Centre should impose President’s rule in UP, says Mayawati over Hathras, Balrampur incidents

New Delhi [India], October 1 (ANI): Criminals, mafias and rapists are having a free run under the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led Uttar Pradesh government said Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Thursday after a gang-rape case…

BJP’s slogan is not to ‘save daughter’ but ‘hide facts, save power’: Rahul

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], October 1 (ANI): A day after another incident of alleged gang-rape was reported from Uttar Pradesh's Balrampur, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said that the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP's) slogan is no...

Cong to launch ‘Kisan Yatra’ from Punjab against farm laws, Rahul Gandhi to join protest

New Delhi [India], October 1 (ANI): Congress is launching a 'Kisan Yatra' from Punjab against the recent farm laws. It will begin from Punjab's Sangrur this week and will end in Delhi covering various districts of Punjab and…

NDA expected to announce seat sharing for Bihar polls soon, BJP holds meeting at Nadda’s residence

New Delhi [India], September 30 (ANI): As part of preparations for Bihar polls, Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) central and state leaders held a meeting here for the first time since the announcement of poll dates to finalise seat-sharing…

Devendra Fadnavis appointed as BJP Bihar in-charge ahead of Assembly polls

By Deepika Rathour ChauhanNew Delhi [India], September 30 (ANI): Ahead of Bihar Assembly polls, former Maharashtra Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Devendra Fadnavis has been appointed as party's Bihar in-charge on Wednesday at a ...

Devendra Fadnavis appointed as BJP Bihar in-charge ahead of Assembly polls

By Deepika Rathour ChauhanNew Delhi [India], September 30 (ANI): Ahead of Bihar Assembly polls, former Maharashtra Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Devendra Fadnavis has been appointed as party's Bihar in-charge on Wednesday at a ...

Prime Minister, UP Chief Minister should break their silence on Hathras incident: BSP

By Amit KumarNew Delhi [India], September 30 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath, should break their silence over the brutal gangrape incident in Hathras, said Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) spokesperson ...

Mamata Banerjee attacks Modi govt over farm laws

By Tarak SarkarSiliguri (West-Bengal) [India], September 29 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday criticised the Central government for the recently enacted farm laws.Addressing an administrative meeting with the officials of Mal...

BSP, RLSP to fight Bihar polls together, Upendra Kuhwaha to be CM candidate: Mayawati

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], September 29 (ANI): Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Tuesday said that her party will fight the upcoming Bihar polls in alliance with the Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) and former union minister…

BSP, RLSP to fight Bihar polls together, Upendra Kuhwaha to be CM candidate: Mayawati

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], September 29 (ANI): Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Tuesday said that her party will fight the upcoming Bihar polls in alliance with the Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) and former union minister…

BSP, RLSP to fight Bihar polls together, Upendra Kuhwaha to be CM candidate: Mayawati

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], September 29 (ANI): Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Tuesday said that her party will fight the upcoming Bihar polls in alliance with the Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) and former union minister…

Bihar polls: Chirag Paswan definitely the CM candidate of LJP, says Shahnawaz Ahmad Kaifi

Patna (Bihar) [India], September 29 (ANI): Lok Janshakti Party chief Chirag Paswan should be the chief ministerial candidate in the upcoming Bihar Assembly elections and the party should fight on 143 seats, said LJP national general secretary, Shahnawa...

Palaniswami to be AIADMK’s CM candidate for Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections in 2021: Sources

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], September 29 (ANI): Incumbent Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami will likely be the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam's (AIADMK's) candidate for the top post in the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections scheduled for 202...

Political discussions took place between Fadnavis and Raut, but they were inconclusive: Chandrakant Patil

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 29 (ANI): Maharashtra BJP chief Chandrakant Patil said that the meeting between former Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut had turned out to be inconclusive and would have no effect…

Will give up all posts held in city’s municipal corporations: Delhi SAD chief

New Delhi [India], September 29 (ANI): We will give up all posts which we held as part of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) including those in the municipal corporations in Delhi, said Delhi Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President,…

Athawale appeals to Sharad Pawar to join NDA, says he may get ‘big’ post

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 29 (ANI): Union Minister Ramdas Athawale on Monday said that Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar may get a "big post" in the future if he joins the NDA and said there is…

Karnataka cabinet reshuffle: Yediyurappa likely to travel to Delhi

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], September 29 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa is likely to travel to Delhi for his cabinet reshuffle and expansion, sources said.CT Ravi, who holds the portfolio of Karnataka Tourism and Culture Minister is ...

