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Don't forget 1971, Naidu warns Pakistan

New Delhi: Hitting out at Pakistan for “aiding and abetting terror”, NDA’s Vice Presidential candidate M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday reminded it not to forget what happened in 1971 in a reference to the Bangladesh War in which it faced a humiliating defeat. Naidu was addressing the annual Kargil Parakram Parade here, held in remembrance […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Venkaiah Naidu is NDA's Vice President pick

New Delhi: Information and Broadcasting Minister and senior BJP leader M. Venkaiah Naidu was on Monday chosen as the ruling NDA’s candidate for the August 5 Vice Presidential election, bringing to an end the suspense over the ruling combine’s nominee for the second important constitutional post. BJP President Amit Shah announced his candidature after a […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
MPs, MLAs vote to elect 14th President of India

New Delhi: Parliamentarians and legislators across India began voting on Monday to elect the country’s 14th President in a direct contest between ruling NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind and opposition-backed Meira Kumar. Polling to choose the successor of incumbent Pranab Mukherjee, who demits office on July 25, started simultaneously in the national and state capitals […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
All you want to know about Ram Nath Kovind

New Delhi: A man of humble origin and a low-profile leader, Ram Nath Kovind emerged the dark horse in the presidential race and, if elected, will be the second Dalit President of India. Born in Paraunkh village in Kanpur rural of Uttar Pradesh two years before Independence, Kovind, who will turn 72 in October, hails […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
NDA presidential candidate to file papers before June 24

New Delhi: The ruling National Democratic Alliance’s candidate for the July 17 presidential election will file his nomination papers before June 24, and the opposition parties would be informed of the name before the papers are filed. BJP sources said the nomination will be filed before Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves on his three-nation foreign […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Process for President's election kicks in on Wednesday

New Delhi: The process for electing India’s 13th President will be set in motion formally on Wednesday when the Election Commission issues a notification paving the way for filing of nominations for the July 17 contest in which the ruling NDA seems to have an edge. The last date for filing of nominations is June […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
BJD's NDA-slant sets alliance chatter in motion

Bhubaneswar: After BJD-supported and NDA-backed candidate Harivansh Narayan Singh was elected Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha, speculations of a possible pre or post-poll alliance of the BJD and the BJP are gathering steam in Odisha politics. While both the parties have blatantly denied chances of any such alliance, Congress has termed the BJP as the […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
Nitish Kumar committed to development of Bihar: PM

Patna: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today praised Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for his “commitment” to Bihar’s development, as the two leaders shared the stage for the first time after the JD(U) returned to the NDA fold. Modi, who attended the centenary celebrations of the Patna University (PU) here along with Kumar, said the Centre and […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
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NDA govt will find permanent solution to Kashmir issue:Rajnath

Pelling (Sikkim): Amidst the ongoing unrest in Jammu and Kashmir, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today that the NDA government would find a permanent solution to the Kashmir issue. Addressing a public reception in this western part of the tiny Himalayan state, Singh said Pakistan had been trying to destabilise India by fomenting trouble in […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
JMM to oppose Land ordinance: Hemant Soren

Hitting out at the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre for bringing in ordinance to amend the Land acquisition Act, JMM leader and former chief minister of Jharkhand Hemant Soren today said the party would strongly oppose the ordinance in Jharkhand and Odisha

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Jaitley against higher income tax rate to raise revenue

Ahead of his first full fledged budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that the NDA government was against raising revenue by imposing higher taxes, instead it would want to leave more money in the hands of consumer to fuel demand and growth

  • Sunday, 27 June 2021
We haven’t thought of anything yet: Naveen on tie-up with NDA

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: While Odisha Chief Minister and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) supremo Naveen Patnaik today remained non-committal on supporting an NDA formation, other party leaders did not rule out the possibility and favoured conditional support to NDA. “No talks at all. We have not discussed anything. We have not thought of it yet. Let us […]

  • Friday, 25 June 2021
Exit polls project Modi-led NDA govt

The BJP-led NDA is projected to form the government at the Centre with exit polls tonight giving between 249 and 290 seats to the Narendra Modi-led grouping, which is close to the half-way mark in the 543-member Lok Sabha

  • Friday, 25 June 2021
BJD may suffer huge setback; Grand alliance could deprive NDA of majority: CVoter survey

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Popularity of BJD is on the wane as CVoter Tracker’s latest ‘State of the Nation’ survey revealed that the ruling-party in Odisha could relinquish major ground if Lok Sabha elections are held today. On the national front, the ‘Mahagathbandhan’ (MGB) between Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in Uttar Pradesh could […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Sonia raises 'distressing rise' in attacks on Dalits with Modi

New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi yesterday raised the issue of “distressing rise in incidence of atrocities against Dalits” with prime minster Narendra Modi and called upon the government to bring a bill in the monsoon session to tighten the law on atrocities against scheduled castes and scheduled tribes. In a letter to Modi, Gandhi […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021