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Monday, Jul 22, 2019
Kumar Uttam

Kumar Uttam


Kumar Uttam covers politics and public affairs. He has been a journalist for 15 years.

articles by Kumar Uttam (969 results)
Jun 10, 2019 07:06
The meeting comes at a time when several parts of India are battling a drought-like situation and reeling under a severe heatwave. read more
Jun 05, 2019 17:44
“There eventually will be a change in the leadership in these states,” the first BJP leader said. The party constitution allows for two terms but the chiefs will have to exit under its “one-man-one-post” rule, one of the two leaders said on condition... read more
Jun 02, 2019 07:23
Experts say the three leaders have earned respect even outside the BJP by delivering in the general elections. read more
Jun 01, 2019 07:28
Jagat Prakash Nadda, health minister in the previous Narendra Modi government, and Bhupendra Yadav, a Rajya Sabha MP, are among the front runners to replace Shah. read more
Jun 01, 2019 00:03
Sitharaman, 59, was defence minister in the previous National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government and replaces Arun Jaitley, who ruled himself out of Modi’s new team citing health reasons. read more
May 31, 2019 13:17
President Ram Nath Kovind had last evening sworn in PM Modi and his 57-member council of ministers. read more
May 31, 2019 00:09
The new cabinet is expected to hold its first meeting in the evening today and the allocation of portfolios will also be done soon. read more
May 30, 2019 07:23
PM Modi will be sworn in on Thursday for his second term at the helm of a coalition government that will be minus outgoing finance minister Arun Jaitley, in a ceremony attended by 6,000 invitees, including foreign dignitaries, allies and adversaries. read more
May 25, 2019 23:20
Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi set the tone for his second term in office on Saturday, telling newly elected Lok Sabha members of the NDA to win the confidence of the minorities. read more
May 25, 2019 07:44
A BJP functionary said Prime Minister Modi is likely to fly to Varanasi, his parliamentary constituency, on May 28 and that he may to spend a day in his home state, Gujarat, on May 29. read more
May 24, 2019 09:04
As the end of the counting of votes, the BJP had won 18 seats with a vote share of 40.23%, improving its 2014 performance of two seats and 17% vote share. Trinamool’s tally is down to 22 seats from 34 in 2014. read more
May 24, 2019 07:40
After a thumping victory in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) two next tasks are picking a new national president and turn its attention towards three crucial assembly elections later this year. read more
May 24, 2019 07:37
The airstrike appears to have been the turning point in shifting the focus to nationalism and national security from issues like farm distress and lack of jobs, which helped the Congress wrest power from the BJP in the three heartland key states. read more
May 24, 2019 00:03
In New Delhi in the evening, Gandhi conceded defeat. “I would like to congratulate Smriti Irani for winning. Amethi has chosen her and I would want that she takes care of it with love and responsibility,” he said at a press conference. read more
May 23, 2019 11:53
Even though the Congress and other Opposition parties raised the two issues throughout the campaign, the results show that they failed to reap any political benefit out of it. read more