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18-Sep-2018 Kolkata

People deserve to know what happened to Netaji : Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said people deserve to know exactly what happened to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose after the Taihoku air crash in 1945."On this day in 2015, our government declassified the #NetajiFiles. What happened to...

16-Sep-2018 New Delhi

People won't forgive if we accept Nitish back : Tejashwi Yadav

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Sunday said that the people will not forgive his party if it accepted Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar back into the Grand Alliance."Nitish Kumar has no credibility. There is no guarantee that he will not ditch...

16-Sep-2018 Patna (Bihar)

Will bring bill on crime against women : Pappu Yadav

Jan Adhikar Party chief and expelled RJD MP Pappu Yadav on Sunday said here that he will bring a private member's bill in the next Parliament session regarding crime against women."I will bring a private member's bill in the Lok Sabha to ensure freedom of...

13-Sep-2018 Bhubaneswar

Odisha ex-minister's allegations ridiculous : Naveen Patnaik

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday said the corruption allegations levelled by expelled Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader Damodar Rout were ridiculous."Dama babu has always been making irresponsible statements. His allegations are fruitless and ridiculous,"...

11-Sep-2018 Kolkata

Vivekananda's Chicago speech still relevant: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said the message of universal brotherhood delivered by Swami Vivekananda at the Parliament of Religions in Chicago on this day 125 years back was still relevant."Today is the 125th anniversary of SwamiVivekananda's...

10-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Modi government pursuing anti-people policies : Opposition leaders

Opposition leaders on Monday accused the Modi government of pursuing "anti-people policies" and cheating the people on various issues, besides remaining silent on the rising prices of fuel and other essential items.Nationalist Congress Party leader Sharad Pawar...

10-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Bring petrol, diesel under GST : H. D. Kumaraswamy

Amid protests over rising fuel prices in the country, Karnataka Chief Minister H. D. Kumaraswamy on Monday said the petroleum products should be brought under Goods and Services Tax (GST), adding his government would think over reducing cess on diesel and...

08-Sep-2018 Ahmedabad

IAF officials being pressured on Rafale : Prashant Bhushan

Senior Supreme Court lawyer and activist Prashant Bhushan on Saturday alleged that to justify the changed Rafale deal, the Indian Air Force (IAF) officials were being forced to speak in praise of the new deal signed by the Modi Government.The opposition parties...

08-Sep-2018 Chennai

Yogendra Yadav detained, 'manhandled' by police in TN

Swaraj Abhiyan chief Yogendra Yadav and four of his associates were detained and allegedly manhandled by police on Saturday in Tiruvannamalai district when they were on their way to meet protesting farmers against the proposed eight-lane expressway between...

08-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Farooq Abdullah threatens to boycott LS, Assembly polls

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah on Saturday threatened that his National Conference (NC) party would boycott the 2019 Lok Sabha and Assembly polls if the Centre does not clarify its stand on the special position of the state.Speaking...

08-Sep-2018 Srinagar

National Conference delegation meets Governor

A delegation of National Conference leaders led by Dr. Farooq Abdullah, Member Parliament, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. The delegation comprised  Sh. Aga Hussain, Sh. Aga Syed Ruhullah and Sh. Tanveer Sadiq.Sh Baseer...

07-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Politics is not bad but politicians can be bad : Farooq Abdullah

Former Chief Minister of Jammu Kashmir and National Conference president Farooq Abdullah has said that "politics is not bad but politicians can be bad".Speaking at an event in Delhi on Thursday, he further said that since Independence, each election has divided...

06-Sep-2018 Hyderabad

Rahul Gandhi biggest buffoon : K. Chandrasekhar Rao

Telangana caretaker Chief Minister and TRS President K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday described Congress President Rahul Gandhi as the "biggest buffoon" in the country."The whole country has seen how he went and hugged Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Parliament...

06-Sep-2018 Hyderabad

Telangana cabinet meet ends, CM meets Governor

The Telangana cabinet met on Thursday afternoon and is understood to have taken a decision on recommending dissolution of the Assembly to pave the way for early elections.After the brief cabinet meet, Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao left for Raj Bhavan...

