Achuthanandan rejects Kejriwal’s invite to join AAP
Thiruvananthapuram: V S Achuthanandan, CPM stalwart on Thursday rejected AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal's invitation to him to join his party, saying it only betrayed the latter's ignorance of the long political struggles he had waged based on Marxism-Leninism.
The nonagenarian leader was reacting to Kejriwal's statement during a television interview on Wednesday that he would welcome Achuthanandan to his party and the support of honest leaders like him would strengthen the anti-corruption campaign in the ... Read More
Lalu offers 11 seats to Congress, 1 to NCP
Putting pressure on Congress, RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Saturday offered 11 seats to Congress and asked the party to give its acceptance by Sunday when his party’s Parliamentary Board will meet in Patna.
The RJD has also offered one out of the 40 seats in the state to another Congress ally NCP.
The development comes after an old ally LJP walked over to the BJP camp.
Mr. Prasad, who returned to Patna from Delhi on Friday night, ... Read More
A surprise kiss for Rahul Gandhi on his tour of Assam
Jorhat, Assam: A kiss on the cheek, another on his head - it was a reception that Rahul Gandhi could not have anticipated.
Interacting with nearly 600 women from self-help groups in Assam's Jorhat on Wednesday, the Congress Vice President was left slightly embarrassed when a few women came up to him to shake his hand and one of them even planted a kiss on his cheek.
Mr Gandhi, 43, had told the gathering that "women ... Read More
Bharatiya Janata Party inks 7-seat deal with Ram Vilas Paswan's LJP
Sending shockwaves through the political spectrum, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has struck a deal with LJP's Ram Vilas Paswan in Bihar. The LJP will get seven seats, including the coveted Hajipur, Samastipur and Jamui to contest. The formal announcement is likely anytime.
Top LJP sources said LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan spoke to BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi and finalised the alliance. It is learnt that BJP agreed to give Hajipur, Samastipur, Jamui, Vaishali, Begisarai, Munger ... Read More
Cong to decide on seat sharing in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram: Congress state president V.M. Sudheeran said he would soon resolve the seat sharing issue with the party's alliance partners before the Lok Sabha elections.
In the United Democratic Front (UDF) it leads, the Congress has a major share of 17 seats, followed by the Indian Union Muslim League with two,and the Kerala Congress (Mani) one.
Now with both the allies demanding an extra seat each and the Socialist Janata Dal joining the alliance, which also has ... Read More
Andhra Pradesh CM resigns, quits Congress
Hyderabad: The Congress suffered a major jolt Wednesday when Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Reddy resigned and also dumped the Congress to protest against the state's break up.
After announcing his decision to the media, Kiran Reddy drove to the Raj Bhavan and submitted his resignation to Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan.
He urged the governor to make alternate arrangements at the earliest as he would not like to continue as caretaker chief minister.
"I am resigning from the ... Read More
AAP's Shazia Ilmi to challenge Sonia Gandhi in LS polls?
New Delhi: Soon after Aam Aadmi Party released its first list of 20 candidates for Lok Sabha elections, rumours began doing the rounds that the party may project Shazia Ilmi as its candidate from Rae Bareli against Congress president Sonia Gandhi.
In Delhi Assembly polls Ilmi had lost the RK Puram seat to Anil Sharma of the BJP by a slender margin of 326 votes.
Although AAP has officially not confirmed any such information on Ilmi, sources ... Read More
Making Up With Modi
The U.S. decision to reach out to prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi makes sense.
By Sadanand Dhume
When U.S. Ambassador to India Nancy Powell met Gujarat Chief Minister and opposition Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Thursday, she ended a nine-year American boycott of the controversial politician.
... Read More
Sonia Regrets Failure to Pass Women's Reservation Bill
By PTI - KOCHI
UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi today regretted that the Women's Reservation Bill has not been able to be passed in the Lok Sabha for lack of consensus.
"With the Lok Sabha elections looming large, my greatest regret is that the Women Reservation Bill has not been able to be passed in the Lok Sabha for lack of consensus though it has been approved by the Rajya Sabha", ... Read More
Not considering forming government in Delhi: BJP
NEW DELHI: The BJP on Saturday said it is "not considering forming" the government in Delhi as it does not have the required numbers.
"We don't have the numbers so we are not considering forming a government (in Delhi)," said Nitin Gadkari, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and in-charge of Delhi polls.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal resigned on Friday, 49 days after he took charge of a minority Delhi government, following a tumultuous day in the ... Read More
Chandy chooses not to receive Sonia Gandhi
Kochi: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy not being present to welcome Congress President Sonia Gandhi at the Kochi Naval Airport on Friday put political gossipmongers on a roll.
The UPA Chairperson had landed at Kochi en route to Lakshadweep and key figures in Congress had assembled at the Naval Airport to accord her a grand welcome.
Newly appointed KPCC president VM Sudheeran and Kerala Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala received Sonia Gandhi. Union Minister Kodikunnil Suresh is travelling ... Read More
Karunanidhi slams Left’s bid to project Jayalalithaa as PM candidate
DMK chief M. Karunanidhi on Friday slammed Left parties for reportedly trying to project Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa as a candidate for the Prime Minister’s post, saying that the move “is nothing but opportunistic slavery”.
“She is facing a disproportionate wealth case. It is nothing but opportunistic slavery,” Mr. Karunanidhi told reporters.
Talking to the media at the venue of the two-day party conference which is to start in Tiruchi fron Saturday, he said the Lok ... Read More
AIADMK, CPI announce alliance for LS polls
Chennai: Attempting to form a "secular and democratic alternative" to dethrone Congress from power at the Centre, AIADMK and CPI on Sunday announced their decision to enter into an alliance ahead of the coming Lok Sabha polls.
Addressing the press at her Poes Garden residence here along with CPI leaders A B Bardhan and Sudhakar Reddy, AIADMK chief and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa said, "AIADMK and CPI have decided to enter into an alliance to ... Read More
Telangana Bill trashed by Andhra Pradesh Assembly
In an embarrassment for the Centre, Telangana Bill was rejected by Andhra Pradesh Assembly today. The assembly today passed by voice vote a resolution moved by Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy rejecting the AP Reorganisation Bill-2013 which entails creation of separate Telangana state.
Capping an acrimonious debate and ending the pandemonium the House was stuck in for the past few days, Speaker Nadendla Manohar put the resolution to vote and announced that it was "passed".
The ... Read More
Paswan meets Sonia over alliance formation
Amid indications of unease between his party and RJD, Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) president Ram Vilas Paswan on Wednesday met Congress chief Sonia Gandhi here to urge her to take the lead in finalising the alliance in Bihar as “clarity” was required on seat-sharing among the allies.
LJP sources said Mr. Paswan told Ms Gandhi that his party will not talk to RJD chief Lalu Prasad on the issue of seat-sharing, reflecting the unease between the ... Read More
Rajya Sabha polls: Sharad Pawar, Murli Deora elected unopposed
Mumbai: Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar and senior Congress leader Murli Deora are among the seven candidates from Maharashtra that were today elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha in the biennial polls in Mumbai.
The other candidates were: Majid Memon (NCP), Hussain Dalwai (Congress), Rajkumar Dhoot (Shiv Sena), Sanjay Kakade (Independent) and RPI leader Ramdas Athavale.
BJP had given nomination to Athavale, whose party is an ally of BJP-led NDA from its quota instead of Javdekar.
The ... Read More
Rahul Gandhi under attack over remarks on Sikh riots
New Delhi: The opposition criticised the ruling Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday for avoiding any expression of regret for the killings of Sikhs in riots three decades ago, a sensitive issue that threatens to dog him in a tight election due by May.
Gandhi said the government led by his Congress party did everything it could to control the violence against minority Sikhs in retaliation for the assassination of his grandmother, then Prime ... Read More
Sonia Gandhi addresses rally on Nitish's turf: highlights
Sonia Gandhi addresses rally on Nitish's turf: highlights
Congress president Sonia Gandhi addresses a rally today at the foundation-laying ceremony of a centre of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) at Kisanganj, 400 km from Patna.
Here are the highlights:
We are going through a critical periods and some hard questions need to be answered.
It is a battle of ideologies - Congress believes in secularism.
When a state develops, the country also develops - and we all must be ... Read More
Dynasty politics in BJP, SP and DMK as well: Rahul Gandhi
To questions about dynasty politics, Gandhi said that he is "absolutely against the concept of dynasty. But it happens in BJP, SP, DMK and Congress everywhere."
"I am absolutely against the concept of dynasty. Anybody who knows me knows that and understands that. But you are not going to wish away dynasty in a closed system. You have to open the system," Rahul added.
When asked if he agreed with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's view that Modi ... Read More
To honour Lata Mangeshkar's Ae mere watan ke logon, Modi will be present
To honour Lata Mangeshkar's Ae mere watan ke logon, Modi will be present
Lata Mangeshkar says there is no political tenor to the ceremony
Iconic singer Lata Mangeshkar has said that there is no political tenor to a ceremony being held today at which she will be honoured by Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate of the BJP.
