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Mamata Banerjee versus Narendra Modi: Who actually bought the Rs 1.8 crore painting?

For an ordinary person outside Bengal, the aggressive attack by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi might have come as surprise. One would wonder why she is so miffed with Modi’s innocent comments on her painting. All he wanted to know was the name of the person who Read more »

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Likes of Giriraj Singh, Pravin Togadia contradict Narendra Modi’s development pitch

With less than a month to go for the Lok Sabha elections to conclude and a possible Narendra Modi-led NDA government at the Centre, there is growing rhetoric from the Hindu right. While Modi is going around the country talking about the sins of the UPA government and the failure of the Indian National Congress Read more »

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‘Telangana is on the boil, patience is running out’

Senior Congress MP K Keshava Rao tells Kunal Majumder that his party has made mistakes in tackling the statehood issue How did you end up at the same press conference as BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad, who went on to attack the Central government on the Telangana issue? It was an all-party meeting that the Read more »

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‘Civil Society can’t take full credit for anti-graft fight’

BJP spokesperson Nirmala Sitharaman tells Kunal Majumder that the party will reveal its stand on Lokpal in Parliament. “When the government decided to engage with the civil society group represented by Anna Hazare, they did not think it was necessary to invite the principal opposition party. It was important for the government to take all political parties on board. The government has not clearly stated its stand on the Lokpal Bill either. I can understand the enthusiasm and curiosity to know what is our party’s stand. In all fairness, we will state our view in Parliament,” she says. Read more »

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‘The BJP has no guts to act against Yeddyurappa’

The BJP high command has no guts to take action against Yeddyurappa. He has become the super high command, says JD(S) leader HD Kumaraswamy. Read more »

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