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Tag Archives: Politics
  • Will Thwart All Plans To Divide People During Upcoming Festivals: Mamata

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Saturday that her government would thwart any plans to create division among the people during the upcoming religious festivals. "Our government would not allow anybody to divide the people of the state. Will will ensure the failure of all such p..

  • Don’t Believe In Vote Bank Politics, Nation Comes First: Modi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday the BJP did not believe in vote bank politics as the country was above party politics. On the second day of his visit to his Varanasi parliamentary constituency, Modi told a gathering that he had launched a major war against corruption and the corrupt..

  • Nitish Kumar Caught Between A Rock And A Hard Place

    Nitish Kumar must have realised by now that his 'ghar wapsi' hasn't helped him. The BJP is treating him more like an unwanted guest than the repentant prodigal son. The Bihar Chief Minister's sense of being redundant in the BJP's scheme of things is likely to intensify in view of the reports that..

  • Will Join Rajinikanth If He Enters Politics: Kamal Haasan

    Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, amidst news that he is planning to launch his own party, has said he would be willing to join hands with superstar Rajinikanth if he takes the political plunge. "Rajini and I have been discussing professional matters. If he joins politics, it won't be difficult for u..

  • Cut Petrol, Diesel Prices: CPI-M

    The CPI-M has demanded a substantial cut in petroleum and diesel prices, citing the drastic fall in international prices of crude oil. An editorial in the party journal "People's Democracy" said retail prices of petrol and diesel had reached a new high in India. The petrol price per litre was ..

  • Madras HC Dismisses Plea, AIADMK General Council Meeting Set For Tuesday

    With the Madras High Court dismissing a petition on stalling the AIADMK General Council meeting on Tuesday, the ruling party is all set to hold the meet to invalidate decisions taken in "contravention" of party bye-laws, a party leader said on Monday. A resolution was expected to be passed to dec..

  • No Point In Hiding NPAs Through Jugglery Of Figures: Amit Shah

    BJP President Amit Shah said on Saturday that there will be a robust banking sector in five to 10 years time following the steps taken by the Narendra Modi government to clean up the public sector bank's balance-sheets in the face of NPAs. Addressing an industry interactive session at Ficci here,..

  • BJP To Fight Odisha Assembly Polls Alone: Shah

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Thursday said his party would fight the 2019 assembly polls in Odisha alone and get over 120 of the 147 seats. "The BJP will have no alliance for the assembly elections but come to power in Odisha with two third majority," Shah told reporters h..

  • Angry At Party MLAs Backing BJP, 500 NCP Men Join Congress

    In a shot in the arm for the Congress in Gujarat ahead of the assembly elections, as many as 500 full-time activists of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) here on Sunday joined the party expressing anguish over their two legislators switching loyalties to the ruling BJP during the recent Rajya Sab..

  • Extra Rs 1.1 Lakh Cr Deposited In Banks After Note Ban: AAP

    The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday claimed that extra notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denomination worth Rs 1.1 lakh were deposited in banks after demonetisation. Senior party leader Sanjay Singh, referring to a media report from November 2016, said the Reserve Bank of India had then said that Rs..