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27-Apr-2017 Srinagar

With RSS backing PDP has declared war on people : Dr. Farooq Abdullah

National Conference patron and Member Parliament Dr. Farooq Abdullah Thursday said that on the behest of RSS, the People’s Democratic Party has declared a war on the people in Kashmir. He expressed anguish over the innocent killings, arrests, nocturnal raids...

26-Apr-2017 Patna

Bihar's role in freedom struggle brushed aside : Nitish Kumar

Seeking acknowledgement of Bihar's contribution to the Indian freedom struggle, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday said the role of Veer Kunwar Singh, who hailed from the state, in the 1857 War of Independence should be discussed at the national level."Like...

26-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Kejriwal's quest for power behind AAP loss : Anna Hazare

Social activist Anna Hazare on Wednesday blamed his former protege and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwals quest for power behind the Aam Aadmi Partys (AAP) debacle in the Delhi civic polls.As the counting of votes polled in the April 23 elections progressed,...

26-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Civic polls a beginning for Swaraj India : Yogendra Yadav

The municipal elections in Delhi were "foundational elections" for the Swaraj India Party and leaders have "zero expectations" of winning any seat, party chief Yogendra Yadav said on Wednesday."We have zero expectations. But anything we get above that is...

25-Apr-2017 Cooch Behar (West Bengal)

Mamata Banerjee urges Centre to look for alternative options to Teesta deal

Claiming that a water sharing deal on Teesta river with Bangladesh may jeopardise the daily lives of North Bengal residents, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said she would have no problems in providing water to the neighbouring country provided...

25-Apr-2017 Cooch Behar (West Bengal)

Mamata Banerjee slams Centre over Aadhar-like system for cows

Continuing her tirade against the Modi government, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday slammed the move to have an Aadhaar-like identity system for cows."Just see... Now cows need Aadhar cards. Then what cards will be needed for children who need...

24-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Food Ministry favours 25% hike in tur import duty : Ram Vilas Paswan

Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Monday said his ministry was in favour of hiking import duty on tur dal from existing 10 per cent to 25 per cent in the interest of farmers.After meeting Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis,...

24-Apr-2017 Patna

More tourists visited Bihar despite prohibition : Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said prohibition in Bihar had not affected the state tourism sector as the number of visitors, both domestic and from abroad, had registered an increase.He dismissed as "baseless and useless propaganda" reports and...

24-Apr-2017 Hyderabad

'Gau Rakshaks' committing acts of terror : Asaduddin Owaisi

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday said "Gau Rakshaks" (cow vigilantes) are committing acts of terror against innocent people and warned that continued attacks will stoke anarchy in the country.The Member of Parliament alleged that the Bharatiya Janata...

23-Apr-2017 New Delhi

TN CM K. Palaniswami meets the protesting farmers at Jantar Mantar

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Sunday met with protesting farmers from his state at the Jantar Mantar and assured help.The farmers have protested here for the past 40 days and demands loan waivers, drought relief packages and formation of a Cauvery...

23-Apr-2017 New Delhi

No need for law to penalise levy of service charge : Ram vilas Paswan

Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram vilas Paswan on Sunday ruled out a legislation to penalise hotels and restaurants in the country for levying service charge on customers.Paswan said enough awareness on the issue and public demand were required...

21-Apr-2017 Kolkata

CBI working as pet mouse : Mamata Banerjee

Slamming the BJP-led central government for "targeting" her party and putting leaders behind bars, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is acting like a "pet mouse"."The CBI is acting like a pet mouse....

21-Apr-2017 Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee urges regional parties to unite against BJP

Describing the political situation in the country as "terrible", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday reinforced her message to all the regional parties to come together to corner the Bharatiya Janata Party."I am giving the message to all the regional...

20-Apr-2017 Bhubaneswar

Regional parties enough to tackle BJP : Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said regional parties were enough to check the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).Banerjee, however, said it was too early to form a federal front to counter the BJP nationally."It is our continuous process...

