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24-Jun-2017 Hyderabad

Islamophobia being spread in India : Asaduddin Owaisi

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Saturday said Islamophobia was being spread in the country, resulting in incident of lynching of Muslims.Condemning the lynching of a 17-year-old youth on a train in Haryana, Owaisi said a hate atmosphere was being created."I...

22-Jun-2017 The Hague (Netherlands)

Bring software industries to Bengal : Mamata Banerjee to Bengali diaspora

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday appealed to the Bengali community here to bring software industries."Our young generation is in the software industry which is an important sector. We have IT parks and land is also available. We will...

22-Jun-2017 Patna (Bihar)

JD-U's Kovind support won't impact alliance : Tejaswi Yadav

The JD-U's decision to support NDA's Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind will not have any impact on Bihar's ruling alliance, Deputy Chief Minister and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav said on Thursday.Nitish Kumar on Wednesday extended his party's support to...

21-Jun-2017 The Hague (Netherlands)

Mamata Banerjee appeals to Dutch investors to invest in Bengal

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday appealed to Dutch investors along with Italian and German industrialists to invest in the state.Addressing a business meet with VNO-NCW, the largest business chamber in the Netherlands, she said: "Come...

20-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Shiv Sena supports Kovind; to go with NDA after 15 years

After keeping ally BJP in suspense for 24 hours, the Shiv Sena on Tuesday said NDA presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind was a "good choice" and extended full support to his candidature for the July 17 election.The Sena, however, reiterated that Sena's "first...

19-Jun-2017 Dubai

Never heard of NDA presidential candidate Kovind : Mamata Banerjee

Expressing surprise at the BJP's decision to name Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind as the NDA's presidential candidate, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday claimed she has never heard of the nominee and termed it a "not so mature" move."I have not...

19-Jun-2017 Chennai

Case registered for bribing voters : K. Palaniswami

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Monday told the state assembly that a case has been registered against the persons who allegedly indulged in bribing voters in the R.K. Nagar by-elections.Palaniswami said the case has been registered as per the...

18-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Uddhav Thackeray, Aditya Thackeray meet Amit Shah, Devendra Fadnavis

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday met ally and Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray and his son Aditya at the latter's residence here.The much-awaited meeting - which state BJP President...

17-Jun-2017 Kolkata

Deep-rooted conspiracy behind Darjeeling violence: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday condemned the vandalism unleashed by the Gorkha Janmukti Morch (GJM), alleging "deep-rooted conspiracy" and "links with terrorists" as violence took centre-stage in the north West Bengal hills amid the...

17-Jun-2017 Kolkata

Deep-rooted conspiracy behind Darjeeling violence : Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday condemned the vandalism by the Gorkha Janmukti Morch (GJM) and alleged "deep-rooted conspiracy" as violence took centre-stage in the northern West Bengal hills amid the GJM-sponsored indefinite shutdown."This...

16-Jun-2017 Patna

Increasing income of Bihar's farmers a priority : Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday said the main focus of the state's agriculture road map is on increasing income of farmers and ensuring sustainable development of the sector. He also assured farmers of providing them minimum support price (MSP)...

14-Jun-2017 Patna (Bihar)

Nitish Kumar taunts Adityanath ahead his Bihar visit

A day ahead of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's visit to Bihar to address a rally in Darbhanga district, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday took a dig at him, saying those coming to Bihar to deliver speech should first enforce prohibition...

14-Jun-2017 Kolkata

Centre must waive farmer loans : Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday demanded the central government must waive farmers' loans throughout the country."GOI (Government of India) must waive farmer loans throughout the country. When the farmers are agitating, GOI cannot...

13-Jun-2017 Hyderabad

Narayana Reddy's statue to come up on Hyderabad's Tank Bund

The statue of legendary Telugu poet, writer and lyricist C. Narayana Reddy, who died here on Monday, will be installed on Tank Bund on the banks of the Hussain Sagar lake here, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao said.He made the announcement after...

