On edge after bypoll losses, Uttarakhand BJP stresses party worker is king. ‘Don’t impose, don't ignore’

On edge after bypoll losses, Uttarakhand BJP stresses party worker is king. ‘Don’t impose, don't ignore’

Posted on: 18 Jul, 04:21 PM

Though party won all 5 Lok Sabha seats in state, it is shaky after the bypoll defeats. Former CM Tirath Singh Rawat expressed concern at the way party workers were being treated.

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'Women assaulted, crops razed by JCB' — another FIR against Jharkhand BJP MP Dhullu Mahto

'Women assaulted, crops razed by JCB' — another FIR against Jharkhand BJP MP Dhullu Mahto

Posted on: 18 Jul, 04:21 PM

CM Soren has asked police and administration to take strict action. Matter has sparked anger among Jharkhand's political and social circles in backdrop of Mahto's criminal history.

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BJP mandarins have found reason for party's reduced LS tally. 'Conspiracy’ by foreign powers & Oppn

BJP mandarins have found reason for party's reduced LS tally. 'Conspiracy’ by foreign powers & Oppn

Posted on: 18 Jul, 04:21 PM

Other than 'foreign hands', Opposition’s 'lies' about Constitution are being prominently blamed in review meetings for party’s tally coming down from 303 to 240 seats.

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Demanding closure of minority cell, BJP's Suvendu says 'Sabka saath, sabka vikas' must stop, sparks row

Demanding closure of minority cell, BJP's Suvendu says 'Sabka saath, sabka vikas' must stop, sparks row

Posted on: 18 Jul, 04:21 PM

Drawing flak for his rejection of what Modi uses as a slogan to define his inclusive governance, the BJP MLA later said his statement had no link to PM's development work.

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Months before assembly polls, Haryana CM Saini declares 10% Agniveer quota in police, mining guard jobs

Months before assembly polls, Haryana CM Saini declares 10% Agniveer quota in police, mining guard jobs

Posted on: 18 Jul, 04:21 PM

Agnipath scheme was major poll issue in Haryana, Rajasthan, UP. ‘People want rollback of scheme, not reservation in jobs,’ says Congress's Bhupinder Singh Hooda.

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Shot in arm for Mann as AAP wins Jalandhar West assembly bypoll after poor showing in LS polls

Shot in arm for Mann as AAP wins Jalandhar West assembly bypoll after poor showing in LS polls

Posted on: 14 Jul, 12:21 PM

AAP’s Mohinder Bhagat defeated BJP’s Sheetal Angural & Congress’s Surinder Kaur to clinch Jalandhar West seat. CM Mann had set up camp in Jalandhar for 20 days in run-up to bypoll.

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INDIA bloc 10, BJP 2: Assembly bypolls across seven states perk up Oppn camp further

INDIA bloc 10, BJP 2: Assembly bypolls across seven states perk up Oppn camp further

Posted on: 14 Jul, 12:21 PM

Congress and TMC won 4 seats each, while DMK and AAP each bagged 1 seat. Independent won in Bihar’s Rupauli, handing outgoing MLA Bima Bharti 2nd electoral defeat in 2 months.

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Siddaramaiah counters graft allegations with OBC CM tag, BJP slams him for 'playing caste card'

Siddaramaiah counters graft allegations with OBC CM tag, BJP slams him for 'playing caste card'

Posted on: 14 Jul, 12:21 PM

Deputy CM Shivakumar backs Siddaramaiah, while BJP says there is evidence of CM's direct involvement in alleged scams.

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How missing AIADMK & shift in Vanniyar vote ensured resounding DMK win in Vikravandi bypoll

How missing AIADMK & shift in Vanniyar vote ensured resounding DMK win in Vikravandi bypoll

Posted on: 14 Jul, 12:21 PM

AIADMK’s call to boycott Vikravandi bypoll was seen as bid to relay message to BJP-ally PMK with eye on 2026 assembly polls. But bypoll result has shown opposition to DMK is weak.

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With loss of assembly bypolls to TMC, BJP’s electoral fortunes in Bengal continue to dwindle

With loss of assembly bypolls to TMC, BJP’s electoral fortunes in Bengal continue to dwindle

Posted on: 14 Jul, 12:21 PM

Bengal BJP lost Raiganj, Bagda and Ranaghat Dakshin to TMC, which retained Maniktala in assembly bypolls held on 10 July.

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Wiped out in Jharkhand tribal seats, BJP rakes up ‘demographic change’ due to ‘Bangladeshi infiltrators’

Wiped out in Jharkhand tribal seats, BJP rakes up ‘demographic change’ due to ‘Bangladeshi infiltrators’

Posted on: 10 Jul, 08:21 AM

Recent HC order asking Soren govt to push back Bangladeshi infiltrators has come as shot in arm for opposition party. Jharkhand is set for polls in November-December.

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BJP's reports pinpoint Agnipath as factor in LS setbacks across states, cadres want review of scheme

BJP's reports pinpoint Agnipath as factor in LS setbacks across states, cadres want review of scheme

Posted on: 10 Jul, 08:21 AM

Youth anger against Modi govt’s scheme continues to be cited as a major concern in states, especially Haryana, where polls are scheduled later this year, ThePrint has learnt.

