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Monday, July 15th, 2019


‘When You Have Fear in Mind, Then….’: Amit Shah, Owaisi Spar over NIA Amendment Bill


The verbal duel between the two leaders started during a discussion on the National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill, when opposition members including Owaisi started interrupting BJP’s Satyapal Singh. New Delhi: Lok Sabha on Monday witnessed a spat between Home Minister Amit Shah and AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi, with the BJP chief asserting that he is not frightening anyone but cannot help when someone has fear in their minds. The verbal duel between the two leaders started during a discussion on the National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill, when opposition members includingRead More

After Lok Sabha Poll Rout, SP Says Will Spring Surprise in UP assembly Bypolls

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The SP-BSP alliance could bag just 15 of 80 seats in the state in the Lok Sabha elections this year, after which the BSP parted ways with the SP. Lucknow: The Samajwadi Party Sunday claimed that results of the upcoming bypolls to 12 assembly seats in the state will spring a surprise and it will grab the lion’s share in the seats. “Booth-level work has already been completed by party workers at most place. Like the bypolls to Phulpur, Gorakhpur and Kairana parliamentary constituencies and the Noorpur assembly seat, the resultsRead More

Mayawati Seeks Strict Action against ‘Wrong Practice’ of Forcing People to Chant Religious Slogans

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Mayawati’s remarks came after a cleric in Muzaffarnagar claimed that 12 youngsters accosted him, beat him up and also pulled his beard before forcing him to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’. Lucknow: BSP chief Mayawati on Monday alleged that a “wrong practice” of forcing people to chant religious slogans has begun in Uttar Pradesh and a few other states, while seeking tough action against it from the Centre and state governments. Mayawati’s remarks came after a cleric claimed that he was forced to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’. “In some states, including UttarRead More

Sidhu Sends Resignation to Amarinder Month After Quitting, CM Retorts With ‘Discipline’ Jibe

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Navjot Singh Sidhu was under fire for tweeting a photo of a pre-dated resignation letter to the Congress president instead of the chief minister on Sunday. Chandigarh/Delhi: Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, who resigned from the Punjab cabinet on Sunday, once again took to social media to announce that he had sent his resignation letter to chief minister Amarinder Singh. Sidhu had come under fire from different quarters after he announced that he had quit the cabinet on June 10. His opponents blamed him for “trying to blackmail” the central leadership,Read More

On Reaching Mumbai, Rebel MLA Nagaraj Makes U-turn; Announces Will Not Take Back Resignation

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Rebel MLA MTB Nagaraj, who had earlier expressed confidence that he would bring back another disgruntled legislator from Mumbai, said that there was no question of him taking the resignation back. New Delhi:Remaining resolute on their choice to not reclaim renunciations, Karnataka Congress MLA ST Somasekhar on Sunday said that there was no division among renegade administrators and they were joined on the issue. He further said that no ideological group was in contact with them. Addressing a press conference in Mumbai, Somshekhar said, “We won’t take back resignations. There’sRead More