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Congress appoints Pranab Mukherjee's daughter Sharmistha, Meira Kumar's son Anshul as national spokespersons
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Congress appoints Pranab Mukherjee's daughter Sharmistha, Meira Kumar's son Anshul as national spokespersons

The Congress on Monday appointed former president Pranab Mukherjee's daughter and ex-Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar's son as national spokespersons.

Lalu Prasad, Akhilesh Yadav lose VIP security cover; Centre scales down protection of many others
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Lalu Prasad, Akhilesh Yadav lose VIP security cover; Centre scales down protection of many others

The Centre has removed the VIP security cover of several politicians and lawmakers, including RJD boss Lalu Prasad and SP chief Akhilesh Yadav.

While Karnataka government totters and resignations fly in, Congress leadership busy choosing new president
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While Karnataka government totters and resignations fly in, Congress leadership busy choosing new president

While the Congress is imploding in several states, the high command of the party is occupied with finding a non-Gandhi to be the new president of the party.

Lok Sabha Election 2019: In Bihar, women trump men when it comes to voting; state records 60:55 ratio
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Lok Sabha Election 2019: In Bihar, women trump men when it comes to voting; state records 60:55 ratio

In some constituencies, like Sitamarhi, Madhubani, and Jhanjharpur the difference between male and female turnout was significantly high.

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Rahul Gandhi, Karti Chidambaram, Digvijaya Singh, Shashi Tharoor among key Congress candidates
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Lok Sabha Election 2019: Rahul Gandhi, Karti Chidambaram, Digvijaya Singh, Shashi Tharoor among key Congress candidates

Congress veteran Sonia Gandhi has returned from her rumoured retirement to fight the election from the Gandhi family's traditional constituency of Rae Bareli.

Ahead of Lok Sabha elections, Rahul Gandhi appoints Ahmed Patel as Congress treasurer; Anand Sharma is head of foreign cell
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Ahead of Lok Sabha elections, Rahul Gandhi appoints Ahmed Patel as Congress treasurer; Anand Sharma is head of foreign cell

Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday appointed Ahmed Patel appointed as the new treasurer of Congress party, replacing Motilal Vora, ahead of Lok Sabha elections. Vora will now be AICC general secretary administration, a newly created post.

Rajiv Gandhi birth anniversary: Leaders across India pay tributes to former prime minister
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Rajiv Gandhi birth anniversary: Leaders across India pay tributes to former prime minister

Ministers, legislators and delegates of different wings of Congress across the nation paid tributes to Rajiv Gandhi on his 73rd birth anniversary

Ahmed Patel's victory is symbolic of Congress' fight against communalism, says Meira Kumar
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Ahmed Patel's victory is symbolic of Congress' fight against communalism, says Meira Kumar

Former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar on Wednesday hailed the victory of Ahmed Patel in Rajya Sabha polls from Gujarat, saying it is a symbol of the Congress' fight against "communal forces" all over India.

Six Tripura MLAs, sacked by TMC for defying party and voting for Ram Nath Kovind, join BJP
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Six Tripura MLAs, sacked by TMC for defying party and voting for Ram Nath Kovind, join BJP

Sudip Roy Barman, Ashish KR Saha, Diba Chandra Hrangkhawl, Biswa Bandhu Sen, Pranjit Singh Roy and Dilip Sarkar have quit TMC to BJP

Rajya Sabha polls: NCP leader Praful Patel says party still undecided about pre-election alliance
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Rajya Sabha polls: NCP leader Praful Patel says party still undecided about pre-election alliance

Senior NCP leader Praful Patel on Sunday said his party has not decided yet about extending support to any party in the 8 August Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat.

Meira Kumar vists Telangana jail, calls on Dalit victims of police torture
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Meira Kumar vists Telangana jail, calls on Dalit victims of police torture

Former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar called on Dalit victims of alleged police torture at a jail in Telangana on Monday.

Rajya Sabha offer to Congress is a Mamata Banerjee masterplan, but rising Hindutva may play spoilsport
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Rajya Sabha offer to Congress is a Mamata Banerjee masterplan, but rising Hindutva may play spoilsport

From Mamata Banerjee’s point of view, an understanding with Congress in West Bengal and at the national level makes sense because BJP is emerging as the biggest threat to her party

Ram Nath Kovind takes over as President of India, says diversity is key to country's progress
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Ram Nath Kovind takes over as President of India, says diversity is key to country's progress

An elated Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday expressed his gratitude after swearing in as the 14th President of India and said he was taking charge with humility.

As it happened: Ram Nath Kovind takes oath as 14th president, says diversity is key for India
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As it happened: Ram Nath Kovind takes oath as 14th president, says diversity is key for India

Ram Nath Kovind will take the oath administered by Chief Justice of India JS Khehar on Tuesday to be sworn-in as the 14th President of India.

Shankersinh Vaghela's exit may risk Ahmed Patel's re-election in Rajya Sabha
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Shankersinh Vaghela's exit may risk Ahmed Patel's re-election in Rajya Sabha

Gujarat Congress stalwart Shankersinh Vaghela's decision to quit the party may cast a shadow on the prospects of Sonia Gandhi's confidante Ahmed Patel's re-election to the Rajya Sabha

Sumitra Mahajan calls on Ram Nath Kovind, congratulates him on victory
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Sumitra Mahajan calls on Ram Nath Kovind, congratulates him on victory

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Friday called on President-elect Ram Nath Kovind and congratulated him on his resounding victory in the presidential polls, officials said.

'Privilege to know you President-Elect': Narendra Modi tweets photo with Ram Nath Kovind taken 20 years ago
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'Privilege to know you President-Elect': Narendra Modi tweets photo with Ram Nath Kovind taken 20 years ago

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday posted a heart-warming tweet in which he stressed on how long he had shared a bond with Kovind.

From Kanpur to Raisina Hills; Ram Nath Kovind elected as India's 14th president
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From Kanpur to Raisina Hills; Ram Nath Kovind elected as India's 14th president

NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind was elected as the 14th President of India after receiving an overwhelming majority of votes from the country's lawmakers.

Meira Kumar's loss has a silver lining: Oppn candidate got highest vote share for losing candidate
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Meira Kumar's loss has a silver lining: Oppn candidate got highest vote share for losing candidate

However, the only losing candidate to have come closest to Kumar's record was former Chief Justice of India Koka Subba Rao in 1967