union territories had gone for polls in the first phase.

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SC fines Mamata govt for shadow ban on political satire, says can’t silence speech for fear of mob

New Delhi, Apr 11: The Supreme Court today fined the West Bengal government of Rs 20 lakh for a shadow ban on political satire ‘Bhobishyoter Bhoot.’ The court said that free speech cannot be silenced for the fear of the mob.

Don’t want a film, don’t turn the pages of a book, dont hear what’s not music to the ears, but you cannot curb freedom of others, the court said.

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