Category: Politics

80 DMK MLAs suspended from TN Assembly

Newsroom24x7 Staff Chennai: About 80 opposition DMK MLAs were today suspended for a week from the Tamil Nadu Assembly after there was ruckus in the House. The Speaker ordered the eviction of all the DMK MLAs present when the DMK Members lost control and lodged a loud protest after ruling AIADMK MLAs took a dig

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Punjab drug menace: There is hardly any family in Punjab which is not suffering says former top cop

Newsroom24x7 Staff Chandigarh: Shashi Kant, a 1977 batch IPS officer and a former Punjab Director General of Police, has underscored a grave scenario by pointing out that there is hardly any family in Punjab which is not suffering due to the drug menace. In an open letter to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, which he

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Prakash Javadekar promoted as Cabinet Minister

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Days after sanctioning the mass slaying of blue bulls in Bihar on the pretext of protecting the farmers’ interest, Union Minister of State for Environment, forest and climate change Pakash Javadekar was today promoted and sworn-in as a Cabinet Minister in the Narendra Modi Government. Please read:Mull the Cull: The killing

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Will Gaur be next Uttar Pradesh Governor

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: A question doing the rounds in Political circles in Madhya Pradesh today is whether or not the axed State Home Minister and former state Chief Minister Babulal Gaur-a Yadav- will be appointed the next Governor of Uttar Pradesh keeping in view the coming Assembly election in that State. Gaur resigned as state Home

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Quota in promotions: Madhya Pradesh BJP unit comes under attack

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: There is widespread resentment and anger even within a large section of the rank and file of the ruling BJP in Madhya Pradesh over the manner in which a resolution was bulldozed and passed at the State BJP Executive meeting at Rewa in favourr of continuing reservation in promotion for State govedrnment

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Anil Dave, Javed Akbar and Vivek Tankha declared elected to Rajya Sabha from MP

Newsroom24x7 Desk Bhopal: Two BJP candidates Anil Madhav Dave and Mubbashar Javed Akbar and Vivekkrishna Tankha of the Congress party were today declared elected to the Rajya Sabha (Upper House of Parliament) following the counting of the first preference votes. The Returning oficcer for the Rajya Sabha biennial elctions and Principal Secretart of Madhya Pradesh

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BJP announces candidates for Rajya Sabha elections

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The BJP Central Election Committee has cleared the names of candidates for the Biennial Elections to the Council of States (Rajya Sabha) and Biennial Elections to the State Legislative Councils (MLC) 2016 of different States. The BJP candidates for the Council of States (Rajya Sabha) are: 1. Rajasthan Shri M. Venkaiah

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Congress declares candidates for Rajya Sabha elections

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The Congress today released the list of its nominees for Rajya Sabha biennial elections. Prominent among those declared as Congress candidates for elections to the Upper House of Parliament are former Union Ministers Kapil Sibal , P. Chidambaram,  Jairam Ramesh and senior Supreme Court lawyer Vivek Tankha. The full list of

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BJP registers historic victory in Assam; LDF wins Kerala; Jaya, Mamata return to power

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: BJP today registered a historic victory in Assam by defeating the ruling Congress which has also been ousted from power in Kerala by the Left Democratic front.  In two other States Tamil Nadu and West Bengal that also went to polls, Jayalalitha and Mamata Banerjee have returned to power with thumping

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Amar Singh declared Samajwadi Party candidate for RS polls

Newsroom24x7 Staff   Lucknow: Amar Singh, who was expelled from the Samajwadi Party in 2010 and has been in the political wilderness all these years was today unanimously declared the Samajwadi Party candidate for next month’s Rajya Sabha polls. Shivpal Singh Yadav, the brother of Samajwadi Party Supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav told media persons after the announcement of

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Ujjain Simhasth: MPCC chief takes holy dip in Kshipra

Newsroom24x7 Staff Ujjain: Madhya Pradesh Congress unit President Arun Yadav today took a holy dip at Ramghat on river Kshipra here during the second “Shahi Snan” of the month-long auspicious Simhasta 2016. Yadav prayed for the happiness and well-being of the people of Madhya Pradesh.

First phase of polling kicks off in West Bengal and Assam

Newsroom24x7 Desk Guwahati/ Kolkata: The Assembly polls today kicked off with the first phase of polling in West Bengal and Assam. Polling for the first phase of 65 constituencies in Assam Assembly election began at 7 am today. Two important candidates in the election fray in Assam are Congress party’s Taroon Gogoi, the incumbent Chief

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People should not be forced to chant “Bharat Mata ki Jai”: Mohan Bhagwat

Newroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat has said that people should not be forced to chant the slogan -“Bharat Mata ki Jai”. A statement today by a BJP frontal organisation, quoting the RSS chief, said: “Through our conduct, we should build a great nation that should be hailed across the globe so that

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President’s rule imposed in Uttarakhand

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: President’s rule has been imposed in Uttarakhand and the State Assembly has been put under suspended animation. Uttarakhand is the second State after Arunachal Pradesh, that has been brought under President’s Rule this year. The decision to impose President’s Rule was taken last night at an emergency meeting of the Union Cabinet called by Prime Minister

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