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As Sasikala attempts to take over AIADMK, disproportionate assets case looms large

As Sasikala marches on to fulfill her political ambition, a Damocles’ sword continues to hang over her head – that of the Rs 58 crore Disproportionate Assets case currently awaiting orders on appeal in the Supreme Court.

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Posted: December 10, 2016, 9:29 am
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Note ban disrupts Parliament: Rahul Gandhi, perhaps you should bring on the ‘earthquake’

On the face of it, Rahul's speeches appear to lack the seriousness and sincerity displayed by his grandfather Feroz Gandhi.

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Posted: December 10, 2016, 8:35 am
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Parliament disrupted: Should Modi govt take Rahul Gandhi’s ‘earthquake’ warning seriously?

Rahul Gandhi thinks that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is fearful of facing and his party MPs on the floor of the House because Congress vice-president's powerful oratory and substance of revealing that demonetisation was India's biggest ever scam.

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Posted: December 9, 2016, 10:44 pm
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Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis woos Marathas, promises them reservation, hostels

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis assured the Maratha and Muslim communities in the state that the BJP government is "committed" towards providing them reservation.

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Posted: December 9, 2016, 10:26 pm
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Sonia turns 70: Can Rahul match his mother who battled all odds to reach where she did?

As Sonia turns 70 on Friday and prepares to hand the baton to Rahul, will the son measure up to his mother who battled all odds to reach where she did?

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Posted: December 9, 2016, 7:57 pm
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SP Tyagi arrested in AgustaWestland scam: Here’s a timeline of events in the Rs 3,600 cr scam

In a surprise move, the Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday arrested the former Air Force chief SP Tyagi on corruption charges in the AgustaWestland chopper deal.

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Posted: December 9, 2016, 7:17 pm
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Jayalalithaa’s death sparks rumours of Sasikala’s ‘villainy’, but are they justified?

Along with the overwhelming adulation of common people and the praise for her pro-poor policies, what made the public discourse about the death of Jayalalithaa remarkable is the portrayal of her long term associate Sasikala Natarajan as a scheming opportunist plotting to usurp her political legacy and wealth.

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Posted: December 9, 2016, 5:53 pm
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BJP hits back at Rahul Gandhi for his demonetisation remarks, calls him arrogant

Taking a swipe at Rahul Gandhi, BJP on Friday said his speeches cause tremors within Congress and not outside and alleged that he wanted to run Parliament as per his whims, in the same "arrogant" way he runs his party.

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Posted: December 9, 2016, 5:47 pm
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Anantnag: Security forces kill two militants after 36-hour gun battle

Two militants have been killed by security forces in the 36-hour gunbattle in Bijebhara area of Anantnag district of Kashmir which ended on Friday.

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Posted: December 9, 2016, 4:52 pm
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National anthem debate: Differently-abled exempted, halls won’t be bolted, clarifies SC

After its 30 November order which directed every cinema hall to play the national anthem before the start of a film and made it mandatory for every one present to stand while it is being played, the Supreme Court on Friday clarified on the controversial order.

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Posted: December 9, 2016, 4:39 pm
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