Monday, November 18, 2019

On US Senator's Poll Promise Tweet, Arvind Kejriwal's Done-It-All Reply

Arvind Kejriwal had promised to provide free electricity if he came to power before the Delhi Assembly election in 2015. On US Senator's Poll Promise Tweet, Arvind Kejriwal's Done-It-All Reply
Arvind Kejriwal is seeking re-election in the 2020 Delhi Assembly Polls (File)

NEW DELHI: 
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today retweeted US senator Bernie Sanders, saying all the work the Democrat leader is promising to his US electorate has already been done in Delhi in five years of the Aam Aadmi Party rule.

FM Nirmala Sitharaman fudged Budget figures to hide real deficit, says Yashwant Sinha

Former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Sunday accused Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman of "fudging" budget numbers to conceal the real fiscal deficit. Yashwant Sinha wearing glasses: FM Nirmala Sitharaman fudged Budget figures to hide real deficit, says Yashwant Sinha
© Provided by T.V. Today Network Limited FM Nirmala Sitharaman fudged Budget figures to hide real deficit, says Yashwant Sinha


Speaking at the Mumbai Lit Fest, Sinha, a former finance minister himself, alleged that Sitharaman relied on estimates used in the interim budget of February 1, though the CAG had later provided revised estimates till July 5, when the annual budget was presented.

19 केस और दर्जन भर से ज्यादा ट्रांसफर झेलने वाले मैग्सेसे विजेता IFS संजीव चतुर्वेदी को हटाने के लिए PM मोदी ने किया था फोन?

RTI के तहत मिले दस्तावेज के मुताबिक तत्कालिन स्वास्थ्य सचिव लव वर्मा का D.O NO File No:V-16020/36/2009-ME-I नंबर का एक पत्र प्रधानमंत्री के उस वक्त के प्रिंसिपल सचिव पीके मिश्रा को 23 अगस्त 2014 को लिखा गया. 19 केस और दर्जन भर से ज्यादा ट्रांसफर झेलने वाले मैग्सेसे विजेता IFS संजीव चतुर्वेदी को हटाने के लिए PM मोदी ने किया था फोन?



नई दिल्ली:19 मुकदमें और दर्जन भर से ज्यादा ट्रांसफर झेल चुके मैग्सेसे अवार्ड विजेता नौकरशाह संजीव चतुर्वेदी को हटाने के लिए प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने तत्कालीन स्वास्थ्य मंत्री हर्षवर्धन से टेलीफोन पर बात की थी. ये हम नहीं कह रहे हैं बल्कि हालिया सूचना के अधिकार के तहत मिले दस्तावेज इस ओर इशारा कर रहे हैं. इंडियन फोरेस्ट सर्विसेज यानि IFS अधिकारी संजीव चतुर्वेदी 2012 से लेकर 2014 तक अखिल भारतीय आयुर्विद संस्थान (AIIMS) के मुख्य सतर्कता अधिकारी के तौर पर कार्यरत रहे.

Any interaction with Dalai Lama is going to be detrimental to bilateral relationship: China to India

Behind the facade of a 'successful' informal summit, India and China may be passing through the worst phase in bilateral ties since the Doklam standoff. While a lot of it has to do with Beijing’s unequivocal denunciation of India’s reorganisation of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), the Dalai Lama or Tibet issue has added another layer of complexity to the troubled relations.



NEW DELHI: Behind the facade of a 'successful' informal summit, India and China may be passing through the worst phase in bilateral ties since the Doklam standoff. While a lot of it has to do with Beijing’s unequivocal denunciation of India’s reorganisation of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), the Dalai Lama or Tibet issue has added another layer of complexity to the troubled relations.

Sunday, November 17, 2019

Arvind Kejriwal's "Rs. 191-Crore Plane" Dig At Gujarat Chief Minister

"We allowed free travel to women in public transport buses and the opposition raised noise over it. People ask where did the money for it come from," Arvind Kejriwal said Arvind Kejriwal's 'Rs 191-Crore Plane' Dig At Gujarat Chief Minister
The chief minister said that cost of road construction will be brought down by reusing old road material.


NEW DELHI: 
Taking a veiled dig at his Gujarat counterpart Vijay Rupani, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said that instead of buying a Rs. 191 crore-plane for himself he preferred to provide free ride to women in public transport buses.

Report On Delhi Water Is "False, Politically Motivated": Arvind Kejriwal

On Sunday, posters were seen in parts of Delhi bashing the AAP government for forcing people to drink "poisonous" water. Report On Delhi Water Is 'False, Politically Motivated': Arvind Kejriwal



NEW DELHI: 
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday termed "false and politically motivated" a BIS report which stated that drinking water in the national capital failed quality tests.

