Maharashtra BJP leaders meet JP Nadda to review poll blow

By Aashique HussainNew Delhi [India], January 8 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Maharashtra unit leaders including former chief minister Devendra Fadnavis, Sudhir Mungantivar and the party's state president Chandrakant Patil on Friday met Party pre...

Shiv Sena praises Rahul Gandhi, says ‘those in power in Delhi’ afraid of him

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 8 (ANI): Shiv Sena has praised Congress leader Rahul Gandhi stating that "rulers in Delhi" fear his return as the Congress president and alleged that a campaign has been launched to defame the Gandhi…

JDU MLA claims Nitish will leave CM post after 6 months, Tejashwi will form govt

Bhagalpur (Bihar) [India], January 8 (ANI): JDU MLA Gopal Mandal has claimed that Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will step down from his post after six months and RJD's Tejashwi Yadav will form the government in the state.On Wednesday…

Mamata’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee calls Dilip Ghosh ‘goon’, Kailash Vijayvargiya ‘outsider’

South Dinajpur (West Bengal) [India], January 7 (ANI): Abhishek Banerjee, Trinamool Congress MP and nephew of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday termed state BJP chief Dilip Ghosh "goon" (hooligan) and party's Central Observer for West Bengal K...

Mamata’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee calls Dilip Ghosh ‘goon’, Kailash Vijayvargiya ‘outsider’

South Dinajpur (West Bengal) [India], January 7 (ANI): Abhishek Banerjee, Trinamool Congress MP and nephew of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday termed state BJP chief Dilip Ghosh "goon" (hooligan) and party's Central Observer for West Bengal K...

Bhupender Yadav meets RCP Singh, congratulates him for appointment as JD-U chief

Patna (Bihar) [India], January 7 (ANI): BJP leader Bhupender Yadav on Thursday met the president of Janata Dal (U) RCP Singh and congratulated him on his appointment to the post.Yadav, who is BJP in-charge of Bihar, indicated that…

Bhupender Yadav meets RCP Singh, congratulates him for appointment as JD-U chief

Patna (Bihar) [India], January 7 (ANI): BJP leader Bhupender Yadav on Thursday met the president of Janata Dal (U) RCP Singh and congratulated him on his appointment to the post.Yadav, who is BJP in-charge of Bihar, indicated that…

Bhupender Yadav meets RCP Singh, congratulates him for appointment as JD-U chief

Patna (Bihar) [India], January 7 (ANI): BJP leader Bhupender Yadav on Thursday met the president of Janata Dal (U) RCP Singh and congratulated him on his appointment to the post.Yadav, who is BJP in-charge of Bihar, indicated that…

Bhupender Yadav meets RCP Singh, congratulates him for appointment as JD-U chief

Patna (Bihar) [India], January 7 (ANI): BJP leader Bhupender Yadav on Thursday met the president of Janata Dal (U) RCP Singh and congratulated him on his appointment to the post.Yadav, who is BJP in-charge of Bihar, indicated that…

Bhupender Yadav meets RCP Singh, congratulates him for appointment as JD-U chief

Patna (Bihar) [India], January 7 (ANI): BJP leader Bhupender Yadav on Thursday met the president of Janata Dal (U) RCP Singh and congratulated him on his appointment to the post.Yadav, who is BJP in-charge of Bihar, indicated that…

Bhupender Yadav meets RCP Singh, congratulates him for appointment as JD-U chief

Patna (Bihar) [India], January 7 (ANI): BJP leader Bhupender Yadav on Thursday met the president of Janata Dal (U) RCP Singh and congratulated him on his appointment to the post.Yadav, who is BJP in-charge of Bihar, indicated that…

Left-Congress alliance govt will improve situation in West Bengal: Pradip Bhattacharya

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], January 7 (ANI): Congress leader and Rajya Sabha MP Pradip Bhattacharya on Thursday said the Left-Congress alliance government will improve the situation in West Bengal, which is due to go for Assembly polls in…

Manjhi takes jibe at Rahul, Chirag, Tejashwi, says when time comes they go for ‘honeymoon’ somewhere

Patna (Bihar) [India], January 7 (ANI): HAM leader Jitan Ram Manjhi on Wednesday attacked Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, LJP leader Chirag Paswan and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav over their "absence" and in a seemingly personalised jibe said that…

Mamata diverting attention by bringing resolution against farm laws in Bengal Assembly: Dilip Ghosh

Purulia (West Bengal) [India], January 6 (ANI): West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Dilip Ghosh on Wednesday targeted Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for announcing to bring resolutions against farm laws and alleged that Trinamool Congress (T...

