Modi government has made Governors BJP General Secretaries: Stalin

Chennai, Feb 14 DMK President M.K. Stalin on Thursday said the Modi government was converting Governors as BJP General Secretaries and extended his support to Puducherry Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy who is protesting outside Lt Governor Kiran Bedi’s residence. In a tweet, Stalin said: “Lt Governor being the reason for the abnormal political situation in […]

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Centre won’t procure Chhattisgarh’s entire rice produce due to its higher MSP

New Delhi, Feb 14 The Congress party’s electoral promise to raise the procurement rate of paddy at Rs 2,500 per quintal in Chhattisgarh is set to put an additional burden on the state treasury. This is because the Centre has refused to procure the entire produce from the state citing violation of the prescribed norms […]

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Congress, BJP demand action against CPI-M leaders chargesheeted in murder case

Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 13  After the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday filed a chargesheet against two Kerala CPI-M leaders in connection with a 2012 murder case, the Congress and the BJP on Wednesday demanded immediate action by the party against the accused leaders. P. Jayarajan, the CPI-M District Secretary in Kannur, was charged under […]

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Congress pacifies Marandi to seal opposition alliance in Jharkhand

Ranchi, Feb 13  The Congress has stepped up its efforts to pacify former Chief Minister and Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik (JVM-P) President Babulal Marandi to seal the opposition alliance for the Lok Sabha polls. Last week, the Congress and the JMM had announced finalising the seat-sharing formula in Jharkhand. JVM-P stayed away from the seat-sharing formula. […]

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Priyanka seeks ‘ground realities’ from Congress workers

Lucknow, Feb 13  On the third day of her visit, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra met more party workers and leaders on Wednesday and sought details of their constituencies and the party organisation in their areas. The 47-year-old, who has been assigned to oversee the politically crucial eastern Uttar Pradesh, was closeted with grass-root […]

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SP-BJP face-off continues in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow, Feb 13 The face-off between the Samajwadi Party and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party over the grounding of former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav’s flight to Prayagraj yesterday intensified on Wednesday with SP workers taking to streets and protesting in different parts of the state. Samajwadi Party workers protested at the busy Hazratganj in […]

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