The quota stir had originated from Mehsana, and it was the epicentre of protests on the issue. During the December 2017 Assembly elections, BJP leaders had been prevented entry in a number of Patidar-dominated places.
The Election Commission in its order directing the producers of Lakshmi's NTR said the biopic of the late N T Rama Rao, which "purported" to depict incumbent state Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu in a manner "allegedly diminishing the electoral prospects of his party".
The Omung Kumar-directed movie has been in controversy since the time of its trailer launch. Opposition party leaders are opposing the release of the movie saying it will give an unfair advantage for the BJP in the upcoming general elections.
Chief Justice Naresh Patil and Justice N M Jamdar were hearing a petition filed by activist Satish Gaikwad, seeking stay on the release of the movie and directions to the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting to remove the movie’s trailer from all social media.
During a visit to Rae Bareli, the constituency of her mother, Sonia Gandhi, Vadra held meetings with party leaders and workers late into Thursday night and faced fresh demands for entering the electoral battle from the constituency.
PM Narendra Modi dedicated the USD 200,000 prize money to 'Namami Gange Programme', which is flagship programme of his government to accomplish the twin objectives of effective abatement of pollution, conservation and rejuvenation of River Ganga.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday held a series of meetings with top Japanese leaders, including Foreign Minister Taro Kono and held productive, focused discussions on bilateral, regional and global issues
PM Narendra Modi interacted with a few passengers and also obliged some of them for a selfie. He has been using the Metro service to reach distant venues to avoid traffic jams which occur during VVIP movement.
Under criticism for economic slowdown in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a televised speech at the ICSI in New Delhi, slammed critics and listed accomplishments of the NDA government in myriad sectors. Here are top quotes from his speech.
PM Narendra Modi says former Congress President Sitaram Kesri was sidelined and treated badly to make way for Sonia Gandhi. Congress says his statement is factually incorrect and asks him to introspect.
The Statue of Unity will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 31, 2018. Here are some interesting facts about world's tallest statue located at the Sardar Sarovar Dam on Narmada river in Gujarat.
Triggering a political firestorm in India, fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya said in London Wednesday that he had “met the Finance Minister” before leaving India in 2016 and “repeated my offer to settle with the banks”.
Modi also spoke about reduced instances of violence in northeast India and gave credit to the Army, Centre and state governments for repealing of AFSPA in Tripura, Meghalaya and parts of Arunachal Pradesh.
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