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Politics / Siasat

Akhilesh slams UP govt for transferring IPS officers

Lucknow: Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday attacked the Yogi Adityanath government for transferring IPS officers, terming it as an attempt to lower the morale of the force. The Uttar Pradesh government had on Tuesday transferred 10 senior IPS officers, including ADG, Law and order. “In this corona period, administrative stability is needed more … iOS .

27 May 2020 1:06 pm
TMC MLA injured after protest over electricity supply turns ugly

Kolkata: A Trinamool Congress legislator and four others were injured on Tuesday while trying to intervene and persuade a group of people who were protesting over disruption of electricity to a locality in Kolkata, police said. Residents of Kanchantala under Nadial police station in the Port area started a road blockade on Tuesday evening as … iOS .

27 May 2020 10:14 am
Priyanka raps Yogi on migrants testing positive remark

NEW DELHI: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, here on Monday, took a jibe at UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath over his statement that people returning to the state from other states were raising the number of coronavirus cases and asked him to share the testing and infection data with full transparency. “Heard the UP … iOS .

25 May 2020 7:42 pm
Relations between Maha CM and Guv like father and son: Sena

Mumbai: Shiv Sena senior leader Sanjay Raut on Saturday met with Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari at Raj Bhavan in Mumbai. A Raj Bhavan statement described the meeting between the Sena MP and the governor as a “courtesy call”. Raut’s visit came on the heels of Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray skipping a meeting called by … iOS .

23 May 2020 2:47 pm
UP govt putting in jail those helping migrant laborers: Priyanka

Lucknow: A day after the standoff between the BJP-led Uttar Pradesh government and the Congress over the latter’s offer to provide 1,000 buses for migrants, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra claimed those trying to help stranded labourers are being jailed and asked party workers to carry on with the fight. Uttar Pradesh Congress chief was arrested twice … iOS .

21 May 2020 3:43 pm
Case filed against Sonia Gandhi for Cong tweet on PM-CARES Fund

Bengaluru: A case has been registered against Congress President Sonia Gandhi in Karnataka in connection with a tweet posted on the party’s official handle alleging misuse of PM-CARES Fund, police said. The Sagara town police in Shivamogga district registered the case on Wednesday based on a complaint by Praveen K V, who alleged that @INCIndia, … iOS .

21 May 2020 3:08 pm
Cong pays tribute to Rajiv Gandhi on his death anniversary

New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday paid rich tribute to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his death anniversary and decided not to issue advertisements in his memory, rather utilise the money in helping migrants. Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi described him as a “true patriot, liberal and who put the country on the path … iOS .

21 May 2020 2:35 pm
Maha: Activist alleges BJP MLC defied social distancing norms

Sangli: A social activist on Thursday alleged that newly-elected BJP MLC Gopichand Padalkar violated social distancing norms while attending some public events, including a felicitation programme and a wedding, in Sangli district of Maharashtra. Santosh Bichukale, a city-based activist, said he wrote to Chief minister Uddhav Thackeray and Sangli district collector on Wednesday, demanding that … iOS .

21 May 2020 11:47 am