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Hindu Yuva Vahini Activist Shot, Injured In Bihar
A Hindu Yuva Vahini activist was shot and seriously injured in Bihar's Siwan district, the police said on Wednesday. Vishal Singh, 22, an active member of Hindu Yuva Vahini, was shot by unidentified assailants on late Tuesday night near Station Tola under the jurisdiction of Jiradei police statio..
Rahul Gandhi Greets People On Easter
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday greeted people on the ocassion of Easter. "Greetings and best wishes to everyone on Easter. We celebrate today the spirit of renewal of hope, happiness and new beginnings," he tweeted. Easter celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the de..
MLA Jarnail Resignation Affected AAP In Delhi Poll: Sisodia
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday said that Delhi assembly's Rajouri Garden constituency voters were angry over AAP lawmaker Jarnail Singh's resignation to contest the Punjab assembly elections, which led to the party's poor show in the April 9 by-poll. "People in the Rajouri Garde..
Kirti Azad’s Wife Quits AAP, Joins Congress
Five months after she joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Poonam Azad Jha, the wife of suspended BJP MP Kirti Azad Jha, on Tuesday switched to the Congress party. Delhi Congress President Ajay Maken, addressing a press conference accompanied by Jha, announced that she has joined the party. "She..
Swaraj India Says ‘Blow The Whistle’ For Delhi Civic Polls
A day after the Election Commission allotted its 200 candidates a common symbol 'Whistle', the fledgling Swaraj India party on Sunday launched a unique campaign asking the people to blow a whistle whenever they see anything wrong happening around them. The party kick-started the "..
Sonia Gandhi Was De Facto PM For 10 Years: Author Tavleen Singh
Sonia Gandhi was the de facto Prime Minster for a decade and in doing so diminished the role of the incumbent, Manmohan Singh, and ruled the country without accountability, in the process, overturning the reforms initiated by P.V. Narasimha Rao in the early 1990s, says Tavleen Singh, a well-known po..
This Is One Akhilesh Project That May Be Spared Yogi’s Axe
At a time the new Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Uttar Pradesh is reviewing schemes launched by former Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav with some slated to be closed down there is one that is likely to escape Yogi Adityanath axe. In fact, if sources are to be believed, the state governm..
Yashwant Sinha, BJP MLA Held In Jharkhand
Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha was arrested on Tuesday along with party legislator Manish Jaiswal and 150-odd supporters in Hazaribagh district of Jharkhand after they allegedly tried to take out a religious procession. "Some security men were injured when Sinha's supporters pelted them with s..
Going Gets Tough For Akhilesh As Gloves Off In SP
The gloves are finally off in the Samajwadi Party (SP), which was badly mauled by the Bharatiya Janata Party in the recent state elections. Although he sidelined both his father Mulayam Singh Yadav and uncle Shivpal Singh in the run-up to the polls, former Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav now finds him..
Sonia Expresses Support For Making Sanitary Napkins Tax-Free
Congress President Sonia Gandhi has expressed support to a petition initiated by party MP Sushmita Dev urging the government to make sanitary napkins tax-free, party sources said on Monday. They said in a letter to Dev expressing her whole-hearted support to the cause, Gandhi noted that during t..