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May condemns 'appalling terrorist attack' in Manchester
London, May 23 (IANS) British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday condemned the "appalling terrorist attack" that killed at least 19 persons and wounded 59 in Manchester stadium in the north of England, following a concert by singer Ariana Grande,
Akali Dal and Congress are equally responsible for atrocities on dalits- Phoolka

Aam Aadmi Party senior leader and leader of opposition Adv. H.S. Phoolka on Monday termed SAD leaders protest on dalit atrocities as hypocritical.  He said that the protest is just a drama and Congress and Akalis both are equally responsible for the atrocities against the dalits. Recalling atrocities against dalits during Akali tenure and quoting NCSC data Phoolka said,"The number of total complaints with the Commission increased from 651 in 2007 to a staggering 12834 during Aakli regime.”  

BJP plans grand 'Modifest' in 900 cities to mark three years

New Delhi,  The ruling BJP has planned a grand 'Modifest' in 900 cities across the country between May 26 to June 15 to highlight the central government's achievements in the three years of the Narendra Modi government.

UP set to do away with minorities quota in schemes

Lucknow,  In a move likely to trigger a political storm, the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh is all set to end the 20 per cent quota for minorities in social welfare schemes.

BJP President Amit Shah to come on a two-day Punjab visit on June 28-29 - Sampla

Phagwara- As part of his countrywide tour to strengthen party, Bharatiya Janata Party national President Amit Shah will come on a two-day visit to Punjab on June 28-29.

Modi government making shining India for rich, nothing for poor: Yechury

Agartala,  The Narendra Modi government is making two Indias -- a shining one for the rich and one full of miseries for the poor, CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury said here.

Left Front MLAs detained ahead of rally

Kolkata,  A number of Left Front MLAs including its legislature party leader Sujan Chakraborty were detained from outside the State Secretariat on Monday even before the start of the opposition group's rally.

Shatrughan bats for Lalu-Kejriwal, Sushil Modi wants him removed

New Delhi/Patna,  Actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha on Monday came out in support of RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal saying that "enough of negative politics and mudslinging".

141 arrested in Indonesia over gay sex party

Jakarta,  The Indonesian police have arrested 141 men in a raid on a gay sauna here, a day before two men were to be publicly flogged for having sexual relations, the media reported on Monday.

SP leader shot dead

Lucknow, A Samajwadi Party (SP) leader was gunned down by unidentified bike-riding assailants in Ballia in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Monday.

Jaitley files fresh defamation suit of Rs 10 cr against Kejriwal

New Delhi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday filed a second defamation suit of Rs 10 crore in the Delhi High Court against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over the word "crook" used by his lawyer Ram Jethmalani.

Mahila Congress launches campaign for passage of women's quota bill

New Delhi,  The Congress's women's wing, Mahila Congress, on Sunday launched a signature campaign seeking early passage of the Women's Reservation Bill in Parliament.

Will take 7 years to attain Ganga's ecological flow: Uma Bharti

New Delhi,  Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti said on Sunday that her promise to clean the Ganga river by October 2018 will be fulfilled but ensuring the river's ecological flow can take several more years.

Punjab BJP takes up Amritsar Dalit Atrocity with National SC Commission.

Chandigarh, Taking strong exception of non-action by Punjab Police, Bharatiya Janata Party Punjab today took up the issue of Dalit Atrocity in Village Bagga, Tehsil Baba Bakala, District Amritsar with National Commission for Scheduled Castes here today at Chandigarh.

 

Mishra says not leaving party, starts 'Let's clean AAP' campaign

New Delhi,  Suspended AAP leader Kapil Mishra on Sunday launched a campaign to rid the ruling party of a "few corrupt people", but stated he would not leave the Aam Aadmi Party.

Rahul can 'match' Modi, is capable of leading party, nation: Jyotiraditya

New Delhi,  Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia on Sunday said that party Vice President Rahul Gandhi "can definitely match" Prime Minister Narendra Modi and is perfectly capable of leading both the party and the nation.

Gay Indian-origin leads race to become new Irish PM

Dublin, Welfare Minister Leo Varadkar is leading the race to succeed Enda Kenny as Ireland's first Indian-origin and also openly gay Prime Minister or the Taoiseach, the media reported.

Vijayan government worst ever in history of Kerala: Congress

Thiruvananthapuram,  The Congress party on Sunday hit out at the Pinarayi Vijayan-led CPI-M government which celebrates its first anniversary on Thursday, terming it the "worst ever" in the history of Kerala.

Rahul capable of leading Congress, nation, says Jyotiraditya (Lead, with correction)

New Delhi, Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia on Sunday said that party Vice President Rahul Gandhi has "tremendous capability" and is perfectly capable of leading both the party and the nation.

Ballot paper should be used during 2019 elections: Digvijaya Singh

New Delhi,  On a day the Election Commission offered a challenge to political parties to hack EVMs, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Saturday said the machines can be "hacked" and stressed that 2019 general elections should be fought with ballot papers.

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