In CBI net, Sisodia, TMC leaders brace for rigid investigations


The Central Bureau of Investigation will be on overdrive mode when it probes allegations against members of the Trinamool Congress and the Aam Admi Party.

Simultaneous probes would be launched in connection with the Narada sting operation case and the corruption allegations against Delhi’s deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia.

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Life ban for criminal convicts: Centre has 7 days to reply

The Centre has been given seven days time to reply to a plea seeking a life ban on those convicted in criminal cases from contesting the elections.

It may be recalled that the Election Commission had earlier endorsed this view while stating that those convicted in criminal cases must be barred from contesting the elections for a lifetime.

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Wearing of helmets is not against citizen’s freedom: SC

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a petition that sought a directive not to make wearing of helmets compulsory. The Supreme Court held that it would not pass any order on this matter and dismissed the petition.

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Karnataka may witness early elections if Congress loses bypolls

Campaigning for the Gundlupet and Nanjangud assembly bypolls is gaining momentum. It is a fight for pride for Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, as the two constituencies fall under his strong hold. For Siddaramaiah, these elections are a big challenge as he would have to ensure that the Congress wins in his stronghold.

It is also a battle of ego for the CM since he is being challenged by former Congressman Srinivas Prasad. He had resigned from the Congress and joined the BJP after being dropped in the cabinet re-shuffle.

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Here is how Pakistan reported Yogi Adityanath’s elevation as UP CM

Hindutva unmasked: Yogi Adityanath, BJP’s most strident face, will be its chief minister in UP. This is how the Dawn newspaper in Pakistan reported the appointment of Yogi as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh.

The Dawn, however, used a report that appeared in the Scroll and retained the headline too.

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How BJP conquered Deoband in UP

One of the unique factors about the Bharatiya Janata Party’s mammoth win in the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections was the victory in Deoband. The BJP managed to sweep through in most Muslim-dominated regions.

It won all the six constituencies in Muzzafarnagar. It also bagged Bijnor, Deoband, Bareilly and Sahranpur. All these belts have a major Muslim population.

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Karnataka Budget 2017: Tipplers laugh all the way to the bar, Alcohol to be cheaper

Tipplers in Karnataka have happy hours ahead. Alcohol is set to become cheaper in the state according to the Karnataka budget. The 2017-18 budget announced by state Chief Minister Siddaramaiah announced that value added tax or VAT on liquor will be removed from April 1 onwards.

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Will SC stop Parrikar from becoming Goa CM? You will know in a few hours

In a few hours from now a special bench of the Supreme Court will hear a petition challenging the formation of the Goa government by the Bharatiya Janata Party.

A special bench was constituted by Chief Justice of India, J S Khehar upon urgent mentioning. The bench will hear the matter on an urgent basis despite it being a holiday for the Supreme Court on account of Holi.

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UP assembly has lesser MLAs with criminal background compared to 2012

At least 36 per cent of the MLAs in the new Uttar Pradesh assembly have declared criminal cases against them. Out of the 402 MLAs analysed, 143 MLAs have declared criminal cases against themselves.

In the 2012 assembly there were 189 MLAs with a criminal background against them according to a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms.

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Uttarkhand CM: Here are the probables

Satpal Maharaj, Prakash Pant and Trivendra Singh are the top contenders from the BJP to become the next Chief Minister of Uttarakhand.

Sources tell OneIndia that while the three names are under consideration, it will be Maharaj who is most likely to be appointed as the next CM of Uttarakhand.

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