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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Opposition ‘mahagathbandhan’ an illusion, BJP will win in 2019: Amit Shah

Opposition ‘mahagathbandhan’ an illusion, BJP will win in 2019: Amit Shah

Opinion Poll: BJP president Amit Shah on December 19 made light of the the opposition ‘mahagathbandhan’ (grand alliance), calling it an illusion and expressed confidence that the BJP will retain power after the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. Speaking at the Republic Summit here, Shah also said he was sure that the Shiv Sena will be with the BJP in the next Lok Sabha elections. Talks are on (with them), he added. “The reality of the…

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Amit Shah holds meeting with select party leaders in Mumba

Amit Shah holds meeting with select party leaders in Mumba

Opinion Poll: In the wake of the BJP’s defeat in the three Hindi heartland states, party chief Amit Shah held a closed-door meeting with select leaders from Maharashtra on Tuesday night, party sources said. Shah, who arrived in Mumbai late in the evening is scheduled to stay at Sahyadri guest house in south Mumbai and discuss the situation in the state. Maharashtra has 48 Lok Sabha seats. In the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, the BJP…

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PM Narendra Modi to launch projects worth Rs 41,000 cr in Maharashtra on December 18

PM Narendra Modi to launch projects worth Rs 41,000 cr in Maharashtra on December 18

Opinion Poll: In the lead up to the Lok Sabha and the state assembly elections next year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday will launch infrastructure and housing projects worth around Rs 41,000 crore in the state. Modi, who will be in the state, will lay the foundation stone for Thane-Bhiwandi-Kalyan metro 5 and Dahisar-Mira Bhayander metro-9 in Kalyan in the neighbouring Thane district. The event will also see the launch of Navi Mumbai town…

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Premature announcement of PM candidate will divide Opposition: TMC

Premature announcement of PM candidate will divide Opposition: TMC

Opinion Poll: A day after DMK president M K Stalin proposed the name of Congress chief Rahul Gandhi as the prime ministerial candidate, the TMC leadership on Monday distanced itself from the statement, saying any such announcement would be premature. A Trinamool Congress leader said the decision on who should be the prime minister should only be taken following a discussion among Opposition parties after the Lok Sabha election results were announced. He added that…

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