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BJP used Cambridge Analytica's services during Bihar, Guj polls: Congress

BJP used Cambridge Analytica's services during Bihar, Guj poll...

Hitting out at Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad for linking data mining firm Cambridge Analytica with the Congress, the party today said it was the Bharatiya Janata Party which hired the services of the controversial firm during Bihar and Gujarat elections.Congress communications incharge Randeep Surjewala asserted that the services of the London-based company have never been hired by his party or its chief Rahul Gandhi.He was reacting to Prasad's charge that the Congress planned to use the ..., 2 days ago

Death of Indians in Iraq: Amarinder shattered, Tharoor slams government

IMAGE: On Feb 7, 2016, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had met with the family members of Indians stuck in Iraq, at Jawahar Lal Bhavan in New Delhi. On Tuesday, she gave the heartbreaking news that the Indians missing in Iraq had been killed. Photograph: Vijay Verma/PTI Photo Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said he was “shattered at the heart-wrenching news” that 39 Indians, kidnapped by Islamic State, had been killed in Iraq. His ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago

Why PNB scam didn't dent BJP's Northeast show

It appears that the BJP government has succeeded in managing the communication of the PNB scam in a manner that its adverse impact on its electoral fortunes is largely contained, says A K Bhattacharya. Photograph: Jayanta Dey/Reuters On February 14, the Nirav Modi scam hit the nation. India's second largest state-controlled lender, Punjab National Bank, informed the Bombay Stock Exchange that it had detected some ‘fraudulent and unauthorised transactions’ pertaining to the ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

PM Modi to inaugurate new BJP HQ tomorrow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the new BJP headquarters, a multi-storeyed modern construction fitted with latest communication technologies, tomorrow in the presence of top party leaders, including its president Amit Shah.The new party office is located at Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg and will make the BJP the first major national party to shift its office outside Lutyens' Bungalow Zone, following a Supreme Court directive that party offices should be relocated from there.The BJP's ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago BJP govt implementing social justice: Modi on budget  Rediff.com1 month ago Inside BJP's 1.70 lakh sq ft newly-inaugurated head office  Rediff.com1 month ago

CBI arrests Karti Chidambaram

The former finance minister's only child was arrested at Chennai airport. IMAGE:  Karti Chidambaram, son of former union minister P Chidambaram, being escorted by police personnel along with CBI officials to the Patiala House Court in New Delhi. Photograph: Arun Sharma/PTI Photo Karti Chidambaram, arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation in connection with the probe into the INX Media case, was on Wednesday sent for one-day custodial interrogation by a Delhi court.
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Kasganj: 'I'm fine', says man rumoured to be dead

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday broke his silence on Kasganj violence promising action against those involved even as politics brewed over the clashes with Union minister Giriraj Singh claiming that media would have chosen a 'different' line if the killed youth was from the minority community. Meanwhile, a middle-aged person, Rahul Upadhyay, on Tuesday scotched rumours being spread on the social media that he was killed in clashes. "One of my ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Race to take credit for electric vehicles gathers speed

Ministries such as road transport and heavy industries are learnt to have objected to NITI Aayog’s attempts to become an implementing body for the EV programme. India’s drive towards becoming an electric vehicle (EV) market is proceeding shoulder to shoulder with another race.   Government departments and ministries are in a race to own EVs and promote the cause of electric mobility in the world’s largest two-wheeler and fifth-biggest car market. The NITI Aayog, the ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Riot cases will be withdrawn 'if politically motivated': UP govt

The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh may withdraw riot cases if they are "politically motivated", the state's Law Minister Brijesh Pathak said on Thursday. Pathak was replying to a specific question by a media-person on cases related to Muzaffarnagar and other riots in the state.   "Riot cases are also registered under the IPC. If these are politically motivated, we will surely consider their withdrawal," the minister said. He, however, made it clear that only those cases were ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago

Why the bypoll verdict can spell trouble for the Congress

The results of the bypolls in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar do not bode well for the Congress as the strengthening of regional outfits may weaken the grand old party’s chances of leading a joint opposition front for the 2019 general elections. Political observers feel that unless the Congress reclaims some states from the Bharatiya Janata Party and retains Karnataka in the assembly elections slated to be held later this year, its chances of leading such an alliance may weaken further. The ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

8 journalists who became politicians

The Congress on Sunday nominated senior journalist Kumar Ketkar as its candidate for the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections. Here's a list of eight prominent journalists who also became successful politicians. M J Akbar Photograph: Kind courtesy @mjakbar/Twitter Currently the Minister of State for External Affairs in the Narendra Modi government, Akbar is a veteran journalist who has been the editor of several top Indian English newspapers. During his illustrious career in journalism, Akbar ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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