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Sonia chairs meeting with 18 opposition parties, AAP, SP, BSP missing

New Delhi | Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi is holding a meeting with leaders of 19 opposition parties to discuss several issues, including the recently-concluded Monsoon Session of Parliament, party leaders said on Friday. A party leader said that besides the Congress, leaders of the Trinamool Congress, the Nationalist Congress Party, the DMK, the Shiv Sena, […]

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SP accuses BJP of ‘political vendetta’ over security cover

Lucknow:  The Samajwadi Party has termed the withdrawal of the security cover to SP President Akhilesh Yadav as an ‘act of vendetta’. Senior Samajwadi legislator and leader of opposition Ram Govind Chaudhary said, “The BJP governments are indulging in unmatched act of political vendetta. Never before has any political party behaved like this. Withdrawing security […]

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SP, VHP leaders shot dead in two separate incidents in UP

Ayodhya/Pratapgarh:  A Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader and a Samajwadi Party (SP) leader were shot dead in two separate incidents in Uttar Pradesh, exposing the deteriorating law and order situation in the state. On Monday evening, VHP district president and advocate Pranav Misra was killed by unidentified bike-borne assailants in Pratapgarh while SP leader Akhilesh […]