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AAP suspends Devinder Sehrawat from party's primary membership

New Delhi [India]: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday suspended its Bijwasan MLA Colonel Devinder Sehrawat from primary membership of the party.


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Union Cabinet approves signing of India-Afghanistan extradition treaty

New Delhi [India], Sept.12: The Union Cabinet on Monday approved the signing and ratification of an extradition treaty between India and Afghanistan.


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Union Cabinet approves creation of GST Council, Secretariat

New Delhi [India], Sept.12: The Union Cabinet on Monday approved the setting up of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council as well as the setting up of its secretariat as per the following details:


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India-US Forum of Parliamentarians delegation heads to United States

New Delhi [India], Sep 12: FICCI's Forum of Parliamentarians is organising the annual delegation of India US Forum of Parliamentarians to the United States. The delegation shall visit Washington D.C from 11th to 17th September 2016 for a series of high level political call-ons, round tables with think tanks, interaction with Indian and American industry leaders, diaspora, students and media interactions.


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Somnath Bharti dares 'Modi police' to arrest him

New Delhi [India], Sept. 12: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Delhi MLA Somnath Bharti on Monday dared Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'police' to come and arrest him if there was truth to him or his supporters allegedly misbehaving with security guards at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) last week.


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FIR filed against me to divert attention from AAP's success in Punjab: Somnath

New Delhi [India], Sept. 11: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Somnath Bharti, who has been booked for allegedly misbehaving with security guards at AIIIMS, on Sunday cried foul and claimed that the FIR was filed in response to "humongous success" of AAP's kisan rally in Punjab, asserting that it was nothing but a 'diversionary tactic'.


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Congress pulls up Mulayam for playing communal card ahead of UP polls

New Delhi [India], Sept. 11: The Congress Party on Sunday trained its guns on Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav and alleged that he was attempting to polarise the voters ahead of next year's assembly polls by playing the communal card.


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Cricketer Praveen Kumar joins Samajwadi Party

Lucknow [India], Sept. 11: Cricketer Praveen Kumar on Sunday joined the Samajwadi Party ahead of the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls next year.


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Kejriwal's MLA Devendra Sehrawat now questions AAP's credibility

New Delhi [India], Sept. 11: In what may come as a major embarrassment for Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Devendra Sehrawat today expressed his disappointment over the ongoing controversies and said party's credibility is at the lowest level as of now.


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PM Modi avoids meeting farmers as his 15 lakh suit will get dirty: Rahul Gandhi

Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Sept. 11: Extending his favourite 'suit-boot' analogy, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Rs. 15 lakh monogrammed suit.


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PM Modi pays tribute to 9/11 victims, remembers Swami Vivekananda's 'historic'

New Delhi [India], Sept. 11: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid his tributes to the victims of 9/11 and remembered the 'historic' speech of Swami Vivekananda that was delivered in Chicago on this day in 1893.


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'Hindustan ka gareeb trast hai, Narendra Modi mast hai': Rahul Gandhi

Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Sept. 10: Continuing his tirade against Narendra Modi, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the Prime Minister should visit Uttar Pradesh and know the plight of the farmers instead of visiting various foreign nations.


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Sitting Congress MLA likely to resign from Congress today

Imphal (Manipur) [India], Sept. 10: Veteran politician MLA Yumkham Erabot Singh is likely to resign from the Congress party today.


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Rahul Gandhi reminds farmers of loans waived off by UPA

Ambedkar Nagar (Uttar Pradesh)[India], Sept. 10: Continuing his road show, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi talked to farmers and reminded them of the loans waived off during the UPA regime and how the Modi government has failed to keep their promises.


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Need more of India's youth to work tirelessly in defending nation: President

Chennai [India], Sept. 10: President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday called on the youth of the nation to step up and volunteer themselves in the service of the nation, adding that young men and women need to work tirelessly and selflessly, even at the peril of their lives in the service of India.


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Govt. throws Padma Awards nomination process open for general public

New Delhi [India], Sept. 10: Any Indian can now recommend any achiever for the prestigious Padma Awards, with the government throwing open the nomination process to general public to make it transparent and curb the crony culture of influence and lobbying.