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Kirti Chakra awardee’s mother meets Rahul Gandhi, hopes he ‘does something’ about Agnipath scheme

Kirti Chakra awardee’s mother meets Rahul Gandhi, hopes he ‘does something’ about Agnipath scheme

Posted on: 10 Jul, 08:21 AM

Manju Singh, mother of late Captain Anshuman Singh, met the Congress MP in Raebareli. She slammed the Agnipath scheme, saying that facilities must be equal for all soldiers.

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Embroiled in row over 'beef passes', Union MoS suggests BSF 'giving political shelter to TMC'

Embroiled in row over 'beef passes', Union MoS suggests BSF 'giving political shelter to TMC'

Posted on: 10 Jul, 08:21 AM

BJP's Shantanu Thakur, accused by TMC's Mahua Moitra of issuing passes to transport beef along Indo-Bangladesh border ahead of Bengal bypoll, points his finger at 85 Battalion.

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In AIADMK's boycott of today's Vikravandi bypoll, a message to former ally PMK

In AIADMK's boycott of today's Vikravandi bypoll, a message to former ally PMK

Posted on: 10 Jul, 08:21 AM

AIADMK has opted out of contest in stronghold in apparent olive branch to NDA ally PMK, say observers. But PMK asserts that coalition is intact & it’ll pick allies closer to state polls.

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'A Rs 4,000-cr scandal' — Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah, his wife & loyalists in eye of MUDA ‘scam’ storm

'A Rs 4,000-cr scandal' — Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah, his wife & loyalists in eye of MUDA ‘scam’ storm

Posted on: 06 Jul, 04:21 AM

BJP has accused the Karanataka CM, his wife & loyalists of graft in compensatory land deal with Mysuru Urban Development Authority. CM has called accusations ‘politically motivated’.

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Why Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann is camping in Jalandhar for an assembly bypoll

Why Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann is camping in Jalandhar for an assembly bypoll

Posted on: 06 Jul, 04:21 AM

Family in tow, Mann has moved to a rented accommodation in upscale Royal Estate in Jalandhar, where he is holding roadshows and meetings daily, while his doctor wife goes door-to-door.

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Demand for cabinet posts behind Puducherry BJP revolt. 'Took advantage of poll loss to rake it up.'

Demand for cabinet posts behind Puducherry BJP revolt. 'Took advantage of poll loss to rake it up.'

Posted on: 06 Jul, 04:21 AM

Multiple BJP functionaries confirm that delegation in Delhi sought removal of Home Minister A Namassivayam & Rural Development Minister AK Sai J Saravanan Kumar.

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Not pressuring for any post, priority is state finances, rebuilding Amaravati — Naidu after Delhi trip

Not pressuring for any post, priority is state finances, rebuilding Amaravati — Naidu after Delhi trip

Posted on: 06 Jul, 04:21 AM

The Andhra Pradesh CM met Modi and his ministers in a 2-day visit to Delhi and stressed his priorities, among which is the development of Amaravati as state capital.

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BJP puts Anil Antony in charge of Christian-dominated Meghalaya & Nagaland, no changes in big states

BJP puts Anil Antony in charge of Christian-dominated Meghalaya & Nagaland, no changes in big states

Posted on: 06 Jul, 04:21 AM

Most BJP in-charges retain posts. Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bengal & Telangana not included in list.

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4th extension denied to 'Centre's man' DS Mishra, UP govt appoints Yogi's close aide as chief secretary

4th extension denied to 'Centre's man' DS Mishra, UP govt appoints Yogi's close aide as chief secretary

Posted on: 02 Jul, 12:21 AM

1984-batch IAS Durga Shanker Mishra hangs up his boots after an extended 2.5 years of service as chief secretary & 1988-batch IAS Manoj Kumar Singh takes charge of the top post.

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Goans have already accepted a UCC-like code as a whole, plan to publish book on it — Governor Pillai

Goans have already accepted a UCC-like code as a whole, plan to publish book on it — Governor Pillai

Posted on: 02 Jul, 12:21 AM

In an interview, Pillai also said bonsai art didn't originate in Japan but in India. On tensions between tourists & residents, he said Goans will not support regionalist movements.

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'2024 mandate broke Modi's arrogance' — Kharge targets PM in Parliament, raises Manipur & NEET issues

'2024 mandate broke Modi's arrogance' — Kharge targets PM in Parliament, raises Manipur & NEET issues

Posted on: 02 Jul, 12:21 AM

During his speech in Rajya Sabha, the Congress President & Leader of Opposition also spoke about RSS, stating that all of country's institutions have been captured by 'one organisation'.

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NDA should conduct caste census if it cares about Hinduism, says A Raja in Lok Sabha

NDA should conduct caste census if it cares about Hinduism, says A Raja in Lok Sabha

Posted on: 02 Jul, 12:21 AM

Buoyed by the gains made in the election, the Opposition took the lead from Rahul Gandhi, and sought to unitedly reclaim Hinduism from the BJP.

