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  • BJP Delhi holds 'panna pramukh' meetings in 24 Assembly seats 15 hours 20 minutes ago

    New Delhi: To connect with the electorate ahead of Assembly elections in the national capital, BJP's Delhi unit on Sunday implemented its "panna pramukh" strategy by holding meetings at 24 constituencies. Under the "panna pramukh sammelan" programme, suggested by BJP President Amit Shah, the party will nominate one worker to come...
  • Odisha: BJP bats for social media 15 hours 51 minutes ago

    Bhubaneswar: Describing social media as a powerful tool to change people's mindset, BJP on Sunday said it would be used by the party to highlight achievements of Narendra Modi government at the centre and "misrule" of BJD in Odisha. "The achievements made by the BJP-led government at the Centre and misrule...
  • Raghubar Das assures corruption-free development in Jharkhand 15 hours 54 minutes ago

    Ranchi: Development work will be free of corruption and services will be delivered in a time-bound manner, said the new Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghuvar Das on Sunday. "Developmental works will be corruption-free. It has been decided that there will be an administration with accountability, responsibility will be fixed and services will...
  • Digvijay Singh pitches for 'Freedom of religion Act' 18 hours 20 minutes ago

    Bhopal: Amid voices advocating for a stringent anti-conversion law in the country, AICC General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Sunday said instead of anti- conversion law, India needs a 'Freedom of Religion act'. "Instead of anti-conversion law we need 'freedom of religion act'," Singh told reporters in an informal chat. His statement comes...
  • Congress' 130th Foundation Day: Revamp of party structure, election strategy on the anvil 18 hours 59 minutes ago

    New Delhi: After a disastrous electoral performance this year, the Congress is rethinking its organisational structure and campaign strategy even as it celebrates its 130th Foundation Day on Sunday. Congress president Sonia Gandhi presided over the function at the All India Congress Committee headquarters in the capital. The Congress won...
  • Will allow Raghubar Das-government six months time to deliver: Congress 19 hours 24 minutes ago

    Jamshedpur: Congress on Sunday said it will allow the new Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das-led government six months' time to deliver and assured support to its people-oriented policies. Observing the 130th foundation day of the party on Sunday, East Singhbhum district Congress committee president Vikay Khan said the party would allow...
  • Raghubar Das's journey from 'mazdoor' to Chief Minister of Jharkhand 22 hours 25 minutes ago

    Ranchi: Initiating his political career as an activist of the student movement launched by Loknayak Jaiprakash Narayan in 1976-77 and having worked as a labourer in Tata Steel, Raghubar Das has traversed a long way to take over as the first non-tribal Chief Minister of Jharkhand. Das joined the BJP as...
  • BJP's Raghubar Das sworn in as the 10th Jharkhand Chief Minister Yesterday

    Ranchi: BJP leader Raghubar Das was on Sunday sworn-in as the new Chief Minister of Jharkhand, becoming the first non-tribal leader to rule the state. Governor Syed Ahmed administered the oath of office and secrecy to Das at the Birsa Munda Football Stadium here. Nilkanth Singh Munda, Chandreswar Prasad Singh, Louis Marandi...
  • Ahead of polls, parties put up 3,000 advertisement panels in Delhi Metro Yesterday

    New Delhi: As Delhi Assembly elections loom on the horizon, the Delhi Metro has turned into an electoral battlefield with BJP and AAP putting up about 3,000 advertising panels in the coaches of almost 40 trains. While the AAP advertisements focus solely on its convener Arvind Kejriwal, visuals of Prime Minister...
  • BJP's Raghubar Das to be sworn in as first non-tribal Jharkhand CM today Yesterday

    Ranchi: Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Raghuvar Das will be sworn in as the first non-tribal chief minister of Jharkhand. The ceremony is expected to be attend by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, under whose leadership the party fought the Assembly elections in the state. The ceremony is likely to be around...
  • Bajrang Dal to launch 'bahu lao-beti bachao' campaign to prevent Hindu girls from marrying into other religions Yesterday

    New Delhi: Even as the controversy over the conversion row refuses to die down, the Bajrang Dal is planning to launch a 'bahu lao-beti bachao' campaign. It involves Hindu boys marrying girls from other religions and will also create awareness to prevent Hindu girls from marrying into other religions. The...
  • Congress to celebrate its 130th Foundation Day today Yesterday

    New Delhi: Amidst a disastrous electoral performance this year, the Congress will be celebrating its 130th Foundation Day on Sunday. The celebrations will be held at the All India Congress Committee headquarters in the national capital. Top party leadership including Congress President Sonia Gandhi will preside over the function. The...
  • No signs of PDP, BJP government in J&K; both NC, Congress stand by their offer Yesterday

    Srinagar: Four days after the Assembly elections result, there are still no signs of government formation anytime soon in Jammu and Kashmir. Governor NN Vohra has sent letters to both the Peoples Democratic Party and Bharatiya Janata Party asking for their next step. The results on December 23 led to a...
  • PDP rules out compromise on Article 370, AFSPA; J&K government formation deadlocked Yesterday

    Srinagar: Four days have passed since Jammu and Kashmir Assembly election results were declared but the deadlock over government formation continues as the single largest party Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday said that it will not compromise on issues like Article 370 and Armed Force Special Powers Act (AFSPA). Rejecting...
  • Delhi: Man throws stone at Arvind Kejriwal at a rally, AAP leader unhurt Yesterday

