BS Yediyurappa sworn in as CM of Karnataka for 4th time

Karnataka BJP president BS Yediyurappa was sworn in as chief minister of the state for the fourth time, three days after the Congress-JD(S) coalition government collapsed after losing floor test. Read More
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Modi’s outreach to minorities: 5 crore students to get scholarship

In order to reach out to minority communities, the Narendra Modi government has set a new target – to give out scholarships to five crore students from those communities in the next five years. The scheme will have a big focus on girls. Read More
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Parties assail BJP for politicizing armed forces’ sacrifices

Amid escalated tensions between India and Pakistan, 21 opposition parties led by the Congress assailed the ruling BJP for “politicizing the sacrifices” made by our armed forces and demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi immediately convene an all-party meeting. Read More
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Assam’s BJP govt tries to woo voters with gold sop

In BJP-ruled Assam, finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma raised the bar, on Wednesday, he offered 10 grams of gold, whose estimated price is around Rs 38,000, for brides from families with annual income of less than Rs 5 lakh. Read More
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MP moves to drop BJP-era cases against Congress workers, activists

The Madhya Pradesh cabinet, led by chief minister Kamal Nath, has initiated a new procedure for withdrawal of cases lodged against Congress workers, farmers and social activists registered by the Bharatiya Janata Party government in the last 15 years. Read More
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Cong, opposition calls for Bharat bandh to protest fuel price hike

The Congress and other opposition parties jointly called for a nationwide shutdown (Bharat bandh), on Monday, to protest against the Narendra Modi government’s failure to control the rising prices of petrol and diesel in the country. Read More
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Shah dares opposition to clear their stand on illegal migrants

BJP president Amit Shah slammed the opposition parties for their “vote-bank politics” over Assam’s National Register of Citizens and dared them to make their stand clear on “illegal Bangladeshis” in the country. Read More
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Mamata warns of ‘bloodbath and civil war’ over Assam NRC

The chief minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, expressed serious concern over the fact that over 40 lakh people, who applied for their names to be included in the citizens’ database, were left out of the list. Read More
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Assam releases final draft of citizens’ list, 40 lakh left out

The BJP government in Assam released the final draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC). Around 2.89 crore people out of the state’s 3.29 who applied found themselves on the list. This means, around 40 lakh people in the state have ceased to be Indian citizens. Read More
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