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    Mumbai: BJP President Amit Shah meets singer Lata Mangeshkar

    Mumbai: BJP president Amit Shah today held a closed-door assessment meeting of senior party leaders here with the focus on the 2019 Lok Sabha polls and strengthening the cadre in Maharashtra. After attending the meetings, Shah met melody queen Lata Mangeshkar at her home in south Mumbai as part of the party’s “contact for support” campaign.

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    No-Confidence Motion: The debate and its aftermath

    What did we gain from the 12-hour debate on the No-Trust Motion, if anything at all? To begin with, if the debate helps to normalise the functioning of Parliament sans the daily shouting matches, defiance of the Chair, forced adjournments et al, it would be no small achievement. Whether it comes true, we will know in the remaining part of the monsoon session. The debate also spotlighted the fault lines among the

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    Maharashtra: BJP councillor arrested for raping woman over three years in Yavatmal

    Yavatmal: A BJP councillor of Wani Municipal Council in Yavatmal district has been arrested for allegedly raping a woman for over last three years and trying to extort money from her, police said on Sunday. The accused Dheeraj Digambar Pathe (29), a resident of Wasekar Layout in Wani town, was arrested on Saturday night based on a complaint filed by a 20-year-old woman, police said.

  • Will he win ‘trust’ of the nation?

    Now that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has won the trial of strength on the floor of Lok Sabha with a handsome margin, he and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party do not have to worry about their continuation in the office at least till the next general elections for Lok Sabha due in April/May 2019. Modi and his party chief Amit Shah not only managed to keep all constituents of the NDA with

  • Rahul’s speech high on entertainment, low on substance: BJP

    New Delhi: The BJP on Friday termed Rahul Gandhi’s hug to Prime Minister Narendra Modi as an “immature” act and said his speech during the no-confidence motion was “low on substance” and “high on entertainment”. Commenting on the Congress president’s speech, BJP national spokesperson Sambit Patra said, “It was low on substance and high on entertainment value. Since Thursday, the country was observing Rahul and wanted to hear his speech. “He had

  • Congress slams BJP over Assam cash-for-job scam

    New Delhi: Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the daughter of one of the BJP MPs was put behind bars for her alleged involvement in cash-for-job scam of Assam Public Service Commission (APSC).

  • Ujjain: Congress kicks-off ‘jan jagaran yatra’ to counter BJP ‘sham’

    Ujjain: To counter BJP’s ‘jan ashirwad yatra’, undertaken by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan ahead of Assembly electrions-2018, the Congress party kicked-off its jan jagaran yatra from Tarana tehsil of the district on Wednesday, under the leadership of Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) president Kamal Nath.

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    Assam: BJP MP’s daughter, 18 others arrested in cash-for-job scam

    Dispur (Assam): Assam police on Wednesday arrested Pallavi Sharma, daughter of BJP MP RP Sharma, and 18 other government officers in connection with the cash-for-job scam of Assam Public Service Commission (APSC). Earlier, police had filed charge sheet against former Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) chairman Rakesh Kumar Paul and few other members in connection with the case.

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    Shiv Sena undecided on supporting no-confidence motion moved by TDP against Narendra Modi government

    Mumbai: Telugu Desam Party chief and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu has appealed to all non-BJP parties to support the no-confidence motion moved against the Narendra Modi government, but the Shiv Sena is not inclined to play along. Despite its shrill criticism of the Modi government through party mouthpiece ‘Saamana’ and in public, the Shiv Sena will stop short of jumping onto the Opposition bandwagon.

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    Has BJP started Taliban in Hinduism, asks Shashi Tharoor

    Thiruvananthapuram: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, who earlier triggered a controversy after his “Hindu Pakistan” comment, has once again hit out at the BJP-led Centre and questioned whether they are trying to start Taliban in Hinduism.

  • Monsoon Session begins today! What to expect in Parliament, apart from protests

    New Delhi: With the Monsoon Session of the Parliament kick-starting today, the Centre and Opposition would be looking forward to debates over a long pending list of bills and a slew of relevant issues. The monsoon session, which concludes on August 10, will have 18 sittings amid much-expected drama in both the houses – Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha.

  • Cong to move no-trust motion against govt

     New Delhi : The Congress on Tuesday announced its plan to mobilise opposition parties by the night to pilot a no-confidence motion in the Lok Sabha against the Modi Government. Congress’ Lok Sabha leader Mallikarjun Kharge, who addressed a joint press conference with Ghulam Nabi Azad, said 13 opposition parties on Monday evening took a decision on moving the no-confidence decision but will announce it only after an all-party meeting convened by

  • Letter to Speaker over BJP ‘tendencies’

     New Delhi : Seven opposition parties have written to Sumitra Mahajan, Speaker of Lok Sabha, expressing “deep anguish” over the manner in which BJP bulldozed through the previous Lok Sabha session by not allowing debate on several important bills.