Upendra Kushwaha

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Kangana Ranaut, sister appear before Mumbai Police in sedition case

08 Jan 2021

Kangana Ranaut, sister appear before Mumbai Police in sedition case

Actor Kangana Ranaut and her sister Rangoli Chandel today arrived at the Bandra Police station in Mumbai to record their statements in connection with a sedition case that was lodged against them last year.

Kangana Ranaut has right to express her thoughts: Bombay HC

22 Dec 2020

Kangana Ranaut has right to express her thoughts: Bombay HC

The Bombay High Court, while hearing a criminal plea against Kangana Ranaut over her alleged offensive tweets, said the actor has the right to have a Twitter account and express her thoughts through it.

Police probe ordered into Javed Akhtar's complaint against Kangana

19 Dec 2020

Police probe ordered into Javed Akhtar's complaint against Kangana

A metropolitan magistrate court in Mumbai today ordered a police investigation into lyricist-poet Javed Akhtar's defamation complaint against actor Kangana Ranaut for allegedly making derogatory comments against him.

With big players missing, Congress' meeting on CAA bites dust

13 Jan 2020

With big players missing, Congress' meeting on CAA bites dust

Today, Congress convened a meeting of opposition in New Delhi to prepare a strategy on pressing issues like the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Population Register (NPR), and National Register of Citizens (NRC).

Bihar's grand-alliance: Congress settles for 9 seats, RJD gets 20

22 Mar 2019

Bihar's grand-alliance: Congress settles for 9 seats, RJD gets 20

After weeks of conversations, the grand alliance in Bihar revealed the seat-sharing arrangement for upcoming general elections on Friday.

Lok Sabha elections: Congress fighting against time to stitch alliances

20 Mar 2019

Lok Sabha elections: Congress fighting against time to stitch alliances

With general elections starting in less than a month, Congress has still not announced alliances in Bihar and J&K, hinting that the party is in soup.

#LokSabha2019: With 36 alleged allies, NDA is stronger than ever

14 Mar 2019

#LokSabha2019: With 36 alleged allies, NDA is stronger than ever

For the Bharatiya Janata Party, the days of disgruntled allies have become a thing of the past.

Muzaffarpur Scandal: Seven girls, including witnesses, go missing; found later

24 Feb 2019

Muzaffarpur Scandal: Seven girls, including witnesses, go missing; found later

Seven minor girls, including five witnesses of the infamous Muzaffarpur shelter home scandal, went missing from another establishment in Bihar but were found hours later.

No one's more opportunistic than 'chacha': Tejashwi on Bihar CM

24 Dec 2018

No one's more opportunistic than 'chacha': Tejashwi on Bihar CM

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav, who is the face of anti-NDA front in Bihar, took a dig at Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, whom he calls chacha, saying no one is as opportunistic as him.

#RoadTo2019: Congress jolts BJP in Hindi heartland, opponents' jibes follow

12 Dec 2018

#RoadTo2019: Congress jolts BJP in Hindi heartland, opponents' jibes follow

The Congress handed over defeat to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in three crucial states, making the race to 2019 Lok Sabha elections even more interesting.

Following meeting with Rahul Gandhi, RLSP-chief Upendra Kushwaha quits NDA

10 Dec 2018

Following meeting with Rahul Gandhi, RLSP-chief Upendra Kushwaha quits NDA

Rashtriya Lok Shakti Party (RLSP) chief and Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha quit NDA on Monday ending all speculations about his exit.

LJP, RLSP demand same number of seats as in 2014-polls

09 Nov 2018

LJP, RLSP demand same number of seats as in 2014-polls

Two NDA constituents, LJP and RLSP, have made it clear that the number of seats they wanted to contest for the next Lok Sabha election was the same as that of 2014.

Shah: BJP, JD(U) to contest 2019 elections on equal seats

26 Oct 2018

Shah: BJP, JD(U) to contest 2019 elections on equal seats

It has been confirmed that the BJP and Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal (United) will contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections on an equal number of seats.

Bihar politics: A 'kheer' recipe takes center stage

27 Aug 2018

Bihar politics: A 'kheer' recipe takes center stage

A recipe for 'kheer', as explained by Upendra Kushwaha, has hinted at new political scenes in Bihar.

NDA allies in Bihar will cease to be politically-relevant: Congress

05 Aug 2018

NDA allies in Bihar will cease to be politically-relevant: Congress

Parties like Nitish Kumar's JD(U) and Ram Vilas Paswan's LJP will cease to be politically relevant in Bihar if they stay in alliance with BJP, Congress leader in-charge of the state Shaktisinh Gohil said.

887 students fell ill consuming mid-day meals in last 3yrs

26 Jul 2018

887 students fell ill consuming mid-day meals in last 3yrs

The HRD Ministry had received 30 complaints from across the country regarding the poor quality of mid-day meals during past three years and 887 students were reported ill after having those meals during the period, the Rajya Sabha was informed today.

NDA decision to forgo salaries: Sena rejects, RSLP feigns ignorance

06 Apr 2018

NDA decision to forgo salaries: Sena rejects, RSLP feigns ignorance

BJP's ally conundrum continues. In the latest incident, an indignant Shiv Sena rejected BJP's announcement about NDA parliamentarians giving up their salaries for the Budget session's second half.

No plan to introduce common course for all boards: HRD-Ministry

12 Mar 2018

No plan to introduce common course for all boards: HRD-Ministry

The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry on Monday ruled out any plan to introduce a common course in CBSE, ICSE, and other state boards, saying the uniform syllabus across the country will not take into account the local culture and language.

No data maintained of fake education boards: HRD Ministry

12 Mar 2018

No data maintained of fake education boards: HRD Ministry

The HRD Ministry on Monday said it does not maintain any data of fake education boards found functioning in the country.

Jitam Ram Manjhi quits NDA to join RJD-led Mahagathbandhan

01 Mar 2018

Jitam Ram Manjhi quits NDA to join RJD-led Mahagathbandhan

PM Modi might seriously want to consider BJP's position vis-à-vis its smaller allies. Now, in a serious jolt to NDA, former Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi has decided to ditch them and join the RJD-led Mahagathbandhan.

Ahead of 2019 Elections, why are BJP's allies upset?

06 Feb 2018

Ahead of 2019 Elections, why are BJP's allies upset?

BJP may be witnessing anti-incumbency, especially evident in its total-washout in Rajasthan by-elections and Gujarat elections' low seat-share.

JEE, NEET twice a year, and other changes under NTA

19 Dec 2017

JEE, NEET twice a year, and other changes under NTA

With the setting up of the National Testing Agency (NTA), students can expect the NEET and the JEE to be conducted twice a year instead of once, MoS HRD Upendra Kushwaha told the Lok Sabha.

Only 62.81% schools in India have electricity connections

04 Aug 2017

Only 62.81% schools in India have electricity connections

According to the latest data available with the Centre, over 37% of schools in the county didn't have electricity connections till March.