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After praising Vajpayee, Congress calls him divisive
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After praising Vajpayee, Congress calls him divisive

The Congress also justified its action of posting Vajpayee's photo on its website, saying it was done to condemn Modi against whom the BJP founder leader had vented ire over post-Godhra riots in Gujarat.

Vajpayee's niece Karuna Shukla joins Congress, criticises BJP
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Vajpayee's niece Karuna Shukla joins Congress, criticises BJP

Karuna Shukla, niece of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee joined the Congress today. Says she would work to ensure the party's victory in the upcoming LS elections.

Modi hits back at Sonia, says the Gandhis have no answers
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Modi hits back at Sonia, says the Gandhis have no answers

BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Sunday hit back at Congress President Sonia Gandhi for her 'zeher ki kheti' remark, saying it was the Congress which has been holding on to power for the longest time.

Lok Sabha polls: Pawar sees no anti-UPA wave, says new voters crucial
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Lok Sabha polls: Pawar sees no anti-UPA wave, says new voters crucial

Denying that a strong anti-UPA wave is sweeping the country, Union Agriculture Minister and NCP President Sharad Pawar on Friday said the political situation is still "unclear" and regional parties as well as new voters will play a crucial role in forming the next government.

No one saw Modi selling tea, says Union minister RPN Singh
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No one saw Modi selling tea, says Union minister RPN Singh

Barring his own testimony, no one has seen Narendra Modi selling tea on streets, Union Minister R P N Singh today said, and alleged that BJP was a party "dream sellers".

Rahul Gandhi factually wrong on personality-oriented politics: Jaitley
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Rahul Gandhi factually wrong on personality-oriented politics: Jaitley

Hitting out at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for deriding "personality-oriented" politics of Narendra Modi, BJP on Wednesday said though he got the principle against such politics right, he got his facts wrong as Congress has functioned like this in the past.

Madhya Pradesh: Chouhan may retain Budhni, resign from Vidisha seat
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Madhya Pradesh: Chouhan may retain Budhni, resign from Vidisha seat

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who won the just concluded Assembly polls from Vidisha and Budhni, is likely to retain the latter, which is his traditional seat.

DMK rules out tie-up with Congress for 2014 Lok Sabha polls
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DMK rules out tie-up with Congress for 2014 Lok Sabha polls

Months after severing ties with Congress on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue, DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Sunday ruled out any alliance with its former ally for the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.

Pakistan's ambivalence over Modi becoming India's PM
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Pakistan's ambivalence over Modi becoming India's PM

With less than six months to the Lok Sabha elections, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has found support from where he would least expect it - Pakistan.

Rajnath, Modi not in race for Lucknow seat: BJP MP
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Rajnath, Modi not in race for Lucknow seat: BJP MP

BJP MP from Lucknow Lalji Tandon today dismissed as rumours reports that some party leaders, including Narendra Modi and Rajanth Singh, are keen to carry on former prime minister A B Vajpayee's legacy by contesting from this seat in the Lok Sabha polls

BJP's dilemma: 'Polarising' Modi or an 'acceptable' other?
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BJP's dilemma: 'Polarising' Modi or an 'acceptable' other?

The BJP has to decide if it wants to gamble with Modi with the sole aim of becoming the single largest party in a divided parliament or to play safe with an NDA-plus government that relies on smaller - and unreliable - regional parties.

Brajesh Mishra was Vajpayee's geostrategist, troubleshooter
India

Brajesh Mishra was Vajpayee's geostrategist, troubleshooter

During his tenure as National Security Adviser, Mishra propelled Indian foreign policy towards the US.

What's a good price to pay for 'heavenly peace' with China?
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What's a good price to pay for 'heavenly peace' with China?

Any future border settlement between India and China will be based on some form of land swap. But the challenges of forging a national consensus around that are formidable.

FDI in retail: why the BJP needs a Vajpayee to speak up today
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FDI in retail: why the BJP needs a Vajpayee to speak up today

In his time as prime minister, AB Vajpayee risked taking unpopular policy decisions in the larger national interest. Today, the BJP needs a similar voice of conscience.