13-Jun-2017 Bhubaneswar

Odisha CM urges for transformation in people's lives

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday asked district collectors to follow the "three Ts formula" of governance, which would lead to another T - Transformation in people's lives."The whole purpose of this continuous exercise is that three Ts of Transparency,...

13-Jun-2017 New Delhi

'MP government trying to hide something on farmers killing'

Slamming the BJP government in Madhya Pradesh, Swaraj India on Tuesday said it was trying to hide something on the farmers' killing and therefore, not allowing anyone to visit Mandsaur.Swaraj India President Yogendra Yadav said since the last week, the government...

12-Jun-2017 Bhangar (West Bengal)

Can't be intimidated with threats, Mamata Banerjee tells GJM

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday asserted she will not be intimidated with Gorkha Janmukti Morcha's (GJM) "threats" and claimed it will run away after spurring episodes of violence."I don't bow down to threats. If I am threatened, I know...

12-Jun-2017 Patna (Bihar)

Failure to provide MSP responsible for farmers' protest : Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday blamed the Narendra Modi-led central government's failure to fulfil promise on the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for the ongoing farmers' protests in the country.The Janata Dal-United (JD-U) President also warned that...

12-Jun-2017 Chennai

Ruling AIADMK faction enacting drama : O. Panneerselvam

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Monday accused the ruling AIADMK faction of enacting a drama and said he was disbanding the merger negotiating team of his own group.Panneerselvam told the media here: "After the setting up of the negotiation...

10-Jun-2017 Siliguri

GTA election may happen anytime : Mamata Banerjee

Claiming that peace has been restored in the hills after Thursday's violence, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday announced that the election of Gorkha Territorial Administration - the development body in the north Bengal hills - may take place...

10-Jun-2017 Patna (Bihar)

NDA's allies upset with BJP, want to join RJD : Tejashwi Yadav

Alliance partners of the NDA in Bihar are upset with the BJP and in touch with the RJD, said Bihar's deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav on Saturday, adding that many NDA leaders also want to join his party."BJP's allies including RLSP, LJP and HAM are upset...

09-Jun-2017 Kolkata

Opposition trying to fish in troubled waters : Mamata Banerjee

Taking a swipe at the opposition parties who have blamed her government for the unrest in the hills, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday accused them of fishing in troubled waters to derive political mileage.Reacting to the remarks of Left...

09-Jun-2017 Darjeeling

Mamata Banerjee warns of legal action over Bengal hills shutdown

Terming as 'Illegal" the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha's 12-hour shutdown in north Bengal hills, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday warned of "strict legal action" against those participating in it.She claimed normalcy has been restored in the hills,...

06-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Lead us, striking farmers urge Raj Thackeray

In a surprise development, a delegation of top farmers' leaders met Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President Raj Thackeray here on Tuesday and asked them to "lead them".The farmers leaders comprised activists hailing from Puntamba in Ahmednagar district which...

04-Jun-2017 Hyderabad

Will support any party over special status to Andhra : Pawan Kalyan

Leading Telugu actor and Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan on Sunday said he will support any political party fighting for grant of special status to Andhra Pradesh.He tweeted this after the Congress party invited him to a public meeting scheduled to be held in Guntur...

03-Jun-2017 New Delhi

EVM challenge an eyewash : NCP

The Sharad Pawar-led NCP on Saturday said the Election Commission's EVM challenge was an "eyewash" because of last-minute change in procedure for the selection of EVMs and non-supply of sought information."Non-supply of information sought and last-minute...

03-Jun-2017 Kolkata

Bengal No.1 in rural job scheme : Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said the state ranks No.1 in the country in the rural job guarantee scheme for financial year 2015-16, as per a central government announcement."We are No.1 in the country in 100-days work on convergence...

02-Jun-2017 Kolkata

Financial emergency still on in India : Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said that financial emergency is still on in India and that people do not have the freedom to withdraw money as per their will.The Trinamool Congress supremo was referring to an Income Tax department advertisement...

