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Rahul Gandhi seeks answers from Modi government on Dokalam dispute with China, Bhutan

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Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday asked the government about the deadlock in China’s Dokalm area of Sikkim and questioned why Prime Minister Narendra Modi is silent on this issue. Rahul Gandhi said, “Why is our Prime Minister silent on China?” This remark of Rahul Gandhi came after meeting with Modi and Chinese President Xi …

Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh tenders resignation

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Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh tendered his resignation to Governor Acharya Devvrat today, a day after his Congress party suffered a drubbing in the assembly polls. The governor accepted the resignation and asked Singh and his cabinet to continue in office till a new government was formed. Faced with a strong anti-incumbency wave, the …

Resignation of Congress MLAs political stunt: Badal

Resignation of Congress MLAs political stunt: Badal

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today described the submission of resignation letters by Congress MLAs, to protest the Supreme Court ruling on SYL issue, as “political stunt” and also claimed that AAP is a party of “hypocrites and opportunists”. The resignation of “treacherous” Congress leaders is aimed at “deriving political benefit” from this sensitive …

Congress in TN protest against detention of Rahul Gandhi

Congress in TN protest against detention of Rahul Gandhi

Various factions of the Congress’ Tamil Nadu unit today exhibited a rare show of unity when several leaders including former TNCC chief EVKS Elangovan participated at a protest held against the detention of their Vice-President Rahul Gandhi in Delhi over the OROP issue. TNCC President Su Thirunavukkarasar, Elangovan and other leaders slammed the detention of …

Modi Government trying to dilute MGNREGA scheme: Congress

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The Congress on Wednesday accused the Narendra Modi government of trying to dilute the MGNREGA scheme through use of unofficial channels like Whatsapp groups by the Union Rural Development Ministry to tell state governments to stop generating work under the rural job scheme. The Congress also said the government was trying to underplay the widespread …