POLITICS

Gujarat makes voting compulsory for local body polls

AMN / Gujarat government has issued a notification making voting compulsory for people of the state during elections to local self governing bodies. The notification would mean that people have to compulsorily vote during the elections of municipal corporations, municipalities, and all village panchayats. The Act has also made provisions to penalize those who fail … Continue reading Gujarat makes voting compulsory for local body polls

Yakub Memon’s death sentence should not be given religious twist: BJP

AMN / BJP today said Yakub Memon’s death sentence by Supreme Court must not be given any communal colour. Briefing media in New Delhi, party spokesperson Sambit Patra said some people are trying to give a religious twist to the Yakub case. He said Supreme Court’s verdict must be respected as politicization of the issue … Continue reading Yakub Memon’s death sentence should not be given religious twist: BJP

PM insulted people of Bihar: Nitish Kumar

Our Patna Bureau / PATNA: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has come down heavily on Prime minister Narendra Modi for his ‘DNA’ remarks against him. He said that Prime Minister had insulted the people of Bihar by calling his DNA bad. “I am a Bihari and Modi has insulted and humiliated all Biharis by questioning … Continue reading PM insulted people of Bihar: Nitish Kumar

PM to launch Gram Jyoti Yojna in Bihar

Our Correspondent / Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a day visit to Bihar on saturday (25 July). This is his first visit to the state after becoming Prime Minister. He will participate in several programmes in Patna and address a Parivartan rally at Muzaffarpur. Soon after arrival at Patna, Prime Minister will inaugurate … Continue reading PM to launch Gram Jyoti Yojna in Bihar

BJP asks Rahul to apologise for remarks against Sushma, threatens defamation case

AMN / New Delhi:  Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today said  that BJP  would file criminal defamation case against Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi for terming External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s actions in the Lalit Modi issue as a “criminal act”. “Rahul Gandhi using these words is very unfortunate, undemocratic. And because of these words, I am … Continue reading BJP asks Rahul to apologise for remarks against Sushma, threatens defamation case

Opp will continue to press for Swaraj, Raje, Chouhan’s resignations: Congress

AMN / The Congress continues to insist on the resignations of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Chief Ministers of Rajasthan Vasundhara Raje and Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan to ensure smooth functioning of both the Houses. Talking to media outside Parliament today, party leader Raj Babbar said, the ruling party is now adopting diversionary tactics … Continue reading Opp will continue to press for Swaraj, Raje, Chouhan’s resignations: Congress

Rahul kicks off Padyatra in AP to highlight farmers issues

AMN / Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi today began his 10 km-long ‘padayatra’ in Anantapur district  of Andhra Pradesh to interact with farmers, weavers and students. Rahul’s yatra is said to highlight various problems being faced by farmers in the state and women Self-Help Group members and give assurances on behalf of his party. Addressing a … Continue reading Rahul kicks off Padyatra in AP to highlight farmers issues

Former JDU MP Sabir Ali joins BJP

AMN Former JDU MP Sabir Ali today joined BJP in presence of party state in-charge Bhupendra Yadav at Patna. After joining, Mr. Ali said he would expose those people who are trying to malign BJP in the name of communalism. He said both Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad are cheating people of Bihar on the … Continue reading Former JDU MP Sabir Ali joins BJP

Sena criticizes Modi govt for not pursuing Hindutva Agenda

Shiv Sena executive chief Uddhav Thackeray criticized that Modi government saying it has not yet succeeded in taking ahead ‘Hindutwa’ Agenda. In an interview given to party mouthpiece Saamana, Uddhav Thackeray said that people have many expectations from the news governments at the center and states, people still have faith in PM Modi and his … Continue reading Sena criticizes Modi govt for not pursuing Hindutva Agenda

Rahul attacks PM over Lalit Modi controversy and Vyapam scam

AMN Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi today attacked Prime Minister  for silence over Lalit Modi controversy and Vyapam scam. He said that  PM Narendra Modi had promised a corruption-free government during election campaign and his words should carry weight. Talking to media outside Parliament,  Gandhi alleged Prime Minister’s credibility is going down and he should clear … Continue reading Rahul attacks PM over Lalit Modi controversy and Vyapam scam

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