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Arvind Kejriwal has made seven job-related promises in Goa including ensuring jobs for Goans by ending corruption if AAP comes to power. He promised one job/family and ₹3000/month until then. He said 80% private jobs would be reserved for Goans. He promised ₹5000/month for people who lost jobs due to COVID-19 in tourism sector and those affected by mining ban.
short by Apaar Sharma / 12:33 pm on 21 Sep
Father got me Mercedes when I was in Class 7: TN ex-minister on raids
short by Shalini Ojha / on 21 Sep 2021,Tuesday
After the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) conducted raids at 35 premises linked to former Tamil Nadu minister KC Veeramani and seized nine luxury cars, he said he admires cars. "My father got me a Mercedes Benz when I was studying [in] Class 7," he said. He added he is from a business background and won't violate tax regulations.
short by Shalini Ojha / 06:16 pm on 21 Sep
In response to Maharashtra Governor BS Koshyari's letter seeking a two-day Assembly session to discuss Mumbai's Sakinaka rape and death case, CM Uddhav Thackeray on Monday told him his "instructions could stoke a new controversy". In his letter, Thackeray highlighted women-related crimes in BJP-ruled states. The CM also said Koshyari should request PM Narendra Modi for a Parliament session.
short by Shalini Ojha / 06:47 pm on 21 Sep
Asaduddin Owaisi's Delhi house vandalised, 5 people detained
short by Shalini Ojha / on 21 Sep 2021,Tuesday
Five members of Hindu Sena were detained for allegedly vandalising Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi's Ashoka Road residence in Delhi, officials said on Tuesday. The detainees were arrested from the spot and claimed Owaisi's statements angered them, said DCP (New Delhi) Deepak Yadav. By the time police arrived, they had damaged the entrance gate and windows, another police officer said.
short by Shalini Ojha / 09:22 pm on 21 Sep
Maharashtra Minister Anil Parab filed a ₹100-crore defamation suit against BJP leader Kirit Somaiya. In his suit, Parab referred to tweets by Somaiya and said the defendant made "motivated, unverified" remarks against him in an effort to link him to reportedly illegal construction in Dapoli, Ratnagiri. "Somaiya is aware that making tall but false allegations...attract media attention," he added.
short by Jigyasu Joshi / 09:58 pm on 21 Sep
BJP will not field a candidate for the upcoming Rajya Sabha bypoll on October 4 in West Bengal, Leader of the Opposition Suvendu Adhikari on Monday said. "Our focus is to make sure unelected CM to be unelected once again," he tweeted. BJP's move will pave the way for the unopposed election of the ruling Trinamool Congress nominee Sushmita Dev.
short by Atul Mishra / 11:15 am on 21 Sep
Home Minister has authorised me to hold talks with ULFA: Assam CM
short by Jigyasu Joshi / on 21 Sep 2021,Tuesday
Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday said Home Minister Amit Shah has authorised him to hold talks with the insurgent group United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA). "Assam government has maintained some communication with ULFA chief Paresh Baruah," he added. Sarma further said if things moved in a proper direction, the central government may get involved in peace parleys.
short by Jigyasu Joshi / 04:13 pm on 21 Sep
No interim relief to Abhishek Banerjee, wife in money laundering case
short by Navashree Nandini / on 21 Sep 2021,Tuesday
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday refused to grant any interim relief to TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee and refused to stay the ED summons issued against him and his wife in a money laundering case. A single-judge bench of Justice Yogesh Khanna asked ED to file a reply on Abhishek Banerjee's plea challenging its summons to him and his wife.
short by Navashree Nandini / 07:48 pm on 21 Sep
BJP empowers women, will win UP Assembly polls: Baby Rani Maurya
short by Navashree Nandini / on 21 Sep 2021,Tuesday
BJP National Vice-President Baby Rani Maurya said that the party will remain at the top in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls as it has been empowering women. She added that as per Hindu traditions, prosperity comes to the family that respects their womenfolk. Maurya was appointed as the party's National Vice-President yesterday along with BJP leader Dilip Ghosh.
