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Assam cash-for-jobs scam: Congress slams BJP

Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the daughter of one of the BJP MPs was put behind bars for her alleged involvement in cash-for-job scam of Assam Public Service Commission (APSC). “This is very unfortunate that the ruling party’s leaders are getting involved in such a shameful act,”

BJP Lok Sabha Elections: Mayawati

Bhartiya Janta Party looking to advance Lok Sabha elections: Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Sunday claimed that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government and Prime Minister Narendra Modi are aiming to advance the Lok Sabha elections, slated to be held next year.In a press note, the BSP Chief further claimed that breaking the Jammu and Kashmir state government was the BJP’s first

BJP making false allegations: Akhilesh Yadav on bungalow row

Akhilesh Yadav on bungalow row: Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday denied charges of damaging the government bungalow he was staying in and accused the BJP-led state government of putting “false allegations” on him. While addressing the media here, Akhilesh said the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s government is unable to

Karnataka supported BJP in big way: Yeddyurappa

Karnataka supported BJP in big way: Yeddyurappa. BJP’s chief ministerial face B.S. Yeddyurappa on Tuesday said that the people of Karnataka have supported the party in a big way in the May 12 Assembly elections. “People of Karnataka supported the BJP in a big way. Our party leaders will take a decision on the next

Karnataka Polls: BJP leading in 10 seats, Cong 5

Karnataka Polls: The counting of votes for Karnataka Assembly elections is underway, and based on the early trends, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leading on ten seats while Congress has registered a lead on five seats. The third key player, Janata Dal (Secular) (JD-S) is leading on one seat, while others are leading on

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Unnao rape case: Victim, kin demand death penalty for BJP MLA

The Unnao gang-rape victim and her relatives on Friday demanded the death penalty for accused Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) allegedly confirmed his role in the crime. The victim said, “I demand the death penalty for Sengar for raping me and for the murder of

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Cong stalled Parliament to block OBC commission: PM Modi

Lashing out at the Congress party on the last day of campaigning before Karnataka goes to polls on May 12, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday accused the party of indulging in vote bank politics and stalling the bill in the Rajya Sabha that gives constitutional status to National Commission for Backward Classes. “Congress wants

Manmohan attacks Modi for 'economic mismanagement'

Manmohan attacks Modi for ‘economic mismanagement’

BENGALURU: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi led NDA government for its disastrous policies’ and ‘economic mismanagement,’ and said the country was facing crises that were avoidable. Singh attacked the government over a series of banking sector frauds, saying the money swindled almost quadrupled from

Shahkot Bye-Poll: NRI Rattan Singh is AAP candidate

Shahkot Bye-Poll: NRI Rattan Singh is AAP candidate

Chandigarh – The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday announced Rattan Singh Kakkar Kalan as the party’s nominee for Shahkot bye-poll which will be held on May 28. The name of Kakkar Kalan was announced during a meeting of the state leadership which was also attended by AAP senior leader and Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia

Over 700 Uttarakhand villages deserted in 10 years

Over 700 Uttarakhand villages deserted in 10 years

DEHRADUN: Over 700 villages in Uttarakhand have been deserted and more than 3.83 lakh people have left their villages in the last 10 years with half of them going out in search of livelihood, according to a report. Sharing the data with the media in the presence of Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, Uttarakhand Rural Development

Administration expels thousands of AAP leaders from Political conference.

Administration expels thousands of AAP leaders from Political conference

Administration expels thousands of AAP leaders from Political conference. Chandigarh(DP Correspondent): Irritated for being misled, the Chandigarh Administration had to expel thousands of leaders and workers of AAP, Punjab from the Community Centre, sector 37. Narinder Singh Shergill, leader of AAP from Mohali had got booked community Centre for the lunch, but there was political

Democracy is in danger, says ex-PM Manmohan Singh

Democracy is in danger, says ex-PM Manmohan Singh

NEW DELHI: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday sought support for the Congress and its president Rahul Gandhi, saying the democracy of the country is in danger with the Modi government consistently undermining its Constitutional institutions. Launching an all-out attack on the government, he said it has failed to fulfil all its promises it

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PM Modi rakes up surgical strike, says ‘Cong disrespected soldiers’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, lashed out at the Congress for disrespecting the sacrifices of the country’s soldiers and questioning them during the surgical strikes against Pakistan.  Addressing an election rally in Kalabugari district of poll-bound Karnataka, the Prime Minister said “Congress has no respect for the sacrifices of our soldiers. When our soldiers

Over 23,000 bank fraud cases involving 1 lakh crore in 5 yrs

Over 23,000 bank fraud cases involving 1 lakh crore in 5 yrs

New Delhi – Over 23,000 cases of fraud involving a whopping Rs 1 lakh crore have been reported in the past five years in various banks, according to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). A total of 5,152 cases of fraud, up from over 5,000 cases in 2016-17, were reported in banks from April, 2017, to

Operation Blue Star was mischievous blunder: Dr Subramanian Swamy

Operation Blue Star was mischievous blunder: Dr Subramanian Swamy

Amritsar – BJP Member of Parliament Dr Subramanian Swamy on Sunday termed the Operation Blue Star as an ‘unjustified act’ which was carried out in June 1984 during the Congress regime. He said the decision was wrong. Talking to media persons here, Dr Swamy said: “Operation Blue Star carried out by the Indian Army in the

Opposition cries foul as maintenance of Red Fort goes in private hands

Opposition cries foul as maintenance of Red Fort goes in private hands

New Delhi – Opposition parties on Saturday questioned the Central government’s move to allow a private entity to maintain the iconic Red Fort, days after a corporate house signed an agreement with the Tourism Ministry under its Adopt a Heritage’ project. The Dalmia Bharat Group, under the memorandum of understanding, would maintain the 17th century monument

Ferozshah Tuglaq land freed from Congress and BJP's illegal possession

Ferozshah Tuglaq land freed from Congress and BJP’s illegal possession

Ferozshah Tuglaq land freed from Congress and BJP’s illegal possession Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Ferozepur Administration has got freed the five acre of land in the city, which is worth more than Rs 150 crore, from the illegal possession of few Congress and BJP supporters in the Ferozepur, which has been founded by the Ferozeshsh Tughluq

Cabinet expansion repels Cong stalwart from contesting Shahkot by-poll

Cabinet expansion repels Cong stalwart from contesting Shahkot by-poll

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): After the complete expansion of Punjab Cabinet, the stalwart Congress leaders have put their steps back from contesting Shahkot by-poll. There were the leaders, who were in hope to be inducted in Punjab Cabinet by winning by-poll.But feel no rooms after the complete expansion; they have left lobbying for ticket in the lurch.

Shahkot By-Poll: Voting on May 28, result on May 31

Shahkot By-Poll: Voting on May 28, result on May 31

Chandigarh – The bye election for Shahkot Vidhan Sabha constituency, which has been necessitated for the death of five-time MLA and former Transport Minister Ajit Singh Kohar, will take place on May 28. With the announcement of bye election, the Model Code of Conduct is enforced in Jalandhar district with immediate effect.As per the schedule

Petrol price in Delhi touches Rs. 74.08, highest since Sept 2013

Petrol price in Delhi touches Rs. 74.08, highest since Sept 2013

NEW DELHI: Petrol price in Delhi touched a fresh high of Rs 74.08 per litre on Friday, the highest in nearly five years. In September 2013 the price had touched Rs 74.10 a litre.In Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai, too, prices climbed to new multi-year highs at Rs 76.78, Rs 81.93 and Rs 76.85 per litre,