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Amid outrage over Nupur Sharma’s comments, MEA calls on OIC to ‘stop pursuing communal approach’

New Delhi: Even as the outrage over former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma’s comments continues, the Ministry of External Affairs has, in strong and clear terms, called on the general secretariat of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to “stop pursuing its communal approach and show due respect to all faiths and religions”. The response comes...
Hyderabad: 5 minors allegedly gang rape minor in Mercedes car; MLA’s son a suspect

Hyderabad: 5 minors allegedly gang rape minor in Mercedes car; MLA’s son a suspect

Hyderabad: A 17-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by five boys, all reportedly minor, inside a Mercedes car in Hyderabad. Police suspect the involvement of boys from politically influential families. The incidents took place in the jurisdiction of Jubilee Hills police station on Saturday. A case was registered on Wednesday, June 1. Initially, the case was...

‘Starting a new chapter’, Hardik Patel tweets ahead of joining BJP

New Delhi: Former Gujarat Congress working president Hardik Patel posted a tweet ahead of joining the BJP on Thursday. “Keeping in mind the interest of the nation, the region the people and the society, I am going to start a new chapter today. I will work as a small soldier in the enormous work of...

Days after quitting Congress, Hardik Patel set to join BJP

Gandhinagar: Former Gujarat Congress working president Hardik Patel is all set to join the BJP, new agency ANI has said. According to the report, Hardik Patel will join the Saffron party on June 2. The Patidar leader had joined Congress in 2019, but quit earlier this month following a bitter outburst of his frustration at...

Former Punjab Congress leader Sunil Jakhar joins BJP

Chandigarh: Days after resigning from Congress, former Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar joined the BJP on Thursday. He was inducted into the Saffron party in presence of BJP national president JP Nadda. Sunil Jakhar had announced his resignation from the party via Facebook Live on Saturday. “Three generations of my family served the Congress party...

Tripura: 11 MLAs take oath as Manik Saha’s Cabinet ministers

Agartala: A day after Dr Manik Saha was sworn in as the 12th Chief Minister of Tripura, 11 MLAs took their oath in his Cabinet at a function at Raj Bhavan in Agartala on Monday. Manik Saha succeeds Biplab Deb who tendered his resignation on Saturday. The change in the administration comes less than a...

Tripura CM Biplab Deb resigns, new CM to be named by evening

Agartala: Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb said on Saturday that he has submitted his resignation to Governor SN Arya. Biplab Deb’s resignation comes a day after his meeting with Union Home Minister Amit Shah and less than a year before the Assembly elections in Tripura. After announcing his resignation, he said, “The party wants me...

Manish Sisodia claims BJP planning to bulldoze 63 lakh houses in Delhi slums

New Delhi: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has claimed that the municipal corporation has plans to raze around 63 lakh houses in the national capital. Sisodia has written to Union Home Minister Amit Shah, urging him to put a stop on the “destruction” on account of the anti-encroachment drive. “BJP’s controversy of recovery using...

Back home, Tajinder Pal Bagga vows to continue raising questions

Will continue fight until Kejriwal apologises for comments on Kashmiri Pandits, Tajinder Pal Bagga says after returning home   New Delhi: Delhi BJP spokesperson Tajinder Pal Bagga returned home in the wee hours of Saturday. He had been arrested by Punjab police on Friday morning on allegations of issuing death threat to Delhi CM Arvind...

Tug of war between AAP and BJP over Tajinder Pal Bagga?

  Delhi MLA Atishi accuses BJP of using Delhi police to protect Bagga whom she calls a ‘gunda’; Bagga was arrested by Punjab cops, taken into custody by Haryana cops and then by Delhi cops   New Delhi: It was a day full of action for Delhi BJP spokesperson Tajinder Pal Bagga on Friday. He...

Punjab police arrest Tajinder Pal Bagga from Delhi for ‘death threat’ to Kejriwal

New Delhi: Delhi BJP spokesperson Tajinder Pal Bagga was arrested from his residence in New Delhi by Punjab police on Friday morning. “Today morning following due process of law, Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga has been arrested from his home in Janakpuri, New Delhi. He is being brought here and will be produced in Court. Further...

Is BJP planning to dissolve Gujarat Assembly next week, Kejriwal asks

Delhi CM wonders if the Saffron party is planning to announce early elections   New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal wondered if the BJP was planning to dissolve the Gujarat Assembly next week and announce fresh elections. In his tweet on Saturday, he asked if BJP was afraid of the Aam Aadmi Party. There...