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Hanuman most prominent tribal: UP CM Yogi at C'garh rally
short by Ayushi Ahluwalia / on 19 Nov 2018,Monday
Speaking at an election rally in tribal-dominated Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath on Sunday said Lord Hanuman is the most prominent tribal. Stating that Chhattisgarh was Lord Ram's 'nanihal', the BJP leader claimed that BJP was trying to bring 'Ram Rajya' in the state. He urged people to come out and vote for the second phase on November 20.
short by Ayushi Ahluwalia / 11:44 am on 19 Nov
Cong threw out Sitaram Kesri to make way for Sonia: PM Modi
short by Ayushi Ahluwalia / on 18 Nov 2018,Sunday
PM Narendra Modi on Saturday alleged that Congress did not allow Sitaram Kesri to complete his term as Congress President and threw him onto the footpath to make way for Sonia Gandhi. Addressing a rally in poll-bound Chhattisgarh, PM Modi challenged the Congress to appoint a person outside the Nehru-Gandhi family as party President for 5 years.
short by Ayushi Ahluwalia / 04:24 pm on 18 Nov
PM Modi violated poll code in MP: Congress in letter to EC
short by Ayushi Ahluwalia / on 19 Nov 2018,Monday
In a letter to the Election Commission, the Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee has alleged that PM Narendra Modi violated the model code of conduct during a speech in the poll-bound state. It alleged that PM Modi falsely accused state Congress chief Kamal Nath of saying in a video that the party will give tickets to goons to win elections.
short by Ayushi Ahluwalia / 01:17 pm on 19 Nov
Digvijaya denies maoist links, dares PM Modi to arrest him
short by Pragya Swastik / on 19 Nov 2018,Monday
Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Monday denied links with the Maoists in the conspiracy of Bhima-Koregaon case and dared PM Narendra Modi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis for his arrest. Digvijaya Singh's contact number was mentioned in a letter seized by the Pune police. "That number is available to everyone via Rajya Sabha's portal," argued Singh.
short by Pragya Swastik / 06:50 pm on 19 Nov
I hope Mr Patel and his team have a spine: Rahul ahead of RBI meet
short by Pragya Swastik / on 19 Nov 2018,Monday
Ahead of RBI's board meeting on Monday, Congress President Rahul Gandhi tweeted, "I hope Mr Patel (RBI Governor Urjit Patel) and his team have a spine and show him (PM Modi) his place." "Mr Modi and his coterie of cronies...continue to destroy every institution they can get their hands on. Today, through his puppets...he'll attempt to destroy RBI," Gandhi added.
short by Pragya Swastik / 12:03 pm on 19 Nov
Sitaram Kesri wasn't thrown out, had offered to resign: Cong
short by Ayushi Ahluwalia / on 19 Nov 2018,Monday
After PM Narendra Modi's claimed that former Congress President Sitaram Kesri was thrown out of office to make way for Sonia Gandhi, the Congress reacted saying the latter had instead offered to resign. Claiming that PM Modi was wrong in calling Kesri a "Dalit", Congress leader Tariq Anwar said that he had belonged to the "Vaish community".
short by Ayushi Ahluwalia / 12:04 pm on 19 Nov
Don't be Gangs of Wasseypur: CM on Cong's Thugs of Maha jibe
short by Ayushi Ahluwalia / on 19 Nov 2018,Monday
Ahead of Maharashtra Assembly's winter session, Congress leader Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil on Sunday said CM Devendra Fadnavis and Shiv Sena's Uddhav Thackeray are behaving like "Thugs of Maharashtra". "Whether it's farm loan waiver or reservation...government is involved in thuggery in everything," he added. Fadnavis said Opposition should be mature and not act like "Gangs of Wasseypur".
short by Ayushi Ahluwalia / 02:01 pm on 19 Nov
Rahul sat in Namaz-like position to pray at temple: UP CM
short by Shashank Verma / on 19 Nov 2018,Monday
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath on Monday while campaigning in Madhya Pradesh's Dhar, slammed Congress President Rahul Gandhi for sitting in a Namaz-like position to pray in a temple in Gujarat. He added, "...the priest had to tell him that this is...temple, not a Mosque." Earlier in Chhattisgarh, the CM said Hanuman was one of the most prominent tribals.
