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BJP serves show cause notice to Anantkumar Hegde over Mahatma Gandhi remarks; Congress demands sedition case against Lok Sabha MP
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BJP serves show cause notice to Anantkumar Hegde over Mahatma Gandhi remarks; Congress demands sedition case against Lok Sabha MP

Hegde had questioned the freedom movement led by Gandhi, saying it was an 'adjustment' with the British, triggering a huge political row.

Kunal Kamra did nothing wrong by heckling Arnab Goswami, even though it isn't a significant act of subversion
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Kunal Kamra did nothing wrong by heckling Arnab Goswami, even though it isn't a significant act of subversion

Kunal Kamra vs Arnab Goswami: The bar for 'unacceptable behaviour' depends on which side of the establishment you're on

After Congress MLA's 'burning' threat, Pragya Singh Thakur responds with tweet about 1984 riots, slams Rahul for calling her terrorist
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After Congress MLA's 'burning' threat, Pragya Singh Thakur responds with tweet about 1984 riots, slams Rahul for calling her terrorist

Pragya Singh Thakur stirred up a controversy after calling Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse 'a patriot'

Madhya Pradesh Congress leader files sedition complaint against Pragya Thakur for calling Nathuram Godse patriot
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Madhya Pradesh Congress leader files sedition complaint against Pragya Thakur for calling Nathuram Godse patriot

This comes a day after some Congress workers in Indore lodged a similar complaint against Thakur at Central Kotwali Police Station.

BJP MP Pragya Thakur tenders apology in LS for controversial remarks on Nathuram Godse, claims her comments 'were twisted'
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BJP MP Pragya Thakur tenders apology in LS for controversial remarks on Nathuram Godse, claims her comments 'were twisted'

Pragya Thakur said that her remarks have been twisted and her comments were in a different context

Day after Pragya Singh calls Nathuram Godse a 'patriot' in Lok Sabha, BJP removes MP from parliamentary panel on defence after Opposition outrage
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Day after Pragya Singh calls Nathuram Godse a 'patriot' in Lok Sabha, BJP removes MP from parliamentary panel on defence after Opposition outrage

The Congress took strong objection to Pragya Singh Thakur's remarks and lashed out at the 'deplorable hate politics' of the BJP

BJP condemns Pragya Thakur’s remarks on Nathuram Godse; ‘She will be removed from consultative committee of defence’, says JP Nadda
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BJP condemns Pragya Thakur’s remarks on Nathuram Godse; ‘She will be removed from consultative committee of defence’, says JP Nadda

BJP working president JP Nadda also recommended Thakur's removal from the consultative committee on defence, he said, 'We have decided that Thakur will not attend meetings of BJP parliamentary party during the session'

Parliament Winter Session Day 8: Godse was a patriot, says Pragya Thakur in Lok Sabha; Sitharaman defends Centre on economic slowdown in Rajya Sabha
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Parliament Winter Session Day 8: Godse was a patriot, says Pragya Thakur in Lok Sabha; Sitharaman defends Centre on economic slowdown in Rajya Sabha

On the eighth day of Winter Session, Parliament took up some key bills, including the Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes (Production, Manufacture, Import, Export, Transport, Sale, Distribution, Storage and Advertisement) Bill, 2019, the Special Protection Group (Amendment) Bill, 2019 and the Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu (Merger of Union Territories) Bill, 2019. Rajya Sabha took up a short duration discussion on the economic situation and the Chit Funds (Amendment) Bill, 2019.

Malegaon blast-accused BJP MP Pragya Singh Thakur nominated to 21-member Parliamentary Consultative Committee of defence ministry
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Malegaon blast-accused BJP MP Pragya Singh Thakur nominated to 21-member Parliamentary Consultative Committee of defence ministry

Pragya Singh Thakur was nominated to the Parliamentary Consultative Committee of the Ministry of Defence on Thursday

Ahead of Ayodhya verdict, Narendra Modi appeals for restraint but past conduct of BJP fringe elements does not inspire confidence
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Ahead of Ayodhya verdict, Narendra Modi appeals for restraint but past conduct of BJP fringe elements does not inspire confidence

It remains to be seen if the advisories by the prime minister and the top brass of the BJP and RSS succeed in reining in fringe right-wing elements.

