Sonia Gandhi: ‘Govt undemocratic, all powers concentrated in PMO’

Congress president Sonia Gandhi addressed a meeting of leaders and representatives of 22 opposition parties to discuss the Covid-19 situation in the country, in which she accused the Narendra Modi government of junking the “spirit of federalism”. Read More
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Swamy: Gujarat Covid-19 situation will steady if Anandiben made CM

Senior BJP leader and Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy said the Gujarat coronavirus situation will stabilize if Anandiben Patel, the state’s former chief minister, is brought back to her old post as CM. Read More
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Arvind Subramanian: India facing calamity, IMF GDP outlook ‘bizarre’

Former chief economic advisor Arvind Subramanian said India must plan for substantially negative growth this year and be ready to spend an additional Rs 10 lakh crore since its economy is facing a calamity following the Covid-19 pandemic. Read More
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Sonia Gandhi: ‘Rahul’s warning helped Bhilwara tackle Covid-19’

Sonia Gandhi, the interim Congress president, has reportedly told her party chiefs from states that the Rajasthan government’s success in tackling Covid-19 in Bhilwara was the result of a “timely” warning from her son, former party president Rahul Gandhi. Read More
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Swamy ‘surprised’ after FIRs against him over remark on Rahul

Chhattisgarh Police have lodged a complaint against BJP’s Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy for allegedly making false remarks against the Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. Swamy had alleged that Gandhi takes cocaine which was the reason for party’s disorder. Read More
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Priyanka: ‘I’ll find out who worked for the party in this election’

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra slammed Congress workers and said since she had been “asked to speak”, she would not mince words about party men not doing enough to ensure victory. Read More
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Arvind Subramanian: GDP inflated during both UPA, NDA rule

Former chief economic advisor Arvind Subramanian suggested that India’s growth was overstated by about to 2.5 per cent. Referring to his research paper, he said the average annual growth between 2011-12 and 2016-17 may have been about 4.5 per cent, not 7 per cent. Read More
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‘Ready to return to India, if Supreme Court gives an assurance’: Zakir Naik

Islamic preacher Zakir Naik said he is ready to return to India if the Supreme Court gives an assurance that he would not be arrested till his conviction. Read More
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BJP’s Dattatreya says ‘Hyderabad safe haven for terrorists’

BJP lawmaker Bandaru Dattatreya attacked the Telagana chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao over his bond with the Asaduddin Owaisi-led AIMIM. He alleged that Hyderabad is a safe haven for Islamic terrorist activities and that the police are not taking stern action. Read More
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Amit Shah says charges against Pragya Thakur are ‘fake’

The BJP president, Amit Shah, said a “fake case was filed in the name of Hindu terror with the intention to show the country’s culture in bad light”. Read More
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