short by Shashank Verma / 06:47 pm on 19 Nov
No post priority, will go by party decision on CM: Gehlot
short by Shashank Verma / on 18 Nov 2018,Sunday
Former Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot on Sunday said he did not hold any position in priority and will abide by the decision the party high command takes on the issue of CM post. "I am more than satisfied with my political innings," he added. He said current question before him is how to bring the party in power in Rajasthan.
short by Shashank Verma / 10:45 pm on 18 Nov
Only 15 women candidates in fray for Mizoram Assembly polls
short by Shashank Verma / on 18 Nov 2018,Sunday
Out of the over 200 candidates in fray for the Mizoram Assembly elections, only 15 candidates are women even as the state has more female voters as compared to male. The BJP has fielded six women candidates, which is the highest among all in the state. The Mizo National Front (MNF) has not fielded any woman candidate for the elections.
short by Shashank Verma / 04:49 pm on 18 Nov
BJP’s bid to return to power in 2019 will fail: Sharad Yadav
short by Shashank Verma / on 18 Nov 2018,Sunday
Opposition leader Sharad Yadav on Sunday said the BJP's hope to return to power at the Centre will be buried in the same states, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, which had propelled it to a big win in 2014. "Congress...in the driving seats in all the five (poll-bound) states," he added. He said people are under distress under BJP rule.
short by Shashank Verma / 07:14 pm on 18 Nov
Cong praises cow in MP, slaughters calves in Kerala: PM Modi
short by Shashank Verma / on 18 Nov 2018,Sunday
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday criticised the Congress and asked, "Is it the same Congress which praises the cow in Madhya Pradesh... but slaughters calves on the streets of Kerala and eats beef?" While addressing a rally in poll-bound MP, he said cheating is in the blood of the Congress. MP will not give importance to Congress, he added.
short by Shashank Verma / 10:01 pm on 18 Nov
BJP exploring names to replace Shivraj as leader in MP: Cong
short by Shashank Verma / on 18 Nov 2018,Sunday
Madhya Pradesh Congress spokesperson Pankaj Chaturvedi on Sunday said the BJP is certain about losing power and so they are exploring new names to be their leader in the Assembly replacing CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan. "...issue is that Chouhan regime has thrown the state in...past 15 years towards destruction," he added. He said Chouhan is a man of many faces.
short by Shashank Verma / 04:13 pm on 18 Nov
Will remove your hand from cycle handle: Akhilesh warns Cong
short by Shashank Verma / on 18 Nov 2018,Sunday
Former Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav has accused the Congress of stopping the cycle in poll-bound Chhattisgarh and has said, "we'll remove your hand from the handle if you try to stop the cycle". "The control will be with someone else," he added while addressing a Chhattisgarh rally. Chhattisgarh voting in remaining 72 seats will take place on November 20.
short by Shashank Verma / 06:58 pm on 18 Nov
Rajasthan BJP MLA quits party after being denied ticket
short by Ayushi Ahluwalia / on 19 Nov 2018,Monday
BJP MLA from Ramgarh, Gyan Dev Ahuja, has announced that he was quitting the party after being denied ticket for the upcoming Rajasthan Assembly elections and will contest as an Independent. "My name was dropped by the party without taking me into confidence. I was not even told about the reason why my name was dropped," Ahuja said.
short by Ayushi Ahluwalia / 03:23 pm on 19 Nov
Congress couldn’t even find a desi banana for Amethi: Irani
short by Shashank Verma / on 19 Nov 2018,Monday
Union Minister Smriti Irani on Monday took a dig at Congress President Rahul Gandhi saying the Congress couldn't even find a desi banana for Amethi. Earlier in the day, Rahul had sent Israeli banana saplings for Amethi farmers. "We have come with schemes worth ₹77.05 crore for Amethi while Rahulji is distributing Israeli bananas to Amethi," she added.
short by Shashank Verma / 09:10 pm on 19 Nov
Maha CM shouldn't fear PM over Shivaji statue height: Sena
short by Shashank Verma / on 19 Nov 2018,Monday
The Shiv Sena on Monday said CM Devendra Fadnavis should announce that Shivaji's statue would be the tallest in the world, and not get scared of PM Narendra Modi and Amit Shah. "Fadnavis should use the same courage he showed while granting reservation to the Maratha community," Sena added. This will not diminish the prestige of Sardar Patel, it said.