Opposition's 'killing power' behind deaths of BJP's Arun Jaitley and Sushma Swaraj, alleges Pragya Singh Thakur
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Opposition's 'killing power' behind deaths of BJP's Arun Jaitley and Sushma Swaraj, alleges Pragya Singh Thakur

Pragya, who defeated Congress leader Digvijaya Singh from Bhopal Lok Sabha seat, has made many such controversial remarks and had to apologise for some of them.

Daily Bulletin: BS Yediyurappa to prove majority in Karnataka Assembly floor test today; Jaipal Reddy to be cremated with full state honours; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: BS Yediyurappa to prove majority in Karnataka Assembly floor test today; Jaipal Reddy to be cremated with full state honours; day's top stories

BS Yediyurappa to prove majority in trust vote in Assembly today; National Medical Commission Bill, 2019 likely to be taken up in Lok Sabha today; Jaipal Reddy to be cremated with full state honours in Hyderabad today - here are today's top stories

BJP must rein in motormouths like Pragya Thakur, make Pranav Singh Champion case template for response to arrogance
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BJP must rein in motormouths like Pragya Thakur, make Pranav Singh Champion case template for response to arrogance

Irresponsible utterances and actions of BJP leaders like Pragya Singh Thakur and Akash Vijayvargina do not only bring down their image but also that of the BJP

Narendra Modi's criticism on Akash Vijayvargiya's misbehaviour is just 'eyewash', says Congress leader Shobha Oza
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Narendra Modi's criticism on Akash Vijayvargiya's misbehaviour is just 'eyewash', says Congress leader Shobha Oza

Congress leader Shobha Oza on Tuesday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comment on misbehaviour by BJP lawmakers is just an eyewash

Malegaon blasts case: NIA court rejects BJP MP Pragya Thakur's plea for permanent exemption from appearing before it once a week
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Malegaon blasts case: NIA court rejects BJP MP Pragya Thakur's plea for permanent exemption from appearing before it once a week

A special NIA court rejected the plea of BJP MP Pragya Thakur, an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blasts case for a permanent exemption from attending the court once in a week.

Pragya Thakur adds spiritual guru's name to hers while taking oath in Lok Sabha, triggers sharp response from Opposition
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Pragya Thakur adds spiritual guru's name to hers while taking oath in Lok Sabha, triggers sharp response from Opposition

The mention of Swami Purna Chetnanand Avdheshanand Giri as suffix to her name Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur evoked sharp reaction from the Opposition members who said that such a thing was not permitted.

Pragya Singh Thakur joins BJP workers in protest in Bhopal against power cuts, water shortage in Madhya Pradesh
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Pragya Singh Thakur joins BJP workers in protest in Bhopal against power cuts, water shortage in Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal MP Pragya Thakur joined BJP workers in a protest against power cuts in Madhya Pradesh, carrying placards that read 'Janata mombatti mai, sarkar masti mai'.

Pragya Thakur refuses to sit during Malegaon blast hearing in Mumbai court, demands 'proper' chair
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Pragya Thakur refuses to sit during Malegaon blast hearing in Mumbai court, demands 'proper' chair

After the proceedings ended and the judge left, Thakur bemoaned what she called as the "lack of facilities" in the courtroom. "This is not the way to treat people after calling (them to court)....there is no proper place to sit or stand here," she said.

Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Armed with bigger mandate than in 2014 LS polls, BJP set to return to power at Centre
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Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Armed with bigger mandate than in 2014 LS polls, BJP set to return to power at Centre

The BJP, led by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-BJP president Amit Shah duo — has secured 302 seats in the 17th Lok Sabha.

Nitish Kumar condemns Pragya Singh Thakur's Godse remark, says 'won't tolerate' any statement supporting Mahatma's assassin
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Nitish Kumar condemns Pragya Singh Thakur's Godse remark, says 'won't tolerate' any statement supporting Mahatma's assassin

Demanding that elections should be held in two or three phases instead of such a long period, Nitish Kumar said he will be working to create a consensus among political parties on the issue.