Presidential election: Nitish to skip Sonia’s luncheon meet

New Delhi: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will skip the opposition parties meeting convened by Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday over the Presidential elections, a party leader said. He, however added that senior party leader Sharad Yadav would attend the meet “Nitish Kumarji would not be attending the meeting chaired by Sonia Gandhiji,” More...

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By Agencies On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Mamata seeks to discuss Ganga erosion problem with Modi

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has sought an appointment with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the Ganga erosion issue during her visit to Delhi beginning Wednesday, she said here. She More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Doubling farmers income possible only with states’ partnership: Naidu

Kota (Rajasthan): Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s dream of doubling farmers’ income by 2022 can be realised only through partnership with state governments, Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Telangana should be southern gateway for BJP: Amit Shah

Hyderabad: BJP chief Amit Shah on Tuesday said Telangana should become the gateway for the party in south India. He said the farmers were suffering as their fields were being destroyed by the chemical factories Addressing More...

By Agencies On Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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Adopt one policy on Hurriyat, Congress tells Centre

New Delhi: Accusing the Centre of changing its stance vis-a-vis the Hurriyat on a daily basis, the Congress on Monday said the government should adopt a single policy to deal with the conglomeration of Kashmir-centric More...

By Agencies On Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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Tamil outfit stages protest against Rajinikanth’s entry into politics

Chennai: Activists of a Tamil fringe group on Monday staged protests near actor Rajinikanth’s residence at Poes Garden here over indications the veteran actor could make his political debut. The actor has More...

By Agencies On Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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Sidelined Shatru bats for Lalu-Kejriwal, Sushil Modi wants him removed

New Delhi/Patna: Actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha on Monday came out in support of RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal saying that “enough of negative politics and More...

By Agencies On Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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Government ready for law to end triple talaq: Naidu

Bengaluru: The NDA government was ready to bring a law to stop the triple talaq in the Muslim community, if necessary, said Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday. Naidu’s remarks came days after the Supreme More...

By Agencies On Sunday, May 21st, 2017
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EVMs without paper audit trail device must not be used: Yechury

Agartala: In any future elections, EVMs without paper audit trail device must not be used, CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury said on Sunday. He said that the Election Commission has called a meeting on June More...

By Agencies On Sunday, May 21st, 2017
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Manas, Derek, Shanta among Trinamool’s RS candidates

Kolkata: Throwing twin surprises, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday named former state Congress chief Manas Bhunia and an ex-legislator from the hills Shanta Chhetri as Trinamool Congress candidates More...