Ajit’s ‘absence’ from poll campaign sparks speculation of turmoil in NCP faction

Ajit’s ‘absence’ from poll campaign sparks speculation of turmoil in NCP faction

NCP leader Ajit Pawar. | Photo Credit: ANI With Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar skipping campaigning during the fifth phase of the Lok Sabha election, speculation is rife about the rebel NCP faction being in turmoil. Mr. Ajit, who canvassed vigorously in the third phase and went through … Read more

DMK Minister Udhayanidhi Stalin’s eradicate Sanatan Dharma remark sparks row; BJP calls it ‘genocidal’

DMK Minister Udhayanidhi Stalin’s eradicate Sanatan Dharma remark sparks row; BJP calls it ‘genocidal’

DMK Youth Wing Secretary Udhayanidhi Stalin. | Photo Credit: PTI Udhayanidhi Stalin, DMK minister and son of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin, on September 2 called for the “eradication’ of the Sanatan Dharma” and equated it with diseases like dengue and malaria, inviting sharp criticism from BJP leaders. BJP IT cell chief Amit Malviya … Read more

‘Name change’ of park in Patna sparks row

‘Name change’ of park in Patna sparks row

A park in Patna said to be named after former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee has now become the cause of controversy. The Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party has accused the Environment, Forest and Climate Change Department of the Bihar government, which revamped the ‘Coconut Park’ and inaugurated it on Monday, of removing the late leader’s … Read more

As buzz around NCP being split settles, sparks fly between allies Sanjay Raut and Ajit Pawar

As buzz around NCP being split settles, sparks fly between allies Sanjay Raut and Ajit Pawar

Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray) MP Sanjay Raut. File | Photo Credit: ANI While the buzz of Ajit Pawar joining the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Eknath Shinde-led Shiv Sena dispensation may have apparently subsided, the friction between Mr. Pawar and his Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) coalition ally, Shiv Sena (UBT) leader Sanjay Raut continued. A … Read more

TDP-YSRCP spat over alleged sand mining issue sparks tension in Amaravati town

TDP-YSRCP spat over alleged sand mining issue sparks tension in Amaravati town

A spat between the TDP and YSR Congress Party functionaries over the alleged sand mining issue sparked tension at Amaravati town in Pedakurapadu constituency on April 9. The TDP former MLA Kommalapati Sridhar and ruling party MLA Nambur Shankar Rao engaged in a war of words over the alleged illegal sand mining. They challenged each … Read more

COVID Variant in UK Sparks Travel Restrictions

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Dec. 21, 2020 — A highly transmissible coronavirus variant had been detected in the United Kingdom, leading Prime Minister Boris Johnson to shut down parts of the country and triggering other nations to impose travel and shipping restrictions on England. Johnson was holding a crisis meeting with ministers Monday on how to go forward … Read more

Iron Man balloon sparks fears of alien invasion in Uttar Pradesh town

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Several residents of Uttar Pradesh’s Dankaur spotted an ‘Iron Man balloon’ filled with gas over the town but thought it was an alien. Image tweeted by Noida Police. Residents of a town in Uttar Pradesh were in for a shock after a balloon in the shape of fictional character Iron Man let loose in the … Read more