"I don't belong to any party, am not interested in politics. Politics and music are very different," the 84-year-old said ... Read More
Mulayam Singh takes dig at Narendra Modi
Varanasi: Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav today took a dig at Narendra Modi over his remarks that BJP will turn Uttar Pradesh into a Gujarat, reminding the BJP's prime ministerial nominee that "atrocities and massacres" were carried out in the state ruled by him.
"A rally is on in Gorakhpur where the chief guest is the BJP's prime ministerial candidate. They say, they'll create a Gujarat (here). But please think again, you will ... Read More
Rahul holds consultations with state leaders
After being formally assigned to lead the campaign in the Lok Sabha polls, Rahul Gandhi on Saturday held consultations with state leaders on the strategy ahead.
Mr. Gandhi met AICC delegates from each state separately seeking to know about the issues that will play in the next Lok Sabha polls in their state and the strength of the organisation there.
The party is all set to begin the process of its ticket distribution exercise by holding meetings ... Read More
Mamata nominates Mithun Chakraborty for RS seat
KOLKATA: West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee announced on Saturday the nomination of Bollywood actor Mithun Chakraborty as her party Trinamool Congress's candidate for the upcoming Rajya Sabha election in the state.
"In our state, five Rajya Sabha members will be elected this time. One of these seats will be given to Mithun Chakraborty from All India Trinamool Congress," Banerjee said in a Facebook post.
Chakraborty, she said, is a well-known film personality and has devoted ... Read More
Binny should have discussed grievance: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said Wednesday Aam Aadmi Party legislator Vinod Kumar Binny should have discussed his grievances with senior party members before speaking to the media.
"Binny had come to meet me at my residence and demanded either a berth in the Delhi cabinet or a ticket to contest the Lok Sabha polls," Kejriwal told reporters.
"He was told that as per the party policy, tickets cannot be given to ... Read More
Yeddyurappa, two party MLAs rejoin BJP
Karnataka Janta Party (KJP) president B S Yeddyurappa and two of his party MLAs formally rejoined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) here on Thursday.
Prahlad Joshi, president of the Karnataka unit of the BJP, warmly welcomed him and other members of KJP into the party.
Speaking on the occasion, Yeddyurappa said that the decision to quit the BJP was wrong in hindsight, as it had helped the Congress to come back to power.
... Read More
Cong downplays Priyanka presence in a meeting in Rahul's home
New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday sought to play down the presence of Priyanka Gandhi in a meeting of party leaders at the residence of her brother Rahul at his residence here this morning that had created flutters.
"Priyanka Gandhi is a member of an important political family. May be she is not seen as participating in active politics but she is an active member of Congress for long.
"She has her own opinions on political ... Read More
Beginning of a novel experiment in politics
Dr Sandeep Pandey, Magsaysay Awardee and CNS Columnist
With the formation of Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi the country is going to witness a novel experiment in politics. The first target has been the VIP culture. Arvind Kejriwal has refused to accept security, beacon fitted vehicle and a government bunglow not only for himself but all his ministers. In a country where most people become politician to avail of all these facilities it is going ... Read More
Kerala caste group (SNDP)leader backs Modi as PM
Kottayam (Kerala) Dec 29 (IANS) Velapally Natesan, leader of the Ezhava community of Kerala, Sunday backed BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.
"In general, there is a feeling among the people here that the Congress-led UPA government has been a failure. It's most likely that in the forthcoming Lok Sabha polls, the Congress will have to pay a heavy price," Natesan said.
Speaking to reporters, he said: "The country will not go to the dogs if Modi ... Read More
AAP prepares for general elections
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Thursday named two members who would look into preparations for the Lok Sabha elections next year.
"The two members - Pankaj Gupta and Sanjay Singh - will look into the preparations for the Lok Sabha polls. They will help in making the party's election manifesto and other poll-related issues," party leader Yogendra Yadav told media persons at the party office in central Delhi's Hanuman Road.
Yadav said ... Read More
Samajwadi Party upset over Bachchan-Thackeray patch-up
MUMBAI: The Samajwadi Party state unit has criticized the recent patch-up between Bollywood mega-star Amitabh Bachchan and Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray here on Wednesday.
"Is this Amitabh Bachchan's friendship with Raj Thackeray or treachery with north Indians?" screamed a banner put up by SP.
Samajwadi Party's state chief and legislator Abu Asim Azmi said it was surprising that Bachchan again befriended Raj Thackeray, who through his MNS has made north Indians' life miserable in the ... Read More
RSS calls for debate on Article 370
Jammu: Alleging that the parties in power in Jammu and Kashmir are misusing Article 370 ‘to accomplish their personal agenda’, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) called for a debate on it.
"Article 370 is nothing but an additional legalistic mechanism to make some laws when Constituent Assembly was not constituted in Jammu and Kashmir," senior RSS leader Arun Kumar said at a seminar, "Article 370: Reality and Myths", organized by Jammu and Kashmir Study Centre in ... Read More
The eight MLA’s of Congress in Delhi will never desert AAP!
The eight MLA’s of Congress in Delhi will never desert AAP as proving or may never now prefer to be themselves the puppet and jokers of former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit!!!
Will eight MLA’s of Congress in Delhi ever desert AAP as proving or may never now prefer to be themselves the puppet and jokers of former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit, the answer has be no for a many reasons???
They (eight MLA’s of ... Read More
Jan Lokpal or Jokepal?
The Jan Lokpal was conceived as an independent empowered and accountable ombudsman which could independently, credibly and expeditiously investigate corruption offences of all public servants who are today not being investigated because the investigating agencies are controlled by the same public servants who need to be investigated. Such a Lokpal would need to be functionally, financially and even in terms of appointment and accountability be independent of the government and indeed the political establishment even ... Read More
Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan resigns
Rahul may be appointed Cong PM candidate at AICC meet in January.
In a shake up ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan resigned today from the Union Council of Ministers and more may be in line for being drafted into party work.
The resignation of 59-year-old Natarajan, Minister of State with independent charge of Environment and Forests, has been accepted by the President, a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique said.
It also said that Oil Minister ... Read More
Congress offers unconditional support to Aam Aadmi Party to form government in Delhi
New Delhi: The Congress has offered unconditional support to Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party should they be ready to form the next government in Delhi.
"We don't want to put an extra burden on the people," Shakeel Ahmed, Congress General Secretary in-charge of Delhi wrote to Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung.
Mr Kejriwal, who is the convenor of AAP, is scheduled to meet Mr Jung tomorrow morning at 10:30 am to discuss government formation.
AAP won 28 seats in ... Read More
VK Singh Vs Team Kejriwal at Anna Hazare's Lokpal fast venue
by Ritesh K Srivastava
Ralegan Siddhi: Ralegan Siddhi, the venue of anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare's indefinite hunger strike to press for a strong Jan Lokpal Bill, on Friday witnessed some unpleasant scenes when former Army chief VK Singh took a dig at the Arvind Kejriwal camp.
According to reports, Singh, who was sharing stage with Anna Hazare, said, "We shouldn't split and form different groups in our fight against corruption. We can't win the battle against corruption ... Read More
No confidence in CM, says Andhra Deputy CM
Hyderabad, Dec 13 (IANS) Andhra Deputy Chief Minister Damodar Rajanarasimha Friday demanded a meeting of the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) saying people of Telangana had lost their faith in Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy.
Reacting strongly to the delay in tabling the Telangana bill in the assembly despite the central government sending it Thursday, the deputy chief minister said people of Telangana had no confidence in the chief minister.
Rajanarasimha, who hails from Telangana, alleged that ... Read More
Poll debacle: Pawar blames Congress for weak leadership
In a stinging attack on Congress leadership after the poll drubbing, ally Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on Monday said people “do not want weak rulers” but “strong and decisive” leaders like late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and the youth have vent their “anger” through the ballot.
Noting that Congress has lost much ground in the Assembly elections, he said the polls have raised questions that require serious thinking from “not only the Congress, ... Read More
Raje sworn in Rajasthan Chief Minister
Vasundhara Raje, who led the BJP to a landslide victory in the Rajasthan Assembly polls, was on Friday sworn in as Chief Minister for the second time in the presence of Narendra Modi and other top party leaders.
Ms. Raje, who belongs to the Scindia royal family of Gwalior, was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor Margaret Alva during a grand swearing-in ceremony inside the Assembly premises in Jaipur. She was the only ... Read More
After Congress walloping in states, Nitish Kumar decides against alliance
Patna: The BJP may have won three states- and emerged as the largest party in Delhi - but Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar says that's where the good news ends.
"The BJP will receive a deep shock in 2014," he said, joining the legion of analysts who say that the BJP benefitted from a tidal wave of public anger against the Congress over corruption and inflation.
Earlier this year, he ended a 17-year alliance with the BJP, ... Read More
BJP to formally invite BS Yeddyurappa to rejoin party
Bangalore: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is all set to formally invite Lingayat strongman and Karnataka Janata Party (KJP) chief BS Yeddyurappa to rejoin the party.
Reports on Thursday claimed that Karnataka BJP president Prahlad Joshi, who is schedule to address a press conference this evening, will make a formal announcement in this regard.
