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Ready to face CBI, says Akhilesh Yadav on illegal mining case

Ready to face CBI, says Akhilesh Yadav on illegal mining case

Lucknow: Amid reports that the CBI is likely to quiz Akhilesh Yadav in the illegal mining case, the Samajwadi Party chief Sunday said he is ready to face the probe agency, but people are also ready to answer the BJP. Talking to reporters in Lucknow, he said the BJP is […]

Akhilesh says seat sharing with BSP may be announced in a week

Akhilesh says seat sharing with BSP may be announced in a week

Lucknow: Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav Sunday said that details of seat sharing with Mayawati's BSP may be announced in a week, but kept cards close to his chest on the possibility of having any ties with the Congress. The Samajwadi Party and the BSP have decided to fight the […]

Pushing state into ‘sunset‘ to see his ‘son rise‘: PM Modi attacks Chandrababu Naidu

Pushing state into ‘sunset‘ to see his ‘son rise‘: PM Modi attacks Chandrababu Naidu

Amaravati: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday accused Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu of pushing the state into “sunset” to see his “son rise”, a mock reference to the state's tagline “Sunrise AP”. Addressing BJP workers in Andhra Pradesh through video-conference, Modi also invoked “Telugu pride”, alleging that Naidu […]

Amit Shah attacks Rahul over court order in National Herald case

Amit Shah attacks Rahul over court order in National Herald case

Mumbai: BJP president Amit Shah attacked Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Sunday over a court order asking the publishers of the National Herald newspaper to vacate premises in the national capital, saying those appropriating public property should not target Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Shah said while Gandhi's entire family lineage […]

Won‘t take oath in presence of pro-tem Speaker from MIM: BJP MLA

Won‘t take oath in presence of pro-tem Speaker from MIM: BJP MLA

Hyderabad: Telangana BJP MLA T Raja Singh said Sunday that he will not take oath in the presence of AIMIM legislator Mumtaz Ahmed Khan who would be acting as pro-tem Speaker, because the AIMIM “speaks against Hindus”. MLAs would be taking oath on January 17, first day of the new […]

Rajnath Singh to head BJP‘s manifesto panel of 20

Rajnath Singh to head BJP‘s manifesto panel of 20

New Delhi: Formally setting the BJP into election mode, party president Amit Shah on Sunday gave key electoral responsibilities to Union ministers Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley, Nitin Gadkari, Sushma Swaraj and Ravi Shankar Prasad. The party has already launched a social media campaign #Modi OnceMore and Prime Minister Narendra Modi […]

Sabarimala violence continues, Kerala irked over advisory

Sabarimala violence continues, Kerala irked over advisory

Thalassery/Thiruvananthapuram: Violence involving workers of the BJP-RSS and the ruling CPI(M) workers over the Sabarimala issue continued in Kerala late Saturday night and spilled over into the early hours of Sunday with a number of houses and shops in the politically volatile Kannur district being attacked. A total of 3,282 […]

BJP allies deserting sinking ship, says Shashi Tharoor

BJP allies deserting sinking ship, says Shashi Tharoor

New Delhi: Claiming that there was growing frustration among NDA members with the ?one-man show? at the Centre, senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has said it was a ?telling sign? that some friends of the BJP were beginning to ?desert the sinking ship?. Mr Tharoor also said the BJP must […]

Nirmala Sitharaman, Rahul Gandhi spar over govt orders for HAL

Nirmala Sitharaman, Rahul Gandhi spar over govt orders for HAL

New Delhi: In an escalation of the political battle between the BJP and the Congress on the Rafale jet deal, defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday hit back at Congress president Rahul Gandhi after he accused her of lying in Parliament about procurement orders worth Rs 1 lakh crore for […]

‘If there is no tie-up, BJP will defeat ex-allies,‘ says Amit Shah

‘If there is no tie-up, BJP will defeat ex-allies,‘ says Amit Shah

Mumbai: In a veiled warning to the Shiv Sena, BJP president Amit Shah said on Sunday that if an alliance happened, the party will ensure victory for its allies, but if it did not, the party will thrash its former allies in the coming Lok Sabha polls. Shah?s statement came […]