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  • AAP becoming victim of its own success: Senior journalist Badshah Sen 2 days ago

    Senior journalist Badshah Sen said that Aam Aadmi party (AAP) was becoming victim of its own success. "The original principles of the party have been abandoned. Thus, it is becoming like any other political party," said Sen. ...
  • Allegations of a scuffle during the meeting are baseless: Gopal Rai 2 days ago

    "The resistence within AAP has been removed now so the party will function smoothly. Henceforth, governance will be easy. There was no scuffle at the meet, allegations are baseless," said Gopal Rai. ...
  • Violence at the National council meet was pre-planned: Yogendra Yadav 2 days ago

    AAP leader Yogendra Yadav called the National council meet a sham. "Democracy has been killed," said Yadav. On the other hand, Sanjay Singh said that the talks of the fights that happened in the meeting are all false. "I can also give evidences against such allegations," said Singh. ...
  • AAP National Council meet begins amid chaos, Yadav on dharna outside venue 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Chaos descended at the AAP's crucial National Council meet, which may decide the fate of its two dissident leaders, as Yogendra Yadav sat on dharna outside the venue claiming that certain NC members "not being allowed" inside. The meet has been witnessing incessant sloganeering against Yadav by a large...
  • AAP split wide open, National Council to decide Yogendra Yadav and Prasant Bhushan's fate 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The crisis in the Aam Aami Party has escalated to a point of no-return and today could just be the day of split. AAP National Council is likely to remove senior leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav from the party. AAP's Lokpal Admiral Ramdas and senior leader Rahul Mehra...
  • Delhi: AAP internal Lokpal Admiral Ramdas meets Arvind Kejriwal 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Amid hectic parleys ahead of the party's crucial National Council meeting, AAP's internal Lokpal Admiral Ramdas on Wednesday held talks with party convenor and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal to iron out differences between the two warring factions. Ramdas, a former navy chief, is expected to seek a reconciliatory...
  • Bihar all-party meet to write to PM Modi on loss due to Finance Commission 1 week ago

    Patna: An all-party meeting convened by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, which was boycotted by the BJP, on Monday decided to "write" to Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the "estimated Rs 50,000 crore loss" to the state due to the 14th Finance Commission recommendations. The meeting attended by leaders from RJD,...
  • SEBI permits Jaipur Stock Exchange to exit bourse business March 23, 2015

    Mumbai: Sebi on Monday allowed Jaipur Stock Exchange Limited (JSEL) to exit as a bourse from the nation's capital markets. According to the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi), JSEL has substantially complied with the conditions for its exit as per the regulator's framework and therefore "is a fit case...
  • Tribals in Bengal to use Facebook for development of community March 21, 2015

    Kolkata: Taking their friendship from the virtual to the real world, more than 600 "educated and privileged" Facebook users belonging to West Bengal's tribal communities will meet on April 5 to discuss strategies to harness social media for tribal development. The second 'Kolkata Adibasi Facebook Meet' aims to unite youngsters and...
  • BSF, Pakistan Rangers hold flag meeting after six months March 18, 2015

    Jammu: After a gap of over six months, Border Security Force and Pakistan Rangers held sector commander-level flag meeting on Wednesday as the two sides called for bringing "much needed peace" on the border in the wake of recent exchanges of heavy fire. "On the request of Pakistan, a Sector Commander-level...
  • Rift widens in AAP, Mayank Gandhi demands minutes of National Executive meet be made public March 7, 2015

    Mumbai: The rift is widening in the Aam Aadmi Party and party leader Mayank Gandhi has once again hit out at party's national convener Arvind Kejriwal and his loyalists. Gandhi has demanded that the minutes of the National Executive meeting that took place on March 4 be made public. In the...
  • Abdi claims Srinivasan faces contempt of court March 2, 2015

    Chennai: Suspended Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) deputy president Mehmood Abdi has alleged that N Srinivasan committed contempt of court by participating in the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the BCCI at a city hotel here on Monday. Abdi, the permanent representative of RCA in BCCI, claimed that despite being asked to...
  • At party meet, Arvind Kejriwal wanted to quit as AAP national convener March 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal had tendered his resignation as party's national convener in the National Executive meeting held on Thursday, party sources said, a move which was vehemently opposed by members. The sources said Kejriwal was upset after a section of leaders raised the issue of him...
  • RCA claims it has right to attend BCCI AGM February 28, 2015

    Jaipur: Mehmood Abdi, the permanent representative of RCA in BCCI, said that voting right is one of the fundamental rights in democracy and it can't be taken away from any member. Abdi on Saturday submitted a letter to BCCI regarding the authorization of RCA representative to attend the BCCI AGM but...
  • Emulate Indian cricket team's discipline: Lok Sabha Speaker to lawmakers February 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Ahead of a possibly stormy Budget session of Parliament, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said lawmakers should emulate the Indian cricket team's discipline which has kept India on the top in the World Cup. "The lawmakers should follow the young boys of the Indian cricket team who in today's...
  • PM Modi reaches out to opposition parties, says all issues will be discussed in Budget session February 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday reached out to opposition parties at an all-party meeting convened ahead of the Budget session to arrive at a consensus on some ordinances. The Prime Minister assured that all issues will be discussed and asked parties to focus on Budget and smooth...
  • All-party meet ahead of Budget session to reach consensus on key legislations February 22, 2015