APMCs not shut, but sell produce wherever you get fair price: Yediyurappa to farmers

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], September 28 (ANI): Invoking his lineage to a farmer's family, Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Monday requested the protesting farmers to wait for another six months to a year and see how the…

BJP govt harmful to farmers: Congress protest against new Farm Acts in Bengaluru

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], September 28 (ANI): Asserting that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led governments at the Centre and the state will not be able to suppress the farmers, the Karnataka Congress held a massive protest during a bandh…

Dharmendra Pradhan slams Congress over setting tractor on fire in Delhi today

New Delhi [India], September 28 (ANI): Congress has shown its real face in Delhi today, said Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday as Punjab Youth Congress workers had set a tractor on fire near India Gate earlier in…

Congress will pay heavy price for taking anti-farmer stand, says Kiren Rijiju over India Gate incident

New Delhi [India], September 28 (ANI): The Congress will pay a very heavy price for misleading people and taking an anti-farmers' stand, said Union Minister Kiren Rijiju over the incident which took place on Monday morning in New…

Maintaining law, order not priority for Gehlot govt: Satish Punia

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], September 28 (ANI): Following unrest created due to protests by tribal communities near Dungarpur over reservation, Rajasthan BJP president Satish Punia on Sunday hit out at Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, stating that "maintai...

Vadakara MP resigns as KPCC media campaign chief

New Delhi (India) September 28 (ANI): Vadakara MP K Muraleedharan on Sunday resigned as the chairman of Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee's (KPCC) media campaign committee, following "One Man One Post" principle of the party.Asserting his "full confide...

Vadakara MP resigns as KPCC media campaign chief

New Delhi (India) September 28 (ANI): Vadakara MP K Muraleedharan on Sunday resigned as the chairman of Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee's (KPCC) media campaign committee, following "One Man One Post" principle of the party.Asserting his "full confide...

Ahead of Assembly polls, former Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey to join JDU today

Patna (Bihar) [India], September 27 (ANI): Ahead of state Assembly polls, former Director-General of Police (DGP) of Bihar Gupteshwar Pandey, who recently took voluntary retirement scheme (VRS), will join the Janata Dal (U) on Sunday evening.He met Bih...

Delhi CM calls for stopping spread of dengue

New Delhi [India], September 27 (ANI): To combat the menace of dengue, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday changed the water of the pots in his house following a 10-minute-long inspection that he has planned to carry…

K Laxman appointed President of BJP’s National OBC Morcha

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], September 27 (ANI): Former BJP's Telangana unit President Dr K Laxman has been appointed as President of the National OBC Morcha of the party.After his appointment, Laxman said that the OBC Morcha will strive to…

K Laxman appointed President of BJP’s National OBC Morcha

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], September 27 (ANI): Former BJP's Telangana unit President Dr K Laxman has been appointed as President of the National OBC Morcha of the party.After his appointment, Laxman said that the OBC Morcha will strive to…

BJP using central agencies to intervene in Kerala politics: CPI-M

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], September 27 (ANI): After Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan stated that the investigation by the central agencies into gold smuggling case is going in the right direction, CPI(M) on Saturday took a divergent st...

Venugopal terms Congress’ Speak Up For Farmers campaign as ‘loud wake-up call for BJP govt’

New Delhi [India], September 27 (ANI): As Congress on Saturday ran a nationwide online campaign - "Speak Up For farmers" - against the farm legislations passed by the Parliament recently, party's General Secretary KC Venugopal termed it as…

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa wins trust vote in state assembly

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], September 27 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has won the trust vote in the state Assembly against the no-confidence motion by the Congress against his government. The no-confidence motion moved by the oppos...

No morality involved, it was just desperate case of political compulsion: Punjab CM as SAD quits NDA

Chandigarh, (Punjab) September 27 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has termed the Shiromani Akali Dal's (SAD) decision to quit the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) as nothing more than a "desperate case of political compulsion" fo...

Chandrababu Naidu wants to ‘create rifts between castes, religions’: Andhra minister

Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], September 26 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Municipal Administration and Urban Development Minister Botsa Satyanarayana on Saturday accused former chief minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N Chandrababu Naidu of trying...

