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  • Cabinet reshuffle in Goa, two ministers dropped, two inducted

    Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar carried out a minor Cabinet resuffle Monday, dropping two ailing ministers and inducting two new faces. The development came a day after BJP president Amit Shah said that Parrikar would remain in his post, putting to rest speculation about continuance of the ailing chief minister.

  • Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar to govern Goa from hospital bed

    New Delhi : Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is understood to have dropped the request he made last week to BJP President Amit Shah to relieve him as the CM in view of his deteriorating health, informing him that he will continue to take care of the administration while remaining confined to the hospital bed here.

  • Why no similar provisions for Hindu men deserting women?

    New Delhi : With the government taking ordinance route to make ‘instant triple talaq’ a penal offence, opposition parties and women activists Wednesday asked why no similar provisions are made for Hindu men deserting their wives and alleged a “human issue” has been made into a “political football”.

  • People fed up with ‘Modinomics’: Congress

    New Delhi : The Congress on Monday blasted the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) for claiming to remain in power for the next 50 years and lamented that the Modi government sought to brazen it out instead of responding to the concerns of ordinary citizens reflected in the instant response to the Bharat Bandh call of the opposition parties.


    New Delhi : BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad, who briefed the press on the national executive deliberations, said BJP President Amit Shah spoke in the concluding session just before PM Modi, pointed out that the party has already mapped 9 crore party workers. This corpus of party workers alone will guarantee 30 crore votes as each has three-four members in his family.

  • Nitish red-faced as his wings clipped in seat-sharing

    New Delhi : Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was taken for a ride in accepting BJP President Amit Shah’s 20:20 formula for sharing of seats in Bihar in the Lok Sabha elections on getting the details of the deal after he got after Shah’s return from Patna early this week.

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    BJP’S slew of plans to cash in Atal’s legacy

    New Delhi : In a bid to cash on former Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee’s legacy for poll advantage, the Bharatiya Janata Party is organising nationwide “Kavi Sammelans” in at least 4,000 locations on September 16 on the first month of his death , and observation of a “Seva Saptah” (week of service) from the next day to hold medical camps and cleanliness drive at 20,000 locations.

  • PM coins slogan ‘Saaf Niyat, Sahi Vikas’, gifts women Rakhi homes

    Gandhinagar : In a packed Thursday in his home state Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated 1.15 lakh homes to women as a rakshabandhan gift, laid the foundation stone for a group water scheme, inaugurated a government hospital, a milk processing plant, and a girls hostel – all totaling a financial commitment of over Rs 2750 crores, delivered a convocation address, chaired a Somnath temple trust meeting and even coined a new


    New Delhi : Reports of the Modi government planning “simultaneous elections” in February by advancing Lok Sabha and some state assembly elections and postponing assembly elections in four states slated in December turned out to be fake as even the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party distanced from the idea.

  • Suspend Amit Shah’s membership: Cong to EC

    New Delhi : A high-level Congress delegation led by its senior advocates Kapil Sibal and Abhishek Singhvi on Monday petitioned the Election Commission to initiate proceedings to suspend Rajya Sabha membership of BJP president Amit Shah with immediate effect for filing a false election affidavit that attracts up to six months of jail and/or a fine.

  • Shah urges people to uproot Mamata’s Trinamool in WB

    Kolkata : BJP President Amit Shah said on Saturday that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alone can bring progress in Bengal as he urged the people to uproot the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC) government in the state.

  • Amit Shah shown black flags by youth Congress workers  

    Kolkata: BJP president Amit Shah was today shown black flags by youth Congress workers when he came out of the NSC Bose International airport here to attend a rally in central part of the city, the police said. The youth Congress workers showed black flags and raised anti-Modi and anti-Shah slogans as the BJP national president stepped out of the airport.

  • Posters asking BJP to leave Bengal at Shah’s rally venue

    Kolkata : A day ahead of BJP president Amit Shah’s visit to Kolkata, posters asking the “BJP to leave Bengal” were seen put up in and around his rally venue at Mayo Road, in the central part of the city.

  • NRC: Nobody to be deported from Assam

    New Delhi : At least two junior union ministers have assured a visiting Bangladesh MP that nobody would be deported to his country as a consequence of the massive exercise of the National Register of Citizens (NRCs) to find out illegal immigrants living in the state.

  • Clear stand on OBC bill, Amit Shah dares Cong

    BJP President Amit Shah and UP CM Yogi Adityanath during an event to rename the iconic Mughalsarai railway station to Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay.