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Barely a week after he was attacked with ink at a rally in Varanasi, Aam Aadmi Party's Chief Arvind Kejriwal was on Friday slapped by an unidentified man during a rally in Dakshinpuri in South Delhi.There are, however, conflicting reports over what really happened. Some media reports state that Kejriwal was slapped on the face, while others say he was punched twice in the neck.Kejriwal, however, did not suffer any major injuries and was then escorted by Delhi Police. Speaking to his supporters, Kejriwal appealed that they should not resort to violence as it wasn't part of their ideology and cast a veiled attack on BJP's PM candidate Narendra Modi."Let them attack us but we should not retaliate... some people will do anything to become Prime Minister."AAP supporters attacked the assaulter who was later detained by the Delhi Police. Aaj Tak reports that the attacker had been paid Rs 25,000 for the attack but the Delhi Police has refused to comment, saying they will question him before making a statement. AAP has not yet filed a complaint. More details are awaited.

CPI(M) MLA Tanmoy Bhattacharya joins Congress' rally against price rise defying party's stand

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CPI(M) MLA Tanmoy Bhattacharya joins Congress' rally against price rise defying party's stand

Kolkata: Defying the official stand of CPI(M), party MLA Tanmoy Bhattacharya on Saturday took part in Congress' rally on price rise issue and said 'nobody' has the right to disrespect the people's man...


Has BJP quietly cracked the whip on Subramanian Swamy for taking on Arun Jaitley?

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Has BJP quietly cracked the whip on Subramanian Swamy for taking on Arun Jaitley?

Has the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) top brass issued an informal warning to its maverick leader, Subramanian Swamy, after his tirade against Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and top functionaries of his ...

Gaya Charan Dinkar to be new Opposition Leader in UP assembly

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Gaya Charan Dinkar to be new Opposition Leader in UP assembly

Lucknow: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislators on Saturday unanimously elected Gaya Charan Dinkar as the new Leader of Opposition in the Uttar Pradesh assembly.The post was vacated by Swamy Prasad Mau...

Not Subramanian Swamy, but his ideas should be under public scrutiny

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Not Subramanian Swamy, but his ideas should be under public scrutiny

How to engage in a democratic polity with politicians like Subramanian Swamy? The best way to do so is by contesting what Swamy says, not what Swamy is or what Swamy means (aims at). It is not that wh...

Dear Subramanian Swamy, this isn't 1999 and Narendra Modi isn't Vajpayee

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Dear Subramanian Swamy, this isn't 1999 and Narendra Modi isn't Vajpayee

Fools rush in where angels fear to tread is an age-old saying- which essentiallymeans that foolish people usually do not understand when a situation is dangerous. Subramanian Swamy fits into this maxi...

Robert Vadra slams Subramanian Swamy after waiter tweet: BJP leader says, 'focus on staying out of jail'

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Robert Vadra slams Subramanian Swamy after waiter tweet: BJP leader says, 'focus on staying out of jail'

Taking a jibe at BJP leader Subramanian Swamy's recent tweet saying 'ministers wearing coat and tie look like waiters', Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra said that Swamy's comment ...

'Creeping fascism': What Subramanian Swamy had said about RSS in 2000

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'Creeping fascism': What Subramanian Swamy had said about RSS in 2000

If the last few days, BJP MP Subramanian Swamy has shown that he, as an ally, is as dangerous as an enemy.On Friday, Swamy issued a threat of a "bloodbath" on Twitter after being cri...