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Congress leader wants Mani Shankar Aiyar sacked over Pakistan remarks, says he'll write to Rahul Gandhi
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Congress leader wants Mani Shankar Aiyar sacked over Pakistan remarks, says he'll write to Rahul Gandhi

Senior Congress leader and former lawmaker Hanumantha Rao has said he will write to party president Rahul Gandhi and urge him to expel Mani Shankar Aiyar.

‘Receive much more hatred in India than love in Pakistan’: Mani Shankar Aiyar sparks another row during Karachi visit
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‘Receive much more hatred in India than love in Pakistan’: Mani Shankar Aiyar sparks another row during Karachi visit

Suspended Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has sparked yet another controversy by his comments in and about Pakistan, where he said that while there has been a change in mindset in Pakistan, India is still caught in a "partially 1947 situation"

Mani Shankar Aiyar calls for 'uninterrupted and uninterruptible' dialogue between India and Pakistan
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Mani Shankar Aiyar calls for 'uninterrupted and uninterruptible' dialogue between India and Pakistan

Suspended Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar called for an "uninterrupted and uninterruptible" dialogue between India and Pakistan to resolve issues.

Mani Shankar Aiyar says Rahul Gandhi's temple visits not acts of communalism
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Mani Shankar Aiyar says Rahul Gandhi's temple visits not acts of communalism

Suspended Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar said party president Rahul Gandhi's visits to temples and assertion that he and his family members were "Shiv Bhakts" were not acts of communalism which, he alleged, was being propagated by the BJP.

'Is this what happens when you're on POT?': BJP fumes over Congress leader's tweet on Narendra Modi's 'TOP' acronym
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'Is this what happens when you're on POT?': BJP fumes over Congress leader's tweet on Narendra Modi's 'TOP' acronym

Congress social media head Divya Spandana Ramya took a dig at Narendra Modi wondering if he was on "pot", a put-down which invited a sharp response from the BJP by calling it atrocious and "insult" to the masses

Mani Shankar Aiyar says he remains loyal to Congress, confident that party will revoke his suspension
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Mani Shankar Aiyar says he remains loyal to Congress, confident that party will revoke his suspension

Former Union minister Mani Shankar Aiyar, suspended from the Congress for his controversial remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Friday expressed confidence that he will be re-inducted

Arun Jaitley clarifies on Modi's remarks agaist Manmohan, says PM never questioned predecessor's commitment to nation
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Arun Jaitley clarifies on Modi's remarks agaist Manmohan, says PM never questioned predecessor's commitment to nation

For the first time since the Winter Session of the Parliament began, the government on Wednesday issued a statement saying that Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not question his predecessor's Manmohan's committment to India.

Rahul Gandhi, in his first CWC meeting as Congress chief, shifts party's gaze inwards to counter Narendra Modi
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Rahul Gandhi, in his first CWC meeting as Congress chief, shifts party's gaze inwards to counter Narendra Modi

The first meeting of the Congress Working Committee (CWC), chaired by the newly elected party president Rahul Gandhi, was meant to be a high-profile affair.

CWC meeting: Indiscipline among issues discussed as Mani Shankar Aiyar's 'neech' jibe haunts Congress
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CWC meeting: Indiscipline among issues discussed as Mani Shankar Aiyar's 'neech' jibe haunts Congress

Indiscipline in the Congress was one of the key issues raised at the first CWC meeting Rahul Gandhi chaired after taking over as the party president, against the backdrop of Mani Shankar Aiyar's "neech" remark against Narendra Modi

Farooq Abdullah dismisses Narendra Modi's Pakistan conspiracy remark, says Islamabad never colludes
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Farooq Abdullah dismisses Narendra Modi's Pakistan conspiracy remark, says Islamabad never colludes

National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday dismissed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's allegations that Congress conspired with Pakistan to interfere in Gujarat Assembly elections.