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'Rahul insulted Hindus, lowered dignity of LoP post' — BJP lashes out after Congress MP's LS speech

'Rahul insulted Hindus, lowered dignity of LoP post' — BJP lashes out after Congress MP's LS speech

Posted on: 02 Jul, 12:21 AM

New Delhi: Hours after Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s first speech as Leader of Opposition caused an uproar in Lok Sabha Monday, the BJP deputed two of its Union ministers and a senior parliamentarian to rebut the Rae Bareli MP’s claims, saying this is not the first time he and the Congress have “insulted Hindu society”. […]

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Arvind Kejriwal sent to 3-day CBI custody in Delhi excise policy case

Arvind Kejriwal sent to 3-day CBI custody in Delhi excise policy case

Posted on: 27 Jun, 08:20 PM

Special Judge Amitabh Rawat passed the order on an application moved by the CBI. The probe agency formally arrested Kejriwal Wednesday after getting permission from the court.

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First day in office, 'Emergency' on lips, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla in Opposition's line of fire

First day in office, 'Emergency' on lips, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla in Opposition's line of fire

Posted on: 27 Jun, 08:20 PM

Battle lines were further drawn once LS Speaker read out a resolution condemning Emergency. Under fire, Birla says MPs may represent different ideologies, but 'nation is supreme.

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Lok Sabha gets LoP after 10 yrs, as Rahul Gandhi steps in. A look at his roles & responsibilities

Lok Sabha gets LoP after 10 yrs, as Rahul Gandhi steps in. A look at his roles & responsibilities

Posted on: 27 Jun, 08:20 PM

Congress leader follows in footsteps of his late father Rajiv Gandhi, who held the position from 1989 to 1990, and mother Sonia, who held it from 1999 to 2004.

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'Jai Palestine', 'Jai Hindu Rashtra' slogans raise a storm in new Parliament building as MPs take oath

'Jai Palestine', 'Jai Hindu Rashtra' slogans raise a storm in new Parliament building as MPs take oath

Posted on: 27 Jun, 08:20 PM

Apart from raising slogans, MPs flaunted traditional wear, held up Constitution copies and voiced concerns over NEET irregularities & Manipur at the 18th LS swearing-in.

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Akali Dal calls move to oust Sukhbir Badal 'dangerous conspiracy', Harsimrat blames 'BJP's stooges'

Akali Dal calls move to oust Sukhbir Badal 'dangerous conspiracy', Harsimrat blames 'BJP's stooges'

Posted on: 27 Jun, 08:20 PM

Punjab BJP refutes allegations, says Badal should introspect why SAD has been seeing downslide since breaking ties with BJP. Rebellion in SAD comes after poor performance in LS polls.

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Farmers in Karnataka have incurred loss of Rs 30,000 crore due to drought: Siddaramaiah

Farmers in Karnataka have incurred loss of Rs 30,000 crore due to drought: Siddaramaiah

Posted on: 27 Jun, 10:21 AM

India News: MYSURU: Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah on Sunday said the farmers of the state have incurred a loss of Rs 30,000 crore due to drought this year.

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BJP's political power shrinking in many parts of country: Sharad Pawar

BJP's political power shrinking in many parts of country: Sharad Pawar

Posted on: 27 Jun, 10:21 AM

News News: MUMBAI: NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday said the BJP's political power is shrinking in many parts of the country.

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Corruption is in DNA of Congress: BJP president JP Nadda

Corruption is in DNA of Congress: BJP president JP Nadda

Posted on: 27 Jun, 10:20 AM

News News: BJP President JP Nadda has accused the Congress Party of being inherently corrupt, stating that corruption is in its DNA. Nadda's comments came after

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'Will not go with BJP in Karnataka': Senior JD(S) leader revolts against Deve Gowda's alliance decision, hints at possible split in party

'Will not go with BJP in Karnataka': Senior JD(S) leader revolts against Deve Gowda's alliance decision, hints at possible split in party

Posted on: 27 Jun, 10:20 AM

India News: C M Ibrahim, senior leader of the Janata Dal (Secular) in Karnataka, has opposed party's decision to ally with the BJP for the upcoming Lok Sabha elec

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CM Shinde is a guest for only a few days: Saamana

CM Shinde is a guest for only a few days: Saamana

Posted on: 27 Jun, 10:20 AM

News News: MUMBAI: Saamana, the editorial of the Shiv Sena (Uddhav Thackeray faction) on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on chief minister Eknath Shinde and s.

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BJP-Jat ties fraying at both ends. Dwindling electoral support, just 2 junior ministers in Modi 3.0

BJP-Jat ties fraying at both ends. Dwindling electoral support, just 2 junior ministers in Modi 3.0

Posted on: 23 Jun, 04:20 PM

Jats rallied around BJP after Vajpayee govt included them in OBC list. Twenty-five years later, community’s voting trend in 2024 shows declining trust between Jats and BJP.

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After Devi Lal's clan battle in LS elections, Bansi Lal's family set for a faceoff in Haryana polls

After Devi Lal's clan battle in LS elections, Bansi Lal's family set for a faceoff in Haryana polls

Posted on: 23 Jun, 04:20 PM

With late Bansi Lal’s daughter-in-law Kiran Choudhry quitting Congress to join BJP, his grandson Anirudh Chaudhry is an aspirant for Congress ticket from Tosham for assembly polls.

