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Expect leaders, workers to toe party line in public interactions: Rahul

New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) In a clear warning to some of its loose cannons, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday stressed that it expected its leaders and workers to toe the party line on larger political issues and maitain discipline in their public interactions. Sources said former Congress President Sonia Gandhi also expressed concern over discipline in the party, terming it the n...

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Failed government seeking communal polarisation, says Congress on Meghwal's remarks

New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Congress on Sunday said that Union Minister Arjun Ram Meghwals remarks that more incidents of lynching would take place with the rise in popularity of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, indicated that a failed government was trying to polarise the society. Congress spokesman Randeep Singh Surjewala said that every time a Minister makes such loathsome comments, he...

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Rahul non-performing Congress chief: BJP

New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Taking a jibe at Congress President Rahul Gandhi, the BJP on Sunday dubbed him a non-performing chief of a party that is doing negative politics as against the positive politics pursued by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. After the defeat of the no-confidence motion in Parliament, the Congress non-working committee met today (Sunday) under a non-performing party Pr...

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Congress girds up for 2019, Rahul authorised to decide on tie-ups

New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Virtually kicking of its campaign for the 2019 elections, the Congress on Sunday said it will oust the BJP-led alliance from power and authorised party chief Rahul Gandhi to take a final decision on both pre and post-poll alliances. Rahul Gandhi was also announced the party's face and Prime Ministerial candidate. The Congress' decision to forge state-to...

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Tanmay Bhat will do comedy till he is totally 'suppressed'

New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Tanmay Bhat of the comedy group All India Bakchod (AIB) is no stranger to controversy. There were times when his group received immense flak for its take on powerful people, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi. But he says he will continue doing his job, which is speaking truth to power, until the day he gets completely suppressed. AIB has got into trouble fo...

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Rahul to decide on alliances for 2019, will be Congress face for polls

New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) In a major decision concerning the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the Congress on Sunday said that party chief Rahul Gandhi will take the decision on both pre and post-poll alliances. The party also said that he will be the face of the party in the campaign to oust the BJP and he will be the party's Prime Ministerial candidate. The decision to authorise Rahu...

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Rahul smells scam in Rafale deal

New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said that he smelled a scam in the Rafale deal, claiming Prime Minister Narendra Modi squirmed when questions over the price of the fighter planes were raised in Parliament. The PM squirms when asked about the price of Rafale and refuses to look me in the eye. Sure smells like a scam, Gandhi said on Twitter. He a...

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Expect leaders, workers to toe party line in public interactions: Congress

New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) In a clear warning to some of its loose cannons, the Congress on Sunday stressed that it expected its leaders and workers to toe the party line on larger political issues in their public interactions. In the meeting of the newly formed Congress Working Committee (CWC) meet, party President Rahul Gandhi and AICC General Secretary Ashok Gehlot both emphasised in t...

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AC Milan elect new board of directors

Rome, July 22 (IANS) Italian football giants AC Milan have elected a new board of directors, signaling the dawn of a new era. Paolo Scaroni is the interim CEO of the new board comprising Marco Patuano, Franck Tuil, Giorgio Furlani, Stefano Cocirio, Salvatore Cerchione, Alfredo Craca and Gianluca D'Avanzo, the club announced Saturday, reports Xinhua news agency. Following last wee...

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Will do comedy till I am totally suppressed: Tanmay Bhat

New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Tanmay Bhat of the comedy group All India Bakchod (AIB) is no stranger to controversy. There were times when his group received immense flak for its take on powerful people, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi. But he says he will continue doing his job, which is speaking the truth, until the day he gets completely suppressed. AIB has got into trouble for the...

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Modi's visit to reach out to Africa

New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi's five-day, three-nation tour of Africa starting on Monday will see India reaching out first bilaterally and then multilaterally under the BRICS umbrella to the continent. The visit to Rwanda, Uganda and South Africa will further strengthen our relations with the African continent, the External Affairs Ministry said. Over the...

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Reverse countdown of Modi government has begun: Sonia

New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rhetoric shows his desperation reflecting that the reverse countdown of the Modi government has begun, United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Chairperson Sonia Gandhi said on Sunday. Attending a meeting of the new Congress Working Committee (CWC), the party's highest decision-making body, she also cautioned about the reign of despair an...

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Rahul asks Congress workers to fight for India's oppressed

New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi, chairing the first meeting of the new Congress Working Committee (CWC), on Sunday accused the BJP of oppressing the poor and Dalits and urged party workers to fight for India's poor. Describing the Congress as the voice of India, Gandhi, addressing the extended CWC meeting here, said the party had a responsibility towards the pre...

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'Muslim' meal on Air India to protect Hindus from 'Halal'

On an Air India flight from London, the hostess walked down the aisle taking orders for dinner. She leaned over and asked almost conspiratorially. May I serve you your Muslim meal now? Muslim meal? I asked with a start, casting a glance at my equally puzzled wife. The hostess was embarrassed. A new detail had been added to her hospitality protocol and she was not accustom...

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Shehbaz Sharif vows to make Pakistan better than India

Lahore, July 22 (IANS) Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif has said that people can change his name if he does not take Pakistan ahead of its arch-rival India after coming into power. Addressing a rally in Sargodha late on Saturday, the PML-N chief said: If I do not end load shedding crisis in six months, you can change my name, adding they (Indians) will come t...

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Mamata announces oust BJP campaign, says it end with under 100 LS seats in 2019

Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) Stepping on the accelerator in her bid to play a prominent part in the anti-BJP political space nationally, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said her party would launch a fortnight-long campaign from August 1 calling for the ouster of the saffron outfit from power at the centre. She also announced her party would organise a huge rally in the ci...

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Vasundhara to lead BJP in Rajasthan poll, be CM again: Amit Shah

Jaipur, July 21 (IANS) The BJP will fight the forthcoming Rajasthan assembly elections under the leadership of Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, who will retain the post as the party would come back to power with a big majority, said party President Amit Shah on Saturday. In his address at the concluding ceremony of a two-day party meeting here, he said that the tradition of forming altern...

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BJP-Congress war over Rahul hugging PM intensifies

New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Soon after Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday took a dig at Congress President for unwanted hug during the no confidence motion in Parliament by Congress President Rahul Gandhi, the BJP and the Congress traded barbs over the issue. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) described Gandhi as an incapable leader to hold any public office, while the Congress said th...

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Raj Kumar to be new PU Vice Chancellor

Chandigarh, July 21 (IANS) Prof Raj Kumar, a senior academician from the Banaras Hindu University (BHU), will be the new Vice Chancellor of Panjab University here, it was announced on Saturday. Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu issued the appointment letter on Saturday in New Delhi. His tenure will be for three years. Raj Kumar is presently Dean and Head of Institute of Ma...

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Rahul showed his incapability to hold any public office: BJP

New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) The BJP on Saturday slammed Congress President Rahul Gandhi for hugging Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the no-confidence motion in Parliament, saying that he has once again showed his incapability to hold any public office. Even a beginner in politics, but Rahul Gandhi being what he is... I think he has demonstrated is ineligibility and incapability to real...

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