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‘Rahul Gandhi is shameless’: Smriti Irani lambasts Cong MP after Varanasi remark

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi sparked furious debate on Tuesday as the Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra made its way through Uttar Pradesh. The Wayanad MP claimed that he had seen people lying drunk on roads during his sojourn through Varanasi — Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s constituency. Union Minister Smriti Irani dubbed the politician a ‘shameless person’ who had no right to insult the people of UP. “Rahul has no right…

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Congress-SP seat-sharing deal in Madhya Pradesh too: Check parties’ share here

After Uttar Pradesh, the Samajwadi Party and the Congress seem to have sealed the seat-sharing deal in Madhya Pradesh too. “The Samajwadi Party will contest one seat, Khajuraho, in Madhya Pradesh and support Congress on the rest,” the chief of Uttar Pradesh’s SP unit, Naresh Uttam Patel was quoted by PTI as saying on Wednesday.  There are a total of 29 Lok Sabha seats in Madhya Pradesh. Patel said…

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SP-Congress alliance in UP: How Priyanka Gandhi Vadra broke the deadlock

The Samajwadi Party (SP) has finally agreed on a seat-sharing arrangement with the Congress party on contesting the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in alliance under the INDIA bloc . A formal announcement to this effect will be made soon. “I am delighted to tell you that it has been decided that in Uttar Pradesh the INC will contest on 17 seats and the remaining 63 seats will have candidates…

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‘Khalistani’ slur: Suvendu Adhikari dares Bengal Police to prove charge

Adhikari, along with another BJP leader Agnimitra Paul, had claimed that IPS officer Jaspreet Singh wasn’t fulfilling his duties, but dismissed allegations that anyone from the party called him a ‘Khalistani.’ “No one has abused him or used the word ‘Khalistani.’ He is trying to make an issue,” Paul claimed. Adhikari has also denied the allegations and accused the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) of diverting attention from development in…

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Yuvraj Singh likely to replace Sunny Deol from Gurdaspur in Lok Sabha polls 2024

With Lok Sabha elections 2024 just a few months away, it is likely that Former India cricketer Yuvraj Singh will be contesting on BJP ticket from Gurdaspur parliamentary constituency, a report by Times of India stated. Currently, Sunny Deol is the BJP MP from Gurdaspur. Reports have stated that Yuvraj Singh will be replacing Deol in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. The speculations of Singh joining the BJP and…

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Will Makkal Needhi Maiam join the INDIA bloc? Here’s what Kamal Haasan says

Lok Sabha election 2024: Kamal Haasan on 21 February announced that his party Makkal Needhi Maiam will be part of alliance who thinks selflessly about the nation. “But if we are playing local politics, then we won’t be a part of it…,” MNM chief said while speaking to reporters. When he was asked if he has joined the INDIA grouping, he said, “no, I haven’t,” as quoted by news…

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Zeeshan Siddique removed as Mumbai Youth Congress President

Congress MLA Zeeshan Siddique has been removed from the post of President, of Mumbai Youth Congress, news agency ANI said on February 24. Zeeshan’s father Baba Siddique quit Congress and joined Ajit Pawar faction NCP earlier this month. Zeeshan is a Congress MLA representing the Vandre (East) assembly seat of Mumbai and is also rumoured to leave the party like his father. Baba Siddique was welcomed by Maharashtra Deputy…

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How numbers stack up after SC declares AAP’s Kuldeep Kumar as Chandigarh Mayor

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate Kuldeep Kumar was declared the winner of the Chandigarh Mayor election by the Supreme Court on January 20 with party chief Arvind Kejriwal thanking the top court for “saving democracy in these difficult times.” Yet, it is not going to be easy for AAP-Congress alliance to prove majority in the Municipal Corporation given the numbers in the house. The Numbers As things stand…

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Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra in Lucknow: Rahul Gandhi Targets BJP on ‘Unemployment’, ‘Hate’, Repeats Caste Census Vow – News18

