Strategic sale plan of Nalco, Hind Copper may soon come on cabinet’s table

People aware of the development told ET that the disinvestment department may soon seek Cabinet nod for the strategic sale of National Aluminum Company Limited (HCL) and Hindustan Copper Limited (HCL). Demand is likely to pick up, given the rise in commodities and interest from metal producers. An official aware of the developments said, “It … Read more

Congress did not participate in the program of Constitution Day in protest against the autocratic functioning of the BJP government: Anand Sharma

The Congress on Friday said it did not participate in the Constitution Day event in the Central Hall of Parliament in protest and to remind the nation that the Constitution was not being respected and instead it was being weakened. Senior Congress spokesperson Anand Sharma said the protest was against the “authoritarian” functioning of the … Read more

AAP government supports farmers’ demands: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday congratulated farmers on the success of their agitation and said that their victory is a victory of democracy and the AAP government supports their demands. The Delhi Assembly on Friday passed a resolution demanding repeal of three agriculture laws, compensation to the families of over 700 farmers killed … Read more

The dilemma of playing with the ‘hunting AITC’ in Congress’s Parliament session

In the winter session of Parliament, Congress MPs will demand a legal framework for Minimum Support Price for crops over the Lakhimpur incident and will press for the resignation of Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra. Congress leaders, however, said after the Congress Committee on Parliamentary Affairs meeting at Sonia Gandhi’s residence on … Read more

80% votes in Tripura local elections; AITC, CPM allege rigging and intimidation

In the first phase of local body elections in Tripura, it was alleged that ruling BJP workers attacked opposition All India Trinamool Congress and CPM workers and threatened voters. As per initial estimates, more than 80 per cent voter turnout was recorded in the 51 seats of Agartala Municipal Corporation and 171 seats in seven … Read more

‘Roads like Katrina Kaif’ remark: BJP demands action against Rajasthan minister

The opposition BJP in Rajasthan on Thursday demanded action against a state minister who compared the streets to the cheeks of actors Hema Malini and Katrina Kaif. The remarks were reportedly made by Minister of State for Panchayati Raj and Rural Development Rajendra Singh Gudha on Tuesday during a government camp in a village in … Read more

Eyeing Dalit votes, BJP SC Morcha will organize Samvidhan Gaurav Yatra in 75 districts

Keeping an eye on Dalit votes, BJP’s SC Morcha will organize Constitution Gaurav Yatra in different parts of the country from November 26 to December 6. As part of the programme, 75 rallies will be organized in which senior party leaders and SC leaders will participate across the country. Of these 75 rallies, 20 will … Read more

Before the assembly elections, two rebel MLAs of Congress and BSP in Uttar Pradesh joined BJP.

With the crossover growing in Uttar Pradesh ahead of elections early next year, two rebel Congress and Bahujan Samaj Party MLAs joined the BJP on Wednesday, giving a boost to the ruling party in two districts where its presence is also weak. . Aditi Singh, 34, MLA from Congress stronghold Rae Bareli and sitting MLA … Read more

Samajwadi Party along with smaller parties has formed an anti-BJP front in UP

The Samajwadi Party is tying up with smaller parties in UP to form a united front against the BJP. In the last two days, SP chief Akhilesh Yadav has met several leaders of other parties and finalized the alliance with some of them. On Wednesday, Yadav met AAP leaders Sanjay Singh and Dilip Pandey. AAP … Read more

Keeping alliance in mind, NCP puts Congress on notice

The Sharad Pawar-led NCP has conveyed its unhappiness to Congress bosses about the AICC’s alliance talks “failing to make the desired progress”. The development comes even as a section of the NCP is advocating talks with Mamata Banerjee’s AITC and Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP for a third front in Goa. It is learned that NCP general … Read more