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Indians gather as former premier Vajpayee is cremated

NEW DELHI (AP) — Thousands of Indians gathered Friday as the funeral pyre was lit for former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, a Hindu nationalist who was respected across the political spectrum.<p>Prime Minister Narendra Modi was among the mourners who walked under a hot sun behind a flower-decked …

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Farewell to Atal Bihari Vajpayee: Final journey ends at Smriti Sthal, SAARC leaders attend funeral, condolences pour in from across the world

The final journey somewhat symbolised his life: somewhat planned, somewhat unpredictable, some moments of bridging a divide, some moments of being …

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ALVIDA ATAL: Political 'rivalries' melt in his honour

In his death too, the charismatic Atal Bihari Vajpayee managed to bring political opponents together.Among those who came to pay their last tributes …

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Opposition leaders remember Vajpayee as statesman, great son of India

New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Opposition leaders, including Congress President Rahul Gandhi, former prime minister Manmohan Singh and chief ministers of …

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Iconic Vajpayee commands respect from his most bitter critique

<b>New Delhi, Aug 16:</b> Lets go back to the debate on the Presidential speech at Parliament session in February 2018, there was heated argument between …

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Opposition leaders pay glowing tributes to Vajpayee | india-news | videos

about the video<p>Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies in New Delhi on Thursday, after a prolonged illness. Opposition leaders and leaders …

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Vajpayee Knew How to Walk on Muddy Waters of Politics Yet Keep His Feet Dry

Vajpayee was perhaps one of the last exponents to have displayed both ideological commitment and flexibility of “real politics” to wade through a …

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For PM Modi Independence Day Speech, Rahul Gandhi Sat Next To Amit Shah

Former Congress president Sonia Gandhi had always been assigned first row seats at official functions for more than a decade.<p><b>NEW DELHI:</b><p>Rahul Gandhi, …

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Rafale is the talk of the town, but no one in India knows how to pronounce it

<b>Leaders from the BJP and Congress have called it various different things, but no one has been accurate. Here’s how to pronounce Rafale.</b><p><b>New Delhi:</b> …

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Independence Day 2018 Live Updates: PM Modi to address nation in 5th I-Day speech

<b>07:32 IST:</b> Congress President Rahul Gandhi, Ghulam Nabi Azad are among the guests present at Red Fort to hear PM Modi's Independence Day speech. …

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Venkaiah writes a book on first year in office

Venkaiah Naidu, who took up the office of Vice-President reluctantly, is coming up with a book detailing his experience in the first year.<p><i>A year in</i> …

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Ravi Shankar Prasad targets Congress on triple talaq Bill

Ravi Shankar Prasad also said that demand by certain Muslim groups to send it to the select committee “is a delaying tactic”.<p>Written by | New Delhi …

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Nehru Wasn't A Pandit As He Ate Beef, Pork: BJP MLA Gyan Dev Ahuja

Rajasthan BJP MLA Gyan Dev Ahuja said the country's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru was not a 'pandit' as he ate beef and pork.<p>Often in the …

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Insider -Out

How Harivansh won The call from the PM is what made all the difference: JD-U’s Harivansh Narayan Singh won the Rajya Sabha deputy chair’s post hands …

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Rajya Sabha: Triple talaq Bill stuck again

Opposition leaders say Bill can’t be taken up without discussion, Law Minister accuses Congress of ‘vote bank politics’<p>Written by | New Delhi …

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Tough battle aheadThe Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman election saw the Opposition come close, yet remain firmly away from scoring a victory over the BJP.

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Confer Bharat Ratna to Karunanidhi, Demands DMK MP

DMK chief M Karunanidhi died on August 7 after a brief illness, he served as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for five times but was never a member …

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NDA’s Harivansh wins Rajya Sabha vote easily, 125 votes to 105

<b>New Delhi:</b> The ruling NDA comfortably elected journalist-turned politician Harivansh of the JD(U) as Rajya Sabha deputy chairman on Thursday, beating …

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Bullied into Fighting for Rajya Sabha No. 2 Post by Allies, Congress Emerges a Political Untouchable

Even in an election with a foregone conclusion, one puts up a fight. For the BJP, no election is small enough while for the Congress, almost every …

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NDA's Harivansh elected RS Deputy Chair

New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate Harivansh Narayan Singh was elected as the Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman on …

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