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  • Congress has no moral right to protest against increasing fuel prices, says Subramanian Swamy

    New Delhi: The Congress has no moral right to protest against the increasing fuel prices, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy said on Monday. “Under the Congress regime also petrol prices had increased and they made silly comments during that time. They have no moral right to protest now,” said Swamy.

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    Maharashtra top minister’s flip-flop on contesting polls

    Mumbai: A day after creating a flutter by publicly declaring he would not be contesting any election in the future, revenue minister Chandrakant Patil, from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), made a U-turn, claiming the party will decide on his candidature.

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    Lynching Case: Union Minister Giriraj calls on riot accused in Bihar jail

    Patna: After BJP Minister Jayant Sinha feted eight convicts in a lynching case, it is the turn of his Cabinet colleague Giriraj Singh to visit riot-accused VHP and Bajrang Dal leaders in jail in Nawada (Bihar). The visit went beyond the show of solidarity with Giriraj giving the accused a testimonial of good conduct. “They’ve always helped in maintaining peace in all situations. How can you call them rioters?’’ he said in

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    Jharkhand: BJP minister Jayant Sinha fetes eight lynching accused

    Ranchi: At a time the Centre is reaching out to social media groups and the state governments, in its well-meaning attempt to address the menace of lynching, Union minister Jayant Sinha has the dubious distinction of playing host to 8 men convicted in a Jharkhand lynching case.

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    Mumbai: BJP minister Chandrakant Patil meets Uddhav Thackeray ahead of MLC bypoll

    Mumbai: A senior BJP minister on Thursday met Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray, ahead of the Legislative Council bypoll on December 7. “Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Uddhavji will speak on the bypoll issue,” Chandrakant Patil, who handles revenue and PWD portfolios, told reporters outside ‘Matoshri’ bungalow of Thackeray in suburban Bandra.

  • Mann does not feel he has committed a wrong: R.K Singh

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday condemned unfazed attitude of AAP leader Bhagwat Mann over him making video of security spots in Parliament and said that the latter does not feel he has committed wrong.

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    Khadse attends BJP’s state-level executive meet in Pune

    Pune: Former Maharashtra minister Eknath Khadse today arrived at BJP’s two-day state-level executive meet here, putting an end to speculations that he may not attend the event in the wake of his resignation from the cabinet after a host of allegations including irregularities in a land deal.

  • Congress doing vote bank politics, trying to fear public: Gadkari

    New Delhi: Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Thursday alleged that the Congress, which has lost its relevance as a major political party, is trying to instill fear in the minds of the people by indulging in vote bank politics and unwarranted criticism of the government.

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    Charges against Khadse merit thorough probe: AAP

    Mumbai: AAP today said it was surprised at the speed with which Mumbai Police gave a clean chit to Maharashtra minister Eknath Khadse after the party alleged that calls were made from underworld don Dawood Ibrahim‘s residence in Karachi to his mobile phone.

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    India seeks time to implement Paris climate agreement

    New York: India has sought time to implement the Paris climate agreement, saying it should not be done in “haste” and all countries should be allowed to follow their national processes.

  • Bureaucracy not the only reason for projects delay: Gadkari

    Mumbai: Emphasising that the bureaucracy cannot be blamed completely for delay in awarding projects, Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari today said political support is also needed to execute projects. Interestingly, Gadkari on various occasions has criticised the bureaucracy for delaying approvals for large projects. “I agree the system (bureaucracy) is to be blamed for delaying approval processes, and at various fora, even I have talked about it. But

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    V K Singh to address complaints of distressed Indians

    New Delhi: Having earned goodwill of distressed Indians abroad by helping them even at odd hours, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has announced that the complaints of the diaspora will be now handled by her ministerial colleague V K Singh. “Videshon mein fanse Bhartiyon ke mudde ab @Gen_VKSingh dekhte hain. Unhe @MEAQuery pr sampark karein. Gen VK Singh apki madad karenge (the issues pertaining to Indians stuck abroad are being looked after by

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    V K Singh booed by Oppn MPs in Rajya Sabha

    New Delhi: Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh, who has been at the centre of the ‘dog analogy’ controversy, was today jeered by some Opposition members in Rajya Sabha when he rose to lay the listed papers. Some Congress MPs booed him when he was called by Deputy Chairman P J Kurien to lay the papers listed against his name in the day’s list of business of the House.

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    Developed nations trying to sidetrack WTO Doha Round: Sitharaman

    Nairobi: Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said the Doha Round of negotiations should remain firmly on the WTO’s agenda instead of being diverted from dealing with developing countries’ concerns by “new issues” being pushed by advanced countries led by the US.

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    No immediate plans to use vaccines to treat dengue: Nadda

    New Delhi: There are no immediate plans to use vaccination to treat dengue and the main focus to prevent the disease would continue to be cleanliness and medicines, the Lok Sabha was informed today.