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20-Jan-2017 New Delhi

TN to promulgate ordinance to hold Jallikattu : O. Panneerselvam

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Friday said the state government would promulgate an ordinance to conduct Jallikattu, the ancient bull taming sport.Speaking to reporters here, Panneerselvam said he had detailed discussions with constitutional...

19-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister calls on PM

The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Shri O. Paneerselvam, called on the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today.The ban imposed on Jallikattu by the Supreme Court came up for discussion. While appreciating the cultural significance of Jallikattu, the Prime...

16-Jan-2017 Patna

Bihar CM promises to punish those responsible for boat tragedy

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said action would be taken against officials found guilty of dereliction of duty in connection with the boat tragedy that claimed 24 lives."I have ordered an inquiry into the boat tragedy...,it is already going on,"...

16-Jan-2017 Patna (Bihar)

Mulayam should give his blessing to Akhilesh : Lalu Prasad Yadav

Congratulating Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on getting the cycle symbol of Samajwadi Party, RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Monday advised SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav to bless his son and mend broken bonds."I request Neta ji (Mulayam Singh Yadav)...

16-Jan-2017 Kolkata

ATM withdrawal limit hike 'eyewash' : Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday dubbed as an "eyewash announcement" the hike in daily ATM withdrawal limits announced by the RBI and demanded all restrictions be lifted.She maintained money is not available in banks."Government eye wash...

15-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Swaraj India launches 'Jawab Do Hisab Do' campaign

Swaraj India on Sunday launched a month-long 'Jawab Do Hisab Do' campaign in Delhi in which the common man will demand accountability and answers from the government and its representatives.The campaign would focus on the newly-floated party's preparations...

14-Jan-2017 Bhubaneswar

Odisha victim of central neglect : Naveen Patnaik

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday said the state has been a victim of central neglect and conspiracy in the Polavaram and Mahanadi projects."As you know the rivers, especially the Mahanadi, are the lifelines of Odisha. But Odisha has repeatedly...

12-Jan-2017 Patna

Not possible to send question-wise reply on UCC : Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar told the Law Commission it is not possible to send a question-wise reply from the state government on viability of a Uniform Civil Code (UCC).In a letter to Law Commission Chairman Justice B.S. Chauhan on Thursday, Nitish...

11-Jan-2017 Kolkata

Modi government tried to kill me in a plane crash : Mamata Banerjee

Virtually comparing Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Ravana, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday accused his government of running a terror campaign to silence the opposition and alleged that a conspiracy was hatched to eliminate her in a plane...

11-Jan-2017 New Delhi

SC judgment setback to fight against corruption : Prashant Bhushan

Advocate Prashant Bhushan on Wednesday said dismissal of an application for probe against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Birla and Sahara payoffs was a "setback" to the campaign against corruption."This judgment is very unfortunate and is a set-back to the...

11-Jan-2017 Kolkata

Even Ravana had broad shoulders: Mamata takes a dig at Modi

Virtually comparing Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Ravana, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday declared that he would be "banned" by the people before any more bids to demonetise Indian currency.Speaking at a sit-in protest organised by the...

11-Jan-2017 Kolkata

Modi government running a terror campaign: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday accused the Narendra Modi government of running a terror campaign to silence the opposition and alleged that a conspiracy was hatched to eliminate her in a plane crash as she was in the forefront of...

09-Jan-2017 Kolkata

CBI is Conspiracy Bureau of Investigation : Mamata Banerjee

Targeting the Modi government for the arrests of two Trinamool Congress MPs, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday dubbed the CBI as the "Conspiracy Bureau of Investigation".Banerjee said the November 8 demonetisation had taken the country to disaster...

09-Jan-2017 Patna (Bihar)

Nitish Kumar flays BJP leaders for 'defaming' Bihar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday targeted opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders for creating a bad image of the state for their own vested interests."At a time when all are praising Bihar for holding such a mega 'Prakash Utsav', some people...

07-Jan-2017 Kolkata

Planning new varsity on lines of Visva Bharati : Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said the state government is planning to set up a new varsity near the centrally-funded Visva Bharati University (VBU) in Shantiniketan."We are planning to set up a new national standard university named...

07-Jan-2017 Chennai

Tamil Nadu asks Andhra to release water for Chennai

With drinking water scarcity here, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Saturday requested his Andhra Pradesh counterpart N. Chandrababu Naidu to release Krishna river water.In a letter to Naidu, Panneerselvam said: "I write seeking your urgent personal...

06-Jan-2017 Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee urges President to 'save' India

Going hammer and tongs at the Centre, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday urged President Pranab Mukherjee to "save the country from the mess"."All the institutions are under attack. This is a dangerous game. We appeal to the President to...

04-Jan-2017 Mumbai

Postpone union budget till polls get over, demands Thackeray

Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday demanded that the Narendra Modi government should postpone the upcoming union budget till the assembly elections to the five states are completed."A delegation of Shiv Sena MPs will meet the President of India...

03-Jan-2017 Kolkata

TMC MP arrested, Mamata Banerjee fumes, BJP office attacked

In a fresh blow to West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress, its Lok Sabha leader and former union minister Sudip Bandyopadhyay was on Tuesday arrested in the Rose Valley Chit Fund scam, its second MP to be taken into custody by the CBI in five days.The...

03-Jan-2017 Patna

Lalu Prasad prays at Patna Sahib

Former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad on Tuesday prayed at the Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib, the birthplace of the 10th Sikh Guru, Gobind Singh."We have welcomed all the devotees and our government has been doing everything possible to ensure their comfortable...

