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‘Stop politicising, punish rioters’: Arvind Kejriwal seeks ‘double punishment’ for AAP leaders if involved in Delhi violence

‘Anybody who incited violence, whether from the Aam Aadmi Party, Congress or the BJP, should be taken to task,’ Kejriwal said. The post ‘Stop politicising, punish rioters’: Arvind Kejriwal seeks ‘double punishment’ for AAP leaders if involved in Delhi violence appeared first on Firstpost.

Delhi violence: Sonia Gandhi-led Congress delegation urges Ram Nath Kovind to call for Amit Shah’s resignation over ‘abdication of duty’

A Congress delegation, including party chief Sonia Gandhi urged Ram Nath Kovind to call for Amit Shah’s resignation over his alleged ‘abdication of duty’ during the communal violence in Delhi. The post Delhi violence: Sonia Gandhi-led Congress delegation urges Ram Nath Kovind to call for Amit Shah’s resignation over ‘abdication of duty’ appeared first on […]

Congress questions Justice S Muralidhar’s transfer; Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad slams party, saying ‘well-settled process’ followed

The Congress on Thursday hit out at the government over the transfer of Delhi High Court Judge S Muralidhar, alleging that the Modi dispensation was waging a battle of revenge against the judiciary. The post Congress questions Justice S Muralidhar’s transfer; Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad slams party, saying ‘well-settled process’ followed appeared first on […]

CPM-Congress ties face litmus test in Rajya Sabha polls as alliance partners must decide on joint candidate for fifth seat from West Bengal

Congress and alliance partner CPI(M) face litmust test of their ties in the 26 March Rajya Sabha election as a joint candidate of either the CPM-Congress or the TMC-Congress will have to win the fifth seat from West Bengal The post CPM-Congress ties face litmus test in Rajya Sabha polls as alliance partners must decide […]

‘Shiv Sena wearing bangles’, Fadnavis slams ex-ally over its silence on Waris Pathan row; Aaditya Thackeray schools him on sexist jibe

A day after Devendra Fadnavis slammed Shiv Sena with “wearing bangles” jibe over Waris Pathan’s statement, Aaditya Thackeray has slammed the former Maharashtra chief minister for the sexist taunt. The post ‘Shiv Sena wearing bangles’, Fadnavis slams ex-ally over its silence on Waris Pathan row; Aaditya Thackeray schools him on sexist jibe appeared first on […]

Delhi violence: Communalism runs deep in Indian society and its police force, this is the feudalism that can undo the nation

No doubt the communal violence in Delhi will for the time being be quelled by the police, but it is bound to erupt again and again, and all over India, not just Delhi. The post Delhi violence: Communalism runs deep in Indian society and its police force, this is the feudalism that can undo the […]

Shiv Sena dubs Delhi violence as ‘horror film’ depicting 1984 anti-Sikh riots in mouthpiece Saamana, blames Centre for failure to maintain law and order

Observing that the violence in Delhi is akin to a ‘horror film’ depicting the grim reality of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, the Shiv Sena said on Wednesday. The editorial in party mouthpiece ‘Saamana’ lamented that Trump was welcomed in Delhi while there was a bloodbath on the streets. The post Shiv Sena dubs Delhi violence […]

With PDP and NC leaders in detention, the rise of non-BJP-averse leaders in Kashmir sets parties on new trajectories

As the Central government lends a helping hand to carve out new political formations in Jammu and Kashmir, older parties are withering away due to the inattention and perhaps aware of their dire situation, are also in a mood to renegotiate their party agendas The post With PDP and NC leaders in detention, the rise […]

Ahead of BS Yediyurappa’s 77th birthday, a look back at how Karnataka CM cemented his legacy in state and party

In his first stint as chief minister, he proved to be disaster because of his reckless behaviour. Now, Yediyurappa seems to have mastered the art of being vigilant and restrained The post Ahead of BS Yediyurappa’s 77th birthday, a look back at how Karnataka CM cemented his legacy in state and party appeared first on […]

Delhi communal violence: City’s past shows Hindu-Muslim enmity predates Hindutva, political parties and even Partition

This week, as Delhi struggles with the fallout from weekend violence which ended in a temple in the city’s Chawri Bazaar area being vandalised, the 1974 riots — one of the deadliest Hindu-Muslim clashes in post-Independence Delhi — are a useful prism to inspect what happened, and wh The post Delhi communal violence: City’s past […]