Tag Archives: Politics
Thomas Chandy Set To Join Kerala Cabinet
Thomas Chandy,69, is all set to become a minister in Kerala, following the resignation of his party colleague A.K. Saseendran. Saseendran on Sunday resigned after an audio emerged in which he was heard having a lewd conversation with a woman on the phone. Both Chandy and Saseendran belong to t..
Sena Wants Flying Ban On MP Lifted
Shiv Sena MPs on Monday said the ban imposed by all airlines on fellow member Ravindra Gaikwad should be lifted but the government said airlines had the right to refuse a passenger. The issue was raised by Sena member Anandrao Adsul in the Lok Sabha. "There was some dispute, he had beaten an A..
Delhi AAP MLA Joins BJP Ahead Of Civic Polls
Legislator Ved Prakash of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) joined the BJP on Monday, dealing a blow to Delhi's ruling party ahead of the April 23 civic body polls. The MLA from Bawana alleged that there was no democracy in the AAP and accused Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of not fulfilling poll promise..
‘Non-BJP Parties Should Accept Nitish As Leader’
Bihar's ruling JD-U on Sunday urged all non-BJP parties, including the Congress, to accept the leadership of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to challenge the party led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Janata Dal-United state president Vashisht Narain Singh told media here that the time has come that ..
BJP Lawmakers Suspended From Telangana Assembly
All five BJP members in the Telangana legislative assembly were on Friday suspended from the house for two days for disrupting the proceedings. Speaker Madhusudhana Chary announced the suspension of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members, including their leader K. Laxman, as they trooped in the wel..
CPI-M Leader Killed In Bengal, Trinamool Blamed
A local CPI-M leader was brutally killed in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district, police said on Thursday. The CPI-M blamed the ruling Trinamool Congress for the crime. Salauddin Haldar, a Communist Party of India-Marxist leader, was first shot in front of his house in Mathurapur on Wednesday..
Adityanath As CM A Step Towards Hindu Rashtra: CPI-M
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the RSS have taken "the most audacious step" to usher in a Hindu Rashtra by making Adityanath Yogi the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, the CPI-M has said. "They have put in place, as Chief Minister of the biggest state of India, a person who has openly challenged th..
Jharkhand BJP MLA Booked For Ex-Deputy Mayor’s Murder
Jharkhand BJP legislator Sanjiv Singh has been named in the murder of former Deputy Mayor of Dhanbad Neeraj Singh and an FIR filed against him, the state police said. The First Information Report (FIR) was lodged by Abhishek Singh, brother of the late Neeraj Singh, against five persons, including..
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..
Save Cow To Save India: BJP MP
"India will survive only if cow survives," BJP MP Shankarbhai N. Vegad said on Monday. The Bharatiya Janata Party Rajya Sabha member from Gujarat was taking part in a discussion on the 2017-18 budget. Vegad said: "Gai bachegi to Hindustan bachega". He claimed that cow urine can..