Dec 17, 2021 5:45 PM (IST)
Rahul Gandhi to attend "Jan Jagran Abhiyan” Padyatra on Saturday in Amethi
Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to attend "Jan Jagran Abhiyan” Padyatra on Saturday in Amethi
Dec 17, 2021 4:29 PM (IST)
Amarinder Singh meets BJP's Punjab in-charge Gajendra Shekhawat in Delhi
Former Punjab CM Amarinder Singh on Friday met BJP's Punjab in-charge Gajendra Shekhawat in Delhi. According to sources, the two leaders discussed seat sharing formula for the upcoming Assembly elections in the state.
Dec 17, 2021 4:12 PM (IST)
New book to chronicle UP's transformation under CM Adityanath
A new book chronicles how Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath transformed the state in various aspects like law and order, connectivity, education, health infrastructure, and overall growth. Written by author Shantanu Gupta, "The Monk Who Transformed Uttar Pradesh: How Yogi Aditynath Changed UP Waala Bhaiya' abuse to a Badge of Honour", is published by Garuda Prakashan. The author has previously written "The Monk Who Became Chief Minister: The definitive biography of Yogi Adityanath" telling the BJP leader's journey of becoming a politician.
Dec 17, 2021 3:54 PM (IST)
People have decided to vote BJP out: Harish Rawat
The Congress's campaign head for poll-bound Uttarakhand Harish Rawat on Friday said the turnout at party leader Rahul Gandhi's rally here has made it clear that the people have decided to vote the BJP out. Taking a jibe at the BJP's poll slogan "abki baar 60 ke paar" (this time we will cross 60 seats), he said this time people will throw BJP out of the state. "Iss baar log BJP ko 60 paar nahi, tadi paar karenge," he said. The BJP, which came to power in Uttarakhand in 2017 winning 57 out of a total of 70 seats, has set itself a target of winning more than 60 seats this time.
Dec 17, 2021 3:51 PM (IST)
Akhilesh Yadav slams BJP govt over skyrocketing prices of petrol, diesel
Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav said that prices of petrol & diesel have skyrocketed. When inflation doubles & income reduces, in such a situation, how can there be happiness among people? BJP has lied to the people of the state.
Dec 17, 2021 3:46 PM (IST)
Amit Shah praises Adityanath for Covid management in UP
It is the result of COVID management by Yogi Ji that Uttar Pradesh is now out of Corona fear and moving forward on the path of development: Home Minister Amit Shah at a rally in Lucknow
Dec 17, 2021 3:45 PM (IST)
BJP will form govt again in UP: Amit Shah
Only Modi Ji is moving forward with the mantra of 'Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas'. BJP is going to form Govt again in UP & will fulfill rest of the agendas of Nishad community: HM Amit Shah at a rally of BJP & Nishad Party in Lucknow
Dec 17, 2021 3:44 PM (IST)
Adityanath wiped out goons and mafia: Shah
Yogi Adityanath has wiped out goons and mafia from the State. While, Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party used to protect them: Union Home Minister Amit Shah addressing a joint rally of BJP & Nishad Party, in Lucknow
Dec 17, 2021 3:44 PM (IST)
Samajwadi Party MP opposes move to raise legal age of marriage for women
On Union Cabinet giving nod to raise legal age of marriage for women from 18 to 21 years, Samajwadi Party MP Shafiqur Rahman Barq said that India a poor country and everybody wants to marry off their daughter at an early age... I will not support this Bill in Parliament.
Dec 17, 2021 3:41 PM (IST)
Ganga Expressway project was started by Mayawati, says Akhilesh
Ganga Expressway project was started by Mayawati Ji. These people (BJP) are laying foundation stone of the project started by Mayawati Ji: Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav. PM Modi is scheduled to lay foundation stone of Ganga Expressway in Shahjahanpur tomorrow.
