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Bihar needs leadership of both Narendra Modi and Nitish Kumar, says JP Nadda at Gaya rally
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Bihar needs leadership of both Narendra Modi and Nitish Kumar, says JP Nadda at Gaya rally

Targeting the RJD, the BJP president said those who rose to power drawing upon the legacy of Jayaprakash Narayan have ended up joining hands with the very Congress party he opposed

'Had there been recession, people would've worn dhoti-kurtas, not coats and jackets' says BJP MP Virendra Singh Mast
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'Had there been recession, people would've worn dhoti-kurtas, not coats and jackets' says BJP MP Virendra Singh Mast

Virendra Singh Mast claimed that world might be in the grip of recession but India will not be impacted by it as its rural and agricultural economy is very strong

Congress to announce new president of Delhi unit soon, says PC Chacko; post vacant since Sheila Dikshit's demise
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Congress to announce new president of Delhi unit soon, says PC Chacko; post vacant since Sheila Dikshit's demise

All India Congress Committee's (AICC) Delhi in-charge PC Chacko on Friday said that the party will soon announce the new president of its Delhi unit as the Assembly elections are just around the corner

BJP and Congress alone cannot represent entire country, says Jayaprakash Narayan; calls for 'healthy' federalism
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BJP and Congress alone cannot represent entire country, says Jayaprakash Narayan; calls for 'healthy' federalism

Jayaprakash Narayan, who is founder-president of the Lok Satta Party and former MLA from Kukatpally, Andhra Pradesh, spoke to Firstpost about the need to strengthen federalism without upsetting the unity of the country

Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away at 93: Bhishma Pitamaha of Indian politics, former prime minister was humanity personified
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Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away at 93: Bhishma Pitamaha of Indian politics, former prime minister was humanity personified

Vajpayee began his career in politics as a freedom fighter and took part in the Quit India Movement in 1942.

'Indira Gandhi's personal and political vendetta led her to declare Emergency', says Odisha governor Ganeshi Lal
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'Indira Gandhi's personal and political vendetta led her to declare Emergency', says Odisha governor Ganeshi Lal

"Mrs Indira Gandhi misguided the country with fake democracy and it was personal and political vendetta that led her to take such a decision," Lal said.

Pranab Mukherjee at RSS event: As controversy erupts, here's a look back at controversial guests RSS has hosted before
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Pranab Mukherjee at RSS event: As controversy erupts, here's a look back at controversial guests RSS has hosted before

Former president Pranab Mukherjee will be addressing the valedictory function of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh's (RSS) Sangh Shiksha Varg — a training camp for the volunteers — at the headquarters in Nagpur on 7 June and this has led to a controversy considering his loyalties with Congress.

Campaigning for Karnataka polls, Nitish Kumar recalls how fall of socialism led to today's moral muddle
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Campaigning for Karnataka polls, Nitish Kumar recalls how fall of socialism led to today's moral muddle

The astute politician that he is, Nitish Kumar is quite aware of the limited scope of his appeal in Karnataka

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar writes to Narendra Modi to confer Bharat Ratna on Ram Manohar Lohia
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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar writes to Narendra Modi to confer Bharat Ratna on Ram Manohar Lohia

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday wrote a letter to prime minister Narendra Modi, reinstating his demand to confer the country's highest civilian award Bharat Ratna to veteran socialist leader Dr Ram Manohar Lohia.

Lalu Prasad Yadav gets 3.5 years in jail and just desserts for betraying trust of social underdogs
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Lalu Prasad Yadav gets 3.5 years in jail and just desserts for betraying trust of social underdogs

Over the years, as Lalu Prasad Yadav foulmouthed the BJP in general and its new rising leader, Narendra Modi, in particular, he remained the darling of the chatterati.

Narendra Modi says villages are poisoned with venom of casteism, calls for development of rural India
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Narendra Modi says villages are poisoned with venom of casteism, calls for development of rural India

Narendra Modi on Wednesday deplored "destruction" of villages due to "venom of casteism" and said efforts should be made to help them rise above it

Jayaprakash Narayan birth anniversary: Bihar leaders should learn to invoke political civility rather than offering ritual tributes
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Jayaprakash Narayan birth anniversary: Bihar leaders should learn to invoke political civility rather than offering ritual tributes

Lalu Prasad Yadav and his family indulge in a kind of discourse which is probably of the gutter level.

NGT puts curtains on Jantar Mantar as a protest site: Will Ramlila Maidan offer the same spirit of democratic dissent?
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NGT puts curtains on Jantar Mantar as a protest site: Will Ramlila Maidan offer the same spirit of democratic dissent?

The authorities have been asked to shift those occupying footpaths at Jantar Mantar to the Ramlila Maidan, up north, near Old Delhi’s Ajmeri Gate.

Mann Ki Baat: Narendra Modi says Mahatma Gandhi, Sardar Patel gave the nation direction
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Mann Ki Baat: Narendra Modi says Mahatma Gandhi, Sardar Patel gave the nation direction

Narendra Modi said October is the month of remembering great leaders including Mahatma Gandhi who gave the nation a proper direction

SC verdict on Right to Privacy: In haste to take on BJP, Congress conveniently has forgotten the 1975 Emergency
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SC verdict on Right to Privacy: In haste to take on BJP, Congress conveniently has forgotten the 1975 Emergency

In his desperate haste over reacting to the Supreme Court verdict, Rahul has inadvertently included his own grandmother among the "fascist forces" that he talks of in his tweet.

Bihar politics: Sharad Yadav says JD(U) not just Nitish Kumar's party, 'is mine too'
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Bihar politics: Sharad Yadav says JD(U) not just Nitish Kumar's party, 'is mine too'

Senior JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav hit out at current JD(U) president and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, saying the party is not Kumar's alone but belonged to him too.

Presidential Election 2017: Congress' ideological war lacks merit, just like Meira Kumar's aspirations
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Presidential Election 2017: Congress' ideological war lacks merit, just like Meira Kumar's aspirations

Meira Kumar, Opposition parties presidential candidate, in some sense is the grotesque symbol of leaders who would go to any length to remain in office, and invariably stand for status quo, both in the realm of social as well as economic democratisation

Chandraswami: The rise and fall of the 'shaman-shyster' is traced in this book on India's godmen
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Chandraswami: The rise and fall of the 'shaman-shyster' is traced in this book on India's godmen

Did Jayaprakash Narayan, counted among the most reverential politicians, write a personal letter to his friends to introduce Chandraswami, who eventually turned out to be India’s most dubious godman?

Bihar: Human chain just the beginning of alcohol-free society; prepare people for actual change
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Bihar: Human chain just the beginning of alcohol-free society; prepare people for actual change

The motive behind the human chain is to ensure that the liquor ban is made successful in the state and that our society is made free from the distressing clutches of alcohol addiction, says Harivansh, a co-ordinator of the anti-alcohol human chains in Bihar

Exclusive: Congress to justify Emergency on Indira Gandhi's birth centenary
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Exclusive: Congress to justify Emergency on Indira Gandhi's birth centenary

The Congress’ publication material reviewed by Firstpost points out that the party believes that Indira’s centenary celebration is the right time to take stock of her stewardship of the nation for nearly two decades