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Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram hit out at Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday for his remarks against Shaheen Bagh protester, saying only those who despise Mahatma Gandhi would want to “get rid of Shaheen Bagh”. On Saturday, Shah had said that there should be “no Shaheen Bagh” in Delhi and the electorate must press the BJP’s lotus symbol on February 8 for it.

12:35:13 on 27 Jan

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Andhra Pradesh cabinet on Monday approved the decision to abolish the legislative council. The decision came after the main opposition party Telugu Desam (TDP) delayed two bills dealing with the decentralisation of Andhra Pradesh's capital in the Upper House. Last week, the state assembly passed the bill to split Andhra Pradesh capital into three regions

12:12:01 on 27 Jan

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The UP police have dispatched two teams of police from Aligarh to the national capital to arrest Sharjeel Imam, one of the organisers of ongoing anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act protest in Delhi's Shaheen Bagh. The Delhi Police crime branch has filed a case against Imam under Section 153 of the IPC.

02:36:57 on 26 Jan

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The Congress government in Chhattisgarh has scrapped the pension scheme for those detained under the Maintenance of Internal Security Act (MISA) during the Emergency. The scheme was meant for people jailed under these provisions, including MISA, during the Emergency, an official here said. Under the scheme, people who spent 3 months in jail were given Rs 10,000 per month.

05:33:01 on 25 Jan

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The Congress government in Chhattisgarh has scrapped the pension scheme for those detained under the Maintenance of Internal Security Act (MISA) during the Emergency. The scheme was meant for people jailed under these provisions, including MISA, during the Emergency, an official here said. Under the scheme, people who spent 3 months in jail were given Rs 10,000 per month.

05:30:01 on 25 Jan

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Taking a dig at Home Minister Amit Shah over his recent visit to a BJP supporter's house, Delhi CM Kejriwal said the minister must ask his party supporters who took care of their children's education at the time of inflation. Shah posted two photos on Twitter in which he can be seen visiting the house of a BJP supporter.

05:03:01 on 25 Jan

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Taking a dig at Home Minister Amit Shah over his recent visit to a BJP supporter's house, Delhi CM Kejriwal said the minister must ask his party supporters who took care of their children's education at the time of inflation. Shah posted two photos on Twitter in which he can be seen visiting the house of a BJP supporter.

05:00:02 on 25 Jan

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AAP's Bhagwant Mann urged people of Delhi to vote keeping in mind issues like education, healthcare, infrastructure, and women security. "I know and you also know that the 'achche din' promised by PM Modi won't arrive, but if you go and vote on 'jhaadu', you will get Kejriwal's 'sachche din' on 11 February," said Bhagwant Mann.

04:33:01 on 25 Jan

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AAP's Bhagwant Mann urged people of Delhi to vote keeping in mind issues like education, healthcare, infrastructure, and women security. "I know and you also know that the 'achche din' promised by PM Modi won't arrive, but if you go and vote on 'jhaadu', you will get Kejriwal's 'sachche din' on 11 February," said Bhagwant Mann.

04:30:01 on 25 Jan

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The Election Commission on Saturday imposed a 48-hour campaigning ban on BJP candidate from Delhi's Model Town constituency Kapil Mishra following his controversial tweets, poll panel officials said. While Twitter had taken down one of his controversial tweets on Friday following directions of the EC, an FIR was also lodged against him.

04:03:01 on 25 Jan

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The Election Commission on Saturday imposed a 48-hour campaigning ban on BJP candidate from Delhi's Model Town constituency Kapil Mishra following his controversial tweets, poll panel officials said. While Twitter had taken down one of his controversial tweets on Friday following directions of the EC, an FIR was also lodged against him.

04:00:01 on 25 Jan

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BJP leaders have "irritated" the people of Delhi by raising the Citizenship Act and NRC during the election campaign and it would "backfire" on them, senior AAP leader and minister Gopal Rai said. In an interview, Rai said, "BJP has not done any work and is raking up these issues which have, in turn, exposed the negativity of the saffron party."

