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Karti Chidambaram COVID+

Karti Chidambaram, MP of the Indian National Congress and son of former union minister P Chidambaram, has tested positive for COVID-19. He went into home-quarantine today. At 11:27 AM today, Karti tweeted: “I have just tested positive for #Covid. My symptoms are mild and as per medical advice I am under home quarantine. I would […]

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Gehlot strikes note of reconciliation

“If the high command (of the Indian National Congress) forgives rebels, I will welcome them back,” Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said today in a last-ditch effort to save his government from falling as the faction led by Sachin Pilot, which may comprise up to 20 MLAs, shows no sign of patching up with the […]

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Priyanka vacates govt bungalow in Delhi’s Lutyens’ zone

Priyanka had earlier this month cleared her pending dues after the government announced it has cancelled the accommodation at 35, Lodhi Estate

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Omar to Priyanka: Is it OK to topple govts in normal times?

On Sunday, as part of the INC’s Speak for Democracy campaign on social media platforms, Priyanka tweeted in Hindi about the BJP’s priorities

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Kalraj Mishra orders Rajasthan govt to call assembly session

Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra has ordered the Ashok Gehlot government to call an assembly session. “Not convening the assembly was never the intention,” a statement from the Raj Bhavan of the state clarified.

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Congress (Sonia) takes 29 yrs to grudgingly remember PV Narasimha Rao

While the national party kept Manmohan Singh on the front, Sonia and Rahul Gandhi joined him to congratulate Telangana Congress for commemorating the prime minister who transformed India

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Sibal accuses Pilot of reducing INC to a ‘public tamasha’

Hours after the Rajasthan High Court refused to take action against Sachin Pilot and other INC rebels, Kapil Sibal fired a salvo via media

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Sachin Pilot wins in SC, Verdict in high court tomorrow

Sachin Pilot had yesterday sent a legal notice to INC MLA Giriraj Singh Malinga who accused him of trying to bribe him into defecting to BJP

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Rajasthan speaker can’t act against Pilot & Co until 24 July

Amid the court hearing on the Rajasthan imbroglio, the INC held another legislature party meeting at a resort where its MLAs are held captive

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Pilot denies offering bribe to INC MLA for defection to BJP

Pilot said the charge was a bid to malign him and stifle the legitimate concerns that he had raised against the party leadership of the state