Congress president Rahul Gandhi launched a nationwide campaign to safeguard the Constitution and protect the rights of Dalits and backward classes
Congress’s rally addresses the apprehensions within the Schedule Castes and Schedule Tribes against any slacking of strong bail provisions in the Prevention of Dalit Atrocities Act. It addresses any fears of reservation provisions in the Constitution being tinkered with. And issues concerning security concerns of the religious minorities.
The group, which is waiting for an approval from the Election Commission, has named their outfit “Bahujan Azad Party”.
Naidu said that the accusations laid by the Opposition on CJI Misra “indicate a mere suspicion, a conjecture or an assumption
With just five seats remaining where Congress is yet to announce candidates, the discontent ticket aspirants have no option but to try their chances in the opposition parties, especially after BSY’s 'welcome gesture'
The motion was filed by seven Opposition parties and signed by 64 MPs.
Congress candidate MBT Nagaraj, who is contesting from Hosakote on the outskirts of Bengaluru, has declared assets worth Rs 1,015 crore, up from Rs 545 crore last time.
The BJP chief was addressing the concluding session of the party's 'Mahila Morcha' national executive meeting at a private institute here.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi will tomorrow launch his party's nationwide 'Save the Constitution' campaign, aiming to highlight alleged attacks on the Constitution and Dalits under the BJP-led regime.
Badami in Bagalkote will be the second constituency from where Siddaramaiah will be contesting the May 12 Karnataka assembly polls, the other being Chamundeshwari in Mysuru.
Speaking to reporters after the closing session, Yechury said CPI(M) will chalk out its "electoral-tactical line" on the basis of state-based ground realities.
The Congress was also trying to build up "moral pressure" on the Chief Justice of India in the hope that he would step aside from judicial duty if an impeachment motion was moved against him.
Badami with a strong presence of Karubas, the community to which Siddaramaiah belongs, is seen as the second safe option for the Chief Minister.
While revealing this, Congress leader Milind Deora said his party will also need to stitch together an alliance that will not only help it win the elections but work on a long-term basis too.
Sena, ally of the BJP in the Centre and in Maharashtra, continually takes swipe at the the prime minister and his party, especially through its mouthpiece 'Saamana'.
"The opposition levels allegations that some Nirav (Modi) and (Mehul) Choksi fled abroad. We will present a fugitive economic offenders bill before the Parliament soon," he said.
Sinha made the annoucement in the presence of dissident BJP MP from Patna Saheb Shatrughan Sinha and opposition leaders like Congress' Renuka Chowdhary, Trinamool Congress' Dinesh Trivedi, rebel JD(U) leader Uday Narain Choudhary and AAP leaders Sanjay Singh and Ashutosh.
Speaking at the release of Marathi book Gof, penned by Sena's Rajya Sabha MP and Saamana executive editor Sanjay Raut, Thackeray directly addressed RSS leader Sunil Deodhar, who is credited for the BJP's victory in Tripura Assembly elections.
He said such a law will act as a deterrent to crimes against girls.
Karnataka is set to go to polls on May 12, 2018.
Surjit Singh Dhiman, the MLA from Amargarh in Sangrur district, and Nathu Ram from Balluana in Fazilka, tendered their resignations from party positions to Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) chief Sunil Jakhar.
Congress finalized the names of nine new ministers on Friday after meetings, spread over two days, between party chief Rahul Gandhi and Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh in New Delhi.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un announced the decision at a plenary meeting of the Central Committee of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) on Friday, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported.
In a series of tweets, Chidambaram asked what was the operating ratio of the Railways in 2017-18 and would it be the worst ratio in recent years.
The announcement by Pyongyang's leader Kim Jong Un shows his willingness to respect "his international obligations" and conform to UN Security Council resolutions.