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Friction in Jharkhand BJP ahead of state polls as Sita Soren blames party leaders for Lok Sabha loss

Friction in Jharkhand BJP ahead of state polls as Sita Soren blames party leaders for Lok Sabha loss

Posted on: 23 Jun, 04:20 PM

BJP leaders deny allegations that they worked to ensure Sita Soren's defeat in Dumka seat. Several instances of infighting as party prepares for tough assembly battle.

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Pro-Congress wave, decline in traditional votes – what led to LDF’s poll debacle in Kerala

Pro-Congress wave, decline in traditional votes – what led to LDF’s poll debacle in Kerala

Posted on: 23 Jun, 04:20 PM

Analysts say result of Lok Sabha polls in Kerala was along expected lines, except for rise in BJP's graph, which affected both ruling Left-led LDF and Opposition Congress-led UDF.

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3 INDIA bloc MPs set to pull out of panel to assist pro-tem Speaker ahead of Parliament session

3 INDIA bloc MPs set to pull out of panel to assist pro-tem Speaker ahead of Parliament session

Posted on: 23 Jun, 04:20 PM

INDIA bloc has been opposing the government's decision to appoint BJP MP Bhartruhari Mahtab as pro-tem Speaker, overlooking Congress's Kodikunnil Suresh.

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Congress chief Kharge alleges Modi govt using Army 'politically' for elections

Congress chief Kharge alleges Modi govt using Army 'politically' for elections

Posted on: 23 Jun, 06:20 AM

India News: NEW DELHI: Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge Tuesday accused the government of using the Army "politically" for elections and claimed the ruling p.

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'Congress in many ways a family-run party': Shashi Tharoor blunts Rahul Gandhi's 'dynasty' attack on BJP

'Congress in many ways a family-run party': Shashi Tharoor blunts Rahul Gandhi's 'dynasty' attack on BJP

Posted on: 23 Jun, 06:20 AM

News News: When asked about the BJP targeting Congress on dynasty politics at a news conference in Mizoram, Rahul Gandhi tried to counter the question by allegin

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JD(S)-BJP alliance: Deve Gowda sacks rebel leader CM Ibrahim as party's Karnataka president; makes his son Kumaraswamy ad-hoc state chief

JD(S)-BJP alliance: Deve Gowda sacks rebel leader CM Ibrahim as party's Karnataka president; makes his son Kumaraswamy ad-hoc state chief

Posted on: 23 Jun, 06:20 AM

India News: Former Prime Minister Deve Gowda has sacked senior leader C M Ibrahim as the JD(S) Karnataka unit chief for speaking out against the party's decision

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Alliance trouble for INDIA parties: Akhilesh Yadav upset over snub in MP, warns Congress of same treatment in UP

Alliance trouble for INDIA parties: Akhilesh Yadav upset over snub in MP, warns Congress of same treatment in UP

Posted on: 23 Jun, 06:20 AM

News News: NEW DELHI: Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday accused the Congress of betrayal in Madhya P.

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'If Congress behaves like this ... ': Snubbed in Madhya Pradesh, Akhilesh Yadav has a piece of advice for grand old party

'If Congress behaves like this ... ': Snubbed in Madhya Pradesh, Akhilesh Yadav has a piece of advice for grand old party

Posted on: 23 Jun, 06:20 AM

News News: Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav expressed his disappointment with the Congress over seat sharing in Madhya Pradesh and warned that if the Congres

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BJP attacks Congress over party worker washing feet of Maharashtra party chief Nana Patole

BJP attacks Congress over party worker washing feet of Maharashtra party chief Nana Patole

Posted on: 19 Jun, 12:20 PM

BJP spokesperson Shehzad Poonawalla termed the action as Congress' 'Nawabi feudal shehzada' mindset and demanded the party and Patole should apologize.

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More trouble in Bhajan Lal govt: Rajasthan minister Kirodi Lal flags 'lapses' in Jal Jeevan Mission work

More trouble in Bhajan Lal govt: Rajasthan minister Kirodi Lal flags 'lapses' in Jal Jeevan Mission work

Posted on: 19 Jun, 12:20 PM

Last month, two other ministers had written to the CM pointing out irregular power cuts amid the scorching heat in Barmer, and water scarcity in Churu and adjoining districts.

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After INLD & JJP get just 2.61% voteshare, another Lal dynasty faces political irrelevance in Haryana

After INLD & JJP get just 2.61% voteshare, another Lal dynasty faces political irrelevance in Haryana

Posted on: 19 Jun, 12:20 PM

INLD risks losing its election symbol — pair of spectacles — used since Chaudhary Devi Lal's era. Meanwhile, JJP needs fresh faces by 2029 to consider any chance of revival.

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Changed seat, short campaign & ‘anti-BJP’ mood — ex-MP Dilip Ghosh lists reasons for Medinipur loss

Changed seat, short campaign & ‘anti-BJP’ mood — ex-MP Dilip Ghosh lists reasons for Medinipur loss

Posted on: 19 Jun, 12:20 PM

Ex-Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh was fielded from Bardhaman-Durgapur instead of his seat Medinipur and lost Lok Sabha polls to TMC's Kirti Azad. This was Ghosh’s first poll defeat.