BJP president Rajnath Singh has also conveyed party’s decision to senior leaders Ananth Kumar and KS Eshwarappa.
Shortly after the appointment of Narendra Modi as ... Read More
Congress core group discusses Telangana, parliament session
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The Congress core group headed by party chief Sonia Gandhi met before the cabinet Thursday cleared a group of ministers' proposal to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh, said informed sources.
According to the sources, the meeting was held at the official residence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh along with senior ministers.
The Congress core group also discussed the strategy for the winter session of parliament which started Thursday and will go on till Dec ... Read More
The BJP leader claims the anti-Congress wave was a national trend
Charging Congress with corruption and non-performance, BJP today said there was a "severe anti-Congress wave" in the country and asserted that it would win in four poll-bound states, including Rajasthan.
"BJP would return to power in Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh as people had accepted incumbent chief ministers Raman Singh and Shivraj Singh Chouhan as their most trusted and creditable leaders, while in Rajasthan and Delhi, BJP would have comfortable majority to form the new governments after ... Read More
You can't match us, Mr Modi: Mulayam, Akhilesh on war of rallies in Uttar Pradesh
Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh: At a rally in Bareilly that the Samajwadi Party billed as its grandest-ever, party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav said the effort had in no way been influenced by the scale of preparations for a Narendra Modi rally 200 km away in Agra.
"The BJP's PM candidate is holding a rally in Agra. But our rally was planned much earlier," he said, before launching an elaborate criticism of the Congress, which he supports ... Read More
Delhi: Narendra Modi to address three public rallies
New Delhi: Intensifying its poll campaign, Delhi BJP today announced that the party's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will address three public rallies in the next 10 days.
The rallies will be held on November 23, November 30 and December 1. The focus will be on highlighting BJP's positive agenda for the city, said Delhi BJP president Vijay Goel.
"The first rally will be held on November 23 at Dwarka, Sector-14, DDA Park at 5 pm. It ... Read More
AAP manifesto promises power to people, cheaper electricity
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Cheaper electricity, decentralisation of power, a Delhi Lokpal bill and protection to minorities are among the promises the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has made in its manifesto for the Dec 4 assembly elections released here Wednesday.
Announcing the manifesto, AAP leader Yogendra Yadav said the party will undertake a "radical experiment" of decentralising power by organising "mohalla sabhas" (colony assemblies).
"Around 3,000 mohalla sabhas will be set up in the 272 wards ... Read More
Jaganmohan Reddy comes calling, Mamata backs united Andhra call
Kolkata: In his bid to build a national consensus against a separate Telangana state and stall the bifurcation bill in parliament, YSR Congress president YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Wednesday met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and got her support.
"While we are pressing for the need to amend Article 3 (of the Constitution), the immediate need is to stop the bifurcation bill when it is raised in parliament," Jagan Reddy, as he is popularly called, ... Read More
BJP releases populist manifesto in Rajasthan
Jaipur: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday promised five percent reservation to Gujjars and to rehabilitate Hindus from Pakistan in a populist manifesto for the Dec 1 Rajasthan assembly polls.
The manifesto, released in the presence of BJP president Rajnath Singh and Rajasthan's chief ministerial candidate Vasundhara Raje, promises five percent reservation for Gujjars, jobs for youth, development of educational infrastructure for minorities and rehabilitation of Pakistani Hindus among several other things.
"We will provide employment opportunities ... Read More
Mamata fights for Bengal; what do Akhilesh, Mayawati do for you: Narendra Modi in UP
BJP's prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is in Uttar Pradesh today.
Here are the highlights of a speech he delivered at a rally in Bahraich.
I salute Lord Brahma's 'tapobhuoomi'
When I was BJP's general secretary in 2001, I had come here to review each constituency.
My last programme was in Bahraich
It was here I was informed that I cancel my engagements and proceed to Delhi
The BJP then entrusted me with the Gujarat Chief ... Read More
Lata Mangeshkar endorses Narendra Modi
Pune: Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi today found an ardent supporter in melody queen Lata Mangeshkar who said she would like to see him taking the top job.
After Modi inaugurated a new hospital complex named after her late father Deenanath Mangeshkar at a function here, Lata, in a brief address, said "Narendrabhai is like my brother. All of us want to see him become the Prime Minister. On the auspicious ... Read More
Karunanidhi urges PM not to attend Colombo meeting
Amid speculations over Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's participation in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting at Colombo, DMK reiterated that India should boycott it to register protest over the alleged war crimes against Tamils in Sri Lanka.
In a sharp reaction to reports in a section of the press that Singh was likely to attend the meet, DMK chief M Karunanidhi said people of Tamil Nadu expect that there should not even be a ... Read More
Bhim Singh urges Governor to dismiss Omar Govt.
Addressing a press conference in Jammu this morning, Prof. Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of NPP charged Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah for sedition and endangering the security of the state through his hate and anti-national utterances. The NPP Supremo who is also a member of NIC headed by the Prime Minister expressed grave concern on the dangerous moves of Omar Abdullah to destabilize the internal security by using the Pakistani terrorists who were illegally infiltrated by ... Read More
Rabri Devi there to guide us: RJD Secretary General Ramkripal Yadav
PATNA: With Lalu Prasad convicted in the multi-crore fodder scam case, RJD today put up a brave front saying his wife and former Chief Minister Rabri Devi is "still there to guide us".
"Rabri Devi is our leader. She is still there to guide us," party Secretary General Ramkripal Yadav told PTI.
In the past also, the party had faced such a difficult situation but had come out with "double its strength", Yadav, a close ... Read More
Famed non-vegetarian feast forces Sonia Gandhi to change her plans in Karnataka
Anil Kumar M, TNN
Realizing that ‘badoota’ would make the task of mobilizing crowds difficult for Sonia Gandhi, party mangers have now reverted to the earlier itinerary.
BANGALORE: Mandya's famed 'badoota' (non-vegetarian feast) has forced a change in AICC chief Sonia Gandhi's itinerary.
The Congress chief initially had to visit Mandya, 60km from Bangalore on September 30 which was later put off to October 4. However, the party managers later realized that October 4 was 'Mahalaya Amavasya' ... Read More
Bickering in Congress over ministers' appraisals (Karnataka Newsletter)
Bangalore, Sep 27 (IANS) The Congress is yet to complete ministry formation even four months after coming to power in Karnataka but is caught in bickering over whether there should be quarterly or annual appraisal of ministers' performances.
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and his ministers are for an annual appraisal.
However state party chief G. Parameshwara is insisting on quarterly appraisals, saying that this is the norm in other Congress-ruled states.
He is going ahead with finalizing the parameters ... Read More
Media Activities Ignore Minorities Leadership In
By Balbir Singh Sooch-Sikh Vicar Manch
Two claiming and alleged major parties in India, the Congress and the BJP are only being projected before Indian Voters in Indian Media for the coming Lokk Sabha elections-2014, that to mischievously, with ulterior motives, intentionally and deliberately, criminally in order to mislead the Indian Voters and for their brainwashing to befool them (Foolish Voters, illiterate Voters and as purchasable commodity by a many means in the spoiled ... Read More
Congress MP S.P.Y. Reddy joins YSR Congress
Hyderabad, Sep 27 (IANS) Congress MP S.P.Y. Reddy Friday joined YSR Congress party, saying it is the only party sincerely working to keep Andhra Pradesh united.
The MP from Nandyal Friday night met YSR Congress president Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy and joined the party.
Later, S.P.Y. Reddy told reporters that he would meet Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Saturday to submit his resignation to oppose the Congress decision to carve out separate Telangana state.
He said YSR Congress alone ... Read More
Rahul Gandhi introduces monthly monitoring system for AICC secretaries
Saturday, Sep 21
As per the new system, all AICC secretaries will have to submit details of the work being done under their jurisdictional areas in a performa to the Congress Vice President by the 10th day of every month.
Keen to streamline the working of party functionaries, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has introduced a monthly monitoring system for all AICC secretaries ahead of next Lok Sabha polls and ensuing assembly elections in five states.
As per ... Read More
Political parties celebrate Hyderabad Liberation Day
By PTI - HYDERABAD
The 'Hyderabad Liberation Day' was celebrated impressively by ruling Congress, main opposition TDP, BJP and TRS in Andhra Pradesh today.
Former state Congress unit president and MLC D Srinivas hoisted the national flag at Gandhi Bhavan, the state party headquarters.
TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu, who hoisted the tri-colour at the party office, claimed that the credit for developing Hyderabad and Telangana region goes to TDP.
The subsequent Congress regime destroyed the development in the ... Read More
NC-Congress alliance in J&K is disaster for national security
NPP Supremo, Prof. Bhim Singh has accused NC-Congress government in J&K for turning the state into den of communalism, corruption and lawlessness. He urged the Governor, Shri N.N. Vohra to act fast to save the State from further death and destruction because of the non-governance of the government. Prof. Bhim Singh said that Congress and National Conference are fighting shamelessly only to grab more power and rob the state exchequer.
