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  • Pressure mounts on BJP to review ties with JD(U)

    Pressure mounted on BJP to review its ties with JD(U) in the wake of attack on Narendra Modi by Bihar CM Nitish Kumar who hit back saying the train carnage in Godhra in 2002 and subsequent violence were the responsibility of the Gujarat govt. As BJP leaders from Bihar stepped up the attack on Kumar, […]

    Prime Minister rules out early election

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday kept open the option of accepting a third term but ruled out early elections, asserting that the government would complete its five-year term ending in May next year. “I have still some time to complete my present term,” he replied when asked during an event in New Delhi whether […]

    Patnaik rules out tie up with BJP, says Third Front an option

    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik ruled out his party BJD having any tie up with its former ally BJP in the next general elections, and maintained that the Third Front was a “very healthy” option. “There is no question of any alliance with BJP,” he told reporters on the sideline of a conferencein New Delhi […]

    PA Sangma launches NPP in Chhattisgarh

    Former Lok Sabha speaker Purno Agitok Sangma formally launched his party, the National People’s Party (NPP) in Chhattisgarh on Sunday and stressed that the ‘Third Front’ will play a key role in the assembly polls due by the year-end in the tribal-dominated state. He said that the Third Front will contest the upcoming Chhattisgarh assembly […]

    JD(U) National executive meets to discuss poll strategy

    Amid strong reservations within the party over Narendra Modi’s much-speculated projection as BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate, the two-day national meet of JD-U beginning in New Delhi on Saturday is set to bring the spotlight back on NDA’s next candidate for the top post. The national executive and national council meeting of JD(U) will also see […]

    Never seen anything like this in 25 years: Mamata

    A day after she was gheraoed and her minister Amit Mitra manhandled by Left protesters in New Delhi, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said she was “shocked and astonished” at the unprecedented incident. In a Facebook post, the Bengal Chief Minister wrote “politics has become so dirty and nasty. I have spent about […]

    Youths of the country need to be employed properly: Rahul

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi visited his constituency Amethi in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday, where he addressed a gathering in Fursatganj and said that youths of the country need to be employed properly. His two-day visit was cancelled on Tuesday due to bad weather. Enthusiasm of the locals about his visit could be gauged from […]

    12 new ministers join UP cabinet

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday introduced 12 new ministers in his cabinet, including Vinod Kumar Singh who was dropped after he allegedly manhandled the Chief Medical Officer in Gonda. It was the first ever expansion of his ministry since Akhilesh government came to power. Among those who were sworn-in were SP spokesman […]

    Jaganmohan Reddy turns 40 in jail

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy Friday celebrated his 40th birthday in Chanchalguda Central Jailhere along with his family members. Jaganmohan Reddy’s mother Y.S. Vijayamma, wife Bharathi and two daughters called on him in the jail. They brought with them a cake, which the MP cut in their presence to mark the occasion. […]

    Himachal Congress to elect chief minister tomorrow

    Shimla: The Congress Legislative Party (CLP) will meet here Saturday to elect Himachal Pradesh’s chief minister, the party said here Friday. The meeting would be held at the party’s headquarters in the evening where all the 36 newly-elected legislators would attend, Congress general secretary Sudhir Sharma said. Party sources said Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit […]