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AAP announces Rs 1,000 monthly assistance to all Delhi women

Delhi Finance minister Atishi on Monday announced the ‘Mukhyamantri Mahila Samman Yojana’ under which Rs 1,000 will be given monthly to all women aged above 18 from the fiscal year 2024-25. Atishi announced the scheme in her maiden budget speech. “The Kejriwal government will give a monthly amount of...

Mar 4 · >

HC reserves verdict on transfer of Shahjahan probe to CBI

The Calcutta High Court reserved its verdict on transferring the investigation into sexual abuse and land grab allegations levelled by the women of West Bengal’s Sandeshkhali against jailed and suspended Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Shahjahan Sheikh to Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday. Sheikh Shahjahan was arrested and...

Mar 4 · >

BJP drops Delhi sitting MPs to ‘retain 100% strike rate

The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) first list of 195 candidates had five of the seven seats from the national capital— New Delhi, South Delhi, West Delhi, Chandni Chowk and North East Delhi parliamentary constituencies. However, of the five, four were fresh faces, with senior leaders such as Ramesh Bidhuri...

Mar 4 · >

TMC leader Tapas Roy quits party, creates stir

Sparking fresh political stir in West Bengal, veteran Trinamool Congress leader Tapas Roy submitted his resignation from the party on Monday. He also resigned from the MLA post earlier in the day. Roy’s resignation came as a surprise to many within the party and the state’s political circles. He...

Mar 4 · >

BJP list has message for MPs headlined for hate speech

As the BJP released its first list of 195 candidates for Lok Sabha polls, some omissions stood out more than the names that made it to the list. These include firebrand leader Pragya Thakur and sitting MPs from Delhi, Parvesh Sahib Singh Verma and Ramesh Bidhuri. The three leaders...

Mar 3 · >

Both Maharashtra blocs weigh winnability in candidate selection

The BJP-led ruling alliance and the opposition bloc are united in their belief that winnability is the only formula for seat-sharing in Maharashtra, which sends the second-highest number of 48 MPs to the Lok Sabha after 80 from Uttar Pradesh. Maharashtra, the country’s most industrialised state and its premier...

Mar 3 · >

Modi to attend ‘Bharat Shakti’ war games in Pokhran

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the war game ‘Bharat Shakti’ in Rajasthan’s Pokhran on the eve of the Lok Sabha Elections notifications on March 12. The exercises in the warfare event will only include an exhibition of indigenously developed weapons platforms and systems. According to an HT report,...

Mar 3 · >

RLD ditches INDIA to join NDA ahead of Lok Sabha polls

In yet another blow to the INDI alliance, Jayant Chaudhary’s Rashtriya Lok Dal, on Saturday, formally joined the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. Taking to X, BJP National President JP Nadda said, “Today, in the presence of Honorable Home Minister Shri...

Mar 3 · >

Rahul promises MSP to farmers if Cong wins

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said his party will provide Minimum Support Price (MSP) to farmers legally if it came to power at the Centre. He was speaking at a public meeting in Morena after his `Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra’ entered Madhya Pradesh from Rajasthan. The BJP government...

Mar 3 · >
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