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Modi’s rallies in Kolkata, Siliguri on April 3

Modi rallies:Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address two rallies – one at north Bengal’s Siliguri and other at Kolkata’s Brigade Parade Ground — on April 3 ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, a party leader said on Sunday. “His first public meeting will be in Siliguri at 1 p.m. and then he will attend a

What’ll happen if BJP can’t get a majority of its own

BJP can’t get a majority:Although it is now almost certain that the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) – the group of parties led by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) – will attain a majority in the Lok Sabha in the forthcoming general elections, the question will nevertheless arise whether Narendra Modi will be the Prime Minister

Modi to interact with people from 500 places in ‘Mani Bhi Chowkidar’ campaign

New Delhi Intensifying his ‘Main Bhi Chowkidar’ (I too am a watchman) campaign, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 31 will interact with people, who have pledged their support to the campaign, from 500 places across the country. Speaking at a press conference here, senior BJP leader and Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the

BJP welcome Trinamool’s Arjun Singh

Arjun Singh join BJP:Trinamool Congress strongman and Bhatpara MLA Arjun Singh is all set to join the BJP here in the presence of senior party leaders, party sources said on Thursday.The legislator was miffed with the Trinamool leadership as he was denied a Lok Sabha ticket from Barrackpore parliamentary constituency, presently represented by Dinesh Trivedi.

No atmosphere to hold Lok Sabha polls in Tripura

Tripura total lawlessness:The CPI-M has told the Election Commission that the atmosphere is not conducive for holding the Lok Sabha elections in Tripura due to “total lawlessness”. It has urged the poll panel to restore a democratic environment before holding the election, party leaders said here on Thursday. A six-member Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M)

With elections near, Congress to target BJP led Union Govt over hanging projects

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana As Lok Sabha elections were round the corner, the ruling Congress party has started cornering the BJP Government over the issue of Toll collection and hanging development projects initiated by Union Government. In Ludhiana, sititng MP Ravneet Singh Bittu is again set to contest Lok Sabha elections on Congress ticket. To

GST on under-construction flats slashed to 5%

GST: In a big relief to home buyers, the GST Council slashed tax rates on under-construction housing properties to 5 per cent without input tax credit, from the existing 12 per cent, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said. The Council also cut GST rates on affordable housing to 1 per cent from the current 8 per

Modi launches PM-KISAN scheme, slams opposition

Modi launches PM-KISAN: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday rolled out the ambitious PM-KISAN (Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi), a cash-transfer scheme, here in the presence of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and used the event to accuse the opposition of shedding crocodile tears for farmers. The Centre had announced the PM-KISAN scheme in

Unruly scene at BJP’s public meeting

Unruly scene at BJP’s public meeting

Farmila threatened Rajesh Kalia to hit him with a mike, calls him ‘goonda’ HIGHLIGHTS Seeing the situation escalating, Ravi Kant Sharma, Ravi Kant Sharma, BJP Councillor and other party leaders tried to calm down Farmila A video recording of the entire episode was done by the colony resident and circulated it on social media The

Congress winning horses

Jalandhar Lok Sabha Seat: Congress set to ‘bet’ on winning horses

HIGHLIGHTS Apart from the MLAs, sitting Jalandhar MP Santokh Singh Chaudhary was seeking ticket for a second time from Jalandhar. Among the race of Ravidassia leaders from Doaba was Joginder Singh Mann, a prominent Valmiki leader who applied for a ticket from Hoshiarpur and Faridkot constituencies MLA Sushil Rinku from Jalandhar West constituency said that

PM Parliament Opposition nation

PM in Parliament: ‘In hating me, Opposition has started to hate nation’

“DO YOU KNOW WHAT’S MY CRIME FOR THEM? THAT A PERSON WITH POOR BACKGROUND IS CHALLENGING THEIR SULTANAT,” PM MODI SAID Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched a scathing attack on the Opposition saying “in hating Modi the opposition has begun to hate the nation”. In his reply to the debate on the Motion

