Chidambaram criticizes Center on state of Indian economy amid FPI outflows

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Friday criticized the government over the state of the Indian economy, asking if it was in the “pink of health” after high fiscal deficit, inflation, and the depreciating value of the Rupee. He also questioned the government for “backsliding on the fiscal deficit target for the current year. “Within … Read more

modi: After ‘destroying’ economy, Modi govt ‘playing’ with national security: Asaduddin Owaisi

The Narendra Modi government at the Center is “playing” national security after “destroying” the country’s economy, which led to largescale unemployment, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi alleged on Sunday. Addressing a rally in support of Independent candidate Dev Kumar Dhan for the Mandar by-election in Jharkhand, Owaisi said the day Congress is “finished”, Modi would lose … Read more

Why Despite Weak Economy Rate Of Modi Govt, Opposition Loses Political Matches

Since BJP’s landslide win in 2014, the opposition has taken up several economic issues to challenge the former’s increasing political clout in the country. First it was demonetization, then enactment of farm laws, the opposition has fancied dethroning the BJP government at the Center and various states using economic issues. However, unlike in the past, … Read more

How Mamata Banerjee’s Bid To Upstage Congress And Grab Leadership Role Has Vitiated Opposition Attempt To Forge Consensus Over Presidential Candidate

Trinamool Congress chairperson Mamata Banerjee has thrown a spanner in the Congress-led effort to evolve an Opposition consensus on a Presidential candidate and has vitiated the whole exercise by launching a parallel move. Banerjee wrote to 22 Opposition leaders, including Sonia Gandhi and chief ministers of eight non-BJP ruled states, inviting them to a meeting … Read more

Ruling party leader lauds successes of government – The First News

Radek Pietruszka / PAP Jarosław Kaczyński, the leader of the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) has praised the achievements of the government at the party’s Saturday congress in Marki, a suburb of Warsaw. “Today, the state budget revenues are PLN 205.7 billion (44.8 billion – PAP) higher than in 2015 (when PiS took over power … Read more

Will work as a small soldier under the leadership of PM Modi: Hardik Patel

Gujarat Patidar leader Hardik Patel, who recently quit Congress, is all set to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday and said he will work as a “small soldier” to serve the nation under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “With the feelings of national interest, state interest, public interest and social interest, … Read more

Indian-American Raja Krishnamoorthi given Distinguished Leadership Award

Indian-origin US Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi has been honored with the Distinguished Leadership Award in recognition of his outstanding career and dedication to public service. Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White presented the award to the 48-year-old Democratic leader who has been serving as the U.S. representative for Illinois’s 8th congressional district since 2017. In honor … Read more

Indian-origin US Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi honored with Distinguished Leadership Award

Photo: Twitter Washington DC: Indian-origin US Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi has been honored with the Distinguished Leadership Award in recognition of his outstanding career and dedication to public service. Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White presented the award to the 48-year-old Democratic leader who has been serving as the U.S. representative for Illinois’s 8th congressional district … Read more

Column | Ambika Soni’s prominence grows as churn in Congress leadership looms | National Scrutiny

Congress leaders expect a churn in the party leadership when the Udaipur resolutions on preference to youth, and five-year tenure for party posts, are enforced. However, the Gandhi family members get an exemption from the “one family, one post” which says a second member of a family must have worked at the party for at … Read more

khan: I’m poor man without base, have no reason to be upset with party leadership: SP’s Azam Khan | India News

RAMPUR: As his absence from the SP MLA’s meeting fueled speculation about his resentment against the party leadership, senior leader Azam Khan on Sunday said he is a “poor person” without any base and does not have any reason to be upset. Khan, who held immense sway at the party during the SP rule, was … Read more