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Rajasthan CM Gehlot Plays Down Upset Minister’s Tweet, Says Should Not Be Taken Seriously

A day after Rajasthan sports minister asked to be relieved from his post over the conduct of the CM’s principal secretary, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday said Ashok Chandna’s tweet should not be taken seriously as he might be under pressure due to the workload. Chandna on Thursday expressed anguish over the conduct of […]

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Shivpal Yadav Wants his Seat Changed on Basis of ‘Seniority’, Writes to UP Assembly Speaker

Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (Lohiya) chief and MLA from Etawah’s Jaswantnagar assembly seat Shivpal Yadav has asked the speaker of UP assembly to change his seat. Shivpal, in his letter to UP assembly speaker Satish Mahana, cited ‘seniority’ as the reason behind seeking change of his seat. The 67-year-old politician is currently a Samajwadi Party MLA […]

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UP May Surprise With Tough Fight for 11th Seat, Bihar on Watch for Ally Arithmetic

As the date nears for elections to 57 Rajya Sabha seats on June 10, lobbying by ticket aspirants has intensified across political parties with those set to retire also pushing for another term. While 11 seats are falling vacant in Uttar Pradesh, six members each are retiring from Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra, five from Bihar […]

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Don’t Let AAP Become Principal Opposition Party by Replacing Congress: BJP To State Units

Concerned with the expansion plan of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has directed state units to plan strategies to stop it from becoming principal opposition parties there by replacing Congress. After its thumping victory in Punjab assembly polls, the AAP has now shifted its focus on the upcoming Gujarat and Himachal […]

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PM a Great Listener, Leads by Example, a Fountain of Inspiration, Giriraj Singh Tells News18

For Giriraj Singh, the Union Minister of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, the most inspiring characteristic of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is that irrespective of the stature of the person discussing ideas that can benefit the people with him, he always encourages such conversations. “Irrespective of whether I went to him as minister of state […]

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In An Air of Cordiality, Sharp-edged Politics on Display in PM Modi’s Chennai Visit

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed in Chennai on Thursday for his first visit since MK Stalin took over as chief minister, the most-asked question was, will #GoBackModi trend upon his arrival? Fair question, considering it always had been the case, every time the PM came to Chennai. But that was when the DMK was […]

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As Video Goes Viral of Child Chanting ‘Hate Slogans’ at Kerala PFI Rally, Politics on Proposed Ban Intensifies

The viral video of a child purportedly shouting communally charged slogans during a Popular Front of India (PFI) protest in Kerala’s Alappuzha is a classic example of the extent of Islamist indoctrination spread by extremist groups into the social fabric, say leaders from both the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress in Kerala. However, a […]

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Rajasthan Minister Unhappy with CM’s Principal Secretary, Asks to Be ‘Relieved’ of Ministerial Post

Chandna made his displeasure public through a tweet, saying he does not want to hold on to the ‘dishonourable’ ministerial post. (Image: @AshokChandnaINC/Twitter) The development comes just days ahead of Rajya Sabha elections in Rajasthan and indicates resentment within the party PTI Jaipur Last Updated:May 27, 2022, 07:32 IST FOLLOW US ON: Rajasthan Sports Minister […]

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Preparations in Full Swing for PM Modi’s Visit to Shimla on May 31 to ‘Mark 8 Years of BJP Govt’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a “mega” rally in Shimla on May 31, Himachal Pradesh BJP chief Suresh Kashyap said while elaborating that the rally is being organised to mark 8 years of BJP-led NDA government at the Centre. The BJP-led government at Centre will complete its 8 years on May 30. The state […]

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Karti Chidambaram Appears Before CBI in Visa Scam Case

File photo of Karti Chidambaram. (News18) A special court had ordered him to join the CBI investigation within 16 hours of his arrival from the UK and Europe, where he had gone with the permission of the Supreme Court and the special court itself PTI New Delhi Last Updated:May 26, 2022, 10:38 IST FOLLOW US […]

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