This blog will keep you posted on developments around the cash crunch situation across India.
The senior BJP leader said media reports suggest that Rs 2,000 notes have not been supplied to currency chests, which in turn has increased pressure on Rs 500 and Rs 200 notes
Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha today said that there is enough cash available in the country and the hype around currency shortage has been created to mislead the nation.
The BJP today mounted an attack on the opposition Congress after the Supreme Court rejected pleas to probe the death of Judge B H Loya, alleging that the "invisible" hand behind the petitions was that of Rahul Gandhi who tried to use the judiciary for "character assassination" of Amit Shah.
The apex court has maintained that the Special CBI Judge died of natural causes.
The Indo-Israel relationship has reached new heights in the last few years and the reciprocal visit of prime ministers of both the countries has been a contributing factor, the country's envoy today said.
Singh believes that many people thought they could get away with impunity, only because Modi did not say anything on certain issues.
The minor girl's body was found with 86 marks of injuries. Post mortem reports confirmed repeated sexual assault, strangulation and smothering
The betting market in Karnataka’s capital Bengaluru is valued roughly at Rs 750 crore to Rs 800 crore. Once the nominations are filed, a candidate-wise betting will also take place
As per a leaked 49-page 'proposal' made in August 2017, which has now also found its way to the social media, Cambridge Analytics (CA) suggested using Facebook data for "influencing the voter intention".
UP BJP spokesperson Rakesh Tripathi today told PTI, "The Congress president cannot speak for 15 minutes without consulting a slip. In any public event or even in the Parliament, Rahul Gandhi has been unable to speak at length for 15 minutes... And, in this case, challenging Prime Minister Narendra Modi is laughable."
"The great Hindu culture taught the world about culture, peace and civilisation for lakhs of years, and the Congress party has committed a sin by linking it to saffron terror," he said in his address at a meeting of party "Shakti Kendra" here.
Amit Shah, who accused Siddaramaiah of "dividing the Hindus" on the Lingayat issue, today garlanded Lingayat icon Basava in Bangalore
On Sunday, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti accepted the resignations of Lal Singh and Chander Prakash Ganga, who had participated in a rally supporting the accused in the rape and murder case of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Kathua.
It has been observed that in Karnataka, 5% women contesting elections manage a win on an average, while in the past two elections, the numbers were even lower, at 3 per cent
As the NDA government nears its end, BJP veteran Yashwant Sinha presents a wrap of the fallacies under the four-year-rule of Narendra Modi, in his column titled ‘Dear friend, speak up’ in The Indian Express
With the BJP likely to fight a united opposition in big, politically crucial states such as Uttar Pradesh, many experts believe the party would find it difficult to repeat its 2014 performance when it had won 282 seats in the 543-member Lok Sabha.
"This govt which still has not been able to count the demonetised currency is asking us to trust its jumla that there is no cash crunch. After the demonetisation disaster where goalposts were repeatedly shifted and deadlines changed, no one trusts the Modi government anymore.
Shah is scheduled to attend the convention of the party's booth committees of 28 assembly seats in Bengaluru tomorrow, which will be followed by meetings with the party's office-bearers from these seats, the party said in a statement.
Narendra Modi, who is the first Indian Prime Minister in 30 years to have visited Sweden, announced that both countries have agreed on an innovation partnership and Joint Action Plan as part of bilateral relations
Though Shah will be in Rae Bareli, party workers from neighbouring areas, including Congress president Rahul Gandhi's constituency Amethi, will be attending the programmes, the leader said.
"As many as 13 candidates had filed their nomination papers for 13 seats. The nomination papers of all the candidates were found valid during scrutiny," returning officer Ashok Kumar Chaubey said.
Modi has his "magic" and the people of the country stand by him, Singh said, stressing that the BJP would do even better in the next general elections than it did in 2014 because of the NDA government's policies.
In a letter to Modi, DMK working president M K Stalin also sought an appointment with him, saying he and the leaders of other opposition parties wanted to apprise him of the Tamil Nadu natives' sentiments over the issue and seek his immediate intervention in it.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's commitment to inclusive growth had ensured welfare of the poor, the youth, farmers, minorities and women, a BJP statement quoted the minority affairs minister as saying.