Jennifer Arcuri: ‘I’ve kept Johnson’s secrets – now he’s cast me aside like a one-night stand’

The businesswoman tells ITV show that she is heartbroken, humiliated – and that the PM hangs up the phone on her Jennifer Arcuri with Boris Johnson in 2013
Jennifer Arcuri with Boris Johnson at a tech summit in London in 2013. Photograph: Vicki Couchman




The US businesswoman Jennifer Arcuri has accused Boris Johnson of brutally casting her aside “like some one-night stand” and leaving her “heartbroken” since he became prime minister and the controversy over their four-year relationship became public.

Veteran Modi bhakt journalist Tavleen Singh's strategic advice to Congress: focus on chinks in Modi’s armour, Rafale was reckless campaign

Nehru’s economic policies may have taken us down the wrong road but it says something for him that not even ‘rightist’ Mr Modi has been able to step away from the socialist road. What he has stepped away from is Nehru’s political legacy, which was his deep commitment to the fundamental principles of democracy.
In recent days, Rahul Gandhi has been relatively silent in public. (PTI/File)




Rahul Gandhi finds his way into this column after a long absence for two reasons. The first because the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Rafale deal last week brought back memories of his childish campaign filled with reckless accusations.

‘Homophobic, misogynist and a bigot’ — meet Jair Bolsonaro, India’s Republic Day chief guest

In 1999, Bolsonaro had called for the assassination of former Brazilian president Fernando Henrique Cardoso. Again, in 2003, he had told a fellow female legislator that he won’t rape her because she “doesn’t deserve it”.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro | Commons




New Delhi: When Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro accepted India’s invitation earlier this week to be a chief guest at the upcoming 71st Republic Day, the Narendra Modi government was faced with some acerbic criticism.

Drinking water quality in Delhi better than European standards: Jal Shakti minister Shekhawat

Which minister to believe- Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat or  Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, who airs his "personal option"? Gajendra Singh Shekhawat
Gajendra Singh Shekhawat (File photo | PTI)--Sep 26, 2019





NEW DELHI: Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Wednesday said Delhi's water quality was better than European standards, a day after his Cabinet colleague Ram Vilas Paswan had raised questions about its potability.

Consumer spend survey won’t be released: Ministry

Modi ji’s compulsive need to suppress bad news has gone beyond the point of propaganda. This unhealthy practice will destroy the credibility of India data much faster than any failure of policy. Time we put an end of this chicanery:SonaliRanade


The government has decided not to release the household consumer expenditure survey results of 2017-18 due to data quality issues, it announced on Friday.

Narrowing options in Jammu and Kashmir

Speculation is rife that the current ominous silence masks deep-seated anxieties as also anger at the turn of events that is reflected at times in sporadic instances of violence.



M.K. Narayanan

It is a little over 100 days since Parliament, on August 5, approved the dilution of Article 370 of the Constitution, and decided to carve out of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), the Union Territories of J&K and Ladakh. J&K, however, still remains an enigma for Delhi.

गंभीर जी, आप मजे से जलेबी खाइए, जब आप बिना काम किए चुनाव जीत सकते हो तो काम क्यों करना

पर्यावरण को लेकर शहरी विकास मंत्रालय की संसदीय समिति की बैठक में न जाकर आपने एक गंभीर कार्य किया है। जब प्रधानमंत्री, पर्यावरण मंत्री, मुख्य मंत्री और सुप्रीम कोर्ट से हवा साफ़ नहीं हुई तो यह बेहद हल्की बात है कि संसदीय समिति की बैठक में जाने से हवा साफ़ हो जाती।



रवीश कुमार


माननीय गौतम गंभीर जी,
मैं आपके समर्थन में खड़ा हूँ। वो भी गंभीरता से। मैं पहला शख़्स हूँ जिसने किसी हल्के काम का इतनी गंभीरता से समर्थन किया है। सिर्फ़ इसलिए कि आपने जिस तरह से गंभीरता को परिभाषित किया है उससे आज सारे हल्के अपराध बोध से मुक्त हो गए।

Meet the JNU security guard who cracked varsity's entrance exam





1/6 What's your excuse?

Where there's a will, there's a way! This proverbial truth aptly applies to Ramjal Meena, a security guard at the prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University, who has cracked the varsity's entrance examination and will be studying the Russian language.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

'Namak ho Tata ka — Tata Namak':Akash Banerjee:75% of BJP’s poll trust funds in 2018-19 came from Tatas

 Corporate India contributed over Rs 472 crore to the BJP through electoral trusts in 2018-19, of which Rs 356 crore – or 75% – came from the Tata Group-controlled Progressive Electoral Trust (PET) alone.


Bharti Jain | TNN |  ..


NEW DELHI: Corporate India contributed over Rs 472 crore to the BJP through electoral trusts in 2018-19, of which Rs 356 crore – or 75% – came from the Tata Group-controlled Progressive Electoral Trust (PET) alone. The Congress, on the other hand, received about Rs 99 crore from four electoral trusts, of which Rs 55.6 crore – or 56% – was disbursed by PET, according to the latest annual contribution reports submitted by political parties to the Election Commission.

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