“Arvind Kejriwal ED Arrest: Big Delhi HC Verdict Expected at 2:30 PM Today on CM’s Plea”

he Delhi High Court is all set to deliver its verdict on Delhi’s sitting Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s plea challenging his arrest in a money laundering case linked with the alleged excise scam by the central probe agency Enforcement Directorate (ED) . According to the high court’s website, the verdict will be pronounced by Justice Swarana Kanta Sharma at 2.30 pm on Tuesday. Apart from his arrest in the excise policy case, the Aam Admi Party chief, who is currently lodged in Tihar Jail, has also challenged his subsequent remand…

“Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Complete List of BJP, TDP, JDU, Shiv Sena, PMK, NCP, LJP, and Other NDA Candidates”

The elections for the 18th Lok Sabha will take place in seven phases from April 19 to June 1. The result will be declared on June 4. The Lok Sabha has 543 elected members and 102 constituencies will go for polls in the first phase on April 19. Voters in 89 seats will use their franchise in the second phase on April 26 whereas the third phase will be held on May 7 in 94 constituencies. The fourth phase will be held on May 13 (96 seats), the fifth phase…

“Maharashtra’s MVA Finalizes Lok Sabha Poll Pact, Uddhav’s Shiv Sena to Contest 21 Seats”

The seat-sharing on all 48 Lok Sabha seats in the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) — led by Shiv Sena-Uddhav Thackeray, Congress and Nationalist Congress Party-Sharad Pawar — has been finalised. In a joint presser on Tuesday, the MVA announced that Uddhav Thackeray’s Sena will contest the upcoming elections on 21 seats, Congress on 17 and Sharad Pawar’s NCP on 10 seats. NCP (SP) chief Sharad Pawar, Shiv Sena-UBT leader Uddhav Thackeray and state Congress president Nana Patole announced the poll pact for the 48 parliamentary seats in the state at…

“Decline of the Elephantine Force: The Battle for Dalit Votes in UP”

On the birth anniversary of the socialist leader and dalit icon B R Ambedkar, the Kanshi Ram-founded Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) will be forty years old. The regional-turned-national party which monopolised the Dalit vote and dominated the political discourse for much of the 1990s and 2000s in Uttar Pradesh is struggling to stay relevant. With declining hold over the dalit classes, their primary vote bank, and the incumbent BJP and INDIA Bloc’s efforts to expand their Dalit outreach, along with the emergence of smaller pro-dalit parties, it remains to be…

“‘Tukde-Tukde Gang Mindset’: PM Modi Criticizes Congress Chief Over Kashmir Remark”

Prime Minister Narendra Modi slammed Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge on Sunday for remarks he made the day before in Jaipur, Rajasthan, on Jammu and Kashmir. Earlier, Kharge referred to PM Modi’s recent speech at a rally in Rajasthan and mentioned the scrapping of Article 370, which he called ‘Article 371’ in a slip of the tongue, and stated it was not Rajasthan’s issue but of Jammu and Kashmir. Speaking at a rally in Bihar’s Nawada, PM Modi said, “Modi gave a guarantee to scrap Article 370 in Kashmir. What was…

“Akhilesh Yadav Visits Mukhtar Ansari’s Family in Ghazipur”

Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday visited the family of mafia-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari at his home in Ghazipur, and said he hoped the truth of his death will come out and the family will get justice. “It’s shocking that Mukhtar Ansari himself made apprehensions that he is being given poison (in jail)… I hope the government will bring truth (of death) before us and the family will get justice,” Yadav told reporters after meeting Ansari’s family. Ansari, a five-time MLA from Mau, died due to cardiac arrest, on March…

“‘Remember Who Won That Election…’: Rahul Gandhi Recalls BJP’s 2004 ‘India Shining’ Campaign”

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, following the release of the party manifesto, took a dig at the BJP, stating that the 2024 election is a much tighter contest than being portrayed. “Remember Vajpayee’s India Shining Campaign and who won that election,” Gandhi noted. ‘India Shining’ was a key slogan of the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government in the run-up to the 2004 general elections, but it failed to resonate with the public and Vajpayee lost the polls. With the Lok Sabha elections just weeks away, the Congress party released its manifesto today,…

“India Will Enter Pakistan to Eliminate Terrorists Who Flee There: Rajnath Singh Responds to Guardian Report”

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday that the government won’t spare terrorists attempting to disrupt the country’s peace and that they would be eliminated even if they run back to Pakistan. Singh’s remarks, delivered in an interview in Hindi, followed a recent report by British newspaper The Guardian. The report alleged that Indian intelligence agencies had conducted targeted killings in Pakistan, claiming the lives of approximately 20 people since 2020. “If any terrorist tries to disturb the country’s peace, we will give a befitting reply. If they (terrorists) run back to…

“Elections 2024: Congress Unveils 40-Star Campaigners for Uttarakhand; BJD Releases 3rd Candidates List for Odisha Assembly Polls”

The schedule for the Lok Sabha elections 2024 was announced by the Election Commission of India (ECI) on March 16. The poll body announced that voting for the Lok Sabha elections 2024 will take place in seven phases, starting April 19, while the counting of votes will take place on June 4. While voting for Phase 1 will take place on April 19, polling for Phase 2 to Phase 7 will take place on: April 26, May 7, May 13, May 20, May 25, and June 1. The Congress party…

“Delhi Court Extends AAP Leader Manish Sisodia’s Judicial Custody Till April 18 in Excise Policy Case”

The judicial custody of former Delhi Deputy Chief Minister and AAP leader Manish Sisodia and other arrested accused persons has been extended by Rose Avenue Court till April 18th. The decision to extend the judicial custody of former Delhi Deputy Chief Minister and AAP leader Manish Sisodia, along with other arrested accused persons, until April 18th indicates ongoing legal proceedings related to their case. Here’s an analysis: Legal Process: Extending the judicial custody suggests that the court finds it necessary to continue holding Sisodia and the other accused persons in…