12:33:01 on 25 Jan

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BJP leaders have "irritated" the people of Delhi by raising the Citizenship Act and NRC during the election campaign and it would "backfire" on them, senior AAP leader and minister Gopal Rai said. In an interview, Rai said, "BJP has not done any work and is raking up these issues which have, in turn, exposed the negativity of the saffron party."

12:30:03 on 25 Jan

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Taking a different stand from its allies, the Shiv Sena on Saturday said, "There is no doubt that Muslims of Pakistan and Bangladesh should be thrown out of the country. Shiv Sena has always fought for Hindutva, but the CAA has several loopholes," the party said in its editorial mouthpiece Saamana. However, it maintained that the amended law had several loopholes.

12:03:02 on 25 Jan

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Taking a different stand from its allies, the Shiv Sena on Saturday said, "There is no doubt that Muslims of Pakistan and Bangladesh should be thrown out of the country. Shiv Sena has always fought for Hindutva, but the CAA has several loopholes," the party said in its editorial mouthpiece Saamana. However, it maintained that the amended law had several loopholes.

12:00:01 on 25 Jan

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Former AIADMK MP and spokesperson K.C. Palanisamy was arrested in Coimbatore on multiple charges of cheating, including forgery and personation, on Saturday. Mr. Palanisamy allegedly participated in events claiming to be a member of the AIADMK even after being expelled from the party and was allegedly running a website in the party’s name, sources said.

11:12:01 on 25 Jan

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Counting of votes for 120 municipalities and nine corporations in Telangana began at 8 am today. State Election Commissioner V Nagi Reddy said that the final results will be out by evening. The ruling TRS, which swept the rural local body polls last year, is hopeful of continuing its impressive performance.

10:54:46 on 25 Jan

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Author Arundhati Roy attacked the Modi-led government and said “efforts were being made to normalise Islamophobia” in the country, PTI reported on Friday. She also drew a parallel between Nazi Germany under Adolf Hitler and the present situation in India. She said the citizenship law would affect economically deprived and marginalised Muslims, Dalits, and women at large.

05:02:02 on 24 Jan

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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has defended his government’s decision to dole out freebies to the people of the city-state. He said “Freebies, in limited dose, are good for the economy. It makes more money available to the poor, hence boosts demand. However, it should be done in such limits so that no extra taxes have to be imposed".

03:33:01 on 24 Jan

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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has defended his government’s decision to dole out freebies to the people of the city-state. He said “Freebies, in limited dose, are good for the economy. It makes more money available to the poor, hence boosts demand. However, it should be done in such limits so that no extra taxes have to be imposed".

03:30:01 on 24 Jan

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The DMK moved to Supreme Court on Friday seeking urgent hearing of its plea for disqualification of 11 AIADMK MLAs, who voted against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami in a confidence motion in 2017. A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde said it will consider listing the matter for urgent hearing.

03:03:02 on 24 Jan

The DMK moved to Supreme Court on Friday seeking urgent hearing of its plea for disqualification of 11 AIADMK MLAs, who voted against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami in a confidence motion in 2017. A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde said it will consider listing the matter for urgent hearing.

03:00:01 on 24 Jan

The statue of Dravidian social reformer Periyar EV Ramasamy was vandalised in Tamil Nadu by unidentified miscreants. This comes just days after the controversy erupted over superstar Rajinikanth's comment on the Dravidian reformer. Rajinikanth gave his statement during the 50th anniversary function of the Tamil magazine "Thuglak" last week.

02:33:02 on 24 Jan

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The statue of Dravidian social reformer Periyar EV Ramasamy was vandalised in Tamil Nadu by unidentified miscreants. This comes just days after the controversy erupted over superstar Rajinikanth's comment on the Dravidian reformer. Rajinikanth gave his statement during the 50th anniversary function of the Tamil magazine "Thuglak" last week.

02:30:02 on 24 Jan

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Weeks before the Delhi elections, Election Commission has sought a report from Delhi Chief Electoral Officer on BJP leader Kapil Mishra's controversial tweet saying the upcoming elections are a contest between India and Pakistan. In the tweet, Kapil Mishra had said, "Ind vs Pak 8th February. There will a contest on Delhi Roads between India and Pakistan on February 8."

