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High cost of refills keep LPG out of reach for BPL families in Rampur, contradict govt claims on success of UJjwala scheme
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High cost of refills keep LPG out of reach for BPL families in Rampur, contradict govt claims on success of UJjwala scheme

Even though govt data shows the Ujjwala scheme exceeding its target of providing 5 crore subsidised LPG connections, the scheme has been a dud on the ground with BPL families claiming they can't afford LPG refills

Lok Sabha Election 2019: BJP poster boy, Congress' ex-TV star and three-time BJD MP to contest Puri polls
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Lok Sabha Election 2019: BJP poster boy, Congress' ex-TV star and three-time BJD MP to contest Puri polls

Puri's electorate is gearing up to witness a high intensity battle of the spokespersons of three major political parties in the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha election

BJP announces second, third lists with 37 candidates for Lok Sabha election; Sambit Patra to contest from Odisha's Puri
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BJP announces second, third lists with 37 candidates for Lok Sabha election; Sambit Patra to contest from Odisha's Puri

The BJP has released its second list of candidates for the Lok Sabha polls containing 36 names, which included 23 nominees for Andhra Pradesh where polling will be held in the first phase on 11 April.

BJP targets Congress over Pulwama attack, says world standing with India but 'some parties' indulging in petty politics
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BJP targets Congress over Pulwama attack, says world standing with India but 'some parties' indulging in petty politics

BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra dismissed as lies Congress's claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was "completely oblivious" to the terror strike or "insensitive" as he "continued" with his prior engagements after the attack, and asserted that such lies need not be responded to.

BJP targets Congress over ED summons to Robert Vadra, says he benefitted from petroleum deal
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BJP targets Congress over ED summons to Robert Vadra, says he benefitted from petroleum deal

Quoting an e-mail trail, BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra alleged that Priyanka Gandhi's husband Robert Vadra's company received "kickbacks" from a series of companies floated to "turn black money into white".

After violence at Amit Shah’s East Midnapore rally, BJP’s Kailash Vijayvargiya warns Mamata Banerjee of 'serious consequences'
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After violence at Amit Shah’s East Midnapore rally, BJP’s Kailash Vijayvargiya warns Mamata Banerjee of 'serious consequences'

Kailash Vijayvargiya told West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee that BJP workers will not be cowed down by the violence during Amit Shah’s rally

BJP's Sambit Patra calls Mamata Banerjee 'Talibani Didi', accuses TMC chief of unleashing terror in West Bengal
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BJP's Sambit Patra calls Mamata Banerjee 'Talibani Didi', accuses TMC chief of unleashing terror in West Bengal

BJP national secretary Rahul Sinha alleged that the attack was the handiwork of TMC supporters. He alleged that the TMC supporters also attacked women travelling in these vehicles.

BJP claims Congress threatening CBI officials to stop working against corruption, says move 'shows mentality' of party
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BJP claims Congress threatening CBI officials to stop working against corruption, says move 'shows mentality' of party

BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra said Congress leader Anand Sharma has threatened officers to stop working against corruption which only shows the mentality of Congress party. His comments come after Sharma had issued a veiled warning to government officials after the CBI raided former Haryana chief minister BS Hooda's residence on Friday.

Priyanka Gandhi's entry shows Rahul Gandhi has failed to lead Congress, says BJP leader Sambit Patra
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Priyanka Gandhi's entry shows Rahul Gandhi has failed to lead Congress, says BJP leader Sambit Patra

BJP leader Sambit Patra claimed that Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's formal entry into the Congress is an admission by the party that Rahul Gandhi has failed

Bailable warrant issued against BJP leader Sambit Patra for poll code violation in Madhya Pradesh
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Bailable warrant issued against BJP leader Sambit Patra for poll code violation in Madhya Pradesh

A court in Bhopal on Thursday issued a bailable warrant against BJP national spokesperson Sambit Patra, accused in a case of violation of the model code of conduct in Madhya Pradesh.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: BJP demands expulsion of MP CM Kamal Nath, calls for Rahul Gandhi's resignation as Congress chief
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1984 anti-Sikh riots: BJP demands expulsion of MP CM Kamal Nath, calls for Rahul Gandhi's resignation as Congress chief

Earlier in the day, the Delhi High Court convicted Sajjan Kumar in a case related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and sentenced him to life imprisonment.

