A 16-member core group of the Bharatiya Janata Party, formed to address infighting and factionalism in the party’s Rajasthan unit, has started making strategies to counter the ruling Congress in the run-up to by-election in four State Assembly constituencies. … [Read more...] about BJP making strategies to counter Cong.
"It was an embarrassing moment and it happened due to an inadvertent mistake. Nobody had the intention to dishonour the national flag. However, I have asked party members to be careful in the future," Mr. Ghosh told reporters. … [Read more...] about Bengal BJP chief unfurls Tricolour upside down
While parties such as VBA, CPI(M), NCP and the Congress have voiced support, BJP says promoters yet to send formal letter In a bid to garner support for same-sex marriage by bringing in modification in the Special Marriage Act, 1954, organisers of Pune Pride Parade 2021 have reached out to various political parties. While many political outfits have extended their support for the cause, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has stated that it will take a call on the matter after receiving a formal letter from the propagators. 2021 marks the 10th year of Pune Pride Parade. The parade is set to take place in March/April. Promoters of Bindu Queer Rights Foundation, which organises the march, has decided to push for a more inclusive approach and bring same-sex couples in the ambit of the Special Marriage Act. The aim is to make various benefits such as being listed as a dependent, inheritance rights, etc., available to the partners, said the organisers. To add steam to the movement, the … [Read more...] about Pride organisers seek political backing to provide spl act rights for same-sex couples
Financial security scam casePimpri police slap cheating charges against accused for submitting fake FDRs After it was revealed in December last year that a handful of civil contractors had allegedly produced fake bank guarantees and fixed deposit receipts (FDRs) to secure contracts for various developmental works from the Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC), the civic body has now filed a first information report (FIR) against five contractors for the said irregularities in documentations. The contractors in question have already been blacklisted by the local body. No arrest has, however, been made so far, informed the police. It took over a month for the civic body to initiate criminal action against the alleged guilty parties. In December 2020, PCMC civic chief Shravan Hardikar had instructed respective department heads to blacklist 18 contractors for submitting fake FDRs and initiate action against them. Santosh Londhe, chairman of PCMC’s standing committee, had … [Read more...] about PCMC files FIR against five civic contractors
Even as the farmer unions continued to allege that "anti-social" elements had perpetrated the violence to "torpedo" their peaceful agitation against the farm laws, Tuesday's incidents that have been widely condemned started taking a toll with Bharatiya Kisan Union (Bhanu) and All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee withdrawing from the protests on the Delhi's borders. … [Read more...] about Farmer unions cancel Budget day march to Parliament, but agitation against farm laws to continue