short by Shashank Verma / 07:23 pm on 19 Nov
Eyeing a non-BJP alliance, Andhra Pradesh CM meets Mamata
short by Shashank Verma / on 19 Nov 2018,Monday
Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu on Monday met his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee to push forward efforts aimed at forming a non-BJP alliance ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha Polls. Naidu said all leaders have agreed to attend a meeting in Delhi which was earlier scheduled for November 22. All important institutions are under "severe pressure", he said.
short by Shashank Verma / 10:01 pm on 19 Nov
BJP got voters' names deleted to avoid 2019 defeat: Kejriwal
short by Shashank Verma / on 19 Nov 2018,Monday
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Monday accused the BJP of getting voters' names deleted from electoral rolls in Delhi as a "last resort" to avoid defeat in the next Lok Sabha elections. "Hope EC would take immediate action," he added. AAP on Sunday alleged the Election Commission's inquiry into the alleged deletion of names from the voters' list was "farcical".
short by Shashank Verma / 11:04 pm on 19 Nov
Never met Akshay Kumar outside Punjab: Sukhbir Badal to SIT
short by Shashank Verma / on 19 Nov 2018,Monday
Shiromani Akali Dal President Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday told the SIT members he has never met Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar outside Punjab. "I asked them what is the proof behind this claim (meeting Akshay in Mumbai)," he said. Badal appeared before the SIT probing the 2015 police firing incidents at Behbal Kalan and Kotkapura following sacrilege incidents in Faridkot.
short by Shashank Verma / 10:59 pm on 19 Nov
Festering boil on leg worsening Lalu's health: RIMS doctor
short by Shashank Verma / on 18 Nov 2018,Sunday
The doctor at Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), who's taking care of RJD President Lalu Prasad Yadav, on Sunday said that Lalu's health has deteriorated due to a festering boil on his right leg. "It will take some time for the infectious boil to heal," the doctor said. Lalu is currently lodged in a paying ward of the RIMS.
short by Shashank Verma / 10:26 pm on 18 Nov
PM Modi, CM Yogi in power yet Lord Ram lives in tent: BJP MLA
short by Shweta Singh / on 18 Nov 2018,Sunday
BJP MLA Surendra Singh on Saturday said that despite "great Hindu leaders" like PM Narendra Modi and UP CM Yogi Adityanath being in power, Lord Ram is living in a tent. "Bring new bill. God is greater than Constitution," he added. Singh's statements come after the Supreme Court's recent order deferred hearing in the Ayodhya dispute till January next year.
short by Shweta Singh / 06:07 pm on 18 Nov
Cong must ensure Punjab doesn't go back to violence: Badal
short by Ayushi Ahluwalia / on 19 Nov 2018,Monday
Speaking after Amritsar blast, SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal warned the Congress government against playing with fire, saying it must ensure that Punjab does not slip back into the vortex of violence. Pointing out at the blasts at Maqsudan police station and then at the Nirankari Bhawan, Badal said, "Peace and communal harmony in danger in Punjab under Congress rule."
short by Ayushi Ahluwalia / 02:06 pm on 19 Nov
Haryana CM Khattar is justifying rape: Arvind Kejriwal
short by Shashank Verma / on 18 Nov 2018,Sunday
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday criticised Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar saying that his counterpart is "justifying rape" after the latter claimed that most of the rape cases filed were "fake". "If this is...mentality of a state's CM then how do you expect the women to be safe?" Kejriwal tweeted. He said, "This is the reason why...rapists...roam around free".
short by Shashank Verma / 06:06 pm on 18 Nov
PM risking people's lives as KMP Expressway incomplete: Cong
short by Shashank Verma / on 19 Nov 2018,Monday
The Congress on Monday alleged PM Narendra Modi and Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar are endangering the lives of commuters by inaugurating an incomplete expressway in Haryana. Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala claimed the KMP Expressway has not been tested by engineers and is being illegally called as Partial Commercial Operation Day. He accused the BJP of hogging limelight during polls.
short by Shashank Verma / 08:23 pm on 19 Nov
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