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Not Fielding Muslims In UP A Mistake: Uma Bharti
Union minister Uma Bharti on Monday said the BJP made "a huge mistake" by not fielding any Muslim candidate in the ongoing Uttar Pradesh assembly polls. "I am really feeling sorry that we could not field a Muslim. I spoke with (BJP President) Amit Shah and (state party President) Keshav Prasad Ma..
Modi Government Attacking Democracy: Congress
The Congress on Monday accused the Modi government of joining forces with the Sangh Parivar to unleash assaults on Indian democracy. Addressing the media here, Congress leader Manish Tewari said the assault on students and teachers by alleged ABVP activists at the Ramjas College was part of a con..
Press US For Action In Indian Engineer’s Killing: Yechury
Deploring the killing of Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla in the US, CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Saturday called for pressurising the Donald Trump administration for quick action. "We urge our government to put the strongest pressure on the authorities in the US to act upon thi..
Mumbai Congress Chief Offers To Quit
Mumbai Congress President Sanjay Nirupam on Thursday said he was ready resign from his post following the party's poor showing in the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) election. Asked by IANS if he had offered to resign, Nirupam said over telephone: "Yes." The Congress was a distant thi..
Former BJP MLA Booked For Rape
Former Delhi BJP MLA Vijay Jolly has been booked for rape after a woman alleged that he drugged and assaulted her, police said on Wednesday. The woman, a resident of south Delhi, told police that that she was drugged and sexually assaulted in Gurugram earlier this month when she visited it with J..
Rajnath Singh Casts Vote In Lucknow
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday cast his vote here in the third phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly election. Accompanied by his wife Savitri Singh, the Home Minister cast his vote at the PWD polling station. Refusing to make any political statements, Singh urged the people to come..
‘Cowardly Attacks’ Can’t Deter Me, Says Manoj Tiwari
BJP leader Manoj Tiwari on Thursday attacked the opposition parties in Maharashtra after some unidentified people broke the looking glass of his vehicle, and vowed that nothing can deter him by the "cowardly attack". "I will not be deterred by the cowardly attack on me...shows desperation of our ..
Priyanka To Campaign With Rahul In Rae Bareli
After weeks of dilly-dallying, postponements and cancellations, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is set to campaign for the Congress in the ongoing Uttar Pradesh assembly elections on Friday. According to senior Congress leaders of Uttar Pradesh unit, Priyanka will be showing up with brother Rahul Gandhi in..
Brisk Voting In 2 Hours In UP’s 2nd Phase Poll
Brisk voting is reported in the first two hours of polling in the second phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections on Wednesday. Excited first time voters, newly weds, elderly, differently-abled and women queued up outside the polling stations to cast their votes at 7 a.m. Former Union Min..
Hindu Mahasabha Protests Valentine’s Day celebration
Activists of the All India Hindu Mahasabha on Tuesday protested the celebration of Valentine's Day outside a plush mall here. Members of the Hindu outfit gathered opposite Gaur Central Mall in up-scale Rajnagar area where couples were celebrating the day. They also burnt an effigy depicting Valen..