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Guv invites Sena as BJP says no

Maha impasse on: NCP asks Sena to exit NDA, Kharge says Cong will sit in Opp Close on the heels of the BJP expressing its inability to form a Government in Maharashtra, Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Sunday night invited Shiv Sena’s Eknath Shinde, the leader of the second single-largest party, to indicate its “willingness and ability” to form...

Bulbul kills 10 in Bengal, 1.8L evacuated

Modi, Shah speak to Mamata, assure Central help With swirling wind ramming at a speed of 135 km per hour, cyclone Bulbul wreaked havoc in three districts of coastal Bengal killing at least 10 people and affecting more than 3 lakh on Sunday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah reviewing the situation. They spoke with...

JP Nadda to reach Doon on Nov 15

In his first visit to the State after assuming the post of the party’s national working president Nadda will participate in meetings of the core group, MPs, MLAs and party office bearers The Bharatiya Janata Party national working president JP Nadda will be arriving in Dehradun on November 15. This will be his first visit to the State after...

MP Tirath Singh Rawat & others hurt after car flips over

The Garhwal MP Tirath Singh Rawat and three others sustained injuries after the car they were travelling in met with an accident in Haridwar on Sunday morning. The MP is reported to have been returning from Delhi to his residence in Pauri when the mishap took place. The car he was in reportedly flipped over after the driver attempted...

After Guv offer, BJP to take call on formation of Maha Govt today

After a fortnight-long political stalemate, Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari late on Saturday invited caretaker Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, which is the single largest party, to “convey” to the Raj Bhavan his “willingness and ability” to form a Government in Maharashtra. Though the Press release issued by Raj Bhavan did not specify the timeline, official sources said the single...

Ram gets back his birthplace

SC grants 5 acres land away from disputed site for masjid Settling the decades-long Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute and paving the way for the construction of the Ram temple, the Supreme Court on Saturday in a landmark unanimous judgment handed over the land rights of the entire disputed area to deity Ram Lalla, one of the three litigants in...

Verdict won’t end political discourse around Mandir

If one thought, like the Congress, that the Supreme Court judgment on Ram temple has “closed the doors” for the BJP to politicise the issue, then it is wishful thinking. The Ram temple issue will continue to be at the core of the future political discourse of the BJP and, in turn, the nation that is perpetually in an...

People’s response reflects unity in diversity, says PM

Terming the Ayodhya verdict as a golden chapter in the history of judiciary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged all sections of society to accept the historic verdict with an open heart.  Addressing the nation, the Prime Minister repeatedly urged people to shut bitterness and negativity for the sake of a new India. Modi said the way each...

Ayodhya verdict… Judgement historic, remain away from rumours: CM

Says Uttarakhand is a peace loving state and we should work hard to maintain peace and harmony. Terming the decision of the Supreme Court (SC) on Ram Janmabhoomi case as a historic one, the Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has welcomed the decision of the court. In a statement, the CM appealed to the people to take the decision...

Sonia, Rahul, Priyanka taken off SPG cover

Elite force for only PM now; Gandhis to get Z-plus security The Centre on Friday withdrew the SPG security cover of Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her children, Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Vadra and downgraded them to the Z-plus security provided by CRPF. The elite force will now guard only Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Home Ministry senior officials said...