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  • Burdwan blast: BJP attacks West Bengal government, says Mamata should resign as CM 2 hours 45 minutes ago

    The National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval will visit Burdwan on Monday. On Friday, the NIA Director General reviewed investigations on the ground in Burdwan and Mushridabad. Two suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorists were killed in a bomb blast in the area, putting the Mamata Banerjee government under fire as well. ...
  • BJP government should come clean on black money: TMC 5 hours 39 minutes ago

    Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress on Friday dared the Narendra Modi government to "come clean" on black money and reveal the names who stashed it at one go. "The BJP government must come clean on black money and reveal names at one go. The selective leaking, rumour mongering and innuendo will...
  • Despite Congress's warning, Tharoor takes up PM Modi's Swachh Bharat challenge, to clean Thiruvananthapuram beach on Saturday 6 hours 7 minutes ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: He may have been axed as the Congress spokesperson for praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi, but Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has decided to take up the PM's Clean India challenge. Tharoor tweeted on Friday saying that he will take part in the campaign at a beach in Thiruvananthapuram on Saturday. "Vizhinjam...
  • J&K: Omar Abdullah nominates Mehbooba Mufti, Kailash Satyarthi for Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan 7 hours 33 minutes ago

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday nominated his political opponent and PDP president Mehbooba Mufti and Nobel Peace prize winner Kailash Satyarthi among nine people to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan'. Omar, who was nominated by Bollywood superstar Salman Khan to the campaign, launched...
  • Terrorist organisations spreading their wings in West Bengal, says Siddharth Nath Singh 8 hours 6 minutes ago

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, BJP leader Siddharth Nath Singh said that terrorist organisations were spreading their wings in West Bengal. "Mamata Banerjee's government siphoning off money to terrorists," said Siddharth. ...
  • Black money case: Jaitley hiding the truth to show PM Modi in poor light, claims Jethmalani in letter 8 hours 13 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Former BJP member and Supreme Court advocate Ram Jethmalani has written a letter to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley accusing him of not taking effective steps to bring back black money. Jethmalani in his letter to the Finance Minister slammed his argument that the names of black money account holders...
  • Congress leaders did not meet PM as they are not concerned about people: BJP 8 hours 46 minutes ago

    Jammu: Lambasting Kashmir Congress leaders for not meeting the Prime Minister during his visit to Srinagar on Diwali, BJP on Friday alleged that the party is not concerned about the people otherwise its leaders would have called on Narendra Modi to discuss the situation after floods. "They (Congress) are more...
  • Uddhav very keen on coalition government with BJP, says Ramdas Athawale 9 hours 12 minutes ago

    Mumbai: RPI chief Ramdas Athawale on Friday claimed that Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray was "very keen" on forming coalition with the estranged ally BJP for formation of government in Maharashtra. "Uddhav Thackeray told me that he is very keen on forming the next government...
  • J&K: NCP praises PM Modi for celebrating Diwali with flood-hit people 9 hours 52 minutes ago

    Jammu: Nationalist Congress party (NCP) on Friday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for celebrating Diwali with the flood-hit people of Jammu and Kashmir. The party also appreciated the move of the Prime Minister of celebrating the festival with the soldiers guarding the frontier at the Siachen glacier. State NCP chief...
  • NDA allies not invited to PM's Diwali dinner: sources 10 hours 45 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray might not be taking place on Sunday as was being speculated. Sources say that Modi has only invited NDA MPs for the dinner and skipped all the allies. It was expected the BJP and the Sena might...
  • Centre decides not to commemorate any anniversary apart from Gandhi and Sardar Patel's 11 hours 0 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In yet another sign of changing times with the Narendra Modi government in power, the Centre has decided not to commemorate any anniversaries except that of Mahatma Gandhi's and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's. The government will be celebrating Sardar Patel's birth anniversary on October 31 by calling it the...
  • J&K: NC, PDP unhappy with PM Modi's relief package 11 hours 34 minutes ago

    Political parties PDP and NC have expressed their dissatisfaction with the Rs 745 crore relief package announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir. ...
  • Maharashtra: Uddhav Thackeray willing to co-operate with BJP, says RPI's Athawale 12 hours 2 minutes ago

    Mumbai: A consensus between former allies BJP and Shiv Sena over government formation in Maharashtra is likely as indicated by Republican Party of India chief Ramdas Athawale. Athawale on Friday said that Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray is willing to cooperate with BJP to form government in the state. He told...
  • Centre duty-bound to help flood victims, it's not charity: PC Chacko 12 hours 31 minutes ago

    The Opposition has rejected the Rs 745 crore package announced by the Prime Minister for the Jammu and Kashmir flood victims as not being enough. The Congress calls the visit a political stunt aimed only to garner votes ahead of the state elections. ...
  • No clarity on Maharashtra government yet, Shiv Sena says will attend PM's NDA dinner 18 hours 26 minutes ago

    New Delhi: There is still no clarity over the contours of the new government in Maharashtra though formal talks are set to begin between the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Shiv Sena. The Shiv Sena has confirmed that it will attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi's dinner for NDA allies on...
  • TMC leader Ashok Bairagi shot at Basirhat railway station premises Yesterday

