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Priyanka Gandhi may contest 2019 Lok Sabha polls from Rae Bareli: Reports

While Priyanka Gandhi is being praised for playing a very crucial role in swinging an alliance for Congress with the Samajwadi Party (SP) for the upcoming Uttar Pradesh polls, her husband Robert Vadra took to Facebook today to hail the partnership and toast "two young & dynamic leaders- Rahul Gandhi & Akhilesh Yadav."


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CBI initiates enquiry against Manish Sisodia

The Central Bureau (CBI) of Investigation has started a preliminary enquiry against Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and unknown public servants for alleged violation of rules and regulations in awarding a contract for "Talk-to-AK" social media campaign.


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BJP says Congress's ND Tiwari has not joined them, his son has

The BJP clarified on Wednesday evening that 91-year-old Congress leader Narain Dutt Tiwari has not joined the party, hours after Tiwari met BJP chief Amit Shah and other leaders in Delhi.


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Smriti Irani asked DU not to reveal her educational qualification, Central

In new information which certainly will add more fuel to the controversy over her educational qualification, Union Minister Smriti Irani had asked the Delhi University not to disclose it to an RTI applicant, the School of Open Learning has told the Central Information Commission.


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Army Chief says Jawans taking to social media could be punished

Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat today said jawans who take to social media to express their complaints could be punished as their act lowers the morale of those guarding the frontiers of the country.


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After jawans' videos go viral Army Chief announces complaint box, says will

After many videos of jawans highlighting their poor work conditions started going viral this week, inciting public anger, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat announced to introduce a complaint box which he himself will open.


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After Sushma Swaraj's warning, Amazon drops Indian flag doormats

After a furious Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj threatened to not grant Indian visas to Amazon officials, the company has dropped Indian flag-themed doormats from its website.


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Rahul Gandhi takes on Modi once again, says 'acche din' will return with

Back after a vacation, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi took on PM Modi once again on Wednesday. Attacking the Narendra Modi-led Centre government and its decision to demonetise and scrap high-denomination notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000, Rahul said that acche din (good times) will only come when the Congress regains power in 2019 Lok Sabha Election.


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EC issues showcause notice to Sakshi Maharaj for controversial remarks

The Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday issued a showcause notice to BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj for his controversial comments on population control. The election body sought a reply from the MP by 11 January.


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Rahul Gandhi returns from foreign holiday, meeting party leaders today

New Delhi: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, who was on a foreign holiday over the first week of the new year, is back in the national capital. Gandhi, who arrived in the country Monday night, is meeting party leaders today.


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It Should Be PM Jaitley Or Advani, Mamata Banerjee urges President

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is in no mood to stop attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi's demonetization drive and today she made a suggestion - that he should quit and make way for a "national government" to be headed by senior BJP leader LK Advani or Finance Minister Arun Jaitley or Home Minister Rajnath Singh.


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SP turmoil: Mulayam Singh calls off party meet, heads to Delhi to meet EC

Mulayam Singh Yadav has this morning cancelled a Samajwadi Party meeting he had called on Thursday - December 5. SP chief has asked party candidates to head to their constituencies and prepare for the assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, to be announced any day this week.


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Rahul Gandhi demands scrapping of cash withdrawal limit, compensation for poor

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday asked the government to repeal a daily cash withdrawal limit and pay out compensation to poor families hit the hardest by a shock recall of high-value currency last month.


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Kirti Azad calls Arun Jaitley 'inefficient', seeks his resignation

Suspended BJP leader and MP Kirti Azad has never shied away from speaking his mind and this time he has trained his guns at Arun Jaitley. On Sunday, he called the Finance Minister an "inefficient" person and sought his resignation holding him responsible for the hardships faced by the common man post-demonetisation.


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Never played politics with Army like BJP: Congress on the appointment of new

The Congress Party on Monday said they have fullest confidence in the Indian armed forces and claimed it has never played politics with the institution and will never do so unlike the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).


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Army a public institution, nation needs answers on 'supersession': Congress

With the Centre announcing the name of Lieutenant General Bipin Rawat as the new Chief of the Army Staff superseding two seniors for the coveted post, the Congress on Sunday demanded an answer from the government over the decision, while asserting that the Army is a public institution and the nation deserves an answer.


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PM Modi: Indira Gandhi ignored advice to demonetise, sold out India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today accused two former premiers, his predecessor Dr Manmohan Singh and Indira Gandhi, of ignoring basic steps to fight corruption.


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Chidambaram: 'No one will forget or forgive what note ban has done to them'

Former Congress Union minister P Chidambaram today sharply criticised Modi government for the demonetisation decision saying fefore banning high-value notes, Prime Minister Narendra Modi should at least have consulted his "own man" Yashwant Sinha so the "monumental mismanagement" could have been avoided.


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Barkha Dutt, Ravish Kumar's Twitter accounts hacked by Legion

Legion seems to have no plans of stop hacking as after senior journalist Barkha Dutt's Twitter account was hacked on Saturday by the group ? the same group that hacked Vijay Mallya's and Rahul Gandhi's accounts ? hours later, it hacked her colleague Ravish Kumar's account.


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After Rahul Gandhi and Cong, 'Legion' hacks Vijay Mallya's Twitter account

After hacking Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and the party's accounts earlier this month, 'Legion' has struck again. On Friday, troubled business tycoon Vijay Mallya's Twitter account was hacked by the group.


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Modi prisoner of his image, doing TRP politics: Rahul Gandhi as CPP chair

Chairing the Congress Parliamentary Party meeting in the absence of his ailing mother Sonia, vice-president Rahul Gandhi today acted as the defacto president of his party.


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PM Modi may attend Rajya Sabha today, Cong says he does not have courage

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to attend the Rajya Sabha on Thursday but his presence may not do much in break the logjam over the scrapping of high-value currency that has deadlocked Parliament and stalled legislative business.


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SC refuses to stay high court hearings against Modi govt's note ban

In another blow to the Center, the Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to stay proceedings in seven high courts against the Modi government's decision to scrap Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes.


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Demonetisation: Opposition set to corner Modi govt in Parliament and outside

Wednesday may turn out to be the Opposition's day in Parliament and outside. The Congress party is being joined by the Left, Trinamool, Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party to form a group of 13 outfits that will protest in the Parliament complex against the government's demonetisation move.


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Notes ban: PM Modi risking contempt of parliament now, warns opposition

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is violating a basic duty to update parliament on a huge decision, Left leader Sitaram Yechury said while speaking to NDTV today.


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All India Muslim Personal Law Board to form women's wing

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has, for the first time, decided to form a women's wing to expand social reform activities among Muslim women.


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Demonetisation: Opposition joins ranks, PM Modi may not speak on notes ban in RS

While the opposition has been pressing for his presence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is unlikely to speak on the ban on Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes in the Rajya Sabha today, where the demonetisation reform will dominate the agenda.


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Early morning, Rahul Gandhi talks to people lined up outside banks, ATMs in

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi surprised people standing in the queues outside ATMs and banks in Delhi in the wee hours on Monday, when he reached there unannounced and started talking to them.


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Amit Shah: Italian glasses-wearing Rahul 'baba' can't see India develop

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Sunday attacked Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, saying the latter can't see the nation's development under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership as he is wearing 'Italian glasses'.


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Priyanka Gandhi to play 'major role' in UP elections: Congress

Priyanka Gandhi will actively campaign for the Congress and play a ?major role? in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections scheduled for early next year, top party leaders said on Friday.


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