PM Modi most popular leader on Facebook; Donald Trump on 2nd spot

PM Modi most popular leader on Facebook; Donald Trump on 2nd spot New York: A study on Thursday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi continues to remain the most popular world leader on Facebook. The Indian PM has nearly 45 million likes on his personal page. However, US President Donald Trump, who is on the second…

This takes away my right as MP – Rahul Gandhi in Lok Sabha

New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday said his right to ask a supplementary question in Lok Sabha was taken away as Speaker Om Birla did not allow it. He said he was hurt by the action as it was the duty of the speaker to protect his right to speak and ask a…

Anna Hazare demands his security be withdrawn, writes to CM Uddhav Thackeray

PUNE: Social activist Anna Hazare has demanded that the security provided to him by the government be withdrawn.

Hazare sent a letter to this effect to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday.

Security cover to him was a waste of public money, he said.

Many people had threatened him in the past, but he always ignored them, he said.

“I had requested the state government to revoke my security. But the government has not responded to my request. In the meantime, I came to know that the government is revoking the security of some people.

PHOTO: PM Modi has a ‘protocol encounter’ with Uddhav Thackeray in Pune

Uddhav Thackeray meets PM Modi for the first time after becoming Maharashtra Chief Minister. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a ‘protocol encounter’ with Uddhav Thackeray for the first time after he assumed office as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra. The prime minister was received by Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari,…

Was aware that Ajit and Fadnavis were in talks : Sharad Pawar

Was aware that Ajit and Fadnavis were in talks: Sharad Pawar,In second big disclosure in two days, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday said he was aware that party leader Ajit Pawar was in touch with Devendra Fadnavis even as he distanced himself from his nephew’s sudden political move to join hands with the BJP on November 23. Pawar had on Monday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had proposed “working together” but he rejected the offer.

Rajya Sabha passes SPG Amendment Bill amid walkout by Congress

The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday passed the Special Protection Group (Amendment) Bill, 2019. The Bill was passed through a voice vote. However, the Congress staged walkout from the House. After this, the SPG cover will be provided to the incumbent Prime Minister and his immediate family living with him at the official residence. Also, ex-PMs and their respective family members will get the SPG cover only if they live at the official residence. The MHA will have the right to review SPG cover for former PM after five years from the day of retirement.