19-Apr-2017 New Delhi

India develops National Action Plan to combat Antimicrobial Resistance

“Antimicrobial resistance is a serious threat to global public health that requires action across all government sectors and society and is driven by many interconnected factors. Single, isolated interventions have limited impact and coordinated action is required...

19-Apr-2017 Bhubaneswar

Regional parties must unite : Mamata Banerjee

Amid talks of a grand alliance to counter the BJP, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday urged regional parties to unite."All regional parties should come together and move ahead with greater strength maintaining good relations with each...

19-Apr-2017 Chennai

V.K. Sasikala, Dinakaran ouster first victory : O. Panneerselvam

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Wednesday said the ouster of the rival AIADMK faction's two leaders was his faction's first victory in the "dharma yudh".He was referring to the ruling AIADMK faction's decision to sideline now jailed General...

18-Apr-2017 Patna (Bihar)

Nitish Kumar begins Gandhi Smriti Yatra

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday began his "Gandhi Smriti Yatra" in Champaran district to mark the 100th year of Mahatma Gandhi's first major satyagraha against the British rule."Nitish Kumar along with Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav, other...

17-Apr-2017 Kolkata

Lord Swaraj Paul meets Mamata Banerjee

Indian-origin British businessman Lord Swaraj Paul on Monday met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the state secretariat Nabanna."Lord Paul is a senior person and it is a courtesy meet," Banerjee said.The meeting lasted for almost an hour.Paul's company...

17-Apr-2017 Patna (Bihar)

Rajnath Singh abstains from Champaran Satyagraha centenary function

RJD chief Lalu Prasad has questioned a last-minute decision of Home Minister Rajnath Singh to stay away from an official function in Bihar on Monday where hundreds of freedom fighters were honoured.President Parnab Mukherjee felicitated the freedom fighters...

16-Apr-2017 Patna (Bihar)

Narendra Modi misusing power to campaign for BJP : Lalu Prasad Yadav

RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Sunday targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi for misusing his official power to campaign for the Bharatiya Janata Party."Modi has been misusing his power as the Prime Minister to campaign and propagate for his party BJP," Lalu told...

15-Apr-2017 Srinagar

NC president wins Srinagar, appeal Prez for Governor’s rule in JK

Soon after winning the Srinagar parliamentary seat today, National Conference president Farooq Abdullah appealed Governor and the President that governor’s rule should be imposed in Jammu and Kashmir as the PDP-BJP government has failed to provide security...

15-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Farooq Abdullah emerges victorious

The National Conference Saturday made a comeback in Central Kashmir Parliamentary seat, with its candidate and party patron, Dr Farooq Abdullah emerging victorious by a margin of over 10,000 votes. He defeated his nearest PDP rival Nazir Ahmed Khan. Srinagar...

15-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Farooq Abdullah wins Srinagar by-poll

National Conference President and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah on Saturday won the by-poll to the Srinagar-Budgam parliamentary seat, beating his PDP rival Nazir Ahmad Khan....

14-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Swaraj India promises clean, disease-free Delhi

Newly-formed political party Swaraj India on Friday promised an epidemic-free, garbage-free and pollution-free Delhi, if voted to power in the civic polls later this month.Releasing its "Saaf Dil, Saaf Dilli" manifesto, Swaraj India President Yogendra Yadav said...

14-Apr-2017 Jammu

Dr Ambedkar worked to foster egalitarian society : Dr Farooq Abdullah

Describing architect of the Constitution of India Dr B R Ambedkar as a great visionary, National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah on Friday said the legendary leader worked tirelessly to foster egalitarian society and shed caste discrimination in the country.“The...

13-Apr-2017 Hyderabad

Telangana to extend financial assistance to farmers for fertilisers

In yet another sop to farmers, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday announced that the government will provide them financial assistance from the next fiscal to purchase fertilisers.He said that the government will provide Rs 4,000...

