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Kejriwal, Shatrughan share stage in Chandigarh for AAP candidate

CHANDIGARH: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday asked people to defeat the BJP and Congress in the coming Lok Sabha election so that the country moves ahead on the development front. “In the last 70 years, these two parties (Congress and BJP) have ruled this country and have […]

SC to hear on Feb 26 pleas seeking review of Rafale verdict

The Supreme Court will hear on February 26 the two petitions seeking review of its December 14 verdict that had dismissed pleas challenging the deal between India and France for procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets. The review petition has been filed by former Union ministers Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie as also activist lawyer […]

How Corporate rivalry is impacting national interest (Rafale investigation Part I)

A recent European Union intelligence sharing exercise with India has revealed that Lockheed Martin, the US-headquartered company which manufactures the F-16 fighter jets, has been up to mischief mongering on the Rafale issue. The Rafale jets, which India wants, is manufactured by the French aerospace company Dassault Aviation, a rival of Lockheed Martin. That Lockheed […]

AAP rally highlights: Rahul, Mamata, Kejriwal, Naidu unite to oust Modi

Top Opposition leaders called for the ouster of PM Modi as they rallied in the capital in a show of strength but some of them admitted to differences within their ranks ahead of the Lok Sabha polls Congress Leader Anand Sharma with Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha, Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu, […]

Citizenship Bill will not be passed: Yashwant Sinha

Former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha on Sunday said the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 will not be passed in the Rajya Sabha even as he insisted that the Modi government is not going to come to power for a second time. The veteran politician, who quit the BJP last year, said this here while delivering a talk organised by a citizens’ forum. “Before […]

Fear prevails in country over misuse of probe agencies: Yashwant Sinha

Senior BJP leader and former Union Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha on Wednesday said the an atmosphere of fear prevails in the country due to misuse of probe agencies. Without naming the central government, Sinha, who has since formed a Rashtra Manch, told the media the official agencies are being used against people having a different […]