In Priyanka Gandhi’s political plunge, Congress senses opportunity to strike back

"This is an opportunity for the Congress to strike back in the most crucial state of the country where the organisation had all through been wanting her to plunge into active politics," Uttar Pradesh

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India-Malta relations: Building bridges at the phoenician crossroads of Mediterranean

The two sides have been focusing on cooperation in sectors like tourism, information & communication technology, health, maritime, financial services and film production.

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Is Priyanka Gandhi’s political plunge Rahul Gandhi’s masterstroke? Here’s who said what

The Congress party today finally ended speculation on Priyanka Gandhi formally entering politics by announcing her appointment as general secretary for eastern Uttar Pradesh.

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Kumbh Mela 2019: Kinnar Akhadha backs Ram temple construction, performs Tantrik puja

Special arrangements were made by the tantriks who came from Karnataka and Tamil Nadu especially to perform the puja so that the temple could be built soon.

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‘Most awaited’: Prashant Kishor reacts to Priyanka Gandhi’s appointment as Congress General Secretary

The appointment is being seen as a masterstroke which will boost the morale of party workers in a state where Congress influence has been waning over the years and where the Samajwadi Party and the Ba

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Citizenship Bill: Thousand flock Mizoram streets in protest, demand PM Modi, Rajnath Singh’s resignation

Thousands of people, including students, hit the streets across different places in Mizoram on Wednesday to protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. Effigies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi a

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‘I would go to a jungle for five days in a year’, Modi says encouraging youth to take time to introspect

PM Modi said that not many people know about his jungle visit, somewhere in the forest where there was only clean water and no people.

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BJP dubs Priyanka Gandhi’s appointment as Congress’ admission of Rahul Gandhi’s failure as leader

The new India is asking the question, the BJP leader said, that who will be the next leader in the Congress as he referred to its succession line from Jawaharlal Nehru to Indira Gandhi followed by Raj

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Lok Sabha elections 2019: Arunachal Pradesh seeks deployment of 60 CAPF companies

The CEC and Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa also held a meeting through video conferencing with all chief secretaries, DGPs, and CEOs of eastern states and sought status reports on the ongoing elec

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Priyanka Gandhi can energise the Congress in UP but electoral gains are a far cry

Priyanka Gandhi's appointment may not result in an immediate electoral gain for the party. However, presence of another Nehru-Gandhi family member at the grassroot level may help the party regain some

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Modi’s 10% quota gambit will backfire – Tejashwai Yadav explains why

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav slammed the government's move as hasty and said that like demonetisation it was implemented hurriedly.

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Farm loan waiver: Opposition BJP stages walkout from Rajasthan Assembly

The issue was also raised by BJP MLA Kiran Maheshwari who said the state government had announced the waiver on December 19, 2018, and constituted a ministerial committee on January 1 to decide the el

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Jayalalithaa cannot be termed a convict in assets case, says Madras HC

The petitioner also said that steps should be taken to recover money if it was spent by the government from her property citing that she was convicted in the disproportionate wealth case.

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GDP a ‘fancy figure’, growth must translate to well being on ground, says Kamal Nath

Defending the loan waiver, the Congress leader, who also had a long stint in central government in various ministries, said it was very necessary as agriculture is a backbone of the Indian economy and

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Peace offering? Uddhav, Fadnavis to share stage at Thackeray Memorial ceremony

The move is being seen in political circles as an end to the bitterness between the two warring alliance parties. Shiv Sena has been at loggerheads with the BJP on almost all issues and has lately tur

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Pravasi Bharati Diwas 2019: Sushma Swaraj hails Hema Malini’s performance as ‘Adbhut, Avishwasniya, Akalpaniya’ – Watch Video

Narrating the history of the river Ganga and how it is getting polluted, the veteran actress played Ma Ganga personifying the holy river in a musical drama.

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CBI books former Air India chief Arvind Jadhav in corruption case

Along with Arvind Jadhav, the CBI has booked Dr (Ms) L P Nakhwa (now retired), then General Manager (medical services) and then Additional General Managers A Kathpalia, Amitabh Singh and Rohit Bhasin.

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26/11 Mumbai attacks: Pakistan court halts proceedings to allow prosecution to get more witnesses

The trial, underway in an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan against seven activists, has made little headway in more than 10 years as the Pakistani establishment has been claiming lack of enough eviden

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Surat couple’s defence of Rafale deal in wedding invitation catches PM Modi’s eye

A couple from Modi's home state, Gujarat, has earned praise from the Prime Minister for dedicating a page in their wedding invitation card justifying the Rafale deal.

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Congress fields Priyanka Gandhi in Modi-Yogi bastion, appoints her AICC General Secretary East UP

Although it is well known that Priyanka Gandhi had a say in formalising election strategies and candidates’ list of the party in previous elections too, it is for the first time that she has been gi

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Sabarimala row: Attacked after entering shrine, woman returns from hospital to locked home, takes refuge at One Stop Centre

A police official said the 44-year-old also filed a petition in a court here under the Domestic Violence Act, stating she had the right to stay at her husband's home.

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ISIS in India: Maharashtra ATS nabs 9 men for suspected links to dreaded terror outfit

The arrests followed searches in Amrut Nagar, Kausa, Moti Baug and Almas Colony areas in Thane's Mumbra township and in Aurangabad's Kaisar Colony, Rahat Colony and Damdi Mahal areas on Monday late ni

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Citizenship Amendment Bill: To calm nerves amid backlash, Centre mulls incentives for those who wish to settle outside North East

Government added that the burden of these persecuted migrants will be shared by the whole country and Assam alone would not have to bear the entire burden.

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Rahul Gandhi in Amethi: Congress president embarks on two-day visit to parliamentary constituency

During his stay, Gandhi is scheduled to meet representatives of gram panchayats at Fursatganj. He will also take part in the swearing-in of newly elected bar members in Gauriganj, his representative C

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Himachal Pradesh weather: Fresh snowfall in major tourist towns

The minimum temperatures in Dalhousie, Kufri, Manali and Chail were minus 2.9 degrees Celsius, minus 2.7 degrees, minus 1.6 degrees and minus 0.7 degrees Celsius respectively on Wednesday.

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Subhash Chandra Bose birthday: PM Modi inaugurates Museum dedicated to Netaji at Red Fort

The museum on Netaji and the Indian National Army has various artefacts related to Subhash Chandra Bose and INA on display which include wooden chair and sword used by Bose, medals, badges, uniforms a

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Gujarat asks school officials to ban students from playing PUBG

The circular directed District Primary Education Officers to take necessary steps to enforce a ban on the game in primary schools.

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