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Indian Overseas Congress claims India's image wasn't sullied during meet with Jeremy Corbyn; accuses BJP, media of spreading misinformation
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Indian Overseas Congress claims India's image wasn't sullied during meet with Jeremy Corbyn; accuses BJP, media of spreading misinformation

It is a fact that the main topic of discussion was Kashmir and we all were well aware of the sensitivity of the issue, writes IOYC vice president Taffazzel Hossain.

Jobs deficit: GIFT City in Gujarat struggling to create employment despite Modi govt offer of tax, concessions
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Jobs deficit: GIFT City in Gujarat struggling to create employment despite Modi govt offer of tax, concessions

The lack of development and job creation at GIFT, critics say, reflects one of Modi’s challenges as a whole as he begins a second term in office.

'Priyanka has a nose for detail, and Rahul is great with strategy': A look into relationship of India's best-known dynasts as Lok Sabha election voting ends
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'Priyanka has a nose for detail, and Rahul is great with strategy': A look into relationship of India's best-known dynasts as Lok Sabha election voting ends

When Rahul had decided to contest the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, many believed that the wrong Gandhi sibling had joined politics. Priyanka, it was widely held, was more suited for the role

Amit Shah promises removal of Article 370, says nobody can take Kashmir away from India till BJP leaders are alive
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Amit Shah promises removal of Article 370, says nobody can take Kashmir away from India till BJP leaders are alive

BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday asserted that whether the BJP government stays or goes nobody can take Kashmir away from India till party leaders are alive

Mani Shankar Aiyar's 'neech aadmi' 2.0 will hurt Congress, but extent of damage will only be known on 23 May
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Mani Shankar Aiyar's 'neech aadmi' 2.0 will hurt Congress, but extent of damage will only be known on 23 May

In his own wisdom, Mani Shankar Aiyar must have been very pleased while writing his piece in The Print and the attention his contentious Narendra Modi 'neech aadmi' 2.0 remark received

Amit Malviya slams Mani Shankar Aiyar's reiteration of 'neech jibe', links it to Sam Pitroda's 'hua so hua' comment
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Amit Malviya slams Mani Shankar Aiyar's reiteration of 'neech jibe', links it to Sam Pitroda's 'hua so hua' comment

Aiyar had, in the piece published in The Print, reasserted his 'neech aadmi (lowly man)' jibe that had cost him the Congress membership for eight months.

Mani Shankar Aiyar says 2017 'neech aadmi' jibe against Narendra Modi 'prophetic', calls PM 'most foul-mouthed prime minister'
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Mani Shankar Aiyar says 2017 'neech aadmi' jibe against Narendra Modi 'prophetic', calls PM 'most foul-mouthed prime minister'

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar said he stands by his 'neech aadmi' jibe against Narendra Modi, calling his December 2017 remark about the prime minister 'prophetic.

In Bathinda, Narendra Modi says Rahul Gandhi should be ashamed rather than 'pretend to scold' Sam Pitroda for remarks on 1984 riots
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In Bathinda, Narendra Modi says Rahul Gandhi should be ashamed rather than 'pretend to scold' Sam Pitroda for remarks on 1984 riots

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday stepped up his attack on the Congress over the issue of 1984 anti-Sikh riots, saying Rahul Gandhi should be ashamed of himself rather than reprimanding Sam Pitroda for his remarks.

Narendra Modi wave coming from every home, says PM in Madhya Pradesh’s Ratlam; slams Sam Pitroda’s 1984 riots remark
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Narendra Modi wave coming from every home, says PM in Madhya Pradesh’s Ratlam; slams Sam Pitroda’s 1984 riots remark

Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought to dismiss "claims by pundits and planted reports from Delhi" that there is no "Modi wave" in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections as was the case in 2014 polls

Congress hatched 'Hindu terror' conspiracy to defame country's religious heritage: Narendra Modi in Madhya Pradesh
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Congress hatched 'Hindu terror' conspiracy to defame country's religious heritage: Narendra Modi in Madhya Pradesh

Referring to Congress leader Sam Pitroda's 'hua to hua' remark on the anti-Sikh riots in 1984, Modi said it showed the Opposition party's mentality.