12:33:01 on 24 Jan

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Weeks before the Delhi elections, Election Commission has sought a report from Delhi Chief Electoral Officer on BJP leader Kapil Mishra's controversial tweet saying the upcoming elections are a contest between India and Pakistan. In the tweet, Kapil Mishra had said, "Ind vs Pak 8th February. There will a contest on Delhi Roads between India and Pakistan on February 8."

12:30:02 on 24 Jan

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The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will hold protests at the collector's offices all over Madhya Pradesh on Friday. "The BJP workers will gherao the district collectors'' offices on January 24 in entire MP," state BJP vice-president Vijesh Lunawat told the media on Thursday evening.

11:33:01 on 24 Jan

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The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will hold protests at the collector's offices all over Madhya Pradesh on Friday. "The BJP workers will gherao the district collectors'' offices on January 24 in entire MP," state BJP vice-president Vijesh Lunawat told the media on Thursday evening.

11:30:02 on 24 Jan

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The Economist – has revealed an article criticising the Narendra Modi authorities over the brand new citizenship legislation CAA and the NRC and says it “imperils the inspiring idea of India as the world’s largest democracy”. The article says that PM Modi and the BJP are more likely to profit politically by creating divisions.

10:38:44 on 24 Jan

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Speaking at the NCP minority cell meeting, Sharad Pawar said, "During Maharashtra elections, Muslims didn't vote for BJP. They vote for parties which can defeat BJP. During elections, the minorities decide whom to defeat. In the state, the change of guard which we are seeing is due to that."

06:33:01 on 23 Jan

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Speaking at the NCP minority cell meeting, Sharad Pawar said, "During Maharashtra elections, Muslims didn't vote for BJP. They vote for parties which can defeat BJP. During elections, the minorities decide whom to defeat. In the state, the change of guard which we are seeing is due to that."

06:30:01 on 23 Jan

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India on Wednesday rejected any third-party mediation on Kashmir. The US President said he would speak to PM Modi about Kashmir, according to the report. Trump’s offer came as he sat down for talks with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan at the World Economic Forum summit in Davos following a request by Pakistan.

06:12:02 on 23 Jan

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Picking up the gauntlet thrown down by Union Home Minister Amit Shah, both the regional satraps – BSP chief Mayawati and SP chief Akhilesh Yadav – expressed their readiness to have a debate on the issue. While Mayawati said her party was ready to accept the challenge, Akhilesh Yadav modified it by saying that he wanted to have a discussion over development.

06:03:01 on 23 Jan

Picking up the gauntlet thrown down by Union Home Minister Amit Shah, both the regional satraps – BSP chief Mayawati and SP chief Akhilesh Yadav – expressed their readiness to have a debate on the issue. While Mayawati said her party was ready to accept the challenge, Akhilesh Yadav modified it by saying that he wanted to have a discussion over development.

06:00:00 on 23 Jan

Kapil Mishra, the BJP's candidate for Delhi polls from Model Town constituency, on Thursday stoked a controversy when he compared the February 8 Assembly elections in the national capital to an India versus Pakistan fight. In another tweet, Mishra talked about Pakistan's entry into Delhi ahead of the polls.

05:33:01 on 23 Jan

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Kapil Mishra, the BJP's candidate for Delhi polls from Model Town constituency, on Thursday stoked a controversy when he compared the February 8 Assembly elections in the national capital to an India versus Pakistan fight. In another tweet, Mishra talked about Pakistan's entry into Delhi ahead of the polls.

05:30:01 on 23 Jan

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Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad on Wednesday night visited the Shaheen Bagh locality in Delhi that has emerged as the epicentre of nationwide protests against the CAA and the proposed NRC. Azad declared there would be 5,000 more such protest sites across the country in the next 10 days. He praised the women of Shaheen Bagh for continuing the protests.

05:03:02 on 23 Jan

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Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad on Wednesday night visited the Shaheen Bagh locality in Delhi that has emerged as the epicentre of nationwide protests against the CAA and the proposed NRC. Azad declared there would be 5,000 more such protest sites across the country in the next 10 days. He praised the women of Shaheen Bagh for continuing the protests.

