President Pranab Mukherjee, for one last time

President Pranab Mukherjee attended the Parliament for one last time as the head of the nation. Bidding a tearful goodbye, he said, "As I retire from the Office of the President of the Republic, my association with the Parliament also comes to an end. I will no longer be a part of the Parliament of India. It will be with a tinge of sadness and a rainbow of memories that I will be leaving this magnificent building today. " Honourable Members, I would like to acknowledge my deep gratit

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Republic Wars: An open letter to Arnab Goswami

In a scathing attack, Kerala's Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI-M) leader, M B Rajesh lashed out at Republic TV’s Arnab Goswami. Although he was called to be part of debate on "3 years of Modi government", the channel, without warning, changed the topic of discussion in the last minute on the issue of  CPI (M)‘s Kerala Secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan’s statement on 25 May.   M B Rajesh took to social m

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#KanhaiyaKumar's saga keeps Twitter awake!

Twitter couldn't stop reacting to this explosive speech and they kept #KanhaiyaKumar trending at number one spot at even 4 am! From admiration, hope, excitement, humour to disgust, anxiety and anger- Twitter experinced it all within a span of 4 hours. Scroll below to follow a few of the many tweets that kept this tweeting bird awake and chirping! If speeches make a leader, then a leader has been born! — Rajdeep Sardesai (@sardesairajdeep) March 3, 2016 We're free because people

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FM says goodbye to EPF Tax

Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley, finaly succumbed to pressure and on 8th Match, 2016 announced that the government was withdrawing the proposed 60 per cent Employees’ Provident Fund tax. He said: “We propose to withdraw the tax… the tax proposal for NPS scheme has been retained. The intention was to encourage a pensioned society”. On 29th February, in his budget proposal, Jaitley had proposed that withdrawals from EPF fund would be taxed at 60 per cent and that it would

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