TMC leader accuses Mamata govt of denying parole during CBI custody

Kolkata: Saradha and Narada scam accused senior Trinamool Congress leader Madan Mitra has courted political controversy by claiming that his parole plea was declined 43 times by the Mamata Banerjee government during his 22 months in prison between 2014-2016, saying many of his party colleagues were spared from “bearing the burden of CBI” More...

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By Agencies On Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
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Native cows will match foreign breeds in 5 years: Giriraj Singh

New Delhi: In the coming five years the native cows will match the standards of international breeds, said Minister of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries Giriraj Singh in the Lok Sabha detailing efforts being More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
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Two from TMC take oath as Lok Sabha members Mimi, Nusrat

New Delhi: Newly-elected Trinamool Congress actor-turned-politicians Nusrat Jahan Ruhi and Mimi Chakraborty on Tuesday took oath in Bangla as members of the 17th Lok Sabha. The two could not take oath earlier as More...

By Agencies On Monday, June 24th, 2019
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Apologize to PM, Sarangi tells opposition in Lok Sabha

New Delhi: Minister of State and first-time MP Pratap Chandra Sarangi opened the first debate of the 17th Lok Sabha on Monday by launching a scathing attack on the Congress, asserting that the opposition should More...

By Agencies On Monday, June 24th, 2019
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Congress dissolves all district committees in Uttar Pradesh

New Delhi: The Congress on Monday dissolved all its district committees in Uttar Pradesh following the party’s dismal performance in Lok Sabha elections in the state. IANS had on June 20 reported that the More...

By Agencies On Monday, June 24th, 2019
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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar joins BJP

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar formally joined the BJP on Monday, nearly a month after being inducted into the Cabinet in a surprise move by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. As of now, he is not More...

By Agencies On Monday, June 24th, 2019
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Jagan Reddy orders demolition of Naidu’s Praja Vedika

Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday ordered the demolition of Praja Vedika, an extension of his predecessor N Chandrababu Naidu’s residence at Undavalli here. He announced More...

By Agencies On Saturday, June 22nd, 2019
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Moily blames Congress tie-up with JD-S for LS rout

Bengaluru: Veteran Congress leader Veerappa Moily on Saturday blamed the pre-poll alliance with the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) for the party’s rout in Karnataka in the Lok Sabha elections. We lost badly in More...

By Agencies On Friday, June 21st, 2019
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BJD, BJP declare candidates for three RS seats of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and Bharatiya Janata on Friday announced candidates for by-elections to three Rajya Sabha seats of Odisha. The Prime Minister spoke to me as did the Home Minister BJD president More...

By Agencies On Friday, June 21st, 2019
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Disqualify those who defected to BJP: 5 TDP MPs urge Venkaiah Naidu

New Delhi: A day after four Rajya Sabha MPs of the Telugu Desam Party defected to the BJP, the TDP’s remaining five MPs met the Chairman of the Upper House and Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, urging him to More...