CMP of PDP-BJP govt 'fraud': JKNPP

The Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) on Thursday said the common minimum programme (CMP) of the PDP-BJP coalition government was a "fraud" on the people of the state.

Maharashtra beef ban due to 'vote bank politics': Traders

Days after a Maharashtra bill banning beef got Presidential assent, traders association of the red meat have come out strongly against the BJP-led state government, accusing it of "snatching" their livelihood for the sake of "vote bank politics".

Goa government to sell beef to meet red-meat shortage

In its bid to quell the beef shortage in Goa, the BJP-led government in the state may start selling beef on its own, an official said on Thursday, while blaming the mafia with links to meat traders for the shortage.

Badal hails Centre for NITI Aayog, raising states' share in central taxes

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday said his Shiromani Akali Dal's stand on federalism was vindicated after the Centre decided to raise states' share in central taxes to 42 percent from 32 percent.

Press Club urges govt to evict MP from land allotted to it

Press Club of India has urged the Union government to evict a BJP MP from his official bungalow, whose land has been allotted to the organisation for construction of its building.

Apology tendered to media persons for 'bungling' by BJP unit

BJP general secretary P Muralidhar Rao on Thursday apologised to the media who were kept waiting and not allowed to cover the party meeting with BJP president Amit Shah here.

Azam Khan advises BJP's Shahnawaz and Naqvi to marry Muslim women

Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan on Thursday generated another controversy when he suggested to two senior Muslim BJP leaders to marry Muslim women.

Naveen Patnaik asks people to intensify fight against Centre for their rights

Raising the issue of political discrimination against Odisha allegedly by the BJP-led NDA government, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday asked people to intensify fight against the Centre for their rights.

Incompetent AAP incapable of avoiding 'drama': BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday said that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is incapable of avoiding drama, and contained an assortment of incompetent people within its ranks, and predicted that it would continue to showcase this trait while remaining in power in Delhi for the next five years.

Will corner Fadnavis government over Muslim quota: Congress
Will corner Fadnavis government over Muslim quota: Congress

Congress on Thursday said that it will corner the Devendra Fadnavis-led Maharashtra government over the issue of Muslim reservations during the ensuing Budget Session of the state legislature.

Tamil Nadu number one state in electoral corruption: Amit Shah
Tamil Nadu number one state in electoral corruption: Amit Shah

Alleging that Tamil Nadu is the number one state in electoral corruption, BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday asked party workers to be alert and make efforts to check money flow during elections.

Congress stages walkout in Chhattisgarh Assembly over poor sanitation

The main opposition Congress staged a walkout in the Chhattisgarh Assembly on Wednesday over "poor" sanitation facilities and alleged the growing menace of jaundice in the state capital.

Maharashtra: Congress, NCP may join hands to corner BJP govt in Budget Session

Erstwhile ruling partners Congress and NCP may come together to take on the BJP government in Maharashtra on various issues including the "delay" in distribution of aid to drought-hit farmers, which will be presenting its maiden budget in the Legislature session beginning here from March 9.

Work hard to meet expectations: Punjab BJP to its councillors

The state unit of BJP on Wednesday asked its elected representatives of different municipal councils and corporations in Punjab to work hard to meet the expectations of the people.

Chargesheet against five over BJP leader's death

A chargesheet has been filled against five people including mafia don DP Yadav's cousin in connection with the murder of a local BJP leader last year, police said on Wednesday.

Flood-hit Kashmir traders demand rehabilitation

Traders in Jammu and Kashmir shut their businesses on Wednesday to protest against alleged delay in release of rehabilitation and compensation for losses they suffered in the September 2014 floods.

Gujarat Congress seeks compensation for farmers hit by untimely rains

The Gujarat Congress on Wednesday demanded Rs 20,000 per hectare compensation from the state government, for farmers affected by recent unseasonal rains.

Modi govt's policies helped in reducing repo rate: BJP

Giving credit to the policies of Narendra Modi government in helping reduce repo rates, the BJP on Wednesday said this will help in speedy inflow of foreign investment and help strengthen the economy further besides helping the middle class with reduced loan rates.

Compensate farmers at Rs 10,000 per hectare: Bajpai

Uttar Pradesh unit of BJP on Wednesday demanded that the state government provide financial assistance of at least Rs 10,000 per hectare to farmers to compensate for the loss to their crops in the wake of unprecedented rain and hailstorm in the past few days.

Maha BJP President Danve to quit Union ministry on Thursday

Maharashtra BJP President Raosaheb Danve on Wednesday said he will resign as Union Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution tomorrow and focus on boosting the party apparatus in the state.