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Muslim body chief condemns Udaipur killing as un-Islamic

Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind on Tuesday condemned the Udaipur killing incident and called it against Islam and the law of the land. “Maulana Halceemuddin Qasmi, General Secretary of the Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind, has condemned the incident of brutal killing in Udaipur apparently on the pretext of the insult to the Prophet (PBUH)...

Jun 29 · >

Owaisi condemns killing, but with a rider

AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi today said every violence has to be condemned and that “radicalisation has to be controlled” in the country, after a tailor’s throat was slit by two men in Rajasthan’s Udaipur in Taliban-style execution. “I cannot sit here comfortably and condemn what has happened in Udaipur...

Jun 29 · >

Uddav plays emotional card in bid to win over rebels

Reaching out to dissident Sena MLAs once again, Maharashtra chief minister Uddav Thackeray urged them to return to Mumbai and hold talks with him, saying it’s not “too late”, but rebel leader Shinde remained unmoved and asserted the legislators backing him are firm on taking forward Hindutva. The fresh...

Jun 29 · >

Four BJP panels to work out preparations for 2024

Ahead of the BJP’s national executive meeting in Hyderabad this week, the party is already gearing up for the Lok Sabha elections in 2024 and is set to review the four major tasks outlined for the polls at the convention. ‘Modi Ki Toli’ (Modi’s Team) to decide the campaign...

Jun 29 · >

Crucial GST Council meeting underway

 The GST Council, headed by the finance minister Nirmala Sitharman, is discussing several key issues at its two-day meeting which began on Tuesday. These include GST compensation to states, GST rate revisions of certain items and services, and easier compliance norms for taxpayers and others. While introducing GST in...

Jun 29 · >

Governor orders Uddhav to prove majority tomorrow

The Maharashtra Governor has asked Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray to prove majority tomorrow. Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari has written to the Assembly Secretary Rajendra Bhagwat calling for a special session at 11 am for Mr Thackeray to prove his majority, a week after nearly 40 MLAs rebelled against him....

Jun 29 · >

Governor may ask for trust vote in Maharashtra tussle

As both sides have refused to blink and appear prepared for a long fight, sources say Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari may ask the Maharashtra government to prove majority in the house sometime this week. Sources claim that the Eknath Shinde camp is consulting lawyers over the Constitutional provisions for holding a...

Jun 28 · >

Uddhav was ready to quit, but allies prevailed over him

As the Maharashtra crisis unfolded last week, reports say Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray was ready to resign on June 22, after it was clear that there was no way out. However, MVA allies convinced him not to resign, sources said. The sources said that Thackeray was also in touch...

Jun 28 · >

Simranjit Mann’s win revives broom vs. sword debate

During the campaign for this year’s Punjab assembly elections, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief ministerial candidate Bhagwant Mann had lobbed a question at a gathering in Malwa. “Will you hold jhadu (broom, the AAP symbol) or talwar (sword)?” he had asked, evoking strong reactions from a section of right-wing...

Jun 28 · >