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  • Day after hugging PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi says ‘only Love and Compassion can build a nation’

    New Delhi: A day after creating a splash in the Lok Sabha by hugging Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi today said that only way to build a nation was by harnessing love and compassion of people. He said yesterday’s debate in Parliament on the no-confidence motion was about the prime minister using “hate, fear and anger” in the hearts of some people to build

  • PM Modi shouldn’t talk about petty things: N. Chandrababu Naidu

    New Delhi: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday said he was pained to hear Prime Minister Narendra Modi comparing him with “corrupt politicians” and talking about “petty things” during his reply to the TDPs no confidence motion.

  • What A Jhappi! This is how Bollywood reacted to Rahul Gandhi’s hug to PM Narendra Modi in Parliament

    Mumbai: Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s ‘jaadu ki jhappi’ moment with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the parliament drew mixed reactions from the Indian film fraternity, who found the “theatrics” worth a comment or two. Filmmaker Ananth Mahadevan tweeted: “No wonder Indian theatre audience is diminishing. We are no match for Parliament performances.”

  • No-Confidence Motion: Opposition fails to get its act together

    There was never an iota of doubt that the no-confidence motion against the Narendra Modi government initiated by the estranged BJP ally, the Telugu Desam, and supported vociferously by the Congress and many other opposition parties would fall flat. The likely defeat ofthe motion will re-emphasise the much-known fact that the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) that the BJP leads is well ahead of an artificially-welded but leaderless and directionless Opposition challenge. That

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    No-Confidence Motion: Rahul Gandhi puts rafale deal on political radar

    New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi has put the Rafale fighter aircraft deal on the national radar. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, though a Rajya Sabha member, was present in the Lok Sabha when Rahul pointed out that the UPA government was to get the Rafale fighter aircraft at Rs 520 crore a piece, but with PM Modi negotiated a price of Rs 1600 crore per aircraft, thereby benefiting a businessman friend to

  • With 325 against 126 votes, Modi government defeats no-confidence motion in Lok Sabha

    New Delhi: The no-confidence motion against the Narendra Modi government was defeated in the Lok Sabha on Friday after a 12-hour heated debate which saw the government and the opposition trade charges and a moment of drama when Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, after a blistering speech, walked over to hug the Prime Minister.

  • Move over Priya Varrier, Rahul Gandhi’s hug and wink is the new internet sesation

    New Delhi: Twitterverse exploded as Congress President Rahul Gandhi hugged and winked at Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a raging debate on No-Confidence Motion between the ruling National Democratic Alliance and the Opposition. Veteran journalist Barkha Dutt tweeted that the trend of Nudge and wink is of the past, and now it is all about hug and wink. She wrote, “Instead of Nudge Nudge Wink

  • Congress slams BJP over Assam cash-for-job scam

    New Delhi: Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the daughter of one of the BJP MPs was put behind bars for her alleged involvement in cash-for-job scam of Assam Public Service Commission (APSC).

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    Milk Strike in Maharashtra: Centre poking nose in state issues, says Raj Thackeray

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) president Raj Thackeray on Wednesday launched a broadside against the Devendra Fadnavis government in the state and the Narendra Modi government at the Centre, alleging the latter was interfering in the state’s affairs. He held the Fadnavis government responsible for the ongoing agitation by milk producers led by Raju Shetti, chief of Swabhimani Shetakari Sanghatana (SSS) and Member of Parliament (MP). Addressing the media at Pune,

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    Shiv Sena undecided on supporting no-confidence motion moved by TDP against Narendra Modi government

    Mumbai: Telugu Desam Party chief and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu has appealed to all non-BJP parties to support the no-confidence motion moved against the Narendra Modi government, but the Shiv Sena is not inclined to play along. Despite its shrill criticism of the Modi government through party mouthpiece ‘Saamana’ and in public, the Shiv Sena will stop short of jumping onto the Opposition bandwagon.

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    Parliament Monsoon Session: No trust-vote motion against Modi govt accepted in Lok Sabha

    New Delhi: A no-confidence motion against the Narendra Modi government was today moved in the Lok Sabha, with Speaker Sumitra Mahajan admitting it and saying she would announce the date for a debate on it in “2-3 days”. The Speaker named all opposition members who had moved similar no-confidence motions and said TDP’s Kesineni Srinivas would move his motion as his name had come up in the lottery.

  • Monsoon Session begins today! What to expect in Parliament, apart from protests

    New Delhi: With the Monsoon Session of the Parliament kick-starting today, the Centre and Opposition would be looking forward to debates over a long pending list of bills and a slew of relevant issues. The monsoon session, which concludes on August 10, will have 18 sittings amid much-expected drama in both the houses – Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha.

  • Religion not a criteria for recruitment in paramilitary forces: MHA

    New Delhi: The home ministry today said for recruitment in central paramilitary forces religion is not a criteria. The ministry’s assertion came after AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi accused the Centre of neglecting Muslims and demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi tell how many of them got government jobs, including in central paramilitary forces.