03-Jan-2017 Visakhapatnam

Address regional kidney ailments in 2 days, Pawan Kalyan tells AP

Popular Telugu actor and Jana Sena party chief Pawan Kalyan on Tuesday asked the Andhra Pradesh government to address the high prevalence of kidney-related diseases in Uddanam region of Srikakulam district in north coastal Andhra in 48 hours.He visited the region...

03-Jan-2017 Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee denounces Trinamool leader's arrest, to protest

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday dubbed the arrest of Trinamool Congress MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay as "vendetta politics" by the Centre and announced nationwide protests against the Modi government's "vindictive attitude".Bandyopadhyay was...

03-Jan-2017 Chennai

O. Panneerselvam assures farmers of compensation

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Tuesday assured farmers that the government would pay compensation for crops damaged in drought on receipt of reports by different groups.He also said the government would provide a bag containing rice, sugar,...

03-Jan-2017 Tirupati

Must develop Scientific Social Responsibility : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said there was a need to develop the concept of "scientific social responsibility" to connect leading institutions to all stake holders.Speaking at the inauguration of the 104th Indian Science Congress, the Prime Minister...

31-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Narendra Modi's address a flop show, says Lalu Prasad

RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Saturday called Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address to the nation on New Year's eve a "flop show" and said that people will again wait in queues from Monday to withdraw money."Tain Tain Fiss! The people of the country will again...

31-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Note ban ended, when will corruption end : Yogendra Yadav

Swaraj India Party President Yogendra Yadav on Saturday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to clarify when corruption in India will end."I have one question for Prime Minister (PM) Modi -- while the note-ban has ended, when and how will 'loot bandi' (ban on...

31-Dec-2016 Patna

Split in SP will benefit BJP in UP : Lalu Prasad Yadav

Advocating unity within the Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh, RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Saturday warned that any split in that party will help the BJP in the 2017 UP assembly polls."Aapsi phoot se BJP ko labh hoga. Abhi ekta banaye rakhna jaroori hain. Hum koshish...

30-Dec-2016 Kolkata

PM sponsoring Chinese companies in name of Paytm : Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "marketing" Chinese companies in India in the name of Paytm and sought a probe into the allegations."I am sorry, I have full respect for a country but in the name...

30-Dec-2016 Kolkata

Democratic government accountable to people : Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who has been on the warpath against the Centre over demonetisation, on Friday said a truly democratic government should always be accountable to the people it serves."The difference between a democratic and a dictatorial...

30-Dec-2016 Patna

Modi eviscerated Indian economy : Lalu Prasad Yadav

RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Friday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of eviscerating the Indian economy by his demonetisation decision."If lungs, liver, kidneys, intestine and blood is taken out of your body, would you be able to survive? That's what has...

29-Dec-2016 Patna (Bihar)

Dalai Lama prays at Bodh Gaya ahead of Kalachakra puja

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama offered prayers at the Buddhist holy shrine of Bodh Gaya on Thursday, a day after he arrived there to attend the Kalachakra puja in early January, officials said."The Dalai Lama offered prayers at the 1,500-year-old Mahabodhi...

28-Dec-2016 Patna

RJD protests against demonetisation across Bihar

Bihar's ruling alliance partner RJD on Wednesday organised sit-ins at Patna and all district headquarters against the demonetisation, with party chief Lalu Prasad accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of cheating the country's people."Modi has derailed the economy...

28-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Centre's vendetta politics can't deter Trinamool : Mamata Banerjee

Irked over two of her MPs being summoned by the CBI for questioning, Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said the Narendra Modi governments "vendetta politics" cannot deter her party from taking a stand for...

27-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Will Modi resign after 50 days, asks Mamata Banerjee

Calling demonetisation the biggest scam post independence, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday asked if Prime Minister Narendra Modi will resign at the end of 50 days if things do not improve.Addressing a joint press conference by several opposition...

26-Dec-2016 Nashik (Maharashtra)

Where will money come for Shivaji statue : Raj Thackeray

Barely two days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi performed the 'jal-pooja' for the proposed Shivaji Memorial in the Arabian Sea, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President Raj Thackeray on Monday demanded to know how it will be financed.Speaking to mediapersons...

24-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Provide Justice to Consumer is Priority : Ram Vilas Paswan

Ram Vilas Paswan, Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution has said that to provide justice to consumer is priority of his ministry. Shri Paswan observed that mediation has ingrained in our culture, and in tune with that the Consumer...

24-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Zulfkar calls on Paswan, Seeks sufficient wheat quota for JK

Minister for Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today called on Union Minister for Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan and briefed him about the activities of the department besides discussing issues for further...

23-Dec-2016 Jaipur

Hardik Patel arrested in Jaipur

Patidar leader Hardev Patel was on Friday arrested here and he tweeted that a police officer told him that this was done because of danger to his life.Patel said he was arrested on landing at the Jaipur airport."Jaipur Police cited threats to my life as the...

21-Dec-2016 Patna

Country seems running at God's mercy : Tejaswi Yadav

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav on Wednesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over confusion and chaos in the country since the note ban, saying the Prime Minister's Office does not know what the government is doing."The country, it seems, is...

21-Dec-2016 Kolkata

Narendra Modi, BJP should be investigated : Mamata Banerjee

Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party of "looting" common man's money, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday demanded they be investigated."Today, they have snatched away your money, tomorrow they will take away...

21-Dec-2016 Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee slams Centre over raid on TN Chief Secretary

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday lashed out at the central government after an income tax raid at the house of the Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary.Banerjee dubbed the move "vindictive, unethical and technically improper action"."Earlier,...

21-Dec-2016 Araria

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar inaugurates IMRC skill development center

Bihar Chief Minister, Nitish Kumar on Wednesday, December 7th inaugurated the skill development center established by US based Indian Muslim Relief and Charities (IMRC) in Araria district. The Araria Sadar center is one among the ten other skill development...

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