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No alliances with parties, want to partner 130 crore Indians, says Arvind Kejriwal at Lokmat event
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No alliances with parties, want to partner 130 crore Indians, says Arvind Kejriwal at Lokmat event

Arvind Kejriwal said he didn't want to defeat anyone in politics but sought to make India the number one country in the world

BJP asks Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to visit violence-hit Jodhpur
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BJP asks Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to visit violence-hit Jodhpur

BJP state in-charge Arun Singh also asked Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot to not indulge in 'appeasement politics'

UK ministerial ethics advisor clears Rishi Sunak of meddling with wife's tax status
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UK ministerial ethics advisor clears Rishi Sunak of meddling with wife's tax status

The probe also covered further revelations around Sunak having a Green Card two years after being appointed Chancellor of the Exchequer in the UK Cabinet

Centre must respect educationists on West Bengal's panel for NEP draft, says education minister
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Centre must respect educationists on West Bengal's panel for NEP draft, says education minister

The NEP, which replaced the National Policy on Education 1986, is aimed at paving the way for transformational reforms in schools and the higher education system to make India a global knowledge superpower

Imran Khan to address Pakistan ahead of no-confidence vote
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Imran Khan to address Pakistan ahead of no-confidence vote

The Pakistan prime minister, who peppers his speeches with cricket metaphors, said late Thursday he would fight 'till the last ball'

Former Haryana Congress chief Ashok Tanwar to join AAP
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Former Haryana Congress chief Ashok Tanwar to join AAP

Tanwar after quitting Congress has been on a party-hopping spree while also launching his own party 'Apna Bharat Morcha' in February 2021

Development work will be carried out without bringing in politics, says Nitin Gadkari
India

Development work will be carried out without bringing in politics, says Nitin Gadkari

Nitin Gadkari said that development works will be carried out without bringing in any politics and assured that the demands put forth before him will be fulfilled

Didn't join politics to check price of 'aloo and tamatar': Imran slams Oppn over no-confidence motion
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Didn't join politics to check price of 'aloo and tamatar': Imran slams Oppn over no-confidence motion

Khan said that he decided to join politics for the sake of the country's youth, adding that he had no personal gains from doing so as he already had everything in life that a person could dream of

Convinced, Russian forces will attack Ukraine in coming week, says Joe Biden
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Convinced, Russian forces will attack Ukraine in coming week, says Joe Biden

The US President said they are doing everything in their power to remove any reason that Russia may give to justify invading Ukraine and prevent them from moving in

47th POTUS? Donald Trump facing legal, political headwinds as he eyes comeback
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47th POTUS? Donald Trump facing legal, political headwinds as he eyes comeback

Trump huddled with top aides in Florida this week as he plots a midterm strategy that could serve as a springboard for future efforts. And he held another campaign-style rally in Texas on Saturday evening ahead of the state's 1 March elections

BJP mixing religion with politics to win polls, says Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot
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BJP mixing religion with politics to win polls, says Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot

Expressing concern over alleged provocative remarks made at a recent event in Uttarakhand, Gehlot said the country needs to understand the crux of the debate of 'Hindu versus Hindutva' started by Gandhi

Myanmar: Junta court postpones Aung San Suu Kyi's verdict till 27 Dec
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Myanmar: Junta court postpones Aung San Suu Kyi's verdict till 27 Dec

Suu Kyi, 76, was due to hear the verdict on charges she illegally imported and possessed walkie-talkies — the latest in a catalogue of judgments in a junta court that could see her jailed for the rest of her life

UK's Boris Johnson walks tightrope between politics and COVID surge
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UK's Boris Johnson walks tightrope between politics and COVID surge

On Tuesday, Johnson faced the biggest parliamentary rebellion of his tenure as 97 Conservatives voted against new COVID-19 restrictions

Over 150 BJP leaders deployed in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand for Assembly polls
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Over 150 BJP leaders deployed in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand for Assembly polls

The team of BJP leaders working at district and assembly constituency level will be supervised by former Delhi BJP president Vijender Gupta and current general secretary Dinesh Pratap Singh

KMC Polls 2021: 63.63% turnout amid sporadic violence; BJP accuses TMC of 'foul play'
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KMC Polls 2021: 63.63% turnout amid sporadic violence; BJP accuses TMC of 'foul play'

Abhishek Banerjee said that if any ruling party leader was found to be involved in violence during the polls, strict action will be taken 'within 24 hours'

Metro Man E Sreedharan quits politics 10 months after joining BJP, says will continue to serve country
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Metro Man E Sreedharan quits politics 10 months after joining BJP, says will continue to serve country

Sreedharan contested from Palakkad in Kerala in the Assembly elections, held in February and was even projected as the BJP's chief ministerial candidate. But the party was routed in the election

UAE suspends $23B weapons deal talks with US as tension mounts over Abu Dhabi’s ties with Beijing
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UAE suspends $23B weapons deal talks with US as tension mounts over Abu Dhabi’s ties with Beijing

Last week, UAE stopped construction on a Chinese facility at an Abu Dhabi port that the US considered a military base. UAE has, however, maintained they were not military facilities

CNN fires Chris Cuomo for helping brother deal with scandal
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CNN fires Chris Cuomo for helping brother deal with scandal

The CNN anchor assisted his brother, former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who has been accused of sexual harassment, by pressing sources for information on the accusers and reporting back to the governor's staff on what he was learning

TMC waives off Shiv Sena's jab on furthering BJP's cause; calls it Thackeray's 'alliance compulsion'
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TMC waives off Shiv Sena's jab on furthering BJP's cause; calls it Thackeray's 'alliance compulsion'

The Shiv Sena on Saturday snubbed TMC's tactic of keeping the grand old party away from national politics while creating an Opposition alliance parallel to the UPA, claimed it was akin to strengthening the ruling BJP and other 'fascist' forces

Philippines redeploys two supply boats in South China Sea after face off with China
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Philippines redeploys two supply boats in South China Sea after face off with China

This comes after two Chinese coast guard ships blocked two Filipino boats on Tuesday and a third coast guard ship sprayed high-pressure streams of water on the boats