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17 October, 2018 3:03 PM Cut Cap On Anonymous Donations: Election Commission To Law Ministry

The Election Commission has urged the government to slash the cap on anonymous donations to political parties from the present Rs 20,000 to Rs 2,000 to usher in more transparency, a move which comes months ahead of Lok Sabha elections due next year. In a letter to the Legislative Department of the Law Ministry last week, the commission pointed out that while 39

16 October, 2018 2:20 PM Rahul Gandhi's Kolkata visit during Durga Puja called off

Congress president Rahul Gandhi's visit to the city during Durga Puja has been called off due to his preoccupation with the campaign for the elections in the five states, a senior state Congress leader said. The AICC chief, who had asked the party's Bengal unit to strengthen the organisation ahead of the crucial 2019 elections, was proposed to pay a visit 106

16 October, 2018 3:48 AM Bungalow, Z-plus security show Shivpal Yadav working for BJP: UP minister Rajbhar

Shivpal has floated a new political front after claiming he felt "neglected" in Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party Uttar Pradesh minister Om Prakash Rajbhar has claimed that the allotment of Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati's former bungalow and provision of Z-plus security to Shivpal Yadav indicated that he had started working for the Bharatiya 47

15 October, 2018 4:37 PM Arvind Kejriwal challenges Centre to show him Rafale deal file

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal challenged the BJP-ruled Centre to show him the file of the Rafale deal, in return of his government's 400 files checked by a central committee. "I just need to be shown four files, including the one on the Rafale deal, for four days. I will send (them) to jail for life," the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief said at the launch 53

15 October, 2018 10:04 AM MJ Akbar files criminal defamation case against woman who accused him of sexual harassment

Claiming that he was being framed, Akbar had on Sunday threatened to take legal action against those who have levelled allegations against him.  Union Minister MJ Akbar on Monday filed a criminal defamation case against the journalist who levelled sexual harassment allegations on him. He filed the case on Monday in Delhi's Patiala House Court against 63

14 October, 2018 3:51 PM Only BJP can make tea-seller's son Prime Minister of largest democracy: Amit Shah

BJP president Amit Shah is on a two-day visit to Madhya Pradesh where he addressed party workers at Hoshangabad. BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday lauded his party and said that it is only in BJP that a poor tea-seller's son can rise and become the Prime Minister of the largest democracy. Shah made a reference to Prime Minister Narendra Modi while speaking 219

14 October, 2018 3:32 PM 2019 polls: Brijesh Goyal, Rajpal Solanki AAP in-charges for New Delhi, West Delhi Lok Sabha seats

New Delhi: Halting talks of rebel BJP leaders Yashwant Sinha and Shatrughan Sinha being roped in to contest Lok Sabha polls on its tickets, the AAP Sunday announced Brijesh Goyal and Rajpal Solanki as party's in-charges of New Delhi and West Delhi parliamentary seats for the election. The Sinhas, who are bitter critics of the Modi government, has grown 111

13 October, 2018 6:44 AM BJP, Shiv Sena may join hands for Lok Sabha poll, but not for state: Sharad Pawar

NCP chief Sharad Pawar has predicted that the BJP and the Shiv Sena may come together for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, but not for the Assembly polls in Maharashtra. Talking to reporters, Pawar also ruled out the possibility of the two elections being held simultaneously, saying the "situation has changed". The Centre has been toying with the idea of holding 55

12 October, 2018 10:59 PM Maharashtra Seat-Sharing Talking Point As Rahul Gandhi, Sharad Pawar Meet

Congress president Rahul Gandhi and NCP supremo Sharad Pawar held discussions about a seat-sharing arrangement in Maharashtra for the next year's Lok Sabha elections, the NCP said on Friday. The discussions were held in Delhi on Thursday, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) spokesperson Nawab Malik said in Delhi. Senior Congress leaders Mallikarjun Kharge 82

11 October, 2018 10:15 PM 102 Lawmakers Contributed Rs 43.67 Crore From Development Fund To Kerala

As many as 102 parliamentarians contributed a total of Rs 43.67 crore from their Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) fund for rehabilitation works in flood-affected Kerala, according to the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation. Of them, 56 Rajya Sabha members contributed Rs 29.57 crore and 46 Lok Sabha members gave Rs 14.10 crore 95