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Shanti Bhushan alleges AAP to have become a ‘one man party’
Former Union minister Shanti Bhushan alleged that AAP has become a "one-man party" with a single-point agenda of bad-mouthing Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The post Shanti Bhushan alleges AAP to have become a ‘one man party’ appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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Aamir Khan row: Manohar Parrikar, social media and art of spinning a yarn
There could be arguments about whether or not Parrikar should have refrained from raking up an old topic but the narrative of him being complicit in influencing the e-commerce firm's decision is certainly dubious. The post Aamir Khan row: Manohar Parrikar, social media and art of spinning a yarn appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan to launch new political party by 2 October
Swaraj Abhiyan leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan have announced they're launching a new political party by 2 October, even as they hit out at Aam Aadmi Party The post Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan to launch new political party by 2 October appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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Rahul Gandhi’s Arhar Modi jibe is right and if you’re laughing, the joke’s on you
Had this been Noise Hour, everybody who laughed at Rahul Gandhi's 'Arhar Modi' jibe would have easily qualified as anti-national. But, let's look at this as sane, intelligent and conscientious Indians. The post Rahul Gandhi’s Arhar Modi jibe is right and if you’re laughing, the joke’s on you appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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Would have taken measures had govt known situation will take ugly turn: Nirmal SIngh
Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh on Saturday said the government would have taken measures to contain the situation in the valley had it known it would turn worse after the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani. The post Would have taken measures had govt known situation will take ugly turn: Nirmal SIngh appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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Congress has “divorced” its ideology: Amit Shah
Taking a dig at Congress over dynasty politics, he said everybody knows who will be its next president but nobody can say who will succeed him in BJP. The post Congress has “divorced” its ideology: Amit Shah appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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Mayawati accuses Ramdas Athawale of ‘harming’ Dalit interests
BSP president Mayawati on Saturday accused Union Minister Ramdas Athawale of playing into the hands of the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi and "harming" the interests of Dalits. The post Mayawati accuses Ramdas Athawale of ‘harming’ Dalit interests appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah’s son Rakesh dies in Belgium, leaders condole death
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's son, Rakesh Siddaramaiah, died of multi-organ failure at a hospital in Belgium on Saturday, official sources said. The post Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah’s son Rakesh dies in Belgium, leaders condole death appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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Money, Politics and Crime: Uncovering the vicious triangle that plagues the Indian polity
Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each from the other. The post Money, Politics and Crime: Uncovering the vicious triangle that plagues the Indian polity appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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Bhagwant Mann appears before Lok Sabha panel, demands Modi should do so too
Mann said that he had not committed any act "which would amount to breach of security of Parliament. Earlier he had tendered an unconditional apology. The post Bhagwant Mann appears before Lok Sabha panel, demands Modi should do so too appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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GST Bill: Efforts for consensus gather pace; Rahul Gandhi expects ‘positive outcome’ too
Five parties, including the Left, on Thursday asked the Centre to assure states that their financial needs will be taken care of before the GST Bill is brought The post GST Bill: Efforts for consensus gather pace; Rahul Gandhi expects ‘positive outcome’ too appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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Mamata Banerjee meets PM Modi, seeks adequate funds for flood-hit West Bengal
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday and sought a loan waiver and adequate central funds especially in view of floods in her state. The post Mamata Banerjee meets PM Modi, seeks adequate funds for flood-hit West Bengal appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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GST Bill: Why swift Cabinet approval to changes is a commendable job by NDA
With the Centre accepting the changes, the NDA government has indeed made a giant step forward to bring on board all the state governments The post GST Bill: Why swift Cabinet approval to changes is a commendable job by NDA appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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Parliament session Day 8: Lok Sabha passes Benami Bill, Lokpal and Lokayukta Amendment Bill
The proceedings in Parliament went smoothly on Wednesday in both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha. The post Parliament session Day 8: Lok Sabha passes Benami Bill, Lokpal and Lokayukta Amendment Bill appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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Kejriwal has gone too far; Modi should respond on baseless murder charge
There comes a time when such nonsense is not comedy, is not entertaining and, without evidence, not acceptable. For the sake of the Prime Minister's chair and its dignity, it's time Modi broke his silence and spoke out. The post Kejriwal has gone too far; Modi should respond on baseless murder charge appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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BJP steps up rhetoric after two BSP MLAs accuse Mayawati of selling party tickets
