Thursday , 23 March 2017

National News

Kannada writer’s face smeared with black ink

DAVANAGERE: A ‘progressive’ writer’s face was smeared with black ink here, allegedly by right wing activists, who also warned him of “dire” consequences if he dares to write against Hindu gods, said a senior police official. Please like & share: Read More »

Manipur Governor asks CM Ibobi Singh to submit resignation

IMPHAL: Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla has asked incumbent Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh of the Congress to submit his resignation immediately, so that the process of formation of the next government can be started. Please like & share: Read More »

Chant grows for Chandy as Congress state unit chief

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Days after Kerala state Congress chief V M Sudheeran quit the post, the one prominent name to succeed him is of Oommen Chandy, though the former Chief Minister has said he is not interested. Even UDF allies are pushing for Chandy. Please like & share: Read More »

BJP may go for a relative greenhorn as Uttarakhand CM

DEHRADUN: The BJP Monday hinted that it might pick a relative greenhorn, rather than a party stalwart, for the chief minister’s post in Uttarakhand where it recorded a landslide victory winning 56 of the 70 assembly seats. Please like & share: Read More »

People of Goa have given us last chance to perform or perish: Digvijay

UNI NEW DELHI Thanking Goans for reposing their faith in the Congress, AICC general secretary Digvijay Singh Sunday said people of the state have given the party a last chance to ‘perform ‘ or ‘perish.’ “Congress should also understand that the people of Goa have given us last chance to perform or else perish. May God help us (sic),” Singh ... Read More »

Amit Shah to decide UP, Uttarakhand, Manipur CMs

IANS   NEW DELHI Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah will take the final call on the names of new chief ministers for Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Manipur after central observers, being sent to the states, hold meetings with local MLAs, it was announced on Sunday. Addressing a press conference after a meeting of the party’s Parliamentary Board here, ... Read More »

Amarinder elected as CLP leader in Punjab

IANS   CHANDIGARH The Congress, which swept the Punjab assembly elections, on Sunday formally elected Amarinder Singh as the head of the Congress Legislature Party (CLP). Amarinder later met Punjab Governor V P Singh Badnore and staked claim to form the next government in the state. “We have staked claim to form the next government. The swearing in will take ... Read More »

Modi calls for a ‘New India’ by 2022

IANS   NEW DELHI Observing that the results of the recent assembly polls were food for thought for experts, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday envisioned a ‘New India’ that looks to contribute and not just to take. A day after BJP secured a historic mandate in the assembly polls, Modi undertook a victory march from Le Meridien hotel to ... Read More »

HISTORIC VERDICT: Modi wave sweeps UP, Uttarakhand

IANS NEW DELHI The BJP swept to an unprecedented two-thirds majority in Uttar Pradesh and bagged Uttarakhand too and was neck and neck with the Congress in Goa and Manipur in the country’s biggest mandate since the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. The Congress returned to power in Punjab after a 10-year gap. A euphoric Bharatiya Janata Party called it a ... Read More »

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