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No Coercive Action Till May 10: Bagga Gets Punjab HC Relief

NEW DELHI: Punjab and Haryana High Court, in an urgent late night hearing, came to the rescue of Delhi BJP leader Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga hours after the Mohali court issued a non-bailable warrant against him. In a reprieve for Bagga, the Punjab and Haryana High Court directed that no coercive step be taken against …

MCX Scam: Call For CBI Enquiry Grows In Sikkim

  GANGTOK: Sikkim unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has registered an FIR against unknown persons and companies in connection with an alleged scam in Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) at Sadar police station here. Addressing a press conference on Wednesday, BJP Sikkim President DB Chauhan demanded law enforcement agencies investigate the matter in depth …

Double-Engine Govt To Return: UP Deputy CM Maurya Confident Of BJP Winning 300 Seats

VARANASI (UTTAR PRADESH): Reiterating his claim, Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya on Saturday said that ruling BJP will return to power by winning more than 300 seats in the assembly elections. Speaking to The New Indian here, Maurya said that the “double-engine government”, a reference to BJP governments in the state as well as at the Centre, …

Dy CM Maurya Assures Strict Action Against Don Mukhtar’s Son Abbas Over ‘Hisab-Kitab’ Remark

VARANASI (UTTAR PRADESH): Hours after don-politician Mukhtar Ansari’s son Abbas was banned from campaign in the assembly polls, Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya on Saturday said that the BJP government, if re-elected, will take strict action against goons and trouble-makers. Reacting to Abbas Ansari’s threatening comment aimed at local officials in Mau, Maurya said …

Big Jolt To Cong In J&K; Azad’s Nephew Joins BJP

Srinagar: In a big setback to the Congress party in Jammu and Kashmir, Mubashar Azad, nephew of senior Congress leader and former Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad of the erstwhile state, joined Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) on Sunday along with dozens of supporters. Mubashar Azad, a youth leader from Doda, is also the nephew of …

Nobody Believes Congress, They Have Lost Connect With People: Amethi Royal Sanjay Sinh

Amethi: Dr. Sanjay Sinh, 70, the erstwhile ‘Raja of Amethi’, is contesting the 2022 Assembly election from Amethi seat as the BJP candidate — the first time in 33 years and almost one and a half years later he left Congress. Taking potshots at the Congress, he said “People don’t believe the grand old party …

Unemployment And Price Rise Lurk Silently In Goa Voters’ Minds

Although most voters remained wary of sharing their ballot preferences even on polling day, two salient issues —unemployment and price rise — seeped out in conversations with those standing or walking near some of Goa’s polling booths. The veritable cattle market of defections that followed the last assembly elections still rankles. The Congress won 17 …

Goa records massive 76.75% voter turnout in assembly polls

The coastal state of Goa has recorded a heavy voting turnout at 76.75%, across 40 constituencies of 2 districts and 12 talukas.  BJP CM candidate and incumbent CM Pramod Sawant is contesting from this seat in Sanquelim. AAP CM candidate Amit Palekar cast his vote from the St Cruz constituency from where he is contesting. …

5 yrs on, CM Yogi Owns Only Rs 12K Samsung Phone, 10g Earrings, Gets Rs13L/Yr Salary: 2022 Poll Affidavit

GORAKHPUR: Wealth accumulation for most politicians is natural but for some chief ministers, there’s little that money and luxuries attract.  Uttar Pradesh Chief minister Yogi Adityanath, who is making a debut in the 2022 assembly polls, is an owner of a modest Rs 12,000 mobile phone and has an annual salary of Rs 13.2 lakh. …

Shah, Yogi Team Up With Nishad Party In Lucknow Today As BJP Eyes Non-Yadav OBC Pie

LUCKNOW: Ahead of upcoming Uttar Pradesh elections, the BJP has begun to consolidate its support among the numerically significant non-Yadav OBCs as it will hold its first joint rally with Nishad Party in Lucknow on Saturday.  BJP and Nishad Party had come together in 2019 Lok Sabha polls when they jointly fielded Gorakhpur 2018 by-poll …