Category Archives: Political

Facing anger, Yogi Adityanath visits Gorakhpur hospital

UTTAR Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visited the hospital in Gorakhpur where the deaths of 63 children over the last five days has sparked massive outrage. The chief minister has reached the hospital today along with Union Health Minister JP Nadda. The Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical college saw over 68 people including children, infants slipping to their death in ...

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Nitish Kumar back as Bihar CM, with new alliance and new deputy

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, meanwhile, said that it was known that such a decision was in the making and alleged that there was nothing spontaneous about it. “We knew that it was being planned for the last three to four months,” Gandhi said. “Bihar had given an anti-communal mandate but Nitish Kumar has gone back to them (the BJP) ...

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Nitish Kumar : ‘Chanakya of Bihar politics’

WORKING with his new tactician Prashant Kishor, a key strategist for the BJP in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Kumar worked a carefully crafted soft campaign template for Bihar in the 2015 Assembly elections. He invoked only his work, the potential of the next government with him, the slights to Bihar and his own self, strident appeals to Bihar’s ‘Asmita'(pride) ...

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Ram Jethmalani quits as Arvind Kejriwal’s counsel, seeks Rs 2 crore fee

Following Kejriwal’s denial of having instructed the lawyer to use derogatory language against Jaitley during court proceedings on May 17, the lawyer has written a letter to the CM, accusing him of using even more offensive language against Jaitley during private discussions on the case. Jethmalani has asked Kejriwal to settle his legal fees amounting to more than Rs 2 ...

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‘Rising Hindu nationalism could lead to war, has hijacked Indo-China policy’

AMID the standoff between Indian and Chinese troops in Doklam area in Sikkim sector, Chinese state media kept up its rhetoric against India saying Narendra Modi’s election has fueled the country’s nationalist sentiments and warned that India should avoid letting religious nationalism push the two countries to war. The scathing editorial published in the nationalistic tabloid Global Times sought to ...

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BJP leader arrested for Ramgarh lynching incident

NITYANAND Mahato, the local BJP leader, and Santosh Singh were arrested and another person surrendered in court in connection with the lynching of a meat trader in Ramgarh district recently. Superintendent of Police Kishore Kaushal said on Saturday. Another accused Chhotu Rana surrendered in Ramgarh court; Police have also taken a man into custody for interrogation. A 40-year-old meat trader, a ...

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Mahatma Gandhi bahut chatur baniya tha : Amit Shah

BJP president Amit Shah claimed here on Friday that the Congress was never a party based on principles, it was merely a “special purpose vehicle” to secure freedom. And Mahatma Gandhi, a “bahut chatur baniya,” could presage the bleak future of the party. In contrast, because the BJP was a party which was clear in its approach, Shah said, it ...

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Searches at 3 places in Delhi over Kapil Mishra’s ‘medical scam’ charges

THE Anti-Corruption Branch of the Delhi police has started investigating sacked Delhi minister Kapil Mishra’s allegations of a medical scam on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s watch. Kapil Mishra, who has been hurling allegations of corruptions almost daily at Chief Minister Kejriwal and other ministers, has alleged a 300-crore fraud in the purchase of medicines by the Health Department, which is ...

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