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'Navjot Sidhu Anti-National', Will Fight Move To Make Him CM: Capt Amarinder Singh
'Navjot Sidhu Anti-National', Will Fight Move To Make Him CM: Capt Amarinder Singh

"The government of Punjab means the security of India, and if Sidhu is made the face of the Congress for chief ministership, I will fight him at every step," Amarinder Singh said.

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Resigns, Keeps Future Options Open
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Resigns, Keeps Future Options Open

"Amarinder Singh spoke to interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi in the morning and told her that he is being humiliated and he will resign from the party," a close confidant of the Chief Minister told.

Shashi Tharoor Asks For Immediate Change Of Leadership In Congress
Shashi Tharoor Asks For Immediate Change Of Leadership In Congress

Shashi Tharoor said if Congress has to come back, things should fall in place quickly and should get ready to face the elections and for that it should happen now.

Former Union Minister Babul Supriyo Joins Trinamool Congress
Former Union Minister Babul Supriyo Joins Trinamool Congress

"I will continue to work constitutionally as an MP in Asansol. Politics is beyond the constitutional post and I withdraw myself from it. I will not join any other party. I will vacate the MP bungalow in Delhi and release security personnel from their duties soon," he was quoted saying.

Amarinder Singh
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh May Step Down, Aghast At 'Humiliation'

According to sources, Amarinder Singh spoke to Congress President Sonia Gandhi in the morning and told her he is being humiliated and he will resign from the party

Bangomunda Bandh
Woman Hacked To Death In Robbery Bid: Locals Observe 12-Hour Bangomunda Bandh Today

Locals have called the bandh from 6 am to 6 pm demanding immediate arrest of the miscreants and stringent action against them

Congress Protest In Rourkela
Rain Fury In Odisha: Congress Workers Release Fish On Waterlogged Over Bridge In Rourkela

The Congress members on Wednesday released fishes on the waterlogged STI overbridge protesting the civic body's lacklustre attitude towards the drainage system in the Steel City

Chandra Sekhar Majhi Joins BJD
Veteran Leader & Former Kotpad MLA Chandra Sekhar Majhi Dumps Congress, Joins BJD

Former MLA of Kotpad and senior Congress leader Chandra Sekhar Majhi joined the ruling BJD on Wednesday

BJP Press Meet
Dusmanta Das Death Case: BJP Accuses Odisha Govt Of ‘Killing’ The Youth From Kujang

BJP leader Bibhu Prasad Tarai said the chain of events raises doubts if Dusmanta was actually left to die by the state government as he had alleged that he was denied treatment under the Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana.

Protest Over Cap On Idol Height
Protest Over Cap On Idol Height Intensifies In Odisha's Cuttack

After a 12-hour-long Cuttack bandh, various other organisations also joined the bandwagon to protest against the Odisha government’s decision for a cap on the height of idols in the upcoming festive season

Mamata Banerjee
Mamata Banerjee Suppressed Facts In Her Affidavit, BJP Complains To EC

BJP complained to the Election Commission of India objecting West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's candidature from Bhabanipur Assembly constituency as she has suppressed facts in her affidavit along with her nomination papers

UP Politics
'Abba Jaan', Taliban Take Centre Stage In UP Politics

As the countdown to the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections is due early next year begins, issues like governance and development are expectedly taking a back seat and it is 'Abba Jaan' and Taliban that are emerging as the latest poll narrative in Uttar Pradesh

Case Filed In Bihar Against Yogi Adityanath
Case Filed In Bihar Against Yogi Adityanath For 'Abba Jaan' Remark In UP

A youth in Bihar's Muzaffarpur has filed a petition in the district court against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for his recent "Abba Jaan" remarks at a public meeting in Kushinagar

Congress Veteran Leader Oscar Fernandes Passes Away
Congress Veteran Leader Oscar Fernandes Passes Away

A five-term Lok Sabha MP from Udupi parliamentary constituency in Karnataka, he was nominated to the Rajya Sabha by Congress.

Bhupendra Patel: Dark Horse Set To Become CM In First Term As MLA
Bhupendra Patel: Dark Horse Set To Become CM In First Term As MLA

Unanimously elected the state BJP legislature party leader on Sunday, Patel is known as a soft-spoken person who made his way up in the state politics from the municipality level.

Durga Idol Height Cap Heats Up Odisha
Durga Idol Height Cap Heats Up Odisha Politics A Day Before BJP's Cuttack Bandh Call

Odisha government’s firm decision to cap the height of idols of Goddess Durga to four feet during the upcoming festivities this year has triggered a political storm in the State.

Gujarat: Bhupendra Patel Will Be The New Chief Minister
Gujarat: Bhupendra Patel Will Be The New Chief Minister

Bhupendra Patel's name was not in the long list of probables being discussed in state political circles and in a way the first term MLA emerged as the dark horse, a political observer said.

Debashish Samantaray Slams MP Bhartruhari Mahtab
Former BJD MLA Debashish Samantaray Slams MP Bhartruhari Mahtab For Opposing Cap On Idol Height

Extending his support on Odisha government’s firm decision to cap the height of idol of goddess Durga to four feet for the upcoming Durga Puja, former BJD MLA Debashish Samantaray slammed senior party leader and MP Bhartuhari Mahtab

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani Resigns: BJP Continues With Governance Reset, Acknowledges Ground Feedback
Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani Resigns: BJP Continues With Governance Reset, Acknowledges Ground Feedback

Anandiben Patel was the only chief minister who was asked by the party to quit during the 2014-19 period. The party had cited its convention of retiring those over 75 years of age from government positions to replace her with Rupani as Gujarat's chief minister in 2016.

Naveen Govt Has Failed To Safeguard Odisha’s Territory: BJP
Naveen Govt Has Failed To Safeguard Odisha’s Territory: BJP

Opposition parties on Saturday came down heavily on the Odisha government alleging that the State government has failed to safeguards its territory.

Sakinaka Rape Case
Political Furore Erupts As Sakinaka Rape Victim Succumbs

The incident provoked all-round condemnation from the Maha Vikas Aghadi allies Shiv Sena, Nationalist Congress Party, Congress and the Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party.

Mamata Banerjee Files Nomination For Bhowanipore, TMC Says Will Avenge Nandigram Defeat
Mamata Banerjee Files Nomination For Bhowanipore, TMC Says Will Avenge Nandigram Defeat

Banerjee, a resident of Bhowanipore, had won the seat twice in 2011 and 2016 but shifted to Nandigram, where the anti-farmland acquisition movement against the Left Front government had transformed her into a major political force in the volatile state, to dare her former protege and now a BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari on his home turf.

Senior BJP Leader Manmohan Samal
Dusmanta Das Death Case: BJP Demands CBI Inquiry, Implementation of Ayushman Bharat 

The Ayushman Bharat Yojna provides an annual health cover of Rs 5 lakh per family and the Odisha government must ensure that the people here get the benefits: BJP

Priyanka Tibrewal
BJP's Priyanka Tibrewal Will Take On Mamata In Bhabanipur

Tibrewal played a crucial role in the recent post-poll violence incidents in West Bengal -- bringing up the cases to the Calcutta High Court to seek justice for the murder of Abhijeet Sarkar.

BJP Accuses Odisha CM Naveen Of Destroying Dignity Of Assembly
BJP Accuses Odisha CM Naveen Of Destroying Dignity Of Assembly

Deputy leader of Opposition Bishnu Charan Sethi said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik was not present in the State Assembly for a single day during the monsoon session.