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Mangaluru: In a bid to retain power in Karnataka, the ruling Congress on Friday promised to create one crore jobs across the southern state in its manifesto for the May 12 Legislative Assembly elections. “We aim to create at least 15-20 lakh jobs each year in the state and provide programmes for skill development, encouraging entrepreneurship …

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will be the star campaigner for his party Janata Dal-United (JD-U) in the Karnataka assembly polls, a party leader said here on Thursday. Besides Nitish, Leader of Opposition in the Bihar Assembly Tejashwi Yadav of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) is one of the star campaigners for the Congress in …

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday accused the Congress of spreading lies by hiring foreign agencies and dividing societies on caste lines. He said political purity cannot come unless the Congress culture ends. In an interactive session with BJP candidates, state office bearers and leaders of Karnataka via the Narendra Modi app, the Prime …

Lucknow: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in Uttar Pradesh, including Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, state unit chief Mahendra Nath Pandey and Organization Secretary Sunil Bansal, will be staying overnight at different villages on Thursday, a party spokesman said on Wednesday. During the stay, which is part of the party’s outreach programme to rural India, as …

New Delhi/Bengaluru: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday released its fourth list of seven candidates for the May 12 elections to the 224-member Karnataka Assembly. As per the list, finalised by the party’s Central Election Committee, G.R. Pravin Patil will contest from Bhadravati in Shivamogga district, and Kannada cine star Jaggesh from Yeshvanthapura in the …

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi on associating spirituality with cleaning of toilets and also took a jibe at him on frying of ‘pakodas’. “The Prime Minister sees spirituality in cleaning of toilets and making ‘pakodas’. But, for Modi, becoming the Prime Minister only is spirituality,” the Congress leader …

Hyderabad: The CPI-M on Sunday unanimously re-elected Sitaram Yechury as its General Secretary for another three years and he pledged to take steps to oust the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Yechury’s re-election took place on the last day of the party’s 22nd Congress here, Communist Party of India-Marxist leader and former Tripura Chief Minister …

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday advised BJP leaders not to give ‘masala’ to the media by getting into every issue as soon as they saw camerapersons, saying such ‘mistakes’ affect the country, party and the individual’s image. “Often, our workers say that the media is doing this, the media is doing that. Sometimes, …