Modi taunts Pak’s nuclear threat, says ‘our nukes aren’t for Diwali’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Sunday, asserted that India has ceased getting scared of Pakistan’s threats, and said if Pakistan insists so much that they have a nuclear button, then India is not saving its own for Diwali. Read More
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Pragya Thakur: ‘I demolished Babri Masjid, feel extremely proud’

After her remark on 26/11 martyr Hemant Karkare, Bharatiya Janata Party’s candidate from Bhopal Lok Sabha seat Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, in an interview with TV9, said she was among the people who demolished the Babri Masjid and she was “proud” of it. Read More
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Smriti Irani to Amethi voters: ‘Bid farewell to missing MP’

Union textile minister Smriti Irani, who is the BJP candidate against Congress president Rahul Gandhi at his home turf in Amethi appealed to the voters in the constituency to give farewell to their neither-seen-nor-heard “missing MP”. Read More
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BJP’s Dattatreya says ‘Hyderabad safe haven for terrorists’

BJP lawmaker Bandaru Dattatreya attacked the Telagana chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao over his bond with the Asaduddin Owaisi-led AIMIM. He alleged that Hyderabad is a safe haven for Islamic terrorist activities and that the police are not taking stern action. Read More
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Amit Shah says charges against Pragya Thakur are ‘fake’

The BJP president, Amit Shah, said a “fake case was filed in the name of Hindu terror with the intention to show the country’s culture in bad light”. Read More
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‘Need Ali, Bajrang Bali not Anarkali’: Azam Khan’s son mocks Jaya Prada

Following his father’s footsteps, Abdullah Azam Khan, son of Samajwadi Party’s Rampur candidate Mohammed Azam Khan, mocked the Bharatiya Janata Party candidate and actress Jaya Prada’s Bollywood past and called her “Anarkali”. Read More
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Rahul: ‘Will do surgical strike on poverty, fill vacant govt jobs’

Congress president Rahul Gandhi, at a rally in Gujarat, said that if the party is voted to power, the Congress government would do a “surgical strike on garibi (poverty)” and fill the existing government job vacancies. Read More
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Modi: ‘Speed-breaker didi has lost sleep after 2 phases of poll’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a swipe at the West Bengal chief minister, Mamata Banerjee, at an election rally in South Dinajpur by saying that “speed breaker didi has lost her sleep” after the first two phases of the Lok Sabha election in West Bengal. Read More
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Mamata rebukes Modi’s ‘chaiwala’ to ‘chowkidar’ switch

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee launched a scathing attack at Prime Minister Narendra Modi by saying Modi switched from his 2014 “chaiwala” moniker to “chowkidar” because the “same tea heated twice becomes poisonous”. Read More
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Kumaraswamy says ‘Deve Gowda was better PM than Modi’

Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy, on Friday, while comparing Janata Dal (Secular) chief and his father HD Deve Gowda’s tenure as prime minister with Narendra Modi’s, indicated that Deve Gowda can be be a good adviser to whoever becomes the PM Read More
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Lalit Modi threatens to sue Rahul Gandhi for his remarks

Former IPL chief and wanted-in-India fugitive Lalit Modi has said he will file case against Rahul Gandhi for his “all thieves have Modi in their surnames” remark at an election rally. Read More
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Javadekar: ‘Congress has become fringe, has no chance in future’

After opposition’s charge that democracy was under threat in the Bharatiya Janata Party rule, Union minister Prakash Javadekar said the Congress was making such remarks as it has no chance in future elections. Read More
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Kejriwal targets Pragya Thakur over her comments on Karkare

Delhi chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party president Arvind Kejriwal, while taking a swipe at BJP’s Bhopal Lok Sabha candidate Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur for her “disgraceful” comments on 26/11 martyr Hemant Karkare, said it showed the BJP’s “true colours”. Read More
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Rahul Gandhi says ‘SP, BSP and BJP have destroyed UP’

Rahul Gandhi said the BSP, SP and BJP have caused much harm to Uttar Pradesh, which once used to show way to other provinces. He said, “These three parties have destroyed the state.” Read More
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Pragya Thakur says ‘Hemant Karkare died because I cursed him’

Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blasts case and the Bharatiya Janata Party Lok Sabha candidate from Bhopal constituency, claimed that former Mumbai anti-terrorist squad chief Hemant Karkare lost his life because she had cursed him. Read More
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Sushma: ‘No Pakistani soldier or civilian died’ in Balakot air strike

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj said no Pakistani soldier or civilian died in the air strike carried out by the Indian Air Force on a terror camp at Balakot in Pakistan, in February. Read More
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AAP says ‘is chowkidar trying to hide something?’

After the Election Commission suspended an IAS officer posted as general observer, for allegedly checking Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s helicopter in Odisha’s Sambalpur, the Aam Aadmi Party launched a scathing attack on Modi and asked if he was trying to “hide something”. Read More
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Sushil Modi claims Lalu asked for Jaitley’s help to ‘manage’ CBI

Senior BJP leader and Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi claimed that RJD chief Lalu Prasad had sought help from Arun Jaitley in 2017 to manage the CBI in his favour in the fodder-scam case and assured that he would topple the Nitish Kumar government in return. Read More
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Modi says ‘Statue of Unity was not built to spite Nehru’

Prime Minister Narendra Mod said the imposing statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s in Gujarat has not been built to “belittle” former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru. He said, “Patel’s stature is so tall that you don’t have to try too hard to make others look small.” Read More
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Rahul: ‘PM is missing the link between national and livelihood security’

Congress president Rahul Gandhi, in an interview with Hindu, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi is missing out a link between “national and livelihood security and the aspirations of youngsters and farmers”. Read More
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