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  • Hindu not a religious concept;its a cultural identity: Venkaiah Naidu 44 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: Amid a raging debate on RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's remarks, Union Minister and senior BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday slammed attempts to create controversies whenever there is a reference to the word "Hindu". "Hindu is a not a religious concept. Hindu is a cultural identity," the Urban Development...
  • 'Well-planned conspiracy' behind heckling of CMs, says Congress 55 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Congress on Thursday claimed there was an "orchestrated" and "well-planned conspiracy" behind the heckling of opposition chief ministers as it justified Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan's decision not to attend events with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Nagpur. Targeting the Prime Minister over the issue, AICC general secretary Ambika...
  • Home Ministry questions Gogoi's role in Assam-Nagaland turmoil, blames Congress 3 hours 24 minutes ago

    Guwahati: As the situation along the Assam-Nagaland border continues to be tense, the MHA report on the conflict has thrown light on certain newly surfaced facts. Sources have said that the report questions detractors of Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, saying that Congress workers could be the ones creating trouble. Concerned...
  • BJP mulling age limit for Parliamentary Board: sources 2 hours 43 minutes ago

    New Delhi: After keeping party veterans out of the Cabinet, the Bharatiya Janata Party is now mulling an age limit cut-off for the party's Parliamentary board. Sources have told CNN-IBN that consultations are on with the BJP on the structure of the new Parliamentary board. Sources say that 75 years cut-off...
  • Karnataka CM cites protocol, says can't skip PM Modi's programmes 3 hours 32 minutes ago

    Bangalore: Differing with the Congress high command's suggestion to its Chief Ministers to avoid sharing a dais with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at public programmes, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said "just because someone says this, we can't follow it. I will have to go by the protocol." Siddaramaiah's statement is...
  • BJP slams Chavan's decision to skip Modi's event, Congress backs him 5 hours 2 minutes ago

    Nagpur: The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) in Maharashtra slammed the Congress over Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan's decision to skip Prime Minister Narendra Modi's programme in Nagpur on Thursday. The BJP said that Congress was staying away as they felt "mocked". Modi is scheduled to perform 'bhumi-pujan' of a Metro...
  • Reconstituting Parliamentary Board: BJP chief Amit Shah's next big task 5 hours 48 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The newly appointed BJP national president Amit Shah has already reconstituted the office bearers of the party. It was met with no resistance or sulking. His next big challenge is the reconstitution of BJP's top decision making body- the Parliamentary Board. The BJP constitution stipulates that the national...
  • Modi Cabinet approves Rs 1 lakh crore Digital India project 8 hours 22 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet has approved the Digital India project, which is Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious e-governance initiative. The project, which has a total overlay of Rs 1 lakh crore, aims to ensure that government services are available to citizens electronically and help people gain benefits from the...
  • JMM alleges BJP turning Ranchi's power plant into party programme 17 hours 55 minutes ago

    The JMM on Wednesday alleged that the BJP was turning the power project to be inaugurated in Ranchi by Prime Minister Narendra Modi into a party programme despite it being a government programme and a "gift" from the previous UPA regime. In a letter to the Prime Minister and a copy...
  • BJP veteran hails Centre's decision to call off talks with Pak 19 hours 10 minutes ago

    BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi hailed the government's decision to call off Foreign Secretary level talks with Pakistan after the latter's envoy held meetings with Kashmiri separatists. ...
  • Maharashtra CM Chavan to skip PM Modi's event in Nagpur on Thursday 19 hours 57 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Once bitten, twice shy - the adage seems fit for Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan who has decided to skip Prime Minister Narendra Modi's function in Nagpur on Thursday. Chavan was hooted down during a public event in Solapur last week when he shared the stage with the...
  • Centre approves Nagpur Metro 21 hours 23 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Centre on Wednesday approved the 38.215 km long Nagpur Metro project at an estimated cost of Rs 8,680 crore. The project will be funded on equal sharing of cost basis between the state and the Centre with the latter contributing Rs 155 cr as equity and subordinate debt. Nagpur...
  • Cabinet clears 'Digital India' project, seeks to provide all services online 21 hours 42 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Cabinet on Wednesday cleared the ambitious Digital India project which aims to provide all services on Internet and bring even the remotest parts of India on the e-map. Under the project, the government plans to put healthcare, property and other records like birth and death certificates online. Sources also...
  • BJP President Amit Shah to visit Hyderabad on Thursday 22 hours 36 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: BJP President Amit Shah would arrive on Thursday for a two-day visit during which he would have a direct interaction with the village unit chiefs of the party in Telangana. Shah, who took charge last month, will address a meeting of party workers at Secunderabad on Thursday evening. Telangana BJP...
  • Congress CMs likely to skip events involving PM Modi: sources Yesterday

    New Delhi: All Congress Chief Ministers are likely to skip events involving Prime Minister Narendra Modi, sources told CNN-IBN on Wednesday. The development comes after Bharatiya Janata Party supporters booed Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda during his speech at Modi's rally in Kaithal on Tuesday. Sources added that Maharashtra...
  • Haryana CM shouted down by Modi supporters at public event, vows to never share stage with PM Yesterday

