Politics

Gorkha Problem to Be Fixed After BJP Comes to Power in West Bengal, Says Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday gave assurance that a political solution to the long-drawn “Gorkha problem” in the Hills will be reached once the BJP forms government in West Bengal. Shah, during a public meeting here, said that the country’s Constitution is “vast” and has provisions for...

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Amit Shah’s Fresh Dig at Mamata’s ‘Outsider’ Remark

Taking on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her oft-repeated ‘outsider’ barb against him and Prime Minister Narendra Modi and accusing her of lack of knowledge, Union Home Minister Amit Shah Tuesday said that it is the Trinamool Congress, Left and Congress who have to depend on outsiders....

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Punjab CM Rules Out Prashant Kishor’s Role in Ticket Distribution

Terming media reports as baseless, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday ruled out any role of Prashant Kishor in finalisation of Congress tickets in the forthcoming assembly elections. “There is no question of it. Kishor has no say in the matter,” said the Chief Minister, amid reports...

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Explaining Akhilesh Yadav’s ‘Dalit Diwali’, ‘Baba Saheb Vahini’ Plans ahead of UP Polls

With less than a year left for the assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, political parties have started playing their cards to woo voters from different communities. Samajwadi Party president and former UP chief minister Akhilesh Yadav is now making a push to charm Dalits. The SP leader last week...

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Cancel UP Panchayat Polls, Can Spread Covid Rapidly, Says BJP as 18 Seats Set to Vote Today

Several BJP MLAs and MPs, including Kaushal Kishor, have appealed to the Election Commission to postpone the Uttar Pradesh panchayat elections stating that the polling could become a “super spreader” amid the recent surge in coronavirus cases in the state. The State Election Commission (SEC) had said in March...

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EC Orders Repolling at Velachery Booth After Corpn Staff Caught Carrying EVMs

Election Commission of India on Tuesday ordered repolling in ward no 92 in Velachery assembly constituency after three corporation workers were caught carrying EVMs and a VVPAT machine on a two-wheeler. “On the basis of report of Returning Officer, Observers and taking all material circumstances into account, the Commission...

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Ajmal’s AIUDF Claims ‘5-6 BJP Contestants’ in Their Touch to Support Grand Alliance in Assam

The AIUDF on Tuesday claimed that “five-six BJP contestants” in the just concluded Assam Assembly elections have contacted the party promising support to the Congress-led Grand Alliance of which Badruddin Ajmal’s outfit is a constituent. Karim Uddin Barbhuiya, one of the around 20 AIUDF candidates who were flown to...

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Mamata Says BJP Bringing Outsiders Led to Covid Surge in Bengal, Won’t Win Even 70 Seats

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday alleged that the BJP has contributed to the recent rise in COVID-19 cases in the state by bringing “outsiders in large numbers” for campaigning during the ongoing assembly elections. She also accused the BJP-led government at the Centre of not responding...

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BJP Trying to Destroy Bengal and Its Culture, Says Rahul Gandhi at Bengal Rally

Goalpokhor (West Bengal): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi Wednesday termed BJP claims to build “Sonar Bangla” (golden Bengal) as a “mirage” and said the saffron party has nothing to offer except for hatred, violence and dividing people on the basis of language, religion, caste and creed. During his first rally...

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Congress to Launch Digital Media Platform ‘INC TV’ Today to Convey Its Message Directly to People

Image for representation. Sources said the platform was aimed at helping the party convey its message to the people directly and raise issues of importance. PTI New Delhi Last Updated:April 13, 2021, 23:55 IST FOLLOW US ON: The Congress will launch its digital media platform ‘INC TV’ on Wednesday...

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