    New Delhi: A day before the crucial Budget session, the Narendra government has decide to reach out to opposition parties and there will be two all-party meetings to explore consensus on passing key legislations, including bills to replace ordinances on land acquisition and mining. The first meeting is called by Parliamentary...
  • AAP's national executive meet on February 26 February 20, 2015

    New Delhi: The AAP's national executive meet, first after its spectacular victory in the Delhi assembly polls, will be held next week and the party leaders are expected to discuss its future strategies to expand its base across India. Leaders across the country are expected to participate in the meeting scheduled...
  • Lok Sabha Speaker calls all-party meeting on February 22 ahead of Budget session February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has called a meeting of leaders of political parties on February 22 to ensure smooth run of the Budget Session during which the government will also seek to convert six recent ordinances into legislations. Parliament sources said Mahajan has convened a meeting of leaders...
  • RSS meet starts, strategy for UP, Bihar Assembly elections to be discussed February 15, 2015

    Kanpur: Bharatiya Janata Party's debacle in the Delhi Assembly polls and the organisational strategy to galvanise the cadre in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar where elections are not far away are likely to be discussed threadbare at the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh's four-day meet 'Manthan' which started in Kanpur on Sunday. RSS...
  • Kiran Bedi not invited to BJP meet to review poll debacle February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday did not invite Kiran Bedi, who was its chief ministerial candidate for the Assembly elections, to a meeting where party leaders analysed its humiliating defeat here at the hands of Aam Aadmi Party. At the meeting, which went on for two hours, senior...
  • NITI Aayog meet: Modi focused on governing model, cooperative federalism, says Jaitley February 8, 2015

    New Delhi: The first meeting of National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog was held earlier on Sunday. It was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the focus was on empowering the states. Three sub-groups of Chief Minister's will be set up on rationalisation of central schemes, skill development...
  • NITI Aayog meet: PM Modi to seek CMs' views on budget, infra development February 8, 2015

    New Delhi: At the first meeting of Governing Council of NITI Aayog on Sunday Prime Minister Narendra Modi will seek views of Chief Ministers and Lt Governors on Budget 2015-16, flagship schemes and infrastructure projects like rail and roads to put the economy on high growth trajectory. "The Prime Minister will...
  • NITI meet: PM to seek CMs' views on budget, infrastructure development February 7, 2015

    New Delhi: At the first meeting of Governing Council of NITI Aayog on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will seek views of Chief Ministers and Lt Governors on Budget 2015-16, flagship schemes and infrastructure projects like rail and roads to put the economy on high growth trajectory. "The Prime Minister...
  • Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi defies diktat, calls JD(U) Legislature Party meet on Feb 20 February 6, 2015

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi has defied his party diktat and called for Janata Dal (United) Legislative Party meet on February 20. The matter is likely to snowball into a major political drama in the days to come if Manjhi and the JD(U) leadership stick to their respective...
  • BCCI to decide AGM date at its Working Committee Meet on February 8 February 3, 2015

    New Delhi: The allpowerful working committee of the BCCI will meet on February 8 in Chennai to decide on date of the Annual General Meeting (AGM) and get an update on president-in-exile N Srinivasan's course of action in the coming days. It has been learnt that majority of the working committee...
  • Javed Akhtar: Translating Rabindranath Tagore not easy January 28, 2015

    Kolkata: Having penned more than 1,500 songs, lyricist Javed Akhtar has said that it was not easy for him to translate Tagore songs in Hindi. The celebrated poet-writer has translated eight songs of Rabindranath Tagore to Hindi, which are featured in an album. "I have a lot of experience in writing to...
  • Modi, Obama hold walk the talk, chai pe charcha at Hyderabad House January 25, 2015

    New Delhi: In a first of its kind meet by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he along with US President Barack Obama on Sunday held a 'chai pe charcha' in the gardens of Hyderabad House. The two leaders earlier met for a working lunch and held discussions on a series of...
  • Public interest should be far more important than public ownership, says Suresh Prabhu January 18, 2015

    Speaking at the Act for Growth Meet celebrating 10 years of CNBC Awaaz, Union Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Saturday said that the public ownership is for public interest so, if the public interest can be served without having public ownership, public interest should be far more important. ...
  • Bigger role for Kiran Bedi likely in Delhi elections, BJP to put up her posters across the city January 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party member and former IPS officer Kiran Bedi is likely to lead the party's campaign for Delhi Assembly elections. The party will put posters with Bedi's picture across the national capital. The final decision on a larger role for Bedi in Delhi polls is likely to be...