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Car, bike owners not starving, can pay more for petrol: BJP minister
THE BUREAUCRAT-TURNED-POLITICIAN'S COMMENT
16.09.17 - TEAM PT

Bureacrat-turned-Union Minister KJ Alphons on Saturday yet again stoked a controversy when he said that people who own bikes and cars are not starving and can afford to pay higher prices for fuel.
 
Speaking to media at the Kerala state capital, Alphons said the Union government ...
  


Smriti Irani on RaGa's speech: A failed dynast talked about his failed political journey
Rahul Gandhi’s UC Berkeley Address
12.09.17 - TEAM PT

Union Minister Smriti Irani hit out at Rahul Gandhi’s statements at University of California, Berkeley, calling him a "failed dynast” who chose to speak about his "failed political journeys in the United States of America”. Tearing into his statements on dynasty politics, Smriti Irani said ...
  


BJP leader halts ambulance for 30 minutes, delay leads to death of patient
07.08.17 - team pt

A patient, who was being taken to a hospital, died after a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader stopped the ambulance after it hit his vehicle.
 
The incident took place in Fatehabad district of Haryana. According to news agency ANI, BJP Leader Darshan Nagpal chased an ambulance ...
  


Venkaiah Naidu is BJP's Vice President candidate
17.07.17 - PT BUREAU

Springing a surprise, the BJP announced Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu as its nominee for Vice President, further proof that the party plans to further expand south-wards.

It is not clear how enthusiastic Naidu, 68, is for the new assignment, but India is very likely to have ...
  


No probe into Sahara diaries case against PM Modi: Supreme Court
11.01.17 - TEAM PT

The Supreme Court today rejected a probe into the Sahara-Birla diaries, which Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi has used to allege that Prime Minister Narendra Modi accepted kickbacks from corporate houses during his time as Gujarat Chief Minister.
 
The purported diaries were recovered from the business house ...
  


Customers won’t have to pay transaction fees at petrol pumps, assures govt
09.01.17 - TEAM PT

Credit and debit cards will continue to be accepted at petrol pumps even after January 13 without customers having to pay transaction charges, the government said on Monday.

Banks and oil companies are in discussions as to who should bear these charges, it said a day ...
  


BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj booked for ‘population control’ remark; EC seeks report
07.01.17 - TEAM PT

An FIR has been filed against controversial Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Sakshi Maharaj on Saturday for his remark on population control. Earlier on Friday in Meerut, Sakshi, in a veiled attack on the Muslim community, blamed them for the population explosion in the country.
 
He ...
  



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