05:00:00 on 23 Jan

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Raj Thackeray's MNS unveiled a new flag bearing a 'rajmudra', which was the royal seal used by the Shivaji's empire, on a saffron background. The saffron-dominated revised design led to speculation in political circles about a possible ideological shift for the party, reports said. Raj's son Amit was also inducted into the party on Thursday.

04:40:34 on 23 Jan

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Amid their ongoing verbal spat over the CAA, Punjab CM Amarinder Singh sent the Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal a copy of Mein Kampf, advising him to read Adolf Hitler’s autobiography to understand the dangerous implications of the Act. He said it was important for the SAD leaders to read the book before coming out with irrational reactions on CAA.

04:33:02 on 23 Jan

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Amid their ongoing verbal spat over the CAA, Punjab CM Amarinder Singh sent the Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal a copy of Mein Kampf, advising him to read Adolf Hitler’s autobiography to understand the dangerous implications of the Act. He said it was important for the SAD leaders to read the book before coming out with irrational reactions on CAA.

04:30:01 on 23 Jan

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Surrounded by scores of supporters, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal took out a roadshow in northwest Delhi's Matiala Assembly constituency on Thursday. Mr Kejriwal, atop an open yellow coloured jeep, waved to the public and shook hands with them as his roadshow moved through the narrow lanes of the Matiala Assembly. He was accompanied by Matiala MLA Gulab Singh Yadav.

03:33:21 on 23 Jan

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Barring a few stray incidents, polling for 120 municipalities and nine corporations in Telangana went off peacefully on Wednesday with 70.26% voter turnout, officials said. The polling began at 7 am and ended at 5 pm. The officials said those who stood in queues were allowed to cast their votes even after the scheduled time of closure.

03:03:02 on 23 Jan

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Barring a few stray incidents, polling for 120 municipalities and nine corporations in Telangana went off peacefully on Wednesday with 70.26% voter turnout, officials said. The polling began at 7 am and ended at 5 pm. The officials said those who stood in queues were allowed to cast their votes even after the scheduled time of closure.

03:00:02 on 23 Jan

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The Congress will launch a state wide movement for the problems of farmers. According to sources, under the leadership of Priyanka Gandhi, the Congress will organise 'Kisan Jan Jagran Abhiyan' at the village level every month highlighting farmers' problems in the state. The program is expected to begin after the Delhi Assembly elections are over.

02:33:02 on 23 Jan

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The Congress will launch a state wide movement for the problems of farmers. According to sources, under the leadership of Priyanka Gandhi, the Congress will organise 'Kisan Jan Jagran Abhiyan' at the village level every month highlighting farmers' problems in the state. The program is expected to begin after the Delhi Assembly elections are over.

02:30:01 on 23 Jan

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BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Thursday asked Supreme Court to consider urgently his plea for a direction for recognising Ram Sethu as an ancient monument of national heritage and importance by the Archaeological Survey of India. Making a mention before a bench, he said it has already been decided that the Ram Sethu would not be touched.

01:33:02 on 23 Jan

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BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Thursday asked Supreme Court to consider urgently his plea for a direction for recognising Ram Sethu as an ancient monument of national heritage and importance by the Archaeological Survey of India. Making a mention before a bench, he said it has already been decided that the Ram Sethu would not be touched.

01:30:01 on 23 Jan

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Bihar Cm Nitish Kumar on Thursday hit out at his JDU colleague Pavan Varma for making a letter public that revealed the alleged personal conversations between the two leaders which questioned the party’s alliance with BJP and stand on the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act.

12:13:07 on 23 Jan

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Amid the expectation over his political party launch later this year, Rajinikanth finds himself closing ranks with the right-wing forces after his refusal to apologise for his speech on 1971 Periyar rally. BJP and pro-Hindu outfits have come out in defence of Rajinikanth for taking a firm stand while Dravidian parties accused the actor of exposing his political colour.

