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Dealing a blow to the Congress's plans to sew up an alliance, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Thursday announced 22 candidates for the Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections and said it will contest all 230 seats.

Congress accuses Sitharaman of 'misleading' people on Rafale, demands resignation Sep 20 2018

The Congress on Thursday demanded Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's resignation for allegedly "misleading" the people on the Rafale deal and said the government's arguments have been "demolished" by the statement of a former chief of the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL).

Sena hails triple talaq ordinance, wants similar route for Ram temple Sep 20 2018

The Shiv Sena Thursday welcomed the Centre's ordinance banning instant triple talaq and asked the government to take a similar route for the construction of Ram temple at Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh.

PMK opposes Central ordinance on triple talaq Sep 20 2018

Opposition PMK Thursday opposed the Central ordinance on triple talaq, saying it will "further complicate" the problems of Muslim women.

TRS had no role in Telangana's statehood: Azad Sep 20 2018

The ruling Telangana Rashtra Samiti had no role in getting separate statehood for the region, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad claimed.

Congress will form government in Rajasthan: Pilot Sep 20 2018

Rajasthan Congress president Sachin Pilot on Thursday said the party will come to power in the state after the assembly elections later this year, while accusing chief minister Vasundhara Raje of ignoring people's plight.

Rahul pulls no punches in attack on Modi Sep 20 2018

In a no-hold-barred attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi Thursday said people are now heard saying that the country's "watchman is a thief .

RSS won't accept Muslims: Mayawati Sep 20 2018

The RSS would never accept the Muslims even if they agreed to build not just the Ram temple in Ayodhya but many other temples, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati said.

Suffering from painful orthopaedic ailment: Ajay Maken Sep 20 2018

Ajay Maken on Thursday said that he was suffering from "painful orthopaedic ailment", two days after Congress dismissed as "rumours" reports of his resignation as its Delhi unit chief.