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Delhi HC has issued notice to the centre over ex-MPs, MLAs and babus overstaying in government bungalows

Share the names of ex MPs and MLAs who are yet to vacate govt bungalows: Delhi HC to centre

The Delhi HC has issued the notice to the central government over a PIL filed by Anti Corruption Council of India.

Decision up to Sunni Waqf Board, but we will not accept alternate land for Mosque: Jamiat Ulama-e-Hind on Ayodhya verdict

The Jamiat Ulama-e-Hind (JuH) stated that they will not be accepting the 5-acre alternative land for building a mosque in Ayodhya

Congress, NCP, Shiv Sena work on CMP: Sena drops Hindutva like a hot potato? Makes minorities and farmers the focus

The erstwhile Hindutva party Shiv Sena has now allied with Sonia Gandhi led Congress and Sharad Pawar led NCP.
'Activist' Trupti Desai says she plans to enter Sabarimala in the next few days

The drama is back: Trupti Desai says she plans to enter Sabarimala soon, urges Kerala police to escort her inside sanctum sanctorum

Trupti Desai urged the Kerala government to ensure that police escort women right inside the temple, near the sanctum sanctorum.

Trouble mounts for Azam Khan as Rampur Court issues non-bailable warrant against him over violation of MCC

Adding salt to his injuries, Azam Khan’s bail application in as many as 34 cases has already been rejected.
Aatish Taseer

Liberals write to PM Modi, want him to give Aatish Taseer an OCI card because he is as privileged as them

The 'eminent intellectuals' have reached the conclusion based on their narcissism that Aatish Taseer is only being targeted because he wrote against Narendra Modi.

Read how Rahul Gandhi and Congress continue to lie and misrepresent even after SC throws out Rafale review petitions

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who is on a lying spree to target Prime Minister Modi over the issue of Rafale deal, took to Twitter to launch his tirade against the Modi government.

Priyanka Gandhi shares a story about Jawharlal Nehru, but Twitter wants to know more

Priyanka Gandhi shared a story about her great-grandfather Jawaharlal Nehru on Twitter on his birth anniversary.
The driver of Tej Pratap's BMW allegedly beat up an auto rickshaw driver after the BMW hit it and suffered damages

Driver of Tej Pratap Yadav’s BMW beats up auto driver, demands Rs 1,80,000 as compensation for car damage

As per reports, the BMW's driver allegedly beat up the auto driver and demanded Rs 1,80,000 from him to pay for the luxury car's damages.
PM Modi and Chienese president Xi Jinping held bilateral meetings in the sidelines of the BRICS Summit in Brasilia

BRICS Summit: PM Modi and Xi Jinping meet, hold bilateral talks in Brasilia over key issues to ensure co-operation

PM Modi, who is in Brazil for the 11th BRICS Summit, met Chinese President Xi Jinping and both leaders held formal talks over trade and cooperation.

Shiv Sena MLAs get into an abusive argument over Uddhav Thackeray’s insistence on CM post: Reports

Maharashtra: Shiv Sena MLAs are currently kept at The Retreat Hotel in Mumbai's Malad due to the fear of poaching

Rafale Saga: A sinister attempt to undermine Democracy by the liberal media-political establishment has been crushed

The Rafale Saga was a malicious attempt by Rahul Gandhi and its media and activist ecosystem at swaying the mind of the voter going into the elections.

After SC verdict on Rafale, ‘belly dancer’ spokesperson of Congress says ‘sorry’ to Anil Ambani, then says it was sarcastic

Rafale verdict: Sanjay Jha took to Twitter to apologise to Anil Ambani in a strangely cryptic, yet arrogant tweet.

Defence scams exclusive to Nehru-Gandhi family: Netizens invoke Bofors scam as SC dismisses Rafale review petitions

As SC dismissed Rafale review petition, netizens invoked Bofors scam where ex-PM Rajiv Gandhi was an accused.
Congress' protests over economic slowdown to include the issue of removal of the Gandhis' SPG cover too

Family over party? Congress ‘agitation’ against economic slowdown to now include issue of the Gandhis’ SPG cover withdrawal

The AICC’s formal directive to state units pointing out the Centre’s 'vendetta' on SPG cover might mean the issue will take precedence during the dharnas and press conferences that have been planned from nation-to-block level across the country.
Amethi DM Prashat Sharma seen dragging a man by his shirt in viral video

Amethi DM sacked after video of him dragging murder victim’s kin by shirt goes viral

In the viral video, DM Sharma was seen first dragging a person by his hand, then by his shirt and literally shoving him, all the while talking to him in a menacing and threatening manner.

