Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath offered prayers at the famous Hanuman Setu temple here on Tuesday, a day after the Election Commission barred him from electioneering for 72 hours for likening the ongoing Lok Sabha polls to a contest between ‘Ali’ and ‘Bajrang Bali.’ The Chief Minister spent about 25 minutes at the temple and was seen bowing before the deity and sitting with folded hands to recite “Hanuman Chalisa.” He refused to take questions from the mediapersons, following the poll panel’s gag order. Ali is a revered figure in Islam. Bajrang Bali is another name for Lord Hanuman.
Hitting back at the Congress, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru was the “original sinner” who favoured China over India for permanent membership into the United Nation Security Council. This comes within hours of Congress president Rahul Gandhi terming Prime Minister Narendra Modi as “weak” and “scared” of Chinese […]
The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Election Commission of India (ECI) to allot a common/free symbol to the T.T.V. Dhinakaran-led Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) even as it ruled that the group had no exclusive right to the ‘pressure cooker’ symbol. The AMMK is contesting a total of 40 Lok Sabha and 19 Assembly […]
A reporter of a vernacular TV channel attacked public relations officer (PRO) T. Srinivasa Rao of Bhramarambha Mallikarjuna Swamy Devasthanam with a knife at Srisailam in Kurnool district late on Monday night. The PRO suffered injury on the right side of his abdomen. Mr. Srinivasa Rao’s health condition is said to be stable. He was […]