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Andhra, Bengal clip CBI wings

‘General consent’ according to the Central agency to exercise its authority in States withdrawn Setting the stage for a bitter confrontation between the Centre and States, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal Governments have withdrawn the “general consent” accorded to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to exercise its authority in the States. First, it was Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister...

Lighten up! Govt to make Signature Bridge selfie safe

Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has directed authorities to develop “safe selfie points” and install special lighting equipment for theme-based illumination of the Signature Bridge to make it a “truly iconic tourist destination”. The decision came after chaos was reported by authorities on the site, with many seen stopping vehicles in the middle of the road for taking...

BJP will surpass past victories in local body polls: CM

Rawat, Bhatt and other party leaders participate in a roadshow in Dehradun On the final day of campaigning for the urban local body elections, Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, Bharatiya Janata Party State president Ajay Bhatt, and other party leaders participated in a roadshow here to elicit support for the party’s mayoral candidate Sunil Uniyal ‘Gama’ and candidates for...

Session from Dec 11, Government to turn up heat

Ram temple, triple talaq on agenda: Assembly poll results to set the tone in parliament The month-long Winter Session of Parliament, the last of the 16th Lok Sabha, is set to commence on December 11 with the Modi Government wanting to give a final push to the passage of the controversial triple talaq Bill pending in the Rajya Sabha...

Trivendra Singh Rawat: NIT will not be shifted from Srinagar

Rawat talks to Union HRD Minister on NIT Srinagar issue Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat stressed that the National Institute of Technology (NIT) will not be shifted from Srinagar. A permanent campus will be established soon at Srinagar for the institute. After the urban local body election model code of conduct ends, a proposal to facilitate this will be...

‘Govt working as per public expectations’

The State Government is working according to the expectations of the public, said Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat. He was addressing the public at Kusumkheda while campaigning for the Bharatiya Janata Party mayoral candidate for Haldwani, Jogendra Rautela. Rawat said that considering the requirements of rural areas, the state government had merged 36 villages with the municipal corporation. This...

UNDP team meets CM TS Rawat

Discussion held on integrated developments of programmes A team of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) led by its’ team leader Jacob J Simonsen had a courtesy meeting with chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat at CM residence here on Wednesday. They discussed the issues of integrated development of programmes being run in the priority areas like health, drinking water and...

Wary Kushwaha flexes muscles, meets Sharad

Kushwaha described the meeting as a courtesy call Sharing a hostile political relationship with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, BJP ally Rashtriya Lok Samata Party’s (RLSP) president Upendra Kushwaha on Monday met Opposition leader Sharad Yadav, a friend-turned-foe of Nitish Kumar, with a suggestion that he is not altogether averse to switching camps. Kushwaha met Sharad at the latter’s...

ULB poll pitch picks up pace in Haridwar

Chief Minister and Harish Rawat lead their party campaigns A few days left for the urban local body polls, the chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat hit the campaign trail in Haridwar on Monday. While addressing a public meeting on the day, he sought to strike a chord with the electorate by flaunting the corruption-free image of his party and...

Ananth Kumar passes away

Union Minister dies in Bengaluru after battling lung cancer for several months Senior BJP leader and Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar, 59, died at a private hospital here in the early hours of Monday, party spokesman said. He was suffering from lung cancer and had come back from the US in October after treatment at the Memorial Sloan...