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16-Nov-2018 Kolkata

Centre changing functioning of institutions, alleges Mamata Banerjee

Taking a dig at the BJP for changing names of the cities, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday accused the Narendra Modi-led NDA government of trying to change the functioning of autonomous institutions like the RBI and the CBI.She also accused...

12-Nov-2018 Kolkata

BJP misleading people in name of religion : Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday accused the BJP of misleading people in the name of religion before elections and said nobody needs a lesson on Hinduism from the saffron outfit.Taking a swipe at the BJP for trying to consolidate the Hindi-speaking...

11-Nov-2018 Amaravati

Andhra CM inducts 2 ministers in cabinet

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday expanded his cabinet with the induction of two ministers.Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan administered the oath of office and secrecy to NMD Farooq and Kidari Sravan at a ceremony attended by Naidu, his...

10-Nov-2018 Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu)

DMK should have taken up check dams with AP CM : K. Palaniswami

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Saturday wondered why DMK leaders didn't take up check dams being built across Palar river with Chandrababu Naidu when he visited M.K. Stalin's home on Friday.On Friday the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister met Stalin...

08-Nov-2018 Bengaluru

Uniting opposition to save democracy, nation : N. Chandrababu Naidu

TDP chief and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday termed his joining hands with other party leaders an attempt to save the nation and democracy, and accused the BJP-led Central government of "destroying" institutions like the...

08-Nov-2018 Chennai

Demonetisation disaster hurt economy severely : M.K. Stalin

DMK President M.K. Stalin and PMK Founder S. Ramadoss on Thursday criticised the Central government for demonetising the Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 rupee notes in 2016.In a tweet M.K. Stalin termed the demonetisation as "one man made disaster for India".On November...

08-Nov-2018 Kolkata

Centre cheated nation with demonetisation scam : Mamata Banerjee

On the second anniversary of demonetisation, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday slammed the central government under Prime Minister Narendra Modi for cheating the nation with the note-ban "scam".Calling it a dark day, Banerjee tweeted:...

06-Nov-2018 Bengaluru

Congress should lead the grand alliance against BJP : HD Kumaraswamy

Bolstered by the bypoll success of the JD-S-Congress coalition in the bypolls, Karnataka Chief Minister H. D. Kumaraswamy said on Tuesday that Congress should lead the proposed grand alliance against the BJP in the 2019 elections as it will be the leading party...

05-Nov-2018 Kolkata

19 district setups to promote AYUSH in Bengal : Mamata Banerjee

Observing the National Ayurveda Day, West Bengal Chief Minister on Monday said that 19 district administration setups have been formed during her tenure for the promotion of AYUSH."My best wishes to all Ayurveda practitioners on the occasion of #NationalAyurvedaDay....

01-Nov-2018 Bengaluru

63rd Karnataka Day celebrated

Karnataka on Thursday celebrated the 63rd year of its formation with pomp and gaiety.Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy along with his cabinet and others took part in the Kanteerava Stadium ground celebrations here.He unveiled the yellow and red state flag as the...

31-Oct-2018 Thane (Maharashtra)

Enact law to pave way for Ram temple : RSS

The RSS on Wednesday reiterated its demand for enacting a law or promulgating an ordinance to enable the speedy construction of a grand Ram temple in Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh.RSS Joint General Secretary Manmohan Vaidya said that "construction of the Ram...

30-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Talks on, no decision yet on seat sharing : Upendra Kushwaha

Amidst reports that his party was offered two seats to contest in the Lok Sabha polls in Bihar, Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha announced his party RLSP's first list of 66 candidates for the Assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, a move which is seen as a pressure...

30-Oct-2018 Bhubaneswar

Odisha launches scheme to increase solar energy use

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday launched a scheme to increase the use of solar energy in the agriculture actor.Under the "Soura Jalanidhi" scheme, 5,000 solar pumps will be given to farmers with up to 90 per cent subsidy. It will create irrigation...

