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  • Modi government used black money issue to come to power: Mulayam Yesterday

    Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav also joined the Trinamool Congress on the issue of black money. He hit out at the Modi government saying, "The BJP government conspired to come to power using black money issue. It has not taken any action on the issue even after six months...
  • Congress will back opposition parties on black money issue: Ashwini Kumar Yesterday

    The Congress has also joined hands with opposition parties to take on the Narendra Modi over the issue of black money. Senior party leader Ashwini Kumar said, "We are with the opposition parties on the issue of black money. His government has done nothing in the last six months." ...
  • Opposition targets Centre on black money, TMC MPs with black umbrellas protest outside Parliament Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government is all set to be cornered in Parliament as opposition parties have joined hands to take on the government on the issue of black money. The Centre which was hoping of a productive session witnessed protests on the first working day of the winter...
  • Centre convenes all-party meet, seeks views on UPSC's CSAT 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Government on Sunday held an all-party meeting and asked leaders to give their views in a fortnight on the contentious Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT), in a move to ward-off any renewed disruption in Parliament over the UPSC exam row. "We have decided to seek the views of...
  • Opposition parties likely to unite against Centre on passage of FDI in Insurance Bill 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The BJP-led NDA government is likely to have a tough time getting the FDI in Insurance Bill passed in Parliament in the upcoming Winter Session. Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress has already announced that it would hold demonstrations against raising FDI cap in insurance sector to 49 per cent. After...
  • Trinamool Congress ups the ante, decides to skip another all-party meet called by Venkaiah Naidu 3 days ago

    New Delhi: A day before the winter session of Parliament, the Trinamool Congress has upped the ante as it has decided to skip the all-party meet called by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday. The TMC will skip another all-party meeting called by MoS Personnel on the UPSC language...
  • After skipping an all-party meet, TMC to stage a dharna in Parliament opposing FDI in insurance 3 days ago

    New Delhi: High drama will be witnessed during the winter session of Parliament as Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee has said that the party will be staging a dharna opposing Foreign Direct Investment in Insurance in the House. The TMC did not attend the all-party meet called by Lok Sabha Speaker...
  • UP: Samajwadi Party supporters thrash toll plaza employees in Barabanki district 4 days ago

    Barabanki: In an yet another incident of hooliganism, Samajwadi Party MLA supporters on Friday thrashed a toll plaza employee in Barabanki district. Supporters of an SP Leader roughed up toll booth staff for stopping MLA Abhay Singh for driving in the wrong lane. The supporters were reportedly upset over this matter...
  • Cartoon of the day: SP chief Mulayam Singh's 76th birthday 5 days ago

    As Samajwadi Party gears up for grand celebration of party president Mulayam Singh Yadav, here is what cartoonist Neelabh has to show. ...
  • Even as Mulayam rides Victorian buggy at birthday bash, confidante Azam Khan says celebrations funded by Dawood, Taliban 5 days ago

    Rampur: Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan kicked off yet another controversy by his irate comments during the birthday celebration of party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav. When questioned about the funding for the grand event, an irate Khan said that it is funded by terror group Taliban and underworld don Dawood...
  • German leftists set to head first regional state 5 days ago

    Berlin: Germany's left-wing parties have reached a historic deal to form their first coalition government at state-level, 25 years after the collapse of communism in the country. The leaders of the centre-left Social Democratic Party (SPD), the Green party and the Left party set their seal for a new government in...
  • World must recognise threat of terrorism: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad 5 days ago

    Damascus: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said that international acknowledgment of the threats of terrorism is one of the factors determining the future of the region. Addressing the members of the ruling Al Baath Party on Thursday, Assad said that the region is going through a "critical juncture", Xinhua reported, citing...
  • Taj Mahal proceeds should be given to Waqf Board: Azam Khan 6 days ago

    Rampur: Uttar Pradesh Minister and senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan on Thursday suggested that all proceeds of the Taj Mahal should be handed over to the Waqf Board of the state. The entire proceeds collected at the Taj Mahal should be handed over to the Waqf Board of UP, the...
  • 75-feet-long cake, Victorian 'buggy' from London for Mulayam's 76th birthday 6 days ago

    Lucknow: A 75-feet-long cake and a Victorian 'buggy' hired from London are among the highlights of the grand celebrations to be held in Rampur on the eve of Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh's 76th birthday on Friday. "The birthday celebrations will start from Friday midnight and Netaji (Mulayam) along with Uttar...
  • Delhi polls: AAP to use spy cams to stop money power 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will provide its workers spy cameras to stop the use of money and muscle power by other political parties in the upcoming Delhi assembly polls. "Spy cameras will be given to AAP volunteers so that they can video record the illegal means adopted by...
  • Key Rajapaksa ally quits Lanka's ruling coalition November 18, 2014

    Colombo: In a blow to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, a key ally pulled out of the ruling coalition on Monday in protest against his refusal to give up virtually unlimited powers, a day before he was likely to announce snap presidential polls. Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) or National Heritage Party...
  • Mulayam calls veil system an evil tradition, says it should end November 17, 2014

