Narasimha Rao said not Congress’ duty to uplift Muslims: Arif Mohammed Khan

Former Union minister Arif Mohammed Khan said that it was PV Narasimha Rao, a minister in the Rajiv Gandhi government, who had said that 'it was not the duty of the Congress to uplift Muslims and if they want to lie in the gutter let them be'.
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Congress cannot see beyond a family, my government gave Bharat Ratna to Pranab Da, says Narendra Modi

In his hour-long reply, which was later passed by a voice vote, Modi also called upon lawmakers to rise above partisan politics to build a new and modern India, saying the country is more important th

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Cracks in Bihar grand alliance: Jitan Ram Manjhi says RJD leadership lacks experience, should have backed Kanhaiya Kumar

In the Lok Sabha elections, the BJP-led NDA won 39 of the 40 parliamentary seats in Bihar. The Congress, a constituent of the grand alliance, won just one seat. Congress' Kishanganj candidate Mohammad

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Fathers of two encephalitis victims among 19 booked for blocking highway during Nitish Kumar’s Muzaffarpur visit

The Supreme Court has directed the Bihar to file an affidavit within seven days, apprising it about the preventive measures taken so far to minimise casualties due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome. The

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Congress hits back at Modi: PM resorted to old tactics to hoodwink common people

Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Modi mocked the Congress saying that its leaders had gone so high that they can't see the reality on the ground.

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Howrah-Jagdalpur Samaleswari Express hits maintenance tower car in Odisha, 3 killed

The engine caught fire after it hit the tower car and later, it was detached from the rake, the spokesperson said, adding only the engine was affected and the train and passengers remained unharmed, w

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AES mortality rate in Bihar significantly down due to Centre’s strategic intervention: Harsh Vardhan

The minister said diagnostics have also been strengthened at the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) in Bihar and a portable X-ray with Computed Radiography (CR) digital is being set up to access rep

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Jharkhand lynching a blot on humanity, silence of powerful voices in BJP shocking: Rahul Gandhi

On Sunday, Tabrez Ansari died in a hospital days after he was thrashed by a mob on suspicion of theft. The matter took communal colour when a video surfaced in which it emerged that Ansari was forced

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Congress missed many opportunities to empower Muslim women: PM Modi

When his remarks drew a sharp reaction from the Congress, the Prime Minister said he could share the YouTube link of the interview. He said the Congress has missed many chances to empower Muslim women

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EC announces RS polls dates for six Tamil Nadu seats

The counting of votes will be undertaken the same day soon after the voting, it added. The terms of six Rajya Sabha members are to end on July 24.

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Make stand clear on Triple Talaq Bill, Congress tells TRS

Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) minorities wing chairman Shaik Abdullah Sohail alleged that the Bill was nothing but an attempt by the BJP government to interfere in the Muslim Personal La

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G-20 summit: Wide range of issues will be discussed when Modi meets world leaders

The bilaterals include President Donald Trump, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan, Prime Minister of Australia and Prime Minister Lee Hsein Loong of Singapore, President of South Korea, amongst others

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Nirmala Sitharaman among 100 most influential in UK power list

The women in the list, now in its third year, hold positions of influence in India and the UK across 11 broad sectors including politics, technology and sustainability.

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People outside family not recognised, says PM Modi as he tears into Gandhis in Lok Sabha speech

It was expected that Modi may respond to Congress leader Adhir Ranjan's 'gandi naali' comment. But the prime minister during an hour-long speech made a passing reference to this and kept targeting the

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Mamata plans strict punishment for those charging ‘cut money’ from beneficiaries of welfare schemes

The "errant" public representatives and government functionaries will be charged under section 409 of the IPC which relates to criminal breach of trust by a public servant, or by banker, merchant or a

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Social media firms favoured BJP during Lok Sabha polls, claims Derek O’Brien

Speaking during the Motion of Thanks to the President's address in the Rajya Sabha, he also blamed the social media platform for providing a major share of advertisement for BJP. On the relevance of m

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Govt sanctions Rs 7,255.5 crore to strengthen Panchayati Raj institutions

The activities undertaken under RGSA include capacity building and training, human resource and training infrastructure support, strengthening of Gram Sabha, distance learning support, technical suppo

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AgustaWestland chopper scam: SC asks Rajeev Saxena if his relatives would guarantee return after ED objects

A vacation bench of justices Sanjiv Khanna and B R Gavai took note of the objections of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) that Saxena, who has been allowed by trial and high courts to go abroad for tre

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Barmer pandal tragedy: 10 died due to electrocution

As many as 24 persons are getting treatment at the Nahta hospital. Police said live current ran through the "pandal" and its structure when it collapsed, leading to deaths.

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‘When India’s soul was crushed’: PM Modi reminds Congress of Emergency in maiden address to Parliament after landslide win

Taking a dig at the grand old party which was limited to 52 seats in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections, the Prime Minister said the higher the Congress goes, the more it will benefit the Bhar

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No decision yet on Ram Rahim’s parole application, Haryana CM says can’t stop anyone either

Earlier this month, Rahim filed an application seeking parole for farming. Acting on his application, the authorities began the process to ascertain how much land he owns — a move that created flutt

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Debt-ridden farmer in Rajasthan commits suicide, blames Congress for unkept loan waiver promise

This fresh incident in Rajasthan has punctured the claim of Congress president Rahul Gandhi's claim that his governments in all three states had waived off the loans.

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Resignation of RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya raised in Lok Sabha

Participating in the debate on Motion of Thanks to the President's address in Lok Sabha, Chazhikadan said both GST and demonetisation undertaken by the government are "utter failures" and have impacte

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Proposal to make Hindi compulsory in undergraduate courses can affect unity of country, says CPI(M)

"The politburo of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) is deeply concerned at the effort by the University Grants Commission (UGC) to push Hindi as a compulsory subject in all undergraduate courses

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