Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet women MPs of the BJP over breakfast at his official residence here on Friday, sources said on Thursday. This will be the prime ministers fifth such interaction with party MPs as part of series of meetings planned by the BJP, a source said. In total, seven meetings of BJP […]

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The four new ministers inducted into the Goa cabinet would be allotted portfolios on Monday, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said. Chandrakant Kavlekar, who was earlier leader of the opposition, would be designated as deputy chief minister, Sawant told reporters here on Sunday, but refused to divulge any further details. Days after 10 Congress MLAs in […]

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With the ruling BJP winning more than 86% seats in the panchayat elections uncontested in Tripura, the CPI(M) has claimed that a large number of the opposition parties candidates were prevented from filing nomination papers by the BJP The party alleged that as many as 121 CPI(M) nominees were forced to withdraw their nominations due […]

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A day after resigning from the Rajya Sabha, former Samajwadi Party leader Neeraj Shekhar officially joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday. Neeraj is the son of former prime minister Chandra Shekhar. He joined the BJP today in the presence of general secretaries Bhupendra Yadav and Anil Jain. He had handed his resignation to vice-president […]

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Sterling Biotech Fraud Case: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has recorded the statement of Irfan Siddiqui, the son-in-law of senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel, in connection with the multi-crore-rupee bank fraud and money-laundering probe against Gujarat-based pharmaceutical firm Sterling Biotech, officials said. Siddiquis statement was recorded under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) on Tuesday […]

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The flood situation in Assam remained grim with toll mounting to 68 on Tuesday following the death of two more people, as a total of 28.01 lakh people in 19 of the 33 districts of the state were affected by the deluge. In the Kaziranga National Park in Golaghat district, the death toll rose to […]

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The death toll in Kerala floods mounted to 60 even as rains abated on Sunday after pounding the state for days, while the situation remained grim in Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat where 97 people have lost their lives so far due to the monsoon fury. All rivers are in spate in Karnataka where the UNESCO […]

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The Narendra Modi-led BJP governments twin decisions to scrap Articles 370 and 35A that provided special powers to the state of Jammu and Kashmir and splitting the state into two Union Territories left the Opposition in complete disarray. While it was expected that the government would announce some big decision on Kashmir, it perhaps did […]

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was left embarrassed on Monday when she was told that her party councillor responsible for undertaking development work at a Howrah slum where she paid a surprise visit on Sunday had been arrested in 2017 in a murder case, leading to a stalemate in projects that were to be […]

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Mahatma Gandhis values are very relevant for us as he taught us that our actions should aim at enhancing the dignity and destiny of other human beings, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Friday. Kovind made the remarks at the World Youth Conference on Kindness organised by the UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for […]

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