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Monday, August 26th, 2019

 

Andhra to Have 4 Capitals Instead of Amaravati? BJP MP Claims Jagan Reddy Has Told Centre About Plan

Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy is planning to establish capitals in Vizianagaram, Kakinada, Guntur and Kadapa in a bid to decentralise the development of the state across all regions. Hyderabad: The debate over the shifting of Andhra Pradesh capital from Amaravati picked up pace on Sunday after it was revealed that Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy is planning to announce four capital cities for the state. Amid an ongoing tussle between the ruling YSR Congress Party and the TDP over the construction of new capital,…


Amit Shah to Meet CMs of Maoist-hit States, Review Ongoing Operations against Naxals Today

Chief ministers or their representatives and top police and civil officials of 10 Naxal-violence affected states are expected to attend the meeting — a first of its kind after Shah assumed charge about three months ago. New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday will take stock of the ongoing operations against Naxals and the development initiatives being undertaken in Maoist-hit areas, officials said. Chief ministers or their representatives and top police and civil officials of 10 Naxal-violence affected states are expected to attend the meeting — a first of…


BJP MLA Allegedly Threatened Electricity Board After Herd of Cows Was Electrocuted in MP’s Sagar

The BJP MLA from Rehli, Gopal Bhargava is said to have threatened the board with severe protests, demanding compensation for the cattle owners. BJP leader Gopal Bhargava allegedly threatened to attack an electricity board building after a herd of cows was electrocuted in Madhya Pradesh’s Sagar district. He is said to have threatened the board with severe protests, demanding compensation for the cattle owners. In a video, the Rehli MLA is seen threatening officials saying that stones will be pelted at the building of the board, according to an ANI…


Mamata Banerjee, KCR Skip Key Meet Called by Amit Shah to Review Ops in Naxal-Hit States

Chief ministers or their representatives and top police and civil officials of 10 Naxal-violence affected states were expected to attend the meeting — a first of its kind after Amit Shah assumed charge about three months ago. New Delhi: In a significant act of political posturing, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her Telangana counterpart, K Chandrashekhar Rao Monday ​remained absent from an inter-state council meeting chaired by Union Home Minister Amit Shah to take stock of the ongoing operations against Naxals and the development initiatives being undertaken in…


EC Bars JD(U) From Using its ‘Arrow’ Symbol to Contest Elections in Jharkhand, Maharashtra

The EC had earlier given concession to the Janata Dal (United) under a rule to contest polls in the two states using its symbol. But it has now withdrawn the concession after the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha moved the poll panel. New Delhi: The Election Commission has barred JD(U) from using its poll symbol ‘arrow’ to contest elections in Jharkhand and Maharashtra owing to its similarity with the ‘bow and arrow’ symbol used by JMM and Shiv Sena in the two states. The EC had earlier given concession to the Janata Dal…