August 21, 2017 3:07 am

While the YSRCP has decided to field a candidate saying that Nagi Reddy was originally elected on its ticket, the TDP claims the seat belongs to them as Reddy and Akhila joined the party more than a year ago.

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August 21, 2017 2:59 am

As reported earlier by The Indian Express, Verma has blamed the Chhattisgarh Gau Seva Aayog for the cash crunch at the gaushalas. This, despite the three shelters cumulatively receiving more than Rs 1.5 crore over the past six years.

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August 21, 2017 2:48 am

According to sources, Sushma’s August 16 letter to the ministers said the objective behind the PM’s drive is to put these numbers together before the people through BJP party workers.

August 21, 2017 9:17 am

After the leaders left, Uike admitted that his modest house in Ward No 26 of Bhopal Municipal Corporation did not have a toilet. Uike said he had applied for a toilet six months ago but was yet to get one.

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August 21, 2017 2:32 am

The in-charge of Kotwali Police Station, Pradeep Walter, told The Indian Express that a constable informed him Saturday that SJM supporters had formed a human chain as part of an anti-China protest and blocked a road at Burhanpur’s Shanwara area.

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August 21, 2017 2:21 am

The meeting in North Block on August 22 will be chaired by the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who is the vice-president of the society.

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August 21, 2017 2:15 am

On September 5, which is Teachers’ Day, the state governments have been asked to hold district/block/cluster level competitions for clean and well-maintained school campuses and toilets.

August 19, 2017 5:05 am

Earlier this week, at an event in Lucknow, Adityanath had targeted the previous SP government, saying that those who called themselves Yaduvanshis had banned the celebration of Janmashtami at police stations and police lines.

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August 19, 2017 4:56 am

The meeting assumes significance as it comes three days after Shah held a brainstorming session for top party leaders, including Union Ministers, on strategising for almost 150 seats where the party had been weak ahead of the next Lok Sabha polls.

August 19, 2017 4:39 am

Omar in his written statement added that the special session should be called to frame an appropriate response to counter any narrative with regard to tampering or repealing Article 35A.

August 19, 2017 4:27 am

Despite all the talk of internal democracy, earlier in the day Shah made it clear during a closed-door meeting in the Bhopal party office that functionaries were not supposed to share proceedings at the party headquarters with the media.

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August 19, 2017 9:52 am

Indicating that he would choose the party over the government, Dinakaran said that those in power were taking decisions for their own interests. “We will take a decision as per the wishes of cadres.

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August 19, 2017 10:52 am

JDU general secretary KC Tyagi said, “When more than 90 per cent MPs, MLAs and office-bearers of the party in Bihar are with Nitish Kumar, how can one or two people rebelling against the party’s decision cause a split?”

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August 19, 2017 3:46 am

The new steering committee is drastically different in its composition, which last year had 17 members and included more bureaucrats of the I&B Ministry, including the ministry’s secretary, joint secretary of films and director generals of DAVP, PIB and DFF.

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August 19, 2017 5:30 am

Districts like Palamu and Garhwa in Jharkhand and Gaya and Aurangabad in Bihar will benefit from the project. The allocated amount will be utilised over three years.

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August 19, 2017 1:54 pm

The Indian Express had reported on June 14 that the NITI Aayog had suggested a merger of the Central Institute of Classical Tamil (CICT) with the Central Institute of Indian Languages in Mysuru.

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August 19, 2017 10:40 am

The plan to set up 20 world-class institutions — 10 government-run and 10 private — also fits into the above philosophy, according to Javadekar. The 20 will be known as “institutions of eminence”.

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August 19, 2017 3:07 am

The outfits have said that as per information available with them, 130 farmers have committed suicide after the Congress formed the government in the state.

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August 19, 2017 2:55 am

Farmers across Maharashtra had launched a strike from June 1 to press for a complete loan waiver. Subsequently, CM Devendra Fadnavis announced a loan waiver of Rs 34,000 crore with an upper limit of Rs 1.5 lakh.