BJP Cong drawing Rajasthan

BJP, Cong start drawing battlelines in Rajasthan

HIGHLIGHTS Deputy chief minister and the Pradesh Congress president Sachin Pilot denied that he was trying to field his mother Rama Pilot from the Ajmer seat Vaibhav, 41 is a secretary of the Pradesh Congress and was keen to contest the Vidhan sabha election, but the father did not allow him to contest The BJP

SAD BJP alliance Modi PM Badal

SAD-BJP alliance Intact: Modi to become PM for second time: Badal

BADAL JUSTIFIES PROPOSAL OF RS 6,000 RELIEF ANNOUNCED TO FARMERS BY THE CENTRE DP CORRESPONDENT Ludhiana Amid talks of differences between the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance, former Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal made it clear that SAD-BJP alliance is intact and both the parties will contest the Lok

BJP straddles Jat heartland

BJP straddles Jat heartland

Ajay Bhardwaj Chandigarh In the Jind Assembly by-election the BJP has reasserted its new-found political dominance in Haryana with a vengeance. The party has not only made history by capturing the seat in the Jat heartland from the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) but has also dispelled the age-old perception that only a Jat would

Age-old SAD-BJP bond comes under fire

Age-old SAD-BJP bond comes under fire

Ajay Bhardwaj Chandigarh Age-long bonds between the BJP and the Shiromani Akali Dal are under strain. Primarily because the BJP government at the Centre has failed to ameliorate the plight of farmers that has been a core support bank of the SAD. It was reflected glaringly in the manner farming community voted against the BJP

Chandigarh MC elections expelled BJP councillor mayor satish kainth.

First session of Chandigarh MC: Expelled BJP councillor Satish Kainth again questions new mayor about his criminal cases

Himani Bahuguna Chandigarh The first house of the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation fumes controversy after the expelled BJP councillor Satish Kainth said to newly elected mayor to sit down. Future Kainth using the foul language against newly elected Mayor said “Mayor Tun Chup Hoja”. Watch the video to see the fiery session of first house after

Chandigarh: Litmus test for BJP in mayoral polls today

Himani Bahuguna Chandigarh The mayoral election, scheduled for Friday will be a litmus test for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), since both Rajesh Kalia, party’s official candidate and Satish Kainth, the rebel councillor who has filed  nomination for the post as an Independent candidate, will fight for the top post.Interestingly, unlike last year when Asha Jaswal had  withdrawn her

BJP straddles Jat heartland

‘BJP mayor candidate Kalia is a fraud, filed false affidavit on oath’

KAINTH ON TUESDAY SENT A COPY OF THE AFFIDAVIT FILED BY KALIA WITH HIS NOMINATIONS FOR CONTESTING THE ELECTIONS, TO BJP HIGH COMMAND, ALLEGING THAT THE KALIA HAD FURNISHED WRONG INFORMATION ON OATH FOR THE SAKE OF CONTESTING ELECTION RAJESH KALIA REBUTS THE ALLIGATION HIMANI BAHUGUNAChandigarhA day after the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) party’s Chandigarh

Internal feud forces BJP to put off mayoral candidate name today

Internal feud forces BJP to put off mayoral candidate name today

NATIONAL VICE PRESIDENT PRABHAT JHA ON SUNDAY HAD MET COUNCILLORS AND SENIOR PARTY LEADERS. HOWEVER, HE FAILED TO ANNOUNCE THE NAMES OF CANDIDATES OF THE MAYOR, SENIOR DEPUTY MAYOR AND DEPUTY MAYOR HIMANI BAHUGUNA Chandigarh As the BJP national vice-president Prabhat Jha failed to announce bring consensus among the BJP councillors to finalise the names

Ludhiana MLA Rakesh Pandey lays claim to party ticket

High drama by congress in assembly session today

Congress raised farmers issue in assembly session. Hooda questioned whether BJP is going to waive farmers’ debt. At first congress walked out of assembly and later came back in the assembly session.Abhay Chautala tried to talk about farmers and small vendors, CM Khattar alleged that he wasting time of session. Inld started sloganeering against BJP