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BJP has forgotten key lesson of inclusivity: Tharoor

New Delhi: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday criticised the BJP government for having “forgotten the key lesson of inclusivity”. Speaking at the launch of his book, ‘Pride, Prejudice, and Punditry’, Tharoor said that it was a flaw of the parliamentary system that “creates opportunity for those who are...

Nov 18 · >

SC moved against extension of CBI, ED tenures

Lok Sabha MP Mahua Moitra on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court against two ordinances brought out by the Centre under which the tenure of directors of the CBI and the Enforcement Directorate can now be extended by up to three years after the mandated term of two years. The...

Nov 18 · >

Congress veteran Yoganand Shastri joins NCP

Veteran Congress leader and former Delhi assembly speaker Yoganand Shastri joined the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Wednesday, and was made its city unit president. Shastri came into the NCP fold in the presence of party chief Sharad Pawar. ”It was not that easy to work there (in the Congress)....

Nov 17 · >

TDP loses municipal polls in Naidu’s home constituency

The unprecedented ‘Jagan’ wave, as it is being termed, continues in the State of Andhra Pradesh as the total tally of the YSRCP gone up to a staggering 98 out of 100 urban local bodies. Earlier, the party had won 86 out of 87 ULBs that went to the...

Nov 17 · >

Rahul moves Bombay HC to quash defamation case over PM comment

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday moved a petition before the Bombay High Court seeking quashing of the defamation case filed against him by a BJP supporter for the former’s “commander-in-thief” remark targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The complainant Mahesh Shrishrimal had stated that this remark was made by...

Nov 17 · >

Chaos in Bengal Assembly over liquor price cut

BJP MLAs staged a walkout in the West Bengal assembly on Wednesday after Speaker Biman Banerjee refused to admit a series of adjournment motions moved by the opposition party over a host of issues, including the reduction in duty on liquor while ignoring taxes on fuel. Reading out one...

Nov 17 · >

Power-packed day of Yogi, Priyanka, Akhilesh campaigns

It is set to be a power-packed day for Uttar Pradesh as various political party leaders hold key events in the state today ahead of the 2022 elections. While UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will visit Jhansi, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will be in Chitrakoot, and Samajwadi party...

Nov 17 · >

Mohan Bhagwat calls for value-based family system

Expressing concern over non-transition of ‘family values and belief systems from one generation to another in today’s fast life’, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Sarsanghchalak Mohan Bhagwat has stressed for ‘value-based family system’. He primarily emphasised on strengthening the family through ‘values’ and ‘beliefs’ and understanding each other’s feelings...

Nov 17 · >

AIMIM to make Rajasthan debut in 2023 assembly poll

After making its presence felt in Bihar, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal, the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) has decided to make its political debut in Rajasthan as well. Speaking to media in Jaipur today, AIMIM chief and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi said that he has decided to...

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Nov 16 · >

Akhilesh keeps Shivpal waiting on alliance

The Yadav clan, one of the biggest political families in the country, will come together on November 22 to celebrate the 82nd birthday of Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav. While the occasion will serve as a family reunion for estranged uncle and nephew Shivpal Yadav and Akhilesh Yadav,...

Nov 15 · >