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Monday, July 24, 2017

Politics

RSS Backed Institute Now To Train Would-Be Politicians

New Delhi(PTI):  Come August, an institute associated with the RSS will start a training course for "well-meaning" would-be politicians of any party. The Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini (RMP) will offer a nine- month residential course in leadership, politics and governance on its campus located in Uttan in the Thane district of Maharashtra. The course is open to anyone with a bachelor's degree...

Politics of”Aya Rams Gaya Rams” in Odisha.

As the general election of 2019 getting closer, the political parties of Odisha are gearing up to bolster its poll prospects.Though the election is still one and a half year away, yet the political atmosphere is getting charged up as news of desertion of leaders from one party to other makes the headlines. Rumours are doing the rounds in...

Presidential election: Nitish,Naveen in catch-22 situation

As the President election gets closer,more and more interesting developments are keeping the state and national politics busy.Its now inevitable that there will be a contest for the post of the next President of India as both the ruling and opposition have named their candidates, Ram Nath Kovind and Meira Kumar respectively. The ruling NDA with it's allies seems...

Will Meet Nitish, Ask Him Not To Back Kovind: Lalu

New Delhi(PTI):  RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav today said he would meet Bihar Chief Minister and JD(U) leader  Nitish Kumar in a bid to make him change his mind about supporting NDA's presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind. There was no threat to the coalition government in Bihar, Lalu Yadav said, referring to his party's alliance with Nitish Kumar's JD(U) in...

Presidential Poll: Kovind Vrs Meira or Dalit Vrs Dalit

New Delhi(Samaya Bureau): The political parties opposed to the NDA government at the Centre today  announced it will field former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar against the NDA’s nominee Ram Nath Kovind in the Presidential election to take place on July17. Congress chief Sonia Gandhi had invited several leaders of the political parties to take a final decision on the election-whether...

Rajiv Gandhi assassin seeks’Mercy Killing’

'' As there is no scope for release, there is no use living", Robert Payas said,adding that the long prison term has not only punished him but also his family. With his family not visiting him, he said he doesn't want to live anymore and wants a mercy killing and hand over the body to his family. On the 27th...

Sulochana joins BJD, Dama trolls

After resigning from Congress yesterday, Sulochana party spokesman and general secretary joined the BJD officially in the presence of BJD supremo and Chief Minister Nabin Patnaik at Naveen Nivas today. Pratap Deb, the newly elected Rajya Sabha MP,who was instrumental of her joining was present. Soon after her joining senior minister Dama Rout made sarcastic comments of her joining the...

Delhi:Misa and Rabri Devi charged with Benami assets by tax department

The income tax department has charged Rabri Devi and Misa Bharati with corruption under Benami Transactions Act. The department has served notices of attachments of assets to both of them. IT officials said they have taken action on the Lalu Yadav family based on multiple raids taken last month. Benami Act violations means rigorous imprisonmentof upto seven years and comes...

Presidential Poll: Rajnath, Naidu Meet Sonia, No Names Discussed

New Delhi(PTI): The first meeting between the government and the opposition over the July 17 presidential election ended inconclusively today without any names being discussed by the either side. Union ministers Rajnath Singh and M Venkaiah Naidu met Congress President Sonia Gandhi to discuss the presidential poll as part of the ruling BJP's outreach to stitch a consensus on the...

Babul Supriyo’s Andey Ka Funda

Bhubaneswar(Samaya Bureau) Singer turned BJP Leader and Union minister Babul Supriyo today derided the BJD and Congress in Odisha and said he would make omelette of eggs if those were hurled at him. "There is not an iota of fear in me. I heard some people hurled eggs. I am a non-vegetarian. If BJD and Congress workers hurl eggs at...

Sonia Should Apologise for Dikshit’s Remark on Army Chief : BJP

New Delhi : The BJP today attacked the Congress over its leader Sandeep Dikshit terming the Army chief a 'sadak ka goonda' and demanded an apology from its chief Sonia Gandhi. The Congress had shown a "consistent pattern" in undermining democratic institutions and it was shocking that its leader had now targeted the Army, Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman said at...

BJP Leader Bijoy Mohapatra was not informed about ‘Misran Parva’ in Kendrapara

Mishran Parva event was been organised and held in Kendrapara by BJP Yuva Morcha .Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan had a successful Road Show with cheers of BJP Yuva Morcha even if some miscreants tried to create disturbances  by burning posters and banners. Allegations were been made by BJP workers that BJD workers tried to disturb the peace of the event,...

Rahul Likely to Take over as Congress Chief in October

New Delhi : Following the Congress Working Committee meet on Tuesday, the party decided to wrap up the internal elections by October 15. Rumours of Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi's possible elevation to replace party president Sonia Gandhi gathered strength yet again following the Congress Working Committee meet on Tuesday. The party's highest decision making body decided to wrap up the internal...

Presidential Poll : Crucial CWC Meet Underway

New Delhi : The Congress Working Committee chaired by party president Sonia Gandhi met here today to discuss the current political situation and the upcoming presidential poll. The highest decision-making body of the party met at the residence of Sonia Gandhi and was attended by party vice- president Rahul Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Top Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi...