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Vladimir Putin proposes power shift to parliament and PM, in possible hint on own future
In power as either president or prime minister since 1999, Putin, 67, is due to step down in 2024 when his fourth presidential term ends. Under the current constitution, which bans anyone from serving more than two successive presidential terms, Putin is barred from immediately running again.
Many leaders with family legacy find place in Maharashtra ministry
Amid the eternal debate over dynastic politics in India, the newly expande...
Centralisation of power in PMO not good for economy: Shiv Sena
The central government wants the finance minister and RBI governor under its c...
Sanjay Raut quotes Martin Luther King to hit out at BJP over CAA
If politics creates religious issues, then one should know the country is being run by wrong people, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said while attributing the comment to the legendary civil rights leader. Raut has of late been taking aim at the BJP, with which the Sena recently severed ties, through his posts on the micro-blogging site.
No question of giving away even an inch of land, Karnataka CM on Belagavi border issue
Maharashtra claims the border district of Belagavi was part of the erstwhile Bombay Presidency, but is currently a district of Karnataka, on linguistic grounds. Bus services from Kolhapur district in Maharashtra to Karnataka had been suspended on Sunday against the backdrop of the ongoing border dispute between the two states over Belagavi.
BJP asks Shiv Sena to choose between power and Savarkar
"Just tweeting a protest against Gandhi's insult of Savarkar will not do. (Shiv Sena president) Uddhav Thackeray has to take a stand on whether he wants to share power with the Congress which has insulted the national icon and freedom fighter," BJP spokesman Shahnawaz Hussain said. He further said that there is anger across the country against Rahul Gandhi.
Outgoing Indian envoy to US Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets President Donald Trump
Ahead of her visit here this week, Ambassador Alice Wells, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, described Mr Shringla as the "Captain of India-US relationship." Wells also said that Shringla would play an important part in the India-US relations to achieve its potential.
In Maharashtra political fight, Axis Bank accounts could get the axe
Sena leaders said that the shifting out of accounts from Axis Bank or discussions around a shift are to do with finding “safer” public sector banks. Amruta Fadnavis, the wife of former CM Devendra Fadnavis, is a senior executive with Axis Bank. A spokesperson for the BJP claimed vengeance on part of the former ally.
A watershed year for BJP but new challenges emerge
The scale of protests prompted its top leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah, to decouple the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) with the NRC. If the outgoing year again highlighted the appeal of 'brand Modi', it also brought to light the BJP's vulnerability in state elections.
Impeachment trial to start next Tuesday: Mitch McConnell
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the impeachment trial could start this week, but significant proceedings would launch next Tuesd...
Violence no solution, peace required for progress: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu's statements come in the wake of violent protests in the country against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC).
Deliberate attempt made to spread rumours on CAA: Devendra Fadnavis
"Rumours are being spread about the Citizenship (Amendment) Act. There is a deliberate attempt to create a divide in society and it is condemnable. The Act is not against any religion, and there is no provision in it to take away the citizenship of any citizen of the country," Fadnavis told reporters.
TRS, Shiv Sena, TMC protest in Lok Sabha over GST dues
Some state governments have raised concerns regarding compensation on the GST. The states had pegged the pending dues at around Rs 50,000 crore. In this regard, representatives from various states held a meeting with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman earlier this month.
Amruta Fadnavis responds on Axis bank, says will not back down
Amruta said, “The accounts were bagged by Axis bank much before I married Devendra.. during the tenure of the Congress-NCP regime. Private banks are also Indian banks and provide superior technological services. The government should think rationally. By doing this(shifting the accounts), they (the government) are trying to target Devendra and me,”
BJP reminds Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray of his own demand of Rs 25000 aid to farmers
The Sena last month dubbed as inadequate the Rs 10,000 crore aid announced by the then BJP-led state government for crop damage due to unseasonal rains. An editorial in 'Saamana' last month said the woes of cultivators should be addressed and they should be given Rs 25,000 per hectare.
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