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India Today Reveals Secret Places Rahul Gandhi Spent in his 2-Month Sabbatical Abroad

India Today magazine has finally revealed the mysterious absence of Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi from Feb. 16 to March 31, debunking the rumours that he was in Latin America with his girlfriend. He was in fact, touring four Buddhist nations in Southeast Asia and the claims by his mother that the holiday was intended for soul-searching were true. Rahul ...

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Despite Vaiko’s Opposition, Centre Approves Neutrino Project in Tamil Nadu

Government has approved India-based Neutrino Observatory Project with estimated cost of Rs. 1583.05 crore, informed minister Jitendra Singh to Rajya Sabha in a written reply. The Government has approved the India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) Project, to be located in the Theni district of Tamil Nadu and financial sanction has been issued on January 6, this year, said MoS in the Prime ...

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Budget Live: Finance Minister Presenting Budget in Lok Sabha

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley reached parliament with the iconic briefcase containing the budget papers at 10 am this morning and he will present his first full-year budget for the fiscal 2015-2016 at aound after 11.00 am, unless the opposition allows without too many interruptions. One of the notable absentees will be Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who has taken leave ...

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‘Maharaj At least Honest to Say What was in His Heart,’ Says Gandhi’s Grandson

After the glorification of Nathuram Godse, the assassin of the Father of Nation, as a “patriot” by BJP lawmaker Sakshi Maharaj, the parliament today witnessed widespread protest from the opposition. While Congress sought to file a case against Maharaj, the grandson of Gandhi, Tushar Gandhi, reportedly commented, ” I do not think it’s a controversial statement. Sakshi Maharaj is at ...

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Remebering Mahatma Gandhi: Modi’s ‘Swatch Bharath’ Should Translate into ‘Swatch Governance’

While India takes on its should the cleanliness campaign “Swacha Bharath” on Mahatma Gandhi’s Birth Anniversary, here are some anecdotes or incidents to recollect. In the mid-80s, When Gandhi’s statue was to be placed at India Gate when Rajiv Gandhi was the prime minister, the British media found it amusing as to what kind of a message it would send ...

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Home minister outlines new rules to monitor Delhi buses; Gang rape victim still suffers in hospital

As the nation is shocked and outraged by Sunday’s gang-rape of a para-medic trainee in a private bus in the capital, the government has hurriedly announced several measures, but the outcome remains distant to safeguard terrified women in New Delhi to take any vehicles. Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde has outlined the following measures in Parliament on the Gang Rape incident ...

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