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Stand Vidicated by EC Remarks On Elections: Congress
Reacting to Election Commissioner O.P. Rawat's remarks that "winning elections at all cost, without ethics, is the new normal in politics", the Congress on Friday said it stood vindicated on the issue. "We said the same thing during the (August 8) Rajya Sabha elections in Gujarat, wherein we poin..
Is Congress-Trinamool Moving Towards An Alliance In Bengal?
Is West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress and the Congress moving towards an alliance ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls? The chain of recent events could be a pointer to this, but leaders of both parties are still hedging their bets with polls still far away. The political compulsion of putting ..
Thousands Queue Up At Indira Canteens, Many Return Empty-Handed
Thousands of persons queued up on Thursday to get subsidised food at Indira Canteens run here by the Karnataka government, though teething troubles forced many to return disappointed due to there being not enough food to meet the demand. A day after Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi inaugurat..
BJP Terms Opposition Meet An Alliance Of ‘Scared People’
The BJP on Thursday hit out at the Congress and other opposition parties participating in the "Sajha Virasat Bachao" (save composite culture) conference, terming it an alliance of defeated and "scared people". It also asked why they are silent on the killings of RSS-BJP workers in Kerala. "On be..
Real JD-U Is Led By Sharad Yadav: Congress
The faction led by Sharad Yadav is the "real" and secular JD-U while the group led by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is "completely drowned in the BJP", senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said on Thursday. Speaking at the 'Save Composite Culture' conclave called by Sharad Yadav, Azad cong..
MP Civic Polls: BJP Wins 25 Seats, Congress 15 (Second Lead)
Despite the recent farmer agitation in Madhya Pradesh, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-backed candidates managed to corner maximum 25 out of the 43 posts of the president in the state local body elections. The results for the civic polls held on August 11 were announced by the state Elect..
President Poll: Opposition Meet, No Names Discussed, Says Ghulam Nabi Azad
No names were discussed as opposition leaders met to chalk out their presidential poll strategy today as the process started for the filing of nominations for the July 17 election. After the meeting senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said the the 10-member opposition panel would meet again t..
Congress To Hold 24,000 ‘Indira Family Meets’ In Memory Of ex-PM
With an eye on the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Congress in Kerala is all set to hold over 24,000 family meets to strengthen the party's grassroot base and highlight the "anti-people" policies of the centre and state government. Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee sources said family get together, which w..
Gujarat: Bangles Thrown At Textile Minister Smriti Irani
A man was yesterday detained by the police for throwing bangles at Union minister Smriti Irani while she was addressing a function at Amreli town in Gujarat. The man, in his mid-20s, was identified as Ketan Kaswala, a resident of Mota Bhandaria village in Amreli district, the police said. The ..
Congress Demands CBI Probe Into Nagaland Policeman’s Unaccounted Wealth
The Congress on Monday demanded a CBI probe on the alleged huge unaccounted wealth of former Nagaland Police official M.K.R. Pillai, uncovered in raids. IT sleuths in Kerala's Kochi have unearthed unaccounted money worth Rs 400 crore from the Sreevalasam Group firm owned by Pillai, who is current..