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February 12, 2020

Tej Pratap Yadav coins new slogan for Bihar elections

Patna (Bihar) , Feb 13 (ANI): RJD leader Tej Pratap Yadav on Wednesday coined a new slogan to promote his younger brother Tejashwi Yadav as the chief ministerial candidate of RJD for Bihar Legislative Assembly election 2020.The new slogan is - 'Tez Raftaar, Tejashwi Sarkar'."We have resolved that we will make Tejashwi Yadav the next Chief Minister of Bihar after the Legislative Assembly election 2020. We have developed a special strategy for it," Tej Pratap said.Tej Pratap Yadav issued new posters with the new slogan from…

Supreme Court to give verdict on de-criminalisation of politics on Thursday

New Delhi , Feb 13 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday will pronounce its verdict on a contempt plea which has raised the issue of criminalisation of politics.The court will decide whether directions can be issued to political parties to deny tickets to persons with a criminal background.Supreme Court lawyer and petitioner Ashwini Upadhyay has demanded that political parties should be prevented from giving tickets to criminals.Judgment on the plea filed by Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay will be delivered today by a bench headed by…

Rumours about Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s health baseless: J-K administration

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , Feb 13 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Wednesday confirmed that the health of separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani is stable and people should not pay attention to rumours about him."The rumours being spread about Syed Ali Shah Geelani's health condition are all baseless and unfounded. We have talked to his family members and have confirmed that he is alright. The rumour-mongers want to create chaos. We will act against them. We will investigate the vested interests who are…

Service to humanity should be our dharma: Lok Sahha Speaker

New Delhi , Feb 13 (ANI): Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Wednesday presided over the national convention of the Guru Ravidas Vishwa Mahapeeth at Dr Ambedkar International Centre here on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Sant Guru Ravidas.According to an official release, Birla praised his contribution to Indian culture, philosophy and thought.Referring to the teachings of Guru Ravidas, the Speaker said that he worked for the emancipation and betterment of the oppressed and suppressed sections."Throughout his divine…

Nehru did not want Patel in Cabinet in 1947, says EAM Jaishankar citing book

New Delhi , Feb 13 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday said that he got to know from VP Menon's autobiography that first Prime Minister of India Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru did not want Sardar Patel in his Cabinet in 1947.Jaishakar said in a series of tweets that Nehru omitted Patel from the initial Cabinet list and it was a subject for much debate."Released an absorbing biography of VP Menon by @narayani_basu. Sharp contrast between Patel's Menon and Nehru's Menon. Much awaited justice done to a truly…
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