‘false’ propaganda on GST spreading by Rahul Gandhi:Himanta Biswa Sarma

‘false’ propaganda on GST spreading by Rahul Gandhi:Himanta Biswa Sarma

Opinion Poll: BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma accused Rahul Gandhi of spreading false propaganda for his “petty politics”, as he attacked the Congress president for his comments on the GST and schemes for farmers announced by the Assam government. He targeted Gandhi at a press conference after the latter’s tweets suggested that the Assam government’s schemes to give subsidy and interest subventions on loans to farmers was driven by farm loan waivers announced by Congress…

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BJP bets on new conquests in 2019 poll after losses

BJP bets on new conquests in 2019 poll after losses

Opinion Poll: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party lost power in the states of Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh this month, energizing the main opposition Congress party, which formed government in all three. The setbacks raised questions about Modi’s ability to replicate his landslide 2014 victory, the biggest mandate in 30 years.  India’s ruling party is counting on making significant gains in the country’s east and northeast after recent electoral losses in traditional strongholds…

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BJP’s ‘Rath Yatra’ allowed in West Bengal

BJP’s ‘Rath Yatra’ allowed in West Bengal

Opinion Poll: The Calcutta High Court on Thursday allowed the BJP’s ‘Rath Yatra’ programme in West Bengal, setting aside the state government’s refusal on apprehensions of communal unrest. Justice Tapabrata Chakraborty directed the state BJP to inform the superintendents of police of the districts, in which the rallies shall enter, at least 12 hours ahead of schedule. The party was also directed to ensure that the ‘Yatras’ are conducted abiding by the law and shall…

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Mamata Banerjee:Miseries of global wars should be lesson for next gen

Mamata Banerjee:Miseries of global wars should be lesson for next gen

Opinion Poll: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday said that sufferings of two global wars should be a lesson for the next generations. Bombers of the Imperial Japanese Army Air Force (IJAAF) on December 20, 1942 had bombed the city and damaged its infrastructure. “On this day in 1942, during World War II, the Japanese Air Force bombed #Kolkata. Let the great suffering during the two World Wars be a lesson for the generations…

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PM Narendra Modi:Congress humiliated all democratic institutions

PM Narendra Modi:Congress humiliated all democratic institutions

Opinion Poll: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday it has humiliated every institution of democracy, be it the Army or the CAG. He said the main opposition party even questioned a Supreme Court verdict just because it did not like it, apparently hinting at the continued assault by the party on him over the Rafale deal. “The Congress party has become more cunning since the days of Emergency,” he said, sharpening his assault on…

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Mamata Banerjee ministry expansion on 20th

Mamata Banerjee ministry expansion on 20th

Opinion Poll: The new names to be inducted into the state cabinet were shortlisted Tuesday and sent to the governor on Wednesday, the state secretariat sources said. The probable ministers are Sujit Bose, Tapas Roy, Nirmal Majhi and Ratna Ghosh. They would be sworn in Thursday by Governor K N Tripathi at the Raj Bhavan in the presence of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her cabinet colleagues, the sources said. The portfolios of the new…

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Lok Sabha passes Surrogate Bill.

Lok Sabha passes Surrogate Bill.

Opinion Poll: The surrogacy (regulation) bill was passed after an hour long debate amid noisy protests by Congress and AIADMK members over various issues. A bill that bars commercial surrogacy and allows the process only by close relatives for “altruistic” reasons was passed by the Lok Sabha Wednesday with Health Minister J P Nadda terming the proposed legislation historic. He said different sections of society, political parties, the Supreme Court and the Law Commission have…

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Assembly polls: Dalit unrest kept Madhya Pradesh in news

Assembly polls: Dalit unrest kept Madhya Pradesh in news

Opinion Poll: The Congress stormed to power in Madhya Pradesh after 15 years, while violent protests over dilution of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act kept the Hindi heartland state on tenterhooks during 2018. The state witnessed hectic political activity before the Assembly polls which concluded with a nail-biting finish when Congress, after a see-saw battle with the BJP, emerged as the single largest party, with five seats more than the BJP. Nine-time Lok Sabha…

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PM Modi on two-day Gujarat visit from Dec 21, to attend DGPs’ meet

PM Modi on two-day Gujarat visit from Dec 21, to attend DGPs’ meet

Opinion Poll: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a two-day visit to Gujarat on December 21 and 22 to take part in an annual conference of state police chiefs and to address BJP women’s wing workers, officials said Wednesday. The all-India conference of Directors General/ Inspectors General of Police is scheduled to be held near the Statue of Unity located in Narmada district from December 20, an official said. The three-day event would begin…

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Judicial procedure was ‘influenced’: Amit Shah on tardy conviction pace

Judicial procedure was ‘influenced’: Amit Shah on tardy conviction pace

Opinion Poll: Targeting the Congress, BJP chief Amit Shah on December 19 said judicial procedure was ‘influenced’, which led to no convictions for so long in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. The Delhi High Court on December 17 sentenced Congress leader Sajjan Kumar to imprisonment for life, the first conviction of a politician in the 1984 riots in which over 2,700 people were killed. “The judicial procedure was influenced which led to no convictions in the…

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