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  • Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal urges Yashwant Sinha to contest Lok Sabha elections

    Noida: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has urged former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha to contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in 2019. However, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener did not name the party or the constituency from which the former finance minister should contest the polls.

  • Maharashtra: Vinod Tawde blames media for portraying ‘dirty’ image of politics

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde has blamed the media for portraying a “dirty” image of politics, evoking sharp reactions from the opposition parties as well as its restive ally Shiv Sena. Addressing a group of students at Wilson College here Friday, Tawde had asked how many of them wanted to join politics.

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    BJP vows to win future Lok Sabha polls with bigger mandate than 2014       

    New Delhi: A key BJP meeting chaired by its president Amit Shah today vowed to work to ensure the party’s return to power in the Lok Sabha elections with a bigger victory than 2014 when it had won a majority on its own for the first time in its electoral history, sources said. A slogan of “Ajey BJP” (Invincible BJP) was adopted at the meeting of the party’s national office bearers and

  • Amit Shah to kick off poll campaign in Telangana on September 15

    Hyderabad: BJP president Amit Shah would kick off the party’s campaign for assembly polls in Telangana with a public meeting at Mahabubnagar on September 15. National leaders of the party and Chief Ministers of BJP-ruled states are also expected take part in the campaign, BJP MLC N Ramachander Rao told PTI Saturday. They are expected to frequently visit Telangana till the elections are over, he said.

  • Bhopal: Whether they reject or accept, they are people of my state, says CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

    Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, in a meeting of BJP leaders on Friday made a disclosure that he was asked by officers to postpone jan ashirwaad yatra following bandh called by general category. Chouhan said he did not stop and continued his Yatra and Chief minister said that he told the officers that whether people reject or accept him, they were people of his state and he would surely go to meet

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    Maharashtra: Social worker files writ against BJP MLA Prashant Bamb for harassment

    Mumbai: A writ petition was filed by a social worker, Jaya Patil, against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Prashant Bamb from Aurangabad in the Bombay High Court, for allegedly blackmailing and extorting contractors of Maharashtra and assaulting police officers in police stations, bragging about his close relations with Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.

  • A first of its kind dog park in South Mumbai

    Mumbai: A dedicated park for pets will soon be a reality as the civic chief has decided to okay the proposal of a dog park. It will come up in south Mumbai’s Cuffe Parade. The proposed park in a garden will be the first in the city and will be maintained by the BMC.

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    Cops refuse to file an FIR, Ram Kadam is being dragged to HC

    Mumbai: BJP lawmaker Ram Kadam’s cup of woes is overflowing. The MLA from Ghatkopar will soon be dragged to the Bombay High Court for his ‘raavan’ avatar, which he publicly exhibited at a Dahi Handi event on September 3. A woman activist wants to get a First Information Report (FIR) registered against Kadam for his ‘objectionable’ remarks.

  • Provide fitness certificate then resume work: Congress to Goa CM Manohar Parrikar

    Panaji: The Congress met Friday Goa Governor Mridula Sinha and demanded her intervention to stop “collapse” of the administration in the BJP-ruled state in view of frequent absence of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and hospitalisation of his two Cabinet colleagues. The main Opposition party said Parrikar should provide a fitness certificate before joining work. The party said while the nature of CM’s illness is not known, two other ministers are in hospitals with

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    Mumbai: Shiv Sena compares Ram Kadam to Alauddin Khilji over ‘kidnap’ remark, seeks BJP’s reply

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena Friday likened Maharashtra BJP MLA Ram Kadam to Alauddin Khilji, 13th century Sultan of Delhi, for telling youngsters he would “kidnap” a girl they like, and also questioned his party’s silence over his remarks. The Sena said while Prime Minister Narendra Modi was keen on giving “justice” to Muslim women in triple talaq, in Maharashtra the MLAs of his

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    Mumbai: ABVP stages protest in Ghatkopar against BJP MLA Ram Kadam

    Mumbai: RSS-affiliated Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) Thursday staged a protest against BJP MLA Ram Kadam here and demanded that the BJP act against him over his controversial remarks. Kadam had told youngsters at a Dahi Handi event in suburban Ghatkopar on Monday that he would “abduct” a girl they like even if she rejects their proposal.

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    Ram Kadam finally apologises

    Mumbai: On the day of dahi handi, BJP legislator, Ram Kadam made blasphemous comments saying, he will abduct girls to get them married to young men who loved them despite the opposition from the girls. Kadam’s speech went viral and the alliance party Shiv Sena and opposition leaders accused him of showing his Ravan side. Kadam made a half hearted apology which was not accepted by anyone and a Maratha girl challenged

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    ‘Ravan’ speech may cost Ram Kadam his post

    Mumbai: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has instructed MLA Ram Kadam to refrain from interacting with the media, apparently stung by the “Beti Bhagao” jibe at its “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao” slogan. The jibe was spurred by MLA Kadam’s speech at a dahi handi event on Monday, in which he offered to abduct girls for spurned suitors.

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    Ex-Maharashtra minister announces Rs 5 lakh for cutting off BJP MLA Ram Kadam’s tongue

    Nagpur: A former Maharashtra minister allegedly announced a reward on Thursday for anyone who “cuts off the tongue” of BJP MLA Ram Kadam, whose “would abduct the girl a boy has liked” statement has triggered a huge controversy. In a video of an event at Buldhana in eastern Maharashtra, Subodh Saoji, a Congress leader and a former state minister, was purportedly heard saying that Kadam’s statement was unbecoming of a legislator.

  • Section 377 verdict: Homosexuality is genetic disorder that will give rise to HIV, says BJP leader Subramanian Swamy

    New Delhi: Even after the Supreme Court decriminalised homosexuality, Bharatiya Janata Party (BPJ) leader Subramanian Swamy called it a ‘genetic disorder’, which needs to be rectified with ‘medical science’. Swamy said, “Of course what happens in someone’s private life should not be of anyone’s concern, neither should they be punished. It is basically a genetic disorder, like someone having six fingers. Medical research must be done to rectify it.”

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    BJP sacks MLA Ram Kadam from state spokesperson’s post

    After facing backlashes and mounting pressure from the opposition parties, the BJP has made a decision to sack MLA Ram Kadam from state spokesperson’s post. The decision was taken by the party high command after BJP chief Amit Shah and Devendra Fadnavis took serious note of Kadam’s controversial remark.

  • 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.

  • Ujjain: Congress stages protest against soaring oil, gas prices

    Ujjain: During a protest organized by Congress over soaring oil prices at several place in city on Wednesday Kamal Singh Patel, Congress district rural president said, “Petrol, Diesel and LPG prices have been soaring by the day and has even broken previous benchmarks of the past several years.”