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With Congress president saluting the IAF pilots, the dustup over the Rafale defence deal will now recede into the background. The Congress, Mamata Banerjee, Arvind Kejriwal and even the BJP’s perennial dissenters such as Yashwant Sinha participated in the “nationalist”celebration that followed the air strikes, reportedly smashing Jaish-e-Mohammed terror camps at Balakot in Pakistan early […]

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, […]

Naidu’s fast turned into a show of strength for opposition leaders

Yashwant Sinha said the TDP will play an important role in government formation at the Centre after the Lok Sabha polls. NEW DELHI: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu‘s fast to demand special status for the state, here on Monday, turned into a show of strength for the opposition parties, which attacked Prime Minister […]

Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu’s day-long dharna turns into stage for opposition unity

NEW DELHI: Andhra Pradesh chief minister Chandrababu Naidu’s daylong fast on Monday, demanding special status for the state, turned out to be the rallying point for opposition leaders seeking to put up a united front against the BJP-led NDA for the Lok Sabha polls. Shortly after Naidu sat on the day-long fast at Andhra Bhavan, […]

Maligned CBI playing with fire by attacking hawai chappal wali Mamata Didi: Shatrughan Sinha

Shatrughan Sinha said the CBI is a “maligned, disgraced and condemnable” institution whereas West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is a “tried and tested” mass leader. ebel Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Shatrughan Sinha has once again opened a front against his party and Prime Minister Narendra Modi by slamming the CBI action in West […]

‘Sirji, what’s happening?’ Shotgun Shatrughan Sinha takes a swing at PM Narendra Modi on Mamata Banerjee vs Centre

BJP’s rebel leader Shatrughan Sinha has already backed Mamata Banerjee in the past when he attended the mega opposition rally called by the Trinamool Congress leader in Kolkata last month and also endorsed her name for the post of the country’s Prime Minister. BJP’s rebel leader Shatrughan Sinha came out in support of Mamata Banerjee […]

“No Need To Ask Modi Versus Who”: Yashwant Sinha On Opposition Unity

He also said even if the concept of one common candidate against the Bharatiya Janata Party has not emerged so far “closer to elections” it may materialise NEW DELHI: Former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha has said opposition unity against the BJP in the coming Lok Sabha elections is a “work in progress” but underlined that […]

“BJP Planning A Coup?”: CBI vs Kolkata Police Showdown Triggers Outcry

Leading the opposition’s onslaught was Lalu Yadav’s son Tejashwi Yadav, who said the state government had to take the move due to the “political decisions” the CBI had been taking at the behest of the BJP. KOLKATA: A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team’s surprise visit to the Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar’s house triggered […]

Mamata Banerjee’s rally was aimed at saving democracy, says Shatrughan Sinha

The actor-turned-politician and Patna Sahib MP, who had rankled the party by his presence at the rally and speaking about “tanashahi” (dictatorship) prevailing under the leadership of Modi and Amit Shah as against “lokshahi” (democracy) that characterized the Atal-Advani era, sought to twist the knife with a couple of tweets. Firing a fresh salvo at […]

After BJP Loss, Yashwant Sinha’s Victory Mantra To Opposition For 2019

Yashwant Sinha said the Congress should refrain from declaring itself as leader of the opposition alliance. KOLKATA:  Former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha who is a bitter critic of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government’s policies at the centre has said that the party’s defeat in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh has dispelled the theory of “Modi magic”. Mr Sinha […]