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Thursday, September 5th, 2019

 

BJP Lawmaker Demands NRC in UP, Says it Will Keep ‘Infiltrators’ From ‘Ruling the Roost’

In a letter addressed to Home Minister Amit Shah, the Meerut MLA Satya Prakash Agarwal alleged that more than one lakh migrants are living in Uttar Pradesh illegally, which is leading to a “social imbalance”. Lucknow: A BJP lawmaker from Meerut has written a letter to Home Minister Amit Shah and demanded the implementation of the National Register of Citizenship (NRC) in the state. Satya Prakash Agarwal in the letter alleged that more than one lakh “illegal migrants” are living in Uttar Pradesh illegally, which is leading to a “social imbalance”.…


NCP State Vice President, Several Others Join BJP in Jammu

Others who joined the saffron party included president ex-servicemen Tilak Raj, PDP leader Surinder Khajuria and leaders of Valmiki Samaj led by Asif Gill besides a number of political and social activists, Jammu: Dozens of political and social activists including a senior leader of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Wednesday joined the BJP here, a party official said. NCP state vice president Krishan Kumar Dingra along with chairman of Scheduled Caste and Backward Class cell Rattan Chand, state cashier Dewan Chand and joint state secretary Ved Raj Bharti joined the…


Dantewada Bypolls: Bhupesh Baghel and Raman Singh Accompany Party Nominees for Submission of Papers

Both the candidates — BJP’s Ojaswi Mandavi and Congress leader Devti Karma — are widows of senior leaders of their respective parties and were killed in separate Maoist attacks. Dantewada: The Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s by-election candidates in Dantewada submitted their nominations on Wednesday. While BJP leader Ojaswi Mandavi reached the collectorate along with former chief minister Raman Singh to submit her papers after holding a rally amid much fanfare, the Congress’ Devti Karma too was accompanied by several senior party functionaries, including Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, but it…


Shiv Sena, BJP Discuss Seat Allocation for Allies in Upcoming Maharashtra Elections

Mumbai: Shiv Sena and BJP leaders on Wednesday held their first round of talks on seat-sharing primarily focusing on possible seats that could be allotted to their allies for the upcoming Maharashtra assembly polls. A BJP leader said it has not yet been decided which party will contest how many seats in the 288-member house. “Today was the first day of meeting to work out a seat-sharing formula. It is not fixed how many seats each party can share with the allies but some seats were discussed, said the BJP…


After BSY’s ‘Keep Your Ideas With Yourself’ Diktat, Minister Makes U-turn on Liquor at Doorstep Plan

Yediyurappa reportedly called up Karnataka Excise minister H Nagesh on Thursday morning and sought an explanation from him. Bengaluru: Excise department’s proposal to deliver liquor home has irked chief minister BS Yediyurappa, who apparently believes that talking about booze in times of flood can stir a fresh controversy. Yediyurappa reportedly called up Karnataka Excise minister H Nagesh on Thursday morning and sought an explanation from him. According to sources, the CM was left red-faced over the minister’s idea and reported dialed Nagesh and said: “Who asked you to propose such ideas…