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Shiv Sena says Parrikar was 'a failure' as defence minister

Shiv Sena says Parrikar was 'a failure' as defence minister

Updated: Aug 18, 2017 13:54 IST     

New Delhi [India], August 18 (ANI): Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Friday lambasted Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and said that he was a complete failure as the defence minister of the country, while commenting over an alleged video circulated on the social media.
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Ahmed Patel slams BJP, accuses it of 'misusing agency'

Updated: Aug 17, 2017 17:31 IST      

New Delhi [India], August 17 (ANI): Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel on Thursday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah stating that the country is run by two people who have ruined every agency or organization till date.

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Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Aug. 12 (ANI): Lashing out at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath over the Gorakhpur tragedy, in which over 30 children died due to alleged lack of oxygen, the Congress on Saturday stated that the former need

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BJP backs NCP's decision of skipping Opposition meet

Updated: Aug 12, 2017 07:29 IST      

New Delhi [India], Aug. 12 (ANI): As the Opposition seek to mount a united fight against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the saffron party on Saturday stated that the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) skipping the meeting called by Congress President Sonia Gandhi was a good decision.

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New Delhi [India], Aug. 12 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi and party vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday expressed deep shock at the tragic death of 30 ailing children in the last 48 hours of Baba Raghav Das Medical College in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur due to alleged shortage of oxygen.

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Ansari's remark creating row only because he is Muslim: NCP

Updated: Aug 11, 2017 07:24 IST      

New Delhi [India], Aug. 11 (ANI): The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Friday backed outgoing Vice-President Hamid Ansari's statement over the growing uneasiness among the country's minority community, stating that only because the latter is a Muslim so it's creating a row otherwise wouldn't have been noticed.

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BJP stands by BMC over its 'Vande Mataram' motion

Updated: Aug 11, 2017 07:23 IST      

Bengaluru (Karnataka) / New Delhi [India], Aug. 11 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday came out in Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)'s support over its resolution to make singing of Vande Mataram compulsory in all BMC-run schools, stating that making a controversy even on national song or anthem is the lowest act that anyone can do.

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New Delhi [India], Aug. 11 (ANI): After vice-president elect M. Venkaiah Naidu hit back at outgoing vice-president Hamid Ansari's statement by calling it "political propaganda," the Janata Dal (United) (JDU) on Friday came out in support of the former.

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Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Aug. 10 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's initiative to create new India and 'Naya MP' for the people.

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Ahmed Patel's son thrilled about father's 'historic' victory

Updated: Aug 10, 2017 03:51 IST      

Gandhinagar (Gujarat) [India], Aug. 10 (ANI): Thrilled about his father's victory in the Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls, Congress leader Ahmed Patel's son Faisal Patel termed it as "historic" and extended his wishes to the Congress party.

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Ahmed Patel retains Rajya Sabha seat from Gujarat

Updated: Aug 09, 2017 02:06 IST      

Gandhinagar (Gujarat) [India] August 09 (ANI): Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel has retained his Rajya Sabha seat.

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Gandhinagar (Gujarat) [India], Aug 9 (ANI): Congress leader Ahmed Patel on Wednesday appreciated the order of the Election Commission to declare votes of two Congress MLAs in the Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls invalid.

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'Missing posters' of Rahul Gandhi pop up in Amethi

Updated: Aug 08, 2017 22:12 IST      

Amethi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Aug 8 (ANI): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi's posters saying 'Rahul Gandhi Missing' surfaced in Amethi on Tuesday.

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'Self-appointed vigilantes are a threat to liberty': Sonia Gandhi

Updated: Aug 08, 2017 21:46 IST      

New Delhi [India], Aug 8 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said that 'self-appointed vigilantes are a threat to liberty and an enemy of pluralism and diversity' and expressed her anguish at the assault on freedom.

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Need to protect our 'special position' first: Mehbooba Mufti

Updated: Aug 08, 2017 20:48 IST      

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Aug 8 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday warned about the consequence of tinkering with Article 35 A in the state said we first need to protect our 'special position' which was granted to us in year 1947 then we can demand for more.

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BJP confident of winning Rajya Sabha polls

Updated: Aug 07, 2017 17:35 IST      

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], August 7 (ANI): A day prior to the Rajya Sabha elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said it is confident that it will acquire all three seats in Gujarat.

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B'luru: Congress Gujarat MLAs to fly back tomorrow

Updated: Aug 06, 2017 15:51 IST      

New Delhi [India], Aug. 6 (ANI): At least 44 Congress Gujarat MLAs, who were staying in Bengaluru's Eagleton Resort to ensure they don't succumb to police and political pressure to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), will return back to Gujarat on Monday.

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New Delhi [India] Aug 5 (ANI): Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday congratulated M. Venkaiah Naidu for being elected as the 13th Vice President and expressed confidence that the former union minister will create new heights in Parliamentary democracy.

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New Delhi [India] Aug 5 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Saturday expressed satisfaction over the number of votes bagged by the opposition, stating that vice-presidential election was a 'political fight between two trends'.

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New Delhi [India] Aug 5 (ANI): Hours after M. Venkaiah Naidu was elected as the 13th Vice President of India, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader T.T.V Dinakaran and former chief minister O. Panneerselvam expressed their confidence and happiness over his win on Saturday.

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