Poulomi Ghosh

Poulomi Ghosh is a journalist with Hindustan Times, New Delhi.

Articles by Poulomi Ghosh

Gehlot says MLAs got agitated over ‘new CM name’, skips mentioning Pilot

Gehlot said it is not natural that MLAs got agitated over new CM name as MLAs generally switch sides when a new CM comes. “I was in Jaisalmer. I could not guess but the MLAs sensed who was going to be the new chief minister,” Gehlot said without naming Sachin Pilot.

Ashok Gehlot said Rajasthan MLAs were agitated over the name of a new chief minister. 
Ashok Gehlot said Rajasthan MLAs were agitated over the name of a new chief minister. 
Published on Oct 02, 2022 12:32 PM IST

G-23 abandoned their own Shashi Tharoor, says Amit Malviya; 'How soon before...'

Shashi Tharoor has 60 signatories including two former Union ministers, 4 MPs and one G-23 leader.

Shashi Tharoor will be contesting against Mallikarjun Kharge for the Congress top post if election takes place on October 17. 
Shashi Tharoor will be contesting against Mallikarjun Kharge for the Congress top post if election takes place on October 17. 
Published on Oct 02, 2022 09:48 AM IST

Jaishankar's praise for PM Modi: 'Leaders, belief, ideology matter but...'

Jaishankar said if he is asked to give an example from his entire career in the diplomacy of how the role of the leadership came to the help of people, he would cite Operation Ganga in which India could evacuate its students from war-torn Ukraine because of PM Modi's leadership.

External affairs minister S Jaishankar at an interactive event in Gujarat on Saturday. 
External affairs minister S Jaishankar at an interactive event in Gujarat on Saturday. 
Published on Oct 02, 2022 06:07 AM IST

'You have glasses at this age!' PM Modi interacts with students at 5G launch

At the 5G launch event, PM Modi virtually interacted with students and with a worker of an under-construction tunnel of Delhi Metro.

PM Modi interacted with students at the launch of 5G at Delhi's Pragati Maidan. 
PM Modi interacted with students at the launch of 5G at Delhi's Pragati Maidan. 
Published on Oct 01, 2022 01:18 PM IST

‘Many people made fun of my Aatmanirbhar Bharat vision’: PM Modi at 5G launch

At the launch of 5G, PM Modi said in 2014, there were only 2 mobile manufacturing units and the number has crossed 200 in the last eight years.

PM Modi at 5G launch at Pragati Maidan. 
PM Modi at 5G launch at Pragati Maidan. 
Published on Oct 01, 2022 12:16 PM IST

Watch: PM Modi test driving a car in Europe from Delhi using 5G

Ahead of the official launch of the 5G in India, PM Modi visited the pavilions of the different telecom operators at Pragati Maidan to experience what 5G technology can do.

PM Modi test-driving a car in Europe sitting at Pragati Maidan through 5G technology on Saturday. 
PM Modi test-driving a car in Europe sitting at Pragati Maidan through 5G technology on Saturday. 
Published on Oct 01, 2022 11:13 AM IST

'Rattled' BJP gives front page ad distorting history in Kannada paper: Congress

"BJP has a front page ad in a Kannada newspaper that as usual mischievously distorts history," Jairam Ramesh tweeted.

Jairam Ramesh said BJP has given a front page ad in a Kannada newspaper after being rattled by Bharat Jodo Yatra's success. 
Jairam Ramesh said BJP has given a front page ad in a Kannada newspaper after being rattled by Bharat Jodo Yatra's success. 
Published on Oct 01, 2022 09:03 AM IST

'Who is SP?' BJP's question on ‘leaked’ photo of Ashok Gehlot's notes

The BJP targetted the Congress over the reportedly leaked photo of Ashok Gehlot's secret notes and said Congress needs to be united first.

A photo clicked by Malayala Manorama photographer triggers speculation over a new twist in Gehlot versus Pilot in Rajasthan.
A photo clicked by Malayala Manorama photographer triggers speculation over a new twist in Gehlot versus Pilot in Rajasthan.
Published on Oct 01, 2022 07:09 AM IST

PM Modi ditches microphone, apologises at Rajasthan rally. Video goes viral

As PM Modi reached the rally after 10pm, he chose to follow the microphone rules and not address the rally. “My conscience says that I should follow the rules. I apologise before you,” he said.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi bowed down on the stage after he explained to the crowd why he won't address them. 
Prime Minister Narendra Modi bowed down on the stage after he explained to the crowd why he won't address them. 
Published on Oct 01, 2022 06:13 AM IST

Pakistan airlines' order to cabin crew is 'wear proper undergarments': Report

In an internal memo, the airlines asked its crew to be properly dressed which includes formal clothes over proper undergarments.

Pakistan International Airlines is worried over the poor image created by the improper dressing of the cabin crew. 
Pakistan International Airlines is worried over the poor image created by the improper dressing of the cabin crew. 
Published on Sep 30, 2022 01:33 PM IST

Digvijaya Singh out of Cong prez poll race, says can't contest against Kharge

Digvijaya Singh said Mallikarjun Kharge is his senior and he can't think of contesting against his senior.

