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Meerut: Congress candidate from Meerut, actress Nagma found herself in a peculiar spot on Thursday. The actress slapped a person during an election rally in Meerut. Nagma had just reached the site of the rally when she was surrounded by a mob. In the confusion, a youth reportedly manhandled her after which Nagma slapped the youth. Nagma was making her way to the stage to address the crowd when the incident happened. An upset Nagma later said that if such an incident happens again, she would never return to Meerut.

UPA Did Everything to Help Agusta Bag VVIP Chopper deal: Parrikar

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UPA Did Everything to Help Agusta Bag VVIP Chopper deal: Parrikar

New Delhi: The Central government on Friday said the previous UPA government had "done everything" to help AgustaWestland bag the contract for VVIP helicopters and asserted that it will track down the...


Modi govt 'abusing and insulting' Constitution: Congress in Rajya Sabha

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Modi govt 'abusing and insulting' Constitution: Congress in Rajya Sabha

New Delhi: Congress on Friday accused the government of "abusing and insulting" the Constitution, on a day its top leadership took to streets to protest the "assaults on dem...

Degree of obsession: Why Kejriwal will snap at PM Modi's heels till 2019

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Degree of obsession: Why Kejriwal will snap at PM Modi's heels till 2019

Andrew Brietbart, noted American conservative commentator and editor who died in 2012, had once this to say about media manipulation: "Feeding the media is like training a dog. You can't thro...

'Save democracy': Zealous speeches not enough; Cong needs to do much more

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'Save democracy': Zealous speeches not enough; Cong needs to do much more

For once, the top Congress brass Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh and Rahul Gandhi courted arrest together, that too in close vicinity of the Parliament. The stated purpose of doing so was to save the d...

Water train reached Bundelkhand empty, claims Samajwadi Party in RS

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Water train reached Bundelkhand empty, claims Samajwadi Party in RS

New Delhi: The Samajwadi Party on Friday raised the issue of an empty water train reaching drought-hit Budelkhand, even as Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P.J. Kurien stressed that there should be no poli...

Parrikar holds forth on AgustaWestland, flays 'behti Ganga' Congress

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Parrikar holds forth on AgustaWestland, flays 'behti Ganga' Congress

On a day like so many others, the Congress and BJP refused to agree on almost anything. Almost.The River Ganga seemed to be the focal point for Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Congress vice-pres...

Uttarakhand HC to hear MLAs' plea challenging Speaker's action tomorrow

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Uttarakhand HC to hear MLAs' plea challenging Speaker's action tomorrow

Nainital: The Uttarakhand High Court will hear on Saturdaya petition filed by rebel Congress MLAs challengingtheir disqualification under the anti-defection law by theSpeaker.JusticeUC Dhyani of the h...