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India

Rahul Gandhi breached SPG rule 1,800+ times: Amit Shah

Telling INC it was bothered about one family, the home minister counted the number of times Rahul Gandhi breached rules in India and abroad

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India

European MPs, happy with Kashmir situation, branded as ‘Nazi’ by Owaisi

In the meantime, Congress said Indian opposition leaders were not let in while BJP’s Shahnawaz Hussain punched a hole in their argument

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Elections

Congress worried committee identifies 3 reasons for poll rout

The CWC, delving into the reasons behind the Congress’s debacle and discussing why the party’s poll narrative failed to impress the people, have reached three conclusions that they wouldn’t say on record for an obvious reason

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India

INC accuses BJP of using money power in Karnataka

New Delhi: Moments after BJP president Amit Shah’s press conference on the Karnataka verdict, the INC on Monday accused the BJP of spending 6,500 crore on the elections and keeping another huge sum to ‘poach’ its MLAs. Addressing a press conference, senior INC leader Anand Sharma said, “Let there be an independent probe as to what efforts […]

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Economy

Cong accuses PM of promoting pvt diamond firms over PSUs

New Delhi: The Congress today accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of “promoting” private firms which inked diamond purchase pacts with Russia in 2015 after “cutting out” public-sector units MMTC and Hindustan Diamonds. Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma asked the prime minister to explain to the country “why he sidelined government-run entities and promoted private firms, some […]

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India

Oppn stalls triple talaq bill in Rajya Sabha

New Delhi: A united opposition today had a face-off with the government over the triple talaq bill in the Rajya Sabha and stalled a debate on it insisting that it should be sent to a select panel, as the ruling BJP strongly sought its expeditious passage to stop the unlawful practice. Amid noisy scenes, Law Minister […]

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India

Cong continues to disrupt Rajya Sabha over PM’s remarks

New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day soon after it assembled today as Congress insisted that the impasse over the reported remarks by Prime Minister Narendra Modi against his predecessor Manmohan Singh should be resolved first. For the past week, the opposition has been demanding a clarification from the Prime Minister over his […]

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India

PM running away from discussions on failed promises: Anand Sharma

Ahmedabad: Denouncing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks that the Congress was levelling baseless allegations against “the son of Gujarat”, the opposition party today said he was making emotional statements to run away from discussions on failed promises. If he was strong, he should have called the winter session of Parliament and faced questions, senior Congress leader […]

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Economy

Modi ‘solely responsible’ for economic mess: Cong

Delhi: The Congress today held Prime Minister Narendra Modi “solely responsible” for creating a “mess” of the economy, after Standard & Poor’s kept its sovereign rating for the country unchanged. Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma the government was taking shelter under these “dubious” certificates from rating agencies. Rating agency Moody’s had on last Friday raised […]