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Govt ‘suppressing dissent’ on Rafale, depreciating rupee: Chidambaram

The opposition led by the Congress has been accusing the government of benefiting Anil Ambani's Reliance Defence Ltd. from the Rafale deal. The government and Reliance Defence have dismissed all the allegations as false.

Youth must join politics for public service, not gains: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

Addressing a congregation organized by the students' wing of Janata Dal (United), of which he is the national president, Nitish Kumar on Thursday urged young men and women to enter politics for "seva" (service) and not "meva" (pelf).

Amit Shah arrives in Kerala to strategise for Lok Sabha polls

The BJP is trying to expand its influence in the southern state, which has been dominated by the CPI(M)-led Left Front and Congress-headed United Democratic Front for decades.

PM Modi did ‘lethal surgical strike’ by not providing jobs, implementing GST: Jignesh Mevani

Demonetisation and implementation of the GST were bigger "surgical strikes" than what was carried out by the Army in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, Mevani alleged.

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis seeks World Bank support for twin projects

Fadnavis in Washington DC: Maha CM said. “It was notable to see the World Bank appreciating Maharashtra’s land acquisition reform policy, which mandates consent and highest compensation.” Later

Deve Gowda says Congress insisted on Kumaraswamy being made Karnataka CM

The JD(S) chief said that he had told the Congress to form the Karnataka government, but the party's leaders said that its high command wanted Kumaraswamy to be made chief minister

Nitin Gadkari says can’t promise on toll tax waiver

"Good roads save on fuel and time and give life a security. If you want good services, you will have to pay for it."

More trouble for Lalu Prasad Yadav; case filed against Tej Pratap Yadav

A BJP leader has filed a case against Tej Pratap Yadav, RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav's elder son, alleging that Tej Pratap deliberately hid details of land owned by him in his affidavit during the 2015 Assembly polls.

Presidential Elections: Sacked TMC MLAs, lone rebel Congress legislator vote for Ram Nath Kovind

Six sacked TMC MLAs and one Congress MLA supported Ram Nath Kovind against the opposition's pick of Meira Kumar in the Presidential Election on Monday. The decision to choose Kovind over Meira stemmed from the fact that she was supported by CPI-M.

Subramanian Swamy to meet Yogi Adityanath, Ram mandir likely to figure in discussion

Today's cabinet meeting of Uttar Pradesh government will deliberate on the proposal to waive off farmers' loans.

Keeping possibility of alliance in mind, Cong ready with ‘plan B’

While the Congress’ poll committee has drawn up a list of probable candidates on all 403 assembly constituencies in the state, a possible alliance with the Samajwadi Party (SP) has members scurrying to prepare a “plan B”.

‘Was attacked by TMC goons’

State BJP national secretary Rahul Sinha on Monday alleged he was attacked by Trinamool Congress workers when he went to visit party colleague Krishna Bhattacharya at Kamala hospital in Uttarpara.