EVM controversy: Fresh instances of malfunction reported

Source: Sabrangindia.in The 2019 Lok Sabha elections was filled with a lot of political turnarounds and controversies especially relating to the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT).... Read more »

Shah, Jaishankar among 19 first-time ministers in Modi government

New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Modi government sworn in on Thursday has 20 first-time union ministers including BJP chief Amit Shah, fomer Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar and two former chief ministers Ramesh... Read more »

Modi takes oath with 57 Ministers

New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his 57-member council of ministers were sworn in by President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday, it is learnt that several of... Read more »

Modi replaces nearly half of previous cabinet

New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) With representation to different states and various caste and social groups, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sought to broaden BJPs reach through the composition of the council of... Read more »

Modi takes oath as Prime Minister

New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Narendrabhai Damodardas Modi, who led the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) to a spectacular victory in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, on Thursday took oath as the Prime... Read more »

Rahul proposes Presidium; Venugopal, Scindia in race

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) With Congress President Rahul Gandhi adamant that he will not withdraw his resignation, he remains, in parallel, furious with the old guard – Ashok Gehlot, Kamal Nath and... Read more »

Jaitley urged PM Modi not to include him in the new cabinet, due to health

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi not to include him in the new cabinet, citing his health issues. “During the last 18... Read more »

Modi and Shah had a marathon meeting on Tuesday

New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah held a marathon meeting on Tuesday to discuss crucial aspects of the new government andAthe likely allocation of ministerial... Read more »

15 security personnel injured in Jharkhand IED blast

Ranchi, May 28 (IANS) At least 15 security personnel were injured when Maoists detonated an improvised explosive device (IED) in Jharkhand on Tuesday, police said. The IED hit a vehicle of the security... Read more »

Rahul Gandhi has conveyed that he has not changed his mind to quit

New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Reeling under the impact of poll debacle, the Congress is in deep trouble, with party chief Rahul Gandhi insisting on quitting the post amid a series of resignations,... Read more »

Dabholkar murder: CBI nabs Sanatan Sanstha lawyer

Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) In a significant development, the CBI has arrested right-wing group Sanatan Sanstha’s lawyer Sanjiv Punalekar and his aide Vikram Bhave in connection with the murder of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar,... Read more »

In continuing Modi surge, BJP claims Middle India

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party has effected a redrawing of its support base that now spreads beyond the Hindi heartland to include at least 10 states that form its... Read more »

Resounding Modi wave as BJP secures 303

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The BJP’s resounding victory in the Lok Sabha elections that saw Prime Minister Narendra Modi make headlines across national and international dailies and also paint a vast swath... Read more »

Clean chit to PM: Lavasa opts out of EC meetings

New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa has decided to stay away from the meetings related to the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) due to his dissent on the clean chit... Read more »

47 security personnel injured in clashes in Baramulla

Srinagar, May 13 (IANS) Forty-seven security personnel were injured in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district when stone pelting mobs went on the rampage following the rape of a three-year-old in Bandipora. At least... Read more »

Rafale review: Petitioners claim Government played fraud in SC

New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Three petitioners, former Union Ministers Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie and activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan, on Thursday claimed in the Supreme Court that the Centre played fraud upon the... Read more »

Chidambaram on GDP Data “This is a scam, a scandal which has to be investigated”

May 9 (IANS) Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Wednesday alleged that the BJP-led government had tried to fool people that the GDP growth is much higher than that of UPA and it was... Read more »

CBI is probing in the murder of 11 girls in Muzaffarpur shelter home case

New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) In a twist in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur shelter home case, the CBI informed the Supreme Court on Friday it is probing accused Brajesh Thakur in the murder of eleven... Read more »

15 commandos and civilian killed by Maoists in Gadchiroli

Gadchiroli (Maharashtra), May 1 (IANS) Maoists struck in a big way on Wednesday, killing 15 commandos and a civilian by triggering a landmine blast targeting a security vehicle in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra.... Read more »

Election Commission of the Insolent

by Oliver D’Souza The present EC has shown that it is no commission sworn to ensure free and fair elections. Rather, it is a Election Commission for the insolent, the communal and... Read more »