    Kaithal: What may have seemed like a much-needed camaraderie between political rivals ended within moments in Kaithal on Tuesday when supporters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi shouted down Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda with whom the PM was sharing the stage during a foundation-laying ceremony. "BJP did wrong by allowing...
  • Anti-corruption high on Modi's agenda as he kickstarts poll campaign in Haryana 21 hours 13 minutes ago

    Kaithal: Prime Minister Narendra Modi kickstarted the BJP's election campaign in Haryana on Tuesday with a visit to Kaithal where he laid the foundation of the Kaithal-Rajasthan border section of the National Highway. He shared the stage with Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda whom he lauded for the infrastructural growth...
  • Jitan Ram Manjhi defends tie-up with Lalu, rebuts BJP's 'jungle raj' remark 2 days ago

    With the BJP accusing JD(U) of a return to "jungle raj" by joining hands with RJD, Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Tuesday came in defence of Lalu Prasad and said "everybody corrects mistakes with time." "Everybody has some lacunae which is corrected with time...Its wrong to say 'jungle raj'," Manjhi...
  • Modi government mulling raising age limit for tobacco consumption from 18 to 25 years: sources 2 days ago

    New Delhi: There is more bad news for cigarette smokers as there could soon be an age limit for smokers. Three months into being in power, the Narendra Modi government is working on curbing the consumption of tobacco products. After raising taxes on cigarettes and calling for a countrywide ban...
  • Don't solely rely on 'Modi wave': Gadkari to BJP workers 2 days ago

    Pune: Cautioning BJP workers against self complacency, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has asked them not to solely depend on the "Modi wave" for victory in the forthcoming Assembly elections in Maharashtra. While stressing that the "Modi wave" in the country is a fact, Gadkari, however, asked the party activists to "go...
  • Maharashtra: Munde's daughter to organise 'Sangharsh Yatra' ahead of polls 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Ahead of the Maharashtra Assembly polls, BJP MLA and daughter of late Gopinath Munde, Pankaja will launch a 'Sangharsh Yatra' across the state from August 27. BJP State President Devendra Fadanvis, and leader of opposition in Legislative Council Vinod Tawde told reporters here that the 14-day 3000 km yatra will...
  • Telangana government calls for shutdown to undertake door-to-door survey 2 days ago

    Hyderabad: The life in Telangana is likely to come to a standstill as the government has called for a shutdown on Tuesday in order to undertake a door-to-door survey. 'Telangana Samagra Kutumba Survey' or 'Telangana Intensive Household Survey' will cover over 84 lakh households in the state. The enumerators will...
  • Shah on 2-day UP visit from tomorrow 2 days ago

    BJP president Amit Shah will be on a two-day visit to Uttar Pradesh beginning on Tuesday, a party official said. Shah, during his visit, will meet partymen in the state capital and inaugurate a public relation office of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi, his parliamentary constituency, BJP state spokesman Vijay...
  • Jharkhand Disom Party merges with BJP 2 days ago

    Jharkhand Disom Party (JDP) formally merged with the BJP in presence of former Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda here on Monday. Announcing the merger, Munda said a strong wave in favour of BJP was sweeping across the country and a host of political leaders irrespective of their party affiliations have...
  • Kerala: BJP leader resents job ad which bars Hindu aspirants 2 days ago

    Thrissur: A BJP functionary in Kerala today took objection to an employment advertisement issued by a business concern here that said only Christian and Muslim candidates need to apply for the jobs it offered. Talking to reporters here, the BJP state Cell Co-ordinator B Gopalakrishnan said barring Hindus from applying for...
  • JVM to merge with BJP on August 20 3 days ago

    Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) (JVM) will merge with BJP on August 20 at Ranchi, former Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda on Monday said. "A proposal in this regard has come from JVM, which will formally merge with BJP," Munda said at a function here after another party Jharkhand Disom Party (JDP)...
  • Pakistan envoy to meet J&K separatists leaders ahead of diplomatic meet with India 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Pakistan envoy Abdul Basit will meet Kashmiri separatists Shabbir Shah, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Syed Ali Shah Geelani before attending foreign secretary level talks with India scheduled later this month, a move that has sparked outrage across party lines. Basit will meet Shabbir Shah on Monday evening and Mirwaiz...
  • Congress calls RSS chief's comments an attempt to polarise society 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Rashtriya Sayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat has sparked off another controversy by saying that India is a Hindu nation and Hindutva is its identity. The Congress party hit out at Bhagwat saying there has been a constant attempt to polarise the society. Senior Congress leader Manish Tewari said, "There...
  • Plagued by ills, India's manufacturing sector takes Modi's 'Make in India' with a pinch of salt 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' vision might prove to be a little difficult to realise as India's manufacturing sector continues to be plagued by a number of ills. Industrialists across the country took Modi's words with a pinch of salt as ground realities present a completely...
  • Blame game begins over SP report on Saharanpur riots, BJP calls it politically motivated 3 days ago

    Lucknow: The political blame game has begun over the Samajwadi Party report on riots in Saharanpur district of Uttar Pradesh. While the SP report blamed the Bharatiya Janata Party leaders for inciting violence, the latter called the report politically motivated. The five-member probe committee headed by Public Works Department Minister Shivpal...