11:33:01 on 23 Jan

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Amid the expectation over his political party launch later this year, Rajinikanth finds himself closing ranks with the right-wing forces after his refusal to apologise for his speech on 1971 Periyar rally. BJP and pro-Hindu outfits have come out in defence of Rajinikanth for taking a firm stand while Dravidian parties accused the actor of exposing his political colour.

11:30:02 on 23 Jan

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Sonia, Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi have been named among 40-star campaigners for the Congress party in Delhi. But the surprise on the list is Navjot Singh Sidhu. Mr Sidhu was dropped as a Congress campaigner for the Haryana election last year. The 56-year-old has been sulking for a long time and did not even campaign properly during the national election last year.

05:03:01 on 22 Jan

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Sonia, Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi have been named among 40-star campaigners for the Congress party in Delhi. But the surprise on the list is Navjot Singh Sidhu. Mr Sidhu was dropped as a Congress campaigner for the Haryana election last year. The 56-year-old has been sulking for a long time and did not even campaign properly during the national election last year.

05:00:02 on 22 Jan

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Proceedings of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council, which took up discussion on the crucial Decentralisation Bill, were disrupted with the TDP legislators insisting on resuming of live telecast of proceedings of the session. The live telecast of the proceedings of the session were stopped since Tuesday and the treasury benches attributed it to technical issues.

04:03:01 on 22 Jan

Proceedings of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council, which took up discussion on the crucial Decentralisation Bill, were disrupted with the TDP legislators insisting on resuming of live telecast of proceedings of the session. The live telecast of the proceedings of the session were stopped since Tuesday and the treasury benches attributed it to technical issues.

04:00:02 on 22 Jan

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said Indian values consider all religions equal, and that is why the country is secular and never became a theocratic state like Pakistan. Singh underlined that India had never declared its religion would be Hindu, Sikh or Buddhist and people of all religions could live here.

02:33:01 on 22 Jan

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said Indian values consider all religions equal, and that is why the country is secular and never became a theocratic state like Pakistan. Singh underlined that India had never declared its religion would be Hindu, Sikh or Buddhist and people of all religions could live here.

02:30:02 on 22 Jan

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Real estate players are expecting about 50% hike in rates both for office and residential segment in and around the executive capital city — Visakhapatnam. The Andhra Pradesh Assembly on Monday passed the AP Decentralisation and Inclusive Development of all Regions Bill 2020, which provides creation of three capital cities to usher in the decentralisation of development.

02:03:01 on 22 Jan

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Real estate players are expecting about 50% hike in rates both for office and residential segment in and around the executive capital city — Visakhapatnam. The Andhra Pradesh Assembly on Monday passed the AP Decentralisation and Inclusive Development of all Regions Bill 2020, which provides creation of three capital cities to usher in the decentralisation of development.

02:00:02 on 22 Jan

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In a tweet on Wednesday, Prashant Kishor threw a challenge to Amit Shah and said, " Amit Shah JI, if you don't care for those protesting against CAA, NRC, why don't you go ahead and try implementing the CAA & NRC in the chronology that you so audaciously announced to the nation!" Prashant Kishor, who is part of the ruling JDU in Bihar, is in alliance with the BJP.

11:24:01 on 22 Jan

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In a tweet on Wednesday, Prashant Kishor threw a challenge to Amit Shah and said, " Amit Shah JI, if you don't care for those protesting against CAA, NRC, why don't you go ahead and try implementing the CAA & NRC in the chronology that you so audaciously announced to the nation!" Prashant Kishor, who is part of the ruling JDU in Bihar, is in alliance with the BJP.

11:21:01 on 22 Jan

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Judge Kamini Lau modified Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekar Azad 's bail order, allowing him to visit Delhi on conditions. The Bhim Army chief was arrested on December 21, a day after he protested at Jama Masjid in the old quarters of Delhi. He was charged with arson, rioting and inciting violence.

04:48:52 on 21 Jan

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Prakash Raj stopped on way to protest

Film actor Prakash Raj was allegedly intercepted by the police near Afzal Gunj when on his way to address agitating Unani students at Nizamia Tibbi College on Monday. However, this has not been confirmed either by the police or the students. It is learnt that he was informed by the police that permission had not been sought for his programme in the Old City.

