CBI conducts raids at premises of P Chidambaram, Karti in TN


The CBI today launched searches at multiple premises linked to former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram in connection with alleged favours granted in FIPB clearance to a firm. Official sources in Delhi said the searches were spread across Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, and Gurugram. The raids are also taking place at the Nungambakkam residence of P ...

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Kapil Mishra alleges AAP scam worth crores of rupees; faints during press conference


New Delhi: Sacked AAP minister Kapil Mishra yesterday fainted at a press conference after charging Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal with financial “irregularities”. Mishra was taken to the RML hospital here from his residence in Civil Lines, where he has been on a hunger strike for the last five days, demanding that the Aam Aadmi Party release details of foreign ...

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Meeting of all Political Parties on issues related to EVM and other Electoral reforms


The Election Commission held a meeting with all recognised National and State Political parties yesterday at Constitution Club, New Delhi to discuss the following issues: (i)                 EVMs and VVPATs. (ii)               Making Bribery in Elections a Cognizable Offence. (iii)              Disqualification on Framing of Charges for the Offence of Bribery in Elections (iv)              Suggestions on VVPAT Recount Rules. 07 National Parties and ...

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Himachal BJP leader Vinod Thakur joins Congress


Hamirpur: A prominent BJP leader from Hamirpur, the home district of former Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal, yesterday joined the Congress. Vinod Thakur joined the party at a public meeting here in the presence of Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh. Thakur hit out at Dhumal for ignoring genuine party workers and only “favouring his sons and his relatives”. He alleged that ...

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Kapil Mishra on hunger strike, demands details of foreign tours’ funding


Sacked Delhi Minister Kapil Mishra today began his hunger strike, demanding that Aam Aadmi Party leaders disclose the details of funding for their foreign tours. “I’m sitting on a satyagraha till I get clarification on details of international travel expenses of some senior AAP leaders. “It is not a dharna but a satyagraha. I would like to send a message ...

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CM Chopper not allowed to fly for 60 min by ATC

DAINIK NATION BUREAU The helicopter carrying chief minister Harish Rawat was not allowed to take off from the GTC helipad in Dehradun on Sunday as per the planned schedule. The chief minister was slated to take off in the helicopter from Dehradun to campaign for party candidates in Almora, Champawat, Chamoli and other constituencies early on Sunday morning. However, despite ...

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CM Rawat should release report card; Teerath

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Newly appointed BJP national secretary Teerath Singh Rawat dubbed the Congress party’s manifesto  as a figment  of dreams, smacking of make-believe, placed far from the  reality. “Instead of unveiling such a meaningless manifesto, the chief minister Harish Rawat should have   come out with his report card. The people owe an explanation as the party ruled the state ...

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If party wins, credits goes to central leadership only; Bhagatda

Bhagat Singh Koshyari

  Udhamsinghnagar MP and Former Chief Minister Bhagat Singh Koshyari alias Bhagatda is wielding immense influence on the politics of the poll-bound state.  A former Union minister and Rajya Sabha member, Satpal Maharaj’s name is doing the rounds in the political circles as a probable chief minister with the party’s top brass having chosen to keep options open.  In an Interview with dainik nation bureau  ...

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Cong releases its manifesto tday

DAINIK NATION BUREAU   A day after the Bharatiya Janata Party released its vision document, the Congress released its manifesto in the presence of Congress state in charge Ambika Soni, party’s assistant election in charge Kumari Selja and Pradesh Congress Committee president Kishore Upadhyay here in Dehradun on Sunday. Chief Minister Harish Rawat has promised that he would stop migration ...

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Two rebels in election fray but changed their party

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Roorkee, which is known for Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), has been grabbing media attention because of two dissidents i.e. sitting MLA Pradeep Batra and Ex MLA Suresh Jain in ongoing assembly election. Coincidentally both have been contesting election against each other since 2012 but this time both changed their party as well. This would be lone ...

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