Fake news and social media trolling: Impact on Election 2019 | Firstpost Conversations – Firstpost

Do you think fake news and social media trolling can make or break political parties and change how voters look at them? Rupali Mehra asks SM Hoax Slayer founder Pankaj Jain, writer and activist Mahima Kukreja and BJP spokesperson Shaina NC on the fifth episode of Firstpost Conversations. Amid the clutter of breaking news and … Read moreFake news and social media trolling: Impact on Election 2019 | Firstpost Conversations – Firstpost

Narendra Modi takes dig at Rahul Gandhi, says dynasty can make him party chief, but won’t bring vision – Firstpost

Indore: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a sharp attack on Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday, saying dynasty can take him to the top position of a party, but it “doesn’t bring vision and wisdom”. Addressing a rally in Indore, Modi expressed confidence about his re-election, claiming that while there was anti-incumbency wave against the Congress-led … Read moreNarendra Modi takes dig at Rahul Gandhi, says dynasty can make him party chief, but won’t bring vision – Firstpost

No sympathy for LK Advani: Behind BJP veteran’s bombastic blog lie sentiments that echo Narendra Modi, Amit Shah

There is some confusion about the meaning of the message sent by LK Advani to Prime Minister Narendra Modi through his blog. The former deputy prime minister and former BJP president wrote a farewell blog a few days after his safe seat in Gandhinagar (which he has represented six times since 1991) was taken away … Read moreNo sympathy for LK Advani: Behind BJP veteran’s bombastic blog lie sentiments that echo Narendra Modi, Amit Shah

‘Right to silence isn’t given to PM aspirant’: Arun Jaitley targets Rahul Gandhi on AgustaWestland case

New Delh: BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Friday questioned Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s “silence” on the Enforcement Directorate charge sheet in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case, saying right to silence belongs to an accused but not to a prime ministerial aspirant. Addressing a press conference, Jaitley said the Congress should answer as to who were referred … Read more‘Right to silence isn’t given to PM aspirant’: Arun Jaitley targets Rahul Gandhi on AgustaWestland case

Rahul Gandhi says Congress will scrap Niti Aayog if voted to power, replace it with ‘lean’ Planning Commission

New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday said his party, if voted to power, will scrap the Niti Aayog and replace it with a “lean” Planning Commission. File image of Congress president Rahul Gandhi. PTI Gandhi said the Niti Aayog, set up by Prime Minister Narendra Modi after he assumed power in 2014, served … Read moreRahul Gandhi says Congress will scrap Niti Aayog if voted to power, replace it with ‘lean’ Planning Commission

Imran Khan says he received ‘greetings’ from Narendra Modi on Pakistan’s National Day amid strained ties

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday sent a message to his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan, greeting people of the neighbouring country on the eve of its National Day, official sources said. The prime minister, in his message, said it was time for the people of the sub-continent to work together for a democratic, … Read moreImran Khan says he received ‘greetings’ from Narendra Modi on Pakistan’s National Day amid strained ties

Christchurch mosque attacks: Narendra Modi writes to New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern, expresses India’s solidarity

New Delhi: Expressing “deep shock” over killings of scores of people in the Christchurch terror attack, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said hatred and violence have no place in diverse and democratic societies, and expressed India’s solidarity with the people of New Zealand at this difficult time. In a letter to New Zealand prime … Read moreChristchurch mosque attacks: Narendra Modi writes to New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern, expresses India’s solidarity

Delhi is not property of individual or party, people will decide on statehood: Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said the national capital is not the property of any individual or party and the people of Delhi would decide on granting it full statehood, as he raised the pitch for one of his party’s key demands ahead of the Lok Sabha polls. Kejriwal and … Read moreDelhi is not property of individual or party, people will decide on statehood: Arvind Kejriwal

‘Journos can track Nirav Modi but Indian govt cannot’: Twitter reacts to reports of fugitive in London and his ‘ostrich-hide’ jacket

The fact that Nirav Modi, who fled India after reports of a Rs 14,000-crore scam surfaced against him, was seen casually sauntering through a busy London street on Friday, led many Indians to take to Twitter against the inability of the Indian government to nab him effectively. An overwhelming number of those who reacted on … Read more‘Journos can track Nirav Modi but Indian govt cannot’: Twitter reacts to reports of fugitive in London and his ‘ostrich-hide’ jacket

Narendra Modi calls people who attacked Kashmiris in Lucknow ‘crazed’, tells state govts to act against such incidents

Kanpur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday asked state governments to take stern action if there is any attack on Kashmiris, calling those who targeted them recently in Lucknow “crazed people”. In an apparent reference to remarks by Opposition leaders after the recent air strikes against the Balakot terror camp in Pakistan, Modi also lashed … Read moreNarendra Modi calls people who attacked Kashmiris in Lucknow ‘crazed’, tells state govts to act against such incidents

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