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  • BJP shielding Ryan management: AAP

    BJP shielding Ryan management: AAP

    The AAP on Thursday accused the BJP government of shielding the Ryan International School management in the murder of a seven-year-old boy inside the school premises in Gurugram. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) also said that the owner of the Ryan International Schools, Grace Pinto, was named the Director of an organisation under the Ministry...

    September 14, 2017
  • CPI-M slams Centre, asks to cut diesel, petrol prices

    CPI-M slams Centre, asks to cut diesel, petrol prices

    The CPI-M has demanded a substantial cut in petroleum and diesel prices, citing the drastic fall in international prices of crude oil. An editorial in the party journal “People’s Democracy” said retail prices of petrol and diesel had reached a new high in India. The petrol price per litre was ranging from Rs 70 to...

    September 14, 2017
  • Can’t keep changing fuel prices on knee-jerk basis: Pradhan

    Can’t keep changing fuel prices on knee-jerk basis: Pradhan

    The government cannot change fuel prices on a knee-jerk basis, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Wednesday on a day when stocks of state-run oil marketing companies (OMCs) tanked by as much as eight per cent following recent hikes in transport fuel prices. “The government cannot change fuel pricing on a knee-jerk basis,” Pradhan told...

    September 13, 2017
  • I am real JD-U, will prove it: Sharad Yadav

    I am real JD-U, will prove it: Sharad Yadav

    Although Bihar’s ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) has told Sharad Yadav to join Lalu Prasad’s Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), the rebel leader on Wednesday claimed that he was the real JD-U and he will prove it soon. Sharad Yadav also said he will decide the future course of action at a convention of JD-U on October...

    September 13, 2017
  • Congress will not project CM face in Chhattisgarh

    Congress will not project CM face in Chhattisgarh

    The Congress, which is striving hard to stage a comeback in Chhattisgarh since it lost power in 2003, will not project any leader as the Chief Ministerial candidate for the 90-member assembly polls next year. “The party will not project anyone as the CM candidate for the 2018 election,” senior Congress leader P.L. Punia, who...

    September 13, 2017
  • Govt should order CBI probe into killing of 7-yr-old student: Bhupinder Hooda

    Govt should order CBI probe into killing of 7-yr-old student: Bhupinder Hooda

    Former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda today said a CBI probe should be ordered by the Centre into the killing of a seven-year-old student of Gurgaon’s Ryan International School. “People’s anger, in this case, is a natural reaction. A heinous crime has been committed, an innocent child has been murdered. If parents of the...

    September 10, 2017
  • Centre keeping an eye on GST implementation regularly: Meghwal

    Centre keeping an eye on GST implementation regularly: Meghwal

    The government is monitoring implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regularly and teething issues are being resolved immediately, Minister of State for Finance Arjun Ram Meghwal said today. Some technical issues with regard to tax payment have come to light and GST Network (GSTN) was directed to resolve them, he added. Authorities are...

    September 2, 2017
  • BJP government protecting RSS-connected accused: Digvijaya

    BJP government protecting RSS-connected accused: Digvijaya

    Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Monday, reacting to the bail granted to 2008 Malegaon blast main accused Lt. Col. Prasad Shrikant Purohit, accused the BJP government was “trying to protect all accused connected with RSS”. “Col. Purohit gets Bail. It was expected as the present BJP government is protecting all the accused connected with RSS...

    August 22, 2017
  • Jaitley slams detractors for ‘undeclared emergency’ allegation

    Jaitley slams detractors for ‘undeclared emergency’ allegation

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday hit out at detractors for casually using 'undeclared emergency' to describe the present BJP government saying they should introspect where they were during the Emergency under Indira Gandhi. In a facebook post on the anniversary of the Emergency, Jaitley asked the critics what was their publicly declared stand during...

    June 25, 2017
  • Congress flays damage to Rajiv Gandhi’s statue, demand probe

    Congress flays damage to Rajiv Gandhi’s statue, demand probe

    Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday condemned the damage to a statue of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in Mirzapur, and demanded that the Uttar Pradesh conduct an inquiry in a time-bound manner. "We strongly condemn the damage to the statue. This act has hurt the sentiments of millions of people, including Congressmen,...

    June 5, 2017
  • Parties and Politics

    Parties and Politics

    The trend of minority parties gaining a majority in the Lok Sabha and the legislative assemblies began with the very inception of Indian democracy. In the first General Election, Nehru’s Congress received 43 per cent of the votes but had an overwhelming majority in the Lok Sabha and legislative assemblies. Mavalankar’s diktat was that to...

    April 25, 2017
  • Mamata Banerjee urges regional parties to unite against BJP

    Mamata Banerjee urges regional parties to unite against BJP

    Describing the political situation in the country as "terrible", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday reinforced her message to all the regional parties to come together to corner the Bharatiya Janata Party. "I am giving the message to all the regional parties, be together, be united. My party will stand by all of...

    April 21, 2017
  • Manipur ministry expanded with induction of 3 ministers

    Manipur ministry expanded with induction of 3 ministers

    The BJP-led coalition ministry in Manipur was expanded on Thursday with induction of three ministers. Governor Najma Heptulla administered the oath of office and secrecy at a simple function in the afternoon at Raj Bhavan. The new ministers are T Radheshyam, Nemcha Haokip and V Hangkhalian — all from the Bharatiya Janata party (BJP), the major partner....

    March 23, 2017
  • BJP set to form its first government in Manipur

    BJP set to form its first government in Manipur

    The BJP on Monday deftly outmanoeuvred the Congress to clinch power in Manipur and was set to form its first government in the Northeastern state, headed by Nongthombam Biren, a former minister who quit the Congress last year. Biren was to meet Governor Najma Heptulla on Monday night to stake claim to forming the new...

    March 13, 2017
  • BJP to stake claim in Manipur

    BJP to stake claim in Manipur

    BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav on Sunday said the party will meet Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla to stake claim to forming the new government in the state with the support of the National People's Party (NPP) and the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP). "We will approach Governor Najma Heptulla seeking her to invite the BJP, supported...

    March 12, 2017
  • Mamata to visit Delhi for opposition party meet

    Mamata to visit Delhi for opposition party meet

    In a bid to put up a united opposition against the BJP government, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is slated to go to New Delhi on Monday to attend a meeting of Opposition parties on December 27. "Our party supremo will go to Delhi tomorrow and will attend the meeting of Opposition parties on...

    December 25, 2016