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Shiv Sena-NCP-Cong govt will come to power, complete 5-yr term: Sharad
short by Arshiya Chopra / on 15 Nov 2019,Friday
NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Friday said a Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress government will be formed in Maharashtra and it will complete a full five-year term. Denying reports that NCP was holding talks with BJP, Pawar said, “NCP is only holding talks with the Sena, Congress and our allies, nobody beyond these." The state is currently under the President's rule.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 02:53 pm on 15 Nov
Going with Congress or BJP was the same call for us: Dushyant
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / on 17 Nov 2019,Sunday
When asked about JJP entering into a post-poll alliance with BJP, Haryana Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala responded, "The mandate was not only against BJP but Congress too. Going with Congress or BJP...was the same call for us." When asked about Union Home Minister Amit Shah criticising the Chautala family while campaigning, he said, "These are just political statements."
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / 10:24 am on 17 Nov
BJP's claim that it'll form Maha govt hints at horse-trading: Sena
short by Arshiya Chopra / on 16 Nov 2019,Saturday
In its mouthpiece Saamana, Shiv Sena questioned how BJP is claiming it'll form the government in Maharashtra as the party had earlier conveyed to the Governor it doesn't have the majority. "The intention of horse-trading stands exposed now. The lies of those promising transparent governance are becoming evident now," Sena added. BJP won 105 seats in the state Assembly elections.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 03:18 pm on 16 Nov
Next Maha CM from Shiv Sena, decision on Cong joining govt soon: NCP
short by Arshiya Chopra / on 15 Nov 2019,Friday
Indicating an alliance between NCP and Shiv Sena to form Maharashtra government, NCP's Mumbai president Nawab Malik has said that the next Chief Minister of the state will be from Shiv Sena. "Whether Congress will be part of the government or will extend outside support will be decided soon," he added. The state is currently under President's rule.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 11:54 am on 15 Nov
Anything can happen in cricket & politics: Gadkari on Maha crisis
short by Apaar Sharma / on 14 Nov 2019,Thursday
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, on being asked to comment on the political situation in Maharashtra, on Thursday said, "Anything can happen in cricket and politics. Sometimes you feel you are losing the match, but ultimately the result is exactly the opposite." Gadkari added that whichever party forms the government in Maharashtra will support the ongoing infrastructure projects in Mumbai.
short by Apaar Sharma / 11:21 pm on 14 Nov
UP minister threatens DSP for filing Ansal FIR, Yogi summons her
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / on 17 Nov 2019,Sunday
UP CM Yogi Adityanath summoned minister Swati Singh to "show his anger" after the recording of a phone call emerged wherein she allegedly threatened DSP Beenu Singh for filing a case against real estate firm Ansal API, authorities said. During the call, Singh claimed there were orders "from above" that no FIR should be registered and Yogi knew about this.
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / 12:51 pm on 17 Nov
Youth Congress demands SPG cover for Gandhis, burns Shah effigy
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / on 17 Nov 2019,Sunday
The Youth Congress held protests in several parts of the country over the weekend against the removal of SPG protection to the Gandhi family. In Jaipur, Youth Congress workers burnt an effigy of Union Home Minister Amit Shah. Meanwhile, Maharashtra Youth Congress chief Satyajeet Tambe accused the Centre of playing "vendetta politics" and demanded that the SPG protection be reinstated.
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / 11:36 am on 17 Nov
BJP wins 44, Cong 14 of 60 wards in Mangaluru Corporation polls
short by Apaar Sharma / on 14 Nov 2019,Thursday
The BJP on Thursday secured a majority after winning 44 of the 60 wards in the Mangaluru City Corporation polls. The Congress secured 14 wards and two other wards were won by Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) candidates. In the last elections, Congress had won the majority by bagging 35 seats while BJP with 20 seats sat in Opposition.
short by Apaar Sharma / 08:26 pm on 14 Nov
Rebel Cong MLA, who joined BJP, and his wife get ₹185 cr richer in 18 months
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / on 16 Nov 2019,Saturday
Karnataka's MTB Nagaraju, a disqualified Congress rebel MLA, and his wife Shanthakumari got richer by ₹185.7 crore in 18 months, his latest affidavit shows. The Hoskote BJP candidate and his wife declared assets worth ₹1201.5 crore, a 15.5% increase from May 2018. Interestingly, there were 53 deposits into his accounts between August 2 and 7 amounting to over ₹48 crore.
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / 08:38 pm on 16 Nov
Chidambaram should be allowed to attend Parliament: Ghulam Nabi Azad
short by Apaar Sharma / on 17 Nov 2019,Sunday
Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad on Sunday said that former Finance Minister P Chidambaram and National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah should be allowed to attend the winter session of the Parliament. "Past precedents are such that MPs have been allowed to attend Parliament sessions even if their cases were being heard," said Azad.
short by Apaar Sharma / 04:06 pm on 17 Nov
BJP releases 4th list of candidates for Jharkhand elections
short by Jigyasu / on 16 Nov 2019,Saturday
The BJP on Saturday released the fourth list of three candidates for the second phase of the upcoming Jharkhand Assembly elections. The party has fielded Mochiram Bauri from Jugsalai, Sudhir Sundi from Jaganathpur and Reeta Devi Munda from Tamar Assembly constituency. The 81-member Jharkhand assembly will go to polls in five phases between November 30 and December 20.
short by Jigyasu / 03:51 pm on 16 Nov
After President's Rule was imposed in Maharashtra on Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari's recommendation, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee criticised him by saying that some people in constitutional posts are acting like "BJP mouthpieces". These people wish to run a parallel administration, she added. "In my state also...(some) people (are) trying to run a parallel government," Banerjee further said.
