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18-Jan-2019 New Delhi

PU Zoramthanga calls on Ram Vilas Paswan

The Chief Minister of Mizoram, Shri PU Zoramthanga today called on the Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Shri Ram Vilas Paswan at Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi regarding enhancement of coverage and allocation under the National...

17-Jan-2019 Amaravati

Modi jealous of Andhra Pradesh: Chandrababu Naidu

Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was jealous of Andhra Pradesh and hence was behind the  proposed Federal Front of Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao.Reacting to the meeting of Telangana...

11-Jan-2019 Srinagar

Center should hold talks with the Hurriyat: Farooq Abdullah

National Conference president Farooq Abdullah has said that lasting peace can be achieved in Kashmir only through dialogue and the Center should hold talks with the Hurriyat leaders.Referring to Army chief Bipin Rawat's comment a day earlier on engaging with...

11-Jan-2019 Lucknow

RLD very much part of SP-BSP alliance: Ajit Singh

The Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) on Friday said that it was very much a part of the upcoming alliance between the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and the Samajwadi Party (SP).RLD chief Ajit Singh, however, said that the seat sharing formula for the Lok Sabha polls...

09-Jan-2019 Shillong

First Swadesh Darshan project in Meghalaya inaugurated

The Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Conrad K Sangma, inaugurated the project “Development of North East Circuit: Umiam (Lake View) - U Lum Sohpetbneng- Mawdiangdiang - Orchid Lake Resort” implemented under Swadesh Darshan Scheme of Ministry of Tourism, Government...

07-Jan-2019 Kolkata

Students must ensure history is not changed: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday urged students and researchers to preserve history so that it is not changed due to different political ideology."I request students and researchers to make efforts to conserve our history and make sure...

07-Jan-2019 Patna (Bihar)

JD-U has nothing to do with Ram temple, triple talaq : Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said that his Janata Dal-United (JD-U) had nothing to do with controversial issues such as building a grand Ram temple in Ayodhya and triple talaq."Our stand on these controversial issues is old. There is no change...

03-Jan-2019 New Delhi

SC's decision on Ram Mandir should be final : Ram Vilas Paswan

Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan on Thursday expressed opposition to the idea of bringing an ordinance on the Ram Mandir issue and said the Supreme Court's decision on this matter should be final."Everyone should accept whatever...

27-Dec-2018 Kadapa (Andhra Pradesh)

N. Chandrababu Naidu launches work on steel plant, blasts Centre

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday laid foundation stone for a steel plant in Kadapa district on Thursday even as the Centre blamed the state government for not providing required information on availability of the mines and iron...

27-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Piyush Goyal meets H.D. Deve Gowda and H.D. Kumaraswamy

A delegation led by former Prime Minister and Member of Parliament, Shri H.D. Deve Gowda and Chief Minister of Karnataka Shri H.D. Kumaraswamy met Union Minister of Railways and Coal, Shri Piyush Goyal today at Rail Bhawan, New Delhi.  Various matters...

26-Dec-2018 Kolkata

Both Modi, Mamata doing communal politics : Kanhaiya Kumar

All India Students' Federation (AISF) leader Kanhaiya Kumar on Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of doing communal politics and vowed to fight against anybody acting against the country's Constitution...

26-Dec-2018 Kolkata

Unprecedented alliances must to end BJP's fascism : Jignesh Mevani

Claiming the nation is going through an "unprecedented crisis" under the BJP-led Central government, Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani on Wednesday said there should be "unprecedented alliances" between parties to defeat the current regime at any cost in the coming...

26-Dec-2018 New Delhi

K. Chandrashekar Rao makes courtesy call on PM

Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Wednesday.A statement from the Chief Minister's Office in Hyderabad described it as a courtesy call.This was KCR's first meeting with Modi after the former was...

