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BJP leader seeks closure of theatres, gyms, parks over COVID-19 fear

‘Provide masks, gloves and hand sanitisers at all public places’ BJP State secretary Kasi Viswanath Raju has urged the district administration to declare temporary shutdown of parks, movie theatres, gyms and few other public places following declaration of COVID-19 as a national calamity. In a statement, he urged District Collector V. Vinay Chand to take […]

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Can Raavan’s party make a mark in Indian politics?

‘Whether or not Chandrashekhar Azad succeeds or fails electorally, he has already made democratic politics more accountable to Dalits.’ Amit Ahuja teaches political science at University of California at Santa Barbara. “Raavan’s brand of fearless Dalit assertion is the natural progression of the politics of dignity that the BSP and Kanshi Ram had introduced to […]

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BJP leader arrested for firing during Aligarh clashes in February

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vinay Varshney was arrested on Thursday in connection with an attempt to murder case for allegedly firing during violent clashes over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) in Aligarh on February 23, the police said. “Varshney was booked under Section 307 [attempt to murder] of the Indian Penal Code in connection […]

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Resort politics in focus as Madhya Pradesh crisis deepens

At least 80 Congress lawmakers from Madhya Pradesh have been lodged at the same resort on the Delhi-Jaipur highway where, in November 2019, party MLAs from Maharashtra were also kept during the process of government formation. The MP MLAs were brought to Jaipur from Bhopal on Wednesday to prevent them from switching to the rival […]

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BJP to prepare action plan for local body polls

Meet of district presidents held The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to prepare an action plan for contesting the coming local body elections. The plan was prepared at a meeting of district presidents held here on Wednesday. A committee under State general secretary M.T.Ramesh was formed for preparing the plan and also coordinating the […]

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Pawan flying to Delhi for seat-sharing?

As we all know Jana Sena Party has teamed up with BJP in AP and so they would be contesting the local body elections jointly. Accordingly Jana Sena chief will be flying to New Delhi this afternoon and will be meeting BJP biggies. From the Jana Sena sources, Pawan has sought appointment of Home minister […]

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Give up hatred not social media: RaGa

Last night Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a sensational statement that he is willing to quit social media and he would take a decision during the weekend. The social media was widely divided by Modi’s comments and it is still unclear that what led him to take such a decision. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi took […]

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AAP’s use of Hindu symbolism is a sign of the times

As the campaign peaked, AAP leaders evidently realised they had to deflect their chief opponent’s attempts to polarise the electorate over religious identity, explains David Devadas. The questions that have been raised over the Aam Aadmi Party’s use of Hindu symbolism as subtle campaign props are misplaced. There was nothing wrong with it, either as […]

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Angered by Democrat leader’s criticism, BJP leader threatens party will ‘play a role’ in U.S. elections, then deletes tweet

Bernie Sanders had called U.S. President Donald Trump’s response to the violence sparked by the CAA ‘a failure of leadership’ In a strong response to criticism from U.S. Democrat leader Bernie Sanders, a senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader threatened that the ruling party would be “compelled” to wade into U.S. Presidential elections. The tweet, which […]

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Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan, wife, son sent to judicial custody

The BJP welcomed the development Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan, his legislator wife Tanzin Fatima and MLA son Abdullah Azam were on Wednesday sent to judicial custody for allegedly faking Abdullah’s birth certificate. They have been sent to judicial custody till March 2,” Rampur Superintendent of Police Santosh Kumar Mishra told PTI. The case relates […]