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Tuesday, October 26, 2021PM Modi highlights works of 'inspiring' BJP workers


New Delhi, Oct 26: Noting that a steller role played by generations of BJP workers is a key reason behind the party earning people's support, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday urged people to contribute to a section, Kamal Pushp, in his app that features some "inspiring" party members.



"With the blessings of the people, BJP has got the opportunity to serve across several states and

 

Tuesday, October 26, 2021Paramount need for discipline, unity; strengthening org should override personal ambitions: Sonia

New Delhi, Oct 26: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday emphasised on the need for discipline and unity, saying strengthening the organisation must override personal ambitions.

Chairing a meeting of top party leaders to evolve a strategy for assembly elections in five states early next year, she said the party must redouble its fight for the victims of the Union government's "worst exces

 

Monday, October 25, 2021Would rather talk to J-K's youth for development: Shah on NC chief seeking talks with Pak

Srinagar, Oct 25: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday hit out at National Conference president Farooq Abdullah for seeking talks with Pakistan, saying the government would rather talk to the youth of Jammu and Kashmir for making it the most developed in the country.

The home minister, who is on a visit to Jammu and Kashmir -- his first since the abrogation of Article 370 in August 2019 --

 

Monday, October 25, 2021Centre 'weakening' federal structure by creating state within state, says Sidhu

Chandigarh, Oct 25: Punjab Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday attacked the Centre over the issue of jurisdiction of the BSF, accusing it of weakening the federal structure by creating a state within a state .



He also slammed the government for disregarding the democratic rights of the people of Punjab with extending the jurisdiction of the Border Security Force (BSF), and express

 

Monday, October 25, 2021Congress seeks JPC probe into Facebook's alleged role in 'influencing' polls

New Delhi, Oct 25: The Congress on Monday accused Facebook of "influencing" India's elections and "undermining" democracy and demanded a joint parliamentary committee probe into it.

"Facebook has reduced itself to a Fakebook," Congress spokesperson Pawan Khera said while raising the purported leaked internal reports of the social media giant on not initiating action against hate speech posts o

 

Monday, October 25, 2021J&K was better off with CMs, says Azad

Jammu: Senior Congress leader and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said on Sunday the erstwhile state was a great loser as it got divided into parts and its Assembly dissolved. He further said J&K was better off when governed by chief ministers before being turned into a Union territory.
Azad’s comments came hours after Union home minister Amit Shah spoke about how Jammu

 

Sunday, October 24, 2021Govt does not believe in buying peace in J&K: LG

Jammu, Oct 24: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Sunday warned those who incite people to trigger violence, saying the government does not believe in "buying peace" but is firm on ensuring peace on the ground.

Sinha made these remarks at a public rally with Union Home Minister Amit Shah who is on his first visit to Jammu and Kashmir after the repeal of Article 370 in August 201

 

Sunday, October 24, 2021Time for sidelining people of Jammu has come to an end: Amit Shah

Jammu, Oct 24: The time for sidelining the people of Jammu has come to an end and now both Kashmir and Jammu will be developed together, Home Minister Amit Shah told a public rally here on Sunday.

Shah is on a three-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, his first after the Centre revoked the erstwhile state's special status and bifurcated it into union territories on August 5, 2019.

Addressing th

 

Sunday, October 24, 2021Cong slams govt over rising fuel prices, Rahul Gandhi alleges 'tax dacoity'

New Delhi, Oct 24: The Congress on Sunday slammed the Centre over rising fuel prices with former party chief Rahul Gandhi taking a dig at the government, saying the "tax dacoity" on petrol prices is rising and there would be some respite from it if elections take place somewhere.



Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra also attacked the Centre over rising prices of petrol and dies

 

Sunday, October 24, 2021Punjab must come back to 'real issues' that concern every Punjabi: Navjot Singh Sidhu

Chandigarh, Oct 24: Punjab Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu on Sunday said the state must concentrate on real issues that concern every Punjabi and future generations and asserted that it has a clear choice between "irreparable damage and the last chance for damage control".

He asserted that he will not let the real issues take a back seat.

Sidhu's assertion comes amid the ongoing war

 

Sunday, October 24, 2021Modi govt has created records in 'giving trouble' to people: Priyanka Gandhi on fuel prices

New Delhi, Oct 24: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday attacked the Centre over rising prices of petrol and diesel, alleging that the Modi government has created records in "giving trouble" to people.

Taking to Twitter, the Congress general secretary tagged a media report which said that this year petrol prices have increased by a record Rs 23.53.

"Modi ji's government has made

 

Saturday, October 23, 2021UK Foreign Secretary to visit HMS Queen Elizabeth in Mumbai

New Delhi, Oct 23: UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss will be visiting HMS Queen Elizabeth that is the spearhead of the Carrier Strike Group (CSG) during her visit to Mumbai today.

The ship is a symbol of the UK’s world-leading defence capability, whose visit to Mumbai is a clear sign of the growing defence and maritime co-operation with India, said a UK High Commission press statement.

The UK

 

Saturday, October 23, 2021Better to keep SP,BSP,Cong at bay for as long as possible, for bright future: Yogi

Lucknow ,Oct 23: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday launched a scathing attack on the Samajwadi Party, Bahujan Samaj Party and Congress, saying, "these people are anti-Lord Ram , embraced rioters and mafias and have teared the social fabric of the country.

" It will better to keep away from them as long as possible, for a bright future,he opined".


Chief Minister Yogi

 

Saturday, October 23, 2021Shah's Mission Kashmir begins with visit to slain cop’s family

Srinagar, Oct 23: Union Home Minister Amit Shah visited the family of Jammu and Kashmir Police Inspector Parvez Ahmad who was shot dead by militants in June this year.

Shah met his wife, Fatima, and handed over the order of government job. Parvez was posted in Counter Intelligence Kashmir (CIK) of Jammu and Kashmir Police. On June 22, he was killed outside his house at Nowgam.
Lieutenant Gove

 

Saturday, October 23, 2021Farooq bats for talks with Pak

Jammu: National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah on Thursday batted strongly for talks with Pakistan and said "unless you do not talk to Pakistan, we can never live in peace in J&K".
He said that if there would have been friendship between India and Pakistan, people would have come here (in Jammu and Kashmir) to eat and drink tea from Sialkot (Pakistan).
"We would have gone there (Sialkot). In

 

Friday, October 22, 2021BJP spreading hate to win polls, says Farooq

Jammu: Describing "hate" as a weapon to win elections in India, National Conference president Farooq Abdullah on Thursday alleged that the BJP is spreading it to win the assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh early next year.
Abdullah called upon people to fight hate to save Jammu and Kashmir as well as the country, and warned that if hatred continues to grow, India's disintegration cannot be stopped.

 

Thursday, October 21, 2021Farmers have right to protest, but cannot block roads indefinitely: SC

New Delhi, Oct 21: The Supreme Court on Thursday said farmers have the right to protest, but they cannot block roads indefinitely.

The court was hearing a petition, seeking a direction for the removal of the protestors from the Delhi border.

The plea, filed by one Monicca Agarwaal, submitted that people were facing a lot of inconvenience due to the road blockade, and cited an apex court jud