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    Politics 2018 is like whistling in the dark

    Much has been made, mainly in the media, at the NDA Government’s success in securing the victory of its candidate—Janata Dal (United) MP Harivansh—for the post of Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha. Considering that the government does not have a working majority in the Upper House and has often been confronted with defeats or near-defeats, the victory is important.

  • Rahul Gandhi says, one slab GST would be implemented when the Congress party-government comes to power at the Centre

    Hyderabad: Congress President Rahul Gandhi today slammed the Goods and Services Tax as “Gabbar Singh Tax” and said that one slab GST would be implemented when the “Congress party-Government” comes to power at the Centre. Speaking at an interactive meeting with women Self-Help Groups, organised by the Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee, he also attacked the NDA government, saying it waived loans of Rs 2.5 lakh crore of the 15 richest businessmen in

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    Justice KM Joseph takes oath as Supreme Court judge     

    New Delhi: Justice K M Joseph, who as Chief Justice of Uttarakhand High Court had set aside the NDA government’s decision to impose President’s Rule in the state in 2016, was today sworn in as a judge of the Supreme Court.

  • Aug 9 protests: Ex-servicemen to join hands with Dalits & farmers

    NEW DELHI: For the first time, ex-servicemen will join hands with Dalit organisations and the All India Kisan Sabha on August 9 to protest against the NDA government at the Centre, seeking redressal of their grievances.

  • Rahul’s gesture of hugging a PM sent good message: Pawar

    Mumbai: Rahul Gandhi’s gesture of hugging Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha yesterday has sent a good message, NCP supremo Sharad Pawar said on Saturday, while advising the prime minister not to target political rivals from “foreign soil”.

  • 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.

  • NDA needs 5 more years to honour promises: Subramanian Swamy

    Mumbai: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Sunday said the NDA government at the Centre needed to be given another five-year term in order to fulfil its promises, but went on to add that the country’s economy was “not in a good state” as he was not the finance minister. He was speaking at a function titled “India’s Grand Narrative”, organised by the Virat Hindustan Sangam here.

  • Keen to join hands with Shiv Sena if it quits NDA: Raju Shetti

    Mumbai: Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana leader Raju Shetti on Wednesday said his outfit is keen on joining hands with the Shiv Sena if it quits the NDA government at the Centre and the BJP-led dispensation in Maharashtra.

  • NDA government caused ‘hardships’ to people through ‘injurious’ policies: Pondycherry CM V Narayanasamy

    Puducherry: Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy today said the NDA government at the Centre has ’caused hardships’ to people through ‘injurious economic and monetary policies.’ “Demonetisation, GST tax system and failure to provide loans to farmers and rescue them from debt trap had brought in widespread wrath and anger against the NDA government..

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    Shiv Sena accuses Centre of bloodbath in Kashmir valley

    Mumbai : The Shiv Sena on Saturday blamed the   Central government for the violence in Jammu and Kashmir and attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his foreign tours, saying they have proved to be a “failure.”

  • Rahul sounds poll bugle with farmers as sounding board

    Mandsaur : Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday promised to waive farmers’ loans in Madhya Pradesh within 10 days if his party comes to power, and slammed the Centre and the state governments for the plight of the agriculturists.

  • Bhopal: NGO Smarthan releases report on 4 years of NDA government

    Bhopal: NGO Samarthan released a citizen report’ entitled ‘Four Years of NDA government: Promises and Reality’, on Wednesday. The report reviews the electoral and other promises and performance of the NDA government.

  • YSR Cong MPs say they will resign from Lok Sabha today

    New Delhi : Five MPs of the YSR Congress Party on Thursday announced that they will resign from the Lok Sabha on Friday to protest the “failure” of the NDA government to grant special category status to Andhra Pradesh.

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    United Opposition: Will Raj Thackeray play the role of a Kingmaker?

    The firebrand politician and Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) supremo Raj Thackeray has struck again, but this calling out for united opposition for ‘Modi-mukt Bharat’. Raj Thackeray who has praised Narendra Modi earlier in 2014, has now turned against him and wishes to eliminate Modi from power in 2019 Lok Sabha.