29-Oct-2018 Pune

Holding CBI hostage disastrous for nation : Sharad Pawar

Charging the Modi government with holding the premier investigating agency CBI as 'hostage', Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President Sharad  Pawar said here on Monday this could have disastrous consequences for the country.Terming the Central Bureau of...

29-Oct-2018 Patna (Bihar)

Ram temple is not on our agenda : JD-U

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's JD-U, which is part of the BJP-led NDA, on Monday said the construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya is not on the party's agenda.The Janata Dal-United also made it categorically clear that it would accept the Supreme Court...

29-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Court will not do anything on Ram Temple issue : Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena on Monday said "the court will not do anything" on the Ayodhya issue and demanded that a Ram temple be constructed in Ayodhya."We didn't demolish Babri structure 25 years ago after asking the court. Our thousands of kar sevaks didn't sacrifice their...

29-Oct-2018 Bhubaneswar

Odisha launches early warning system

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday launched an early warning dissemination and mass message system to provide timely information on natural calamities to the people in state.The government has installed 122 towers in the coastal districts to provide...

27-Oct-2018 Mumbai

Planning to make sequel of 'Thackeray': Sanjay Raut

Producer and Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut, who is gearing up for the release of his next production venture 'Thackeray', has confirmed that he is planning to make a sequel on the life of late Balasaheb Thackeray.Sanjay Raut was interacting with the media at the song...

27-Oct-2018 Chennai

Sri Lankan turmoil cause of concern for TN fishermen : M.K. Stalin

DMK chief M.K. Stalin on Saturday said the political developments in Sri Lanka is a cause of concern not only for the Tamils there but also for those in Tamil Nadu, especially the fishermen.To the shock of Tamils world over former President of Sri Lanka...

27-Oct-2018 Rajgir (Bihar)

We are with NDA : Upendra Kushwaha

A day after meeting Bihar opposition leader Tejashwi Yadav setting off speculation, RLSP chief and Union Minister of State for HRD Upendra Kushwaha on Saturday maintained that he and his party are in NDA."We are in NDA and we want to see (Narendra) Modi...

27-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Opposition parties will move forward to defeat BJP : Chandrababu Naidu

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday met Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, BSP leader Mayawati and National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah and said that opposition parties have political and ideological compulsions, but they have...

26-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Biplab Kumar Deb calls on Ram Vilas Paswan

The Chief Minister of Tripura, Biplab Kumar Deb called on the Union Minister of Consumer Affairs,Food and Public Distribution  Ram Vilas Paswan at KrishiBhawan in New Delhitoday. In the meeting,theChief Minister of Tripura, Shri Biplab Kumar Deb requested...

24-Oct-2018 Kolkata

CBI is BJP Bureau of Investigation: Mamata Banerjee

Commenting on the ongoing CBI controversy, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday renamed the central investigation agency as the "BJP Bureau of Investigation"."CBI has now become so called BBI (BJP Bureau of Investigation) -- very unfortunate!"...

23-Oct-2018 Bhubaneswar

38 Moussigned at Bhubaneswar Steel Conclave

Capital Goods(CG) producers from across the globeinked 38 MoUs with Indian steel companies which will reduce imports for the steel sector worthRs 39,400 crore.TheMoUs were signed at a Conclave in Bhubaneswar today which wasorganized by Ministry of Steel, Government...

23-Oct-2018 Mumbai

2019 Polls may throw up hung Parliament : Sharad Pawar

Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar on Tuesday predicted that no single party would get a majority in the 2019 elections and that there would be change in government both at the Centre and in Maharashtra.Likening the current political scenario to the...

21-Oct-2018 Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee pays tribute to INA soldierS

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday paid tribute to all the brave soldiers of Indian National Army (INA) on the 75th anniversary of the formation of the Azad Hind Government."Today is the 75th anniversary of the formation of the Azad Hind...

