Politics

Banerjee to take action against IT officials for stopping copter

Senior TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee on Monday threatened to take legal action against Income Tax officials for allegedly stopping the trial run of the helicopter he used during a raid the previous day. The Trinamool Congress on Sunday claimed that its general secretary Abhishek Banerjee’s helicopter was raided by...

Apr 16 · >

EC orders removal of Murshidabad top cop over violence

The Election Commission of India on Monday ordered the removal of the deputy inspector general of police in West Bengal’s Murshidabad, following repeated incidents of violence. The action was taken over lack of supervision to prevent more incidents, sources said. According to the sources, two violent incidents were reported...

Apr 16 · >

AAP leader meets Kharge on INDIA common programme

AAP leader Sanjay Singh met Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge at his residence here on Sunday and urged him to come up with a common minimum programme for the INDIA bloc in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. Singh said he sought Kharge’s support after he was released from jail and...

Apr 15 · >

Cong questions lack of accountability for old Modi guarantees

The Congress trashed the BJP’s Lok Sabha poll manifesto on Sunday as a “jumla patra” full of rhetoric, with party chief Mallikarjun Kharge saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s guarantee is a ”warranty of jumlas” as he has failed to fulfil his past promises. The opposition party also accused Modi...

Apr 15 · >

Siddaramaiah protests demolition of Goa Kannadiga homes

Expressing concern over the alleged demolition of houses belonging to Kannadigas in neighbouring Goa, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Sunday appealed to his counterpart in that state to cease further demolitions immediately until alternatives are provided to people living there. He also asked Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant to...

Apr 15 · >

Mayawati promises separate state for Western UP

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Sunday said her party will take concrete steps to make western Uttar Pradesh a separate state if voted to power at the Centre. Addressing a rally here in support of the BSP’s candidate from the Muzaffarnagar Lok Sabha seat Dara Singh Prajapati,...

Apr 15 · >

Siddaramaiah says NDA to fall short of majority

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday said that while the INDIA bloc may not get an absolute majority in the elections, the NDA won’t get enough seats either to form the government at the Centre. Speaking about the Lok Sabha election prospects of the Congress in the state, the...

Apr 13 · >

Unconditional AAP support to INDIA Bloc candidates in UP

Announcing unconditional support to the INDIA bloc candidates in Uttar Pradesh in the Lok Sabha polls, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday said that these elections are being held to save democracy and end an “autocratic government”. “AAP will fully support the INDIA bloc candidates in Uttar Pradesh....

Apr 13 · >

UP Cong chief says nothing wrong with Robert Vadra’s Amethi ambition

There is nothing wrong with Robert Vadra focusing on Uttar Pradesh’s Amethi Lok Sabha seat, Congress state incharge Avinash Pande told News18 on Friday. The Congress cadres though, he said, want Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to contest from Amethi and Raebareli and the leaders respect the sentiment....

Apr 13 · >

AAP alleges plot being hatched to impose President’s Rule

Delhi Cabinet minister Atishi on Friday alleged that a big political conspiracy is being hatched by the BJP-led central government to impose President’s Rule in the national capital. “Arvind Kejriwal’s arrest is a political conspiracy to topple his government. We have learnt from reliable sources that in the coming...

Apr 12 · >
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