Dec 17, 2021 3:27 PM (IST)
Soon, Ram temple will be constructed: Amit Shah in Lucknow
PM Modi has laid the foundation stone of Ram Temple in Ayodhya. Soon, the temple will be constructed at the site of Ram Janmabhoomi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah addressing a joint rally of BJP & Nishad Party, in Lucknow
Dec 17, 2021 3:20 PM (IST)
The minister (MoS Ajay Kumar Mishra 'Teni') should be suspended by the Govt: Akhilesh
The minister (MoS Ajay Kumar Mishra 'Teni') should be suspended by the Govt. The chief minister should tell when he would take his favourite bulldozer to Lakhimpur Kheri: Akhilesh Yadav
Ganga Expressway project was started by Mayawati Ji. These people (BJP) are laying foundation stone of the project started by Mayawati Ji: Akhilesh Yadav
Dec 17, 2021 3:11 PM (IST)
Akhilesh Yadav prays at Hanuman temple near Rae Bareli
Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Friday sought the blessings of Lord Hanuman at a temple near Lucknow-Rae Bareli as he started the seventh leg of his 'Samajwadi Vijay Yatra' from Rae Bareli ahead of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections early next year. In a tweet in Hindi, Yadav wrote the final 'dohaa' of Hanuman Ashtak (eight stanza prayer dedicated to Lord Hanuman), and also posted his photographs at the Hanuman temple. "With the blessings of Lord Hanuman, and with His glimpse, the Samajwadi Vijay Yatra started from Rae Bareli," he said in a tweet in Hindi.
Dec 17, 2021 3:06 PM (IST)
Punjab polls: Sidhu promises urban employment guarantee mission
Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu on Friday promised to launch an urban employment guarantee mission to provide the right to jobs to urban labour in the state if his party returns to power. Noting that urban poverty in Punjab was double the rural poverty, he said that the employment guarantee scheme will also cover unskilled labour. "The Punjab model will launch an urban employment guarantee mission, right to employment for urban labour," Sidhu told reporters.
Dec 17, 2021 3:02 PM (IST)
Amit Shah reaches Lucknow
Bharatiya Janata Party leader Amit Shah has reached Lucknow. He was received by CM Yogi Adityanath at the airport. Shah is slated to address a joint rally (Sarkar Banao, Adhikar Pao) with Nishad Party in the city.
Dec 17, 2021 2:42 PM (IST)
Govt treating EC as subservient tool: Congress
The Congress on Friday hit out at the government, alleging that it was treating the Election Commission as its "subservient tool". Congress general secretary and chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala charged that the government has fallen to a new low in destroying institutions in the country. Citing reports that a Law Ministry official had sought the presence of the Chief Election Commissioner and ECs at a meeting with the PM's principal secretary, the Congress leader said this "was unheard of in independent India". "Cat is out of the bag! What was whispered till now is a fact. PMO summoning ECI was unheard of in independent India. Treating EC as a subservient tool is yet another low in Modi Government's record of destroying every institution," Surjewala said on Twitter tagging news reports in this regard.
Dec 17, 2021 1:51 PM (IST)
No project will be carried out in Goa without people's consent if AAP forms govt: Kejriwal
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday assured the people of Goa that no project will be carried out without their consent if the AAP forms government in the coastal state. Goa is slated to go for assembly polls early next year. Kejriwal also welcomed Alina Saldanah, a MLA from Goa who resigned from the BJP on Thursday, into the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). "I was left disillusioned with the BJP. It was no longer the party that belonged to late Manohar Parrikar ji. Now, I have come to the right party which is for the common man. I was opposed to some policies of the BJP that were not for the common man," she said in an online briefing.
Dec 17, 2021 1:45 PM (IST)
Ajay Kumar Mishra 'Teni' should be suspended: Akhilesh
The minister (MoS Ajay Kumar Mishra 'Teni') should be suspended by the Govt. The chief minister should tell when he would take his favourite bulldozer to Lakhimpur Kheri: Former CM & Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav
Dec 17, 2021 1:44 PM (IST)
Navjot Singh Sidhu addresses media in Chandigarh
During a press conference in Chandigarh, Punjab Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu answers a question on the distribution of Labour Cards by the State Government; uses a cuss word while speaking.
Dec 17, 2021 1:41 PM (IST)
BJP govt boosting economy & tourism of Uttarakhand: CM Dhami
Our Government is boosting the economy and tourism of Uttarakhand, through homestays. Homestays will be prepared in villages too. Around 3600 homestays are registered so far, providing employment to 8000 people: Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami
Dec 17, 2021 1:40 PM (IST)
UP number 1 in custodial deaths, hunger index, farmer suicides: Akhilesh
Those who claim to make UP number 1 have actually taken it to the top position in custodial deaths, hunger index, farmer suicides, in selling public enterprises & banks, & in burying live cows. Can anyone imaging that live cows can be buried?: Ex-CM & SP chief Akhilesh Yadav
Dec 17, 2021 12:34 PM (IST)
Ahead of polls, Punjab govt replaces officiating DGP
The Punjab government has appointed senior IPS officer Siddharth Chattopadhyaya as the officiating director general of police. Chattopadhyaya replaces senior IPS officer Iqbal Preet Singh Sahota. The order to appoint Chattopadhyaya as the officiating DGP was issued late Thursday night. A 1986-batch IPS officer, Chattopadhyaya would hold this charge until a regular DGP is appointed out of a panel of three IPS officers shortlisted by the Union Public Service Commission. The UPSC is set to hold a meeting for shortlisting the panel of three officers from the state government's list of 10 on December 21 in Delhi. Chattopadhyaya would also continue to hold the charge of chief director of the vigilance bureau.
