Congress MLAs raise deficit rainfall issue in Assembly

New Delhi: With Odisha receiving deficit rainfall during the ongoing monsoon, Opposition Congress MLAs on Friday expressed concern over the situation and claimed that a farmer committed suicide in Bolangir district due to crop loss. The issue was raised by Santosh Singh Saluja, a Congress member from Kantabanji in Bolangir district in the Assembly. “The […]

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Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi stopped from going to Sonbhadra to meet clash victims

New Delhi: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi was Friday stopped in Mirzapur district from proceeding towards Sonbhadra to meet the victims of a clash that claimed 10 lives. Nineteen people were injured in the incident on Wednesday in Uttar Pradesh. Some of them were admitted to a hospital in Varanasi and the others at a health […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi invites suggestions for his Independence Day speech

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday invited suggestions from people for his Independence Day speech, saying it will allow thoughts of the common man to be heard by the entire nation. For the past four years, Modi has directly invited ideas and suggestions from people for his Independence Day speech which is made from […]

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Congress members protest in Lok Sabha over Karnataka crisis

New Delhi: Lok Sabha witnessed sloganeering and protests on Friday as Congress members sought to raise the issue of ongoing political crisis in Karnataka. As soon as the Lower House began proceedings, party members wanted to talk about the situation in Karnataka but Speaker Om Birla did not entertain the request. With the Speaker going […]

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar speaks on law and order in Bihar assembly

New Delhi: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday claimed the incidence of riots has gone down in the state, indicating that social harmony has grown, but admitted the rise in the number of killings and robberies was a matter of concern. Addressing the state assembly during a debate on the budget for the home […]

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Several Bengali film, Television actors join Bharatiya Janata Party

New Delhi: Several Bengali actors, including Parno Mittra, joined the BJP here on Thursday in presence of the party’s West Bengal unit head Dilip Ghosh. Welcoming the 12 actors into the party fold, Ghosh said the people in the state are inspired by the leadership and development work done by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Rishi […]

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Bharatiya Janata Party urges Guv to direct Speaker to take up voting on

New Delhi: The BJP has appealed to Governor Vajubhai Vala to direct the Speaker to take up the voting on the confidence motion moved by chief minister H D Kumaraswamy Thursday itself fearing that the coalition partners Congress and JD(S) were indulging in delaying tactics. A BJP delegation met the governor even as the assembly […]

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami announces two new districts, number in Tamil Nadu up to 35

New Delhi: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami Thursday announced that Tenkasi and Chengelpet districts would be carved out of Tirunelveli and Kanchipuram respectively, taking the total number of districts in the state to 35. “The bifurcation is done for administrative convenience following representations from Ministers, MLAs and the general public,” he announced while making […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Bharatiya Janata Party MPs in 47-56 age group over breakfast

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met BJP MPs in the 47 to 56 age group over breakfast at his official residence on Wednesday, sources said. The prime minister will meet his party MPs aged above 56 Thursday, they said. Wednesday’s meeting was the sixth in a series of interactions Modi has been holding with […]

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West Bengal government committed to ensure justice for all: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday said that the state government is committed to frame good laws in order to ensure justice for all. On International Justice Day, Banerjee highlighted that 19 human rights courts have been set up in the state during the last eight years, since the Trinamool Congress came […]

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