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BJP may find it hard to disown role in mainstreaming Sadhvi Pragya Thakur in spite of her apology on Nathuram Godse
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BJP may find it hard to disown role in mainstreaming Sadhvi Pragya Thakur in spite of her apology on Nathuram Godse

BJP’s Bhopal Lok Sabha candidate Sadhvi Pragya Thakur comes from the genre of the posterity on whom Nathuram Godse had pinned his hopes for future exoneration.

Dinesh Gundu Rao's wife Tabu criticises Anant Kumar Hegde for 'Muslim lady' remark, asks him to challenge her husband politically
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Dinesh Gundu Rao's wife Tabu criticises Anant Kumar Hegde for 'Muslim lady' remark, asks him to challenge her husband politically

Tabassum said she had tried to engage Hegde on Twitter but instead of responding, he blocked her.

Anant Kumar Hegde drags Dinesh Gundu Rao's wife into Twitter war; Congress leader says 'he hasn't learnt from Hindu scriptures'
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Anant Kumar Hegde drags Dinesh Gundu Rao's wife into Twitter war; Congress leader says 'he hasn't learnt from Hindu scriptures'

Karnataka Congress president Dinesh Gundu Rao on Sunday got into a Twitter war with controversial Union minister Anant Kumar Hegde as the latter dragged Rao's wife into an argument and identified him as "a guy who ran behind a Muslim lady."

If Hindu girl touched by hand, that hand should not exist, says Union minister Ananth Kumar Hegde
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If Hindu girl touched by hand, that hand should not exist, says Union minister Ananth Kumar Hegde

Hegde had recently stoked a controversy with his 'daylight rape' comment which he had made in the context of persistent violence in Kerala

Tejashwi Yadav says Opposition parties must set aside egos to counter BJP in 2019, come together to 'save the Constitution'
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Tejashwi Yadav says Opposition parties must set aside egos to counter BJP in 2019, come together to 'save the Constitution'

Congress should let other parties be in the "driving seat" in states such as Uttar Pradesh where it is not the largest Opposition party, said Tejashwi Yadav.

Karnataka polls: In 'terror-tainted' Bhatkal, Hindu-Muslim divide polarises voters as well as decides candidates
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Karnataka polls: In 'terror-tainted' Bhatkal, Hindu-Muslim divide polarises voters as well as decides candidates

Religion has emerged as the main poll agenda in 'terror-tainted' Bhatkal town of Uttara Kannada in the run-up to the Karnataka Assembly polls with both BJP and Congress pitting voters from the two communities against each other

Anant Kumar Hegde's escort vehicle hit by truck in Karnataka, minister suspects 'attempt on his life'; driver arrested
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Anant Kumar Hegde's escort vehicle hit by truck in Karnataka, minister suspects 'attempt on his life'; driver arrested

Union minister Anant Kumar Hegde's escort vehicle was hit by a truck in Karnataka's Haveri district late on Tuesday night. The driver of the truck has been arrested and investigation into the incident is underway, reports said

BS Yeddyurappa is Narendra Modi's gateway to Karnataka to 2019: A fall guy if things go south during Assembly polls
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BS Yeddyurappa is Narendra Modi's gateway to Karnataka to 2019: A fall guy if things go south during Assembly polls

In BS Yeddyurappa, BJP has not only found a chief ministerial candidate who would clear the road for Narendra Modi in 2019 Lok Sabha polls, but also a fall guy if things go south

Amit Shah says BJP will solve Mahadayi river water sharing dispute if voted to power in Karnataka
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Amit Shah says BJP will solve Mahadayi river water sharing dispute if voted to power in Karnataka

BJP president Amit Shah on Monday said the party would solve the Mahadayi river water sharing dispute with neighbouring Goa if it is voted to power in the upcoming Assembly polls.

Anant Kumar Hegde says Rahul Gandhi's Karnataka visits 'good entertainment' for people, will make BJP stronger
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Anant Kumar Hegde says Rahul Gandhi's Karnataka visits 'good entertainment' for people, will make BJP stronger

Taking potshots at Rahul Gandhi, Union minister Anant Kumar Hegde said people would get "good entertainment" with the Congress president's state tours.