Digvijaya Singh on Friday oped out of the Congress presidential poll race. (PTI)
Digvijaya Singh on Friday oped out of the Congress presidential poll race. (PTI)
Published on Sep 30, 2022 11:44 AM IST

Manish Tewari pitches for 'consensus' amid poll drama, recalls Pranab Mukherjee

Manish Tewari urged for a consensus candidate on the last day of the filing nomination for the Congress presidential election. The Congress leader recalled Pranab Mukherjee's words that Congress presidency is such an office that can't be sought, but has to be offered.

Manish Tewari pitches for 'consensus' amid poll drama, recalls Pranab Mukherjee(HT_PRINT)
Manish Tewari pitches for 'consensus' amid poll drama, recalls Pranab Mukherjee(HT_PRINT)
Published on Sep 30, 2022 10:38 AM IST

Congress files complaint against filmmaker for fake video of Rahul Gandhi

Congress said Ashoke Pandit has a history of sharing such fake posts on social media. In this particular video, where he claimed that Rahul Gandhi refused to perform aarti, Ashoke Pandit hurt Hindu sentiments, the party complained.

A fake video of Rahul Gandhi went viral with a fake claim that the Congress leader refused to perform aarti. 
A fake video of Rahul Gandhi went viral with a fake claim that the Congress leader refused to perform aarti. 
Published on Sep 30, 2022 10:11 AM IST

Is Hindu hatred pre-requisite to contest on Cong prez poll: BJP's fresh salvo

BJP said Shashi Tharoor, Digvijaya Singh and Mallikarjun Kharge all have been embroiled in controversies over Hindus.

BJP drew a common thread among Shashi Tharoor, Digvijaya Singh and Mallikarjun Kharge in its latest jibe at Congress election. 
BJP drew a common thread among Shashi Tharoor, Digvijaya Singh and Mallikarjun Kharge in its latest jibe at Congress election. 
Published on Sep 30, 2022 09:12 AM IST

Rahul Gandhi says he's having knee problem while walking but... | Watch video

In n interaction with his party workers in Kerala, Rahul Gandhi said he is having knee pain while walking but every time he is facing any difficulty, some one from the public or from his party is pulling him out of the feeling – doing or saying something, unknowingly.

A video of Rahul Gandhi talking about his knee problem is going viral. 
A video of Rahul Gandhi talking about his knee problem is going viral. 
Published on Sep 30, 2022 07:25 AM IST

Rahul Gandhi unfit for politics, says Himanta Biswa; 'One moment he's listening'

Himanta Biswa Sarma said he has been in the dining room of Union home minister Amit Shah, but in the Congress, the reach was only till veranda. The Assam chief minister said he took six months to get used to this BJP culture of personal warmth.

Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said Rahul Gandhi is like a feudal lord. 
Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said Rahul Gandhi is like a feudal lord. 
Published on Sep 30, 2022 05:56 AM IST

'Dummy' Digvijaya in as 'proxy' Gehlot out of favour: BJP's dig at Cong poll

BJP's Shehzad Poonawalla said nobody believes that the election is not fixed. Amit Malviya said Ashok Gehlot was naïve to revolt before becoming the president, while Digvijaya Singh will wait and then make his moves.

Digvijaya Singh became the second official candidate of the Congress presidential election. 
Digvijaya Singh became the second official candidate of the Congress presidential election. 
Published on Sep 29, 2022 01:38 PM IST

Students waiting, families unable to meet: What Jaishankar says on US visa delay

Jaishankar said India will cooperate with the US to resolve the issue of visa waiting period as it is affecting students and families, but India can do little in this.

Foreign minister S Jaishankar said the situation is serious and India will cooperate with the US to address the issue. 
Foreign minister S Jaishankar said the situation is serious and India will cooperate with the US to address the issue. 
Published on Sep 29, 2022 12:02 PM IST

Unmarried woman can undergo abortion up to 24 weeks: Supreme Court

The artificial distinction between married and unmarried women cannot be sustained. Women must have the autonomy to have free exercise of these rights, the Supreme Court said.

Forceful pregnancy of a married woman can be treated as rape: Supreme Court
Forceful pregnancy of a married woman can be treated as rape: Supreme Court
Published on Sep 29, 2022 11:02 AM IST

Pakistani officials tweeted in support of PFI, day before 5-year ban: Reports

A day before the PFI was banned, the organisation took to Twitter to gather support against the crackdown on PFI. According to a viral screenshot, Pakistan Consulate General Vancouver replied to the tweet.