Daily Bulletin: 59 constituencies vote in Phase 6 of Lok Sabha election today; two militants killed in Shopian encounter; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: 59 constituencies vote in Phase 6 of Lok Sabha election today; two militants killed in Shopian encounter; day's top stories

Today's top stories: Phase 6 of Lok Sabha election today; Narendra Modi slams Congress over Sam Pitroda's comment on 1984 anti-Sikh riots; four killed in attack on Pakistan hotel; and more.

Daily Bulletin: Rahul Gandhi asks Sam Pitroda to apologise for comment on anti-Sikh riots, Narendra Modi to campaign in UP; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Rahul Gandhi asks Sam Pitroda to apologise for comment on anti-Sikh riots, Narendra Modi to campaign in UP; day's top stories

Here are today's top stories: Rahul Gandhi writes to the EC, asks for 'non-discriminatory' procedure, Amit Shah to campaign in Bihar, and more

Sam Pitroda should apologise for his remarks about 1984 anti-Sikh riots, he was out of line: Rahul Gandhi
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Sam Pitroda should apologise for his remarks about 1984 anti-Sikh riots, he was out of line: Rahul Gandhi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday said party leader Sam Pitroda should apologise for his remarks about the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

Congress leader Sam Pitroda apologises for 1984 riots remark, says statement was 'blown out of proportion'
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Congress leader Sam Pitroda apologises for 1984 riots remark, says statement was 'blown out of proportion'

His apology came after BJP leaders, Sikh groups and Prime Minister Narendra Modi attacked Sam Pitroda.

Sam Pitroda's remarks on 1984 riots: National Commission for Minorities sends Congress leader notice, seeks unconditional apology
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Sam Pitroda's remarks on 1984 riots: National Commission for Minorities sends Congress leader notice, seeks unconditional apology

Sam Pitroda, a close aide of party president Rahul Gandhi and Overseas Congress' head, had on Thursday reportedly said "hua toh hua" (so what, it happened) about the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Sam Pitroda's 1984 riots remark, Atishi-Gambhir row, Student of the Year 2 review; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Sam Pitroda's 1984 riots remark, Atishi-Gambhir row, Student of the Year 2 review; today's must-read stories

It took just hours for Sam Pitroda’s “hua to hua” (so what?) on 1984 riots to become a red-hot political issue and push Congress on to the backfoot.

Congress distances itself from Sam Pitroda's 'jo hua so hua' remark on 1984 anti-Sikh riots, says opinion not of party
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Congress distances itself from Sam Pitroda's 'jo hua so hua' remark on 1984 anti-Sikh riots, says opinion not of party

Congress on Friday issued a statement distancing itself from comments on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots made by Sam Pitroda, saying remarks of its Indian Overseas Congress chief are not the opinion of the party

'What if someone links Narendra Modi with Godhra?': Amarinder Singh hits out at PM over 1984 anti-Sikh riots remark
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'What if someone links Narendra Modi with Godhra?': Amarinder Singh hits out at PM over 1984 anti-Sikh riots remark

Hitting out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for targeting the Congress and the Gandhi family over the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday said what if someone linked the PM with the 2002 riots in Gujarat's Godhra

Sam Pitroda's 1984 riot remark shows how easily Rahul-helmed Congress walked into Modi's Rajiv Gandhi trap
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Sam Pitroda's 1984 riot remark shows how easily Rahul-helmed Congress walked into Modi's Rajiv Gandhi trap

Sam Pitroda, who was among Rajiv’s closest friends and now plays mentor to his son Rahul, was even more upset when the BJP again stoked the fire, this time alleging that “instructions to kill” came from the then Prime Minister’s Office in 1984.