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US report blaming Hindutva for ‘rising intolerance’ is disingenuous, biased and motivated

The response of the Indian govt to such biased reports thus far has been, "India does not take cognizance of internal reports of a foreign country."

With Parrikar in AIIMS Delhi, what will happen in Goa?

Only time will tell which direction Goa will head in.

ABVP accuses several media outlets of being party to ‘dirty tricks’ by ‘rattled commies’

The headlines of the reports regarding the posters failed to reflect ABVP's clarification on the matter.

Nehru statue removed in Allahabad for Kumbh Mela, Congress upset

The government clarified that the statue, which was in the middle of the road, had to be removed to broaden the roads.

Rifts wide open between BJP and IPFT in Tripura, tribal leaders want to end alliance

Rifts had been widening between the alliance partners over quite sometime.

Key Naxal leaders with heavy bounty surrenders, spill the beans on the urban network

Most of the top Naxal leaders are increasingly becoming dissatisfied with the Communist ideology and are returning to the mainstream.

CBI to probe Congress and the then Finance Ministry’s role in disbursement of loans to Vijay Mallya

The CBI has officially approached the finance ministry and formally obtained the documents it needs to build its case

The politics and the necessity of forgetting Feroze Gandhy

The way a middle-class Parsi man has been erased out of the collective memory of the nation does raise questions

After his ‘indefinite hunger strike’ fails in 19 days, Hardik Patel to go on a month long retreat to ‘strategise’

Hardik Patel had to call off his indefinite strike after 19 days, as it started turning out counterproductive.
Chandrababu Naidu govt accused of misusing temple funds, allocates Rs 5 crores for mosque repairs and Iftaar parties

Maharashtra court issues arrest warrant against Chandrababu Naidu in a 2010 case

Naidu and his party leaders are facing the charge of defying the prohibitory orders of the local police and visiting the Babli project.

DUSU elections: ABVP wins 3 out of 4 top posts

Earlier, NSUI and CYSS had played the 'EVMs tampering' blame-game

The politics of ironies: Getting away with assassination of a former PM

Unnatural deaths of national leaders have always endangered India's stability and security

Watch: DMK leader entered a beauty parlour, assaulted a woman

The former DMK corporator has been now suspended from the party

Congress distances itself from Tehseen Poonawalla’s PIL in Supreme Court over Rafale deal

The AICC legal cell has stated that the Congress party thinks the apex court is not a forum for raising such an issue.

Rahul Gandhi accuses Arun Jaitley of having ‘struck a deal’ with Mallya, demands resignation

Vijay Mallya has also stated that he has made a comprehensive settlement offer before the Karnataka High Court.

“Are Rahul Gandhi and Mallya working in tandem?” asks RS Prasad on Mallya’s allegations

Mallya had last evening said that he met the FM before he left for the UK, Jaitley denied having any such official meeting

MEA dismissed Mamata Banerjee’s claims, says reports on denial of permission to visit Chicago not true

The organisers of the event had, in a letter in June informed her that the scheduled programme was cancelled

Arun Jaitley denies meeting Vijay Mallya with ‘offer of settlement’ before he left for London

Mallya had claimed that he had met the Finance Minister and repeated his offer to settle with the banks before he left for the UK

Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam calls PM Modi ‘illiterate and uncouth’

Earlier too Nirupam has used crass language for leaders including women.

Haryana: Congress MLA Karan Singh Dalal and INLD chief Abhay Singh Chautala hurl abuses in Assembly, indulge in shoe-fight

The Congress MLA had a heated argument with Leader of Opposition Abhay Singh Chautala during the monsoon assembly session.

Congress promises ‘Rampath’ in MP, as the party’s tilt towards Hindutva continues

There are clear contradictions between the words of the Congress party and its actions.
In a jolt to AAP, two of its leaders join the SAD ahead of Punjab by-polls

Election Commission issues show cause notice to Aam Aadmi Party

The notice was issued based on a CBDT report which indicated that there were discrepancies in the disclosure of donations received by the party

Plea of Gandhis against I-T reassessment reveal deep seated corruption in Congress: Smriti Irani

Mr Gandhi, who is quick to hug the prime minister, would run a mile when it comes to an income tax office: Irani
Former UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav

ED summons six firms linked to irregularities in the Gomti Riverfront project sanctioned by Akhilesh Yadav

Gomti Riverfront project was sanctioned by the Akhilesh Yadav government run up to the 2017 Uttar Pradesh polls.

Some hilarious moments from the ‘Bharat Bandh’ today led by Congress and Rahul Gandhi

It is perhaps the greatest testament to Congress' credibility if such videos emerge during a supposed nationwide strike. 

After severe crackdown on naxals, CPI-Maoists looking to recruit new ‘educated and intellectual youth’

The crackdown of Urban Naxals by the present government seems to have created a void in the urban operations

Left wing terrorists put banner in support of arrested ‘Urban Maoists’

The NDA government has taken various initiatives in cracking down Left wing terror in tribal areas and their counterparts in urban areas

1984 anti-Sikh pogrom accused Sajjan Kumar heckles Republic TV journalist at a Congress party protest

Republic TV journalists have been heckled on numerous occasions in the past.

AICC Secretary falls for parody account, Nirmala Sitharaman calls him out

Manickam Tagore later deleted the tweet and apologised

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