Hectic schedule including India Road Show awaits Donald Trump

trump-modi3New Delhi, Feb 20: US President Donald Trump will have a packed schedule during his India visit next week. Trump would leave US on Sunday morning and arrive in Germany. Following a one and half hour stop, he would leave for India.

At India, both Trump and Prime Minister, Narendra Modi would jointly address the Namaste Trump event at the Motera stadium in Gujarat.

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Indo-US trade deal only after elections in America

moditrumpNew Delhi, Feb 17: The India-US travel deal is likely to take place only after the elections in the United States. It was expected that the two countries would sign a trade deal during US President Donald Trump’s visit to India this month.

Washington has informed New Delhi that it would look to complete the negotiations after the US elections. This would mean that negotiations would resume in 2021.

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Explained: Why the states cannot stall NPR

npr-protestNew Delhi, Feb 17: Several states have said that the NPR would not be implemented. Kerala and several Congress ruled states said that have said that the NPR will not be implemented.

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NPR begins on April 1: President, PM to be enrolled first

npr.jpgNew Delhi, Feb 17: The NPR update would commence from April 1 and President Ram Nath Kovind would be the first one to be enrolled.

On April 1, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Vice President Venkaiah Naidu too are likely to be enrolled. The Register General and Census Commissioner is likely to visit the residences of the PM and VP. Precedent demands that the first person to be enrolled is the President of India.

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It will be ‘Namaste Trump’

modi-trump-laughAhmedabad, Feb 17: It would be ‘Namaste Trump,’ at the Motera stadium in Gujarat. The event to be held in Ahmedabad would be called as ‘Namaste Trump,’ sources familiar with the planning tell OneIndia.

Meanwhile more than 10,000 police personnel, to be led by 25 senior IPS officers, will be deployed for US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s roadshow in Gujarat on February 24, a senior official said.

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J&K leader Shah Faesal charged under Public Safety Act

shah-faesalNew Delhi, Feb 15: Former civil servant and chief of the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples’ Movement, Shah Faesal has been booked under the Public Safety Act.

This order comes days after the two former chief ministers of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir were booked under the Public Safety Act. The government while stating that Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah were planning on inciting violence in the Valley, slapped the PSA on them.

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8 phase panchayat by-poll in J&K: First notification to be out today

panchayatNew Delhi, Feb 15: In March, the first major electoral exercise is set to take place in Jammu and Kashmir post the abrogation of Article 370. An eight phase panchayat by-election to fill 12,650 seats will take place in J&K in March.

The elections will be held for 11,639 vacant seats for panches and 1,011 for sarpanches in 20 districts between March 5 and March 20. This time however elections will be held on a party basis.

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Delhi elections: BJP backs its nationalism plank

bjp-delhiNew Delhi, Feb 13: There is a growing demand for an overhaul of the BJP in the national capital after the loss in the Delhi elections. Sources in the BJP say that many felt that the loss in Delhi was owing to several factors.

One of them was the failure to counter the freebies doled out by the Aam Admi Party. The lack of a CM face was also cited as of the other reasons.

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Kejriwal vs Modi: Is it time for AAP to stick its finger in the national pie

modi-kejriwalNew Delhi, Feb 13: Will Arvind Kejriwal be Narendra Modi’s challenger in 2024. There are a good four years away for the next national election, but there is already talk that Kejriwal would be the face of the Opposition in the 2024 elections.

While the AAP would already be nurturing its national ambition, leading psephologist, Dr. Sandeep Shastri feels that Kejriwal should not dip his finger in the national pie now.

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Dynasty to Gandhis, everything failed for Congress as party forfeited deposits in 63 of 66 seats in

modi-gandhi-rahulOnly three Congress candidates could save their deposits. Out of the 70 seats, the Congress contested in 66 constituencies, while leaving four for its ally, the Rashtriya Janata Dal. There has been a consistent dip in the performance of the Congress in Delhi.

New Delhi: The party that ruled Delhi for 15 years, touched a record low, when it not only failed to open its account in the Delhi elections, but lost their deposits in 63 constituencies.

Only three Congress candidates could save their deposits. Out of the 70 seats, the Congress contested in 66 constituencies, while leaving four for its ally, the Rashtriya Janata Dal. What was worse for the Congress is that it managed to bag a vote share of just 4.26% as opposed to the 53.57% and 38.51% bagged by the Aam Admi Party and the BJP respectively.

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