In a special communication to ... Read More
Call for Ultimate Revolution against corruption, communalism
An emergency meeting of the Working Committee of Delhi Pradesh National Panthers Party is held in New Delhi under the Chairmanship of Chief Patron, Prof. Bhim Singh. In his address to the Panthers Party activists, the NPP Supremo invited youth and students to join the Ultimate Revolution to demolish the seedlings of corruption, communalism, criminalization and drug menace so that the democracy shall survive and India may take leap towards its international role for the ... Read More
Communal Harmony Yatra starts
Prof. Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of National Panthers Party who inaugurated the Bhaichara Yatra from Jammu to Kishtwar appealed the people of J&K particularly Kishtwar to join the Bharichara Yatra to uphold the centuries’ old traditions of communal harmony. In his message he said,
“Ours is a great nation which has been showing the light of love, peace, tolerance and human dignity to the whole world since times immemorial.
Jammu Kashmir is the crest ... Read More
Communal Harmony Yatra from Jammu to Kishtwar
“Communal harmony (Bhaichara) yatri was taken out by JKNPP from Jammu Tawi to Kishtwar from 29th August 2013 with a message of love, brotherhood, tolerance and communal harmony”. This was announced by Shri Balwant Singh Mankotia MLA, President JKNPP in a press conference this morning”.
JKNPP President said that the communal harmony yatra to spread Rashtriya Chetna Abhiyan for promoting communal harmony shall comprise of Panthers Party Supremo, Prof. Bhim Singh, all the ... Read More
Omar Abdullah facilitating movement of terrorists?
'' In a letter addressed to the J&K Governor, Shri N.N. Vohra, Prof. Bhim Singh has urged the Governor to dismiss the Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah from his office as the CM has become a security risk on several accounts. The recent development has revealed that Mr. Omar Abdullah had allowed Pakistani nationals involved in terrorist activities in J&K to enter the State via ... Read More
Sonia Gandhi to address rally in Rajasthan next month
Jaipur: Congress President Sonia Gandhi will address a public meeting here next month as part of the party's Sandesh Yatra in Rajasthan, state Congress chief Chandrabhan said here on Sunday.
"A state-level rally will be held here next month for which we have invited the party president," Chandrabhan said, adding that the dates for the visit by Sonia would be finalised later as per her convenience.
"We will also hold division level meetings in Sept.-Oct. which will ... Read More
Are Kashmiris treated differently?
New Delhi/Jammu/Srinagar, 17th August, 2013:- J&K’s super imposed Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah proclaimed in his loud voice on the Independence Day from Srinagar that the ‘Kashmiries’ are being treated differently from the citizens in the rest of the country. In his rejoinder, Prof. Bhim Singh, Supremo National Panthers Party, blamed the Chief Minister and his NC Party for this discrimination with the Kashmiries on the following counts;
1. It is National Conference ... Read More
Pakistan to free 367 Indian prisoners
Pakistan will release 367 Indian prisoners next week to send a positive message to its neighbour amid high tension due to firing on the Line of Control (LoC), Pakistani sources said on Saturday.
The two sides are trying to ease pressure on the LoC after about two weeks of ceasefire violations that started after five Indian soldiers were killed in an attack by Pakistani troops early this month.
“Yes, it is true that 367 Indian prisoners and ... Read More
YSRC leader asks Chandrababu Naidu to resign from Assembly
By PTI - VIJAYWADA
Former legislator and YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) leader Adusumilli Jaya Prakash asked TDP President Chandrababu Naidu on Friday to resign his Assembly seat to express solidarity with the ongoing united Andhra Pradesh agitation.
Though some of the TDP legislators have resigned their Assembly seats in support of a unified state, Naidu has not done so yet, he said while talking to reporters here.
The Leader of Opposition should quit his Assembly seat to protect ... Read More
Omar must go, Kichloo killing is only eyewash
Prof. Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of National Panthers Party has urged Shri N.N. Vohra, the Governor of J&K to dismiss the Chief Minister of J&K without any delay as he has turned a security risk for the state and red signal to out communal harmony.
Reacting sharply on the resignation of State Home Minister, Bashir Kichloo, NPP leader said that he is being demonized for the criminal act of the Chief Minister. He said that ... Read More
Nitish must sack Minister and apologize to nation
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) General Secretary Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Friday launched a frontal attack on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, demanding that the Janata Dal (United) chief should order an immediate sacking of his Minister Bhim Singh for making a derogatory statement that people joined the Indian Army and the police force just to die.
"Nitish Kumar must sack the Minister and must apologize to the nation," Rudy said.
Rudy said that the statement reflected the ... Read More
Bhim Singh presses for state funding of elections
Prof. Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of National Panthers Party met Chief Election Commissioner of India, Mr. V.S.Sampath in New Delhi and urged to introduce revolutionary and immediate electoral reforms to save electoral process from total collapse. He said that the entire electoral process has become a tool in the hands of criminals and business houses who have almost managed to grab Parliament and power. He has suggested important measures for state funding of the elections ... Read More
Reorganization of J&K inevitable after Telangana
An emergency meeting of the National Executive of the Panthers Party hailed the restoration of Telangana as a state within the Indian Union after nearly 60 years of its merger with Andhra Pradesh.
Prof. Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of National Panthers Party while welcoming the historic decision, though much delayed and hoped that the Central leadership and the Parliament shall read the writings on the walls of tomorrow’s history to respond the call of the ... Read More
Panthers to file corruption cases against Azad, Soz in J&K
An emergency meeting of the JKNPP Secretariat was held today in Jammu which has decided to file corruption petitions against named corrupt ministers including Union Minister, Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad and Prof. Saifudin Soz in the Supreme Court of India. The Secretariat has authorized Prof. Bhim Singh, who is also Sr. Executive Member of the Supreme Court Bar Association, to move appropriate petitions against the Sr. Congress leaders who have file false affidavits before ... Read More
Trinamool Congress wins 13 out of 17 Zilla parishads in West Bengal
Maintaining its wining spree, the ruling Trinamool Congress swept the three-tier panchayat polls in West Bengal capturing 13 out of 17 Zilla Parishads.Maintaining its wining spree, the ruling Trinamool Congress swept the three-tier panchayat polls in West Bengal capturing 13 out of 17 Zilla Parishads.
KOLKATA: Maintaining its wining spree, the ruling Trinamool Congress swept the three-tier panchayat polls in West Bengal capturing 13 out of 17 Zilla Parishads, while the Congress put up ... Read More
Digvijay Singh hits out at BJP on Telangana
New Delhi: With Congress likely to give its nod to carving out of a separate state from Andhra Pradesh, party leader Digvijay Singh on Monday attacked BJP, accusing it of "rejecting the idea of Telangana" in 2000.
Admitting that it was "not an easy decision", Singh said everyone one has been heard on the issue and their view points have been taken into account a "final decision would be announced tomorrow".
Another senior party leader speaking separately ... Read More
Keep candidates with criminal background out, Rahul Gandhi tells Congressmen
New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday directed party leaders of five election-bound states to keep candidates with criminal background out.
Mr Gandhi, who met party general secretaries in-charge and the chairmen of the screening committees for Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram, discussed the party strategy for the Assembly polls in these states which are due this year.
Sources said Mr Gandhi told these leaders to ensure the party does not give tickets ... Read More
Mayawati dons battle fatigues for Lok Sabha polls
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) Ousted from power in Uttar Pradesh after losing the 2012 assembly elections and fairly marginalised in national politics, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati has already donned the battle fatigues, fine-tuning a two-pronged strategy for the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.
On a three-day "unusually long" stay in the state capital, the former chief minister is working overtime and relentlessly, party insiders say, to "ensure that her arch-rival, Mulayam Singh Yadav's (ruling) Samajwadi ... Read More
Congress will do well in Lok Sabha polls in UP: Mistry
Jhansi: Congress national general secretary Madhusudan Mistry Wednesday exuded confidence about his party's good show in next year's Lok Sabha elections.
"Fed up with the poor law and order situation, people in UP are moving towards Congress and it would have a very good result in next year's Lok Sabha elections," Mistry, the party in-charge for UP, told reporters. He was here to inaugurate a party zonal office.
Criticising the current law and order situation in the ... Read More
Telangana Students asked to lead the State Movement
Addressing a high-profile Round Table Conference in support of Telangana State in Hyderabad today, Prof. Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of National Panthers Party & Member of National Integration Council called on the students and youth to take up the movement for Telangana State as the politicians and the political parties have failed to deliver. He congratulated the students of Osmania University who expressed their resentment against the double standards of the Congress last evening in ... Read More
Cabinet reshuffle soon, says Chandy
New Delhi: Amid political crisis in Kerala over solar panel scam, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Friday said there will be a Cabinet reshuffle very soon in the state as he tried to reach out to Hindu caste organisations which are up in arms against his government.
The beleaguered Chief Minister, who discussed the political crisis with party Vice-President Rahul Gandhi, also alleged that the CPM-led LDF tried to attract the UDF allies in its ... Read More
Congress, JD(U) slam Modi over 'puppy' remarks; BSP MP defends him
Narendra Modi continued to be slammed for his 'Hindu nationalist' and 'puppy' remarks, with several political parties, including Congress and JD(U), saying his comments are dangerous and that he was a "frustrated" person.
