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After Gujarat polls, Manmohan and Modi must bury Pakistan hatchet and work on saner relationship
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After Gujarat polls, Manmohan and Modi must bury Pakistan hatchet and work on saner relationship

The unseemly controversy in which former prime minister Manmohan Singh finds himself has left a bitter taste in relations between the Congress and the BJP

Congress ill advised to raise communal pitch ahead of Gujarat polls; seeking Modi apology wrong strategy
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Congress ill advised to raise communal pitch ahead of Gujarat polls; seeking Modi apology wrong strategy

A fascinating contest of narratives is under way in Gujarat. In response to Narendra Modi's charge that Congress is letting Pakistan interfere with India's electoral process, Rahul Gandhi on Monday sought to reset the parameters of the debate. He told voters in a rally that this election is all about Gujarat—nothing else—and the prime minister's attempt to distract the voters betrays his nervousness.

Arun Jaitley fires back at Manmohan Singh, says Congress must give details of meeting with Pakistan diplomats
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Arun Jaitley fires back at Manmohan Singh, says Congress must give details of meeting with Pakistan diplomats

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley takes on former prime minister Manmohan Singh for his statement asking Prime Minister Narendra Modi to apologise for what he said in an election rally and said it is surprising that Congress party expect the Prime Minister of India to apologise for it.

Narendra Modi's campaign for the BJP in Gujarat had gone 'beyond bizarre', says P Chidambaram
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Narendra Modi's campaign for the BJP in Gujarat had gone 'beyond bizarre', says P Chidambaram

Congress leader P Chidambaram on Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's campaign for the BJP in Gujarat had gone "beyond bizarre" and asked whether a political party should go to any length to win an election.

'Why did Congress take 48 hours to confirm meeting with Pakistan envoy?,' asks BJP spokesperson
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'Why did Congress take 48 hours to confirm meeting with Pakistan envoy?,' asks BJP spokesperson

The BJP on Monday questioned why it took the Congress over 48 hours to accept that a "hush, hush" meeting with the Pakistani envoy and a former Pakistani minister did take place at Mani Shankar Aiyar's residence

'Narendra Modi went to Pakistan uninvited after terror attacks': Full text of Manmohan Singh's statement
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'Narendra Modi went to Pakistan uninvited after terror attacks': Full text of Manmohan Singh's statement

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi attacked Congress leaders over a "secret meeting" at party leader Mani Shankar Aiyar's residence, former prime minister Manmohan Singh released an official statement on the meeting.

Pakistan asks India to leave it out of electoral debate: Ravi Shankar Prasad condemns statement, says 'stop giving us lessons'
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Pakistan asks India to leave it out of electoral debate: Ravi Shankar Prasad condemns statement, says 'stop giving us lessons'

Ravi Shankar Prasad condemned the "unwarranted" statement by Pakistan on Gujarat elections, and seemed to suggest that it was aimed at bailing out Congress party.

Focus on BJP's promises, not unbelievable tales about Congress: Shatrughan Sinha tells PM Modi
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Focus on BJP's promises, not unbelievable tales about Congress: Shatrughan Sinha tells PM Modi

Shatrughan Sinha on Monday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi for spinning "unsubstantiated and unbelievable" stories against political opponents.

Shiv Sena says Narendra Modi pulled Gujarat election campaign to 'new low', accuses PM of resorting to 'histrionics'
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Shiv Sena says Narendra Modi pulled Gujarat election campaign to 'new low', accuses PM of resorting to 'histrionics'

The Shiv Sena on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of resorting to "histrionics" and pulling ongoing poll campaign for Gujarat to "a new low".

Gujarat election: Congress hits back at Narendra Modi over Pakistan jibe; accuses PM of polarising voters ahead of phase two
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Gujarat election: Congress hits back at Narendra Modi over Pakistan jibe; accuses PM of polarising voters ahead of phase two

Responding to Narendra Modi's jibe at Congress for "conspiring" with Pakistan, party leader Anand Sharma accused him of trying to polarise voters ahead of the second phase of Gujarat polling.

Narendra Modi's Pakistan jibe: Foreign ministry in Islamabad slams PM, tells him to win election on own strength
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Narendra Modi's Pakistan jibe: Foreign ministry in Islamabad slams PM, tells him to win election on own strength

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad, taking offence to political comments in India invoking Pakistan, said that politicians across the border should "win victories on own strength rather than fabricated conspiracies"

Gujarat Election: As BJP latches on to Mani Shankar Aiyar slur, Congress should focus on weighty issues
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Gujarat Election: As BJP latches on to Mani Shankar Aiyar slur, Congress should focus on weighty issues

The Gujarat election has made it clear that BJP has no desire to fight a positive campaign as it did in 2014, on the issue of governance and achhe din

Congress refutes Narendra Modi's allegation of party leaders meeting Pakistani envoy, calls it 'baseless'
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Congress refutes Narendra Modi's allegation of party leaders meeting Pakistani envoy, calls it 'baseless'

Congress termed as "baseless" Narendra Modi's allegation that its top party leaders recently met the Pakistani envoy and an ex-Pakistani minister and said he made the charge as he was worried about the BJP's impending defeat in Gujarat Assembly elections.

Amit Shah says Congress indulging in 'caste politics and minority appeasement' during Gujarat polls
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Amit Shah says Congress indulging in 'caste politics and minority appeasement' during Gujarat polls

BJP president Amit Shah accused the Congress of indulging in "politics of minority appeasement" during the Gujarat polls as the latter was sure of its defeat

Uma Bharti says Congress suspended Mani Shankar Aiyar as he was becoming a 'burden to the party'
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Uma Bharti says Congress suspended Mani Shankar Aiyar as he was becoming a 'burden to the party'

Union Minister Uma Bharti said the Congress suspended Mani Shankar Aiyar after his controversial remark against Narendra Modi just to get rid of him as he had become a burden on the party

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi takes a dig at Congress over Aiyar's 'neech' remark, says party creating anti-development chaos
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Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi takes a dig at Congress over Aiyar's 'neech' remark, says party creating anti-development chaos

Taking a dig at the Congress over its leader Mani Shankar Aiyar's "neech" remark against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday said the party was "roaming around with axes and chisels to damage the tree roots nourished by their ancestors".

Gujarat Election: Narendra Modi's reluctance to talk about development as poll issue shows BJP is apprehensive
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Gujarat Election: Narendra Modi's reluctance to talk about development as poll issue shows BJP is apprehensive

By using tactics of deflection and obfuscation such as the alleged Hardik Patel sex CD, BJP has made it apparent that it's sensing a problem in winning the Gujarat elections

Mani Shankar Aiyar should be expelled from Congress for 'neech' remark, says Mulayam Singh Yadav
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Mani Shankar Aiyar should be expelled from Congress for 'neech' remark, says Mulayam Singh Yadav

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar should be expelled from the party for his "neech" remark against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Samajwadi Party patron Mulayam Singh Yadav said.

Gujarat polls: Congress won't ape BJP but will fight for issues that affect people, says Rahul Gandhi
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Gujarat polls: Congress won't ape BJP but will fight for issues that affect people, says Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday said his party would not imitate BJP leaders who "abuse" him

Gujarat election: Amid rising Patel discourse, BJP seeks to mobilise other backward castes to make up for lost votes
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Gujarat election: Amid rising Patel discourse, BJP seeks to mobilise other backward castes to make up for lost votes

With Gujarat voting in the first phase of Assembly polls, BJP strategists are talking about making up for lost Patel votes by mobilising other castes in the OBC community