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Modi fell prey to 'too much greed', BJP lost wherever Ram ji went on padyatra — Puri Shankaracharya

Modi fell prey to 'too much greed', BJP lost wherever Ram ji went on padyatra — Puri Shankaracharya

Posted on: 19 Jun, 12:20 PM

When someone aims over his capacity, he ends up performing badly, says Swami Nischalananda Saraswati. This is the 2nd jibe from a Shankaracharya since party's setback in LS polls.

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Question is about corruption & criminality: BJP MP Nishikant Dubey hits back at Mahua Moitra over degree jab

Question is about corruption & criminality: BJP MP Nishikant Dubey hits back at Mahua Moitra over degree jab

Posted on: 19 Jun, 02:20 AM

News News: Dubey, in a post on X (formerly Twitter), said it is for Mahua to answer whether NIC mails were accessed in Dubai or not and if questions were asked i

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'Govt using senior officers for propaganda not right', says Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge

'Govt using senior officers for propaganda not right', says Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge

Posted on: 19 Jun, 02:20 AM

News News: As per a purported government order, dated October 18, under the Centre's saturation drive senior bureaucrats will be deployed as "Rath Prabharis" acr

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2024 Lok Sabha elections: Why Congress strategy with focus on Karnataka could fail

2024 Lok Sabha elections: Why Congress strategy with focus on Karnataka could fail

Posted on: 19 Jun, 02:20 AM

News News: NEW DELHI: The Congress on Wednesday said that Karnataka will be at the centre of the grand old party's election strategy for the upcoming Lok Sabha e.

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BJP not opposed to caste census but won't make a hasty move: Amit Shah

BJP not opposed to caste census but won't make a hasty move: Amit Shah

Posted on: 19 Jun, 02:20 AM

India News: Union Home Minister Amit Shah stated that the BJP was not opposed to the idea of a caste census, but decisions regarding it have to be made thoughtful

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Congress govt in Karnataka 'as good as dead', charges BJP veteran Yediyurappa

Congress govt in Karnataka 'as good as dead', charges BJP veteran Yediyurappa

Posted on: 19 Jun, 02:20 AM

India News: BENGALURU: Alleging that the Congress administration in Karnataka has completely failed in all sectors and it is totally bankrupt, veteran BJP leader .

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State chief on mission to revive Kamaraj era, Tamil Nadu Congress sets sights on 2026 polls

State chief on mission to revive Kamaraj era, Tamil Nadu Congress sets sights on 2026 polls

Posted on: 15 Jun, 08:20 AM

State party chief Selvaperunthagai leads the charge in restructuring Congress’ presence in Tamil Nadu, focusing on education and development legacies.

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Haryana BJP rushes to placate Dalits before assembly polls, Congress looks to blunt rival's OBC push

Haryana BJP rushes to placate Dalits before assembly polls, Congress looks to blunt rival's OBC push

Posted on: 15 Jun, 08:20 AM

SCs and Jats together helped Congress snatch 5 of state’s 10 Lok Sabha seats from BJP. CM Saini-led govt is now pushing welfare schemes in bid to win over Dalits.

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‘Unnecessary’ tie-up — Organiser piece brings out NCP-BJP cadre dynamics as Mahayuti licks its wounds

‘Unnecessary’ tie-up — Organiser piece brings out NCP-BJP cadre dynamics as Mahayuti licks its wounds

Posted on: 15 Jun, 08:20 AM

Alliance hurt BJP's brand value, writes RSS's Ratan Sharda. NCP minister Chhagan Bhujbal vehemently denies any likelihood of alliance playing role in BJP's poor performance in state.

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‘Sevaks can’t be arrogant’ remark not for Modi, but RSS cut up over Nadda saying BJP doesn’t need it

‘Sevaks can’t be arrogant’ remark not for Modi, but RSS cut up over Nadda saying BJP doesn’t need it

Posted on: 15 Jun, 08:20 AM

RSS functionary says a ‘deliberate’ attempt was made to highlight specific parts of organisation chief Mohan Bhagwat’s Nagpur speech and his words were taken out of context.

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Did religion affect NE results? Hindutva, Manipur among reasons for NDA losses, say community leaders

Did religion affect NE results? Hindutva, Manipur among reasons for NDA losses, say community leaders

Posted on: 15 Jun, 08:20 AM

Assam CM comment blaming 'particular religion' for poll debacle is wrong, may support NDA if grievances are addressed in next five years, they add.

