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Digvijaya Singh slams BJP govt over P Chidambaram's arrest, says Centre is implementing 'Gujarat model of governance'
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Digvijaya Singh slams BJP govt over P Chidambaram's arrest, says Centre is implementing 'Gujarat model of governance'

Digvijaya Singh accused the BJP government at the Centre of implementing the 'Gujarat Model of Governance' where innocents are framed in 'false' cases.

Rahul Gandhi attacks Narendra Modi and Arvind Kejriwal in tweet, says while Delhi CM sits on dharna, PM turns blind eye
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Rahul Gandhi attacks Narendra Modi and Arvind Kejriwal in tweet, says while Delhi CM sits on dharna, PM turns blind eye

As Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal's weeklong protest at Lieutenant General Anil Baijal's office entered the eighth day, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi tweeted about it blaming both, Kejriwal and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, for the ongoing standoff.

Venkaiah Naidu asks political parties to not politicise GST, urges Indians to be prepared for initiative
India

Venkaiah Naidu asks political parties to not politicise GST, urges Indians to be prepared for initiative

Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu Thursday advised political parties not to politicise GST, saying the country was bound to benefit hugely from the tax initiative in the long run.

Rajasthan farmers launch indefinite stir across eight cities demanding loan waiver
India

Rajasthan farmers launch indefinite stir across eight cities demanding loan waiver

Hundreds of Bhartiya Kisan Sangh farmers, demanding loan waiver, among other things, launched an indefinite 'mahapadav' (sit-in) at eight cities in Rajasthan on Thursday.

Assam govt makes Sanskrit compulsory in schools: Amid protests, literary groups threaten statewide agitation
India

Assam govt makes Sanskrit compulsory in schools: Amid protests, literary groups threaten statewide agitation

Assam minister Pramila Rani Brahma has come out in support of banned outfit Ulfa (I) chief Paresh Barua’s demand of not making Sanskrit compulsory in schools

Gurmehar Kaur and Ramjas College row: Chaos at India's campuses are engineered by ABVP, indulged by govt
India

Gurmehar Kaur and Ramjas College row: Chaos at India's campuses are engineered by ABVP, indulged by govt

But these are not normal times. And that perhaps explains why Union minister Kiren Rijiju has obliquely chosen to defend those threatening Gurmehar Kaur, daughter of an Army Captain who died fighting militants in Jammu and Kashmir, after Kaur launched a social media campaign against the RSS-affiliated Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) following last week’s violence in Delhi University’s Ramjas College.

Amit Shah exclusive: 'If Rahul Gandhi had a son he would be Congress president, that's dynasty politics'
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Amit Shah exclusive: 'If Rahul Gandhi had a son he would be Congress president, that's dynasty politics'

In an interview with Network 18 Editor-in-Chief Rahul Joshi, BJP President Amit Shah talks about BJP's strategy for Assembly elections and his vision for 2019.

Demonetisation: Opposition ups the ante ahead of Narendra Modi's 50-day deadline
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Demonetisation: Opposition ups the ante ahead of Narendra Modi's 50-day deadline

Modi's late night announcements have become ominous now. All eyes will be on him when he will be addressing the nation at 7.30 pm on New Year's eve. Meanwhile, the Opposition parties — sometimes united and most often fractured — have trained their guns on the government.

Nine months after Sreehari Aney's resignation, Rohit Deo to be next Maharashtra advocate general
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Nine months after Sreehari Aney's resignation, Rohit Deo to be next Maharashtra advocate general

The BJP-led Maharashtra government has chosen acting Advocate General Rohit Deo as its next Advocate General, nine months after his predecessor Sreehari Aney quit the post following a huge row triggered by his espousal of statehood for the Vidarbha and Marathwada regions.

Demonetisation: 'Believed them', Yogendra Yadav's tweet exposes govt's ill-preparedness
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Demonetisation: 'Believed them', Yogendra Yadav's tweet exposes govt's ill-preparedness

President of Swaraj India, Yogendra Yadav after launching his new ‘Halla Bol’ campaign against black money, on Tuesday tweeted about the ill-preparedness of demonetisation.

Post Uri attack, can PM Narendra Modi make 'bhakts' re-imagine him as the leader of the country?
India

Post Uri attack, can PM Narendra Modi make 'bhakts' re-imagine him as the leader of the country?

The country’s bizarre fascination for the word ‘strong’ is going strong. Count the number of times it comes on your television screen, particularly after Prime Minister Narendra Modi makes a statement, and you realise the fascination borders on the pathological.

PM Modi's Balochistan comment attempt to whip up jingoism: Congress
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PM Modi's Balochistan comment attempt to whip up jingoism: Congress

The Congress said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comments on Balochistan and Gilgit-Baltistan were an attempt to whip up jingoism.

Red Corridor redrawn: Centre plans to reduce number of Maoist-affected districts
India

Red Corridor redrawn: Centre plans to reduce number of Maoist-affected districts

The Centre plans to remove around 20 of the 106 Maoist-affected districts from the Red Corridor list.

Karat, Vijayan shift CPM to the ‘right’, want bigger role in 'Congress-mukt Bharat'
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Karat, Vijayan shift CPM to the ‘right’, want bigger role in 'Congress-mukt Bharat'

In the week since Pinarayi Vijayan of the Left Democratic Front took over as the Chief Minister of Kerala, he has made all the ‘right’ noises.

Kundan Shah, Saeed Mirza, 22 others from film fraternity return National Awards
India

Kundan Shah, Saeed Mirza, 22 others from film fraternity return National Awards

Twenty-four more names from the film fraternity including noted filmmakers Kundan Shah, Saeed Mirza and writer Arundhati Roy on Thursday returned their National Awards in support of protesting FTII students and against the growing environment of intolerance in the country.

Ostracising filmmakers, writers amounts to 'cultural dictatorship', says Zubin Mehta
India

Ostracising filmmakers, writers amounts to 'cultural dictatorship', says Zubin Mehta

Backing writers and others over the issue of "growing climate of intolerance" in the country, music maestro Zubin Mehta on Saturday said government should not ostracise them as doing so would amount to "cultural dictatorship".

More scientists voice concern over 'erosion of reason', appeal to people to raise voice against intolerance
India

More scientists voice concern over 'erosion of reason', appeal to people to raise voice against intolerance

After a group of scientists petitioned President Pranab Mukherjee against intolerance in the country, more of their ilk have joined the protest voicing concern over "ways in which science and reason are being eroded."

Aggrieved ex-servicemen begin hunger strike against delay in OROP implementation
India

Aggrieved ex-servicemen begin hunger strike against delay in OROP implementation

Seeking their "promised dues", ex-servicemen across the country on Monday began their relay-hunger strike demanding that the government announce a date for the introduction of the 'One Rank One Pension' policy.

Parrikar asks to be 'patient' over 'OROP' scheme as aggrieved ex-servicemen protest
India

Parrikar asks to be 'patient' over 'OROP' scheme as aggrieved ex-servicemen protest

Even as ex-servicemen held protests over delay in non-implementation of the 'One Rank, One Pension' scheme, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday sought to assuage their concerns, saying the "promises" made will be kept and that they should be "patient".

Swachh Internet: Porn kingpin arrested in Bengaluru, BJP govt intensifying hunt
India

Swachh Internet: Porn kingpin arrested in Bengaluru, BJP govt intensifying hunt

In a new intensified effort by the Modi government to crack down on internet porn the CBI on Friday arrested an alleged porn kingpin from Bengaluru in connection with its probe into obscene MMS clips being circulated on social messaging platforms.