03:42:22 on 21 Jan

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Union home minister Amit Shah on Tuesday dared the opposition to continue their protests against the CAA as he emphasised the legislation will not be revoked. The home minister also called Congress’ Rahul Gandhi, West Bengal chief Mamata Banerjee, Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav for a public debate on the citizenship act during a rally in Lucknow.

03:03:02 on 21 Jan

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Union home minister Amit Shah on Tuesday dared the opposition to continue their protests against the CAA as he emphasised the legislation will not be revoked. The home minister also called Congress’ Rahul Gandhi, West Bengal chief Mamata Banerjee, Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav for a public debate on the citizenship act during a rally in Lucknow.

03:00:01 on 21 Jan

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Congress leader and former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday warned the IMF and its chief economist Gita Gopinath of attacks by government ministers, a day after the agency slashed India’s growth forecast. “IMF Chief Economist Gita Gopinath was one of the first to denounce demonetisation,” Chidambaram said in a series of tweets on Tuesday morning.

02:33:01 on 21 Jan

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Congress leader and former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday warned the IMF and its chief economist Gita Gopinath of attacks by government ministers, a day after the agency slashed India’s growth forecast. “IMF Chief Economist Gita Gopinath was one of the first to denounce demonetisation,” Chidambaram said in a series of tweets on Tuesday morning.

02:30:03 on 21 Jan

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Superstar Rajinikanth on Tuesday asserted that he will neither express regret nor tender an apology and maintained that his remark was factual. Showing clippings from magazines and newspapers, the top actor said the idols of Lord Ram and Sita were taken out without dress and the deities also featured a garland of sandals in a rally led by late Periyar EV Ramasamy in 1971.

02:03:01 on 21 Jan

Superstar Rajinikanth on Tuesday asserted that he will neither express regret nor tender an apology and maintained that his remark was factual. Showing clippings from magazines and newspapers, the top actor said the idols of Lord Ram and Sita were taken out without dress and the deities also featured a garland of sandals in a rally led by late Periyar EV Ramasamy in 1971.

02:00:02 on 21 Jan

Tina Yadav, the 14-year-old daughter of Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav, was seen participating in an anti-CAA rally here a few days back. Tina reached the Clock Tower on Sunday, where hundreds of women were sitting on protest against the citizenship laws, and spent time talking to the women. She was accompanied by her friends.

01:33:01 on 21 Jan

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Tina Yadav, the 14-year-old daughter of Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav, was seen participating in an anti-CAA rally here a few days back. Tina reached the Clock Tower on Sunday, where hundreds of women were sitting on protest against the citizenship laws, and spent time talking to the women. She was accompanied by her friends.

01:30:01 on 21 Jan

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Karnataka BJP MLA Renukacharya attacked Muslims at a rally convened in support of the CAA. The BJP MLA referred to Muslims as traitors who sit in Mosques and write fatwas. “what's there in the masjid? Do you pray? Instead of praying, you collect weapons. Is this why you want a masjid?” said the politician who has been known to shoot off his mouth.

01:03:01 on 21 Jan

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Karnataka BJP MLA Renukacharya attacked Muslims at a rally convened in support of the CAA. The BJP MLA referred to Muslims as traitors who sit in Mosques and write fatwas. “what's there in the masjid? Do you pray? Instead of praying, you collect weapons. Is this why you want a masjid?” said the politician who has been known to shoot off his mouth.

01:00:02 on 21 Jan

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While addressing a press conference, Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan informed that One Nation, One Ration Card scheme to be implemented by June 1 this year. Under this scheme a beneficiary will be able to avail benefits across the country using the same ration card," said Ram Vilas Paswan.

12:33:01 on 21 Jan

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While addressing a press conference, Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan informed that One Nation, One Ration Card scheme to be implemented by June 1 this year. Under this scheme a beneficiary will be able to avail benefits across the country using the same ration card," said Ram Vilas Paswan.