    New Delhi: A stone was thrown at Aam Aadmi Party leader and former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday during an election rally. However, the AAP leader was reported unhurt. The incident occurred on Saturday at a rally in South Delhi's Tigdi locality. The youth in his 20s was stopped by...
  • Congress responsible for political instability in Jharkhand: Raghuvar Das Yesterday

    The Jharkhand Chief Minister designate Raghuvar das in and interview with CNN-IBN accused Congress party for the political stability in the state. DAS will be sworned-in as tenth CM of Jharkhand on Sunday. ...
  • Digvijay Singh wants Rahul to take 'full-time' charge of Congress Yesterday

    Bhopal: With Congress reeling under a string of poll defeats, senior leader Digvijay Singh on Saturday said party vice-president Rahul Gandhi should assume "full-time" leadership of the AICC. "All Congressmen today want Rahul Gandhi to take over full-time leadership of All India Congress Committee," the party general secretary said here, unfazed...
  • Tarun Gogoi government's attitude responsible for militant activities, says BJP Yesterday

    New Delhi: In the wake of the massacre of tribals in Assam by a Bodo group, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Siddharth Nath Singh on Saturday condemned Tarun Gogoi's government for not doing enough work in the state to stop such incidents. Singh said, "Gogoi's government has tumultuous approach towards militants. Congress's...
  • PDP seeks assurance from BJP on Article 370, AFSPA Yesterday

    Srinagar: The stalemate over government formation in Jammu and Kashmir continued for the fifth day as PDP sought assurance from BJP over certain issues like safeguarding Article 370 and revocation of AFSPA which form the core agenda of the regional party. "All options are still open, no decision has been...
  • BJP keeps all its options open over government formation in J&K, talks continue with PDP, NC Yesterday

    Srinagar: Even as hectic politicking continues in Jammu and Kashmir over government formation, the Bharatiya Janata Party has kept all its options open and is in talks with both the Peoples Democratic Party and the National Conference. The BJP with 25 seats is the second largest party in the 87-member...
  • Bihar: 4 JDU MLAs disqualified for anti-party activities Yesterday

    Patna: Four Janata Dal United MLAs were disqualified on Saturday from the Bihar Legislative Assembly for anti-party activities, the Assembly secretary in-charge Hareram Mukhiya said. Speaker Uday Narayan Chaudhary passed the verdict in his court in the presence of four JDU MLAs against whom the ruling party had initiated proceedings for...
  • Hectic politicking in J&K over government formation, Governor to meet PDP, BJP 2 days ago

    Srinagar: Hectic politicking continues in Jammu and Kashmir over who will form the government in the state. The elections result on December 23 led to a fractured mandate in the state with the Peoples Democratic Party winning 28 seats, the Bharatiya Janata Party 25, National Conference 15 and the...
  • Sukhbir Badal backs Bikram Singh Majithia, says will order arrest if found guilty in drug racket case 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister, Sukhbir Badal has claimed that there is no proof of his brother-in-law and Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia's involvement in the drug racket. Majithia has been described as the big drug lord of Punjab by many after he was summoned by the Enforcement Directorate...
  • Centre to take ordinance route to effect changes in Land Acquisition Act 2 days ago

    New Delhi: After yet another winter session of Parliament was washed out, wherein the Narendra Modi government failed to pass crucial economic reforms, it is now planning the ordinance route to make changes to the Land Acquisition Act. The government plans to exclude 13 central laws to clear several infrastructure and...
  • India-US ties to strengthen under Modi government: Envoy 2 days ago

    Varanasi: Acting US Ambassador Kathleen Stephens expressed hope that relationship between America and India will further strengthen under the present Narendra Modi dispensation and open new avenues to achieve peace and harmony. Stephens arrived on her three day visit to temple city Varanasi. On the first day of her visit,...
  • Jammu & Kashmir Governor calls PDP, BJP for parleys on government formation 2 days ago

    Jammu/Srinagar: Amid continuing suspense over government formation, Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra on Friday invited for discussions PDP and BJP, the first and second largest parties in the elections, which threw up a highly-fractured verdict with no clear winner. Vohra has sent letters separately to PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti...
  • Hindu Mahasabha hails Gandhi's killers, PM yet to respond 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Even after its leaders have been booked in Meerut for conducting rituals to build a temple in Nathuram Godse's honor, the All India Hindu Mahasabha has declared that it will go ahead with its agenda of installing Mahatma Gandhi's assassin's statues across the country. Can the increasing vocal...
  • CM-designate Raghubar Das all set to take Jharkhand on development path 2 days ago

    Ranchi: Bharatiya Janata Party leader and Jharkhand CM-designate Raghubar Das is confident that he will be able to take the state towards development with its first stable government. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Das said, "We could have led this state towards development but could not due to the political scenario. We can...
  • Immediately disburse Rs 5 lakh compensation to kin of 1984 riots victims: MHA to CMs 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday wrote to all the chief ministers asking them to immediately disburse compensation of Rs 5 lakh to the kin of 1984 anti-Sikh riot victims. In a letter to the CMs, the Home Minister mentioned about the need for immediate release of...
  • BJP leader says gun culture should be banned as PDP leader fires Ak47 2 days ago

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, BJP leader Sunil Sharma commenting on the Ashraf Mir firing issue said that the gun culture should be removed. "No candidate should celebrate like this, it is a unconstitutional incident and law should take its own course," said Sunil Sharma. ...

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BJP Delhi holds 'panna pramukh' meetings in 24 Assembly seats

Satish Upadhyay said that these meetings have given the party an opportunity to go in for a comprehensive election campaign.