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Panneerselvam resigns as Tamil Nadu CM citing personal reasons


Chennai: Tamilnadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam yesterday tendered his resignation from the post citing ‘personal reasons’ and setting the stage for takeover of V K Sasikala, who was elected as Legislature Party leader in the day. “Due to my personal reasons, I am tendering my resignation from the post of Chief Minister of Tamilnadu. Kindly accept my resignation and relieve ... Read More »

Arvind Kejriwal’s Rise And Early Missteps In National Politics


At first glance, Arvind Kejriwal cuts an unlikely figure as a rabble-rouser. As the journalist Sheela Bhatt once noted, the middle-aged, bespectacled Kejriwal “comes across as a simple, but stubborn man, with no material taste. He wears trousers that seem a size too big, his shirts are what government clerks in small towns wear.” The only thing remarkable about his ... Read More »

Union Budget 2017 At 11 am, Tweets Finance Minister Arun Jaitley


New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has confirmed in a tweet that he will present the Union Budget at 11 this morning, ending speculation on since Wednesday morning on whether it would be postponed for a day after Lok Sabha member and former union minister E Ahamed died last night. Parliament is usually adjourned for a day after a sitting ... Read More »

Punjab Border State, ‘Outsiders’ In Power May Lead To Crisis, Says PM Narendra Modi


KOTKAPURA, FARIDKOT: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today tagged Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party “an outsider” in Punjab and told voters that unless the Akali-BJP combine comes to power again, Punjab as well as the entire nation could face a “crisis”. Addressing an election rally in the heartland Malwa — where Mr Kejriwal has recently campaigned — PM Modi said AAP ... Read More »

Rahul Gandhi And I Are Like Two Wheels Of A Cycle, Says Akhilesh Yadav


LUCKNOW:  Dressed in identical white kurta and black jacket, Akhilesh Yadav and Rahul Gandhi walked shoulder to shoulder for their first joint media conference today. The two leaders will attend a mega ‘Rath Yatra’, which will flag off their joint campaign in Lucknow. The three-hour road show will begin from the city’s GPO Park, near the Mahatma Gandhi statue, and ... Read More »

Republic Day: Warnings Of Aerial Attacks Using Chartered Flights


NEW DELHI: Ahead of Republic Day celebrations on Thursday, Delhi has been brought under ground-to-air security cover following intelligence warnings of a terror attack through air. There have been inputs recently that terror groups like the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba may be planning to charter helicopters to launch an attack on important personalities during the parade. Intelligence agencies have also cautioned that ... Read More »

With Tweet, Congress Finally Admits Priyanka Gandhi Is In Charge


NEW DELHI: So the Congress is finally acknowledging that Priyanka Gandhi is very much in politics and calling the shots that matter such as being the chief negotiator in the critical alliance with Akhilesh Yadav’s Samajwadi Party. Ahmed Patel, Congress leader and Political Secretary to Congress President Sonia Gandhi is a taciturn politician who is known to speak rarely; he ... Read More »

Hirakhand Accident: 32 Killed, Over 54 Injured After Train Derails In Vizayanagaram


BHUBANESWAR: At least 27 people were killed and over 50 injured after Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express derailed in Andhra Pradesh’s Vizianagaram district, officials said today. The incident took place around 11.30 pm when the train was going from Jagdalpur (Chhattisgarh) to Odisha capital Bhubaneswar. Rescue and relief operations were underway, an official said. A team of doctors was also sent to attend ... Read More »