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Tuesday, July 16th, 2019


POLITICS1-MIN READ Raebareli Cong MLA Questions Administration Over ‘Alleged’ Inaction Against BJP MLC and Kin

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Aditi Singh who was travelling to Rae Bareli from Lucknow to participate in no-confidence motion against Zila Panchayat Chief Awadhesh Singh was allegedly attacked by goons of BJP MLC who opened fire on her car in Harchandpur. Lucknow:Aditi Singh, Congress MLA from Raebareli Sadar raised questions over the inaction by the administration in the case of alleged attack on her and other Zila Panchayat members at Toll Plaza in Harchandpur near Raebareli in May. In her FIR, the Congress MLA has named BJP MLC Dinesh Singh, his brother Ganesh SinghRead More

‘First Impression is Last Impression’: At BJP Meet, PM Modi Focuses on Animal Welfare, Humanitarian Issues

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The Prime Minister asked MPs to attend Parliament regularly and take their roster duties seriously, adding they must focus on their constituencies. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs to focus on animal welfare and humanitarian issues as he laid down the roadmap for the government till 2025. Speaking at the parliamentary party meeting, Modi asked MPs to pay attention to their constituencies and come up with an innovative idea, stressing that the first impression is the last impression. “MPs need to work as aRead More

SP May Field Dimple Yadav from Rampur to Hold Azam Khan’s Fort in Upcoming Bypolls


The Bharatiya Janata Party has never won the East UP seat, but this time, it is hopeful with Jaya Prada. Jaya Prada had won the Rampur Lok Sabha seat in 2004 and 2009 on SP ticket before joining the BJP. Lucknow:The Samajwadi Party (SP) may field former Kannauj MP and Akhilesh Yadav’s wife Dimple from the Rampur assembly constituency in the upcoming by-election. The seat fell vacant after SP MLA Azam Khan was elected to the Lok Sabha in May. Talks are on within the party to field Dimple fromRead More

Why BJP Promotion For RSS Loyalist BL Santhosh Should Have Yeddyurappa Looking Over His Shoulder

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A media shy backroom operator credited with expanding BJP influence in Karnataka, BL Santhosh may be projected as a replacement for BS Yeddyurappa within a year or two, party insider say. On Sunday evening as the nation was caught up with the World Cup and Wimbledon finals and the countdown for India’s second moon mission, a three-line note from the BJP headquarters made an announcement: BL Santhosh has been elevated as national general secretary (Organisation). In a statement as low-profile as the man himself, Bommarabettu Laxmijanardhana Santhosh replaced Ramlal, theRead More

Two Karnataka Rebel MLAs Fail to Appear Before Speaker for Hearing Over Their Resignations


The two rebel MLAs had called up the Assembly Secretary’s office and informed that they will not be able to appear Monday and sought another date, assembly secretariat sources said. Bengaluru:Two rebel legislators, one each from the Congress and JD(S), failed to appear before the Karnataka Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar Monday for a personal hearing over their resignations from the House, official sources said. The speaker had last week asked Ramalinga Reddy (Cong) and Gopalaiah (JDS) to appear before him at his office. Both Reddy and Gopalaiah had calledRead More