Activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav have slammed AAP’s new Lokpal Bill that differs from what was drafted during anti-corruption movement, terming it as 'Jokepal'.
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In a brazenly shameful and unacceptable form of protest, a number of Jamia alumni have demanded withdrawal of an invitation to the Prime Minister of the country to be chief guest at Jamia Millia Islamia's annual convocation.
In the spirit of Limited Government which Prime Minister Modi had promised, it is high time Indian Council of Historical Research is shut down.
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Narendra Modi Government is applying the formula of the Gujarat model into the national context. Implementing this model across the nation will entail dealing with far more complexity than at state level.
Bangladesh's fight against Islamist Radicals has not been an easy one as Sheikh Hasina remains steadfast in her approach.
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Dialogue is the only way forward for a resolution to the Kashmir issue, former chief minister Farooq Abdullah on Saturday said even as he held that nothing has been done to reclaim Pakistan-occupied Kashmir from the neighbouring country while reiterating views that have invited criticism.
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Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday urged President Pranab Mukherjee for his immediate intervention for replacement of Acting state Governor Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya who has allegedly "converted his office into an annex of BJP office".
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Congress leader and former Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Saturday made a scathing attack on BJP for terming secularism as "most misused word" and said questioning secularism was a fundamental threat to the Indian republic and constitution.
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BJP on Saturday sought an apology from former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah for saying that PoK is part of Pakistan, and said he was "deliberately raking up" the issue in order to remain in news for his political survival.
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Sonia Gandhi talked about Congress' opposition to the GST Bill while Manmohan Singh remained quite during their meeting with Narendra Modi on the issue
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Hitting back at Shanti and Prashant Bhushan, AAP today claimed that they were opposing the Janlokpal Bill at the behest of BJP and asserted that the proposed legislation was similar to the one tabled by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during his previous 49-day tenure.
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