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Mihir Bhoj caste row: Adityanath's name smeared with black paint

28 Sep 2021

Mihir Bhoj caste row: Adityanath's name smeared with black paint

Tension prevailed in Greater Noida on Tuesday after the name of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was allegedly smeared with black paint on a plaque fixed below a statue of King Mihir Bhoj that he had unveiled last week.

SAD chief urges PM to invite farmers for talks

28 Sep 2021

SAD chief urges PM to invite farmers for talks

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tuesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to invite protesting farmers for talks and also demanded a special session of Parliament to revoke the three "black" agri laws.

Navjot Singh Sidhu quits as Punjab Congress chief

28 Sep 2021

Navjot Singh Sidhu quits as Punjab Congress chief

Navjot Singh Sidhu on Tuesday resigned as the chief of Punjab Congress, merely two months after taking charge of the top job.

BJP's Ghosh heckled; forced to cut short Bhabanipur by-poll campaign

27 Sep 2021

BJP's Ghosh heckled; forced to cut short Bhabanipur by-poll campaign

The last day of campaigning for the Bhabanipur by-poll was marked by chaos and violence in the South Kolkata area.

'I control the police': Tripura CM's statement sparks row

27 Sep 2021

'I control the police': Tripura CM's statement sparks row

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb asked government officers not to worry about contempt of court as it was not easy to send someone to jail because he controlled the police.

Goa Congress veteran Luizinho Faleiro quits; will likely join TMC

27 Sep 2021

Goa Congress veteran Luizinho Faleiro quits; will likely join TMC

Senior Goa Congress leader Luizinho Faleiro today quit the party and is expected to join the Trinamool Congress (TMC).

Punjab CM surprises newly-married couple, stops vehicle to wish them

27 Sep 2021

Punjab CM surprises newly-married couple, stops vehicle to wish them

A newly-married couple was in for a pleasant surprise when Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Sunday stopped his vehicle to wish them.

BJP is 'jumla party,' will defeat it across India: Mamata

27 Sep 2021

BJP is 'jumla party,' will defeat it across India: Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday termed the BJP as a "jumla (rhetoric) party" and asserted that she would defeat the saffron camp across the country in the days to come.

UP Cabinet expansion likely today; 7 ministers may take oath

26 Sep 2021

UP Cabinet expansion likely today; 7 ministers may take oath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is reportedly likely to expand his Cabinet on Sunday evening.

Country needs 600 medical colleges, 50 AIIMS-like institutions: Gadkari

25 Sep 2021

Country needs 600 medical colleges, 50 AIIMS-like institutions: Gadkari

The country needs at least 600 medical colleges, 50 AIIMS-like institutions, and 200 super-specialty hospitals, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Saturday as he called for the need to replicate the infrastructure development sector's public-private partnership model in the healthcare and education sectors.

BJP will again come to power in Maharashtra: Devendra Fadnavis

25 Sep 2021

BJP will again come to power in Maharashtra: Devendra Fadnavis

Senior BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday said ups and downs are part of democracy and hoped the BJP would get another opportunity to form its government in Maharashtra again.

Tejashwi Yadav reaches out to non-BJP leaders on caste census

25 Sep 2021

Tejashwi Yadav reaches out to non-BJP leaders on caste census

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Saturday reached out to non-BJP leaders across the country seeking their support on the issue of caste census for backward classes, which has received a cold shoulder from the Narendra Modi government at the Centre.

Centre to soon announce new cooperative policy: Amit Shah

25 Sep 2021

Centre to soon announce new cooperative policy: Amit Shah

Union Cooperation Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said the Centre will soon introduce a new cooperative policy and work in tandem with states to strengthen the cooperative movement.

Punjab CM meets Rahul Gandhi in Delhi, discusses Cabinet formation

25 Sep 2021

Punjab CM meets Rahul Gandhi in Delhi, discusses Cabinet formation

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi met Rahul Gandhi in Delhi on Friday night and is learned to have discussed the new Cabinet formation in the state, sources said.

