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Bengaluru violence: 'We are everybody's punching bag,' says SDPI leader as Karnataka govt mulls banning party
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Bengaluru violence: 'We are everybody's punching bag,' says SDPI leader as Karnataka govt mulls banning party

The SDPI in its attempt to match the RSS, Bajrang Dal and Vishwa Hindu Parishad has allegedly drifted from promoting positive politics committed to empower the Muslims, Dalits and deprived communities

A deadpan interview with Citizen Urvish
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A deadpan interview with Citizen Urvish

Satirist Urvish Kothari tells Devansh Dixit that he is an ordinary citizen in a country of extraordinary lies.

Rahul Gandhi rants on China and defence, but never fails to miss a class
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Rahul Gandhi rants on China and defence, but never fails to miss a class

While driving the Congress party to dust, Rahul is leading by example on how not to lead it.

From Mukhtar Ansari to Harishankar Tiwari, UP's 'bahubali' leaders have long rap sheets, political influence in spades
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From Mukhtar Ansari to Harishankar Tiwari, UP's 'bahubali' leaders have long rap sheets, political influence in spades

The intersection of crime and politics is perhaps nowhere more evident than in Uttar Pradesh, where one in four legislators have criminal cases, including rape and murder, against them.

Madhya Pradesh Cabinet Expansion: 28 new ministers, including loyalists of Jyotiraditya Scindia, join BJP govt
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Madhya Pradesh Cabinet Expansion: 28 new ministers, including loyalists of Jyotiraditya Scindia, join BJP govt

Those inducted into the Madhya Pradesh government include 20 cabinet ministers and eight ministers of state. Prominent among the new ministers are BJP MLAs Yashodhara Raje Scindia and Gopal Bhargava.

The home minister's detractors are wrong; Amit Shah was as busy as ever during the lockdown, doing what he does best
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The home minister's detractors are wrong; Amit Shah was as busy as ever during the lockdown, doing what he does best

Home Minister Amit Shah has been seen on the front page of newspapers after a significant gap of time. He is back to doing what he revels in: campaigning for elections. And he’s doing it in his typical no-holds-barred style. No expenses barred either.

People of this country don't take Congress seriously, won't fall for their claims: Amit Shah tells CNN-News18
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People of this country don't take Congress seriously, won't fall for their claims: Amit Shah tells CNN-News18

The home minister said Gandhi is roaming around with his scheme of putting Rs 7,500 in every back account since before the general election last year.

Exclusive: Not the time to play politics over appointment of health minister, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan; MP may extend lockdown if needed
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Exclusive: Not the time to play politics over appointment of health minister, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan; MP may extend lockdown if needed

The immediate concern is fighting and winning this war against coronavirus and the safety of the people, Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan tells Firstpost.

Madhya Pradesh crisis: Disgruntled ministers, MLAs accuse Kamal Nath of ignoring them; CM doles out freebies to prevent further resignations
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Madhya Pradesh crisis: Disgruntled ministers, MLAs accuse Kamal Nath of ignoring them; CM doles out freebies to prevent further resignations

In a desperate move to contain the growing frustration within the government and party, Nath has appointed some of the Congress leaders to state commissions and in the Pradesh Congress Committee.

To fill vital gaps in dance education, three educators address how a more critical practice could be achieved
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To fill vital gaps in dance education, three educators address how a more critical practice could be achieved

The designers of Performance Practice (Dance), a Master's programme at the Ambedkar University, Delhi, have decided that it must neither be heavy on text or theory, nor should it focus on one specific form. It also encourages students to become the agents of their own learning, unlike more traditional one-on-one relationships with teachers, which tend to seep into the students' personal lives

In Jeff Goldberg's production of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, an examination of the human cost of politics
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In Jeff Goldberg's production of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, an examination of the human cost of politics

We're trying to show how a bulking ambition for power, a thirst for one’s own advancement leads to the death and hurting of many people, says Jeff Goldberg of his upcoming production of Julius Caesar

Talking politics to children: Hiding truths is futile; honest, sensitive conversations can help build empathy
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Talking politics to children: Hiding truths is futile; honest, sensitive conversations can help build empathy

Talking to children is of utmost importance, not just to help them cope with what they may get exposed to directly or indirectly, but also to raise responsible, non-judgemental and inclusive human beings. If they are prevented from being exposed to conversations, they may become more vulnerable to biased information.

Four ways in which Congress' tantrum over Donald Trump banquet in Delhi will cost the party
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Four ways in which Congress' tantrum over Donald Trump banquet in Delhi will cost the party

While the Congress claims there is a precedence of inviting the Opposition party chief to such occasions, it is difficult to find one.

Mohan Bhagwat's appeal to India's youth to imbibe Gandhian principles indicates RSS success in distancing Congress from the Mahatma
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Mohan Bhagwat's appeal to India's youth to imbibe Gandhian principles indicates RSS success in distancing Congress from the Mahatma

The move to embrace Gandhian principles by Hindutva-based organisations got a real fillip when Prime Minister Narendra Modi started majorly invoking Mahatma Gandhi in his governance policies, the flagship being the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.

Sharad Pawar says people want BJP removed from Centre, urges powerful regional parties to give 'better alternative'
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Sharad Pawar says people want BJP removed from Centre, urges powerful regional parties to give 'better alternative'

Pawar said it was crystal clear before the Delhi polls that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will retain power and the BJP will be rejected by the voters of the National Capital.

AAP's Delhi win indicates new political path for BJP's opponents, one that doesn't counter identity with identity or ideology with ideology
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AAP's Delhi win indicates new political path for BJP's opponents, one that doesn't counter identity with identity or ideology with ideology

AAP simply stuck to schools and hospitals, and lower utility bills, and ran away from the battles of ideology and identity that enable BJP to polarise Hindu votes.

Dwarka Election Result 2020 LIVE Updates | Delhi Assembly Elections; Constituency, Party, Candidate Name Wise Winner, Loser, Leading, Trailing
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Dwarka Election Result 2020 LIVE Updates | Delhi Assembly Elections; Constituency, Party, Candidate Name Wise Winner, Loser, Leading, Trailing

Dwarka Delhi Assembly Constituency Election Results 2020 Live Updates - Read Dwarka constituency vidhan sabha chunav latest news, party, constituency, candidate name wise winner, loser, leading, trailing live updates online at Firstpost.com.

Matiala Election Result 2020 LIVE Updates | Delhi Assembly Elections; Constituency, Party, Candidate Name Wise Winner, Loser, Leading, Trailing
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Matiala Election Result 2020 LIVE Updates | Delhi Assembly Elections; Constituency, Party, Candidate Name Wise Winner, Loser, Leading, Trailing

Matiala Delhi Assembly Constituency Election Results 2020 Live Updates - Read Matiala constituency vidhan sabha chunav latest news, party, constituency, candidate name wise winner, loser, leading, trailing live updates online at Firstpost.com.