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Nanded Civic Polls: Congress Bags 67 Seats; Crushes Opposition
The Congress on Thursday bagged the prestigious Nanded-Waghala City Municipal Corporation (NWCMC), bagging a staggering 67 of the 73 seats in the 81-seat body and crushing the opposition. The Congress was expected to win a few more seats as it led in another five seats in the NWCMC, a stronghold ..
PM Modi Hits Back, Tells Critics Not To Spread Negativity About Economy
Under attack, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday admitted for the first time that there has been an economic slowdown but told critics not to spread negativity and promised steps to put the economy on the path of recovery. "After 7.5 per cent growth in the last three years, there has been ..
TN Governor Playing Politics: Opposition
The DMK and other opposition parties in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday accused Governor Ch. Vidyasagar Rao of playing a "partisan" role and refusing to convene a meeting of the Assembly for the AIADMK government to prove its majority. First a delegation of four parties including Vidhthalai Chiruttaigal ..
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..
Opposition And Leaders Wouldn’t Be Cowed, Deterred By BJP’s Politics Of Revenge: Congress
The Congress today said that none of its leaders or that of the opposition would be cowed down by the politics of "revenge and vendetta" which had "become the DNA of this BJP government". The party accused the BJP of being blinded by revenge to target its opponents and said that it would continue..
BJP Conspiring To Crush AAP: Sanjay Singh
The AAP on Monday blamed the BJP and the central government for the charges hurled by sacked Delhi minister Kapil Mishra against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, saying this was part of a larger conspiracy to "finish off" the party and to "silence" the opposition. Aam Aadmi Party leader Sanjay Sin..
Act Against BJP Leader For Announcing Reward On Mamata: Opposition
Opposition parties led by the Trinamool Congress on Wednesday demanded action against a BJP youth leader who announced a reward of Rs 11 lakh for killing West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. Raising the issue during Question Hour, Trinamool leader Saugata Roy sought action against Yogesh ..
Delhi Police Unable To Solve 75% Police Cases Registered: Opposition In Rajya Sabha
The Delhi Police has been unable to solve 75 per cent of the cases it has registered, members said in the Rajya Sabha today and expressed apprehension over the issue. The government, however, sought to allay their concern by highlighting the police's high success rate in solving the heinous crime..
‘CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan Should Resign On Moral Grounds Over Vyapam Scam’: Opposition
Leader of Opposition in Madhya Pradesh Assembly Ajay Singh today demanded that chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan should resign on "moral" ground over the Vyapam scam. The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) had yesterday rapped the state government over it (the scam). The CAG has passed s..
Maharashtra Assembly Suspends 19 Opposition Members
Maharashtra Speaker Haribhau Bagade on Wednesday suspended 19 opposition legislators till December 31 for creating a ruckus over farm loans on Saturday. The house, which reassembled after three days, adopted a resolution moved by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Girish Bapat, seeking suspension of ..