Tully, responding to a question about the relationship between politicians and media, said political leaders who are not engaging with media today are failing to do their duty
On September 20, a child born with asphyxia died in the Jagpravesh Government Hospital after the family was denied admission in four government hospitals due to the unavailability of critical care beds with facilities of ventilation
With the opposition parties attacking the government's poor handling of the economy, in lieu of the falling GDP and demonetisation figures, Prime Minister Modi is expected to address these issues head on. He is also expected to highlight his dispensation's "successes" in boosting transparency and curbing black money, party sources told PTI.
Addressing Sangh volunteers here on the Vijayadashmi Utsav, the joint general secretary of RSS said no person living in "our streets, our towns can be untouchable".
Gandhi will visit the Lord Krishna temple after he lands at the Mithapur airstrip in the Devbhumi Dwarka district on Monday morning, senior Congress leader Shaktisinh Gohil said.
"Even if Pawar doesn't offer support to the BJP government, we need only 15 legislators (for proving majority in the Assembly). No legislator wants fresh polls just in three years, so many of them will help us directly or indirectly," he said.
After inaugurating the two-day meeting here, Shah held a meeting with office-bearers, state chiefs and key organisational leaders to finalise agenda items, including resolutions, which the national executive is expected to discuss on September 25, the birth anniversary of Hindutva icon Deen Dayal Upadhyaya.
While announcing his resignation from Congress, Rane had said he was promised the chief minister's post but never got it. "Prithviraj Chavan even changed my ministry from revenue to industries," Rane had said.
The Congress's criticism came hours after Modi, in the 36th episode of his monthly address, said he has used the programme to reflect the views and aspirations of the people rather than expressing his own opinions.
"The BJP leaders have shown 'achhe din' (good days) to the people of this country by misleading them. Now, the people have made up their minds to show them 'bure din' (bad days)," she said in a dig at the BJP's popular slogan 'achhe din'.
The Banaras Hindu University (BHU) campus last night witnessed violence by students who were lathicharged by the police, in an ugly turn of a protest against an alleged eve- teasing incident.
Party president Amit Shah held a meeting with office- bearers, state chiefs and key organisational leaders to finalise agenda items, including resolutions, which the national executive is expected to discuss on September 25, the birth anniversary of Hindutva icon Deen Dayal Upadhyaya.
The jibe at BJP comes days after Rahul Gandhi appeared in a series of lectures at US Universities
Mehrishi, 62, would be administered the oath of office and secrecy by President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan tomorrow, they said.
With the term of the 68-member Assembly coming to an end on January 7, 2018, elections could be held sometime in November as most parts of the hill state are covered under snow in December.
Pakistan is known more as an exporter of terrorism across the world, said Sushma Swaraj in her speech at United Nations General Assembly. Taking a hard line against Pakistan, Swaraj, who was expected to speak on terrorism, compared India with its often contentious neighbour.
On Friday, Swaraj had only one bilateral meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson during which she raised the issue of terrorism and H-1B.
As the shutdown entered its 101st day, rallies of GJM leaders in support of the indefinite shutdown and the separate state of Gorkhaland on Saturday came face to face at some places with processions led by expelled leader Binay Tamang faction demanding the restoration of normalcy.
"We urge immediate restoration of all their rights like employment with Arunachal Pradesh government which was banned in 1980, issue of ration cards which was cancelled in 1991 and appointment to the post of Gaon Burah (village headman) which was cancelled in 1994," the organisation said.
The move comes over a month after the chief minister held a meeting with all medial superintendents to review the functioning of hospitals, where it was decided to empower them to hire contractual staff till vacant posts are filled up on a regular basis.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis also said the pre-developmental works for the ambitious project will be completed by May next year.
Union minister of State for Human Resource Development Upendra Kushwaha said the CBSE has issued guidelines to schools to check any irregularity following the killing of a class II boy inside a toilet of a private school in Gurugram recently.
The Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat, a stronghold of the BJP, fell vacant after the sitting MP, actor-turned-politician Vinod Khanna, died of cancer in a Mumbai hospital on April 27.
The protesters shouted slogans against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP-led government at the Centre and in Maharashtra.
Violent attacks allegedly by Myanmarese army men have led to an exodus of Rohingyas from the western Rakhine state in that country to India and Bangladesh.