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“step change” in FIFA Congress, first female secretary general appointed

Zurich, May 14 : The 66th FIFA Congress kicked off a new era for FIFA and global football with the announcement of a “step change” in FIFA’s investment in football development, new FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura, progress on the implementation of the reforms, and the FIFA Legends programme. To build on his manifesto pledges, FIFA President Gianni Infantino presented ...

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Smriti Irani should be arrested and charged for being blasphemous: Congress

New Delhi, Feb 26: While Union Minister Smriti Irani defended her remarks on Goddess Durga, Congress went ballistic against her and said her words should be expunged and she might be arrested and charged for being blasphemous. Congressman Anand Sharma said, “Anything inflammatory about any God, Prophet, spoken by any member, especially the minister, will not be taken. We want ...

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Dissident Congress leader Kalikho Pul sworn in as CM of Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar, Feb 20: Kalikho Pul, 46, a dissident Congress leader, was sworn in as the ninth Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh on Friday with the support of 18 rebel Congress MLAs, two Independents and 11 BJP MLAs who gave outside support, according to media reports. Tweeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi “My best wishes to the new Government of Arunachal Pradesh ...

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Congress is only shedding “crocodile tears” for politics over Dalits : BJP

New Delhi, Jan 30: After Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi joined students who are on a hunger strike to protest against the suicide of of young Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula following his alleged harassment by the Hyderabad University authorities, the ruling BJP at the centre lambasted him for “doing irresponsible politics over body and Dalits”. Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said ...

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Winter Session: Arun Jaitley slams Congress over repeated disruptions

New Delhi, Dec 24 : Hitting out at the Congress over the disruptions in the Parliament during the recently concluded Winter Session, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said the party should seriously explore that its disproportionate and irrational approach in dealing with the Parliament is hurting institutions. ” The Government, therefore, has adopted an alternative option of a ...

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Winter Session of Parliament ends, Govt blames Congress for repeated disruptions

New Delhi, Dec 23 : Amid repeated disruptions and chaos, the Winter Session of the Indian Parliament ended on Wednesday. The BJP-led government hit out at the Congress for the disruptions in the Parliament and specially in the Rajya Sabha. “The nation needs to be given an explanation by the principal opposition party as to why they didn’t let the ...

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Ahead of Sonia, Rahul’s apperance in court Congress leaders and supporters huddle at party headquarters

New Delhi, Dec. 19 : A large number of Congress supporters have gathered at the party’s headquarters in New Delhi as party president Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi prepare for their court appearance in the National Herald case. However, reports said cancelling its plans of a protest march planned as a show of strength, the Congress has instead ...

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Tarun Gogoi will be Congress CM candidate in Assam : Rahul Gandhi

Guwahati, Dec 12 : Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said that Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi will be the Congress Chief Ministerial candidate in the 2016 Assam assembly polls. During interactions with Editors, Executive Editors and Senior Journalists at Brahmaputra Guest House in Guwahati, the Congress vice president said that, he is more confident that Congress will again ...

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Centre has political vendetta against Congress: Rahul in Assam

Guwahati, Dec 12 : Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday reiterated that the Narendra Modi government was having a political vendetta against the Congress party and it was coming out of Prime Minister Office (PMO). During his two day visit to Assam, the Congress vice president said in Guwahati that the central government was having a political vendetta against ...

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National Herald: Congress disrupts Rajya Sabha

New Delhi, Dec 11 : The Indian Parliament witnessed ruckus on Friday with Congress members disrupting the Rajya Sabha over the summoning of Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice-president Rahul Gandhi in connection with the National Herald case. The House was adjourned repeatedly amid protests by Congress members. Congress members were seen raising slogans and disrupting the Rajya Sabha which ...

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