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BJP slams Congress for staying 'mum' over rape and murder of six-year-old in Punjab's Tanda
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BJP slams Congress for staying 'mum' over rape and murder of six-year-old in Punjab's Tanda

Union minister and BJP leader Prakash Javadekar alleged that Rahul and Priyanka "cannot see" atrocities against women in the states ruled by Congress

BJP workers in UP free colleague from police custody, party rejects charge they did it forcibly
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BJP workers in UP free colleague from police custody, party rejects charge they did it forcibly

BJP MLA Lokendra Pratap Singh rejected allegations that his party’s Yuva Morcha worker Shibbu Singh was detained for harassment, as claimed in some media reports.

Hathras case: Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi call Uttar Pradesh govt unethical and insensitive, accuse it of 'protecting criminals'
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Hathras case: Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi call Uttar Pradesh govt unethical and insensitive, accuse it of 'protecting criminals'

The Congress leaders also launched a social media campaign, urging people, especially women, to speak up for the Hathras victim

Bihar Polls: EC trims number of star campaigners amid Covid threat, Modi, Rahul Uddhav among key names
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Bihar Polls: EC trims number of star campaigners amid Covid threat, Modi, Rahul Uddhav among key names

The Election Commission has allowed all recognised parties 30 star campaigners each, while for unrecognised parties the number is down to 20

Hathras gangrape accused claim innocence in letter to SP; victim's kin move Allahabad HC against 'illegal confinement'
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Hathras gangrape accused claim innocence in letter to SP; victim's kin move Allahabad HC against 'illegal confinement'

The gangrape victim's family have termed the letter to the Hathras SP as "lies" and said that none of them knew any of the four accused

Hathras gangrape: UP Police lathicharge RLD's Jayant Chaudhary; Bhim Army chief seeks 'Y' security for victim's kin
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Hathras gangrape: UP Police lathicharge RLD's Jayant Chaudhary; Bhim Army chief seeks 'Y' security for victim's kin

Meanwhile, hundreds of people of the so-called 'Upper Castes', including the family of one of the accused, gathered outside the homeof former BJP MLA Rajveer Singh Pehelwan, and claimed that the four arrested have been wrongly accused

Hathras victim's family wants judicial probe, suspension of district magistrate, says Priyanka Gandhi Vadra
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Hathras victim's family wants judicial probe, suspension of district magistrate, says Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

The Congress leader also alleged that the 'morally corrupt' Uttar Pradesh government was threatening the family and asserted that such behaviour was 'not acceptable'

Hathras gangrape: Yogi Adityanath govt recommends CBI probe; Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi meet victim's kin
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Hathras gangrape: Yogi Adityanath govt recommends CBI probe; Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi meet victim's kin

The Uttar Pradesh administration on Saturday also removed the barricades outside the gangrape victim's village in Hathras district allowing the media to meet her family

Rahul, Priyanka booked under 1897 Epidemic Act: Colonial-era law was introduced to combat disease, protect public servants
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Rahul, Priyanka booked under 1897 Epidemic Act: Colonial-era law was introduced to combat disease, protect public servants

When first introduced 123 years ago, the Epidemic Diseases Act allowed colonial authorities to detain plague suspects, destroy or demolish infected property and dwellings, and examine passengers at will

'Not Rahul, democracy has been pushed down': Twitterati applaud Gandhis after leaders roughed up, detained on way to Hathras
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'Not Rahul, democracy has been pushed down': Twitterati applaud Gandhis after leaders roughed up, detained on way to Hathras

While some termed Rahul and Priyanka's response to the situation "commendable", others noted the "impunity" with which the Uttar Pradesh Police "attacked" the Opposition leaders

Congress' exclusion of dissenters from UP panels belies Sonia Gandhi's claims of tolerating differences of opinion
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Congress' exclusion of dissenters from UP panels belies Sonia Gandhi's claims of tolerating differences of opinion

In retrospect, the resolutions taken during the CWC, and not the Congress interim chief's conciliatory words, appeared to be a sign of things to come.

Congress downplays Priyanka Gandhi's remark supporting 'non-Gandhi' president, says it was made in different context
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Congress downplays Priyanka Gandhi's remark supporting 'non-Gandhi' president, says it was made in different context

Though the book was released recently, Priyanka's interview was conducted after Rahul Gandhi stepped down as president, taking responsibility for the 2019 Lok Sabha poll drubbing, the party said

'Ram is with everyone': Priyanka Gandhi hopes Ayodhya groundbreaking ceremony becomes marker of national unity
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'Ram is with everyone': Priyanka Gandhi hopes Ayodhya groundbreaking ceremony becomes marker of national unity

The Congress general secretary's statement assumes significance in the wake of some Congress leaders' demand that the groundbreaking ceremony should be postponed.

Priyanka Gandhi vacates govt bungalow at Lodhi Estate, moves to her Gurugram penthouse
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Priyanka Gandhi vacates govt bungalow at Lodhi Estate, moves to her Gurugram penthouse

Gandhi was asked to vacate the Lodhi Estate bungalow before 1 August as she was no longer eligible for it after her security cover was downgraded last year

Priyanka Gandhi says she will leave Lutyens' bungalow within deadline, rebuffs Hardeep Singh Puri's claim
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Priyanka Gandhi says she will leave Lutyens' bungalow within deadline, rebuffs Hardeep Singh Puri's claim

The Centre had issued an eviction notice to Vadra on 1 July, asking her to leave the bungalow where she had been staying since 1997.

Priyanka Gandhi slams Uttar Pradesh govt, says state tops in number of murders committed in last three years
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Priyanka Gandhi slams Uttar Pradesh govt, says state tops in number of murders committed in last three years

Citing data from NCRB, the Congress leader said that Uttar Pradesh sees 12 incidents of murders per day

Priyanka Gandhi set to shift to Lucknow, party veteran Sheila Kaul's home renovated for her
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Priyanka Gandhi set to shift to Lucknow, party veteran Sheila Kaul's home renovated for her

UP Congress sources say that the shifting of base was eventually going to happen even if she had not been asked to vacate the Delhi bungalow.

Months after revoking SPG protection, Centre tells Priyanka Gandhi to vacate Lutyens Delhi bungalow by 1 August
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Months after revoking SPG protection, Centre tells Priyanka Gandhi to vacate Lutyens Delhi bungalow by 1 August

According to an order issued by the Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry, Priyanka was asked to vacate her bungalow on or before 1 August failing which "it will attract damage charges/penal rent as per rules".

'If we had talked with Jyotiraditya Scindia, compromise may have been possible': Congress' Rashid Alvi terms royal scion's exit 'damaging
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'If we had talked with Jyotiraditya Scindia, compromise may have been possible': Congress' Rashid Alvi terms royal scion's exit 'damaging

Senior Congress leader Rashid Alvi speaks with Firstpost about Jyotiraditya Scindia's exit from Congress and what it means for the party

Madhya Pradesh Political Crisis Updates: Jyotiraditya Scindia likely to be inducted into BJP on 12 March, say reports; Congress loses 22 MLAs
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Madhya Pradesh Political Crisis Updates: Jyotiraditya Scindia likely to be inducted into BJP on 12 March, say reports; Congress loses 22 MLAs

Madhya Pradesh Political Crisis LIVE Updates: BJP spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain said that soon the Congress will only have two leaders, Sonia and Rahul Gandhi, after former party leader Jyotiraditya Scindia tendered his resignation on Tuesday.