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Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019


Kin of Killed BJP Workers in West Bengal to Hold ‘Public Tribunal’; Likely to Meet Amit Shah

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According to a senior state BJP leader, the 23 victims’ families will speak on the issue of ongoing violence and undemocratic atmosphere in the state during a program christened ‘Public Tribunal’ organised by a think tank, considered to be close to the saffron camp. Kolkata:In a bid to counter the TMC Martyr’s Day rally, the BJP leadership in West Bengal will take family members of party workers killed in alleged political violence in the last one year to New Delhi for a “public tribunal”. The kin are also likely toRead More

Andhra Pradesh Becomes First State to Reserve 75% Private Jobs for Local Youths

Jaganmohan Reddy

According to the new law, if a company does not find the necessary skills in locals, then it will need to train them in association with the state government. Andhra Pradesh on Monday became the first state to reserve jobs for local youth after the assembly passed the Andhra Pradesh Employment of Local Candidates in Industries/Factories Act, 2019, which reserves 75 per cent jobs in industrial units, factories, joint ventures and projects set up under public-private partnership mode. According to the new law, if a company does not find theRead More

‘Apt As Congress President’: Shatrughan Sinha Endorses Priyanka, Compares Her to Indira Gandhi

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Shatrughan Sinha said Priyanka Gandhi will prove to be ‘a booster for the Congress party’ as she is a truly dedicated leader. New Delhi:With the Congress suffering a major leadership crisis after the resignation of Rahul Gandhi, party leader Shatrughan Sinha on Monday joined the chorus backing Priyanka Gandhi Vadra for the top post, calling her a “booster for the party” and a truly dedicated leader. “Yesterday/day before the timely involvement by the most popular, bold, dynamic leader of Congress Priyanka Gandhi for Sonbhadra Massacre was reminiscent of the lateRead More

Karnataka LIVE: Speaker Sets 6pm Deadline for Trust Vote Again, Rebel MLAs Seek Month’s Time to Meet Him

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Karnataka LIVE:In an unending battle of nerves, the Karnataka assembly was adjourned till today without voting on the confidence motion moved by Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy even after three days of debate, amid ruckus by Congress and JDS, which insisted voting can await the Supreme Court ruling. As the House debated the motion with frequent scenes of pandemonium, Congress made its intentions clear right from the beginning that voting be deferred as the apex Court was seized of pleas by two Independent MLAs on the issue of trust vote. TheRead More

Akhilesh Yadav Set to Lose VIP Security as Centre Decides to Withdraw ‘Black Cat’ Commandoes

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A similar National Security Guard (NSG) ‘black cats’ cover of Yadav’s father and SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav, however, will continue, sources said. Lucknow:Close to a year after vacating his government bungalow, Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav is all set to get another jolt. The Centre has decided to withdraw his Z+ category ‘black cat’ commando security cover, which was accorded to him in 2012, during the UPA regime. However, it is not yet clear if Akhilesh will be accorded a scaled down security cover by some other central forceRead More