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'You are not I.N.D.I.A, Quit India': Smriti Irani slams Opposition, Rahul Gandhi during no-trust debate
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'You are not I.N.D.I.A, Quit India': Smriti Irani slams Opposition, Rahul Gandhi during no-trust debate

Opening the debate on day two of the no-trust motion debate in Parliament from the BJP's side, Smriti Irani said, 'You are not India, for India is not corrupt'

WATCH: 'Rahul Gandhi didn't have confidence to speak on no-confidence motion yesterday': BJP mocks Congress MP
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WATCH: 'Rahul Gandhi didn't have confidence to speak on no-confidence motion yesterday': BJP mocks Congress MP

Lok Sabha MP from Kerala's Wayanad, Rahul Gandhi, is expected to appear in the Parliament and open the debate on no-trust vote from Congress side around 12 noon on Wednesday (9 August)

TMC MP Derek O'Brien suspended from Rajya Sabha for 'unruly' behaviour in the House
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TMC MP Derek O'Brien suspended from Rajya Sabha for 'unruly' behaviour in the House

TMC Rajya Sabha MP Derek O'Brien has been suspended 'for unruly behaviour unbecoming of a Member of Rajya Sabha'

Deve Gowda rubbishes speculations of JD(S), BJP joining hands to topple Cong govt in Karnataka
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Deve Gowda rubbishes speculations of JD(S), BJP joining hands to topple Cong govt in Karnataka

Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister DK Shivakumar and his party have claimed that JD(S) and BJP are hatching a ploy to topple the Congress-ruled government in the southern state

BJP MP Manoj Tiwari blames Kejriwal of finishing AAP by his sins
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BJP MP Manoj Tiwari blames Kejriwal of finishing AAP by his sins

He further claimed that Kejriwal had vowed to fight corruption but was now himself involved in it.

In run-up to Chhattisgarh polls, Priyanka Gandhi promises Rs 500 subsidy per gas cylinder, loan waiver for SHGs
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In run-up to Chhattisgarh polls, Priyanka Gandhi promises Rs 500 subsidy per gas cylinder, loan waiver for SHGs

After the rally, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel in a social media post said subsidy of Rs 500 will be directly put into bank accounts of women

BJP spokesperson Sudhanshu Trivedi attacks Congress, says doing vote-bank politics
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BJP spokesperson Sudhanshu Trivedi attacks Congress, says doing vote-bank politics

Gandhi criticised the government's decision and said "humanity is on trial now", as she called for the loudest and most powerful voices to demand a cessation of military activity.

Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar says Kerala tolerant towards radical elements, CM Vijayan criticizes
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Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar says Kerala tolerant towards radical elements, CM Vijayan criticizes

He further alleged that both the Congress and the Left in Kerala have a history of appeasement of radical elements in the state. 

Chhattisgarh assembly polls: CM Baghel files  for nomination from Patan
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Chhattisgarh assembly polls: CM Baghel files for nomination from Patan

Chhattisgarh assembly speaker Charan Das Mahant and state Home Minister Tamradhwaj Sahu were seen accompanying him while filing the nomination.

Congress’ 7 guarantees to Rajasthan include free laptops and tablets, subsidised LPG
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Congress’ 7 guarantees to Rajasthan include free laptops and tablets, subsidised LPG

CM Ashok Gehlot, while addressing a press conference in Jaipur announced five guarantees for the people of the state and promised that the guarantees proposed by his government will be implemented if his government is re-elected in the November 25 elections

Kerala: BJP claims IUML rally as 'pro-Hamas'; criticises Tharoor's participation
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Kerala: BJP claims IUML rally as 'pro-Hamas'; criticises Tharoor's participation

The BJP leader alleged that Tharoor's participation in the rally, given his previous role as a UN diplomat, goes against the country's established stance on the issue.

'Do not contest in Lok Sabha elections', Samajwadi Party leader receives dozens of threat calls; police complaint filed
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'Do not contest in Lok Sabha elections', Samajwadi Party leader receives dozens of threat calls; police complaint filed

The Samajwadi Party's district unit president Tanveer Khan said Kashyap is a possible candidate for the Shahjahanpur Lok Sabha (reserved) seat.

Tamil Nadu: CM Stalin's letter to President Murmu seeking assent for anti-NEET bill at earliest
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Tamil Nadu: CM Stalin's letter to President Murmu seeking assent for anti-NEET bill at earliest

The Tamil Nadu Admission to Under Graduate Medical Degree Courses Bill, 2021, originally passed in September that year by the state Assembly, was returned by Governor RN Ravi later.

Assam: 15 opposition parties to prepare state-specific common minimum programme by November for 2024 Lok Sabha polls
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Assam: 15 opposition parties to prepare state-specific common minimum programme by November for 2024 Lok Sabha polls

Leaders from United Opposition Forum Assam, comprising Congress, AJP, CPI(M), Raijor Dal, CPI, Jatiya Dal-Asom, NCP, RJD, Janata Dal (U), TMC, CPI(ML), AAP and AIFB, took part in Thursday's deliberations.

Rajasthan Assembly Elections 2023: Will anti-incumbency throw out Congress from power?
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Rajasthan Assembly Elections 2023: Will anti-incumbency throw out Congress from power?

Rajasthan goes to polls in a month from now. The Congress is trying hard to overturn the desert state’s decades-old riwaz of ousting the incumbent from power. Where is CM Ashok Gehlot contesting from? What about BJP’s Vasundhara Raje?

Mahua Moitra cash-for-query row: What’s Lok Sabha Ethics Committee hearing the case?
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Mahua Moitra cash-for-query row: What’s Lok Sabha Ethics Committee hearing the case?

The Lok Sabha Ethics Committee will take up BJP MP Nishikant Dubey’s complaint against Trinamool’s Mahua Moitra, who has been accused of taking bribes for asking questions in Parliament. The panel, which became a permanent part of the House in 2015, oversees the moral and ethical conduct of MPs

Karnataka has become Cong's ATM to fund upcoming polls, alleges BJP spokesperson
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Karnataka has become Cong's ATM to fund upcoming polls, alleges BJP spokesperson

BJP spokesperson Syed Zafar Islam attacked the ruling BRS, Congress, and Asaduddin Owaisi-led AIMIM over 'corruption and dynastic politics'

Foundation of 'Ram Rajya' is in double-engine govt schemes : Yogi Adityanath
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Foundation of 'Ram Rajya' is in double-engine govt schemes : Yogi Adityanath

Adityanath also received a grand reception near the newly built Shri Jhulelal Temple, where a significant number of Sindhi community members had gathered.

BJP takes swipe at Cong over 'corruption' in poll-bound Chhattisgarh with cartoon portraying CM Baghel as Ravan
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BJP takes swipe at Cong over 'corruption' in poll-bound Chhattisgarh with cartoon portraying CM Baghel as Ravan

The post showed a cartoon of Baghel which portrayed him as Ravan with 10 heads and 'Thagesh' (the one who cheats) written on it. The 10 heads were named after various alleged scams and offences like murder and rape

Three Lok Sabha MPs in BJP's list of 52 candidates for upcoming assembly polls in Telangana
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Three Lok Sabha MPs in BJP's list of 52 candidates for upcoming assembly polls in Telangana

BJP has also given ticket to T Raja Singh from his Goshamahal seat after revoking his suspension, effected last year for alleged insulting remarks towards Prophet Mohammad