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19-Apr-2019 Hyderabad

BJP insulting martyrs like Karkare : Asaduddin Owaisi

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Friday alleged that the BJP is insulting martyrs like police officer Hemant Karkare who died fighting terrorists during the Mumbai 26/11 attack.Reacting strongly to Malegaon blast accused Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur's remark...

19-Apr-2019 Mumbai

After years, Sena gets a face to woo urban class

After nearly three decades, ex-Congresswoman Priyanka V. Chaturvedi's grand entry to the Shiv Sena will bring a much-needed 'glamour quotient' to the Mumbai headquartered party.The last time when a woman joining the Sena created waves was in early 1990s when...

19-Apr-2019 Mumbai

Priyanka Chaturvedi joins Shiv Sena

Former Congress spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi on Friday joined the Shiv Sena in the presence of party chief Uddhav Thackeray....

18-Apr-2019 Malda (West Bengal)

BJP will get 'Vidai certificate' post polls: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday vowed to stop the BJP from implementing the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Bengal and said her party will ensure the saffron outfit is given the NBC or "National Vidai (farewell) Certificate"...

16-Apr-2019 Amravati (Maharashtra)

No mention of Ram temple in Congress manifesto: Uddhav Thackeray

Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday hit out at the Congress for not mentioning the Ram temple at Ayodhya in its 2019 election manifesto.Addressing an election rally here, he reiterated that while the Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena combine is...

15-Apr-2019 Amaravati

EC has to clear doubts on EVMs : N. Chandrababu Naidu

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Monday said the Election Commission has to clear people's doubts over the functioning of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and take all steps to bring transparency in the system.

The Telugu Desam...

15-Apr-2019 Kolkata

BJP-Congress-CPI-M in nexus to defeat Trinamool : Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday accused the BJP, Congress and the CPI-M of forming a nexus to defeat the Trinamool Congress in the Lok Sabha elections in the state.Banerjee's allegation came at an election rally in Murshidabad district...

13-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Election Commission has lost credibility: Chandrababu Naidu

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday said the Election Commission (EC) has lost its credibility as "it functions on the instructions of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his office".Raising questions on the poll panel's independence...

12-Apr-2019 Nanded (Maharashtra)

Nehru coined 'Pradhan Sevak' - Raj Thackeray to Modi

In a blistering attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) President Raj Thackeray said on Friday that the term 'Pradhan Sevak was first coined by Indias first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.He said that at the Nehru Memorial...

12-Apr-2019 Kurseong (West Bengal)

Will never seek votes in the name of army : Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Friday that she was proud of the country's armed forces but will never seek votes in the name of the army like Prime Minister Narendra Modi.Addressing a rally in Kurseong in north Bengal's Darjeeling hills,...

11-Apr-2019 Mumbai

Greenhorn Urmila meets 'Chanakya' of politics Sharad Pawar

Bollywood actress Urmila Matondkar, who is contesting as a Congress candidate from Mumbai North parliamentary constituency, called on NCP President Sharad Pawar, often called the 'Chanakya' of Indian politics, here on Thursday.Matondkar, 48, met the 78-year old...

10-Apr-2019 New Delhi

India is under undeclared Emergency: Lalu Prasad

India has been under an undeclared Emergency and it is different from the one imposed by Indira Gandhi in 1975 as she never called the then opposition leaders "anti-national" or "unpatriotic" and did not kill minorities, Dalits and even journalists, says Rashtriya...

09-Apr-2019 Hyderabad

Mob lynching is Modi's legacy : Asaduddin Owaisi

AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday said mob lynchings were a legacy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.He said Modi would be remembered in Indian history for mob lynching as the highest number of incidents occurred during his tenure."These incidents...

09-Apr-2019 Latur (Maharashtra)

Modi-Thackeray share dais after 28 months

While sharing a dais for the first time after 28 months with Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said here that he will not let the aspirations of the people of backward Marathwada go in vain and will take up developmental...

08-Apr-2019 Cooch Behar

Modi 'sitting' on Saradha, Narada cases : Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not completing probes into Saradha scam and Narada case in the last five years."He (Modi) talked a lot about Saradha (chit fund scam) and Narada (sting operation...

08-Apr-2019 Patna (Bihar)

RJD releases party manifesto, promises reservation

Bihar's opposition Rashtiya Janata Dal (RJD) on Monday released its election manifesto for the coming Lok Sabha polls, where it has promised reservation for the Dalits, OBCs, EBCs and tribals in the private sectorsRJD leader Tejashwi Yadav, who released the...

07-Apr-2019 Patna (Bihar)

PM Modi helps to develop Bihar : Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for acting against terror and working for the common people.Campaigning in the Jamui, Kishanganj and Bhagalpur parliamentary constituencies, Nitish Kumar, also the Janata Dal-United...

