Naveen Patnaik-led Biju Janata Dal has 20 members in the Lok Sabha and eight MPs in the Rajya Sabha.
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Addressing the Congress' plenary session here, he said the upcoming state polls will work as a "big boost" and a "stepping stone" for the party ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
In his first reaction after the party lost the Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha by-elections, Shah said that UP government was one of the best among the BJP dispensations in the states.
Stalin, who is also leader of the opposition in the Assembly, said the AIADMK regime should not let such an opportunity go by.
MLA Sandhu said that he had been seeking autonomy for the Punjab unit for the past three months and had shared the letter with the state's leaders, including Sangrur MP Mann.
Gandhi, who visited northern parts of the state in the earlier two rounds, will be touring the south coastal and Malnad regions during his two-day visit.
Congress adopted a resolution on “Agriculture, Employment and Poverty Alleviation” at the party's 84th plenary session.
A section of leaders said that, in the remote chance of a change in leadership, the reins of the government would still be with the BJP and not its coalition partners.
Capt. Amarinder Singh along with his ministers was sworn in on March 16, 2017, after Congress stormed to power in 2017 assembly polls.
During the 'Mushti Dhanya Sangraha Abhiyana', a door-to-door campaign, party workers will collect a handful of grains from farmers, while assuring them of policy decisions that will ensure their welfare, in return.
They met Congress president Rahul Gandhi, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh among other leaders.
Omar said the state has highly qualified and talented youth who have given their sweat and blood to be equipped with great academic credentials, but “this government seems hell-bent to alienate them after robbing them of their merit and rights”.
RSS demand for the deportation of illegal migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh, saying their presence in Jammu and Kashmir posed a security threat to the country.
Ananth Kumar, Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, responded to questions about the no-confidence motion moved by TDP after it broke away from the BJP-led NDA following the Centre's refusal to grant Special Category status to Andhra Pradesh.
Thackeray described the meeting, at Pawar's residence in south Mumbai, as a courtesy call and not a political one.
The Congress and other political parties have been alleging tampering of EVMs during polls and demanding reintroduction of the ballot paper system of voting.
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah also said the poll results will work as a "stepping stone" for the 2019 general elections.
Global climate not conducive for 8-10% growth. It’s unlikely for India to get there, Sharma said.
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Congress president Rahul Gandhi today accused the Narendra Modi government of spreading hatred and anger, and said the Congress was the only party that would take the country forward by fostering an environment of amity and love.
The statement comes in the wake of a diplomatic row between the two nations.
“What happened in Gorakhpur will not happen again because we know that this result is also a possibility,” Singh said at News18’s Rising India Summit.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a review meeting has expressed concern on barriers imposed against domestic manufacturers and suppliers in tenders being floated for public procurement.
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has called for giving more autonomy to the northeastern people and not adopting a one-size-fits-all approach as different areas of the region have different problems.