Lalu charges BJP-RSS combine with 'apathy' toward OBCs and EBCs

24 Sep 2021

Lalu charges BJP-RSS combine with 'apathy' toward OBCs and EBCs

Rashtriya Janata Dal president Lalu Prasad Yadav on Friday charged BJP-RSS combine with "apathy" toward OBCs and EBCs, a day after the Centre told the Supreme Court that it would not be able to enumerate numerically powerful social groups as part of the census.

Nimaben Acharya will become Gujarat Assembly's first woman Speaker

24 Sep 2021

Nimaben Acharya will become Gujarat Assembly's first woman Speaker

Senior BJP MLA Nimaben Acharya is all set to become the first woman Speaker of the Gujarat Legislative Assembly as the opposition Congress has supported her nomination for the post.

Muslims should bow to Indian culture: UP minister

24 Sep 2021

Muslims should bow to Indian culture: UP minister

Uttar Pradesh minister Anand Swarup Shukla has said that Lord Ram, Krishna, and Shiva were the ancestors of Indian Muslims and they should bow to the land and culture of India.

Governors in non-BJP-ruled states trampling democracy like rogue elephants: Sena

23 Sep 2021

Governors in non-BJP-ruled states trampling democracy like rogue elephants: Sena

Shiv Sena on Thursday accused the governors in non-BJP-ruled states, including Maharashtra, of acting like rogue elephants and trampling under their feet democratic constitution, laws, and political culture.

SP workers 'purify' places visited by UP CM in Sambhal

23 Sep 2021

SP workers 'purify' places visited by UP CM in Sambhal

Samajwadi Party youth workers undertook a "purification" exercise of the places visited by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Sambhal district by sprinkling Gangajal.

Petroleum Minister explains why petrol prices are not coming down

23 Sep 2021

Petroleum Minister explains why petrol prices are not coming down

Petrol prices in the country are not coming down as the states do not want to bring fuel under the ambit of the GST, Petroleum Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said.

Modi reaches US; to meet Harris, global CEOs today

23 Sep 2021

Modi reaches US; to meet Harris, global CEOs today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Washington DC to embark on a five-day trip to the United States.

Bhabanipur bypoll: BJP stopped from campaigning near Mamata Banerjee's house

22 Sep 2021

Bhabanipur bypoll: BJP stopped from campaigning near Mamata Banerjee's house

The BJP on Wednesday said that it was not allowed by the police to campaign for the Bhabanipur by-election in the area near Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's residence.

Adityanath warns against harassing women, anti-India activities

22 Sep 2021

Adityanath warns against harassing women, anti-India activities

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday said that if someone plays with the dignity of women, he will meet the same fate as that of Duryodhan and Dushashan in Mahabharata and asserted that strict action will be taken against those involved in supporting anti-India activities.

AAP will ensure 80% job reservation for Goans: Kejriwal

21 Sep 2021

AAP will ensure 80% job reservation for Goans: Kejriwal

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said if voted to power in Goa in the 2022 polls, his party will ensure that 80 percent of jobs, including in the private sector, will be reserved for local people.

Channi, Deputy CMs, Sidhu in Delhi to discuss Cabinet expansion

21 Sep 2021

Channi, Deputy CMs, Sidhu in Delhi to discuss Cabinet expansion

The newly-elected Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, his two deputies, and state Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu took a chartered flight to Delhi on Tuesday to discuss the expansion of the new Cabinet with the party's central leadership, sources said.

Why BJP chose Sukanta Majumdar as new West Bengal chief?

21 Sep 2021

Why BJP chose Sukanta Majumdar as new West Bengal chief?

Amid reports of a brewing crisis in the BJP's West Bengal unit, the party's National President JP Nadda on Monday appointed Lok Sabha MP Sukanta Majumdar as its new state party president.

Kanhaiya Kumar, Jignesh Mevani likely to join Congress: Report

20 Sep 2021

Kanhaiya Kumar, Jignesh Mevani likely to join Congress: Report

Former students leader Kanhaiya Kumar and independent Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani are likely to join Congress on October 2, NDTV reported.

