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Bengal governor to visit Delhi after his Monday’s meeting with BJP MLAs over law and order situation | India News – Times of India
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Bengal governor to visit Delhi after his Monday’s meeting with BJP MLAs over law and order situation | India News – Times of India

KOLKATA: A day after a delegation of BJP MLAs petitioned him for alleged deterioration of the law and order situation in the state, West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar is all set to visit New Delhi today evening. Taking to Twitter, the governor said he will go to the national capital late on Tuesday evening and return to Kolkata on June 18. He did not specify the reasons for his visit. Hon’ble Governor West Bengal. Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar will be visiting New Delhi. Governor Dhankhar will leave… https://t.co/DSw6Gt8Qys— Governor West Bengal Jagdeep Dhankhar (@jdhankhar1) 1623735403000Leader of Opposition in West Bengal assembly Suvendu Adhikari on Monday led a delegation of several BJP MLAs to Raj Bhavan to seek Dhankhar's intervention, highlighting alleged lawlessness and the "partisan...
No confusion in state BJP on the leadership issue: K’taka CM Yediyurappa | India News – Times of India
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No confusion in state BJP on the leadership issue: K’taka CM Yediyurappa | India News – Times of India

BENGALURU: Amid speculations that he may be replaced, Karnataka chief minister B S Yediyurappa on Tuesday said there was no confusion in the state BJP on the issue of leadership and the the party was united. He said one or two legislators or leaders might be upset, and the party will talk to them. The statement from the chief minister comes a day ahead of BJP national General Secretary in-charge of Karnataka, Arun Singh's three-day visit to the state. "Arun Singh is Karnataka in-charge, he is coming to the state, he will talk to all legislators and Members of Parliament, there are no confusions, he has said anyone can meet him. He will gather all the information in detail... he will be there for a couple of days. I will also be with him and give all required cooperation," Yediyurappa...
Video | Chirag Paswan Removed As Lok Janshakti Party Chief A Day After Coup
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Video | Chirag Paswan Removed As Lok Janshakti Party Chief A Day After Coup

Chirag Paswan, isolated by the coup in his Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) led by his uncle, has been removed as party president. Chirag Paswan has been removed on the principle of "One Man, One Post", said rebel MPs. Mr Paswan was leader of the LJP parliamentary party and Parliamentary Board chairman besides national president. Source link
Kolkata ex-mayor Sovon Chatterjee visits senior TMC leader’s home, fuels speculation over move
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Kolkata ex-mayor Sovon Chatterjee visits senior TMC leader’s home, fuels speculation over move

Fuelling speculation of his next political move, ex-mayor of Kolkata Sovon Chatterjee on Monday made a courtesy visit to the residence of his former Trinamool Congress colleague Partha Chatterjee on Monday evening, a day after the senior state minister lost his mother. Sovon Chatterjee, who had joined the BJP only to leave it before assembly polls, reached the house of the TMC secretary general in the evening and expressed his condolences. He was accompanied by his friend Baisakhi Banerjee. The minister’s 91-year-old mother died on Sunday. “It was a courtesy visit. I don’t have the mentality to discuss politics with someone whose mother expired just yesterday,” Sovon Chatterjee told reporters later. Asked if there was any possibility of his returning to TMC, he said it i...
PM Modi Holds Another Meeting With Union Ministers, BJP President Amid Speculations Of Cabinet Reshuffle
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PM Modi Holds Another Meeting With Union Ministers, BJP President Amid Speculations Of Cabinet Reshuffle

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday held a meeting attended by Union Ministers, including Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari and D V Sadananda Gowda, besides Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president J.P. Nadda.PTI reported sources as saying that the meeting, which was also attended by Minister of State V Muraleedharan, besides others is the fifth in the series and perhaps the last.This comes as the Prime Minister has for the past one week has been holding in-person meetings with the Union Ministers apparently to take stock of the work done by the government in the last two years and to discuss various other issues, sources added.Prime Minister Modi is also said to have discussed several important and significant issues with them during the meetings, which sourc...
Video | After Coup, Chirag Paswan At Uncle’s Doorstep, Returns After Long Wait
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Video | After Coup, Chirag Paswan At Uncle’s Doorstep, Returns After Long Wait

