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Manmohan seeks opposition unity to defeat BJP

Urging the opposition to unite in their shared desire to defeat the BJP in the next Lok Sabha elections, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday hit out at the Modi government for the crises-like all-round situation in the country due to rising fuel prices

Prashant Kishore not to campaign for anyone in 2019

Election strategist Prashant Kishore yesterday said he would not campaign for anyone in the 2019 lok sabha elections as he wants to go back to the grassroots. He said he had worked enough with the leaders and would now like to go to grassroots and

Opposition blocks railway in Mumbai

As petrol prices on Monday shot up to Rs 89.97 in Maharashtra’s Parbhani – the highest in India – the Opposition Congress staged a ‘rail-roko’ agitation here as part of the party-sponsored nationwide shutdown to protest rising fuel prices. Parbhani District Petrol Dealers Association (PDPDA)

Maharashtra Police flayed for casting aspersions on SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday took strong objection to the Maharashtra Police casting aspersions on its order placing five human rights activists under house arrest and told the Maharashtra government to discipline the police officers. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar

BJP blames JDS-Cong for defeat in Karnataka civic polls

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday blamed Karnataka’s ruling coalition partners Congress and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) for its defeat in the state civic polls held across 22 districts. “The BJP should have won more seats but we could not perform the way we wanted

Congress-JD-S panel okays Karnataka cabinet expansion soon

Karnataka would expand cabinet in September third week and appoint heads of boards and corporations soon, said senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah on Friday. “Congress President Rahul Gandhi has agreed to the cabinet expansion in September third week and the appointment of chairmen of boards and

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