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Karnataka's 15th legislative Assembly will begin its first session on 2 July and the JD(S)-Congress coalition government's maiden budget will be presented on 5..
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The Congress on Friday defended its leader Ghulam Nabi Azad over his remarks on Kashmir which drew fire from the BJP, saying he only expressed concern over..
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A closer look at the kind of people who have been arrested in the last one week would give a fair idea about why the 'urban Naxals' theory has been floated.
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Now as the alliance has fallen apart, BJP is getting battle ready with the mission to showcase its hard-line views in it areas of dominance, the Jammu region.
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Union Minister of State for Home Hansraj Ahir on Friday said the Narendra Modi government was committed to protecting the sovereignty of the country and that..
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Senior BJP leader and Rajya Sabha MP from Chhattisgarh Saroj Pandey called Rahul Gandhi "mand buddhi" (slow-witted), which drew a sharp rebuke from the..
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Out of the 42 Lok Sabha seats from West Bengal, the BJP is targeting 22 in the 2019 elections. This would be a huge leap over its 2014 tally, when it managed..
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Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Friday appointed Mallikarjun Kharge as the party's general secretary in-charge of Maharashtra, officials said.
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Shiv Sena hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's farmers' outreach programme and said that only farmers' suicides, and not their income, have doubled.
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Blaming the Centre for "punishing" the people of Kerala, the chief minister claimed that it was because the state was being ruled by the Left..
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The Congress has sought to distance itself from Saifuddin Soz's statement, saying that he adopted a cheap tactic to sell his book.
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Soz argued that the Centre should first open dialogue with Hurriyat Conference before moving to mainstream parties to find a solution to the Kashmir issue.
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The JD(U) asked why the Congress had failed to take any step in the direction of granting special status to Bihar when they were in power at the Centre for a..
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What is intriguing is that Congress is yet to come out with a contrarian position to Ghulam Nabi Azad's statement while the LeT promptly used it to hype the..
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The Maharashtra government's decision to take control of the Shani Shingnapur Temple in Nevasa taluka of Ahmednagar district was a "political move",..
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For the fourth time in a row, the Prime Minister's Office has denied an appointment to Kerala Chief Minister and CPM leader Pinarayi Vijayan
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Union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad lambasted Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad's comments on Jammu and Kashmir and said people supporting terrorism were the..
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Though the opposition is united against BJP, the electorate seems divided. Just because it was defeated in Kairana bypolls, there is no reason for BJP to feel..
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Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar chose to make a different kind of headline on International Yoga Day.
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Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) president Kamal Haasan on Thursday met UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi.
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The first meeting of the full-fledged cabinet in Karnataka after the Congress-JD(S) coalition government came to power, will be chaired by chief minister HD..
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BJP chief Amit Shah on Thursday counselled social media savvy workers and supporters of his party's Delhi unit to avoid committing the "mistake" of..
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The Congress charged Narendra Modi with having "insulted Bihar by refusing to acknowledge the demand for grant of special status to the state" when the..
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Amit Shah hit out at opposition parties, alleging that they were spreading lies and propaganda against the Narendra Modi government as it has attained many..
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Banerjee, a known critic of the saffron party, also alleged that the BJP is manipulating EVMs to increase its vote share in the state and urged her party workers..
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The Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT), will hold demonstrations across the state in August to spearhead its demand for a separate state.
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Politics in India is going to pieces - like PDP-BJP recently. As political fragmentation leads to splintering of votes, coalitions are becoming inevitable.
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Reports on Parliament's dysfunction focus on images - such as Members of Parliament rushing to the Well; or on statistics to highlight the increasingly fraught..
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Turning a bill (legislative proposal) into an Act of Parliament (law of the land) is a multi-step process.
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If BJP is to be truthful about the promises it made, and be concerned about removing the regional imbalances in Jammu and Kashmir, it should have exited the..
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