The Sterlite project had received three rounds of clearances on March 30, 2007, August 9, 2007 and January 1, 2009
MK Stalin annouced that DMK's stand on the issue is that a cabinet meeting be called immediately and a resolution seeking the closure of the Sterlite plant should be adopted.
"On that side are the people for whom their family is the country. For me, my country is my family," Modi said, while launching a scathing attack on the Congress.
Security forces are on high alert in the Jammu region in the aftermath of a grenade attack near the main bus stand on May 24.
"When the Central Information Commission has declared six national political parties as public authority, the Election Commission cannot take a position contrary to that unless the order of the CIC has been overturned by the Supreme Court or High Courts. The order of EC has no merit," former Chief Information Commissioner A N Tiwari told PTI
The former Union minister exuded confidence that the Congress would win the Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh Assembly polls slated for later this year.
The party may promise something on the lines of a statutory income commission for farmers, which it had promised in Karnataka elections, sources said.
This blog will give you all the updates about PM Modi's roadshow where he is inaugurating the Delhi-Meerut Expressway and the Eastern Peripheral Expressway later in the day
The BJP also tagged a visual recording of the poll losses of the Congress since Gandhi was elevated as party vice president in 2013 followed by his appointment as the party president last year.
At the rally in Cuttack, PM Modi said his government is moving on the correct path and people have put their seal of approval on it as he noted that his party is in power in 20 states.
Addressing AAP workers at Yadgar-e- Shahejahani Park here, Agarwal said the indefinite fast was to press for demands including loan waiver for farmers, cutting power tariffs by half and providing jobs for the unemployed.
Speaking to reporters at the BJP office here on the fourth anniversary of the NDA government, Adityanath said, "I am fully confident that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India is on the path of becoming a vishwa guru (global superpower).
While the Congress described BJP as "Betrayal Janata Party" for failing to deliver on its promises, the party president Rahul Gandhi led the attack by mocking the NDA government's performance and calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi a "master communicator" who struggled with complex issues and had a short attention span.
The future of the country and the people can only be safeguarded and improved with the ouster of this government, party general secretary Sitaram Yechury said.
He also played down the BJP's loss to the alliance in two bypolls of Gorakhpur and Phulpur, saying they cannot be compared with the general election when people will vote to decide if Narendra Modi will be their prime minister again or somebody else.
Projecting Modi as the "most popular and most hardworking prime minister with unending energy", Shah said he replaced the UPA's policy paralysis with a policy-driven government working for the poor and improved economy while also raising the country's esteem in the world.
Talking to reporters during his roadshow here, he said the anti-BJP forces were coming together and would throw the saffron party out of power since the people were completely fed up with it.
"The four years of Narendra Modi government prove that it has historically failed on the issues of inflation, poverty, unemployment, welfare work and other issues which affect the life of the people in the country," Mayawati said.
He also mentioned that the fifth year of the Narendra Modi government will focus on consolidation of the policies and programmes which it has implemented.
Fadnavis said he was ready to face action if what he said in the clip was found to be inappropriate.
Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy today said the BJP-led government at the Centre, which completed four years in office, has inflicted "severe hardships" on people through its "ill conceived policies."
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has ended the politics of appeasement and dynasty, and ushered in politics of development, BJP President Amit Shah said today.
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray released an audio clip, purportedly of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis asking BJP workers to use all possible means to win the by-election.
Here's the journey of the BJP in the past 48 months under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Over the past four years of the NDA government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has implemented several welfare schemes in key areas such as financial inclusion and affordable housing