POLITICS

Congress Chintan Shivir: Sonia Gandhi calls for reform in Party

ANDALIB AKHTER The Congress’ brainstorming session termed as ‘Chintan Shivir’, began in Udaipur, Rajasthan on Friday with focus on the time-bound restructuring of the party, finding ways to combat the politics of polarisation and getting ready for upcoming electoral challenges. Addressing the conclave Congress President Sonia Gandhi slammed the privatisation policy of the Narendra Modi-led … Continue reading Congress Chintan Shivir: Sonia Gandhi calls for reform in Party

Ruling coalition and opposition head for confrontation over Presidential poll

By Kushal Jeena The ruling National Democratic Alliance, NDA seems heading for a bitter political confrontation over the upcoming election to elect India’s 17th President as the opposition is contemplating to put up a joint candidate to defeat the government’s nominee. The ruling dispensation does not enjoy full majority to get its candidate through. It … Continue reading Ruling coalition and opposition head for confrontation over Presidential poll

Poll schedule announced for 57 Rajya Sabha seats from 15 states

AMN The Election Commission today announced poll schedule for Biennial Elections for 57 Rajya Sabha seats from 15 states. These states include Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Telengana, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh. Notification for the election will be issued on 24th of May and the last date of … Continue reading Poll schedule announced for 57 Rajya Sabha seats from 15 states

Haryana: Political temperature high as HC allows to hold Panchayat elections

AMN NEWS Political temperature has gone up in Haryana with the state getting signal from the Punjab and Haryana High Court to hold the much-delayed panchayat polls. The court’s decision to vacate the stay on the conduct of polls comes at a time when all political parties have been warming up in anticipation of a … Continue reading Haryana: Political temperature high as HC allows to hold Panchayat elections

BJP criticises Rahul Gandhi for questioning govt on COVID death

AMN Bharatiya Janata Party Friday criticised Congress leader Rahul Gandhi who had questioned the government citing WHO data regarding death due to COVID in the country. Briefing media in New Delhi, Party Spokesman Dr Sambit Patra rejected the WHO data saying the methodology adopted by it to calculate the number of deaths is flawed. He … Continue reading BJP criticises Rahul Gandhi for questioning govt on COVID death

Hanuman Chalisa: BJP is using Raj Thackeray to create fissures among Hindus, says Sanjay Raut

By A Correspondent Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut has said that BJP is behind the loudspeaker row in Maharashtra. The ruling party leader went on to add that BJP is “using Raj Thackeray to create fissures among Hindus in the state”. Raut said Hindus won’t be able to hear Aartis because of BJP’s politics. The … Continue reading Hanuman Chalisa: BJP is using Raj Thackeray to create fissures among Hindus, says Sanjay Raut

BJP accuses Congress of threatening Yes Bank founder to buy painting from Priyanka Gandhi

AMN / NEW DELHI The BJP has accused Congress of threatening Yes Bank co founder Rana Kapoor to buy 2 crore rupees painting of M F Hussain from party General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra. Addressing media in New Delhi, BJP spokesperson Gaurav Bhatia said that Kapoor wanted not to give two crore rupees for the … Continue reading BJP accuses Congress of threatening Yes Bank founder to buy painting from Priyanka Gandhi

By-poll results: Setback for BJP

TMC wins Asansol Lok Sabha, Ballygunge Assembly seats; RJD wins Bochahan seat, Congress wins Kolhapur and Khairagarh seat AMN RJD candidate Amar Paswan defeated his nearest rival Baby Kumari of BJP by a margin of over 36,000 votes in Bochahan assembly by-poll in Bihar. By poll for this constituency was necessitated by the demise of … Continue reading By-poll results: Setback for BJP

13 Opposition parties question PM Modi’s ‘silence’ over recent communal violence

AMN / New Delhi As many as 13 Opposition political parties on Saturday expressed deep concern over the recent incidents of hate speech and communal violence in different parts of the country, and urged people to maintain peace and harmony. In a joint statement, the leaders, including Congress president Sonia Gandhi, NCP chief Sharad Pawar, … Continue reading 13 Opposition parties question PM Modi’s ‘silence’ over recent communal violence

Harish Rawat emerges as strongman in Uttarakhand Congress

By Kushal Jeena With the elevation of supporters of Harish Rawat to three key posts in Uttarakhand Congress and the state assembly, the former chief minister has once again emerged as the only strongman in the state party organization as the party high opted to put stamp on his recommendations However, this has also paved … Continue reading Harish Rawat emerges as strongman in Uttarakhand Congress

SPORTS

History Created: India beat Indonesia 3-0 to lift maiden Thomas Cup trophy

AMN Indian Men's Badminton team on Sunday scripted history by winning the Thomas Cup for the first time eve ...

Thomas Cup Badminton: India to face Indonesia in summit clash

India play first-ever final in 73-year-history BangkoKIn Badminton, rejuvenated Indian male shuttlers s ...

Thomas Cup: Srikanth wins second singles, India leads 2-1

In Thomas Cup Badminton Tournament in Bangkok, India's ace shuttler Kidambi Srikanth registered a thumping win ...

MARQUEE

National Museum to celebrate International Museum Day 2022 from 16th-20th May

By SUDHIR KUMAR National Museum New Delhi will celebrate International Museum Day 2022 for five day from to ...

Indian Railways introduces separate seats for newly-born children in trains

AMN Indian Railways has introduced separate seats for newly-born children in trains. The facility has been ...

Finland tops world’s happiest country for fifth straight year

A family tests the water at Pyynikki Beach, just a short walk from downtown Tampere. Photo: Laura Vanzo/Visit ...