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  • Ajay Maken quits Union Cabinet

    Ajay Maken on Saturday resigned as a Union minister ahead of the reshuffle of the Council of ministers and that of the AICC expected next week. Maken submitted his resignation as Union minister for housing and urban poverty alleviation and has expressed his desire to work for the party, sources said. The 49-year-old leader was […]

    Frantic efforts among BJP and JDU leaders to save alliance

    Ahead of its weekend review, JD(U) on Friday gave clear signs yet again of an emerging split with BJP, saying there are problems and the situation is “difficult” even as a senior party leader lashed out at BJP. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said in Patna that the situation is difficult and what is to […]

    Rift widens between JDU and BJP

    Virtually threatening a pull out, NDA ally JDU said it would be difficult for it to continue in the alliance after Narendra Modi was anointed as BJP’s campaign committee chief. Party leader Narendra Singh said the NDA’s Prime Ministerial candidate should be secular and have a clean and progressive image. He said the party was […]

    Mamata speaks to Nitish, Patnaik over possibility of federal front

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who had given a call for a federal front, on Wednesday spoke to her Bihar and Odisha counterparts on the issue, in the wake of reports of a possible parting of ways between JD(U) and BJP. “I spoke to Nitish Kumar. Nitishji is in agreement that it would be […]

    Crisis brews for BJP: JDU may part with NDA on Modi matter

    Virtually threatening a pull out, NDA ally JDU on Wednesday said it would be difficult for it to continue in the alliance after Narendra Modi was anointed as BJP’s campaign committee chief. Party leader Narendra Singh, who is agriculture Miniser in Bihar said the party was not commenting on Modi’s elevation as the campaign committee […]

    Advani accepts decision of BJP Parl Board, withdraws resignation

    The Veteran BJP leader Mr L K Advani has accepted the decision of Party’s Parliamentary Board which had yesterday unanimously rejected his resignation from party’s various posts. Briefing reporters after holding a meeting with Advani in company of other leaders in New Delhi, the party President Rajnath Singh said that he has assured Advani to […]

    Govt to hold all-party meet on Naxal issue

    Govt will hold an all-party meeting this week to finalise a strategy to resolve the Maoist problem decisively as the UPA expressed serious concern over the 25th May audacious attack in Bastar that killed 27 people including three prominent Congress leaders. A decision in this regard was taken at the meeting of the UPA Coordination […]

    Mumbai Press Club Hosted Red Ink Awards 2013

     By Sachin Murdeshwar Mumbai:Union Minister for Information & Broadcasting Manish Tewari has called for a robust self regulation regime in the country, to keep pace with changing media environment. “Content regulation in the media space is not going to come out of political executive, but will come out of the judicial process.  Make self regulation more […]

    It’s an attack on democracy, says Rahul

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, who arrived in Raipur in the wee hours on Sunday, said the party cannot be cowed down by such attacks and will continue to move forward. “It is not an attack on Congress. It is an attack on democracy. But, we’ll not fear from such an attack and continue to […]

    PM to present UPA report card on fourth anniversary today

    The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government of Centre completed nine years in power on Wednesday. On this occasion, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will present the last Report Card of UPA-II in which he is expected to list the positives such as Direct Benefit Transfer and FDI in retail to boost the morale of congressmen ahead […]