WHEN the Supreme Court Wednesday struck down Section 8(4) of the Peoples Representation Act,1951 which means that the MPs and MLAs will be disqualified as soon as they are convicted a promise that a man had made to himself 54 years ago was fulfilled
On his first visit to Lucknow after getting charge of Uttar Pradesh,AICC general secretary Madhusudan Mistry termed Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as a corporate sector candidate and rubbished his claim of the Gujarat model of good governance.
On a mission to set in order the state Congress in Uttar Pradesh,newly appointed AICC general secretary Madhusudan Mistry will meet party MLAs,zonal in-charges and co-ordinators to get a first-hand assessment to help chalk out the partys strategy for 2014 Lok Sabha polls.
New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Tuesday said President Pranab Mukherjee did not mention anything about the burning issues in the country in his speech while addressing the Parliament on the first day of Budget Session 2016-17. He further said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is trying to change the Indian Republic into RSS's version of 'Fascist Hindu Rashtra'.
New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Briefing the media after the meeting with Home Minister Rajnath Singh regarding the attack on journalists outside the Patiala House Court on Monday, Broadcasters Editors' Association General Secretary NK Singh said the Home Minister has assured that the responsibility for security of journalists on field coverage will be given to the police force present on spot. He further said that police stood as a silent spectator while journalists were being thrashed outside the PH Court.
New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury allegedly received threat calls late last night for supporting the protests at the Jawaharlal Nehru University. The Delhi Police on Monday beefed up the security outside CPI (M) office after a complaint was registered at Mandir Marg Police Station. The Police have put all the call on surveillance.