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The decision by the Infosys board to hire an outsider, Vishal Sikka, as the CEO of the company has been greeted by bewilderment and shock in Congress circles. “How can they treat the Infy yuvraj Rohan so shabbily?”was the common refrain heard in 24, Akbar Road. “If they didn’t have confidence in Rohan, they could [...]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has requested the Election Commission of India to try and hold elections again. In a missive to Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath, the PM mentioned that he really missed boarding Adani jets and alighting down from them to wave to humongous crowds and most of all, throwing a few “Shahzada” barbs [...]

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Post the election results, with nothing much to do on their hands, Indian politicians have started slamming FIFA for their flawed reservation models for qualifications to the Football World Cup. With more than 20 seats reserved for the European and American continents, while Africa, Asia and Oceania have to do with just 5, 4.5 and [...]

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Key Sonia Gandhi aide, Ahmed Patel, denied rumours that he’s been asked to stay on and assist the Namo regime. The rumours gained credence in the wake of a slew of “Modi unhappy about..” articles, such  as this one, finding their way into the front pages of leading dailies, leading many to suspect the hand of Patel in it. Patel is [...]

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Amidst the gathering clouds of doom for AAP – eroding popularity, infighting, exodus of leaders – Anjali Damania’s resignation and U-turn on it by the end of the day has come as a ray of hope. Damania had resigned early Thursday morning, and as is the customary practise among disgruntled AAP leaders these days, promptly [...]

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Arvind Kejriwal blasted the media for making a big issue of his resignation and not doing anything similar about Narendra Modi. Accusing the media of double standards, Kejriwal ranted, “ I have resigned only twice in my career. Once from IRS and the second time as the Delhi CM. Yeah, the latter probably cost me a [...]

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Cutting across party lines, the Narendra Modi government has reached out to ace Congress spokesperson Sanjay Jha, asking him to defend them for a change during TV debates on The Newshour and other news channels on their controversial decision to not discontinue SPG cover for the Priyanka Gadhi-Robert Vadra family. “We have an amazing team [...]

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Shivlal Deshpande, an irate Shiv Sena activist from Pune, vandalized a candy store today after the Candy Crush app on his smartphone crashed right in the middle of an interesting level in the saga. Stones were pelted at the store and cotton candy sellers around the area were requested to shut shop and join the [...]

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After Priyanka Vadra wrote a letter to the Special Protection Group Director Durga Prasad Kode, saying her family does not need any special security-driven privileges at airports, Home Minister Rajnath Singh wrote the following reply to her: Dear Priyanka Vadra, I am really saddened to hear that your husband’s name was forcibly added to the [...]

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HRD minister Smriti Irani finally lashed out at her detractors for decrying her lack of academic qualifications, saying the fact that she could talk down Arnab Goswami on Newshour is more than ample proof of her competence. In melodramatic style, her kohl lined eyes gleaming with anger, Irani said, “Degrees are so over-rated. Look at [...]

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