Tag Archives: BJP

Didi fires ‘gau-rakshas’ salvo at BJP

KOLKATA: Trinamool chief Mamata Banerjee on Friday hit out Left, Right and Centre in front of a sea of supporters gathered in the heart of the city to observe Martyrs’ Day. She said gau rakshaks had turned into “gau rakshasas”, urged supporters ...

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Karnataka govt celebrates Dr Ambedkar: Quest for equity or appeasement?

‘Reclaiming social justice’ screams the tagline of ‘Quest for equity’, an international conference organised by Karnataka government to celebrate the 126th birth anniversary of Dr B R Ambedkar. While the three-day event is purportedly aimed to ‘Revisit Ambedkar’, the timing, ...

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Shankarsinh Vaghela quits Congress, says ‘I am a free bird now’

NEW DELHI: Former Gujarat chief minister Shankarsinh Vaghela formally announced on Friday that he has quit the Congress, alleging that he was not being allowed to put up a fight against the BJP. “I have resigned as Leader of Opposition. I will resign as Congress MLA after the ...

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Killing in the name of cow is killing humanity: Congress corners BJP in RS

When you kill in the name of cow, you kill the cow, you kill ahimsa & you kill humanity: Kapil Sibal Sparks flew in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday during the discussion on cow vigilantism and atrocities on Dalits, with the opposition trying to ...

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Venkaiah Naidu vs Gopalkrishna Gandhi: 6 vice-presidents who went on to become presidents

Ahead of the vice-presidential election, a look at six people who were first elected as vice-president and later became the country’s president. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chose Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu as its candidate for the vice-presidential election on Monday. ...

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