A senior member of the Hardik Patel-led group campaigning for reservations for the Patel community has alleged that he was offered Rs 1 crore for crossing over to the BJP in charges that could hurt the state's ruling party while it rallies support ahead of state election due by the end of the year.
Virbhadra Singh's son gets Congress ticket in final Himachal polls list
Virbhadra Singh's Son Gets Congress Ticket In Final Himachal Polls List
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh's son was named the Congress nominee from Shimla Rural today as the party announced the names of its candidates for the remaining nine seats, just a day before the filing of nomination comes to an end.
Jharkhand man's family says he died of hunger, had Aadhaar but got no ration
Jharkhand Man's Family Says He Died Of Hunger, Had Aadhaar But Got No Ration
The family of a 40-year-old man in Jharkhand says he died of starvation and not of illness as claimed by the authorities. Vaidnath Ravidas, a rickshaw puller had died on Friday. The district administration of Dhanbad said he had been ill - a reason that was also cited for the death of 11-year-old Santoshi, who lived 300 km away, in Simdega. The child's family said she had died crying for a mouthful of rice.
BJP caricature of Rahul Gandhi not working any more: Shashi Tharoor
BJP Caricature Of Rahul Gandhi Not Working Any More: Shashi Tharoor
The BJP had very successfully caricatured Rahul Gandhi but the tactic is no longer working because the people now see the Congress vice president as an effective opponent to the ruling party, former minister Shashi Tharoor has said.