05-Sep-2018 Chennai

Governor should sack TN Health Minister, DGP : M.K. Stalin

DMK President M.K. Stalin on Wednesday asked the Tamil Nadu Governor to sack Health and Family Welfare Minister C. Vijayabaskar and Director General of Police T.K. Rajendran if they don't quit on their own after raids by the CBI.Stalin said in a statement...

04-Sep-2018 Hyderabad

Victims of Hyderabad blasts yet to get justice : Asaduddin Owaisi

MIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday said justice was yet be done for the families of the 42 people who lost their lives in the 2007 twin bomb blasts in Hyderabad.Reacting to the verdict of a city court, which convicted two accused and acquitted two others,...

02-Sep-2018 Hyderabad

Thousands gather for TRS meeting

Thousands of people from across Telangana were congregating at Kongara Kalan near here on Sunday for a public meeting being organized by the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) amid talks of early Assembly polls.Carrying pink flags and wearing pink scarves,...

02-Sep-2018 Hyderabad

Don't become slaves to Delhi parties : K. Chandrasekhar Rao

Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday appealed to the people of Telangana not to become slaves of Delhi parties and urged them to emulate Tamil Nadu for their self-respect.The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Chief gave the call at a massive public...

01-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Governor launches India Postal Payments Bank in J&K

As a part of nation-wide launch of county’s new banking behemoth, India Post Payments Bank (IPPB), Governor Satya Pal Malik launched the IPPB facility for Jammu and Kashmir at an impressive function organized by the J&K Postal Circle at SKICC here this...

01-Sep-2018 Kolkata

Bengal aiming to reduce under nutrition by 2020 : Mamata Banerjee

Observing the National Nutrition Week, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said that the state government has adopted a multi-sectoral strategy to reduce under nutrition and anaemia among women and children in a targeted manner by 2020."National...

31-Aug-2018 Patna (Bihar)

Some in NDA don't want Modi as PM again : Upendra Kushwaha

RLSP chief and Union Minister of State for HRD Upendra Kushwaha on Friday said that some people in the BJP-led NDA did not want to see Narendra Modi as the Prime Minister again in 2019.Kushwaha refused to reveal the names of such people and said everything...

30-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Karnataka CM H D Kumaraswamy meets MoS Dr Jitendra Singh

The Chief Minister of Karnataka, H D Kumaraswamy met the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh, here today....

30-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Arrested activists not Naxals: Sharad Pawar

Calling the arrest of five rights activists as "unfortunate", NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Wednesday said that he knew some of them "personally" and they cannot be associated with Naxalism or Maoism."I know some of them personally. And they are activists or leftists....

29-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Talks with regional parties for anti-BJP alliance : Sharad Pawar

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Wednesday said he will start discussions with opposition parties including regional groups in a bid to present an alternative formation to defeat the BJP in the Lok Sabha elections and the issue of Prime Minister can be decided...

29-Aug-2018 Chennai

BJP, AIADMK are to be defeated : M.K. Stalin

DMK President M.K. Stalin on Wednesday declared his party's opposition to the Modi government.In a letter to party cadres, Stalin said the DMK wanted to defeat the "anti-people" central government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and also the AIADMK government...

29-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Country gearing up to 'overthrow' Modi government : Sharad Pawar

Launching a strident attack on the Modi government, NCP President Sharad Pawar on Wednesday said the country was gearing up to "overthrow" the "communal" forces in the forthcoming parliamentary elections."I am deeply concerned with the NDA government's policies...

29-Aug-2018 Patna (Bihar)

Country heading towards dictatorship: Lalu Prasad

Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad on Wednesday said the country is heading towards dictatorship and that the government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is paving the way for the imposition of Emergency."Modi is afraid that he would be murdered. It hardly...

29-Aug-2018 Ranchi

Non-BJP leaders will be jailed before 2019 election : Lalu Prasad Yadav

Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of pushing the country towards Emergency, RJD leader Lalu Prasad on Wednesday alleged that the government had a plan to jail all non-BJP leaders before the next Lok Sabha election.Arriving here by a private flight to surrender...

29-Aug-2018 Ranchi

Non-BJP leaders will be jailed before 2019 election : Lalu Prasad Yadav

Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of pushing the country towards Emergency, RJD leader Lalu Prasad on Wednesday alleged that the government had a plan to jail all non-BJP leaders before the next Lok Sabha election.Arriving here by a private flight to surrender...