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Cash-for-query case: Mamata Banerjee breaks silence, says 'Mahua Moitra's expulsion being planned, but ... '

Cash-for-query case: Mamata Banerjee breaks silence, says 'Mahua Moitra's expulsion being planned, but ... '

Posted on: 14 Jun, 10:20 PM

India News: Mamata Banerjee has broken her silence on the cash-for-query case involving her party MP Mahua Moitra. Moitra has been accused of seeking bribes to ta

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'Unable to win on its own': Congress faces barbs from allies for ignoring INDIA parties in assembly elections

'Unable to win on its own': Congress faces barbs from allies for ignoring INDIA parties in assembly elections

Posted on: 14 Jun, 10:20 PM

India News: The Congress, which had ignored its INDIA (Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance) allies right through the assembly elections, is now at th

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MP election results: Kamal Nath wilts in face of lotus onslaught

MP election results: Kamal Nath wilts in face of lotus onslaught

Posted on: 14 Jun, 10:20 PM

India News: BJP's statement victory in Madhya Pradesh's assembly election, winning 163 of 230 seats, showed the fading of anti-incumbency under the leadership of

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'BJP will not be able to retain power at Centre if ... ': Mamata Banerjee's message after Congress's defeat in assembly elections

'BJP will not be able to retain power at Centre if ... ': Mamata Banerjee's message after Congress's defeat in assembly elections

Posted on: 14 Jun, 10:20 PM

India News: Mamata Banerjee suggests that proper seat sharing among opposition parties can prevent BJP from winning the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. The Trinamool Co

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Congress take swipe at BJP for not announcing CMs in three states yet

Congress take swipe at BJP for not announcing CMs in three states yet

Posted on: 14 Jun, 10:20 PM

India News: In a post on X, Congress general secretary Jairam Ramesh said less than 24 hours after the election results were out on December 3, his party was bein

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Eye on upcoming Bengal assembly bypolls, why BJP retained Shantanu Thakur in Modi 3.0

Eye on upcoming Bengal assembly bypolls, why BJP retained Shantanu Thakur in Modi 3.0

Posted on: 11 Jun, 04:20 AM

Bongaon MP Thakur, an influential leader of the Matua community, is now one of only two representatives from Bengal in Modi’s new Council of Ministers, the other being Sukanta Majumdar.

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Congress demands action against BJP IT cell head Amit Malviya over sexual exploitation charges

Congress demands action against BJP IT cell head Amit Malviya over sexual exploitation charges

Posted on: 11 Jun, 04:20 AM

Amit Malviya, who is also West Bengal co-in charge, has sent a legal notice to Santanu Sinha, a purported RSS member, who levelled the charges.

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Jaishankar, Sitharaman retain key ministries, TDP gets civil aviation, JD(U) panchayati raj & fisheries

Jaishankar, Sitharaman retain key ministries, TDP gets civil aviation, JD(U) panchayati raj & fisheries

Posted on: 11 Jun, 04:20 AM

Rajnath Singh remains defence minister, JP Nadda is health minister, Shivraj Singh Chouhan gets agriculture & rural development, HD Kumaraswamy gets heavy industries and steel.

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Shinde-led Shiv Sena MP Shrirang Barne alleges ‘double standards’ after party gets just one MoS berth

Shinde-led Shiv Sena MP Shrirang Barne alleges ‘double standards’ after party gets just one MoS berth

Posted on: 11 Jun, 04:20 AM

He told media that Shiv Sena was expecting one cabinet berth & one MoS berth, but party leader in Lok Sabha Shrikant Shinde said it was unconditionally supporting BJP-led NDA govt.

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Modi Cabinet 3.0: Shah, Rajnath, Jaishankar & Sitharaman retain portfolios, Shivraj gets agriculture

Modi Cabinet 3.0: Shah, Rajnath, Jaishankar & Sitharaman retain portfolios, Shivraj gets agriculture

Posted on: 11 Jun, 04:20 AM

JD(S) H.D.Kumaraswamy, TDP’s Kinjarapu Rammohan Naidu, JD(U)’s Rajiv Ranjan Singh, HAM's Jitan Ram Manjhi & LJP's Chirag Paswan among allies who get plum posts.

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Pre-planned strategy from Treasury benches: Priyanka Chaturvedi on suspension of MPs

Pre-planned strategy from Treasury benches: Priyanka Chaturvedi on suspension of MPs

Posted on: 10 Jun, 06:20 PM

News News: Hitting out at the ruling BJP, the Shiv Sena leader alleged that the Treasury benches have decided that whoever seeks a discussion from the home minis

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Looking for headstart, BJP may finalise Lok Sabha tickets early

Looking for headstart, BJP may finalise Lok Sabha tickets early

Posted on: 10 Jun, 06:20 PM

India News: Sources said the success of the experiment of announcing its list early worked well in the state polls, helping BJP get a vital headstart over its riv

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'Cannot fool Indians': BJP makes light of Rahul Gandhi's 'nyay yatra', cites PM Modi's 'real nyay'

'Cannot fool Indians': BJP makes light of Rahul Gandhi's 'nyay yatra', cites PM Modi's 'real nyay'

Posted on: 10 Jun, 06:20 PM

India News: The Congress has announced "Bharat Nyay Yatra" led by Rahul Gandhi from Manipur to Mumbai, passing through 14 states and 85 districts from east to wes

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Ram Mandir inauguration: Congress leader Sam Pitroda says 'don't mix religion with politics'; BJP accuses grand old party of appeasement politics

Ram Mandir inauguration: Congress leader Sam Pitroda says 'don't mix religion with politics'; BJP accuses grand old party of appeasement politics

Posted on: 10 Jun, 06:20 PM

News News: NEW DELHI: Congress leader Sam Pitroda's remarks questioning the hype around Ram Mandir's consecration ceremony in Ayodhya has evoked very strong reac.

