Sanjay Raut says ‘Modi storm has uprooted Rahul Gandhi’

Expressing hope after the resignation of Rahul Gandhi as Congress president, the Shiv Sena’s Sanjay Raut said this decision “will pave the way for restructuring of the main opposition party and herald a new era in the 133-year-old organization.” Read More
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Priyanka lauds Rahul’s decision to quit, says ‘few have your courage’

After Rahul Gandhi quit as party chief, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi praised her brother’s “courageous decision” to take responsibility for the party’s disastrous performance in the 2019 Lok Sabha election and to step down as Congress president. Read More
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TMC’s Mahua Moitra points out ‘7 early signs of fascism’ in LS speech

TMC MP Mahua Moitra, in her maiden speech in the Lok Sabha, attacked the Modi government by accusing it of ushering in fascism in the country. To back her claim, she read out seven signs of fascism, which she took from the US Holocaust Memorial Museum. Read More
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CPM leader on rape-accused son: ‘None will protect him’

The leader of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) in Kerala, Kodiyeri Balakrishnan said nobody from his party will shield Binoy Kodiyeri, his elder son, who has been accused of rape. Read More
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CJI to PM: Hike SC bench strength, retirement age of HC judges

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has written two letters to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting the latter to give top priority for two constitutional amendments in order to tackle the backlog of 43 lakh cases pending in the Supreme Court and the high courts. Read More
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BJP MPs chant ‘Jai Shri Ram!’ during Owaisi’s swearing in

As AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi took oath in Lok Sabha, he faced loud chants of “Bharat Mata Ki Jai!” and “Vande Mataram!” from BJP MPs. However, he smiled and gestured for louder chants as he walked up to the chair for his swearing in as a member of the 17th Lok Sabha. Read More
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Mamata says ‘TMC leaders who joined BJP are greedy, corrupt’

West Bengal chief minister and TMC leader Mamata Banerjee slammed all the senior members and office bearers of her party who recently joined BJP after the recently concluded Lok Sabha election and called them “greedy and corrupt”. Read More
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Gogoi: Congress must follow the ‘RSS model’ of mass contact

Former Assam chief minister and senior Congress leader Tarun Gogoi, on Monday, said his party must follow the path of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh to reach out to the masses. Read More
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RJD takes jibe at Amit Shah’s tweet, says ‘strike on encephalitis, please’

Lalu Prasad’s Rashtriya Janata Dal took a swipe at Union home minister Amit Shah over his “strike” tweet on India’s win on Pakistan at the ICC World Cup and urged him to carry out a “strike” against the raging encephalitis epidemic in Bihar. Read More
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Modi to opposition: ‘Don’t bother about numbers, speak in House’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while emphasizing the role of opposition in a democracy, said an active opposition is important in a parliamentary democracy and they need not bother about their numbers but speak actively and participate in House proceedings. Read More
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Veerappa Moily: ‘Congress needs to be restructured at every level’

Senior Congress leader and former Union minister M Veerappa Moily said the Congress needs to effect major changes after the poor performances in the recently concluded Lok Sabha election. He said the party needs a “major surgery” now. Read More
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Mohan Bhagwat calls for use of ‘dandshakti’ in West Bengal

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh leader Mohan Bhagwat, while addressing participants of an annual training camp of swayamsevaks in Nagpur, said called for using the power of law to quell violence in West Bengal. Read More
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In Ayodhya, Uddhav says ‘Modi has the courage to build Ram temple’

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray visited Ram Lalla temple in Ayodhya, along with his party MPs and said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has the courage to bring an ordinance to build the Ram temple at the disputed site. Read More
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‘Another strike, same result’: Shah after India’s win against Pakistan

After India’s 89-run victory over Pakistan in the ICC World Cup match at Manchester, home minister Amit Shah tweeted congratulating the Indian cricket team with the word “strike”, evoking memories of the Indian military strikes on Pakistan-based terror camps. Read More
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‘You are our mother’: Aparna to Mamata as doctors’ strike worsens

Amid doctors protest in West Bengal, award-winning filmmaker and actor Aparna Sen requested CM Mamata Banerjee to talk to junior doctors in the state who have struck work to protest an attack on junior doctors by relatives of a patient at the government-run hospital in Kolkata. Read More
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Sisodiya ‘pained’ by Sreedharan’s views on free Metro for women

Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodiya wrote to E Sreedharan to tell him that he is “surprised and pained” by latter’s letter to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in which he asked the PM to block Delhi government’s proposal to provide free rides to women on Delhi Metro. Read More
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Mamata: ‘Those living in Bengal will have to learn to speak Bengali’

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee said those living in the state will have to learn to speak Bengali, and that non-Bengalis will have to face consequences if they continue to target Bengali-speaking people. Read More
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Jyotiraditya Scindia: ‘Focusing on strengthening Congress in UP’

The Congress general secretary in charge of western Uttar Pradesh, Jyotiraditya Scindia, said that senior party leaders are focusing on strengthening the grand old party after the humiliating defeat in Lok Sabha election in the state. Read More
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Sreedharan to PM: Block Kejriwal’s proposal of free Metro for women

E Sreedharan, who is also known as the “Metro Man” of India for his planning and execution of the Delhi Metro network, has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi not to allow Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal’s proposal to give free Delhi Metro passes for women. Read More
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Priyanka: ‘I’ll find out who worked for the party in this election’

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra slammed Congress workers and said since she had been “asked to speak”, she would not mince words about party men not doing enough to ensure victory. Read More
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