Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Mamata Banerjee’s presence at Trinamool programme in Raj Ghat uncertain

KOLKATA: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's presence at the Trinamool Congress' upcoming agitation programme at the Raj Ghat in New Delhi from October 2 has become uncertain as doctors have advised her bed rest for 10 days.

PM Modi reaches BJP’s ‘Karyakarta Mahakumbh’ in Bhopal, takes round of Jamboori Maidan

BHOPAL:Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Bhopal’s Jamboori Maidan where he will be addressing ‘Karyakarta Mahakumbh’ of around 10 lakh booth workers.

Kerala CPI does not want Rahul to contest from Wayanad

Thiruvananthapuram:The Kerala unit of the CPI is all set to request Congress Lok Sabha member Rahul Gandhi not to contest from Wayanad in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

Om Birla warns BJP LS MP Ramesh Bidhuri of action after Oppn objects to derogatory remarks against BSP's Danish Ali

NEW DELHI: Amid serious objections raised by opposition parties led by the Congress against BJP Lok Sabha MP Ramesh Bidhuri's objectionable remark used in the Parliament against Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MP Danish Ali, Speaker Om Birla has warned the lawmaker of strict action if such behaviour is repeated again in future.

'Canada advisory not based on facts', says Goa DGP

PANAJI: Clarifying that foreign tourists, particularly women have always preferred Goa as a favourite destination on account of safety and security, Goa Director General of Police (DGP) Jaspal Singh has said that the Canadian High Commission's advisory to its citizens is not based on facts.

SP, RLD slam govt over inherent delay in women’s bill implementation

LUCKNOW: The Samajwadi Party and the Rashtriya Lok Dal have demanded that the provision for women’s reservation should be made applicable in the run-up to 2024 Lok Sabha elections and the assembly elections in five states scheduled to be held later this year.

'Was Rajiv Gandhi's dream': Sonia supports Women's Reservation Bill, seeks OBC inclusion

NEW DELHI: Congress Parliamentary Party (CPP) chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday said the Women's Reservation Bill was her husband and former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's dream, which could come true now, but it needed to be implemented soon with the inclusion of SC, ST and OBC communities.

This is the original copy of Constitution: Meghwal on 'secular, socialist' words missing

NEW DELHI: Trashing the Opposition's allegations that the words "socialist, secular" are missing in the new copies of the Constitution, the Centre on Wednesday asserted that it was the copy of the original Constitution as the words were added later through an amendment.

Govt intention something else, publicising Women's Reservation Bill in view of polls: Kharge

NEW DELHI: Ahead of the discussion on Women's Reservation Bill in Lok Sabha, Congress President and Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge on Wednesday questioned the intention of the government, and said he feels that the government is publicising this in view of elections.

Police to seek Mamman Khan's remand in connection to Nuh violence

Gurugram:Nuh SP Narendra Bijarnia on Friday said the police will seek the remand of arrested Congress MLA Mamman Khan in connection with the July 31 violence that erupted in the Haryana district.

LS polls will be contested to save country's culture & tradition: Assam CM Sarma

PATNA: The upcoming Lok Sabha polls will be fought to save the country's culture and tradition, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, who is currently on Bihar visit, said on Friday.

Goa CM should work towards 'allowing' Bahujan Samaj in temples: Congress

PANAJI: Congress leader Girish Chodankar on Friday advised Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant to work towards giving entry to Bahujan Samaj in temples (sanctum of sanctorum), when he speaks about protecting Sanatan Dharma.

JSP, TDP to have poll alliance, says Pawan Kalyan after meeting Naidu in jail

Rajahmundry (Andhra Pradesh):The Jana Sena Party (JSP) will contest the coming elections in Andhra Pradesh in alliance with the Telugu Desam Party (TDP), announced JSP leader and actor Pawan Kalyan on Thursday.

Priyanka condoles death of 5 security personnel in J&K

NEW DELHI: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday condoled the death of an Army colonel and major, and a DSP, a soldier, and an SPO in two separate encounters between terrorists and security forces, and said entire country is condemning the terror act in one voice.

Not possible to release Cauvery water to TN: K'taka CM to Union Jal Shakti Min

Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday shot off a letter to the Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekawat, stating it is not possible to release the Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu pushing farmers, people and livestock of his state into crisis.

Yechury meets Pawar ahead of INDIA bloc coordination committee meeting

NEW DELHI: Ahead of the INDIA bloc coordination committee meeting on Wednesday evening, CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury met Nationalist Congress Party leader Sharad Pawar at his residence and said that consultations and meetings were happening "as secular forces have to work together".

Congress slams Goa CM, says BJP ‘poisoning minds of people’

PANAJI: Slamming Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant for his allegations against the INDIA opposition bloc over Sanatana Dharma, the Congress on Wednesday alleged that the BJP is "poisoning the minds of people" and spreading communal hatred.

Maha Congress: Postpone Eid-e-Milad holiday due to Ganeshotsav

MUMBAI: The Maharashtra Congress has urged the state government to postpone the Eid-e-Milad holiday, marking the birthday of Prophet Mohammed, from September 28 to 29 as it coincides with the Ganeshotsav immersion ceremonies this year, here on Tuesday.

Rahul's meeting with ex-Norwegian PM extremely significant for India’s development story.: Congress

NEW DELHI: Congress leader K.C. Venugopal on Tuesday dubbed party MP Rahul Gandhi's meeting with former Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg and other lawmakers as "extremely significant for India’s development story".

