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How Opposition's 'judiciary is in danger' crusade is a farce

Share Email<p>Vice President Venkaiah Naidu today rejected the impeachment motion against Chief Justice of India (CJI) Deepak Misra saying there is no …

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Akhilesh Yadav patronised criminals, alleges BJP; says they won't have free run under Yogi Adityanath - Firstpost

<b>Lucknow:</b> Uttar Pradesh's ruling BJP on Monday attacked former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav over his "loose comments" in recent …

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Nagpada junction beautification kicks off

Mumbai: A step garden with a walkway and a 25-metre flag pole with the tricolour will form part of the Nagpada junction beautification project, the …

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UP villager who sold his goats to build toilet gets reward, and a new flock, in return

Jabbar Shah, the villager from Uttar Pradesh who sold his flock of seven goats to build a toilet for his family, is a happy man many times …

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EXCLUSIVE: The UP Government's Colossal Cover-Up Attempt to Protect Adityanath

<i>Oh! What a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive</i> <br>∼ Walter Scott<p><b>Allahabad:</b> Two months ago, the Uttar Pradesh government told the high …

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Save the Constitution campaign updates: Rahul Gandhi is following family's footsteps in disrespecting BR Ambedkar, says Amit Shah LIVE News, Latest Updates, Live blog, Highlights and Live coverage - Firstpost

<b>Saving the Constitution or saving dynasty: Amit Shah on Facebook</b><p><b>If there is one party that has destroyed the spirit of our Constitution, it is the</b> …

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Yogi to dine at Dalit’s house, spend two nights in villages

Chief minister Yogi Adityanath will dine at a Dalit’s residence, visit an other backward class (OBC) party cadre’s residence before spending the …

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Raped by SP leader, harassed by father, minor approaches Unnao Police

Another incident of gangrape has been reported from Unnao in Uttar Pradesh. A Samajwadi Party (SP) minister has been accused of raping a minor.<p>The …

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Karnataka polls: PM Modi to address 16 rallies in 8 days starting 29 April

<b>Campaign trail</b><p>Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch a blitzkrieg of poll rallies in Karnataka - 16 rallies in eight days - starting next Sunday. …

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Hours after Yashwant Sinha quits BJP, Shatrughan Sinha dares party to take action against him - Firstpost

<b>Patna:</b> Hours after Yashwant Sinha announced that he was quitting the BJP, actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha dared the ruling party to take action …

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We’re all worried about the fair name of EC; two-three decisions have created some dent: S K Mendiratta

S K Mendiratta with Senior Assistant Editor Ritika Chopra in The Indian Express newsroom. Abhinav Saha<p><i>When S K Mendiratta’s association with the</i> …

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Modi Government Affidavit on Rohingya Refugees Reverses India's Long-Held Stand on Non-Refoulement

<b>New Delhi:</b> When the Ministry of Home Affairs, on behalf of the government of India, in its affidavit before the Supreme Court, submitted that India, …

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TN education minister promises to revise textbook asking girls to sit properly, not wear 'provocative dress'

Tamil Nadu educational minister KA Sengottaiyan has promised that his department will revise a controversial chapter on adolescence that is part of …

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Live Updates: Yashwant Sinha quits BJP, says he’s taking ‘sanyas’ from politics

Former Union minister Yashwant Sinha. (File)<p>Former Union minister and dissident BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Saturday announced his decision to quit …

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Rahul Gandhi trusted the Judiciary when it acquitted him of rape, why undermine it now?

Share Email<p>We live in exciting times. The political potboiler is at its zenith with the BJP sweeping elections after elections and the Congress party …

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Yogi Adityanath govt betraying backward class students, says Uttar Pradesh minister Om Prakash Rajbhar on issue of scholarships - Firstpost

<b>Lucknow:</b> A day after an Uttar Pradesh minister heaped praise on Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati and then retracted it, another Cabinet …

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No surprises in U.P., Bihar Council polls

Thirteen candidates, including 10 of the Bharatiya Janata Party, were declared elected unopposed to the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council on Thursday.<p>…

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Legislative Council election: All 13 elected unopposed in UP

With this, Samajwadi Party remains the largest party in the Council with 55 members

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Muslim BJP MLC Bukkal Nawab ostracized for idol worship

Darul Uloom Deoband has now ostracized a BJP Muslim MLC in Uttar Pradesh for indulging in idol worship while paying obeisance to Lord Hanuman in the …

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As Crimes Against Women Rise, Stalker Kills Girl Sister in UP

A 17-year-old girl’s stalker in Uttar Pradesh's Etawah killed her as well as her 13-year-old sister on Monday night. The accused had been booked in …

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Sonia Gandhi launches development projects worth Rs 75 cr in Amethi

Former AICC president Sonia Gandhi launched development projects worth Rs 75 crore in her Parliamentary constituency Rae Bareli.On a two-day visit to …

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Watch: Akhilesh Yadav’s Blueprint to Defeat Modi and BJP in 2019

As 2019 approaches, political intrigue in the country is picking up pace. Everyone wants to know who will win the Lok Sabha elections and who will be …

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Post UP bypoll results, parties make beeline for alliance with Mayawati’s BSP

The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) is much in demand this poll season, with several leaders making a beeline for an electoral understanding with …

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Bengal's Dalits reduced to political pawns as BJP, TMC play caste card ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls - Firstpost

Identity politics was not allowed to become part of mainstream political discourse in post-independence Bengal despite deep fault lines between …

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Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao ambassador Amitabh Bachchan thinks 'it's terrible to even talk about' recent rape cases

While speaking to the media at a song launch event of his upcoming film <i>102 Not Out</i>, Amitabh Bachchan was asked about the recent instances of rape in …

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Coming this Saturday: ‘Big news’ from Modi critic Yashwant Sinha

<b>Sinha is organising a meeting of anti-BJP parties in Patna on 21 April that will be attended by representatives from the Congress, RJD, AAP and JD(U).</b><p>…

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Lalu’s son Tej Pratap Yadav engaged to RJD leader’s daughter Aishwarya Rai

Tej Pratap Yadav, the elder son of now jailed RJD chief Lalu Prasad and former Chief Minister Rabri Devi, on Wednesday got engaged to senior RJD …

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Opposition Takes Aim at Modi Govt’s ‘Lies’ on Electoral Bonds

In a major blow to the Narendra Modi government, the Opposition have turned the heat up on the ruling party after <b>The Quint</b>’s investigation revealed …

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Unnao Ground Report, Part 2: Fear and loathing grips small Makhi village as families of survivor, accused trade charges - Firstpost

<i>Editor's note: This is the second in a three-part series of ground reports from Unnao and nearby villages. These articles will examine the culture of</i> …

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After Violence and NSA Charges, Caste Lines Are Deeper Than Ever in Saharanpur

<b>Saharanpur, UP:</b> On November 7, 13 Dalit women from Shabbirpur – a small village in Saharanpur which saw large-scale caste-related violence in May …

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