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.
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.
State-owned oil firms, which have been since June last year revising auto fuel prices daily, today raised petrol and diesel rates by 19 paisa per litre each in Delhi, according to a price notification.
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.
Sinha had joined BJP in the 90s after a stint with the Janata Dal. However, lately, he has been quite critical of the party and its policies at the Centre over the last few years.
The post declaring the Bharatiya Janata Party MP as an "absconder" has been trending the last few days
BJP spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi told reporters that the impeachment move is an attempt to pressure the judiciary and send out the message that "either you do what we say and if you dare not do as we command", then it will impeach judges.
This time, however, all these factors are non-existent and the party will have to rely solely on the performance of the Siddaramaiah government
The senior BJP leader said media reports suggest that Rs 2,000 notes have not been supplied to currency chests, which in turn has increased pressure on Rs 500 and Rs 200 notes
The minor girl's body was found with 86 marks of injuries. Post mortem reports confirmed repeated sexual assault, strangulation and smothering
UP BJP spokesperson Rakesh Tripathi today told PTI, "The Congress president cannot speak for 15 minutes without consulting a slip. In any public event or even in the Parliament, Rahul Gandhi has been unable to speak at length for 15 minutes... And, in this case, challenging Prime Minister Narendra Modi is laughable."
On Sunday, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti accepted the resignations of Lal Singh and Chander Prakash Ganga, who had participated in a rally supporting the accused in the rape and murder case of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Kathua.
As the NDA government nears its end, BJP veteran Yashwant Sinha presents a wrap of the fallacies under the four-year-rule of Narendra Modi, in his column titled ‘Dear friend, speak up’ in The Indian Express
With the BJP likely to fight a united opposition in big, politically crucial states such as Uttar Pradesh, many experts believe the party would find it difficult to repeat its 2014 performance when it had won 282 seats in the 543-member Lok Sabha.
"This govt which still has not been able to count the demonetised currency is asking us to trust its jumla that there is no cash crunch. After the demonetisation disaster where goalposts were repeatedly shifted and deadlines changed, no one trusts the Modi government anymore.
Though Shah will be in Rae Bareli, party workers from neighbouring areas, including Congress president Rahul Gandhi's constituency Amethi, will be attending the programmes, the leader said.
Congress spokesperson Jaiveer Shergill denied the speculation that the Congress had put on hold the ticket of Mehul Choksi’s lawyer, HS Chandramouli.
The BJP's renewed attack on the Congress comes a day after a special anti-terror court acquitted rightwing activist Swami Aseemanand and four others in the 2007 Mecca Masjid blast case in Hyderabad.
The party's reaction came after the BJP attacked it following the acquittal of right wing activist Aseemanand and four others in the 2007 Mecca Masjid blast, alleging that the Congress had defamed Hindus by using the term "saffron terror" and demanding an apology from Rahul Gandhi.
With just under a month to go for the crucial Assembly elections in Karnataka, here’s how Congress and the BJP stack up on various issues and after recent developments.
The BJP released its second list of candidates, a day after its central election committee met here to finalise the names of its candidates for the high-stakes election.
In a statement issued here, the party announced the names of 10 candidates for the April 26 polls.
After the BJP leaders garlanded the statue and left, members of the Dalit community led by Solanki washed the statue with milk and water in order to 'cleanse' what the BJP had 'polluted'.
Two BJP ministers, who were at the centre of a storm over their participation in a rally in support of the accused in the Kathua rape and murder case, today submitted their resignations to the party's state president Sat Sharma.