'Withdraw farm laws'; Punjab's new CM to Centre after oath-taking

20 Sep 2021

'Withdraw farm laws'; Punjab's new CM to Centre after oath-taking

After taking oath as Punjab's new Chief Minister, Charanjit Singh Channi urged the Centre to withdraw the farm laws on Monday.

Congress made Channi Punjab CM to grab Dalit votes: BJP

20 Sep 2021

Congress made Channi Punjab CM to grab Dalit votes: BJP

The BJP alleged on Monday that the Congress has made Charanjit Singh Channi Punjab chief minister for a few months merely to grab Dalit votes as part of its conspiracy, and cited previous instances of the party giving the key position to a leader from the community only for a short tenure.

Azam Khan, gangster Mukhtar Ansari to be grilled by ED

20 Sep 2021

Azam Khan, gangster Mukhtar Ansari to be grilled by ED

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) will begin the questioning of Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan, gangster Mukhtar Ansari, and strongman Ateeq Ahmad from Monday in separate money-laundering probes being conducted against them and their associates.

Charanjit Singh Channi takes oath as Punjab Chief Minister

20 Sep 2021

Charanjit Singh Channi takes oath as Punjab Chief Minister

Charanjit Singh Channi today took oath as the 16th Chief Minister of Punjab.

Charanjit Singh Channi to succeed Amarinder Singh as Punjab CM

19 Sep 2021

Charanjit Singh Channi to succeed Amarinder Singh as Punjab CM

The Indian National Congress has picked Charanjit Singh Channi to be the new Chief Minister of Punjab.

Congress committee proposes Sukhjinder Randhawa's name for Punjab CM

19 Sep 2021

Congress committee proposes Sukhjinder Randhawa's name for Punjab CM

The All India Congress Committee (AICC) has reportedly proposed the name of Sukhjinder Randhawa for the position of Punjab Chief Minister after the surprise exit of Captain Amarinder Singh. The final decision rests with the party's high command.

'Disillusioned in BJP,' says Babul Supriyo; saffron party hits back

19 Sep 2021

'Disillusioned in BJP,' says Babul Supriyo; saffron party hits back

Former Union Minister Babul Supriyo, who joined the Trinamool Congress Saturday, said he was "disillusioned" with the BJP.

After Amarinder Singh quits, who will be next Punjab CM?

19 Sep 2021

After Amarinder Singh quits, who will be next Punjab CM?

After the surprise exit of Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, speculations are rife about who will succeed him as the CM of the poll-bound state.

Former BJP MP Babul Supriyo joins Trinamool Congress

18 Sep 2021

Former BJP MP Babul Supriyo joins Trinamool Congress

Former Union Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Babul Supriyo has joined the Trinamool Congress party (TMC), news agency ANI reported.

Amarinder Singh quits as Punjab CM amid pressure from Congress

18 Sep 2021

Amarinder Singh quits as Punjab CM amid pressure from Congress

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today submitted his resignation from the post after meeting state Governor Banwarilal Purohit.

As CM, Modi understood seriousness of climate crisis: Shah

17 Sep 2021

As CM, Modi understood seriousness of climate crisis: Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday said that Narendra Modi was the first chief minister in the country to understand the seriousness of the climate change phenomenon.

Religion should not be used to create politics: UP minister

17 Sep 2021

Religion should not be used to create politics: UP minister

Uttar Pradesh Labor Minister Swami Prasad Maurya has stressed that religion is a matter of faith and it should not be made a matter of politics.

UP: AAP promises 300 units of free electricity, 24X7 supply

16 Sep 2021

UP: AAP promises 300 units of free electricity, 24X7 supply

The Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday promised that if it is voted to power in Uttar Pradesh, its government will provide 300 units of electricity free of cost to all domestic consumers, waive outstanding bills of 38 lakh families and ensure 24-hour power supply.