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The BJP on Saturday appointed Union minister Uma Bharti, who has decided not to contest the Lok Sabha polls, its national vice-president. Bharti, who represents Jhansi in the Lok Sabha, was brought in as a senior office bearer after she conveyed to the BJP leadership her wish to not contest...
The Shiv Sena Saturday said L K Advani would remain the "tallest leader" of the BJP irrespective of his poll presence, two days after the party nominated its chief Amit Shah from Gandhinagar, a seat represented by the BJP patriarch. In an editorial in the party mouthpiece "Saamana", the Sena said Shah contesting in place of Advani is politically translated as the...
Srinagar, March 23: The Centre has banned separatist Yasin Malik's Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. The outfit has been banned for alleged promotion of secessionist activities in Jammu and Kashmir. "Central government has today declared Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (Yasin Malik faction) as...
Jammu: After several days of negotiations with the Congress which showed all elements of one-upmanship, the National Conference finally appears to have succumbed to the pressure as it could get only one clean seat to contest out of six Lok Sabha constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir. On Monday the National...
Jammu, March 20:  Governor Satya Pal Malik  has greeted people on ‘Holi’, a Spring festival of colours and witness to agricultural fields filled with crops promising a good harvest to the farmers. He also extended greetings on the auspicious occasion of Nauroz, which is also observed as ‘World Arbour Day’. In his...
Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti has said that tensions between India and Pakistan would continue till the Lok Sabha 2019 election process is completed. This is just the latest in a string of controversial remarks made by her in the recent past. Mehbooba has been taking...
Srinagar: Nine KAS officers were transferred on Tuesday in the interest of administration following a concurrence of Election Commission of India conveyed by the CEO J&K. According to an order issued here, Tasaduq Jeelani (KAS), awaiting orders of adjustment in the General Administration Department, has been posted as Managing Director,...
Hours after former Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was cremated with state honours, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Pramod Sawant was sworn-in as his successor in a ceremony that was first supposed to take place at 9 pm on Monday, but was eventually conducted just before 2 am. The frenzied...
Panaji: The circumstances surrounding Pramod Sawant's rise to the post of Goa chief minister may be unfortunate but choosing him shows the faith that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has in him. Sawant, 45, was chosen and sworn-in as Goa's CM in the wee hours of Tuesday morning, a day...
Panaji: Pramod Sawant, currently the Speaker of the Goa Assembly, will be the next Chief Minister of the state and will succeed Manohar Parrikar who passed away after a prolonged illness on Sunday. State BJP leaders confirmed that Sawant's name has been finalised for the post and an official announcement regarding...