Tag Archives: Politics
Mamata Hopes For Consensus Presidential Candidate
West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Thursday hoped for a consensus candidate for the presidential election. "The President is the custodian of the Constitution and it will be very good for the entire country if we have a consensus candidate much like (lat..
Congress Party Renames Its Legal Cell
Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday accepted the proposal to rename the party's Legal and Human Rights Department as the Legal, Human Rights and RTI Department. This was announced by party General Secretary Janardan Dwivedi in a statement. Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has appro..
Sonia To Host Luncheon Meet Over Presidential Candidate On Friday
Congress President Sonia Gandhi has invited prominent opposition leaders for a luncheon meet at her residence on Friday, when the issue of selecting a consensus candidate for the presidential election is to be discussed. According to senior leaders there will also be an informal meeting before th..
‘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..
Nitish Should Confiscate Lalu’s Benami Properties, Open Schools There: BJP
The BJP on Monday dared Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to confiscate the alleged "benami" properties of ruling Grand Alliance partner, RJD chief Lalu Prasad and his family, and use them to open schools for poor children. "I challenge Nitish Kumar to confiscate the benami properties of Lalu and..