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BJP Leader Ram Prasad Sarmah Quits Party Over Denial Of Ticket

In a jolt to the BJP in Assam, its sitting MP from Tezpur Ram Prasad Sarmah Saturday announced that he quit the saffron fold and alleged neglect of old workers by "new intruders in the party"

Mr Sarmah said he was resigning from the primary membership of the BJP after serving the RSS and VHP for 15 years and the BJP for 29 years.

"I have left BJP today. I really feel pained in my heart for those old BJP workers of Assam who are most neglected in the party by the new intruders in the party," he said in a Facebook post.

Mr Sarmah's name was not included in the party's panel of probable candidate for Tezpur Lok Sabha seat. It only had the name of Assam minister and NEDA convenor Himanta Biswa Sarma.

YS Jagan’s uncle YS Vivekananda Reddy found murdered at home

Death of former minister and YSR Congress Party leader YS Vivekananda Reddy sparked a major political row with YSR Congress chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy accusing Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu and his son Lokesh of involvement in the killing and Naidu denying any role in the incident. Viveka was expected to get a YSRC ticket for Pulivendula assembly segment.The AP government formed a special investigation team (SIT) to probe the murder case. Chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu, who spoke to senior police officials on Friday, ordered the SIT.

Rajinikanth reacts to Kamal Haasan's new political party

After Kamal Haasan became the latest Tamil actor to crossover into politics, Rajinikanth — who did the same thing in December — had something to say.

Rajinikanth on Friday said efforts were on to build a strong foundation for his proposed political party and asked his fans to keep quiet and "make noise at the right time."
Rajinikanth had then said he prayed for "divine blessings" to be bestowed on his 'friend' Haasan and wished him success in his political endeavours. He also said he and Hassan had different styles in cinema, a possible indication that they may go separate ways in politics too.

Kamal Haasan also met Former president APJ Abdul Kalam’s brother and other relatives at APJ House in Rameswaram after he began his political journey.

Who is Sushil Gupta, AAP Rajya Sabha Nominee?

Sushil Gupta is a surprise element in Arvind Kejriwal's choice for Rajya Sabha MP. A man who has strong Congress link and who few days back was agitating against Kejriwal is now going to be an AAP MP in the Upper House of the Parliament. Sushil is a big name in Punjabi Bagh area and has business interests in Health and Education. He has connections with almost all industrialists and corporate houses of NCR. He was the man behind political funding of Congress.Until now, Sushil Gupta was not even technically a member of AAP. In this context, it is baffling how did he make the cut and why did Kejriwal reject claims of Kumar Vishwas, Ashutosh Gupta, Atishi Marlena and Dilip Pandey, among others

Mayank Gandhi has tweeted a smal intro about Sushil Gupta :-

"Sushil Gupta has made big contributions in the education and health sectors in Delhi and Haryana. He provides free education to 15,000 children. Narayan Das Gupta is the former president of the ICAI(Institute of Chartered Accountant of India)," AAP leader Manish Sisodia said soon after the announcement. The meeting was held in prescence of 56 MLA's at Arvid Kejriwal's residence.

7th Pay Commission: Rajasthan Government Announces Salary Hike For Its Employees

Jaipur, Oct 17: Ahead of the Diwali festivities, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje announced the implementation of 7th Pay Commission or 7th CPC recommendations for the state government employees. As many as 12 lakh state government employees and pensioners in Rajasthan will now get a salary hike and revised allowances under the 7th Pay Commission.

Rajasthan government employees will receive their hiked salaries as per the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission from October, announced the state government. “I announced to implement 7th Pay Commission’s recommendations while presenting the 2017-18 budget. I am glad that this is being implemented by October,” the Chief Minister said in a statement.

Recently, Tamil Nadu government approved the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission for its employees. The state government announced a 20 per cent hike in salaries of its employees with minimum pay fixed at Rs 15, 700 under the 7th Pay Commission.

