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History not written by politicians: RSS affiliate on Sangeet Som’s Taj Mahal comment
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History not written by politicians: RSS affiliate on Sangeet Som’s Taj Mahal comment

The Akhil Bharatiya Itihas Sankalan Yojna (ABISY), an offshoot of the RSS, which pushes for rewriting history from a national perspective, says politicians should refrain from making disparaging remarks about the Taj Mahal, a monument built by Mughal ruler Shah Jahan. The UNESCO-protected monument, which draws approximately eight million tourists […]

SHASHI THAROOR AT THE LITERARY MEET AT KOLKATA BOOK FAIR ON FRIDAY. EXPRESS PHOTO BY SUBHAM DUTTA. 01.02.13
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‘We have nothing but love for your state’, retorts Shashi Tharoor after PM Modi brands Congress as ‘anti-Gujarat’

Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has a message of love for Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the latter alleged that the grand old party was “anti-Gujarat” and that they treat Gujaratis as “irritants in the eye”. “My son has just married a Gujarati, Narendra Modi ji. We have nothing but love for […]

New Delhi: Chief Election Commissioner A K Joti, flanked by, Election Commissioners Sunil Arora and O P Rawat  (L) announces the schedule for the Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections, at a press conference in New Delhi on Thursday. PTI Photo by Kamal Singh  (PTI10_12_2017_000118B)
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Why delay in Gujarat poll dates, Election Commission must explain: JD(U)’s Pavan Varma

Janata Dal (United) national general secretary Pavan Varma Monday morning questioned the Election Commission’s decision not to announce dates for elections to the Gujarat Assembly along with that of Himachal Pradesh, saying ‘credible answers were needed’. Varma, an official spokesperson for the party, tweeted: “EC must not only be impartial but […]