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"Charm Of A Mass Leader": President Kovind On Ahmed Patel

November 25, 2020
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President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday said he was distressed to know of the demise of veteran Congress leader Ahmed Patel, whose amiability won him friends across party lines. Ahmed Patel, 71, died at a Gurgaon hospital on Wednesday due to multi-organ failure. He was suffering from complications related to COVID-19. | Read more|

Mnuchin denies trying to limit Biden's economic options

November 21, 2020
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin denied on Friday that he is attempting to limit President-elect Joe Biden's options for reviving the pandemic-damaged economy by ending several emergency loan programs being run by the Federal Reserve. | Read more|

"Maybe They Think All's Well": Kapil Sibal vs Congress Again, After Polls

November 16, 2020
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After the Bihar election exposed the Congress as the weakest link in an opposition that put up a strong fight, a top leader has gone public with his critique of the party leadership and called for "experienced minds, experienced hands and those who understand political realities" to revive the organisation. | Read more|

NDA overcomes stiff challenge to retain power in Bihar

November 11, 2020
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Surmounting anti-incumbency of 15 years, a mutinous former ally, and a spirited challenge from a resurgent opposition that rose from its ashes like proverbial phoenix after the 2019 Lok Sabha poll debacle, Nitish Kumar- led NDA was back in power in Bihar on Wednesday with a slender majority. | Read more|

In Final Phase Of Bihar Election Today, 78 Seats Up For Grabs: 10 Points

November 7, 2020
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The third and final phase of assembly elections is underway in Bihar in which stakes are quite high for Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who is up against multiple rivals, including former ally Chirag Paswan. At least 1,204 candidates are contesting for the 78 assembly seats spread across 19 districts, in the final phase. | Read more|

Priyanka raises issue of irregularities in power billing in UP

November 6, 2020
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Voicing concern over alleged irregularities in electricity billing in Uttar Pradesh, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday urged the Yogi Adityanath government to act against those responsible for it and demanded that the rate of power for farmers be halved immediately. | Read more|

"Mentally Retarded": Khushbu Sundar Slams Congress After Joining BJP

October 14, 2020
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Actor Khushbu Sundar, who changed camp from the Congress to the BJP, hit back at her former party today, saying the Congress "does not want an intelligent woman" and there is "no freedom to speak the truth" within the party. Ms Sundar, who was a national spokesperson of the Congress with a strong social media presence, | Read more|

Khushbu Sundar Quits Tamil Nadu Congress; Likely To Join BJP, Say Sources

October 12, 2020
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Actor-turned-politician Khushbu Sundar today quit the Congress and is expected to join the BJP. In her resignation letter to Congress president Sonia Gandhi, she wrote that she felt "pushed and suppressed" by people who had no connect with ground reality. "Few elements seated at higher level within the party, people wh | Read more|

BJP MLA booked for rape in Uttarakhand

September 7, 2020
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BJP MLA from Dwarahat, Mahesh Negi, has been booked for rape and criminal intimidation weeks after a woman accused him of the crime in a police complaint, police said. An FIR was registered against Negi at the Nehru Colony police station here on Sunday under sections 376 (rape) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of the IP | Read more|

Rahul Gandhi May Not Lead Congress To 2024 Win, Says Letter-Writer

August 29, 2020
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After two disastrous outings in consecutive national elections, Rahul Gandhi may not be the best bet for the Congress party's revival, one of the 23 veterans who have found themselves cornered over their so-called dissent letter to chief Sonia Gandhi, has told NDTV in signs that the fissures in the 135-year-old outfit | Read more|