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    Ravana was born in Noida village: BJP MP Subramanian Swamy

    Panaji: Ravana was born in Noida unlike late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi’s belief that the Lankan king was a Dravidian like him, BJP MP Subramanian Swamy said here on Sunday.

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    Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: Gujarat cop claims receiving death threat from BJP govt

    Mumbai: The crucial witness in the Sohrabuddin case, Vasant Laljibhai Solanki, Police Inspector from Gujarat, who had conducted the preliminary inquiry, had to depose in court on Friday, but did not appear before the special Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI) court by responding to the summons, he has ‘threat to his life’ from BJP.

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    ‘Surgical Strike Day’ is BJP agenda, won’t celebrate in Bengal: Education Minister

    Kolkata: The UGC direction to universities to mark September 29 as “Surgical Strike Day” is a part of the BJP’s “political agenda” and educational institutes in West Bengal will not observe the day, state Education Minister Partha Chatterjee said Friday. Chatterjee criticised the BJP-led central government for trying to “malign and politicise” the Army. The BJP said the TMC government has made it a practice to oppose each

  • Ujjain: BJP MLA faces Karni Sena’s ire over his controversial statement

    Infuriated Rajput Karni Sena activists staged a demonstration in front of Ujjain South BJP MLA Mohan Yadav’s office here on Thursday in protest against his controversial statement. Yadav’s portraits were also beaten by shoes in Bhopal earlier in the day. MLA Mohan Yadav had reportedly said that the sawaran samaj (forward society) was being funded from foreign countries for their movement against enforcement of new SC-ST Prevention of Atrocities Act, 2018.

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    Several fault lines in Opposition help BJP

    The countdown to the Lok Sabha elections may have begun but the question “Modi versus Who” continues to remain a riddle in the absence of a strong Opposition challenger. As of now it is an unequal war — between Brand Modi and Brand Rahul — with the former having an edge that, though, is slowly ebbing. The BJP-led government has lost lustre in the last four-and-a-half years and Prime Minister Narendra Modi

  • Bhopal: Agitation by Upper Castes, protestors enter PWD minister’s house, thrashed

    People belonging to upper castes that created a ruckus in many places in the state capital, to protest against the amended SC/ST Atrocity Act, were battered by the police, on Thursday. Different upper caste organisations including Sarv Bharami Samaj, Rajput Samaj and Karni Sena had called a gherao of the CM house. Their members gathered at the Habibganj Naka and marched towards the CM house carrying the banners, posters and black flags.

  • BJP controlling media by filing police cases against journalists: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday slammed the BJP for “controlling the media” by filing police cases against journalists. Kejriwal levelled the allegation following a BJP worker’s complaint against several journalists for reporting that he washed a party MP’s feet and drank the dirty water.

  • Ujjain: BJP organising ‘Karyakarta Mahakumbh on tuesday at Bhopal

    Bharatiya Janata Party will be organising ‘Karyakarta Mahakumbh on Tuesday at Bhopal in which national president Amit Shah along with party top notch will address the members. Party workers from every nook and corner of state will participate in the event scheduled at Jamboori Maidan, Bhopal.

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    BJP solely responsible for Goa’s political crisis, says Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Wednesday accused the BJP, which had “insulted” the democracy by forming the government in Goa despite lacking majority, of being solely responsible for the current political situation in the state. The Sena alleged that the BJP’s ruling allies — Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) and Goa Forward Party (GFP) — were trying to destabilise the government, as leaders of these parties were vying for the top post in

  • Triple Talaq ordinance a huge step towards ‘women empowerment’: BJP

    New Delhi: The BJP Monday described the government’s decision to bring an ordinance to make the practice of instant triple talaq a penal offence as a huge step towards “empowering women”. Taking a dig at the Congress, BJP national spokesperson Sambit Patra said Kapil Sibal, a leader of the opposition party, defended this practice in the Supreme Court.

  • It was just a hug, not Rafale deal: Navjot Singh Sidhu hits back at Nirmala Sitharaman

    Chandigarh: Asserting that his hug to Pakistan’s army chief has been blown out of proportion, Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu targeted the BJP on Wednesday saying it was just a “jhappi” (hug) and “not a Rafale deal”. The cricketer-turned-politician’s Congress party has been attacking the BJP-led government at the Centre over the Rafale fighter jet deal and alleged a scam worth several crore rupees in the matter.

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    Dictatorship has become a profession under PM Narendra Modi government: Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi: A day after Congress workers were lathicharged in Chhattisgarh’s Bilaspur district, party President Rahul Gandhi attacked the Narendra Modi government saying that dictatorship has become a “profession” and the attack would be remembered as an act of “political atrocity”. “Under Narendra Modi’s regime, dictatorship has turned into profession. The attack on Congress workers’ fundamental rights by Raman Singh’s government in Bilaspur will be remembered by citizens as an act of political atrocity,”

  • Rewari rape case: AAP Haryana chief offers Rs 20 lakh compensation to any BJP leader who gets raped by 10 people

    Chandigarh: AAP’s Haryana unit chief Naveen Jaihind Tuesday provoked a controversy over the alleged gang rape of a woman in the state, saying he will give Rs 20 lakh to any BJP leader who gets sexually assaulted by 10 people. Jaihind, the husband of Delhi Commission for Women chairperson Swati Maliwal, made the remarks while condemning the BJP government in Haryana for giving only Rs 2 lakh as compensation to the

  • Congress claims it has numbers to form government in Goa

    Panaji: The opposition Congress in Goa on Wednesday claimed that it had the support of over 21 legislators in the 40-member Assembly, giving it enough strength to form the government in the state.

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    2019 Lok Sabha, Assembly polls: After CM, another minister claims Sena alliance with BJP

    Mumbai: After Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’ statement about the need for an alliance with the Shiv Sena, another senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) minister, who is close to Union minister Nitin Gadkari, claimed his party would ally with the Sena on its own terms in the Lok Sabha. He, however, further claimed there would be no alliance between the two parties in the state assembly poll.

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    Sohrabuddin encounter case: Govt challenged discharge of only few, not Shah, HC told

    Mumbai: The Bombay Lawyers’ Association on Tuesday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led governments of being ‘discriminative’ while challenging the discharge of accused in the staged encounter case of Sohrabuddin Sheikh. The association told the Bombay High Court that the government has preferred to challenge the discharge of only few accused but has been dragging its feet on questioning the clean chit given to BJP chief Amit Shah.