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Swamy seeks CVC probe into Vadra land deal

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has written to the President demanding an inquiry by the Central Vigilance Commission and probe by CBI into the alleged involvement of Robert Vadra in a major DLF land deal in the national capital. Swamy alleged ...

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For first time, an opinion poll gives NDA a clear majority

For the first time in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, a poll on Monday predicted a clear majority for any pre-poll alliance with NDTV projecting that NDA would get 275 seats in the 543-member House. This is 16 seats more ...

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PMO dismisses Sanjaya Baru’s claims as ‘baseless and mischievous’

The Prime Minister’s Office on Sunday rubbished as “baseless and mischievous” the contention of former media adviser to PM Sanjaya Baru that PMO files were seen by Congress president Sonia Gandhi. “The statement being attributed to a former media adviser ...

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Teach Varun a lesson: Priyanka Gandhi to Sultanpur

In her first ever attack on cousin Varun Gandhi and the saffron brigade he represents, Priyanka Vadra on Saturday said Varun had been led astray and that it was the duty of the people to point him in the right ...

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Lok Sabha polls: AAP admits it is badly stretched

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leadership has admitted that it has spread itself too thin in this Lok Sabha election and that might affect its performance. This admission by party’s political affairs committee member Prashant Bhushan comes soon after Arvind ...

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Modi effect: 2,000-odd RSS shakhas sprout in 3 months

For the last three months, Ravi Tewari, a 22-year-old engineering student, has been waking up at 5am, putting on his white shirt and khaki shorts and rushing to a nearby park for the morning shakha of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). ...

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Sonia weakened Manmohan Singh, created parallel power structure

In a book that has sent ripples across the political establishment for its timing, Sanjaya Baru, media adviser to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in his first term, has said that Congress president Sonia Gandhi slowly chipped away at the authority ...

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EC bans rallies by Azam Khan, Amit Shah; tells UP govt to initiate criminal proceedings against them

Taking serious note of the communally-charged campaign speeches by Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan and BJP general secretary Amit Shah in Uttar Pradesh, the Election Commission has directed the state administration to withhold permission for all public meetings to be ...

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Over 3,600 cases of sexual violence in Congo: UN

More than 3,600 women, children and men were subjected to rape and other sexual violence in Congo over a four-year period by the country’s defense and security forces or armed rebels, according to a UN report released on Wednesday. The ...

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