POLITICS

BJP distances itself from Haryana CM’s remarks on beef

BJP today distanced itself from the Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar’s remarks that Muslims will have to quit eating beef. In an interview to a private TV channel, senior party leader Venkaiah Naidu said, it is not correct to link eating habits to religion and he will speak to Mr Khattar. Mr Naidu said, … Continue reading BJP distances itself from Haryana CM’s remarks on beef

Jaitley criticizes Kapil Sibal as Court throws out CBI case of 2002

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has trained gun at former Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal. Reacting to CBI court’s judgment discharging a former top bureaucrat in the 2002 spectrum scam, Mr. Jaitley said the charge sheet was filed at the behest of Mr. Sibal as the then Telecom Minister. In a Facebook post, he said Mr. Sibal tried … Continue reading Jaitley criticizes Kapil Sibal as Court throws out CBI case of 2002

War of words intensifies between Sena, BJP

AMN / The war of words between Shiv Sena and BJP today intensified with the latter questioning the ally’s support to actor Sanjay Dutt in 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case and late Bal Thackeray hosting former Pakistan cricketer Javed Miandad at his residence. BJP Mumbai unit President Ashish Shelar said, alluding to late Bal Thackeray’s … Continue reading War of words intensifies between Sena, BJP

Punjab: Hundreds of AAP volunteers quit party

AMN / Hundreds of volunteers of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) have announced their separation from the party and have formed a separate Aam Aadmi Volunteers Front Punjab on Sunday evening. These volunteers from almost all the districts of the state assembled at Desh Bhgata Yaadgar Hall at Jalandhar to chalk out their strategy. They were … Continue reading Punjab: Hundreds of AAP volunteers quit party

AAP dissolves its Maharashtra unit

  Aam Aadmi Party has dissolved its Maharashtra unit, evoking a sharp reaction from its National Executive member Mayank Gandhi, who said Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is hell-bent on destroying the organisation. The decision, posted on AAP website, said the party’s Political Affairs Committee, PAC has dissolved all bodies in Maharashtra. Party sources said … Continue reading AAP dissolves its Maharashtra unit

Hardik Patel forms new group

Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti leader Hardik Patel today announced the formation of a new group, Akhil Bhartiya Patel Navnirman Sena, with the aim to unite the Kurmi, Gujjar, Maratha and Patel communities. Patel, who has been spearheading protests in Gujarat to demand reservations for the Patel community, said at a press conference here that the … Continue reading Hardik Patel forms new group

Chandrababu Naidu elevates son Lokesh as tdp General Secy

Telugu Desam Party president N. Chandrababu Naidu today announced two committees for Andhra Pradesh and Telangana States, and a Central Committee. He also elevated his son and TDP Workers Welfare Fund convener Nara Lokesh as party’s general secretary (Organisation) and as ex-officio Polit Bureau member. A 20-member Central Committee, including party president, will oversee the … Continue reading Chandrababu Naidu elevates son Lokesh as tdp General Secy

BJP flays Congress; Says PM raising prestige and prosperity of India

AMN / BJP today came down heavily on Congress for accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of not being a responsible son and not inviting his mother to his swearing-in ceremony. The party said Mr. Modi is very much attached to his mother and he touched her feet after Lok Sabha election victory which is in … Continue reading BJP flays Congress; Says PM raising prestige and prosperity of India

Venkaiah appeals opposition parties to provide constructive support to Centre

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu today appealed to opposition parties to provide constructive support to the government to seize the opportunity for national economic growth. Addressing a press conference in Hyderabad, he said Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s US visit is a new milestone and the world is seeing him as a reformer and transformer of … Continue reading Venkaiah appeals opposition parties to provide constructive support to Centre

CPI(M) condemns RSS chief call for review of reservation

TIA NEWS The CPI(M) politburo today condemned RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s demand for a review of the reservation policy, saying it was an effort to undermine the little social justice the country has achieved. “The RSS chief has now stressed for a need for a review of reservation quotas to decide which categories require such … Continue reading CPI(M) condemns RSS chief call for review of reservation

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World Archery refuses to recognize Archery Association of India

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Rijiju hails archers on their best-ever display at World Championships

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116-year-old Japanese woman is oldest person in world

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CINEMA /TV/ ART

Bollywood expresses grief over death of Girish Karnad

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Girish Karnad is no more

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ART & CULTURE

Noted English writer Amitav Ghosh conferred Jnanpith award

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

Sahitya Akademi demands Rs 500/- from children for Workshop

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