After two BSP MLAs on Wednesday accused party chief Mayawati of selling tickets for UP assembly polls, BJP said their charge only establishes the claim that BSP nomination was "up for sale". The post BJP steps up rhetoric after two BSP MLAs accuse Mayawati of selling party tickets appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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Nitish Kumar lashes out at UP govt for deviating from the ideals of Ram Manohar Lohia
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on the Samajwadi Party (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh and accused it of deviating from the ideals of socialist ideologue Dr Ram Manohar Lohia. The post Nitish Kumar lashes out at UP govt for deviating from the ideals of Ram Manohar Lohia appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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Rahul Gandhi to hold ‘one-on-one’ meetings with party workers to prepare them for UP Assembly polls
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will have a "direct" dialogue with the party's booth-level workers and hand over a memorandum to governor Ram Naik on the prevailing situation in Uttar Pradesh on 29 July The post Rahul Gandhi to hold ‘one-on-one’ meetings with party workers to prepare them for UP Assembly polls appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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Internal differences in BJP delaying passage of GST bill: Congress
Congress on Monday blamed "internal differences" within BJP for the non-passage of GST Bill. The post Internal differences in BJP delaying passage of GST bill: Congress appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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LS Speaker orders for a 9 member panel to look into the ‘video row’ sparked by Bhagwant Mann
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Monday set up a nine-member panel dominated by the BJP to probe the alleged breach of Parliament security by AAP's Bhagwant Mann and "advised" him not to attend the House till the issue is resolved The post LS Speaker orders for a 9 member panel to look into the ‘video row’ sparked by Bhagwant Mann appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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BJP owes explanations after Navjot Singh Sidhu’s claims: Congress
Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh on Monday said the BJP owed an explanation to the people of Punjab in view of Navjot Singh Sidhu's claims that he was asked by the party to "stay away" from the state. The post BJP owes explanations after Navjot Singh Sidhu’s claims: Congress appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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AAP leader Ashutosh hits out at BJP; says Modi inviting ISI to Pathankot a bigger security breach
Backing his party MP Bhagwant Mann over the Parliament video issue, AAP leader Ashutosh on Monday said he wanted to "expose" the lucky draw system of choosing questions in the House and asked if the act involved bigger security breach than Prime Minister Narendra Modi "inviting ISI to Pathankot air base". The post AAP leader Ashutosh hits out at BJP; says Modi inviting ISI to Pathankot a bigger security breach appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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Nitish to be the chief guest of rebeL BSP leader’s rally sparking off speculations of a tie-up
Bihar Chief Minister and JD(U) president Nitish Kumar will be the chief guest at BSP rebel RK Chaudhary's rally on Tuesday, fanning speculations of a tie-up between his party and the latter's Bahujan Samaj Swabhiman Sangharsh Samiti for the 2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections. The post Nitish to be the chief guest of rebeL BSP leader’s rally sparking off speculations of a tie-up appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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AAP MLA Naresh Yadav arrested; two party leaders held in 12 hours in Delhi
Two of the Aam Aadmi Party legislators were arrested in last 12 hours, opening fresh confrontations between Delhi government and the Centre. The post AAP MLA Naresh Yadav arrested; two party leaders held in 12 hours in Delhi appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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Rahul Gandhi was sleeping when Lok Sabha was discussing Dalit issue: Gujarat CM Patel
Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel said that during the discussion in Lok Sabha on the Dalit atrocity issue, Rahul Gandhi was sleeping. The post Rahul Gandhi was sleeping when Lok Sabha was discussing Dalit issue: Gujarat CM Patel appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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Arvind Kejriwal likens AAP-BJP tussle to ‘holy war’ between Kauravas and Pandavas
Reacting to the arrest of its MLA Naresh Yadav on Sunday, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said AAP-ruled Delhi was locked in a "holy war" with the central government, like the "Kauravas and Pandavas" The post Arvind Kejriwal likens AAP-BJP tussle to ‘holy war’ between Kauravas and Pandavas appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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RSS must come clean on funds collected on Guru Purnima: Digvijaya Singh
Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh on Saturday alleged that "huge funds" collected by the RSS on the occasion of Guru Purnima, were unaccounted as many organisations which owe affiliation to it are unregistered. The post RSS must come clean on funds collected on Guru Purnima: Digvijaya Singh appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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Congress will win two-third majority in Punjab polls: Amarinder
The former Punjab CM said till today, senior party leaders had reached out to the workers in 71 assembly constituencies and by 8 August, all the 117 constituencies will be covered in the first phase. The post Congress will win two-third majority in Punjab polls: Amarinder appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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