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Pranab Mukherjee was the last of a particular type of leader created by the Congress
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Pranab Mukherjee was the last of a particular type of leader created by the Congress

He was as much at home with the nitty-gritty of administrative detail, the key to ministerial success, as he was with the intricate calculations that went into party management

Must Prasar Bharati spend taxpayers’ money on PTI? Five questions on press trust
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Must Prasar Bharati spend taxpayers’ money on PTI? Five questions on press trust

The PTI building stands on land leased for pittance by the government, besides it getting a substantial taxpayers’ money — over Rs 9 crore annually of its Rs 110 crore-odd revenue from subscriptions and services.

Rahul Gandhi meets Kerala nurse who witnessed his birth at Delhi hospital; woman gifts Congress chief jackfruit chips, sweets
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Rahul Gandhi meets Kerala nurse who witnessed his birth at Delhi hospital; woman gifts Congress chief jackfruit chips, sweets

It was a special moment for 72-year-old Rajamma Vavathil, a retired nurse, when Congress president Rahul Gandhi hugged and held her hand here on Sunday, 49 years after she took him in her hands as a newborn at a Delhi hospital

'Won't abandon Rahul Gandhi when he needs us most': Amethi voters admit to lack of development but are 'bound by emotions'
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'Won't abandon Rahul Gandhi when he needs us most': Amethi voters admit to lack of development but are 'bound by emotions'

Talk to older people here and they would proudly tell you that Sanjay Gandhi hospital was built in Amethi, so was HAL, a canal and some other developmental work was carried out by Rajiv Gandhi. But even die hard Congress loyalists are at a loss of words to suggest anything that Rahul may have done

Trouble in CBI started during Emergency; blame decline on political interference, unjustified expansion of CVC jurisdiction
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Trouble in CBI started during Emergency; blame decline on political interference, unjustified expansion of CVC jurisdiction

Under Shastri’s stewardship, solid foundations were laid to make the CBI a trustworthy and efficient investigating agency with recruitment of officers of high integrity and commitment. Soon, the CBI acquired a high degree of reputation and won the public’s confidence.

CBI vs CBI is a sign that things are beginning to fall apart because of criminal drift in governance over the decades
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CBI vs CBI is a sign that things are beginning to fall apart because of criminal drift in governance over the decades

The infighting among the top echelons of the CBI is just a symptom of the malaise that has crippled governance at a deeper level

Rajinder Kumar Dhawan: Once a powerful lieutenant to Indira Gandhi, veteran Congressman's death signals end of an era
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Rajinder Kumar Dhawan: Once a powerful lieutenant to Indira Gandhi, veteran Congressman's death signals end of an era

Though Rajinder Kumar Dhawan never could aspire to be a king, he played the role of ruthless king-maker in the 70s and the 80s.

Jairam Ramesh on chronicling the political partnership of Indira Gandhi and bureaucrat PN Haksar
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Jairam Ramesh on chronicling the political partnership of Indira Gandhi and bureaucrat PN Haksar

In an exclusive interview with Firstpost, Jairam Ramesh speaks about his new book Intertwined Lives, which presents a compelling portrait of PN Haksar as Indira Gandhi's "alter ego during her period of glory"

Indu Sarkar: Congress workers stall film's show in Thane; barge into theatre
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Indu Sarkar: Congress workers stall film's show in Thane; barge into theatre

Indu Sarkar warned of dire consequences if the theatre management continued the Indu Sarkar show.

Indu Sarkar: Supreme Court refuses to stay film's release; says it is within 'parameters of law'
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Indu Sarkar: Supreme Court refuses to stay film's release; says it is within 'parameters of law'

The Supreme Court refuses to put stay on the release of Madhur Bhandarkar's upcoming film, Indu Sarkar which is based around the 1975 Emergency imposed by the Indira Gandhi government.

Indu Sarkar: After Madhur Bhandarkar, theatre owners seek government protection over Congress protests
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Indu Sarkar: After Madhur Bhandarkar, theatre owners seek government protection over Congress protests

Madhur Bhandarkar's Indu Sarkar seems to have become the flag bearer for films mired in pre-release woes.

Indu Sarkar: Woman claiming to be Sanjay Gandhi's daughter moves High Court over film
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Indu Sarkar: Woman claiming to be Sanjay Gandhi's daughter moves High Court over film

Priya Paul has approached the Bombay High Court seeking a stay on the release of Madhur Bhandarkar's Indu Sarkar. She has also asked asked the court to ask the director to remove the factual parts of the film.

Vice-presidential election: Congress digs up old land scam against Venkaiah Naidu, puts BJP in bad light
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Vice-presidential election: Congress digs up old land scam against Venkaiah Naidu, puts BJP in bad light

A recount of the political saga involved in allocating land to a trust headed by M Venkaiah Naidu in 2004 shows how BJP almost succeeded in grabbing 20 acres of premium land through manipulations

Indu Sarkar: After Pune, Nagpur press conference cancelled following protests by Congress party workers
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Indu Sarkar: After Pune, Nagpur press conference cancelled following protests by Congress party workers

Following the cancellation of Indu Sarkar's press conference in Nagpur, director Madhur Bhandarkar said to Rahul Gandhi, "Can I have my freedom of expression?"

Indu Sarkar: Madhur Bhandarkar will add disclaimer to film, stating 70 percent of story is dramatised
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Indu Sarkar: Madhur Bhandarkar will add disclaimer to film, stating 70 percent of story is dramatised

Director Madhur Bhandarkar will put disclaimer in Indu Sarkar about the events being dramatised in the film. The film is based around Emergency period in 1975 during Indira Gandhi government.

Indu Sarkar: CBFC recommends 14 cuts to Madhur Bhandarkar's contentious film, reveals tweet
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Indu Sarkar: CBFC recommends 14 cuts to Madhur Bhandarkar's contentious film, reveals tweet

Already amid multiple controversies, Madhur Bhandarkar's Indu Sarkar film has now been advised 14 cuts from the Central Board of Film Certification.

Presidential Election 2017: Congress' ideological war lacks merit, just like Meira Kumar's aspirations
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Presidential Election 2017: Congress' ideological war lacks merit, just like Meira Kumar's aspirations

Meira Kumar, Opposition parties presidential candidate, in some sense is the grotesque symbol of leaders who would go to any length to remain in office, and invariably stand for status quo, both in the realm of social as well as economic democratisation

Arun Jaitley lambasts Congress' undeclared emergency comment, tells party to retrospect
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Arun Jaitley lambasts Congress' undeclared emergency comment, tells party to retrospect

Congress said that Modi "should remember the country is facing an 'undeclared Emergency' under the BJP rule." Arun Jaitley pens his retort to this comment

Indu Sarkar isn't the first film to face the Congress' ire for its depiction of Gandhi family, Emergency
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Indu Sarkar isn't the first film to face the Congress' ire for its depiction of Gandhi family, Emergency

Aandhi, Kissa Kursi Ka and 31st October are some of the other films that ran afoul of the Congress, before Indu Sarkar

Indu Sarkar trailer: Madhur Bhandarkar's next has us enthralled, Neil Nitin Mukesh steals spotlight
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Indu Sarkar trailer: Madhur Bhandarkar's next has us enthralled, Neil Nitin Mukesh steals spotlight

The trailer for Madhur Bhandarkar's Indu Sarkar, based on the Emergency of 1975 is out and it looks enthralling.