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GST is Gabbar Singh Tax- Rahul Gandhi GST is Gabbar Singh Tax- Rahul Gandhi


Gandhinagar, Congress got a boost with OBC leader Alpesh Thakore joining it in the presence of party Vice President Rahul Gandhi who attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi on demonetisation and GST, calling it a "Gabbar Singh Tax" that has ruined India's economy

Government's muscular approach over Kashmir has failed: Chidambaram Government's muscular approach over Kashmir has failed: Chidambaram


New Delhi, Former Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Monday said that with the appointment of an interlocutor for Jammu and Kashmir, the government has admitted that its "muscular approach" has failed in the state.

"From 

Rajasthan government tables Criminal Laws Bill in assembly Rajasthan government tables Criminal Laws Bill in assembly


Jaipur, Despite criticism from various quarters, Vasundhara Raje-led BJP government on Monday tabled the Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) Bill in the Rajasthan assembly.

Gujarat bribery row: Congress seeks court-monitored probe Gujarat bribery row: Congress seeks court-monitored probe



New Delhi, The Congress on Monday demanded a court-monitored probe into allegations by a Patidar leader from North Gujarat that he was paid Rs 1 crore to join the BJP.

Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari said Narendra Patel, who belongs to the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti 

CM Adityanath's Taj visit will help in damage control-tourism players CM Adityanath's Taj visit will help in damage control-tourism players


Agra, Tourism industry leaders in Agra have welcomed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's decision to visit the Taj Mahal, which is seen as a damage control exercise after a series of controversial statements by politicians on the 17th century marble wonder.

Gangotri shrine closes for six-month winter break Gangotri shrine closes for six-month winter break



Dehradun, The gates of the Gangotri shrine in Uttarakhand were closed for a six-month winter break on Friday.

Amid fanfare and chanting of vedic hymns, locals shifted a statue of the Goddess Ganga to Mukhwa where, from Saturday, puja will be performed for the next six months. Jawans of the Mahal regiment of the Army played music

Congress rejected his proposal to redevelop Kedarnath -Modi Congress rejected his proposal to redevelop Kedarnath -Modi



Kedarnath, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on a visit to the revered shrine of Kedarnath, on Friday attacked the Congress party for rejecting his proposal in June 2013 when he was Chief Minister of Gujarat for redevelopment of the Uttarakhand shrine that was badly damaged in the massive flash floods.

Indian Embassy in US involved in search for missing girl in Texas Indian Embassy in US involved in search for missing girl in Texas


New Delhi, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has voiced "deep concern" over a three-year-old Indian girl in Texas who has been missing since October 7 after her foster father made her stand outside the house as punishment for not drinking milk. She said the Indian Embassy is actively involved in the search

Explain Modi's chartered air travels as CM: Congress Explain Modi's chartered air travels as CM: Congress



New Delhi, The Congress on Wednesday demanded to know who paid for over 100 trips Narendra Modi made by chartered planes across India and abroad when he was the Gujarat Chief Minister between 2003 and 2007.

Congress spokesman Abhishek Manu Singhvi said the estimated cost of these air travels was around Rs 16.56 crore.

"The nation wants to know, we want to know, as to who paid for these chartered plane travels by Modi. No information has been furnished till date in response to a RTI query made in 2007," Singhvi said.

Sunny Leone to perform in China Sunny Leone to perform in China


Beijing, Actress Sunny Leone will perform in China for the first time to celebrate Diwali on Thursday.

"It's great to meet fans all around and get to interact with them. It's my first time in China and I am really looking forward to it," Sunny said in a statement.

Attack on Taj aimed at re-writing history: CPI-M Attack on Taj aimed at re-writing history: CPI-M


New Delhi, Accusing the BJP rulers of Uttar Pradesh of having "a medieval communal mindset", the CPI-M has said that the vilification of the Taj Mahal by BJP leaders was part of a project aimed at re-writing history.

"Nothing exemplifies this attitude more than their attempt to denigrate the Taj Mahal which is considered as one of the most beautiful buildings in the world," CPI-M journal People's Democracy said in an editorial.

Congress must come clean on Bofors scam: BJP Congress must come clean on Bofors scam: BJP


New Delhi, The BJP on Wednesday asked the Congress to come clean on the claims made by a US investigator Michael Hershman, who has alleged in television interviews that the then Rajiv Gandhi-led Congress government had sabotaged his investigation into the Bofors case.

BJP faces heat from two former CMs in Himachal BJP faces heat from two former CMs in Himachal


New Delhi, The BJP appears to have decided to contest the upcoming assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh without declaring a chief ministerial face.

After toying with the idea of projecting Union Minister J.P. Nadda as a possible Chief Minister face, the party has reportedly decided to fight the November 9 elections and make the choice later depending on the results.

IAF aircraft to land on Agra expressway next week IAF aircraft to land on Agra expressway next week



New Delhi, Going ahead with its plan to use highways as landing strips during emergencies, the Indian Air Force (IAF) will conduct an exercise next week where a number of aircraft will land on the Lucknow-Agra Expressway,

Taj Mahal is part of Indian heritage, says Adityanath FIR filed against former BJP MLA, poet for vulgar writing HC refuses to set aside charges framed against Tytler, businessman GST dampens kitchenware sales by 30-40percent this Dhanteras 'India can reduce 520 mn tonnes of greenhouse gas' 50 German students visit Chandigarh to strengthen bilateral links GST collective decision of all parties- Modi There will be rain of jumlas now, Rahul mocks Modi's Gujarat visit Indo-American DJ wants to turn 'KSHMR in Kashmir' a reality Train passengers taken ill ate own food: Official CBI court issues release order for Talwars Police unseals hotel room where Pushkar was found dead Kejriwal's stolen car found in Ghaziabad SIT releases sketches of Lankesh murder suspects Those accusing Jay Shah of wrongdoing should go to court: RSS 'Babu Samjho Ishare': Kishore Kumar's onscreen talent BJP, Congress clash over EC not declaring Gujarat poll dates Ivanka Trump to stay in Westin during Hyderabad visit Amit Shah breaks silence on son's business, rejects money laundering 'Achche din' will take one, two years more-Goa BJP Stubble burning: NGT notice to Centre over aid to Punjab Jay Shah can be probed if there is evidence: RSS BJP pushing Hindutva agenda to divert people's attention: CPI-M Himachal to vote on Nov 9, no dates for Gujarat yet Congress sweeps Nanded civic polls, opposition routed Four years after conviction, Talwars set free in Aarushi murder case Modi government putting pressure on ECI over Gujarat poll dates: Congress Bring farmers you incentivised against stubble burning, NGT tells Punjab India needs a PM who works, not just speaks: Mayawati Godhra train burning not 'terrorism', says Gujarat HC