Odisha law minister Maheshwar Mohanty shot at in Puri, injured
Bhubaneswar, February 22 (ANI): Odisha's law, tourism and culture minister Maheshwar
Mohanty was injured when two unidentified men opened fire at him near his house in Puri. Mohanty, 59, was driving a scooty back home from a function when
the miscreants, who were following him on a two-wheeler, opened fire at him in a narrow lane near Amala Club in the heart of the town at around
8 pm on Friday, sources said. The minister sustained a bullet injury on his left arm and suffered head injuries after he fell from the scooty
after being fired at. Mohanty was taken to a hospital and subsequently shifted to Bhubaneswar on doctor’s advice.
Jayalalithaa hints at prime ministership with possibility of ‘third front’ formation
Chennai, February 22 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa hinted at prime ministership during the launch of a state project.
She was speaking at the inauguration of the official website of Tamil Nadu Infrastructural Development Board
here. The regional All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) had joined hands with the Communist parties of the country to form an alliance ahead of the upcoming general elections.
Narendra Modi’s rally in
North-East won’t affect people: Ninong Ering
New Delhi, February 22 (ANI): As Narendra Modi is all set to address three rallies in
the North-East, Minister of State for minority affairs Ninong Ering said any such rally
would not affect North-East people. Terming the rallies as ‘drama’ by the BJP’a prime ministerial candidate, Ering said
Congress had worked for these states and just a rally would not yield BJP any vote in the region.
He said unlike Modi, who had already considered himself the PM, Congress
president Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi refrained from taking the position even after persuasion.
Gadkari most corrupt politician, AAP's agenda to defeat him: Anjali Damania
Nagpur, February 22 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Anjali Damania
today said Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nitin Gadkari was the most corrupt politician and that voters should vote for any independent candidate but him.