Supreme Court sets February-end deadline on Lokpal but Centre drags its feet citing technical difficulties, manpower issues – Firstpost

Supreme Court sets February-end deadline on Lokpal but Centre drags its feet citing technical difficulties, manpower issues – Firstpost FP Staff 1970-01-01 05:30:00 One nationwide stir, two prolonged hunger strikes by a septuagenarian, and five years after framing of a law, the wait for an anti-corruption ombudsman remains insufferably long. The Narendra Modi-led government, which […]

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Karnataka political turmoil: Congress calls meeting of MLAs; BJP to reportedly shift its legislators from Gurugram resort – Firstpost

Karnataka political turmoil: Congress calls meeting of MLAs; BJP to reportedly shift its legislators from Gurugram resort – Firstpost FP Staff 1970-01-01 05:30:00 After four days of intense political drama over allegations of MLA poaching and horse trading, Friday is set to be a decisive day for the Karnataka Congress as the party will take […]

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Citizenship bill: Submerged in sectarian politics, BJP turns a blind eye to historical complexities of Assamese sub-nationalism – Firstpost

Citizenship bill: Submerged in sectarian politics, BJP turns a blind eye to historical complexities of Assamese sub-nationalism – Firstpost Smitana Saikia 1970-01-01 05:30:00 The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill introduced in the Lok Sabha in 2016 seeks to amend the existing Act of 1955. The Bill recently passed in the Lok Sabha, aims to grant citizenship to […]

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Former Bihar MP Uday Singh resigns from BJP, claims party cadre unhappy about undemocratic style of leadership – Firstpost

Former Bihar MP Uday Singh resigns from BJP, claims party cadre unhappy about undemocratic style of leadership – Firstpost Press Trust of India 1970-01-01 05:30:00 Patna: Former BJP MP Uday Singh, who has represented the Purnea Lok Sabha constituency in Bihar twice, announced his resignation from the party on Friday alleging that it has surrendered before the discredited JD(U) […]

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Volte-face in messaging? From BJP

Volte-face in messaging? From BJP FP Politics 1970-01-01 05:30:00 Elections in India are dramatic — administering over the top theatrics during political rallies, incendiary allegations to slander your competition (or opposition), rousing political speeches promising the sun, the moon and the stars — but over a period of time, a pattern usually appears. A pattern in the […]

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Pocharam Srinivas Reddy elected Speaker of Telangana Assembly; Governor to address joint session with legislative council tomorrow – Firstpost

Pocharam Srinivas Reddy elected Speaker of Telangana Assembly; Governor to address joint session with legislative council tomorrow – Firstpost Press Trust of India 1970-01-01 05:30:00 Hyderabad: Senior TRS MLA Pocharam Srinivas Reddy was Friday unanimously elected Speaker of the Telangana Assembly. Reddy’s unanimous election was announced by Pro Tem Speaker Mumtaz Ahmad Khan in the […]

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Rajasthan Assembly briefly adjourned after ruckus over farm loan waivers; BJP says Congress

Rajasthan Assembly briefly adjourned after ruckus over farm loan waivers; BJP says Congress Press Trust of India 1970-01-01 05:30:00 Jaipur: The Rajasthan Assembly was adjourned for half an hour on Friday following an uproar in the House as the opposition BJP sought clarity from the ruling Congress over the farm loan waiver order. File image […]

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