Posters comparing Modi to Kim Jong-un

The Kanpur police have registered a criminal case against 22 traders for putting up hoardings and posters comparing Prime Minister Narendra Modi with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un to highlight the issue of a deluge of small coins affecting their businesses, an official said on Friday.

They also arrested Praveen Kumar, a resident of Sharda Nagar here, on Thursday for installing these hoardings. His arrest was made public only on Friday. Sub-inspector Rajesh Awasthi filed the FIR under section 32 (3) of UP Special Powers Act, section 153A and section 505 of IPC.

Superintendent of police (south) Ashok Verma confirmed Kumar’s arrest and said others would be nabbed soon.

A trader leader said they have decided not to celebrate Diwali after the case was registered against them.

The hoardings have a photograph of Kim Jong-un on one side declaring he will rest only after he has destroyed the world and that of Modi on other the side saying, “I will bring an end to businesses”. In the hoardings, the traders also asked Modi to resolve the small coins issue.

The posters surfaced on Wednesday morning at many places throughout the city before the state executive of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was to hold a meeting.

Amit Shah’s son Jay to sue news website for Rs 100 crore for defamation

The Centre and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday faced a political storm after a news website reported that a company run by party chief Amit Shah’s son, Jay Amit Shah, recorded 16,000 times increase in turnover in only a year after Narendra Modi became the prime minister and the senior Shah the party president.

Gujrat Polls: Sach Bharat against Swach Bharat ?

Ahead of the crucial Assembly election in Gujarat, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will start his three-day campaign in the state today.

Since the state police has refused him permission for an open-jeep roadshow citing security concerns, Rahul Gandhi will now cover a small stretch of the the trip in a traditionally decked up bullock cart. The Congress vice-president will cover the Saurashtra region of Gujarat in his three-day trip, starting with a visit to the Dwarkadheesh Krishna temple. From the temple, Rahul Gandhi will drive down to Jamnagar.

SUV Used By BS Yeddyurappa's Son Runs Over Pedestrian, Driver Arrested

BENGALURU: A man died in Karnataka on Tuesday after being run over by an SUV used by former Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa's son BY Raghavendra.

Mr Raghavendra, a BJP lawmaker, was travelling at night in Madapura, around 150 km from Bengaluru, when his driver allegedly knocked down the man.

24-year-old Suresh, who was from a nearby village, was killed instantly. Moments after the accident, a large crowd gathered at the spot. The driver, Ravichandran, has been arrested and charged with fatal rash driving.

Lalu Yadav tweets morphed image of RJD's anti-BJP rally in Patna

In a display of opposition unity against the BJP, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Sunday organised a rally in Patna under the banner "BJP bhagao, desh bachao". Political heavyweights, including West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and SP president Akhilesh Yadav shared a platform at Lalu's mega rally.

But what is more interesting is the photo of the rally shared by the RJD chief Lalu Yadav.

News Agency ANI also said that the images are fake

Congress expels 8 Gujarat MLAs for cross-voting

AHMEDABAD/NEW DELHI: Cracking down on dissidents in Gujarat, the Congress today expelled for six years eight of its MLAs who cross-voted in yesterday's Rajya Sabha elections.

AICC general secretary incharge of Gujarat unit Ashok Gehlot said he has also recommended the expulsion of six of its legislators who had earlier resigned as MLAs. Three of them had later joined BJP.

Asserting that indiscipline will not be tolerated in the Congress, Gehlot said those expelled were indulging in anti- party activities.

Gehlot, a former chief minister of Rajasthan, said the party will strengthened further ahead of the state Assembly elections due later this year.

The Gujarat Congress spokesman Manish Doshi said the eight MLAs were expelled for cross-voting in favour of BJP candidates defying the whip issued by the party.

D. K. Shivakumar is one of the top richest ministers

The tweet is back from December 2016 where DK Shiv kumar is seen standing in an ATM queue.
He tweeted during demonetization phase that he had to stand in the queue to get Rs. 2000 note. Being a politician, he knows how to pass a message to masses.

