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Demonetisation survey fake, sponsored, says Mayawati

New Delhi : Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Thursdasy attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi by calling his survey on demonetisation as "fake and...

Telangana proceedings murder of democracy: TDP MP

By IANS, New Delhi : A Telugu Desam Party (TDP) lawmaker Tuesday said the manner in which the Telangana bill was taken up in the...

Police station attacked after Trinamool worker dies

By IANS, Kolkata: Local residents pelted stones at a police station in West Bengal's Hooghly district Saturday after a Trinamool Congress worker allegedly died in police custody.

India to host grand global meet on federalism

By M.R. Narayan Swamy, IANS New Delhi : From heads of state and government to experts and activists, around 1,000 people from the world will take part in an international conference on federalism here next week. Conference leaders say the Nov 5-7 meet - the fourth in a series organised by the Canada-based Forum of Federations - will provide a platform for exchanges of ideas that can prove useful to countries in turmoil such as Sri Lanka.

Sangma appeals for NCP support

By IANS, New Delhi : Former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma Sunday dismissed reports of backing out of the presidential race and appealed to his Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) to support him.

Campaigning ends in Delhi

New Delhi : The high-decibel campaign from various political parties for Feb 7 Delhi assembly polls ended 5 p.m. Thursday. The three main parties --...

Orissa assembly adjourned over VHP leader’s killing

By IANS, Bhubaneswar : The Orissa assembly was adjoured Monday as ruling and opposition legislators clashed over the killing of a Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader and four others in communally volatile Kandhamal district last week.

Congress protests power, water shortage in Jharkhand

By IANS, Ranchi: Congress workers Monday demonstrated in front of Jharkhand Governor M.O.H. Farook's residence here to protest power and water scarcity in the state. "The power scenario is horrible as the state capital is witnessing 8-10 hours of load shedding every day. The people are thirsty as drinking water is not available and the poor are the worst affected," said Pradeep Balmuchu, Congress state president. "We have requested the governor to direct the state government to improve the power scenario and ensure drinking water to all citizens of the state."

Sonia Gandhi writes to PM for special status to Andhra

Hyderabad : Congress President Sonia Gandhi has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure that special category status is granted to Andhra Pradesh immediately. In...

Six in race for four Rajya Sabha seats in Kashmir

By IANS, Jammu : Former chief ministers Farooq Abdullah (National Conference) and Ghulam Nabi Azad and union Water Resources Minister Saifuddin Soz (both Congress) were among the five candidates who Tuesday filed their nominations for four Rajya Sabha seats from Jammu and Kashmir. The others who filed nominations Tuesday - the last date for filing nominations - were Mohammad Shafi Uri of the National Conference (NC) and A.V. Gupta of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)'s Altaf Bukhari filed his nomination papers Monday.

New policy for small, medium industries: Jayalalithaa

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Monday said her government will come out with a new policy for the growth of micro,...

जामिया का यौम-ए-तासीस, तालीमी मेला और उसका मक़सद

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल, TwoCircles.net जामिया मिल्लिया इस्लामिया ने पूरे आन, बान व शान के साथ आज अपना 96वां ‘यौम-ए-तासीस’ (फाउंडेशन डे) मनाया. पूरी जामिया बिरादरी...

Two top Jharkhand leaders don’t want security cover

By IANS, Ranchi: No stern-looking Black Cat commandos or siren-blaring escort vehicles for them, Jharkhand's assembly speaker and deputy chief minister have declined to use their 'Y' security cover, saying it interferes in their mingling with the public. Assembly Speaker C.P. Singh, a four-time Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator from Ranchi constituency, moves without pilot cars used to escort VVIPs in the city or the elite Black Cat commandos of Jharkhand police.

Varanasi comes to a halt as Modi juggernaut rolls

By Gaurav Sharma, Varanasi : It was arguably the largest crowd Narendra Modi has attracted during his election campaign, a show of strength to silence...

Mamata blames dam water for worsening flood

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday blamed the release of water from barrages for the deterioration of the flood situation in...

Calling Babri Masjid demolition ‘worst form of intolerance, CLMC demands justice for Babri masjid

By TCN News, Hyderabad: On the occasion of 23rd anniversary of Babri Masjid demolition, Civil Liberties Monitoring Committee urged the people of India to...

BJP, Congress gear up for Lok Sabha elections

By IANS, New Delhi/Nagpur : With the expected April-May Lok Sabha polls drawing near, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the ruling Congress are gearing up their party machinery for the electoral battle. The BJP's three-day National Executive and National Council meet, which kicks off Friday in Nagpur and will be attended by 8,000 party delegates, will draw up a roadmap and prepare strategies for the elections.

Agra MP to fast in support of Hazare

By IANS, Agra : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Ram Shankar Katheria Monday said he would fast here Tuesday in support of the campaign against corruption launched by Anna Hazare.

Will clear all pending cases in three years in UP: Congress

By IANS, Lucknow: The Congress plans to bring to an end the rising pendency of cases before the courts in Uttar Pradesh in the next three years.