13-Apr-2017 New Delhi

BJP out to murder AAP : Yogendra Yadav

Swaraj India National President Yogendra Yadav on Thursday said BJP is out to murder the Aam Aadmi Party but the Arvind Kejriwal led party will suicide before it gets murdered.Yadav who was speaking in a public rally, roadshows, jansabha and padyatras in different...

12-Apr-2017 Bhubaneswar

Will act against those creating religious strife : Naveen Patnaik

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday said strong action will be taken against those whipping up violence in the name of religion.Patnaik visited the violence-hit Bhadrak town and reviewed the situation with senior officials. He also inspected several...

10-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Uddhav Thackeray asks government to save Kulbhushan

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Monday urged the government to take "extreme steps" to save the Indian 'spy' sentenced to death in Pakistan.In Delhi to attend an NDA meeting, Thackeray said: "What has happened is unfortunate. The government should take...

10-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Mamata Banerjee meets Narendra Modi, seeks funds for West Bengal

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here seeking the release of over Rs 10,000 crore due to the state under various centrally-sponsored schemes.Banerjee, who has long been seeking a loan waiver for West Bengal,...

10-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Mamata Banerjee meets Narendra Modi, seeks funds due to Bengal

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking release of funds over Rs 10,000 crore due to the state under various centrally sponsored schemes.In nearly half an hour meeting, Banerjee, who has long been seeking...

09-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Swaraj India says 'Blow the Whistle' for Delhi civic polls

A day after the Election Commission allotted its 200 candidates a common symbol 'Whistle', the fledgling Swaraj India party on Sunday launched a unique campaign asking the people to blow a whistle whenever they see anything wrong happening around them.The...

09-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Farooq Abdullah and Omar cast votes for Srinagar seat

Opposition National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah and his son, former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, cast their votes for the Srinagar Lok Sabha by-poll here on Sunday, that has been marred by violence.Former Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah, the joint...

08-Apr-2017 Petrapole (West Bengal)

Khulna-Kolkata train received with cheers, bouquets at border

Nine years after the inauguration of the Maitree (friendship) Express passenger train service between Kolkata and Dhaka, the first Khulna-Kolkata train chugged into the Petrapole Railway station on the India-Bangladesh border on Saturday.Repeatedly sounding...

08-Apr-2017 New Delhi

TU-142M receives a formal welcome at INS Dega

Chief of Andhra Pradesh Nara Chandrababu Naidu welcomed the TU-142M Long Range Maritime Patrol aircraft of the Indian Navy which landed at INS Dega for the last time this morning.  A special ceremony organised at INS Dega to formally welcome the aircraft...

08-Apr-2017 Kolkata

Kolkata- Khulna-Dhaka bus service flagged off from Kolkata today

A Kolkata-Khulna-Dhaka bus service was ceremoniously flagged off from Kolkata today. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, his counterpart from Bangladesh Smt. Sheikh Hasina and the Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee jointly initiated the ceremony...

08-Apr-2017 Hyderabad

If you don't want black, ban cuckoo : Pawan Kalyan

If you don't want black, then ban cuckoo, said leading Telugu actor and Jana Sena party chief Pawan Kalyan while reacting to former BJP parliamentarian Tarun Vijay's controversial remarks about South Indian people.He tweeted on Friday that Vijay's statement...

07-Apr-2017 Kolkata

BJP warns Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on 'false cases'

Reminding West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of the BJP's nationwide influence, its General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya on Friday warned her how long would his party remain silent if "fake cases" were lodged against its leaders in the state."Didi (Mamata...

07-Apr-2017 Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee warns BJP not to mix politics with religion

Asserting that politics and religion should not be mixed, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday took a dig at the state BJP leaders who participated in the Ram Navami celebrations saying politicians who walked with arms in the name of Puja are unaware...

07-Apr-2017 Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra)

'Kejriwal shattered my dream': Hazare's cry of anguish

Veteran anti-corruption crusader Kisan Baburao alias Anna Hazare said on Friday that he was pained to read about the allegations against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in the Shunglu Committee Report."He was my colleague in the fight against corruption......

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