Category: POLITICS

Yogi Adityanath government did nothing in 4 years to help homebuyers: Aam Aadmi Party

NOIDA: The BJP-led Uttar Pradesh government has done nothing in four years to help home buyers who are awaiting possession of their flats in Noida and Greater Noida, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) here alleged on Friday. On a day the Yogi Adityanath-led government marked four years of its completion in Uttar Pradesh, the AAP’s […]

Will march to Parliament with 40 lakh tractors if farm laws not repealed: Rakesh Tikait

SIKAR: Issuing a warning to the Central Government (Narendra Modi government), Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader, Rakesh Tikait on Tuesday said if the three laws are not repealed, the farmers will march to the Parliament on 40 lakh tractors. Speaking at a farmers’ rally in Sikar in Rajasthan, Tikait said, “Our next call will be […]

India should have four capitals on a rotation basis: Mamata Banerjee

KOLKATA: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said India should have four capitals on a rotation basis and sessions of Parliament should be held in different locations in the country. She also slammed the Narendra Modi government (Centre) for its decision to observe January 23 as ‘Parakram Diwas’ to commemorate the birth anniversary […]

Modi government-farmers talks hit roadblock; Unions threaten to intensify agitation

NEW DELHI: The Narendra Modi government’s negotiations with protesting farm unions hit a roadblock on Friday as the farmer leaders stuck to their demands for a complete repeal of three farm laws they find pro-corporate and a legal guarantee for MSP, even as the Centre asked them to reconsider its proposal for putting the Acts […]

Remarks by Rahul Gandhi in Press Conference

NEW DELHI: Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday hit out at the Narendra Modi government (Centre) over the farmers’ agitation, saying that the “image” of India built by the Congress is being “destroyed” by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Commenting on the farmers’ protests at several borders of the national capital for the last 54 days […]

Farmers prepared to protest till May 2024 against Narendra Modi’s new farm laws

NEW DELHI: Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait on Sunday said farmers are prepared to protest against the (Narendra Modi government )Centre’s new farm laws “till May 2024”, and termed the ongoing agitation by peasants at Delhi borders as an “ideological revolution”. Addressing a press conference in Nagpur, Tikait said they want a legal […]

Modi government-farmer talks to continue;Narendra Singh Tomar asks unions to be flexible

NEW DELHI: Three central ministers and farmers unions on Friday committed to continue holding direct talks to resolve the over-one-month-long deadlock over three agriculture laws, with Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar urging farmer leaders to be flexible in their approach as has been done by the Narendra Modi government. The ninth round of talks between […]

Rahul Gandhi seeks public support for campaign in favour of farmers

NEW DELHI: Asking people to join the farmers’ “satyagraha” against the Modi government, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday spoke out in support of the ongoing protests and against rising fuel prices in the country. The Congress is observing the day as Kisan Adhikar Divas and will take out protest marches in all state capitals. […]

Modi government should scrap new farm laws: Shiv Sena

NEW DELHI: The Shiv Sena on Thursday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to honour the sentiments of protesting farmers and scrap new controversial farm laws, and said he will “grow bigger” in stature by doing so. An editorial in the Shiv Sena mouthpiece ‘Saamana’ also accused the Centre of trying to end the farmers’ protest […]

United States House could vote this week to impeach Donald Trump

WASHINGTON: The Latest on President Donald Trump and impeachment (all times local): 10:10 a.m. House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn says the House could vote this week to impeach President Donald Trump but delay sending the legislation to the Senate until after many of incoming President Joe Biden’s Cabinet secretaries are confirmed for their posts. The […]

Modi government-farmers meeting ends; Next round of talks likely on January 15

NEW DELHI: The eighth round of talks between the Narendra Modi government and representatives of protesting unions ended without any outcome on Friday and the next meeting is likely to take place on January 15, sources said. Sticking to their key demand of the repeal of three farm laws to end their protest, farmer leaders […]

Modi government wants to privatise farm sector: Kamal Nath

BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh Congress president on Thursday alleged that the Centre wants to privatise the farm sector with its three new agri-marketing laws, which are being opposed by thousands of cultivators. Talking to reporters here while announcing the launch of his party’s protest against the government and an awakening drive for farmers which will continue […]

Donald Trump says his term is ending, transition will be orderly

By ZEKE MILLER and JILL COLVIN WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump said there would be an “orderly transition on January 20th” after Congress concluded the electoral vote count early Thursday certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s victory hours after he appeared to excuse the violent occupation of the U.S. Capitol by his supporters. Trump acknowledged defeat in the […]

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