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  • Upendra Kushwaha Drags BJP, In His Fight Against JD(U) Chief Nitish Kumar
    Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) chief and Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha, who has been targeting Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, today dragged ally BJP into his campaign against the JD(U) chief, amid signs that he was drifting away from the ruling NDA due to unhappiness over seat sharing arrangement for the Lok Sabha polls. Mr Kushwaha raked up his allegation that Mr Kumar had "insulted" him by using the word "neech, a charge denied by the JD(U).
  • Probe Into Amazon, Flipkart's Alleged Violation Of Foreign Exchange Laws
    E-commerce giants Amazon and Flipkart are being probed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for alleged violations of provisions of foreign exchange laws, the probing agency told Delhi High Court today.
  • Rahul Gandhi Cites Lack Of Rafale Guarantee To Claim #BikGayaChowkidar
    Congress president Rahul Gandhi today slammed the no-guarantee clause in the Rafale fighter jet deal, wondering if it was indeed a government-to-government understanding or just another indication that the "watchman" has sold out.
  • Probe Finds No Proof That CBI Chief Alok Verma Took Bribes: Sources
    The Central Vigilance Commission has reportedly found no proof of corruption against exiled CBI director Alok Verma, it has emerged a day before the Supreme Court takes up the report of an investigation into allegations by his deputy Rakesh Asthana.
  • PM Modi To Address Rallies In Poll-Bound Madhya Pradesh From Friday
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh from Friday. He will attend a public meeting in Shahdol district, a senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) functionary said today.
  • Stripping People Of Citizenship Could Lead To Bloodbath: Mamata Banerjee
    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday alleged that "dirty politics" is going on in the name of publication of the final draft of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam as names of genuine voters have been struck off the list. The Trinamool Congress supremo asserted that she was not against the Assam government, but she does not support NRC.
  • In The Last Four Years KCR's Assets Increased By 41% To Rs. 22.61 Crore
    Telangana caretaker Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao's total asset has increased by about 41 per cent to Rs. 22.61 crore in the last over four years and even though his party's symbol is a 'car', he does not own one, his election affidavit reveals. The Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) supremo filed the affidavit along with his nomination papers Wednesday for the Gajwel assembly constituency. Telangana goes to poll on December 7.
  • To Curb Pollution, IKEA To Turn Rice Harvesting Residue Into Products
    In a bid to reduce global air pollution, Swedish home furnishing company IKEA today announced its plan to turn rice straws into a new renewable material source for its products.
  • Maharashtra Commission Submits Report On Maratha Reservation
    The Maharashtra State Backward Class Commission submitted on Thursday its report on social and economic conditions of the Maratha community to state Chief Secretary DK Jain.
  • "You're Next": As Baahubali Soared, A Picturesque Wink To The Moon
    When India's heaviest rocket -- nicknamed Baahubali -- soared into the sky from Andhra Pradesh's Sriharikota to place a sophisticated communications satellite in the Earth's orbit on Wednesday, it made for a pretty picture that captured the imagination of space enthusiasts the world over. Particularly telling was a photograph of the rocket alongside a partially shrouded Moon, which -- incidentally -- would be part of its next mission in early 2019.
  • Rahul Gandhi Has "Modiphobia", Thus Chants "Modi-Modi", Says Amit Shah
    Speaking in Barwani, MP at a rally in the poll-bound state, Mr Shah said while the Bharatiya Janata Party under Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Centre and Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in the state made progress, the Congress had no development stories to tell, hence the Modi-chants.
  • Tejashwi Yadav Accuses Neighbour Nitish Kumar Of Snooping
    Bihar opposition leader Tejashwi Yadav is upset with his neighbour, whom he has accused of spying and taken to task through a series of furious tweets. The neighbor is Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. Mr Yadav claims the Chief Minister has trained the one of the CCTV cameras in his bungalow across the wall and towards the home of his former deputy. He even attached a photo and a video of the offending camera.
  • After Protests, Poll Body Removes Mizoram Chief Electoral Officer
    The Election Commission (EC) today removed S B Shashank as chief electoral officer of poll-bound Mizoram and appointed IAS officer Ashish Kundra. The order came after some civil society groups in Mizoram demanded Shashank's ouster over a row on allowing Bru voters lodged in Tripura relief camps to exercise their franchise from there.
  • DMK To Unveil Life-Size Statue Of M Karunanidhi Next Month
    A statue of late DMK chief M Karunanidhi will be unveiled next month, the party announced today. National leaders of various political parties are expected to attend the function to unveil the life-size statue on December 16.
  • BJP Has Expelled 53 Leaders Including 3 Ex-Ministers For 6 Years
    Three former ministers are among the 53 leaders, who have been expelled from the party by the BJP, for six years for alleged anti-party activities, in Madhya Pradesh as the state heads to elections on November 28. Among the three former ministers are Sartaj Singh, Ramkrishna Kusmaria and KL Agrawal, who defied party diktat and refused to withdraw nominations. They will contest as Independent candidates now.

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