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Amar Singh Suggests Shivpal Yadav To Consider Allying With Mayawati

New Delhi: Former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh suggested Shivpal Yadav’s Samajwadi Secular Morcha to consider consider allying with Mayawati. The suggestion came a day after BSP chief Mayawati ruled out any truck with the Congress in poll-bound states, leaving a question mark on a larger coalition against the BJP.

“Mayawati is open to electoral ties with small players so Shivpal Singh Yadav should try,” tweeted Amar, who had earlier said he wanted Shivpal to join the BJP. The Shivpal camp is silent on Amar’s suggestion but the Samajwadi Party leaders say it was merely an attempt to derail the SP-BSP coalition.

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Rajnath Says, Muslims Should Be Complimented For Not Letting Radicalisation Spread

New Delhi: Union home minister Rajnath Singh said that Muslims in India should be complimented for not letting radicalisation spread in the country despite consistent efforts to brainwash them. He castigated Pakistan for not desisting from its “evil designs” in the context of Kashmir.

Speaking at the 16th Hindustan Times Leadership Summit, Singh called terrorism a “crime against humanity” and said it was not linked to any religion or caste. “Even Islamic nations have condemned terrorism. Pakistan should take efforts to stop terrorism. I must compliment Muslims in India that they have not allowed radicalisation to spread in the country,” Singh said.

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Punjab Government Refuses To Follow Footsteps Of BJP-Ruled States On Oil Prices

New Delhi: The Congress government in Punjab under Captain Amrinder Singh has refused to follow in the footsteps of the Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled states in the country. The BJP-ruled state have cut down value-added tax (VAT) on fuel.

After Union finance minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday announced a Rs 1.50 per litre cut in excise duty on petrol and diesel and a Re 1 per litre cut by oil marketing companies (OMCs), he had asked states to do their bit by slashing VAT by a similar amount.

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Ram Temple And Muscular Policy Towards Pakistan Core To BJP’s Outreach

New Delhi: Commitment for the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya is going to be the big issue for the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) which will also talk to people about its “muscular policy” on Pakistan-backed terror groups. These are going to be the core of outreach by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and its affiliates ahead of state assembly elections later this year and the 2019 general elections.

The Sangh’s official position is that it maintains a distance from electoral politics and does not actively campaign for any party, but its affiliate BJP relies on the expansive RSS machinery to drum up support.

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PM Set To Launch BJP’s Election Campaign For Rajasthan From Ajmer On October 6

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to launch the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) election campaign from Ajmer in Rajasthan on October 6 and hold rallies in all across poll-bound Rajasthan to build a favourable mood among the electorate.

Betting on Modi’s popularity, the BJP plans to hold a series of public meetings across the state, targeting areas where the BJP is perceived to be weak. The election management committee has proposed a schedule for the PM’s public meetings in the state which is awaiting the PMO’s nod.