POLITICS

D Raja appointed as CPI General Secretary

AMN / NEW DELHI Rajya Sabha MP D Raja was appointed as the General Secretary of CPI on Sunday. The veteran leader, who replaced S Sudhakar Reddy, said he wants all communist parties to come together and rework strategies. Addressing a press conference, Mr Raja said the Left might have lost seats in the Lok … Continue reading D Raja appointed as CPI General Secretary

Jharkhand: Three-time Lok Sabha MP A K Roy is dead

AMN / DHANBAD Former Lok Sabha MP and founder of Marxist Coordination Committee (MCC) A K Roy died on Sunday at a hospital following multiple organ failure. He was 90. The three-time MP from Dhanbad, along with Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief Sibu Soren and former parliamentarian Binod Bihari Mahto, had spearheaded the movement for … Continue reading Jharkhand: Three-time Lok Sabha MP A K Roy is dead

Swatantra Dev Singh is new BJP chief of UP

AMN / NEW DELHI Swatantra Dev Singh has been appointed as the new Uttar Pradesh BJP Chief. Singh is currently a minister in Yogi Adityanath government. Chandrakant Patil, who is the minister in Maharashtra government will be the new chief of the BJP’s Maharashtra unit. Mangal Prabhat Lodha is the new BJP President of Mumbai. … Continue reading Swatantra Dev Singh is new BJP chief of UP

B L Santosh appointed as BJP General Secretary

AMN / NEW DELHI BJP president Amit Shah today elevated party’s joint general secretary (organisation) B L Santosh as its general secretary (organisation), a day after Ramlal was moved back to the RSS after holding the post for over 13 years. Santosh, an RSS ‘pracharak’ with experience of electoral politics, especially in Karnataka, is considered … Continue reading B L Santosh appointed as BJP General Secretary

CPI General Secretary letter to PM on move to privatise railways

Dear Shri Narendra Modi ji, We understand that your government is bent upon handing over Indian Railways to private sector operators and as part of that anti-state sector initiative the Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express will become the first train to be operated by private players. This is part of your government’s 100-day agenda of handing over … Continue reading CPI General Secretary letter to PM on move to privatise railways

Sidhu resigns as Punjab Cabinet Minister

AMN Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu has resigned from Punjab Cabinet. In a tweet, Mr Sidhu has said that he sent his resignation to Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi on 10th June and would send it to Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh also. Mr Sidhu had been sulking after being stripped of key portfolios in the … Continue reading Sidhu resigns as Punjab Cabinet Minister

Balasaheb Thorat appointed Maharashtra Congress chief

AMN The Congress party has on Saturday appointed former revenue minister Balasaheb Thorat as president of the Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee. Mr. Thorat has replaced another political heavyweight, Ashok Chavan, and would be assisted by five other working presidents — Nitin Raut, Basabraj Patil, Vishwajeet Kadam, Yashomati Thakur and Muzaffer Hussain, leaders from the party … Continue reading Balasaheb Thorat appointed Maharashtra Congress chief

Goa cabinet reshuffled; four BJP ministers inducted

AMN / GOA The Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant today reshuffled his cabinet with the induction of four BJP ministers Michael Lobo, Chandrakant Kavlekar, Jennifer Monserratte and Philip Nery Rodrigues. Governor Mridula Sinha administered the oath of office and secrecy to the new ministers at Raj Bhavan, Dona Paula near Panaji. Earlier today, Chief Minister … Continue reading Goa cabinet reshuffled; four BJP ministers inducted

10 of 15 Congress MLAs merge with BJP in Goa

PANAJI / Agencies / WEB DESK In a major political upheavel in Goa, 10 of the total 15 Congress MLAs in the legislative assembly split to merge with the ruling BJP. They met speaker of the Goa legislative assembly Rajesh Patnekar in the presence of Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant. Mr Patnekar confirmed receiving a … Continue reading 10 of 15 Congress MLAs merge with BJP in Goa

Karnataka Crisis: Yeddyurappa Demands CM Kumaraswamy’s Resignation

Says ‘Congress-JD(S) Lost The Majority AMN Amidst political crisis in Karnataka, BJP leader and former CM Yeddyurappa on Monday demanded immediate resignation of HD Kumaraswamy saying the government did not have the majority anymore. He also said that the BJP workers will protest across the state against the coalition government. Fourteen MLAs have resigned with … Continue reading Karnataka Crisis: Yeddyurappa Demands CM Kumaraswamy’s Resignation

SPORTS

Golf: Rookie Lal grabs the first-round lead, Gulfam shines with two eagles

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Sai Praneeth storms into second round of Japan Open

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TT: India makes clean sweep of all seven gold medals at stake

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MARQUEE

Bill for Transgender Persons introduced in Lok Sabha

Staff Reporter / New Delhi The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019, was introduced in Lok ...

UP Mangoes to hit fruits market in Italy

First Shipment of North Indian Mangoes from Lucknow to Italy dispatched Our Special correspondent / L ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Indian entries bag six awards at SAARC Film Festival

WEB DESK SAARC-film-festival Indian entries bagged six awards including the Best Feature Film for the movie ...

Dangal’ girl Zaira Wasim quits Film World, citing religion

Zaira Wasim WEB DESK National Award-winning actor Zaira Wasim who played an important role in film D ...

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ART & CULTURE

International Urdu Day Awards announced

  Staff Reporter / NEW DELHI The annual International Urdu Day Awards have been announced. ...

Noted English writer Amitav Ghosh conferred Jnanpith award

    AMN Renowned English writer Amitav Ghosh was conferred the 54th Jnanpith award for the ...