A day after five of six Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) MPs broke away in a stunning coup led by his uncle, Chirag Paswan's attempts at reconciliation were roundly snubbed. Five rebel MPs have voted to replace Chirag Paswan, the son of party founder Ram Vilas Paswan who died last year, and today elected his uncle Pashupati Kumar Paras as their leader instead. This leaves Chirag Paswan isolated and alone in the party he heads. Including him, there are six LJP MPs in the Lok Sabha. Source link
BJP delegation to meet West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar today | India News – Times of India
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BJP delegation to meet West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar today | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari on Monday informed that a delegation of party MLAs will meet West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar today to discuss the law and order situation in the state. Taking to Twitter, Adhikari wrote, "A big delegation of BJP MLAs will meet the Honourable governor Jagdeep Dhankhar today to apprise him of the several inappropriate incidents happening in Bengal and discuss other important matters at 4 pm in Raj Bhavan, Kolkata." A big delegation of BJP MLAs will meet the Honourable Governor @jdhankhar1 today to apprise him of the several inap… https://t.co/l0YFQJDYEH— Suvendu Adhikari • শুভেন্দু অধিকারী (@SuvenduWB) 1623651225000 Informing about the meeting, the governor wrote, "Opposition delegation led by Sri Suvendu Adhikari, Leader of the Opposition in ...
Ram Temple Trust Accused Of Land Scam: Shiv Sena Demands Clarification; Cong Says ‘Sin’ To Cheat In Lord’s Name
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Ram Temple Trust Accused Of Land Scam: Shiv Sena Demands Clarification; Cong Says ‘Sin’ To Cheat In Lord’s Name

Mumbai/New Delhi: Asserting the construction of the Ram Temple is a matter of faith for the people, Shiv Sena leader Raut on Monday demanded a clarification from the Ram Janmabhoomi Trust amid allegations of corruption in the land purchased by the trust in Ayodhya.Raut dubbed as “shocking” the allegations levelled by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Sanjay Singh in connection with this matter.“Lord Ram and the fight for the Ram mandir is a matter of faith for us. For some, it is a political matter. The Trust formed for the construction of the temple should clarify if the allegations are true or false,” Raut told the media.Stating the temple’s ‘bhoomipujan’ ceremony was also attended by Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yog...
Video | He’s Not Our Leader: Chirag Paswan’s Nightmare Monday As Party Revolts
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Video | He’s Not Our Leader: Chirag Paswan’s Nightmare Monday As Party Revolts

An overnight coup in Chirag Paswan's Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), led by his uncle, has left him isolated at the top with five of six MPs breaking away and writing to the Lok Sabha Speaker, asking to be treated as separate group. Including Chirag Paswan, the LJP has six MPs in the Lok Sabha. The five rebel MPs want a new leader to replace Chirag Paswan, the son of party founder Ram Vilas Paswan who died last year. They will meet with Speaker Om Birla soon to formally ask for his removal as their leader. Source link
Govt Should Practise In India What It Preaches To World: Chidambaram Taunts PM Modi’s G7 Address
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Govt Should Practise In India What It Preaches To World: Chidambaram Taunts PM Modi’s G7 Address

New Delhi: Taking a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his speech made at the G7 Summit where he laid thrust on “democracy and freedom”, former union minister and Congress veteran P. Chidambaram on Monday alleged the “government should practise in India what it preaches to the world”.The Congress leader said Prime Minister Modi’s “speech at the G7 Outreach meeting is inspiring as well as ironic”.“PM Modi’s speech at the G7 Outreach meeting is inspiring as well as ironic. The Modi government should practise in India what it preaches to the world. It is said that PM Modi was the only Guest not physically present at the Outreach meeting. Ask yourself why?” Chidambaram tweeted.READ: AAP To Contest Gujarat 2022 Polls From All Seats, Kejriwal Inaugurates New Office ...
‘Shiv Sena Was Treated Like Slaves By BJP In Previous Govt’: Sanjay Raut
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‘Shiv Sena Was Treated Like Slaves By BJP In Previous Govt’: Sanjay Raut

Jalgaon: Coming down heavily on its former alliance partner Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut has alleged that his party was treated as “slaves” and attempts were made to finish off the party politically when it was in power with the saffron party in Maharashtra from 2014 to 2019.“Despite the fact that Shiv Sena was in power during the past 5 years, attempts were made to eradicate Shiv Sena's presence from every village. The Shiv Sena had a secondary status in the previous government. We were treated like slaves,” he said while addressing his party’s office-bearers in Jalgaon, Maharashtra.“Even if Shiv Sainiks don't get anything, we can proudly say the state's leadership is now in the hands of the Shiv Sena. The Maha Vikas Aghadi government w...
Delhi Water Crisis: Women Climb Atop Water Tanker; Citizens Put Onus On Kejriwal Govt, BJP
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Delhi Water Crisis: Women Climb Atop Water Tanker; Citizens Put Onus On Kejriwal Govt, BJP

