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Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

 

No Change in Seat-sharing Formula for Maharashtra Polls, Says Uddhav Thackeray

In last one month, the ruling BJP and Shiv Sena have inducted nearly 12 senior Congress and NCP leaders, leading to speculations that both the saffron allies may contest the state Assembly polls separately, like in 2014. Mumbai: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday said there is no change in the seat-sharing formula worked out with the BJP for the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly elections. In last one month, the ruling BJP and Shiv Sena have inducted nearly 12 senior Congress and NCP leaders, leading to speculations that both the saffron…


Will Speak After ‘Reporting’ To Court Upon Return, Says Yechury After SC Grants Permission to Visit J&K

The Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader had made two attempts to visit Jammu and Kashmir this month — once with Communist Party of India (CPI) general secretary D Raja and another with a delegation of opposition party members. New Delhi: CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury, who was allowed to visit Jammu and Kashmir by the Supreme Court on Wednesday, said he would speak on the matter only after he “reports” to the court upon his return. The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed Yechury to visit Jammu and Kashmir to…


‘If a Woman Complains Against BJP Leader…’ Priyanka Gandhi Lashes Out at UP Govt Over Women’s Safety

The Congress leader’s comments come a day after an FIR was lodged against former Union minister Swami Chinmayanand after a student went missing following her allegation that the BJP leader had been harassing her. Lucknow: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Wednesday hit out at the Uttar Pradesh government for failing to assure safety to women, a day after an FIR was lodged against former Union minister Swami Chinmayanand after a student went missing following her allegation that the BJP leader had been harassing her. Shahjahanpur Superintendent of Police S Chanappa had…


Shivraj Singh Chouhan, BJP Workers Court Arrest Demanding Compensation for Farmers

Addressing a rally, Chouhan alleged that the Congress government in Madhya Pradesh failed to implement farm loan waiver, its main promise during the last year’s elections. Shivpuri: BJP workers led by former chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan courted arrest at Pichhore on Tuesday, demanding that farmers in Madhya Pradesh be paid a compensation for crop losses among other things. Addressing a rally, Chouhan alleged that the Congress government in the state failed to implement farm loan waiver, its main promise during the last year’s elections. “We will continue to fight till…


In First Mahagathbandhan Meeting After Poll Debacle, Manjhi Softens Tone on Tejashwi Yadav

HAM president and former Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi had earlier expressed strong displeasure over Tejashwi Yadav remaining absent from the monsoon session of Bihar assembly. Patna: Leaders of the opposition ‘Mahagathbandhan’ in Bihar, the multi-party formation which suffered virtual obliteration in the Lok Sabha election, on Tuesday held a meeting here in an apparent bid to pick up the threads in the state where assembly polls are due next year. The grand alliance that derives its name from the formation that met with spectacular success in the 2015 assembly polls…