Many R-Day firsts in 2021

Covid-19, protest by farmers over the contentious farm legislation has forced the government tone down the celebrations, reports Manoj Menon As the cliché goes every year, India’s Republic Day is one of many firsts. But never has the government face such challenges to celebrate the Republic. The pandemic, protest by farmers over the contentious farm

Modi, Shah to Kick Off Assam Poll Campaign

As the ruling BJP kicks off its Assembly poll campaign in Assam, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and other central leaders would hold a series of election rallies in the northeastern state next week, BJP leader and Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Tuesday. BJP National President J.P. Nadda, who left

Nadda, Rahul due in TN as campaigning gains momentum

BJP President and Rajya Sabha member J.P. Nadda and Congress leader and Lok Sabha member Rahul Gandhi will be in Tamil Nadu on January 14 and celebrate the harvest festival Pongal. Nadda will participate in the ‘Namma Ooru Pongal Vizha’ (our city Pongal festival) organised by the Tamil Nadu BJP unit near here. Nadda will

Captain slams AAP for making ‘hollow’ claims

“Your intent is clear. You are only trying to weaken the farmers’ agitation and playing your sneaky games at BJP’s behest,” said the Chief Minister…reports Asian Lite News Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday accused the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) of once again backstabbing and defrauding the agitating Punjab farmers by making hollow claims

PM panel to oversee Bose’s birth anniversary celebrations

A notification to this effect was issued on Friday by the Ministry of Culture in which 85 members, including the Prime Minister, have been named….reports Asian Lite News A high-level committee, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has been constituted to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in a befitting manner.

Rajini Ready For Political Plunge

Actor Rajinikanth said that time has come to change the fate of Tamil Nadu, while political and government change in the state is important and compulsion of time…reports India Daily Newsdesk Actor Rajinikanth on Thursday said he would float his political party in January and an announcement in that regard will be made on December

Kashmiris Throng To Vote in Local Polls

Thousands of voters in Jammu and Kashmir vote for the maiden District Development Council (DDC) polls, and the Panchayat by-elections. According to officials, 296 candidates are contesting the first phase of the DDC polls— 172 from Kashmir and 124 from Jammu. A total of 1475 candidates are in the fray for the first phase that

Imran Asks PDM To Call Off Rallies

In the wake of an ongoing second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in Pakistan, Prime Minister Imran Khan has reiterated that his government will not permit the PDM opposition alliance to hold anymore public rallies. “The coronavirus is spreading dangerously, therefore the opposition should postpone PDM public meetings,” Dawn news quoted Khan as saying while