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Babri Case Is About Title: Owaisi
Virtually ruling out an out-of-court settlement of the Ayodhya dispute as suggested by the Supreme Court on Tuesday, MP Asaduddin Owaisi said the case was about title. "Please remember Babri Masjid case is about title which the Allahabad High Court wrongly decided as a Partnership case. Hence the..
BJP Disrupts Bihar Assembly Over JD-U MLA’s Arrest
The opposition BJP disrupted proceedings in the Bihar assembly on Monday demanding the arrest of ruling Janata Dal-United's suspended legislator Mewa Lal Choudhary for alleged irregularities in the appointment of staff members in the Bihar Agriculture University. Choudhary has been accused of "gr..
Swaraj India Holds First Road Show Ahead Of MCD Polls
Swaraj India's national President Yogendra Yadav on Sunday launched the party's first road show as part of the party's campaign for the upcoming MCD polls here. The Party's candidate from Bijwasan, Satyendra Rana, along with hundreds of supporters, welcomed Yadav. Alongside the road show, the par..
BJP Parliamentary Party Meet Begins
The BJP Parliamentary party meeting began here on Thursday. The meet will be the Bharatiya Janata Party's first after its massive victory in the Uttar Pradesh and Uttrakhand assembly polls. According to sources, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party chief Amit Shah will be felicitated during ..
Sister’s Death Makes S.M. Krishna Postpone Move To Join BJP
There is no uncertainty about former External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's plan to join the BJP and the move has only been postponed following his younger sister's death here on Tuesday night, a party leader said on Wednesday. "Though Krishna flew to Delhi on Tuesday to meet our party Presiden..
Kejriwal Alleges EVM Tampering In Punjab
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday alleged that Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) had been tampered with, resulting in 20-25 per cent of votes cast in favour of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) getting transferred to the SAD-BJP alliance in Punjab. "In 32 places in Punjab, (Voter-Verified..
BSP Names Lalji Verma As Legislature Party Leader
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati has named Lalji Verma as leader of legislature party, a statement said on Wednesday. Uma Shankar Singh has been appointed as the deputy leader in the Vidhan Sabha while old loyalist Ramveer Upadhyaya has been named as the chief whip. Hargovind Bhargava and..
Tripura BJP-TMC Clash: Policemen, Politicians, Journalists Injured
At least 11 policemen, one leader each from the BJP and the TMC, apart from three other political workers and four journalists, were injured when Trinamool Congress and BJP workers clashed here on Monday night, police said. "Around 11 police personnel, including five officers, were injured when t..
Congress President Sudheeran Quits In Kerala
V.M. Sudheeran on Friday announced he was resigning as President of the Kerala unit of the Congress party. "I am stepping down as I am unable to discharge my duties as my health does not allow me to do so," he told reporters. "I could have taken leave from the post but I felt that this is a ti..
SP Doesn’t Rule Out Aligning With Mayawati
While asserting it will retain power in Uttar Pradesh, the Samajwadi Party (SP) on Friday did not rule out joining hands with arch rival Mayawati to prevent Presidents rule in case of a fractured mandate. "The Samajwadi Party fought the polls on the plank of development and the people of Uttar Pr..