'Sajjan Kumar today, Kamal Nath next, Gandhis eventually': BJP, SAD welcome conviction in 1984 riots case, Congress rakes up 2002
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'Sajjan Kumar today, Kamal Nath next, Gandhis eventually': BJP, SAD welcome conviction in 1984 riots case, Congress rakes up 2002

The Delhi High Court on Monday reversed the acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar and sentenced him to life imprisonment in the case of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

BJP attacks Congress after report states Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi leased out farmhouse to NSEL scam-accused Jignesh Shah’s FTIL
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BJP attacks Congress after report states Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi leased out farmhouse to NSEL scam-accused Jignesh Shah’s FTIL

Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Vadra reportedly leased out a farmhouse in early 2013 to Financial Technologies (India) Ltd, a firm promoted by Jignesh Shah, who was arrested by CBI in a case of alleged cheating. This took place while FTIL was under investigation by Congress-led UPA government for fraud.

Jaiveer Shergill hits back at Sambit Patra over AgustaWestland chopper scam, says 'Congress fought corruption, BJP fights for corrupt'
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Jaiveer Shergill hits back at Sambit Patra over AgustaWestland chopper scam, says 'Congress fought corruption, BJP fights for corrupt'

Sharpening his attack, Shergill said the BJP has always defended corruption, "Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's daughter defended Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi."

Kartarpur Corridor: Harsimrat Badal urges Imran Khan to act against Shah Mehmood Qureshi for his 'googly' remark
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Kartarpur Corridor: Harsimrat Badal urges Imran Khan to act against Shah Mehmood Qureshi for his 'googly' remark

Harsimrat Kaur Badal underlined that no politician should be allowed to "play with religious sentiments" while reiterating Khan's commitment to peace with India, which should not be a "hollow promise."

Kamal Nath courts controversy again, says 'huge loss if Congress doesn't get 90% of Muslim votes'; divisive politics, says BJP
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Kamal Nath courts controversy again, says 'huge loss if Congress doesn't get 90% of Muslim votes'; divisive politics, says BJP

Days after BJP cannibalised on Kamal Nath's purported anti-Hindu video, Twitter is alight with another clip wherein the senior Congress leader is seen asking for votes on the basis of religion.

Video of Kamal Nath telling Muslim clerics 'will deal with them later' starts Twitter war: BJP says 'fancy dress Hindus exposed'
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Video of Kamal Nath telling Muslim clerics 'will deal with them later' starts Twitter war: BJP says 'fancy dress Hindus exposed'

Sambit Patra shared the video saying that Kamal Nath can be allegedly heard promising Muslims clerics that the Congress will 'deal with the Hindus' after the Madhya Pradesh Assembly election.

'Rahul Gandhi exhibiting fancy dress Hinduism': Sambit Patra takes potshot at Congress chief's temple visits in Madhya Pradesh
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'Rahul Gandhi exhibiting fancy dress Hinduism': Sambit Patra takes potshot at Congress chief's temple visits in Madhya Pradesh

Alleging that Congress leaders were continuously disrespecting the Hindus by making objectionable statements, Patra demanded that Gandhi apologise for Tharoor's remarks and expel the UN diplomat-turned-politician from the party.

Navjot Singh Sidhu should join Pakistan's Cabinet, says BJP's Sambit Patra after Punjab minister's comments on South India
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Navjot Singh Sidhu should join Pakistan's Cabinet, says BJP's Sambit Patra after Punjab minister's comments on South India

BJP's Sambit Patra made the statement after Navjot Singh Sidhu reportedly said he could relate to Pakistan more than South India.

Amit Shah reacts to MJ Akbar controversy, says BJP will verify sexual assault allegations against junior minister
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Amit Shah reacts to MJ Akbar controversy, says BJP will verify sexual assault allegations against junior minister

BJP president Amit Shah's statement comes after Opposition leaders raised questions about the saffron party's silence on the issue. He said that it remains to be seen if the allegations are true or false.