24-Dec-2018 Solapur (Maharashtra)

'Chowkidars' have become thieves, says Thackeray in fresh attack on BJP

Seen as a slanted attack on Prime Minster Narendra Modi amid growing unease in ties with the BJP, Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Monday said with various scams going on in the country, it seems "chowkidars have become thieves" -- a direct takeaway...

24-Dec-2018 Bhubaneswar

Centre committed to Odisha's development : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said his government is fully committed to Odisha's development as he dedicated various projects worth thousands of crores to the public here.Modi inaugurated the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bhubaneswar built...

23-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Lok Janshakti Party to contest 6 LS seats in Bihar

The Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) will contest six seats while the BJP and the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) will contest 17 seats each, in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections in Bihar under a seat-sharing formula, BJP President Amit Shah announced on Sunday.The Bharatiya...

22-Dec-2018 Chennai

MNM and I would contest Lok Sabha polls: Kamal Haasan

 Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan said on Saturday he and his party Makkal Needhi Maiam would contest all the 39 parliamentary seats in Tamil Nadu in the next year general election, but "would not align with those desperate to change the DNA" of the state.Speaking to reporters...

21-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Arun Jaitley meet Ram Vilas Paswan over Bihar seat-sharing

Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday held discussions with Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan and his son Chirag Paswan over seat sharing arrangements in Bihar for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.The discussion came a day after LJP leaders met BJP...

20-Dec-2018 New Delhi

After ditching NDA, Kushwaha joins Congress-led UPA

Giving a jolt to the BJP ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, former Union Minister and one-time ally, Upendra Kushwaha, joined the Congress-led UPA on Thursday and declared his party Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) will contest the elections as part of a 'grand...

20-Dec-2018 Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee calls for unity to fight against divisive forces

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday called upon one and all to stay united and fight against divisive forces."Unity in diversity is India's strength. We must all be united and fight against the forces which seek to divide us for selfish...

20-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Former BJP ally joins Congress-led UPA

In a jolt to the BJP ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, its former ally in Bihar, Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP), which quit the NDA 10 days ago, joined the Congress-led UPA on Thursday and declared it will contest the elections as part of a "Grand Alliance".RLSP...

19-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Farooq Abdullah pitches for early polls in J&K

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference (NC) chief Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday pitched for early elections to the state Assembly.Talking to reporters during a function at his residence, where two expelled senior PDP leaders -- Basharat...

18-Dec-2018 Kolkata

We don't deny shelter to the needy : Mamata Banerjee on Bengal

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said her government is equally considerate towards all minorities and the state never denies shelter to anyone.On the issue of migration, she said: "Today is International Migrants Day. It is our humanitarian...

18-Dec-2018 Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee voices humane concern for minorities, immigrants

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said that her government is equal towards minorities and ready to give shelter to international immigrants."Today is #MinorityRightsDay. We are all equal and united. Unity in diversity is our strength,"...

16-Dec-2018 Chennai

M.K. Stalin proposes Rahul Gandhi as next Prime Minister

DMK President M.K. Stalin on Saturday proposed Congress President Rahul Gandhi as the next Prime Minister.Speaking at a public rally here, Stalin said: "I propose, we install a new Prime Minister in Delhi. I propose the candidature of Rahul Gandhi from Tamil...

16-Dec-2018 Chennai

Sonia Gandhi unveils Karunanidhi's statue at DMK party office

The Chairperson of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) and former President of the Congress party Sonia Gandhi on Sunday unveiled the bronze statue of late DMK President M. Karunanidhi in Tamil Nadu.Sonia Gandhi was received by DMK President M.K. Stalin...

15-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Upendra Kushwaha meets Ahmed Patel, set to join grand alliance

Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) leader Upendra Kushwaha met Congress Treasurer Ahmed Patel here on Saturday amid indications that the former's party will join the grand alliance in Bihar soon.RLSP spokesperson Madhav Anand told IANS that Patel came to meet Kushwaha...

15-Dec-2018 Aizawl (Mizoram)

Mizoram CM distributes portfolios among ministers

Hours after assuming office, Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga here on Saturday allotted portfolios to his council of ministers, keeping finance, PWD and six other departments with him, an official notification said.A notification issued by Chief Secretary...