    Basirhat: A local Trinamool Congress leader was shot at and critically injured inside Basirhat railway station premises in North 24 Parganas district on Thursday. Superintendent of Railway Police, Sealdah, Utpal Naskar said Ashok Bairagi was shot in his back twice by the attacker, who managed to escape. State Minister Jyotipriya...
  • Delhi: Fadnavis meets Nitin Gadkari on Diwali Yesterday

    New Delhi: Maharashtra BJP president Devendra Fadnavis, who is considered front-runner to lead the state as first chief minister of the saffron party, on Thursday met Union Minister Nitin Gadkari at the latter's residence in New Delhi. Sources described the visit as a courtesy call by Fadnavis to extend Diwali greetings...
  • Maharashtra: Gadkari again rules himself out of CM race, says not willing to go to state Yesterday

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party leader and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has once again ruled himself out of the race for Maharashtra Chief Minister's post. After his meeting with Maharashtra BJP unit president Devendra Fadnavis, Gadkari said, "I am not in the CM race, I do not want to be...
  • Telangana power shortage due to government unpreparedness: BJP 2 days ago

    Hyderabad: BJP MP and the party's national vice president Bandaru Dattatreya on Wednesday accused Telangana government of being "short-sighted and unprepared" which led to water and power shortage due to which several farmers have committed suicide in the newly formed state. "In the new state of Telangana, so far about...
  • West Bengal: If needed beat policemen, they work for TMC, says Congress 2 days ago

    Kolkata: Triggering a row, a Congress councillor on Wednesday asked his party workers to thrash policemen when under attack, as "they work for ruling Trimanool and have no morals." Congress Councillor of Kolkata Municipal Corporation ward no 45, Santosh Pathak, while addressing a rally during a protest-march to the state...
  • Shiv Sena and BJP positive on forming an alliance, says Subash Desai 2 days ago

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Shiv Sena leader Subash Desai said that talks will start between Shiv Sena and BJP on Monday. "Both the parties are positive about forming an alliance," said Desai. ...
  • Musharraf attacks PM Modi, says he cannot dictate terms on peace process 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Former Pakistan President Pervez​ Musharraf on Wednesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying that he is anti-Pakistan and anti-Muslim, and that he cannot dictate terms to his country on the peace process. "Prime Minster Modi is your Prime Minister, not Pakistan's Prime Minister. We don't get any dictations from...
  • PM Modi mislead the nation on black money promise, says Abhishek Manu Singhvi 2 days ago

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had mislead the nation on black money promise. "PM's false promises during Lok Sabha elections constitute a cheating offence," said Singhvi. ...
  • CPM asks Centre to issue White Paper on blackmoney 2 days ago

    New Delhi: CPI(M) on Wednesday demanded the issuance of a White Paper detailing the amounts of illegal money stashed away abroad and those involved, saying just naming some individuals would not serve any purpose. Accusing the Narendra Modi government of "going back" on its poll promise of bringing back black...
  • Telangana: TRS, TDP workers clash over sharing of water, electricity 2 days ago

    Hyderabad: Telangana Rashtra Samiti and Telugu Desam Party workers clashed in Nalgonda district on Wednesday as the row over sharing of water and electricity between Telangana and Andhra Pradesh took a violent turn. Tension prevailed in Nalgonda district as police arrested top leaders of opposition TDP during a shutdown called by...
  • Don't try to threaten Congress over black money, come out with the complete list: Maken to BJP 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Congress party on Wednesday dared the Narendra Modi government to reveal the names of all the black money account holders. The Congress also said that it was ready for a probe against it on the issue. Reacting to reports about the central government's decision to disclose certain...
  • 21 interesting facts about Haryana CM-designate Manohar Lal Khattar 2 days ago

    Bharatiya Janata Party's Karnal MLA Manohar Lal Khattar will atke oath as the Haryana Chief Minister on October 26. Here are 21 interesting facts about his life: 1) Manohar Lal Khattar was born in 1954 in Nindana village in Rohtak in Haryana. 2) His father Harbans Lal Khattar used to stay...
  • Shiv Sena blinks first, offers support to BJP for government formation in Maharashtra: sources 2 days ago

    Mumbai: As the suspense continues over the government formation in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena leaders met the Bharatiya Janata Party central leadership in the national capital. Sources said the Sena has offered support to the BJP for government formation in Maharashtra. Sena leaders Anil and Subhash Desai returned to Mumbai on Tuesday...
  • Mumbai: Shiv Sena worker's murder evokes protests 2 days ago

    Mumbai: High drama unfolded on the streets of Mumbai on Tuesday evening after a Shiv Sena worker was murdered in the area. Angry Sena workers wreaked havoc in Malad and Dindoshi area in Mumbai demanding the arrest of those who murdered the Sena worker. The supporters gathered at a police...
  • BJP looks for support in Maharashtra, party remains divided over CM candidate 2 days ago

    Mumbai: The Bharatiya Janata Party may have chosen its chief minister for Haryana but the party continues to play the guessing game in Maharashtra. In order to cobble up the numbers, the BJP has reached out to smaller parties and Independents for support which is seen as an attempt to...

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Burdwan blast: BJP attacks West Bengal government, says Mamata should resign as CM

The National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval will visit Burdwan on Monday. On Friday, the NIA Director General reviewed investigations on the ground in Burdwan and Mushridabad. Two suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorists were killed in a bomb blast in the area, putting the Mamata Banerjee government under fire as well.