20-Oct-2018 Vijayawada

Mega-Star Turned Mega-Leader

Pawan Kalyan is the biggest name in Andhra Pradesh show business- his several blockbusters over the last many years have proved that. Now, it seems like he’s gathering the same intensity and momentum as he steps into another direction -public service.Pawan...

18-Oct-2018 Mumbai

It is not 2014 any more: Uddhav Thackeray warns BJP

In a veiled warning to the BJP, Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday said that "the winds of 2014 elections have changed now" and the people of India have not forgotten all the 'jumlas' of the Modi government."The people of the country seek...

17-Oct-2018 Chennai

DMK discusses strategy for 2019 general elections

The DMK on Wednesday discussed its strategy for the 2019 general elections, said party President M.K. Stalin.A meeting of the party's high level Executive Committee, chaired by Stalin, was held at the party headquarters here.The meeting discussed the party's...

16-Oct-2018 Kolkata

Bengal ensures food security for over 8.5 cr people : Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said the state ensured food security for more than 8.5 crore people through its "Khadya Sathi" scheme."Today is #WorldFoodDay. We have ensured the food security of more than 8.5 crore people of #Bangla...

09-Oct-2018 New Delhi

FMCG should use Hindi, regional languages on products : Ram Vilas Paswan

Union Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday asked the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies to write the names of their products in Hindi and other regional languages and print product details in bigger font in the interest of consumers.Writing...

09-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Gujarat government must go over attacks on workers : Sharad Yadav

Loktantrik Janata Dal (LJD) patron Sharad Yadav on Tuesday said the BJP-led Gujarat government should quit for failing to protect migrant workers in the state after a worker from Bihar was held for raping a toddler."The Gujarat government has failed to provide...

08-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Gujarat to take action against attackers : Ram Vilas Paswan

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Monday condemned violence in Gujarat against the migrants from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar and sought security of those leaving the state out of fear.In a series of tweets, Paswan said he spoke to Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay...

08-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Will decide on alliance with BJP once dates are known : K. Palaniswami

After meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Monday said a decision on an alliance between the ruling AIADMK and BJP for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls will be taken after elections are announced.Accompanied by Tamil Nadu...

06-Oct-2018 Kolkata

It's okay to have differences with BJP: Conrad Sangma

The Meghalaya CM said his party openly expressed its differences with the BJP on the Citizenship Amendment Bill.HIGHLIGHTSSangma said differences are natural in a diverse country like IndiaSays his party has been with BJP since 2012Accepts dynasty...

06-Oct-2018 New Delhi

H.D. Kumaraswamy meets Ram Vilas Paswan in New Delhi

The Chief Minister of Karnataka H.D. Kumaraswamytoday metthe Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution,Shri Ram Vilas Paswanin New Delhiin connection with the expenditure incurred for procurement of cereals / coarse cereals.TheChief...

05-Oct-2018 Bhubaneswar

CM launches 'Odyssey City Card' for Bhubaneswar

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday launched a common city payment card system "Odyssey City Card" for Bhubaneswar.As a joint initiative of the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation, Bhubaneswar Smart City Ltd and the ICICI Bank, the card will facilitate...

05-Oct-2018 Chennai

I don't wish to become CM through shortcut : O. Panneerselvam

Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Friday said he does not wish to become Chief Minister through a 'shortcut'.Panneerselvam denied the charge of T.T.V. Dinakaran, founder of Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK), made earlier in the day that...

05-Oct-2018 Patna (Bihar)

Tejashwi Yadav mocks Nitish over AK-47 in Bihar

Bihar opposition leader Tejashwi Yadav on Friday attacked Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over the spurt in crimes, saying the state has got the freedom to use the AK- 47 freely under his watch."1947 to AK47. In 1947 India got its freedom to be a sovereign country....

04-Oct-2018 New Delhi

V. Narayanasamy meets Ram Vilas Paswan

The Chief Minister of Puducherry V. Narayanasamy today met with the Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Shri Ram Vilas Paswan. The Puducherry Chief Minister explained that due to drought in the Union Territory (U.T) from the...

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