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Justified in a democracy to condemn prime minister: Congress defends Rahul's remarks
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Justified in a democracy to condemn prime minister: Congress d...

The Congress on Tuesday defended party vice-president Rahul Gandhi's remarks at the University of California in Berkeley, USA, saying that in a democracy, it is justified to condemn a prime minister and he should have been prepared for this by now.Congress leader Anand Sharma, in a press briefing, clarified that Rahul's intentions were not to belittle the prime minister."Rahul Gandhi wasn't belittling the prime minister. He did refer to him as the prime minister of the country. But it is ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago

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‘Our worst fears on demonetisation have come true’: Yashwant Sinha

In a democracy, perhaps the most difficult position to be in is to speak against one’s own party when it is in power. You may lose friends and power and get reduced to the status of a political pariah. However, this hasn’t prevented BJP veteran ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago
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King Cong! Rahul Gandhi to take over as party prez in Dec

Marking a generation shift in the Congress, 47-year-old Rahul Gandhi will become party president next month, before the Guajrat Assembly poll results are out, with its apex decision-making body Congress Working Committee (CWC) on Monday finalising the ...
 DNA1 day ago ‘Reluctant prince’ set to be crowned  The Financial Chronicle2 days ago Rahul may become Congress president on 5 December. His first challenge: Gujarat polls  catchnews.com2 days ago
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Congress paves way for Rahul's elevation as party chief in Dec

Party sources said Rahul is likely to be the sole candidate in the fray and is "deemed to be the next party chief” on December 5 The Congress Working Committee on Monday approved the schedule for party president’s election, paving the way for Rahul Gandhi’s elevation to replace his mother as the party chief ahead of the crucial Gujarat assembly polls. The process will start on December 1 when candidates will file nomination for the election.   The last date for filing ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago Before Rahul: Profiles of those who helmed the Congress in the past  Sify2 days ago China's Communist Party congress begins in Beijing  Mathrubhumi1 month ago
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Of Indira, Of India!

'It is from her that present-day political stalwarts continue to draw lessons on testing the limits of Constitutional democracy, and whose slogans even her party's staunchest opponents imitate even after over 30 years of her death,' says Veenu Sandhu. IMAGE: 'A sizeable chunk of India's current population was born after Indira Gandhi's death. Few of them know what India was like under her. But the ones who do remember it only too well.'The then prime minister with Pranab Mukherjee. November ...
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Khushwant Singh remembers Indira Gandhi

'In her insecurity, she destroyed the institutions of democracy.''She packed Parliament with her supporters with loyalty being more important than ability; she superseded judges; she corrupted the civil service.''She knew how to use people against each other and was quite a master of that.''She would do this with calculated skill and in the bargain cause enmity between brothers, split up families.' IMAGE: Indira Gandhi surrounded by folk dancers from Rajasthan at her home in New Delhi in 1967.
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Not a new phenomenon: Prakash Jha on 'Padmavati' row

Prakash Jha has said the protest against the upcoming film "Padmavati" is not a new phenomenon and stressed that in a democracy such as India, people have the right to dissent.The Sanjay Leela Bhansali-directed magnum opus has been in trouble since January ...
 Business Standard1 week ago
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Need to debate democracy in political parties: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called for a debate on internal democracy in political parties, asserting that the growth of "true democratic spirit" within them is necessary for the country's future. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses during the Deepawali Mangal Milan programme at BJP headquarters in New Delhi. Photograph: Manvender Vashist/PTI Photo Modi made these remarks in a brief speech to the media at a 'Diwali Milan' event at the Bharatiya Janata Party ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago Modi seeks healthy media debate on democracy in political parties  Mathrubhumi3 weeks ago PM Modi pitches for political transparency, thanks media for adopting Swachh Bharat  Sify3 weeks ago Modi calls for debate on internal democracy in parties  Business Standard3 weeks ago
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Shah abandons Kerala yatra for urgent meet with PM

Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah on Thursday did not participate in the party march in the home town of Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan as he had to attend a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Kerala BJP president Kummanam Rajasekharan told reporters that Shah would be unable to attend the phase of the 'Janaraksha Yatra' (People's Protection March) that would pass from Mambaram to Thalassery, crossing Pinaryi town in Kannur district.   Rajasekharan said Shah has ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Amit Shah skips Janaraksha Yatra phase  Deccan Herald1 month ago Amit Shah to launch 'yatra' as BJP eyes opposition space in Kerala  DNA1 month ago Intolerance hotly debated during polls, not when BJP workers die in Bengal and Kerala: Amit Shah  DNA1 month ago
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Yashwant sticks to his guns, son Jayant counters father

Bharatiya Janata Party veteran Yashwant Sinha on Thursday stuck to his guns after government's strong rebuttal of his stinging criticism of its handling of the economy over which union minister Jayant Sinha also joined issue with his father and stoutly defended the economic policies. An unfazed Yashwant Sinha, who had launched a blistering attack on the government, and the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in particular, that set off a political storm, hoped the Centre would do some course ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Shatrughan Sinha backs Yashwant Sinha, says he hit the nail right on the head  Sify1 month ago Getting back at Yashwant Sinha is fine. But Jaitley just rambled on  catchnews.com1 month ago After backing Yashwant Sinha, Shatrughan Sinha has an advice for PM Modi  Sify1 month ago
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