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CAA, NRC being linked to religion for political mileage: Bhagwat | India News

GUWAHATI: CAA and NRC are neither anti-Hindu nor anti-Muslim, but they have been linked to religion only to gain political mileage, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said here on Wednesday. “CAA and NRC have not been framed against any Indian citizen. An Indian citizen, who is a Muslim, won’t be a loser because of CAA,” Bhagwat …

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Universities should discuss socio-economic, political issues facing world: Vice president | India News

NEW DELHI: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday asked universities to become thought leaders in finding solutions to global challenges such as climate change, poverty and pollution. He also wanted the universities to discuss various socio-economic and political issues facing the world and come up with ideas that can be implemented by governments as …

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Covid pandemic not political but humanitarian issue: PM to BJP MPs | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the Covid crisis is not a political but a humanitarian issue and asserted that the government has ensured no one goes hungry during the pandemic. Such a pandemic has been witnessed by the world after a very very long time, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi quoted …

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Supreme Court directs release of Manipur-based political activist, detained under NSA, by 5 pm | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday directed release of Manipur-based political activist, booked under NSA for his criticism of BJP leaders on use of cow dung and cow urine as cures for Covid-19, by 5 pm, saying he cannot be put in jail for even a night. A bench of Justice D Y Chandrachud …

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‘We are not political tourists’, Priyanka Gandhi hits back at BJP | India News

LUCKNOW: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra slammed the BJP on Sunday, over its statement that she was a ‘political tourist’. “I am not a political tourist. I have been regularly coming to UP. This is BJP’s propaganda to show me and my brother Rahul as non-serious politicians and we are not going to be …

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BJP raising population issue for political motive, to target particular community: Shashi Tharoor | India News

NEW DELHI: Amid a push for a population control policy by some Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled states, senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Saturday alleged the BJP’s motive of raising the issue is political and aimed at targeting a “particular community”. The former Union minister said the population debate is “utterly misplaced” and half a century …

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RSS appoints Arun Kumar as interface for political issues | India News

NEW DELHI: In a major organisational change, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh on Sunday appointed its joint general secretary Arun Kumar the interface for political issues and also coordinator with BJP. Kumar, who was recently elevated in the rank after being national media head for a few years, replaced another joint general secretary Krishna Gopal who …

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Paras claims Paswan’s political successor, Chirag as legal heir | India News

NEW DELHI: Union food processing minister Pashupati Kumar Paras on Thursday escalated the face-off within the family to claim the legacy of his brother and LJP founder Ram Vilas Paswan while claiming that he is the “real political successor” of Paswan and Chirag can be the “heir” of his brother’s wealth as per Hindu Succession …

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I am political successor of Ram Vilas Paswan, Chirag can be heir of his properties: Pashupati Paras | India News

NEW DELHI: Newly-appointed Union minister of food processing industry Pashupati Kumar Paras has said he is the political successor of his late brother Ram Vilas Paswan. “I am the political successor of Ram Vilas Paswan. Chirag can be the heir of his properties as per Hindu Succession Law,” Pashupati Kumar Paras said on Thursday. Chirag …

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Delimitation panel interacts with political leaders in Pahalgam | India News

SRINAGAR: A day after the Delimitation Commission held deliberations with the political parties in Srinagar, the members of the panel on Wednesday interacted with the members of the panel at Pahalgam in the Southern district of Anantnag. The members from National Conference, Congress and other parties stressed on holding the delimitation exercise in a free …

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