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PNB Scam: Siddaramaiah demands Modi's resignation

Bengaluru, Feb 20 (UNI) Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Punjab National Bank (PNB) Scam involving fugative jeweller Nirav Modi.
Speaking to reporters at Vidhana Soudha before attending the ongoing Budget session here, Mr Siddaramaiah said Nirav Modi who had looted the nation escaped right 'under the nose' of Mr Modi and the Prime Minister should own up the responsibility and resign.
''Who let Nirav Modi to escape, people of the nation want to know. The Union Government should take the direct blame. What was Mr Modi doing until Nirav escaped from the country. He is unfit to lead the country and should immediately resign as Prime Minister,'' he demanded.
Referring to Commission issue raised by Mr Modi during his Public meeting at Mysuru on Monday, Mr Siddaramaiah termed the allegations by Mr Modi as 'baseless and far from truth'.
''Mr Modi is acting as a petty politician and lowered the decorum of Prime Minister's office. What evidence he has to call my government a commission government. I reject all his claims. By making such unfound allegations he has proved that he is unfit to be in the high office and should step down,'' he demanded.
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Two killed in road mishap on Jammu outskirts

22 Jan 2019 | 2:03 PM

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Mamata says all Oppositions working together to take up EVMs issues with ECI

Mamata says all Oppositions working together to take up EVMs issues with ECI

22 Jan 2019 | 2:02 PM

Kolkata, Jan 22 (UNI) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who
is spearheading an anti-BJP crusade to dislodge the PM Narendra Modi
Government in coming 2019 Parliament elections, has said they will
unitedly take up the controversial Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs)
issue to the Election Commission of India (ECI).

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AP CM expresses doubts on accuracy of functioning of EVMs, says he will approach ECI

AP CM expresses doubts on accuracy of functioning of EVMs, says he will approach ECI

22 Jan 2019 | 2:01 PM

Amaravati, Jan 22 (UNI) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and Telugu Desam Party National President N Chandrababu Naidu expressed doubts on the accuracy of functioning of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and announced that he would approach the Election Commission of India along with the leaders of 22 political parties soon to raise the issue.

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Alumni Decade meet held in PU

22 Jan 2019 | 1:54 PM

Puducherry, Jan 22(UNI) The ‘School of Education’ of the Pondicherry University (PU), a Central varsity, conducted the ‘Alumni Decade Meet’ on Tuesday.

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Raghubar Das tables Budget for the year 2019-20 worth Rs 85,429 cr

22 Jan 2019 | 1:51 PM

Ranchi, Jan 22 (UNI) Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das who also holds the finance portfolio today tabled in the assembly annual budget for the state for the year 2019-20 worth Rs 85,429 crore.

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