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Rahul Gandhi raises caste census pitch again: Will it help Congress in 2024 Lok Sabha elections?

Rahul Gandhi raises caste census pitch again: Will it help Congress in 2024 Lok Sabha elections?

Posted on: 10 Jun, 06:20 PM

India News: NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday reiterated his party's resolve to conduct caste census in the country if voted to power in the 202.

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With NDA set to take oath for 3rd time, all eyes on big bureaucratic appointments of Modi 3.0

With NDA set to take oath for 3rd time, all eyes on big bureaucratic appointments of Modi 3.0

Posted on: 07 Jun, 12:20 AM

3 top posts — cabinet secretary, home secretary & foreign secretary — will fall vacant in next 4-6 months when extensions given to these officers ends. ED could get new director.

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After Smriti Irani’s Amethi defeat, NITI Aayog director recalls her ‘misbehaviour’, deletes X post later

After Smriti Irani’s Amethi defeat, NITI Aayog director recalls her ‘misbehaviour’, deletes X post later

Posted on: 07 Jun, 12:20 AM

In the now deleted post, Urvashi Prasad alleged that the former MP had ‘thrown her out of office’ & that her behaviour as public servant and woman is ‘nothing less than abhorrent’.

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Despite big gains & losses in seats, changes in BJP & Congress's vote share since 2019 remain marginal

Despite big gains & losses in seats, changes in BJP & Congress's vote share since 2019 remain marginal

Posted on: 07 Jun, 12:20 AM

BJP's overall vote share dipped by less than 1 percentage point, while Congress's went up by 1.53. This paradox seen in Lok Sabha results is explained by studying state-wise vote shares.

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‘Support unconditional to NDA' but JD(U) has wishlist – caste census, special category status for Bihar

‘Support unconditional to NDA' but JD(U) has wishlist – caste census, special category status for Bihar

Posted on: 07 Jun, 12:20 AM

JD(U) spokesperson K.C. Tyagi also says govt must revisit Agnipath scheme and take all stakeholders into consideration before implementing UCC.

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Just 3 seats won, 4 of 5 ministers & 3 MLAs defeated, what Punjab verdict means for Bhagwant Mann

Just 3 seats won, 4 of 5 ministers & 3 MLAs defeated, what Punjab verdict means for Bhagwant Mann

Posted on: 07 Jun, 12:20 AM

CM had campaigned extensively for all candidates & had claimed his party will win all 13 seats in Punjab. It was on his insistence that AAP decided not to ally with Congress in state.

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2024 Lok Sabha elections: Why road ahead for INDIA bloc could be bumpy

2024 Lok Sabha elections: Why road ahead for INDIA bloc could be bumpy

Posted on: 06 Jun, 02:20 PM

News News: NEW DELHI: The road ahead for opposition bloc INDIA (Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance)could be bumpy if the statements on seat sharing.

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'Prime minister of ideas': JD(U)'s message to INDIA bloc after Nitish Kumar returns as party chief

'Prime minister of ideas': JD(U)'s message to INDIA bloc after Nitish Kumar returns as party chief

Posted on: 06 Jun, 02:20 PM

News News: Nitish Kumar has once again taken over the reins of Janata Dal (United) in a move that seems to be directed at renewing his claim to the leadership of

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Often, you wait for coronation and get exiled, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Often, you wait for coronation and get exiled, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Posted on: 06 Jun, 02:20 PM

News News: Shivraj, who was CM for over 16 years, was replaced by Mohan Yadav after BJP won a landslide victory in the assembly polls, winning 163 of the 230 sea

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Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury fumes at 2-seat offer, TMC hits back

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury fumes at 2-seat offer, TMC hits back

Posted on: 06 Jun, 02:20 PM

News News: KOLKATA: Accusing Congress of “doublespeak”, Trinamool Congress said on Thursday it would give Congress leaders “a few more days” to clear the air on .

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Congress puts seat talks with allies on fast track

Congress puts seat talks with allies on fast track

Posted on: 06 Jun, 02:20 PM

News News: Congress put seat-sharing talks with its partners in the INDIA bloc on high priority and would begin meetings with member parties to discuss the fine .

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India’s six-week mammoth elections end Saturday, Modi in fray in last 57 seats

India’s six-week mammoth elections end Saturday, Modi in fray in last 57 seats

Posted on: 02 Jun, 08:20 PM

Other prominent candidates Saturday are Union minister Anurag Thakur, Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abhishek Banerjee, Lalu Prasad's daughter Misa Bharti and actor Kangana Ranaut.

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Some matters settled, but many squabbles persist — AP-Telangana ties 10 yrs after bifurcation

Some matters settled, but many squabbles persist — AP-Telangana ties 10 yrs after bifurcation

Posted on: 02 Jun, 08:20 PM

Telangana was formed on 2 June, 2014. As anniversary of the bifurcation approaches, both states continue to grapple with challenges related to asset division & outstanding power dues.

