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Chief Minister of Karnataka B.S. Yediyurappa listening to the fellow members during the session of Legislative Assembly at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru on Tuesday (Photo: ANI)
Chief Minister of Karnataka B.S. Yediyurappa listening to the fellow members during the session of Legislative Assembly at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru on Tuesday (Photo: ANI)

Karnataka BJP denies revolt brewing as mystery letter criticising BSY surfaces

  • 'The talk of about 20 loyal MLAs ganging up against Yediyurappa is a speculation as rumour mills are working overtime,' said party spokesman G. Madhusudhana
  • The unsigned letter, in Kannada, circulating in the social media has been termed as 'bogus'

A file photo of Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray (right) with NCP chief Sharad Pawar. The less than three-month-old alliance government has witnessed differences of opinion on a number of issues in public. (HT)
A file photo of Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray (right) with NCP chief Sharad Pawar. The less than three-month-old alliance government has witnessed differences of opinion on a number of issues in public. (HT)

Discord in Maharashtra coalition over Uddhav Thackeray’s move to back NPR

  • NCP continues to oppose CAA and will try to convince the Sena to bridge the gap on this stance, said Pawar
  • The Congress and the NCP are both opposed to NPR and the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, or CAA

Security personnel stand guard during a public outreach programme, at Harwan on the outskirts of Srinagar. (PTI)
Arvind Kejriwal (Photo: PTI)
Arvind Kejriwal (Photo: PTI)

Guarantee card a priority for Arvind Kejriwal cabinet

  • Kejriwal and his Cabinet have started working to ensure the 10 guarantees are provided to the people
  • Among the 10 guarantees promised in the guarantee card, reducing air pollution by three times is one of the guarantees

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray. (ANI)
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal with state transport minister Kailash Gahlot. (PTI)
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal with state transport minister Kailash Gahlot. (PTI)

AAP will remain committed to free metro rides for women: Delhi Minister

  • Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot said the state govt will pursue the Central govt for the implementation of the scheme
  • Last year, Arvind Kejriwal had announced that women can 'enjoy free rides on public transport' in the national capital

The announcement was made during the budget presentation in the presence of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Lucknow. (Raj K. Raj/HT)
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Expelled JD(U) leader Prashant Kishor accused CM Nitish Kumar of making compromises with BJP.  (Photo: PTI)
Expelled JD(U) leader Prashant Kishor accused CM Nitish Kumar of making compromises with BJP. (Photo: PTI)

Prashant Kishor starts campaign in Bihar, targets Nitish Kumar

  • Kishor had repeatedly questioned Kumar’s stand on the Citizenship (Amendment) Act
  • Kishor said Bihar needs a leader who does not shy away from expressing his views and is not dependant on others’ decisions

Congress’ chief spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said leaders should introspect their roles and responsibilities. PTI
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Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman speaks during a press conference after an interactive session with industrialists on union budget 2020, in Bengaluru. (PTI)
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman speaks during a press conference after an interactive session with industrialists on union budget 2020, in Bengaluru. (PTI)

DoT actively engaging with telecom companies after apex court's AGR order: FM

  • Telecom major Bharti Airtel on Monday deposited 10,000 crore as part of its AGR dues to the government
  • The DoT had issued fifth and final notice to telecom operators on February 14 for making payment immediately

Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri. (PTI)
Hundreds of people have been protesting against CAA in Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh for more than two months.  (Photo: PTI)
Hundreds of people have been protesting against CAA in Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh for more than two months. (Photo: PTI)

SC appoints mediators to engage with protesters in Shaheen Bagh

  • Top court clarifies it isn’t against people’s right to protest, but is concerned over blocking of public places
  • SC was hearing pleas over the road block due to the ongoing protests at Shaheen Bagh against CAA

All state units of AAP will launch a campaign to expand its membership and outreach through a missed call campaign. (Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint) (Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint)
All state units of AAP will launch a campaign to expand its membership and outreach through a missed call campaign. (Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint) (Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint)

After Delhi win, AAP eyes national role

  • Party formulates three-point action plan to expand its footprint
  • Nearly 15 lakh people have joined AAP's 'nation building' programme

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar. (PTI)
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar. (PTI)

Nitish Kumar pitches for nationwide ban on liquor

  • Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar called for a nationwide ban on alcohol
  • He said that he had started planning for imposing liquor-ban in Bihar from 2011 and had imposed it finally in 2016

Arvind Kejriwal takes charge as Delhi CM on Monday.  (Photo: PTI)
The GST Council will meet either by the end of February or early March.pti
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File photo of BJP MP Bhupendra Yadav (Photo: ANI)