Trinamool's Babul Supriyo, Shatrughan Sinha script wins in bypolls
This is the first ever victory of a Trinamool candidate from Asansol since the creation of this Lok Sabha constituency. Although the final margin of victory for both the constituencies are yet to be declared by the Election Commission, figures available from the counting centres confirmed the victory of Trinamool in both the constituencies.
'Hanuman ji a key thread of Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat': Top 5 quotes of PM Modi in Morbi, Gujarat
The prime minister said that Lord Hanuman is a key thread of "Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat". PM Modi also said that the statue of Hanuman Ji in Morbi is the second of the 4 statues being set up at four cardinal points in the country, under the 'Hanumanji Char Dham project'. This statue has been set up in the west, at the Ashram of Param PujyaBapuKeshvanand ji in Morbi.
MVA's Congress candidate wins Kolhapur North Assembly bypoll
The bypoll for the erstwhile royal seat of the Chhatrapatis was necessitated following the death of Congress MLA Chandrakant Jadhav who succumbed to Covid-19 in December 2021. Top leaders of the Shiv Sena-Nationalist Congress Party-Congress hailed Jayashree Jadhav's victory saying that the people of Kolhapur had rejected outright the BJP's divisive politics of Hindutva and hatred vis-a-vis the MVA's all-inclusive developmental agenda.
Our civilization, culture played big role in keeping India steadfast: Modi
Prime Minister Modi was speaking after virtually unveiling a 108 ft statue of Lord Hanuman in Morbi, Gujarat. Greeting the devotees on the occasion of Hanuman Jayanti, the Prime Minister said that dedication of the 108 ft statue of Lord Hanuman in Morbi is a happy occasion for the devotees all over the world.
Under PM Modi, Hindi gets a big boost at Centre, PSUs
Nowadays, more focus is being put on Hindi and officials have been encouraged to use it as the language of communication for all the correspondence and day to day affairs of the government, they stated. The officials added that all the Ministers and Prime Minister Modi address officials' meetings in Hindi and all government releases are made in Hindi and then get translated into English.
Trend till noon: Trinamool set to win Bengal bypolls
Till 12.30 p.m. on Saturday, Trinamool Congress candidate from Asansol, Babul Supriyo was leading by 10,851 votes from his nearest contender, CPI(M)'s Saira Shah Halim. However, the BJP candidate from Ballygunge, Keya Ghosh, who was at the fourth position after three rounds of counting till 10.30 a.m.
Begin the change from Gujarat, Telangana leaders dare Amit Shah
Political parties and academicians see this as an attempt to impose a particular language on India though unity in diversity is the country's strength. They warn that this regional chauvinism will boomerang. Some political leaders have slammed the BJP for what they call its double-standards on the language issue, and dared the party to start imposing Hindi from Gujarat.
Eyeing comeback, Sasikala approaches Thevar community leaders
However, the stiff resistance from the faction led by former Chief minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami seems to be a major obstacle in her entry to the party. She has, according to sources close to her, met senior functionaries of the "powerful" Thevar community which she belongs to. As per the sources, the meeting was held at her T Nagar residence and the community elders have promised to pull the strings for her re-entry into the party.
Govt committed to welfare of unorganised workforce: PM Modi
In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, "The participation of our unorganized labour brothers and sisters is very important in the development of the country. Our government is always striving to make the lives of crores of such workers easier. While these schemes have ensured their social security, many more steps were taken to help during the pandemic as well."
Sonia calls meeting of senior leaders, Prashant Kishor joins in
Party's senior leaders Digvijaya Singh, Mallikarjun Kharge, Rahul Gandhi and Ajay Maken are present in the meeting. The meeting is also being attended by political strategist Prashant Kishor, sources said.