short by Navashree Nandini / 09:13 pm on 21 Sep
Before BJP, it was 'mai aur mera khandan': UP CM Yogi Adityanath
short by Medhaa Gupta / on 21 Sep 2021,Tuesday
Uttar Pradesh (UP) CM Yogi Adityanath said on Monday that the BJP is working with the objective of 'Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas' and to provide equal opportunities to everyone, while earlier with the Opposition it was "mai aur mera khandan". "When people of UP were suffering, they (the Opposition) were organising functions of singing and dancing," he added.
short by Medhaa Gupta / 10:05 am on 21 Sep
BJP President JP Nadda on Monday appointed former Uttarakhand Governor Baby Rani Maurya and former West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh as national vice presidents of the party. Maurya resigned as Governor of Uttarakhand two weeks ago. Nadda also appointed Sukanta Majumdar, Lok Sabha MP from Balurghat, as West Bengal BJP President.
short by Jigyasu Joshi / 10:19 pm on 20 Sep
Sharad Pawar backstabbed Cong, can't be our leader: Sena leader
short by Medhaa Gupta / on 21 Sep 2021,Tuesday
Shiv Sena leader Anant Geete while addressing a public rally on Monday said that Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar formed his party by "backstabbing" Congress. He added that Pawar can't be Shiv Sena's leader as the MVA government is a "mere adjustment". The NCP was formed in 1999 after Pawar and two others were expelled from Congress.
short by Medhaa Gupta / 02:53 pm on 21 Sep
Extremely sad: PM Modi condoles demise of Mahant Narendra Giri
short by Jigyasu Joshi / on 20 Sep 2021,Monday
PM Narendra Modi on Monday expressed condolences on the demise of Akhil Bharatiya Akhada Parishad President Mahant Narendra Giri and tweeted that his passing away is "extremely sad". "While devoted to spiritual traditions, he played a big role in connecting various streams of Sant Samaj together," he added. Police said Giri died by suicide and a note was also found.
short by Jigyasu Joshi / 10:25 pm on 20 Sep
Union Minister L Murugan files nomination for MP Rajya Sabha bypoll
short by Navashree Nandini / on 21 Sep 2021,Tuesday
Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting and BJP leader L Murugan on Tuesday filed his nomination for the bypoll to a vacant Rajya Sabha seat from Madhya Pradesh. CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, state BJP President VD Sharma, Union Minister Prahlad Singh Patel and state ministers Narottam Mishra and Bhupendra Singh were also present during the nomination filing process.
short by Navashree Nandini / 09:40 pm on 21 Sep
Curse of COVID victims' families forced Rupani to quit: Hardik Patel
short by Navashree Nandini / on 21 Sep 2021,Tuesday
Congress leader Hardik Patel said that Vijay Rupani-led Gujarat government had to step down due to "curse of COVID-19 victims'" family members. He claimed that more than two lakh people died due to COVID-19 in the state due to the "negligence of the state government". "People are all prepared to throw you (BJP government) out of power," he added.
short by Navashree Nandini / 11:00 pm on 21 Sep
Judge recuses to hear anticipatory bail plea of LJP MP in rape case
short by Jigyasu Joshi / on 21 Sep 2021,Tuesday
Special Judge MK Nagpal of Delhi's Rouse Avenue Court on Tuesday recused himself from further hearing the anticipatory bail plea of Lok Janshakti Party MP Prince Raj Paswan in an alleged rape case. Paswan's lawyer submitted that this is the case of "honey trap and extortion". The victim has alleged that she was raped and molested while she was unconscious.
short by Jigyasu Joshi / 10:15 pm on 21 Sep
YSR Telangana Party chief Sharmila detained for staging protest
short by Navashree Nandini / on 21 Sep 2021,Tuesday
Rachakonda Police on Tuesday detained YSR Telangana Party chief YS Sharmila and her supporters when they tried to stage a demonstration against unemployment in the state. Sharmila's supporters blocked traffic on the National Highway connecting Hyderabad and Warangal to stage the protest. "The National Highway is under repair and there was a possibility of traffic congestion," the police said.
