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SP's Dimple Yadav strategy could hit Jayant's Chances for Rajya Sabha

SP’s Dimple Yadav strategy could hit Jayant’s Chances for Rajya Sabha

The SP lending support to former Congressman Kapil Sibal for the Rajya Sabha seat is being seen as a quid pro quo gesture for helping senior SP leader Azam Khan procure interim bail from the Supreme Court, causing his release after more than two years. Similarly, SP’s second RS nominee Javed Ali Khan has the …

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Bihar CM to chair all-party meeting on caste census on June 1: Minister Vijay Kumar Chaudhary

Bihar CM to chair all-party meeting on caste census on June 1: Minister Vijay Kumar Chaudhary

An all-party meeting will be chaired by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar here next week to discuss the modalities for conducting a state-level census of castes, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Vijay Kumar Chaudhary said. He also said a missive to the effect has been sent to all political parties to send their representatives for the meeting …

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Hardik Patel lost credibility by leaving Congress, is more of 'TV tiger': Political experts

Hardik Patel lost credibility by leaving Congress, is more of ‘TV tiger’: Political experts

Quota agitation leader Hardik Patel‘s move to leave the Congress ahead of the Gujarat Assembly polls due later this year is not likely to affect the party’s prospects as he has lost credibility, a senior state Congress leader claimed, while some political analysts dubbed him as not more than a “television tiger”. While the Congress …

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BJP opposes June 26 GTA polls; GJM boss Gurung to begin fast

BJP opposes June 26 GTA polls; GJM boss Gurung to begin fast

Kolkata: Hours after the West Bengal government announced that elections to the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA), an autonomous body to administer Darjeeling hills, will be held on June 26, GJM supremo Bimal Gurung on Tuesday said that he would start an indefinite fast from May 25 to protest against the decision. Jalpaiguri divisional commissioner A …

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Situation in BJP rule worse than that under Hitler: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

Situation in BJP rule worse than that under Hitler: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata: Alleging that the Union government was using central agencies to interfere in matters of the state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday stated that the BJP-led dispensation was “bulldozing the country’s federal structure”. Condemning the Centre’s “attempts to interfere”, she said that the “situation under the BJP-led government was more adverse than …

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‘Unable to handle pressure’, Dilip Ghosh takes a swipe at Arjun Singh after he joined TMC

Bharatiya Janata Party National Vice President Dilip Ghosh on May 22 hit out at former party leader Arjun Singh, who joined TMC, and claimed that the former BJP member was unable to handle the pressure, hence resigned. “Leaving and joining keeps happening in West Bengal politics. After he joined Bharatiya Janata Party, the way administrative …

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Azam Khan, Shivpal Singh Yadav skip SP MLAs' meet ahead of UP Assembly session

Azam Khan, Shivpal Singh Yadav skip SP MLAs’ meet ahead of UP Assembly session

Senior SP legislator Azam Khan and sulking socialist leader Shivpal Singh Yadav on Sunday skipped the party MLAs’ meet ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly session. Shivpal had earlier too skipped the party MLAs’ meeting amid differences with his nephew and Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav. Shivpal had parted ways with Akhilesh in 2017 …

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Meghalaya CM rules out repealing of Meghalaya Regulation of Gaming Act, 2021

Meghalaya CM rules out repealing of Meghalaya Regulation of Gaming Act, 2021

Despite opposition from several quarters Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma on Saturday has ruled out repealing of the Meghalaya Regulation of Gaming Act, 2021. Sangma said, “If the act repealed then there would be nothing to regulate the gaming. Meghalaya Regulation of Gaming Act, 2021 is vital to regulate the existing gambling parlours, which …

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