Cong alleges Rs 13,000 cr scam in J&K Jal Jeevan Mission, says officer being harassed

NEW DELHI: Congress on Monday hit out at the BJP-led Centre alleging Rs 13,000 crore scam in the Jal Jeevan Mission in J&K and victimisation of the IAS officer, who exposed the scam while shielding the accused.

Puthuppally bypoll outcome sets tone for LS polls

Thiruvananthapuram: With Congress candidate Chandy Oommen winning the September 5 Puthuppally bypoll hands down, the traditional political rivals find themselves going back to the drawing board in view of the nearing Lok Sabha polls.

Priyanka to launch Indira Rasoi Grameen in Rajasthan’s Tonk on Sep 10

With eyes firmly set on the upcoming elections, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi will launch the Indira Rasoi Gramin scheme at Niwai in Rajasthan’s Tonk district on September 10.

Mamata Banerjee to attend G20 Summit dinner

KOLKATA: Despite strongly objecting to the use of “Bharat” in the invitation letter from Rashtrapati Bhawan for the G20 Summit dinner, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will be attending the event on Saturday night.

Rahul Gandhi to participate in conversation programme at Oslo University

NEW DELHI: Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi, who will be visiting Europe on three nation visit for a week from September 6 to 11, will hold a conversation programme at University of Oslo in Netherlands on the theme of 'The World's largest country; the world's largest democracy'.

'I'm also Sanatani, we should respect other's religion': Kejriwal

NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday, while commenting on Tamil Nadu minister Udhayanidhi Stalin's remark on Sanatan Dharma that sparked a widespread controversy, said "we should respect other's religion".

Oppn leaders slam govt over 'Prez of Bharat' G20 invite

NEW DELHI: Opposition leaders of I.N.D.I.A bloc on Tuesday slammed the BJP government after the Rashtrapati Bhawan sent out invites for a G20 dinner of September 9 in the name of President of Bharat instead of the usual President of India, saying the country doesn't belong to a political party.

Sanatan Dharma remark row: Priyank Kharge takes on BJP's Santhosh, raises caste division issue

BENGALURU:Defending Tamil Nadu Minister and actor Udhayanidhi Stalin’s statement on "eradication of Sanatana Dharma", Karnataka Minister for RDPR, IT and BT Priyank Kharge on Tuesday challenged and questioned BJP national General Secretary B.L. Santhosh, saying "who divided society on the basis of caste?"

My family is a victim of political harassment: Mamata

KOLKATA: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Monday that her family has become a victim of political harassment.

Shinde promises Maratha quotas, but no firm decision yet; stir continues

MUMBAI: Belying expectations, Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde on Monday reiterated that the government is committed to giving reservations to the Marathas, but did not spell out the exact quota that is being planned.

At Rs 6,046 cr, BJP has highest assets among top 8 parties: ADR report

NEW DELHI: The total assets declared by the eight national parties increased to Rs 8,829.158 crore during financial year 2021-22, of which the highest assets were declared by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at Rs 6,046.81 crore during FY 2021-22, a report said on Monday.

Congress appoints 3 members, including Arun Yadav as special invitee to screening committee for MP assembly polls

NEW DELHI: Ahead of the crucial assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, Congress on Monday announced appointing additional members as special invitees of the Screening Committee.

Pvt transporters in K'taka call for bandh against free travel for women scheme, DyCM to discuss with CM

BENGALURU: Deputy Chief Minister D.K. Shivakumar on Saturday said that he would discuss the matter of a free travel scheme for women with the Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and Transport Minister Ramalinga Reddy.

PM Modi congratulates Tharman Shanmugaratnam on his election as Singapore President

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday congratulated Tharman Shanmugaratnam on his election as president of Singapore.

Woman paraded naked in Raj: Culprits to be tried in fast track court, says CM Gehlot

JAIPUR: After the Rajasthan Police detained eight accused in connection with the case in which a woman was paraded naked in Pratapgarh district, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said that the culprits will be punished in the fast track court.

Kejriwal not a prime ministerial candidate, says Atishi

NEW DELHI: AAP leader Atishi on Wednesday said that the Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is not a prime ministerial candidate and her statement should be considered as the official statement of the party.

Sonia Gandhi to arrive in Mumbai on her 4th visit in 24 years

MUMBAI: Congress leader Sonia Gandhi will arrive in Mumbai on Thursday, marking her fourth visit to the city in 24 years, to attend the two-day INDIA National Opposition Conclave.

SC disposes of plea challenging demolition drive near Sri Krishna Janmabhoomi in Mathura

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday disposed of a plea challenging the demolition drive near Sri Krishna Janmabhoomi in Mathura while granting liberty to the petitioner to approach the jurisdictional civil court for further relief, including stay on demolition.

LS polls: BJP may announce candidates against Sonia Gandhi, Dimple Yadav, Supriya Sule

NEW DELHI: The BJP, which is gearing up for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, may soon announce candidates against Congress Parliamentary Party (CPP) chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Dimple Yadav and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Supriya Sule.

Operation Hast: Those believing in Congress ideology will be included, says K’taka CM

Mysuru: As part of "Operation Hasta", all the BJP and JD(S) leaders who believe in the ideologies of the Congress would be inducted in the party, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said here on Monday.

EPS upset as Jayalalithaa's name omitted in Koyambedu metro announcement

CHENNAI: AIADMK general secretary and former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Edappadi K. Palaniswami (EPS) has strongly objected to the Chennai Metro rail corporation omitting the name of late Chief Minister Jayalalithaa during announcement at Koyambedu Bus Terimal metro station.

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