National Conference President Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday congratulated Rahul Gandhi for sticking to his decision and stepping down from the post of Congress President. He, however, said that Gandhi never wanted to hold the position and wanted someone else to take the job. Rahul Gandhi today officially resigned taking full responsibility of the recent drubbing […]

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A police official in Rajasthan was beaten to death on Saturday in Rajsamand district by a violent mob. According to police, a PTI report said, the deceased has been identified as Abdul Gani, 48, who was posted at the Bhim Police Station. The incident took place when Gani had gone to Hamela Ki Ber village […]

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An umbrella body of Dalit groups, which protested the demolition of a Ravidas temple in the city, has condemned the violence at Tughlakabad and said the march to the disputed site in the area Wednesday evening was a personal decision of a few people. Ahosk Bharti, the convenor of the Akhil Bhartiya Sant Shiromani Guru […]

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The ban on plastic having a thickness less than 50 microns will come into force in Uttar Pradesh from Sunday with a fine up to Rs 1 lakh and six months in jail for violators, according to a state government order. After the Uttar Pradesh government warned strict action against officials failing to implement the […]

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NRC Assam final list 2019: NDA ally Janata Dal (United) has strongly criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led governments mammoth move against infiltration in Assam over the exclusion of around 19 lakh people from the final list of National Register of Citizenship (NRC). Partys national vice-president and election strategist Prashant Kishor has called the move botched […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi was honoured with the Order of Zayed, the UAEs highest civilian award, on Saturday as a mark of appreciation for his efforts to boost bilateral ties between the two nations. The award has earlier been bestowed on several world leaders, including Russian President Vladimir Putin, Queen Elizabeth II and Chinese President […]

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Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi has given her nod to Congress-Left Front alliance in West Bengal for the upcoming assembly by-polls in the state following the partys dismal performance in the Lok Sabha polls in the state, top party sources said on Saturday. Gandhi held a meeting with West Bengal Congress president Somen Mitra in […]

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For the BJP, Arun Jaitley was a man for all seasons – a strategist who crafted its rise in many states, a suave and moderate face who won the saffron party new allies and an articulate champion of its cause whose persuasive skills were a valuable asset for its leadership. For almost a decade-and-a-half, more […]

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Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Sunday said that the government rewarded Arif Mohammed Khan for his statements supporting the Centre in the recent past. Khan was today appointed as governor of Kerala. Singhvi said that the decision was entirely expected decision. Congratulations to Arif Mohammed Khan on being appointed as Governor of Kerala. An […]

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Rahul Gandhis decision to step down as Congress president on Wednesday appears to have brought the partys internal fissures to fore. Within hours of Rahul Gandhi posting a 4-page letter on Twitter announcing that he has stepped down, partys Uttar Pradesh spokesperson Zeeshan Haidar demanded that Ghulam Nabi Azad resign as Congress in-charge of UP. […]

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