Bihar Congress is in state of ‘coma’, says JDU’s Rajiv Ranjan

Patna (Bihar) [India], January 6 (ANI): The claims made by the Bihar Congress leader and former MLA Bharat Singh prove that the Congress is in a state of 'coma', said JDU leader Rajiv Ranjan.Bihar Congress leader and former…

11 party MLAs in Bihar will resign, claims Cong leader

Patna (Bihar) [India], January 6 (ANI): Bihar Congress leader and former MLA Bharat Singh has claimed that 11 legislators of the Congress can leave the party.Singh said that out of the 19 MLAs, there are 11 MLAs who…

Cong demands apology over U’khand BJP chief’s derogatory remarks against LoP Hridayesh

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], January 6 (ANI): Responding to Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly Indira Hridayesh's remarks that some BJP MLAs are in touch with her, the state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Bansidha...

West Bengal minister Laxmi Ratan Shukla resigns from TMC

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], January 5 (ANI): In another setback to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader and Laxmi Ratan Shukla on Tuesday tendered his resignation from the membership of the council of ministers in the…

More leaders from RSS background likely to be added in BJP team

By Kumar GauravNew Delhi [India], January 5 (ANI): More people from RSS background are likely to join the BJP organisation.Earlier when party president JP Nadda announced his new team, two leaders from RSS background who were working as…

Balasaheb Thorat says he will resign as Maharashtra Congress chief if party wants

New Delhi [India], January 5 (ANI): Amid speculations about resignation during his Delhi visit, Maharashtra Congress President Balasaheb Thorat on Tuesday said he would be ready to resign if the party wanted to replace him. Speaking to ANI,…

Balasaheb Thorat says he will resign as Maharashtra Congress chief if party wants

New Delhi [India], January 5 (ANI): Amid speculations about resignation during his Delhi visit, Maharashtra Congress President Balasaheb Thorat on Tuesday said he would be ready to resign if the party wanted to replace him. Speaking to ANI,…

BJP to launch state-wide agitation over incidents of vandalism of temples in Andhra Pradesh

By Pragya KaushikaNew Delhi [India], January 5 (ANI): The BJP has planned to launch a state-wide agitation following the arrest of its state president Somu Veerraju during Dharma yatra to Ramatheertham temple where 400-year-old Lord Ram idol was…

BJP to launch state-wide agitation over incidents of vandalism of temples in Andhra Pradesh

By Pragya KaushikaNew Delhi [India], January 5 (ANI): The BJP has planned to launch a state-wide agitation following the arrest of its state president Somu Veerraju during Dharma yatra to Ramatheertham temple where 400-year-old Lord Ram idol was…

Laxmi Ratan Shukla resigns as Sports Minister, Mamata says ‘don’t take it in negative way’

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], January 5 (ANI): As the West Bengal Sports Minister Laxmi Ratan Shukla resigned from the cabinet, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday has urged people not to take the matter in a negative way.…

Mamata Banerjee stands in queue to receive ‘Swasthya Sathi’ card

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], January 5 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee stood in a queue along with other locals to collect her 'Swasthya Sathi' card from a 'Duare Sarkar Camp' near her residence in Kalighat here…

Shashi Tharoor welcomes Kamal Haasan’s idea of paying wages to homemakers

New Delhi [India], January 5 (ANI): Senior Congress leader and Member of Parliament Shashi Tharoor on Tuesday appreciated actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan's proposal of payments to women homemakers for domestic work. "I welcome Kamal Haasan's idea ...

Shashi Tharoor welcomes Kamal Haasan’s idea of paying wages to homemakers

New Delhi [India], January 5 (ANI): Senior Congress leader and Member of Parliament Shashi Tharoor on Tuesday appreciated actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan's proposal of payments to women homemakers for domestic work. "I welcome Kamal Haasan's idea ...

Shashi Tharoor welcomes Kamal Haasan’s idea of paying wages to homemakers

New Delhi [India], January 5 (ANI): Senior Congress leader and Member of Parliament Shashi Tharoor on Tuesday appreciated actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan's proposal of payments to women homemakers for domestic work. "I welcome Kamal Haasan's idea ...

Anurag Thakur responds to Mamata’s ‘outsider’ remark, says won’t let this thinking develop in West Bengal

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], January 5 (ANI): Responding to the Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's "outsiders" remark, Union Minister Anurag Thakur said those who are in power in West Bengal are talking of secluding the state and Bharatiya Janata…

An epitome of negativity, says Union Minister Patel about Akhilesh Yadav

New Delhi [India], January 4 (ANI): The controversy over the comments made by Samajwadi Party leader and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav regarding the Coronavirus vaccine does not seem to die down. The latest attack on…

It’s a fight between langar and lathi, says Congress leader on farmers’ agitation

New Delhi [India], January 4 (ANI): Describing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as "an agent of the East India Company," Congress leader Jaiveer Shergill on Monday said the ongoing farmers' agitation is a "fight between the langar and…

Akhilesh Yadav blames BJP govt for Ghaziabad tragedy, demands Rs 50 lakhs for deceased’s kin

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], January 4 (ANI): Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Monday blamed the BJP government in the state for the crematorium's roof collapse in Uttar Pradesh's Muradnagar in which over 20 people were killed…

Nationalism is not delivering phoney speeches from Nagpur wearing half-pants: Sachin Pilot

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], January 4 (ANI): Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Sunday said that the nationalism is about the welfare of farmers and not delivering phoney speeches from "Nagpur wearing half-pants"."If you talk about the welfare of farmers…

Nationalism is not delivering phoney speeches from Nagpur wearing half-pants: Sachin Pilot

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], January 4 (ANI): Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Sunday said that the nationalism is about the welfare of farmers and not delivering phoney speeches from "Nagpur wearing half-pants"."If you talk about the welfare of farmers…

Madurai: Bull trainers gear up for Jallikattu as Pongal approaches

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) [India], January 3 (ANI): As the festival of Pongal approaches, bull trainers in Madurai have started to gear up for Jallikattu, the traditional but highly controversial bull-taming sport for which tamers spend months raising bulls...

