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September 21, 2021

Tension simmering in Delhi Congress against state chief

New Delhi, Sep 21 : Ahead of civic body polls in the national capital, tension is simmering in the Delhi Congress on the style of functioning of state party chief Anil Chaudhary. Some Congress leaders have written letters and a few have taken to social media to air their grievances. Romesh Sabbharwal, who was a candidate in the New Delhi constituency against Arvind Kejriwal, has come out in the open and posted a series of tweets tagging Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra. “Where we’re these fellows who are humiliating us now…

Mahant Narendra Giri’s autopsy will be on Tuesday

Prayagraj, Sep 21: The post mortem of Akhil Bhartiya Akhara Parishad chief, Mahant Narendra Giri, will be done on Tuesday afternoon after which his mortal remains will be kept in the Baghambari Mutt to enable people to pay their last respect. According to Mutt sources, the saint will be given ‘samadhi’ within the Mutt complex in the evening. Official sources said that the post mortem would be done by a panel of doctors and the entire process would be video recorded. An FIR was lodged at the George Town police station and it…

K’taka temple demolition: BJP to face oppn heat in Assembly today

Bengaluru, Sep 21: Even as the ruling BJP in Karnataka tabled The Karnataka Religious Structures (Protection) Bill 2021 in the Legislative Assembly, the issue of temple demolition is expected to dominate the session on Tuesday. The Congress is all set to launch an attack on BJP, questioning its commitment to protect the temples. The Congress has been attacking the government over the rising inflation and Siddaramaiah said there was a “criminal loot”. The phrase ‘Criminal loot’ was coined by late former Prime Minister Atal…

Priyanka to address 6 rallies in UP in October

New Delhi, Sep 21 : After the Congress appointed a Dalit as the Chief Minister of Punjab, the party has planned six rallies in Uttar Pradesh to be addressed by Priyanka Gandhi Vadra. The rallies have been planned for the Meerut and Agra divisions in Western Uttar Pradesh; and Varanasi, Azamgarh, Prayagraj and Deoria in the eastern part of the state. The party is also planning a rally in Gorakhpur to take the fight directly to the chief minister’s fort. The source said that the date and venues of the rallies have not been…

Vaccine apartheid: Jaishankar raises Covid quarantine issue during his meeting with UK counterpart

New York, September 21 External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar urged for an "early resolution" of the Covid quarantine issue and discussed the situation in Afghanistan and the developments in the Indo-Pacific during his meeting with the newly appointed British Foreign Secretary Elizabeth Truss. Jaishankar arrived here on Monday to participate in the high-level 76th session of the UN General Assembly. Shortly after his arrival in the city, he held bilateral meetings with Norwegian Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Soreide, Iraqi…
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