Interestingly, senior BSP leader and MP Vijay Bahadur Singh came out in support of the Gujarat Chief Minister, saying his 'puppy' remark showed he was a "sensitive" person and those attacking him were "anti-national".
Slamming Modi's remarks on Gujarat riots, senior Congress leader and ... Read More
Hemant Soren takes oath as Jharkhand CM
Jharkhand Mukti Morcha Legislative Party leader Hemant Soren handing over to Governor Syed Ahmed the letter of support to stake claim to form the government, in Ranchi on Tuesday. PTI
Ranchi: JMM leader Hemant Soren, son of party chief, Shibu Soren, was on Saturday sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Jharkhand.
The tribal leader was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor Syed Ahmed. Rajendra Prasad Singh and Annapurna Devi, Legislature party leaders ... Read More
BJP expels ex-minister Raghavji over sodomy charges
Disgraced former Madhya Pradesh finance minister Raghavji was on Sunday expelled from BJP following sodomy allegations levelled against him by a youth even as police booked him in the matter.
Claiming that he would come out clean, Raghavji, who was forced to resign from State Cabinet after his servant accused him of sexual abuse and a sleaze video CD allegedly showed him in the act, celebrated his 79th birthday with a lot of pomp and show ... Read More
Promoting communal hatred for votes?
Prof. Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of National Panthers Party and Member of National Integration Council has thrown challenge to the leaders of BJP, NC and Congress to join him in an open debate from the same platform on the relevance of Article 370 in 2013. He pointed out that BJP has been exploiting the emotions of the electorates in the name of Article 370 and Ram Mandir with the sole objective to raise their vote ... Read More
National Integration Camp concluded
Three 3-day, 36th National Integration Camp organized by J&K National Panthers Party at Sudhmahadev, 120 kms. (east of Jammu City) concluded today sending a strong message to the people of the country, particularly the youth and the students, that NPP shall continue this battle against communalism, terrorism, corruption, drug menace and all social evils in the society. Prof. Bhim Singh, Supremo of NPP, Sr. Executive Member of Supreme Court Bar Association ... Read More
Panthers start 7-day Chetna Abhiyan against terrorism, corruption & communalism
Seven day Chetna Abhiyan led Prof. Bhim Singh started this morning from its district headquarters Kathua to create awakening among the youth and students in particular against terrorism, corruption and communalism, drug menace. The Panthers Party team comprised by legislators, senior party leaders, members of the secretariat, kisan, youth, women and trade union wings. The prominent members of the team include party General Secretary, Shri Yashpaul Kundal, MLA Young Panthers Party, Syed Rafiq Shah, MLC, ... Read More
Jayalalithaa backs D. Raja, drops AIADMK candidate
The ruling AIADMK today decided to support CPI’s D. Raja in the June 27 biennial elections to six Rajya Sabha seats and announced withdrawal of one of its nominees from the contest.
The change of heart by AIADMK supremo J. Jayalalithaa to accommodate CPI came after Raja called on her this morning and sought support.
Jayalalithaa in a statement released to the press here announced that her party would extend support to the candidature of Raja.
AIADMK’s Thangamuthu, ... Read More
Bhim Singh’s extensive tour to militancy-hit areas
Prof. Bhim Singh, Founder of the Panthers Party shall undertake an extensive tour of militancy affected areas in Kathua, Doda, Kishtwar, Ramban and Udhampur Districts from 18th to 22nd of June, 2013. He will be accompanied by senior leaders of the Panthers Party, a media team and active members of the civil society.
A district level emergency conclave shall be held on 18th June, 2013 in Kathua District under the leadership Mr. Ravinder Pathania, District ... Read More
Nawaz Sharief must act boldly to build bridges
In a congratulatory message to Mian Nawaz Sharief on his assuming Prime Minister’s Office for the third time in Pakistan, Prof. Bhim Singh, Panthers Party Supremo hoped that the new Prime Minister of Pakistan shall complete the unfinished agenda to build cordial relations between India and Pakistan.
The Panthers Party leader hoped that the Pak Army shall not create hurdles in the peace process that Mian Nawaz Sharief is ... Read More
NCP Ministers quit amid reshuffle talk
All the 20 ministers from the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) which is jointly ruling Maharashtra with the Congress submitted their resignations on Friday to party president Sharad Pawar, ostensibly for an internal reshuffle exercise. The move could also be aimed at putting pressure on the Congress which has been dithering on a cabinet reshuffle since many months.
NCP sources said the decision to reshuffle the NCP ministers was taken nine months ago after deputy chief ... Read More
Make political parties accountable
Prof. Bhim Singh, Founder/Chief Patron of National Panthers Party has welcomed the decision of the CIC (Central Information Commission) to bring all recognized political parties under the hammer of RTI Act. It is very important for the survival of democracy that the tools of democracy are strengthened and made workable to deliver at all times and under all situations.
The parties receiving more than Rs.20,000/- are obliged to mention the parties in their returns filed before ... Read More
Kejriwal to contest against Sheila Dikshit
By IANS - NEW DELHI
Activist-turned-politician and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal will take on Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit in the Delhi assembly elections, AAP aaid Sunday.
"Kejirwal will contest directly against Dikshit. We have taken the decision after a meeting of our party's volunteers," party leader Manish Sisodia told IANS.
Dikshit represents Gole Market in the Delhi assembly.
"Dikshit is the driving force of corruption and she should be directly challenged by Kejriwal. If Dikshit ... Read More
Buddhadeb slams Mamata government for 'non-performance'
Former Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee today slammed the Mamata Banerjee government for "non-performance" and wondered how it was still claiming to have completed "most of the jobs" in last two years.
"It is a sorry state-of-affairs in West Bengal due to non-functioning of the government in the state which is plagued by lawlessness and violence," Bhattacharjee told a CITU rally in this North 24-Parganas district town.
In a satirical tone, he said "it is being ... Read More
Panthers condemn all forms of terrorism
National Working Committee of NPP condemned the brutal killing of Congressmen in a well planned attack by Maoists in a forested area of Chhattisgarh's southern Bastar region killing more than two dozen of ‘security protectees’ Congressmen . The Party described the attack as an act of war that cannot be condoned or written off and deserved to be condemned by all those who believe in the parameters of democracy and the rule of ... Read More
BJP expels Jethmalani for six years
New Delhi:The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has expelled senior lawyer and MP Ram Jethmalani from the primary membership of party for six years over "breach of discipline".
In a letter to Jethmalani, BJP general secretary Ananth Kumar Tuesday said the party's parliamentary board had taken a unanimous decision Monday to expel him from membership of the party.
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Waging war on invaders against democracy shall be real homage to Nehru
The Panthers Party activists today held a candle march at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi to pay homage to the first Prime Minister of India, Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru on his 49th death anniversary. The Panthers Party activists declared that they shall fight for the saviour of democracy and rule of law with the might and strength of ballots and not bullets (not bullets) as some groups sponsored, aided, abetted, armed and financed by some enemies ... Read More
Karnataka Assembly polls shall unite opposition for Parliamentary elections
Addressing a mammoth rally Kaithwada, Rajasthan this afternoon the Panthers Party Supremo, Prof. Bhim Singh who is also Member of National Integration Council described the humiliating defeat of BJP, JD(S) & other opposition groups in the recently held Karnataka Assembly polls as a positive outcome because this humiliation shall force the opposition at the national and regional levels to work out a alternative (Vikalp) to the Congress party in the Parliamentary elections. Calling on the ... Read More
Samajwadi Party opens its account in Karnataka assembly
Bangalore, May 8 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party (SP) Wednesday opened its electoral account in the Karnataka assembly with its candidate C.P. Yogeshwara winning from the Channapatna constituency.
Yogeshwara, who was the state forest minister in the outgoing BJP government, defeated Janata Dal-Secular's (JD-S) Anitha Kumaraswamy, wife of the party's state unit president and former chief minister H.D. Kumaraswamy.
Yogeshwara won the Channapatna seat, about 60 km from here, with a margin of 6,404 votes. He polled 80,039 ... Read More
Panthers urge PM for urgent intervention for security of Pak-prisoners in Indian jails
New Delhi, 3rd May, 2013:- Prof. Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of National Panthers Party & Sr. Executive Member of Supreme Court Bar Association has urged Dr. Manmohan Singh, the Prime Minister of India for his immediate intervention to ensure the safety and security of the Pakistani prisoners languishing in various Indian jails. Prof. Bhim Singh had warned that reaction might follow and cause concern for the Pakistani prisoners in the Indian jails. Prof. Bhim Singh ... Read More
Rajnath Singh projects Varun Gandhi as BJP's face in Uttar Pradesh
BAREILLY: BJP chief Rajnath Singh on Wednesday almost projected young party MP from Pilibhit, Varun Gandhi, as the party's face in Uttar Pradesh as the two leaders launched BJP's poll campaign in the crucial state addressing a rally here.
