SC says plea against Rakesh Asthana’s appointment as Delhi Police chief to be listed for hearing after being numbered
The contempt plea is against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who as the head of the Cabinet's Appointment Committee chose Asthana as the Delhi Police chief days ahead of his superannuation
SC to announce verdict on contempt plea case against Rahul Gandhi for 'chowkidar chor hai' remark in Rafale case today
The Supreme Court is scheduled to pronounce on Thursday its verdict on the criminal contempt plea filed against Rahul Gandhi by Meenakshi Lekhi for wrongly attributing to the apex court his 'chowkidar chor hai' remark in Rafale case
Upon re-opening on 1 July after a six-week summer vacation, the Supreme Court will deal with sensitive cases including the Ayodhya land dispute, review pleas in the Rafale case and the contempt case against Rahul Gandhi.
Social media was not a key player in influencing Lok Sabha poll outcome; BJP would have won despite online campaign, reveals CSDS report
It also states that given that voters with high exposure account for only a tenth of the electorate — while those with no exposure make up 64 percent — the study highlights that the BJP would have won the general election even if social media was taken out of the equation.
Firstpost Editor's Picks: Lok Sabha polls in Bengal, Princess Jasmine in 'Aladdin', French Open 2019; today's must-read stories
Editor's Picks: Myth of BJP-proof Bengal, end of Game of Thrones, French Open 2019; today's must-read stories.
From 'Main bhi chowkidar' to 'dictionary of love', how the BJP hijacked Opposition' slogans to its advantage
Many other statements by Opposition leaders also ended up helping the BJP as people found them to be in bad taste.
'Chowkidar' to 'bhrashtachari' to 'khaki underwear', campaigning for Lok Sabha election 2019 saw abuse and epithets abound
Reopening wounds, referencing popular culture to deliver insults and sexist jibes, it was all par for the electoral course in a season that tumbled to a name-calling close in a medley of ‘chowkidar', ‘bhrashtachari', Aurangzeb, Mogambo and more.
From Rajiv Gandhi's holiday to Modi's wife: 'No real issues' discussed in campaigns; rallies pockmarked with personal attacks instead
From jibes over Narendra Modi’s wife to criticism of a Congress family holiday three decades ago, one trend stands out this year's Lok Sabha election campaign in India: it’s personal.
Narendra Modi now hesitates to use 'chowkidar' in his speeches as someone might reply 'chor hai', says Rahul Gandhi
Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that the prime minister is now hesitant to use 'chowkidar' in his speeches.
Ahead of phase 5, SC to hear plea over poll code violation by Modi, Amit Shah; contempt plea against Rahul for 'chowkidar chor hai' remark
Modi who addressed public rallies at Barrackpore and Srerampur in West Bengal and also at Koderma in Jharkhand on Monday will address public rallies at Muzaffarpur in Bihar and Barabanbki and Bahraich in Uttar Pradesh. Congress president Rahul, who addressed rallies at Churu and Jaipur in Rajasthan on Monday, will address public rallies at Tikamgarh, Damoh, and Panna in Madhya Pradesh.
Rahul Gandhi contempt case: Congress chief expresses regret to SC for misattributing 'chowkidar chor hai' remark, doesn't apologise in reply
In his affidavit in the Supreme Court, Rahul Gandhi clarified that he did not intend to disrepute the top court by bringing it into the political battle.
Rafale row: Contempt plea against Rahul Gandhi seems more concerned about 'prejudice' caused to Modi
It appears that the contempt petitioner is more concerned about the prejudice Rahul Gandhi's statement is likely to cause to Narendra Modi in the minds of the people.
Contempt case against Rahul Gandhi: SC exempts Congress chief from appearing in court for hearing over remarks on Rafale deal
The Supreme Court on Tuesday exempted Congress president Rahul Gandhi from personally appearing in court in connection with a contempt case filed against him for his ‘Chowkidar Chor Hai’ remark on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Campaigning for Phase 4 begins in full swing: Narendra Modi to address rallies in Bengal, Jharkhand today; Rahul Gandhi in UP
India can expect a politically charged Wednesday as both Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi campaigns planned in multiple states for the Lok Sabha election.
SC issues contempt notice to Rahul Gandhi for 'chowkidar chor hai' remark on Rafale verdict; next hearing on 30 April
Rahul Gandhi had also assured the bench that he will not attribute his political views to the court unless it made any such statement itself.
Rahul Gandhi to face criminal contempt proceedings on Tuesday: SC observations likely to impact remaining phases of LS polls
Facing criminal contempt proceedings in the Supreme Court, Rahul Gandhi expressed "regret" for wrongly attributing his 'chowkidar chor hai' jibe to an order by the apex court
Rahul Gandhi apologises for attributing 'chowkidar chor hai' remarks to Supreme Court, says he made statement in 'heat of the moment'
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi has filed his response to the Supreme Court's notice on his comments on the Rafale deal, saying he had made the 'chowkidar chor hai' remarks 'in the heat of the moment'.
SC notice to Rahul Gandhi over Rafale comments damages his credibility, questions his 'maturity' for top job
The SC order seeking explanation from Rahul Gandhi over his Rafale comments involving Prime Minister Narendra Modi further degrades the trust in the Congress chief and makes it difficult for the electorate to take even legit charges seriously
'Chowkidar chor hai': Supreme Court likely to hear BJP's criminal contempt petition against Rahul Gandhi in Rafale row today
The Supreme Court is likely to take up BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi's contempt petition against Congress president Rahul Gandhi on the Rafale row.
'Main bhi chowkidar' campaign: Narendra Modi to interact with people in 500 Lok Sabha constituencies today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Sunday interact with people who have pledged their support to the 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' campaign in all parliamentary constituencies.