Karnataka BJP After Yeddyurappa: There Is No Dearth Of Leaders, But Can They Swing It For The Party?

yeddygreenB S Yeddyurappa, the tallest Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader from Karnataka, took a shot earlier this year to become the Chief Minister of the state again. The BJP won the Karnataka elections, but fell short of the majority mark.

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Reliance role in Rafale restricted to offset obligation, not aircraft manufacture: Air Marshal Pande

BKPandeyNew Delhi, Sep 25: The statement by former French president, Francois Hollande that the Indian government had proposed Anil Ambani’s Reliance Defence as the offset partner for Dassault Aviation in the Rafale aircraft deal has kicked up a political storm.

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Wakeup call: Naxals aim to consolidate in south through killing of AP MLA

sarveswararao-somaVisakhapatnam, Sep 25: A group of naxalites comprising several women shot dead a legislator and a former lawmaker in the Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh on Sunday.

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Disrupt polls, derail democracy: ISI’s latest plan for Kashmir

armyammunitionNew Delhi, Sep 25: While it became clear that Pakistan had stage managed the abduction and killing of the three special police officers in Jammu and Kashmir, reports now suggest that the next target would be the urban body and Panchayat polls.

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How the ugly spat between the CBI’s top 2 is hurting India’s premier agency

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Rakesh Asthana, Alok Verma

New Delhi, Sep 24: The spat between CBI director Alok Verma and his deputy Rakesh Asthana refuses to die down.

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NIA arrests two in fake currency case

New Delhi, Sep 25: The National Investigation Agency has arrested two persons in connection with a fake currency case.

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Why the Chinese are not going away from Maldives anytime soon

yameen-solihNew Delhi, Sep 25: The election results in Maldives came as a major relief to India, with the incumbent president, Abdulla Yameen losing to a unified opposition candidate, Ibrahim Solih.

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1,765 MPs, MLAs facing criminal trial in India

justiceNew Delhi, Sep 25: The Supreme Court said that it would not disqualify lawmakers facing criminal trial. The court however directed the Parliament to make laws to prevent persons with serious criminal charges pending against them from entering the legislature or be part of the law making process. The court observed that corruption and criminalisation of politics is hitting at the roots of democracy and hence the Parliament should take urgent steps to curb this menace.

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SC won’t disqualify lawmakers facing criminal trial, leaves it to Parliament

supremeNew Delhi, Sep 25: The Supreme Court has refused to disqualify lawmakers, who have pending criminal cases against them. The court has left it to the wisdom of the Parliament to come up with a law to deal with the issue.

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No bar: MLAs/MPs can double up as lawyers says Supreme Court

dipakmisra2New Delhi, Sep 25: The Supreme Court has said that there is no bar on lawmakers practising in courts during their tenure as legislators.

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