short by Jigyasu / 11:09 pm on 14 Nov
Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Saturday criticised the government over Delhi's pollution, saying the Centre should have paid as much attention to air pollution as it did to Article 370. "Was the politics behind Article 370 more important than our right to breathe clean air?" tweeted Sibal. Article 370 provided special status to J&K and was revoked on August 5.
short by Jigyasu / 06:42 pm on 16 Nov
BJP releases third list of 15 candidates for Jharkhand polls
short by Jigyasu / on 14 Nov 2019,Thursday
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday released the third list of candidates for the upcoming Jharkhand Legislative Assembly elections. BJP had released its second list on Wednesday and the first list on Sunday. The party has fielded Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das from Jamshedpur East while state BJP President Laxman Giluwa has been fielded from Chakradharpur.
short by Jigyasu / 10:16 pm on 14 Nov
Warrant against Shashi Tharoor for 'scorpion' remark on PM stayed
short by Sakshita Khosla / on 14 Nov 2019,Thursday
A Delhi court on Thursday stayed the bailable warrant issued against Congress MP Shashi Tharoor in connection with a defamation case regarding his alleged remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In October 2018, Tharoor claimed that an RSS worker had referred to PM Modi as a "scorpion sitting on a Shivling", terming it an "extraordinarily striking metaphor".
short by Sakshita Khosla / 08:24 pm on 14 Nov
BJP leaders and workers on Friday protested outside All India Congress Committee's (AICC) office in Delhi demanding an apology from Congress' Rahul Gandhi over his remarks on the Rafale issue. The protesters have been detained and kept at Tughlak Road Police Station. The SC on Thursday dismissed review petitions against its 2018 judgement rejecting a probe into the Rafale deal.
short by Jigyasu / 06:10 pm on 15 Nov
Core values of journalism are getting eroded: Vice President
short by Jigyasu / on 16 Nov 2019,Saturday
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said the core values of journalism are getting eroded as TV channels and newspapers are being set up by some business groups or political parties. Naidu added that news and views are being clubbed together these days. "In the past, news used to be news, never it was interpreted or misinterpreted," Naidu further said.
short by Jigyasu / 07:54 pm on 16 Nov
BJP staged a protest on Saturday in Delhi against CM Arvind Kejriwal over his allegations against PM Narendra Modi regarding the Rafale deal and demanded his apology. The protesters shouted slogans like 'Chowkidar pure hai' and 'Kejriwal chor hai'. "Kejriwal and Rahul Gandhi have the same policies and both have contributed to the deterioration of Delhi," said BJP's Meenakashi Lekhi.
short by Jigyasu / 05:43 pm on 16 Nov
Rajinikanth will fill vacuum in TN politics: Brother of DMK Prez
short by Shailesh / on 14 Nov 2019,Thursday
MK Alagiri, elder brother of DMK President MK Stalin said, "I agree with Rajinikanth on leadership vacuum in Tamil Nadu. Rajinikanth himself will fill the vacuum." Rajinikanth had claimed earlier that the passing away of former CMs M Karunanidhi and J Jayalalithaa had left a void in Tamil Nadu politics. Alagiri was expelled from DMK for anti-party activities in 2014.
short by Shailesh / 11:07 pm on 14 Nov
Will win all 15 Assembly by-polls in Karnataka: CM Yediyurappa
short by Shailesh / on 14 Nov 2019,Thursday
Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa on Thursday claimed that the BJP will win all 15 Assembly by-polls in the state to be held on December 5. The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the disqualification of the 17 rebel Karnataka MLAs by the then Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar. However, the SC allowed them to contest the upcoming by-elections.
short by Shailesh / 10:11 pm on 14 Nov
Will retire once population control law is implemented: Giriraj
short by Jigyasu / on 16 Nov 2019,Saturday
Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Saturday said he will retire from politics the day a law to control population comes into effect. Last month, Singh participated in a yatra organised to spread awareness for population control. Notably, the Assam government in October decided not to give jobs from January 2021 to those having more than two children.
short by Jigyasu / 09:10 pm on 16 Nov
BJP Yuva Morcha on Saturday held a protest in West Bengal's Kolkata demanding Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's apology over his remarks on the Rafale issue. The protesters took out a rally and burnt effigies of Gandhi. This comes after the Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed review petitions against its 2018 judgement rejecting a probe into the Rafale deal.
short by Jigyasu / 05:07 pm on 16 Nov
Mehbooba Mufti shifted to government quarters in Srinagar
short by Sakshita Khosla / on 15 Nov 2019,Friday
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti has been shifted to government quarters in Srinagar, owing to onset of winters. Mufti was residing in Chashme Shahi since her detention by the central government in August. Her daughter Iltija Mufti had raised concerns over her mother's health, seeking a shift in her location.
short by Sakshita Khosla / 09:19 pm on 15 Nov
PM Modi has given new meaning to the word 'power': JP Nadda
short by Atul Mishra / on 16 Nov 2019,Saturday
BJP National Working President Jagat Prakash Nadda said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has changed India's political culture by giving a new meaning to the word 'power'. He added that for PM Modi, 'power' isn't a "means of enjoyment but a means to serve people". The Parliament has increased its productivity by 128% under him, Nadda further said.
short by Atul Mishra / 09:21 am on 16 Nov
Shah accepted there was 50:50 deal between Shiv Sena, BJP: Digvijaya
short by Atul Mishra / on 16 Nov 2019,Saturday
Congress leader Digvijaya Singh has said that Home Minister Amit Shah has accepted that there was a 50:50 deal over power-sharing between Shiv Sena and BJP to form the Maharashtra government. Digvijaya alleged that if Shah has said that Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray "shouldn't have disclosed things that were discussed in closed rooms", then it means "they had an agreement".
short by Atul Mishra / 12:17 pm on 16 Nov
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