This was Singh's second public meeting in UP since he took over as party chief last December, where the party also inducted Dharmendra Kashyap, who crossed over from SP, indicating clearly that Kashyap would be BJP's Lok ... Read More
Panthers activists protest in front of Pak High Commission
Several Panthers Party activists held a strong protest in front of Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi condemning Pakistani leadership and the ISI for the brutal and outrageous murder of Sarabjit Singh inside the condemned cell in Lakhpat Jail, Lahore last week. The Panthers Party activists urged Govt. of India to take appropriate and just action against this murder of Sarabjit who had been languishing for 23 years in Lahore Jail under a mistaken identity. ... Read More
How the Panthers' Party was started
JKNPP is a recognized political party by the Chief Election Commission of India with ‘Bicycle’ as its reserved symbol. J&K has three recognized state political parties. The other two parties namely National Conference and People Democratic Party or Kashmir based.
The party was founded on 23rd March, 1982 by its Chief Patron, Prof. Bhim Singh. Prof. Bhim Singh was sitting Congress MLA who resigned from the Congress party and also from the Assembly following serious political ... Read More
Fascist elements conspiring to destabilize Govt. by fomenting anarchy
Prof. Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of National Panthers Party and Member of National Integration Council accused the government for their failure to identify and eliminate the fascist elements in the society who intend to destabilize democracy and rule of law by fomenting anarchy in the society. He said that as a criminal lawyer and student of sociology he can speak with authority that kind of crimes (rapes of children) as are being committed and exposed ... Read More
Modi likely to meet Catholic cardinal on Kerala visit
Thiruvananthapuram, April 22 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's proposed visit here has already kicked up a row in Kerala, but it could become more "colourful" as he may meet a cardinal of the Catholic Church while here.
There are reports that Modi might meet 53-year-old Rev. Moran Mar Baselios Cleemis Catholicos, head of the capital-city headquartered Syro Malankara Catholic Church, in the state capital.
The cardinal was ordained at the Vatican November 24 last year, and ... Read More
Hindutava, Hiding its Head?
By Balbir Singh Sooch-Sikh Vichar Manch
The counter arguments of Sardar Simranjit Singh Mann to fight Chinese and go and protect Indian borders from them (Chinese), instead of always threatening the minorities in India, if not stage managed, are very appreciable and appropriate and the approach is right to condemn the Hindu Militancy in India acting and operating against the minorities purposely.
But, no condemnation of all Hindus ever appreciable as such condemnation of each other looks ... Read More
Nitish hits back at BJP and Modi for Gujarat riots
Patna: Against the backdrop of questions raised by BJP over his earlier silence on 2002 Gujarat riots, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today appeared to attack Narendra Modi, saying maintenance of law and order was state government's responsibility.
Kumar's response came after RJD chief Lalu Prasad asked if the Chief Minister was genuinely opposed to Modi why did he not quit as the Railway Minister in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government after the Gujarat riots in ... Read More
Prof. Bhim Singh pays tribute to martyr S. Bhagat Singh & Freedom Fighter B.K. Dutt
New Delhi, 8th April, 2013:- Prof. Bhim Singh, Founder of National Panthers Party, Member of National Integration Council & Sr. Executive Member, Supreme Court Bar Association paid heavy tributes to the freedom fighters who fought and laid down their lives for the freedom of the country. He said that it was for the first time in the history of Independent India that the Panthers Party in cooperation with several members of the civil society, social ... Read More
Arvind Kejriwal’s 15-day-long fast ended.
Aam Aadmi Party Stated Its Agenda-Issues for Aam Aadmi in coming elections of the Legislative Assembly of Delhi. Arvind Kejriwal’s 15-day-long fast ended.
Aam Aadmi Party’s agenda for votes from Aam Aadmi, for welfare of Aam Aadmi and for Swaraj (self-rule) of Aam Aadmi is unambiguous now.
Aam Aadmi Party came into existence to solve the problems; where as other political parties remained in power to create the problems for Aam Aadmi.
Here is the difference between ... Read More
Arvind Kejriwal’s Pledge on Swaraj: Change In System
Fate of your problem is assigned to a lottery, ironic but true. There is no sanity in a system that overrides the wishes of its people!-Arvind Kejriwal, Swaraj
This cacophonic clamour for becoming a beggar is the biggest deterrent to the progress of the country-Arvind Kejriwal, Swaraj (This -understood! clamour (same words like of crying) for becoming a beggar is the biggest deterrent (limiting-restraint) to the progress of the country)
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Sinha's letter to PM a 'political stunt', says Chacko
By PTI - NEW DELHI
'' The JPC chairman said Sinha's letter has "no relevance" as decisions including calling a minister have to be taken by the committee and not individuals. (PTI/File)
JPC chairman P C Chacko on Tuesday hit out at BJP leader Yashwant Sinha for writing to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh asking him to appear before the panel examining the 2G spectrum scam, dubbing it as a ... Read More
Farmers are most neglected class since independence
'' Prof. Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of National Panthers Party and Member of National Integration Council while addressing National Executive of Bhartiya Kisan Unity in the Constitution Club, New Delhi accused the ruling parties in the country for completely ignoring, neglecting and discriminating the farmers all over the country with the result farmers who formed 80% of the total population of the country remained deprived of their right as citizens of India. Prof. ... Read More
Political situation in J&K
The situation in J&K has turned worse and the NC-Congress government has literally collapsed. The Ministers involved in corruption and scams have been surviving on the High Court stay orders.
While addressing a press conference, Prof. Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of National Panthers Party, warned the government that the NPP shall block the National Highway if official files pertaining to Jammu Pradesh are shifted to Srinagar in the Darbar Move. He said that the files ... Read More
Stop the fast
“Acidified blood is entering everywhere and this will have a negative effect on all organs, including Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal’s brain. It is not at all advisable to continue the fast,” Dr Anoop Misra said.
''Photo: On 14th day of upwas, Arvind Kejriwal has said that he will break his upwas on 6th April at 5pm. His blood pressure in the morning was 110/80, pulse 73, Sugar 123, ketones 3+ and weight was ... Read More
Karnataka polls: First list of 177 candidates released
New Delhi: PCC chief G Parameshwara and CLP leader Siddaramaiah figure in Congress' first list of 177 candidates released on Friday for the 224-member Assembly elections in Karnataka on May 5.
Former Chief Minister late S Bangarappa's son Kumar Bangarappa S has been fielded from Sorab assembly seat. The list also includes former PCC chief R V Deshpande, sitting MLA Krishna Byregowda, a former Karnataka Youth Congress President who is perceived close to Rahul ... Read More
No time for fasts
Don’t allow yourself physically weakened and dampen your spirit by frequently opting to go on fast like Anna Hazare in face of the cruel and unsympathetic ruler now.
The present ruler always happy to see you physically weak and with the result that your spirit should dampen also, as proved from the case of Anna Hazare, whose health weakened and the spirit seems totally destroyed due to the fasts, though only he might be selectively left ... Read More
All Congress MLAs suspended for a day from Gujarat assembly
GANDHINAGAR: All the Congress MLAs, who created ruckus in the Gujarat assembly today over water crisis facing many parts of the state, were suspended by Speaker Vaju Vala for a day.
As soon as the question hour commenced, leader of opposition Shankarsinh Vaghela raised the issue of water scarcity in Kutch, Saurashtra and North Gujarat region and demanded suspension of question hour to discuss the issue.
However, the Speaker refused to accept the demand holding that ... Read More
"India first" Modi Always to raise anti-minority, especially anti-Muslim slogans
By Balbir Singh Sooch-Aam Aadmi
The so-called “KINGMAKERS” (regional parties) are always insulted and controlled by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the Intelligence Bureau (IB), other forces and agencies in India.
"India first"…as Modi has … always contributed to spreading hatred, discord and hostility between communities... their... theme for political activities mainly revolve around communal polarisation for garnering votes. …… and to raise anti-minority, especially anti-Muslim slogans has been their favourite pastime as rightly reported.
Mulayam may ... Read More
India's richest politician shot dead in New Delhi
One of India's richest politician, Deepak Bharadwaj was gunned down by three unknown car-borne assailants at his farmhouse in New Delhi, on Tuesday.
A family friend of Deepak, Swami Anand Maharaj, said, "The family of Deepak told me that somebody shot Deepak Bharadwaj in the morning. He has been taken to AIIMS. Deepak Bharadwaj was my close friend but I don't know if he had animosity with anybody."
Bharadwaj, who unsuccessfully contested the 2009 national elections on ... Read More
Minister expelled from BJP for anti-party activities
Bangalore: The ruling BJP in Karnataka on Tuesday night expelled Excise Minister Renukacharya for six years for "anti-party activities" after he unleashed a no-holds-barred attack on state leaders.
In his first initiative against indiscipline after taking over as the state BJP chief, Prahlad Joshi took the action against Renukacharya, saying he had been talking "lightly" about some state party leaders.
The expulsion of Renukacharya, close to B S Yeddyurappa, came on a day when he attacked former ... Read More
The prospects of a Third Front
By Balbir Singh Sooch
Due to self-interest and opportunism (somebody who takes advantage of something, especially somebody who does so in a devious, unscrupulous, or unprincipled way), no member of parliament (MP) wants early Lok Sabha elections.
About the question as specially debated on almost all the TV channels on March 20, 2013, the general view was that early Lok Sabha elections are inevitable.
