No SP-Congress alliance at cost of workers’ honour: Raj Babbar

Lucknow: Claiming that he was “unaware” of any parleys on an alliance between the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Congress for the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, UPCC chief Raj Babbar on Friday said there will be “no alliance at the cost of honour and respect of party workers”. The Congress is asking for 100-plus seats, More...

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By Agencies On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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Congress moves EC over ‘campaigning’ by RSS

New Delhi: The Congress on Friday drew the Election Commission’s attention to media reports about the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) allegedly doing “full swing” political activities in poll-bound More...

By IANS On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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Pranab praises Mamata, calls Bengal investment destination

Kolkata: President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said Bengal has truly emerged as “the investment destination” in the country and praised the Mamata Banerjee-led government for improving revenue buoyancy. Mukherjee More...

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By Agencies On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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Jallikattu protests, a lesson for Hindutva forces: Owaisi

New Delhi: AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi said on Friday the protests against the Jallikattu ban are a lesson for the Hindutva forces. Jallikattu protests, lesson for Hindutva forces “Jallikattu protests, lesson More...

By Agencies On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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CBI pays surprise visit to Delhi Secretariat, Sisodia cries foul

New Delhi: A day after it registered a preliminary inquiry against Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia to probe alleged irregularities in the ‘Talk to AK’ campaign, the CBI on Thursday More...

By Agencies On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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Sidhu has joined Congress without any pre-conditions: Amarinder

Amritsar: Coming together for the first time after cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu joined the Congress, Punjab Congress President Amarinder Singh on Thursday said that Sidhu had joined the party without More...

By Agencies On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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Kashmir assembly seeks return of migrant Pandits

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir assembly on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution, seeking the return of hundreds and thousands of Kashmiri Hindus who migrated from the Valley at the beginning of a separatist war More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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President returns Netaji Subhas IT Bill to Delhi Assembly

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee has returned a bill to upgrade Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology (NSIT) into a university back to the Delhi Assembly for reconsideration, Speaker Ram Niwas Goel said here More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Congress protest note ban outside RBI office, demand governor quit

Mumbai/Nagpur (Maharashtra): Staging a vociferous countrywide protests against demonetisation on Wednesday, the Congress demanded the resignation of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel even as police More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Telangana to pressurise Centre for 12 percent Muslim quota: CM

Hyderabad: Telangana will pass a bill to provide 12 percent reservations to Muslims in the state and bring pressure on the Union Government to include the law in Constitution’s 9th schedule as was done in More...