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Chaos in Congress: Suspense continues over who will helm Rajasthan; more leaders join presidential race
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Chaos in Congress: Suspense continues over who will helm Rajasthan; more leaders join presidential race

Ashok Gehlot pulled out of the Congress presidential polls following the rebellion in Rajasthan, following which Digvijaya Singh entered the fray. Mallikarjun Kharge, Mukul Wasnik and Kumari Selja are now being tipped for the race

Haryana Congress rejig: Loyalist of ex-CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda Udai Bhan replaces Selja as president
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Haryana Congress rejig: Loyalist of ex-CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda Udai Bhan replaces Selja as president

66-year-old Bhan has been an MLA four times – thrice from Hasanpur constituency, in 1987, 2000 and 2005, and once from Hodal in 2014

Chirag Paswan evicted from father’s ministerial bungalow: Why 'special housing’ for MPs and ministers is a common political flashpoint
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Chirag Paswan evicted from father’s ministerial bungalow: Why 'special housing’ for MPs and ministers is a common political flashpoint

Chirag Paswan began vacating the 12 Janpath Road bungalow after the Directorate of Estates issued an eviction notice to the Lok Sabha MP. The house had served as Ram Vilas Paswan's official residence for several years

Haryana Congress demands ‘time frame’ from BJP-JJP government on fulfilling election promises
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Haryana Congress demands ‘time frame’ from BJP-JJP government on fulfilling election promises

Taking a dig at how the BJP and the Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) opposed each other during the Assembly elections, Haryana Congress president Kumari Selja on Monday said now after forming the government in the state, both parties should give a time frame by which they will fulfil their poll promises.

Haryana polls: With ex-minister Nirmal Singh, daughter Chitra Sarwara in fray, contest gets tougher for Congress in Ambala
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Haryana polls: With ex-minister Nirmal Singh, daughter Chitra Sarwara in fray, contest gets tougher for Congress in Ambala

Congress candidate for Ambala Cantonment assembly seat is pitted not only against a strong BJP nominee, five-time BJP MLA and Haryana minister Anil Vij

Ex-Haryana Congress chief Ashok Tanwar announces 'surgical strike' on party ahead of Assembly polls, pledges support to JJP
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Ex-Haryana Congress chief Ashok Tanwar announces 'surgical strike' on party ahead of Assembly polls, pledges support to JJP

Ashok Tanwar grabbed headlines earlier this month after he protested outside Congress president Sonia Gandhi's residence over alleged irregularities in ticket distribution. Later, he resigned from the party.

Ashok Tanwar resigns from Congress ahead of Haryana polls, says grand old party going through 'existential crises'
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Ashok Tanwar resigns from Congress ahead of Haryana polls, says grand old party going through 'existential crises'

In a blow to Congress ahead of Haryana Assembly polls, its former state unit chief Ashok Tanwar resigned from the primary membership of the party on Saturday.

Haryana Assembly elections: Congress' Ashok Tanwar, supporters protest outside Sonia Gandhi's residence over 'corruption' in ticket distribution
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Haryana Assembly elections: Congress' Ashok Tanwar, supporters protest outside Sonia Gandhi's residence over 'corruption' in ticket distribution

In a bid to end factionalism in the party ahead of Assembly polls in Haryana, the Congress last month named Kumari Selja chief of its state unit, replacing Ashok Tanwar, and appointed Bhupinder Hooda as chairperson of the election management committee

Govt to blame if illegal people live in Haryana, says Congress leader Kumari Selja after CM’s comment on NRC implementation in state
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Govt to blame if illegal people live in Haryana, says Congress leader Kumari Selja after CM’s comment on NRC implementation in state

Reaction came after Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar said, 'We will implement the NRC in Haryana as well'

Full text: Rahul Gandhi-helmed Congress rejigs party committees, releases list of members
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Full text: Rahul Gandhi-helmed Congress rejigs party committees, releases list of members

A little over two-and-a-half months after Rahul Gandhi was elected (unopposed) to the post of Congress president, his office released a list of the new members of a variety of the party's committees

Rahul Gandhi approves Congress screening panels for poll-bound Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland
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Rahul Gandhi approves Congress screening panels for poll-bound Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland

Senior Congress leaders Mukul Wasnik, Oscar Fernandes and Kumari Selja will head the screening committees for poll-bound Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland, respectively, the party said on Monday

Devendra Fadnavis escapes chopper crash unscathed- here's a list of politicians who didn't
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Devendra Fadnavis escapes chopper crash unscathed- here's a list of politicians who didn't

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had a providential escape when his copter crash-landed. But many other leading Indian politicians have not been as lucky and got killed in air tragedies in the past few decades.

Dalit uprising: Rahul Gandhi meet the victims of Una incident who say the discrimination is 'normal'
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Dalit uprising: Rahul Gandhi meet the victims of Una incident who say the discrimination is 'normal'

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday visited the home of a Dalit man whose four sons were brutally flogged on 11 July for skinning a dead cow and announced assistance of Rs 5 lakh for the family.

'Interference should be minimum in universities': Who said what on #SeditionDebate
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'Interference should be minimum in universities': Who said what on #SeditionDebate

“BJP and RSS are following the agenda of creating divide and hatred, as can be seen from the recent developments in JNU, by imposing their views forcibly on people."

DDCA row: Rajya Sabha adjourned twice due to Congress protesting against Arun Jaitley
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DDCA row: Rajya Sabha adjourned twice due to Congress protesting against Arun Jaitley

Congress on Tuesday continued to press for the resignation of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Rajya Sabha over alleged irregularities in Delhi cricket body DDCA for the second day, forcing two adjournments before noon.

From Hindutva to managing the Opposition: Modi needs to change the narrative in 2016
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From Hindutva to managing the Opposition: Modi needs to change the narrative in 2016

The much awaited intervention by Modi was welcomed by most but, the issue is how he would like the perception about his government to develop in the coming year.

Farce over Selja remark: BJP makes amends; but can the Cong stop being churlish?
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Farce over Selja remark: BJP makes amends; but can the Cong stop being churlish?

Facts, supported by the own signed statement of former Union minister and Congress’s Rajya Sabha MP Kumari Selja, has suddenly become 'Dalit mahila ka apmaan... Samvidhan ka apmaan’ (insult of a Dalit woman and insult of the Constitution) for opposition Congress.

How the BJP scored a spectacular self-goal on Selja, defeated PM Modi's peace bid with oppn
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How the BJP scored a spectacular self-goal on Selja, defeated PM Modi's peace bid with oppn

Through the government's move to contest former Congress leader Kumari Selja's statement that she was asked about her caste in a Gujarat temple, the BJP has scored a spectacular self-goal.

Fifth day of Winter Session in Parliament: Chennai floods, intolerance debate dominate both Houses
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Fifth day of Winter Session in Parliament: Chennai floods, intolerance debate dominate both Houses

Five days into the winter session, Parliament continues to be dominated by discussions on intolerance and the rains in TN. On Thursday, Rajya Sabha is slated to continue a discussion on the flood situation in the state.

After Selja's caste remarks, Congress protests for second day, rejects Goyal's apology
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After Selja's caste remarks, Congress protests for second day, rejects Goyal's apology

Proceedings in RS were disrupted again even as Piyush Goyal expressed regret for his comment on the remarks made by Congress leader Kumari Selja about her entry to a Gujarat temple.