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J&K attack: Antony briefs PM on situation in LoC
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J&K attack: Antony briefs PM on situation in LoC

Antony met Singh against the backdrop of controversy over his statement that the soldiers were killed by "terrorists along with persons dressed in Pakistan Army uniform".

Advani slams Cong over rise in attacks on saffron outfits
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Advani slams Cong over rise in attacks on saffron outfits

Advani today skipped a crucial meeting of RSS and BJP leaders in Delhi post his public fall-out over elevation of Narendra Modi as head of party campaign committee and participated in a homage meeting to condole the murder of party's Tamil Nadu BJP General secretary V Ramesh on 19 July

India should not be going on path of dividing states: Prakash Karat
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India should not be going on path of dividing states: Prakash Karat

"Now that a decision is being taken on the break up of Andhra Pradesh, I think that creating new states must be looked at afresh. I don't think we should go on this path," Karat said.

Bharat Ratna cannot be taken back: Somnath Chatterjee
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Bharat Ratna cannot be taken back: Somnath Chatterjee

"It is a shocking comment. Is Bharat Ratna bestowed on someone as a favour? How can this be taken back?" Chatterjee told reporters in reply to a question here.

Railway bribery scam: Evidence sufficient to name Bansal, says BJP
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Railway bribery scam: Evidence sufficient to name Bansal, says BJP

"Rather surprisingly, he has been made a prosecution witness by CBI," said Satya Pal Jain, former BJP MP and the chairman of the party's national committee on legal and Election Commission issues.

BJP will achieve record breaking results in 2014 polls: Advani
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BJP will achieve record breaking results in 2014 polls: Advani

At the BJP Scheduled Caste Front National Executive here, he said the political situation prevailing in the country today were never more favourable for BJP in the past.

RSS never accepted caste, believes in equality: LK Advani
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RSS never accepted caste, believes in equality: LK Advani

Delivering the inaugural address at the National Executive Meeting of the Scheduled Caste Front, Advani said, "RSS never accepted caste and believed that all sections of society are equal.

Mamata claims conspiracy against TMC government
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Mamata claims conspiracy against TMC government

Peace had been restored in the (Darjeeling) hills and junglemahal, but attempts were being made to create fresh trouble there, Banerjee told the assembly during the one-day special session to pass the budget.

Telengana row: Pallam Raju, Chiranjeevi meet PM, oppose split
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Telengana row: Pallam Raju, Chiranjeevi meet PM, oppose split

Union Ministers M M Pallam Raju, K S Rao, Chiranjeevi and D Purandeshwari (all hailing from coastal Andhra) and MPs Bapiraju and Anantarami Reddy met Singh in a delegation and favoured maintaining a united Andhra Pradesh.

Sibal takes a dig at Modi, terms Gujarat model as 'self-awarded medal'
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Sibal takes a dig at Modi, terms Gujarat model as 'self-awarded medal'

"What is the Gujarat model? I would like to know. Its a Gujarat medal or Gujarat model? Give yourself a medal and call it a Gujarat model," Sibal told industrialists.

Renuka Chowdhury slams BJP over remarks on Amartya Sen
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Renuka Chowdhury slams BJP over remarks on Amartya Sen

Congress spokesperson Renuka Chowdhury said the comments by Mitra that Sen should be asked to return his Bharat Ratna award were condemnable as the Nobel laureate has the right to express his views as a citizen of India.

UPA's poverty figures a cruel joke on poor: Nitish Kumar
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UPA's poverty figures a cruel joke on poor: Nitish Kumar

"We do not agree with the criteria fixed for poverty... poverty should not be decided in terms of calories and money to purchase food but on the basis of the right to live respectfully," Nitish Kumar said.

Will Cong dare to announce PM candidate before 2014 polls, asks Rajnath Singh
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Will Cong dare to announce PM candidate before 2014 polls, asks Rajnath Singh

Claiming that there are too many contenders for the job in the Congress Party — Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Manmohan Singh, P Chidambaram and other unnamed dark horses, Singh said Congress leaders and workers are confused as to who would be the next prime minister if their party returns to power.

Lack of leadership reason for economic slowdown: Modi
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Lack of leadership reason for economic slowdown: Modi

Modi charged the Manmohan Singh government is to be blamed for the middle class losing confidence in the stock market, lack of impetus to the manufacturing sector, Rupee woes, low savings, price rise and the huge current account deficit.

CP Joshi, Maken part of committee lead by Rahul for 2014 LS polls
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CP Joshi, Maken part of committee lead by Rahul for 2014 LS polls

With their addition, the number of members of the committee, set up in November 2012, has gone up to eight.

Fodder scam: SC agrees to change trial judge in case against Lalu
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Fodder scam: SC agrees to change trial judge in case against Lalu

The court asked the counsel of Lalu, CBI and JD(U) leader Rajiv Ranjan, on whose plea the High Court is monitoring the scam, to evolve a consensus on the name of the judge and posted the case for hearing on 6 August.

West Bengal panchayat polls: Death toll in fourth phase rises to 6
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West Bengal panchayat polls: Death toll in fourth phase rises to 6

State Election Commission sources said that 25 percent polling was recorded till noon in Murshidabad, Birbhum, Malda and Nadia districts.

PM slams criticism of UPA govt, says it is distorted picture
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PM slams criticism of UPA govt, says it is distorted picture

"Let me address the issue of UPA government's performance. Our political critics focus on the experience of one bad year. This makes for good television but it is a very distorted picture," he said

Rajnath's English language remark is hypocrisy: Manish Tewari
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Rajnath's English language remark is hypocrisy: Manish Tewari

"I sometimes feel like laughing at our friends. On one side their vision document is outsourced to people who don't speak any language other than English. Is this medievalism or hypocrisy," Manish Tewari said.

Hindutva track: Is Modi going for broke this time?
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Hindutva track: Is Modi going for broke this time?

Is the Modi camp going for broke by mixing governance with Hindutva? The jury is out