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India  /  Published 21.10.18

Shimla, Shyamala is knocking

The BJP government in Himachal Pradesh is considering a proposal to change the name of the state capital Shimla to Shyamala, the picturesque hill station becoming the latest possible entrant into the ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.10.18

Cong hits back, tags BJP ‘legacy-less’

The Congress on Sunday hit back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s sneering allegation about ignoring Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel to promote the Nehru-Gandhi family, accus...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.10.18

Sabari ‘devotees’ turn back 6 women

“Devotees” of celibate god Ayyappa stopped six women from visiting the Sabarimala temple on Sunday as the stand-off over the entry of women in the menstruating age group of 10 to 50 continued amid...
By PTI in Kerala

India  /  Published 21.10.18

BJP weighs Ram temple options

The BJP is weighing its options following RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s call to the Narendra Modi government to enact a law and pave the way for a Ram temple in Ayodhya.The party is not ruling out press...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 21.10.18

BJP: Politically motivated

The BJP has opposed the 12-hour Assam bandh, called by 46 organisations on Tuesday against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, claiming it to be “politically motivated”.State BJP president Ran...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

India  /  Published 20.10.18

J&K reality check for BJP

The BJP on Saturday trumped the Congress in the municipal elections but must have been left with a sobering thought after the erosion in support in Jammu and Ladakh and the realisation that gains in ...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 20.10.18

BJP blames Punjab govt

The BJP on Saturday blamed the Congress government in Punjab for the Dussehra train tragedy near Amritsar, saying the state administration’s failure had led to the deaths of dozens of revellers.“I...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.10.18

BJP councillor thrashes cop in Meerut

A BJP councillor in Meerut has been arrested on the charge of beating a police officer and a woman lawyer who had ordered dinner at a restaurant the politician owns.According to the woman’s police c...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Bihar  /  Published 20.10.18

Bhishma Pitamah who spoke his mind

Bhola Singh, the BJP MP from Begusarai who died on Friday evening in New Delhi at the age of 79, was never shy about giving a piece of his mind — no matter who he was speaking about. At a joint meet...
By Our Special Correspondent in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 19.10.18

Improper nouns: The mischief of renaming

Rechristening can be mischievous business. It is especially so when a politician helms the name change. The chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath, has proposed to change the name of Allahab...
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