12:30:02 on 21 Jan

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The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will likely field a fresh candidate against Delhi’s Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal from New Delhi assembly seat. The BJP, on Tuesday, released the second list of candidates for the Delhi Assembly polls, fielding state Yuva Morcha President Sunil Yadav from the New Delhi constituency against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

11:58:08 on 21 Jan

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TDP MP Jayadev Galla, who was protesting against the Jaganmohan Reddy government's move to pass the AP Decentralisation Bill on Monday to have 3 capital cities in Andhra Pradesh, has been arrested. Police have filed non-bailable cases filed against Jayadev Galla after he engaged in a scuffle with police and was injured during the protests in Amaravati.

10:38:16 on 21 Jan

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, on Monday, failed to file his nomination after being delayed by a roadshow. Kejriwal was going to file his nomination Monday afternoon, a day ahead of the final date for filing of nominations, but was not able to reach the office of the sub-divisional magistrate as he was stuck in the roadshow.

04:55:39 on 20 Jan

The SC on Monday issued a notice to the UP govt seeking its response to a petition challenging the decision to change the name of Allahabad city to Prayagraj. The PIL, filed by Allahabad Heritage Society. Allahabad was renamed Prayagraj in October 2018, after the state Cabinet passed a resolution. The city was known as Prayag before 16th-century.

03:48:01 on 20 Jan

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The SC on Monday issued a notice to the UP govt seeking its response to a petition challenging the decision to change the name of Allahabad city to Prayagraj. The PIL, filed by Allahabad Heritage Society. Allahabad was renamed Prayagraj in October 2018, after the state Cabinet passed a resolution. The city was known as Prayag before 16th-century.

03:45:01 on 20 Jan

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A Delhi court Monday convicted Brajesh Thakur and 18 others for sexual and physical assault on several girls in a Muzaffarpur shelter home. Additional Sessions Judge Saurabh Kulshreshtha convicted Thakur for aggravated sexual assault under POCSO Act and gang rape. The shelter home was run by Thakur, former MLA of Bihar People's Party (BPP).

03:12:01 on 20 Jan

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BJP working president Jagat Prakash Nadda has taken over as party president, a responsibility he shared with Home Minister Amit Shah for nearly a year. Top leaders from across the country gathered this morning at the BJP office, where his name was formally proposed for the new chief. Mr Nadda, the number three of sorts in the ruling party, has been elected unopposed.

03:03:20 on 20 Jan

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Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal will file his nomination today for the New Delhi assembly seat. The process will be preceded by a roadshow after seeking the blessings of Bhagwan Valmiki at the historic Valmiki Mandir. Kejriwal's wife Sunita Kejriwal is with him on the jeep as she accompanies him for the first time on a roadshow.

02:33:01 on 20 Jan

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Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal will file his nomination today for the New Delhi assembly seat. The process will be preceded by a roadshow after seeking the blessings of Bhagwan Valmiki at the historic Valmiki Mandir. Kejriwal's wife Sunita Kejriwal is with him on the jeep as she accompanies him for the first time on a roadshow.

02:30:02 on 20 Jan

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Kerala government not to implement NPR

The Kerala Cabinet on Monday decided not to implement the NPR. While the government said it will cooperate with the Census, it will exclude two questions from the questionnaire, one regarding the date of birth and the other about details of parents. The govt will inform the Central Census Commissioner and the State Census Director about its stand on NPR and the Census.

02:03:01 on 20 Jan

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Kerala government not to implement NPR

The Kerala Cabinet on Monday decided not to implement the NPR. While the government said it will cooperate with the Census, it will exclude two questions from the questionnaire, one regarding the date of birth and the other about details of parents. The govt will inform the Central Census Commissioner and the State Census Director about its stand on NPR and the Census.

02:00:02 on 20 Jan

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After Bangladesh PM Hasina’s remarks questioning the CAA comes another adverse comment from a top leader of a stakeholder country – Afghanistan. Speaking up against India’s decision to grant citizenship to Sikhs, Hindus and other non-Muslims from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan, former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has said India should treat all Afghans equally.

