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Rahul Gandhi 'congratulates' Narendra Modi for winning Philip Kotler Award, says it's 'so famous it has no jury'
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Rahul Gandhi 'congratulates' Narendra Modi for winning Philip Kotler Award, says it's 'so famous it has no jury'

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday took to Twitter to "congratulate" Prime Minister Narendra Modi for winning the first-ever Philip Kotler Presidential award and questioned its authenticity.

BJP to oppose controversial steel bridge in Bengaluru 'regardless of G Parameshwara, DK Shivakumar's stage managing and drama'
India

BJP to oppose controversial steel bridge in Bengaluru 'regardless of G Parameshwara, DK Shivakumar's stage managing and drama'

The BJP MP said it is not a political issue but an issue about the rights of those who live in Bengaluru and urged the government to engage citizens including him for an open and transparent discussion.

BJP MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar urges Centre to honour ex-ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan with Padma award
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BJP MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar urges Centre to honour ex-ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan with Padma award

Rajeev Chandrasekhar has appealed to the central government to honour former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) scientist Nambi Narayanan.

Supreme Court's Aadhaar verdict will check graft, leakage of public money, says petitioner and BJP MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar
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Supreme Court's Aadhaar verdict will check graft, leakage of public money, says petitioner and BJP MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar

Validation of the Aadhaar Act by the Supreme Court would check corruption, eliminate middlemen and prevent leakage of public money used for direct transfer benefit, said BJP MP from Karnataka and a petitioner, Rajeev Chandrasekhar, on Wednesday.

Rajeev Chandrasekhar resigns as board director of Republic TV, says decision taken as he is now BJP MP
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Rajeev Chandrasekhar resigns as board director of Republic TV, says decision taken as he is now BJP MP

Renowned entrepreneur and investor Rajeev Chandrasekhar resigned as the board director of ARG Outlier Asianet News Private Limited, which runs news channel Republic TV, as he had recently joined the BJP

Rajya Sabha polls: Narayan Rane, Saroj Pandey, GVL Narasimha Rao among BJP's 18 candidates for elections
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Rajya Sabha polls: Narayan Rane, Saroj Pandey, GVL Narasimha Rao among BJP's 18 candidates for elections

Former Maharashtra chief minister Narayan Rane, BJP general secretaries Anil Jain and Saroj Pandey and its spokespersons Anil Baluni and GVL Narasimha Rao are among the 18 names announced by the party as its candidates for the Rajya Sabha polls

Rajeev Chandrasekhar says Rahul Gandhi's charm will not spell magic in Karnataka Assembly election
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Rajeev Chandrasekhar says Rahul Gandhi's charm will not spell magic in Karnataka Assembly election

NDA Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar said AICC president Rahul Gandhi's charm would not spell magic in next year's Karnataka Assembly polls and Congress would taste defeat as it did it in Gujarat polls for playing caste politics.

Defence Ministry likely to cap educational expenses paid to children of ex-servicemen
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Defence Ministry likely to cap educational expenses paid to children of ex-servicemen

The Defence Ministry is likely to take a decision on capping the educational expenses paid to the children of ex-servicemen in line with the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission

Jay Shah defamation case: Not hearing parties in free speech cases ironical, impedes freedom of expression
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Jay Shah defamation case: Not hearing parties in free speech cases ironical, impedes freedom of expression

Ex-parte orders like the one passed in Jay Shah defamation case against The Wire seems to be on the rise especially in cases related to freedom of speech

Slowdown in economy is real, but Narendra Modi deserves praise for initiating structural reforms
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Slowdown in economy is real, but Narendra Modi deserves praise for initiating structural reforms

The argument against Narendra Modi, that he mishandled the economy, is unsupported by data, If anything, he has done what few politicians dare to do

From Yashwant Sinha to Rajeev Chandrasekhar: Politicians fight a pitched battle over economy via newspaper articles
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From Yashwant Sinha to Rajeev Chandrasekhar: Politicians fight a pitched battle over economy via newspaper articles

As the war of words between the political leaders escalates, the economy has taken a backseat. It is more about settling political scores

Presidential Election 2017: All six Independent Rajya Sabha MPs likely to vote for Ram Nath Kovind
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Presidential Election 2017: All six Independent Rajya Sabha MPs likely to vote for Ram Nath Kovind

All six independent members in the Rajya Sabha are likely to vote for the NDA's presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind, giving a boost to the BJP's efforts to get him over two-thirds of the total strength of the electoral college

RSS worker killed in Kannur: Kerala BJP in a soup over unverified slanderous video, tweets
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RSS worker killed in Kannur: Kerala BJP in a soup over unverified slanderous video, tweets

The BJP in Kerala, in haste and confusion, has landed itself in trouble by posting unverified and slanderous videos

Govt not to support Bill which seeks to declare Pakistan a 'terror state'
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Govt not to support Bill which seeks to declare Pakistan a 'terror state'

A Private Member's Bill, which seeks to declare Pakistan a country sponsoring terrorism, will be opposed by the government in Parliament.

Rajeev Chandrasekhar urges government to appoint chairman to revive Cyber Appellate Tribunal
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Rajeev Chandrasekhar urges government to appoint chairman to revive Cyber Appellate Tribunal

Concerned over the defunct status of the Cyber Appellate Tribunal, which has been headless since July 2011, Independent Rajya Sabha lawmaker Rajeev Chandrasekhar on Tuesday urged the central government to appoint a chairperson to the judicial authority on priority.

No rationale behind Congress opposing GST: Rajya Sabha MP
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No rationale behind Congress opposing GST: Rajya Sabha MP

Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar says there is no rationale behind the party protesting against the GST.

Two years of Modi govt: A paradigm shift in governance, path set for poverty mukt Bharat
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Two years of Modi govt: A paradigm shift in governance, path set for poverty mukt Bharat

The Modi government has in the last two years, certainly been able to reshape India’s governance narrative

Full text: Rajeev Chandrasekhar discusses Aadhaar Bill in Parliament
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Full text: Rajeev Chandrasekhar discusses Aadhaar Bill in Parliament

On Wednesday, the final day of the first part of the Budget Session, the Lok Sabha passed the Aadhaar Bill. When the Rajya Sabha returned the Bill to the Lower House with some amendments, Independent Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Chandrashekhar delivered a speech outlining these proposed amendments.

Net neutrality deadline ends tonight: Ball in Trai's court with 11 lakh mails sent, we can only wait now
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Net neutrality deadline ends tonight: Ball in Trai's court with 11 lakh mails sent, we can only wait now

Finally, the million mail mission is successful, and it took just 12 days. As the Trai deadline for comments by public on net neutrality ends tonight, the ball is now in Trai's court and all we can do is wait for the responses.

On a day Rahul Gandhi opened up on net neutrality, Nasscom bats for it too
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On a day Rahul Gandhi opened up on net neutrality, Nasscom bats for it too

Lobbying strongly for universal principles of net neutrality, access for all and leveraging Internet for development growth, the Nasscom has suggested that regulators ensure net neutrality.