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Smriti Irani says women in India not told what to wear, where to go, audience

Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani on Friday found herself in a fix when her remarks that women in the country are not told what to wear, whom to meet and where to go were opposed by an audience she was addressing.


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Rahul Gandhi lashes out at PM Modi over Subramanian Swamy's allegations

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the 'citizenship row' stirred up by BJP leader Subramanian Swamy, challenging the PM to order an inquiry against him (Gandhi) and send him to jail if he is proven guilty.


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Justice Thakur to take oath as Chief Justice of India on 3 Dec

Justice Tirath Singh Thakur, who had headed the Supreme Court bench which delivered a verdict on restructuring the Indian Cricket Board was on Wednesday designated as the Chief Justice of India.


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Subramanian Swamy to ask ED to file FIR against Rahul Gandhi

After accusing Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi of being a 'British citizen', BJP leader Subramanian Swamy, on Wednesday, said that he will ask the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to file an FIR against the Congress leader.


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VK Singh says intolerance debate created by those being paid money

Union Minister V K Singh has alleged that the debate over intolerance in India is an "unnecessary" creation of very imaginative minds being "paid with a lot of money."


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Modi, Cameron announce deals worth 9 billion pounds between India and UK

UK-India ties got a new impetus as British Prime Minister David Cameron and Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the roadmap for a new course. The two leaders announced deals worth 9 billion pounds as they signed a landmark...


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ED questions Shah Rukh: Was it about speaking on intolerance, asks Congress

The Congress on Thursday questioned if Shah Rukh Khan was made the target by Enforcement Directorate (ED) because he talked about the issue of intolerance. On Wednesday, the ED questioned Khan over alleged abuse...


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PM Narendra Modi Heads to UK; Lunch With Queen, Wembley Reception to Follow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins his three-day visit to Britain today. He will engage in bilateral talks with his British counterpart David Cameron, meet the industry leaders, have lunch with the Queen and also...


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Winter session of Parliament to commence from November 26

The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs, which met at the Parliament House in New Delhi, decided the dates of the upcoming Winter Session - November 26 till December 23.


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Justice for all: After 'Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas' PM Modi pitches for 'Sabka

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said there must be 'Sabka Nyay' along with 'Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas.'


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Bihar elections: BJP, Grand Alliance running neck-and-neck, show exit polls

According to exit polls, the BJP and the 'Grand Alliance' are running neck-and-neck in Bihar's assembly elections. NDTV's poll of exit polls, based on six different polls, gave a minor edge to the Bihar Chief Minister Nitish...


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RSS mouthpiece calls JNU home of 'anti-national' forces

A magazine associated with Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), the Panchjanya, has called the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) a "huge anti-national block which has the aim of disintegrating India."


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JD (U) equates RSS to ISIS

The Janata Dal (United) on Monday called the international terrorist organization Isis the Muslim version of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).


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BJP left red-faced as Astrologer Bejan Daruwalla says Modi showed him his palm

In a major embarrassment for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), famous astrologer Bejan Daruwalla on Sunday claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had consulted him once. Daruwalla said that though Modi, who didn't have lines...


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Sonia & Rahul Gandhi take 'intolerance' issue to President

Congress has decided to take the issue of "growing intolerance" to Rashtrapati Bhavan with a meeting with President Pranab Mukherjee scheduled for November 3. The Congress delegation will be headed by party chief Sonia Gandhi and vice-president Rahul Gandhi.


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L-G Jung accuses AAP of trying to make a deal with him

Delhi's lieutenant governor Najeeb Jung on Friday accused the Delhi government of pressurizing him to drop criminal cases against ruling party leaders.


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Scientist PM Bhargava to return Padma Bhushan over growing intolerance in India

Well-known Indian scientist P.M. Bhargava on Thursday said he will give up his Padma Bhushan award in protest against the "growing intolerance in the country."


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Hindu Sena urges PM Modi to impose cow meat ban in India

The Hindu Sena has defended its move to file a complaint against the Kerala House for allegedly serving beef and urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to impose a ban on cow meat across India.


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BJP not amused as Arun Shourie calls NDA government 'Congress plus a cow'

In a sharp attack on the Narendra Modi government, BJP leader Arun Shourie calls NDA govt 'Congress plus a cow.'


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Vote for Nitish Kumar, Arvind Kejriwal tells Bihar

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has asked the people to vote for his Bihar counterpart Nitish Kumar today, a day before the third phase of assembly polls.


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Lalu says Narendra Modi, Amit Shah will have to resign after Bihar polls

Campaigning tirelessly for the Grand Alliance during the Bihar assembly elections, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav has taken a dig at the NDA, saying "Narendra Modi and Amit Shah will have to resign after the Bihar polls are over."


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Govt to issue notification on OROP after Bihar polls: Parrikar

Narendra Modi government has announced that it will issue the notification on long-awaited One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme after Vidhan Sabha elections in Bihar.


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US rules out any role in Indo-Pak peace process unless asked by both jointly

Washington: The United States has ruled out any role for itself in Indo-Pak peace process unless both the countries jointly ask for it, according to a senior official who insisted that the best way to resolve issues is through...


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Indira favoured Priyanka as her political successor: ML Fotedar

Just days before she was assassinated, Prime Minister Indira Gandhi confided to her close associate M L Fotedar that she saw the possibility of Priyanka Gandhi emerging as her political successor over time...


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Hindu Mahasabha to observe Godse's death anniversary as 'balidan diwas'

In a fresh trouble for Narendra Modi government, the Hindu Mahasabha has announced that it wants to observe November 15 - the day Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse was hanged - as 'balidan diwas'.


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SC rules NJAC Act unconstitutional, collegium system to continue

In a groundbreaking judgment, the Supreme Court today declared the National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) Act by NDA government as unconstitutional.


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Modi called Dadri incident 'unfortunate,' how about tragic, unjust and

More than a fortnight after a Muslim man was killed in Dadri by a Hindu mob over rumours of storing and eating beef, prime minister Narendra Modi called the incident "unfortunate." Did you expect a sterner response? Well...


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Shiv Sena: World came to know Narendra Modi because of Godhra

After PM Modi condemned the Dadri mob killing and opposition to Pakistani singer Ghulam Ali's concert, Senior Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut responded with a reference to the Godhra carnage.


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Arun Jaitley on Akademi awards row: It's a manufactured protest

Union finance minister Arun Jaitley has condemned the writers who have given up their Sahitya Akademi awards referring to "rising intolerance" in the country. Sharing a Facebook post on Wednesday, the minister...


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Dadri Mob Killing, Ghulam Ali Concert Controversy 'Really Sad' But Why Blame

In his first public comments about mob killing of a man in Dadri, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called it "really sad" and also highlighted that his government had no role in the case. Talking to the newspaper Anandabazar...


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