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Dictatorship has become a profession under Modi government: Rahul Gandhi

A day after Congress workers were lathicharged in Chhattisgarh’s Bilaspur district, party President Rahul Gandhi attacked the Narendra Modi government saying that dictatorship has become a “profession” and the attack would be remembered as an act of “political atrocity”. “Under Narendra Modi’s regime, dictatorship has

Kerala Police questions bishop accused of raping nun

The Kerala Police on Wednesday started questioning Bishop Franco Mulakkal accused of raping a nun, as a top police officer said there is no restriction on his arrest. Ahead of the questioning, top police officers — Inspector General Vijay Sakhre, Kottayam Superintendent Harishankar and his

Latest EVMs to be used in Rajasthan polls, says CEC Rawat

In a first, a total for 51,796 poll centres in Rajasthan will use EVM-M3 electronic voting machines with VVPATs in 200 Assembly constituencies, which will help conduct Assembly election in a smooth and transparent manner, a top Election Commission official, said on Tuesday. “The EVMs

Kejriwal felicitates Diviji Sharan

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday felicitated and handed over Rs 1-crore cheque to Divij Sharan, who won India a gold medal in the mens doubles tennis event at the 18th Asian Games, an official said. “Sharan made Delhi and India proud by achieving

Amit Shah’s 50-year dream: Whistling in the dark?

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah’s boast at the national executive meeting about the party ruling for 50 years may have been in keeping with his usual aggressive, bombastic style, but it has been interpreted in two contradictory ways. One was to see it

Film producer Bandla Ganesh, TRS MLC join Congress

Well-known Telugu film producer Bandla Ganesh and Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) MLC Bhupati Reddy on Friday joined the Congress. They formally joined the party in the presence of Congress President Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi. Telangana state Congress chief Uttam Kumar Reddy and some senior

Lalu has become politically irrelevant, says Pappu Yadav

Bihar’s seasoned politician and Lok Sabha member Pappu Yadav says that jailed veteran politician Lalu Prasad has become irrelevant in politics and his main backer, the powerful Yadav youth, are desperately looking for a new face outside the Lalu family to lead them. “The era

Telangana polls not with four states if state is not ready: CEC

Assembly elections will not be held in Telangana along with those in four states this year-end if the preparedness of the poll machinery in the southern state is not “statisfactory”, Chief Election Commissioner O.P. Rawat said on Wednesday. Elections can be held in January or

Aadhaar software hacked, sanctity jeopardized: Congress

Amid reports of alleged breach of the Aadhaar database, the Congress on Tuesday said the sanctity of the unique identification system was jeopardized. The party’s remarks came after an investigation by HuffPost India revealed that the Aadhaar database, which contains the biometrics and personal information

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