Winter Session of Parliament: Lok Sabha passes bill making instant triple talaq a crime, ball now in Rajya Sabha's court
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Winter Session of Parliament: Lok Sabha passes bill making instant triple talaq a crime, ball now in Rajya Sabha's court

The Lok Sabha passed the contentious bill making instant triple illegal with up to three years in jail for the husband, a development hailed by the government as "historic".

Parliament updates: Asaduddin Owaisi says Muslim women celebrating passing of triple talaq bill 'don't know law'
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Parliament updates: Asaduddin Owaisi says Muslim women celebrating passing of triple talaq bill 'don't know law'

The government on Thursday is set to introduce the triple talaq bill in the Lower House of the Parliament. On the other hand, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is also likely to make a statement over the Kulbhushan Jadhav row.

'BJP here to change Constitution': Anant Hegde's remark echoes Ram Bahadur Rai's call to rejig framework
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'BJP here to change Constitution': Anant Hegde's remark echoes Ram Bahadur Rai's call to rejig framework

18 months before Anant Kumar Hegde created a furore by saying BJP is here to change the Constitution, Ram Bahadur Rai too had echoed the same sentiment.

Triple talaq bill tabled in Lok Sabha: Don't view issue in terms of vote bank, says Ravi Shankar Prasad
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Triple talaq bill tabled in Lok Sabha: Don't view issue in terms of vote bank, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, speaking in the Lok Sabha after the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017, was tabled, said: "The issue is not of faith, or puja but it is simply of gender justice, equality."

MoS Anant Kumar Hegde's 'change Constitution' remark hints at change in reservation policy, fear Dalits
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MoS Anant Kumar Hegde's 'change Constitution' remark hints at change in reservation policy, fear Dalits

Hegde's statement that "we are here to change the Constitution" has given rise to apprehension among the Dalit communities as well, particularly the educated sections in the urban areas, that the BJP government at the Centre could well change the reservation policy in the country.

Anant Kumar Hegde's Constitution remark to take centre stage in Parliament: All you need to know about row
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Anant Kumar Hegde's Constitution remark to take centre stage in Parliament: All you need to know about row

On 25 December, five-time Lok Sabha MP from Karnataka Hegde in Bengaluru mocked secularists with his remark that they are unware of their parentage.

Opposition disrupts Rajya Sabha proceedings over Anant Kumar Hegde's remarks on the Constitution
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Opposition disrupts Rajya Sabha proceedings over Anant Kumar Hegde's remarks on the Constitution

A united Opposition disrupted proceedings in the Rajya Sabha, protesting against controversial comments reportedly made by Union Minister Anant Kumar Hegde.

Cabinet reshuffle: MA Naqvi's elevation may please Muslim voters, but Anant Kumar Hegde could play spoilsport
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Cabinet reshuffle: MA Naqvi's elevation may please Muslim voters, but Anant Kumar Hegde could play spoilsport

The nascent support for BJP among Muslims may come to a nought with the induction of Hindutva hard liners like Anant Kumar Hegde in the Cabinet

Narendra Modi's Cabinet reshuffle: Perform or perish, is PM's message as BJP's old guard gives way to bureaucrats
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Narendra Modi's Cabinet reshuffle: Perform or perish, is PM's message as BJP's old guard gives way to bureaucrats

On Sunday, nine new members, including four senior bureaucrats and BJP leaders from poll-bound states were inducted into Union Council of Ministers. Four ministers — Dharmendra Pradhan, Piyush Goyal, Nirmala Sitharaman and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi — were elevated to Narendra Modi's Cabinet.

Cabinet reshuffle as it happened: Modi's picks balance caste equations in UP, Rajasthan ahead of Assembly polls
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Cabinet reshuffle as it happened: Modi's picks balance caste equations in UP, Rajasthan ahead of Assembly polls

Nine new faces including former IFS officer Hardeep Puri, ex-Mumbai Police chief Satyapal Singh and retired IAS officer Alphons Kannanthanam will be inducted into the Union Council of Ministers on Sunday as part of a major revamp by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.