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16-Oct-2017 Kolkata

Open to good ideas for lasting solution on Darjeeling : Mamata Banerjee

The West Bengal government and some political parties from the troubled northern hills held the third round of talks on Monday to find a way out of the impasse, with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee saying her dispensation was open to "considering good suggestions"...

16-Oct-2017 Hyderabad

Will Modi stop hoisting flag at Red Fort : Asaduddin Owaisi

Flaying BJP leader Sangeet Som's remark that Taj Mahal was built by traitors, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday wondered if Prime Minister Narendra Modi would stop hoisting the national flag on Red Fort.The Hyderabad MP said it was very unfortunate and...

15-Oct-2017 Mumbai

Raj Thackeray accuses Uddhav of horse-trading in BMC

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) President Raj Thackeray on Sunday accused cousin Uddhav Thackeray and the Shiv Sena of "horse-trading", two days after six MNS BMC corporators defected to the Sena."These municipal corporators have been bought over by Shiv Sena....

14-Oct-2017 Patna

Nitish Kumar seeks more road projects in Bihar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday sought more road projects and bridges and direct road connectivity from the state to Varanasi."I request Prime Minister Narendra Modi to build road connecting Buxar (Bihar) and Banaras (Uttar Pradesh) as the number...

14-Oct-2017 Mumbai

'I am with you' - Sharad Pawar tells victims of social media trolls

Coming out in support of young victims of social media trolls, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President Sharad Pawar on Saturday exhorted them to speak out against the wrong policies of the government and oppose growing incidents of intolerance and fascism...

13-Oct-2017 Patna

Nitish Kumar a 'farzi socialist': Lalu Prasad

 RJD chief Lalu Prasad has termed Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar a "fake socialist" who has joined hands with communal forces and is afraid of them.His comment comes ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit here on Saturday to attend the centenary...

12-Oct-2017 Kolkata

24 die of Dengue in 7-8 months in Bengal

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said as many as 24 people died due to dengue in the state in the last seven to eight months."In the last 7-8 months as many as 30 people died due to dengue in West Bengal. Of them, 14 died in the very...

12-Oct-2017 New Delhi

O. Panneerselvam meets Narendra Modi, denies differences with CM

Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, triggering speculation of differences between him and Chief Minister K. Palaniswamy, but he asserted that they were working unitedly."There are no hard feelings...

11-Oct-2017 Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee accuses centre of instigating unrest in the hills

 West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday accused the Central government of instigating unrest in the hills."The peace at the hills was disturbed for a few days due to Delhi's instigation but peace has returned to the hills again. No one will...

09-Oct-2017 Patna (Bihar)

Sharad Yadav has left principled politics: Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said rebel JD-U leader Sharad Yadav had ditched principled politics, adding that his 'Sanjhi Virasat Bachao' event in Delhi was nothing but support to dynastic politics and corrupt leaders."Sharad Yadav should not...

07-Oct-2017 Kolkata

Trinamool Congress holds demonstrations against BJP across Bengal

 Accusing the BJP of conspiring to spread unrest and violence in the Darjeeling hills and dishonouring state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's picture in their rallies, the Trinamool Congress on Saturday held protest demonstrations across the city and in various...

07-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Amendments in GST just an eye wash: Sharad Yadav

Rebel Janata Dal-United leader Sharad Yadav on Saturday attacked the central government, saying the amendments in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) were just an "eye wash" because the general public is totally out to criticise the government's policies.He also...

07-Oct-2017 Patna

Chirag Paswan will be next LJP chief : Ram Vilas Paswan

Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief and union minister Ram Vilas Paswan has declared that his only son Chirag Paswan will succeed him as the party leader."After me, Chirag Paswan will head the LJP. Chirag has the capability to lead the party," the Union Minister...

06-Oct-2017 Hyderabad

Simultaneous polls may not be possible : K. Chandrasekhar Rao

Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Friday said the Central government's "one nation one election" plan doesn't seem possible because a majority of political parties may not agree."It doesn't look possible because so many (parties) may not agree....

05-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Choudhary Zulfkar Ali calls on Union Consumer Affairs Minister

Minister for Food, Civil Supplies, Consumer Affairs and Information, Choudhary Zulfkar Ali today called on Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Ram Vilas Paswan at New Delhi and sought financial aid for various consumer affairs related...

05-Oct-2017 Mumbai

How long will PM Narendra Modi tell 'lies : Raj Thackeray

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) President Raj Thackeray attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi again on Thursday, asking "how long will he (PM) continue to tell lies" to the country.Addressing a rally after taking out a massive procession to Churchgate to demand...

04-Oct-2017 New Delhi

States told to check food adulteration : Ram Vilas Paswan

Union Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Wednesday said he has written to Chief Ministers of all states asking them to take measures to check food adulteration and sale of substandard jewellery during the festive season."This is festive season and...

04-Oct-2017 Patna

Nitish Kumar, Mohan Bhagwat share dais at 'yagna' in Bihar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Wednesday took part in a "yagna" organised in Bhojpur district of Bihar to mark the 1,000th birth anniversary of Ramanujacharya on October 4 and addressed Hindu priests and devotees.Speaking...

03-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Honest youths should join politics : Anna Hazare

 Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on Tuesday said there was a need for honest and principled youths to join politics to rid the country of corruption.Hazare said that while the youth should enter politics to take the nation forward, they need to lead a life of principles,...

02-Oct-2017 Hyderabad

Telangana has distributed over 23 lakh sheep : K. Chandrashekar Rao

The Telangana government has so far distributed 23.80 lakh sheep among sheep-rearing communities, Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao said on Monday.He said this was befitting answer to those who were making mockery of the scheme and were questioning from...