Rajasthan: Congress workers pelt stones at Union Minister Kailash Chaudhary’s car

The Congress workers were reportedly targeting RLP MLA Beniwal, who had earlier levelled corruption charges on the Congress leader and the state revenue minister Harish Chaudhary
Amit Shah says demands put forth by Shiv Sena were unacceptable

Governor has not denied change to anyone, if anyone has the numbers, they can form government: HM Amit Shah on Maharashtra

Amit Shah said that any political party can still approach the Governor of Maharashtra and stake a claim at the government if they have the required number of MLAs

Central govt assures Manipur that the Naga Peace Talks will not harm their interests amidst protests

Amidst the protests, Manipur CM Biren Singh said that his government has full faith in the leadership of the Prime Minister and Home Minister Amit Shah.
JNUSU calls fee hike roll-back 'cosmetic', says they do not consider the Executive Council legitimate

JNU announces roll-back in fee hike and some other schemes, JNUSU calls it ‘cosmetic’

For the past few weeks, the JNUSU has been in loggerheads with the university administration over the draft hostel manual which mentions an increase in fees along with other changes in rules.

Winter of 1949: The untold story of the ‘miraculous appearance’ of Murtis of Ram Lalla at Babri Masjid

In December 1949, Murti of Ram Lalla 'miraculously' appeared inside the Babri Masjid.
Karnataka CM says all 17 'disqualified' MLAs will join the BJP tomorrow

All 17 ‘rebel’ MLAs who were disqualified will join BJP: Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa

The disqualified 'rebel' MLAs will now officially join the Bharatiya Janata Party and are likely to contest the upcoming by-polls from the BJP ticket. 
Kolkata police uses brute force to disperse protestors gathered outside Kolkata Municipal Corporation

Rising number of dengue cases: BJP protest against government inaction, workers allege manhandling by Kolkata police

About 44,852 cases of dengue have been registered from Kolkata and its adjoining areas so far.
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The Liberhan Commission report on Babri Masjid Demolition: 10 things ‘liberals’ don’t want you to read

The Liberhan Commission was commissioned by the then Congress government ten days after the Babri Masjid demolition to investigate the events that led to it and those responsible for it.

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra continues to stay in govt accommodation despite removal of SPG cover

With SPG cover gone, Priyanka Gandhi is yet to vacate her government accommodation, considering she does not hold any public office. 

‘You too get married thrice,’ JSP chief Pawan Kalyan takes a dig at Andhra CM Jaganmohan Reddy over personal remarks

Andhra CM had taken a jibe at actor-turned-politician Pawan Kalyan for having married thrice.

Karnataka: Supreme Court upholds disqualification of 17 ‘rebel’ MLAs, allows them to contest elections

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court has upheld former Karnataka Speaker's order to disqualify 17 'rebel’ Congress and JD(S) MLAs.
Reports say Sena-NCP-Congress alliance will bring back 5% Muslim quota

5% reservations to Muslims to be part of Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress govt in Maharashtra, journalist claims

The Sena-NCP-Congress alliance will reportedly bring back the 5% Muslim quota that the Sena-BJP government had scrapped in Maharashtra.
After breaking alliance and begging Congress and NCP for support, Sena says 'BJP option' has not been exhausted yet

I hate you, I hate you not: Uddhav Thackeray hints Sena still ‘open’ to the BJP option

Putting the blame on the BJP, Thackeray had said it was BJP who refused to form the government with Shiv Sena by not keeping the 'promise' that it had made before the Lok Sabha polls. The BJP has been firm that no such 'promises' were made.

A tale of two Sanjays: The Maharashtra conundrum

Sanjay Nirupam and Sanjay Raut - how the two Sanjays have brought Shiv Sena where it is today.

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