Samajwadi Party slams BJP govt, asks ruling party to address Hindu widows' problems
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Samajwadi Party slams BJP govt, asks ruling party to address Hindu widows' problems

The Samajwadi Party on Tuesday hit out at the Narendra Modi-led BJP government, claiming that it had a special concern for the Muslim women and asked when the ruling party would address the problems faced by Hindu widows.

Gujarat Assembly Election: BJP's struggle to cross 100-seat mark may indicate downward turn in party's popularity
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Gujarat Assembly Election: BJP's struggle to cross 100-seat mark may indicate downward turn in party's popularity

For the BJP to have struggled to cross the 100-seat mark in Gujarat when it was boasting about bagging 150 is suggestive of an undeniable downward turn in its popularity ratings

Gujarat Assembly polls: BJP seeks sixth straight term, Congress eyes comeback as state gears up for counting
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Gujarat Assembly polls: BJP seeks sixth straight term, Congress eyes comeback as state gears up for counting

Counting of votes will be held for the Gujarat Assembly polls, considered a prestige battle for Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his home state and a litmus test for new Congress president Rahul Gandhi

Word 'Gujarat' was not even uttered at Mani Shankar Aiyar's dinner, says Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri
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Word 'Gujarat' was not even uttered at Mani Shankar Aiyar's dinner, says Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri

Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri expressed anguish for being unnecessarily dragged into Indian politics saying that even the word 'Gujarat' was not mentioned by anyone

Gujarat polls: Narendra Modi should tread lightly, emotive Manmohan Singh could damage his cause
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Gujarat polls: Narendra Modi should tread lightly, emotive Manmohan Singh could damage his cause

Modi and his team have picked up on this dinner with great outrage and expect us to believe that Rahul Gandhi and Manmohan Singh conspired over the first course with these Pakistanis to sabotage the BJPs chances at the hustings in Gujarat. So much for unjust desserts.

In Gujarat, youths say 'jobs have dried up, not alcohol'; Mani Aiyar's 'neech aadmi' remark fades in face of unemployment
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In Gujarat, youths say 'jobs have dried up, not alcohol'; Mani Aiyar's 'neech aadmi' remark fades in face of unemployment

A young man takes out a newspaper. "Modi is a low caste: Mani Shankar Aiyar", screams the headline of the leading Gujarati language daily.

Manmohan Singh's objections deceptive: Attending dinner meeting with Pakistan officials shows poor judgement
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Manmohan Singh's objections deceptive: Attending dinner meeting with Pakistan officials shows poor judgement

Manmohan Singh needs to come down from his pedestal. His acts of pious outrage are becoming a little too common, as are his indiscretions.

Gujarat polls: Rahul Gandhi claims 'tremendous undercurrent' against BJP, predicts 'zabardast' victory for Congress
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Gujarat polls: Rahul Gandhi claims 'tremendous undercurrent' against BJP, predicts 'zabardast' victory for Congress

There is "tremendous undercurrent" against the BJP in Gujarat, Congress president-elect Rahul Gandhi claimed, and predicted a "zabardast" victory for his party in the Assembly elections

Gujarat polls: Narendra Modi has outmanoeuvred Rahul Gandhi by framing narrative in emotive pitch
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Gujarat polls: Narendra Modi has outmanoeuvred Rahul Gandhi by framing narrative in emotive pitch

As an unusually high- pitched campaigning for the Gujarat elections ended Tuesday, diehard RSS, VHP and other Hindutva group leaders and activists have reason to smile. Their long-cherished dream of making India a Hindu Rashtra may never be fulfilled but their other cherished idea of “great Hindu Revival” has seems to have begun from the western Indian state which houses Somnath and Dwarka.

Gujarat polls: As Narendra Modi, Manmohan Singh bicker, this will go down as the most bitter election in India
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Gujarat polls: As Narendra Modi, Manmohan Singh bicker, this will go down as the most bitter election in India

What was originally supposed to be a cakewalk for the saffron brigade in Narendra Modi’s home state seems to have turned into a tough battle for the BJP.