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Odisha: BJD to launch membership drive in Sept

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], Aug 24 (ANI): Ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) will launch its membership drive on September 2 to strengthen the party's base ahead of the civic body polls in Odisha.

Not going to create disturbance but to find ground realties: Majeed Memon on visiting J-K

New Delhi [India], Aug 24 (ANI): NCP leader Majeed Memon who is part of Opposition delegation which will visit Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday said their motive is not to go and create disturbances but to find out ground realities and issues being faced by people in the valley.

Kejriwal expresses concern over reports of 'economic recession'

New Delhi [India], Aug 24 (ANI): Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday expressed "grave concern" over reports of an economic slowdown in the country and said that his government will cooperate with the Centre to deal with the issue.

BJP MLA questions Laxman Savadi's induction in Karnataka Cabinet

Davanagere (Karnataka) [India], Aug 24 (ANI): Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa's aide and Honnali MLA MP Renukacharya on Friday questioned the BJP leadership's decision to induct Laxman Savadi, who was caught watching porn in the Assembly, as a minister in the state Cabinet.

BJP-SAD MLAs protest outside Delhi CM's office

New Delhi [India], Aug 23 (ANI): Delhi BJP and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) MLAs here protested outside Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's office on Friday against the decision disallowing a "congratulatory resolution" on the revocation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir by the Central government.

Govt's own economic advisors finally acknowledged 'deep mess' of Indian economy: Rahul slams BJP

New Delhi [India], Aug 23 (ANI): a day after Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar said that nation's economy is witnessing an "unprecedented" situation, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday took a jibe at the BJP saying the government's own economic advisors have finally acknowledged the "deplorable" economic scenario.

Adityanath visits flood-affected areas in Varanasi, says relief ops underway

Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Aug 23 (ANI): Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday visited the flood-affected areas in Varanasi and said that the relief and rescue operations are underway.

Mamata, Rahul extend Janmashtami greetings

New Delhi [India], Aug 23 (ANI): Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday extended greetings on the occasion of Janmashtami.

Rahul Gandhi to pay three-day visit to Wayanad on August 26

New Delhi [India], Aug 23 (ANI): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will pay a three-day visit to his Lok Sabha constituency, Wayanad from August 26, to meet the locals and leaders of the party.

Jan Ashirwad Yatra: Haryana CM Khattar conducts roadshow in Panipat

Panipat (Haryana) [India], Aug 23 (ANI): Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday conducted a roadshow in Panipat here as part of his ongoing 'Jan Ashirwad Yatra' ahead of the assembly elections due later this year.

Always said demonising PM Modi is wrong: Singhvi reiterates Jairam Ramesh's remark

New Delhi [India], Aug 23 (ANI): I always said demonising Prime Minister Narendra Modi is wrong, senior Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi tweeted on Friday, reiterating what his party colleague Jairam Ramesh had said a few days ago.

10 TDP MLAs ready to join YSRCP if Jagan accepts: M Srinivasa Rao

Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Aug 23 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Tourism Minister M Srinivasa Rao said that as many as 10 MLAs from the TDP are ready to join the ruling YSRCP if Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy accepts them.

AAP wants to take political benefit, provoke people: Vijender Gupta on Ravidas Temple issue

New Delhi [India], Aug 23 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vijender Gupta on Thursday accused the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders of trying to take political advantage of the Ravidas Temple issue and provoke people.

UK MP Tanmanjeet Dhesi calls on Union Ministers Hardeep Puri, Som Parkash

Chandigarh: UK Member of Parliament Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi today visited union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri MP and Commerce & Industry Minister Som Parkash in New Delhi.  He appraised the ministers about the long-pending demand from the large NRI diaspora and those within Punjab for direct flights between Amritsar and London. He emphasized that the best way to initiate direct flights would be for the national carrier Air India to demonstrate leadership by initiating this route, before other international airlines to realise that it would be hugely beneficial for them and travellers.

Cabinet approves appointment of Ajay Kumar Bhalla as Home Secretary Confident there is no case against Chidambaram: Salman Khurshid BDJS chief Thushar Vellappally arrested in Ajman in cheque bounce case Chidambaram spends night at CBI headquarter which he inaugurated in 2011 Rahul remembers Rajiv Gandhi's contribution in strengthening India Rahul remembers Rajiv Gandhi's contribution in strengthening India through Punjab, Assam accords PM Modi to depart for France on Aug 22; counterterrorism, defence top agendas on table WB: Mamata Banerjee makes, shares tea with locals in Digha BJP top brass holds meeting with in-charges of poll-bound states Sonia, Rahul, BJP leaders pay tributes to late Rajiv Gandhi on his 75th birth anniversary K'taka cabinet expansion: 17 ministers take oath of office Top Congress leaders pay tribute to Rajiv Gandhi on 75th birth anniversary Either Centre no longer respect RSS' views, or they don't believe there is an issue in J-K: Priyanka Any announcement on Netaji must be officially from PM Modi, says C K Bose Chhattisgarh CM meets Sonia Gandhi Dr Manmohan Singh's unopposed election to RS a matter of pride for Rajasthan: Chief Minister Gehlot Successive governments responsible for loss of life and property in Punjab due to floods: Bhagwant Mann Mokama MLA being framed by govt in AK 47 case: Cong MP Akhilesh Singh Release political leaders in J-K: Azad Congress didn't allocate enough funds for North-East, Modi govt. prioritising development: Shah Sonia Gandhi condoles Jagannath Mishra's demise Chhattisgarh CM meets Sonia Gandhi Will leave politics, if asked says Bhupinder Singh Hooda Rahul to draw people's attention towards Rajiv Gandhi's achievements, shares first video 'Operation Lotus' should be handed over to CBI for thorough inquiry: Siddaramaiah Nadda holds door-to-door campaign for BJP's membership drive in Telangana Cabinet expansion will be done tomorrow, awaiting final list from Amit Shah: BS Yediyurappa Former Bihar CM Jagannath Mishra passes away aged 82 BS Yediyurappa's Cabinet expansion to be finalised tomorrow: Conditions of SCs, STs deteriorating due to economic slowdown: Mayawati
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