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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|

I repeatedly told you I won’t join BJP, says Sachin Pilot

August 11, 2020
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“I told you repeatedly that I was not joining the BJP. It was a fight for self-respect and honour,” said Sachin Pilot, 42, to Gulf News after the prodigal ended his month-long revolt and returned to base - the Congress party. It took intervention from former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and his sibling Priyanka Gand | Read more|

Cong MLA booked for tweeting tampered image of PM

August 9, 2020
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A case was registered against Madhya Pradesh Congress working president and MLA Jitu Patwari for allegedly posting a doctored image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi which the ruling BJP claimed hurt the dignity of the PM as well as religious sentiments of Hindus. In the image uploaded by Patwari, the PM is seen wearing | Read more|

HC likely to pronounce order on petition filed by Pilot

July 21, 2020
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The Rajasthan High Court is likely to pronounce its order on Tuesday on a writ petition filed by Sachin Pilot and 18 other dissident Congress MLAs, challenging the disqualification notices issued to them by the state assembly speaker. The petition was taken up by a bench of Chief Justice Indrajit Mahanty and Justice Pr | Read more|

Were phones of politicians tapped in Rajasthan? BJP asks and demands CBI probe

July 18, 2020
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The BJP on Saturday asked if the Congress government in Rajasthan resorted to "unconstitutional" methods to tap phones of politicians and demanded a CBI probe into what it called a "saga of illegalities and concocted lies". BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra hit back at the Congress a day after it cited some audio clips to | Read more|