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25-Jul-2021 Ratnagiri (Maharashtra)

Maharashtra floods: CM seeks Centre's help for long-term solutions

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday sought the Centre's help for devising "long-term measures" to mitigate the frequent crises of devastating floods which play havoc in the state.Touring the flood-ravaged areas of Ratnagiri district - where Chiplun,...

22-Jul-2021 Amaravati

Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy disburses Rs 491 crore to over 3 lakh women

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Thursday disbursed Rs 491 crore to 3.2 lakh women under 'YSR Kapu Nestham' scheme.In this scheme, women from the castes of Kapu, Balija, Telaga and Ontari will benefit across the state."The state government...

17-Jul-2021 New Delhi

Sharad Pawar meets PM Narendra Modi ahead of monsoon session

Two days ahead of monsoon session, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday and talked for about 50 minutes, the Prime Minister's Office said."Rajya Sabha MP Shri Sharad Pawar met PM Narendra Modi,"...

14-Jul-2021 Mumbai

Not standing for President, declares Sharad Pawar amid speculation

Seeking to scotch all speculation, Nationalist Congress Party supremo Sharad Pawar on Wednesday said that he was not standing in the Presidential election in mid-2022, as reported in some sections of the media.Rubbishing the rumours circulating in political...

11-Jul-2021 Hyderabad

Saving lives more important than saving heritage : Asaduddin Owaisi

Reiterating the demand for construction of new building of the Osmania General Hospital, Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi on Sunday said that saving lives is more important than saving heritage."If you want to save heritage, save it, but if you want to save lives,...

09-Jul-2021 Badvel (Andhra Pradesh)

Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy lays foundation for Rs 500cr development work

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday laid the foundation for various development works worth Rs 500 crore at Badvel constituency in Kadapa district."Badvel is one of the most backward constituencies in the state and was deeply neglected...

07-Jul-2021 New Delhi

Pashupati Kumar Paras likely to emerge as BJP's Dalit face in Bihar

Pashupati Kumar Paras, who was included in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new-look Cabinet on Wednesday, is a first time Lok Sabha member from Hajipur in Bihar, a seat that was represented by his brother and former Union minister late Ram Vilas Paswan. Paras,...

05-Jul-2021 Kolkata

Pranab Mukherjee's son Abhijit Mukherjee joins Trinamool

In a major blow to the Congress party, former President of India Pranab Mukherjee's son Abijit Mukherjee joined the Trinamool Congress on Monday afternoon. A two-time MP from Jangipur in Murshidabad and one-time MLA from Nanhati in Birbhum, Mukherjee said...

30-Jun-2021 Amaravati

Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy meets Tokyo Olympics bound state sportspersons

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Wednesday met Tokyo Olympics bound state athletes and conveyed his best wishes to them, including announcing cash incentives.Reddy met international badminton stars P.V. Sindhu, R. Satwiksairaj and women's...

24-May-2021 Patna

PM's photographs should be on death certificates: Jitan Ram Manjhi

All is not well within the NDA in Bihar with alliance partner Jitan Ram Manjhi slamming Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his photographs on vaccination certificates.Manjhi, a former chief minister and president of Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) raised serious...

23-May-2021 Kolkata

More BJP leaders express willingness to join Trinamool Congress

After Sonali Guha, more BJP leaders who left Trinamool Congress before the election, expressed their willingness to return to their previous party and former MLA Amal Acharya and Trinamool leader from Malda Shyamali Murmu are some of them. Though the party...

20-May-2021 Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee hits out at PM after meeting on Covid situation

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who attended a meeting of the district magistrates with the Prime Minister where some chief ministers were also present regarding the Covid situation, alleged that the chief ministers were not allowed to speak and...

17-May-2021 Thiruvananthapuram

Vijayan cuts cake ahead of the beginning of second term

Taking full credit for leading the ruling CPI-M led LDF to a second term, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan ahead of the first meeting of the Left Democratic Front after the election results, celebrated the occasion by cutting a big cake here on Monday.Left Democratic...

17-May-2021 Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee starts dharna at CBI's Kolkata office

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has started a sit-in in CBI's Kolkata office to protest the arrest of four of her Trinamool Congress leaders, provoking an unusual Centre-state confrontation of sorts.Banerjee rushed to the 15th floor of the 'Nizam...

08-May-2021 Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee accuses Election Commission of directly helping BJP

Speaking on the first day of the Assembly after returning to power for the third time in a row, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday stroked a major controversy by accusing the Election Commission of India of directly helping the BJP during...

08-May-2021 Patna

Pappu Yadav demands FIR against Rudy for 'hoarding ambulances'

Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav, the four time MP and president of Jan Adhikar Party (JAP) has demanded an FIR against BJP MP Rajiv Pratap Rudy under the Epidemic Diseases Act. Yadav was the one who discovered more than 30 ambulances from the office of Rudy...

06-May-2021 Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee accuses BJP of instigating violence in Bengal

Hours after Union minister and senior BJP leader V. Muraleedharan alleged that his convoy was attacked by Trinamool Congress supporters in West Midnapore district, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused the saffron party of instigating...

05-May-2021 Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee takes oath as Bengal CM for 3rd time

Mamata Banerjee after taking her oath as West Bengal CM for the third consecutive time in an unembellished function at the 'Throne Room' in Raj Bhavan in Kolkata on Wednesday morning announced that handling the Covid situation in the state and tackling post...

02-May-2021 New Delhi

Mamata Banerjee emerges as contender on national political stage

After winning a bitterly-fought battle with the BJP to record her third successive victory in the West Bengal Assembly elections, Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee seems to have emerged as a formidable challenge to the Centre's ruling party.With leaders...

