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'Matter between MJ Akbar and women': Uma Bharti on sexual harassment allegations against junior minister
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'Matter between MJ Akbar and women': Uma Bharti on sexual harassment allegations against junior minister

Uma Bharti also said that the matter is between Akbar and the women, and the government can say nothing on this.

Rafale deal row: Sambit Patra accuses Rahul Gandhi of playing with national security, calls Gandhi family 'corrupt'
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Rafale deal row: Sambit Patra accuses Rahul Gandhi of playing with national security, calls Gandhi family 'corrupt'

Sambit Patra challenged Rahul Gandhi to produce a statement where Francois Hollande has claimed that the Prime Minister of India is corrupt.

#MeToo: AIMIM's Asaduddin Owaisi, SP's Ghanshyam Tiwari demand MJ Akbar's resignation over sexual harassment allegations
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#MeToo: AIMIM's Asaduddin Owaisi, SP's Ghanshyam Tiwari demand MJ Akbar's resignation over sexual harassment allegations

Congress has also been questioning the silence of the ruling party and Union ministers over the allegations against MJ Akbar.

Bhima-Koregaon verdict: BJP's Sambit Patra says SC ruling vindicates govt's stand, exposes Congress' 'shamelessness'
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Bhima-Koregaon verdict: BJP's Sambit Patra says SC ruling vindicates govt's stand, exposes Congress' 'shamelessness'

Quoting the court's order, Patra claimed that the fact that a majority judgment has held that the accused were not arrested because of dissent, confirms BJP's stand

BJP claims link between Robert Vadra and arms dealer Sanjay Bhandhari reason behind Rafale deal cancellation
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BJP claims link between Robert Vadra and arms dealer Sanjay Bhandhari reason behind Rafale deal cancellation

BJP's Sambit Patra also said that the Congress played with national security and the strength of the Indian Air Force (IAF).

BJP charging Rahul Gandhi of mahagatbandhan with Pakistan to oust Narendra Modi just does not wash
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BJP charging Rahul Gandhi of mahagatbandhan with Pakistan to oust Narendra Modi just does not wash

What we may say is that with the BJP’s failures becoming more cruelly exposed on two fronts — the promises to deliver on development and good governance, the party’s rhetoric is becoming shriller.

Triple talaq ordinance garners mixed response: Activists, Congress accuse BJP of treating issue like 'political football'
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Triple talaq ordinance garners mixed response: Activists, Congress accuse BJP of treating issue like 'political football'

Under the ordinance passed by the Union Cabinet, giving instant triple talaq is illegal and void, and will attract a jail term of three years for the husband. The decision has garnered a variety of responses from across the political spectrum.

Karnataka minister DK Shivakumar rejects BJP claim of paying top Congress leaders, denies any hawala transactions
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Karnataka minister DK Shivakumar rejects BJP claim of paying top Congress leaders, denies any hawala transactions

Karnataka minister DK Shivakumar said BJP was dragging the Gandhis into the controversy, and that he was ready to face "any kind of torture" by central agencies.

BJP claims money trail in 'hawala network' from Karnataka leads to Congress headquarters in Delhi
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BJP claims money trail in 'hawala network' from Karnataka leads to Congress headquarters in Delhi

Sambit Patra hit out at Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, saying he has been asking questions on a daily basis from the government but these 'confessional statements' have exposed his party

Congress and corruption are synonymous, says Sambit Patra; claims party received cash in Karnataka via hawala routes
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Congress and corruption are synonymous, says Sambit Patra; claims party received cash in Karnataka via hawala routes

According to Sambit Patra's statements, the confessional document also noted Haumanthaiah saying that he was not aware of the amount being transferred to the AICC.

BJP says triple talaq ordinance huge step towards women's empowerment, claims Congress 'politicised' issue
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BJP says triple talaq ordinance huge step towards women's empowerment, claims Congress 'politicised' issue

The Congress should be ashamed for politicising the issue for so many years, BJP leader Kapil Sibal said.

'Navjot Sidhu speaking as Pakistan agent': BJP slams Congress leader's attempts to justify embrace with Pakistan army chief
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'Navjot Sidhu speaking as Pakistan agent': BJP slams Congress leader's attempts to justify embrace with Pakistan army chief

BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra said that Navjot Singh Sidhu's embrace with Pakistan army chief was unfortunate and demanded a response from Rahul Gandhi on the issue

Jaitley-Mallya 'meeting': Rahul says FM gave ex-liquor baron 'free passage'; BJP says Gandhis tried to salvage Kingfisher
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Jaitley-Mallya 'meeting': Rahul says FM gave ex-liquor baron 'free passage'; BJP says Gandhis tried to salvage Kingfisher

At a hurriedly-called press conference, Rahul presented what he called "proof" in the form of party leader PL Punia, who claimed to have seen Arun Jaitley having "an elaborate 15-20 minute meeting" with Mallya on 1 March, 2016, a day before the businessman left India.

Smriti Irani attacks Rahul Gandhi over National Herald case, says Congress responsible for increased NPAs in country
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Smriti Irani attacks Rahul Gandhi over National Herald case, says Congress responsible for increased NPAs in country

Union minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday attacked Congress president Rahul Gandhi over the National Herald case in a press conference in Delhi.

BJP claims Congress called for Bharat Bandh to divert people's attention from National Herald case
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BJP claims Congress called for Bharat Bandh to divert people's attention from National Herald case

The Delhi High Court dismissed Sonia and Rahul Gandhi's pleas against the reopening of their 2011-12 tax assessments in connection with the National Herald case.

BJP asks 'which politician is Rahul Gandhi going to meet in China', as Congress chief leaves for 12-day Kailash Mansarovar Yatra
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BJP asks 'which politician is Rahul Gandhi going to meet in China', as Congress chief leaves for 12-day Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday launched and all-out attack on Congress president Rahul Gandhi as he embarked upon a 12-day Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

Bhima Koregaon raids: BJP slams Rahul Gandhi, says two activists part of raids were also arrested during Congress rule
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Bhima Koregaon raids: BJP slams Rahul Gandhi, says two activists part of raids were also arrested during Congress rule

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Sambit Patra said two of the activists were arrested when Congress was in power, for their alleged Naxal links. He also read from a government affidavit filed then in court in which Naxal sympathisers, who "worked under the garb of NGOs", were dubbed more dangerous than armed guerrillas.

RSS likely to invite Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, other politicians to three-day conclave in Delhi in September: Reports
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RSS likely to invite Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, other politicians to three-day conclave in Delhi in September: Reports

The RSS is reportedly set to invite politicians, including Rahul Gandhi, to a three-day lecture series titled "Future of Bharat, an RSS Perspective".

Rahul on 1984 Sikh riots, RSS-Islamic State comparison, joblessness in India: Congress in damage-control mode as BJP mounts attack
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Rahul on 1984 Sikh riots, RSS-Islamic State comparison, joblessness in India: Congress in damage-control mode as BJP mounts attack

While the Congress president is under fire for his scathing attack on BJP and RSS on foreign soil, his speeches on divisive politics, saying that his thoughts are inspired by Guru Nanak, his remarks attacking the poor employment situation in India and bringing up the 1984 riot have started a vicious war of words.

BJP's response to Rahul Gandhi's speeches in Germany and UK shows party is conflating nation with Sangh parivar
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BJP's response to Rahul Gandhi's speeches in Germany and UK shows party is conflating nation with Sangh parivar

BJP’s response to Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s comments on the state of the Indian nation is more revealing than the comments themselves.