Smriti Irani pulls up PTI news agency for posting 'Modi-Nitish' image, gets photo removed

After recently getting additional charge of one of the more prestigious ministries in the Cabinet, Minister of Information and Broadcasting Smriti Irani is making sure that she continues to take controversial decisions. On Monday, this took the form of pulling up the news agency PTI which provides news stories and photographs on a lot of issues in India.

Gujarat Rajya Sabha elections live: Congress' Ahmed Patel retains seat

Congress party members and workers are celebrating, even as Mr. Patel tweets "Satyameva Jayate" from his account.

"This is not just my victory. It is a defeat of the most blatant use of money power,muscle power and abuse of state machinery"

"I want to thank each & every MLA who voted for me despite unprecedented intimidation & pressure from BJP.They voted for an inclusive India," he tweets.

This is perhaps the first time MLAs are being herded like this for an RS seat, shows Ahmed Patel's importance for Sonia. He is political secretary and a key strategist for the party, who is trying for re-election for a fifth term in the upper house. Congress is spending Crores by flying out and locking elected MLA"s   as they are facing serious challenge from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) this time around In all, there are three Rajya Sabha seats for which elections will be held on 8 August.
BJP, the party has named Balvantsinh Rajput as its third Rajya Sabha candidate from Gujarat after he resigned from the Congress on Thursday. The other two candidates are
party president Amit Shah and textiles minister Smriti Irani.

The big news: Venkaiah Naidu likely to become next Vice President of India

M Venkaiah Naidu, the candidate of the ruling BJP-led National Democratic Alliance, is expected to be India's next Vice President as Members of Parliament cast their vote today. Results will be declared by the evening after lawmakers cast their vote during the day in Parliament House. The NDA, which has a majority in the Lok Sabha, will find it easy to place its candidate as the next vice president. The opposition has fielded former West Bengal Governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi against Mr Naidu. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was among the first to cast their votes in Parliament.

Income tax department’s raids on the resort where Gujarat MLAs are staying in Banagalore

The Income Tax department on Wednesday raided Karnataka Power Minister DK Shivakumar’s residence and the Eagleton golf resort, where Congress MLAs from Gujarat are staying. A total of 39 locations were raided across the state. The Karnataka Power Minister is in charge of looking after the MLAs till the day of the Rajya Sabha elections – August 8.

The day 13 of the Parliament’s ongoing monsoon session saw fresh ruckus in both Houses with the Congress party raising the issue of income tax department’s raids on the resort where Gujarat MLAs are currently staying.

According to Income Tax Department the search was conducted at multiple locations in Karnataka and Delhi related to energy minister D. K. Shivakumar in connection with a tax evasion probe case.

Congress MLAs reach Bengaluru resort as party tries to keep flock together

Congress has kept all its Gujrat MLA's in a Bangalore resort, they will stay their till 7th August 2017. According to cources Shankar Singh Vaghela is planning to pull 10-15 MLA's in BJP. Ahmed Patel who is the close ais of Sonia Gandhi is one of the prime contestants. The MLA's are staying in Eagleton resort in Bangalore. This shows that to make govermment Congress is compelled to confine their MLA's in a resort in Bangalore.

Didi to launch 'Quit India' campaign against BJP

Stepping up her attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Friday said it should be ousted from India for 'failure on all fronts' and offered to back all parties which intended to fight the saffron party.

RSS ideologue to occupy President, Vice President and Prime minister positions

India’s constitution provides a largely ceremonial role for the president, with the prime minister and his cabinet holding executive power.

But the president has a key role during political crises, such as when a general election is inconclusive, by deciding which party is in the best position to form a government.

Mayawati quits Rajya Sabha, says she was muzzled

In a dramatic development, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati resigned from the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday evening after complaining that her voice was being muzzled, as both Houses of Parliament adjourned for the day after frequent disruptions by the Opposition.