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India stares at power crisis after rains hit coal movement

An energy crisis is looming in some states, including Delhi and Punjab, due to a combination of factors such as excess rainfall hitting coal movement and imported coal-based power plants generating less than half of their capacity due to record high rates. In a year when the country produced...

Oct 10 · >

Sasikala promises to set party on ‘right track’

Adding fuel to Tamil Nadu’s political fire, VK Sasikala — former aide of Jayalalithaa — is all set to make a political comeback as she announced that she could not “tolerate” the decline of her party AIADMK. In a public statement, Sasikala said: “Coming soon, to set party on...

Oct 10 · >

Mayawati promises support to BJP’s work in Mathura, Kashi, Ayodhya

BSP supremo Mayawati on Saturday promised not to derail the ongoing work of the BJP government in Ayodhya, Varanasi, Mathura and other religious places, if voted to power. Claiming that the BJP’s government’s works in the three holy cities are only the follow-ups of her government’s initiatives, Mayawati went...

Oct 9 · >

Priyanka may be the X-factor for BJP in UP

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra hogged the limelight for the last four days in Uttar Pradesh — getting detained in Sitapur en route to Lakhimpur, sweeping the floor at the guest house there amidst a spate of interviews, reaching Lakhimpur with Rahul Gandhi, sweeping the floor in a Valmiki locality on...

Oct 9 · >

Video showing Sidhu ‘abusing’ Channi goes viral

The Shiromani Akali Dal on Friday alleged that Navjot Singh Sidhu harboured ambition of becoming a chief minister and was jealous that a member of Scheduled Caste community had become the CM, the attack from the Opposition coming in the wake of a purported video of the Congress leader...

Oct 9 · >

Pudussery Speaker calls emergency meet on civic poll ‘confusion’

The Election Commission of Puducherry has released a revised notification to conduct the civic polls in three phases between November 2 and 13. Election Commissioner of the Union Territory Roy P Thomas said on Friday that the revised poll schedule for elections to five municipalities and 10 commune panchayats...

Oct 9 · >

Advani in 80-member BJP National Executive

New Delhi: BJP president J P Nadda on Thursday announced the 80-member National Executive of the party, with the names of its top brass, ranging from Prime Minister Narendra Modi to many Union ministers, several state leaders and veterans like L K Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi figuring on...

Oct 7 · >

Akhilesh’s SP may have missed the bus to Lakhimpur

With Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi and others from TMC, RLD and AAP taking a trip to Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh after the violence killed eight, including farmers and a journalist, on October 3, main opposition Samajwadi Party seems nowhere to be seen when it comes to meeting the...

Oct 7 · >

Modi completes 20 years in public office

Union Ministers and Bharatiya Janata Party leaders congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he completed 20 years in heading a government – his journey from being the Chief Minister of Gujarat to the PM – on Thursday. His “dedication towards the public” was celebrated by stalwarts of the BJP...

Oct 7 · >

UP Govt allows parties to visit Lakhimpur Kheri

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has now granted permission to all political parties to visit Lakhimpur Kheri, where eight people died as violence erupted during a farmers’ protest three days back. However, only five people will be allowed at a time, a top official said here. Earlier in the...

Oct 6 · >