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Divya Spandana quits Twitter: With Congress' prominent faces going out of action, road ahead seems bumpy for party
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Divya Spandana quits Twitter: With Congress' prominent faces going out of action, road ahead seems bumpy for party

While speculations are rife about the possible reasons for Spandana's departure from social media, some reports say that she has taken the decision as a part of her break from politics.

Defections ahead of LS polls: Danish Ali joins BSP, Shyama Charan Gupta leaves for SP, Balabhadra Majhi goes to BJP
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Defections ahead of LS polls: Danish Ali joins BSP, Shyama Charan Gupta leaves for SP, Balabhadra Majhi goes to BJP

Defections have long since been a poll strategy, yet the days leading up to the 2019 Lok Sabha election seem particularly populated with political leaders, big and small, leaving their party and moving to another.

Lok Sabha Election: Congress loses little from Tom Vadakkan's exit to BJP as leader had no ground connect, nor fought polls
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Lok Sabha Election: Congress loses little from Tom Vadakkan's exit to BJP as leader had no ground connect, nor fought polls

Congress considers Vadakkan, a close aide of United Progressive Alliance chairperson Sonia Gandhi as a demonetised currency whose exchange period expired long ago.

Congress will lose more strategic assets to BJP if it doesn't finalise state-wide alliances, mount aggressive response
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Congress will lose more strategic assets to BJP if it doesn't finalise state-wide alliances, mount aggressive response

If the Congress doesn’t finalise state-wide alliances soon and mount a counter attack that is high on realism, confidence and aggression, it’s likely to lose more strategic assets to poaching by the BJP and even runs the risk of being overrun in places where it has gained initial traction.

Tom Vadakkan, Congress loyalist for decades with zero political experience, had choice words for BJP before switching camps
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Tom Vadakkan, Congress loyalist for decades with zero political experience, had choice words for BJP before switching camps

Congress national spokesperson and a key aide of UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi Tom Vadakkan joined the BJP, claiming he was "hurt deeply" by the party's reaction to the Pulwama attack.

Tom Vadakkan joins BJP: Congress dismisses ex-party leader's criticism, says 'till now, he used to abuse Narendra Modi'
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Tom Vadakkan joins BJP: Congress dismisses ex-party leader's criticism, says 'till now, he used to abuse Narendra Modi'

In an embarrassment to the Congress ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, Vadakkan joined the BJP and attacked his former party for its stand on the Balakot air strikes.

Senior leader Tom Vadakkan joins BJP; hurt by dynasty politics in Congress, party's 'anti-national' stand on Pulwama attack
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Senior leader Tom Vadakkan joins BJP; hurt by dynasty politics in Congress, party's 'anti-national' stand on Pulwama attack

Congress leader Tom Vadakkan joins Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in presence of Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad ahead of the Lok Sabha election to be held in April-May

No comments to offer till event takes place: Congress on RSS invite to Pranab Mukherjee
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No comments to offer till event takes place: Congress on RSS invite to Pranab Mukherjee

The Congress on Tuesday refrained from making a comment on former president Pranab Mukherjee accepting an invite from the RSS to be the chief guest at the valedictory function at the RSS headquarters in Nagpur on 7 June.

Congress criticises PDP MLA Aijaz Ahmed's remark calling Kashmiri militants 'martyrs'; asks BJP to clear its stand
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Congress criticises PDP MLA Aijaz Ahmed's remark calling Kashmiri militants 'martyrs'; asks BJP to clear its stand

Congress on Thursday questioned the BJP whether it agrees with what the legislator belonging to its alliance partner in Jammu and Kashmir has said and asked it to come clean on the issue

2G scam verdict: Congress calls for prosecution of former CAG Vinod Rai after all accused acquitted
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2G scam verdict: Congress calls for prosecution of former CAG Vinod Rai after all accused acquitted

The 2G verdict will remain a black mark in the history of Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) and the former CAG chief Vinod Rai should be prosecuted, the Congress spokesperson Tom Vadakkan said.

Ayodhya dispute: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar representing 'govt interests', says Congress
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Ayodhya dispute: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar representing 'govt interests', says Congress

The Congress on Tuesday dubbed spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar a "government agent" who is representing its interests in the Ram Temple dispute in Ayodhya.