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Kejriwal's AAP to shed 'aam aadmi' tag to increase visibility: Report

Jolted by consecutive electoral defeats and infighting, the Aam Aadmi party led by Arvind Kejriwal has now decided to shed its tag of being a party of 'aam aadmi' or common man.


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Arun Jaitley rejects Pakistan Army denial of beheadings of soldiers

India has told Pakistan that blood samples of beheaded Indian soldiers and a blood trail near the Line of Control (LoC) prove its complicity while Pakistan denied the involvement of its Army in any such activity.


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AAP suspends Amanatullah Khan from party, makes Kumar Vishwas Rajasthan

Putting an end to all the speculations, Kumar Vishwas and Arvind Kejriwal buried the hatchet on Wednesday after an AAP's political affairs committee (PAC) meeting in Delhi.


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Shiv Sena taunts PM Modi, says get over UP victory and save our soldiers

The Shiv Sena on Wednesday once again slammed the Centre over the mutilation of Indian soldiers by the Pakistani Army, asking Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reveal how serious he is about tackling the matter on an international level.


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Congress slams Modi govt after Pakistan Army's mutilation of soldiers, says

The Congress on Monday came down hard on the government asking it to "wake up from its slumber" after two Indian soldiers were killed on the LoC and their bodies mutilated by Pakistan.


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AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan quits PAC, stands by his 'Kumar Vishwas is BJP-RSS

A day after Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal denied that there was any rift within the Aam Aadmi Party and called Kumar Vishwas his “younger brother”, senior party leader Manish Sisodia on Monday said the party leadership, including its convener Kejriwal, is “hurt” by the actions of Vishwas.


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Kejriwal now says, 'yes, we made mistakes, will introspect, course correct'

Taking in all the criticism about his alleged high-handedness for three days, Arvind Kejriwal has finally acknowledged in an early morning tweet today that the need of the hour for him is "action and not excuses".


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Priyanka Gandhi says purchased Faridabad property with her own money, no link

Congress president Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday said that agricultural land bought by her in Haryana's Faridabad district or other property acquired by her had no links to finances of her husband, his Skylight Hospitality, or to reality major DLF.


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Congress seeks apology from Yogi Adityanath for 'anti-women' remarks

The Congress on Monday accused Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath of making ‘disparaging, distatateful and dishonourable’ remarks against country’s women on his website and demanded an apology from him.


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What is misuse of triple talaq? Tomorrow we may hear of misuse of rape: Javed

Noted lyricist and former Rajya Sabha MP Javed Akhtar has termed the All India Muslim Personal Law Board's (AIMPLB) call for boycott of abusers of triple talaq a hoax.


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MCD polls 2017: Delhi BJP expels 21 members, including four councillors

The Delhi BJP on Saturday expelled its 21 members, including five sitting councillors, from the party for six years for allegedly being involved in the anti-party activites ahead of the April 23 MCD polls.


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EVM row: Supreme Court snubs Congress, reminds who brought in voting machines

The Supreme Court on Thursday snubbed the Congress for questioning the credibility of EVMs after losing Assembly polls in several states, reminding the party that the government headed by Congress itself had brought in the voting machines.


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Don't know Kulbhushan's location in Pak, have no access to him: MEA

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Thursday said that the Indian government is not aware of the whereabouts of former naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court.


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'Leave now, Kashmir is ours' - Gautam Gambhir reacts to video of Kashmiri youth

A day after a video surfaced showing a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan being attacked by an angry mob while he was returning from a polling booth in Srinagar, veteran Indian left-hander Gautam Gambhir criticised the Kashmiri youth for the shocking incident.


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Muslim Personal Law Board says will end 'triple talaq' in 1.5 years, asks govt

All India Muslim Personal Law Board vice-president Kalbe Sadiq has said the Board will end the practice of triple talaq itself in one-and-a-half years so the government should not interfere in the matter.