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August 17, 2017 5:16 am

TMC MP Kunal Ghosh sent his petition on June 7, alleging that a section of officers, including Rajiv Kumar, the then head of the state government-appointed special investigation team (SIT) and at present the Kolkata Police commissioner, had tampered with evidence.

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August 17, 2017 5:11 am

BJP leaders also acknowledged the Bhikkhu Mahasangh’s role in garnering Dalit votes to help pave way for the party’s stunning victory in the UP elections earlier this year.

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August 17, 2017 7:01 am

Although this will be Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first bilateral visit to Myanmar three years since he was sworn in, there have been several high-level visits in the iterim.

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August 17, 2017 5:02 am

This came a day before BJP president Amit Shah is scheduled to visit Bhopal to begin a three-day exercise from Friday to strengthen the party organisation.

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August 15, 2017 3:59 am

The BJP chief dismissed the Congress’s moves to support the demand for a separate religion status for Lingayats, a key support base of the BJP, and local pride issues as lacking in intent.

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August 15, 2017 3:48 am

Singh has already launched a web portal, Bharat Ke Veer, to contribute for welfare of the families of soldiers who made sacrifice on the line of duty. Walking the talk, Singh donated Rs 1.59 lakh, a month’s salary, to Bharat Ke Veer initiative.

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August 15, 2017 3:42 am

Yadav has spoken with BSP chief Mayawati, former Jharkhand CMs Babulal Marandi (JVM-P) and Hemant Soren (JMM) and Prakash Ambedkar, the grandson of Dalit icon B R Amedkar.

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August 15, 2017 3:52 am

A Himachal Pradesh-cadre officer, Negi was promoted to the IPS last year. He has probed fake currency and IS recruitment cases during his stint at NIA. He was also instrumental in cracking the MBBS admission scam in Himachal.

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August 15, 2017 3:38 am

As per ministry estimates, quoted from the Dalit Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DICCI), there are about 1,000 Dalit entrepreneurs in the country, with a combined turnover of Rs 60,000 crore.

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August 15, 2017 3:11 am

Speaking to The Indian Express, Dreze said: "I was interrupted when I argued that communalism was most dangerous when the state itself created antagonism between communities. I gave the infamous (government) ad quoting Gandhi (which had appeared on August 11) as an example."

August 14, 2017 7:30 am

Shah is on a three-day tour of Karnataka to galvanise the BJP to rally behind state president and chief minister nominee B S Yeddyurappa amidst deep divisions in the party and opposition to Yeddyurappa’s style of functioning from a section of veteran state party leaders.

August 14, 2017 9:58 am

Incidentally, the medical college and hospital at Gorakhpur does not come under his direct administrative control.

August 12, 2017 6:40 am

A disgruntled Sharad Yadav of the Janata Dal (United) is travelling through Bihar to interact with people and possibly chart a new political course, hurt that Nitish Kumar did not "call me even once before taking such a big decision" of aligning the party with the BJP.

August 12, 2017 6:30 am

While Yadav trained his guns on Nitish for the second consecutive day during his Jan Samvad in Bihar, Nitish held deliberations with PM Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah in the national capital amid broad indications that the JD(U) would join the Union council of ministers.

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August 11, 2017 4:49 am

A third bomb was made by the group in a plastic bottle and planted at Ghatampur Road beside the railway line. It was to be put in a busy square of Kanpur, but the group did not succeed. “Ghaus was aware of all these attempts,” the chargesheet says.

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August 11, 2017 4:29 am

Several independent data security experts have, however, weighed in on the technical modus operandi employed by Srivastava to indicate that he may have gained access to the authentication key employed by the e-hospital app to avail the Aadhaar authentication services.

August 11, 2017 3:59 am

At Shergarh police station, senior officer Umesh Singh says they have received a letter from the SDM, Mirganj, that the marriage has been registered. “We had filed a chargesheet, so from our side the matter was fully investigated,” Singh says. The couple now need to take the marriage certificate to court at the next hearing to get the case quashed.