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Showing posts with label POLITICS. Show all posts

Alka Lamba, Removed From AAP WhatsApp Group, Spells Out Exit Plan

After Being Thrown Out of Whatsapp Group, MLA Alka Lamba Wants to Quit AAP in 2020.Lamba claimed that she was removed from the group after praising Naveen Patnaik for winning a fifth term as chief minister of Odisha, a move which, she said, did not go down well with the AAP leadership.

Sharing screenshots of the WhatsApp group on Twitter, which purportedly shows that she was removed by AAP's North East Delhi candidate Dilip Pandey, she lashed out at Kejriwal and asked why she was being held responsible for the party's crushing loss in the Lok Sabha elections.

Brexit impasse: Theresa May resigns effective June 7

After a tumultuous turn of events, UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced her decision to step down, deepening the Brexit crisis. Lack of consensus in her own party was visible with respect to the Brexit Bill likely to be introduced on May 24 – her fourth such attempt.The resignation will signal the formal start of a leadership contest during which May would remain as caretaker prime minister.

"I will resign as leader of the Conservative and Unionist Party on Friday, 7th June," May said.

"The process for electing a new leadership should begin in the following week," she said.

The leadership race is expected to take several weeks.

Smriti Irani leading over Rahul Gandhi in Amethi

The Congress President is trailing behind the Bharatiya Janata Party's Smriti Irani in the Uttar Pradesh constituency that has historically been a Congress stronghold. Gandhi is leading, however, in Kerala's Wayanad

Siddhu's sexiest comment creates row

(Inputs taken fromThe Times of India)

Mounting a sharp attack on Congress leader's Navjot Singh Sidhu after he likened Prime Minister Narendra Modi to a "bride who pretends to work", Bharatiya Janata Party has called the Congress leader sexist and racist with a history of making such remarks"Sidhu ji had earlier said that when Michelle Obama enters the kitchen of the White House to make bread, she will be surprised to note that some items are from Lucknow. He thinks even Michelle Obama is good enough just for making bread," BJP's Sambit Patra said at a press conference on Saturday."This is new India. Here women don't just exist to make bread at home, but carry the country forward," Sambit Patra said.

This came in response to Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu's attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Indore.

Case filed against man who slapped Arvind Kejriwal

NEW DELHI: The Delhi police on Sunday filed an FIR against the man on charges of slapping chief minister Arvind Kejriwal during a roadshow a day ago, officials said. The accused, Suresh, has been booked under Sections 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) and 153 (promoting enmity between different groups) of the Indian Penal Code, deputy commissioner of police (West) Monika Bhardwaj said.

The 33-year-old, who the police said was a disgruntled Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supporter, allegedly slapped Kejriwal during a roadshow in west Delhi's Moti Nagar on Saturday, apparently because he was dissatisfied with the behaviour of the party leaders.

The chief minister was atop an open jeep when a man wearing a red T-shirt jumped onto the vehicle and slapped him before being pulled off the vehicle.   

Breaking News : Congress Spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi Resigns From Party

Congress spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi has resigned from the party, a day after criticising the Uttar Pradesh Congress for reinstating a few workers, who had misbehaved with her.

Hardik Patel Slapped During Public Rally In Gujarat’s Surendranagar

Patidar and Congress leader Hardik Patel was slapped by a man during a rally at Surendranagar in Gujarat. A man climbed onto the stage and slapped him. Reacting to this the Patidar leader said that BJP was sending people to attack him.

Will Azam Khan be allowed to contest elections after khaki underwear remark ?

Actor-turned-politician and Bharatiya Janata Party's Lok Sabha election candidate from Uttar Pradesh's Rampur Jaya Prada today said senior Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan should not be allowed to contest the ongoing Lok Sabha elections over his remarks on her.Reacting to Azam Khan's remarks on her, Jaya Prada said that the Samajwadi Party should not be allowed to contest the Lok Sabha elections.

In Karnataka's Mandya, Ex-Actor Sumalatha Ambreesh vs Chief Minister's Son

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy's son, Nikhil Kumaraswamy of the JDS and Sumalatha Ambareesh, wife of late superstar Ambareesh, will fight it out in Karnataka's Mandya.Mandya in Karnataka is turning out to be one of the most heated contests in the second phase of polling to be held on April 18. On one side, there is the candidate for the Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalition, Nikhil Kumaraswamy. He is the son of Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy and the grandson of former prime minister HD Deve Gowda, making this a prestige seat for the JDS.Taking him on is Sumalatha Ambareesh, wife of late superstar Ambareesh. She is officially supported by the BJP. And unofficially by several Congress leaders and party workers who were upset that the Congress allowed the JDS to contest the seat. There are chances that she will win the big fight.

POLL: Will the BJP deliver on its manifesto promises?

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday released its manifesto with a focus on development and national security. The chief points of the manifesto, titled the ‘sankalp patra’, are as follows:
75 promises to be fulfilled by 2022 to mark 70 years of India’s Independence.
  • Construction of Ram Mandir
  • Revoking Articles 370, 35A
  • Passage of Citizenship (Amendment) Bill
  • Implementation of a Uniform Civil Code
  • Rural support
  • Agriculture loans at 0% Interest
  • 33% reservation for women in Parliament and State Assemblies
  • Zero tolerance towards terrorism
  • Revising Tax Slabs

Will it be Pratibha Advani against Digvijay Singh on Bhopal Loksabha Seat ?