07-Apr-2019 Jalpaiguri (West Bengal)

Narendra Modi comes to north Bengal only before polls : Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for coming to north Bengal only ahead of the elections, and skipping the region when the hills were turbulent."Babus of Delhi set fire in the hills and we defused it....

07-Apr-2019 Deoband (Uttar Pradesh)

Mayawati, Akhilesh, Ajit denounce BJP, Congress

Addressing their first joint rally in Uttar Pradesh, BSP supremo Mayawati, Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav and RLD chief Ajit Singh on Sunday declared war on both the BJP and the Congress saying they were two sides of the same coin.Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav,...

07-Apr-2019 Patna (Bihar)

NDA would win over 350 seats, Modi will be PM : Ram Vilas Paswan

Lok Janshakti Party chief and Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Sunday claimed that a National Democratic Alliance (NDA) "wave" is sweeping the country and the Narendra Modi government would easily come retain power."It is certain that Narendra Modi would...

06-Apr-2019 Amaravati

Modi is like 'dreaded terrorist' : N. Chandrababu Naidu

In a blistering attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday said he is like a "dreaded terrorist" who has no humanity left in him.Addressing election rallies in Prakasam district, the Telugu Desam...

06-Apr-2019 Mumbai

World considers Modi a 'Feku' : Raj Thackeray

In a stinging attack, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President Raj Thackeray on Saturday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is known as a "Feku" (fibber) the world over for his penchant of resorting to lies.He said that since the past five years of the...

05-Apr-2019 Dhubri (Assam)

Only AITC stood by 40 lakh left out of NRC : Mamata Banerjee

Accusing the BJP-led government in Assam of trying to convert genuine Indian citizens to foreigners in their own country, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said that only the All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) has stood by the 40 lakh people...

04-Apr-2019 Cooch Behar, West Bengal

If re-elected, Modi will destroy Constitution : Mamata Banerjee

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said if Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned to power after the Lok Sabha elections, he would destroy India's Constitution and democracy by taking away people's voting rights."If he becomes the Prime Minister again,...

03-Apr-2019 Dinhata (West Bengal)

Mamata Banerjee calls Narendra Modi 'expiry babu'

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday called Prime Minister Narendra Modi "expiry babu" after he called her a "speed breaker" in the path of the state's development."I will not call him Prime Minister, he is expiry babu as his government...

03-Apr-2019 Visakhapatnam

Political compulsions not hurdle in defeating Modi : Chandrababu Naidu

There may be some political and ideological compulsions among opposition parties but the consensus is to defeat Narendra Modi government, and "anybody can be a better Prime Minister than him", Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu said.Speaking to...

02-Apr-2019 Amaravati

Jagan's sister campaigns with 'Bye Bye Babu' slogan

YSR Congress party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's sister Sharmila is running the party campaign in Andhra Pradesh in an innovative way.'Bye Bye Babu' slogan is the focus of Sharmila's campaign as she is exhorting people at every rally and road show to bid...

31-Mar-2019 Visakhapatnam

Vote for friendly parties to oust Modi: Mamata, Kejriwal

Showcasing opposition unity, West Bengal Chief Minister and her Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday appealed to people to vote only for "friendly parties" in the coming Lok Sabha election to oust the Narendra Modi government.Terming the Modi regime as "one...

31-Mar-2019 Visakhapatnam

Modi a chowkidar of criminals : N. Chandrababu Naidu

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a split personality and is a 'chowkidar' of criminals and the corrupt.Launching a bitter attack on Modi, the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president alleged that he...

31-Mar-2019 Srikakulam (Andhra Pradesh)

Kia set up plant in Andhra despite Modi's threats : N Chandrababu Naidu

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday said Kia Motors set up its plant in the state despite threats by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.He claimed that Modi wanted the South Korean automotive major to set up its car manufacturing plant in...

30-Mar-2019 Srikakulam (Andhra Pradesh)

Kia set up plant in Andhra despite Modi's threats : N Chandrababu Naidu

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday said Kia Motors set up its plant in the state despite threats by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.He claimed that Modi wanted the South Korean automotive major to set up its car manufacturing plant in...

30-Mar-2019 Bengaluru

BJP to spend Rs 90,000 crore in elections : Prashant Bhushan

The Bharatiya Janata Party would be spending Rs 90,000 crore in the 2019 general election, claimed noted Supreme Court lawyer and anti-graft activist Prashant Bhushan on Saturday."It is estimated that Rs 1 lakh crore would be spent on the 2019 Lok Sabha...

30-Mar-2019 Gandhinagar

Uddhav Thackeray praises Modi, slams opposition

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday showered praise on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and hit out at opposition parties and said that the differences between the BJP and Sena have ended.Addressing a gathering before BJP President Amit Shah filed his...

