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  • Rise in Muslim population due to migration from B'desh: Swamy July 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy on Sunday said the population increase among Muslims is a result of the burgeoning illegal migration from Bangladesh. "Growing population among Muslims is due to the migration from Bangladesh. The neighbouring country needs to be firmly told to take back their people," Swamy said...
  • Sharad Yadav to get third term as JD(U) chief April 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Sharad Yadav is all set to score a hat-trick as JD(U) President as the party prepares for the Lok Sabha polls scheduled for 2014. Yadav is the only candidate to have filed nomination for the party chief's election scheduled on April 14 and his continuation at the helm...
  • Gadkari getting second term means RSS still calls the shots in BJP: Bhupendra Chaubey January 3, 2013

    Is the BJP right in giving a second term to Nitin Gadkari as party president? CNN-IBN's National Bureau Chief Bhupendra Chaubey joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. Is the second term to incumbent a ploy to send LK Advani on compulsory retirement? Asked by: sundar1950in A. I think...
  • Nitin Gadkari to continue as BJP President till January 2013 December 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Ending months of speculation, the BJP on Saturday said that Nitin Gadkari will continue as the party president till January 2013. Gadkari, who took charge as the party chief on December 19, 2009, has been under constant pressure and scrutiny during his term as the BJP chief, especially...
  • MGNREGA-type programmes harming economy: Swamy June 6, 2012

    Dhanbad: Janata Party President Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday called for scrapping MGNREGA-type programmes for better fiscal management. "Besides corruption, programmes like MGNREGA have been affecting the country's economic growth. Such programmes should be scrapped immediately," Swamy said. The government should also initiate efforts in bringing back "black money" stashed in...
  • Name Karuna as accused in 2G scam: Swamy February 5, 2011

    New Delhi: Janata Party President Subramanian Swamy on Saturday asked a Delhi court to name Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi, Raja’s relatives and his wife as accused with Raja in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case. "I have prepared an additional application to impeach Mr Karunanidhi as co-accused along with...
  • Blow to BJP as Bihar party president resigns October 8, 2010

    Patna: The state BJP President C P Thakur resigned on Friday in protest against alleged irregularities in ticket distribution. He is also upset at the denial of a ticket to his son Vivek Thakur from Patna's Digha seat and a few of his loyalists. He has also refused to campaign...