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  • PM Narendra Modi: GDP dipped to 5.7% or below 8 times during UPA rule

    Hitting out at critics over spreading fear among people seeing the current economic condition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday asserted that there were eight instances within six years when the country's GDP dwindled at or below 5.7 percent. Prime Minister Modi was addressing a group of company secretaries during a programme marking the golden jubilee year of Institute of Company Secretaries of India

    Oct 05, 2017, 10:40 IST

  • Caught on cam: TDP MLA Balakrishna slaps supporter during election campaign

    Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MLA Nandamuri Balakrishna has been caught on camera slapping a supporter during the distribution campaign in Andhra Pradesh. The incident took place, when a supporter was forced to rush towards the actor, as a large crowd that was following Balakrishna pushed him forward

    Oct 04, 2017, 10:41 IST

  • ABVP, NSUI, SP workers join BHU student protests

    Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), National Students' Union of India student union (NSUI) and Samajwadi Party (SP) workers joined the protests against police violence in Banaras Hindu University (BHU) in which several women students and journalists were injured on Saturday. The ABVP workers protested outside Shastri Bhawan and were forcefully evicted by police. NSUI workers were also seen protesting in the national capital. Meanwhile, in Varanasi, the Samajwadi Party workers expressed their anger. The BHU administration has claimed the protests were “politically motivated” since they coincided with PM Modi's visit to Varanasi

    Sep 25, 2017, 21:55 IST

  • My wife Dimple will not contest next polls: Akhilesh Yadav

    In an attempt to downplay presence of 'dynasty politics' in Samajwadi Party, party leader and former Uttar Pradesh chief minister (CM) Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said that if his party follows dynasty politics, then his wife Dimple Yadav would not contest next elections

    Sep 25, 2017, 12:52 IST

  • Lalu Yadav offered RS seat to Mayawati from Bihar, confirms son Tejashwi

    Bihar Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav on Wednesday night arrived in the national capital. Responding to a question thrown by the media, the Deputy CM confirmed that Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav has spoken to Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Supremo Mayawati, conveyed support to her and offered her a Rajya Sabha (RS) seat from Bihar

    Jul 20, 2017, 10:39 IST

  • Bollynews Fatafat: Who used offensive words for Akshay?

    Who got annoyed with Akshay Kumar and why? What is Tiger Shroff’s new year resolution? Which is 2016 most profitable film? Find out all this and more only on Bollynews Fatafat…

    Jan 06, 2017, 18:18 IST

  • Entire nation pitching for Congress free India: PM Modi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that not only the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) but the entire nation wants to be free from the clutches of the Congress Party.

    May 30, 2016, 09:29 IST

  • Pinarayi Vijayan takes oath as 12th Chief Minister of Kerala

    Communist Party of India-Marxist leader Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday took oath as 12th Chief Minister of Kerala. Several top CPM leaders were present during the oath-taking ceremony.

    May 26, 2016, 09:00 IST

  • Manorama Devi blames BJP for falsely implicating her

    Suspended Janata Dal (United) MLC Manorama Devi, who was sent to 14-day judicial custody this morning on charges of possessing liquor bottles, blamed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for falsely implicating her under political conspiracy.

    May 17, 2016, 15:05 IST

  • BJP calls for shutdown in Gaya over teen's murder

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday called for a shutdown in Gaya over the alleged killing of 19-year-old Aditya Sachdeva by Rocky Yadav, son of Janata Dal (United) legislative council member Manorama Devi. Meanwhile, the police are yet to arrest Rocky who is still on the run, nearly 36 hours after the incident.

    May 09, 2016, 17:35 IST

  • Amar Singh is a friend, he can say whatever he wants to: Big B

    Replying to a journalist's question about how he would react to former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh's remark over Jaya Bachchan, this is how the megastar Amitabh Bachchan settled the issue.

    May 06, 2016, 17:36 IST

  • WB polls: TMC, CPIM workers clash, 1 injured

    A clash broke out between Trinamool Congress (TMC) and Communist Party of India (Marxist) CPI(M) workers in Arambag area of Hooghly district, where phase five of the West Bengal Assembly polls are underway.

    Apr 30, 2016, 13:55 IST

  • AgustaWestland helicopter scam: Congress protests outside Swamy's residence

    The Congress workers staged a protest outside Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy's residence against the latter giving controversial remarks and stalling the Parliament repeatedly.

    Apr 29, 2016, 15:44 IST

  • Haryana Janhit Congress, Congress join hands

    The Haryana Janhit Congress joined hands with the grand old Congress Party in New Delhi on Thursday. Leaders from both parties expressed joy over the new coalition. Headed by former chief minister Bhajan Lal's son Kuldeep Bishnoi, the party had parted ways with the Congress in 2007.

    Apr 28, 2016, 19:31 IST

  • BJP MP Manoj Tiwari rides bicycle to Parliament

    Abiding the Odd-Even rule, Bharatiya Janata Party MP Manoj Tiwari on Wednesday went to the Parliament riding his bicycle as he owns an even-numbered car. On the one hand where BJP MP Ram Prasad Sharma protested against the rule by riding a horse to the Parliament, Tiwari said that he lives near the Parliament, so he was riding a bicycle to abide the Odd-Even rule.

    Apr 27, 2016, 17:59 IST

  • AgustaWestland case: Sonia rubbishes allegations against her

    Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy, who is set to corner the Congress Party over the controversial Agusta Westland chopper deal in the Parliament, on Wednesday, urged the grand-old party to support the probe.

    Apr 27, 2016, 17:39 IST

  • Ganga can be cleaned only if everyone joins hands: Akhilesh Yadav

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said cleaning of Ganga is an important issue and it is only possible with everyone's help. He further said they have already started work for cleaning of Yamuna and Varna River.

    Apr 26, 2016, 19:22 IST

  • Congress demands liquor ban in M.P

    Members of the Congress party in Bhopal protested against the sale of liquor in the state on Tuesday. Demanding that ban on sale of alcohol, a protestor said just like Gujrat and Bihar, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chohan should also pass the orders of liquor ban in the state.

    Apr 26, 2016, 18:30 IST

  • Delhi HC seeks Kejriwal Government's reply on CBI probe of Imran Hussain bribery case

    The Delhi High Court on Friday sought a response from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government over a plea seeking a CBI probe of alleged bribery charges against Food and Supplies Minister Imran Hussain.

    Apr 22, 2016, 19:10 IST

  • Rajawadi warns of agitation if the king isn't brought back

    The Raj Sanstha Punarsthapna Sangharsh Samiti Rajawadi is demanding for the king to be brought back as political parties have not followed the terms of an agreement with former king Gyanendra. They have warned that they would launch a movement for the same.

    Apr 18, 2016, 10:26 IST

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