15-Dec-2018 Aizawl (Mizoram)

MNF back at helm in Mizoram after a decade

Days after ending Congress' 10-year rule in Mizoram, Mizo National Front (MNF) chief Zoramthanga on Saturday took oath as the Chief Minister of the northeastern state for a third term.Governor Kummanam Rajasekharan administered the oath of office and secrecy...

15-Dec-2018 Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee considers tea tourism to benefit tea gardens

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday mentioned that her government will consider tea tourism to benefit tea plantations in the state."Today is International Tea Day. In #Bangla, we have allocated more than Rs 1,000 crore for the welfare...

15-Dec-2018 Aizawl (Mizoram)

MNF takes office in Mizoram

The Mizo National Front (MNF) government led by Chief Minister Zoramthanga on Saturday assumed office, ending the Congress' 10-year rule in the state.Governor Kummanam Rajasekharan administered the oath of office and secrecy to Zoramthanga and his 11 Council...

14-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court judgement on Rafale incorrect : Prashant Bhushan

Prashant Bhushan, lawyer-petitioner in the Rafale jet deal case, on Friday termed as "totally incorrect" the Supreme Court judgment junking the plea for a court-monitored probe into the purchase of the firghter aircraft. He said the ruling was against the interests...

13-Dec-2018 Hyderabad

Meghalaya HC judgement unacceptable : Asaduddin Owaisi

AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi on Thursday termed as unacceptable the judgment of Meghalaya High Court that India should have been a Hindu nation.The Member of Parliament from Hyderabad said the judiciary and the government should take note of this judgement...

13-Dec-2018 Hyderabad

Regional parties will take Indian politics by storm : Asaduddin Owaisi

AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi has predicted that the regional parties will take the Indian politics by storm, providing an alternative to both Congress and BJP.Owaisi believes Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) President and Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar...

11-Dec-2018 Mumbai

People have endorsed Rahul's leadership : Raj Thackeray

The outcome of the elections on Tuesday prove that the people have endorsed Congress President Rahul Gandhi's leadership, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) President said on Tuesday."Since the past five years, he has been waging a lone battle against the...

10-Dec-2018 Kolkata

Credibility of all institutions being destroyed : Mamata Banerjee

Describing Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel's resignation as "unprecedented", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said the credibility of all institutions is being "destroyed".She expressed her concern over Patel's quitting and...

10-Dec-2018 Hyderabad

Went on motorcycle to show how peaceful Hyderabad is : Asaduddin Owaisi

AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi said he went to Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao's residence riding his motorbike on Monday as he wanted to show how peaceful Hyderabad is to those who talked about driving him away."This is my city," the Hyderabad...

10-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Upendra Kushwaha blasts Modi as he quits NDA, government

RLSP leader Upendra Kushwaha on Monday quit the BJP-led NDA and the Modi government, charging Prime Minister Narendra Modi with betraying Bihar and with pursuing an "opaque style of functioning and non-democratic leadership style".Kushwaha, who is the second...

09-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Swaraj India launches campaign for electoral intervention

Launching a public campaign '#iCan19' here on Sunday, Swaraj India President Yogendra Yadav appealed to the people of the country to join the platform to make intervention in the electoral politics.In an open letter, he asked people for political intervention...

06-Dec-2018 Jammu

India going through worst phase of its history : Dr Farooq Abdullah

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and president of the regional National Conference (NC), Dr Farooq Abdullah said on Thursday the country is passing through worst period of its history.Addressing party workers during a function to remember Dr Bhimrao...

05-Dec-2018 Hyderabad

'Come on, kill me': Owaisi's retort to BJP leader

"Come on, kill me. I go around without security" is how AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Wednesday reacted to a challenge by a BJP leader to leave his security and fight with him for 15 minutes.T. Raja Singh, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from...

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