short by Navashree Nandini / 11:26 pm on 21 Sep
Shiv Sena on Tuesday slammed the Uttar Pradesh government over the death of Mahant Narendra Giri, and claimed that "Hindutva was strangulated in UP". "This case should also be probed by CBI. The mysterious death should be probed independently," Sena leader Sanjay Raut said. According to the UP Police, Mahant Giri died by suicide and a note was also found.
short by Jigyasu Joshi / 05:25 pm on 21 Sep
Congress destroyed MP during 15-month tenure: Shivraj Singh Chouhan
short by Dharini Mudgal / on 21 Sep 2021,Tuesday
Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that the state witnessed destruction during Congress' tenure. Chouhan said, "Kamal Nath was the CM [of MP] for 15 months. His government [Congress] destroyed the state for those 15 months. Development works...were halted." "[BJP] government works for farmers. But the previous [Congress] government could not even provide water to farmers," he added.
short by Dharini Mudgal / 10:22 pm on 21 Sep
Guj MLA Mevani lends support to workers protesting Ford Motors exit
short by Navashree Nandini / on 21 Sep 2021,Tuesday
Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani extended support to workers' protest against the decision of Ford Motors to exit India and met around 800 staff outside the state's Sanand plant on Tuesday. The independent MLA said, "I will stand with you and fight for you till a favourable outcome emerges...I can guarantee you my full support."
short by Navashree Nandini / 11:23 pm on 21 Sep
Union Minister Sonowal files nomination for RS bypoll from Assam
short by Navashree Nandini / on 21 Sep 2021,Tuesday
Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday filed his nomination for the upcoming Rajya Sabha bypolls from Assam. He was accompanied by Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma. "I would like to thank Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP National President JP Nadda, Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma and National General Secretary of BJP BL Santhosh, among others," Sonowal said.
short by Navashree Nandini / 11:41 pm on 21 Sep
Want to see a Dalit CM in Uttarakhand in my lifetime: Harish Rawat
short by Deepika Bhatt / on 21 Sep 2021,Tuesday
Congress General Secretary Harish Rawat has said that he wants to see a Dalit Chief Minister in Uttarakhand also, a day after Charanjit Singh Channi was appointed as the first Dalit Sikh CM of Punjab. "I want to pray to the almighty to let me witness a Dalit becoming CM of Uttarakhand in my lifetime," the former Uttarakhand CM said.
short by Deepika Bhatt / 07:25 pm on 21 Sep
Seven people have been injured after TDP and YSRCP workers clashed in Kopparru village in Andhra Pradesh's Guntur after the two parties' Ganesh idol immersion processions crossed each other on Monday, a senior police official said. A local TDP leader also alleged that YSRCP workers entered her house and set her furniture and six vehicles on fire.
short by Medhaa Gupta / 12:07 pm on 21 Sep
New West Bengal BJP President Sukanta Majumdar on Tuesday vowed to fight against the "Talibanisation of the state". "I thank people who're trying to save West Bengal from becoming Afghanistan," he said. "For us, BJP workers are our real assets. If we have committed any mistake, we would rectify it," Majumdar added while addressing the felicitation ceremony at state headquarters.
short by Jigyasu Joshi / 03:27 pm on 21 Sep
Sitting HC judge should probe Narendra Giri's death: Akhilesh Yadav
short by Deepika Bhatt / on 21 Sep 2021,Tuesday
The Samajwadi Party on Tuesday demanded a judicial probe by a sitting high court judge into the death of Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad chief Mahant Narendra Giri. SP chief Akhilesh Yadav visited Baghambari Math in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj and paid homage to the seer. Police said Giri died by suicide at his Prayagraj residence and a note was also found.
short by Deepika Bhatt / 03:44 pm on 21 Sep
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