Yogi Adityanath Likens Akhilesh Yadav With Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb

New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath has likened former chief minister of the state with Mughal emperor Aurangzeb who had jailed his father. The scathing attack on Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav was made in view of treatment meted out to his father by him.,

“There is a character in history who kept his father in jail. This is the reason why no Muslim names his son Aurangzeb,” he said.


Election Commission To Take A Call Whether Polls In Telangana To Be Held With Other States

New Delhi: In view of the dissolved Assembly of Telengana, the Election Commission (EC) will meet on Friday to take a call on whether polls in Telangana can be clubbed with the upcoming elections in Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Rajasthan and Mizoram.

The commission has the necessary infrastructure to club the Telangana polls with those of the other states, said an official aware of the developments, but will need to verify whether the electoral rolls in the state are updated.


K Chandrashekhar Rao For Now Rules Out Electoral Alliance With The BJP In The State

New Delhi: Shortly after dissolving the Telengana assembly nine months ahead of schedule, Telangana chief minister and Telangana Rashtra Samiti president K Chandrashekhar Rao ruled out any electoral alliance with the BJP while he took heavily on the Congress.

While keeping his distance from the BJP, Rao underlined that TRS would be a ‘friendly party’ of the Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen, though not a political ally. “We may have friendly contest in the constituencies where MIM fields its candidates. That has been our stand right from the beginning,” he said.


Shekhawat Appointed BJP Convener Of Rajasthan Assembly Election Management Committee

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has appointed Union minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat as the convener of the party’s Assembly election management committee for Rajasthan.

Rajasthan BJP president Madanlal Saini will head the 16-member panel that will take all the important decisions related to the forthcoming Rajasthan assembly elections. The committee was constituted by BJP chief Amit Shah.

Chief minister Vasundhara Raje is one of the members while union minister Arjun Ram Meghwal and state party spokesperson Satish Punia have been made joint conveners.


Officials Advise Against Starting The Proposed Sea Plane Facility In Chilika Lake

New Delhi: Officials in charge of conservation of Odisha’s Chilika Lake have advised against starting the proposed sea plane facility there. They have cited legal restrictions and the economic and ecological problems it would cause. Chilika Lake isAsia’s largest brackishwater lake.

In June, the Airports Authority of India announced plans of starting water aerodromes and amphibious aircraft operation in Chilika lake and Sabarmati river of Gujarat.

In a letter to the state government, Chilika Development Authority’s chief executive Sushanta Nanda said that the provisions of the Wetland Conservation and Managent Rules, 2017 prohibit conversion for non-wetland uses.