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Centre Has Set CBI After Delhi Government: Satyendra Jain
Delhi Home Minister Satyendra Jain said on Thursday the Centre has set CBI after the Aam Aadmi Party-led government to create sensation and disruption ahead of the Punjab assembly elections. He refuted the claim that his daughter Soumya Jain was given any pecuniary benefit when she was made advis..
Congress Workers Gherao RBI Office To Protest Demonetisation
Hundreds of Congress party protesters gheraoed the RBI office here on Wednesday with slogans denouncing demonetisation and the Centre's role in "destruction of the RBI's autonomy". The agitators vented their anger against the BJP-led government for "expropriation of power" from the central bank a..
Veteran Congress Leader N.D. Tiwari Joins BJP
Veteran Congress leader N.D. Tiwari, 91, and his son Rohit Shekhar on Wednesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The two joined the BJP at the residence of party president Amit Shah. Tiwari is the only political leader to have become the chief minister of two states - U..
Sidhu Files Nomination From Amritsar East
Two days after joining the Congress, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu filed his nomination from Amritsar East seat on Wednesday. Sidhu had termed his joining the Congress on Sunday as a "homecoming". "This time the victory will be of Punjab, Punjabiyat and the people of Punjab," ..
Demonetisation Makes Hiroshima, Nagasaki Of Indian Economy: Shiv Sena
In a vitriolic attack, the Shiv Sena on Wednesday compared the fallout of demonetisation on Indian economy with the disaster wreaked by the atom bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. "By dropping the 'atom bomb of demonetisation', Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reduced the Indian economy to ..
Hand Can Even Purify The Lotus Mired In Slush, Congress Tells BJP
Congress, making light of the BJP's demand seeking withdrawal of its 'hand' election symbol, said on Tuesday that the BJP will not gain anything by lodging "false complaints" and that "the hand was even capable of purifying the lotus mired in slush". Congress also advised the central ruling party..
Mayawati Demanded Rs 8 Cr For Seat, Says Expelled BSP Legislator
BSP's expelled Sahibabad MLA Amar Pal Sharma, who joined the Congress on Tuesday, claimed he was ousted from the party because he had declined to pay Rs 8 crore to party supremo Mayawati for the party ticket in the upcoming polls. Talking to media persons at the Congress office here, he told Maya..
Congress-SP Form Alliance For UP Polls, Sheila May Step Down
The Congress party on Tuesday said it will contest the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls in alliance with the Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party. "The Congress-Samajwadi Party alliance will form the next government in Uttar Pradesh," senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad told the media here, a day a..
Sonia Will Decide Congress CM Candidate In Punjab: Amarinder
Punjab Congress president Amarinder Singh said on Tuesday that he did not know if he was the Chief Ministerial candidate and that it was up to party President Sonia Gandhi to decide. Singh was interacting with the media in his hometown Patiala before filing his nomination papers for the Patiala U..
Lalu, Son To Campaign For Akhilesh
RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Tuesday said he and his son and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav will campaign for Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav in the assembly elections. "I along with Tejaswi will campaign to ensure the return of Akhilesh as Chief Minister," Lalu Prasad told the..