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Was taken aback by Modi's congratulatory tweet: Tharoor

Was taken aback by Modi's congratulatory tweet: Tharoor

Kolkata: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor Thursday admitted he was "taken aback" when Narendra Modi congratulated him after he won the Lok Sabha elections, especially after a remark the prime minister had made about his wife Sunanda Pushkar."I was surprised because  more
Tharoor lashes out at media, says he is being defamed
Tharoor lashes out at media, says he is being defamed
Kolkata: Under intense media glare over the death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar a year ago, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor today lashed out at it, saying he was being “defamed day in and day out” over the issue.Tharoor, who refused  more
Jaya Prada says she wants to join BJP
Jaya Prada says she wants to join BJP
Hyderabad: Actor-turned-politician Jaya Prada today said she wants to join the BJP as she is impressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership.“Everyone is impressed by Modi-ji’s leadership. Many big leaders want to work with him. Similarly, as an activist, I  more
SP, BJP hits back Mayawati
SP, BJP hits back Mayawati
Lucknow: With BSP supremo Mayawati charging BJP with neglecting Dalits and ruling SP with poor law and order situation, both the parties today hit back, saying she was levelling baseless allegations to avoid questions being raised by her own partymen.“Mayawati  more
Congress high command to decide about party's role in JK
Congress high command to decide about party's role in JK
Jammu: In view of the emerging political situation in Jammu and Kashmir, the state unit of Congress today asked the party high command to take a decision on its role in the state.“The MLA elect of the party met in  more
Controversial book on Sonia Gandhi's life 'The Red Sari' now out in India
Controversial book on Sonia Gandhi's life 'The Red Sari' now out in India
New Delhi: A fictionalised account of Sonia Gandhi's life by Spanish author Javier Moro which could not be published in India after Congress objected to its contents a few years ago has finally hit book stores in the country."The Red  more
Piyush Goyal hopeful of electricity bill clearance in budget session
Piyush Goyal hopeful of electricity bill clearance in budget session
Mumbai: The Electricity (amendment) Bill, 2014, which aims at unbundling the power distribution and transmission sector and opening it for competition, is likely to be passed during the coming budget session of the Parliament, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said here  more
Sharad calls Manjhi at Nitish's house to sort out differences
Sharad calls Manjhi at Nitish's house to sort out differences
Patna: Amid reports of power tussle between Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi and Nitish Kumar, JD(U) president Sharad Yadav today went to ailing Kumar’s house and called CM there reportedly to hammer their differences. Sources close to Kumar confirmed  more
Gujarat CM addresses 32 meetings to boost BJP membership drive
Gujarat CM addresses 32 meetings to boost BJP membership drive
Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel addressed party workers and locals at 32 different places across the city today, to boost the BJP’s ongoing membership enrollment drive.She reached Bopal and nearby Ghuma areas at around 8.30 AM and addressed four  more
Delhi BJP sends legal notice to AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi BJP sends legal notice to AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal
New Delhi: Delhi BJP on Tuesday served a legal notice to Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal for allegedly "defaming" the party.In the legal notice, BJP has asked Kejriwal to tender a public apology for his false and defamatory allegations  more
Discrimination against NE people: Problem lies with both sides
Discrimination against NE people: Problem lies with both sides
New Delhi: Speaking on discrimination faced by the people from the North Eastern Region in other parts of the country, Union minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore today said the problem lies with both sides and it’s a result of “cross-alienation”.“We get  more
Delhi Polls: Congress releases third list of 15 candidates
Delhi Polls: Congress releases third list of 15 candidates
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee’s daughter Sarmishta will make her electoral debut in the city as she is among 15 candidates announced by Congress in its third list of candidates for Delhi Assembly polls.She will contest from prestigious Greater Kailash  more
AAP, Congress deride Kiran Bedi joining BJP
AAP, Congress deride Kiran Bedi joining BJP
New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party today derided Kiran Bedi’s decision to join BJP just ahead of the Delhi Assembly polls while Congress accused her of “gross political opportunism” while recalling that she had vowed not to enter politics during  more
Mukul Roy flies off to Delhi before facing CBI
Mukul Roy flies off to Delhi before facing CBI
Kolkata: Citing his party's need in the upcoming by-elections, Trinamool Congress general secretary Mukul Roy, who has been summoned by the CBI for questioning in the Saradha scam, left for New Delhi in the afternoon Thursday."I am the all India  more
Delhi Polls: BJP candidates to be out on Jan 19
Delhi Polls: BJP candidates to be out on Jan 19
New Delhi: BJP will announce its candidates for the February 7 Delhi Assembly elections on January 19 when the party’s Central Election Committee meets here.Sources said BJP is likely to announce a majority of its candidates on the day, after  more
TMC to hit streets if Mukul is arrested
TMC to hit streets if Mukul is arrested
Kolkata: Claiming that the accusation of involvement of its leaders in Saradha scam is false, top Trinamool Congress leader Partha Chatterjee today said the party would hit the streets if its general secretary Mukul Roy was arrested by CBI in  more
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