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December 1, 2015 2:15 am

Maintaining an unbeatable record at the hustings ever since 1990, Prem Kumar successfully weathered the political period dominated by Lalu Prasad in the state.

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December 1, 2015 1:53 am

'It is time to talk truth to power and to ensure political impulses of a transient majority are not allowed to ride roughshod over constitutional rights that are non-negotiable.'

December 1, 2015 1:53 am

Gupta had protested after women AAP MLAs demanded action against Sharma for the third consecutive assembly session.

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December 1, 2015 1:48 am

Sources disclosed Mallikarjun Kharge had told BJP floor managers the Congress wanted to take the lead.

CPM MP Mohd Salim in the Lok Sabha Monday.  (PTI Photo)
December 1, 2015 1:43 am

The CPM MP, whose remark against Rajnath Singh disrupted Lok Sabha, explains his objectives

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December 1, 2015 1:37 am

Treasury members asked her to reveal who asked about her caste

BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi speaks in Lok Sabha during the winter session of Parliament in New Delhi on Monday. (PTI Photo)
December 1, 2015 1:28 am

Citing home ministry figures, she said incidents of communal violence had in fact come down since the NDA came to power.

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December 1, 2015 1:22 am

Questioning the silence of the prime minister, Venugopal alleged the treasury benches have become “intolerant and arrogant” and adopted “an unjustifiable silence”.

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December 1, 2015 1:23 am

Mohammad Salim cited a news magazine which quoted Singh as having made a pro-Hindutva remark after Narendra Modi became Prime Minister.

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December 1, 2015 12:01 am

Appointed state BJP president just a week ago, Sonowal is also the head of the state election management committee.

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November 30, 2015 8:05 pm

Six Left parties, including CPI(M), will also hold protests, both inside and outside the Parliament, on the "hate offensive" by BJP and Sangh Parivar outfits.

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November 28, 2015 1:28 pm

Bhushan questioned the appointment and removal processes of the Lokpal laid out in the Bill, which was recently cleared by the AAP Cabinet, saying they would put the Ombudsman at the mercy of the city government.

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November 27, 2015 7:01 pm

Day two of the Winter Session of Parliament will see Prime Minister Narendra Modi intervene and conclude the on-going debate on the Commitment to the Constitution.

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November 27, 2015 12:40 pm

Ananda Vikatan magazine also claims that its Facebook page has been blocked and that they are yet to receive a response from Facebook as to why the page was taken down.

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November 27, 2015 3:23 am

Leaders of BJP-Sena alliance say NCP chief is known for such tactics to enhance his own party’s significance

Addressing mediapersons in Lucknow, Shahnawaz Hussain said that the Congress was running a negative campaign when different nations of the world were backing India for its membership in the United Nations Security Council. (Express Photo by Pramod Adhikari)
November 27, 2015 12:25 am

The BJP spokesperson said that the Congress while opposing BJP started opposing Government of India and presently it was working to defame the nation.

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November 25, 2015 1:09 am

Deputy CM Tejashwi Prasad Yadav, who is in-charge of the building construction department, also criticised MLAs from the Grand Alliance for their desperation to get official bungalows.

November 25, 2015 12:52 am

Congress’s Sarve Satyanaryana received 1,56,315 votes, BJP-TDP’s Dr P Devaiah got 1,30,178 votes, while YSRCP’s Nalla Suryaprakash finished with 23,352 votes.

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November 24, 2015 2:07 pm

Rahul Gandhi's remarks show that all this is a conspiracy to defame the nation. A party tainted by numerous riots should not teach tolerance to the nation, Hussain said.

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November 24, 2015 12:57 pm

Rahul Gandhi's remarks come a day after Bollywood actor Aamir Khan joined the debate on intolerance saying there was a feeling of despondency in the country over the last seven to eight months.

Finance minister Arun Jaitley with Aamir Khan at the Ram Nath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award in New Delhi on Nov 23rd 2015. Express photo by Ravi Kanojia
November 24, 2015 2:52 pm

Reacting to Aamir Khan's remarks, Nalin Kohli said the continuous free debate and the expression of dissent has been taken place all the time, proof enough of how tolerant a society we are.

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November 24, 2015 1:37 am

RSS state general secretary Gopalankutty Master said RSS welcomed the samathwa munnetta yatra as it was highlighting the demand for a broad Hindu alliance.

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November 24, 2015 1:03 am

The restriction, it said, would cover research and literary works of government staff. It also prevented employees from taking part in TV talk shows without prior permission from the authorities concerned.

November 24, 2015 12:35 am

Over 62 per cent voters in Ratlam exercised their franchise on Saturday. Counting of votes will take place on Tuesday.

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November 23, 2015 3:33 am

Though the BJP became the main opposition in the Thiruvananthapuram corporation, it surrendered a majority inside two assembly segments of Thiruvananthapuram parliamentary constituency.

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November 23, 2015 3:30 am

Sarbananda Sonowal has the advantage of popularity and familiarity but it will be still an uphill task given Assam’s demographic profile with a 30 per cent Muslim population.

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November 23, 2015 4:06 am

"I believe that the whole system takes its own time. Since, the government is going in the right direction, I believe that the results will also be good," Advani said.

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November 22, 2015 12:55 am

In view of party’s performance in the Bihar elections, some leaders raised the issue of forming a Grand Alliance in UP.

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November 21, 2015 1:33 pm

As Tejashwi Yadav and Tej Pratap bent to touch the feet of Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, it marked the beginning of two political journeys that will be watched very closely as Nitish begins his third term.

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November 20, 2015 6:30 pm

A galaxy of leaders was present at the swearing in ceremony of the new Bihar government.

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November 20, 2015 2:37 am

BJP spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain slammed Rahul for his attack on the RSS and for drawing a parallel with the SIMI: “He (Rahul) feels that after Bihar, society can be polarised.”

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November 19, 2015 9:28 pm

At a press conference, Shahnawaz Hussain sought to drag Rahul and Sonia Gandhi into the row over remarks made by certain Congress leaders against the government.

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November 18, 2015 7:30 pm

Arun Jaitley has been meeting leaders of parties across the divide in recent days to extend invitation for his daughter's wedding next month.

Voters wait for their turn to cast their votes at a polling station in Anandpur Sahib constituency during 7th phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2014 in Badmajra village, District SAS Nagar on Wednesday, April 30 2014. Express photo by Jasbir Malhi
November 17, 2015 11:25 am

A look at the stakes and the politics in the constituencies that are going to polls on 21 November.

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November 17, 2015 11:01 am

Candidate Gayatri Devi’s son Vikram Singh Puar is ‘Shrimant Maharaj Sa’ on BJP posters in Dewas. (Express Photo)

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November 17, 2015 10:42 am

Congress announced Lal Thanzara would recontest the seat he vacated, a move critcised by the opposition that accused him of bluffing about his reasons for quitting.

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BJP MLA Vijender Gupta forcibly evicted from Delhi Assembly

Amid high drama, BJP MLA Vijender Gupta, who is leader of opposition in Delhi Assembly, was on Monday marshalled out of the House which saw continued uproar over his party legislator O P Sharma’s alleged derogatory remarks against ruling AAP MLA Alka Lamba.