Articles by Kumar Uttam
Rajnath Singh told the lawmakers that the Prime Minister is “dissatisfied that situation hasn’t changed despite his repeated advice”.
AJSU has nominated Balmuchu for the tribal -dominated seat of Ghatshila, a mining town of east Singhbhum district, and is hoping for an upset victory.
Hindustan Times, Jamshedpur/Ghatshila | ByKumar Uttam
No chief minister until Raghubar Das, who was voted to power in 2014 ,has been able to complete a full five year term. Fractured verdicts ensured that Mahato remained the kingmaker to the successive Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) governments.
Hindustan Times, Ranchi | ByKumar Uttam
Raghubar Das said wen people vote, they will compare the instability of 14 years and the stability of 5 years under the BJP. A stable government has been able to improve the security situation in the state.
All eyes, and television cameras, were trained on the YB Chavan Centre in Nariman Point with analysts expecting the three parties to announce a bid to form government any moment. No one noticed when Ajit Pawar quietly slipped out of the meeting around 9pm to hold talks with Yadav.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySmriti Kak Ramachandran and Kumar Uttam
The bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha on July 19 and the lower house of Parliament passed it on August 5.
In the first phase of the customer outreach initiative (October 1-9, 2019), public sector banks (PSBs) disbursed Rs 81,781 crore, including new term loans of Rs 34,342 crore. It is estimated that credit disbursal in the second phase (October 21-25, 2019) was around Rs 1 lakh crore, a finance ministry official said, asking not to be named.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByKumar Uttam and Rajeev Jayaswal
BJP releases first list of 52 candidates for Jharkhand polls, CM Raghubar Das to contest from Jamshedpur
The list includes 17 Scheduled Tribe (ST), 21 Other Backward Class (OBC) and five women candidates, the BJP’s general secretary Arun Singh announced.
LK Advani, a former deputy Prime Minister who turned 92 on Friday, only met a few close aides and former Union minister Uma Bharti, who, too, was part of the temple movement, on the day of the verdict.
While the BJP and Sena fought the elections together and secured 105 seats and 56 seats respectively, they have been having trouble in coming to an agreement about portfolios and about a shared Chief Minister deal.
Late former Union minister Sushma Swaraj’s husband Swaraj Kaushal said that AIIMS doctors were not ready for her kidney transplant surgery in India. She however refused to go abroad.
Arunachal CM believes separate cadre for Arunachal will ensure continuity.
Hindustan Times, Itanagar | ByKumar Uttam
During World War II, the United States provided supplies to the Chinese Army by flying over the Himalayas, a route known as ‘The Hump’ because of its difficult terrain.
Hindustan Times, Tawang | ByKumar Uttam
The BJP won 105 seats while the Sena got 56. A party needs support of 145 MLAs to prove its majority in the house.
Hindustan times, New Delhi | ByKumar Uttam
The result for the assembly elections were out on October 24 but the two parties have failed to close the negotiations and continue to flex muscles for the chief minister’s post.
Governor Satya Pal Malik’s transfer out of Jammu and Kashmir was on expected after Parliament split the border state into two union territories: Jammu-Kashmir and Ladakh
Uma Bharti said it did not matter if Gopal Kanda, who faces abetment to suicide charges for the death of an air hostess and her mother, had cleared the electoral test.
In the blueprint that is being finalised, the ruling BJP intends to get the support of seven lawmakers to cross the majority mark - five Independent MLAs, Haryana Lokhit Party Gopal Kanda and Indian National Lok Dal’s Abhay Chautala - rather than rely on Jannayak Janta Party’s Dushyant Chautala who was aspiring to be Haryana’s kingmaker.
Fadnavis came from Nagpur and had strong backing from the leadership of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), the ideological mentor of the BJP.
The result could bring Khattar’s election strategy, which included dropping some ministers and bringing in some outsiders, under scrutiny.
Modi told BJP workers that both the BJP governments have beaten the trend of anti-incumbency and the next governments, “under the leadership” of Manohar Lal Khattar and Devendra Fadnavis, will take Haryana and Maharashtra to new heights of development.
In a tweet put out minutes earlier, PM Modi had made it clear that his party considered the poll outcome a “blessing” and an opportunity to serve Haryana again.
Assembly election result: In thank you note, PM Modi and Amit Shah reveal BJP’s next move in Haryana
The hung assembly thrown up in Haryana elections had sparked off hectic political outreach.
The two parties are part of the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) at the Centre, and run a coalition government in Bihar.
After meeting Prime Minister Modi, Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee said the PM spoke about “his way of thinking about India, which was quite unique”.
None of the measures worked, Rajnath Singh said. The current NDA government’s decision to scrap Article 370 and bifurcate the state into two Union territories has changed all that, he added.
“There is a big improvement. Pakistan keeps trying to destabilise India. But there is improvement in situation. Some friends are still trying to create confusion,” said Rajnath Singh.
Earlier this month, the two allies finalised a seat sharing agreement, after several rounds of negotiation. Accordingly, the Sena will contest on 124 of the 288 assembly seats and the BJP on 154. The two parties had failed to clinch a pre-poll deal in 2014.
Hindustan Times, Ratnagiri | ByKumar Uttam
West Maharashtra, which accounts for 70 out of 288 seats, is crucial because it is here that the Opposition stands a chance to resist the rise of BJP and Sena
Satara | ByKumar Uttam