02-Jun-2017 Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra)

Anna Hazare backs Maharashtra farmers' strike

Social activist Anna Hazare extended his support to the indefinite strike of farmers which entered the second day on Friday.But concerned over the violence witnessed on the first day, he urged farmers to carry out their agitation peacefully without causing...

02-Jun-2017 Hyderabad

Telangana celebrates third formation day

Telangana celebrated its third formation day on Friday with Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao and his cabinet colleagues leading the celebrations across the state.It was on this day in 2014 that Telangana was carved out of Andhra Pradesh as India's 29th state.At...

02-Jun-2017 Vijayawada

Andhra yet to come to terms with division : N. Chandrababu Naidu

Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Friday said the state has yet to come to terms with the bifurcation of the undivided Andhra Pradesh.On a day when Telangana was celebrating its third formation day, Andhra Pradesh organised 'Nava Nirmana Deeksha', where...

27-May-2017 New Delhi

Opposition united on issue of presidential poll : Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday said that opposition unity on the issue of the presidential election is intact and clarified that he came to attend the lunch hosted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as it was in honour of the visiting Mauritius...

27-May-2017 New Delhi

Nitish Kumar meets PM Narendra Modi

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here, a day after he skipped a meeting of opposition parties convened by Congress President Sonia Gandhi."The Chief Minister of Bihar, Shri @NitishKumar met PM Shri @narendramodi...

25-May-2017 New Delhi

BJP, CPI-M unleashing violence in Bengal : Mamata Banerjee

Rejecting opposition charges of police excesses, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused the BJP and the CPI-M of unleashing violence in the state in the name of protests.On a day when Banerjee, the Trinamool Congress supremo, held talks...

25-May-2017 Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh)

Amit Shah, N. Chandrababu Naidu discuss alliance, presidential poll

BJP President Amit Shah met Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu here on Thursday.After winding up three-day visit to Telangana, Shah reached here along with Naidu from Hyderabad in the same flight. They were accompanied by central ministers...

25-May-2017 Srinagar

Dr. Farooq Abdullah chairs meeting of party legislators

National Conference President and Member of Parliament for Srinagar, Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Thursday chaired a meeting of Party Legislators in Srinagar.The Party President discussed the current political situation in the State and also sought inputs from senior...

24-May-2017 Kolkata

Don't politicise attack on journalists : Mamata Banerjee

A day after journalists protested against "police barbarism" on their fraternity members during a political event here, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said a section of the media should not politicise the matter."I will not answer...

24-May-2017 Bhubaneswar

Complete Keonjhar medical college in two years : Naveen Patnaik

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday directed officials to ensure completion of the proposed government Medical College in Keonjhar district in two years.The proposed medical college was a long standing demand of locals in the district.The 100-seat...

23-May-2017 Srinagar

Dr. Farooq Abdullah meets Governor

Dr. Farooq Abdullah, Member Parliament and former Union Minister, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.The Governor and Dr. Abdullah discussed issues relating to the obtaining external and internal security environment and the steps required...

22-May-2017 Bolpur (West Bengal)

No bomb manufacturing will be allowed : Mamata Banerjee

In a stern warning, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday instructed the police to step up vigilance and check bomb manufacturing, particularly, in sensitive areas of Birbhum district, where crude bomb-making related explosions have occurred."Please...

22-May-2017 Srinagar

PDP appeasing RSS to save Chair : Dr. Farooq Abdullah

Describing the uncertainty at India-Pakistan border as the result of New Delhi’s wrong policies, National Conference patron and President Dr Farooq Abdullah Monday said that PDP-BJP coalition government has brought Jammu Kashmir on the verge of destruction.“Every...

21-May-2017 Bhubaneswar

Naveen Patnaik asks ministers to focus on three 'Ts'

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday asked his ministers to focus on three "Ts" - teamwork, transparency and technology - to fine tune functioning of their departments."I want every department to fine tune their functioning with these three Ts in...

20-May-2017 Kolkata

Resolve to serve people better : Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday expressed gratitude to the people as her Trinamool Congress-led government completed six years in power."Today is 20th May. In 2011, on this day, our government came to power in Bengal, ushering in a...

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