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government has drawn immense flak on micro-blogging platform Twitter following a video widely shared on social media which throws light on the distressing water crisis in the national capital.A large group of women can be seen waiting with water vessels on the footpath at Vivekanand camp in South Delhi’s Chanakyapuri area in the video shared by news agency ANI and immediately as the New Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) water tanker arrives, a few of them climb atop the running water tanker in order to ensure they get water.READ: Delhi Announces Complete Unlock From Tomorrow, Know What's Open And ClosedFlouting all social distancing norms amid the Covid-19 pandemic, they then put in pipes to fill their...
Shiv Sena was treated as slaves in erstwhile BJP govt in Maharashtra: Sanjay Raut
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Shiv Sena was treated as slaves in erstwhile BJP govt in Maharashtra: Sanjay Raut

The Shiv Sena was virtually treated as “slaves” and attempts were made to finish off the party politically when it was in power with the BJP in Maharashtra from 2014 to 2019, Sena MP Sanjay Raut has alleged. Addressing Sena workers in Jalgaon in north Maharashtra on Saturday, Raut said, “The Shiv Sena had a secondary status in the previous government and was (treated) like slaves. Attempts were also made to finish off our party by misusing the very power which was enjoyed because of our support”. Raut’s remarks came days after Maharashtra Chief Minister and Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi separately, setting off political speculations in the state. The Shiv Sena-BJP alliance crumbled in 2019 over the issue of chief ministership...
Suspend new rules for governing online content, say 13 advocacy groups | India News – Times of India
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Suspend new rules for governing online content, say 13 advocacy groups | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Digital advocacy group Access Now and 13 other organisations, including Reporters Without Borders, Human Rights Watch, and Article 19 have urged the union government to suspend the implementation of its new rules for governing content and communications online, calling them “unconstitutional.” The signed letter comes a few days after the government implemented the Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code to regulate online content. The rules, activists say, is a political tool to curb dissent and control the critique of the government. "Suspend the implementation of the intermediary rules and commit to reviewing them — including undertaking sustained, meaningful and broadly participatory consultation with the public at large," the letter further reads, adding tha...
Congress, BJP In Tug Of War After Digvijay Singh’s Remark On Abrogation Of Article 370
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Congress, BJP In Tug Of War After Digvijay Singh’s Remark On Abrogation Of Article 370

New Delhi: Hitting back at critics for cornering him over his remarks made earlier in a clubhouse conversation with regard to the revocation of Article 370 and stripping Jammu and Kashmir of statehood Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Saturday said “illiterates cannot understand the difference between shall and consider”.“Illiterates cannot understand the difference between shall and consider,” he said in a tweet posted in Hindi.The Congress leader’s outburst came as his comments made during a conversation on the clubhouse app that the revocation of Article 370 and stripping Jammu and Kashmir of statehood was an “extremely sad” decision and his party will have a “relook” at the issue triggered a controversy with the leaders of the ruling BJP lambasting him for speak...
Would ‘Relook’ Abrogation Of Article 370: BJP Attacks Congress Over Digvijaya Singh’s Remarks In Clubhouse Chat
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Would ‘Relook’ Abrogation Of Article 370: BJP Attacks Congress Over Digvijaya Singh’s Remarks In Clubhouse Chat

New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party is cornering Congress over a statement given by Digvijaya Singh during a Clubhouse chat wherein the veteran leader talked about the issue of Article 370.BJP is attacking Digvijaya Singh for saying that the Congress party would have a "relook" at the abrogation of Article 370 if voted to power at the centre.ALSO READ | Farmers' Protest: Agitation To Intensify As Sit-In Planned At All Raj Bhavans This MonthBJP IT Cell chief Amit Malviya shared the audio clip where Digvijaya Singh can be hear saying: "Democracy was not there in Kashmir when they revoked Article 370. Then Insaaniyat was not there because they put everyone behind bars and Kashmiriyat is something which is basically the fundamental of secularism because in a Muslim majorit...
Mukul Roy’s exit won’t hit party: Dilip Ghosh
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Mukul Roy’s exit won’t hit party: Dilip Ghosh

Hours after Mukul Roy returned to the Trinamool Congress (TMC), the BJP said Roy’s exit would not affect the party’s prospects in the state as it has strong presence in the state. State BJP president Dilip Ghosh, while talking to reporters, said he was not sure if the BJP would lose anything from Roy’s decision, given that he was “unsure whether we gained anything” from his entry three-and-half years back. “Right now, we are bothered about more serious issues as the cycle of violence goes on unabated in the state. We are bothered about the safety of our workers, who are being targeted by TMC activists,” he pointed out. State BJP vice-president Joy Prakash Majumder, in a press conference, seemed surprised by Roy’s return to the TMC whom he had called a “private limited compa...