The Delhi High Court (HC,) on November 25, dismissed the petition filed to stop publication and circulation of Congress leader Salman Khurshid's book, "Sunrise Over Ayodhya: Nationhood Of Our Times." Reportedly, Khurshid's book has been claimed to be controversial, hurting the religious sentiments of the Hindu community. "What can we do if people are feeling so sensitive", the judge said in a statement proceeding to dismiss the petition.
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The Congress party on April 24 unveiled new digital media platform 'INC TV' on the occasion of National Panchayati Raj Day. Launched under presence of Ajay Maken, Pawan Bansal and Pawan Khera, the channel will highlight news which government censors in public domain. Accusing the mainstream media for dodging public interest news, AICC general secretary K.C Venugopal sought to raise people's voice through this platform, especially poor and… read-more
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Opposition parties including Congress, TMC, DMK and RJD walked out from the Rajya Sabha on February 2 after Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu rejected their demand for discussion over farm laws. Naidu rejected the demands saying the issue can be raised on February 3 during the discussion on 'Motion of Thanks' to the President's Address. He said, "No one is stopping you from discussing the issue tomorrow [February 3]."
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In the recently conducted Haryana Municipal Elections, the BJP could manage to win only one mayoral seat out of the three contested. The BJP won only Panchkula seat while the Congress and Haryana Jan Chetna Party bagged Sonipat and Ambala seats respectively. The elections were held on December 27 and the Indian National Lok Dal had boycotted it as a symbol of protest against the state government's use of force on farmers.
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The Grand Alliance of Bihar, comprising of Indian National Congress, Rashtriya Janata Dal and others, on October 3 proposed Tejashwi Yadav as the CM candidate for the upcoming Bihar polls. They also announced the seat-sharing deal, wherein INC was allotted 70 seats, the communists altogether got 29 seats and RJD secured 144 seats. Reportedly, other parties like Vikassheel Insaan Party and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha will be contesting under RJD's… read-more
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