Consultant to be appointed for 24X7 water supply in Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi [India], September 26 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said that a consultant would be appointed to suggest measures for 24X7 water supply across the national capital.He also dismissed the allegation that the water…

EC announces biennial polls for 8 Legislative Council seats in Bihar

New Delhi [India], September 26 (ANI): The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Friday announced the dates for biennial election to the Bihar Legislative Council from four graduates' and four teachers' constituencies.The voting will take place on Octo...

EC announces biennial polls for 8 Legislative Council seats in Bihar

New Delhi [India], September 26 (ANI): The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Friday announced the dates for biennial election to the Bihar Legislative Council from four graduates' and four teachers' constituencies.The voting will take place on Octo...

‘NCB’s probe can be rescuer for BJP ahead of Bihar polls’: Adhir Chowdhury

New Delhi [India], September 26 (ANI): Launching a scathing attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party for "playing politics" over actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case, Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury called Narcotics Control Bureau's Bollywood dru...

NDA will win Bihar Assembly polls by at least 3/4th majority: RK Singh

New Delhi [India], September 25 (ANI): Hours after the Election Commission of India announced the schedule for Bihar Assembly polls, Union Minister Raj Kumar Singh on Friday expressed confidence that the NDA will return to power by at…

Farm Bills are ‘anti-farmer’, meant to corporatise agriculture sector: Tejashwi Yadav

Patna (Bihar) [India], September 25 (ANI): Raising objections against the Centre's passage of farm Bills in the Parliament, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Friday said that these Bills are "anti-farmers" and added that it will…

WB Govt can only give lip service to farmers’ cause: Vijayvargiya targets Mamata for opposing agri bills

Durgapur (West Bengal) [India], September 25 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kailash Vijayvargiya on Thursday said that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is opposing Agriculture bills as all 'cut money people' (middlemen) will vanis...

Bengal Global Business Summit ballooning into scam: Dhankhar targets Mamata

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], September 25 (ANI): Hitting out at Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Thursday raised the issue of transparency on the part of the Trinamool Congress-led government over its annual fl...

Telangana Cong takes out candle march in Hyderabad against agri bills

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], September 25 (ANI): Telangana Congress on Thursday took out a candle march here against the three farm bills passed by the Parliament recently.Speaking to ANI, Congress leader Anil Kumar Yadav said, "Recently BJP passed t...

Naidu takes stock of work done during 252 session of RS

New Delhi [India], September 25 (ANI): Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday held a meeting at his residence to take stock of the work done during the 252nd session of Parliament and said he appreciated the…

Amrita Dhawan appointed new Delhi Mahila Congress chief

New Delhi [India], September 25 (ANI): The Congress on Thursday appointed Amrita Dhawan as the new president of Delhi Congress in place of Sharmishtha Mukherjee.The appointment has come into immediate effect, a party release said.The party also appreci...

Party has given me responsibility to take decision on Mahagathbandhan: RLSP chief Kushwaha

Patna (Bihar) [India], September 24 (ANI): Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) chief Upendra Kushwaha on Thursday said that his party has given him the right to take a decision regarding Mahagathbandhan (grand alliance) in the state. Speaking to…

Congress appoints nine district, city chiefs in UP

New Delhi [India] September 24 (ANI): The Congress on Thursday appointed nine district and city presidents in Uttar Pradesh as part of efforts to strengthen the party in the state.A party release said that the appointments have been…

6 ministers dropped from Manipur cabinet, Biren Singh inducts 5 new faces including ex-Congress MLAs

Imphal (Manipur) [India], September 24 (ANI): Amidst protest from some fellow BJP MLAs, a major reshuffle in Chief Minister N Biren Singh-led coalition government took place on Thursday by dropping 6 cabinet ministers and inducting 5 new MLAs…

RLSP to remain in Mahagathbandhan only if change in RJD leadership : Upendra Kushwaha

By Rajeev RanjanPatna (Bihar) [India], September 24 (ANI): Former union minister Upendra Kushwaha on Thursday said that the Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) will remain in the Grand Alliance only if there is a change in the leadership…

Andhra Pradesh BJP leaders holds state-wide protests against Kodali Nani’s remarks

Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) [India], September 24 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders on Thursday launched protests in front of Collector's offices across the state seeking dismissal of minister Kodali Sri Venkateswara Rao (Nani)...

Samajwadi Party office bearers, workers to do ‘Satyagrah’ in every district of UP on Oct 2

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], September 24 (ANI): Samajwadi Party (SP) on Thursday announced that its party's office-bearers and workers will do 'Satyagrah' against the 'murder of democracy' by those in power on October 2, the birth anniversary of…