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BJP to dedicate civic poll victory to CRPF men killed in Sukma

April 26, 2017

NEW DELHI: The BJP on Wednesday said it will not celebrate its victory in the civic polls but "dedicate" it to the 25 CRPF troopers who died in a Maoist attack in Sukma. "We won't celebrate this victory and will dedicate it to the CRPF personnel who lost their lives in the Sukma Maoist attack," Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Manoj Ti...


Akhilesh Yadav flays BJP for 'poor law and order' in UP

April 26, 2017

LUCKNOW: Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday attacked the state government led by Yogi Adityanath and said the law and order situation in the state is not good. At the receiving end on the issue of law and order during his five years in office, Akhilesh Yadav alleged that under the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) regime, c...


Barkha Singh quits congress, blames Rahul is unfit to lead the party

April 20, 2017

NEW DELHI: In a setback to the Delhi Congress ahead of the civic polls here, Barkha Singh on Thursday quit as chief of the women’s wing. She also hit out at Vice President Rahul Gandhi and the party’s Delhi unit chief Ajay Maken. The former Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief said: “Congress party under the leadership of Rahul...


BJP wins Himachal assembly by-poll

April 13, 2017

NEW DELHI: The Bharatiya Janata Party's Anil Dhiman on Thursday won the Bhoraj assembly constituency by-poll in Himachal Pradesh, defeating the Congress' Parmila Devi by a margin of over 8,000 votes, according to the Election Commission. The commission said on its website that Dhiman polled 24,434 votes out of a total 46,848 polled on Sunday. Devi...


Bringing BJP to power Election Commission’s only aim: Kejriwal

April 10, 2017

NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday blamed the Election Commission for “EVM-tampering fraud” and said the poll panel’s only aim was to bring the BJP to power at any cost. Kejriwal said 18 Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) had surfaced in Dholpur in Rajasthan which voted only for the Bharatiya Janata Party (B...


Will keep promise on Punjab farm loans: Congress

April 05, 2017

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Wednesday said its new government in Punjab will soon fulfil its promise of waiving farmers' loans, but was non-committal on when this will happen. "Our party has been supportive of farmer-friendly actions and committed to fulfilling its poll promises," Congress spokesperson Rajeev Gowda told media persons here. On the ...


Congress seeks resignation of Kerala Education Minister

March 28, 2017

'Kerala Education Minister C. Raveendranath' THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Congress-led Kerala Opposition has demanded the resignation of State Education Minister C. Raveendranath after serious lapses surfaced in the conduct of Class X, XI and XII examinations. Speaking to reporters here on Tuesday, Leader of Opposition Ramesh Chennithala said that su...


PM Modi, L K Advani to attend national executive meet in Odisha

March 25, 2017

BHUBANESWAR: BJP will hold its two-day national executive meeting in the Odisha capital from April 15, to be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, party national president Amit Shah, senior leader L K Advani and others. Announcing this today, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, said, "The Prime Minister will come to Odisha to thank th...


Sonia, Rahul return from US

March 24, 2017

NEW DELHI: Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi have returned from the United States where Sonia Gandhi had gone for health check-up, the party said on Friday. "Congress President and Vice President have returned to India. Thanks to all the countrymen and Congress people for their good wishes," party's spokesperson Rande...


Congress MP alleges caste discrimination in UP

March 23, 2017

New Delhi: Congress member in the Lok Sabha Ranjeet Ranjan on Thursday said Yadavs and some other castes were being targeted in Uttar Pradesh, and questioned the anti-Romeo squads formed in the state. "An IPS officer has said, a particular caste is being targeted. The way hatred is being spread against Yadavs, Muslims and Dalits in Uttar Pradesh, ...