The court, however, allowed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to conduct meetings and other contact programmes, as agreed to by the Bengal government
Two independent MLAs — R. Shankar and H. Nagesh — announced the withdrawal of their support to the Kumaraswamy-led government
Fisheries Minister D. Jayakumar warned of legal action against those “conspiring” to “tarnish” the government’s image.
Prakash Raj who started the #JustAsking series of questions to Modi last year, said though he welcomed the move, it looked like “yet another jumla” considering the Prime Minister’s track record
“We have strength there and we are also working on increasing our party strength in these constituencies, which were discussed in the party meeting today”
The officials explained that the tableau contains the Gandhi Hill and 52-feet stupa built by Gandhi Peace Foundation at Vijayawada, the iconic symbol of Swadeshi movement in Andhra Pradesh
Jagan, as the leader is popularly known, will unveil a pylon to mark the event and address a massive public meeting later in the day
Barring the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-backed BMS trade union, all other unions supported the strike where the protesters have raised several demands including a raise in minimum wages to Rs 18,000
Naidu met Pawar, Rahul Gandhi and Arvind Kejriwal, and discussed the issue in the wake of a rally in Kolkata being organised by Trinamool Congress on Januray 19, where Opposition parties will put up a show of unity
The government introduced the Constitution (124th Amendment) Bill, 2019 and got it passed the same day by a special majority as mandatorily required in a division with 323 "ayes" and 3 "noes"