The Allahabad High Court on Thursday issued notices to the Central and Uttar Pradesh governments, as well as the Election Commission while hearing a petition on poll campaigning by BJP MP Yogi Adityanath and Union minister Kalraj Mishra.
Former Railway Minister and JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar on Friday criticised Narendra Modi government for promoting a "bad tradition" of announcing hike in Railway fare and freight before presentation of Railway budget in Parliament.
Leading from the front and by personal example has been Narendra Modi`s style of working in Gujarat. The new ministers got their first lesson on the “Gujarat model” of governance when they were advised by the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions department of Personnel & Training to not appoint their relatives as personal staff.
While talks are being held among the BJP top brass over the composition of the Cabinet in a Narendra Modi-led government, it is yet to be seen whether the party`s age-old alliance partner Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) will be considered for it or not.
Had the former Gujarat minister and BJP MLA Maya Kodnani not instigated a mob, 96 persons from the minority community would not have been massacred in Naroda Patiya on February 28, 2002, a special court has concluded.