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    BJP government is exercising laxity on issue of mob lynching in the name of cow vigilantism: Mayawati

    Lucknow: Terming mob lynching in the name of cow vigilantism as a “blot on democracy”, BSP supremo Mayawati Sunday accused the BJP governments of  laxity and indifference on the issue. “The increasing tendency of indulging in mob lynching in the name of cow vigilantism in the BJP-ruled states is a blot on democracy, yet the governments are exercising laxity and are being indifferent to it,” Mayawati told reporters here.

  • BJP government seeks to oust Congress-NCP hegemony in co-op sector

    Mumbai: Eyeing the cooperative sector controlled by the opposing Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to grab this sector by hook or crook. The co-op sugar mills have been on the radar of the BJP government, which has issued notices to defaulter mills for the recovery of soft loans borrowed from the government.

  • India may have to cough up Rs 685 billion more to repay debt

    Mumbai: The BJP government’s worries have begun to mount: On the one hand, it has slipped badly on the oil slick; on the other hand, the rupee is sliding into a deep abyss. But oil isn’t the only headache for India as the rupee slides, says wire agency Bloomberg. You can add external debt to the list.

  • Hardik Patel will give up water if government does not start talks: PAAS

    Ahmedabad: As Hardik Patel’s indefinite fast entered 12th day, the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) led by him announced Wednesday that he would stop taking water if the BJP government in Gujarat did not initiate talks with him in the next 24 hours.

  • RBI rate panel member doubts BJP’s world-beating GDP data

    Mumbai: Not everyone is convinced of the rosy growth numbers that the BJP government has churned out. Among the ‘dissenters’ is Ravindra Dholakia, a member of the RBI Monetary Policy Committee, which is tasked with the responsibility of setting the key rates.

  • Docs on toes as Hardik loses 11 kg in 12 days

    Gandhinagar : The Vijay Rupani led BJP government in Gujarat, already on pins and needles over  Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leader Hardik Patel’s 12 day long and continuing indefinite fast, braced for his followers intention to intensify the stir.

  • Farmers, labourers hold mega rally in Delhi; slam Modi govt over policies

    New Delhi : Thousands of farmers and labourers from across the country held a massive protest in the national capital on Wednesday against what they called “anti-people” policies of the Modi government, and demanded higher prices for farm produce, waiver of loans and better wages, reports PTI.

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    BJP baiter gets sympathy and bail

    Chennai: A young research scholar, who was on Monday arrested for allegedly raising slogans and dubbing the BJP Government “fascist” on board an aircraft in which BJP state president Tamilisai Soundararajan was travelling, was released on bail on Tuesday by a court in Thoothukudi in southern Tamil Nadu. Tamilisai alleged that co-passenger Lois Sofia, who is pursuing doctoral studies in Mathematics at the University of Montreal in Canada, had, while de-boarding from

  • Modi govt selling petrol, diesel cheaper abroad, alleges Cong

    The monstrous taxes being levied by the govt have resulted in the skyrocketing petrol and diesel prices. The Modi govt has already profited by over Rs 11 lakh cr from draconian taxes on fuel , Randeep Surjewala Congress chief spokesperson.

  • Bhopal: Despite persistent efforts, 20 MLAs failed to get ministerial berth

    Bhopal: With just few months to go for the Assembly elections, hopes of several MLAs, aspiring to become ministers, have dashed to the ground. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, after coming to power in 2013 for third time, did cabinet expansion only twice. He had hinted for third expansion too but the upcoming assembly polls have automatically put an end to the speculations.

  • Poor don’t matter to the PM: Congress

    Mumbai : Mumbai Congress President Sanjay Nirupam on Saturday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the latter visited the city to address the 56th convocation ceremony of the Indian Institute of Technology- Bombay (IIT-B) and encourage students, even as a 12-year-old girl, studying in a civic school, died of the suspected side-effects of consuming deworming medication and iron and folic acid supplements a day before the PM’s visit to the city.

  • Ujjain: Youth Congress takes out ‘August Kranti Yatra’ pledges to uproot BJP Government

    Ujjain: Youth Congress took out an ‘August Kranti Yatra’ on Wednesday. The yatra was taken out under the leadership of district head of Youth Congress Chandrabhansingh Chandel and acting president Meet Sharma.  Freedom fighter Amritlal Amrit, Deepak Chotiwal and Ajeet Borasi were the special guests of the event.

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    Government wants last word on judges

    The BJP government has sent a message to the judiciary that by securing an absolute mandate from the people, it has the right to decide who will enter the Supreme Court. So, by denying Uttarakhand chief justice K M Joseph his rightful seniority, the Modi government has emulated late prime minister Indira Gandhi who allegedly emasculated the judiciary.

  • Mamata writes poem against NRC, BJP govt

    Kolkata : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata   Banerjee on Monday penned a poem slamming the BJP government over the complete draft of Assam’s National Register of Citizens (NRC) and said those who protested against the saffron party had no place in the country.

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    Mumbai: BJP governments at Centre and state are fooling people, says Raj Thackeray

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Sunday lashed out at the BJP-led governments at the Centre and in Maharashtra, saying they were “fooling people”. Addressing members of MNS’ civic unions, he said the governments were announcing schemes worth several “crores and crores of rupees” on a daily basis despite having no money to fill the existing vacancies in various government departments.