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Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Friday asked whether the University Grants Commission would "dare" to celebrate November 8, the day when demonetisation was announced in 2016, as 'surgical strike day'.

Take Ram temple issue 'seriously' after Bhagwat comments: Sena to Modi govt Sep 21 2018

Two days after RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat pitched for early construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya, the Shiv Sena Friday acknowledged his commitment, but questioned that of the "politicians" towards the cause.

Ambedkar had no problem taking NCP's help earlier: Pawar Sep 21 2018

A day after Dalit leader Prakash Ambedkar questioned his party's secular credentials, NCP chief Sharad Pawar said Friday that Ambedkar had not felt any qualms about taking NCP's help in the past.

Kejriwal attacks Modi govt over Rafale deal Sep 21 2018

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday demanded that the BJP-led central government come clean on the Rafale deal in light of former French president Francois Hollande's purported statement "directly contradicting" its stand.

'Surgical Strike Day' stirs row, government defends move Sep 21 2018

Congress calls the UGC circular asking universities to celebrate September 29 as 'Surgical Strike Day' politically motivated while the government claims the exercise will enhance national prestige.

Bengal institutions won't celebrate 'Surgical Strike Day' Sep 21 2018

Terming UGC's circular to celebrate "Surgical Strike Day" on September 29 as "BJP's gimmick", West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee said educational institutions in the state will not celebrate the day.

Shah accuses Rahul Gandhi of supporting 'urban Naxals' Sep 21 2018

BJP president Amit Shah Friday accused Congress chief Rahul Gandhi of supporting "urban Naxals" plotting to assassinate the prime minister and asked him to clarify his stand on the issue to people in poll-bound Rajasthan Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.

Rahul Gandhi to visit Amethi on September 24 Sep 21 2018

Congress president Rahul Gandhi will be on a two-day visit to his Parliamentary constituency Amethi, beginning September 24, a party leader said.

Parrikar threatening people from hospital: Congress Sep 21 2018

Congress alleged that ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is "threatening people" from his hospital room.