Manoj CG

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Now, Abhishek Manu Singhvi, Shashi Tharoor back Jairam Ramesh on not ‘demonising’ PM, others in Congress disagree

There is a difference between criticising and demonising. We don’t demonise anybody.

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Government revokes Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, splits it into two Union Territories

Shah tabled the Bill and the statutory resolutions after President Ram Nath Kovind signed the official notification, The Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir) Order 2019, superseding the Constitution (Application to

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Article 370 revoked in Jammu and Kashmir: NC, PDP leaders call it ‘betrayal’ as divided opposition warns of consequences

With the AIADMK, BJD, Aam Aadmi Party, BSP and YSRCP backing the Government, the Congress was left with the TMC, CPM, CPI, DMK, RJD and Samajwadi Party in opposing the Centre’s move.

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Parliament passes Triple Talaq Bill, set to become law

Cracks in Opposition ranks, walkouts enable passage of Bill; PM says archaic practice finally in dustbin of history.

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Rahul Gandhi resigns as Congress president, no new successor announced

In a four-page statement which he uploaded on Twitter, Rahul, who took charge of the Congress in December 2017, called for accountability in the party.

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Exploring options: Rahul Gandhi meets Sharad Pawar amid talk of merger between Congress and NCP

After avoiding meetings with his party leaders for the last two days, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday drove to NCP chief Sharad Pawar’s residence in the Capital and spent nearly an hour with him.

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Congress crisis deepens: Firm Rahul Gandhi asks party to look for his successor

Congress communication department head Randeep Surjewala issued a statement asking the media to respect the sanctity of a closed-door meeting of the CWC.

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Left down to 5, draws a blank in West Bengal

In 1991, after the collapse of the Soviet Union and the fall of communism in Eastern Europe, it won 56 seats.

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Congress turfed out at home, 19 states/UTs

Strongest pointer to the rout and decimation was the loss of stronghold Amethi after 15 years where Rahul Gandhi was defeated by Smriti Irani of the BJP.

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Rahul from Wayanad: Gandhis always looked South when in crisis

Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said Amethi has been and will always be Rahul’s “karmabhoomi” and he could never leave it.

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Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Congress yet to finalise seat sharing; CWC meet on Tuesday

The Opposition parties are trying to counter the nationalistic discourse that the BJP is seeking to set.

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Oppn to govt: Support armed forces, but don’t politicise their sacrifice

The meeting was originally called to draw up a common minimum programme and a national pre-poll alliance, but instead the parties focused their attention on the India-Pakistan stand-off.

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Pulwama attack: All-party meet backs government in fight against terror

Come out with a measured resolution giving elbow room to govt to decide course of action.

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Rahul Gandhi plays Priyanka card for Lok Sabha polls

ENDING a protracted will-she-won’t-she speculation within and outside the Congress and adding a new variable in the electoral battle for 2019, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday formally made a plunge into active politics,

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Akhilesh Yadav warning signal: Anxious Congress waits and watches

A rattled Congress did not react to Yadav’s remarks with top leaders saying they would prefer to wait and watch how the situation unfolds.

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As Kushwaha moves to UPA, BJP rushes to calm Paswan

Sources in the Congress indicated that the doors of the grand alliance “are not shut for Paswan”. They said Kushwaha’s RLSP is likely to be given three to four seats.

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Assembly Election Results 2018: Congress wrests Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan from BJP, Madhya Pradesh evenly poised

The Congress performance in the last set of state elections before the Lok Sabha polls has sent several political messages.

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Rahul Gandhi on Urjit Patel’s exit: We have to stop BJP’s assault on institutions

The opposition seized the opportunity to launch a fusillade at the central government accusing it of assaulting and undermining India’s institutions, from CBI to RBI, and resolved to “work together to defeat the BJP, RSS

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Exit polls: BJP, Congress on edge – Check MP, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Telangana predictions

Four polls predicted a Congress victory in Rajasthan, with almost all giving it numbers well over the halfway mark of 100. In 2013, the BJP had ousted the Congress from power in the state.

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No-confidence motion in Lok Sabha: Drama in the house! Rahul vs Modi – A pointed attack, and then an embrace

Charges flew thick and fast and a war of words erupted in Lok Sabha Friday when Congress president Rahul Gandhi, singling out the BJP leadership of Narendra Modi and Amit Shah, said they are afraid of losing power because the

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BJP takes Meghalaya too, ropes in allies, numbers to pip Congress to post

Led by Conrad Sangma’s NPP, the BJP brought together regional parties UDP, HSPDP and the PDF and met the governor to stake claim to form the next government, claiming the support of 34 MLAs in the 60-member House.

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SC judges’ press conference: Modi government cautious; Opposition weights options – Who said what

WITH FOUR most senior judges of the Supreme Court publicly questioning the functioning of the apex institution, the government struck a cautious note, with Minister of State for Law P P Chaudhury saying that the judiciary “

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Sonia Gandhi retires, but Congress wants her to stay on as ‘mother’; Rahul set to take over as party president

HOURS BEFORE passing the baton of the Congress, which she had helmed for 19 years, to her son Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi sparked a buzz within the party and outside by hinting at retirement.

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Winter session faces delay as poll campaign warms up

THE WINTER Session of Parliament, which usually begins around the third week of November, is likely to be put off till campaigning ends for the last phase of the Gujarat assembly elections next month, said top sources in the

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Nitish Kumar and Mayawati ‘positive’ on Kovind, jolted Opposition to decide on contest

Hours after the BJP sprang a surprise announcing that Bihar governor Ram Nath Kovind, a Dalit leader, will be the NDA nominee for the presidential elections, the first signs of division in the Opposition camp emerged though s

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Presidential polls 2017: BJP reaches out to Sonia Gandhi, Sitaram Yechury, Sharad Pawar

Hours Before the Opposition met to discuss their candidates, and with the Election Commission issuing the notification for the Presidential election, the ruling BJP on Wednesday reached out to the Congress, CPI(M) and other p

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UP elections 2017: Rahul Gandhi says Congress needs ‘structural changes’, fuming veterans want ‘cardiac surgery’

As Rahul Gandhi, in first remarks on the rout of the Congress in the UP Assembly elections, took no blame and called for structural and organisational changes, more and more party veterans said it was time the leadership cons

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