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Raj Babbar pens emotional letter to his successor

Lucknow: Congress’ former Uttar Pradesh President Raj Babbar has penned a highly emotional letter to his successor Ajay Kumar Lallu. In the two-page letter, he has congratulated Ajay Kumar Lallu and also the new Congress legislature party leader Aradhana Misra on their new responsibility. @INCUttarPradesh की नई टीम को बधाई। pic.twitter.com/8ykw7B1Dvz — Raj Babbar (@RajBabbarMP) […]

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After Raj Babbar, tweeple put pressure on Sidhu to quit

New Delhi: After Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Raj Babbar sent in his resignation to the party high command owning moral responsibility for the party’s poor performance in the state, Twitter users mounted pressure on Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu to quite politics. “Uttar Pradesh Congress President Raj Babbar sends his resignation to Rahul Gandhi for party’s […]

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A day after poll rout, resignations fly in Congress

New Delhi:  A day after Congress suffered a humiliating defeat in the Lok Sabha polls, party’s Uttar Pradesh chief Raj Babbar, Karnataka’s H.K. Patil, Odisha’s Niranjan Patnaik and Amethi district head Yogendra Mishra sent in their resignations to the high command owning moral responsibility for the drubbing. Owning moral responsibility for the rout of the […]

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LS polls: Voting on in 8 UP seats, Hema Malini, Raj Babbar in poll fray

Lucknow: Brisk voting was on in eight of the 80 Lok Sabha constituencies in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday in the second phase of the staggered Lok Sabha elections. Both the Bharatiya Janata Party and the SP-BSP-RLD alliance are contesting all the eight seats — Bulandshahr, Aligarh, Hathras, Fatehpur Sikri, Nagina, Amroha, Mathura and Agra. While the […]

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BSP candidate Guddu Pandit booked for abusing Raj Babbar

Lucknow: A case has been lodged against Guddu Pandit, a.k.a. Bhagwan Sharma, the BSP candidate from Fatehpur Sikri after he used abusive language against Congress candidate Raj Babbar. This case was lodged against Guddu Pandit at the Achhnera police station. Five cases were earlier registered against him at different police stations for misbehaviour and alleged […]

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BSP candidate abuses Raj Babbar on news channel

Lucknow: The crackdown against four leaders by the Election Commission for making hate speeches seems to have had little impact on other contestants. Hours after the EC’s action against Yogi Adityanath, Azam Khan, Maneka Gandhi and Mayawati, the BSP candidate form Fatehpur Sikri, Guddu Pandit alias Bhagwan Sharma, launched a diatribe against UPCC President Raj Babbar […]

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Congress declares 34 more Lok Sabha candidates, Raj Babbar to contest from Fatehpur Sikri

New Delhi: The Congress on Friday night declared 34 more candidates for the Lok Sabha fielding Renuka Choudhary from Khammam, Manickam Tagore from Virudhunagar in Tamil Nadu, Vikramadiya Singh from Udhampur and Raman Bhalla from Jammu. The candidates include four from Chhattisgarh, two each from Jammu and Kashmir Tripura and Odisha, five from Maharashtra, eight […]

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Raj Babbar, Sushil Kumar Shinde in Congress’s second LS list

New Delhi: The Congress on Wednesday released its second list of Lok Sabha candidates, fielding its Uttar Pradesh unit chief Raj Babbar from Moradabad and former Union Ministers Sushil Kumar Shinde from Maharashtra’s Solapur and Sriprakash Jaiswal from Kanpur. The second list of 21 candidates, five from Maharashtra and 16 from Uttar Pradesh, includes two MPs […]