Rahul said he was overwhelmed by the love and support the people of Lucknow showered on him. Pic/News18 The yatra that started from Manipur’s Thoubal on January 14 will conclude in Mumbai on March 20, covering over 6,700 kilometres and traversing through 110 districts Riding a bright red open-air jeep on the 38th day of his Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and his entourage reached Uttar…

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Greenwashing: Proof needed for claims, say draft norms

New Delhi: All green claims made by a person or an organization must be supported by verifiable evidence, according to new draft guidelines released on Tuesday for preventing greenwashing. Additionally, information related to these claims should be made public through different means of communication—directly, through QR codes or web links. The draft guidelines on the prevention and regulation of greenwashing were released on Tuesday by the Central Consumer Protection…

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The onion peel that promises a sugar high

New Delhi: The government is putting its money where its sweet tooth is, the zero-sugar way. The consumer affairs ministry is working on a plan to bring to the market sweetener extracted from onion waste, two persons aware of the matter said. It will do this in partnership with a startup that won a government-run contest. The proposal is in the approval stage, and the sweetener is expected to…

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Israel Threatens To Expand Military Operations | Israel Vs Hamas | Israel News | English News – News18

Israel threatens To Expand Military Operations | Israel Vs Hamas | Israel News | English News After ops wrap up in Source link

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Rahul Gandhi may contest from Amethi, answers Jairam Ramesh on Irani’s dare

A day after Union Minister and BJP MP from Amethi – Smriti Irani – dared Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to contest 2024 Lok Sabha Elections from the constituency, senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on 20 February said people in the constituency seek Rahul should contest elections from Amethi. Apart from this, the Rajya Sabha MP from Karnataka for Congress even mentioned that people in the Amethi are saying that…

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BJP-TMC Engage in War of Words As IPS Officer Alleges Being Called ‘Khalistani’ – News18

Last Updated: February 20, 2024, 20:06 IST IPS officer Jaspreet Singh, who along with his team was deputed at Dhamakhali and had put up barricades to stop Adhikari from visiting Sandeshkhali located just across Kalindi River, was allegedly called a ”Khalistani” by a group of BJP supporters. (Image: X/INC/@SGPCPresident) IPS officer Jaspreet Singh, who was deputed at Dhamakhali and had put up barricades to stop West Bengal BJP leader…

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Amid Kamal Nath’s ‘kamal’ switch rumours, Congress’ BIG remark on Chhindwara

Amidst escalating tension within the Madhya Pradesh Congres in the backdrop of suspense over former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath’s next move, the Congress has made a big revelation on his son Nakul Nath. AICC in-charge General Secretary for the state, Jitendra Singh, who arrived in Bhopal for crucial discussions with party MLAs has said that Nakul Nath is a strong candidate from Chhindwara. “He [Nakul Nath] is…

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Delhi Water Bills | Minister Atishi’s Big Warning To Centre On Water Bill Settlement Scheme | News18 – News18

Delhi Water Bills | Minister Atishi’s Big Warning To Centre On Water Bill Settlement Scheme | News18Delhi Water Bills: If the proposed one-time settlement scheme against inflated water bills is not implemented by the Centre, the protests will soon be seen on Delhi streets, said Education Minister Atishi. “The biggest burning issue in Delhi for the past 1.5 years is water bills up to 1.5 lakhs. To solve this…

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Congress-SP seat-sharing talks failed in UP? Here’s what INDIA bloc allies say

On Monday, the SP offered the Congress 17 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh, asserting that its chief Akhilesh Yadav will join the Congress leader Rahul Gandhi-led Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra in Raebareli only if the proposal is accepted. Uttar Pradesh has a total of 80 Lok Sabha seats. “We have given a final offer of 17 Lok Sabha seats to the Congress. Akhilesh Yadav’s participation in the Nyay…

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Congress Leader Rahul Gandhi Gets Bail in 2018 Defamation Case – News18

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi appeared before the court on Tuesday. (PTI File) The bail was granted in a five-year-old defamation case, which was lodged against Rahul Gandhi for allegedly making a ‘defamatory’ statement against the current Union Home Minister Amit Shah A court in Sultanpur on Tuesday granted bail to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in a 2018 defamation case. Those aware of the development said the Congress leader secured…

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