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Aligning With SP Is Congress’ Political Bankruptcy: Mayawati
Taking on Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav over corruption and 'tacit understanding' with the BJP, BSP supremo Mayawati on Saturday said the Congress bid to align with the ruling SP for the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls was a reflection of its political bankruptcy. She also alleged Samajwadi Party pa..
SP Leader Ambika Chowdhary Joins BSP
Senior Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and former minister in the state government Ambika Chowdhary on Saturday switched allegiance to the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP). He joined the party in the presence of BSP chief Mayawati at the party headquarters here. Accusing Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav of ..
SP-Congress Will Give BJP A Run For Its Money In UP
Any satisfaction which the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) felt over the internal strife in the Samajwadi Party (SP) must have been diluted to a considerable extent by the truce, albeit an uneasy one, among the family members of its main political rival in UP. Moreover, the emergence of a 'mini-gath..
Jallikattu Protests, A Lesson For Hindutva Forces: Owaisi
AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi said on Friday the protests against the Jallikattu ban are a lesson for the Hindutva forces. "Jallikattu protests, lesson for Hindutva forces," Owaisi said in a tweet. He linked the demonstrations in favour of the ancient sport to the Uniform Civil Code saying tha..
Jallikattu Part Of Tamil Nadu’s Intrinsic Tradition: Congress
Reacting to the Supreme Court's ban on Jallikattu, the Congress on Thursday said it was a part of Tamil Nadu's intrinsic tradition. The party also said people of the state have the right to preserve their traditions. The Congress also said that the central and state government must find an ami..
Veteran Congress Leader N.D. Tiwari Joins BJP
Veteran Congress leader N.D. Tiwari, 91, and his son Rohit Shekhar on Wednesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The two joined the BJP at the residence of party president Amit Shah. Tiwari is the only political leader to have become the chief minister of two states - U..
Sidhu Files Nomination From Amritsar East
Two days after joining the Congress, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu filed his nomination from Amritsar East seat on Wednesday. Sidhu had termed his joining the Congress on Sunday as a "homecoming". "This time the victory will be of Punjab, Punjabiyat and the people of Punjab," ..
Demonetisation Makes Hiroshima, Nagasaki Of Indian Economy: Shiv Sena
In a vitriolic attack, the Shiv Sena on Wednesday compared the fallout of demonetisation on Indian economy with the disaster wreaked by the atom bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. "By dropping the 'atom bomb of demonetisation', Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reduced the Indian economy to ..
Hand Can Even Purify The Lotus Mired In Slush, Congress Tells BJP
Congress, making light of the BJP's demand seeking withdrawal of its 'hand' election symbol, said on Tuesday that the BJP will not gain anything by lodging "false complaints" and that "the hand was even capable of purifying the lotus mired in slush". Congress also advised the central ruling party..
Congress-SP Form Alliance For UP Polls, Sheila May Step Down
The Congress party on Tuesday said it will contest the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls in alliance with the Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party. "The Congress-Samajwadi Party alliance will form the next government in Uttar Pradesh," senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad told the media here, a day a..