Hope farmers’ protest may end tomorrow, says Kailash Choudhary ahead of next round of talks

New Delhi [India], January 3 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Agriculture Kailash Choudhary on Sunday expressed hope that a solution will be found out of talks with farmer unions tomorrow and their agitation against three agriculture laws…

No need to do politics over COVID-19 vaccines: Giriraj Singh

New Delhi [India], January 3 (ANI): Union Minister Giriraj Singh hit out at those who are raising question over the Drugs Controller General of India's decision to give nod to two coronavirus vaccines for restricted emergency use and…

MP: BJP MLAs Silawat and Rajput take oath as cabinet ministers

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], January 3 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs Tulsi Silawat and Govind Singh Rajput took oath as cabinet ministers in Madhya Pradesh government here at Raj Bhavan on Sunday.Silawat and Rajput resigned during the…

SP Leader claims COVID vaccine might make a person impotent

Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], January 3 (ANI): Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Ashutosh Sinha on Saturday claimed that people fear that COVID-19 vaccine can make them impotent. Sinha also backed party chief Akhilesh Yadav after the latter had said…

SP Leader claims COVID vaccine might make a person impotent

Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], January 3 (ANI): Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Ashutosh Sinha on Saturday claimed that people fear that COVID-19 vaccine can make them impotent. Sinha also backed party chief Akhilesh Yadav after the latter had said…

Andhra Minister attacks Chandrababu Naidu, says he is using ‘religion card’ after ‘caste card’ failed

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], January 3 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Endowments Minister Velampalli Srinivasa Rao on Saturday attacked former Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu over his attacks on the government over vandalisation of Lord Ram idol at a ...

Storm is approaching that will blow away Trinamool Congress: Babul Supriyo

East Midnapur (West Bengal) [India], January 3 (ANI): Union Minister and BJP leader Babul Supriyo on Saturday attacked the Trinamool Congress and said a storm is approaching that will blow away the ruling party in the state. Addressing…

Indian Army to deploy fully-armed indigenous boats at Pangong lake for rapid troop deployment, patrolling

New Delhi [India], January 2 (ANI): As part of its efforts to strengthen its presence and deployment in the Pangong lake area in Ladakh, the Indian Army has signed a contract to acquire 12 boats which would be…

AIMIM chief Owaisi invited for DMK’s conference on January 6 in Chennai

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], January 2 (ANI): Ahead of the 2021 Tamil Nadu Assembly polls, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) has invited All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi for the party conference in Chennai on Janua...

AIMIM chief Owaisi invited for DMK’s conference on January 6 in Chennai

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], January 2 (ANI): Ahead of the 2021 Tamil Nadu Assembly polls, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) has invited All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi for the party conference in Chennai on Janua...

Suvendu Adhikari’s brother and former TMC leader Soumendu joins BJP

East Midnapore (West Bengal) [India], January 1 (ANI): Brother of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Suvendu Adhikari and former Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Soumendu Adhikari joined BJP on Friday.Former Chairperson of Contai Municipality, Soumendu...

Stalin writes to Tamil Nadu CM seeking special assembly session to bring resolution against Centre’s farm laws

Chennai (Tamil Nadu)[India], January 1 (ANI): Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president MK Stalin on Friday wrote a letter to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswamy, seeking a special assembly session to bring resolution against Centre's farm laws.In ...

Stalin writes to Tamil Nadu CM seeking special assembly session to bring resolution against Centre’s farm laws

Chennai (Tamil Nadu)[India], January 1 (ANI): Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president MK Stalin on Friday wrote a letter to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswamy, seeking a special assembly session to bring resolution against Centre's farm laws.In ...

Kerala cabinet recommends convening state Assembly from Jan 8 to Governor

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], January 1 (ANI): The Kerala cabinet on Friday recommended the convening of the 22nd session of the 14th state Assembly from January 8 to Governor Arif Mohammad Khan. Earlier on Monday, the Kerala Governor gave…

‘Unfortunate’, says Devendra Fadnavis on central deputation request of Maharashtra DGP

Nagpur (Maharashtra) [India], Jan 1 (ANI): Former Maharashtra Chief Minister and the leader of opposition in the state Assembly Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday said it was "unfortunate" that DGP Subodh Jaiswal chose to go on central deputation.Briefing t...