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Sonia Gandhi urges nation to stand against intolerance, bigotry

Chidambaram raises issue of former J&K CMs in custody Marking India’s 73rd Independence Day at the Congress headquarters on Thursday, interim party president Sonia Gandhi called upon citizens to fight bigotry, injustice and discrimination. “A democratic and resilient India at 73 has no place for bigotry, superstition, sectarianism, fanaticism, racialism, intolerance or injustice. Yet millions […]

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BJP expels former Himachal Pradesh Minister Anil Sharma

The action was taken after a section of local leaders constantly build up pressure on the party to throw Sharma out of the party for anti-party activities. The BJP on Wednesday expelled former Himachal Pradesh power minister Anil Sharma from the party, ANI reported. “Who so ever be, if he goes against the party line, […]

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Finally, Vivek Joins BJP

Former MP G Vivek who was dodging between BJP and Congress, picked the saffron flag at last. In the presences of Home Minister Amit Shah, Vivek joined BJP. Telangana BJP leaders Laxman, Kishan Reddy and Nizambad MP Dharmapuri Aravind were also present went Amit Shah greeted Vivek upon joining the party. Speaking on this occasion, […]

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BJP brass to BSY: Tackle floods first, Cabinet expansion later

An expansion was expected this week after the chief minister travelled to Delhi to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah on Tuesday. A proposed expansion of the B S Yediyurappa government in Karnataka has been stalled on account of the BJP national leadership directing the chief minister to first tackle the […]

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Two more INLD MLAs, one Independent joins BJP in Haryana

In another setback for the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) ahead of the Haryana Assembly polls, two more party MLAs besides one Independent legislator joined the ruling BJP in Haryana on August 5. INLD’s Ram Chander Kamboj, MLA from Rania assembly segment in Sirsa district, who had recently resigned from the party and Naseem Ahmed, […]

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Muslim women key to BJP’s minority outreach plan in UP

Of many photographs that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s media cell in Uttar Pradesh releases regularly, a recent one stands out. It shows Sunil Bansal, BJP state general secretary (organisation), inducting a Muslim woman in a veil into the party during the membership drive that kicked off on July 6. The ongoing drive aims to […]

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World Bank statement on dropping Amaravati loan

There has been wide discussion about World Bank’s financial assistance to Andhra Pradesh. Last week, World Bank is heard to have stopped funding to AP which is worth Rs 300 crore. Ruling and opposition parties have blamed each other for this fiasco. The World Bank has issued a statement regarding the same and revealed who […]