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India is ready for full membership in NSG: U.S.

Washington D.C. [U.S.], Sept. 10: The United States continued to re-iterate its support towards India's membership in the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), saying India is more than ready to join the elite group, adding that they will continue to work constructively with New Delhi and with members of the NSG on India's accession in the months ahead.


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Gupta left House as he didn't has guts to listen what govt. was saying: Sisodia

New Delhi [India]: With leader of opposition in the Delhi assembly Vijender Gupta accusing Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Sharad Chauhan of threatening his life and lodged an FIR with the Delhi Police, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday said Gupta made an excuse to leave the House, because neither he nor any of his party members had guts to listen to what the government was saying during the discussion.


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India, Nepal home secys agree to strengthen bilateral security cooperation

New Delhi [India]: The India-Nepal Home Secretary Level Talks were held here on September 8-9, where both sides reviewed the entire gamut of the bilateral security cooperation between the two countries and agreed to strengthen it further.


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BJP is jealous of success of 'Khat Sabha': Ghulam Nabi Azad

Faizabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Sept. 9: Taking a dig at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for calling Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi's 'Khat Sabha' a flop show, Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad today said that this reflected the frustration and jealousy on part of the saffron party that has not been able to host such a thriving programme.


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Kejriwal follows double standards on women's safety: Congress

New Delhi [India], Sept. 9: The Congress on Friday said that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will be greeted with protests wherever he goes due to his double standards on the issue of women's safety.


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'Anarchist' Kejriwal always defies constitutional procedures: Congress

New Delhi [India], Sept. 9: The Congress Party on Friday alleged that 'anarchist' Arvind Kejriwal always tries to go against the constitutional procedures as he did by appointing 21 MLAs as parliamentary secretaries without the concurrence of Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung.


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Not wrong to compare AAP with East India Company: Dharamvira Gandhi

Patiala (Punjab) [India], Sept. 9: With Awaaz-e-Punjab founder and former BJP leader Navjot Singh Sidhu accusing Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of "behaving like the East India Company", suspended Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Dharamvira Gandhi on Friday said the way AAP national convener and his associates are working it would indeed not be wrong to compare them with the East India Company.


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State cannot escape responsibility for promoting terrorism by saying it is

New Delhi [India], Sept. 9: Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar on Friday said that a state cannot escape or avoid responsibility for promoting terrorism by saying it is non-state.


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Kejriwal promises 'holy city' status for Amritsar if AAP wins in Punjab

Amritsar (Punjab), [India], Sept. 9: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday assured the people of Punjab that if the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is voted to power in the state, Amritsar would be given the status of a 'holy city'.


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'Golden spoon' Rahul not able to see poor man's son as PM: BJP

New Delhi [India], Sept. 8: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday hit back at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi for attempting to brand the NDA Government as anti-poor and said those born with golden spoon are not able to digest the fact that a poor man's son is today the country's Prime Minister.


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BJP plays safe on Sidhu's move to float new party in Punjab

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Sept. 8: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday downplayed cricketer-turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu's move to launch a new political party ahead of the Punjab Assembly polls and said that it would comment on the same only after a formal announcement is made.


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PM Modi targets Pak again, says one nation producing, exporting terrorism

Vientiane (Laos), Sept. 8: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday continued his tirade against Pakistan, saying there is one country in India's neighbourhood whose competitive advantage rests solely in producing and exporting terrorism.


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Instead of train's speed, PM Modi has increased speed of surging fares: Rahul

New Delhi [India], Sept. 8: After the government announced a surge pricing on tickets for high-speed trains, the Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said that it is PM Modi's policy to provide benefits to rich industrialist by looting the common people.


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Consul General of Singapore meets Gujarat CM Rupani

Gandhinagar (Gujarat) [India], Sept. 8: Ahead of the eighth edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit, a Singaporean delegation led by Ajit Singh, Consul General of the Republic of Singapore, today, met with Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and senior bureaucrats from the state government.


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