PFI has been banned in India for five years for terror links. 
PFI has been banned in India for five years for terror links. 
Published on Sep 29, 2022 09:50 AM IST

Can Lalu Yadav say he's a PFI member? BJP on call for RSS ban

BJP's Giriraj Singh said he can openly say that he is a proud RSS worker, but can Lalu Prasad Yadav say that he is a PFI member, the BJP leader asked. Madhya Pradesh home minister Narottam Singh threw the same challenge to Congress's Digvijaya Singh

On 5-year PFI ban, Lalu Prasad Yadav on Wednesday said RSS should have been banned first. 
On 5-year PFI ban, Lalu Prasad Yadav on Wednesday said RSS should have been banned first. 
Published on Sep 29, 2022 07:34 AM IST

Owaisi slams Cong for 'BJP B team' jibe, asks why 'Walker in chief' lost Amethi

To counter Congress leader Pawan Khera's ‘BJP B team’ jibe, Owaisi said the Congress must explain why it lost its Amethi seat in 2019.

Is the ‘walker in chief’ so incapable, Owaisi took a dig at Rahul Gandhi. 
Is the ‘walker in chief’ so incapable, Owaisi took a dig at Rahul Gandhi. 
Published on Sep 29, 2022 06:02 AM IST

Owaisi does not support PFI ban, says ‘every Muslim youth will now be arrested’

Owaisi said it is a ban on any Muslim who wishes to speak his mind. "The way India's electoral autarky is approaching fascism, every Muslim youth will now be arrested with a PFI pamphlet under India's black law, UAPA," Owaisi tweeted.

Owaisi said he does not support the PFI, but can't condone the ban on PFI either. 
Owaisi said he does not support the PFI, but can't condone the ban on PFI either. 
Published on Sep 28, 2022 01:55 PM IST

BJP attacks Uddhav Thackeray over PFI; When Fadnavis 'was shocked to know'

BJP's Amit Malviya shared a 2020 tweet of Devendra Fadnavis in which he questioned the BMC's decision to tie up with the PFI for the burial of the Muslim victims of Covid-19.

In 2020, Devendra Fadnavis tweeted to then Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray asking whether he was aware of the PFI. 
In 2020, Devendra Fadnavis tweeted to then Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray asking whether he was aware of the PFI. 
Published on Sep 28, 2022 01:30 PM IST

Ban on PFI part of BJP's undeclared emergency: SDPI | Top 10 updates

Apart from PFI, eight other organisations have been banned by the Union home ministry under the UAPA. The SDPI issued a statement and said the ban is part of BJP's ‘undeclared emergency’.

Security around the PFI office in New Delhi's Shaheen Bagh on Wednesday after the Centre banned the Popular Front of India for 5 years.
Security around the PFI office in New Delhi's Shaheen Bagh on Wednesday after the Centre banned the Popular Front of India for 5 years.
Published on Sep 28, 2022 10:38 AM IST

PFI ban is a message to all anti-national groups, says Karnataka CM Bommai

Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai said PFI had its command outside India and some of the important leaders went across the border to get training.

Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai said the ban on PFI is a message to all anti-national organisations. 
Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai said the ban on PFI is a message to all anti-national organisations. 
Published on Sep 28, 2022 09:12 AM IST

Amit Malviya's dig at Cong after PFI ban; Vivek Agnihotri says, ‘Defeat of…’

Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri said he is glad that he is seeing the "defeat of urban naxals" in his lifetime, after the PFI was banned in India on Wednesday - for five years.

As the Centre banned the PFI on Wednesday, the BJP accused the Congress of supporting the organisation in the past. 
As the Centre banned the PFI on Wednesday, the BJP accused the Congress of supporting the organisation in the past. 
Published on Sep 28, 2022 08:49 AM IST

Centre bans PFI, associates for 5 years, cites ‘major threat to security’

The Centre banned PFI and several other associated organisations for five years. In the notification, the Union home ministry said some PFI activists joined theIslamic State of Iraq and Syria and took part in terror activities there. In India, it engaged in violent acts like chopping off limb of a college professor, the MHA said.

Union home ministry has banned the Popular Front of India for 5 years. 
Union home ministry has banned the Popular Front of India for 5 years. 
Published on Sep 28, 2022 06:42 AM IST

Congress leader questions Gehlot: 'If his MLAs don't listen to him...'

Senior Congress leader and Rajasthan minister TS Singh Deo asked if Ashok Gehlot can't control his MLAs, then how he will be able to control the party as the president.

The Congress issued showcasue notices to three Gehlot loyalists on Tuesday for the rebellion.(PTI)
The Congress issued showcasue notices to three Gehlot loyalists on Tuesday for the rebellion.(PTI)
Published on Sep 28, 2022 06:15 AM IST

'Tharoor sacrificial lamb, Gehlot regent': Amit Malviya's dig at Congress poll

BJP's Amit Malviya said someone must tell Shashi Tharoor that Ashok Gehlot is the chosen one in the Congress president election and Tharoor is just a ‘sacrificial lamb’.

BJP's Amit Malviya said Shashi Tharoor is a mere sacrificial lamb in the ‘hogwash’ of the Congress election. 
BJP's Amit Malviya said Shashi Tharoor is a mere sacrificial lamb in the ‘hogwash’ of the Congress election. 
Published on Sep 25, 2022 02:01 PM IST
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