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Meghalaya Cong leaders regret ‘big mistake’ by AICC

Leaders of the ruling National People’s Party (NPP) on Wednesday said that the All India Congress Committee (AICC) has committed a “big mistake” for allegedly sidelining the Congress Legislature Party leader Dr Mukul Sangma. Predicting that the internal rumblings within the opposition Congress will increase in the coming days,...

Sep 23 · >

Harish Rawat pushes for Dalit face in Uttarakhand

Former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat has given rise to conjectures among the political circles with his recent statement at ‘Parivartan Yatra’ rally hinting at pulling out of the chief ministerial race. Speaking at a ‘Parivartan Yatra’ rally on Monday, Rawat said he would like to see a Dalit...

Sep 22 · >

Karnataka mulling law against ‘involuntary’ conversions

The Karnataka government was considering enacting a law to prohibit “involuntary” religious conversions, said state Home Minister Araga Jnanendra in the legislative assembly on Tuesday. This statement came after legislators raised the “issue of increasing conversions in the state”. Ruling BJP MLA Goolihatti Shekar, who was present in the...

Sep 22 · >

SAD, AAP assail Channi, Sidhu chartered flight

Opposition parties in Punjab SAD and AAP on Tuesday questioned the use of a “chartered flight” by Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, his two deputies and state Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu. Taking a swipe at them, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) said Congress leaders opt for “private jets...

Sep 22 · >

From Captain’s farm house to Channi’s tent house

In Makrona Kalan near Punjab’s Kharar, locals eagerly introduce you to a small single-storey dilapidated house in the village. “This is where Punjab’s first Dalit Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi was born. It is all destiny,” reminisces Jaswant Singh who lives next door. The house is in bad shape...

Sep 22 · >

Shiv Sena’s Geete calls Sharad Pawar backstabber

Mumbai: Former Union minister and Shiv Sena leader Anant Geete has said NCP chief Sharad Pawar who had “backstabbed” Congress to form his party cannot be a “guru” for Shivsainiks. He also said the tripartite Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government of Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress is just an...

Sep 21 · >

Dilip Ghosh admits mistakes, indicates strategy change

Even as Dilip Ghosh was made the national vice president of the BJP, he has been facing a volley of questions about his sudden role change since Monday night. He was dropped as BJP’s West Bengal chief and moved to a national role. This has raised questions and he...

Sep 21 · >

Patna court orders FIR against Tejashwi, Misa, others for cheating

A court here has directed the police to lodge an FIR against RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav, her MP sister Misa Bharti and some other political figures on the complaint of a person who has alleged he was duped of Rs five crore with the promise of a Lok Sabha...

Sep 20 · >

Amarinder says he is exploring all options

In the words of former Punjab CM Amarinder Singh, he is yet to “hang his boots.” This has given birth to a host of options that the former army veteran may take in order to keep his political life alive after he resigned as chief minister of Punjab on...

Sep 20 · >