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I've been threatened by 'gau rakshaks' not to enter Haryana Assembly, says Congress MLA Mamman Khan
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I've been threatened by 'gau rakshaks' not to enter Haryana Assembly, says Congress MLA Mamman Khan

Khan said that he has written to the Haryana chief minister, the home minister and the director general of police seeking their immediate intervention in the matter

Rajasthan govt razes temples in Alwar, says BJP as it steps up its attack against the Congress
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Rajasthan govt razes temples in Alwar, says BJP as it steps up its attack against the Congress

Rajasthan BJP president Satish Poonia alleged that under the Congress regime, work has been done to divide people of the state in the name of caste and religion

Himachal Pradesh: Congress' state general secretary joins AAP, says more to follow
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Himachal Pradesh: Congress' state general secretary joins AAP, says more to follow

Arun Sharma claimed the Congress unit in Himachal Pradesh was riddled with "groupism", which was causing disappointment among several leaders of the party

BJP asks Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to visit violence-hit Jodhpur
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BJP asks Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to visit violence-hit Jodhpur

BJP state in-charge Arun Singh also asked Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot to not indulge in 'appeasement politics'

Congress lawyers heckle and protest against P Chidambaram in Kolkata
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Congress lawyers heckle and protest against P Chidambaram in Kolkata

Lawyers claiming to be affiliated with the Congress protested against the senior party leader outside the Calcutta High Court for opposing a petition filed by the party’s West Bengal unit president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

BJP meet in Jaipur on 20-21 May, PM Modi to address a session, JP Nadda to lead
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BJP meet in Jaipur on 20-21 May, PM Modi to address a session, JP Nadda to lead

BJP will deliberate over its strategy for upcoming polls in states and discuss the current political situation in the country

Amit Shah's arrives in Bengaluru amid buzz over leadership change and cabinet rejig
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Amit Shah's arrives in Bengaluru amid buzz over leadership change and cabinet rejig

Amit Shah during this trip is likely to meet senior party leaders including Bommai and BS Yediyurappa, and assess the BJP's preparations for the elections

Smriti Irani in Rahul Gandhi’s new den Wayanad: What to make of it
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Smriti Irani in Rahul Gandhi’s new den Wayanad: What to make of it

Smriti Irani’s visit to Wayanad is the BJP’s attempt to start its pitch in Kerala with a bang. It seems to be an announcement by this ‘new BJP’ that it will send one of its most popular campaigners directly in the lion’s den to kickstart a challenge

Time to go to Real Masters, starting from Bihar: Prashant Kishor reveals next political move after denying joining Congress
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Time to go to Real Masters, starting from Bihar: Prashant Kishor reveals next political move after denying joining Congress

Poll strategist Prashant Kishor is currently on a two-day Patna visit. He has also launched an initiative called 'Baat Bihar Ki' to understand the mood of the state

Consulate General of India, New York, condemns Connecticut Assembly’s call to celebrate ‘Sikh Independence Day'
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Consulate General of India, New York, condemns Connecticut Assembly’s call to celebrate ‘Sikh Independence Day'

'These vested interests seek to divide communities and promote bigotry and hatred. Their agenda of violence has no place in democratic societies like the USA and India,' the Consulate General of India said

Patiala violence: Congress slams AAP over 'crumbling' law and order situation in Punjab
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Patiala violence: Congress slams AAP over 'crumbling' law and order situation in Punjab

Congress leader Alka Lamba alleged that with the AAP now in the government of a full state, Arvind Kejriwal was using the police against his political opponents

BJP creating artificial issues like 'Hindi national language' debate, hijab controversy to divide Indians: Abhishek Manu Singhvi
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BJP creating artificial issues like 'Hindi national language' debate, hijab controversy to divide Indians: Abhishek Manu Singhvi

Union Home Minister Amit Shah's statement in April that Hindi should be accepted as an alternative to English and not to local languages evoked a controversy

'Why is Gujarat becoming epicentre of drug cartels': Congress slams PM Modi, Amit Shah
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'Why is Gujarat becoming epicentre of drug cartels': Congress slams PM Modi, Amit Shah

Congress spokesperson Supriya Shrinate asked what was the government doing and how were drug mafias and cartels "invading" the land of Mahatma Gandhi and Sardar Patel

Congress suspects 'unholy' nexus between CPI (M) & BJP over bureaucrats visiting Gujarat
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Congress suspects 'unholy' nexus between CPI (M) & BJP over bureaucrats visiting Gujarat

LDF government recently sent a two-member high-level official team to Gujarat this week to study a system aiding good governance introduced by the BJP-ruled state, sparking a row in Kerala.

J&K: Congress workers detained during protest against power crisis
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J&K: Congress workers detained during protest against power crisis

Congress workers gathered at Exhibition Ground for a protest demonstration to highlight the power crisis being faced by the public, especially in Jammu region where the mercury has crossed 40 degrees Celsius mark on Friday

BJP's Sudhanshu Trivedi leads e4m 50 top Party Spokespersons list, five non-BJP spokies in top 10
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BJP's Sudhanshu Trivedi leads e4m 50 top Party Spokespersons list, five non-BJP spokies in top 10

The e4m group launched a first-of-its-kind initiative with the first-ever 50 Party Spokespersons rankings on 28 April at the India International Centre

Travesty of justice: Former petroleum minister M Veerappa Moily on PM Modi's 'reduce VAT' on petrol, diesel remark
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Travesty of justice: Former petroleum minister M Veerappa Moily on PM Modi's 'reduce VAT' on petrol, diesel remark

The senior Congress leader also said the prime minister should have focussed on COVID-related issues at the meeting with chief ministers called to discuss the pandemic situation in the country

Madhya Pradesh: Kamal Nath resigns as Leader of Opposition
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Madhya Pradesh: Kamal Nath resigns as Leader of Opposition

Kamal Nath resigned from the post as per the party's 'one person-one post' policy

Congress removes Sunil Jakhar, KV Thomas from all party posts
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Congress removes Sunil Jakhar, KV Thomas from all party posts

On the notice of the disciplinary committee, Jakhar had said that he is not a slave of the Congress party but a disciplined worker

Himachal Pradesh: Ex-CM's wife Pratibha Virbhadra Singh appointed as state Congress chief
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Himachal Pradesh: Ex-CM's wife Pratibha Virbhadra Singh appointed as state Congress chief

The changes initiated by the Congress come ahead of the Assembly polls in the state due later this year