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8 January, 2019 3:43 PM Who will contest from Ram Vilas Paswan's Hajipur constituency? Son Chirag or brother Pasupati Kumar

Patna: With LJP leader Ram Vilas Paswan deciding not to contest from Hajipur in Bihar, speculation is rife as to who will succeed him in the constituency: his son or brother. Nearly 42 years after he won the Hajipur Lok Sabha seat for the first time with a margin of 4.24 lakh votes, a feat that set a Guinness record. He has in all won the seat eight 136

7 January, 2019 10:06 AM Rahul Gandhi slams government over sugarcane farmers' dues

Rahul Gandhi's attack came after a media report claimed that mills in Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra have piled up almost Rs 11,000 crore in payment dues to farmers. Attacking the Centre over alleged farm distress, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on January 7 said the BJP governments of Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra have not given dues of Rs 11,000 crore 154

7 January, 2019 8:39 AM In new avatar, TDP MP Naramalli Sivaprasad dresses up like MGR during protests in Parliament

TDP MP Naramalli Sivaprasad dressed up like MGR during protests in Parliament. NEW DELHI: Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MP Naramalli Sivaprasad on Monday dressed up like former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MG Ramachandran (MGR) during the protests in Parliament demanding 'Special Category Status' to Andhra Pradesh. Soon after the Parliament convened for normal 142

6 January, 2019 11:30 AM Amit Shah attacks Rahul Gandhi over court order in National Herald case

BJP president Amit Shah attacked Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on January 6 over a court order asking the publishers of the National Herald newspaper to vacate a premises in the national capital, saying those appropriating public property should not target Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Shah said while Gandhi's entire family lineage was "mired in corruption" 343

5 January, 2019 8:30 AM Delhi University Ad Hoc Teachers Begin Hunger Strike

A group of 20 ad hoc teachers of the Delhi University began a hunger strike Friday demanding same benefits as given to permanent teachers and the former's immediate absorption. The teachers began their strike outside the Faculty of Arts. Aditya Narayan Misra, president, Academics for Action and Development (AAD), said, "We are siting outside the Faculty 201

4 January, 2019 6:37 PM How will Rahul Gandhi face Amethi, asks Smriti Irani citing Kamal Nath’s remark

Why was Rahul silent when Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath spoke against people from UP and Bihar working in that state, asked Smriti Irani. Union Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Smriti Irani on Friday lashed out at Congress president Rahul Gandhi for not condemning Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath over latter’s remark 335

4 January, 2019 11:49 AM "It Can Erase Pak": Why BJP's Himanta Sarma Says Congress Against Rafale

Another BJP leader alleged that Rahul Gandhi was seeking information in the Rafale issue that the neighbouring country wants As a debate on the controversial Rafale fight jet deal raged in the Lok Sabha where Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman spoke on various aspects of the agreement for over two hours and accused the Congress-led government of scrapping 204

4 January, 2019 6:37 AM Rafale deal: Rahul Gandhi seeks probe against PM Narendra Modi for corruption, weakening national security

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi be investigated for corruption and for weakening national security by giving the Rafale contract to "his friend". Gandhi cited a media report on Swedish Telecom major Ericsson filing a contempt plea in the Supreme Court against Reliance Communications chief Anil Ambani 127

4 January, 2019 4:20 AM Ajay Maken resigns as Congress's Delhi unit chief

Congress president Rahul Gandhi, Delhi Congress party affairs in-charge P C Chacko and Maken held a meeting on Thursday evening. Gandhi has accepted his resignation, they said. Senior Congress leader Ajay Maken Friday resigned as the party's Delhi unit chief citing health reasons, a few months before the Lok Sabha elections, sources said. Congress president 151

4 January, 2019 2:49 AM No place for hatred in democracy: Ashok Gehlot

There is no place for hatred and violence in democracy, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said. The Congress was opposed to BJP's ideology, but it did not want the saffron party to cease to exist, he said. Gehlot, sworn in as chief minister last month, was in Nanded in central Maharashtra to inaugurate statues of the 19th century social reformer 123