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    Amarinder Singh at odds with Congress culture

    The Congress is on the horns of a dilemma. Its high command overlordism that has been its culture under the Indira-Rajiv-Sonia-Rahul dispensations is under challenge by a State satrap who is the dominant reason for the party’s impressive victory in the recent Assembly elections in Punjab. Amarinder Singh, who has earned his position as chief minister, bouncing back in style, owes his win to no one but himself. He carried the party’s

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    Yogi’s dig at Rahul and Akhilesh: I came in between you two

    New Delhi: “I came in between” Rahul Gandhi and Akhilesh Yadav, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said today, taking a dig at the leaders of Congress and Samajwadi Party who had formed a coalition to take on the BJP. “I am younger by one year to Rahul jee and one year older to Akhilesh Yadav. And I came between the two (Rahul and Akhilesh). This could be a major reason for

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    Rahul Gandhi tries to rope in Sharad Pawar for anti-BJP front

    New Delhi: Seventy-six-year-old Maratha leader Sharad Pawar may once again play a major role in uniting national and regional forces and set up a broad front to halt the steady march of the BJP.

  • Raj Babbar offers to resign as UP Congress chief

    New Delhi : Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Raj Babbar today offered to resign, taking moral responsibility for the poll debacle in the state, amid demands for structural changes and fixing responsibility in the party. Babbar also echoed Rahul Gandhi on the need for making structural changes to strengthen the party but defended the Congress Vice President, saying leadership is not changed “for losses in one or two elections”. Babbar alleged that the BJP

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    Amarinder Singh to take oath as Punjab CM tomorrow

    Chandigarh: Amarinder Singh, who led the Congress to victory in Punjab after a gap of 10 years, will take oath as the state’s 26th Chief Minister here tomorrow morning in a simple ceremony, which party Vice-President Rahul Gandhi is also expected to attend.

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    UP Polls: Which way is the wind blowing in a three-cornered contest?

    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh): The high-voltage campaign for the last round of the seven-phased Uttar Pradesh assembly elections for 402 seats ended on Monday. The voter turnout during these phases was an average 60  to 61 percent.

  • After hectic campaigning in UP, netas take a break

    Lucknow : The guns have fallen silent and the armies are back in their camps. With campaigning over for one of the most keenly watched and caustic assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh in recent times, political heavyweights, as also their foot soldiers, now have their eyes set on which way the last phase goes on Wednesday and then the vote count on March 11.

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    Modi, Kejriwal play “politics of false promises”: Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi today attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for playing “politics of false promises” as he set the tone of his party’s campaign for upcoming civic polls in the national capital. Addressing a convention of Congress workers at Ram Lila Maidan here, Gandhi targeted both Modi and Kejriwal for leading “individual-centric” governments.