29-Mar-2019 Patna (Bihar)

Bihar's Grand Alliance declares seat allocation

The Grand Alliance in Bihar on Friday announced the formal allocation of 31 of the 40 Lok Sabha seats in the state. It also announced the names of the candidates for most of the seats.Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav, speaking at a joint...

26-Mar-2019 Kolkata

Feel sad at how Advani treated by BJP: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said she felt sad for veteran BJP leader Lal Krishna Advani who was denied a ticket by his party to contest the Lok Sabha elections.Advani has been replaced in Gujarat's Gandhinagar Lok Sabha seat by BJP...

26-Mar-2019 Patna (Bihar)

Donate 1 rupee to help me contest election: Kanhaiya Kumar

Two days after the CPI fielded the former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) President from the Begusarai Lok Sabha seat in Bihar, Kanhaiya Kumar appealed to people to donate at least 1 rupee for his campaign fund."Like every drop of water...

25-Mar-2019 Patna

LS polls fight between people & Modi : Tejashwi Yadav

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Monday said the Lok Sabha elections will be a fight between the people and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.Former deputy chief minister Tejashwi Yadav said people have made up their mind to oust Modi. "If Modi as...

24-Mar-2019 Kadapa (Andhra Pradesh)

Modi like 'demon' for minorities : N Chandrababu Naidu

Launching a bitter attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, TDP President and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday said he was like a "demon" for minorities in the country.Addressing election rallies in Kadapa district, Naidu said minorities...

21-Mar-2019 Kolkata

Forest cover in Bengal gone up by 4.29% : Mamata Banerjee

Marking the International Day of Forests on Thursday, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that forest cover in the state has gone up by 4.29 per cent."Today is  #InternationalDayOfForests. In #Bangla, the forest cover has been growing -- between...

20-Mar-2019 Patna (Bihar)

No deadlock in Mahagathbandhan over seats : Tejashwi Yadav

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav has denied reports of a deadlock over seats in the "Mahagathbandhan" (Grand Alliance) in Bihar, saying it has been finalised and will be announced after the Holi."The Grand Alliance is intact. There is no problem over seat-sharing....

20-Mar-2019 Kolkata

Modi's arrest a 'got-up match' : Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday refused to give any credit to the Modi government for the arrest of fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi in London and termed it a "got-up match"."This is a ploy of the BJP. The credit must go to the London...

18-Mar-2019 Bhubaneswar

BJD names 63 Lok Sabha, Assembly candidates

Biju Janata Dal (BJD) President and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday declared the first list of nine Lok Sabha and 54 Assembly candidates.Former Union Minister Chandra Sekhar Sahu, who had crossed over to the BJD from Congress, will contest...

18-Mar-2019 Karimnagar (Telangana)

K. Chandrashekhar Rao calls for 'Congress, BJP mukt Bharat'

Telangana Chief Minister and TRS President K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Sunday launched the party's election campaign with a call for 'Congress and BJP mukt Bharat'.Addressing an election rally in this town, he blamed the two national parties for all the ills plaguing...

14-Mar-2019 Hyderabad

China's stand a failure of 'jhula' diplomacy : Asaduddin Owaisi

With China blocking a UN resolution to designate Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, MIM president Asaduddin Owaisi on Thursday termed this as a failure of "jhula diplomacy" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi."China's refusal to...

11-Mar-2019 Hyderabad

Nothing wrong in holding elections during Ramadan : Asaduddin Owaisi

MIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday said elections during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan would have no impact on the voter turnout and slammed the political parties for raking up a controversy over this.The Hyderabad MP hoped that the poll percentage...

07-Mar-2019 Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee terms loss of Rafale documents shameful, demands probe

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday termed as "shameful" the Centre's statement that documents related to the Rafale fighter jet deal have been stolen and demanded a probe."It is a matter of shame. We haven't seen anything like this before....

06-Mar-2019 Kolkata

I don't work like Modi, need no publicity : Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said her developmental work is not a publicity stunt unlike Prime Minister Narendra Modi who, she alleged, is not even sparing the armed forces prior to the upcoming Lok Sabha elections."Today, we inaugurated...

01-Mar-2019 Amaravati

Aren't you ashamed to come empty-handed : N Chandrababu Naidu to Modi

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Visakhapatnam on Friday, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu asked him if he was not ashamed to visit the state empty-handed.In an open letter to Modi, Naidu slammed him for visiting the state...

25-Feb-2019 Hyderabad

Asaduddin Owaisi urges Centre to act rationally over 35A

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday called upon the Narendra Modi government to act rationally over the issue of Article 35A, saying it is a very delicate issue.Amid reports that the Centre is considering to scrap Article 35A which contains certain special...

24-Feb-2019 Amaravati

Modi, KCR, Jagan blocking Andhra's development : N. Chandrababu Naidu

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu here on Sunday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao and YSR Congress President Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy are in cahoots to stall the development of Andhra Pradesh.He...

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