29-Aug-2018 Chennai

Teach a lesson to saffronizing Modi government : M.K. Stalin

Moments after his unanimous election as DMK President, M.K. Stalin on Tuesday dispelled notions that his party was leaning towards the BJP by accusing the Modi government of "saffronizing" India and said it should be taught a lesson.He also charged the BJP-led...

28-Aug-2018 Chennai

The wait is over but march begins for 'Commander' Stalin

For the 65-year-old M.K.Stalin - called affectionately as Thalapathi or Commander by his colleagues - the long wait to head one of the country's oldest political parties, the DMK, got over on Tuesday.Stalin's coronation as the DMK's second President was...

27-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Centre not helping Kerala: Sharad Yadav

Loktantrik Janata Dal (LJD) patron Sharad Yadav on Monday accused the Modi government of not helping flood-ravaged Kerala."Following the devastating floods, the Kerala government demanded Rs 20,000 crore from the Centre. But the central government gave only Rs...

24-Aug-2018 Srinagar

An all political party delegation bids farewell to former Governor

A delegation of prominent political leaders of three political parties; led by Dr. Farooq Abdullah, MP and former Chief Minister, including Ms Mehbooba Mufti, MLA and former Chief Minister, met former Governor NN Vohra at Raj Bhavan here today. This group...

22-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Governor designate Satya Pal Malik arrives in Srinagar

J&K Governor designate, Satya Pal Malik arrived here from Patna this afternoon in a special plane. He will assume office as the 13th Governor of Jammu and Kashmir after formal swearing in ceremony here tomorrow.At the Srinagar International Airport, Governor...

21-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Bihar turned into 'monster raj': Tejashwi Yadav

Reports of a woman being paraded naked in a Bihar town prompted Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav on Tuesday to allege the state has been transformed into a 'jungle and monster raj'.A mob attacked, stripped and paraded a woman naked in a locality in...

19-Aug-2018 Kolkata

Heart goes out for those left out from draft NRC : Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, on World Humanitarian Day, tweeted that her heart goes out to those 40 lakh people left out of the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam."Today is World Humanitarian Day. Respecting human rights is...

18-Aug-2018 Kodagu (Karnataka)

1,500 stranded in flood-hit Kodagu of Karnataka, CM visits affected areas

Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Saturday visited the flood-hit Kodagu district in the southern state, where hundreds are marooned in villages and towns due to heavy rains."At least 1,500 people are stranded in various parts of the district, but the...

16-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Dr Farooq Abdullah meets Governor

Dr. Farooq Abdullah, MP, and former Chief Minister, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.Governor had discussions with Dr Abdullah about the forthcoming elections to Panchayats and Urban Local Bodies. Dr Abdullah welcomed Governor’s decision...

15-Aug-2018 Kolkata

Strive to remain independent : Mamata Banerjee on I-Day

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said people of the country and its institutions must strive to remain "independent" in the true sense of the word.Banerjee unfurled the tricolour and attended a colourful parade at the arterial Indira Gandhi Sarani...

15-Aug-2018 Kohima

Nagaland CM calls for lasting peace to bolster state's economy

Thousands of people across Nagaland on Wednesday celebrated the nation's 72nd Independence Day amidst tight security, as Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio called for lasting peace to bolster the state's economy.Rio unfurled the tricolour at the Secretariat Plaza and...

15-Aug-2018 Kohima

CM emphasises Nagaland's huge tourism potential

Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Wednesday said that the state held immense potential in the tourism sector, which will not only boost economic activity but also help create jobs for youths."We need inflow of tourists throughout the year. The tourism industry...

15-Aug-2018 Kohima

Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio urges Centre to expedite Naga peace talks

Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Wednesday appealed to the Centre and Naga groups involved in the ongoing parleys to expedite the peace process and arrive at a political solution to the insurgency problem at the earliest.He said that the ruling People's...

15-Aug-2018 Bengaluru

Karnataka CM unfurls tricolour in Bengaluru

Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Wednesday unfurled the tricolour here to mark the 72nd Independence Day celebrations.Kumaraswamy joined about 8,000 people at the Field Marshal Manekshaw parade ground in the city centre on the occasion.Under a cloudy...

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