RASHTRIYA JANATA DAL
Second phase of assembly poll in Jharkhand on Saturday
Polling will be held between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. in Jamshedpur(East) and Jamshedpur(West) constituencies, while in the rest of the 18 constituencies voters will exercise their franchise between 7 a.m and 3 p.m, an EC release said. A total 47,24,968 voters, including women and third gender voters will decide the fate of 260 candidates, the EC sources said.
Share market update: Fertilizer stocks mixed; Nagarjuna Fertilizers climbs 5%
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Jharkhand polls: Congress releases final list of 3 candidates
Congress president Sonia Gandhi approved the candidature of Yogendra Baitha fro...
Home Secretary, Delhi Police chief to appear before parliamentary panel
The panel may also seek the report prepared by Delhi Police’s joint commissioner Shalini Singh on JNU’s Sunday violence. Singh was to submit her report to the home ministry. JNUSU has claimed that members of RSS’ student wing Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) were behind the violence. ABVP has denied the allegations.
Government, opposition set for Citizenship Amendment Bill showdown
The bill has been attacked by the opposition, minority outfits and others for leaving out Muslims and also on the ground that it is at odds with the Constitution, which does not differentiate between citizens on the basis of their faith.
Naveen Patnaik makes new organisational appointments within Biju Janata Dal
The influential Jajpur MLA, Pranab Prakash Das has been appointed General Secretary (Organisation) a position that the regional party, in power since the last 19 years, did not have until now.
Jailed Lalu Prasad re-elected as RJD chief
Prasad, who had founded the party in 1997, is at Ranchi serving sentences in fodder scam cases and his nomination papers were submitted at the RJD state headquarters by his sons Tejashwi Yadav and Tej Pratap Yadav.
Lucky for Fifth Time? Jharkhand rural minister may have reasons to worry
Months after the Congress enjoyed a lead of over 20,000 votes in the area under Khunti assembly constituency in this year’s Lok Sabha election, Nilkanth Singh Munda faces a candidate put up jointly by the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), Congress and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD).
BJD declares support for government on citizenship bill
Outside the NDA fold, BJD has emerged as BJP’s most prominent ally. In June, Patnaik surprised everyone by backing BJP’s Rajya Sabha candidate Ashwini Vaishnav despite his party having the numbers to send a third BJD nominee to the House. Now, Patnaik-led BJD has decided to support the government on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill.
It's my defeat, not of BJP: Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das on assembly poll trends
As per the latest trends available on the Election Commission website, Das was trailing BJP rebel candidate and former minister Saryu Roy by over 10,000 votes in Jamshedpur (East) constituency.
JNU violence: ABVP says ready for probe under SC supervision
Terming the clash "unfortunate", ABVP state president alleged that the violence was the handiwork of Leftitst forces who want to destabilise the situation in the JNU. More than 35 students and faculty members were assaulted on Sunday evening after masked men armed with sticks and iron rods went on a rampage inside the campus of the institute.
BJP’s CAA ‘myth-buster’ to cover 3 crore families
The BJP announced a massive countrywide campaign to share details of the Citizenship Amendment Act and assure people that it is not against existing citizens and to expose “lies” and “myths” being spread against it. The BJP will contact more than three crore families in the next 10 days.
Share market update: Fertilizer stocks rise; Deepak Fertilizers zooms 8%
The 30 shares BSE Sensex was up 625.26 points at 41443.
JNU: In news for all the wrong reasons
Shortly after Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar took over as VC of the JNU, in Jan 2016, he emphasised faculty and students should be known for their scientific and social contributions and it should not be in the news for the wrong reasons. Ironically, JNU has been in the news for the wrong reasons, thereafter.
RSS has nothing to do with this group: VHP
A day after 'Pinky' Chaudhary, head of Hindutva organistion Hindu Raksha Dal, released a video claiming responsibility for the JNU vandalism, the Sangh Parivar distanced itself from the group.
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