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RJD expels party spokesperson for criticising Rahul Gandhi's hug

The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) has expelled its national spokesperson Shankar Charan Tripathi today for criticising its ally and Congress chief Rahul …

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Pappu Yadav demands CBI probe into Bihar shelter home rapes

New Delhi/Patna, July 23 (IANS) Bihar's Madhepura MP Rajesh Ranjan aka Pappu Yadav on Monday raised the issue of rape of minors in the government-run …

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Bihar government passes amendments to prohibition bill, relaxes penalties

Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav criticised the state government’s decision while claiming that the amendments were introduced to benefit …

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Bihar Police dig for girl’s body at shelter home in Muzaffarpur where at least 16 rapes occurred

The police have arrested 10 people so far.<p>The Bihar Police on Monday started digging a ground in the premises of a shelter home in Muzaffarpur to …

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Rahul Gandhi has taken the lead to stop BJP, says Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge

A veteran Karnataka politician from the Dalit community, Mallikarjun Kharge is the leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha and a key member of the …

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An anti-lynching law is the wrong solution

Governments are always keen to write new laws as it frees them from the burden of actually attacking the underlying problem

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North Karnataka stands neglected: okkuta

In view of the continued step-motherly treatment being meted out to North Karnataka by all the successive State governments hitherto, including the …

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Former allies of Congress in Kerala may join LDF

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint<p>Some former Congress allies may soon join Kerala’s ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF), …

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No-confidence motion: Number count leaves Opposition red-faced

The 12-hour debate on the no-confidence motion moved against the Narendra Modi government was fierce, but in the end the Treasury carried the day and …

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Former Karnataka Minister Vimalabai Deshmukh passes away

Vimalabai Deshmukh, who was formerly Karnataka’s Minister of Women and Child Development in the JH Patel led Janata Dal government. passed away early …

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At Amit Shah Meeting, Nitish Kumar Drew Redlines For Politics In Bihar

A riled Nitish Kumar criticised the union minister in public, calling his attempt to vitiate the harmony as "entirely acceptable" but state BJP …

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Naveen Patnaik All Praise For Centre's "Tax-Free Sanitary Napkins" Move

Naveen Patnaik gave a thumbs up to the government's decision to scrap tax on sanitary pads adding it will help the state-run Khushi scheme in</b> …

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JD(U) MP Convoy Breaks Law, Crosses Toll Bridge Without Paying Tax

Breaking the law, the convoy of Janata Dal (United) MP Ramchandra Prasad Singh along with his supporters crossed the toll bridge on National Highway …

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JD(S) State unit plans a makeover too

Janata Dal (Secular) national president H.D. Deve Gowda on Saturday said there was a need to revamp the party’s State unit.<p>He said a committee will …

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On the dais, get set, go — orders pour in for poll cars

In a warehouse on Mangalagiri Road, workers are mounting a curiously bent iron frame onto an ISUZU-D Max Multi Purpose Vehicle. A few yards away, …

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A political dynasty that no one talks about, but it spans three generations & four parties

<b>Former PM Lal Bahadur Shastri’s sons have served as ministers at the central and state levels, and now his grandsons too are building their own</b> …

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On no-confidence vote day, Parliament actually does what it's supposed to: Debate

"India will be watching us closely," Prime Minister Narendra Modi warned this morning, as he urged his fellow lawmakers in Parliament to make sure …

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Modi govt defeats no-trust motion comfortably

NDA defeated the vote by 325 votes to the opposition’s 126

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Modi Could’ve Deflected Rahul’s Yorker, But He Played All Over It

The opening game of the Electoral India Cup of 2019 was played on the Parliament’s pitch on Friday, 20 July 2018. And the result? In my reckoning, a …

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QBullet: Govt Wins No-Trust Vote; WhatsApp Tries to Curb Fake News

1. Modi Govt Defeats No-Confidence Motion, Gets More Than Two-Third Votes<p>A motion of no-confidence against the Narendra Modi government was …

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Trust vote sets the tone for 2019 poll

The BJP-led NDA government on Friday defeated the no-confidence motion moved against it by the Opposition and initiated by the Telugu Desam Party …

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Cauvery water politics on the back burner

The sharing of the waters of the nearly 770-km-long Cauvery, primarily between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, has been in dispute for the last four …

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Return of India’s Coalition Politics Threatens Modi Ahead of Elections

The era of India’s coalition politics is back.<p>With Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 2014 wave of popularity receding, polls show the ruling Bharatiya …

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Three prime ministers who lost no-confidence motions in the past

The Narendra Modi government will face a no-confidence motion brought about by a united Opposition spearheaded by the Congress and the Telugu Desam …

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No-trust vote: BJD walks out, sends message to Opposition

Giving a strong message to the Opposition, Biju Janata Dal members staged a walk out even before the debate on no confidence motion against the …

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No-confidence motion: Nitish Kumar says JDU standing with Modi government

Amid the ongoing no-confidence motion in the Lok Sabha, JDU Chief and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expressed support in favour of the NDA …

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No-confidence motion LIVE updates: Proceedings extended till 9pm; Narendra Modi to be last speaker of the day

<b>Farooq Abdullah raises Kashmir issue, says peace not possible until Pakistan is involved in talks</b><p>"We have been waiting for so long for peace but we …

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Parliament begins debate on Opposition’s no-trust motion

<b>New Delhi:</b> With the conclusion foregone, since numbers are stacked heavily in favour of the ruling NDA, parliamentarians began to debate at 11 am on …

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"Why Time Limit," Says Congress, Given 38 Minutes In No-Trust Debate

No-trust motion: The ruling BJP, which enjoys a majority in the Lok Sabha, has been assigned three hours and 33 minutes<p><b>New Delhi:</b><p>Just before the …

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Parliament debates no-confidence motion against Modi's gov't

next<p>prev<p>Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi accused the government of failing to live up to its promises as the Indian Parliament on Friday debated a no-confidence motion moved by the opposition against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government.<p>Gandhi, the scion of the Nehru-Gandhi political …

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