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Lok Sabha Election 2019 Phase V: Telangana Congress alleges foul play behind spike in voting percentage, seeks report on polling
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Lok Sabha Election 2019 Phase V: Telangana Congress alleges foul play behind spike in voting percentage, seeks report on polling

Telangana Congress on Monday claimed that there was some foul play behind the sudden spike in polling percentage after 5 pm in the assembly and Lok Sabha elections.

Hardik Patel slapped during Jan Aakrosh Sabha in Surendranagar; attacker calls Congress leader 'Gujarat's Hitler'
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Hardik Patel slapped during Jan Aakrosh Sabha in Surendranagar; attacker calls Congress leader 'Gujarat's Hitler'

Congress leader Hardik Patel was slapped at a public rally in Gujarat’s Surendranagar district during a 'Jan Aakrosh Sabha' on Friday.

Congress leader PC Chacko calls Gandhis 'first family of India', provides fresh ammo to BJP's dynasty argument
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Congress leader PC Chacko calls Gandhis 'first family of India', provides fresh ammo to BJP's dynasty argument

Congress leader PC Chacko, while referring to the Gandhi family as India's first family, said that the country is obliged to them and that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a negative opinion about them.

Shashi Tharoor comes under fire for 'everyone is naked' jibe at Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath's Ganga dip
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Shashi Tharoor comes under fire for 'everyone is naked' jibe at Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath's Ganga dip

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has come under fire from the BJP for his "everyone in naked in this Sangam" jibe at Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath's holy dip in the Sangam at Prayagraj on Tuesday.

INX Media case: CBI, ED seek custodial interrogation of P Chidambaram; Cong leader's interim protection from arrest to continue
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INX Media case: CBI, ED seek custodial interrogation of P Chidambaram; Cong leader's interim protection from arrest to continue

The submission was made before Justice Sunil Gaur who was hearing the plea of Chidambaram seeking anticipatory bail in the corruption and money laundering cases relating to the INX Media scandal.

1984 anti-Sikh riots case: Hearing in second case against Sajjan Kumar adjourned till 22 January
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1984 anti-Sikh riots case: Hearing in second case against Sajjan Kumar adjourned till 22 January

Kumar is facing trial on charges of murder and rioting in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case pertaining to killing in Delhi's Sultanpuri. The second case against Kumar was filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on the recommendation of the Nanavati Commission.

Neither was Sajjan Kumar given ticket, nor does he hold any office, says Congress leader Kapil Sibal; reminds BJP of Gujarat riots
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Neither was Sajjan Kumar given ticket, nor does he hold any office, says Congress leader Kapil Sibal; reminds BJP of Gujarat riots

Former Union Minister and senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Monday said that neither Sajjan Kumar — convict in the 1984 anti-Sikh riot case — was given a ticket by the Congress, nor he does not hold any office.

1984 anti-Sikh riot verdict: HS Phoolka welcomes verdict, says court clearly stated Sajjan Kumar had political patronage
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1984 anti-Sikh riot verdict: HS Phoolka welcomes verdict, says court clearly stated Sajjan Kumar had political patronage

Court has clearly stated that political patronage was provided to 1984 anti-Sikh riots convicts, said HS Phoolka, one of the petitioners in 1984 anti-Sikh riot case, while responding to a question about political observations made by the Delhi High Court judge while pronouncing the conviction of Sajjan Kumar and five others.

Who is 1984 anti-Sikh riots convict Sajjan Kumar? A former MP, Congress leader best known for involvement in riots
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Who is 1984 anti-Sikh riots convict Sajjan Kumar? A former MP, Congress leader best known for involvement in riots

Active in national politics since 1970s, Sajjan's first electoral victory was at a local municipal election in 1977. The Congress leader was elected as a councillor. He later became a MP on a Congress ticket in 2004

Centre hasn't quashed any proceedings against Adani group, says senior government official; rejects Jairam Ramesh's charge
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Centre hasn't quashed any proceedings against Adani group, says senior government official; rejects Jairam Ramesh's charge

The Centre has not quashed any proceedings against the Adani Enterprise Limited, a senior government official Tuesday claimed.

Delhi court allows Shashi Tharoor to travel to Geneva to offer condolences to Kofi Annan's family, seek aid for Kerala
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Delhi court allows Shashi Tharoor to travel to Geneva to offer condolences to Kofi Annan's family, seek aid for Kerala

A Delhi court on Monday allowed Congress leader Shashi Tharoor to travel to Geneva to express condolences to the family of former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan and also to seek international aid for Kerala

I-T department says DK Shivakumar sent money to Congress coffers through hawala; party cries 'witch hunt'
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I-T department says DK Shivakumar sent money to Congress coffers through hawala; party cries 'witch hunt'

The I-T department has filed a complaint before the Special Court for Economic Offences in Bengaluru, following the notice in which Shivakumar named as the accused

Aircel-Maxis Rs 3,500 cr deal: P Chidambaram to depose before ED today in money laundering case
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Aircel-Maxis Rs 3,500 cr deal: P Chidambaram to depose before ED today in money laundering case

Chidambaram's role has come under the scanner in the Rs 3,500 crore Aircel-Maxis deal in which the ED has already questioned his son, Karti.

Congress seeks white paper on outcome of Shivraj Singh Chouhan's foreign trips, urges report to be made public
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Congress seeks white paper on outcome of Shivraj Singh Chouhan's foreign trips, urges report to be made public

The Congress on Sunday demanded a 'white paper' on the outcome of official foreign trips undertaken by Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan after he assumed office

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyer meets moderate Hurriyat chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in Kahmir
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Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyer meets moderate Hurriyat chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in Kahmir

A civil society group including senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Thursday met moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq to discuss the prevailing situation in Kashmir.

Demonetisation: Opposition set to pin down government in Parliament's Winter Session
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Demonetisation: Opposition set to pin down government in Parliament's Winter Session

A Congress-led opposition came together seeking to pin down the government on the demonetisation issue in the Winter Session of Parliament beginning on 12 November, but a consenses eluded on TMC's proposed march to Rashtrapati Bhawan for meeting the President.

Chidambaram slams BJPs 'malicious onslaught' as ED, IT raid companies linked to his son
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Chidambaram slams BJPs 'malicious onslaught' as ED, IT raid companies linked to his son

Torrential rain is lashing Chennai and in the middle of it all, another storm: A joint team of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and Income Tax (IT) department on Tuesday searched the premises of companies allegedly connected to Karti Chidambaram, son of former finance minister P Chidambaram, in Chennai.

Sonia, Rahul express anguish over Bangalore-Nanded Express train accident
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Sonia, Rahul express anguish over Bangalore-Nanded Express train accident

Congress President Sonia Gandhi and party Vice President Rahul Gandhi today expressed anguish over the Bangalore-Nanded Express train accident that killed five persons including a party MLA from Karnataka.

1984 anti-Sikh riots case:Witness denies deposing falsely against Sajjan Kumar
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1984 anti-Sikh riots case:Witness denies deposing falsely against Sajjan Kumar

A 70-year-old woman on Wednesday denied in a Delhi court that she was tutored and deposed falsely against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, facing trial in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, at the instance of CBI or his political opponents.

No justice for Jessica: Why Manu Sharma's parole is a travesty
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No justice for Jessica: Why Manu Sharma's parole is a travesty

Why do I feel Sharma shouldn’t get parole? The obvious reason is that if you took away a person’s right to life, you have no right to live a free life for whatever reason.