The Bhopal seat has been reduced to a prestige issue for BJP, which rides on the support of Hindus and in such a case would hate to lose to Singh, whom the party has vigorously accused of minority appeasement in the past.In the endless list of probable candidates, Pratibha, the daughter of BJP patriarch LK Advani is the latest entrant. The name started doing rounds soon after Advani, who has been denied re-nomination from Gandhinagar, went public airing his views on the ongoing anti-national debate. Pritibha, a successful anchor and YV producer fails to charm BJP’s local unit, She might be a novice candiate against heavy weight Digvijay Singh. MP Alok Sanjar, BJP organisational secretary VD Sharma and Bhopal mayor Alok Sharma, which were once making rounds, faded quickly.Shivraj singh chouhan was also in the list but he seems disinterested.

Rahul's candidacy; VM Sudheeran wants withdrawal from the left

The Left needs to support Rahul Gandhi in view of the situation in national politics. VM Sudheeran said in Thiruvananthapuram that Rahul's candidature will make Kerala better.Congress leader VM Sudheeran has said that the CPI should be ready to withdraw from PP Srinivasan as Rahul Gandhi is contesting in Wayanad. In the matter of withdrawal of the candidate, LDF should make an immediate decision. The Left needs to support Rahul Gandhi in view of the situation in national politics. VM Sudheeran said in Thiruvananthapuram that Rahul's candidature will make Kerala better.

UDF convener Benny Beanan also said that the Left Front should be ready to withdraw the current candidate in the wake of Rahul Gandhi's candidacy for Wayanad. Benny Behanan also said that all the Congress candidates in Kerala have been elected as the National Honor of Kerala.

Tushar Vellapally will contest in Wayanad

In the wake of Rahul Gandhi's controversial remark in Wayanad, the BDJ chairperson Thushar Vellapalli is the NDA candidate in Wayanad. The NDA decided to change the current candidate. If Rahul was to contest, the national leader of the BJP would be contesting in Wayanad earlier.

The NDA leadership also said it will amend the matter based on Rahul's decision. Tushar Vellapally has already announced that the decision will be made in the evening for the Wayanad candidate.

IAS vs IPS fight for Bhuwaneshwar Loksabha seat

1979 batch IPS officer Arup Patnaik will contest Loksabha elections from Bhuwaneshwar on BJD ticket.
Aparajita Sarangi took voluntary retirement while serving as a joint secretary to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) last November

Bhubaneswar is a now a fight between heavyweights. Both are known faces in the city and in the state. Both have good experience behind them as administrators. It’s an IAS vs IPS fight, and would be tough to predict who will win

Haryanvi singer-dancer Sapna Choudhary denies joining Congress

According to a tweet by ANI news agency, A day after reports stated that Sapna Choudhary had joined the Congress party, the Haryanvi singer-dancer claimed that she has not joined the party. She further said that her photograph with Priyanka Gandhi Vadra which was being circulated on social media was old. "I am not going to campaign for any political party," she added.

However Congress shares membership form after Sapna denies joining party

Rahul Gandhi struggles to build alliance

Voting begins on April 11 and will be spread over several phases until May 19 to cover the country involving more than 900 million voters, and the count will be made on May 23.

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi has been seeking a grand alliance with smaller regional parties for months to prevent a split that would make it easier for Modi’s Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to come out on top.

Will not contest LS polls: Uma Bharti

BJP leader and Union minister Uma Bharti asserted Friday that she will not contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections as she plans to go on a 18-month long pilgrimage from May.

She also rejected reports of her desire to contest from a safer seat and not Jhansi, stressing that she had decided way back in 2016 to not fight the general elections this time.

"I had said in 2016 that I will not fight elections as I have to go on a pilgrimage along the shores of Ganga. If I had to fight, I would have contested from Jhansi. I can never change my constituency. People are there proud of me and consider me as a daughter," the 59-year-old leader told .

Haryana Superstar Sapna Chaudhary Joins Congress

Popular stage performer from Haryana, Sapna Chaudhary, joined Congress. She is expected to fight polls against Hema Malini in Mathura, which has a dominant Jat presence.

As of 2018, Sapna has done item numbers in a couple of Bollywood movies. She did item numbers in the movie ‘Veere Di Wedding‘ and ‘Nanu Ki Janu.’ She is also going to debut as a lead actress in the Bollywood movie ‘Dosti Ke Side Effects.’Sapna belongs to a middle-class Jat family. Her father worked in a private company. At the age of 12, she lost her father. After her father passed away, the responsibility to sustain her family fell on her shoulders. Due to the financial problem in her home, she started dancing. Although she was born in Haryana, she now resides in Delhi. She got popularity after entering Big Boss 11.

#PMNarendraModiTrailer : Election Commission will send notice to at least two newspapers for code violation

The Election Commission will send notice to at least two newspapers that ran full page advertisements for Vivek Oberoi-starrer film on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The EC has taken a dim view of the code violation by the two Hindi newspapers.Two newspapers that carried the full page ads are Dainik Bhaskar and Dainik Jagran. While Bhaskar has given full page space to the advertisement on the film, Jagran too has carried a full page ad, but not on the front page. The full page ad for Narendra Modi’s film in Jagran has appeared in its supplementary page for Noida.

Sumalatha Ambareesh filed her nomination papers for the Lok Sabha seat of Mandya in Karnataka today.

Sumalatha Ambareesh filed her nomination papers for the Lok Sabha seat of Mandya in Karnataka today. Sumalatha, the wife of late superstar Ambareesh is contesting as an Independent, even though her husband was a Congressman. The Congress has given the ticket for Manya to its coalition partner, the Janata Dal Secular, which is fielding Nikhil Gowda, the actor son of Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy. And Sumalatha, despite meeting BJP leader SM Krishna, decided to go it alone.

Not exactly alone, though. During her nomination filing, hundreds of film fans were present at the District Collectorate's office in Mandya. These were fans of Ambareesh - but also of the current megastars of the Kannada film industry who have expressed their backing of Sumalatha.