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17 March, 2018 6:49 PM Vatal to form Karnataka Praja Samyukta Ranga

Kannada Chaluvali Vatal Paksha leader Vatal Nagaraj has announced that Kannada organisations, along with Dalit and farmers’ organisations with a regional perspective, would form Karnataka Praja Samyukta Ranga and field candidates in the Assembly elections. He said he would hold discussions shortly with farmers’ and Dalit organisations who have concern 22

16 March, 2018 11:28 PM AIADMK Moves High Court Against Colours Of Dhinakaran's Party Flag

Chennai: The ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu moved the Madras High Court, seeking to restrain sidelined leader TTV Dhinakaran from using any colour combination deceptively similar to its flag in the flag of his new party or any other material. Chief Minister K Palaniswami, who is also the joint co-coordinator of the AIADMK, sought the leave of the court 37

15 March, 2018 9:06 PM Seven union ministers win Rajya Sabha polls unopposed, contest in six states

Seven Union ministers were declared elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha on Thursday. New Delhi: Seven Union ministers including Ravi Shankar Prasad and Prakash Javadekar were declared elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha on Thursday, while the stage is set for the March 23 contest in six states, including Uttar Pradesh from where Finance Minister Arun Jaitley 22

15 March, 2018 5:55 PM Lakhan Jarkiholi to join BJP, contest against brother in Assembly polls

His brother Satish Jarkiholi is a senior Congress leader Lakhan Jarkiholi, the youngest member of the powerful Jarkiholi family from Gokak, has announced that he will join the BJP and fight against his brother and senior Congress leader Satish Jarkiholi. Reports of him joining the BJP in a daily owned by the family led to discussion among political circles 28

15 March, 2018 4:28 PM Araria will turn terror hub: Giriraj Singh

“The RJD has started a new political culture for its political ambitions ... They have spawned an extremist ideology...,” the Union Minister claims. Union Minister Giriraj Singh said on Thursday that the victory of Sarfaraz Alam of the RJD in Araria would make the place a hub of terrorism, which would be a danger not only to Bihar but to the country 30

15 March, 2018 5:23 AM TTV Dhinakaran's new party to be called Amma Makkal Munetra Kazhagam

The new political party would aim to undercut the AIADMK's base. Former AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran has announced that his new political party will be called the Amma Makkal Munetra Kazhagam (AMMK). The literal translation of the party's name is 'Amma People's Progress Federation'. It was expected that the party that Dhinakaran launched would certainly 41

14 March, 2018 7:30 PM After Kolkata's Jadavpur University, Syama Prasad Mukherjee's statue damaged in Assam's Kokrajhar

GUWAHATI: In the recent incident of statue defacing and vandalism, a statue of Bharatiya Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mukherjee was on Wednesday found vandalised in Assam's Kokrajhar. Reports suggest that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), following the incident, condemned the act and demanded action. The prove, meanwhile, is underway. The incident 35

14 March, 2018 2:30 AM AAP wants Punjab budget session extended

‘Usually the sessions have between nine and 15 sittings’ Unhappy over a shorter budget session of the Punjab Assembly that is slated to start from March 20, the Aam Aadmi Party has asked the Speaker to extend it to at least 15 sittings. In a letter to the Speaker, AAP leader Kanwar Sandhu has pointed out that usually the State budget sessions have between 38

14 March, 2018 2:18 AM United Nations Receives 138 Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct

Antonio Guterres said that 62 allegations out of 104 reported in 2016 were against personnel in 10 peacekeeping missions and one political mission. United Nations, United States: The United Nations received 138 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse last year and nearly half were against UN peacekeeping missions, a report said on Tuesday 46

13 March, 2018 7:36 PM The Poisoning Of Former Russian Double Agent Sergei Skripal

London: Little is known about his early life but he served in the GRU military intelligence service. He reached the rank of colonel in the GRU but left in 1999 to work in the Russian foreign ministry. He also taught at the Russian Defence Ministry's defence academy in Moscow. Skripal was arrested in December 2004 by Federal Security Service agents on suspicion 153