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17-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Coalition of rivals certain recipe for disaster : Arun Jaitley

Attacking the proposed grand alliance of opposition parties for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday warned the country of the dangers in electing a "coalition of rivals" which will be a "certain recipe for disaster".He asked...

17-Nov-2018 Bhopal

Arun Jaitley flays Andhra, Bengal on CBI move

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday flayed the Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal governments for withdrawing "general consent" to the CBI for raids and investigations in their states saying scams cannot be wiped off by such a decision."We have a federal structure...

17-Nov-2018 Koriya (Chhattisgarh)

Will waive-off all Chhattisgarh farmers loans : Rahul Gandhi

Charging the ruling BJP with creating two Chhattisgarhs, one of the rich and the other of the poor and the exploited, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday pledged to waive off all farm loans within 10 days of his party coming to power in the state.Campaigning...

16-Nov-2018 Mumbai

India is witnessing an Urban Renaissance : M. Venkaiah Naidu

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that India is witnessing an urban renaissance and has been set in motion. He was interacting with the Mayor of Houston, USA, Sylvester Turner, who called on the Vice President along with a high level...

16-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Modi government squandered national interest in Rafale deal : Congress

The Congress on Friday questioned the Modi government's "silence" on the "fresh evidence" in the Rafale "scam" and said it is a precursor "of the storm which they are about to face."The party also accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "squandering national...

16-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Innovation needed to cut agricultural wastage : Suresh Prabhu

Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday said that India requires innovation in agriculture in order to minimize wastage of argicultural produce which amounts to almost 30 per cent of the total output."In India, we lose about 30 per cent of the vegetables, fruits...

16-Nov-2018 Kolkata

Centre changing functioning of institutions, alleges Mamata Banerjee

Taking a dig at the BJP for changing names of the cities, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday accused the Narendra Modi-led NDA government of trying to change the functioning of autonomous institutions like the RBI and the CBI.She also accused...

16-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Fake degree in BJP's DNA, shortcut to ministry : Rahul Gandhi

Taking pot-shots at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Minister Smriti Irani, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said "fake degrees" are a shortcut to ministerial births."Mr 56 (Modi) and his ministers have shown to the students that in BJP, the...

16-Nov-2018 Ambikapur (Chhattisgarh)

Narendra Modi challenges Congress to appoint a non-Gandhi as its chief

Exploiting to the hilt Congress leader Shashi Tharoor's remarks that a "Chaiwala" (tea-seller) became Prime Minister because of Jawaharlal Nehru's  commitment to democracy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday attacked the Congress challenging it to appoint...

16-Nov-2018 Deori/Seoni (Madhya Pradesh)

Rahul Gandhi goes ballistic against Modi, MP CM

Flaying Prime Minister Narendra Modi for inflicting the "biggest scam" on the nation in the form of  demonetisation, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday assured the people of Madhya Pradesh that his party, if voted to power, would waive farm ...

16-Nov-2018 Shahdol (Madhya Pradesh)

Congress crying over demonetisation as it has lost money : Narendra Modi

Stepping up his attack on the Congress and the Gandhi family, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said  the Gandhis are crying even two years after demonetisation as they have "lost" ill-gotten money."These days people are discussing development. People...

16-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Prefer opposition than alliance with Congress or BJP : Mayawati

Asserting that her alliance with Ajit Jogi's party will get a majority in Chhattisgarh, Bahujan Samaj Party Chief Mayawati on Friday said she will prefer  sitting in the opposition to supporting the Congress or BJP in an adverse situation."I have full confidence...

16-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Advisor Sharma meets Union Minister Hardeep Puri

Advisor to Governor, Kewal Kumar Sharma met the Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri at New Delhi here today.The  Advisor highlighted several issues pertaining to modification of 50:50 funding under SMART cities project to...

15-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Watchman sold out, Congress sharpens Rafale attack against Modi

The Congress on Thursday raised its Rafale 'scam' pitch, accusing Prime Minister Modi of sabotaging country's interest for the sake of his cronies and alleging he fixed a higher benchmark price for the French fighter jets.A day after the Centre conceded...

15-Nov-2018 Singapore

East Asia Summit: India for enhanced multilateral cooperation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday called for enhanced multilateral cooperation while reiterating India's vision of an open and inclusive Indo-Pacific region during the 13th East Asia Summit here."At the East Asia Summit in Singapore, I shared my thoughts...

15-Nov-2018 New Delhi

BJP's cronyism drove economy to its lowest point : CPI-M

Accusing the Modi government of mismanaging the economy, the CPI-M on Thursday said that corruption and institutionalization of cronyism under the government had driven the Indian economy to hit its lowest point.It said the aggressive pursuit of neo-liberal policy...

15-Nov-2018 Barwani (Madhya Pradesh)

Rahul Gandhi has Modiphobia : Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday took a dig at his Congress counterpart, saying Rahul Gandhi was "afflicted with Modiphobia" and that is why he chants "Modi-Modi".Speaking here at a rally in the poll-bound state, Shah said while the Bharatiya Janata Party...

15-Nov-2018 Raipur

Rajnath Singh jibes at Afridi's remark

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday made light of Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi's comment on Kashmir, saying "what he said is right"."They (Pakistani government) are not able to manage Pakistan. How can they manage Kashmir? Kashmir was, is and...

15-Nov-2018 Raipur

Naxalism will end in next three-five years : Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday expressed confidence over eliminating naxalism in the coming three-five years and asked Maoists to join the mainstream by surrendering under the rehabilitation policy for them."Naxalism will end in next three to...

14-Nov-2018 Tawang (Arunachal Pradesh)

Arunachal suffered in absence of robust road connectivity : Pema Khandu

Arunachal Pradesh has suffered historically primarily in the absence of robust road connectivity with road density of 25 km per 100 square km area as against an all India average of 142 km per 100 sq km area, Chief Minister Pema Khandu said on Wednesday.However,...

14-Nov-2018 New Delhi

BJP slams Rahul, calls his temple visits 'fancy dress hindutava'

The BJP on Wednesday slammed Congress for allegedly spreading "hatred" against the RSS and the "Hindus", and described its President Rahul Gandhi's temple visits as "fancy dress hindutava".The saffron party attacked the Congress by releasing a video clip...

14-Nov-2018 Guwahati

Citizenship Bill spurring Assam youth to take up arms : Congress

The Congress on Wednesday said that the admission by the Assam's police brass that the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 was spurring the youth to take up arms proved the BJP government's failure to protect the state's interest.Director General (Special...

14-Nov-2018 New Delhi

India to be $10 trillion economy by 2035 : Suresh Prabhu

Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday said Indian economy will quadruple to $10 trillion by 2035 riding on business-friendly policies, structural reforms and transparency in governance."India is growing at a fast rate and will...

14-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Rajasthan BJP MP joins Congress

The BJP on Wednesday suffered a jolt in Rajastahn as one of its MPs, Harish Meena, joined the Congress ahead of the assembly elections on December 7.The Dausa MP and former Rajasthan Director General of Police, Meena was formally inducted into the party...

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