Kanhaiya was attacked while he was returning from a political campaign aimed at motivating people to join the CPI's proposed massive rally on October 25 in Patna.
Reacting to a report of the probity watchdog CVC's analysis of the top 100 banking frauds, Yechury said in the Modi regime, farmers and the poor are "harassed" for measly amounts.
He said the Congress was issueless in the poll-bound state and had become desperate due to all-round development works of the ruling state government.
Shah claimed Thanhawla was trying to install his younger brother as the next chief minister.
Shivpal Yadav has not quit the SP but formed the morcha following differences with Akhilesh Yadav. He said the morcha will contest the 2019 Lok Sabha election.
The juxtaposition of the MeToo movement and the goings-on in Sabarimala could not be more Indian.
The partial manifesto was released by the caretaker Chief Minister and TRS supremo K Chandrasekhar Rao October 16.
Voter turnout of 4.2 percent in the fourth phase was lower than the previous worst of 5.6 percent registered during the 1989 Lok Sabha elections
"I have no respect for those toying with security of the country in the name of Bharat Mata. I will continue to raise my voice against this scam," Singh told PTI.
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Singh met Congress president Rahul Gandhi before joining the party in the presence of leaders, including Ashok Gehlot, Sachin Pilot, Avinash Pande and Randeep Surjewala.
Rather than trying to enforce a ban on stubble burning, Punjab and Haryana governments’ efforts should be to spread awareness and ways to incentivise productive use of the stubble
Congress is also likely to follow the ‘one family-one ticket’ policy while distributing election tickets
The party won three seats in the 2013-assembly elections by securing 3.37 percent vote share, which was 7.60 percent in the 2008-elections when the party had won six MLAs.
The 'MeToo' movement has raised questions as to how political parties investigate cases of sexual harassment
Not just political parties, even powerful socio-religious organisations such as the Nair Service Society and the Sree Narayana Dharma Paripalana Yogam have muddied waters with their own political games
Shah was holding the meeting with a handful of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders at a hall in suburban Vile-Parle, a senior party official said.
Singh also listed various other monetary grants and the establishment of national institutions in Andhra Pradesh, post-bifurcation.
Campaigning for his party in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh, Gandhi again attacked Modi over his alleged proximity to businessmen, saying he worked for a handful of rich people.
The actor-turned-politician also sung the opening lines of an old Hindi song "ab tumhare hawale watan sathiyon"
"Our fear is that possibly what has been detailed in the letter, far-far more will emerge because this points to a systematic pattern to demolish the public sector in India one by one," Congress said.
Surjewala tweeted that the country needed a finance minister and not a "babble-blogger".
The Chief Minister also promised an allowance of Rs 3,016 for unemployed youth. He however said the modalities were being worked out for the scheme.
The AICC chief, who had asked the party's Bengal unit to strengthen the organisation ahead of the crucial 2019 elections, was proposed to pay a visit to Kolkata on Ashtami (eighth) day of Durga Puja on October 17.
On a campaign trail in Madhya Pradesh where the assembly polls will be held on November 28, Gandhi said the problems of malnutrition, farmers' distress and youth unemployment are plaguing the state.