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Sexist slur against Indian-origin Governor; US media calls it only a 'gaffe'

Sexist slur against Indian-origin Governor; US media calls it only a 'gaffe'

01 Nov 2014

Washington: Reflecting the falling standard of US politics, the Democratic opponent of South Carolina's Indian-origin Governor Nikki Haley called her a "whore", but more shockingly the mainstream US media largely ignored the story.

Washington,   US politics,   Democratic opponent,   South Carolina,   Indian-origin Governor,   Nikki Haley,   US media ,  
Intense lobbying on within Congress for lone Rajya Sabha seat

Intense lobbying on within Congress for lone Rajya Sabha seat

01 Nov 2014

Dehradun: With election to one vacant Rajya Sabha seat in Uttarakhand due on November 20, lobbying within the ruling Congress for the seat has intensified with the two factions of the party in the state mounting pressure on the high command for a decision of their choice.

Congress,   Rajya Sabha seat,   politics,   RS,   elections,   Sonia Gandhi,   Harish Rawat,  
Nishank to develop Govardhanpur under MP Model village scheme

Nishank to develop Govardhanpur under MP Model village scheme

01 Nov 2014

Dehradun: BJP MP from Haridwar and former Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank has identified Govardhanpur village under Khanpur assembly segment of his constituency to develop it as a model village under the Centre's ambitious Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana.

BJP,   Haridwar,   Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank,   Nishank,   Govardhanpur village,   Khanpur assembly,   model village,   Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana,   Uttarakhand ,  
Samajwadi Party announces Rajya Sabha list, door shut on Amar Singh

Samajwadi Party announces Rajya Sabha list, door shut on Amar Singh

31 Oct 2014

Lucknow: The Samajwadi Party (SP) on Friday announced the names of six party candidates for the Rajya Sabha elections scheduled for next month.

Samajwadi Party,   announces Rajya Sabha list,   Amar Singh,   Mulayam Singh Yadav,   Akhilesh Yadav,   SP,   politics,  
Jitan Ram Manjhi denies 'differences' with Nitish Kumar

Jitan Ram Manjhi denies 'differences' with Nitish Kumar

31 Oct 2014

Patna/Gaya: Amid reports of growing distance between Jitan Ram Manjhi and Nitish Kumar, the Bihar Chief Minister on Friday dismissed claims that he had any "difference" with his predecessor and blamed media for "triggering a controversy through wrong portrayal".

Jitan Ram Manjhi,   differences,   Nitish Kumar,   politics,   political leaders,   BJP,   JD(U),  
Arvind Mayaram shifted to Minority Affairs Ministry

Arvind Mayaram shifted to Minority Affairs Ministry

30 Oct 2014

New Delhi: Arvind Mayaram, who was shunted from Finance Ministry to Tourism only a fortnight back, has now been transferred as Secretary in Minority Affairs Ministry even before he took charge of his new post.

Arvind Mayaram,   Minority Affairs Ministry,   minister,   BJP,   politics,   ,  
Opposition BJP slams <strong>Uttarakhand</strong> CM for frequent visits to Delhi

Opposition BJP slams Uttarakhand CM for frequent visits to Delhi

30 Oct 2014

Dehradun: Main opposition BJP in Uttarakhand on Thursday advised Chief Minister Harish Rawat to stop his frequent visits to Delhi and address the problems being faced by people in the calamity-hit areas of the state.

BJP,   Uttarakhand CM,   Harish Rawat,   Ajay Bhatt,   Congress,   Vijay Bahuguna,  
BHEL bags Rs 422 crore order for <strong>Uttarakhand</strong> hydel project

BHEL bags Rs 422 crore order for Uttarakhand hydel project

28 Oct 2014

New Delhi: Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd has received a contract worth Rs 422 crore related to 444 MW Vishnugad Pipalkoti hydel power project in Uttarakhand.

Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd,   BHEL,   Vishnugad Pipalkoti hydel power project,   Uttarakhand power project,   Thermal power,  
Malala wishes to go back to Pakistan, join <strong>politics</strong>

Malala wishes to go back to Pakistan, join politics

24 Oct 2014

Islamabad: Pakistani teenage rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has expressed her desire to join politics and return to the Swat Valley where she was shot in the head by the Taliban.

Pakistan,   Rights activist,   Nobel Peace Prize,   Malala Yousafzai,   Swat Valley,   Taliban,  
Gadkari meets RSS chief, says no discussion on Maharashtra <strong>politics</strong>

Gadkari meets RSS chief, says no discussion on Maharashtra politics

25 Oct 2014

Nagpur: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday met RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and discussed "important" issues but said there was no talk on politics in Maharashtra where BJP is in the process of government formation.

Nitin Gadkari ,   RSS,   Maharashtra politics,   Devendra Fadnavis,   NDA,   Maharashtra polls,  

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