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"We Didn't Spare Gandhi": Hindu Leader Arrested Over Threat In Karnataka

"We Didn't Spare Gandhi": Hindu Leader Arrested Over Threat In Karnataka

Reported by Nehal Kidwai, Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Sunday September 19, 2021

A leader of Hindu Mahasabha has been arrested in Mangaluru with his two associates, a day after he threatened Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai over the demolition of temple, saying, "We didn't spare Gandhiji, who are you?"

Jagan Reddy's YSR Congress Sweeps Andhra Pradesh Local Body Polls

Jagan Reddy's YSR Congress Sweeps Andhra Pradesh Local Body Polls

Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Sunday September 19, 2021, Hyderabad

Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy-led YSR Congress won close to 90 per cent of the Mandal Parishads Territorial Constituencies and a staggering 99 per cent of the Zilla Parishads Territorial Constituencies. The polls were held in April.

New Rajasthan Law Faces Questions Over Validating Child Marriages

New Rajasthan Law Faces Questions Over Validating Child Marriages

Written by Harsha Kumari Singh , Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Sunday September 19, 2021, Jaipur

Rajasthan has amended a 2009 law to now state that if the bride is under 18 and the bridegroom is under 21, their parents must register the marriage within 30 days of the event. The earlier version had set the age criterion at 21 for both.

Congress Leaders Fear Ripple Effect From Punjab Turmoil

Congress Leaders Fear Ripple Effect From Punjab Turmoil

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 19, 2021, New Delhi

The rapidly unfolding events in Punjab are likely to have wide ramifications for the Congress with party insiders fearing a groundswell of dissension in other states following the "unsavoury" exit of Amarinder Singh as chief minister.

Congress Will Fight 2022 Punjab Polls Under Navjot Sidhu: Party Leader

Congress Will Fight 2022 Punjab Polls Under Navjot Sidhu: Party Leader

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 19, 2021, Chandigarh

Punjab Congress in-charge Harish Rawat on Sunday said that the upcoming state assembly elections will be fought under Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu who is "very popular", given the state's present political circumstances.

Centre's Plea Over Medical Admissions Quota In Supreme Court Tomorrow

Centre's Plea Over Medical Admissions Quota In Supreme Court Tomorrow

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 19, 2021, New Delhi

Supreme Court will hear on Monday Centre's plea against Madras High Court's observation that notification on grant of 10% quota to economically weaker sections (EWS) in all-India quota seats of medical colleges would require top court's approval.

Chhattisgarh's Ex-Minister Found Dead At Home: Cops

Chhattisgarh's Ex-Minister Found Dead At Home: Cops

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 19, 2021, Rajnandgaon

Former Chhattisgarh minister and senior BJP leader Rajinder Pal Singh Bhatia was found hanging at his residence in Rajnandgaon district of the state on Sunday, in what police suspect is a case of suicide.

Eye On Uttarakhand Polls, AAP Names 2 Delhi Roads After State Figures

Eye On Uttarakhand Polls, AAP Names 2 Delhi Roads After State Figures

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 19, 2021, New Delhi

Two roads in Delhi's Patparganj assembly constituency were today named after famous personalities from Uttarakhand, where AAP has decided to contest the upcoming state polls.

BJP Will Win 350 Seats In Uttar Pradesh In 2022, Says Yogi Adityanath

BJP Will Win 350 Seats In Uttar Pradesh In 2022, Says Yogi Adityanath

Asian News International | Sunday September 19, 2021, Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today exuded confidence that the BJP will form the government in the state again with an overwhelming majority in the 2022 Assembly polls.

Rahul Gandhi's Tweet For New Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi

Rahul Gandhi's Tweet For New Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 19, 2021, New Delhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said: "Congratulations to Shri Charanjit Singh Channi Ji for the new responsibility. We must continue to fulfil the promises made to the people of Punjab. Their trust is of paramount importance."

Murder Suspects House Set On Fire In Odisha's Ganjam: Police

Murder Suspects House Set On Fire In Odisha's Ganjam: Police

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 19, 2021, Berhampur

Police has arrested the suspects involved in the murder, while a search is on for those behind the arson.

"Everyone Respected": Union Minister Invites Amarinder Singh To Join NDA

"Everyone Respected": Union Minister Invites Amarinder Singh To Join NDA

Asian News International | Sunday September 19, 2021, New Delhi

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale today extended an invite to Captain Amarinder Singh, who resigned as Punjab Chief Minister, to join the National Democratic Alliance and said he should quit Congress which humiliated him.

Amarinder Singh Targeting Gandhis: Navjot Sidhu's Advisor On "Traitor" Remark

Amarinder Singh Targeting Gandhis: Navjot Sidhu's Advisor On "Traitor" Remark

Asian News International | Sunday September 19, 2021, Chandigarh

Principal strategic advisor to Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu, Mohammad Mustafa on Sunday alleged that by calling Mr Sidhu a "traitor" and saying that he has relations with Pakistan, former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh is "

BJP, Congress Replaced Chief Ministers Due To Fear Of "Kejriwal Model": AAP

BJP, Congress Replaced Chief Ministers Due To Fear Of "Kejriwal Model": AAP

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 19, 2021, Panaji

The fear of the Arvind Kejriwal "model" prompted Congress and BJP to replace their chief ministers in some states, where Assembly elections are due early next year, an Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) functionary said on Sunday.

"Well Done, Rahul": BJP Takes A #MeToo Dig Over Punjab Choice

"Well Done, Rahul": BJP Takes A #MeToo Dig Over Punjab Choice

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 19, 2021, New Delhi

The BJP today took a swipe at the Congress over its Punjab chief ministerial pick Charanjit Singh Channi, citing reported allegations that he had sent an inappropriate text to an IAS officer in 2018.