    Lucknow: Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Monday kicked up a controversy by dubbing the practice of "purdah" (veil) as an "evil tradition", saying it should be scrapped as it hindered progress of women. "This system did not exist in the distant past. Did Sita or Draupadi ever don a...
  • Laptop scheme cost us Lok Sabha polls: Mulayam Singh Yadav November 17, 2014

    Lucknow: In an embarrassment to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav blamed his free laptop scheme for the party's debacle in the Lok Sabha polls. Addressing the national convention of the party's women's wing, Mulayam Singh said he had always opposed the distribution of laptops...
  • Congress to showcase its political clout on Nehru's 125th anniversary celebration today November 17, 2014

    New Delhi: After the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) grand celebrations for Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, it's the Congress' turn to show its political might. Utilising the 125th birth anniversary celebrations of Jawaharlal Nehru, the Congress is organising a big international conference on the former prime minister's legacy in the national capital...
  • Our community will vote for PDP, will not allow communal divide in J&K: Sikh group November 16, 2014

    Srinagar: Asserting that the members of the Sikh community will vote for Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), All Parties Sikh Coordination Committee (APSCC) said nobody will be allowed to divide the three regions of Jammu and Kashmir on communal lines. Accusing the coalition National Conference (NC) and Congress government of discriminatory against...
  • Kiran Choudhary made Congress Legislative Party leader in Haryana November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Kiran Choudhary, daughter-in-law of late Bansi Lal, was on Monday made the Congress Legislature Party leader in Haryana where the party lost power after a 10-year rule under Bhupinder Singh Hooda. Choudhary, who was a Minister in the previous Hooda government, was named the CLP leader by party chief...
  • Delhi polls: AAP to release 1st list of candidates this week November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Aiming to recapture power in the capital, the Aam Aadmi Party has finalized a list of 30 candidates, which includes former ministers as well as party chief Arvind Kejriwal, for Delhi assembly polls and it will be released this week. Sources said party has decided not to give...
  • Mulayam Singh Yadav to celebrate his 75th birthday in Rampur November 9, 2014

    Rampur: Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav will celebrate his 75th birthday on November 21 in Rampur, the stronghold of his trusted lieutenant and senior Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan. Elaborate arrangements are being made for the occasion which will also be attended by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Mulayam's...
  • Tamil Nadu: Another Congressman to launch party November 9, 2014

    Chennai: A former Congress legislator will launch a political party, "Dravida Makkal Congress" on Sunday. A Congress MLA (Tiruvottiyur) between 1984-88, "Kuralarasu" K Jayabarathi confirmed that he will be launching the party along with "several other party members and functionaries," on Sunday. The 68-year old former MLA was previously a...
  • Maharashtra: Shiv Sena decides to send Anil Desai to the Union Cabinet November 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena leader Anil Desai, a member of the Rajya Sabha, is likely to be the party's nominee for a berth in the Union Cabinet that will be expanded on Sunday, party leaders indicated on Saturday. "We are waiting for a final decision on the Maharashtra imbroglio. Both the...
  • Anti-national elements damaging image of Indian women: ABVP November 8, 2014

    Vijayawada: BJP's student wing Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) all India president P Murali Manohar said on Saturday that some anti-national elements are trying to damage image of Indian women and culture in the name of freedom and rights. Manohar alleged that anti-national elements and particularly the left oriented organisations, who...
  • Amritsar will be one of the best cities by 2017: Sukhbir Singh Badal November 8, 2014

    Amritsar: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Saturday said the state government will make Amritsar as one of the best cities in the world by year 2017. Stating that he was personally monitoring the ongoing development projects in the city, he said city residents will get relief from traffic...
  • Laxmikant Parsekar elected unanimously by MLAs, sworn in as Goa CM November 8, 2014

    Panaji: Laxmikant Parsekar has been sworn in as the new Goa Chief Minister at Raj Bhawan at 4 PM on Saturday. Parsekar earlier held the portfolio of the state Health Minister. An elated Parsekar who has strong RSS links, said, "I am very happy to be elected as the CM". Parsekar...
  • Bengaluru rape: If their daughters are raped, CM and HM will act differently, says BJP leader Eshwarappa November 7, 2014

    Bengaluru: Karnataka's former deputy chief minister and leader of opposition in Vidhana Parishad KS Eshwarappa on Friday said that Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and Home Minister KJ George would wake up only if their daughters are raped as they do not consider everyone as their own. The Bharatiya Janta party (BJP)...
  • Indian-origin British politician Keith Vaz named 'Labour MP of the Year' November 7, 2014

    London: Indian-origin British politician Keith Vaz has been named as the Labour MP of the year 2014 for his valuable work for underrepresented, deprived and minority sections of the country. "I am honoured to have been chosen for this award. In my constituency of Leicester East, I work with individuals and...