Otherwise, the Union government has to exercise bargain almost on a daily basis to ... Read More
CBI raids Stalin's house
Stalin calls CBI visit political vendetta. Strongly disapprove of CBI action: Chidambaram.CHENNAI: DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Thursday said he did not wish to speculate and term the CBI team visiting his son M K Stalin's residence this morning as political vendetta by the UPA government. "I woke up only at 10am. I saw the news about raids on TV. Stalin has clarified," the DMK chief told reporters in Chennai.
Asked if he thought the CBI ... Read More
DMK Ministers resign
A day after the DMK withdrew support to the UPA government on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue, the party’s five Union Ministers on Wednesday submitted their resignation to the Prime Minister amid speculation that party chief M. Karunanidhi’s son M.K. Alagiri was unhappy for not being kept in the loop.
Eyebrows were raised as Mr. Alagiri and D. Napoleon did not go along with other three Ministers S.S. Palanimanickam, S. Gandhiselvan and S. Jagatrakshakan to submit ... Read More
Panthers threaten to move SC
“Nearly 38000 canals of agricultural land owned by the refugees from Chhamb/Deva-Batala since 1965 in Palanwala area of Akhnoor Tehsil have been taken over by the State government by force reducing the refugee farmers homeless and landless forcing them to starve.” This was the representation made by the oppressed Chhamb refugees to the NPP Chief Patron, Prof. Bhim Singh during his visit this morning to the bordering areas in Chhamb sector.
The refugees have threatened to ... Read More
Tour of NPP Supremo for NPP 31st Anniversary
NPP Supremo, Prof. Bhim Singh accompanied by several senior NPP leaders during his whirlwind tour of Kathua, Hiranagar, Samba, Damana, Marh, Kanachak, R.S. Pura, Suchetgarh and other areas bordering Pakistan appealing the people of Jammu Pradesh and Kashmir Valley to join 31st Anniversary of Panthers Party which was founded by Prof. Bhim Singh on 23rd March, 1982 to strengthen the battle against injustice and corrupt rule of National Conference and Congress. Addressing about two dozen ... Read More
Debnath is Tripura speaker for third time
Agartala, March 15 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist's (CPI-M) Ramendra Chandra Debnath was Friday elected speaker of the Tripura assembly for the third consecutive term.
Pro-tem Speaker Niranjan Debbarma announced that the 60-year-old lawyer-turned politician was elected unanimously as there was no other candidate for the post. Debnath has held the post since 2003.
Debnath, also a former minister, waas elected to the Tripura assembly uninterruptedly for the fifth time in the Feb 14 election from Yubarajnagar.
A ... Read More
BJP not an alternative to Congress: Prakash Karat
KANPUR: Communist Party of India (Marxist) general secretary Prakash Karat today dismissed that BJP is an alternative to Congress and said that the country needs a new option, which will be formed when like-minded parties come together.
"BJP was never an alternate to Congress. The political parties which believe in similar policies as ours should come together and struggle. Our country needs a new option," Karat said here.
Karat ruled out the formation of a Third ... Read More
Does Modi’s ‘India First’ include J&K?
Gujarat Chief Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has surprised no right thinking citizens of the largest secular democracy of the world when he off hand made a statement that ‘secularism’ for him is India First. The Panthers Party Supremo, Prof. Bhim Singh who has been agitating and advocating for reorganization of J&K and amendment in Article 370 of the Indian Constitution which debars the Parliament to legislate in J&K even in respect of matters which were ... Read More
Non-tribal elected Meghalaya Speaker for first time
Abu Taher Mondal was on Monday elected unopposed as Meghalaya Speaker creating history of sorts by becoming the first non-tribal to occupy the post.
Mondal, the Congress legislator from Phulbari, was elected unopposed after the nomination papers of Hills State People's Democratic Party (HSPDP) legislator Ardent Basaiawmoit were rejected on the ground that no one seconded his name on time.
The HSPDP abstained from the election of the Speaker. Congratulating Mondal, chief minister Mukul Sangma said, ... Read More
Civil society asked to identify and debate national issues
Addressing a high profile seminar of intellectuals, members of the civil society, parliamentarians and others organized by Nation-Building Meet at India International Centre, New Delhi, Prof. Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of National Panthers Party & Member of National Integration Council made a compassionate appeal to the members of the civil society, media persons, parliamentarians and social & political activists to organize a national debate to churn out the national issues pertaining to the entire country ... Read More
Police brutality against Lawyers condemned
“The police brutality in Chandigarh & Jaipur yesterday, unknown in democracy where the Constitution rules supreme like in India, particularly against the lawyers’ community, the defenders of human rights deserves condemnation by one and all when the defenders of law turned perpetrators of law. The lawyers from all over the country should ask for an urgent action against the breakers of law so that they are brought to justice in the interest of rule of ... Read More
Varun Gandhi acquitted in 2009 hate speech case
PILIBHIT: BJP leader Varun Gandhi was acquitted in a 2009 hate speech case on Wednesday.
A local court provided relief to Varun Gandhi in one of the cases registered against him.
Varun had allegedly made inflammatory comments against a particular community in his speeches at public meetings in Pilibhit during the 2009 Lok Sabha election campaign.
The BJP leader was booked under various sections of the IPC and the People's Representation Act for promoting enmity and acts prejudicial ... Read More
BJP’s double standards exposed
“Statement by BJP’s national leadership in Jammu advocating for considering the issue of Article 370 in the Constitution of India has exposed BJP’s policy vis-à-vis J&K and there appears no difference in the attitude of the BJP from that of the Congress and the left.” Prof. Bhim Singh while reacting on the statement of Shri Kirti Azad, Spokesman of BJP in Jammu.
The Panthers Party Supremo accused BJP for the blackmail and exploitation of the ... Read More
Garden Reach case: Left demands sacking of West Bengal minister
By IANS - KOLKATA
The Left Front Friday demanded the sacking of a West Bengal minister, accusing him of being involved in the Garden Reach incident in which a policeman was shot dead during a clash between student groups.
"There is enough evidence, including video footage, to suggest that the minister was involved. His involvement must be probed and he must be immediately sacked," Left Front chairman Biman Bose told media here.
Though Bose did not name the ... Read More
In Meghalaya elections, PA Sangma and his 'magic bus' seek inroads
In Meghalaya's West Garo Hills district, a bus the locals call 'The Magic Bus' has been doing the rounds over the past month or so. At every public meeting that PA Sangma addresses in his home district, he emerges on a hydraulic stage from a vehicle that's been dubbed "the magic bus" by the large crowds he draws.
This assembly election, Mr Sangma, who is 65, will need his magic touch more than ever before.
A few ... Read More
Bihar legislator named in kidnapping-cum-murder case
Patna, Feb 20 (IANS) Bihar legislator Anant Singh of the ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) was named an accused in the kidnapping and murder of a farmer, police said Wednesday.
Police in Patna have filed a complaint against Anant Singh, accused of kidnapping and killing a farmer, Abhay Singh.
Patna Superintendent of Police Jayant Kant said an FIR was lodged at Beur police station here against Anant Singh. "Abhay Singh's son Raju Kumar had lodged a case Tuesday ... Read More
What numbers have to say about PJ Kurien?
Congress MP from Kerala and Rajya Sabha's deputy chairman PJ Kurien is passing through a crucial period. Whether it is lucky or unlucky cannot be predicted instantly. However, it is quite interesting to note that there are some numerological factors surrounding his case.
The case against him came up when he was 54 years old (5+4=9). He turns 72 in March (2+7=9). Important events take place at a period of 9 years or multiple of ... Read More
Pledge to fight corruption, criminalization
Hundreds of NPSU activists celebrated its 30th Foundation Anniversary at the Auditorium of the Press Club of Jammu today which was presided by NPSU State President, Mr. Partap Singh Jamwal assisted by its Provincial President, Mr. Virender Singh Thakur. 84 Students activists were presented trophies (Student Pride Award) by Prof. Bhim Singh (Founder & Chief Patron-NPP) and Shri Harsh Dev Singh ,Chairman Advisory Board-NPSU.Those who were honoured included the State & Provincial Presidents also. ... Read More
MPs urged to empower Parliament to legislate on subjects for security of state
New Delhi, 20th February, 2013:- Prof. Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of National Panthers Party & Member of National Integration Council made a compassionate appeal to the Parliament of India to amend temporary provisions in Article 370 which have outlived their utility rather have proved counter-productive threatening the unity, integrity and sovereignty of the nation. He blamed the undesirable and dangerous provisions which were inserted in 1950 by the Constituent Assembly under pressure though, temporarily, which ... Read More
Karnataka: 13 rebel BJP MLAs resigns
Thirteen rebel BJP MLAs identified with former party strongman B S Yeddyurappa today submitted their resignation letters to Assembly Speaker K G Bopaiah. The MLAs submitted their letters quitting their assembly membership in person to Bopaiah, who had a one-on-one meeting with them to
ascertain whether they were doing so on their own.
