It seems from credible media reports that Facebook India team, right from the India MD to other senior officials, is dominated by people who belong to a particular political belief, writes Union IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in his letter
Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said that the subject is squarely within the committee's mandate and Facebook has been summoned in the past.
Several reports surfaced on June 6 alleging that the newly-inducted BJP leader had removed the mention of his party from his Twitter bio, switching to the current description-- "Public servant, cricket enthusiast".
BJP's candidate from New Delhi Assembly constituency Sunil Yadav has claimed that AAP contender on the seat and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is going to "lose" the polls.
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A section of media had claimed that Fadnavis met Raj Thackeray recently and the two discussed a possible tie-up to take on the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress government in the state.
Attacking the Prime Minister, Gandhi said Modi will be thrown out of power "like a rat" if he failed to give BPCL and ONGC to big corporates.
The Supreme Court on November 13 upheld the disqualification of the MLAs -- 14 of the Congress and three belonging to the JDS -- by the then Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar but allowed them to contest the December bypolls.
The three MLAs are Dharampal Gondan, Nayanpal Rawat and Sombir Sangwan.
Replying to a tweet asking if she has ever used a broom in her life, the 83-year-old wrote on Twitter: “Yes, in films."
Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury junked all allegations of corruption levelled by the Bharatiya Janata Party and Narendra Modi-led NDA government against the Gandhi family and the Congress party
Governor KN Tripathi said that he had informed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah about the prevalent tense atmosphere in the state.
Prasad, who is a member of the Rajya Sabha, polled a whopping 61.85 per cent of the total votes in the constituency, which comprises the entire state capital besides a couple of assembly segments on the outskirts.
Shah polled 8.94 lakh votes, while Chavda secured 3.37 lakh votes.
The minister of state for civil aviation defeated Congress's Gopal Prasad Sahu, officials said.
Modi won the Varanasi seat by 4,79,505 votes, an Election Commission update on poll results said here.
Gadkari, the BJP candidate from Nagpur, said the development works carried out by Prime Minister Narendra Modi were unparalleled in the last 50 years.
The saffron tsunami- powered by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's charisma, his planks of nationalism and development, and the BJP's organisational heft-rolled on in the Hindi heartland once more and even the apparently formidable SP-BSP combine has been blown away.
The party for the first time formed government in 1996 for 13 days and then for 13 months in 1998 when its government lost by a single vote in Lok Sabha.
The record tally that he has now delivered for the BJP in the Lok Sabha 2019 elections is already being seen by many as something that would be difficult to repeat, though there are others who believe there is more to come as they point towards further inroads to be made in West Bengal, Odisha and in down South.
Riding on a massive Modi wave sweeping through most parts of India, the BJP was set to return to power as it led in over 300 seats while the Congress trailed far behind with about 50, according to trends released by the Election Commission for all 542 seats that went to polls.
Modi himself was leading in Varanasi with a margin of over 1.5 lakh votes while party president Amit Shah was ahead in Gandhinagar in their home state of Gujarat by over 4 lakh votes.
Top party leaders, including BJP president Amit Shah and some senior Union ministers besides Modi, are members of the parliamentary board, its highest decision making body.
Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari, who contested from the Northeast Delhi constituency against Congress veteran and former chief minister Sheila Dikshit and AAP's Dilip Pandey, was leading with a maximum margin of over 1.29 lakh votes.
If the trends stay until final results, the BJP would have improved on its 2014 performance when it had won 282 seats on its own in the 543-member Lok Sabha.