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Surendra Singh murder in Amethi: Congress leader Pramod Tiwari says killing of Smriti Irani's aide shouldn't be politicised
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Surendra Singh murder in Amethi: Congress leader Pramod Tiwari says killing of Smriti Irani's aide shouldn't be politicised

Everyone has the right to pay homage to the deceased but the politicisation of the issue should be avoided, said Tiwari citing BJP leader Smriti Irani's visit to Amethi where she participated in the funeral procession of Singh to pay her tributes.

Congress' Pramod Tiwari to serve legal notice to Narendra Modi over his 'corrupt politician' jibe against Rajiv Gandhi
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Congress' Pramod Tiwari to serve legal notice to Narendra Modi over his 'corrupt politician' jibe against Rajiv Gandhi

While addressing an election rally in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, Modi had hit out at Rahul Gandhi, saying: "Your father was termed 'Mr Clean' by his courtiers, but his life ended as Bhrashtachari No 1."

BJP uses polarisation as a tool when it loses on all other fronts, says Congress' Pramod Tiwari
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BJP uses polarisation as a tool when it loses on all other fronts, says Congress' Pramod Tiwari

Congress has accused the BJP of using polarisation as a "tool" when it loses on all other fronts, with Congress leader Pramod Tiwari saying his party makes efforts to ensure it does not happen.

Congress slams Narendra Modi's Mann ki Baat address for omitting Indira Gandhi while speaking of women's empowerment
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Congress slams Narendra Modi's Mann ki Baat address for omitting Indira Gandhi while speaking of women's empowerment

The Congress hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "not mentioning" India's first and only woman Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in his monthly radio programme speech.

Centre, Opposition meet to discuss issues to be taken up in Budget Session; triple talaq, rape cases on agenda
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Centre, Opposition meet to discuss issues to be taken up in Budget Session; triple talaq, rape cases on agenda

Ahead of the Budget Session of Parliament beginning on Sunday, representatives of the government and the Opposition met on Sunday to discuss the issues and proposed legislation which would come up.

Kasganj violence: Congress accuses UP govt of callousness, demands independent probe by sitting high court judge
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Kasganj violence: Congress accuses UP govt of callousness, demands independent probe by sitting high court judge

The Congress demanded an independent judicial probe by a sitting high court judge into violence in Uttar Pradesh's Kasganj that erupted after a boy was killed in clashes following stone-pelting on a motorcycle rally taken out to celebrate Republic Day.

BJP has neither policy nor intention to get triple talaq bill passed in Parliament, says Congress leader Pramod Tiwari
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BJP has neither policy nor intention to get triple talaq bill passed in Parliament, says Congress leader Pramod Tiwari

The Congress on Thursday alleged that the BJP government has neither the policy nor the intention to get the contentious triple talaq bill passed in Parliament, and also accused it of running away from a debate on the matter.

Monsoon Parliament Session: Govt slammed over agrarian crisis, Congress says farmers get 'bullets for price'
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Monsoon Parliament Session: Govt slammed over agrarian crisis, Congress says farmers get 'bullets for price'

Opposition members in Rajya Sabha raised the issue of agrarian crisis in the country, saying farmers were being forced to do distress sale of crops

Note ban disrupts Parliament: Rahul Gandhi, perhaps you should bring on the 'earthquake'
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Note ban disrupts Parliament: Rahul Gandhi, perhaps you should bring on the 'earthquake'

On the face of it, Rahul's speeches appear to lack the seriousness and sincerity displayed by his grandfather Feroz Gandhi.

Demonetisation dominates Parliament discourse; Congress equates Modi to Gaddafi
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Demonetisation dominates Parliament discourse; Congress equates Modi to Gaddafi

The Winter Session of Parliament opened on Wednesday with a united Opposition mounting an assault on the government over demonetisation, saying it had led to "economic anarchy" in the country and alleged selective leak of the information before the announcement which should be probed by a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC).

PM Modi attends oath ceremony at Rajya Sabha, greets opposition leaders warmly
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PM Modi attends oath ceremony at Rajya Sabha, greets opposition leaders warmly

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday freely mingled with leaders of various opposition parties as he attended the Rajya Sabha proceedings.

'Declare computer language anti-national': AAP ridicules Smriti Irani over Sanskrit in IITs
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'Declare computer language anti-national': AAP ridicules Smriti Irani over Sanskrit in IITs

HRD Minister Smriti Irani's request to include Sanskrit in the curriculum of IITs has been met by ridicule from opposition parties.

Congress lawmaker calls Freedom 251 a scam, alleges BJP involvement
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Congress lawmaker calls Freedom 251 a scam, alleges BJP involvement

Alleging that 'Freedom 251' smartphone scheme was a "fraud", Congress lawmaker Pramod Tiwari in Rajya Sabha today strongly objected to the presence of BJP leaders at the launch of the scheme to sell smartphones at a price of Rs. 251 and sought a reply from the government.

Naxal attacks increased in last 6 months due to weak politics, says Cong leader
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Naxal attacks increased in last 6 months due to weak politics, says Cong leader

A Congress member on Thursday said there was an increase in Naxal attacks during the last six months due to "weak" policies of the government.