Even as the consultation process was underway, the Speaker's secretariat issued a statement, saying that the resignation of Challakere (ST) constituency MLA Thippeswamy has ... Read More
Telangana Congress MPs put off resignation decision
By PTI - HYDERABAD
Seven Congress MPs from the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh today put off their decision to forward their resignation -- both from Lok Sabha and the party -- by a day as they reportedly could not iron out differences among themselves on the issue.
They, however, told reporters this afternoon that they would go ahead with their move and reach New Delhi tomorrow to submit their resignations to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi.
The MPs ... Read More
Panthers to fight corruption, communalism and criminalization
Jammu, 19th January, 2013:-An emergency meeting of the Core Group of JKNPP was held at NPP Headquarters Jammu to review the present situation prevailing in the state following reign of corruption, public loot, anarchy and criminalization being openly patronized by the ruling parties, NC and Congress in J&K. The meeting was presided by the Chairman Mr. Harsh Dev Singh MLA. Chief Patron of National Panthers Party, Prof. Bhim Singh, S. Daljit Singh, Vice-President, State General ... Read More
AIADMK holds state-wide protests against Centre
Citing the Centre's step-motherly attitude towards Tamil Nadu on many issues and the recent hike imposed by it on diesel, and railway fares, the ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu staged state-wide protests on Thursday.
The ruling AIADMK on Thursday staged state-wide protests against the Centre on many issues, including the Cauvery crisis.
Organised by Anna Thozhirsanga Peravai, the labour wing of the party, protests were held in front of Central government offices across the state including Chennai, ... Read More
Uddhav Thackeray takes charge as Shiv Sena president
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray, son of the late party supremo Bal Thackeray, formally took charge as the party president Wednesday.
Even as the decision was on expected lines, the timing of the event was symbolic as the party observed the birth anniversary of Bal Thackeray, who passed away Nov 17 last year aged 86.
The decision was officially announced after the party's national executive meet Wednesday where the members anointed Uddhav, ... Read More
High drama around resignation of Karnataka legislators
Bangalore, Jan 23 (IANS) Karnataka Wednesday saw high drama as 13 rebel BJP legislators felt left high and dry as speaker K.G. Bopaiah was not in his office when they came to submit their resignations from the state assembly.
"We informed the speaker that we would meet him today (Wednesday) to submit our resignations. But he is not in the office and has not made any alternative arrangements," C.M. Udasi, who earlier in the day quit ... Read More
Stop registration of Aam Admi Party : Panthers
New Delhi, 17th January, 2013:-Mr. Rajiv Jolly Khosla, Secretary General of Delhi
Pradesh National Panthers Party has written a letter to the Chief Election
Commission of India against Aam Admi Party. He informed the Chief Election
Commission of India against the Founders of Aam Admi Party Mr. Arvind Kejriwal,
Manish Sisodia and Gopal Rai who has violated the Article 361 of the Constitution
The Panthers Party has already been filed a case against ... Read More
Narendra Modi impresses Chennai on MGR's birthday
January 17, 2013: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi impressed people in Chennai with his message on Twitter greeting them on Thiru MGR's birthday. Modi on Thursday, Jan 17 greeted all Chennaites who celebrated MGR's 96th birthday. The Gujarat seems to have enjoyed his visit to the city on the same day. "In Chennai today. After being re-elected by the people of Gujarat, this is my 1st visit to Tamil Nadu & Chennai," reads Modi's tweet. ... Read More
Arjun Munda resigns as Chief Minister; Jharkhand Govt set to fall
Arjun Munda resigns as Chief Minister; Jharkhand Govt set to fall
Ranchi: Jharkhand plunged into political crisis today after Chief Minister Arjun Munda submitted his resignation to Governor Syed Ahmad. Mr Munda took the step hours after his coalition partner, the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), decided to withdraw its support from the 28-month-long BJP-led coalition government.
The BJP and Mr Soren's JMM have 18 members each in the 81-member state Assembly. Without the support of the JMM, ... Read More
Bhim Singh wants immediate dismissal of the father & son
New Delhi, 9th January, 2013:- Prof. Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of National Panthers Party and Member of NIC addressed an urgent letter to Dr. Manmohan Singh, the Prime Minister of India urging his immediate intervention by dismissing the Omar led government in J&K and prosecuting Dr. Farooq Abdullah, President, National Conference and the Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah for their seditious utterances, provoking and inciting the innocent people against the Union of India.
Prof. Bhim Singh ... Read More
Panthers to fight corruption, communalism, criminalization in 2013
Hundreds of Panthers Party activists, this afternoon, pledged in one voice to uphold sovereignty, unity and integrity of India from Kashmir to Kanyakumari and Dwarka to Imphal. Supremo of National Panthers Party, Prof. Bhim Singh administered oath to the NPP activists that,
“We the activists of the Panthers Party pledge to fight corruption, communalism & criminalization in the country and that shall be our foremost national agenda of the year.” ... Read More
Write her name in Golden Letters as national martyr
Prof. Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of NPP & Member of NIC expressed grave shock on the death of budding daughter of India who succumbed due to the assault by the culprits causing a shameful blot on the dace of one of the greatest human civilization on earth inviting the wrath of the entire humanity.
NPP Supremo called on the people of the country, particularly the youth and the students to express their anger ... Read More
KJP vows to topple BJP government in Karnataka
By PTI - BANGALORE
"We may not allow this government to present the budget. We will finalise an action plan to bring down the Shettar government at the KJP Executive meeting slated for tomorrow", Yeddyurappa, who last month quit the BJP to head the KJP, said.
Eager to stall presentation of an election budget by the Jagadish Shettar Ministry, Karnataka Janatha Party of B S Yeddyurappa is holding its executive committee meeting here tomorrow to finalise 'an ... Read More
Mamata's Trinamool suspends partymen over dance row
Kolkata: Ruling Trinamool Congress Wednesday suspended party leaders and workers after they were seen showering money at dancing girls at an event to celebrate the Mamata Banerjee-led party's foundation day ceremony.
The decision came following severe criticism from political parties, the women's commission and intellectuals, after the partymen -- including zila parishad member Meer Taheer Ali -- were caught on camera showering money on skimpily-dressed women dancers who were hired for the event in South 24-Parganas' ... Read More
Bhim Singh launched ‘Saturday Times’ from Kolkata
Prof. Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of National Panthers Party and Member of National Integration Council launched first English Weekly magazine from North-East, ‘The Saturday Times’ late last evening in an impressive ceremony held in a Kolkata Club in the presence of several parliamentarians, members of the civil society, media persons and prominent personalities from North-East, Jharkhand and Orissa. The Saturday Times’s Managing Director and Editor, Mr. Priyonath Chattopadhyay who is the owner of the gigantic ... Read More
Bengal CPI-M leader makes indecent remarks against Mamata, apologises
Source : IANS
Kolkata: Senior CPI-M leader and former West Bengal Minister Anisur Rahman found himself in the eye of a political storm Thursday for making indecent comments against Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
Though Rahman, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) deputy leader in the state assembly, apologised in the evening, the Trinamool Congress submitted a privilege notice to Speaker Biman Banerjee.
Addressing a meeting of the party's peasants wing Krishak Sabha in North Dinajpur's Itahar, Rahman ridiculed ... Read More
Prof. Bhim Singh shares platform with Gen.V.K. Singh
New Delhi, 21st December, 2012:- Prof. Bhim Singh, Supremo of National Panthers Party while addressing a strong gathering of lawyers, intellectuals, NGOs and others at India Law Commission this afternoon called on the people of India to elect a Parliament which shall end all forms of discriminations with the people of J&K so that the national security is no more under threat of enemies of India. The seminar was presided over by General V.K. Singh ... Read More
New Headquarters inaugurated by Bhim Singh in Srinagar
JKNPP headquarters were inaugurated by Party Chief Patron, Prof. Bhim Singh
at Kursoo Rajbagh. The prominent Party leaders present at the inauguration
included Shri Masood Andrabi, Sr. Vice-President, Syed Mohd. Rafiq Shah MLC
& President Young Panthers, Shri Manzoor Naik, General Secretary, Shri
Farooq Ahmad Dar, Provincial President Kashmir Province, Shri Maqbool Malik
and Mehboob Illahi, State Secretaries and several District Presidents and
prominent Panthers Party activists.
A meeting of the Panthers Party Secretariat of Kashmir Province was also
held in which ... Read More
Omar Abdullah’s Govt., a security risk,
earlier it goes, good for the Nation
New Delhi, 22nd December
"The J&K Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah got terribly exposed yesterday while by addressing a sponsored press conference seeking excuses to bail out himself and his government from the blunders and omissions of his government during the past nearly four years while running a minority government with the crutches of the Congress." Prof. Bhim Singh, Supremo of National Panthers Party said in New Delhi while reacting ... Read More
UP has maximum MLAs facing charges of crimes against women
By Ashish Tripathi, TNN
LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh(UP) not only tops in crime rate and politicians with criminal record, it also has maximum number of members of legislative assembly(MLAs) facing charges of crimes against women, including rape.
Total 42 MLAs taken together from all the states of the country have declared charges of crimes against women in their sworn affidavits submitted with the Election Commission of India (ECI) at the time of election. Of these, maximum 12 ... Read More