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Farm loan waiver: As Maha CM Fadnavis &#...

Farm loan waiver: As Maha CM Fadnavis ‘studies’ UP model, parti...

Isn’t it odd that a party which has its nominee in the Maharashtra government led by Devendra Fadnavis should organize an agitation demanding the waiver of loans to farmers? And that the same party has an MP as part of the Modi-led NDA? It is another matter that it was done on the platform of a... read more »

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar asks health depa...

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar asks health department to list priority areas

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has sought inputs from the health department on identifying priority areas so as to improve medical facilities in the state. “The chief minister has called a meeting of health department officials. During the meeting, a presentation would be made on... read more »

Marathwada droughts: Sinking wells and r...

Marathwada droughts: Sinking wells and rising debts have left farmers helpl...

Parth MN is travelling across Maharashtra’s Marathwada province on a People’s Archive of Rural India fellowship to chronicle agrarian issues in the region, over a period of 6-8 months. Firstpost will reproduce his reports as and when he files them for Pari. Karbhari Ramrao Jadhav’s... read more »

Samajwadi Party splits:Shocking announce...

Samajwadi Party splits:Shocking announcement of Shivpal Yadav to forms new ...

NEW DELHI: After months of infighting, compounded by a crushing electoral defeat in UP, the Samajwadi Party (SP) today split, as Shivpal Yadav announced the launch of a new party called the Samajwadi Secular Morcha, which will be headed by brother Mulayam Singh Yadav. Mulayam is the one who... read more »

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Despite signs of truce, Yadav and Bhushan offered to quit AAP posts

Aam Aadmi Party leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan, who were in the middle of a bitter infighting, have offered to quit from all party posts provided reforms are brought in the... read more »

‘Lack of transparency in AAP alienating workers’: Mayank Gandhi’s dig at...

AAP leader Mayank Gandhi contended on Saturday that the lack of transparency within the party was alienating workers, a reflection of the growing rift between him and Delhi chief minister... read more »

AAP govt. of Delhi to give Rs.1 crore to killed constable's family

Kejriwal to step down as AAP convenor?

Amid the last-ditch efforts to tide over the differences within, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is learnt to have offered to step down as Aam Aadmi Party national convenor ahead of... read more »

Not worried about Congress-RJD alliance, says Nitish

NDA hits out at Nitish, Cong says Manjhi quit as BJP panicked

NDA today accused JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar of “sacrificing” a Mahadalit while Congress saw BJP’s “panic” behind Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi’s... read more »

Barack Obama witnesses India’s military might, cultural div...

11:59 am: The flypast concludes with another Su-30 MkI carrying out a “Vertical Charlie” manoeuvre over the saluting dais. 11:58 am:  Three Su-30 MkI of No. 2 Squadron carry out a breath-taking... read more »