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  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviews performance of ministries

    On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviewed the ministries’ performances in implementing schemes and spending budgetary allocations during the past two years. He has also called upon his colleagues to ensure that schemes are tailored so that they benefit the people. In the council of ministers’ meeting, which lasted over four hours, PM Modi reviewed the performance of all the Union ministries. This was done to see whether the budgetary allocations were spent sensibly.  

    2016-07-01 01:00:36 PM
  • RK Chaudhary quits BSP

    RK Chaudhary, a former minister, has resigned from the Bahujan Samaj Party. He has accused Mayawati of auctioning tickets to contest Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh which are due in early 2017. This has come as a jolt to the BSP as Chaudhary was party chief Mayawati's once trusted lieutenant. Media reports quoted Chaudhary as saying that at election time, tickets are given to the individual who pays the highest amount.

    2016-07-01 12:38:09 PM
  • BJP to highlight PM Modi's work in UP

    In an effort to boost its campaign for the Assembly polls to be held in Uttar Pradesh in early 2017, the BJP has come out with details of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s unprecedented work done in the state. Though the state contributed immensely in the BJP’s victory in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, rivals have accused it of doing minimal work for the state. The BJP will deliberate on its poll strategy in the state in a state executive meeting to be held in the third week of July.

    2016-07-01 12:25:44 PM
  • Priyanka Gandhi, along with Rahul and Sonia, to decide her role in UP

    The Congress on Thursday said that Priyanka Gandhi, along with Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, would decide what role she would be playing in Uttar Pradesh. Assembly elections are due in Uttar Pradesh in early 2017 and there are demands for a larger role for Priyanka Gandhi in the state. Ghulam Nabi Azad, a senior Congress leader who was recently appointed Congress General Secretary in charge of Uttar Pradesh, has favored Priyanka Gandhi campaign all over Uttar Pradesh.

    2016-07-01 12:11:59 PM
  • Amit Shah to address 'Jan Swabhiman maharally' in Varanasi

    BJP national president Amit Shah will address a 'Jan Swabhiman maharally' on July 2 in Varanasi’s Rohaniya Assembly segment. The rally, which has been organized by NDA partner Apna Dal, is in continuation of the efforts to draw voters belonging to the backward caste in the run-up to the 2017 Assembly elections in the state. Anupriya Patel, Apna Dal MP from Mirzapur, will preside over the rally. The rally will also mark the birth anniversary of Sone Lal Patel, her father and founder of Apna Dal.

    2016-07-01 11:42:01 AM

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