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Rahul Denied Permission To Visit Saharanpur, Congress Upset
The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday denied permission to Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi to visit the violence-hit villages of Saharanpur district, where caste conflict has left two dead and scores injured. But the Congress party questioned the decision, saying Uttar Pradesh Chief Ministe..
CPI-M To Hold Protests Against Saharanpur Violence In MP
The CPI-M on Friday said it will hold sit-in demonstrations across Madhya Pradesh on May 29 to protest "atrocities" against the Dalit community in the Saharanpur violence in Uttar Pradesh. Badal Saroj, Madhya Pradesh state unit secretary of the Communist Party of India-Marxist, said that ever si..
‘Only BJP Can Build Telangana Of Freedom Fighter’s Dreams’
BJP chief Amit Shah on Wednesday said only his party could build Telangana as dreamt by the freedom fighters who fought against the 'razakars'. Addressing a public meeting at Gundrampally village in Nalgonda district, Shah said only a Bharatiya Janata Party government in the state could realize t..
Violence Hit Saharanpur Tense But Under Control: Official
A day after clashes between Dalits-Rajputs left one dead, the situation in a violence-hit village in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur district remained tense but under control on Wednesday, an official said. Home Secretary Mani Prasad Mishra, who is in the team sent by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath t..
ACB Raids Kejriwal Kin In PWD Scam
Delhi's Anti Corruption Branch (ACB) on Tuesday said it has raided Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's deceased brother-in-law Surender Kumar Bansal's residence in the alleged Rs 10 crore PWD scam. The raids were carried out on Monday evening at the Bansal residence and in two other offices of promo..
CPI-M Women Members At Record Number In Tripura
The strength of women members of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) in Tripura rose to a record 28 per cent against 12 per cent at the national level, a party leader said here. "Over 27.77 per cent of the 94,259 CPI-M members in Tripura are women. Always the percentage of women members ..
HC Refuses To Entertain Plea Of Company Linked To AAP Leader
The Delhi High Court on Monday refused to entertain a plea filed by a real-estate company, facing income tax proceedings for its alleged association with Delhi Minister Satyender Jain. A division bench of Justice S. Muralidhar and Justice Chander Shekhar asked the Akinchan Developers Pvt. Ltd. t..
State Sponsored Violence New Normal Under BJP Rule: Congress
The Congress on Monday slammed the BJP and the central government, saying that "lawlessness, lynching of innocents, state-sponsored violence and intolerance have become the new normal" under the present dispensation. The Congress said lawlessness, aided and abetted by the State, "has become the n..
Jaitley Files Fresh Defamation Suit Of Rs 10 Cr Against Kejriwal
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday filed a second civil defamation suit of Rs 10 crore in the Delhi High Court against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over the word "crook" used by his lawyer. Jaitley sought Rs 10 crore as damages after Ram Jethmalani used objectionable words against the Unio..
Congress Meets Over Kashmir Situation
The Congress on Saturday held the maiden meeting of its policy planning group on the Jammu and Kashmir situation at former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's residence here. Senior leaders, including Ghulam Nabi Azad and Ambika Soni, attended the meeting. On Friday, Congress President Sonia Gand..