01:03:02 on 20 Jan

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After Bangladesh PM Hasina’s remarks questioning the CAA comes another adverse comment from a top leader of a stakeholder country – Afghanistan. Speaking up against India’s decision to grant citizenship to Sikhs, Hindus and other non-Muslims from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan, former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has said India should treat all Afghans equally.

01:00:02 on 20 Jan

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The latest development on Andhra Pradesh's capital issue puts Amravati out of the race. YS Jaganmohan Reddy's cabinet has decided to repeal the AP Capital Region Development Authority Act 2014, which effectively strips the Amaravati region from the Andhra Pradesh capital status. The decision was taken at a meeting chaired by Reddy on Monday morning.

12:03:02 on 20 Jan

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The latest development on Andhra Pradesh's capital issue puts Amravati out of the race. YS Jaganmohan Reddy's cabinet has decided to repeal the AP Capital Region Development Authority Act 2014, which effectively strips the Amaravati region from the Andhra Pradesh capital status. The decision was taken at a meeting chaired by Reddy on Monday morning.

12:00:02 on 20 Jan

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Just ahead of Delhi election and as the "ekadashi" sets in, the "world's largest political party" - BJP will have a new President on today by 2:30 pm, bringing an end of Amit Shah era. BJP working president JP Nadda is all set to formally replace as the new chief of the party when the saffron party will initiate the process of electing a new party boss.

11:03:02 on 20 Jan

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Just ahead of Delhi election and as the "ekadashi" sets in, the "world's largest political party" - BJP will have a new President on today by 2:30 pm, bringing an end of Amit Shah era. BJP working president JP Nadda is all set to formally replace as the new chief of the party when the saffron party will initiate the process of electing a new party boss.

11:00:02 on 20 Jan

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Amid the anti-CAA row, BJP MP from Nizamabad D Arvind lambasted TRS working president KT Rama Rao by calling him "a political illiterate". Arvind further said that Rao has "no status" to level allegations against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah. Arvind's response comes after KTR alleged that there was no need to bring the Citizenship law.

06:33:02 on 19 Jan

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Amid the anti-CAA row, BJP MP from Nizamabad D Arvind lambasted TRS working president KT Rama Rao by calling him "a political illiterate". Arvind further said that Rao has "no status" to level allegations against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah. Arvind's response comes after KTR alleged that there was no need to bring the Citizenship law.

06:30:01 on 19 Jan

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"By saying that all are Hindus, we do not want to change anyone's religion, language or caste. We do not want any power centre other than the Constitution because we believe in it." RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said while speaking at a function in Bareilly on Sunday. His remarks come on the backdrop of protests against the CAA.

05:03:01 on 19 Jan

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"By saying that all are Hindus, we do not want to change anyone's religion, language or caste. We do not want any power centre other than the Constitution because we believe in it." RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said while speaking at a function in Bareilly on Sunday. His remarks come on the backdrop of protests against the CAA.

05:00:01 on 19 Jan

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday announced a set of promises – including free electricity, 24-hour supply of drinking water and a world-class education for every child – for voters ahead of next month’s Assembly elections. Kejriwal said the Aam Aadmi Party’s 10-point guarantee card will be implemented if voters return the party to power.

04:33:01 on 19 Jan

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday announced a set of promises – including free electricity, 24-hour supply of drinking water and a world-class education for every child – for voters ahead of next month’s Assembly elections. Kejriwal said the Aam Aadmi Party’s 10-point guarantee card will be implemented if voters return the party to power.

04:30:02 on 19 Jan

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Criticising the Centre over the CAA, Swaraj India president Yogendra Yadav said it is unfortunate that Prime Minister Narendra Modi can only see the "white cap" and "hijab" (worn by Muslims) but not the national flag in the hands of lakhs of people. The politician-activist was addressing a rally to oppose CAA.

03:03:01 on 19 Jan

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Criticising the Centre over the CAA, Swaraj India president Yogendra Yadav said it is unfortunate that Prime Minister Narendra Modi can only see the "white cap" and "hijab" (worn by Muslims) but not the national flag in the hands of lakhs of people. The politician-activist was addressing a rally to oppose CAA.

03:00:02 on 19 Jan

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