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PM to meet CMs of 13-BJP ruled states

PM to meet CMs of 13-BJP ruled states

New Delhi, Apr 21 (UNI) A high-level meeting of all BJP Chief Ministers have been convened here on April 23, Sunday, senior party leader Bhupendra Yadav said here. The meeting with be addressed among others by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah. The conclave will try to focus on party's election strategies in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh -- the two states where elections are due later this year. The meeting would be also attended by Union Ministers including Rajnath Singh, M Venkaiah Naidu, Sushma Swaraj, Nitin Gadkari besides BJP's general secretary organisation Ram Lal. Another such meeting of the BJP Chief Ministers was convened on August 27. Besides Chief Ministers, Deputy Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Nirmal Kumar Singh is also expected to attend the meeting. According to party sources, the Prime Minister and Mr Shah would discuss with the Chief Ministers on various facets of “good governance” and implementation of the Centre’s pro-poor schemes as well. The BJP-led NDA coalition will complete three years in office on May 26, 2016. Notably, the meeting will see the leaders have detailed deliberations on how to carry forward the momentum post the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls victory. The BJP has already made its intent that it wants to expand party bases in states -- where it faced strong regional forces like Trinamool Congress in West Bengal and Naveen Patnaik-led BJD in Odisha. The meeting of the Chief Ministers with Prime Minister will be first after party's recently held two-day national executive meet at Bhubaneswar -- where Mr Modi gave a broad guideline to the party leaders to work under guiding theme of 'Jan Dhan' (empowerment of poor), 'Van Dhan' (Empowerment of tribal and environment protection) and 'Jal Dhan' (underline the importance of effective use of water). UNI DEVN RSA 1812

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Will stand shoulder to shoulder with Africa: Modi

Will stand shoulder to shoulder with Africa: Modi

Gandhinagar, May 23 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that India will always stand by and support African countries in the long run for the progress and betterment of the latter.

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23 May 2017 | 12:50 PM
21st century would not be Asia's alone but belong to Africa also: Jaitley

21st century would not be Asia's alone but belong to Africa also: Jaitley

Gandhinagar, May 23 (UNI) Stating that the African nations are transforming rapidly despite sluggish global economic scenario, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said 21st century would not be Asia's alone but would belong to both Asia and Africa.

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23 May 2017 | 1:52 PM
One year of troubles and turmoils for AIADMK, more challenges ahead

One year of troubles and turmoils for AIADMK, more challenges ahead

Chennai, May 23 (UNI) The ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu, which has split into two groups, has completed a tumultuous one year in office, that saw the party losing its charismatic leader late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, virtually putting the party at the cross roads and an uncertain future, with a full four year term left to be completed.

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23 May 2017 | 1:47 PM
Bengal Govt to introduce five vessels for ferrying people across the Ganga

Bengal Govt to introduce five vessels for ferrying people across the Ganga

Kolkata, May 23 (UNI) The state Government is soon going to introduce five steel vessels, each with a capacity of 250 passengers, for ferrying passengers across the Ganga.

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23 May 2017 | 1:46 PM
Shiv Sena leader Satish  Pradhan to surrender in special Ayodhya court tomorrow

Shiv Sena leader Satish Pradhan to surrender in special Ayodhya court tomorrow

Lucknow, May 23 (UNI) The decade-long trial in the Ayodhya demolition case is likely to see the light of the day tomorrow, when the last accused Shiv Sena leader Satish Pradhan surrenders before the special CBI court.

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23 May 2017 | 12:51 PM
Delhi MCD bypoll: AAP wins Maujpur, Cong bags Sarai Pipal Thala

Delhi MCD bypoll: AAP wins Maujpur, Cong bags Sarai Pipal Thala

New Delhi, May 23 (UNI) The Aam Aadmi Party, which has been shrouded with alleged 'irregularities' and infighting, today received shot in the arm after its candidate Reshma won the Maujpur MCD bypoll while Congress bagged Sarai Pipal Thala.

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23 May 2017 | 1:49 PM
Shah unveils statue of Pt Deen Dayal

Shah unveils statue of Pt Deen Dayal

Hyderabad, May 23 (UNI) Continuing his three-day visit to the backward Nalgonda district in Telangana today, Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah went round the Vellugupalli village after unveiling the statue of Economist and Social Reformer Pandit Deen Dayal there.

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23 May 2017 | 11:52 AM
Delhi MCD bypoll: Setback for BJP as AAP, Cong win bypolls from Maujpur, Sarai Pipal Thala wards

Delhi MCD bypoll: Setback for BJP as AAP, Cong win bypolls from Maujpur, Sarai Pipal Thala wards

23 May 2017 | 2:23 PM

New Delhi, May 23 (UNI) In a setback for the BJP, which secured a huge victory in the recent polls to the three Municipal corporations in Delhi, the Aam Aadmi Party and the Congress secured a victory in the bypolls for the Maujpur and the Sarai Pipal Thala wards respectively.

59 tribal kids saved from conversion, 8 booked

23 May 2017 | 2:22 PM

Ratlam, MP, May 23 (UNI) Fifty-nine tribal children – who were being conveyed from various villages in Madhya Pradesh’s Jhabua District to Nagpur allegedly for religious conversion – have been rescued, Government Railway Police (GRP) said.

'Double bonus' awaits Man United in Stockholm, says Mata

23 May 2017 | 2:08 PM

Undated, May 23 (Reuters) Manchester United have had a long, hard season but the prospect of winning a European trophy and booking a spot in next season's Champions League will be enough to revitalise tired minds and bodies for one more match, midfielder Juan Mata has said.

JPCC celebrates 26th death anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi

21 May 2017 | 6:22 PM

Ranchi, May 21 (UNI) The Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee today paid floral tributes to former Prime Minister Bharat Ratna late Rajiv Gandhi on his 26th death anniversary which was celebrated by the party as ‘Shahdat Diwas’.

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