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Friday, July 19th, 2019


Priyanka Gandhi Sonbhadra Visit LIVE: Face-off in Mirzapur as Cong Leader Refuses to Turn Back Without Meeting Families of Those Shot Dead


Priyanka Gandhi Sonbhadra Visit LIVE: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has been stopped by authorities in UP’s Mirzapur while she was on her way to Sonbhadra, where Section 144 has been imposed, to meet the families of those killed in firing over a land dispute. The Congress leader sat on the road during a dharna with her supporters and was soon taken into preventive custody. Refusing to back down, Gandhi told reporters that she didn’t know where she was being taken but would cooperate. While UP police chief OPRead More

‘There is No Room for Me Being Impartial’: Karnataka Speaker Dismisses Allegations of Delaying Trust Vote

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‘You may have your own apprehensions but let me make it clear that there is no room for me being impartial… Character assassination is easy but those commenting on me please look at your background,” said K R Ramesh Kumar. Bengaluru:Karnataka Assembly Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar Friday dismissed suggestions that he was trying to delay the vote on the confidence motion moved by Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy to decide the fate of his government. The Speaker made his position clear as the Assembly proceedings began with Governor VajubhaiRead More

Fadnavis Begins Work on ‘Mission Maharashtra’ Ahead of Polls, Seeks Amit Shah’s Approval for ‘Vikas Rath Yatra’

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Devendra Fadnavis will embark on a month-long Vikas Yatra from August 1 to underscore the achievements of the government and interact directly with people of Maharashtra. New Delhi:Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Friday seek approval from BJP Chief Amit Shah here to set out on a month-long ‘Vikas Rath Yatra’ across the state in August as a part of BJP’s bid to retain power in the upcoming assembly polls. With the clock ticking on the Maharashtra polls, BJP is locked in a tussle with its ally Shiv Sena over whoRead More

‘Missing’ Congress MLA Sends Mail to Karnataka Speaker, Cites Absence of Letterhead to Prove Innocence


The legislator’s disappearance from Karnataka and sudden appearance in Mumbai came on a day when state Assembly was rocked during a trust vote. New Delhi:Karnataka rebel Congress MLA Shrimant Patil, who was hospitalised on Thursday after complaining of chest pain, has clarified that he is not in the custody of Bharatiya Janata Party legislators. “I had gone to Chennai from the resort in Bengaluru. On my way back, I suddenly fell ill. When I consulted my family doctor, he advised me to come to Mumbai. I had sent the letterRead More

EC Issues Show-cause Notice to TMC, CPI, NCP Over National Party Status

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The CPI, the BSP and the NCP are facing the prospects of losing their national party status after their dismal performance in the Lok Sabha elections. New Delhi:The Nationalist Congress Party, the Trinamool Congress and the Communist Party of India face the prospect of losing their national party status following their performance in the Lok Sabha elections with the Election Commission Thursday issuing them a show-cause notice. The Commission has asked them to explain why their national party status should not be revoked, sources said. They have been asked toRead More