POLITICS

Mithun Chakraborty joins BJP ahead of West Bengal polls

AMN / KOLKATA The actor Mithun Chakraborty today joined BJP at a rally in Kolkata. Chakraborty has been involved in politics before, as part of the Trinamool Congress before resigning on ill-health grounds in 2016. He joined BJP at a massive rally addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to campaign for the Bengal election. “I … Continue reading Mithun Chakraborty joins BJP ahead of West Bengal polls

Tamil Nadu: Congress, DMK seal seat-sharing agreement, Congress to contest 25 seats

WEB DESK The DMK and the congress party have sealed seat-sharing agreement today. The congress will field its candidates in 25 of the total of 234 seats in the state Assembly. Talks in both the AIADMK and the DMK camps as well as the other fronts over seat-sharing with their remaining partners are still going … Continue reading Tamil Nadu: Congress, DMK seal seat-sharing agreement, Congress to contest 25 seats

BJP releases first list of 56 candidates for West Bengal Assembly polls

Subhendu Adhikari to contest against Mamata Banerjee on Nandigram seat AMN / NEW DELHI Bharatiya Janata Party has pitted Subhendu Adhikari against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Nandigram seat in the ensuing State Assembly elections. Mr Adhikari, who used to be the key aide of Ms Banerjee, joined the BJP few months back. … Continue reading BJP releases first list of 56 candidates for West Bengal Assembly polls

WEST BENGAL: TMC Releases list of 291 candidates; Mamata Banerjee to contest from Nandigram

S Moin / Kolkata Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Friday announced their candidates for all the eight phases of assembly elections. Left parties also announced their candidate list and the formula of seat sharing for the first two phases. Announcing names of 291 candidates, Trinamool Congress Chief and Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee said … Continue reading WEST BENGAL: TMC Releases list of 291 candidates; Mamata Banerjee to contest from Nandigram

BJP releases first list for Assam polls; CM Sonowal to contest from Majuli

AMN / NEW DELHI BJP today released the first list of candidates for Assam Assembly elections. Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal will contest from his sitting Majuli assembly seat while state Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma will try his fate from his sitting Jalukbari constituency in the ensuing state assembly elections. BJP, Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) … Continue reading BJP releases first list for Assam polls; CM Sonowal to contest from Majuli

Notification for Second Phase of Elections in West Bengal and Assam issued

AMN / NEW DELHI The notification for the second phase of assembly elections has been issued in West Bengal and Assam today. In West Bengal, 30 seats across 4 districts will go to polls on 1st April. The last date for filing of nominations is 12th March. Scrutiny will be done on 15th March whereas … Continue reading Notification for Second Phase of Elections in West Bengal and Assam issued

BJP hits back at Rahul Gandhi for criticising I-T raids at some Bollywood celebrities’ premises

Rahul Gandhi criticizes government on the I-T raids and accused it of using probe agencies to target voices, critical to it. AMN WEB DESK BJP has hit back at Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for criticising the government over the Income Tax raids at the premises of some Bollywood celebrities. In a tweet, senior BJP … Continue reading BJP hits back at Rahul Gandhi for criticising I-T raids at some Bollywood celebrities’ premises

BJP CEC meets to prepare strategy for upcoming Assembly Elections

AMN / NEW DELHI A BJP Central Election Committee meeting is underway in New Delhi to finalise the party’s first list of candidates for five assembly polls. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President J P Nadda and other senior party leaders including Union Ministers Amit Shah and Rajnath Singh are attending the meeting at the … Continue reading BJP CEC meets to prepare strategy for upcoming Assembly Elections

Why changing goalposts, Khurshid asks Congress G-23 in open letter

“Whether it is fair to kick the very ladder you have climbed to the top storey of life from where making speeches is easy.” WEB DESK / New Delhi Amid growing resentment in the Congress over public stances taken by G-23 led by veteran Ghulam Nabi Azad, former minister Salman Khurshid on Wednesday asked them … Continue reading Why changing goalposts, Khurshid asks Congress G-23 in open letter

Election Commission extends polling time in West Bengal

AMN The Election Commission(EC) has extended polling time by 30 minutes for the first phase of West Bengal assembly elections. A notification issued by the poll panel said that the voters will now be able to exercise their franchise from 7 am to 6.30 pm. Its said the decision was taken in view of the … Continue reading Election Commission extends polling time in West Bengal

SPORTS

BCCI announces IPL schedule for 2021

Final match to be played at Narendra Modi Stadium at Ahmedabad AMN The Board of Control for Cricket ...

Shooting; NRAI accepts National Sports Code

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI),on Saturday accepted the Natio ...

خبرنامہ

ہندوستان کو’آتم نربھر بھارت‘ نہیں بلکہ غیر ملکی سرمایہ کی ضرورت ہے

مہیر شرما گزشتہ ایک سال کے دوران اگر کسی بات نے گھریلو اور غ ...

مفرور اقتصادی مجرموں سے سختی سے نمٹنے کی ضرورت: نائب صدر

عندلیب اخترنائب صدر، شری ایم وینکیا نائیڈو نے تما م ملکوں سے ...

ممبئی کی مشہور ’کراچی بیکری‘ بالآخر بند ہوگئی

جاوید اخترہندوستان میں سب سے قدیم اور مشہور ترین بیکریوں میں ...

TECH AWAAZ

Abu Dhabi Digital signs partnership agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise

WEB DESK The Abu Dhabi Digital Authority (ADDA)has signed a partnership agreement with Hewlett Packard Ente ...

Indian Army develops messaging application ‘Secure Application for Internet’

file phot AMN Indian Army has developed a simple messaging application named the Secure Application for ...

MARQUEE

Bangalore and Shimla ‘Most liveable’ cities in India

'Ease of Living Index' released Our Correspondent / NEW DELHI Bangalore has emerged as the top perfo ...

Dubai online International Dance Festival receives overwhelming response

By Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi The month long inaugural online Dance festival ‘Bhaktimay Rouhani Majlis ...

MEDIA

Jaideep Bhatnagar takes over as Principal DG, PIB

Staff Reporter Mr. Jaideep Bhatnagar, an Officer of the Indian Information Service of 1986 Batch today took ...

Former president of INS and Chairman of UNI Tuhin Kanti Ghosh is dead

WEB DESK Former president of the Indian Newspaper Society (1987-88) and Chairman of UNI (1984-86), Tuhin Ka ...