02-May-2021 Chennai

Kamal Haasan loses in Coimbatore South to BJP's Srinivasan

Superstar and Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) founder, Kamal Haasan lost the Coimbatore South seat by a margin of 1,500 votes against BJP women's wing national President, Vanathi Srinivasan.Congress candidate Mayura Jayakumar was relegated to the third position.With...

13-Apr-2021 Amaravati

Chennai South Korean Consul General calls on Andhra CM

Kwon Young Seup, Consul General of the Republic of South Korea at the Chennai Consulate met with Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy and held discussions on cooperation and development of the state.Reddy and Young deliberated on Korean cooperation...

03-Apr-2021 Kolkata

BJP engineering communal strife to win polls : Mamata Banerjee

On a day when Prime Minister Narendra Modi accused Mamata Banerjee of thwarting the pace of development in West Bengal, the Chief Minister accused the BJP of indulging in divisive politics and engineering communal strife to win the ongoing Assembly elections.Addressing...

01-Apr-2021 Guntur

Andhra CM takes Covid jab, urges people to take vax

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy and his wife Y.S. Bharathi took the coronavirus vaccine on Thursday in Guntur town and initiated the statewide vaccination programme.Setting an example for the need to get vaccinated, the Reddys underwent...

30-Mar-2021 Nandigram (West Bengal)

Keep calm and vote for Trinamool, Mamata Banerjee tells Nandigram voters

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday appealed to the voters in Nandigram to keep their cool and vote for her party Trinamool Congress Banerjee is contesting from Nandigram against BJP's Suvendu Adhikari, her close aide turned adversary. Nandigram...

28-Mar-2021 Bhubaneswar

Sportstar honours Odisha as decade's Best State for sports promotion

In yet another landmark achievement for the state, renowned sports magazine Sportstar on Sunday honoured Odisha with Decade's Best State for Promotion of Sports for the period from 2011 to 2020. Odisha received the Sortstar Aces Award that honoured the...

23-Mar-2021 Patna

Nitish Kumar is the biggest liar : Tejashwi Yadav

After day long massive violence in and outside Bihar Vidhan Sabha, Leader of Opposition Tejashwi Yadav in Bihar Assembly said that Cheif Minister Nitish Kumar is the biggest liar of the country."He is misleading the people of Bihar over Police Amendment Bill....

23-Mar-2021 Patna

Violence, lathicharge during RJD's Bihar Assembly gherao in Patna

The opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Tuesday created a ruckus in the state capital Patna during the Bihar Assembly gherao programme. Amid this RJD protest march,  there was heavy stone pelting by the RJD workers forcing the police to use water...

23-Mar-2021 Patna

Tejashwi, Tej Pratap taken into custody after Bihar Assembly gherao

The opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal on Tuesday created a ruckus in the Bihar Assembly as they gheraoed the building here. The police took into custody Leader of Opposition RJD's Tejashwi Yadav and his elder brother Tej Pratap following heavy stone pelting...

22-Mar-2021 Kolkata

The BJP will not fulfil its promises : Mamata Banerjee

Dubbing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) 'an outsider party' in Bengal, Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Monday asked her party workers to be on alert during the upcoming assembly elections. She asked people to be ready with household utensils to...

22-Mar-2021 Chennai

I am not afraid of raids : Kamal Haasan

Kamal Haasan, the actor-turned-politician and Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) President, said he is not afraid of raids and that the Central agencies are threatening him.The MNM leader said the raids by the Central agencies would not find anything from his residence....

17-Mar-2021 Kolkata

Earlier CPI-M used to attack me, now BJP is at it : Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chairperson Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday played the underdog card to woo the voters in the state's Junglemahal, saying that earlier she used to be beaten up by the Communists, but now it is being done by the...

17-Mar-2021 Chennai

Fighting against drug mafia to be my priority: Kamal Haasan

South Indian actor-turned-politician and president of the Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM), Kamal Haasan has said that his first priority once his party comes to power will be fighting against the drug mafia.Haasan, who is the richest candidate in the fray in the...

14-Mar-2021 Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee, on wheelchair, leads 5-km long roadshow in Kolkata

A day after being discharged from the state-run SSKM Hospital, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday took part in a roadshow here, along with her nephew and MP Abhishek Banerjee.The ruling Trinamool Congress organised the 5-km-long event...

11-Mar-2021 Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee in hospital with plaster cast on her leg

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who was injured during her campaigning in Nandigram, was seen with a plastered leg lying in a Kolkata hospital after Trinamool MP Abhishek Banerjee, who is also her nephew, shared the picture on Twitter."BJP4Bengal...

09-Mar-2021 Chennai

Kamal Haasan's alliance set to begin poll campaign

With the seat sharing among the Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) led by actor turned politician Kamal Haasan, Indhiya Jananayaga Katchi (IJK) and All India Samathuva Makkal Katchi (AISMK) having been successfully finalised, the front will now be actively commencing...

05-Mar-2021 Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee to contest from Nandigram, take BJP head on

After announcing Trinamool Congress' list of 291 candidates for the high octane Assembly polls beginning this month, party supremo Mamata Banerjee made her intention clear on Friday that she will only contest from Nandigram in East Midnapore district, considered...

03-Mar-2021 Chennai

Kamal Haasan expects support from Rajini in Assembly polls

Superstar and Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) supremo Kamal Haasan is expecting to get full support and blessings from southern movie icon Rajinikanth whose Rajini Makkal Mandram (fans' association) has as many as 65,000 units across the state.Rajinikanth had earlier...

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