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Kulbhushan Jadhav death row: Pak high commissioner Abdul Basit mobbed at Delhi

Chaos prevailed for some time at the end of a conference in New Delhi as several members of the media mobbed Pakistan high commissioner Abdul Basit and former foreign minister Khurshid Kasuri, forcing the envoy to make a hasty exit.


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Opposition, government join hands to ensure justice for Kulbhushan Jadhav

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said in Lok Sabha that the “Indian government will do everything possible to ensure justice for Kulbhushan Jadhav.” He also said that the government strongly condemns Pakistan’s decision to announce death sentence for Jadhav.


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Arrest warrant issued against Kejriwal over tweet against PM Modi

An Assam court has issued an arrest warrant against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal after he failed to appear before it in connection with a defamation case concerning his tweet on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.


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Govt orders Air India to lift ban on Shiv Sena MP, Ravindra Gaikwad can fly

The aviation ministry on Friday ordered the Air India to immediately lift the two-week-old ban on grounded MP Ravindra Gaikwad. The airline complied with the order and now private airlines, which were waiting for AI's decision, will follow suit.


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BJP foundation day: PM Modi says party will continue working for poor,

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is celebrating its 37th foundation today. Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to congratulate party workers on the occasion and also thanked people for their support.


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SC says Jayalalithaa not to be declared convict in corruption case

J Jayalalithaa, former Tamil Nadu chief minister, will not be declared a convict in a corruption case, the Supreme Court said today, rejecting Karnataka's request.


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Jaitely defamation case: Jethmalani now ready to defend Kejriwal for free

Top lawyer Ram Jethmalani has come to the rescue of Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday, claiming that he will not charge the Delhi chief minister to defend him against finance minister Arun Jaitely's defamation lawsuit.


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Take action before people lose faith in EVMs: Congress to EC

The Congress on Sunday urged the Election Commission to discuss the matter of EVM tampering with all the political parties and take necessary step in the regard, before people lose their faith in the device altogether.


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Mulayam Singh accuses son Akhilesh Yadav of insulting him, says Modi was right

In a big setback for Akhilesh Yadav, his father and Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav has accused Akhilesh of insulting him during the run up to UP polls, adding on Saturday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was right when he had said that a son who was not loyal to his father couldn't be loyal to anyone else.


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AAP's NRI supporters want Sanjay Singh, Durgesh Pathak removed from PAC over

Upset with Aam Aadmi Party’s humiliating loss in the recent assembly polls despite their wholehearted support, party’s Punjabi supporters in foreign countries are seeking action against two key leaders of the party. The leaders are party’s Punjab affairs in-charge Sanjay Singh and organisation-building head Durgesh Pathak.


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SC refers triple talaq case to 5-judge constitutional bench; hearing to begin

The Supreme Court decided today that a five-judge constitution bench will rule on the constitutional validity of the practice of triple talaq, 'nikah halala' and polygamy among Muslims. The hearing will begin May 11.


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Appointment of Lokpal not feasible presently, Centre tells Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its verdict in a PIL seeking directions to the Centre to appoint Lokpal as per the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013, as the government informed the court that Lokpal cannot be appointed until amendments are cleared by the parliament.


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Air India again cancels Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad's ticket

Air India is in no mood to relent as the airline has, for the second time in less than a week, refused to fly Ravindra Gaikwad, a Shiv Sena parliamentarian, who assaulted an airline manager last week, bragging, "I hit him with my slipper 25 times."


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MCD polls: Jolt for Kejriwal as AAP MLA joins BJP

After the humiliating defeat in Punjab and Goa Assembly elections, the Aam Aadmi Party has been dealt another blow right before the MCD elections to be held in Delhi soon.


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Why ban our MP when drunk Kapil Sharma was allowed to fly, asks Shiv Sena in

Comedian Kapil Sharma's drunken episode on a flight was raised in parliament today as the Shiv Sena defended its MP Ravindra Gaikwad, banned from flying most major airlines after he assaulted an Air India official with his slipper on Thursday.


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