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BJP MP Jual Oram appointed chairperson of Parliamentary Committee on Defence, Rahul Gandhi named as member
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BJP MP Jual Oram appointed chairperson of Parliamentary Committee on Defence, Rahul Gandhi named as member

BJP MP from Sundargarh, Jual Oram is appointed as the chairperson of the Parliamentary Committee on Defence, the Lok Sabha secretariat said in a bulletin on Friday

After 'warning' to Muslim voters, Maneka Gandhi outlines 'ABCD' model, tells Pilibhit villagers development will be based on BJP's vote share
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After 'warning' to Muslim voters, Maneka Gandhi outlines 'ABCD' model, tells Pilibhit villagers development will be based on BJP's vote share

Maneka's son Varun, who is an incumbent MP from Sultanpur constituency, is contesting the ongoing Lok Sabha polls from Pilibhit constituency, whereas Maneka is contesting from Sultanpur.

'Vote for me, you will need me once elections are over': Maneka Gandhi tells Muslims in Sultanpur
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'Vote for me, you will need me once elections are over': Maneka Gandhi tells Muslims in Sultanpur

Maneka Gandhi is contesting the national election from Sultanpur Lok Sabha constituency on a BJP ticket

Daily Bulletin: BJP releases 10th list, keeps veterans out; party strength in Goa Assembly rises to 14 as 2 MGP MLAs join; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: BJP releases 10th list, keeps veterans out; party strength in Goa Assembly rises to 14 as 2 MGP MLAs join; day's top stories

Today's top stories: BJP keeps party veterans Murli Manohar Joshi and LK Advani out of the Lok Sabha poll process; the party's strength rises to 14 in Goa Assembly as 2 MGP MLAs merge their legislative unit with that of the BJP's; King's XI Punjab take on Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL; and more.

BJP names Varun Gandhi from UP's Pilibhit, Maneka from Sultanpur; ex-SP leader Jaya Prada among 39 candidates in 10th list
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BJP names Varun Gandhi from UP's Pilibhit, Maneka from Sultanpur; ex-SP leader Jaya Prada among 39 candidates in 10th list

From West Bengal, BJP has has picked Humayun Kabir to contest from Murshidabad (West Bengal) and Actor Joy Banerjee from Ulberia (West Bengal).

A Rural Manifesto: Far removed from electoral fire and fury, Varun Gandhi pens book on agrarian policies
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A Rural Manifesto: Far removed from electoral fire and fury, Varun Gandhi pens book on agrarian policies

Varun Gandhi's new book A Rural Manifesto explores the idea of a village as a single standalone socio-economic unit.

Varun Gandhi says PMO 'raised objection' to his remarks on increasing salary of MPs in last 10 years
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Varun Gandhi says PMO 'raised objection' to his remarks on increasing salary of MPs in last 10 years

BJP lawmaker Varun Gandhi on Tuesday said that when he raised objections about the increase in salaries of MPs, he got a call from the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), asking "why are you increasing our troubles?"

Anna Hazare’s Delhi agitation sees sparse crowds as tripartite nature of demands dilutes movement
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Anna Hazare’s Delhi agitation sees sparse crowds as tripartite nature of demands dilutes movement

Anna Hazare's andolan at New Delhi's Ramlila Maidan was sparsely populated with protestors because of the tripartite nature of his demands.

Varun Gandhi calls for change in political system, says people should have right to recall elected representatives
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Varun Gandhi calls for change in political system, says people should have right to recall elected representatives

BJP MP Varun Gandhi on Friday called for change in India's political system, including the right to recall elected representatives and more representation for women, saying people should have a greater say in democracy.

Without Gandhi in my name, wouldn't have become two-time MP at young age, says Varun
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Without Gandhi in my name, wouldn't have become two-time MP at young age, says Varun

The 'Gandhi' surname helped me become a two-time Lok Sabha member at a young age, BJP MP Varun Gandhi said on Saturday, adding that those without "influential" fathers and grandfathers find it difficult to make a mark in politics.

Aadhaar card can be sole ID proof for voting, says former CEC TS Krishnamurthy
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Aadhaar card can be sole ID proof for voting, says former CEC TS Krishnamurthy

Former Chief Election Commissioner TS Krishnamurthy on Monday favoured doing away with voter ID card and said Aadhaar can be the sole identity proof for voting.

Varun Gandhi defends Jay Amit Shah, says allegations based on media report doesn't make one guilty
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Varun Gandhi defends Jay Amit Shah, says allegations based on media report doesn't make one guilty

Allegations do not make a person guilty and one should not take any "absolutist" position based on an article, BJP MP Varun Gandhi said referring to a report on Jay Shah.

Varun Gandhi lashes out at Election Commission, calls it a 'toothless tiger'
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Varun Gandhi lashes out at Election Commission, calls it a 'toothless tiger'

Gandhi also said political parties spend a lot on poll campaign, denying opportunity to people from humble background to contest elections.

Rohingya crisis: Centre's 'terror' tag is harsh as India has made little effort to plug porous borders and end illegal influx
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Rohingya crisis: Centre's 'terror' tag is harsh as India has made little effort to plug porous borders and end illegal influx

The fact is that come 3 October when the Supreme Court hands down a decision India will have to deal with a possibly impossible departure if the verdict calls for deportation.

Rohingya crisis: Sushma Swaraj should speak positive things about refugees, says Congress
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Rohingya crisis: Sushma Swaraj should speak positive things about refugees, says Congress

The Congress on Tuesday declined to comment on BJP Member of Parliament (MP) Varun Gandhi's statement on Rohingya Muslims but sought that not all of them be "treated as terrorists"

Varun Gandhi clarifies remarks on refugees: After MoS Hansraj Ahir's statement, BJP MP says he asked for clear asylum policy
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Varun Gandhi clarifies remarks on refugees: After MoS Hansraj Ahir's statement, BJP MP says he asked for clear asylum policy

Union minister of state for home affairs Hansraj Ahir slammed his own party BJP's MP Varun Gandhi on Tuesday for seeking refuge for Rohingyas in the country.

Gorakhpur tragedy: Ranked lowest in health care, Uttar Pradesh needs intent to evolve from squalor
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Gorakhpur tragedy: Ranked lowest in health care, Uttar Pradesh needs intent to evolve from squalor

India's inability to improve health outcomes is among the major reasons of not meeting the millennium goals of sustainable development despite rapid growth.

Gorakhpur tragedy: Six new encephalitis deaths registered at BRD Medical College since 12 Aug
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Gorakhpur tragedy: Six new encephalitis deaths registered at BRD Medical College since 12 Aug

Six new cases of encephalitis deaths were reported from the paediatric ward of BRD Medical College and Hospital in Gorakhpur since Saturday.

Gorakhpur tragedy: Varun Gandhi pledges Rs 5 cr to build pediatric wing at Sultanpur's district hospital
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Gorakhpur tragedy: Varun Gandhi pledges Rs 5 cr to build pediatric wing at Sultanpur's district hospital

BJP MP Varun Gandhi on Monday pledged to donate Rs 5 crore from his MPLADS fund to build a pediatric wing at the district hospital of Sultanpur

After Gorakhpur hospital tragedy, Varun Gandhi offers Rs 5 crore from for child wing at Sultanpur hospital
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After Gorakhpur hospital tragedy, Varun Gandhi offers Rs 5 crore from for child wing at Sultanpur hospital

Gandhi said he spoke this morning to the Chief Medical Superintendent, the Chief Medical Officer and the District Magistrate of Sultanpur in Uttar Pradesh.