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Mulayam vows to fight Akhilesh

By   /  January 16, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Mulayam vows to fight Akhilesh

Lucknow, Jan.16: SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav today said he would contest against Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav in the assembly elections if he does not “listen” to him, seeking to wield the stick after the chief ministership carrot failed to make his rebellious son fall in line. With chances of a rapprochement between the two […]

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BJP releases second list of candidates for Goa

By   /  January 16, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on BJP releases second list of candidates for Goa

New Delhi, Jan.16: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday announced its second list of seven candidates for the Goa assembly elections to be held on February 4. The candidates were finalised by the Central Election Committee of the BJP during its meeting on Sunday, which was presided over by party president Amit Shah and […]

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UP poll process to start rolling with notification tomorrow

By   /  January 16, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on UP poll process to start rolling with notification tomorrow

Lucknow, Jan. 16: The assembly poll process for Uttar Pradesh will start rolling tomorrow with notification for the first phase of voting on February 11 covering 73 constituencies spread over 15 distracts in Muslim-dominated Western UP. The filing nominations for these constituencies will start tomorrow itself and the last date is January 24. Withdrawal of […]

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Nitish rejects BJP demand to postpone human chain

By   /  January 16, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Nitish rejects BJP demand to postpone human chain

Patna, Jan. 16: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday rejected BJP’s demand to postpone its programme of forming the world’s longest human chain on January 21 in support of prohibition in the state in view of the boat tragedy that claimed 24 lives. “The world’s longest human chain will take place as per its […]

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Akhilesh gets ‘cycle’, blow to Mulayam

By   /  January 16, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Akhilesh gets ‘cycle’, blow to Mulayam

New Delhi, Jan.16: The Election Commission on Monday allotted the ‘cycle’ symbol to the Samajwadi Party faction led by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. The decision is a major blow to the rival faction led by party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav who had been desperate to hold on to the symbol which he picked […]

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Rajesh Verma appointed Odisha CM’s Secretary

By   /  January 16, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Rajesh Verma appointed Odisha CM’s Secretary

Bhubaneswar, Jan.16: The Odisha government on Monday appointed Rajesh Verma as Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. Verma was the Principal Secretary of Energy Department. The appointment comes as Upendra Nath Behera took over as Chairman of the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC), said the Chief Minister’s Office. Hemant Sharma has been given the […]

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SC gives 3 months to Centre to fill remaining NCST vacancies

By   /  January 16, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on SC gives 3 months to Centre to fill remaining NCST vacancies

New Delhi, Jan.16: The Supreme Court today directed the Centre to fill up three vacancies, including that of the Chairperson, in the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) within three months. A bench of Chief Jusice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud asked the government “to fill up the three posts within the […]

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Sidhu says he is born Congressman

By   /  January 16, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Sidhu says he is born Congressman

New Delhi, Jan. 16: Having joined Congress after hectic negotiations, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu today said he was a “born Congressman” who was coming back to his roots and would be ready to work under anybody appointed by the high command and contest from where the party wants him to. Sidhu refused to comment on […]

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Zeliangrong Baudi condemns killing

By   /  January 15, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Zeliangrong Baudi condemns killing

Dimapur, Jan. 15: Zeliangrong Baudi (AMN) has strongly condemned the killing of innocent person namely Dikhuanang, son of Tajinang of Chengdai village, besides seriously injuring three persons by indiscriminate firing at Khumji village (Lukhambi) on January 12. Zeliangrong Baudi (AMN), in a press release issued by its general secretary Dr. Gairiangmei Maringmei, condemned the coward […]

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Sidhu joins Congress, calls it ‘new inning’

By   /  January 15, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Sidhu joins Congress, calls it ‘new inning’

New Delhi, Jan. 15: Calling it “a new inning” in politics, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu on Sunday finally joined the Congress after a meeting with its Vice President Rahul Gandhi here. Gandhi warmly welcomed Sidhu, a former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP, into the party fold at his residence. Sidhu’s wife, Navjot Kaur Sidhu, had […]

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