Dec 17, 2021 10:36 AM (IST)
SAD will defeat every other party in Punjab polls: Sukhbir Badal
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal has exuded confidence that his party will defeat the BJP, the AAP and the Congress in the 2022 Punjab Assembly elections. Addressing a gathering in Pathankot's Sujanpur, Badal asserted that Punjabis will not let outsiders govern them and will place their trust in the SAD, which represents the regional aspirations. "Just like Mamata Banerjee was successful in West Bengal, we will also defeat all three forces pitted against us to emerge victorious in 2022," he said. Targeting the Congress, Badal said its countdown has started.
Dec 17, 2021 9:45 AM (IST)
PM Modi to lay foundation stone of Ganga Expressway on Dec 18 in Shahjahanpur
PM Modi to lay the foundation stone of 594 km long Ganga Expressway in Shahjahanpur, UP on 18 Dec. The Expressway will be built at a cost of over Rs 36,200 cr. 3.5km long airstrip for assisting emergency take-off and landing of IAF planes to be constructed on the Expressway: PMO
Dec 17, 2021 9:39 AM (IST)
UP polls: Kejriwal to launch AAP's campaign on Jan 2
AAP national convener and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal will launch the party's campaign for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections at a rally in Lucknow on January 2. AAP leader Sanjay Singh said that the rally will create an atmosphere for political discussion on important issues like employment. Earlier, Kejriwal's rally was to be held on November 28 but was postponed amid talk of a pre-poll alliance between the Aam Aadmi Party and the Samajwadi Party.
Dec 17, 2021 9:38 AM (IST)
Goa: Congress announces first list of 8 candidates
Congress announces first list of eight candidates for Goa Assembly elections 2022. Former CM Digambar Kamat to contest from Margao Assembly seat.
Dec 17, 2021 9:35 AM (IST)
Punjab polls: Parties raise concern over partisan admin, misuse of cash, drugs with EC
Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra on Thursday said political parties in Punjab have raised concern over alleged biased local administrations and the misuse of liquor, cash and drugs in the upcoming Assembly polls. He said the commission is committed to hold a free and fair election in the state. The Election Commissioner was talking to reporters, a day after holding meetings with representatives of political parties in Punjab. The full bench of the poll panel, which arrived in Chandigarh to take stock of the preparations for the Assembly polls, also met senior officials of the Punjab government on Thursday.
Dec 17, 2021 9:34 AM (IST)
Amarinder Singh Vs Congress
Amarinder Singh had an unceremonious exit from the Congress in September when he was forced to resign as the Punjab chief minister amid a power tussle with state party chief Navjot Singh Sidhu. Later, Singh floated his own party, Punjab Lok Congress, to contest the 2022 Punjab Assembly elections.
Dec 17, 2021 9:33 AM (IST)
Amarinder heads to Delhi, likely to meet BJP leaders
Former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday left for Delhi where he is likely to meet senior BJP leaders to discuss a possible seat-sharing arrangement for the upcoming state assembly polls. Singh is expected to meet the BJP's central leadership on Friday. On December 7, Singh and Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, who is the BJP's incharge for the Punjab Assembly polls, had met over lunch at the former's residence.
Dec 17, 2021 9:33 AM (IST)
Amit Shah to address rally in Lucknow today
Union Home Minister Amit Shah will address a rally at Ramabai Ambedkar ground in Lucknow today. The rally called "Sarkar Banao, Adhikar Pao" is being organised by the BJP and its ally Nishad Party. Shah will address another programme at a government polytechnic in the evening.
Dec 17, 2021 9:22 AM (IST)
PM Modi to meet 40 MPs from Uttar Pradesh over breakfast today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet BJP MPs from Uttar Pradesh over breakfast today. The meeting will be attended by nearly 40 leaders and comes months ahead of assembly polls. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE