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Alka Lamba asked to quit AAP after MLA refuses to back demand for revoking Rajiv Gandhi's Bharat Ratna award
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Alka Lamba asked to quit AAP after MLA refuses to back demand for revoking Rajiv Gandhi's Bharat Ratna award

The Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government on Friday sought MLA Alka Lamba's resignation after she denied support to a resolution in the Assembly that called for revoking late prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's Bharat Ratna award over the 1984 riots.

Sajjan Kumar, Christen Michel, GST: Narendra Modi names his govt's achievements, slams UPA for making corruption 'new norm'
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Sajjan Kumar, Christen Michel, GST: Narendra Modi names his govt's achievements, slams UPA for making corruption 'new norm'

In a scathing attack on Congress this morning, Prime Minister Narendra Modi didn't mince any words in blaming the governments before 2014 for the ills plaguing the country.

'Claims against Rafale deal were fiction': Arun Jaitley slams Congress after SC ruling, says party's 'falsehood' hurt national security
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'Claims against Rafale deal were fiction': Arun Jaitley slams Congress after SC ruling, says party's 'falsehood' hurt national security

After a Supreme Court verdict found no issues in the process followed to procure the Rafale aircraft deal, finance minister Arun Jaitley said that the party under Rahul Gandhi has misled the nation over the aircraft deal, and compromised national security

Rahul Gandhi should take PM's criticism positively; renouncing claim on chair could restore credibility
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Rahul Gandhi should take PM's criticism positively; renouncing claim on chair could restore credibility

There will be an instant and positive change in the way Rahul Gandhi is perceived by millions of Indians if he says he is not a prime ministerial candidate

Narendra Modi challenges Congress to end one family rule, appoint non-Gandhi party president for 5 years
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Narendra Modi challenges Congress to end one family rule, appoint non-Gandhi party president for 5 years

Responding to the Congress' barb that a chaiwala could rise to power only because of democratic systems established by Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, Narendra Modi challenged the Congress to make someone from outside the Gandhi family its chief for at least five years if it respected democracy.

Chhattisgarh polls: Ajit Jogi to campaign against Congress, 'but won't speak against Gandhi family'
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Chhattisgarh polls: Ajit Jogi to campaign against Congress, 'but won't speak against Gandhi family'

Hitting out at the Congress, Ajit Jogi said it was a spent force which was nowhere in the contest in Chhattisgarh.

Rajiv Gandhi's 74th birth anniversary: Narendra Modi remembers ex-PM's contribution to nation; Rahul recalls time spent with father
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Rajiv Gandhi's 74th birth anniversary: Narendra Modi remembers ex-PM's contribution to nation; Rahul recalls time spent with father

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Manmohan Singh and other leaders on Monday paid homage to former premier Rajiv Gandhi on his 74th birth anniversary, recalling his contribution to the country.

With RSS backing BJP, Congress stands no chance in Tripura, former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi tells Firstpost
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With RSS backing BJP, Congress stands no chance in Tripura, former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi tells Firstpost

The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) election machinery is much better, said Tarun Gogoi, who led the Congress to a record three consecutive electoral victories in Assam. "With RSS backing them and the fact that they take elections so seriously, BJP's election strategy is formidable."

Trouble for Congress? Parliamentary panel wants CBI to seek Centre's permission to reopen Bofors probe
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Trouble for Congress? Parliamentary panel wants CBI to seek Centre's permission to reopen Bofors probe

A sub-committee of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to reopen Bofors probe — an Achilles’ heel for the Congress party and the Nehru-Gandhi family.

Rahul Gandhi's dynasty politics salvo backfires,  K Chandraeskhar Rao's son calls it 'joke of the millenium'
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Rahul Gandhi's dynasty politics salvo backfires, K Chandraeskhar Rao's son calls it 'joke of the millenium'

Rahul Gandhi's salvo targeting Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao over dynastic politics has ricocheted back, with TRS leader KT Rama Rao calling it "joke of the millennium"

UP Election 2017: Alliance partners SP and Congress cross swords in dozen Assembly seats
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UP Election 2017: Alliance partners SP and Congress cross swords in dozen Assembly seats

The catchy one liner "UP ko ye saath pasand hai" dotting the Uttar Pradesh skyline does not seem to be reflected on the ground as fledgling alliance partners SP and Congress are crossing swords in over a dozen Assembly seats.

UP Election 2017: The role of Priyanka Gandhi in clinching alliance indicates Rahul's failure as a leader
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UP Election 2017: The role of Priyanka Gandhi in clinching alliance indicates Rahul's failure as a leader

The public perception is that Priyanka has risen, when Rahul failed to deliver. Her emergence as the last minute saviour of the alliance, and in turn of the party in UP, is indicative that she took command when Rahul and his men completely messed up the game.

In Uttar Pradesh, the first family comes before the party and the state
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In Uttar Pradesh, the first family comes before the party and the state

Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has said that “if outsiders interfere in party family matters, how can we tolerate it?” That is an unambiguous a statement of how the family is of primacy in the state.

Sonia Gandhi's recent outburst suggests she's nervous over Vadra-Bhandari nexus
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Sonia Gandhi's recent outburst suggests she's nervous over Vadra-Bhandari nexus

The list of Sanjay Bhandari’s contacts includes the who’s who of the then all-powerful Congress party: Sonia Gandhi, Robert Vadra, and Sheila Dikshit.

Rishi Kapoor wants to get into BJP's good books: Congress hits back at actor
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Rishi Kapoor wants to get into BJP's good books: Congress hits back at actor

The Congress party on Wednesday took a swipe at actor Rishi Kapoor for questioning why important assets of the country were named after the Gandhi family, by asking if the veteran actor has "any role to play in India's public life".

‘Baap ka maal'? Rishi Kapoor opposes naming public institutions after Gandhis
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‘Baap ka maal'? Rishi Kapoor opposes naming public institutions after Gandhis

Rishi Kapoor has attacked the trend of naming public institutions after members of the Nehru-Gandhi family in a series of tweets

ML Fotedar is both right and wrong: Rahul Gandhi is short on leadership, but Cong won’t see an in-house revolt
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ML Fotedar is both right and wrong: Rahul Gandhi is short on leadership, but Cong won’t see an in-house revolt

What’s new about the observation of ML Fotedar, once a key member of the Congress inner circle, about Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi?

Suit-boot ki sarkar vs kurta-pajama sarkar: Rahul Gandhi mistakes clothesline for lifeline
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Suit-boot ki sarkar vs kurta-pajama sarkar: Rahul Gandhi mistakes clothesline for lifeline

Clothes might not make the man but they apparently make the politician. Rahul Gandhi seems to have decided that the way to the revival of the Congress is through its wardrobe.

Priyanka says Rahul not adopting son, slaps media outlets with legal notices
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Priyanka says Rahul not adopting son, slaps media outlets with legal notices

The newspaper report had talked about speculation within top Congress circles on whether Rahul Gandhi is adopting his sister's Priyanka's son Rehan so as to enable him to use the Gandhi surname.

Diminishing Gandhis: Have they been reduced to mere leaders of a Congress faction?
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Diminishing Gandhis: Have they been reduced to mere leaders of a Congress faction?

Let's put the question straight. Are the Gandhis in control of the Congress? Or, are they just leaders of the most powerful faction in the party? Seniors leaders of the party would vouch for the authority, moral and otherwise, of the family in public and profess absolute loyalty to it, but post-election developments suggest there is more than what meets the eye.