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Exit polls signal triumph for BJP with its strongholds secure & predictions of big gains in south

Exit polls signal triumph for BJP with its strongholds secure & predictions of big gains in south

Posted on: 02 Jun, 08:19 PM

Outlook for Congress-led INDIA bloc remains bleak despite aggressive campaigning. Official results of 2024 Lok Sabha polls to be announced on 4 June. ThePrint looks at 5 exit polls.

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CM Pema Khandu leads BJP to victory in Arunachal Pradesh, retains power with a brute majority

CM Pema Khandu leads BJP to victory in Arunachal Pradesh, retains power with a brute majority

Posted on: 02 Jun, 08:19 PM

BJP won 46 of the state's 60 seats. NDA partner NPP came a distant 2nd, winning 5 seats, followed by Ajit Pawar faction of NCP, which got 3. Khandu is set to return as CM for 3rd term.

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Prem Singh Tamang-led SKM sweeps Sikkim, Pawan Chamling's SDF wins 1 & BJP fails to open account

Prem Singh Tamang-led SKM sweeps Sikkim, Pawan Chamling's SDF wins 1 & BJP fails to open account

Posted on: 02 Jun, 08:19 PM

The ruling SKM emerged victorious in 31 of state's 32 assembly seats. Others in the fray included BJP, Congress and newly formed Citizen Action Party-Sikkim — all of which drew a blank.

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Now, Nitish Kumar's JD(U) flexes muscles, says will not talk to Congress on seat sharing in Bihar

Now, Nitish Kumar's JD(U) flexes muscles, says will not talk to Congress on seat sharing in Bihar

Posted on: 02 Jun, 10:19 AM

News News: NEW DELHI: With no visible movement on seat sharing talks between the partners of opposition's INDIA (Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance.

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Sena row: Possible some Maharashtra MLAs from both sides may get disqualified or none at all, legal experts say

Sena row: Possible some Maharashtra MLAs from both sides may get disqualified or none at all, legal experts say

Posted on: 02 Jun, 10:19 AM

Legal experts in Mumbai discuss the possibility of some MLAs from both sides getting disqualified or none at all. The decision of the assembly Speaker will be based on constitutional provisions and will be legally sustainable.

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No rest for Maharashtra Speaker as January 31 deadline for NCP case looms

No rest for Maharashtra Speaker as January 31 deadline for NCP case looms

Posted on: 02 Jun, 10:19 AM

After disposing of a bunch of disqualification petitions on Wednesday that had been filed by rival factions of Shiv Sena, now another bunch of petitio

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'If possible, BSP can ... ': Mayawati rules out pre-poll alliance for 2024 Lok Sabha elections

'If possible, BSP can ... ': Mayawati rules out pre-poll alliance for 2024 Lok Sabha elections

Posted on: 02 Jun, 10:19 AM

India News: BSP chief Mayawati has said that her party will think about joining any alliance after the Lok Sabha elections are over. She refuted reports of retire

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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar hits out at UPA governments & dynastic politics, praises PM Narendra Modi

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar hits out at UPA governments & dynastic politics, praises PM Narendra Modi

Posted on: 02 Jun, 10:19 AM

Nitish Kumar attacked dynastic politics while praising PM Narendra Modi for his government's decision to confer the country's highest civilian award t

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Ex-Punjab CM Channi to do 'MA in economics', learn how to balance freebies & economic growth

Ex-Punjab CM Channi to do 'MA in economics', learn how to balance freebies & economic growth

Posted on: 29 May, 04:19 PM

Congress candidate from Jalandhar, Charanjit Singh Channi says he wants to better understand Punjab’s economy, criticises Modi’s visits & CM Mann’s governance.

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Modi to meditate at Kanyakumari’s Vivekananda landmark after LS poll campaign closes 30 May

Modi to meditate at Kanyakumari’s Vivekananda landmark after LS poll campaign closes 30 May

Posted on: 29 May, 04:19 PM

He will pray at Swami Vivekananda Memorial Rock where 19th century reformer undertook similar exercise & envisioned enlightened ‘Bharat Mata’.

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Crusade against drugs, not 'Khalistan', draws crowds to Amritpal's proxy campaign in Khadoor Sahib

Crusade against drugs, not 'Khalistan', draws crowds to Amritpal's proxy campaign in Khadoor Sahib

Posted on: 29 May, 04:19 PM

Amritpal's 10-point manifesto include end of drug culture & extortions, justice in sacrilege cases, struggle for release of Bandi Singhs. His parents are campaigning on his behalf.

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After ED, CBI files chargesheet against suspended TMC strongman Sheikh Shahjahan

After ED, CBI files chargesheet against suspended TMC strongman Sheikh Shahjahan

Posted on: 29 May, 04:19 PM

ED last week filed prosecution complaint bringing money laundering charges under PMLA against Shahjahan. CBI Monday filed chargesheet against him for January attack on officers.

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Telangana CM faces heat for roping in Oscar-winning Andhra music composer Keeravani for state anthem

Telangana CM faces heat for roping in Oscar-winning Andhra music composer Keeravani for state anthem

Posted on: 29 May, 04:19 PM

BRS & Telangana Cine Musicians Association question Revanth Reddy's decision to recruit MM Keeravani of 'RRR' fame to recompose anthem & urged him to 'encourage Telangana talent' instead.

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