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Modi did not get 'sanskar' as he fled home: Kharge replies to PM on Rajiv Gandhi taunt

Speaking to reporters in Kalaburagi, Kharge said Modi lacked political and practical knowledge. "He did not get sanskar at home as he had fled home at a young age. Where will he get it? People should have control over their tongue when speaking," the Congress leader said.

Karnataka: In Mallikarjun Kharge’s seat, it’s his work vs Modi’s, as BJP pitch focuses on PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s boast at some of his rallies that his government has given the country “low-cost smartphones and the cheapest data costs in the world” is clearly no jumla on this bus ride.


Mallikarjun Kharge compares Modi to Hitler, says NDA won’t get numbers to form govt

Saying the chemistry between the Congress and the NCP in the state was excellent, Mallikarjun Kharge alleged that Modi’s rally in Mumbai (on Friday) was planned out of fear caused by the surge of the Congress-led alliance.

Yeddyurappa predicts defeat of senior Congress leaders in Karnataka in LS polls

Signalling possible political instability in the state after the Lok Sabha poll results, the former Chief Minister said differences between Congress and JD(S) wouldincrease after the results are out on May 23.

How elections touch daily life: In Gulbarga, excitement reserved for bigger festival - Ambedkar Jayanti

To find out how elections touch daily life, The Indian Express veers off the campaign trail to spend a week in Buddha Nagar, a slum in Gulbarga, one of Karnataka’s poorest districts, a traditional Congress bastion and backyard of Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge. The excitement in this Dalit colony is reserved for a bigger festival here, Ambedkar Jayanti. A time to dress up, be seen, and be heard — loud and clear.

Lokpal just to hoodwink people, came due to court’s pressure: Mallikarjun Kharge

This (appointment) is just to hoodwink the people. When the Election Commission has already notified the elections, you are appointing a Lokpal.


Kharge refuses to attend Lokpal selection committee meet again

He said there is no provision for a special invitee to attend the meetings. “Since there is no provision under section 4 of the Lokpal Act, 2013, for a special invitee to be a part of the Selection Committee or attend these meetings, I am once again forced to respectfully decline this invitation,” he wrote.

Mallikarjun Kharge to boycott Lokpal meeting again, says Opposition can't be made voiceless

In his letter to PM Modi raising his objections in being invited as a 'special invitee' to the meeting, Kharge said the BJP government in the past four years could have amended the Lokpal Act to include the “leader of the single largest opposition party” as a member of the selection committee

Denied chance to be CM due to caste: Karnataka Deputy CM Parameshwara

Congress leader Siddaramaiah and Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy distanced themselves from the remark and said the deputy chief minister must himself state what he means.

Congress stages walkout after govt rejects JPC demand

Rejecting the demand for a JPC probe, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said the Opposition party should not try to “repeat a lie to make it a truth”.

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Vijai Sharma takes oath as CIC; Modi, Jaitley, Kharge attend ceremony

President Pranab Mukherjee administers oath to new Chief Information Commissioner Vijai Sharma at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Today in pics: February 12, 2014

Narendra Modi is interacting with people from several cities across the country as part of his ‘Chai pe Charcha’ programme.


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Let us see what government offers: Kharge on Rail Budget

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Taking a jibe at the ruling NDA Government, Former Railway Minister and Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Thursday said, “Let us see what the government is going to give, whether the people are going to get the bullet trains or not.” He added, “In the President’s speech, they said high-speed trains from Mumbai to Ahmedabad. So, what is the exact budget provision for that and whether the bullet train is going to help the poor people and is it affordable to the passengers we will see to that.”

President rule in Arunachl Pradesh is 'murder' of democracy: Congress

New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Tuesday said the decision to impose President rule in Arunachal Pradesh is a "murder" of democracy. Kharge added that it is a conspiracy of the BJP and Arunachal Pradesh Governor to divide and topple the Congress party from the state.Whereas, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nalin Kohli refuted the Congress' allegation and said the decision has been taken keeping in mind the requirement of the state.