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  • Assam Minister’s ‘cancer is divine justice’ comment creates uproar

    Assam Minister’s ‘cancer is divine justice’ comment creates uproar

    Some called it a side-effect of “switching parties”, while others demanded strict action but Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma’s insensitive comment that people suffer from life-threatening diseases because of sins committed in the past invited the wrath of many......

    November 23, 2017
  • Jaitley's comments on Patel quota issue laughable: Congress

    Jaitley's comments on Patel quota issue laughable: Congress

    The Congress on Wednesday termed as "laughable" Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's comment that Congress and Hardik Patel-led PAAS were "deceiving each other" on quotas, adding that "it will do everything within the constitutional framework". "It is funny situation. It......

    November 23, 2017
  • Congess promises quota, gets Hardik Patel on board

    Congess promises quota, gets Hardik Patel on board

    Indicating an end to the tussle with the Congress, Patel quota agitation leader Hardik Patel on Wednesday finally declared his organisation’s support to the party in next month’s Gujarat Assembly elections. The Congress tie-up with the Patidar Anaamat Andolan Samiti......

    November 22, 2017
  • PM Narendra Modi a 'serial abuser': Congress

    PM Narendra Modi a 'serial abuser': Congress

    Dubbing Prime Minister Narendra Modi a "serial abuser" and the BJP the "mother of crass statements", the Congress on Wednesday demanded the saffron party apologise for "lowering" the quality of public discourse. Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi, however, said that......

    November 22, 2017
  • Arun Jaitly mocks quota deal between Congress, PAAS

    Arun Jaitly mocks quota deal between Congress, PAAS

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday mocked the understanding reached between Congress and Hardik Patel-led PAAS on reservation for Patidars, saying it amounts to "deceiving each other" becuase quotas cannot exceed the constitutional ceiling of 50 per cent. "From the......

    November 22, 2017
  • Gujarat polls: Cong plays Patidar quota gambit, Hardik declares support

    Gujarat polls: Cong plays Patidar quota gambit, Hardik declares support

    The Congress Party has been trying its best to keep the firebrand Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leader Hardik Patel in good humour and has supposedly agreed to accommodate an extra reservation for the “Patidar” community over and above the......

    November 22, 2017
  • Gujarat elections 2017: Vaghela's Jan Vikalp fields 74 candidates

    Gujarat elections 2017: Vaghela's Jan Vikalp fields 74 candidates

    Jan Vikalp, the third front of Congress rebel and former Gujarat Chief Minister Shankersinh Vaghela, will field 69 candidates in the first phase of Assembly elections on December 9. Bapu, as Shankersinh is called by his supporters, said: "We have......

    November 22, 2017
  • Congress, BJP lock horns over 'Chai-Wala' vs 'Bar-Wala' tweet

    Congress, BJP lock horns over 'Chai-Wala' vs 'Bar-Wala' tweet

    A war of words broke out between the BJP and the Congress after its youth wing took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Twitter followed by a counter attack on Rahul Gandhi. The controversy began on Tuesday as......

    November 22, 2017
  • Hardik Patel backs Congress after agreement on Patidar quota

    Hardik Patel backs Congress after agreement on Patidar quota

    In a major boost for the Congress ahead of the crucial Gujarat polls, PAAS leader Hardik Patel on Wednesday announced his support to the party after it agreed to give reservation to Patels. In a press conference in Ahmedabad, the......

    November 22, 2017
  • Congress, BJP spar over delay in Parliament's winter session

    Congress, BJP spar over delay in Parliament's winter session

    The Congress and the BJP on Tuesday sparred over the delay in convening Parliament's winter session with the opposition party claiming that the government was doing so to avoid a debate on "scams", including the Rafale deal, during the Gujarat......

    November 22, 2017
  • Cong dares KCR to have PM Modi reassure minorities’ reservation

    Cong dares KCR to have PM Modi reassure minorities’ reservation

    The Congress on Tuesday dared Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao to ensure that Prime Minister Narendra Modi repeats his assurance to provide 12 per cent reservations for Muslims in education and jobs when he visits Hyderabad next week. Modi......

    November 21, 2017
  • Woman principal accuses Cong MLA of harassment

    Woman principal accuses Cong MLA of harassment

    In a fresh controversy for the ruling Congress in Punjab, party's legislator Hardial Singh Kamboj was on Tuesday accused by a woman principal of a school in Patiala district of physical and mental harassment through management of the same school.......

    November 21, 2017
  • Sharad Yadav's JD-U faction move Delhi HC against EC

    Sharad Yadav's JD-U faction move Delhi HC against EC

    Gujarat legislator Chottubhai Vasava, acting President of Sharad Yadav faction of the Janata Dal (United), on Tuesday moved the Delhi High Court challenging the Election Commission (EC) order of granting the party's "arrow" symbol to the faction led by Bihar......

    November 21, 2017