30-Sep-2017 Mumbai

PM is a 'liar', won't allow Bullet Train: Raj Thackeray

In the aftermath of the stampede which killed 22 commuters on Friday, MNS President Raj Thackeray on Saturday called Prime Minister Narendra Modi a "liar" and warned that he would not allow the Bullet Train project till all suburban commuters' issues are...

28-Sep-2017 Srinagar

Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami chairs Environment Committee meeting

The Committee which met here today under the chairmanship of MLA, Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami to discuss the issues related to Environment.Legislators Shamim Firdous, Mohammad Yousuf Bhat, Daleep Singh Parihar, Gulzar Ahmad Wani  and Anjum Fazili attended...

28-Sep-2017 Srinagar

NIA summons independent MLA Engineer Rashid

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday summoned to New Delhi Jammu and Kashmir independent legislator Engineer Rashid for questioning.Informed sources here said Engineer Rashid, who represents the north Kashmir Langate assembly constituency,...

28-Sep-2017 Mumbai

Prove Yashwant Sinha wrong, Shiv Sena dares BJP

The Shiv Sena challenged its ally Bharatiya Janata Party to "prove Yashwant Sinha wrong" for his stinging comments on the state of the Indian economy on Wednesday which has erupted into a major political storm, here on Thursday.When economists like (former...

27-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Arun Jaitley Minister releases book on Financial Management

The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley along with the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Shri N. Chandrababu Naidu released a book on financial management in New Delhi on September 26, 2017. The Union Minister for Civil Aviation...

21-Sep-2017 Hyderabad

Rajnath's statement on Rohingyas 'disingenuous' : Asaduddin Owaisi

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Thursday termed as "disingenuous" the statement by Home Minister Rajnath Singh that Rohingyas who have entered India after fleeing Myanmar were not refugees but illegal immigrants who need to be sent back.Owaisi said a majority...

20-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Ram Vilas Paswan addresses 49th Annual General Meeting of NCCF

Speaking on the occasion of 49th Annual General Body Meeting of NCCF convened at NCUI Auditorium in New Delhi, Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Shri Ram Vilas Paswan noted with satisfaction the performance of Apex Body of Consumer...

20-Sep-2017 Patna/New Delhi

Sharad Yadav, Lalu attack Nitish over canal collapse

Once friends, and now his arch foes -- rebel JD-U leader Sharad Yadav and RJD chief Lalu Prasad -- took pot shots at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday, accusing his government of massive corruption after a portion of an irrigation canal in Bhagalpur...

13-Sep-2017 Vijayawada

Andhra to be role model in revival of rivers : N. Chandrababu Naidu

Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday said Andhra Pradesh would be developed as a model state in protection and revival of rivers.He said interlinking of rivers is only a temporary solution to water problem but the permanent solution lies in their...

13-Sep-2017 New Delhi

I am real JD-U, will prove it: Sharad Yadav

Although Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) has told Sharad Yadav to join Lalu Prasad's Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), the rebel leader on Wednesday claimed that he was the real JD-U and he will prove it soon.Sharad Yadav also said he will decide the future...

12-Sep-2017 Patna (Bihar)

Ready for mid-term assembly polls in 2019: JD-U

More than a month after joining hands with the BJP to form a new government, Bihar's ruling JD-U on Tuesday said that party is ready for mid-term assembly polls along with the Lok Sabha polls in 2019.Impressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity,...

11-Sep-2017 Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee pays homage to Swami Vivekananda

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday paid homage to Swami Vivekananda on the 125th anniversary of his address at the World Parliament of Religions in Chicago."Our heartfelt homage to Swami Vivekananda on the anniversary of his historic address...

10-Sep-2017 Patna (Bihar)

Nitish, Sushil Modi responsible for Rs 20,000 cr scam : Tejashwi Yadav

Bihar Leader of Opposition Tejashwi Yadav on Sunday blamed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi for the Rs 2,000-crore Srijan scam in Bhagalpur and other districts of the state.He also alleged the involvement of several Bharatiya...

09-Sep-2017 Kolkata

Nine Bengal projects bag awards: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday announced nine innovative and people-friendly projects from the state have bagged top honours."I am happy to share with you what good governance in Bengal is achieving. Nine innovative and people-friendly...

05-Sep-2017 Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee bats for language education

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said that students in the state would be encouraged to learn different languages but stressed that Bengali, being the regional language, should also be studied in parallel."For several years, generations...

04-Sep-2017 New Delhi

RBI reports prove note ban move was immature: Sharad Yadav

Reiterating that the November 8 demonetisation of high-value currency notes was "an immature decision", rebel JD-U leader Sharad Yadav on Monday said recent RBI reports have vindicated his earlier denunciation of the note ban decision.Yadav, however, welcomed the...

04-Sep-2017 Patna (Bihar)

JD-U not neglected in Modi ministry rejig: Nitish Kumar

Janata Dal-United (JD-U) President and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday refuted claims that his party was neglected in the rejid of the union council of ministers headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.Kumar blamed the media for running speculative...

04-Sep-2017 Kolkata

Ahmed put under Narada probe pressure: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee alleged that her party MP Sultan Ahmed, who died on Monday, had been "under extreme stress" as he was was being probed by the CBI in the Narada scam and accused the agency of slapping a notice even after his death."I...

02-Sep-2017 Patna

No talks on joining Union Cabinet : Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Saturday that there has been no proposal as yet for his Janata Dal-United party to join the government at the Centre.Talking to reporters ahead of the much-awaited reshuffle and expansion of the Union Council of Ministers...

28-Aug-2017 Hyderabad

TDP misused official machinery to win bypoll : Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy

YSR Congress Party President Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday accused the ruling TDP of "misusing official machinery", spending around Rs 200 crore and threatening voters to win Nandyal assembly seat by-election in Andhra Pradesh."As per conservative estimate,...

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