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LS polls: Rahul Gandhi constantly crying foul over PM's comments shows Congress has already thrown in towel
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LS polls: Rahul Gandhi constantly crying foul over PM's comments shows Congress has already thrown in towel

The gaps that are apparent in Congress president’s logic seem to be affecting the party too.

Rajmohan Gandhi appears to be banking on collective amnesia by criticising Modi for Bofors references
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Rajmohan Gandhi appears to be banking on collective amnesia by criticising Modi for Bofors references

Though there is no doubt about the profound scholarship of Rajmohan Gandhi, his adherence to truth appears suspect, as seen from his recent article.

The Narendra Modi campaign has targeted Rajiv Gandhi as corrupt to draw away attention from PMO role in Rafale deal
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The Narendra Modi campaign has targeted Rajiv Gandhi as corrupt to draw away attention from PMO role in Rafale deal

In his election speech on Saturday, the prime minister had said that former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi may have been feted by his courtiers, ‘but his life ended as Bhrashtachari No. 1’.

Criticism of Narendra Modi for his remarks against Rajiv Gandhi misses the point; Congress’ overreaction may backfire
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Criticism of Narendra Modi for his remarks against Rajiv Gandhi misses the point; Congress’ overreaction may backfire

The immediate provocation for Modi seems to be an interview given by Rahul Gandhi where he boasts about 'ripping apart' Modi’s 'incorruptible' image.

Arun Jaitley asks Rahul Gandhi why he 'gets disturbed' when 'integrity issues' of father are raised
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Arun Jaitley asks Rahul Gandhi why he 'gets disturbed' when 'integrity issues' of father are raised

Arun Jaitley on Sunday wondered why Congress president Rahul Gandhi gets disturbed when 'integrity issues' of his late father Rajiv Gandhi-led government are raised.

'Your karma awaits you,' says Rahul Gandhi on Narendra Modi's 'corrupt no. 1' jibe on father Rajiv; Priyanka says 'Amethi will reply'
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'Your karma awaits you,' says Rahul Gandhi on Narendra Modi's 'corrupt no. 1' jibe on father Rajiv; Priyanka says 'Amethi will reply'

The Congress, led by Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka, has not taken well to Narendra Modi's comment 'corrupt no. 1' comment on Rajiv Gandhi at ralies in Uttar Pradesh.

A Question of Answers: How Modi weaponises his words
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A Question of Answers: How Modi weaponises his words

Prime Minister Modi counters punches on nationalism, Rafale, Ram Mandir and demonetisation with the skills of a heavyweight boxer in a hard-talking interview with Network18 Group Editor-in-Chief Rahul Joshi

Rahul Gandhi erred by targeting Narendra Modi in Rafale row, not much time left to course correct
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Rahul Gandhi erred by targeting Narendra Modi in Rafale row, not much time left to course correct

Rahul Gandhi is ignorant of the fact that corruption alone can’t ensure a government’s fall or a party’s election defeat.

Narendra Modi’s Main Bhi Chowkidar slogan aims to seal working class support by focusing on dignity of labour
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Narendra Modi’s Main Bhi Chowkidar slogan aims to seal working class support by focusing on dignity of labour

If Modi’s campaign slogan becomes popular — and early signs show that it will — it could be a daft move on Congress’ part to push the ‘Chowkidar Chor Hai’ narrative

Rahul Gandhi’s Rafale campaign may backfire if he doesn’t clear air around murky land deals
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Rahul Gandhi’s Rafale campaign may backfire if he doesn’t clear air around murky land deals

Congress president Rahul Gandhi has been going hammer and tongs at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over alleged corruption in the Rafale deal.

'Look at the condition of HAL': Amid Rafale row, VK Singh raises questions over capability of defence manufacturer
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'Look at the condition of HAL': Amid Rafale row, VK Singh raises questions over capability of defence manufacturer

Minister of State for External Affairs General VK Singh on Wednesday raised questions over the "capability and condition" of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) amid the Congress' claim that the Narendra Modi government had denied the defence PSU an offset contract in the Rafale deal.

Employee of govt firm summoned by CBI for fake parts in Bofors guns found dead after missing for days in Jabalpur
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Employee of govt firm summoned by CBI for fake parts in Bofors guns found dead after missing for days in Jabalpur

A blood-stained blade was also found near the body of 45-year-old SC Kathua. The body, which was found in the factory area behind Section 2 region of GCF, was severely decomposed.

CBI vs Mamata Banerjee: West Bengal CM thanks SC for 'upholding' stand, claims central agency's actions political vendetta
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CBI vs Mamata Banerjee: West Bengal CM thanks SC for 'upholding' stand, claims central agency's actions political vendetta

The Supreme Court's direction that no coercive steps, including arrest of Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar, will take place during the course of investigation is "our moral victory", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Tuesday.

'Bofors brought Congress down, Rafale will help Narendra Modi retain power,' says Nirmala Sitharaman in Lok Sabha
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'Bofors brought Congress down, Rafale will help Narendra Modi retain power,' says Nirmala Sitharaman in Lok Sabha

Nirmala Sitharaman accused the Congress of spreading "falsehood" and said while the Bofors scam brought the party down, Rafale will help Narendra Modi retain power.

Nirmala Sitharaman in Lok Sabha says Rafale deal will bring Modi govt back, accuses Congress of misleading country
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Nirmala Sitharaman in Lok Sabha says Rafale deal will bring Modi govt back, accuses Congress of misleading country

Tearing into the Congress, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday accused it of misleading the country with "falsehood" on Rafale deal.

'Rahul Gandhi played on Quattrocchi's lap, his audiotape on Rafale is fake': Key quotes from Arun Jaitley's rebuttal in Lok Sabha
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'Rahul Gandhi played on Quattrocchi's lap, his audiotape on Rafale is fake': Key quotes from Arun Jaitley's rebuttal in Lok Sabha

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's attack came after Congress president Rahul Gandhi cited a purported audio tape of a Goa minister but refused to authenticate it. Here are the five key statements the Union minister made in the Lower House.

'Rafale had no kickbacks, no Ottavio Quattrocchi': Arun Jaitley castigates Congress for spreading 'falsehood' in Facebook post
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'Rafale had no kickbacks, no Ottavio Quattrocchi': Arun Jaitley castigates Congress for spreading 'falsehood' in Facebook post

"I am certain that the Congress Party will prefer disruptions over discussion on Rafale during the current session of Parliament," wrote Arun Jaitley in a recent post on Facebook.

Narendra Modi in Raebareli: PM takes jibe at Congress over Bofors, says no 'Quattrocchi uncle' in NDA's defence deals
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Narendra Modi in Raebareli: PM takes jibe at Congress over Bofors, says no 'Quattrocchi uncle' in NDA's defence deals

Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of some projects and inaugurated few others worth Rs 1,100 crore during his first visit to Sonia Gandhi's Lok Sabha constituency.

Ahead of Lok Sabha elections, experts say Opposition must show unity, develop counter-narrative against NDA
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Ahead of Lok Sabha elections, experts say Opposition must show unity, develop counter-narrative against NDA

In the little over four years that the NDA has been in power, the Congress party and the Opposition have been charged with lacking a coherent narrative.

Alok Verma-Rakesh Asthana feud highlights need to free CBI from political interference, reform agency
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Alok Verma-Rakesh Asthana feud highlights need to free CBI from political interference, reform agency

What happens to the Verma-Asthana feud doesn’t matter as much as what the government plans to do with the CBI, which is a prestigious investigation agency.