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BJP makes BIG announcement, names Dharmendra Pradhan in-charge of UP assembly polls, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat to manage Punjab

New Delhi: Gearing up for the upcoming state assembly polls, the BJP on has announced its organisational spearheads for the crucial elections, naming four Union Ministers – Dharmendra Pradhan, Pralhad Joshi, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and Bhupender Yadav – in-charge of the contest in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab and Manipur respectively. Former Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has been given the ...

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Rajiv Gandhi birth anniversary: Rahul Gandhi, PM Modi and other leaders pay tribute to former Prime Minister | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday paid tribute to his father and former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 77th birth anniversary at Veer Bhumi in the national capital. “A secular India alone is an India that can survive. Remembering Shri Rajiv Gandhi ji on his birth anniversary,” Rahul Gandhi wrote in a Facebook post. Prime Minister Narendra ...

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Union minister Subhas Sarkar comments on Rabindranath Tagore’s ‘not-so-fair complexion’, kicks up a storm

Santiniketan/Kolkata: Union Minister Subhas Sarkar courted a controversy on Wednesday with his remarks that Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore’s mother did not cradle him in her arms when he was a child because of his “not so fair complexion”, provoking angry reactions from West Bengal’s ruling TMC, which said it was an “insult” to a state icon. The BJP, however, defended ...

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