CPM, Congress aim to counter Amit Shah’s Bengal rath yatras

Kolkata, Oct 31: In a bid to counter BJP chief Amit Shah’s ‘rath yatras’ in Bengal ahead of next year’s Lok Sabha polls, opposition Congress and the CPM have decided to take up mass contact programmes and ‘padayatras’ (foot marches) in the state. The ruling TMC, however, refused to attach any importance to either Shah’s […]

Sardar Vallabhai Patel ensured India’s diversity remains united: Rajnath

Sardar Vallabhai Patel ensured India’s diversity remains united: Rajnath

New Delhi, Oct 31: India is known for its diversity and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel had ensured that the country remains united with its uniqueness, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said Wednesday. Flagging off the ‘Run For Unity’, organised here on the occasion of 143rd birth anniversary of Patel, he said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been […]

YSR Congress, Jana Sena may not contest Telangana polls

Hyderabad, Oct 31: The YSR Congress and Jana Sena Party (JSP) are unlikely to contest assembly elections in Telangana scheduled to be held on December 7. “We are yet to decide whether or not to contest the assembly elections. We know our limitations. Anyway, we shall take a call by November 12, when the nomination […]

Naxal attack: Chhattisgarh CM holds meeting, orders tough action

Naxal attack: Chhattisgarh CM holds meeting, orders tough action

Raipur, Oct 31: A day after the Maoist attack in Dantewada district which claimed four lives, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Wednesday convened an emergency meeting of officials and asked them to intensify operations against the ultras. Singh held the meeting with senior bureaucrats and police officials at his official residence, where he reviewed the […]

Ex-Bihar minister Manju Verma untraceable: Govt tells SC

New Delhi, Oct 31: The Bihar government said in the Supreme Court on Wednesday its former cabinet minister Manju Verma, who resigned in the wake of the Muzaffarpur shelter home sexual abuse scandal, could not be traced by police in a case related to the recovery of ammunition from her house. Verma who has been […]

AAP announces five candidates for 2019 Lok Sabha polls from Punjab

AAP announces five candidates for 2019 Lok Sabha polls from Punjab

New Delhi, Oct 30: The Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday announced the names of five candidates in Punjab who will be contesting the 2019 Lok Sabha elections on party ticket. Sitting MPs Bhagwant Mann and Sadhu Singh will contest from their respective constituencies, Sangrur and Faridkot. Ravjot Singh, who had contested 2017 Assembly polls from […]